eingereicht (Mai 2020)

Lohse F., Klass K.-D., Wende C., Hickmann R., Häntzsche E., Ashir M., Trümper W. & Cherif C. (submitted): Bio-inspired semi-flexible joint based on fiber-reinforced composites with shape memory alloys. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (submitted).

Lerch S., Zuber R., Gehring N., Wang Y., Klass K.-D., Lehmann F.-O. & Moussian B. (submitted): Resilin matrices in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Biology (submitted).

im Druck (Mai 2020)

Matushkina N.A. & Klass K.-D. (in press): Male genitalia of Charimachilis (Insecta: Archaeognatha) and the status of archaeognathan “paleoforms”. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution (in press).


Djernæs M., Kotyková Varadínová Z., Kotyk M., Eulitz U., Klass K.-D. (2020): Phylogeny and life history evolution of Blaberoidea (Blattodea). Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny 78(1).

Prokop J., Pecharová M., Sinitshenkova N.D., Klass K.D. (2020): Male postabdomen reveals ancestral traits of Megasecoptera among winged insects. Arthropod Structure and Development 57: 100944.


Klass K.-D. & Matushkina N.A. (2018): The exoskeleton of the male genitalic region in Archaeognatha, with hypotheses on the early evolution and the morphological interpretation of genitalia in insects. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 76(2): 235–294.

Küpper S.C., Klass K.-D., Uhl G. & Eberhard M.J.B. (2018): Comparative morphology of the internal female genitalia in two species of Mantophasmatodea. Zoomorphology 138,
doi: 10.1007/s00435-018-0421-z.

Eberhard M.J.B., Schoville S.D. & Klass K.-D. (2018): Biodiversity of Grylloblattodea and Mantophasmatodea. Pp 335–357 in: Robert G. Foottit & Peter H. Adler (eds), Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society, vol II. John Wiley & Sons.


Brannoch S.K., Wieland F., Rivera J., Klass K.-D., Béthoux O. & Svenson G.J. (2017): Manual of praying mantis morphology, nomenclature, and practices (Insecta, Mantodea). Zookeys 696: 1-100.


Bai M., Beutel R.G., Klass K.-D., Zhang W., Yang X. & Wipfler B. (2016): †Alienoptera – A new insect order in the roach–mantodean twilight zone. Gondwana Research 39: 317–326.
doi: 10.1016/

Nehring V., Dani F.R., Calamai L., Turillazzi S., Bohn H., Klass K.-D. & d’Ettorre P. (2016): Chemical disguise of myrmecophilous cockroaches and its implications for understanding nestmate recognition mechanisms in leaf-cutting ants. BMC Ecology 16: 35. doi: 10.1186/s12898-016-0089-5

Wipfler B., Weißing K., Klass K.-D. & Weihmann T. (2016): The cephalic morphology of the American roach Periplaneta americana (Blattodea). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 74(3): 267–297.


Djernæs M., Klass K.-D. & Eggleton P. (2015): Identifying possible sister groups of Cryptocercidae + Isoptera: A combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of Dictyoptera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 84: 284–303. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.08.019

Cui Y., Béthoux O., Klass K.-D. & Ren D. (2015): The Jurassic Bajanzhargalanidae (Insecta: Grylloblattida?): new genera and species, and data on postabdominal morphology. Arthropod Structure & Development 44(1): 688–716.

Meregalli M., Monguzzi R., Klass K.-D., Cervella P. & Kahlen M. (2015): Dichotrachelus pesarinii sp.n., a missing link between the species from the central and the western southern Alps (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Cyclominae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 73(2): 323–332.


•Schneider K. & Klass K.-D. (2013): The female genitalic region in Eudermaptera (Insecta: Dermaptera). Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 183–203.

•Buder G. & Klass K.-D. (2013): A comparative study of the hypopharynx in Dictyoptera (Insecta). Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 383–403.

•Hübler N. & Klass K.-D. (2013): The morphology of the metendosternite and the anterior abdominal venter in Chrysomelinae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 71(1): 3–41.

•Buder G. & Klass K.-D. (2013): The morphology of tarsal processes in Mantophasmatodea. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 60(1): 5–23.

•Drilling K., Dettner K. & Klass K.-D. (2013): The structure, distribution and evolution of exocrine glands in Erotylidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 49(1): 36–52.

