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museum director

Volker Mahnert, museum director. Member American Society Arachnology, British Society Arachnology, Society Suisse de Zoologie, Society Entomologique Suisse, Society Zoological de France, European Association Zoological Nomenclature, International Commission Zoological Nomenclature, Biological Society Washington, Society Europénne d'Arachnologie, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Biospéologie France.

Background

Mahnert, Volker was born on December 3, 1943 in Innsbruck, Austria. Arrived in Switzerland, 1971. Son of Klaus and Hanna (Kindl) Mahnert.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Innsbruck, 1971.

Career

Curator herpetology Museum Geneva, 1971-1989, director, since 1989. Associate professor University Geneva, since 1991.

Membership

Member American Society Arachnology, British Society Arachnology, Society Suisse de Zoologie, Society Entomologique Suisse, Society Zoological de France, European Association Zoological Nomenclature, International Commission Zoological Nomenclature, Biological Society Washington, Society Europénne d'Arachnologie, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Biospéologie France.

Connections

Married May 25, 1971. Children: Jan, Annick.

father:
Klaus Mahnert

mother:
Hanna (Kindl) Mahnert

spouse:
May 25

child:
Jan Mahnert

child:
Annick Mahnert