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

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

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

Leyhausen, J., Cocchiararo, B., Nowak, C., Ansorge, H., Bertolino, B., Büchner, S., Fietz, J., Foppen, R., Juškaitis, R., La Haye, M., Lang, J., Michaux, J., Verbeylen, G., von Thaden, A., Mueller, S.A. (submitted): Genotyping-by-Sequencing based SNP discovery in a non-model rodent, the endangered hazel dormouse. – Conservation Genetics Resources.


Apenborn, R., Lammers, K., Harr, B., Lkhagvasuren, D., Samiya, R., Stubbe, M. & H. Ansorge (2021): The house mouse Mus musculus in Mongolia – taxonomy, status and ecology of a neglected species. – Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia 14: 39-57.

Kozyra, K., Zając T., Ansorge, H., Wierzbicki, H., Moska, M., Stanko, M. & P. Stopka (2021): Late Pleistocene expansion of small murid rodents across the Palearctic in relation to the past environmental changes? – Genes 2021, 12, 642.

Lippitsch, P., Teubner, J., Teubner, J. & H. Ansorge (2021): Nahrungsanalysen von Wölfen (Canis lupus) im Land Brandenburg anhand von Losungsauswertungen. – Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege in Brandenburg 30: 16-24.

Reinhardt, I., Ansorge, H., Collet, S., Fritsch, G., Kluth, G., Lippitsch, P., Nowak, C., Szentiks, C.A. & M. Ritz (2021): Erkenntnisse zur Wiederausbreitung des Wolfs in Deutschland. –  Natur und Landschaft 96: 19-26.

Tiralla, N., Holzapfel, M. & H. Ansorge (2021): Feeding ecology of the wolf (Canis lupus) in a near-natural ecosystem in Mongolia. – Mammalian Biology 101: 83-89.


Brugger, M., Jährig, M., Peper, P., Cocchiararo, B., Nowak, C. & H. Ansorge (2020): Interaction between Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) and Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) – evidence for mutual avoidance in anthropogenic habitats in eastern Germany. – IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 37, 2: 98 -119.

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

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

Striese, D., Kutzscher, C., Jeschke, D. & H. Ansorge (2020): Flöhe von Waschbären Procyon lotor in Sachsen (Deutschland). – Säugetierkundliche Informationen 11: 291-294.

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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