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.

Alfaro-Lucas JM, Pradillon F, Zeppilli D, Michel LN, Martinez Arbizu P, Tanaka H, Foviaux M, Sarrazin J (2020) High environmental stress and productivity increase functional diversity along a deep-sea hydrothermal vent gradient. Ecology and Society, 101, 1-13.

Attorre F, Van Damme K (2020) Twenty years of biodiversity research and nature conservation in the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). Rendiconti Lincei. Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, 31, 563-569.

Babisch D, Sundermann A (2020) Chemical surveillance in freshwaters: small sample sizes underestimate true pollutant loads and fail to detect environmental quality standard exceedances. Environmental Sciences Europe, 32.

Balzani P, Gozlan RE, Haubrock PJ (2020) Overlapping niches between two co-occurring invasive fish: the topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva and the common bleak Alburnus alburnus. Journal of Fish Biology, 97, 1385-1392.

Baranov V, Jourdan J, Pilotto F, Wagner R, Haase P (2020) Complex and nonlinear climate-driven changes in freshwater insect communities over 42 years. Conservation Biology, 34, 1241-1251.

Bartsch I (2020) Lohmannella (Acari, Halacaridae) from a cold-water coral reef off Norway, description of two new and a list of North Atlantic species. Zootaxa, 4722, 277-286.

Betancur-Corredor B, Loaiza-Usuga JC, Denich M, Borgemeister C (2020) Changes of Technosol properties and vegetation structure along a chronosequence of dredged sediment deposition in areas with alluvial gold mining in Colombia. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 20, 2377-2394.

Biancalana F, Veit-Köhler G, Fricke A, Berasategui AA (2020) Harpacticoida (Copepoda) in the plankton of Ushuaia and Golondrina Bays, Beagle Channel, Argentina. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 33.

Bonifacio P, Martinez Arbizu P, Menot L (2020) Alpha and beta diversity patterns of polychaete assemblages across the nodule province of the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (equatorial Pacific). Biogeosciences, 17, 865-886.

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, 17, 6163-6184.

Bruelheide H, Jansen F, Bernhardt-Römermann M, et al. EA, Wesche K, Lütt S (2020) Using incomplete floristic monitoring data from habitat mapping programmes to detect species trends. Diversity and Distributions, 26, 782-794.

Carbajal-Marquez RA, Cedeño Vázquez JR, Martins MM, Köhler G (2020) Life history, activity pattern, and morphology of Crotalus tzabcan Klauber, 1952 (Serpentes: Viperidae). Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 15, 228-237.

Corgosinho PHC, Kihara TC, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) A new species of Psammonitocrella Huys, 2009 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ameiridae) from California (USA), with a discussion of the relationship between Psammonitocrella and Parastenocarididae. Zookeys, 19-35.

Cuthbert RN, Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Briski E, Diagne C, Dick JT, Essl F, Genovesi P, Haubrock PJ, Latombe G, Lenzner B, Meinard Y, Pauchard A, Pysek P, Ricciardi A, Richardson DM, Russell JC, Simberloff D, Courchamp F (2020) Invasion costs, impacts, and human agency: Response to Sagoff 2020. Conservation Biology, 34, 1579-1582.

Cuvelier D, Ribeiro PA, Ramalho SP, Kersken D, Martinez Arbizu P, Colaco A (2020) Are seamounts refuge areas for fauna from polymetallic nodule fields? Biogeosciences, 17, 2657-2680.

Donoso I, Sorensen MC, Blendinger PG, Kissling WD, Neuschulz EL, Mueller T, Schleuning M (2020) Downsizing of animal communities triggers stronger functional than structural decay in seed-dispersal networks. Nature Communications, 11, 1582.

Dörge DD, Cunze S, Klimpel S (2020) Incompletely observed: niche estimation for six frequent European horsefly species (Diptera, Tabanoidea, Tabanidae). Parasites & Vectors, 13, 461.

Dörge DD, Cunze S, Schleifenbaum H, Zaenker S, Klimpel S (2020) An investigation of hibernating members from the Culex pipiens complex (Diptera, Culicidae) in subterranean habitats of central Germany. Scientific Reports, 10, 10276.

Eberhard FE, Cunze S, Kochmann J, Klimpel S (2020) Modelling the climatic suitability of Chagas disease vectors on a global scale. eLife, 9, e52072.

