Biodiversity Conservation


Peer-reviewed Articles / ISI


Ahlborn J, von Wehrden H, Lang B, Römermann C, Oyunbileg M, Oyuntsetseg B, Wesche K (2020) Climate – grazing interactions in Mongolian rangelands: Effects of grazing change along a large-scale environmental gradient. Journal of Arid Environments, 173, 104043.

Eddine A, Rocha RG, Mostefai N, Karssene Y, De Smet K, Brito JC, Klees D, Nowak C, Cocchiararo B, Lopes S, van der Leer P, Godinho R (2020) Demographic expansion of an African opportunistic carnivore during the Neolithic revolution. Biology Letters, 16, 20190560.

Haubrock PJ, Azzini M, Balzani P, Inghilesi AF, Tricarico E (2020) When alien catfish meet – Resource overlap between the North American Ictalurus punctatus and immature European Silurus glanis in the Arno River (Italy). Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 29, 4-17.

Haubrock PJ, Gianna I, Mueller S, Rothman BS, Galil BS, Menachem G (2020) Prey availability and community composition: diet analysis of the black angler fish Lophius budegassa Spinola, 1807 in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 33, 100940.

Jansen M, Engler M, Blumer M, Rumiz D, Aramayo JL, Krone O (2020) A camera trapping survey of mammals in the mixed landscape of Bolivia’s Chiquitano region with a special focus on the jaguar. Check List, 16, 323-335.

Karam_Gemael M, Decker P, Stoev P, Marques MI, Chagas Jr. A (2020) Conservation of terrestrial invertebrates: a review of IUCN and regional Red Lists for Myriapoda. Zookeys, 930, 221-229.

Kuhn TUhlenkott K, Vink A, Rühlemann C, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Manganese nodule fields from the Northeast Pacific as benthic habitats. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat 2nd Edition.

Kumar D, Pfeiffer M, Gaillard C, Langan L, Martens C, Scheiter S (2020) Misinterpretation of Asian savannas as degraded forest can mislead management and conservation policy under climate change. Biological Conservation, 108293.

Lehmitz RHaase HOtte VRussell DJ (2020) Bioindication in peatlands by means of multi-taxa indicators (Oribatida, Araneae, Carabidae, Vegetation). Ecological Indicators, 109.

Li F, Tonkin JD, Haase P (2020) Local contribution to beta diversity is negatively linked with community-wide dispersal capacity in stream invertebrate communities. Ecological Indicators, 108.

Meißner K, Götting M, Nygren A (2020) Do we know who they are? On the identity of Pholoe (Annelida: Sigalionidae: Pholoinae) species from northern Europe. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 189, 178-206.

Riaz MWittwer CNowak CCocchiararo B (2020) An environmental DNA assay for the detection of the regionally endangered freshwater fish Alburnoides bipunctatus in Germany. Conservation Genetics Resources.

Riehl T, De Smet B (2020) Macrostylis metallicola spec. nov. — an isopod with geographically clustered genetic variability from a polymetallic-nodule area in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone. PeerJ, 8, 1-44.

Rossel SMartinez Arbizu P (2020) Unsupervised biodiversity estimation using proteomic fingerprints fromMALDI-TOF MS data. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods.

Sande MT, Bruelheide H, Dawson W, Dengler JR, Essl F, Field R, Haider S, Kleunen M, Kreft H, Pagel J, Pergl J, Purschke O, Pyšek P, Weigelt P, Winter M, Attorre F, Aubin I, Bergmeier E, Chytrý M, Dainese M, De Sanctis M, Fagundez J, Golub V, Guerin GR, Gutiérrez AG, Jandt U, Jansen F, Jiménez‐Alfaro B, Kattge J, Kearsley E, Klotz S, Kramer K, Moretti M, Niinemets L, Peet RK, Penuelas J, Petřík P, Reich PB, Sandel B, Schmidt M, Sibikova M, Violle C, Whitfeld TJS, Wohlgemuth T, Knight TM, Enquist B (2020) Similar factors underlie tree abundance in forests in native and alien ranges. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29, 281-294.

Thaden A, Nowak C, Tiesmeyer A, Reiners TE, Alves PC, Lyons LA, Mattucci F, Randi E, Cragnolini M, Galián J, Hegyeli Z, Kitchener AC, Lambinet C, Lucas JM, Mölich T, Ramos L, Schockert V, Cocchiararo B (2020) Applying genomic data in wildlife monitoring: Development guidelines for genotyping degraded samples with reduced single nucleotide polymorphism panels. Molecular Ecology Resources.

Tiesmeyer A, Ramos L, Manuel Lucas J, Steyer K, Alves PC, Astaras C, Brix M, Cragnolini M, Domokos C, Hegyeli Z, Janssen R, Kitchener AC, Lambinet C, Mestdagh X, Migli D, Monterroso P, Mulder JL, Schockert V, Youlatos D, Pfenninger M, Nowak C (2020) Range-wide patterns of human-mediated hybridisation in European wildcats. Conservation Genetics.

Vorster C, Samways MJ, Simaika JP, Kipping J, Clausnitzer V, Suhling F, Dijkstra KDB (2020) Development of a new continental-scale index for freshwater assessment based on dragonfly assemblages. Ecological Indicators, 109, 105819.

Zizka A, Azevedo J, Leme E, Neves B, Costa AF, Caceres D, Zizka G (2020) Biogeography and conservation status of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae). Diversity and Distributions, 26, 183-195.


Alt KGKochmann JKlimpel S, Cunze S (2019) Improving species distribution models of zoonotic marine parasites. Scientific Reports, 9.

Araújo MB, Anderson RP, Márcia Barbosa A, Beale CM, Dormann CF, Early R, Garcia RA, Guisan A, Maiorano L, Naimi B, O’Hara RB, Zimmermann NE, Rahbek C (2019) Standards for distribution models in biodiversity assessments. Science Advances, 5, eaat4858.

Baker NJ, Greenfield R (2019) Shift happens: Changes to the diversity of riverine aquatic macroinvertebrate communities in response to sewage effluent runoff. Ecological Indicators, 102, 813-821.

Baumbach L, Niamir A, Hickler T, Yousefpour R (2019) Regional adaptation of European beech (Fagus sylvatica) to drought in Central European conditions considering environmental suitability and economic implications. Regional Environmental Change, 19, 1159-1174.

Bautista C, Revilla E, Naves J, Albrecht J, Fernández N, Olszańska A, Adamec M, Berezowska-Cnota T, Ciucci P, Groff C, Härkönen S, Huber D, Jerina K, Jonozovič M, Karamanlidis AA, Palazón S, Quenette PY, Rigg R, Seijas J, Swenson JE, Talvi T, Selva N (2019) Large carnivore damage in Europe: Analysis of compensation and prevention programs. Biological Conservation, 235, 308-316.

