Malakologie

Team

Dr. Heike Reise
Konservatorin

Selected research projects:

  • Mating behaviour of Deroceras slugs
  • Remating, paternity and fecundity in Deroceras invadens
  • Species boundaries in Deroceras slugs
  • Faunistic work on terrestrial slugs and snails
  • Allometry of genitalia size in Arion slugs
  • A sinistral slug

Ausbildung und berufliche Tätigkeit

1983-1988.
Biologiestudium an der Universität Leipzig, Diplom

1988-1989
Wissenschaftliche Assistentin am Staatlichen Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz

seit 1990
Konservatoris für den Sammlungsbereich Mollusken und Niedere Wirbellose

2001
Dissertation an der Universität Basel (Schweiz): „Taxonomic investigations in Deroceras, a genus of terrestrial slugs (Mollusca, Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae): genetic diversity, morphology and reproductive biology“, Betreuer B. Baur

  • REISE, H. 1990. Untersuchungen zur Ökologie und Biologie der Amsel (Turdus merula) im Stadtzentrum von Leipzig (Aves, Passeriformes: Turdidae). Zoologische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden 45(18): 155–178.
  • REISE, H. & HANELT, M. 1991. Ökofaunistik und populationsdynamische Aspekte der Kleinsäuger eines Basaltberges in der Oberlausitz. In: STUBBE,
  • M., HEIDECKE, D. & STUBBE, A.: Populationsökologie von Kleinsäugerarten. Wissenschaftliche Beiträge der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg 1990/34: 42.
  • REISE, H. 1994. Funde der Landplanarie, Rhychodesmus terrestris (O. F. Müller, 1774), in der Oberlausitz (Turbellaria: Tricladida). Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz 3: 89–90. Free pdf from journal
  • REISE, H. & BACKELJAU, T. 1994. Deroceras panormitanum (Lessona & Pollonera, 1882), sensu Giusti, 1986 in Ostsachsen (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Agriolimacidae). Abhandlungen und Berichte des Naturkundemuseums Görlitz 68(1): 71–76.
  • REISE, H. 1995. Mating behaviour of Deroceras rodnae Grossu & Lupu, 1965 and D. praecox Wiktor, 1966 (Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 61: 325–330. Abstract and link to journal
  • REISE, H. 1996. Laboratory studies on courtship and egg laying of Deroceras rodnae Grossu et Lupu, 1965 and Deroceras praecox Wiktor, 1966. Malacological Review Suppl. 6: 15–19.
  • REISE, H. 1996. Electrophoretic comparision of Deroceras rodnae and D. juranum (Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae). Britsh Crop Protection Council Symposium Proceedings 66: 315–320.
  • REISE, H., BACKELJAU, T. & SEIDEL, D. 1996. Erstnachweise dreier Schneckenarten und weitere malakofaunistisch bemerkenswerte Funde aus der Oberlausitz. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz 5: 39–47. Free pdf from journal
  • SCHNIEBS, K., REISE, H. & BÖSSNECK, U. 1996. Rote Liste Land- und Süßwassermollusken. Sächsisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (Hrsg.), Radebeul.
  • REISE, H. 1997. Deroceras juranum—a Mendelian colour morph of D. rodnae (Gastropoda: Agriolimacidae). Journal of Zoology 241: 103–115. Abstract and link to journal
  • REISE, H., BACKELJAU, T. & LIECKFELDT, E. 1997. Verhaltensbeobachtungen und molekulargenetische Methoden zur Untersuchung von Taxonomie und Reproduktionsbiologie terrestrischer Nacktschnecken. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Naturkundemuseums Görlitz 69: 191–198.
  • SCHNIEBS, K. & REISE, H. 1997. Auswertung des Herbsttreffens-Ost der DMG, 18.-20.10.1996 in Ottendorf (Sachsen). Erstfunde von Trichia lubomirskii und Arion alpinus. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 59: 33–36.
  • REISE, H. & SCHNIEBS, K. 1997. Deroceras rodnae Grossu & Lupu 1965 in der Sächsischen Schweiz (Sachsen) (Pulmonata: Agriolimacidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 59: 15–17.
