Carsten Zorn

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Carsten Zorn


Carsten Zorn is a biologist but professionally working as a dentist.  He began studying scarabs in 1993. His principal interests are the Old World Rutelinae:Anomalini, and he emphazises Oriental  Anomala species. He is preparing a systematic revision of the Anomala species of eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.






Carsten Zorn
Rostocker Strasse 1a
17179 Gnoien

TEL: +49 39971 12721


Ahrens D. & Zorn C. 1996. Interessante Scarabaeoidea-Funde (Col.) aus Marokko, mit Bemerkungen zur Taxonomie der Aphodius sphacelatus PANZ.-Gruppe. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 40: 11-17.

Zorn C. 1998. Neue Arten des Genus Anomala Samouelle, 1819 von Sumatra und der Malayischen Halbinsel sowie Bemerkungen zur Synonymie und Verbreitung einiger Arten (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae: Rutelinae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 43: 469-503.

Zorn C. 2000. A new species of the genus Pseudosinghala Heller, 1891 from Sumatra and Nias (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Reichenbachia 33: 391-394.

Zorn C. 2000. Die Arten der Anomala porovatula Ohaus-Gruppe von Sumatra (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 50: 79-89.

Zorn C. 2004. Taxonomical acts in the Anomalini initiated during the preparation of the ”Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera”. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 68: 310-328.

Zorn C. 2005. Zur Identitaet von Anomala pulchripes Lansberge, 1879 und Anomala latefemorata (Ohaus, 1910) sowie neue Arten aus deren Verwandtschaft von Borneo. Entomologische Zeitschrift 115: 99-103.

Zorn C. 2006. Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anomalini. In: Löbl I. & Smetana A. (eds): Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, pp. 251-276.

Zorn C. 2006. Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Rutelini. In: Löbl I. & Smetana A. (eds): Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, pp. 276-277.

Ahrens D., Zorn C., Dhoi Y.G.C., Keller S. & Nagel P. 2007. Illustrated Key to Phytophagous Scarabs of Nepal (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Opuscula Biogeographica Basileensia 5: 3-44.

Zorn C. 2007. Notes on Anomala felicia Arrow, 1910 and its relatives from Borneo with descriptions of six new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 57: 81-91.

Zorn C. 2007. Taxonomic revision of the Anomala cuprascens - species group of Sulawesi and the Papuan region: The species with unidentate protibiae (A. chlorotica subgroup) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 65:25-71.


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