Berger C, Bieri M, Bradshaw K, Brümmer C, Clemen T, Hickler T, Kutsch WL, Lenfers UA, Martens C, Midgley GF, Mukwashi K, Odipo V, Scheiter S, Schmullius C, Baade J, du Toit JCO, Scholes RJ, Smit IPJ, Stevens N, Twine W (2019) Linking scales and disciplines: an interdisciplinary cross-scale approach to supporting climate-relevant ecosystem management. Climatic Change, 156, 139-150.

Bogusch P, Roháček JI, Baňař P, Astapenková A, Kouklík OE, Pech P, Janšta P, Heller K, Hlaváčková L, Heneberg P, Leather S (2019) The presence of high numbers of empty shells in anthropogenic habitats is insufficient to attract shell adopters among the insects. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 12, 193-205.

Brady SP, Bolnick DI, Barrett RDH, Chapman L, Crispo E, Derry AM, Eckert CG, Fraser DJ, Fussmann GF, Gonzalez A, Guichard F, Lamy T, Lane J, McAdam AG, Newman AEM, Paccard A, Robertson B, Rolshausen G, Schulte PM, Simons AM, Vellend M, Hendry A (2019) Understanding Maladaptation by Uniting Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives. The American Naturalist, 194, 495-515.

Buaya A, Kraberg A, Thines M (2019) Dual culture of the oomycete Lagenisma coscinodisci Drebes and Coscinodiscus diatoms as a model for plankton/parasite interactions. Helgoland Marine Research, 73.

Buchanan JR, Ralph GM, Krupp F, Harwell H, Abdallah M, Abdulqader E, Al-Husaini M, Bishop JM, Burt JA, Choat JH, Collette BB, Feary DA, Hartmann SA, Iwatsuki Y, Kaymaram F, Larson HK, Matsuura K, Motomura H, Munroe T, Russell B, Smith-Vaniz WF, Williams J, Carpenter KE (2019) Regional extinction risks for marine bony fishes occurring in the Persian/Arabian Gulf. Biological Conservation, 230, 10-19.

Chammem M, Karssene Y, Jarray M, Li F, Khorchani T (2019) Dietary Preferences in Relation to Food Availability during Spring Season for the Cape Hare Lepus capensis in Arid Areas. Mammal Study, 44, 13-21.

Cowburn B, Samoilys MA, Osuka K, Klaus R, Newman C, Gudka M, Obura D (2019) Healthy and diverse coral reefs in Djibouti – A resilient reef system or few anthropogenic threats? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 148, 182-193.

Cunze S, Kochmann J, Koch LK, Genthner L, Klimpel S (2019) Vector distribution and transmission risk of the Zika virus in South and Central America. PeerJ, 7.

Cunze SKochmann JKoch LKHasselmann KJQKlimpel S (2019) Leishmaniasis in Eurasia and Africa: geographical distribution of vector species and pathogens. Royal Society Open Science, 6, 190334.

Diekmann M, Andres C, Becker T, et. al. EA, Wesche K (2019) Patterns of long-term vegetation change vary between different types of semi-natural grasslands in Western and Central Europe. Journal of Vegetation Science, 30, 187-202.

Dirnböck T, Haase P, Mirtl M, Pau J, Templer P (2019) Contemporary International Long-Term Ecological Research (ILTER) – from biogeosciences to socio-ecology and biodiversity research. Regional Environmental Change, 19, 309-311.

Ehl S, Böhm N, Wörner M, Rákosy L, Schmitt T (2019) Dispersal and adaptation strategies of the high mountain butterfly Boloria pales in the Romanian Carpathians. Frontiers in Zoology, 16.

Ehl S, Holzhauer SIJ, Ryrholm N, Schmitt T (2019) Phenology, mobility, and behaviour of the arcto-alpine species Boloria napaea in its arctic habitat. Scientific Reports, 9.

Essl F, Dawson W, Kreft H, Pergl J, Pyšek P, van Kleunen M, Weigelt P, Mang T, Dullinger S, Lenzner B, Moser D, Maurel NL, Seebens H, Stein A, Weber E, Chatelain C, Inderjit I, Genovesi P, Kartesz J, Morozova O, Nishino M, Nowak PM, Pagad S, Shu WS, Winter M (2019) Drivers of the relative richness of naturalized and invasive plant species on Earth. Aob Plants, 11, plz051.

Essl F, Dullinger S, Genovesi P, Hulme PE, Jeschke JM, Katsanevakis S, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Pauchard A, Pyšek P, Rabitsch W, Richardson DM, Seebens H, van Kleunen M, van der Putten WH, Vilà M, Bacher S (2019) A Conceptual Framework for Range-Expanding Species that Track Human-Induced Environmental Change. BioScience.

Foucault Q, Wieser A, Heumann-Kiesler C, Diogo J, Cocchiararo B, Nowak CWaldvogel APfenninger M (2019) An experimental assessment of reproductive isolation and its consequencesfor seasonal hybridization dynamics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126, 327-337.

Gerdes KMartinez Arbizu P, Schwarz-Schampera U, Schwentner M, Kihara TC (2019) Detailed Mapping of Hydrothermal Vent Fauna: A 3D Reconstruction Approach Based on Video Imagery. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.

Gómez Giménez M, de Jong R, Keller A, Rihm B, Schaepman ME (2019) Studying the Influence of Nitrogen Deposition, Precipitation, Temperature, and Sunshine in Remotely Sensed Gross Primary Production Response in Switzerland. Remote Sensing, 11, 1135.

Guo WY, van Kleunen M, Pierce S, Dawson W, Essl F, Kreft H, Maurel NL, Pergl J, Seebens H, Weigelt P, Pyšek P, Field R (2019) Domestic gardens play a dominant role in selecting alien species with adaptive strategies that facilitate naturalization. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28, 628-639.

Haase P, Pilotto F (2019) A method for the reintroduction of entire benthic invertebrate communities in formerly degraded streams. Limnologica, 77.

Habel JC, Biburger N, Seibold S, Ulrich W, Schmitt T (2019) Agricultural intensification drives butterfly decline. Insect Conservation and Conservation, 12, 289-295.

Habel JC, Samways MJ, Schmitt T (2019) Mitigating the precipitous decline of terrestrial European insects: Requirements for a new strategy. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28, 1343-1360.

Habel JC, Segerer A, Ulrich W, Schmitt T (2019) Succession matters: Community shifts in moths over three decades increases multifunctionality in intermediate successional stages. Scientific Reports, 9.

