Rudolf van Eecke

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Rudolf (or Rudolph) van Eecke (23 October 1886, Buitenzorg, Java - 24 December 1975, Leiden) was a Dutch entomologist.

He attended the gymnasium in Leiden. In 1912 he married Wilhelmina Henriëtte Petré then in 1927 Margaretha Emma Julia Hettyey. In 1916 (Leidsch Jaarboekje 1917) he became a conservator at the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie now merged with Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie as Naturalis, where he worked on Lepidoptera.

Works[edit]

  • selection of articles by R. van Eecke including De Heterocera van Sumatra I - VII and articles on Indo-Australian Lepidoptera, published by Leiden Museum [1]