•Meregalli M., Menardo F., Klass K.-D. & Cervella P. (2013): Phylogeny of the Saxifraga-associated species of Dichotrachelus (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with remarks on their radiation in the Alps. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 71(1): 43–68.


•Djernæs M., Klass K.-D., Picker M.D. & Damgaard J. (2012): Phylogeny of cockroaches (Insecta, Dictyoptera, Blattodea), with placement of aberrant taxa and exploration of out-group sampling. Systematic Entomology 37: 65–83.

•Klass K.-D., Matushkina N. & Kaidel J. (2012): The gonangulum: a reassessment of its morphology, homology, and phylogenetic significance. Arthropod Structure & Development 41(4): 373–394.

•Klass K.-D. & Matushkina N.A. (2012): The exoskeleton of the female genitalic region in Petrobiellus tokunagae (Insecta: Archaeognatha): insect-wide terminology, homologies, and functional interpretations. Arthropod Structure & Development 41(6): 575–591.

•Yunakov N. & Klass K.-D. (2012): Contribution to the taxonomy and nomenclature of Entiminae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from the Palearctic region and South Africa. Beiträge zur Entomologie 62(2): 427-445.

•Jäger O. & Reike H.-P. (2012): Zur Wasserkäferfauna der Goldgruben- und Tiergartenteiche bei Schönborn und Linz (Sachsen, Landkreis Meißen) (Coleoptera: Hydradephaga, Hydrophiloidea, Dryopoidea). Sächsische Entomologische Zeitschrift 6(2011): 36–56.

•Freitag H. (2012): Ancyronyx jaechi sp.n. from Sri Lanka, the first record of the genus Ancyronyx Erichson, 1847 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae) from the Indian Subcontinent, and a world checklist of species. Zootaxa 3382: 59–65.

•Freitag H. (2012): Revision of the Genus Insulamon Ng & Takeda, 1992 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Potamidae) with description of four new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 60: 37–55.

•Zettel H., Lane D.J.W., Pangantihon C.V. & Freitag H. (2012): Notes on Notonectidae (Insecta: Heteroptera) from southeastern Asia, mostly from Brunei and the Philippines. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52(1): 29–48.


•Eberhard M.J.B., Picker M.D. & Klass K.-D. (2011): Sympatry in Mantophasmatodea, with the description of a new species and phylogenetic considerations. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 11: 43–59.

•Helm C., Treulieb S., Werler K., Bradler S. & Klass K.-D. (2011): The male genitalia of Oxyartes lamellatus – phasmatodeans do have complex phallic organs (Insecta: Phasmatodea). Zoologischer Anzeiger 250: 223–245.

•Klass K.-D., Rentsch J., Rulik B. & Hübler N. (2011): The mesothoracic intercoxal perforation in Chrysomelinae and its evolutionary significance (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 250: 89–101.

•Matushkina N.A. & Klass K.-D. (2011): Morphology of female external genitalia in Phenes raptor (Anisoptera: Petaluridae). International Journal of Odonatology 14: 199–214.

•Béthoux O., Schneider J.W. & Klass K.-D. (2011): Redescription of the holotype of Phyloblatta gaudryi (Agnus, 1903) (Pennsylvanian; Commentry, France), an exceptionally well-preserved stem-dictyopteran. Geodiversitas 33: 625–635.
Béthoux O. & Grossmann C. (2011): Sumixam maximus gen. sp. nov., a new Pennsylvanian species of Archaeorthoptera (Neoptera; Indiana, USA). Acta Geologica Sinica – English Edition 85(3): 515–520.

•Freitag H. & Balke M. (2011): Larvae and a new species of Ancyronyx Erichson 1847 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae) from Palawan, Philippines, using DNA sequences for the assignment of the developmental stages. Zookeys 136: 47–82.


•Bohn H., Picker M.D., Klass K.-D. & Colville J. (2010): A jumping cockroach from South Africa, Saltoblattella montis-tabularis, gen. nov., spec. nov. (Blattodea, Blattellidae, Blattellinae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 68: 53–69.
Drilling K., Dettner K. & Klass K.-D. (2010): The distribution, structure and evolution of exocrine glands in Erotylidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 9: 115–154.