  • JORDAENS, K., BACKELJAU, T., REISE, H., VAN RIEL, P. VERHAGEN, R. 1998. First record of Deroceras juranum outside the Jura mountains (Pulmonata: Agriolimacidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 64: 495–499.
  • JORDAENS, K., BACKELJAU, T., ONDINA, P., REISE, H. & VERHAGEN, R. 1998. Allozyme homozygosity and phally polymorphism in the land snail Zonitoides nitidus (Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Journal of Zoology 246: 95–104.
  • JORDAENS, K., GEENEN, S., REISE, H., VAN RIEL, P., VERHAGEN, R. & BACKELJAU, T. 2000. Is there a geographical component in the prevalence of outcrossing in Carinarion? Heredity 85: 571–579.
  • REISE,H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., FORSYTH, R.G. & FORSYTH, T. 2000. The ecology and rapid spread of the terrestrial slug Boettgerilla pallens in Europe with reference to its recent discovery in North America. Veliger 43:313–318. Abstract, pdf and update
  • REISE, H., ZIMDARS, B. JORDAENS, K. & BACKELJAU, T. 2001. First evidence of possible outcrossing in the terrestrial slug Arion intermedius (Gastropoda: Pulmonata). Hereditas 134: 267–270. Link to article in journal
  • FORSYTH, R.G., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. & REISE, H. 2001. Aegopinella nitidula (Draparnaud, 1805) (Gastropoda: Zonitidae) in British Columbia—first confirmed North American record. American Malacological Bulletin 16:65–69. Abstract and pdf.
  • REISE, H. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2001. Morphological variation in terrestrial slug Deroceras turcicum (Simroth, 1894), and a northern extension of its range in Central Europe. Folia Malacologica 9:63–71. Abstract and pdf.
  • REISE, H. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2002. Penis-biting slugs: wild claims and confusions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17:163. Downloadable from here
  • REISE, H., BENKE, M. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2002. A sinistral specimen of the terrestrial slug Arion lusitanicus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Arionidae). Malakologische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 20:247–252. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • OVASKA, K., CHICHESTER, L., REISE, H., LEONARD, W.P. & BAUGH, J. 2002. Anatomy of the dromedary jumping-slug, Hemphillia dromedarius Branson 1972 (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Arionidae), with new distributional records. Nautilus 116: 89–94. Free access to article from BHL
  • REISE, H. 2004. Diversity of mating behaviour within Deroceras. Bulletin of the Malacological Society of London 43: 11.
  • REISE, H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., FORSYTH, R.G. & FORSYTH T.J. 2005. First records of the terrestrial slug Deroceras turcicum (Simroth, 1894) in Poland. Folia Malacologica 13:177–179. Abstract and pdf.
  • REISE, H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. & ROBINSON, D.G. 2006. Two introduced pest slugs: Tandonia budapestensis new to the Americas, and Deroceras panormitanum new to the Eastern USA. Veliger 48:110–115. Abstract and pdf.
  • SCHNIEBS, K., REISE, H. & BÖSSNECK, U. 2006. Rote Liste Mollusken Sachsens. 2., überarbeitete Auflage, Sächsisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (Hrsg.), Dresden.
  • REISE, H., VISSER, S. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2007. Mating behaviour in the terrestrial slug Deroceras gorgonium: is extreme morphology associated with extreme behaviour? Animal Biology 57:197–215. Abstract and pdf.
  • REISE, H. 2007. Mating behaviour of Deroceras. Malacologist 49: 14-15.
  • REISE, H. 2007. A review of mating behavior in slugs of the genus Deroceras (Pulmonata: Agriolimacidae). American Malacalogical Bulletin 23: 137–156. Abstract and pdf.
  • REISE, H. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2009. An earlier record of the slug Selenochlamys ysbryda from Brecon, UK. Journal of Conchology 40:103. Downloadable from here, with update.
  • HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. & REISE, H. 2009. Mating behaviour clarifies the taxonomy of slug species defined by genital anatomy: the Deroceras rodnae complex in the Sächsische Schweiz and elsewhere. Mollusca 27:183–200. Abstract, pdf, and videos.
