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November 27, 2012

Michael Schülke, Berlin

Posted by Blaps Nov 27, 2012


Michael Schülke


Visiting from:


Institut für Systematische Zoologie


Museum für Naturkunde Humbolt Universitat zu Berlin



Working with: Roger Booth, Curator of Staphylinoidea; Cucujoidea and Histeroidea


Arrived at the Museum: 5th September 2011

Leaving date: 23 September 2011



Research interests:

Michael studied the Tachyporinae and Oxytelinae, in particular the genus Bledius  whilst at the NHM.


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Some collections enhancement: Syntype designation of Bledius fossor Heer, 1839. Schulke, 2011.


Relevant webpages:

Michael visited the NHM on a SYNTHESIS grant. SYNTHESIS 'aims to create an integrated European infrastructure for researchers in the natural sciences' comprising of 20 European natural history museums, Universities and botanic gardens.


Relevant publications:


Schulke, M., 2005. On Staphylinus rufipes Linnaeus, 1758 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Tachyporinae) (57th contribution to the knowledge on Tachyporines).

Entomologische Blaetter fuer Biologie und Systematik der Kaefer. Volume: 100; Issue: 3; Pages: 201-204.   


Schulke, M., 2000. Studies on the systematics and taxonomy of the genus Lordithon Thomson, 1859 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Tachyporinae). Koleopterologische Rundschau . Volume: 70;  Pages: 87-111.