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.

Emmrich M, Vences M, Ernst R, Köhler J, Barej M, Glaw F, Jansen M, Rödel MO (2020) A guild classification system proposed for anuran advertisement calls. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 96, 515-525.

Ernst R, Lautenschläger T, Branquima M, Hölting M (2020) At the edge of extinction: a first herpetological assessment of the proposed Serra do Pingano Rainforest National Park in Uíge Province, northern Angola. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 96, 237-262.

Fungomeli M, Cianciaruso M, Zannini P, Githitho A, Frascaroli F, Fulanda B, Kibet S, Wiemers M, Mbuvi MT, Matiku P, Chiarucci A (2020) Woody plant species diversity of the coastal forests of Kenya: filling in knowledge gaps in a biodiversity hotspot. Plant Biosystems, 154, 973-982.

Gollner S, Govenar B, Martinez Arbizu P, Mullineaux LS, Mills S, Le Bris N, Weinbauer M, Shank TM, Bright M (2020) Animal Community Dynamics at Senescent and Active Vents at the 9°N East Pacific Rise After a Volcanic Eruption. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 1-18.

Golzarianpour K, Malek M, Golestaninasab M, Sarafrazi A, Kochmann J, Klimpel S (2020) Insights into the Urogymnid whiprays (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea) in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, with an amendment of their diagnostic characteristics and dispersal range. Zootaxa, 4819.

Grignolio S, Leeb C, Kolbenschlag S, Laubscher A, Adams E, Brühl CA, Theissinger K (2020) Avoidance behavior of juvenile common toads (Bufo bufo) in response to surface contamination by different pesticides. PLOS ONE, 15, e0242720.

Habel JC, Gossner MM, Schmitt T (2020) What makes a species a priority for nature conservation? Animal Conservation, 23, 28-35.

Habel JC, Husemann M, Schmitt T, Ulrich W (2020) Island-mainland lepidopteran assemblies: A blue-print for species conservation in fragmented habitats. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29, 3313-3325.

Habel JC, Ulrich W, Schmitt T (2020) Butterflies in corridors: quality matters for specialists. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 13, 91-98.

Harvey JA, Heinen R, Armbrecht I, Basset Y, Baxter-Gilbert JH, Bezemer TM, Böhm M, Bommarco R, Borges PAV, Cardoso P, Clausnitzer V, Cornelisse T, Crone EE, Dicke M, Dijkstra KDB, Dyer L, Ellers J, Fartmann T, Forister ML, Furlong MJ, Garcia-Aguayo A, Gerlach J, Gols R, Goulson D, Habel JC, Haddad NM, Hallmann CA, Henriques SR, Herberstein ME, Hochkirch A, Hughes AC, Jepsen S, Jones TH, Kaydan BM, Kleijn D, Klein AM, Latty T, Leather SR, Lewis SM, Lister BC, Losey JE, Lowe EC, Macadam CR, Montoya-Lerma J, Nagano CD, Ogan S, Orr MC, Painting CJ, Pham TH, Potts SG, Rauf A, Roslin TL, Samways MJ, Sanchez-Bayo F, Sar SA, Schultz CB, Soares ANO, Thancharoen A, Tscharntke T, Tylianakis JM, Umbers KDL, Vet LEM, Visser ME, Vujic A, Wagner DL, WallisDeVries MF, Westphal C, White TE, Wilkins VL, Williams PH, Wyckhuys KAG, Zhu ZR, de Kroon H (2020) International scientists formulate a roadmap for insect conservation and recovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 174-176.

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, Balzani P, Britton R, Haase P (2020) Using stable isotopes to analyse extinction risks and reintroduction opportunities of native species in invaded ecosystems. Scientific Reports, 10, 1-11.

Haubrock PJ, Cuthbert RN, Vesely L, Balzani P, Baker NJ, Dick JT, Kouba A (2020) Predatory functional responses under increasing temperatures of two life stages of an invasive gecko. Scientific Reports, 10, 1-10.

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.

Heuck C, Herrmann C, Wendt J, Krone O, Brandl R, Albrecht J (2020) Sex- but not age-biased wind turbine collision mortality in the White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla. Journal of Ornithology, 161, 753-757.