Habel JC, Trusch R, Schmitt T, Ochse M, Ulrich W (2019) Long-term large-scale decline in relative abundances of butterfly and burnet moth species across south-western Germany. Scientific Reports, 9.

Hagh Doust N, Safaie N, Schmitt I, Otte J, Bálint MS, Santini A (2019) Culture‐based methods using low‐temperature incubation revealed cold‐adapted fungal endophytes from semiarid forests. Forest Pathology, e12515.

Haubrock PJ, Balzani P, Azzini M, Inghilesi AF, Vesely L, Guo W, Tricarico E (2019) Shared Histories of Co-evolution May Affect Trophic Interactions in a Freshwater Community Dominated by Alien Species. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Haubrock PJ, Balzani P, Criado A, Inghilesi AF, Tricarico E, Monteioliva AP (2019) Predicting the effects of reintroducing a native predator (European eel, Anguilla anguilla) into a freshwater community dominated by alien species using a multidisciplinary approach. Management of Biological Invasions, 10, 171-191.

Haubrock PJ, Inghilesi AF, Mazza G, Bendoni M, Solari L, Tricarico E (2019) Burrowing activity of Procambarus clarkii on levees: analysing behaviour and burrow structure. Wetlands Ecology and Management.

Haubrock PJ, Kubec J, Vesely L, Buric M, Tricarico E, Kouba A (2019) Water temperature as a hindrance, but not limiting factor for the survival of warm water invasive crayfish introduced in cold periods. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 45, 788-794.

Hauquier F, Macheriotou L, Bezerra TN, Egho G, Martinez Arbizu P, Vanreusel A (2019) Distribution of free-living marine nematodes in the Clarion–Clipperton Zone: implications for future deep-sea mining scenarios. Biogeosciences, 16, 3475-3489.

Hertel AG, Leclerc M, Warren D, Pelletier F, Zedrosser A, Mueller T (2019) Don’t poke the bear: using tracking data to quantify behavioural syndromes in elusive wildlife. Animal Behaviour, 147, 91-104.

Hertel AG, Zedrosser A, Kindberg J, Langvall O, Swenson JE (2019) Fluctuating mast production does not drive Scandinavian brown bear behavior. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 83, 657-668.

Heuck C, Herrmann C, Levers C, Leitão PJ, Krone O, Brandl R, Albrecht J (2019) Wind turbines in high quality habitat cause disproportionate increases in collision mortality of the white-tailed eagle. Biological Conservation, 236, 44-51.

Hofman-Kaminska E, Bocherens HDrucker DG, Fyfe RM, Gumiński W, Makowiecki D, Pacher M, Piličiauskienė G, Samojlik T, Woodbridge J, Kowalczyk R (2019) Adapt or die – response of large herbivores to environmental changes in Europe during the Holocene. Global Change Biology, 25, 2915-2930.

Holderegger R, Balkenhol N, Bolliger J, Engler JO, Gugerli F, Hochkirch A, Nowak C, Segelbacher G, Widmer A, Zachos FE (2019) Conservation genetics: Linking science with practice. Molecular Ecology, 28, 3848-3856.

Janssen AStuckas H, Vink A, Martinez Arbizu P (2019) Biogeography and population structure of predominant macrofaunal taxa (Annelida and Isopoda) in abyssal polymetallic nodule fields: implications for conservation and management. Marine Biodiversity.

Joly K, Gurarie E, Sorum MS, Kaczensky P, Cameron MD, Jakes AF, Borg BL, Nandintsetseg D, Hopcraft JGC, Buuveibaatar B, Jones PF, Mueller T, Walzer C, Olson KA, Payne JC, Yadamsuren A, Hebblewhite M (2019) Longest terrestrial migrations and movements around the world. Scientific Reports, 9, 15333.

Jöst AB, Yasuhara M, Wei CL, Okahashi H, Ostmann A, Martínez Arbizu P, Mamo B, Svavarsson JR, Brix S (2019) North Atlantic Gateway: Test bed of deep‐sea macroecological patterns. Journal of Biogeography, 46, 2056-2066.

Jourdan J, Piro K, Weigand A, Plath M (2019) Small-scale phenotypic differentiation along complex stream gradients in a non-native amphipod. Frontiers in Zoology, 16, 29.

Jourdan J, Plath M, Tonkin JD, Ceylan M, Dumeier A, Gellert G, Graf W, Hawkins CP, Kiel E, Lorenz A, Matthaei C, Verdonschot PFM, Verdonschot RCM, Haase P (2019) Reintroduction of freshwater macroinvertebrates: challenges and opportunities. Biological Reviews, 94, 368-387.

Karssene Y, Godinho R, Chammem M, Cocchiararo B, Nouira S, Nowak C (2019) Noninvasive DNA sampling and camera trapping suggest dramatic regional conservation status of an understudied carnivore: the Rüppell’s fox in Tunisia. Journal of Natural History, 53, 1439-1449.

Karssene Y, Li F, Eddine A, Najjar C, Ansorge H, Nouira S (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.

Karssene Y, Nowak CCocchiararo B, Nouira S (2019) Genetic diversity of the genus Vulpes (Red fox and Fennec fox) in Tunisia based on mitochondrial DNA and noninvasive DNA sampling. Mammalian Biology, 96, 118-123.

Klein E, Appeltans W, Provoost P, Saeedi H, Benson A, Bajona L, Peralta AC, Bristol RS (2019) OBIS Infrastructure, Lessons Learned, and Vision for the Future. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 588.

Kpan TF, Ernst R, Kouassi PK, Rödel MO (2019) Prevalence of endoparasitic mites on four West African leaf-litter frogs depends on habitat humidity. Biotropica, 51, 432-442.

Krehenwinkel H, Pomerantz A, Prost S (2019) Genetic Biomonitoring and Biodiversity Assessment Using Portable Sequencing Technologies: Current Uses and Future Directions. Genes, 10, 858.

Lang B, Ahlborn J, Wesche K, Oyunbileg T, Munkhzuul T, Römermann C, Oyuntsetseg B, von Wehrden H (2019) Intraspecific trait variation patterns along a precipitation gradient in Mongolian rangelands. Flora, 254, 135-146.

Lang BRussell DJ (2019) Effects of earthworms on bulk density: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Soil Science, 2019, 1-4.

Laurenz S, Schmidt S, Balkenhol B, Meyhöfer R (2019) Natural enemies associated with the cabbage whitefly Aleyrodes proletella in Germany. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection, 47-54.

Leonhardt F, Jiménez JD, Ernst R (2019) Whistling invaders: Status and distribution of Johnstone’s Whistling frog (Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Barbour, 1914), 25 years after its introduction to Colombia. NeoBiota, 45, 39-54.