•Drilling K. & Klass K.-D. (2010): Surface structures of the antenna of Mantophasmatodea (Insecta). Zoologischer Anzeiger 249: 121–137.

•Béthoux O. & Beattie G. (2010): Iverya averyi gen.nov. and sp.nov., a new Triadotypomorphan species from the middle Triassic at Picton, New South Wales, Australia. Acta Geologica Sinica 84: 688–692.

•Béthoux O., Beckemeyer R.J., Engel M.S. & Hall J.D. (2010): New data on Homocladius grandis, a Permian stem-mantodean (Polyneoptera: Dictyoptera). Journal of Palaeontology 84: 746–753.

•Béthoux O. (2010): Optimality of phylogenetic nomenclatural procedures. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 10: 173–191.


•Klass K.-D. (2009): A critical review of current data and hypotheses on hexapod phylogeny. Proceedings of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan 43: 3–22.

•Klass K.-D. & Ulbricht J. (2009): The female genitalic region and gonoducts of Embioptera (Insecta), with general discussions on female genitalia in insects. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 9: 115–154.

•Hockman D., Picker M.D., Klass K.-D. & Pretorius L. (2009): Postembryonic development of the unique antenna of Mantophasmatodea (Insecta). Arthropod Structure & Development 38: 125–133.

•Béthoux O., Klass K.-D. & Schneider J.W. (2009): Tackling the ‘Protoblattoidea problem’: Revision of Protoblattinopsis stubblefieldi (Dictyoptera; Late Carboniferous). European Journal of Entomology 106: 145–152.

•Lopes-Andrade C., Matushkina N., Buder G. & Klass K.-D. (2009): Cis pickeri sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from Southern Africa. Zootaxa 2117: 56–64.

•Klass K.-D., Eulitz U., Schmidt C. & Barton A. (2009): The tibiotarsal articulation and intertibiotarsal leg sclerite in Dictyoptera (Insecta). Insect Systematics & Evolution 40: 361–387.

•Klass K.-D. & Grossmann C. (2009): Mantophasmatodea. In: Resh V.H. & Cardé R.T. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Insects (revised edition). Academic Press / Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, Boston, London, New York, etc. [ca. 2 pages]

•Drilling K. & Dettner K. (2009): Electrophysiological responses of four fungivorous Coleoptera to volatiles of Trametes versicolor: implications for host selection. Chemoecology 19: 109–115.

•Béthoux O. & Wieland F. (2009): Evidence for Carboniferous origin of the order Mantodea (Insecta: Dictyoptera) gained from forewing morphology. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 79–113.

•Béthoux O. (2009): Head and leg morphology of elongata Brongniart 1893: 433 (Late Carboniferous, Archaeorthoptera): phylogenetic and palaeoecological implications. Annales Zoologici 59: 141–147.

•Jäger O. & Pütz A. (2009): Contributions to the knowledge of the genus Morychus Erichson, 1847 of Nepal (Insecta: Coleoptera: Byrrhidae). In: Hartmann M. & Weipert J. (eds.): Biodiversität und Naturausstattung im Himalaya III. Verein der Freunde und Förderer des Naturkundemuseums Erfurt e.V., Erfurt: 285–288.

•Klausnitzer B., Behne L., Franke R., Gebert J., Hoffmann W., Hornig U., Jäger O., Richter W., Sieber M. & Vogel J. (2009): Die Käferfauna (Coleoptera) der Oberlausitz. Teil 1. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte, Beiheft 12: 252 pp., 1 map.

•Reike H.-P. & Jäger O. (2009): Die Käfer- und Spinnenfauna einer Feuchtwiese bei Cammin in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Dytiscoidea, Hydrophiloidea; Araneae). Archiv der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 48: 179–196.

•Rulik B., Warthemann G., Krüger D., Quast T., Osterloh S., Osterloh K. & Freitag H. (2009): Kommentierte Artenlisten der Farn- und Blütenpflanzen und Insekten (Diptera, Odonata, Coleoptera: Bupestridae) des GEO-Artentages in Dessau-Roßlau 2009 und vorangegangener Jahre mit Erstnachweisen von Brachypeza radiata Jenkinson, 1908 und Trichonta paraterminalis Zaitzev, 1999 (Insecta: Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in der BRD. Naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge Museum Dessau 21: 87–106.


