Citizen excavation in Ostallgäu

  • Citizen excavation to study Upper Miocene ecosystems
  • Kaufbeuren (Allgäu, Bavaria)
  • One of the most important paleontological discoveries in Germany
  • Great apes & 100 other vertebrate species


  • 2017 and 2018 approx. 50 citizens from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
  • Age 8-75 years
  • Families, young people, pensioners
  • Participation free of charge (lodging & half board will be covered by SGN)

General conditions

  • Excavation over 6 weeks in August and September
  • So far exclusively word-of-mouth propaganda
  • Fixed base of >25 citizens, tendency increasing
  • Media advertising only after scientific publication in November 2019


Team HEP Böhme
Prof. Dr. Madelaine Böhme
Working group of Terrestrial Paleoclimatology

Main research interests
• Evolution and palaeobiology of vertebrates
• Hominid evolution
• Neogene continental palaeoclimatology
• Neogene stratigraphy
• Multi-proxy reconstruction of past ecosystems and environments

Academic and professional career
2012-2017 Founding director of the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment (HEP)
2011-2017 Speaker of the department „Palaeobiology“ at the University Tübingen
Since 2009 Professor for Terrestrial Palaeoclimatology at the University Tuebingen, Department of Geoscience, Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Paleoecology (SHEP) and Director of the Paleontological Museum and Collection of the Tuebingen University
2007-2012 Heisenberg fellow and Heisenberg Professor of the German Science Foundation
2007/2008 visiting Professor in Terrestrial Paleontology and Paleoclimate at University Tuebingen
2003 Habilitation in Geology and Paleontology at the Faculty of Earth Sciences of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2001-2006 Research Assistant at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Paleontology Section of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
1998-2001 Research Fellow, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
1997 Promotion (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Department of Earth Sciences, University Leipzig
1993-1998 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geoscience, University Leipzig
1993 Geoscientist at ENMOTEC GmbH, Freiberg
1992 Diploma in Geology and Palaeontology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
1987-1992 Student at the Institute of Geology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
1984-1986 Pestalozzi-Gymnasium, Dresden

List of Publications

AYVAZYAN A, VASILYAN D, BÖHME M 2019. Possible species-flock scenario for the evolution of the cyprinid genus Capoeta (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) within late Neogene lake systems of the Armenian Highland. PLoS ONE 14(5):

GARBIN, M., BÖHME, M., JOYCE, W. 2019. A new testudinoid turtle from the Middle to Late Eocene of Vietnam. PeerJ

FUSS J, UHLIG G, BÖHME M 2018. Earliest evidence of caries lesion in hominids reveal sugar-rich diet for a Middle Miocene dryopithecine from Europe. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0203307.

BÖHME M, VAN BAAK, CGC, PRIETO J, , WINKLHOFER M, SPASSOV N 2018. Late Miocene stratigraphy, palaeoclimate and evolution of the Sandanski
Basin (Bulgaria) and the chronology of the Pikermian faunal changes. Global and Planetary Changes 170,

ROCHOLL, A., BÖHME, M., GILG, H.A., POHL, J., SCHALTEGGER, U., WIJBRANS J. (2018): Comment on ‘‘A high-precision 40Ar/39Ar age for the Nördlinger Ries impact crater, Germany, and implications for the accurate dating of terrestrial impact events” by Schmieder et al. (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 220 (2018) 146–157). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta in press.

FUSS, J., SPASSOV, N., BÖHME, M., BEGUN, D.R. (2018): Response to Benoit and Thackeray (2017): ‘A cladistic analysis of Graecopithecus’. South African Journal of Science 114(5/6) doi: 10.17159/sajs.2018/a0267.

