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Certified Biologist Ludger Scheuermann

    Ludger Scheuermann

Certified biologist

Member of the SOLOBIOMA team
Works since 12/2003 at the SMNK

State Museum of Natural History
76133 Karlsruhe
Erbprinzenstr. 13

Tel.: ++49-(0)721-175 -2821

After the studies of biology (specialisation tropical ecology and ecology of animals) initially employed as trainee at the state museum of natural history (SMNK). Since 10/1/2006 scientific staff and PhD student in the project SOLOBIOMA II of the SMNK in southern Brazil. Subject of the dissertation is the investigation of the diversity and the ecology of spiders in the coastal rainforests of the southern Mata Atlântica.

Tasks at the SMNK

  • Working with the scientific collections
  • Enhancement and maintenance of the scientific literature database
  • Guided museum tours and speeches concerning the topic tropical ecology

Scientific Interests

tropical ecological investigations within the project "SOLOBIOMA"

Faunistic classification of secondary forest habitats in the coastal Rainforest of southern Brazil.

Taxonomy of spiders