  • BENKE, M., REISE, H., MONTAGNE-WAJER, K. & KOENE, J.M. 2010. Cutaneous application of an accessory-gland secretion after sperm exchange in a terrestrial slug (Mollusca: Pulmonata). Zoology 113:118–124. Abstract and updated preprint.
  • REISE, H. & ENGELMANN, W.E. 2011. Gehäuselose Landlungenschnecken (Nacktschnecken). Pp 402–412, 1091–1092, 1100–1103 in: ENGELMANN,
  • W. E. & LANGE, J. (Eds), Zootierhaltung-Tiere in menschlicher Obhut. Wirbellose. Verlag Harri Deutsch, Frankfurt am Main. ISBN 978-3-8171-1684-3
  • REISE, H., KLAUSNITZER, B. & DREIJERS, E. 2011. Mollusken des Schafberges. Berichte der naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz. 18 Suppl.:219–22.
  • SCHNIEBS, K. & REISE, H. 2011. Bericht über die 24. Regionaltagung des Arbeitskreises Ost der DMG im Naturschutzzentrum Schloss Niederspree vom 15.-17.9.2006. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft. 84:47–52. Free pdf from journal
  • REISE, H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., SCHUNACK, S. & SCHLITT, B. 2011. Deroceras panormitanum and congeners from Malta and Sicily, with a redescription of the widespread pest slug as Deroceras invadens n. sp. Folia Malacologica 19:201–233. Abstract, pdf, and videos.
  • E. DREIJERS, H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2013. Mating of the slugs Arion lusitanicus auct. non Mabille and A. rufus (L.): different genitalia and mating behaviours are incomplete barriers to interspecific sperm exchange. Journal of Molluscan Studies 79:51–63. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE 2013. Wie seziert man Nacktschnecken? Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 88:29–32. Abstract.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2013. A persisting population of an introduced slug, Milax nigricans, in Dunkirk, France. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 89:35–38. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • A.M. PĂPUREUANU, H. REISE, & A. VARGA 2014. First records of the invasive slug Arion lusitanicus auct. non Mabille (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Arionidae) in Romania. Malacologica Bohemoslovaca 13:6–11. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, H. REISE & D.G. ROBINSON 2014. A biography of an invasive terrestrial slug: the spread, distribution and habitat of Deroceras invadens. Neobiota 23: 17–64. Abstract, pdf, and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2014. Buchbesprechung [Review of “Rowson et al. 2014. Slugs of Britain and Ireland”]. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 92: 67–69. Link to journal issue, including free English translation.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2015. Mating in Ariunculus isselii, an arionid slug without a spermatophore. Journal of Molluscan Studies 81: 247–258. Abstract and pdf.
  • A. LUDWIG, H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2015. Die Nacktschneckenfauna in Gärten der Stadt Görlitz (Sachsen, Deutschland). Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz 23: 43–57. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2015. An invasion from Germany; Deroceras invadens (Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae) and other synanthropic slugs in the southwest corner of Poland. Folia Malacologica 23: 301–307. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, H. REISE & G. SKUJIENĖ 2017. Life cycles and adult sizes of five co-occurring species of Arion slugs. Journal of Molluscan Studies 83: 88–105. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.E. MAUNDER, R.G. NOSEWORTHY, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2017. Terrestrial molluscs of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Part 1: Boettgerillidae. Checklist 13: 277–284. Abstract and pdf.
  • T. VON PROSCHWITZ, H. REISE, B. SCHLITT & K. BREUGELMANS 2017. Records of the slugs Ariolimax columbianus (Ariolimacidae) and Prophysaon foliolatum (Arionidae) imported into Sweden. Folia Malacologica 25: 267–271. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE, B. SCHLITT & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2018. Bericht über die 33. Regionaltagung des Arbeitskreises Ost der DMG in Ostritz bei Görlitz vom 23. bis 25. September 2016: Mollusken des Rotsteins bei Sohland, Sachsen. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 98: 35–44. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE & T. VON PROSCHWITZ 2018. Schneckenhaltige Blumensträuße aus Übersee. GfBS Newsletter 34: 12–15. Issue available as a pdf to download.