Howell KL, Hilario A, Allcock AL, Bailey DM, Baker M, Clark MR, Colaço A, Copley J, Cordes EE, Danovaro R, Dissanayake A, Escobar E, Esquete P, Gallagher AJ, Gates AR, Gaudron SM, German CR, Gjerde KM, Higgs ND, Le Bris N, Levin LA, Manea E, McClain C, Menot L, Mestre NLC, Metaxas A, Milligan RJ, Muthumbi A, Narayanaswamy BE, Ramalho SP, Ramirez-Llodra E, Robson LM, Rogers AD, Sellanes J, Sigwart JD, Sink K, Snelgrove PVR, Stefanoudis PV, Sumida PYG, Taylor ML, Thurber AR, Vieira RP, Watanabe HK, Woodall LC, Xavier JR (2020) A Blueprint for an Inclusive, Global Deep-Sea Ocean Decade Field Program. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1-25.

Jäschke Y, Heberling G, Wesche K (2020) Environmental controls override grazing effects on plant functional traits in Tibetan rangelands. Functional Ecology, 34, 747-760.

Jiménez-Bolaño J, Montes-Correa A, Leonhardt F, Renjifo J (2020) Advertisement call of Pratt’s rocket frog, Colostethus pratti, from the western Andes of Colombia (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Salamandra, 56, 395-400.

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.

Khodami S, Mercado-Salas NF, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Genus level molecular phylogeny of Aegisthidae Gisbrecht, 1893 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) reveals morphological adaptations to deep-sea and plagic habitats. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 20, 1-17.

Koch LK, Cunze S, Kochmann J, Klimpel S (2020) Bats as putative Zaire ebolavirus reservoir hosts and their habitat suitability in Africa. Scientific Reports, 10, 14268.

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.

Lang B, Ahlborn J, Munkhzul O, Geiger A, von Wehrden H, Wesche K, Römermann C (2020) Grazing effects on intraspecific trait variability vary with changing precipitation patterns in Mongolian rangelands. Ecology and Evolution, 10, 678-691.

Lang B, Russell DJ (2020) Effects of earthworms on bulk density: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Soil Science, 71, 80-83.

Lehmitz R, Haase H, Otte V, Russell DJ (2020) Bioindication in peatlands by means of multi-taxa indicators (Oribatida, Araneae, Carabidae, Vegetation). Biological 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.

Li ZP, Scheunemann N, Potapov AM, Shi LL, Pausch J, Scheu S, Pollierer M (2020) Incorporation of root-derived carbon into soil microarthropods varies between cropping systems. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 56, 839-851.

Linse K, Sigwart JD, Chen C, Krylova EM (2020) Ecophysiology and ecological limits of symbiotrophic vesicomyid bivalves (Pliocardiinae) in the Southern Ocean. Polar Biology, 43, 1423-1437.

Mar Moretta-Urdiales M, Ernst R, Pontón-Cevallos J, Bermúdez R, Jäger H (2020) Eat and be eaten: trophic interactions of the introduced frog Scinax quinquefasciatus in anthropogenic environments in Galápagos. NeoBiota, 61, 17-31.

McInturff A, Xu W, Wilkinson CE, Dejid N, Brashares JS (2020) Fence ecology: frameworks for understanding the ecological effects of fences. BioScience, 70, 971-985.

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.

Methorst J, Arbieu U, Bonn A, Böhning-Gaese K, Müller T (2020) Non-material contributions of wildlife to human well-being: a systematic review. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 093005.

Middleton-Welling J, Dapporto L, García-Barros E, Wiemers M, Nowicki P, Plazio E, Bonelli S, Zaccagno M, Šašić M, Liparova J, Schweiger O, Harpke A, Musche M, Settele J, Schmucki R, Shreeve T (2020) A new comprehensive trait database of European and Maghreb butterflies, Papilionoidea. Scientific Data, 7.

Miranda T, Roth-Nebelsick A, Junginger A, Ebner M (2020) Habitat conditions, spatial distribution and trichome morphology of different Tillandsia species growing on trees on the Ilha Grande island, Brazil. Flora, 272, 151692.

Mueller SA, Reiners TE, Middelhoff TL, Anders O, Kasperkiewicz A, Nowak C (2020) The rise of a large carnivore population in Central Europe: genetic evaluation of lynx reintroduction in the Harz Mountains. Conservation Genetics, 21, 577-587.

