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Willi E.R. Xylander

Willi E.R. Xylander, museum director, zoologist researcher. Member German Zoological Society, German Parasitological Society.


  • Xylander, Willi E.R. was born on September 4, 1955 in Hagen, Westfalen, Germany. Son of Emil August and Edeltaud Helga (Nitzlaff) Xylander.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Georg August University, Göttingen, 1982. Doctor rerum naturalium, Georg August University, Göttingen, 1986. Habilitation privatdo, University Giessen, 1993.


    • Scientific assistant University Giessen, 1986-1987, junior professor, 1987-1993, C3 professorship, 1993-1994. Lecturer University Bergen, Norway, 1994. Director State Museum Natural Science, Görlitz, since 1995.

      Honorary professor University Leipzig, since 1997. Head science commission German Skindiver Federation Verband Deutscher Sportaucher, Germany, 1986-1999. President Commission Biology/Nature Preservation Confederation Mondiale des Activites Subaquatique World Wide, since 1994.


    • Author: Observation of Inland Water, 1985, Water Quality Evaluation Using Indicator Organisms-An Introduction, 1990, Limnology, 1995. Editor-in-chief Abhandlungen und Berichte des Naturk Vundemuseum Glirsotz, since 1996. Member editorial board Parasitol.

      Research, since 2000, Divemaster, since 1993, Taucherrueue, since 1994.


    Member German Zoological Society, German Parasitological Society.


    • Married Helga Zumkowski, March 21, 1966. Children: Lisa Kristin, Nicola Jana.
    • father: Emil August Xylander
    • mother: Edeltaud Helga (Nitzlaff) Xylander
    • spouse: Helga Zumkowski
    • children: Lisa Kristin Xylander
    • Nicola Jana Xylander
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    Born September 4, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1982
      Georg August University
    • 1986
      Georg August University
    • 1993
      University Giessen
    • 1994
      lecturer, University Bergen
    • 1995
      director, State Museum Natural Science
      Görlitz, Sachsen, Germany
    • 1997
      honorary professor, University Leipzig
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