Entomologie I: Team

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Prof. Dr. Steffen U. Pauls
Kommissarische Leitung

Forschungsthemen

  • Molekulare Systematik, Evolution und Phylogeographie von Köcherfliegen (Trichoptera)
  • Integrative Taxonomie und Biodiversitätsforschung
  • Populationsgenetik und Evolutionsökologie von Wasserinsekten
  • Biodiversitätsgenomik mit Museumssammlungen (LOEWE TBG)

Vita Steffen Pauls

(* corresponding author; +equal contribution; undergraduate student)

2019

Hjalmarsson, A.E.*, Jähnig, S.C., Cai, Q., Sharma, S., Tong, X., Li, F., Shah, D.N., Tachamo Shah, R.D. & Pauls, S.U.* (2019) Multi-locus molecular phylogeny establishes subgeneric groups and informs the biogeographic history of Himalopsyche (Trichoptera, Rhyacophilidae). Systematic Entomology 44: 973-984. https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12367

Ngera, M.F., Pauls, S.U., Holzenthal, R.W., Bagalwa, M., Bisimwa, M.A., Mushayuma, E.M. & Cammaerts, D.R. (2019) Contribution to the knowledge of the aquatic macroinvertebrate fauna of the streams of Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Journal of Aquatic Sciences 44: 127-142 . https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2019.1598840

2018

Bálint, M.*, Nowak, C., Márton, O., Pauls, S.U., Wittwer, C., Luis Aramayo, J., Schulze, A., Chambert, T., Cocchiararo, B. & Jansen, M. (2018) Accuracy, limitations and cost efficiency of eDNA‐based community survey in tropical frogs. Molecular Ecology Resources 18: 1415-1426.

Datry, T., Foulquier, A., Corti, R., von Schiller, D., Tockner, K., Mendoza-Lera, C., Clément, J. C., Gessner, M. O., Moleón, M., Stubbington, R., Gücker, B., Albariño, R., Allen, D. C., Altermatt, F., Arce, M. I., Arnon, S., Banas, D., Banegas-Medina, A., Beller, E., Blanchette, M. L., Blanco-Libreros, J. F., Blessing, J. J., Boëchat, I. G., Boersma, K. S., Bogan, M. T., Bonada, N., Bond, N. R., Brintrup Barría, K. C., Bruder, A., Burrows, R. M., Cancellario, T., Canhoto, C., Carlson, S. M., Cauvy-Fraunié, S., Cid, N., Danger, M., de Freitas Terra, B., De Girolamo, A. M., de La Barra, E., del Campo, R., Diaz-Villanueva, V. D., Dyer, F., Elosegi, A., Faye, E., Febria, C., Four, B., Gafny, S., Ghate, S. D., Gómez, R., Gómez-Gener, L., Graça, M. A. S., Guareschi, S., Hoppeler, F., Hwan, J. L., Jones, J. I., Kubheka, S., Laini, A., Langhans, S. D., Leigh, C., Little, C. J., Lorenz, S., Marshall, J. C., Martín, E., McIntosh, A. R., Meyer, E. I., Miliša, M., Mlambo, M. C., Morais, M., Moya, N., Negus, P. M., Niyogi, D. K., Papatheodoulou, A., Pardo, I., Pařil, P., Pauls, S. U., Pešić, V., Polášek, M., Robinson, C. T., Rodríguez-Lozano, P., Rolls, R. J., Sánchez-Montoya, M. M., Savić, A., Shumilova, O., Sridhar, K. R., Steward, A. L., Storey, R., Taleb, A., Uzan, A., Vander Vorste, R., Waltham, N. J., Woelfle-Erskine, C., Zak, D., Zarfl, C., & Zoppini, A. 2018. A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience 11: 497-503.

Dossi, F.*, Leitner, P., Pauls, S. & Graf, W. (2018) In the mood for wood – habitat specific colonization patterns of benthic invertebrate communities along the longitudinal gradient of an Austrian river. Hydrobiologia 805: 245-258.

Graf, W.*, Pauls, S.U. & Vitecek, S. (2018) Isoperla vjosae sp. n., a new species of the Isoperla tripartita-group from Albania (Plecoptera: Perlodidae). Zootaxa 4370: 171–179

Hjalmarsson, A.E.*, Graf, W., Jähnig, S.C., Vitecek, S. & Pauls, S.U. (2018) Molecular association and morphological characterization of Himalopsyche larval types (Trichoptera, Rhyacophilidae). Zookeys, ZooKeys 773: 79-108.

Hoppeler, F.*, Winkelmann, C., Becker, J. & Pauls, S.U. (2018) Larval growth and metabolic energy storage of Micropterna lateralis (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae) in an intermittent stream: glycogen dominates in final instars. Hydrobiologia 806: 175-185.

Tonkin, J.D.*, Altermatt, F. Finn, D., Heino, J., Olden, J.D., Pauls, S.U. & Lytle, D.A. (2018) The role of dispersal in river network metacommunities: patterns, processes, and pathways. Freshwater Biology 63:141-163.

Waringer, J.*, Gonzalez, M.A., Martin, L., Martinez, J., Erzinger, F. & Pauls, S.U. (2018) DNA-based association and description of the larval stage of Apatania theischingerorum Malicky 1981 (Trichoptera, Apataniidae), with notes on its ecology. Zootaxa 4418: 161–170.

2017

Szivák, I., Mikes. T., Szalontai, B., Kučinić, M., Vučković, I., Vadkerti, E., Kisfali, P., Pauls, S.U. & Bálint, M.* (2017) Ecological divergence of Chaetopteryx rugulosa species complex (Insecta, Trichoptera) linked to climatic niche diversification. Hydrobiologia 794:31-47. Full Text

Tonkin, J.D.*, Tachamo Shah, R.D., Shah, D.N., Hoppeler, F., +Jähnig, S.C. & +Pauls, S.U. (2017) Metacommunity structuring in Himalayan streams over large elevational gradients: the role of dispersal routes and niche characteristics. Journal of Biogeography 44: 62-74. Full Text

Vitecek, S.*, Vincon, G., Graf, W. & Pauls, S.U. (2017) High cryptic diversity in aquatic insects: an integrative approach to study the enigmatic Leuctra inermis species group (Plecoptera). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 76: 497-521. Full Text

Vitecek, S.*, Kučinić, M., Previšić, A., Živić, I., Stojanović, K., Keresztes, L., Bálint, M., Hoppeler, F., Waringer, J., Graf, W. & Pauls, S.U.* (2017) Integrative taxonomy by molecular species delimitation: multi-locus data corroborate a new species of Balkan Drusinae micro-endemics. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17:129. Full Text

2016

Hoppeler, F., Tachamo-Shah, R.D., Shah, D., Tonkin, J.D., Jähnig, S.C., Sharma, S., & Pauls, S.U.* (2016) Ecological characterisation of an unknown fauna using DNA taxonomy – An example with Himalayan aquatic insects. Freshwater Biology 61: 1905-1920.