Mueller SA, Reiners TE, Steyer K, von Thaden A, Tiesmeyer A, Nowak C (2020) Revealing the origin of wildcat reappearance after presumed long-term absence. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 66, 94.

Müller F, Bicking S, Ahrendt K, Kinh Bac D, Blindow I, Fürst C, Haase P, Kruse M, Kruse T, Ma L, Perennes M, Ruljevic I, Schernewski G, Schimming CG, Schneiders A, Schumacher J, Tappeiner U, Wangai P, Windhorst W, Zeleny J (2020) Assessing ecosystem service potentials to evaluate terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem types in Northern Germany – An expert-based matrix approach. Ecological Indicators, 112.

Mupepele AC, Dormann CF (2020) Evidence ranking needs to reflect causality. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 35, 94-95.

Noonan MJ, Fleming CH, Tucker MA, Kays R, Harrison AL, Crofoot MC, Abrahms B, Alberts SC, Ali AH, Altmann J, Antunes PC, Attias N, Belant JL, Beyer Jr. DE, Bidner LR, Blaum N, Boone RB, Caillaud D, de Paula RC, de la Torre JA, Dekker J, DePerno CS, Farhadinia M, Fennessy J, Fichtel C, Fischer C, Ford A, Goheen JR, Havmøller RW, Hirsch BT, Hurtado C, Isbell LA, Janssen R, Jeltsch F, Kaczensky P, Kaneko Y, Kappeler P, Katna A, Kauffman M, Koch F, Kulkarni A, LaPoint S, Leimgruber P, Macdonald DW, Markham AC, McMahon L, Mertes K, Moorman CE, Morato RG, Moßbrucker AM, Mourão G, O’Connor D, Oliveira‐Santos LGR, Pastorini J, Patterson BD, Rachlow J, Ranglack DH, Reid N, Scantlebury DM, Scott DM, Selva N, Sergiel A, Songer M, Songsasen N, Stabach JA, Stacy‐Dawes J, Swingen MB, Thompson JJ, Ullmann W, Vanak AT, Thaker M, Wilson JW, Yamazaki K, Yarnell RW, Zieba F, Zwijacz‐Kozica T, Fagan WF, Mueller T, Calabrese JM (2020) Effects of body size on estimation of mammalian area requirements. Conservation Biology, 34, 1017-1028.

Oyundelger K, Munkhzul O, Lang B, Ahlborn J, Oyuntsetseg B, Römermann C, Wesche K (2020) Climate and land use affect genetic structure of Stipa glareosa P. A. Smirn. in Mongolia. Flora, 266, 151572.

Päckert M, Milensky CM, Martens J, Kyaw M, Suarez-Rubio M, Thaw WN, Oo SSL, Wolfgramm H, Renner S (2020) Pilot biodiversity assessment of the Hkakabo Razi passerine avifauna – implications on conservation from molecular genetics. Bird Conservation International, 30, 267-288.

Peña R, Schleuning M, Donoso I, Rodríguez‐Pérez J, Dalerum F, García D (2020) Biodiversity components mediate the response to forest loss and the effect on ecological processes of plant–frugivore assemblages. Functional Ecology, 34, 1257-1267.

Pogoda B, Peter C, Merk V, Colsoul B, Holler P, Bartholomä A, Jaklin S, Michaelis R, Kramer M, Prinz K, Pesch R (2020) Site selection for biogenic reef restoration in offshore environments: The Natura 2000 site Borkum Reefground as a case study for native oyster restoration. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30, 2163–2179.

Pollastrini M, Salvatori E, Fusaro L, Manes F, Marzuoli R, Gerosa G, Brüggemann W, Strasser RJ, Bussotti F (2020) Selection of tree species for forests under climate change: is PSI functioning a better predictor for net photosynthesis and growth than PSII? Tree Physiology, 40, 1561-1571.

Reuss F, Kreß A, Braun M, Magdeburg A, Pfenninger M, Müller R, Mehring M (2020) Knowledge on exotic mosquitoes in Germany, and public acceptance and effectiveness of Bti and two self-prepared insecticides against Aedes japonicus japonicus. Scientific Reports, 10, 18901.

Rezende M, Riccardi T, Malatesta L, Attorre F, Van Damme K (2020) Land productivity dynamics in Socotra Island (Yemen). Rendiconti Lincei. Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, 31, 737-746.