AYVASYAN, A, VASILYAN D, BÖHME M 2018. 3D morphology of pharyngeal dentition of the genus Capoeta (Cyprinidae): Implications for taxonomy and phylogeny. J Zool Syst Evol Res., DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12217

IVANOV, M., VASILYAN, D., BÖHME, M., ZAZHIGIN, V.S. 2018. Miocene snakes from northeastern Kazakhstan: new data on the evolution of snake assemblages in Siberia. Historical Biology,

RAHEEM, D.C., SCHNEIDER, S., BÖHME, M., VASILYAN, D., PRIETO, J. 2017. The oldest known cyclophoroidean land snails (Caenogastropoda) from Asia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology,

IVANOV, M., RUTA, M, KLEMBARA, J., BÖHME, M. 2017. A new species of Varanus (Anguimorpha: Varanidae) from the early Miocene of the Czech Republic, and its relationships and palaeoecology. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology,

BÖHME M, SPASSOV N, EBNER M, GERAADS D, HRISTOVA L, KIRSCHER U, KÖTTER S, LINNEMANN U, PRIETO J, ROUSSIAKIS S, THEODOROU G, UHLIG G, WINKLHOFER M 2017. Messinian age and savannah environment of the possible hominin Graecopithecus from Europe. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177347.

FUSS J, SPASSOV N, BEGUN DR, BÖHME M 2017. Potential hominin affinities of Graecopithecus from the Late Miocene of Europe. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177127.

ROCHOLL, A., SCHALTEGGER, U., GILG, H.A., WIJBRANS, J., BÖHME, M. 2017. The age of volcanic tuffs from the Upper Freshwater Molasse (North Alpine Foreland Basin) and their possible use for tephrostratigraphic correlations across Europe for the Middle Miocene. Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch)
DOI 10.1007/s00531-017-1499-0

VASILEIADOU, K., BÖHME, M., NEUBAUER, T.A., GEORGALIS, G.L., SYRIDES, G.E., PAPADOPOULOU, L., ZOUROS, N. 2017. Early Miocene gastropod and ectothermic vertebrate remains from the Lesvos Petrified Forest (Greece). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, DOI 10.1007/s12542-017-0352-x

VASILYAN, D., ZAZHIGIN, V., BÖHME, M. 2017. Neogene amphibians and reptiles (Caudata, Anura, Gekotta, Lacertilia, Testudines) from south of Western Siberia, Russia and Northeastern Kazakhstan. PeerJ 5:e3025; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3025

VASILYAN, D., BÖHME, M., KLEMBARA, J. 2016. First record of fossil Ophisaurus (Anguimorpha, Anguidae) from Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 10.1080/02724634.2016.1219739

KIRSCHER, U., PRIETO, J., BACHTADSE, V., ABDUL AZIZ, H., DOPPLER, G., HAGMAIER, M., BÖHME, M. 2016. A biochronologic tie-point for the base of the Tortonian stage in European terrestrial settings: Magnetostratigraphy of the topmost Upper Freshwater Molasse sediments of the North Alpine Foreland Basin in Bavaria (Germany). Newsletters on Stratigraphy 49(3): 445-467.

STÜBNER, K., DROST, K., SCHOENBERG, R., BÖHME, M., STARKE, J., EHLERS, T.A. 2016. Asynchronous timing of extension and basin formation in the South
Rhodope core complex, SW Bulgaria and northern Greece. Tectonics,

TRÖSCHER, A., MAIER, W., RUF, I., HUGOT, J.-P., BÖHME, M. 2015. The epitensoric chorda tympani of Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia,
Diatomyidae) and its phylogenetic implications. Mammalian Biology 80 : 96–98.

MENNECART, B., YERLY, B., MOJON, P.O., ANGELONE, C., MARIDET, O., BÖHME, M., PIRKENSEER, C., 2015: A new Late Agenian (MN2a, Early Miocene) fossil assemblage from Wallenried (Molasse Basin, Canton Fribourg, Switzerland). Paläontologische Zeitschrift DOI 10.1007/s12542-015-0275-3

SCHALLER, M., LACHNER, J., CHRISTL, M., MADEN, C., SPASSOV, N., ILG, A., BÖHME, M. 2015: Authigenic Be as a tool to date river terrace sediments? – An example from a Late Miocene hominid locality in Bulgaria. – Quaternary Geochronology 29: 6-15

FUSS, J., PRIETO, J., BÖHME, M. 2015: Revision of the bovid Miotragocerus monacensis Stromer, 1928 (Mammalia, Bovidae) at the Middle to Late Miocene transition in Central Europe. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 276/3: 229-265.

