Apenborn, R., Lammers, K., Harr, B., Lkhagvasuren, D., Samiya, R., Stubbe, M. & H. Ansorge (submitted): The house mouse Mus musculus in Mongolia – taxonomy, status and ecology of a neglected species. – Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia.

Holicová, T., Ansorge, H., Zrzavý, J., Lkhagvasuren, D. & J. Robovský (submitted): Living on the margin – phylogenetic assessment of the relict population of the forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula) from Dzungarian Gobi, Mongolia. – Journal of Mammalogy.

Kozyra, K., Zając T., Ansorge, H., Stanko, M. & P. Stopka (submitted): Merging phylogeography with distribution modelling: insights into Pleistocene expansion and evolutionary history of striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius). – Molecular ecology.

Kozyra, K., Zając T., Ansorge, H., Stanko, M., Wierzbicki, H., Moska, M. & P. Stopka (submitted): Did Pleistocene climatic and environmental shifts trigger the divergence of the temperate striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius)? – PLoS ONE.

Kozyra, K., Zając T., Ansorge, H., Wierzbicki, H., Moska, M., Stanko, M. & P. Stopka (submitted): Did environmental changes during the last glaciation affect the expansion of the striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius) across the Palearctic? – Journal of Biogeography.

Tiralla, N., Holzapfel, M. & H. Ansorge (submitted): Feeding ecology of the wolf (Canis lupus) in a near-natural ecosystem in Mongolia. – Mammalian Biology.

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Brugger, M., Jährig, M., Peper, P., Cocchiararo, B., Nowak, C. & H. Ansorge (accepted): Interaction between Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) and Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) – evidence for mutual avoidance in anthropogenic habitats in eastern Germany. – IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin.


Heddergott, M., Steinbach, P., Schwarz, S., Anheyer-Behmenburg, H.E., Sutor, A., Schliephake, A., Jeschke, D., Striese, M., Müller, M., Meyer-Kayser, E., Stubbe, M., Osten-Sacken, N., Krüger, S., Gaede, W., Runge, M., Hoffmann, L., Ansorge, H., F.J. Conraths & A.C. Frantz (2020): Geographic distribution of the raccoon roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis in Germany and Luxembourg. – Journal Emerging Infectious Diseases 26:821-823.

Hodžić, A., Georges, I., Postl, M., Duscher, G.G., Jeschke, D., Szentiks, C.A., Ansorge, H. & M. Heddergott (2020): Molecular survey of tick-borne pathogens reveals a high prevalence and low genetic variability of Hepatozoon canis in free-ranging grey wolves (Canis lupus) in Germany. – Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 11: 1-5.

Thier, N., Ansorge, H. & C. Stefen (2020): Assessing geographic differences in skulls of Neomys fodiens and Neomys anomalus using linear measurements, geometric morphometrics and non-metric epigenetics. – Mammal Research 65: 19-32.

Usukhjargal, D., Schafberg, R., Sablin, M. V., Gaanbaatar, O. & H. Ansorge (2020): Epigenetic variability of the highly endangered Przewalski’s horse in temporal and geographical populations. – Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 18: 31-40.


Arbieu, U., Mehring, M., Bunnefeld, N., Kaczensky, P., Reinhardt, I., Ansorge, H., Böhning-Gaese, K., Glikman, J.A., Kluth, G., Nowak, C. & T. Müller (2019): Attitudes towards returning wolves (Canis lupus) in Germany: Exposure, information sources and trust matter. – Biological Conservation 234: 202-210.

Karssene, Y., Li, F., Eddine, A., Najjar, C., Ansorge, H. & S. Nouira (2019): Spatial and temporal variabilities in the distribution, daily activity and diet of fennec fox (Vulpes zerda), red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and golden wolf (Canis anthus) in southern Tunisia. – Mammalian Biology 95: 41-50.

Reinhardt, I., Kluth, G., Nowak, C., Szentiks, C. A., Krone, O., Ansorge, H. & Mueller, T. (2019): Military training areas facilitate the re-colonization of wolves in Germany. – Conservation Letters, DOI:10.1111/conl.12635.


Ansorge, H. (2018): Mammalia, Säugetiere. – In: Schaefer, M. (Hrsg.): Brohmer, P. (Begr.): Fauna von Deutschland. – 25. Auflage. Quelle & Meyer, Wiebelsheim: 682-708.

