Structure and Function


Peer-reviewed Articles / ISI


Abbood N, Effert J, Bozhueyuek KAJ, Bode HB (2023) Guidelines for Optimizing Type S Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases. ACS Synthetic Biology, 12, 2432-2443.

Ahmad N, Ritz M, Calchera AOtte JRSchmitt I, Brueck T, Mehlmer N (2023) Biosynthetic Potential of Hypogymnia Holobionts: Insights into Secondary Metabolite Pathways. Journal of Fungi, 9, 546.

Ahmad N, Ritz M, Calchera AOtte JRSchmitt I, Brueck T, Mehlmer N (2023) Biosynthetic gene cluster synteny: Orthologous polyketide synthases in Hypogymnia physodesHypogymnia tubulosa, and Parmelia sulcata. MicrobiologyOpen, 12, e1386.

Alors D, Divakar PK, Calchera ASchmitt I, Crespo A, Molina MAC (2023) The Temporal Variation of Secondary Metabolites in the Mycobiont Culture and Thallus of Parmelina carporrhizans and Parmelina quercina Analyzed using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography. separations, 10, 399.

Álvarez HA, García-García A, Sandoval P, Martín-Blázquez R, Seifert B, Tinaut A, Ruano F (2023) Elucidating the trophic role of Tapinoma bericum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as a potential predator of olive pests. Journal of Applied Entomology, 147, 565-692.

Ampuero A, Rivera F, Olortegui S, Martel C (2023) Feeding behaviour and food preferences of native and introduced snail species from the Lomas formations, threatened seasonal fog oases. Pedobiologia, 99-100, 150893.

Arias-Martorell J, Urciuoli A, Almécija S, Alba DM, Nakatsukasa M (2023) The radial head of the Middle Miocene ape Nacholapithecus kerioi: Morphometric affinities, locomotor inferences, and implications for the evolution of the hominoid humeroradial joint. Journal of Human Evolution, 178, 103345.

Bannikova AA, Yuzefovich AP, Stefen C, Lebedev VS, Abramov AV (2023) Genetic variability in the Crocidura kegoensisC. zaitsevi group (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla) and re-evaluation of C. zaitsevi from Vietnam. Mammalian Biology, 103, 23-35.

Bharti SPloch SThines M (2023) High-throughput time series expression profiling of Plasmopara halstedii infecting Helianthus annuus reveals conserved sequence motifs upstream of co-expressed genes. BMC Genomics, 24, 140.

Bharti SThines M (2023) Conservation of putative transcription factor binding sites of co-expressed Plasmopara halstedii genes in two Phytophthora species. Mycological Progress, 22, 63.

Brandt A, Chen C, Tandberg AHS, Miguez-Salas OSigwart JD (2023) Complex sublinear burrows in the deep sea may be constructed by amphipods. Ecology and Evolution, 13, e9867.

Cai X, Zhao L, Bode HB (2023) Engineering of Specific Single-Module Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases of the RXP Type for the Production of Defined Peptides. ACS Synthetic Biology, 12, 203-212.

Chen CSigwart JD (2023) The lost vent gastropod species of Lothar A. Beck. Zootaxa, 5270, 401-436.

Clawson H, Lee BT, Raney BJ, Barber GP, Casper J, Diekhans M, Fischer C, Gonzalez JN, Hinrichs AS, Lee CM, Nassar LR, Perez G, Wick B, Schmelter D, Speir ML, Armstrong J, Zweig AS, Kuhn RM, Kirilenko BMHiller M, Haussler D, Kent WJ, Haeussler M (2023) GenArk: towards a million UCSC genome browsers. Genome Biology, 24, 217.

Cordova-Gonzalez A, Birgel D, Wisshak M, Urich T, Brinkmann F, Marcon Y, Bohrmann G, Peckmann J (2023) A carbonate corrosion experiment at a marine methane seep: The role of aerobic methanotrophic bacteria. Geobiology, 21, 491-506.

de Jong MJNiamir AWolf M, Kitchener AC, Lecomte N, Seryodkin IV, Fain SR, Hagen SB, Saarma U, Janke A (2023) Range-wide whole-genome resequencing of the brown bear reveals drivers of intraspecies divergence. Communications Biology, 6, 153.