UHL, D., DOLEZYCH, M., BÖHME, M. (2014). Taxodioxylon-like charcoal from
the Late Miocene of western Bulgaria. Acta Palaeobotanica 54(1): 101–111.

CORSINI, J., BÖHME, M., JOUCE, W. (2014). Reappraisal of Testudo antiqua (Testudines, Testudinidae) from the Miocene of Hohenhöwen, Germany. Journal of Paleontology 88(5): 948–966.

HAVLIK, P., JOYCE, W., BÖHME, M. (2014). Allaeochelys libyca, a new Carettochelyine Turtle from the Middle Miocene (Langhian) of Libya. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 55(2): 201–214.

BÖHME, M., AIGLSTORFER, M., ANTOINE, P.-O., APPEL, E., HAVLIK, P., MÉTAIS, G., SCHNEIDER, S., SETZER, TAPPERT, R., UHL, D., PRIETO, J.: Na Duong (northern Vietnam) – an exceptional window into Eocene ecosystems from South-East Asia. Zitteliana A 53: 120-167.

BÖHME, M., GROSS, M., PRIETO, J. (2014). The fossil lagerstaette Gratkorn (Styria, Austria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 1-4.

GROSS, M., BÖHME, M., HAVLIK, P., AIGLSTORFER, M. (2014). The late Middle Miocene (Sarmatian s.str.) Fossillagerstätte Gratkorn – First decade of research, geology, stratigraphy and vertebrate fauna. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 5-20.

AIGLSTORFER, M.O, BOCHERENS, H., BÖHME, M. (2014). Large Mammal Ecology in the late Middle Miocene locality Gratkorn (Austria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 189-213.

AIGLSTORFER, M.O, GÖHLICH, U., BÖHME, M., GROSS, M. (2014). A partial skeleton of Deinotherium from the late Middle Miocene locality Gratkorn (Austria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 49-70.

AIGLSTORFER, M.O, HEISSIG, K., BÖHME, M. (2014). Perissodactyla from the late Middle Miocene locality Gratkorn (Austria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 71-82.

AIGLSTORFER, M.O, RÖSSNER, G.E., BÖHME, M. (2014). Dorcatherium naui and pecoran ruminants from the late Middle Miocene locality Gratkorn (Austria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 83-123.

VAN DER MADE, J., PRIETO, J., AIGLSTORFER, M., BÖHME, M. (2014). Taxonomic study of the pigs (Suidae, Mammalia) from the late Middle Miocene of Gratkorn (Austria, Styria). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (4): 595-617.

BÖHME, M., VASILYAN, D. (2014). Ectothermic vertebrates from the late Middle Miocene of Gratkorn (Austria, Styria. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 21-40.

HAVLIK, P., AIGLSTORFER, M.O, BECKMANN, A.K., GROSS, M., KEUPER, M., BÖHME, M. (2014).Taphonomical and ichnological considerations on the late Middle Miocene locality Gratkorn (Styria, Austria) with focus on Large Mammal Taphonomy. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94 (1): 171-188.

BASTIR, M., BÖHME, M., SANCHIZ, B. (2014). Middle Miocene remains of Alytes (Anura, Alytidae) as an example of the unrecognised value of fossil fragments for evolutionary morphology studies. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(1): 69-79.

CONARD, N.J., KITAGAWA, K., KRÖNNECK, P., BÖHME, M., MÜNZEL, S.C. (2013): The Importance of Fish, Fowl and Small Mammals in the Paleolithic Diet of the Swabian Jura, Southwestern Germany. In: J.L. Clark & J.L. Speth (eds.) Zooarchaeology and Modern Human Origins: Human Hunting Behavior during the Later Pleistocene, Springer. p. 173-190.