Hoppeler, F.*, Rotter, B., Krezdorn, N. & Pauls, S.U. (2016) A larval Transcriptome of the limnephilid Caddisfly Micropterna lateralis. Aquatic Insects 37: 253-257.

Ibrahimi, H.*, Vitecek, S., Previšić, A., Kučinić, M., Waringer, J., Graf, W., Balint, M., Keresztes, L. & Pauls, S.U. (2016) Drusus sharrensis sp. n. (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae), a new species from Sharr National Park in Kosovo, with molecular and ecological notes. ZooKeys 559: 107–124. Full Text

Li, F., Shah, D.N., Pauls, S.U., Qu, X., Cai, Q. & Tachamo Shah, R.D.* (2016) Elevational shifts of freshwater communities cannot catch up climate warming in the Himalaya. Water 8(8):327 (doi:10.3390/w8080327) Full Text

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Bálint, M., Kučinić, M., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A., Keresztes, L., & Vitecek, S. (2016) Project overview: the Drusinae (Insecta, Trichoptera) in a World of global change—bridging basic and applied research in a highly sensitive aquatic insect group. Zoosymposia 10: 432–438.

Waringer, J.*+, Previšić, A.+, Kučinić, M., Graf, W., Vitecek, S., Keresztes, L., Bálint, M. & Pauls, S.U. (2016) Larval morphology of the Western Balkans endemic caddisflies Drusus krusniki Malicky 1981, D. vernonensis Malicky 1989, and D. vespertinus Marinković-Gospodnetić 1976 (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae, Drusinae). Zootaxa 4083: 483-500. PDF

Zhou, X., Frandsen, P., Holzenthal, R., Beet, C.R., Bennett, K.R., Blahnik, R., Bonada, N., Cartwright, D., Chuluunbat, S., Cocks, G.V., Collins, G.E., de Waard, J., Dean, J., Flint, O., Razo Gonzalez, M., Hausmann, A., Hendrich, L., Hess, M., Hogg, I.D., Kondratieff, B.C., Malicky, H., Morinière, J., Morse, J.C., Mwangi, F.N., Pauls, S.U., Rinne, A., Robinson, J., Salokannel, J., Shackleton, M., Smith, B., Stamatakis, A., StClair, R., Thomas, J., Zamora-Muñoz, C., Ziesmann, T., & Kjer, K.M. (2016) The Trichoptera barcode initiative: strategies for integrative taxonomy and generating a species-level tree of life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 371 : 20160025. Full Text

2015

Favre, A.*, Päckert, M., Pauls, S.U., Jähnig, S. C., Uhl, D., Michalak, I., & Muellner-Riehl, A. (2015) The role of the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau for the evolution of Tibetan biotas. Biological Reviews 90: 236-253. PDF

Geismar, J., Haase, P., Nowak, C., Sauer, J. & Pauls, S.U.* (2015) Local population genetic structure of the montane caddisfly Drusus discolor is driven by overland dispersal and spatial scaling. Freshwater Biology 60: 209-221. Full Text

Ibrahimi, H.*, Mladen K., Vitecek, S., Waringer, J., Graf, W., Previšić, A., Bálint, M., Keresztes, L., & Pauls, S.U. (2015) New records for the Kosovo caddisfly fauna with the description of a new species, Drusus dardanicus sp. nov. (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Zootaxa 4032: 551–568. Abstract

Macher, J.-N., Rozenberg, A., Pauls, S.U., Tollrian, R., Wagner, R. & Leese, F.* (2015) Assessing the phylogeographic history of the montane caddisfly Thremma gallicum: a comparison of sequence data from mitochondria and restriction-site associated DNA markers (RAD). Ecology and Evolution 5: 648-662. Full Text

Tachamo-Shah, R.D.*, Sharma, S., Haase, P., Jähnig, S.+ & Pauls, S.U.+* (2015) The climate sensitive zone along an altitudinal gradient in central Himalayan rivers: a useful concept to monitor climate change impacts in mountain regions. Climatic Change 132: 265-278. Abstract

Vitecek, S.*, Graf, W., Kučinić, M., Oláh , J., Bálint , M., Previšić , A., Keresztes, L., Pauls, S.U.* & Waringer, J. (2015) A hairy case: The evolution of filtering carnivorous Drusinae (Limnephilidae, Trichoptera). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 93: 249-260. Abstract

Vitecek, S.*, Kučinić, M., Oláh, J., Previšić, A., Bálint, M., Keresztes, L., Waringer, J., Pauls, S.U. & Graf, W. (2015) Description of two new filtering carnivore Drusus species (Limnephilidae, Drusinae) from the Western Balkans. Zookeys 513: 79-104. Full Text

Vitecek, S.*, Previšić, A., Kučinić, M., Bálint, M., Keresztes, L., Waringer, J., Pauls, S.U., Malicky, H. & Graf, W.* (2015): Description of a new species of Wormaldia from Sardinia and a new Drusus species from the Western Balkans (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae, Limnephilidae). ZooKeys 496: 85-103. Full Text

Waringer, J., Graf, W., Bálint, M., Kučinić, M., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A., Keresztes, L., Ibrahimi, H., Živić, I., Bjelanovic, K., Krpač, V. & Vitecek, S. (2015). Larval morphology and phylogenetic position of Drusus balcanicusKumanski, Drusus botosaneanui Kumanski, Drusus serbicus Marinković-Gospodnetić and Drusus tenellus (Klapálek) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae). European Journal of Entomology 112: 344-361. PDF

Waringer, J.*, Lubini, V., Hoppeler, F. & Pauls, S.U. (2015) DNA-based association and description of the larval stage of Apatania helvetica Schmid 1954 (Trichoptera, Apataniidae) with notes on ecology and zoogeography. Zootaxa 4020: 244–256. Abstract

2014

Dijkstra, K.-D.B*, Monaghan, M.T. & Pauls, S.U. (2014) Freshwater Biodiversity and Insect Diversification. Annual Review of Entomology 59: 143–63. Abstract Full Text

Pauls, S.U.*, Alp, M., Bálint, M., Bernabò, P., Čiampor Jr., F., Čiamporová-Zaťovičová, Z., Finn, D.S., Kohout, J., Leese, F., Lencioni, V., Paz-Vinas, I. & Monaghan, M.T. (2014). Integrating molecular tools into freshwater ecology: developments and opportunities. Freshwater Biology 59: 1559-1576. Abstract

Previšić, A.*+, Schnitzler, J., Kučinić, M., Graf, W., Ibrahimi, H., Kerovec, M., & Pauls, S.U.*+ (2014) Micro-Scale Vicariance and Diversification of Western Balkan Caddisflies Linked to Karstification. Freshwater Science 33: 250-262. Full Text

Previšić A., Graf W., Vitecek S., Kučinić M., Bálint M., Keresztes L., Pauls, S.U. & J. Waringer. (2014) Cryptic diversity of caddisflies in the Balkans: the curious case of Ecclisopteryx species (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 72: 309-329. PDF

Shah, D.N., Domisch, S., Pauls, S.U., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S.* (2014) Current and future latitudinal gradients in stream macroinvertebrates richness across North America. Freshwater Science 33: 1136-1147. Abstract