  • H. REISE, Z. ARSLANGÜNDOĞDU, B. SCHLITT, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, E. HIZAL & E. BACACK 2018. First records of the terrestrial slug Arion ater s.l. (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pulmonata: Arionidae) from Turkey. Folia Malacologica 26: 213–220. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, B. SCHLITT & H. REISE 2019. Monacha claustralis (Rossmässler 1834), a hygromiid snail new to Germany. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 100: 17–22. Abstract and pdf.
Dr.  John M. C. Hutchinson
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Completed Research

  • Design in the shell shape of a terrestrial snail, Trichia hispida
  • Theoretical models of functional morphology
  • Selection of shell morphs of a terrestrial snail in feeding trials with captive shrews
  • The starvation/predation trade-off; spreading the risk
  • When should an arthropod moult?
  • When to sing: optimality models using stochastic dynamic programming
  • Brood survival in plovers
  • Surface ecology of blue holes
  • Site fidelity in West African wintering migrant birds
  • Rules of mate choice in patches
  • Is too much choice aversive?
  • Spatial location and the choice of toilet
  • Is risk taking used as a cue in mate choice?
  • Making predictions from random walks
  • A sinistral slug
  • Game theory in car parking
  • Mating of Ariunculus isselii
  • Life cycles of five syntopic species of Arion slugs

Ongoing Projects

  • Faunistic work on terrestrial slugs and snails
  • Mating behaviour of Deroceras slugs
  • The worldwide spread of the slug Deroceras invadens
  • Allometry of genitalia size in Arion slugs
  • Efficient design of biological identification keys
  • Species boundaries in Deroceras slugs
  • Better bet-hedging by using past weather to predict states of relatives
  • Optimal trajectories and optimal spacing: crickets and frogs, predators and prey
  • Spatial competition in ecology: lessons from the social sciences
  • Skylark song flights and dynamic games
  • Patch leaving in humans
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1989. Control of gastropod shell shape; the role of the preceding whorl. Journal of Theoretical Biology 140:431–444. Abstract, pdf, erratum and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1990. Stabilising selection in Weldon’s snails: a reappraisal. Heredity 64:113–120. Abstract, pdf and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1990. Control of gastropod shell form via apertural growth rates. Journal of Morphology 206:259–264. Abstract, pdf and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1990. Ellipses and ellipsis. Nature 348:683–684. pdf and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, J.M. McNAMARA & I.C. CUTHILL, 1993. Song, sexual selection, starvation and strategic handicaps. Animal Behaviour 45:1153–1177. Abstract, pdf and update
  • A.I. HOUSTON, J.M. McNAMARA & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1993. General results concerning the trade-off between gaining energy and avoiding predation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 341:375–397. Abstract and pdf
  • G.B.J. DUSSART & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1993. A comparison of methods of shell description, applied to schistosome vector species in the genera Bulinus and Biomphalaria. Journal of Medical and Applied Malacology 5:149–150. Downloadable from here
  • G. NOSZÁLY, T. SZÉKELY & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1995. Brood survival of Kentish Plovers Charadrius alexandrinus in alkaline grasslands and drained fish ponds. Ornis Hungarica 5:15–21. Abstract and pdf
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, 1996. Evolution in fluctuating environments: a game with kin. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11:230–232. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, J.M. McNAMARA, A.I. HOUSTON & F. VOLLRATH 1997. Dyar’s Rule and the Investment Principle: the consequences of a size-dependent feeding rate when growth is discontinuous. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 352:113–138. Abstract, pdf, errata and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1997. The Algorithmic Beauty of Seashells [Book review]. Journal of Conchology 36(1):83–85. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1998. Factors influencing the surface fauna of blue holes on South Andros, Bahamas. Cave and Karst Science 25:83–91. [Reprinted 1999 in Bahamas Journal of Science 6:29–43] Abstract, preprint and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1999. Bet-hedging when targets may disappear: optimal mate-seeking or prey-catching trajectories and the stability of leks and herds. Journal of Theoretical Biology 196:33–49. Abstract, pdf and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1999. Animal Groups in Three Dimensions [Book review]. Ethology 105:459–462. