Matthias Schöller

Entomologist, PhD


Research: Applied entomology and beetle systematics: 
stored-product entomology, biological control of stored product pest insects; systematics and ecology of Chrysomelid beetles, subfamily Cryptocephalinae

Recent Publications

(1) Adarkwah, C. & Schöller, M. (2012) Biological control of Plodia interpunctella  (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) by single and double releases of two larval parasitoids in bulk stored wheat. Journal of Stored Products Research 51: 1-5.

(2) Schöller, M. (2012) Lagerschutz lohnt sich. Landwirtschaftliches Wochenblatt - Hessenbauer 22: 18-20. 

(3) Adarkwah, C., Obeng-Ofori, D., Büttner, C., Reichmuth, C. & Schöller, M. (2012) Potential of Lariophagus distinguendus (Förster) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to suppress the maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in bagged and bulk stored maize. Biological Control 60: 175-181.

(4) SCHÖLLER, M. (2012): Acolastus scopaeus n. sp. from South Africa and A. snizeki n. sp. from Kenya (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae). — Mitt. internat. entomol. Ver. 37(1/2): 39-49.

(5) Heinig, U. & Schöller, M. (2012) Zur Kenntnis der heimischen Arten der Gattung Zeugophora Kunze, 1818 (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Zeugophorinae). Märkische Ent. Nachr. 14(1): 68-82.

(6) Schöller, M. & Prozell, S. (2011) Potential of Xylocoris flavipes (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) to control Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in Central Europe. In: Athanassiou, C.G., Adler, C., Trematerra, P. (eds.) Working Group “Integrated Protection of Stored Crops”. Proceedings of the meeting at Campobasso (Italy), June 29-July 2, 2009, IOBC/wprs Bulletin Vol. 69: 163-168.

(7) Nasir, F.M., Büttner, C., Reichmuth, C., Poswal, A., Hagedorn, G. & Schöller, M. (2011) A new species of Trichogramma Westwood (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) closely related to T. chilonis Ishii from Pakist. Zootaxa 2970: 41-48.

(8) Schöller, M. (2011) Cryptocephalus (Burlinius) pseudopopuli n.sp. from South Korea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae). Mitteilungen internationaler entomologischer Verein 36(1/2): 25-32.

(9) Adarkwah, C., Obeng-Ofori, D., Adler, C., Büttner, C., Reichmuth, C. & Schöller, M. (2011) Integration of Calneem\ oil and parasitoids to control Cadra cautella and Corcyra cephalonica in stored grain cereals. Phytoparasitica 39: 223-233.

(10)  Schöller, M. & Prozell, S. (2011) Biological control of cultural heritage pest Coleoptera and Lepidoptera with the help of parasitoid Hymenoptera. J. Ent. Acarol. Res. Ser. II, 43 (2): 157-168.

Scientific Publications:

Publications on Chrysomelidae

Publications on Stored-Product Protection

Full list of publications

New taxa

List of new taxa / Patronyms


Diploma Biology - Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (1993); Ph.D. Biology - Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (1999)


Biology of stored-product and urban pests at DEULA for pest controllers; lectures at Humboldt-University Berlin

Coleoptera collection (MESC):

List of species under construction
Collection Uwe Heinig (UHPC)

Internationaler Entomologischer Verein
Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomolgie
Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft

Mailing address::

Dr. Matthias Schöller
Scharnweberstr. 5
10247 Berlin

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