Riaz M, Kuemmerlen M, Wittwer C, Cocchiararo B, Khaliq I, Pfenninger M, Nowak C (2020) Combining environmental DNA and species distribution modeling to evaluate reintroduction success of a freshwater fish. Ecological Applications, 30, e02034.

Riaz M, Wittwer C, Nowak C, Cocchiararo B (2020) An environmental DNA assay for the detection of the regionally endangered freshwater fish Alburnoides bipunctatus in Germany. Conservation Genetics Resources, 12, 41–43.

Riccardi T, Malatesta L, Van Damme K, Suleiman AS, Farcomeni A, Rezende M, Vahalík P, Attorre F (2020) Environmental factors and human activity as drivers of tree cover and density on the Island of Socotra, Yemen. Rendiconti Lincei. Scienze Fisiche e Naturali, 31, 703-718.

Rico-Sánchez AE, Sundermann A, López-López E, Torres-Olvera MJ, Mueller SA, Haubrock PJ (2020) Biological diversity in protected areas: Not yet known but already threatened. Global Ecology and Conservation, 22, e01006.

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.

Riehl T, Wölfl AC, Augustin N, Devey C, Brandt A (2020) Discovery of widely available abyssal rock patches reveals overlooked habitat type and prompts rethinking deep-sea biodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117, 15450-15459.

Rossel S, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Unsupervised biodiversity estimation using proteomic fingerprints from MALDI-TOF MS data. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 18, 183-195.

Rutz C, Loretto MC, Bates AE, Davidson SC, Duarte CM, Jetz W, Johnson M, Kato A, Kays R, Mueller T, Primack RB, Ropert-Coudert Y, Tucker MA, Wikelski M, Cagnacci F (2020) COVID-19 lockdown allows researchers to quantify the effects of human activity on wildlife. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1156–1159.

Samerjai C, Sukontason KL, Sontigun N, Sukontason K, Klong-Kaew T, Chareonviriyaphap T, Kurahashi H, Klimpel S, Kochmann J, Saeung A, Somboon P, Wannasan A (2020) Mitochondrial DNA-Based Identification of Forensically Important Flesh Flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Thailand. Insects, 11, 2.

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.

Schmitt T, Ulrich W, Büschel H, Bretzel J, Gebler J, Mwadine L, Habel JC (2020) The relevance of cloud forest fragments and their transition zones for butterfly conservation in Taita Hills, Kenya. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29, 3191-3207.

Schoening T, Purser A, Langenkämper D, Suck I, Taylor J, Cuvelier D, Lins L, Simon-Lledó E, Marcon Y, Jones DOB, Nattkemper T, Köser K, Zurowietz M, Greinert J, Gomes-Pereira J (2020) Megafauna community assessment of polymetallic-nodule fields with cameras: platform and methodology comparison. Biogeosciences, 17, 3115-3133.

Stanford CB, Iverson JB, Rhodin AGJ, van Dijk PP, Mittermeier RA, Kuchling G, Berry KH, Bertolero A, Bjorndal KA, Blanck TEG, Buhlmann KA, Burke RL, Congdon JD, Diagne T, Edwards T, Eisemberg C, Ennen JR, Forero-Medina GN, Frankel M, Fritz U, … C, Walde A (2020) Turtles and Tortoises Are in Trouble. Current Biology, 30, R721-R735.

Stratmann T, Oevelen DV, Martinez Arbizu P, Wei CL, Liao JX, Cusson M, Scrosati RA, Archambault P, Snelgrove PVR, Ramey-Balci PA, Burd BJ, Kenchington E, Gilkinson K, Belley RN, Soetaert K (2020) the BenBioDen database, a global database for meio-, macro- and megabenthic biomass and densities. Scientific Data, 7.

Suraprasit K, Jaeger JJ, Shoocongdej R, Chaimanee Y, Wattanapituksakul A, Bocherens H (2020) Long-term isotope evidence on the diet and habitat breadth of Pleistocene to Holocene caprines in Thailand: implications for the extirpation and conservation of Himalayan gorals. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8.

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, 20, 662-680.

