Rasmus Carl Staeger

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Rasmus Carl Stæger 1861 by Rudolph Striegler

Rasmus Carl Staeger (1800–1875) was a Danish entomologist.

Staeger was born and died in Copenhagen, over the course of his life serving as a judge, financial advisor to the Danish government, and entomologist, focusing on Diptera. His foci were Dolichopodidae, Sepsidae and Chironomidae.


  • Systematisk Fortegnelse over de i Danmark hidtil fundne Diptera (1840)
  • Danske Dolichopoder (1842-43)
  • Systematisk Fremstilling af den danske Favnas Arter af Antliatslægten Sepsis (1844)
  • Grønlands Antliater beskrevne (1845)

Some Diptera described by Staeger[edit]


Staeger’s Diptera collection is in the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen.Collection contents online [1].

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