2013

Domisch, S.*, Araújo, M.B., Bonada, N., Pauls, S.U., Jähnig, S.C.+ & Haase, P.+ (2013) Modelling distribution in European stream macroinvertebrates under future climates. Global Change Biology 19: 752–762. Abstract

Pauls, S.U.*, Nowak, C., Bálint, M. & Pfenninger, M.* (2013) The impact of global climate change on genetic diversity within populations and species. Molecular Ecology 22: 925-946. Abstract

Kučinić, M.*+, Szivák+, Bálint, M., Delić, A., Pauls, S.U., & Vučković, I. (2013) Chaetopteryx bucari sp. n. a new species of from the Chaetopteryx rugulosa group from Croatia (Insecta, Trichoptera) with some molecular, taxonomical and ecological notes on the group. ZooKeys 320: 1-28. HTML

Theissinger, K.*, Bálint, M., Feldheim, K.A., Haase, P., Johannesen, J., Laube, I. & Pauls, S.U. (2013) Glacial survival and post-glacial recolonization of an arctic–alpine freshwater insect (Arcynopteryx dichroa, Plecoptera, Perlodidae) in Europe. Journal of Biogeography 40: 236-248. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Bálint, M., Kučinić, M., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A., Keresztes, L., & Vitecek, S. (2013) The larvae of Drusus franzressli Malicky 1974 and Drusus spelaeus (Ulmer 1920 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae) with notes on ecology and zoogeography. Zootaxa 3637: 1–16. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Bálint, M., Kučinić, M., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A., Keresztes, L., & Vitecek, S. (2013) The larva of Drusus vinconi Sipahiler, 1992 (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae, Drusinae). ZooKeys 317: 69-80. HTML

2012

Bagalwa, M., Zirirane, N., Pauls, S., Karume, K., Ngera, M., Bisimwa, M. & N. Mushagalusa (2012) Aspects of the Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Rivers in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Environmental Protection 3: 1590-1595. PDF

Haase, P., Hering, D., Hoffmann, A., Müller, R., Nowak, C., Pauls, S.U., Stoll, S.U. & D. Straile (2012) Auswirkungen auf limnische Lebensräume. In Mosbrugger, V., Brasseur, G., Schaller, M. & Stribrny, B. (eds) Klimawandel und Biodiversität – Folgen für Deutschland. Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, pp 91-105.

Kautz, S.*, Ballhorn, D.J., Kroiß, J., Pauls, S.U., Moreau, C.S., Eilmus, S., Strohm, E. & Heil, M. (2012) Host plant use by competing acacia‑ants: Mutualists monopolize while parasites share hosts. PLoS One 7: e37691 HTML

Malicky, H. & Pauls, S.U.* (2012) Crossbreeding of Chaetopteryx morettii and related species, with molecular and eidonomical results (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae). Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 48: 13-19. Abstract

Pfenninger, M.*, Bálint, M., & Pauls. S.U. (2012) Methodological framework for projecting the potential loss of intraspecific genetic diversity due to global climate change. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: 224. HTML

Sipahiler, F. & Pauls, S. (2012) Two new species of the genus Schizopelex McLachlan, from northern Turkey (Trichoptera, Sericostomatidae). Munis Entomology & Zoology 7: 184-190.

2011

The following paper was featured in the Faculty of 1000 and ranked “Must Read”:

Bálint, M., Domisch, S., Engelhardt, C.H.M., Haase, P., Lehrian, S., Sauer, J., Theissinger, K., +Pauls, S.U.*, +Nowak, C.* (2011) Cryptic biodiversity loss linked to global climate change. Nature Climate Change 1: 313–318.Abstract

Bálint, M., Ujvárosi, L., Theissinger, K., Mészáros, N., Lehrian, S. & Pauls, S.U.* (2011) A Neglected Diversity Hotspot: Genetic Variation in the Carpathians. pp 189-205 in Habel, J. (ed.) Biodiversity Hotspots in Europe. Springer.

+Engelhardt, C.H.M., Haase, P. & +Pauls, S.U.* (2011) From the Western Alps across Central Europe: Postglacial recolonisation of the tufa stream caddisfly Rhyacophila pubescens (Insecta, Trichoptera). Frontiers in Zoology 8:10. HTML

Graf, W.*, Pauls, S.U., & Waringer, J. (2011) The larva of Ecclisopteryx malickyi Moretti, 1991 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae) with comments on the genus. Zoosymposia 5: 136-142. PDF

Pauls, S.U.* & Bálint, M. (2011) Aquatic Insect Diversification and Speciation in the Carpathians – Case Studies on Caddisflies. In Ujvárosi, L. & Marko, B. (eds.) Romanian Carpathians, genetic centres or barriers in the process of postglacial isolation and speciation. Case studies in selected organisms. University Press, Cluj-Napoca.

Taubmann, J., Theissinger, K.*, Feldheim, K.A., Laube, I., Graf, W., Haase, P., Johannesen, J. & Pauls, S.U.* (2011) Modelling range shifts and assessing genetic diversity distribution of the montane aquatic mayfly Ameletus inopinatus in Europe under climate change scenarios. Conservation Genetics 12: 503-515. Abstract

Theissinger, K., Laube, I., Bálint, M., Johannesen, J., Haase, P. & Pauls, S.U.* (2011) Species distribution models and molecular data reveal the Pleistocene history of the cold-adapted mayfly Ameletus inopinatus(Ephemeroptera: Siphlonuridae) in Europe. Freshwater Biology 56: 2554–2566. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Pitsch, T., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A., & Kučinić, M. (2011) Description of the larval stage of Drusus mixtus (Pictet, 1834) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae) with notes on ecology and zoogeography. Limnologica 41: 249-255. Abstract

2010

Craft, K.J., Pauls, S.U., Darrow, K., Miller, S.E., Hebert, P.D.N., Novotny, V. & Weiblen, G.* (2010) Population genetics of ecological communities with DNA barcodes: An example from New Guinea Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107: 5041-5046. Abstract

Haase, P.*, Pauls, S.U., Schindehütte, K. & Sundermann, A. (2010) First audit of macroinvertebrate samples from an EU-Water Framework Directive monitoring programme: human error greatly lowers precision of assessment results. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1279-1291. HTML

+Holzenthal, R.W.*, +Robertson, D.R., +Pauls, S.U., & +Mendez, P.K. (2010) Taxonomy and Systematics: Contributions to Benthology and Future Directions. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 29: 147-169. HTML

Lehrian, S., Bálint, M., Haase, P. & Pauls, S.U.* (2010) Genetic population structure of an autumn emerging caddisfly with inherently low dispersal capacity and insights into its phylogeography. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1100-1118. HTML

Monaghan, M.T.*, Pauls, S.U., Hughes, J.M., & Robinson, C.T. (2010) Evolutionary ecology, speciation, and molecular systematic in freshwater organisms – Preface. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1024-1026. HTML

Pauls, S.U.*, Blahnik, R.J., Zhou, X., Wardwell, T.C. & Holzentahl, R.W. (2010) DNA barcode data confirm new species and reveal cryptic diversity in Chilean Smicridea (Smicridea) (Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1058-1074. HTML