Thakur MP, Phillips HRP, Brose U, de Vries FT, Lavelle P, Loreau M, Mathieu J, Mulder C, Van der Putten W, Rillig M, Wardle DA, Bach E, Bartz M, Bennett JM, Briones MJI, Brown G, Decaëns T, Eisenhauer N, Ferlian O, Guerra CA, König-Ries B, Orgiazzi A, Ramirez K, Russell DJ, Rutgers M, Wall DH, Cameron EK (2020) Toward an integrative understanding of soil biodiversity. Biological Reviews, 95, 350-364.

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, 21, 247-260.

Török P, Neuffer B, Heilmeier H, Bernhardt KG, Wesche K (2020) Climate, landscape history and management drive Eurasian steppe biodiversity. Flora, 271, 151685.

Treiber J, von Wehrden H, Zimmermann H, Welk E, Jäger E, Ronnenberg K, Wesche K (2020) Linking large-scale and small-scale distribution patterns of steppe plant species — An example using fourth-corner analysis. Flora, 263, 151553.

Uhlenkott K, Vink A, Kuhn T, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Predicting meiofauna abundance to define preservation and impact zones in a deep-sea mining context using random forest modelling. Journal of Applied Ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57, 1210-1221.

Vacher JP, Chavea J, Ficetola F, Sommeria-Klein G, Taoa S, Thébaud C, Blanc M, Camacho A, Cassimiro J, Colston T, Dewynter ML, Ernst R, Gaucher P, Oliveira Gomes J, Jairamm R, Kok P, Dias Lima J, Martinez Q, Marty C, Noonan B, Nunes P, Ouboter P, Recoder R, Trefaut Rodrigues M, Snyder A, Marques-Souza S, Fouquet A (2020) Large scale DNA-based survey of frogs in Amazonia suggests a vast underestimation of species richness and endemism. Journal of Biogeography, 47, 1781-1791.

Valencia E, de Bello F, Galland T, et al. EA, Wesche K (2020) Synchrony matters more than species richness in plant community stability at a global scale. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 201920405.

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Wittwer CNowak C, Strand D, Vralstad T, Thines MStoll S (2018) Comparison of two water sampling approaches for crayfish plague detection. Limnologica, 70, 1-9.

Wittwer CStoll S, Strand D, Vralstad T, Nowak CThines M (2018) eDNA-based crayfish plague monitoring is superior to conventional trap-based assessments in year-round detection probability. Hydrobiologia, 807, 87-97.

Wizemann A, Nandini SD, Stuhldreier I, Sánchez-Noguera C, Wisshak M, Westphal H, Rixen T, Wild C, Reymond CE (2018) Rapid bioerosion in a tropical upwelling coral reef. PLOS One, 13, e02028.

Zettler ML, Beermann J, Dannheim J, Ebbe B, Grotjahn M, Günther CP, Gusky M, Kind B, Kröncke I, Kuhlenkamp R, Orendt C, Rachor E, Schanz A, Schröder A, Schüler L, Witt J (2018) An annotated checklist of macrozoobenthic species in German waters of the North and Baltic Seas. Helgoland Marine Research, 72, 1-10.

Zimmer C, Riesch R, Jourdan J, Bierbach D, Arias-Rodriguez L, Plath M (2018) Female choice undermines the emergence of strong sexual isolation between locally adapted populations of atlantic mollies (poecilia mexicana). Genes, 9, 232.

Zwerschke N, Kochmann J, Ashton E, Crowe T, Roberts D, O´Connor N (2018) Co-occurrence of native Ostrea edulis and non-native Crassostrea gigas revealed by monitoring of intertidal oyster populations. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98, 2029-2038.

Peer-reviewed Articles / Non-ISI



Arbieu U, Albrecht J, Mehring M, Bunnefeld N, Reinhardt I, Mueller T (2020) The positive experience of encountering wolves in the wild. Conservation Science and Practice, 2, e184.

Brugger M, Jährig M, Peper P, Cocchiararo B, Nowak C, Ansorge H (2020) Influence of Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) on Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) evaluated by activity/density estimates in anthropogenic habitats in eastern Germany. IUCN/SSC Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 37, 98-119.

Bruns I, Holler P, Capperucci R, Papenmeier S, Bartholomä A (2020) Identifying Trawl Marks in North Sea Sediments. Geosciences, 10.

de Boon A, Sandström C, Arbieu U, Hansen I, Lehnen L, Marino A, Pohja-Mykrä M, Risvoll C, Strand GH, Rønningen K (2020) Governing dual objectives within single policy mixes: an empirical analysis of large carnivore policies in six European countries. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 1-15.