Lodberg-Holm HK, Gelink HW, Hertel AG, Swenson JE, Domevscik M, Steyaert SMJG (2019) A human-induced landscape of fear influences foraging behavior of brown bears. Basic and Applied Ecology, 35, 18-27.

Loots S, Ritz CSchwager M, Sehic J, Garkava-Gustavsson L, Nybom H (2019) Distribution, habitat profile and genetic variability of Namibian succulent Lithops ruschiorum. Bothalia: A journal of botanical research, 49, a2408.

Lv C, Schlecht E, Goenster S, Burkert L, Zhang X, Wesche K (2019) Vegetation responses to fixed stocking densities in highly variable montane pastures in the Chinese Altay. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 72, 812-821.

Maas B, Heath S, Grass I, Cassano C, Classen A, Faria D, Gras P, Williams-Guillén K, Johnson M, Karp DS, Linden V, Martínez-Salinas A, Schmack JM, Kross S (2019) Experimental field exclosure of birds and bats in agricultural systems — Methodological insights, potential improvements, and cost-benefit trade-offs. Basic and Applied Ecology, 35, 1-12.

Manfrin A, Teurlincx S, Lorenz A, Haase P, Marttila M, Syrjänen J, Thomas G, Stoll S (2019) Effect of river restoration on life-strategies in fish communities. Science of the Total Environment, 663, 486-495.

Miehe G, Schleuss PM, Seeber EJäschke Y, Lehnert LS, Holzapfel MMosbrugger VWesche K, et al. EA (2019) The Kobresia pygmaea ecosystem of the Tibetan highlands – origin, functioning and degradation of the world’s largest pastoral alpine ecosystem. Science of the Total Environment, 648, 754-771.

Molari M, Guilini K, Lins L, Ramette A, Vanreusel A (2019) CO2 leakage can cause loss of benthic biodiversity in submarine sands. Marine Environmental Research, 144, 213-229.

Monaco ET, Borries C, Nikolei J, Chalise M, Ganzhorn JU, Wesche K, König A (2019) The function of geophagy in Nepal gray langurs: Sodium acquisition rather than detoxification or prevention of acidosis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168, 170-179.

Mupepele ACBöhning-Gaese K, Lakner S, Plieninger T, Schoof N, Klein AM (2019) Insect conservation in agricultural landscapes: An outlook for policy-relevant research. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 28, 342-347.

Mupepele AC, Bruelheide H, Dauber J, Krüß A, Potthast T, Wägele W, Klein AM (2019) Insect decline and its drivers: Unsupported conclusions in a poorly performed meta-analysis on trends—A critique of Sánchez-Bayo and Wyckhuys (2019). Basic and Applied Ecology, 37, 20-23.

Nandintsetseg DBracis C, Leimgruber P, Kaczensky P, Buuveibaatar B, Lkhagvasuren B, Chimeddorj B, Enkhtuvshin S, Horning N, Ito TY, Olson K, Payne J, Walzer C, Shinoda M, Stabach J, Songer M, Mueller T (2019) Variability in nomadism: environmental gradients modulate the movement behaviors of dryland ungulates. Ecosphere, 10, e02924.

Nandintsetseg DBracis C, Olson KA, Böhning-Gaese K, Calabrese JM, Chimeddorj B, Fagan WF, Fleming CH, Heiner M, Kaczensky P, Leimgruber P, Munkhnast D, Stratmann TMueller T (2019) Challenges in the conservation of wide‐ranging nomadic species. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56, 1916-1926.

Niamir A, Skidmore AK, Muñoz ARN, Toxopeus AG, Real R (2019) Incorporating knowledge uncertainty into species distribution modelling. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28, 571-588.

Noonan MJ, Tucker MA, Fleming CH, Akre T, Alberts SC, Ali AH, Altmann J, Antunes PC, Belant JL, Beyer D, Blaum N, Böhning-Gaese K, Cullen L, de Paula RC, Dekker J, Drescher-Lehman J, Farwig N, Fichtel C, Fischer C, Ford A, Goheen JR, Janssen R, Jeltsch F, Kauffman M, Kappeler PM, Koch F, LaPoint S, Catherine Markham A, Medici EP, Morato RG, Nathan R, Oliveira-Santos LGR, Olson KA, Patterson BD, Paviolo A, Ramalho EE, Roesner S, Schabo D, Selva N, Sergiel A, Xavier da Silva M, Spiegel O, Thompson P, Ullmann W, Ziȩba F, Zwijacz-Kozica T, Fagan WF, Mueller T, Calabrese JM (2019) A comprehensive analysis of autocorrelation and bias in home range estimation. Ecological Monographs, 89, e01344.

O’Connor D, Stacy‐Dawes J, Muneza A, Fennessy J, Gobush K, Chase MJ, Brown MB, Bracis C, Elkan P, Zaberirou ARM, Rabeil T, Rubenstein D, Becker MS, Phillips S, Stabach JA, Leimgruber P, Glikman JA, Ruppert K, Masiaine S, Mueller T (2019) Updated geographic range maps for giraffe, Giraffa spp., throughout sub‐Saharan Africa, and implications of changing distributions for conservation. Mammal Review, 49, 285-299.

Phillips HRP, Guerra CA, Bartz M, Briones MJI, Brown G, Crowther TW, Ferlian O, Gongalsky KB, Hoogan J, Krebs J, Orgiazzi A, Routh D, Schwarz B, Bach E, Bennett J, Brose U, Decaëns T, König-Ries B, Loreau M, Mathieu J, Mulder C, Van der Putten W, Ramirez K, Rillig MC, Russell DJ, Rutgers M, Thakur MP, de Vries FT, Wall DH, Wardle DA, Cameron EK, Eisenhauer N (2019) Global distribution of earthworm diversity. Science, 366, 480-485.

Pilotto F, Tonkin JD, Januschke K, Lorenz AW, Jourdan JSundermann A, Hering D, Stoll S, Haase P (2019) Diverging response patterns of terrestrial and aquatic species to hydromorphological restoration. Conservation Biology, 33, 132-141.

Portik D, Bell R, Blackburn D, Bauer AM, Barratt C, Branch WR, Burger M, Channing A, Colston T, Conradie W, Dehling JM, Drewes RC, Ernst R, Greenbaum E, Gvoždík V, Harvey J, Hillers A, Hirschfeld M, Jongsma G, Kielgast J, Kouete MT, Lawson LP, Leache A, Loader S, Lötters S, Van der Meijden A, Menegon M, Müller S, Nagy ZT, Ofori-Boateng C, Ohler A, Papenfuss TJ, Rößler D, Sinsch U, Rödel MO, Veith M, Vindum J, Zassi-Boulou A, McGuire AD (2019) Sexual Dichromatism Drives Diversification Within a Major Radiation of African Amphibians. Systematic Biology, Syz023.