Pauls, S.U.*, Holzenthal, R.W., & Mwangi. F.N. (2010) Two new species of Triaenodes McLachlan, 1865 from streams in the Lake Kivu basin, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Trichoptera, Leptoceridae). Denisia 29: 277-285. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Pauls, S.U., Previšić, A. & Kučinić, M. (2010) A larval key to the Drusinae species of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the dinaric western Balkan. Denisia 29: 383-406. Abstract

2009

Graf, W.*, Pauls, S.U. & Waringer, J. (2009) The Larva of Rhyacophila ferox Graf, 2006 (Trichoptera: Rhyacophilidae) from the Eastern Alps (Carinthia, Austria). Aquatic Insects 31: 111-117. Abstract

Graf, W.*, Waringer, J. & Pauls, S.U. (2009) A new morpho-ethological feeding group within larval Drusinae (Trichoptera : Limnephilidae): the alpinus-group sensu Schmid, 1956, including larval descriptions of Drusus franzi, 1956 and Drusus alpinus Meyer-Dür, 1875, with notes on their systematic position, ecology and zoogeography. Zootaxa 2031: 53-62. Abstract

Kautz, S.,* Pauls, S.U., Ballhorn, D.J., Lumbsch, H.T. & Heil, M. (2009) Polygynous supercolonies of the acacia-ant Pseudomyrmex peperi, an inferior colony founder. Molecular Ecology 18: 5180-5194. Abstract

Lehrian, S.*, Pauls, S.U. & Haase, P. (2009) Contrasting patterns of population structure in the montane caddisflies Hydropsyche tenuis and Drusus discolor in central European highlands. Freshwater Biology 54: 283-295. Abstract

Highlighted as Fast-Breaking Paper in Plant & Animal Science December 2010 by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators:

Pauls, S.U.*, Theissinger, K., Ujvarosi, L., Bálint, M. & Haase, P (2009) Population structure in two closely related, partially sympatric caddisflies in Eastern Europe: historic introgression, limited dispersal and cryptic diversity. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28: 517-536. PDF HTML

Theissinger, K., Feldheim, K.A., Seitz, A., Pauls, S.U.* (2009) Isolation and characterization of 11 polymorphic trinucleotide microsatellite markers in the stonefly Arcynopteryx compacta (Plecoptera: Perlodidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 357-359. Abstract

2008

Engelhardt, C.*, Pauls, S.U. & Haase, P. (2008) Population genetic structure of the caddisfly Rhyacophila pubescens, Pictet 1834, north of the Alps. Fundamental and Applied Limnology – Archiv für Hydrobiologie 173: 165-176. Abstract

Haase, P.*, Pauls, S.U., Engelhardt, C. & Sundermann, A. (2008) Effects of sampling microhabitats with low coverage within the STAR/AQEM macroinvertebrate sampling protocol on stream assessment. Limnologica 38: 14-22. Abstract

Pauls, S.U.*, Graf, W., Haase, P., Lumbsch, H.T. & Waringer, J. (2008) Grazers, shredders and filtering carnivores – The evolution of feeding ecology in the Drusinae (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae): insights from a molecular phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 776-791. Abstract

Sundermann, A.*, Pauls, S.U., Clarke, R.T. & Haase, P. (2008) Within-stream variability of benthic invertebrate samples and EU Water Framework Directive assessment results. Fundamental and Applied Limnology – Archiv für Hydrobiologie 173: 21-34. Abstract

Theissinger, K., Feldheim, K.A., Taubmann, J., Seitz, A. & Pauls, S.U.* (2008) Isolation and characterization of 10 highly polymorphic di- and trinucleotide microsatellite markers in the mayfly Ameletus inopinatus(Ephemeroptera: Siphlonuridae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1285-1287. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Pauls, S.U. & Cianficconi, F. (2008) The Larvae of Drusus improvisus McLachlan, 1884, Drusus camerinus Moretti, 1981 and Drusus aprutiensis Moretti, 1981 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae). Aquatic Insects 30: 69-79. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Pauls, S.U., Vincentini, H. & Lubini, V. (2008) DNA based association and description of the larval stage of Drusus melanchaetes McLachlan, 1876 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae) with notes on ecology and zoogeography. Limnologica 38: 34-42. Abstract

2007

Pauls, S.U.*, Feldheim, K.A. & Haase, P. (2007) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the caddisfly Drusus discolor (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 150-152. Abstract

Waringer, J.*, Graf, W., Pauls, S. & Lubini, V. (2007) The Larva of Drusus nigrescens Meyer-Dür, 1875 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae) with notes on its ecology, genetic differentiation and systematic position. Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 43: 161-166. PDF

2006

Haase, P.*, Murray-Bligh, J., Gunn, R., Lohse, S., Pauls, S. & Sundermann, A. (2006) An assessment of the impact of sorting and identification errors of macroinvertebrate samples. Hydrobiologia 566: 505-521. Abstract

Pauls, S.U.*, Lumbsch, H.T. & Haase, P. (2006) Phylogeography of the montane caddisfly Drusus discolor: evidence for multiple refugia and periglacial survival. Molecular Ecology 15: 2153-2169. Abstract

2002 to 2005

Graf, W.*, Lubini, V. & Pauls, S. (2005) Larval description of Drusus muelleri McLachlan, 1868 (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae) with some notes on its ecology and systematic position within the genus Drusus. Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 42: 93-98. PDF

Haase, P.*, Lohse, S., Pauls, S., Schindehütte, K., Sundermann, A., Rolauffs, P. & Hering, D. (2004) Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: development of a practical standardised protocol for macroinvertebrate sampling and sorting. Limnologica 34: 349-365. Abstract

Haase, P.*, Pauls, S., Sundermann, A. & Zenker, A. (2004) Testing different sorting techniques in macroinvertebrate samples from running waters. Limnologica 34: 366-378. Abstract

Pauls, S., Feld, C., *Sommerhäuser, M.* & Hering, D. (2002) New concepts in assessing lowland streams in Germany in accordance with the EU Water Framework Directive. Wasser & Boden 54: 70-77.

Andrea Hastenpflug-Vesmanis
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Dr. Damir Kovac
Kurator Emeritus und Ernannter Ehrenamtlicher Mitarbeiter

Interessengebiete

  • Biologie aquatischer Käfer und Wanzen
  • Taxonomie und Biologie bambusbewohnender Arthropoden in Südostasien

Kopien der meisten unten aufgelisteten Publikationen sind bei ResearchGate erhältlich (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Damir_Kovac/research).

KOVAC, D., KLAUSNITZER, B. (2019) A new species of ExochomoscirtesPic, 1916 from Malaysia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scirtidae) with biological notes on the bamboo-inhabiting members of the genus. Contributions to Entomology (accepted).

SCHNEIDER, A., KOVAC, D, STECK, G.J., FREIDBERG, A. (2019) Larval descriptions and biology of Oriental bamboo-shoot fruit fliesbelonging to the genera Anoplomus, Chaetellipsis, Cyrtostola, Gastrozona and Paraxarnuta (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Gastrozonini). Studia dipterologica (accepted).