REICHENBACHER, B., KRIJGSMAN, W., LATASTER, Y., PIPPÈRR, M., VAN BAAK, C.G.C., CHANG, L., KÄLIN, D., JOST, J., DOPPLER, G., JUNG, D., PRIETO, J., ABDUL AZIZ, H., BÖHME, M., GARNISH, J., KIRSCHER, U., BACHTADSE, V. (2013). A new magnetostratigraphic framework for the Lower Miocene (Burdigalian/ Ottnangian, Karpatian) in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Swiss J Geosci 106:309–334

DAXNER-HÖCK, G., KOSSLER, A., BÖHME, M. (2013): New data on Biostratigraphy and Palaeoecology of the Olchon Island (Lake Baikal, Siberia). In: Fossil Mammals of Asia – Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology, Ed. X. Wang, M. Fortelius, L. J. Flynn. Columbia University Press. p. 508-520.

VASILYAN, D., BÖHME, M., CHKHIKVADZE, V.M., SEMENOV, J.A., JOYCE, W.G. (2013). A new giant salamander (Urodela, Pancryptobranchidae) from the Miocene of Eastern Europe (Grytsiv, Ukraine). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology

SCHNEIDER, S., BÖHME, M. & PRIETO, J. (2013): Unionidae (Bivalvia; Palaeoheterodonta) from the Palaeogene of northern Vietnam: exploring the origins of the modern East Asian freshwater bivalve fauna.- Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 11 (3): 337-357.

NEUBAUER, T.A., SCHNEIDER, S., BÖHME, M., PRIETO, J. (2012). First records of freshwater rissooidean gastropods from the Palaeogene of Southeast Asia. Journal of Molluscan Studies (2012) 0 : 1 – 8. doi:10.1093/mollus/eys011

BÖHME, M., VASILYAN, D., WINKLHOFER, M. (2012): Habitat tracking, range dynamics and palaeoclimatic significance of Eurasian giant salamanders (Cryptobranchidae) – indications for elevated Central Asian humidity during Cenozoic global warm periods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

VASILYAN D, BÖHME M (2012) Pronounced Peramorphosis in Lissamphibians—Aviturus exsecratus (Urodela, Cryptobranchidae) from the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum of Mongolia. PLoS ONE 7(9): e40665. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040665

BÖHME M, AIGLSTORFER M, UHL D, KULLMER O (2012) The Antiquity of the Rhine River: Stratigraphic Coverage of the Dinotheriensande (Eppelsheim Formation) of the Mainz Basin (Germany). PLoS ONE 7(5): e36817. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036817

PRIETO, J., ANGELONE, C., GROSS, M., BÖHME, M. (2012): The pika Prolagus (Ochotonidae, Lagomorpha, Mammalia) in the late Middle Miocene fauna from Gratkorn (Styrian Basin, Austria). Neues Jahrbuch Geologie Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 263/2: 111-118.

SPASSOV, N., GERAADS, D., HRISTOVA, L., MARKOV, G.N., MERCERON, G., TZANKOV, T., STOYANOV, K., BÖHME, M., DIMITROVA, A. (2012): A hominid tooth from Bulgaria: the last pre-human hominid of continental Europe. Journal of Human Evolution 62 (2): 138-145.

IVANOV, M., BÖHME, M. (2011): Snakes from Griesbeckerzell (Langhian, Early Badenian), North Alpine Foreland Basin (Germany), with comments on the evolution of snake faunas in central Europe during the Miocene Climatic Optimum.- Geodiversitas 33 (3): 411-449.

UTESCHER, T., BÖHME, M., MOSBRUGGER, V. (2011): The Neogene of Eurasia: Spatial gradients and temporal trends – The second synthesis of Neclime.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 304 (3/4): 196-201, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.03.012

PRIETO, J., HOEK OSTENDE, L.W. VAN DEN, BÖHME, M. (2011): Reappearance of Galerix (Erinaceomorpha, Mammalia) at the Middle to Late Miocene transition in South Germany: biostratigraphic and paleoecologic implications.- Contribution to Zoology 80 (3): 179-189.