Ramiro-Sanchez B, Gonzalez JMI, Henry LA, Cleland J, Yeo I, Xavier J, Carreiro-Silva M, Sampaio I, Spearman J, Victorero L, Messing C, Kazanidis K, Roberts JM, Murton B (2019) Characterization and mapping of a deep-sea sponge ground on the Tropic Seamount (Northeast tropical Atlantic): implications for spatial management in the High Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.

Reinhardt I, Kluth G, Nowak C, Szentiks CA, Krone O, Ansorge H, Mueller T (2019) Military training areas facilitate the recolonization of wolves in Germany. Conservation Letters, 12, e12635.

Rodorff V, Siegmund-Schultze M, Guschal M, Hölzl S, Köppel J (2019) Good Governance: A Framework for Implementing Sustainable Land Management, Applied to an Agricultural Case in Northeast-Brazil. Sustainability, 11, 4303.

Román S, Lins L, Ingels J, Romano C, Martin D, Vanreusel A (2019) Role of spatial scales and environmental drivers in shaping nematode communities in the Blanes Canyon and its adjacent slope. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 146, 62-78.

Romero-Muñoz A, Jansen M, Nuñez AM, Almonacid RV, Kümmerle T (2019) Fires scorching Bolivia´s Chiquitano forest. Science, 366, 1089.

Rosche C, Hensen I, Al-Gharaibeh M, …, Jäschke Y (2019) Climate outweighs native vs. nonnative range-effects for genetics and common garden performance of a cosmopolitan weed. Ecological Monographs, 89, e01386.

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Udalov A, Kondar D, Miljutina MAMiljutin DM, Sapojnikov F, Mokievsky VO (2017) Quantitative distribution of the meiobenthos in Baidaratskaya Bay (Kara Sea). Oceanology, 57, 154-164.

von Thaden ACocchiararo BJarausch AJüngling H, Karamanlidis A, Tiesmeyer ANowak CMuñoz-Fuentes V (2017) Assessing SNP genotyping of noninvasively collected wildlife samples using microfluidic arrays. Scientific Reports, 7, 10768.

Wagner V, Chytrý M, Zelený D, von Wehrden H, Brinkert A, Danihelka J, Hölzel N, Kamp J, Lustyk K, Merunkova K, Palpurina S, Preislerova Z, Wesche K (2017) Regional differences in soil pH niche among dry grassland plants in Eurasia. Oikos, 126, 660-670.

Wang Y, Heberling G, Görzen E, Miehe G, Seeber EWesche K (2017) Combined effects of livestock grazing and environment on plant species composition and soil condition across Tibetan grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science, 20, 327-339.

Zotzmann SSteinbrink ASchleich KFrantzmann FXoumpholphakdy CSpaeth M, Moro C, Mavingui P, Klimpel S (2017) Bacterial diversity of cosmopolitan Culex pipiens and invasive Aedes japonicus from Germany. Parasitology Research, 116, 1899-1906.

Zwijacz-Kozica T, Ważna A, Muñoz-Fuentes VTiesmeyer A, Cichocki J, Nowak C (2017) Not European Wildcats, But Domestic Cats Inhabit Tatra National Park. Polish Journal of Ecology, 65, 415-421.

Peer-reviewed Articles / Non-ISI


Brix S, Osborn KJ, Kaiser S, Truskey SB, Schnurr SM, Brenke N, Malyutina M, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Adult life strategy affects distribution patterns in abyssal isopods – implications for conservation in Pacific nodule areas. Biogeosciences Discuss,


Bönsel D (2019) Fundmeldungen. Neufunde – Bestätigungen – Verluste, 31/9-31/17. Botanik und Naturschutz in Hessen, 31, 90-93.

Buaya AT, Thines M (2019) Miracula Moenusica, a New Member of the Holocarpic Parasitoid Genus from the Invasive Freshwater Diatom Pleurosira Laevis. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 3, 219-224.

Gregor T (2019) Fundmeldungen. Neufunde – Bestätigungen – Verluste, 31/34-31/77. Botanik und Naturschutz in Hessen, 31, 96-102.

Haase H, Brunk I, Voigtländer KBalkenhol B (2019) Invasion des Neophyten Spiraea sp. und Sukzession artenreicher Graslandflächen: Auswirkungen auf die Artengemeinschaften von Spinnen (Araneae), Laufkäfern (Carabidae) sowie Doppel- und Hundertfüßern (Diplopoda, Chilopoda). Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz, 27, 5-42.

Kallenborn H, Achtziger R, Dorow WHO, Görike P, Heckmann R, Hoffmann HJR, Kleinsteuber W, Rieger C, Rieger U, Strauss G, Simon H, Simon L, Stemmer M, Tymann G, Voigt K, Winkelmann H, Zimmermann G (2019) Sammelergebnisse der Tagung der „Arbeitsgruppe Mitteleuropäischer Heteropterologen“ im Saarland vom 04.-05.08.2018. Heteropteron, 55, 3-12.

Klausnitzer B, Segerer A (2019) Stellungnahme zum Insektensterben. Entomologische Zeitschrift, 128, 121-125.

Klausnitzer B, Segerer A (2019) Stellungnahme zum Insektensterben. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte, 63, 83-89.

Köhler G, Hantke G, Mendez de la Cruz F, Flamm A, Eisenberg T (2019) A Survey for the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the Mexican States of México, Morelos, Oaxaca, and Puebla. Herpetological Review, 50, 303-305.

Köhler G, Than NL, Flamm A, Eisenberg T (2019) A Preliminary Survey for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Myanmar. Herpetological Review, 50, 298-300.

Mecke S, Felix M, Lisa B, Max K, Ernst R (2019) Unsuccessful introduction: first records of Rana arvalis Nilsson, 1842 and Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771) from the island of Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Lower Saxony, Germany. Herpetology Notes, 877-880, 877-880.

Pfeiffer M, Dulamsuren C, Wesche K (2019) Grasslands and shrublands of Mongolia. ncyclopedia of the World’s Biomes.

Schmitt T (2019) Insektenvielfalt und ihre Funktion in Ökosystemen. Natur und Landschaft, 94, 222-229.

Schuch S, van Kling R, Wesche K, (2019) Drastischer Biomassenverlust bei Zikaden verschiedener Grasländer innerhalb von fünf bis sechs Jahrzehnten. Natur und Landschaft, 94, 141-145.