Eichenberg D, Bernhardt-Römermann M, Bowler DE, et al. EA, Wesche K (2020) Langfristige Biodiversitätsveränderungen in Deutschland erkennen – Mit Hilfe der Vergangenheit in die Zukunft schauen. Natur und Landschaft, 11, 479-491.

Govedič M, Lipovšek G, Kirbiš N, Govedič Bizjak T, Vamberger M (2020) Newly discovered vital population of the European pond turtle Emys orbicularis in Prilipe oxbow lakes (SE Slovenia). Natura Sloveniae.

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.

Malkmus R (2020) Subalpine und alpine Speicherteiche zur Produktion von Kunstschnee in Österreich als Amphibien-Laichgewässer. Feldherpetologisches Magazin, 13, 3-11.

Nässig WA, Naumann S, Giusti A (2020) A new species of the species-group of Actias maenas from South India: Actias keralana sp. n. (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 41-50.

Schmitt T, Ehl S (2020) Some like it cold: Wie Permutterfalter der Gattung Boloria in ihren extremen Gebirgslebensräumen überleben. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie, 22, 31-38.

Starke-Ottich I, Schrauth F, Malten A, Gregor T (2020) Vogelschutz in Großstädten: Wie effektiv sind Vogelschutzgehölze? Transforming Cities, 2020, 80-83.

Uhlenkott K, Vink A, Kuhn T, Gillard B, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Meiofauna in a Potential Deep-Sea Mining Area—Influence of Temporal and Spatial Variability on Small-Scale Abundance Models. Diversity 2021, 13.

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

Vamberger M, Hofmeyr MD (2020) Filling the sampling gaps: conservation genetics of the leopard tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis). Testudo.

Wintergerst J, Nuss M (2020) Quantitative Erfassung von Insekten auf Schmetterlingswiesen. Sächsische Entomologische Zeitschrift, 10, 34-53.

Xylander WER (2020) Society´s awareness for protection of soils, its biodiversity and function in 2030 – We need a more intrinsic approach. Soil Organisms, 92, 203-211.


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.

Articles in other Journals



Dorow WHO (2020) Naturschutz im Wald: Was leisten Naturwald und Forstwirtschaft? AFZ-Der Wald, 13, 14-19.

Dorow WHO (2020) Was leisten Naturwald und Forstwirtschaft? – Naturschutz im Wald (Teil I). Forstliche Mitteilungen, 73, 14-17.

Dorow WHO (2020) Was leisten Naturwald und Forstwirtschaft? – Artenschutz im Wirtschaftswald (Teil II). Forstliche Mitteilungen, 73/74, 10-13.

Lindner EN, Voigtländer K, Decker P (2020) Rote Listen Sachsen-Anhalt. 22. Hundertfüßer (Chilopoda). Berichte des Landesamtes für Umweltschutz Sachsen-Anhalt, 419-424.

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

Schneider A, Dorow WHO (2020) Erstnachweis von Belonochilus numenius (Say, 1831) (Heteroptera; Orsillidae) für Hessen. Heteropteron, 57, 17-19.

Schneider A, Dorow WHO, Köhler F (2020) Neu- und Wiederfunde von Käferarten (Coleoptera) für die hessische Fauna aus dem Naturwaldreservat Hasenblick. Hessische Faunistische Briefe, 38, 11-23.

Schneider A, Hofmann GN (2020) Erster Nachweis von Bisnius pseudoparcus (Brunne, 1976) und Orthoperus atomarius (Heer, 1841) für Hessen (Coleoptera: Corylophidae, Staphylinidae). Mitteilungen des Internationalen Entomologischen Vereins, 43, 141-144.

Schuch S, Wesche K (2020) Literaturstudie zu Erfassungsmethoden für ein Insektenmonitoring. BfN-Skripten.

Seifert B (2020) Rote Listen Sachsen-Anhalt – 65: Ameisen (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Berichte des Landesamtes für Umweltschutz Sachsen-Anhalt, 807-811.

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

Taeger A (2020) Rote Listen Sachsen-Anhalt. 62. Pflanzenwespen (Hymenoptera: Symphyrta). Berichte des Landesamtes für Umweltschutz Sachsen-Anhalt, 1/2020, 769-776.