BÖHME, M, ABDUL AZIZ, H., PRIETO, J., BACHTADSE, V., SCHWEIGERT, G. (2011): Bio-magnetostratigraphy and the Environment of the oldest Eurasian Hominoid from the Early Miocene of Engelswies (Germany).- Journal of Human Evolution. 61 (3): 332-339. DOI 10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.04.012

GROSS, M., BÖHME, M., PRIETO, J. (2011): Gratkorn – a benchmark locality for the continental Sarmatian s.str. of the Central Paratethys.- International Journal of Earth Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s00531-010-0615-1

BÖHME, M., WINKLHOFER, M., ILG, A. (2011): Miocene precipitation in Europe: Temporal trends and spatial gradients.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 304 (3/4): 212-218, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.09.028

KLAUS, S., BÖHME, M., SCHNEIDER, S., PRIETO, J., PHETSOMPHOU, B. (2011): Evidence of the earliest fossil freshwater decapod of Southeast Asia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). – The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59(1): 47-51.

BÖHME, M., PRIETO J., SCHNEIDER, S. (2011): Cenozoic basins of Northern Vietnam: biostratigraphy, vertebrate and invertebrate fauna. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 40: 672-687.

FREY, E., MUNK, W., BÖHME, M., MORLO, M., HENSEL, M. (2010): First creodont carnivore from the Rupelian Clays (Oligocene) of the Clay Pit Unterfeld at Rauenberg (Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg): Apterodon rauenbergensis n.sp.- Kaupia 17: 107-113.

PRIETO, J., BÖHMER, C., BÖHME, M., GROSS, M. (2010): Insectivores and bats (Mammalia) from the late Middle Miocene of Gratkorn (Austria): biostratigraphic and ecologic implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen 258 (1): 107-119.

PEREA, S., BÖHME, M., ZUPANČIC, P., FREYHOF, J., ÖZULUG, M., ABDOLI, A., ŠANDA, R., DOADRIO, I. (2010): Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographical patterns of perimediterranean Leuciscinae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) inferred from both mitochondrial and nuclear data.- BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 265

PRIETO, J., BÖHME, M., GROSS, M. (2010): The cricetid rodent fauna from Gratkorn (Austria, Styria): a cornerstone for the understanding of the late Middle Miocene (Sarmatian s. str.) continental biostratigraphy in the Central Paratethys. Geologica Carpathica 61 (5): 419-436.

BÖHME, M. (2010): Ectothermic vertebrates, climate and environment of the West Runton Upper Freshwater Bed (early Middle Pleistocene, Cromerian II).- Quaternary International 228: 63-71
BÖHME, M. (2010): Ectothermic vertebrates (Osteichthyes, Allocaudata, Urodela, Anura, Crocodylia, Squamata) from the Miocene of Sandelzhausen (Germany, Bavaria): their implication for environmental reconstruction and palaeoclimate.- Paläontologische Zeitschrift 84 (1): 3-41.
KLEMBARA, J., BÖHME, M., RUMMEL, M. (2010): Revision of the anguine lizard Pseudopus laurillardi (Squamata, Anguidae) from the Miocene of Europe, with comments on paleoecology.- Journal of Paleontology 84 (2): 159-196.
ABDUL-AZIZ, H., BÖHME, M., ROCHOLL, A., PRIETO, J., WIJBRANS, J., BACHTADSE, V. (2010): Integrated stratigraphy and 40Ar/39Ar chronology of the Early to Middle Miocene Upper Freshwater Molasse in western Bavaria (Germany).- International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99:1859–1886

MOSER, M, RÖSSNER, GE, GÖHLICH, UB, BÖHME M, FAHLBUSCH V (2009): The fossil lagerstätte Sandelzhausen (Miocene; southern Germany): history of investigation, geology, fauna, and age.- Paläontologische Zeitschrift 83 (1): 7-24.

Pitruzzella, G., Delfino, M., Böhme, M., Rook, L. (2008): Osteology of genus Salamandrina: preliminary observation from a paleontological perspective.- In: Angelini C. & Utzeri C., Survival analysis of two populations of Salamandrina perspicillata (pp. 15-17). In: Corti C. (ed.), 2008. Herpetologia Sardiniae. Societas Herpetologica Italica/ Edizioni Belvedere, Latina, “le scienze” (8), 504 pp.

Böhme, M. , Ilg, A., Winklhofer, M. (2008): Late Miocene “washhouse” climate in Europe.- Earth and Planetary Science Letters 275: 393-401.