Deepak V, Gower DJ, Cooper N (2023) Diet and habit explain head-shape convergences in natricine snakes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 36, 399-411.

Déjosez M, Marin A, Hughes GM, Morales AE, Godoy-Parejo C, Gray JL, Qin Y, Singh AA, Xu H, Juste J, Ibáñez C, White KM, Rosales R, Francoeur NJ, Sebra RP, Alcock D, Volkert TL, Puechmaille SBJ, Pastusiak A, Frost SDW, Hiller M, Young RA, Teeling EC, García-Sastre A, Zwaka TP (2023) Bat pluripotent stem cells reveal unusual entanglement between host and viruses. Cell, 186, 957-974.

Didelot X, Iruegas R, Pfefferle K, Göttig S, Averhoff B, Ebersberger I (2023) Feature architecture aware phylogenetic profiling indicates a functional diversification of type IVa pili in the nosocomial pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii. PLOS Genetics, 19, e1010646.

Dosch J, Bergmann H, Tran V, Ebersberger I (2023) FAS: Assessing the similarity between proteins using multi-layered feature architectures. Bioinformatics, 39, btad226.

Ebersberger S, Hipp C, Mulorz MM, Buchbender A, Hubrich D, Kang HS, Martínez-Lumbreras S, Kristofori P, Sutandy FXR, Llacsahuanga Allcca L, Schönfeld J, Bakisoglu C, Busch A, Hänel H, Tretow K, Welzel M, Di Liddo A, Möckel MM, Zarnack K, Ebersberger I, Legewie S, Luck K, Sattler M, König J (2023) FUBP1 is a general splicing factor facilitating 3′ splice site recognition and splicing of long introns. Molecular Cell, 83, 2653-2672.e15.

Fähse M, Orejas C, Titschack J, Försterra G, Richter C, Laudien J (2023) Ecophysiological and behavioural response of juveniles of the Chilean cold-water coral Caryophyllia (Caryophylliahuinayensis to increasing sediment loads. Scientific Reports, 13, 21538.

Farina BM, Godoy PL, Benson RBJ, Langer MC, Ferreira GS (2023) Turtle body size evolution is determined by lineage-specific specializations rather than global trends. Ecology and Evolution, 13, e10201.

Frandsen PB, Hotaling S, Powell A, Heckenhauer J, Kawahara AY, Baker RH, Hayashi CY, Ríos-Touma B, Holzenthal R, Pauls SU, Stewart RJ (2023) Allelic resolution of insect and spider silk genes reveals hidden genetic diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS, 120, e2221528120.

Frankenbach S, Melo Clavijo J, Brück M, Bleidißel S, Simon M, Gasparoni G, Lo Porto C, Laetz EMJ, Greve C, Donath A, Pütz L, Sickinger C, Serôdio JO, Christa G (2023) Shedding light on starvation in darkness in the plastid-bearing sea slug Elysia viridis (Montagu, 1804). Marine Biology, 170, 89.

Frosali S, Bartolini-Lucenti S, Madurell-Malapeira J, Urciuoli A, Costeur L, Rook L (2023) First digital study of the frontal sinus of stem-Canini (Canidae, Carnivora): evolutionary and ecological insights. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, Section Paleontology, 11, 1173341.

Heckenhauer J, Stewart RJ, Ríos-Touma B, Powell A, Dorji T, Frandsen PB, Pauls SU (2023) Characterization of the primary structure of the major silk gene, h-fibroin, across caddisfly (Trichoptera) suborders. iScience, 26, 107253.

Hotaling S, Wilcox ER, Heckenhauer J, Stewart RJ, Frandsen PB (2023) Highly accurate long reads are crucial for realizing the potential of biodiversity genomics. BMC Genomics, 24, 117.

Huber EM, Kreling L, Heinrich AK, Dünnebacke M, Pöthig A, Bode HB, Groll M (2023) A set of closely related methyltransferases for site-specific tailoring of anthraquinone pigments. Structure, 31, 573-583.e5.