Lkhagvasuren, D., Batsaikhan, N., Fagan, W. F., Ghandakly, E. C., Kaczensky, P., Müller, T., Samiya, R., Schafberg, R., Stubbe, A., Stubbe, M. & H. Ansorge (2018): First assessment of the population structure of the Asiatic wild ass in Mongolia. – European Journal of Wildlife Research 64, 3:

Wang, Y., Lehnert, L.W., Holzapfel, M., Schultz, R., Heberling, G., Görzen, E., Meyer, H., Seeber, E., Pinkert, S., Ritz, M., Fu, Y., Ansorge, H., Bendix, J., Seifert, B., Miehe, G., Long, R.-J., Yang, Y.-P. & K. Wesche (2018): Multiple indicators yield diverging results on grazing degradation and climate controls across Tibetan pastures. – Ecological indicators 93: 1199-1208.


Eddine, A., Mostefai, N., de Smet, K., Klees, D., Karssene, Y., Ansorge, H., Nowak, C. & P. van der Leer (2017): Local diet composition of a newly recognized North-African carnivore, the African golden wolf (Canis anthus). – Annales Zoologici Fennici 54: 347–356.

Heddergott, M., Frantz, A. C., Stubbe, M., Stubbe, A., Ansorge, H. & N. Osten-Sacken (2017): Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in feral raccoons (Procyon lotor) from Luxembourg and Germany. – Parasitology Research 116: 2335–2340.

Hirche, A., Jimenez, A., Roncancio-Duque, N & H. Ansorge (2017): Population density of Aotus cf. lemurinus (Primates: Aotidae) in a subandean forest fragment on the eastern slopes of the western Andes, region of Dapa, Yumbo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. – Primate Conservation 31: 1-7.

Lippitsch, P., Zinke, O. & H. Ansorge (2017): Altersstruktur tot aufgefundener Fischotter aus Ostsachsen. – Berichte Naturforsch. Ges. Oberlausitz 25: 23-30.

Ryll, R., Bernstein, S., Heuser, E., Schlegel, M., Dremsek, P., Zumpe, M., Wolf, S., Pepin, M., Bajomi, D., Müller, G., Heiberg, A.-C., Spahr, C., Lang, J., Groschup, M., Ansorge, H., Freise, J., Guenther, S., Imholt, C., Heckel, G., Johne, R. & R. Ulrich (2017): Detection of rat hepatitis E virus in wild Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Black rats (R. rattus) from 11 European countries. – Veterinary Microbiology 208: 58-68.


Drygala, F., Korablev, N., Ansorge, H., Fickel, J., Isomursu, M., Elmeros, M., Kowalczyk, R., Baltrunaite, L., Balciauskas, L., Saarma, U., Schulze, C., Borkenhagen, P. & A. C. Frantz (2016): Homogenous population genetic structure of the non-native raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Europe as a result of rapid population expansion. – PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153098. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153098.

Schmidt, S., Saxenhofer, M., Drewes, S., Schlegel, M., Wanka, K. M., Frank, R., Klimpel, S., Blanckenhagen, F.v., Maaz, D, Herden, C., Freise, J., Wolf, R., Stubbe, M., Borkenhagen, P., Ansorge, H., Eccard, J. A., Lang, J., Jourdain, E., Jacob, J., Marianneau, P., Heckel, G. & R. G. Ulrich (2016): High genetic structuring of Tula hantavirus lineages in Central and Western Europe. – Archives of Virology 161: 1134-1149.


Hiery, M., Hochkirch, A., Heddergott, M., Schulze, C., Anheyer-Behmenburg, H., Lang, J., Michler, F.-U., Hohmann, U., Ansorge, H., Hoffmann, L., Klein, R. & A. Frantz (2015): Historical invasion records can be severely misleading: Genetic evidence for multiple introductions of invasive raccoons (Procyon lotor). – PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125441. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125441.

Jähde, M. & H. Ansorge (2015): Kraniologische Analyse zur Unterscheidung von Wolf und Hund einschließlich ihrer Hybriden. – Beitr. Jagd- und Wildforsch. 40: 433–446.

Lkhagvasuren, D., Batsaikhan, N., Samiya, R., Schafberg, R., Stubbe, A., Stubbe, M. & H. Ansorge (2015): Morphological approach to genetic variability of the Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus) using non-metric skull characters. – Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 13, 1–2: 3–12.

Ranyuk, M. & H. Ansorge (2015): Low epigenetic variability of the Eurasian otter Lutra lutra (L.) from Europe to Kamchatka. – Russian Journal of Ecology 46: 195–201.

Shar, S., Batsaikhan, N., Dolch, D. Gardner, S. L., Kullmer, O., Lebedev, V. S. Lkhagvasuren, D., Menz, U., Samiya, R., Stubbe, M. & Н. Ansorge (2015): First Report of the Herb Field Mouse, Apodemus uralensis (Pallas, 1811) from Mongolia. – Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 13, 1–2: 35–42.


Keckel, M. R., Ansorge, H. & C. Stefen (2014): Differences in the microhabitat preferences of Neomys fodiens (Pennant 1771) and Neomys anomalus Cabrera, 1907 in Saxony, Germany. – Acta Theriologica 59: 485–494.