•Klass K.-D., Nalepa C. & Lo N. (2008): Wood-feeding cockroaches as models for termite evolution (Insecta: Dictyoptera): Cryptocercus vs. Parasphaeria boleiriana. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 46: 809–817.

•Ware J., Litman J., Klass K.-D. & Spearman L. (2008): Relationships among the major lineages of Dictyoptera: the effect of outgroup selection on dictyopteran tree topology. Systematic Entomology 33: 429–450.

•Damgaard J., Klass K.-D., Picker M.D. & Buder G. (2008): Phylogeny of the heelwalkers (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea) based on mtDNA sequences, with evidence for additional taxa in South Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 47: 443–462.

•Klass K.-D. (2008): The female abdomen of ovipositor-bearing Odonata (Insecta: Pterygota). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 66: 45–142.

•Buder G., Grossmann C., Hundsdoerfer A. & Klass K.-D. (2008): A molecular contribution to the phylogeny of the Ciidae and its relationships with other cucujoid and tenebrionoid beetles (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 66: 165–190.

•Klass K.-D. (ed. 2008): NaT-Working Gläsernes Labor Dresden: Abschlussdokumentation 2008. Museum für Tierkunde Dresden, 52 pp.

•Drilling K. & Klass K.-D. (2008): Orsodacne cerasi (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae): Neufund für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 52: 219–220.

•Béthoux O. (2008): The insect fauna from the Permian of Lodève (Hérault, France): state of the art and perspectives. Journal of Iberian Geology 34: 109–113.

•Béthoux O. (2008): Groundplan, nomenclature, homology, phylogeny, and the question of the insect wing venation pattern. Alavesia 2: 219–232.

•Freitag H. (2008): A new species of Prionosolus Jäch & Kodada from Palawan, Philippines (Coleoptera: Elmidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 78: 297–303.

•Fritz U. & Freitag H. (2008): Geoemydid turtles of the Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, and a historical record of Cyclemys dentata (Gray, 1831) for Siasi Island. Herpetology Notes 1: 11–12.


•Klass K.-D. & Eulitz U. (2007): The tentorium and anterior head sulci in Dictyoptera and Mantophasmatodea (Insecta). Zoologischer Anzeiger 246: 205–234.

•Klug R. & Klass K.-D. (2007): The potential value of the pregenital abdominal musculature and nervous system in the reconstruction of interordinal relationships in lower Neoptera. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 65: 73–100.

•Klass K.-D. (2007): Die Stammesgeschichte der Hexapoden: eine kritische Diskussion neuerer Daten und Hypothesen. Denisia 20: 413–450.

•Grossmann C. & Klass K.-D. (2007): Platydema violaceum (Fabricius, 1790) (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Diaperini): ein weiterer Fund für Sachsen. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 51: 135–137.

•Klass K.-D. (2007): A critical review of current data and hypotheses on hexapod phylogeny. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan (Sugadaira Kogen, Nagano, Japan, July 4–6, 2007): 14–30.

•Lo N., Engel M.S., Cameron S., Nalepa C.A., Tokuda G., Grimaldi D., Kitade O., Krishna K., Klass K.-D., Maekawa K., Miura T. & Thompson G.J. (2007): Save Isoptera: a comment on Inward et al. Biology Letters doi:10.1098/rsbl.2007.0264
Béthoux O. (2007): Archaeorthoptera wing venation nomenclature: a reply to Gorokhov. Paleontological Journal 2007: 102–104.

•Béthoux O. (2007): Ordinal assignment of the genus Tococladus Carpenter, 1996 (Insecta: Archaeorthoptera). Alavesia 1: 3.

•Béthoux O. (2007): Emptying the Paleozoic wastebasket for insects: members of a Carboniferous ‚protorthopterous family‘ reassigned to natural groups. Alavesia 1: 41–48.

•Béthoux O. (2007): Propositions for a character-state-based biological taxonomy. Zoologica Scripta 36: 409–416.

•Béthoux O. (2007): Cladotypic taxonomy revisited. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 65: 127–133.

•Béthoux O. (2007): Cladotypic taxonomy applied: titanopterans are orthopterans. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 65: 135–156.