DISNEY, R.H.L., KOVAC, D. (2018) New aquatic species of Megaselia Rondani from Bolivia (Diptera: Phoridae). — Fragmenta Entomologica 50 (2): 117-129.

SCHNEIDER, A., KOVAC, D, STECK, G.J., FREIDBERG, A. (2018) Larval descriptions of five Oriental bamboo-inhabiting Acroceratitis species (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) with notes on their biology. — European Journal of Entomology 115:535-561.

FREIDBERG, A., KOVAC, D.& SHIAO, S-F. (2017) A revision of IchneumonopsisHardy (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Gastrozonini), Oriental bamboo-shoot fruit flies. — European Journal of Taxonomy 317:1-23.

KOVAC, D., SCHNEIDER A., FREIDBERG, A. & WIWATWITAYA, D. (2017) Life history and description of the larva of Acrotaeniostola spiralis (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Gastrozonini), an Oriental fruit fly inhabiting bamboo twigs. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 65:154-167.

KHAN, M., BARI, M.A., HOSSAIN, M., KOVAC, D., FREIDBERG, A., ROYER, J. & HANCOCK, D.L. (2016) A preliminary survey of bamboo-shoot flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Acanthonevrini, Gastrozonini) with four new records from Bangladesh. — TAAO Newsletter 4: 7-8.

ZETTEL, H., PAPÁCEK, M., KOVAC, D.(2015) Chapter: Family Helotrephidae – Hemispherical Backswimmers, in: Water Bugs of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, eds. DUC, T.A., YANG, C.M. & CHENG, L., Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Singapore.

NERUDOVÁ, J., KOVAC, D., TOTHOVA, A. (2015) Description of larva and puparium of Oplodontha rubrithorax (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from the Oriental Region. — Zootaxa 3955(1):123-31.

KOVAC, D.(2015) Reproductive behavior and basic biology of the Oriental bamboo-inhabiting Anoplomus rufipes and a comparison with frugivorous Dacinae fruit flies. — Insects 6(4): 869-896.

KOVAC, D.& NÄSSIG, W. A. (2014) Sammlung von Heinz Czipka (23. Februar 1926 bis 13. Oktober 2005) in die Sektionen Entomologie I und II des Naturmuseums und Forschungsinstituts Senckenberg gelangt. — Nachr. Entomol. Ver. Apollo, N. F. 35(3) 108.

DOHM, P., KOVAC, D., FREIDBERG, A., RULL, J., ALUJA, M. (2014) Basic biology and host use patterns of tephritid flies (Phytalmiinae: Acanthonevrini, Dacinae: Gastrozonini) breeding in bamboo (Poacea: Bambusoidea). — The Annals of the American Society of America 107(1): 184-203.

KOVAC, D., KROCKE, M (2013) Biology of the bamboo-inhabiting semi-aquatic bugs Lathriovelia rickmersiKovac & Yang and L. capitataAndersen (Insecta: Heteroptera: Veliidae) and habitat specialisation in the Oriental Baptista/Lathrioveliacomplex.In: eds Davison, G.W.H., Wells, D.R. & Yong, H. S., Special Volume in Honour of the 80thBirthday Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy 5thEarl of Cranbrook. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2013 Supplement No. 29, Pp. 49-70.

DOHM, P., KOVAC, D., FREIDBERG, A., KRULL, J. & ALUJA, M. (2013) Basic biology and host use patterns of tephritid flies (Phytalmiinae: Acanthonevrini, Dacinae: Gastrozonini) breeding in bamboo (Poaceae). — Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(1):184-203.

KOVAC, D., FREIDBERG, A. & STECK, G. J. (2013) Biology and description of the third instar larva and puparium of Ichneumonopsis burmensis Hardy (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Gastrozonini), a bamboo-breeding fruit fly from the Oriental region. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 61 (1): 117-132.

KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2012) A revision of the genus Rosapha (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Zootaxa 3333: 1-23.

ZETTEL, H., PAPÁČEK, M. & KOVAC, D.(2011) Guide to the aquatic Heteroptera of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia: VII. Family Helotrephidae. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59 (2): 171-179.

DOHM, P., WHARTON, R., KOVAC, D., GUILLÉN, L., FREIDBERG, A., RULL, J. & ALUJA, M. (2010) New parasitioid records for bamboo-shoot flies (Tephritidae: Phytalmiinae: Acanthonevrini: Dacinae: Gastrozonini). — Florida Entomologist 93 (4): 541-545.

KOVAC, D., DOHM, P. & FREIDBERG, A. (2010) Field observations on the mating behaviour of the Oriental Rioxa sexmaculata (van der Wulp) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and a review of the reproductive behaviour patterns in Acanthonevrini. — Biosystematica 4 (1): 5-14.

BUCANKOVA, A., KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2009) The larva and puparium of the Oriental Pegadomyia pruinosa Kertesz, with a world list of the described Pachygastrinae larvae (Diptera, Stratiomyidae). — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57 (2): 239-249.

DOHM, P., KOVAC, D., FREIDBERG, A. & HASHIM, R. (2008) Biology of the Oriental bamboo-inhabiting fly Felderimyia gombakensis and observations on mating trophallaxis in Felderimyia (Diptera: Tephritidae: Phytalmiinae: Acanthonevrini). — Senckenbergiana biologica 88 (2): 311-318.

NERUDOVÁ-HORSÁKOVÁ, J. & KOVAC, D.(2008) Morphology of larva, puparium and biology of the soldier fly Stratiomys ruficornis and their comparison with other known Stratiomys larvae. — Aquatic Insects 30 (2): 135-143.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(2008) A revision of Pegadomyia Kertész including descriptions of a new genus and four new species (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Insect Systematics and Evolution 39: 171-187.

KOVAC, D.(2008) Buchbesprechung: Was ist Biodiversität? – Erforschung, Schutz und Wert biologischer Vielfalt. — Natur und Museum 138 (5/6): 160.

KOVAC, D.(2008) Eine neu entdeckte Phytotelme aus Südostasien. — Natur und Museum 138 (5/6): 130-133.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D. (2007) Palaearctic and Oriental species of Craspetometopon Kertész (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Budapest 53 (3): 203-218.

ŚWIĘTOJAŃSKA, J. & KOVAC, D.(2007) Description of immatures and the bionomy of the Oriental leaf beetle Chaeridiona thailandica Kimoto, 1998 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Oncocephalini), a leaf-mining hispine beetle. — Zootaxa 1637: 21-36.

NERUDOVÁ-HORSÁKOVÁ, J., KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2007) Description of the Oriental Stratiomys reducta n. sp. and its larva and puparium (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 55 (2): 245-242.

KOVAC, D., JELINEK, J., HASHIM, R. & WIWATWITAYA, D. (2007) Transition from bamboo sap to water: aquatic habits in the Oriental beetle Amphicrossus japonicus (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Nitidulidae). — European Journal of Entomology 104: 635-638.