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 1999. But which morphospace to use? [Book review of Theoretical Morphology, G.R. McGhee]. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:414. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2000. Sampling and Statistical Methods for Behavioral Ecologists [Book review]. Journal of Fish Biology 56:233–234. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & J.M. McNAMARA 2000. Ways to test stochastic dynamic programming models empirically. Animal Behaviour 59:665–676. Abstract and pdf
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2000. Three into two doesn’t go; two-dimensional models of bird eggs, snail shells, and plant roots. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 70:161–187. Abstract, pdf and update
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2000. More on the meanderings of mangabeys; how to test whether bounded walks are random. Functional Ecology 14:267–271. Abstract, pdf and update
  • H. REISE, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, R.G. FORSYTH & T. FORSYTH 2000. The ecology and rapid spread of the terrestrial slug Boettgerilla pallens in Europe with reference to its recent discovery in North America. Veliger 43:313–318. Abstract, pdf and update
  • R.G. FORSYTH, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, & H. REISE 2001. Aegopinella nitidula (Draparnaud, 1805) (Gastropoda: Zonitidae) in British Columbia—first confirmed North American record. American Malacological Bulletin 16:65–69. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2001. Morphological variation in terrestrial slug Deroceras turcicum (Simroth, 1894), and a northern extension of its range in Central Europe. Folia Malacologica 9:63–71. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.B. KING & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2001. Site fidelity and recurrence of some migrant bird species in The Gambia. Ringing and Migration 20:292–302. Abstract, pdf and erratum.
  • H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2002. Penis-biting slugs: wild claims and confusions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17:163. Downloadable from here
  • H. REISE, M. BENKE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2002. A sinistral specimen of the terrestrial slug Arion lusitanicus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Arionidae). Malakologische Abhandlungen staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 20:247–252. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2002. Cycles of Contingency [Book review]. Quarterly Review of Biology 77:177. Downloadable from here
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2002. Two explanations of the dawn chorus compared: how monotonically changing light levels favour a short break from singing. Animal Behaviour 64:527–539. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & K. HALUPKA 2004. Mate choice when males are in patches: optimal strategies and good rules of thumb. Journal of Theoretical Biology 231:129–151. Abstract, pdf and erratum.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2005. Is more choice always desirable? Evidence and arguments from leks, food selection, and environmental enrichment. Biological Reviews 80:73–92. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & G. GIGERENZER 2005. Simple heuristics and rules of thumb: where psychologists and behavioural biologists might meet. Behavioural Processes 69:97–124. Abstract and pdf. (A shortened version of this appears as Chapter 3 “Rules of thumb in animals and humans” pp. 46–64 in G. Gigerenzer 2008. Rationality for mortals: how people cope with uncertainty. New York: Oxford University Press. Another shortened version appears as Chapter 5 pp. 108–133 in G. Gigerenzer, R. Hertwig & T. Pachur (Eds) 2011. Heuristics: the foundations of adaptive behavior. New York: Oxford University Press.)
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & G. GIGERENZER 2005. Connecting behavioural biologists and psychologists: clarifying distinctions and suggestions for further work. Behavioural Processes 69:159–163. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, R.G. FORSYTH & T.J. FORSYTH 2005. First records of the terrestrial slug Deroceras turcicum (Simroth, 1894) in Poland. Folia Malacologica 13:177–179. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & D.G. ROBINSON 2006. Two introduced pest slugs: Tandonia budapestensis new to the Americas, and Deroceras panormitanum new to the Eastern USA. Veliger 48:110–115. Abstract and pdf.