PRIETO, J., BÖHME, M., MAURER, H., HEISSIG, K., ABDUL-AZIZ, H. (2009): Sedimentology, biostratigraphy and environments of the Untere Fluviatile Serie (Lower and Middle Miocene) in the central part of the North Alpine Foreland Basin – implications for basin evolution.- International Journal of Earth Sciences 98: 1776-1791. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0331-2

BÖHME, M. (2008): Ectothermic vertebrates (Teleostei, Allocaudata, Urodela, Anura, Testudines, Choristodera, Crocodylia, Squamata) from the Upper Oligocene of Oberleichtersbach (Northern Bavaria, Germany).- Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 260: 161-183.

CZICZER, I., PIPÍK, R., BÖHME, M., ĆORIĆ, S., BAKRAČ, K., LANTOS, M. MÜLLER, P., BABINSZKI, E., SÜTŐ-SZENTAI, M., MAGYAR, I. (2009): Life in the sublittoral zone of Lake Pannon: paleontological analysis of the Upper Miocene Szák Formation.- International Journal of Earth Sciences 98: 1741-1766. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0322-3

Reichenbacher, B., Böhme, M. & Lang, L. (2008): Fossilien aus der Oberen Süßwassermolasse bei Ried (Kreis Neuburg an der Donau).- Archaeopteryx 25: 49-53.

Abdul-Aziz, H., Böhme, M., Rocholl, A., Zwing, A., Prieto, J., Wijbrans, J., Heissig, K., Bachtadse, V. (2008): Integrated stratigraphy of the Early to Middle Miocene Upper Freshwater Molasse in Lower Bavaria (Germany, Bavaria).- International Journal of Earth Sciences, 97: 115-134, DOI 10.1007/s00531-006-0166-7.

GARDNER, J., BÖHME, M. (2008): Review of the Albanerpetontidae (Lissamphibia), with Comments on the Paleoecological Preferences of European Tertiary Albanerpetontids.- In: SANKEY, J.T. and S. BAszio (eds.): Vertebrate Microfossil Assemblages: Their Role in Paleoecology and Paleobiogeography, p. 178-218; Indiana University.

DELFINO, M., BÖHME, M. & ROOK, L. (2007): First European evidence for transcontinental dispersal of Crocodylus (late Neogene of Southern Italy).- The Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149: 293-307; London.

BÖHME, M., BRUCH, A. & SELMEIER, A. (2007): The reconstruction of the Early and Middle Miocene climate and vegetation in the North Alpine Foreland Basin as determined from the fossil wood flora.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 253: 91-114.

BÖHME, M. (2007): Herpetofauna (Anura, Squamata) from the Oligocene and Miocene of Central Mongolia (Valley of Lakes) and their palaeoclimatic implications – preliminary results.- Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien, 108A: 43-52.

Böhme, M. (2007): Revision of the cyprinids from the Early Oligocene of the České Středohoří Mountains and the phylogenetic relationships of Protothymallus LAUBE 1901 (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).- Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae B, 63: 177-196.

Böhme, M. (2007): The frog from Seifhennersdorf.- Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae B, 63.

PRIETO, J., BÖHME, M. (2007): Heissigia bolligeri gen. et sp. nov.: a new enigmatic dormouse (Gliridae, Rodentia) from the Miocene of the Northern Alpine Foreland basin.- Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen, 245 (3): 301-307.

BÖHME, M. , ILG, A., OSSIG, A., KÜCHENHOFF, H., 2006: A new method to estimate paleoprecipitation using fossil amphibians and reptiles and the Middle and Late Miocene precipitation gradients in Europe.- Geology, 34 (6): 425-428.

LANGE-BADRE, M., BÖHME, M. (2005): Apterodon intermedius, sp. nov., a new European Creodont Mammal from MP22 of Espenhain (Germany).- Annales de Paléontologie, 91: 311-328; Paris.

BÖHME, M., ENGESSER, B., MARTINI, E. & STORCH, G. (2005): Eine oberoligozäne Fauna in den Basis-Tuffen des Wasserkuppen-Vulkanismus (Rhön).- Geol. Jb. Hessen 132: 69-78.

BÖHME, M. (2004): Migration history of air-breathing fishes reveal Neogene atmospheric circulation pattern.- Geology, 32, (5): 393-396; GSA.