NERUDOVÁ-HORSÁKOVÁ, J., KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2007) Identity, larva and distribution of the Oriental soldier fly Odontomyia ochropaThomson, 1869 (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — European Journal of Entomology 104: 111-118.

KOVAC, D. (2007) Ein Glanzkäfer im “Bambusgewässer”. — Bambus Journal 18 (3): 20-21.

KOVAC, D.(2007) Dr. Richard zur Strassen zum 80. Geburtstag. — Entomologica Austriaca 14: 301-304.

KOVAC, D.(2006) Richard zur Strassen – 80 Jahre. – Natur und Museum 136 (11/12): 279-280. KOVAC, D.(2006) Mit Bambusfalle zum Hühnerfang. — Bambus Journal 17 (2): 11.

KOVAC, D., DOHM, P., FREIDBERG, A. & NORRBOM, A. L. (2006) Catalog and revised classification of the Gastrozonini (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). — In: Freidberg A. (ed.) Biotaxonomy of Tephritoidea. Israel Journal of Entomology 35-36: 163-196.

KOVAC, D.(2005) Im Wettlauf mit dem Bambusschössling. — Natur und Museum 135 (7/8): 157-166.

KOVAC, D.(2005) Bamboo Creator. — Bambus Journal, 16 (1): 7.

YANG, C. M., KOVAC, D.& CHENG, L. (2004) Insecta: Hemiptera, Heteroptera; 457-490. — In: Yule, C. M. & YONG, H. S. (eds.) Freshwater Invertebrates of the Malaysian Region. Academy of  Sciences Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2004) Insecta: Diptera, Stratiomyidae; 798-804. — In: Yule, C. M. & Yong, H. S. (eds.) Freshwater Invertebrates of the Malaysian Region. Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

KOVAC, D.(2004) Vogeljagd mit Bambuskorb. — Bambus Journal 15 (1): 17-18.

KOVAC, D.(2004) Eine Mahlzeit aus Bambusgallerte. — Bambus Journal 15 (1): 9.

KOVAC, D.(2004) Exponat des Monats März: Insektensnacks aus Nord-Thailand. — Natur und Museum 134 (3): 94-96.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(2003) Seven new species of Ptecticus including new distributional records and a key to the Oriental species (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae: Sarginae). — Senckenbergiana biologica 82 (1/2): 191-211.

WURST, E. & KOVAC, D.(2003) Description and biology of the mite Tensiostoma veliaphilum n. gen. n. sp. from the water surface of bamboo phytotelmata in Southeast Asia (Arachnida: Acari: Astigmata: Histiostomatidae). — Senckenbergiana biologica 82 (1/2): 63-98.

KOVAC, D.(2003) Mit Leimruten aus Bambus zum Zikadensnack. — Bambus Journal 14 (3): 16-17.

KOVAC, D. (2003) Käfersammlung von Dieter E. Liebegott an Senckenberg. — Natur und Museum 133 (1): 28-30.

KOVAC, D.(2002) Eine originelle Mausefalle aus Bambus. — Bambus Journal 13 (4): 10.

KOVAC, D.(2001) Richard zur Strassen – 75 Jahre. — Natur und Museum 131 (12): 455 – 456.

DOHM, P. & KOVAC, D. (2001) Brautgeschenke, Tauchgänge und Eiablagetricks: bemerkenswerte Verhaltensweisen bei südostasiatischen Bambusbohrfliegen (Diptera: Tephritidae). — Verhandlungen Westdeutscher Entomologentag 2000, Löbbecke-Museum: 89-98.

PAPÁČEK, M. & KOVAC, D.(2001b) Three new species of Limnotrephini (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha: Helotrephidae) from Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. — Linzer biologische Beiträge 33 (2): 1047-1055.

PAPÁČEK, M. & KOVAC, D.(2001a) Three new species of the genera Helotrephes and Hydrotrephes (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha: Helotrephidae: Helotrephini) from Thailand. — Linzer biologische Beiträge 33 (1): 315-324.

KOVAC, D.(2001) Begegnung mit der Bambusratte. — Bambus Journal 12 (3): 8-9.

KOVAC, D.(2001) Bambusnektar als Lohn für die Ameisen. — Bambus Journal 12 (2): 6-8.

KOVAC, D.& NÄSSIG, W. (2001) Entomologische Notiz: Insektensammlung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität Gießen an das Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg gestiftet. — Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 22 (2): 84.

KOVAC, D.(2001) Entomologische Notiz: Käfersammlung von Wilhelm Lucht an Senckenberg gestiftet. — Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 21 (4): 251.

KEILER, J.-A. & KOVAC, D.(2001) Exponat des Monats Juni: Travertininsekten. — Natur und Museum 131 (6): 195-197.

SEBASTIAN, A., KOVAC, D.& ROSLI, H. (2001) The sticky habits of bloodsucking midges. — Malaysian Naturalist 54 (3): 40-42.KOVAC, D. & NÄSSIG, W. (2001) Universität Gießen stiftet ihre Insektensammlung dem Senckenberg. — Natur und Museum 131 (4): 128-129.

KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (2001) Südostasiatische Waffenfliegen aus der Gattung Ptecticus. — Natur und Museum 131 (3): 75-85.

KOVAC, D.(2001) Senckenberg erhält die Käfersammlung von Wilhelm Lucht. — Natur und Museum 131 (2): 65-66.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(2001) New male, larva and puparium of Odontomyia pulcherrima Brunetti (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from the Oriental region. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 49 (1): 101-108.

KOVAC, D.(2000) Nächtliche Flieger nur vier Gramm schwer. — Bambus Journal 12 (3): 8-9.

KOVAC, D.& YANG, C. M. (2000) Revision of the Oriental bamboo-inhabiting semiaquatic bug genus Lathriovelia Andersen, 1989 (Heteroptera: Veliidae) with description of L. rickmersi, new species, and notes on the genus BaptistaDistant, 1903. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 48 (1): 153-165.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(2000) A revision of the Ptecticus tenebrifer species group (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 48 (1): 103-110.

BALKE, M., KOVAC, D., HENDRICH, L. & FLECHTNER, G. (2000) Rediscovery of the New Zealand diving beetle Rhantus plantaris Sharp, and notes on the south west Australian R. simulans Régimbart, with an identification key (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). — New Zealand Journal of Zoology 27: 223-227.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (2000) Protection of hydrofuge respiratory structures against detrimental microbiotic growth by terrestrial grooming in water beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydraenidae: Dryopidae: Elmidae: Curculionidae). — Entomologia Generalis 24 (4): 277-292.

KOVAC, D.& PAPÁČEK, M. (2000) Helotrephes steiningeri sp. n., and notes on two further Helotrephini spp. (Heteroptera, Helotrephidae) from Thailand and West Malaysia. — Linzer biologische Beiträge 32 (1): 265-271.

KOCK, D. & KOVAC, D.(2000) Eudiscopus denticulus (Osgood 1932) in Thailand with notes on its roost (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). — Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 65 (2): 121-123.