  • A. WILKE, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, P.M. TODD, D.J. KRUGER 2006. Is risk taking used as a cue in mate choice? Evolutionary Psychology 4:367–393. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • H. REISE, S. VISSER & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2007. Mating behaviour in the terrestrial slug Deroceras gorgonium: is extreme morphology associated with extreme behaviour? Animal Biology 57:197–215. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & P.M. WASER 2007. Use, misuse and extensions of “ideal gas” models of animal encounter. Biological Reviews 82:335–359. Abstract, preprint and erratum.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & S.C. GRIFFITH 2008. Extra-pair paternity in the Skylark Alauda arvensis. Ibis 150:90–97. Abstract and preprint.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, A. WILKE & P.M. TODD 2008. Patch leaving in humans: can a generalist adapt its rules to dispersal of items across patches? Animal Behaviour 75:1331–1349. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • A. WILKE, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, P.M. TODD, & U. CZIENSKOWSKI 2009. Fishing for the right words: decision rules for human foraging behavior in internal search tasks. Cognitive Science 33:497–529. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2009. An earlier record of the slug Selenochlamys ysbryda Rowson & Symondson, from Brecon, UK. Journal of Conchology 40:103. Downloadable from here, with update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2009. Mating behaviour clarifies the taxonomy of slug species defined by genital anatomy: the Deroceras rodnae complex in the Sächsische Schweiz and elsewhere. Mollusca 27:183–200. Abstract, pdf, and videos.
  • H. REISE, J.M.C.HUTCHINSON, S. SCHUNACK & B. SCHLITT 2011. Deroceras panormitanum and congeners from Malta and Sicily, with a redescription of the widespread pest slug as Deroceras invadens n. sp. Folia Malacologica 19:201–233. Abstract, pdf, and videos.
  • J.M.C.HUTCHINSON, C. FANSELOW & P.M. TODD 2012. Car parking as a game between simple heuristics. Pp. 454–484 (Chapter 18) in P.M. TODD,
  • G. GIGERENZER & THE ABC RESEARCH GROUP (Eds), Ecological rationality: Intelligence in the world. New York: Oxford University Press. Abstract and updated preprint.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, D.W. STEPHENS, M. BATESON, I. COUZIN, R. DUKAS, L.-A. GIRALDEAU, T.T. HILLS, F. MÉRY & B.
  • WINTERHALDER 2012. Searching for fundamentals and commonalities of search. Pp. 47–65 (Chapter 4) in P.M. TODD, T.T. HILLS & T.W. ROBBINS (Eds), Cognitive search: Evolution, algorithms, and the brain. Strüngmann Forum Reports Vol. 9. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Abstract and pdf.
  • E. DREIJERS, H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2013. Mating of the slugs Arion lusitanicus auct. non Mabille and A. rufus (L.): different genitalia and mating behaviours are incomplete barriers to interspecific sperm exchange. Journal of Molluscan Studies 79:51–63. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2013. A persisting population of an introduced slug, Milax nigricans, in Dunkirk, France. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 89:35–38. Abstract, pdf and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, H. REISE & D.G. ROBINSON 2014. A biography of an invasive terrestrial slug: the spread, distribution and habitat of Deroceras invadens. Neobiota 23: 17–64. Abstract, pdf, and update.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2014. Buchbesprechung [Review of “Rowson et al. 2014. Slugs of Britain and Ireland”]. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 92: 67–69. Link to journal issue, including free English translation.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2015. Mating in Ariunculus isselii, an arionid slug without a spermatophore. Journal of Molluscan Studies 81: 247–258. Abstract and pdf.
  • A. LUDWIG, H. REISE & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2015. Die Nacktschneckenfauna in Gärten der Stadt Görlitz (Sachsen, Deutschland). Berichte der naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz 23: 43–57. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2015. An invasion from Germany; Deroceras invadens (Pulmonata, Agriolimacidae) and other synanthropic slugs in the southwest corner of Poland. Folia Malacologica 23: 301–307. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, H. REISE & G. SKUJIENĖ 2017. Life cycles and adult sizes of five co-occurring species of Arion slugs. Journal of Molluscan Studies 83: 88–105. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.E. MAUNDER, R.G. NOSEWORTHY, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & H. REISE 2017. Terrestrial molluscs of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Part 1: Boettgerillidae. Checklist 13: 277–284. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE, B. SCHLITT & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON 2018. Bericht über die 33. Regionaltagung des Arbeitskreises Ost der DMG in Ostritz bei Görlitz vom 23. bis 25. September 2016: Mollusken des Rotsteins bei Sohland, Sachsen. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 98: 35–44. Abstract and pdf.
