Dr. Werner Holzinger, FRES

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Dr. Werner Holzinger, FRES

Biologist, Managing Director

Key activities

  • Project management
  • Environment Impact Assessments (EIA)
  • Species and natura 2000 site assessments
  • Mitigation monitoring and implementation
  • Specialist in Entomology (leaf- and planthoppers, dragonflies) and Herpetology

Educational background

  • Master in Biology/Botany (1992)
  • PhD in Biology/Zoology (1996)
  • Habilitation for Zoology (Karl-Franzens-University Graz, 2010)
  • Court surveyor for nature conservation and ecology

Science and teaching

  • Research projects and professional publications about the taxonomy and phylogeny of cixiid planthoppers (Hemiptera: Cixiidae) and about the taxonomy and ecology of European cicadas
  • Lecturer at the Institute for biology at the Karl-Franzens-University (Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Nature and species conservation, Field methods in animal ecology)


  • Vicepresident of the Entomological Society of Austria (ÖEG) - LINK
  • General secretary of the International Auchenorrhyncha Society (IAS) - LINK
  • Member of the executive committee of the “Study Group Auchenorrhyncha” (DgaaE/German Society of general and applied Entomology) - LINK
  • Award of the Entomological Society of Austria (ÖEG) for the book “Die Zikaden Mitteleuropas, Band 1: Fulgomorpha, Cicadomorpha excl. Cicadellidae" (2004) (Cicadas of Middle Europe, Vol. 1.: Fulgomorpha, Cicadomorpha excl. Cicadellidae)