Ignaz Rudolph Schiner

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Ignaz Rudolph Schiner

Ignaz Rudolf Schiner was an Austrian entomologist who specialised in Diptera.

Schiner was born in Fronsburg, Horn in 1813 and died in Vienna on 6 July 1873. He was a ministerial secretary in Vienna

His most significant publications are

  • Fauna Austriaca. Die Fliegen (Diptera). Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet 1862–1864.
  • As editor Catalogus systematicus dipterorum Europae. W.M.W. Impensis: Societatis Zoologico-Botanicae 1864.

Schiner's collections are in the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna.


  • Frauenfeld, von 1873 [Schiner, I. R.] Verh. k.-k. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, Sitzungsber., Wien 23: 465-468
  • Musgrave, A. 1932 Bibliography of Australian Entomology 1775 - 1930. Sydney 280
  • Osten-Sacken, C. R. 1903 Record of my life and work in entomology. Cambridge (Mass.) 158-164

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