Shukherdorj B, Shiga T, Batlai O, Wesche KRitz C, Kim J, Jo H, Nyam-Osor B, Chung G, Khurelbaatar K, Choi HJ (2019) Contribution to the knowledge on the flora of Numrug Stirctly Protected Area and some parts of East Mongolia. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, 12, 284-301.

Taylor A, Lehmann T, Weyer N (2019) A roadmap for future aardvark research. Afrotherian Conservation, 15, 25-10.


Banfield L, Morris M, Pietsch D, Van Damme K (2018) Friends of Soqotra-Report and projects (2017-2018). Jemen-Report, 49, 24-27.

Gregor T (2018) Fundmeldungen. Neufunde – Bestätigungen – Verluste, 30/39-30/65. Botanik und Naturschutz in Hessen, 30, 123-128.

Gregor T, Korte E (2018) Kleingewässer in nordhessischen Auen – scheinbar für Characeen geeignet, aber unbesiedelt. Botanik und Naturschutz in Hessen, 30, 19-26.

Habel JC, Teucher M, Schmitt T, Ulrich W (2018) Documenting the chronology of declining ecosystem health along East African rivers. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 4, 34-43.

Haubrock PJ, Azzini M, Fribbi I, Inghilesi AF, Tricarico E (2018) Opportunistic alien catfish: unexpected findings in the diet of the alien species Ictalurus punctatus in Central Italy. Fish. Aquat. Life, 26, 239-242.

Haubrock PJ, Balzani P, Johovic I, Inghilesi AF, Tricarico E (2018) The effects of two different preservation methods on morphological characteristics of the alien channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818) in European freshwater. Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 76, 80-84.

Haubrock PJ, Fribbi I, Balzani P, Johovic I, Baker NJ, Inghilesi AF, Tricarico E, Nocita A (2018) Age determination in the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus using pectoral spines: a technical report. Fishes in Mediterranean Environments, 2018.003.

Hemp C, Hemp A (2018) Conservation status of the Elegant Yellow-Black Bush-Cricket Meruterrana elegans (Orthoptera: Phaneropterinae)—A critically endangered species on Mount Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History, 107, 9-16.

Krahner A, Dathe HHSchmitt T (2018) Wildbienen (Hymenoptera, Aculeata: Apiformes) des Mittleren Moseltals: Die Weinbausteillagen im Klotten-Treiser Moseltal. Contributions to Entomology, 68, 107-131.

Krause J, Müller J, Otte V, Heinken T (2018) Die Moos- und Flechtenflora auf Apfel- und Kirschbäumen in Plantagen im Raum Potsdam. Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins von Berlin und Brandenburg, 149, 135-151.

Lopez C, Mosquera PV, Hampel H, Neretina AN, Alonso M, Van Damme K, Kotov AA (2018) An annotated checklist of the freshwater cladocerans (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Cladocera) of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. Invertebrate Zoology, 15, 277-291.

Oetken M, Sundermann A (2018) Strategien zur effektiven Renaturierung von Fließgewässern. Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft, 3, 142-147.

Otte V, Wagner HG, Fürstenow J, Rätzel S (2018) Bemerkenswerte Flechtenfunde aus Brandenburg XIV. Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins von Berlin und Brandenburg, 149, 153-171.

Reise HSchlitt BHutchinson JMC (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.

Römbke JBandow CGerlach AJäschke B, Schmelz R, Natal-da-Luz T, Sousa JP, Russell DJ (2018) Data on the Lumbricidae and Enchytraeidae from six forest sites in Germany and Portugal. Opuscula Zoologica Budapestinensis, 48, 73-81.

Römbke JR, Bernard J, Martin-Laurent F (2018) Standard methods for the assessment of structural and functional diversity of soil organisms: A review. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 14, 463-479.

Taylor A, Lehmann T, Weyer N (2018) Will aardvarks go thirsty under climate change? Afrotherian Conservation, 14, 3-9.

Wagner HC, Seifert B, Borovsky R, Paill W (2018) First insight into the ant diversity of the Vjosa valley, Albania (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Acta ZooBot Austria, 155, 315-321.


Benda P, Nasher AK, Van Damme K, Vallo D, Reiter A (2017) Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Part 14. Bat fauna of the Socotra Archipelago, Yemem. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae, 81, 99-169.

Clausnitzer VSimaika JP, Samways MJ, Daniel BA (2017) Dragonflies as flagships for sustainable use of water resources in environmental education. Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 16, 1-14.

Dedek M, Wesche K (2017) Die Segetalflora der Oberlausitz im Wandel – heutige Situation im Vergleich zu historischen Daten von Max Militzer. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz, 25, 83-106.

Hirche A, Jimenez A, Roncancio-Duque N, Ansorge H (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, Ansorge H (2017) Altersstruktur tot aufgefundener Fischotter aus Ostsachsen. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz, 25, 23-30.

Maunder JE, Noseworthy RG, Hutchinson JMCReise H (2017) Terrestrial molluscs of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Part 1: Boettgerillidae. Check List, 13, 277-284.

Schäfer F, Reiners T (2017) Long term vs. short term impact of founder relatedness on gene diversity and inbreeding within the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) of the red panda (Ailurus f. fulgens). Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 5, 86-91.

Schulz HJ, Kürbis K (2017) Springschwänze (Collembola) als Nahrung für Amphibien. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte, 61, 158-159.

Schuppenhauer MLehmitz R (2017) Floating Islands: A method to detect aquatic dispersal and colonisation potential of soil microarthropods. Soil Organisms, 89, 119-126.

Seifert B (2017) The ecology of Central European non-arboreal ants – 37 years of a broad-spectrum analysis under permanent taxonomic control. Soil Organisms, 89, 1-67.

Seifert BProsche A (2017) Long-term development of ant assemblages of recultivated woodland and free-succession open-land habitats in a former strip-mining area. Soil Organisms, 89, 157-176.

von Proschwitz T, Reise HSchlitt B, Breugelmans K (2017) Records of the slugs Ariolimax columbianus (Ariolimacidae) and Prophysaon foliolatum (Arionidae) imported into Sweden. Folia Malacologica, 25, 267-271.

Wünsche A, Gebauer P, Hardtke HJ, Otto HW (2017) Bermerkenswerte floristische Beobachtungen 2016 in Oberlausitz und Elbhügelland. Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz, 25, 107-120.

Articles in other Journals


Rieser M, Zub PMTNässig WAWeyh RE (2020) Beobachtungen von Schmetterlingen (Lepidoptera) im Naturschutzgebiet „Haimberg bei Mittelrode“ 2016 bis 2018. Beiträge zur Naturkunde in Osthessen, 55/56, 131-132.