KOVAC, D.(2000) Im Wettlauf mit dem Bambusschößling. — Bambus Journal 12 (1): 18.
KOVAC, D.(2000) Wasserinsekten mit außergewöhnlicher Lebensweise – Eine Forschungsreise nach Thailand. — Natur und Museum 130 (3): 75-84.

KOVAC, D.(1999) Aus dem Naturmuseum. Exponat des Monats November: Rätselhafte „Trilobitenlarven“. — Natur und Museum 129 (11): 387-388.

KOVAC, D.(1999) Fischjagd mit der Bambusfalle. — Bambus Brief 11 (4): 14-15.
KOVAC, D.(1999) Bambuszünsler-Raupen: eine besondere Delikatesse in Nord-Thailand. — Bambus Brief 11 (3): 20-22.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1998) Descriptions of bamboo-inhabiting larvae and puparia of Oriental soldier flies Ptecticus brunettii and P. flavifemoratus (Diptera: Stratiomyidae: Sarginae) with observations on their biology. — European Journal of Entomology 95: 65-86.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1998) Four new Oriental species of Ptecticus, with taxonomic and biological notes on some other species (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Entomological problems 29 (1): 69-77.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1998) A new species of Pachygaster (Diptera: Stratiomyidae: Pachygasterinae) from West Malaysia and Thailand. — Studia dipterologica 5 (1): 3-12.

KOVAC, D.(1998) Die Fauna südostasiatischer Bambusphytotelmen. — Mitteilungen des internationalen entomologischen Vereins 22 (3/4): 127-147.

KOVAC, D., PONT, A. C. & SKIDMORE, P. (1997) Graphomya kovaci n. sp. from bamboo phytotelmata in Indonesia: adult, immature stages, and biology (Insects: Diptera: Muscidae). — Senckenbergiana biologica 77 (1): 37-45.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1997) Ptecticus minimus, a new species of Sarginae from West Malaysia including the description of its larva and puparium (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 45 (1): 39-51.

KOVAC, D.& MATILE, L. (1997) Truplaya ferox (Insecta: Diptera: Mycetophiloidea), a new Malaysian Keroplatid from bamboo phytotelmata with larvae predaceous on ants. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 45 (1): 15-28.

KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (1997) Contributions to the taxonomy and biology of Malaysian soldier flies (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Folia Facultatis Scientiarium Naturalium Universitatis Masarykianae Brunensis, Biologia 95: 89-92.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D. (1996) A new synonym and first description of the larva of Solva completa (Diptera: Xylomyidae) from the Oriental region. — Studia dipterologica 3 (2): 289-299.

KLEIN, R. W., KOVAC, D., BUSCHINGER, A., SCHELLERICH, A. & MASCHWITZ, U. (1994) Mealybug-transport by swarming queens, water bailing from flooded nest chambers, and other adaptive strategies of a Southeast Asian Bamboo ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae: Tetraponera). — In: Lenoir, A. et al. (eds.) 12th congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects IUSSI, Paris, Sorbonne, 21-27 August 1994.

ZABKA, M. & KOVAC, D.(1996) Paracyrba wanlessi – a new genus and species of Spartaeinae from Peninsular Malaysia, with notes on its biology. — Senckenbergiana biologica 76 (1/2): 153-161.

KOVAC, D.& STREIT, B. (1996) The arthropod community in bamboo internodes in Peninsular Malaysia: microzonation and trophic structure. — In: Edwards, D. S. et al. [eds.] Tropical Rainforest Research – Current Issues. Monographiae Biologicae 74; Dordrecht, Boston, London (Kluwer Academic Publishers) : 85-99.

HABERSETZER, J., KLEMMER, K., KOCK, D., KOPELKE, J.-P., KOVAC, D., NÄSSIG, W. A., PETERS, D. S. & TOBIAS, W. (1996) Der Flug der Tiere. —In: Hagemann, I. & Steininger, F. F. (Hrsg.) Alles was fliegt – in Natur, Technik und Kunst. – Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Nr. 23: 40-95, Verlag Waldemar Kramer.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1996) The Malaysian soldier flies of the genus Ptecticus Loew 1855, including new records and descriptions of three new species (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Senckenbergiana biologica 75 (1/2): 181-191.

KOVAC, D., YANG, C. M. & SEBASTIAN, A. (1995) Snakes in bamboo. — Malayan Naturalist 49 (1): 14-15 [for 1994].

KOVAC, D.& YANG, C. M. (1995) A new species of Emesopsis Uhler, 1893 (Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae) from Peninsular Malaysia, with notes on its biology. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 43 (2): 329-336.

NARENDRAN, T. C. & KOVAC, D.(1995) A new species of Tetramesa Walker (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) associated with bamboo in West Malaysia. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 43 (2): 329-336.

STONEDAHL, G. M. & KOVAC, D.(1995) Carvalhofulvius gigantochloae, a new genus and species of bamboo-inhabiting fulviini from West Malaysia (Heteroptera: Miridae: Cylapinae). — Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 97 (2): 427-434.

YANG, C. M. & KOVAC, D.(1995) A collection of aquatic and semi-aquatic bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha) from Temengor Forest Reserve, Hulu Perak, Malaysia. — Malayan Nature Journal 48: 287-295.

KOVAC, D.& ROZKOŠNÝ, R. (1995) Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera) of Temengor Forest Reserve, Hulu Perak, Malaysia. — Malayan Nature Journal 48: 281-285.

KOVAC, D.(1995) Wer alles so im Bambus wohnt. — Bambus Brief 2: 8-10.

KLEIN, R. W., KOVAC, D., MASCHWITZ, U. & BUSCHINGER, A. (1994) Tetraponera sp. nahe attenuata F. Smith, eine südostasiatische Bambusameise (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae) mit ungewöhnlichen Anpassungen an ihren Lebensraum. — Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie 9: 337-341.

KOVAC, D.& AZARAE, I. (1994) Depredations of a bamboo shoot weevil: an investigation. — Nature Malaysiana 19 (4): 115-122.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1994b) A new species of Odontomyia Meigen (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from Sabah, Borneo. — The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 42 (4): 859-867.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1994a) Adults and larvae of two Ptecticus Loew from Peninsular Malaysia (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 137: 75-86.

KOVAC, D.(1994) Die Tierwelt des Bambus: Ein Modell für komplexe tropische Lebensgemeinschaften. — Natur und Museum 124 (4/5): 119-136.

SRIVASTAVA, G. K. & KOVAC, D.(1993) Notes on some Dermaptera from Malaya with the description of two new species. — Records of the Zoological Survey of India 93 (1-2): 253-266.

KOVAC, D.& STREIT, B. (1993b) Abundant species in bamboo stems – model for complex microecosystems. — German Research, Reports of the DFG 3: 21-24.

KOVAC, D.& STREIT, B. (1993a) Artenvielfalt im Bambusrohr – Modell für komplexe Kleinökosysteme. — Forschung 2: 7-10.

KLEIN, R., MASCHWITZ, U. & KOVAC, D.(1993) Flood control by ants: a Southeast Asian bamboo-dwelling Tetraponera (Formicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae) bails water from its internode nests. — Insectes Sociaux 40: 115-118.

