Mag. Christoph Hörweg

Position:

staff scientist

Function:

  • Deputy Head of the 3rd Zoological Department
  • scientific management of the collection Arachnoidea
  • IT-supported acquisition of the collection
  • scientific support of guests of the collection and the library
  • cooperation and consultation for exhibitions
  • public relations in arachnids (requests etc.)
  • coordination of the election of the European Spider of the Year

Contact:

Phone:+43 1 52177-515
Fax: +43 1 52177-327

2016
Hörweg, C. 
(2016): Die Konusspinne (Cyclosa conica) – Spinne des Jahres 2016. – Entomologica Austriaca 23: 261-262.

 

Hörweg, C. (2016): (Persönliche) Erinnerungen an Peter „Otto“ Horak (29.5.1953 – 13.4.2015). – Entomologica Austriaca 23: 267-270.


2015
Seiter, M., Wolff, J. & Hörweg, C. (2015): A new species of the South East Asian genus Sarax Simon, 1892 (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Charinidae) and synonymization of Sarax mediterraneus Delle Cave, 1986. – Zootaxa 4012(3): 542-552.

Hörweg, C. (2015): Die Vierfleck-Zartspinne, Anyphaena accentuata (Araneae: Anyphaenidae), Spinne des Jahres 2015. – Arachne 20(4): 29-31.
 
Hörweg, C. (2015): Die Vierfleck-Zartspinne, Anyphaena accentuata (Araneae: Anyphaenidae), Europäische Spinne des Jahres 2015. – Arachnologische Mitteilungen 50: 61-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.5431/aramit5009

2014
Hörweg, C. (2014): Die Pseudoskorpione ausgewählter Waldflächen im Biosphärenpark Wienerwald. – Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen des Niederösterreichischen Landesmuseums 25: 297-310.
 
Hörweg, C. (2014): Die Gemeine Baldachinspinne, Linyphia triangularis (Araneae: Linyphiidae), Europäische Spinne des Jahres 2014. – Arachnologische Mitteilungen 47: 14-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.5431/aramit4703
 
Hörweg, C. (2014): Die Gemeine Baldachinspinne, Linyphia triangularis (Araneae: Linyphiidae), Spinne des Jahres 2014. – Arachne 19(4): 16-19.
 
Sattmann, H., Hörweg, C., Gaub, L., Feix, A.S., Haider, M., Walochnik, J., Rabitsch, W. & Prosl, H. (2014): Wherefrom and whereabouts of an alien: the American liver fluke Fascioloides magna in Austria: an overview. – Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 126/1: 23-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00508-014-0499-3
 
Sattmann, H., Hörweg, C. & Stagl, V. (2014): Johann Gottfried Bremser (1767–1827) und die Kuhpockenimpfung. – Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 126/1: 3-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00508-013-0445-9 


Publications from 2010 to 2013 at:

http://publications.nhm-wien.ac.at/previous-years/spip.php?page=biblio&zcollection=3rd+Zoology&tri=annee&auteur[]=H%C3%B6rweg%2C+Christoph&annee=&recherche=&type_ref=&tag=&details=&csl=changed_annalen-des-naturhistorischen-museums-wien

Pseudoscorpions

  • Pseudoscorpions in (Eastern-) Austria - systematics, biology and biogeography

 

Spiders
  • Occurrence of Cheiracanthium-species in Austria
  • Distribution of the Wasp Spider in (Eastern-) Austria
  • Documentation of Spider Bites in Austria
  • Parasites (nematodes, mites) of Theraphosidae

 

Mites/Ticks

  • Ticks of tortoises - Investigation of material of the Herpetological Collection (together with R. Gemel, 1. zoology / herpetology NHM
  • Collection of ticks from selected locations in Eastern Austria (together with G. Duscher, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna)

 

Parasites

  • Investigations on the epidemiology of the American Liver Fluke Fascioloides magna in the Danube Backwater Area east of Vienna (together with H. Sattmann, 3. zoology NHM)
  • Parasitological investigations of palaeofaeces from prehistoric Hallstatt (together with H. Sattmann, 3. zoology NHM and H. Reschreiter, Prehistory NHM)
  • Parasitological investigations of water snails in connection with the occurrence of cases of cercarial dermatitis (together with H. Sattmann, 3. zoology NHM)

NEWS!
European Spider of the Year 2016: Cyclosa conica
http://www.european-arachnology.org/wdp/?page_id=2250
 

Memberships (in alphabetic order):

ARAGES - Arachnologische Gesellschaft e.V. - www.arages.de

DeArGe - Deutsche Arachnologische Gesellschaft e.V. - www.dearge.de

ESA - European Society of Arachnology - www.european-arachnology.org

ISA - International Society of Arachnology - www.arachnology.org

NOBIS Austria - Network of Biological Systematics - www.nobis-austria.at

ÖEG - Österreichische Entomologische Gesellschaft - www.biologiezentrum.at/oeg

ÖGEF - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Entomofaunistik - www.oegef.at

ÖGTPM - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Tropenmedizin, Parasitologie und Migrationsmedizin - www.ögtpm.at