Weyh RE (2020) 3. Kleinschmetterlingsfunde („Mikrolepidoptera“) im Naturschutzgebiet „Haimberg bei Mittelrode“ im Juli 2017. Beiträge zur Naturkunde in Osthessen, 55/56, 163-168.

Zub PMTNässig WA (2020) 2. Nachtfalter (Lepidoptera, „Makrolepidoptera“) im NSG Haimberg 2017 und 2018. Beiträge zur Naturkunde in Osthessen, 55/56, 143-162.


Barndt D (2019) Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Arthropodenfauna der sauer-armen Zwischenmoore Plötzendiebel und Hechtdiebel (Land Brandenburg) (Coleoptera, Odonata, Orthoptera part., Auchenorrhyncha, Heteroptera, Lepidoptera part., Diptera part., Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones, Diplopoda, Chilopoda u.a.). Märkische Entomologische Nachrichten, 21, 169-227.

Kneis P, Richert M, Stefen C (2019) Zum Status freilebender Katzen in der Gohrischheide Zeithain, Sachsen. Säugetierkundliche Informationen, 11, 104-108.

Voigtländer K (2019) Klasse: Vielfüßer oder Tausendfüßer i.w.S. (Myriapoda). Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Mecklenburg, 2, 101-105.


Bräutigam S, Weiss V (2018) Inwieweit wurde in Sachsen Impatiens noli-tangere durch den Neophyten Impatiens parviflora verdrängt. Berichte der Arbeitsgemeinschaft sächsischer Botaniker, Neue Folge, 23, 103-117.

Claessens J, Seifert B (2018) Ant pollination of Dactylorhiza viridis. Orchids Digest, 82, 154-158.

Otte V (2018) Bericht zur Jahresexkursion 2017: Polen, Riesengebirge, vom 23.-27. August. Herzogiella, 5, 7-13.


Jage H, Klenke F, Kruse J, Kummer V, Scholler M, Thiel H, Thines M (2017) Neufunde und bemerkenswerte Bestätigungen phytoparasitischer Kleinpilze in Deutschland – Albuginales (Weißroste) und obligat biotrophe Peronosporales (Falsche Mehltaue). Schlechtendalia, 33, 1-134.

Jarausch A (2017) Genetische Analysen. Informationsdienst Naturschutz Niedersachsen.

Morkel CDorow WHO (2017) Die Marmorierte Baumwanze Halyomorpha halys (Stål, 1855) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) hat Hessen erreicht. Heteropteron, 49, 16-17.

Sundermann A, Hering D, Nohl M, Lorenz AW (2017) Strategien zur Erfolgskontrolle und zur Optimierung von Fließgewässer-Renaturierungsmaßnahmen. NUA-Seminarbericht, 13, 45-50.

Vitecek SPauls SU, Graf W (2017) Barcoding der Köcherfliegen und Steinfliegen Vorarlbergs. inatura – Forschung online, 1-16.





Klausnitzer B, Stegner J (2019) Rote Liste und Artenliste Sachsens. Bockkäfer. Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie, Freistaat Sachsen, 72pp.

Klimpel S, Kuhn T, Münster J, Dörge DD, Klapper R, Kochmann J (2019) Parasites of Marine Fish and Cephalopods A Practical Guide. Springer, 155pp.


Seifert B (2018) The Ants of Central and North Europe. Lutra Verlag, Tauer, 408pp.


Averyanova EA, Akatova TV, Akatov VV, Astapov MB, Bezgodov AG, Bergun SA, Berezenko NS, Bochko TF, Bukareva OV, Dvoretskaya EV, Dzhangirov MY, Doroshina GY, Zernov AS, Ignatov MS, Ignatova EA, Kasannelli DP, Kvasha T, Kiyashko AA, Kolomiychuk VP, Konstantinova NA, Korotkova N, Kosterin OE, Krivorotov SB, Litvinskaya SA, Lozovoy SP, Malykhina AG, Maslov DA, Milchakova NA, Nagalevsky VY, Nagalevsky MV, Otte V, Perebora EA, Pikalova NA, Popovich AV, Rebriev YA, Sergeeva VV, Sirotuk EA, Suvorov AV, Timukhin IN, Tuniev BS, Urbanavichus GP, Urbanavichene IN, Shumkova OA, Yanenko TG (2017) Red Book of Krasnodar Territory. Plants and Fungi. III Edition. In: Litvinskaya SA (Eds). Administration of the Krasnodar Territory, Krasnodar, 850pp.

Klimpel SKuhn T, Mehlhorn H (2017) Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Ocean. Springer International, 226pp

Köhler A, Bode S, Metzger J, Blank SM (2017) Entomologentagung 2017/Entomology Congress in Freising 13.-16.03.2017. Programm und Zusammenfassungen/Program and Abstracts. Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie e.V. (DGaaE), Freising, 136pp.

Book section




Graefe U, Römbke J, Lehmitz R (2019) Die Waldbindung der Regenwürmer (Lumbricidae) Deutschlands. Waldbindung ausgewählter Tiergruppen Deutschlands. Lumbricidae, Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones, Heteroptera, Coleoptera, Aculeata, Macrolepidoptera, Aves. Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn-Bad Godesberg, 17-25.

Lashchinsky N, Korolyuk A, Wesche K (2019) Vegetation patterns and ecological gradients: from forest to dry steppes. In: Guggenberger G (Eds) KULUNDA: Climate Smart Agriculture. Springer.

Otte V (2019) Peculiarities of the lichen flora of the north-western Caucasus. In: Шаханова (Eds) Международная научная конференция „Биосфера и человек“ 24-25 октября 2019 года. Adyghe State University, Maikop, 81-84.

Palmer-Newton AF, Clausnitzer V, Dijkstra KDB (2019) The status and distribution of odonates (dragonflies and damselflies) in the Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa Catchment. Conservation priorities for freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Malawi/Nyasa/Niassa catchment. IUCN, 90-107.

Vogel HJ, Wollschläger U, Helming K, Heinrich U, Willms M, Wiesmeier M, Russell DJ, Franko U (2019) Assessment of Soil Functions Affected by Soil Management. In: Schröter M, Bonn A, Klotz S, Seppelt R, Baessler C (Eds) Atlas of Ecosystem Services – Drivers, Risks, and Societal Responses. Springer, Heidelberg, 77-82.

Zizka GStarke-Ottich I (2019) Veränderungen von Flora und Fauna in Frankfurt am Main in den letzten 200 Jahren. In: Lozán JL, Breckle SW, Graßl H, Kuttler W, Matzarakis A (Eds) Warnsignal Klima: Die Städte. Wissenschaftliche Fakten. Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen, Hamburg, 170-173.


