Mag.
Christine Hecher

associate scientist
  • born 16th April 1970, Kirchbergn am Wechsel/Austria
  • 1976 - 1988 Primary school and Classical secondary school in Kirchberg am Wechsel
  • 1988 - 1994 Study of Biology and Earth Sciences at the University of Vienna

  • 1992 - 1994 Diploma at the Natural History Museum of Vienna (NHMV): Comparative morphological studies on Plecotus auritus and Plecotus austriacus (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)
  • 1993 - 1996 Freelancer at the NHMV: guiding tours on various topics of zoology, management of projects for school classes; layout and proofreading of scientific papers published e.g. in the „Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien“; drawing up of distribution maps; assistance in the Heteroptera Collection;
  • 1995 - 1999 Several entomological study- and collection-trips to Costa Rica and Ecuador with financial support of the NHMV
  • 1995 - 2003 Recording of type specimens of Reduviidae in the Heteroptera collection of the NHMV, taxonomic studies and several scientific publications on Asiatic Veliidae
  • 1996 - 2001 Teaching at the GRg Kleine Sperlgasse, GRg Friesgasse and GRg 19, Vienna
  • 2001 - 2006 Maternity leave (for the rendering of two children)
  • 2007 -         Teaching at the BG Zehnergasse, Wiener Neustadt
  • 2020 -         Taxonomic studies on Veliidae at the NHMV

  • Hecher, C. & Laciny, A. 2021: Review of the genus Pseudovelia Hoberlandt, 1950 (Heteroptera, Veliidae) on the Philippines: Part III: Greater Mindoro, Sibuyan, Romblon-Tablas, Greater Negros-Panay. – Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Östereichischer Entomologen 73:165-182.
  • Hecher, C. 2006: Review of the genus Pseudovelia (Heteroptera, Veliidae) on the Philippines: Part II: Greater Luzon. – Denisia 19: 435-456.
  • Hecher, C. & Zettel, H. 2006: Review of the genus Pseudovelia (Heteroptera, Veliidae) on the Malay Peninsula. – Linzer biologische Beiträge 38/1: 701-710.
  • Hecher, C. & Bongo, J.P. 2006: A new species of Pseudovelia Hoberlandt, 1950 (Insecta: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from the central Philippines. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 107B: 91-98.
  • Hecher, C. 2005: Notes on Pseudovelia Hoberlandt (Insecta: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from Thailand, with description of a new species. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 106B: 55-65.
  • Sehnal, C. 2000: Typenkatalog der Reduviidae des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien (Insecta: Heteroptera). Kataloge der wissenschaftlichen Sammlungen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Band 14: Entomologie, Heft 6. - Wien, Verlag NHMW November 2000: 126 S.
  • Zettel, H. & Sehnal, C. 1999: Notes on the Veliidae (Heteroptera) of Borneo: 2. Polhemovelia n.gen., with description of three new species. - Journal of the New York Entomological Society 107 (2-3): 124-134.
  • Sehnal, Ch. & Kerzhner, I.M. 1999: On the type specimens of some Pyrrhocoridae in the Natural History Museum of Vienna (Heteroptera). - Zoosystematica Rossica 8 (1): 132.
  • Sehnal, C. 1999: Two new species of Pseudovelia Hoberlandt, 1950 (Insecta: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from Palawan and Busuanga, Philippines. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 101B: 147-154.
  • Zettel, H. & Hecher, C. 1998: Notes on the Veliidae (Heteroptera) of Borneo: 1. Three new species of Angilia Stal, 1865, with a key to the oriental species. - The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 1998 46 (2): 335-344.
  • Hecher, C. 1998: Key to the genera of Veliidae (Gerromorpha) of Thailand and adjacent countries, with a check-list of genera and species knowan from Thailand. - Amemboa 2: 3-9.
  • Hecher, Ch. 1997: Two new species of Pseudovelia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Veliidae) from Vietnam. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 99B: 41-49.
  • Hecher, C. & Zettel, H. 1996: Faunistical and morphological notes on Limnogonus subgenus Limnogonoides Poisson 1965 (Heteroptera: Gerridae). - Linzer biologische Beiträge 28 (1): 325-333.
  • Hecher, C. & Zettel, H. 1996: Sammeln, Erforschen, Bewahren. Die Forschung an den Naturhistorischen Museen als Grundlage für einen fundierten Naturschutz. In: Esquinas-Nationalpark. Der Regenwald der Österreicher in Costa Rica. Wien, Naturhistorisches Museum in Wien: 130-132.

2. zoology

Aspöck Ulrike
associate scientist
Bauernfeind Ernst
associate scientist
Brojer Michaela
Assistance work in the 2nd Zoology
Bruckner Harald
scientific assistant
Führer Daniela
Secretary in the 2nd Zoology
Gaal-Haszler Sabine
staff scientist, curator Lepidoptera
Geiser Elisabeth
associate scientist
Jäch Manfred
staff scientist, curator Coleoptera
Kahrer Andreas
associate scientist
Komarek Albrecht
associate scientist Coleoptera
Laciny Alice
associate scientist
Lödl Martin
associate scientist
Madl Michael
associate scientist Hymenoptera
Randolf Susanne
staff scientist, curator NOaS and Insecta Varia
Schillhammer Harald
staff scientist, curator Coleoptera
Schoder Sabine
project researcher
Sehnal Peter
staff scientist, curator Diptera
Seidel Matthias
staff scientist, curator Coleoptera
Shaverdo Helena V.
Collection Manager Coleoptera
Vizek Manuela
collection assistance Hymenoptera
Wanka Alexandra Julia
Technician (CRL) / Office (2nd Zoology)
Wöss Günther
scientific assistant
Zettel Herbert
head of department, curator Hemiptera
Zimmermann Dominique
staff scientist, curator Hymenoptera
  
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