Mag. Christoph Hörweg

Position:

curator, 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
  • 12.03.1971 - born in Vienna
  • 1989 - School leaving examination (Matura) am BG XI Gottschalkgasse
  • 1989 - 1995 Study of Biology, University of Vienna
  • 1995 - 2005 Study of Zoology (MSc), University of Vienna
  • 03.05.1999 - 31.12.1999 - Military Service NBC-Defence Unit in Korneuburg (Lower Austria)
  • 08/2004 - 04/2006 - Research Assistant within the project "Investigation to examine the prevalence of Fascioloides magna within Galba truncatula in the Nationalpark Donau-Auen", Natural History Museum Vienna
  • 03/2005 - Approval of the master thesis "Endohelminths of the common shrew Sorex araneus L., from the environment of Vienna"
  • 28.04.2005 - MSc in zoology (main focus parasitology)
  • 05/2006 - 02/2007 - Conference secretary for the 9th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik (GfBS) (20.-23. Feb 2007 NHM), Natural History Museum Vienna
  • since 01.03.2007 - Curator of the Collection Arachnoidea, Natural History Museum Vienna, 3. Zoology (Invertebrates)
  • 11/2007 - 11/2013 - Secretary of the Austrian Society of Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Migration Medicine (ASTPM)

see:
Christoph Hörweg on ResearchGate

2018
Marinkovic SM, Chetverikov PE, Hörweg C & Petanovic RU 2018 Supplementary description of three species from the subfamily Cecidophyinae (Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae) from the Nalepa collection. Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(5): 838-859.
doi: 10.11158/saa.23.5.5
 
2017
Novák J & Hörweg C 2017 Redescriptions of three species of the genus Neobisium from the Balkans and the Carpathians (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Acta Zoologica Hungarica 63(3): 277-292.
doi: 10.17109/AZH.63.3.277.2017
 
Husch C, Sattmann H, Hörweg C, Ursprung J & Walochnik J 2017 Genetic homogeneity of Fascioloides magna in Austria. Veterinary Parasitology 243: 75-78.
doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2017.06.007
 
Sattmann H & Hörweg C 2017 Ein Wurm auf Wanderschaft. Info-Blatt Burgenländischer Landesjagdverband 1/2017: 12-14.

2016
Hörweg C
& Mrkvicka AC 2016 Bemerkenswerte Funde der gefährdeten Springspinne Pellenes nigrociliatus (Simon, 1875) an der Thermenlinie in Niederösterreich mit einer Übersicht der bisher veröffentlichten Daten aus Ostösterreich (Araneae: Salticidae). Biodiversität und Naturschutz in Ostösterreich – BCBEA 2/2: 143-147.
 
Zulka KP, Tadler A, Hörweg C & Milasowszky N 2016 Nosferatu in Wien – Zoropsis spinimana (Dufour, 1820) in drei Wiener Gemeindebezirken nachgewiesen (Arachnida: Araneae: Zoropsidae). Beiträge zur Entomofaunistik 17: 158-163.
 
Hörweg C 2016 Die Konusspinne Cyclosa conica (Araneae, Araneidae) ist die Europäische Spinne des Jahres 2016. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 52: 78-80. doi: 10.5431/aramit5210
 
Chetverikov P, Hörweg C, Kozlov M & Amrine J 2016 Reconditioning of the Nalepa collection of eriophyoid mites (Acariformes, Eriophyoidea). Systematic and Applied Acarology 21(5): 583-595.
doi: 10.11158/saa.21.5.3

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 2018: Steatoda bipunctata
http://www.european-arachnology.org/wdp/?page_id=2732
 

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