Cavender-Bares J, Arroyo MTK, Köhler G, Martina-Garza C, Castaneda-Moya F, et al. EA (2018) Status and trends of biodiversity and ecosystem functions underpinning nature’s benefit to people. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Regional and subregional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services: regional and subregional assessment for the Americas. IPBES, 207-363.

Clausnitzer V, Kipping J, Dijkstra KDB, Carr JA (2018) The status and distribution of dragonflies and damselflies in the Lake Victoria Basin. In: Sayer CA, Máiz-Tomé L, Darwall WRT (Eds) Freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin: Guidance for species conservation, site protection, climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, 82-97.

Knie M, Ribeiro BW, Fischer J, Schmitz B, Damme KV, Hemmersbach R, Häder DP, Laforsch C (2018) Approaches to Assess the Suitability of Zooplankton for Bioregenerative Life Support Systems. Into Space – A Journey of How Humans Adapt and Live in Microgravity. intechopen, 171-207.

Müller RReuss F, Kendrovski V, Montag D (2018) Vector-borne diseases. In: Marselle MR, Stadler J, Korn K, Irvine KN, Bonn A (Eds) Biodiversity and Health in the face of Climate Change. Springer, 67-90.

Pfeiffer M, Dulamsuren C, Jäschke YWesche K (2018) Grasslands of China and Mongolia: Spatial Extent, Land Use and Conservation. In: Squires V, Dengler J (Eds) Grasslands of the World: Diversity, Management and Conservation. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 167-196.

Sattler D, Raedig C, Hebner A, Wesenberg J (2018) Use of native plant species for ecological restoration and rehabilitation measures in Southeast Brazil. In: Nehren U, Schlüter S, Raedig C, Sattler D, Hissa H (Eds) Strategies and Tools for a Sustainable Rio de Janeiro. Springer eBook, 191-204.


Klapper RMünster JKochmann JKlimpel SKuhn T (2017) Biodiversity and Host Specificity of Monogenea in Antarctic Fish Species. Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Ocean. Springer International, 33-47.

Klimpel SKuhn T, Mehlhorn H (2017) Introduction: Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Ocean. Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Ocean. Springer International, 1-5.

Krause J, Wagner HG, Otte V (2017) Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der Flechten (Lichenes) von Berlin. In: Der Landesbeauftragte für Naturschutz und landschaftspflege Sfruvuk (Eds) Rote Listen der gefährdeten Pflanzen, Pilze und Tiere von Berlin. Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, Berlin, 1-28.

Russell DJ (2017) Entwicklung der Collembolen im Boden der Hochwasserschutzpolder Altenheim nach Einführung der ökologischen Flutung. In: Schneider E, Werling M, Stammel B, Januschke K, Ledesma-Krist G, Scholz M, Hering D, Gelhaus M, Dister E, Egger G (Eds) Biodiversität der Flussauen Deutschlands. Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn, 253-264.

Wagner HG, Krause J, Otte V (2017) Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der flechtenbewohnenden (lichenicolen) Pilze von Berlin. In: Der Landesbeauftragte für Naturschutz und landschaftspflege Sfruvuk (Eds) Rote Listen der gefährdeten Pflanzen, Pilze und Tiere von Berlin. Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 1-9.

Work and Discussion Paper


Ernst R (2020) Proposal of the creation of a conservation area in the SERRA DO PINGANO and adjacent mountain ranges – Rapid multi-disciplinary biodiversity assessment and social-economic survey – Chapter 7 Amphibians and Reptiles., Ministerio Do Ambiente Angola.

Lautenschläger T, Gärtner AErnst R (2020) Proposal of the creation of a conservation area in the SERRA DO PINGANO and adjacent mountain ranges – Rapid multi-disciplinary biodiversity assessment and social-economic survey – Chapter 1: Area description., Ministerio Do Ambiente Angola.


Kihara TC (2019) Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute For Geosciences And Natural Resources, 95pp.

Kihara TCGerdes KKniesz K (2019) Biology – Cruise report INDEX 2019 Leg1/ Leg2 – R/V Sonne – Port Louis/Port Louis – 31.10-10.12.2019., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute For Geosciences And Natural Resources, 113pp.

Kihara TCGerdes KKniesz K, Schöning B (2019) Biology – Final report INDEX 2018 Leg1/ Leg2 – R/V Pelagia – Port Louis/Port Louis – 10.10-17.12.2018., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute For Geosciences And Natural Resources, 242pp.

Wesche K (2019) IPBES Regional Assessment – Asia Pacific (K. Wesche contributing author on Temperate Grassland)., Ipbes.

Wesche K, Olson KA (2019) IPBES Global Assessment (K. Wesche contributing author on Temperate Grasslands)., Ipbes.


Gerdes KKihara TC (2018) Catalogue of INDEX Benthic Fauna, Cluster 11 and 12 of the German License areas on the Southeast Indian Ridge – R/V Sonne – Colombo/Cape Town – 24.08-13.10.2017., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, 127pp.

Kihara TCChristodoulou MStrauch D (2018) INDEX Tree of life– DNA barcode reference library of Indian Ocean hydrothermal vent benthic fauna – International Seabed Authority Report – 02.2018., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, 37pp.

Kihara TC, Eichsteller A, Gerdes KKniesz K (2018) Biology – Cruise Report INDEX 2018 – R/V Pelagia – Port Louis/Port Louis – 10.10-11.11. 2018 and Port Louis/Port Louis – 14.11-17.12 2018., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, 76pp.

Kihara TCGerdes KKniesz KStrauch D, Militz S, Roos N, Tebben K (2018) Biology – Final report INDEX 2017 – R/V Sonne – Colombo/Cape Town – 24.08-13.10.2017., Bundesanstalt Für Geowissenschaften Und Rohstoffe (bgr), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, 54pp.

Sundermann A, Babitsch D, Halle M, Müller A, Duis K, Coors A (2018) Arsen in Fließgewässern., Landesamt Für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft Und Geologie Sachsen.


Brasier MJ, Brandt A (2017) SO-AntEco: Contributing information and scientific advice on benthic biodiversity in the South Orkney Islands (Domain 1) region., Ccamlr.

Graf W, Bauernfeind E, Bequirai S, Duda M, Frank T, Gunczy J, Heckes U, Hess M, Kunz G, Meulenbroeck P, Paill W, Rabitsch W, Vitecek S (2017) The fauna of the Vjosa river and the adjacent floodplain at Poçem. River Watch-Verein zum Schutz der Flüsse, Report For River Watch.

Reinhardt I, Kluth G, Szentiks C, Jarausch ANowak C (2017) Wölfe in Deutschland – Statusbericht 2015/16., Dokumentations- Und Beratungsstelle Des Bundes Zum Thema Wolf.

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