Voigtländer K, Barndt D, Burkhardt U, Dannenfeld T, Heynen S, Lindner EN, Moritz L, Naumann B, Orsakowsky R, Sombke A, Reip HS (2020) The millipedes and centipedes (Diplopoda, Chilopoda) of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Schorfheide-Chorin in Brandenburg (Germany). Schubartiana, 9, 13-37.

Voigtländer K, Lindner EN, Decker P (2020) Rote Listen Sachsen-Anhalt. 21. Doppelfüßer (Diplopoda). Berichte des Landesamtes für Umweltschutz Sachsen-Anhalt, 411-417.

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

Weyh RE (2020) Hessenfauna 46. Wiederfund von Udea fulvalis (Hübner, [1809]) in Hessen nach über 100 Jahren (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Spilomelinae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 115.

Zub PMT (2020) Hessenfauna 44. Ein Bericht vom 19. Treffen der deutschsprachigen Kleinschmetterlingsspezialisten im Herbst 2017 in Bad Soden-Salmünster (Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen), mit Beobachtungsliste der Arten. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 22-25.

Zub PMT (2020) Hessenfauna 47. Aktualisierung etlicher im „Verzeichnis der Schmetterlinge Deutschlands (Lepidoptera)“, 2. Auflage von 2017, angegebenen letzten Nachweise von Lepidoptera in Hessen. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 161-164.

Zub PMT, Angersbach R, Wolf B (2020) Hessenfauna Hessenfauna 42. Ein interessanter Lichtfang (Lepidoptera) am Roten Moor, Hessische Rhön, am 27. viii. 2016 mit Dasypolia templi (Thunberg, 1792) und Hydraecia petasitis Doubleday, 1847 (Noctuidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 40, 157-160.

Zub PMT, Nässig 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.




Brandt A, Malyutina MV, Riehl T, Brix S (2020) Biodiversity and biogeography of the abyssal and hadal Kuril-Kamchatka Trench and adjacent NW Pacific deep-sea regions (Article Collection). Elsevier, Amsterdam, 629pp.

Drenckhahn D, Arenth A, Filser J, Haberl H, Hansjürgens B, Herrmann B, Homeier JR, Leuschner C, Mosbrugger V, Reusch T, Schäffer A, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Tockner K (2020) Globale Biodiversität in der Krise – Was können Deutschland und die EU dagegen tun? Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina e. V. – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften –, 39pp.


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.

Book section



Cedeño-Vázquez JR, Köhler G, Beutelspacher-García PM (2020) Capítulo II. 9. Mortalidad de serpientes por atropellamiento en un área aledaña a la reserva estatal del Santuario del Manatí, Quintana Roo, México. In: Benítez JA, Escalona Segura G (Eds) Impacto de las vías de comunicación sobre la fauna silvestre en áreas protegidas – Estudios de caso para el sureste de México. Benítez, J. A. & Escalona Segura, G.

Ebner M, Poli F, Keil R, Radtke R, Miranda T (2020) Die Epiphyten in den Baumkronen des brasilianischen Küstenregenwaldes als Modelle zur Gewinnung und Einsparung von Wasser. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (Eds) Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 97-118.

Kuhn T, Uhlenkott K, Vink A, Rühlemann C, Martinez Arbizu P (2020) Manganese nodule fields from the Northeast Pacific as benthic habitats. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat GeoHab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats. Elsevier, 933-947.

Wesche K (2020) Subzonobiom VII (rIll) der zentralasiatischen Wüsten. In: Breckle SW (Eds) Ökologie der Erde. Bd. 3. Spezielle Ökologie der gemäßigten Zone. Borntraeger.


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.

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Böhme W, Dehling JM, Eisenberg T, Ernst R, Fritz U, Fröbisch N, Glaw F, Glos J, Haas A, Jansen M, Köhler J, Leendertz F, Lötters S, Pasmans F, Penner J, Rödder D, Rödel MO, Schulte LM, Steinfartz S, Veith M, Vences M, Ziegler T (2020) Empfehlungen zum Import lebender Amphibien in die EU unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von veterinärmedizinischen und epidemiologischen Aspekten., Citizen Conservation.

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 A, 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 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.

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