Frantz, A. C., Heddergott, M., Lang, J., Schulze, C., Ansorge, H., Runge, M., Braune, M., Michler, F.-U.,  Wittstatt, U., Hoffmann, L., Hohmann, U., Michler, B. A., Berge, K. van den & G. J. Horsburgh (2013): Limited mitochondrial DNA diversity is indicative of a small number of founders of the German raccoon (Procyon lotor) population. – European Journal of Wildlife Research 59: 665–674.

Frömmel, U., Böhm, A., Nitschke, J., Weinreich, J., Groß, J., Rödiger, S., Zinke, O., Ansorge, H., Wex, T., Schröder, C. & P. Schierack (2013): Adhesion patterns of commensal and pathogenic E. coli from humans and wild animals on human and porcine epithelial cell lines. – Gut Pathogens 2013, 5: 31.

Frömmel, U., Lehmann, W., Rödiger, S., Böhm, A., Nitschke, J., Weinreich, J., Groß, J., Roggenbuck, D., Zinke, O., Ansorge, H., Vogel, S., Klemm, P., Wex, T., Schröder, C., Wieler, L. H. & P. Schierack (2013): Adhesion of human and animal Escherichia coli in association with their virulence-associated genes and phylogenetic origin. – Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 5814–5829.

Holzapfel, M., Miehe, G., Wesche, K. & H. Ansorge (2013): The plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) – An indicator for pasture degradation on the Tibetan Plateau. – Mammalian Biology 78, suppl.: 12–13.

Lkhagvasuren, D., Ansorge, H., Samiya, R., Schafberg, R., Stubbe, A. & M. Stubbe (2013): Age determination of the Mongolian wild ass (Equus hemionus Pallas, 1775) by the dentition patterns and annual lines in the tooth cementum. – Journal of Species Research 2: 85–90.

Radosa, L., Schlegel, M., Gebauer, P., Ansorge, H., Heroldová, M., Jánováe, E., Stanko, M., Mošanský, L., Fričová, J., Pejčoch, M., Suchomel, H., Purchart, L., Groschup, M. H., Krüger, D. H., Ulrich, R. G. & B. Klempa (2013): Detection of shrew-borne hantavirus in Eurasian pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus) in Central Europe. – Infection, Genetics and Evolution 19: 403–410.


Ansorge, H., Anděra, M., Borkenhagen, P., Büchner, S., Juškaitis, R. & G. Markov (2012): Morphological approach to the genetic variability of the common dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius. – Peckiana 8: 265–274.

Ansorge, H., Fritz, U., Terbish, Kh. & S. Shar (2012): “Agrionemys kazachstanica terbishi” or the two-faced Mongolian steppe tortoise. – Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia 12: 213–218.

Keckel, M., Büchner, S. & H. Ansorge (2012): Does the occurrence of the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius in East-Saxony (Germany) dependent on habitat isolation and size? – Peckiana 8: 57–60.

Stubbe, M., Stubbe, A., Samjaa, R. & H. Ansorge (2012): Dryomys nitedula (Pallas, 1778) in Mongolia. – Peckiana 8: 117–128.

Wagner, C., Holzapfel, M., Kluth, G., Reinhardt, I. & H. Ansorge (2012): Wolf (Canis lupus) feeding habits during the first eight years of its occurrence in Germany. – Mammalian Biology 77: 196–203.


 Kuhn, R., Ansorge, H. & W. Meyer (2010): Comparative hair density in the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) and the Sea otter (Enhydra lutris). – Acta Theriologica 55: 211–222.

Mucci, N., Arrendal, J., Ansorge, H., Bailey, M., Bodner, M., Delibes, M., Ferrando, A., Fournier, P., Fournier, C., Godoy, J. A., Hajkova, P., Hauer, S., Heggberget, T. M., Heidecke, D., Jansman, H., Kirjavainen, H., Krueger, H.-H., Kvaloy, K., Lafontaine, L., Lanszki, J., Lemarchand, C., Liukko, U.-M., Loeschcke, V., Ludwig, G., Madsen, A. B., Mercier, L., Ozolins, J., Paunovic, M., Pertoldi, C., Piriz, P., Prigioni, C., Luis, T. S., Stjernberg, T., Schmid, H., Suchentrunk, F., Teubner, J., Tornberg, R., Zinke, O. & E. Randi (2010): Genetic diversity and landscape genetic structure of otter (Lutra lutra) populations in Europe. – Conservation Genetics 11: 583–599.

Sutor, A., Kauhala, K. & H. Ansorge (2010): Diet of the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) – a canid with an opportunistic foraging strategy – in various European landscapes. – Acta Theriologica 55: 165–176.