  • H. REISE, Z. ARSLANGÜNDOĞDU, B. SCHLITT, J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, E. HIZAL & E. BACACK 2018. First records of the terrestrial slug Arion ater s.l. (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pulmonata: Arionidae) from Turkey. Folia Malacologica 26: 213–220. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON, B. SCHLITT & H. REISE 2019. Monacha claustralis (Rossmässler 1834), a hygromiid snail new to Germany. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 100: 17–22. Abstract and pdf.
  • J.M.C. HUTCHINSON & M. BENDER (awaiting resubmision). Choice of toilet cubicle: a test of apparent foresight in a spatial game. Abstract.
  • H. REISE, V. BARTH & J.M.C. HUTCHINSON (awaiting resubmission). Genital polymorphism in the hermaphroditic slug Deroceras laeve: the influence of environment and age. Abstract.
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HUTCHINSON, J.M.C, SCHLITT, B. & H. REISE 2019. Monacha claustralis (Rossmässler 1834), a hygromiid snail new to Germany. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 100: 17–22.
REISE, H., ARSLANGÜNDOĞDU, Z., SCHLITT, B., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., HIZAL, E. & BACACK, E. 2018. First records of the terrestrial slug Arion ater s.l. (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pulmonata: Arionidae) from Turkey. Folia Malacologica 26: 213–220.
REISE, H., SCHLITT, B. & HUTCHINSON, J.M.C. 2018. Bericht über die 33. Regionaltagung des Arbeitskreises Ost der DMG in Ostritz bei Görlitz vom 23. bis 25. September 2016: Mollusken des Rotsteins bei Sohland, Sachsen. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 98: 35–44.
PROSCHWITZ, T. von, REISE, H., SCHLITT, B. & BREUGELMANS, K. 2017. Records of the slugs Ariolimax columbianus(Ariolimacidae) and Prophysaon foliolatum (Arionidae) imported into Sweden. Folia Malacologica 25: 267–271.REISE, H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., SCHUNACK, S. & SCHLITT, B. 2011. Deroceras panormitanum and congeners from Malta and Sicily, with a redescription of the widespread pest slug as Deroceras invadens n. sp. Folia Malacologica 19: 201–223
REISE, H., HUTCHINSON, J.M.C., SCHUNACK, S. & SCHLITT, B. 2011. Deroceras panormitanum and congeners from Malta and Sicily, with a redescription of the widespread pest slug as Deroceras invadens n. sp. Folia Malacologica 19: 201–233.
KELLNER, H., LUIS, P., SCHLITT, B. & BUSCOT, F. (2009): Temporal changes in diversity and expression patterns of fungal laccase genes within the organic horizon of a brown forest soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41: 1380-1389
KELLNER, H., LUIS, P., ZIMDARS, B., KIESEL, B. & BUSCOT, F. (2008): Diversity of bacterial laccase-like multicopper oxidase genes in forest and grassland Cambisol soil samples. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 40: 638-648.
DUNGER, W., HOHBERG, K., SCHULZ, H.-J. & ZIMDARS, B. (2008): Langzeitreaktionen der Bodenfauna auf den Einfluss umweltschonender Landbewirtschaftung der Flur Glaubitz (Sachsen) – geprüft am Beispiel der edaphischen Collembola-. Ber. Naturforsch. Ges. Oberlausitz 16: 81-98.
BOYLE, H., ZIMDARS, B., RENKER, C. & BUSCOT, F. (2006): A molecular phylogeny of Hebeloma species from Europe. Mycological Research 110: 369-380.
LUIS, P., KELLNER, H., ZIMDARS, B., LANGER, U., MARTIN, F. & BUSCOT, F. (2005): Patchiness and spatial distribution of laccase genes of ectomycorrhizal, saprotrophic and unknown basidiomycetes in the upper horizons of a mixed forest Cambisol. Microbial Ecology. 50: 570-579.