•Béthoux O. & Beckemeyer R.J. (2007): New and rare insect species from the Wellington Formation (Orthoptera, Grylloblattida; Lower Permian, USA). Alavesia 1: 49–61.

•Schmidt C. (2007): Revision of the Neotropical Scleropactidae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150 (Suppl. 1): 1–340.

•Schmidt J., Jäger O., Ringel H. & Degen B. (2007): Die Käfer der Conventer Niederung bei Bad Doberan – Ergebnisse einer faunistisch-ökologischen Erfassung in den Jahren 2005 und 2006 (Coleoptera). Archiv der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 46: 27–78.


•Klass K.-D. & Meier R. (2006): A phylogenetic analysis of Dictyoptera (Insecta) based on morphological characters. Entomologische Abhandlungen 63: 3–50.

•Buder G., Drilling K. & Klass K.-D. (2006): Soronia punctatissima (Illiger, 1794) (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae): Neufund für Sachsen und männliche Kopulationsorgane. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 50: 242–244.

•Drilling K. & Klass K.-D. (2006): Lixus subtilis Boheman, 1836 (Col., Curculionidae, Cleoninae): Neufund für Sachsen. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 50: 165–166.

•Klass K.-D. (2006): Does a newly discovered insect group connect Japanese mountains, ancient Europe and Southern African deserts? – Diversity and phylogeny of heelwalkers (Mantophasmatodea). Proceedings of Shinshu University International Symposium „Mountainous Environment – Past, Present and Future”, Matsumoto (Japan), 22.–23.11.2006; pp. 26–36.

•Jäger O. & Pütz A. (2006): Byrrhidae. Pp. 421–432 in Löbl I. & Smetana A. (eds.): Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Vol. 3. Stenstrup: Apollo Books, 690 pp.

•Praschag P., Schmidt C., Fritzsch G., Müller A., Gemel R. & Fritz U. (2006): Geoemyda silvatica, an enigmatic turtle of the Geoemydidae (Reptilia: Testudines), represents a distinct genus. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 6: 151–162.


• Matzke D. & Klass K.-D. (2005): Reproductive biology and nymphal development in the basal earwig Tagalina papua (Insecta: Dermaptera: Pygidicranidae), with a comparison of brood care in Dermaptera and Embioptera. Entomologische Abhandlungen 62: 99–116.

•Klass K.-D. (2005): The new insect order Mantophasmatodea (Insecta: Neoptera): ordinal status and phylogenetical position. Biological Science (Tokyo) 57(1): 6–8 [in Japanese].

•Schmidt C. (2005): Review of the genus Androdeloscia Leistikow, 1999, with description of four new species (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea). Entomologische Abhandlungen 62: 117–163.


•Klass K.-D. (2004): The new insect order Mantophasmatodea (Insecta: Neoptera): morphology, phylogenetic relationships, and diversity. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie 14: 63–66.
• Klass K.-D., Jäger O. & Nuss M. (2004): Ptinella aptera Guérin-Ménéville, 1839 (Col., Ptiliidae): Wiederfund in Sachsen. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 48(1): 57–58.

•Machida R., Tojo K., Tsutsumi T., Uchifune T., Klass K.-D., Picker M.D. & Pretorius L. (2004): Embryonic development of heel-walkers: reference to some prerevolutionary stages (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea). Proceedings of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan 39: 31–39.

•Tojo K., Machida R., Klass K.-D. & Picker M.D. (2004): Biology of South African heel-walkers, with special reference to reproductive biology (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea). Proceedings of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan 39: 15–21.

•Tsutsumi T., Machida R., Tojo K., Uchifune T., Klass K.-D. & Picker M.D. (2004): Transmission electron microscopic observations of the egg membranes of a South African heel-walker, Karoophasma biedouwensis (Insecta: Mantophasmatodea). Proceedings of the Arthropodan Embryological Society of Japan 39: 23–29.

•Klass K.-D. (2004): Mantophasmatodea. In: Hutchins M. (series ed.), Schlager N. (volume ed.): Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd edition. Volume 3, Insects. 472 pp. Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI.

•Klass K.-D. (2004): Mantophasmatodea. Pp. 182–184 in: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 2004. McGraw-Hill, New York etc.

