Karl Grobben

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Karl Grobben (August 27, 1854, Brno – April 13, 1945, Salzburg) was an Austrian biologist.[1] He graduated from, and later worked at, the University of Vienna, chiefly on molluscs and crustaceans. He was also the editor of a new edition of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Claus' Lehrbuch der Zoologie, and the coiner of the terms protostome and deuterostome.[1]


Taxa named by Grobben include:

Taxa named in Grobben's honour include:


  1. ^ a b Georg Uschmann (1966). "Grobben, Karl". Sibenter Band. Grassauer – Hartmann. Neue Deutsche Biographie (in German). Duncker & Humblot. p. 101. 
  2. ^ Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins & Michael Grayson (2009). "Grobben". The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 169. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Hans G. Hanssen. "Karl Grobben". Biographical Etymology of Marine Organism Names. Baltic and North East Atlantic Taxa. Retrieved April 4, 2011.