Jin G, Hrithik MTH, Lee DH, Kim IH, Jung JS, Bode HB, Kim Y (2023) Manipulation of GameXPeptide synthetase gene expression by a promoter exchange alters the virulence of an entomopathogenic bacterium, Photorhabdus temperata temperata, by modulating insect immune responses. Frontiers in Microbiology, Section Microbial Physiology and Metabolism, 14, 1271764.

Jungfer KH (2023) Squeeze me, please me: the reproductive biology of the Amazonian bamboo frog Nyctimantis rugiceps (Anura: Hylidae), with notes on possible interspecific brood parasitism and skin secretions. Salamandra, 59, 229-238.

Kampouridis P, Hartung J, Augustin FJ, El Atfy H, Ferreira GS (2023) Dental eruption and adult dentition of the enigmatic ptolemaiid Qarunavus meyeri from the Oligocene of the Fayum Depression (Egypt) revealed by micro-computed tomography clarifies its phylogenetic position. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 199, 1078-1091.

Katona G, Szabó FR, Végvári Z, Székely TS, Liker AS, Freckleton RP, Vági BZ, Székely TS (2023) Evolution of reproductive modes in sharks and rays. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 36, 1630-1640.

Keppeler H, Schultz JA, Ruf I, Martin T (2023) Cranial anatomy of Hypisodus minimus (Artiodactyla: Ruminantia) from the Oligocene Brule Formation of North America. Palaeontographica – Abteilung A (Paläozoologie – Stratigraphie), 327, 55-92.

Klein F, Costeur L, Ferreira GS, Hartung J (2023) The bony labyrinth of the Miocene boselaphin bovid Miotragocerus pannoniae: insights into ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 42, e2153226.

Knorrn AH, Wieben KL, Fock HO, Andresen H (2023) Reproductive biology of the electric lanternfish Electrona risso (Myctophidae) and the bigscale fishes Melamphaes polylepis and Scopelogadus mizolepis (Melamphaidae). Journal of Fish Biology.

Kochmann J, Laier M, Klimpel S, Wick A, Kunkel U, Oehlmann JR, Jourdan J (2023) Infection with acanthocephalans increases tolerance of Gammarus roeselii (Crustacea: Amphipoda) to pyrethroid insecticide deltamethrin. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 30, 55582-55595.

Koludarov I, Velasque M, Senoner T, Timm T, Greve CHamadou AB, Gupta DK, Lochnit GN, Heinzinger M, Vilcinskas A, Gloag R, Harpur BA, Podsiadlowski L, Rost B, Jackson TNW, Dutertre S, Stolle E, von Reumont BRM (2023) Prevalent bee venom genes evolved before the aculeate stinger and eusociality. BMC Biology, 21, 229.

Kovac D, klein RDW, Rosli H, Wiwatwitaya D (2023) Bamboo sap ejection from the nests of Tetraponera binghami (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae) and the role of flood control in arboreal ants. Myrmecological News, 33, 179-186.

Krahl A, Werneburg I (2023) Deep‐time invention and hydrodynamic convergences through amniote flipper evolution. Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 306, 1323-1355.

Kubat J, Nava A, Bondioli L, Dean CM, Zanolli C, Bourgon N, Bacon AM, Demeter F, Peripoli B, Albert R, Lüdecke T, Hertler C, Mahoney P, Kullmer OSchrenk F, Müller W (2023) Dietary strategies of Pleistocene Pongo sp. and Homo erectus on Java (Indonesia). Nature Ecology & Evolution, 7, 279-289.

Kubat J, Paterson R, Patramanis I, Barker G, Demeter F, Filoux A, Kullmer O, Mackie M, Marques-Bonet T, Thi Mai Huong N, Anh Tuan N, Pheng S, Rippengal J, Schrenk F, Souksavatdy V, Tze Tshen L, Wattanapituksakul A, Wang W, Zanolli C, Cappellini E, Bacon AM (2023) Geometric morphometrics and paleoproteomics enlighten the paleodiversity of Pongo. PLOS One, 18, e0291308.

Langschied F, Leisegang MS, Brandes RP, Ebersberger I (2023) ncOrtho: efficient and reliable identification of miRNA orthologs. Nucleic Acids Research, 51, e71.

