- Gerolf Steiner
Gerolf Steiner (born
March 23, 1908) was a professor of zoologyat the University of Karlsruhe. He is famous worldwide for a little book on the anatomyand habits of the Rhinogradentia, a fictitious order of mammals whose nose has evolved in most remarkable ways.
The book was published under the pseudonym of "Harald Stümpke". In 1962, it was translated into French and published by the respectable biosciences and medical publisher Masson, which caused a stir. Another pseudonym is "Hararuto Shutyunpuke" (
Japanese transliterationof "Harald Stümpke").
*http://www.uni-karlsruhe.de/visitors/8934.php (article in German highlighting his 100th birthday)
* Harald Stümpke, "Anatomie Et Biologie Des Rhinogrades — Un Nouvel Ordre De Mammifères". Masson,
* Harald Stümpke, "Bau und Leben der Rhinogradentia" with preface and illustrations by Gerolf Steiner. Gustav-Fischer-Verlag, Stuttgart, (1981). ISBN 3-437-30083-0.
* Harald Stümpke, "The Snouters: Form and Life of the Rhinogrades". Translated by
Leigh Chadwick. The University of Chicago Press (1967).
* Hararuto Shutyunpuke: "Bikōri: atarashiku-hakken-sareta-honyūrui-no-kōzō-to-seikatsu". Tōkyō: Hakuhinsha, 1997. ISBN 4-938706-19-9.
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