Professorial dissertation in Zoology, University of Basel

1983 – 1985
Post-Doc, Liverpool, UK

PhD, Natural Sciences, ETH Zurich


1997 – 2016
Custodian of Entomology at the Natural History Museum Basel; Assistant professor at the Department for nature, landscape and environmental protection (NLU) of the University of Basel

1985 – 1997
Research Associate in the Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum of Geneva


Burckhardt D., Díaz F. & Queiroz D.L. 2017. Four new neotropical Trioza species associated with Loranthaceae (Santalales) and comments on mistletoe inhabiting psyllids (Hemiptera, Psylloidea). Alpine Entomology 1: 91–108. DOI 10.3897/alpento.1.20905

Burckhardt D. & Queiroz D. L. 2017. The jumping plant-lice of the Neotropical genus Tainarys (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) associated with Anacardiaceae. Zootaxa 4232 (4): 535–567.

Burckhardt D., Ouvrard D., Queiroz D. & Percy D. 2014. Psyllid host-plants (Hemiptera: Psylloidea): resolving a semantic problem. Florida Entomologist 97(1): 242–246.

Burckhardt D. & Ouvrard D. 2012. A revised classification of the jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera: Psylloidea). Zootaxa 3509: 1–34.

Burckhardt D. & Queiroz D. L. 2012. Commented checklist of the jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) from Brazil. Zootaxa 3571: 26–48.

Burckhardt D. 2009. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Gondwanan moss bugs or Peloridiidae (Hemiptera, Coleorrhyncha). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 56(2): 173–235.

Burckhardt D. & Ślipiński S. A. 2003. Phylogeny and taxonomy of the world Passandridae (Coleoptera). In: Cuccodoro G. & Leschen R. (eds): Systematics of Coleoptera: Papers celebrating the retirement of Ivan Löbl. Memoirs on Entomolgy, International 16: 753–883.

Daniel Burckhardt list of publications

Scientific Interests

Classification, phylogeny, biogeography and biodiversity of insects (in particular Psylloidea and Peloridiidae (Hemiptera) as well as Passandridae (Coleoptera)

Faunistics of Swiss insects

Co-evolution of Psylloidea and their host plants