KVAČEK, Z., BÖHME, M., DVORAK, Z. KONZALOVA, M., MACH, K., PROKOP, J. & RAJCHL, M. (2004): Early Miocene freshwater and swamp ecosystems of the Most Basin (northern Bohemia) with particular reference to the Bílina Mine section.- Journal of the Czech geological Society, 49 (1-2): 1-40; Praha.

REICHENBACHER, B., BÖHME, M., HEISSIG, K., PRIETO, J. & KOSSLER, A. (2004): New approaches to assess biostratigraphy, palaeoecology and past climate in the North Alpine Foreland Basin during the late Early Miocene (Ottnangian, Karpatian).- Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 249: 71-89.

BÖHME, M. (2003): Miocene Climatic Optimum: evidence from Lower Vertebrates of Central Europe.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol 195/3-4 pp 389 – 401; Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.

SACH, V. J., GAUDANT, J., REICHENBACHER, B. & BÖHME, M. (2003): Die Fischfaunen der Fundstellen Edelbeuren-Maurerkopf und Wannenwaldtobel 2 (Miozän, Obere Süßwassermolasse, Südwestdeutschland).- Stuttgarter Beitrage für Naturkunde, Serie B, 334: 25 S.; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. & REICHENBACHER, B. (2003): Teleost Fishes from the Karpatian (Lower Miocene) of the Western Paratethys.- In: Brzobohaty, R. et al. (Ed.): The Karpatian. A Lower Miocene stage of the Central Paratethys: 281-284, Masaryk University, Brno.

HARZHAUSER, M., BÖHME, M., MANDIC, O. & HOFMANN, C. (2002): The Karpatian (Late Burdigalian) of the Korneuburg Basin – A Palaeoecological and Biostratigraphical Syntheses. – Beitr. Paläont., 27: 441-456; Wien.

BÖHME, M. (2002 b): Lower Vertebrates (Teleostei, Amphibia, Sauria) from the Karpatian of the Korneuburg Basin – palaeoecological, environmental and palaeoclimatical implications. – Beitr. Paläont., 27: 339-354; Wien.

BÖHME, M. (2002 a): Freshwater fishes from the Pannonian of the Vienna Basin with special reference to the locality Sandberg near Götzendorf, Lower Austria.- Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 237: 151-173; Frankfurt/M.

BÖHME, M. (2002): Paläoklima und aquatische Ökosysteme im Neogen Europas – Neue Forschungsansätze auf der Basis von Niederen Wirbeltieren.- Habilitationsschrift, Department für Geo-und Umweltwissenschaften, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 194 S. ; 19. Juli 2002, München.

BÖHME, M. & RÖSSLER, R. (2002): Fund eines zweiten Skelettes von Archaeotriton basalticus (Urodela, Salamandridae) aus dem Unter-Oligozänen Maar von Hammerunterwiesenthal (Erzgebirge).- Veröffentlichungen des Museums für Naturkunde Chemnitz, Bd. 25: 63-68; Chemnitz.

RÜCKERT-ÜLKÜMEN, N., BÖHME, M., REICHENBACHER, B., HEISSIG, K., WITT, W. & BASSLER, B. (2002): Die Fossilführung des Ober-Miozän/Unter-Pliozän Profils von Halitpasa (Manisa, Türkei).- Mitt. Bayer. Staaatssammlung f. Paläont. Hist. Geol., 42: 51-74; München.

BÖHME, M., GREGOR, H.-J. & HEISSIG, K. (2001): The Ries- and Steinheim meteorite impacts and their effect on environmental conditions in time and space.- In: Buffetaut, E. & Koerbel, C. (Eds.): Geological and Biological Effects of Impact Events.- 215-235; Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

BÖHME, M. (2001a): Die Landsäugerfauna des Unteroligozäns der Leipziger Bucht – Stratigraphie, die Genese und Ökologie.- N. Jb. Paläont. Geol. Abh., 220 (1): 63-82; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. (2001b): The oldest representative of a brown frog (Ranidae) from the Early Miocene of Germany.- Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, vol. 46 (1): 119-124; Warszawa