Le Guillarme N, Hedde M, Potapov AM, Martínez-Muñoz C, Berg MP, Briones MJI, Calderón‐Sanou I, Degrune F, Hohberg K, Martinez-Almoyna C, Pey B, Russell DJ, Thuiller W (2023) The soil food web ontology: aligning trophic groups, processes, resources and dietary traits to support food-web research. Ecological Informatics, 78, 102360.

Liu X, Sigwart JD, Sun J (2023) Phylogenomic analyses shed light on the relationships of chiton superfamilies and shell-eye evolution. Marine Life Science & Technology, 5, 525-537.

Lüddecke T, Dersch L, Schulte L, Hurka S, Paas A, Oberpaul M, Eichberg J, Hardes K, Klimpel S, Vilcinskas A (2023) Functional Profiling of the A-Family of Venom Peptides from the Wolf Spider Lycosa shansia. toxins, 15, 303.

Maier W, Lächele U, Ruf I (2023) Craniogenetic studies in Sus scrofa: With emphasis on the ‘orbitosphenoid’ problem. The Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, Early view.

Mamat NS, Esa Y, Wong NLWS, Nor SAM, Abdul Kadar N, Sigwart JD, Arshad A (2023) The complete mitogenome of Haliotis asinina (Gastropoda, Haliotidae) from Malaysian waters provides further insights into the phylogeny of the abalone. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Latest Articles.

Martinez Q, Okrouhlik J, Sumbera R, Wright M, Araujo R, Braude S, Hildebrandt T, Holtze S, Ruf I, Fabre PH (2023) Mammalian maxilloturbinal evolution does not reflect thermal biology. Nature Communications, 14, 4425.

Meesil W, Muangpat P, Sitthisak S, Rattanarojpong T, Chantratita N, Machado RAR, Shi YM, Bode HB, Vitta A, Thanwisai A (2023) Genome mining reveals novel biosynthetic gene clusters in entomopathogenic bacteria. Scientific Reports, 13, 20764.

Mendivil A, Ramirez R, Morin J, Ramirez JL, Siccha-Ramirez R, Britzke R, Rivera F, Ampuero A, Oliveros N, Congrains C (2023) Comparative Mitogenome Analysis of Two Native Apple Snail Species (Ampullariidae, Pomacea) from Peruvian Amazon. genes, 14, 1769.

Mishra BPloch SWeiland CThines M (2023) The TrEase web service: inferring phylogenetic trees with ease. Mycological Progress, 22, 84.

Müller C, Toumoulin A, Böttcher H, Roth-Nebelsick A, Wappler T, Kunzmann L (2023) An integrated leaf trait analysis of two Paleogene leaf floras. PeerJ, 11, e15140.

Müller R, Bálint MS, Hardes K, Hollert HKlimpel S, Knorr E, Kochmann J, Lee KZ, Mehring MPauls SU, Smets G, Steinbrink A, Vilcinskas A (2023) RNA interference to combat the Asian tiger mosquito in Europe: A pathway from design of an innovative vector control tool to its application. Biotechnology Advances, 66, 108167.

Nojiri T, Werneburg I, Tu VT, Fukui D, Takechi M, Iseki S, Furutera T, Koyabu D (2023) Timing of organogenesis underscores the evolution of neonatal life histories and powered flight in bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B – Biological Sciences, 290, 20221928.

Osipova E, Barsacchi R, Brown T, Sadanandan K, Gaede AH, Monte A, Jarrells J, Moebius C, Pippel M, Altshuler DL, Winkler S, Bickle M, Baldwin MW, Hiller M (2023) Loss of a gluconeogenic muscle enzyme contributed to adaptive metabolic traits in hummingbirds. Science, 379, 185-190.

Pandi A, Adam D, Zare A, Trinh VT, Schaefer SL, Burt M, Klabunde BR, Bobkova E, Kushwaha M, Foroughijabbari Y, Braun P, Spahn C, Preußer C, Pogge von Strandmann E, Bode HB, von Buttlar H, Bertrams W, Jung AL, Abendroth F, Schmeck B, Hummer G, Vázquez O, Erb TJ (2023) Cell-free biosynthesis combined with deep learning accelerates de novo-development of antimicrobial peptides. Nature Communications, 14, 7197.

