Anton Dohrn


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Dohrn, Anton

 

Born Dec. 29, 1840, in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland); died Sept. 26, 1909, in Munich. German zoologist.

Dohrn organized a marine zoological station in Naples in 1874, which was open to scientists from all countries. His main works are on the origin of vertebrates; he studied relationships between phylogenetic and functional changes of organs and took the first step in classifying them.

WORKS

Der Ursprung der Wirbeltiere und das Prinzip des Funktionswechsels. Leipzig, 1875.
“Pantopoda.” In Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeresabschnitte. Leipzig, 1880.
In Russian translation:
Proiskhozhdenie pozvonochnykh zhivotnykh i printsip smeny funktsii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1937.
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