UHLIG, U. & BÖHME, M. (2001): Ein neues Nashorn (Mammalia, Rhinoceratidae) aus dem Unteroligozän Mitteleuropas.- N. Jb. Geol. Pal. Abh., 220 (1): 83-92; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. (2000): Die Cypriniden (Teleostei, Cypriniformes) des oberoligozänen Maares von Enspel nebst Bemerkungen zur Phylogenie und Biogeographie der Phoxininae.- Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 74 (1/2): 99-112; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. (1999a): Die miozäne Fossil-Lagerstätte Sandelzhausen. 16. Fisch- und Herpetofauna – Erste Ergebnisse.- N. Jb. Paläont. Geol. Abh., 214 (3): 487-495; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. (1999b): Doppelschleichen (Sauria, Amphisbaenia) aus dem Untermiozän von Stubersheim 3.- Mitt. Bayer. Staatssammlung f. Paläont. Hist. Geol., 39: 85-90; München.

DARGA, R., BÖHME, M., GÖHLICH, U. & RÖSSNER, G. (1999): Reste höherer Wirbeltiere aus dem Alttertiär des Alpenvorlandes bei Siegsdorf/Oberbayern.- Mitt. Bayer. Staatssammlung f. Paläont. Hist. Geol., 39: 91-114; München.

BÖHME, M. (1998): Archaeotriton basalticus (v. MEYER, 1859) (Urodela, Salamandridae) aus dem Unteroligozän von Hammerunterwiesenthal (Freistaat Sachsen).- Abh. Staatl. Mus. Min. Geol. Dresden, 43/44 (1998): 265-280; Dresden.

MICKLICH, N. & BÖHME, M. (1997): Wolfsbarsch-Funde (Perciformes, Moronidae) aus den obereozänen Süßwasserdiatomiten von Kuclin in Böhmen nebst kritischer Anmerkungen zur taxonomischen Stellung von “Perca” lepidota aus den Süßwasser-Kalken von Öhningen (Baden).- Paläontologische Zeitschrift 71 (1/2): 117-128; Stuttgart.

BÖHME, M. (1996): Revision der oligozänen und untermiozänen Vertreter der Gattung Palaeoleuciscus (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) Mitteleuropas.- Unveröff. Dissertation, Universität Leipzig: 109 S., 43 Abb., 7 Tab., 9 Taf.; Leipzig.

BLUMENSTENGEL, H. & BÖHME, M. & WELLE, J. (1996): Das Zechstein des Mansfelder Landes und das Tertiär von Amsdorf.- Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung 1996 (5), (Exkursionsführer anläßlich der 66. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 22.-28.9.1996): 109-126; Leipzig.

WALTHER, H. & BÖHME, M. & DUCKHEIM, W. & JAESCHKE, A. & WELLE, J. (1996): Tertiäre Fossillagerstätten in den Braunkohletagebauen um Leipzig.- Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung 1996 (5), (Exkursionsführer anläßlich der 66. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 22.-28.9.1996): 3-60; Leipzig.

BÖHME, M. (1995): Eine Weichschildkröte (Trionychidae) aus dem Untermiozän vom Dietrichsberg bei Vacha (Rhön).- Mauritania (Altenburg) 15 (3): 357-366; Altenburg.

SCHNEIDER, J. & BÖHME, M. (1995): Stellungnahme – Zur Publikationsweise von H.-V. Karl oder ein bemerkenswerter Fall wissenschaftlichen Plagiats.- Mauritania (Altenburg) 15 (1995) 3: 367-368; Altenburg.

BÖHME, M. & ANTONOW, M. (1994): Entelodon deguilheimi REPELIN, 1918 (Mammalia, Entelodontidae), ein bedeutender Säugetierfund aus dem Tagebau Espenhain.- Veröffentlichungen Naturkundemuseum Leipzig, Heft 12: 23-26; Leipzig.

BÖHME, M. (1993): Eine Untermiozäne Fischfauna (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) vom Dietrichsberg bei Vacha/Rhön.- Freiberger Forschungshefte, Reihe C, Heft 450: 116-150; Leipzig, Stuttgart.