KOVAC, D.(1993) A quantitative analysis of secretion-grooming behaviour in the water bug Plea minutissima Leach (Heteroptera: Pleidae): Control by abiotic factors. — Ethology 93: 41-61.

KOVAC, D.& YONG, H. S. (1992) Abryna regispetri– a bamboo long-horned beetle. — Nature Malaysiana 17 (3): 92-98.

KLEIN, R. W., KOVAC, D., SCHELLERICH, A. & MASCHWITZ, U. (1992) Mealybug-carrying by swarming queens of a Southeast Asian bamboo-inhabiting ant. — Naturwissenschaften 79: 422-423.

KOVAC, D., MASCHWITZ, U. & HIRSCHEL, K. (1991) Plea minutissima (Pleidae) – Sekretputzen. Secretion-grooming. — Publikationen zu wissenschaftlichen Filmen, Biologie 21: 13-20.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1991) First description of the male and the larva of Camptopteromyia fractipennis de Meijere from Malaysia (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Entomologica Scandinavica 22: 297-304.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1991b) Secretion-grooming in aquatic beetles (Hydradephaga): a chemical protection against contamination of the hydrofuge respiratory region. — Chemoecology 1: 131-138 [for 1990].

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1991a) The function of the metathoracic scent gland in corixid bugs (Hemiptera: Corixidae): secretion-grooming on the water surface. — Journal of Natural History 25: 331-340.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1990b) Sekretputzen bei Ilyocoris cimicoides (Heteroptera: Naucoridae). — Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 11 (3): 155-164.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1990a) Sekretputzen bei Plea minutissima (Heteroptera: Pleidae). — Verhandlungen der deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 83: 649-650.

KOVAC, D.& YANG, C. M. (1990) A preliminary checklist of the semiaquatic and aquatic Hemiptera (Heteroptera: Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha) of Ulu Kinchin, Pahang, Malaysia. — Malayan Nature Journal 43: 282-288.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1989) Secretion-grooming in the water bug Plea minutissima: a chemical defence against microorganisms interfering with the hydrofuge properties of the respiratory region. — Ecological Entomology 14: 403-411.

KOVAC, D.(1987) Untersuchungen zur biologischen Bedeutung des Sekretputzens bei Wasserwanzen und Wasserkäfern – Funktion, Verhaltenssteuerung, Evolution. — Inauguraldissertation an der J. W. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 242 pp.

KOVAC, D.(1982) Zur Überwinterung der Wasserwanze Plea minutissima Leach (Heteroptera: Pleidae): Diapause mit Hilfe der Plastronatmung. — Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 3 (3): 59-76.

rmicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae) bails water from its internode nests. — Insectes Sociaux 40: 115-118.

KOVAC, D.(1993) A quantitative analysis of secretion-grooming behaviour in the water bug Plea minutissima Leach (Heteroptera: Pleidae): Control by abiotic factors. — Ethology 93: 41-61.

KOVAC, D.& YONG, H. S. (1992) Abryna regispetri – a bamboo long-horned beetle. — Nature Malaysiana 17 (3): 92-98.

KLEIN, R. W., KOVAC, D., SCHELLERICH, A. & MASCHWITZ, U. (1992) Mealybug-carrying by swarming queens of a Southeast Asian bamboo-inhabiting ant. — Naturwissenschaften 79: 422-423.

KOVAC, D., MASCHWITZ, U. & HIRSCHEL, K. (1991) Plea minutissima (Pleidae) – Sekretputzen. Secretion-grooming. — Publikationen zu wissenschaftlichen Filmen, Biologie 21: 13-20.

ROZKOŠNÝ, R. & KOVAC, D.(1991) First description of the male and the larva of Camptopteromyia fractipennis de Meijere from Malaysia (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). — Entomologica Scandinavica 22: 297-304.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1991b) Secretion-grooming in aquatic beetles (Hydradephaga): a chemical protection against contamination of the hydrofuge respiratory region. — Chemoecology 1: 131-138 [for 1990].

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1991a) The function of the metathoracic scent gland in corixid bugs (Hemiptera: Corixidae): secretion-grooming on the water surface. — Journal of Natural History 25: 331-340.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1990b) Sekretputzen bei Ilyocoris cimicoides (Heteroptera: Naucoridae). — Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 11 (3): 155-164.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1990a) Sekretputzen bei Plea minutissima (Heteroptera: Pleidae). — Verhandlungen der deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 83: 649-650.

KOVAC, D.& YANG, C. M. (1990) A preliminary checklist of the semiaquatic and aquatic Hemiptera (Heteroptera: Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha) of Ulu Kinchin, Pahang, Malaysia. — Malayan Nature Journal 43: 282-288.

KOVAC, D.& MASCHWITZ, U. (1989) Secretion-grooming in the water bug Plea minutissima: a chemical defence against microorganisms interfering with the hydrofuge properties of the respiratory region. — Ecological Entomology 14: 403-411.

KOVAC, D.(1987) Untersuchungen zur biologischen Bedeutung des Sekretputzens bei Wasserwanzen und Wasserkäfern – Funktion, Verhaltenssteuerung, Evolution. — Inauguraldissertation an der J. W. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 242 pp.

KOVAC, D.(1982) Zur Überwinterung der Wasserwanze Plea minutissima Leach (Heteroptera: Pleidae): Diapause mit Hilfe der Plastronatmung. — Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 3 (3): 59-76.

 

 

Dr.  Michael Karner
Freier Mitarbeiter

Projekte/Interessen:

Taxonomie der Gattung Psammoecus (Coleoptera, Silvanidae, Brontinae, Telephanini)
Taxonomie der Familien Silvanidae und Laemophloeidae
Faunistik mitteleuropäischer Coleoptera

YOSHIDA, T., KARNER, M. & HIROWATARI, T. (2018) A Revision of Taiwanese Species in the Genus PsammoecusLatreille (Coleoptera, Silvanidae). — Zoological Studies 57 (18): 1-18.

KARNER, M., SALVATO, S. & ULIANA, M. (2015) A new genus and new species of Telephanini (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) from Gabon. — Eur. J. Taxonomy 130: 1-10.

KARNER, M. (2014) Three new species and new records of African PsammoecusLatreille (Coleoptera, Silvanidae). — European Journal of Taxonomy 89: 1-18.

KARNER, M. (2012) A revision of African Psammoecus(Coleoptera, Silvanidae) and descriptions of two new species from the collection of the Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale. — Eur. J. Taxonomy 17: 1-31.

KARNER, M. (1997) A new species of NotolaemusLefkovitch from Rwanda (Coleoptera Laemophloeidae). — Bonn. zool. Beitr. 47 (1-2): 95-98.

KARNER, M. (1996) Die genitalmorphologische Diagnose mitteleuropäischer Leptophloeus-Arten (Coleoptera Laemophloeidae). — Ent. Bl. 92 (3): 116-120.

KARNER, M. (1995) A new genus and two new species of Telephanini, with a redescription of Psammaechidius spinicollisFairmaire and notes on the genus PsammoecusLatreille. — Coleoptera 8: 1-17.