Carl Wilhelm Erich Zimmer

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Carl Wilhelm Erich Zimmer (Sondershausen, September 29, 1873 – Hüll bei Wolnzach, November 8, 1950) was a German zoologist specialising in crustaceans, especially the order Cumacea. He worked in Berlin, and is the taxonomic authority for the krill species Euphausia hanseni.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Die Cumaceen der "Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition", 1908 - Cumacea from the German Deepsea-Expedition.
  • Südwestafrikanische Schizopoden, 1912 - Southwest African Schizopoda.
  • Untersuchungen an diastyliden (Ordnung Cumacea), 1930 - Research of Diastylidae (order Cumacea).
  • "California Crustacea of the order Cumacea", translated into English- 1937.
  • Cumacea, 1941
  • "Cumaceans of the American Atlantic boreal coast region (Crustacea, Peracarida)", translated into English- 1979.[1]


  1. ^ WorldCat Identities (publications).