•Jäger O. (2004): Zur Wasserkäferfauna der Elbhangbäche am Schönfelder Hochland bei Dresden (Col., Dytiscidae, Hydrophilidae, Hydraenidae, Elmidae). Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 48: 203–205.

•Schmidt J., Russow B., Kleeberg A., Jäger O. & Hirthe G. (2004): Die Binnensalzstelle bei Sülten (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) – Geschichte, naturräumliche Ausstattung, Vegetation und Käferinventar (Coleoptera). Archiv der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 43: 103–147.


•Klass K.-D. (2003): The female genitalic region in basal earwigs (Insecta: Dermaptera: Pygidicranidae s.l.). Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 173–225.

•Klass K.-D. (ed., 2003): Proceedings of the 1st Dresden meeting on insect phylogeny: “Phylogenetic Relationships within the Insect Orders” (Dresden, September 19–21, 2003). Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 119–172.

•Klass K.-D. (2003): Relationships among the principal lineages of Dictyoptera inferred from morphological data. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 134–137.
Klass K.-D., Damgaard J. & Picker M.D. (2003): Species diversity and intraordinal phylogenetic relationships of Mantophasmatodea. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 144–146.

•Klass K.-D., Picker M.D., Damgaard J., van Noort S. & Tojo K. (2003): The taxonomy, genitalic morphology, and phylogenetic relationships of southern African Mantophasmatodea. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 3–67.

•Haas F. & Klass K.-D. (2003): The basal phylogenetic relationships in the Dermaptera. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 138–142.

•Deitz L.L., Nalepa C.A. & Klass K.-D. (2003): Phylogeny of Dictyoptera re-examined. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61: 69–91.

•Klass K.-D. (2003): Mantophasmatodea. Pp. 677–678 in: Resh V.H. & Cardé R.T. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Insects. Academic Press / Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, Boston, London, New York, etc.

•Klass K.-D. (2003, 2005): 9. Ordnung Notoptera (Grylloblattodea). Pp. 155–161 in Dathe H.H. & Gruner H.-E. (eds.), Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie, Band I: Wirbellose, 5. Teil: Insecta. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin.

• Klass K.-D. & Ehrmann R. (2003, 2005): 13. Ordnung Mantodea, Fangschrecken, Gottesanbeterinnen. Pp. 182–197 in Dathe H.H. & Gruner H.-E. (eds.), Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie, Band I: Wirbellose, 5. Teil: Insecta. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin.

• Klass K.-D., Zompro O. & Adis J. (2003, 2005): 10. Ordnung Mantophasmatodea. Pp. 161–166 in Dathe H.H. & Gruner H.-E. (eds.), Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie, Band I: Wirbellose, 5. Teil: Insecta. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin.

• Bohn H. & Klass K.-D. (2003, 2005): Dictyoptera. Pp. 181–182 in Dathe H.H. & Gruner H.-E. (eds.), Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie, Band I: Wirbellose, 5. Teil: Insecta. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin.

• Jäger O. (2003): Das Typenmaterial der Lampyridae des Staatlichen Museums für Tierkunde Dresden (Insecta: Coleoptera). Entomologische Abhandlungen 60: 111–114.

• Jäger O. & Pütz A. (2003): Zur Kenntnis der Byrrhidae Nepals (Insecta: Coleoptera). In: Hartmann M. & Baumbach H. (eds.): Biodiversität und Naturausstattung im Himalaya. Verein der Freunde und Förderer des Naturkundemusuems Erfurt e.V., Erfurt, pp. 215–240.


• Klass K.-D. (2002): Mantophasmatodea: a new insect order? Response to technical comment by E. Tilgner. Science 297: 731.

• Klass K.-D., Zompro O., Kristensen N.P. & Adis J. (2002): Mantophasmatodea: a new insect order with extant members in the Afrotropics (Insecta). Science 296: 1456–1459.

• Haas F. & Klass K.-D. (2002): The Dermaptera of Tanzania: check list, faunal aspects, and fogging canopies (Insecta). Entomologische Abhandlungen 60: 45–67.
• Nalepa C.A., Luykx P., Klass K.-D. & Deitz L.L. (2002): Distribution of karyotypes of the Cryptocercus punctulatus complex (Dictyoptera: Cryptocercidae) in the southern Appalachians: relation to habitat and history. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95: 276–287.

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