RENKER C., OTTO P., SCHNEIDER K., ZIMDARS B., MARAUN M. & BUSCOT F. (2005): Oribatid mites as potential vectors for soil microfungi: study of mite-associated fungal species. Microbial Ecology. Microbial Ecology 50: 518-528.
KELLNER, H., LUIS, P., ZIMDARS, B. & BUSCOT, F. (2004): Molecular tools to analyse the diversity and expression of fungal laccase genes in a forest soil. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 34: 104.
DUNGER, W., VOIGTLÄNDER, K. & ZIMDARS, B. (2004): Die Entwicklung der Regenwurmfauna (Lumbricidae) auf den Berzdorfer Halden – repräsentativ für europäische Bergbaugebiete? Ber. Naturforsch. Ges. Oberlausitz 11: 91-104.
DUNGER, W. SCHULZ, H.-J., ZIMDARS, B & HOHBERG, K.(2004): Changes in Collembolan species composition in Eastern Germany mine sites over fifty years of primary succession. Pedobiologia 48: 503-517.
SCHULZ, H.-J., BRETFELD, G. & ZIMDARS, B. (2003): Verzeichnis der Collembolen Deutschlands. in: Entomofauna Germanica Band 6. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte (Dresden) Beiheft 8: 11-25.
DUNGER, W. SCHULZ, H.-J., HOHBERG, K. & ZIMDARS, B. (2002): Einfluss einer langjährig umweltschonenden Landbewirtschaftung auf ausgewählte bodenfaunistische Bioindikatoren. – In: Sächsische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft (Hrsg.): Projekt Glaubitz. Schriftenreihe Sächs Landesanstalt f. Landwirtschaft 10: 54-66, Anl. 68-78.
DUNGER, W., SCHULZ, H.-J. & ZIMDARS, B. (2002): Colonization behaviour of Collembola under different conditions of dispersal. Pedobiologia 46: 316-327.
DUNGER, W., M. WANNER with H. HAUSER, K. HOHBERG, H.-J. SCHULZ, T. SCHWALBE, B. SEIFERT, J. VOGEL, K. VOIGTLÄNDER, B. ZIMDARS, & P. ZULKA (2001): Development of soil fauna at mine sites during 46 years after afforestation. Pedobiologia 45: 243-271.
REISE, H., ZIMDARS, B., JORDAENS, K. & BACKELJAU, T. (2001): First evidence of possible outcrossing in the terrestrial slug Arion intermedius (Gastropoda: Pulmonata). Hereditas 134: 267-270.
ZIMDARS, B. & DUNGER, W. (2000): Different methods for the evaluation of species of genus Mesaphorura (Collembola, Tullbergiinae). Pedobiologia 44: 240-247.
WANNER, M., HAUSER, H., ZIMDARS, B. & DUNGER, W. (1999): Einwanderungswege der Bodenfauna auf Kippen des Tagebaues Berzdorf. Ber. Naturforsch. Ges. Oberlausitz 7/8: 101-104.
SCHULZ, H.-J., DUNGER, W. & ZIMDARS, B. (1999): Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Collembolenfauna des Harzes, insbesondere der Brockenregion. – Abh. Ber. Mus. Magdeburg 22: 53-59.
REISE, H., ZIMDARS, B. & BACKELJAU, T. (1998): Evidence for possible outcrossing in terrestrial slug Arion intermedius(Pulmonata: Arionidae). – Abstr. World Congress of Malacology, Washington, D.C., 1998, R. Bieler & Mikkelsen, P.M., eds., 273.
ZIMDARS, B. (1997): Zum Problem der Gattungsdefinition am Beispiel der Onychiurinae (Collembola). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 69: 179-189.
ZIMDARS, B. & DUNGER, W. (1994): Synopses on Palaearctic Collembola. Part I. Tullbergiinae Bagnall, 1935. Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 68: 1-71.
SCHÄFFNER, H. & ZIMDARS, B. (1990): Modification of exogenous haemopoietic spleen colony formation in irritated mice by antisera against mouse thymocytes and mouse brain. Folia Haematol., Leipzig 117: 859-866.

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