Paulat NS, Storer JM, Moreno-Santillán DD, Osmanski AB, Sullivan KAM, Grimshaw JR, Korstian J, Halsey M, Garcia CJ, Crookshanks C, Roberts J, Smit AFA, Hubley R, Rosen J, Teeling EC, Vernes SC, Myers E, Pippel M, Brown T, Hiller M, Andrews G, Armstrong JC, Bianchi M, Birren BW, Bredemeyer KR, Breit AM, Christmas MJ, Clawson H, Damas J, Di Palma F, Diekhans M, Dong MX, Eizirik E, Fan K, Fanter C, Foley NM, Forsberg-Nilsson K, Garcia CJ, Gatesy J, Gazal S, Genereux DP, Goodman L, Grimshaw J, Halsey MK, Harris AJ, Hickey G, Hiller M, Hindle AG, Hubley RM, Hughes GM, Johnson J, Juan D, Kaplow IM, Karlsson EK, Keough KC, Kirilenko B, Koepfli KP, Korstian JM, Kowalczyk A, Kozyrev SV, Lawler AJ, Lawless C, Lehmann T, Levesque DL, Lewin HA, Li X, Lind A, Lindblad-Toh K, Mackay-Smith A, Marinescu VD, Marques-Bonet T, Mason VC, Meadows JRS, Meyer WK, Moore JE, Moreira LR, Moreno-Santillan DD, Morrill KM, Muntané G, Murphy WJ, Navarro A, Nweeia M, Ortmann S, Osmanski A, Paten B, Paulat NS, Pfenning AR, Phan BN, Pollard KS, Pratt HE, Ray DA, Reilly SK, Rosen JR, Ruf I, Ryan L, Ryder OA, Sabeti PC, Schäffer DE, Serres A, Shapiro B, Smit AFA, Springer M, Srinivasan C, Steiner C, Storer JM, Sullivan KAM, Sullivan PF, Sundström E, Supple MA, Swofford R, Talbot JE, Teeling E, Turner-Maier J, Valenzuela A, Wagner F, Wallerman O, Wang C, Wang J, Weng Z, Wilder AP, Wirthlin ME, Xue JR, Zhang X, Rojas D, Dávalos LM, Lindblad-Toh K, Karlsson EK, Ray DA, Arkhipova I (2023) Chiropterans Are a Hotspot for Horizontal Transfer of DNA Transposons in Mammalia. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 40, msad092.

Pauls SU, Graf W, Hjalmarsson AE, Lemmon A, Moriarty Lemmon E, Petersen M, Vitecek S, Frandsen PB (2023) Gill Structure Linked to Ecological and Species Diversification in a Clade of Caddisflies. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 81, 917-929.

Peacock J, Spellman GM, Field DJ, Mason MJ, Mayr G (2023) Comparative morphology of the avian bony columella. The Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, Early view.

Pinion AK, Britz R, Kubicek KM, Siegel DS, Conway KW (2023) The larval attachment organ of the bowfin Amia ocellicauda Richardson, 1836 (Amiiformes: Amiidae) and its phylogenetic significance. Journal of Fish Biology, 103, 1300-1311.

Ramirez MJ, Wolff JO, Jäger P, Pavlek M, Perez-Gonzalez A, Magalhaes I, Michalik P (2023) Geometric regularity in webs of non-orb weaving spiders. Ecology and Evolution, 13, e9839.

Ruf I, Meng J, Fostowicz-Frelik L (2023) Auditory region circulation in Lagomorpha: the internal carotid artery pattern revisited. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences, 378, 20220088.

Rutz C, Bonassin L, Kress A, Francesconi CBoštjančić LL, Merlat D, Theissinger K, Lecompte O (2023) Abundance and Diversification of Repetitive Elements in Decapoda Genomes. genes, 14, 1627.

Sadanandan KR, Ko MC, Low GW, Gahr M, Edwards SV, Hiller M, Sackton TB, Rheindt FE, Sin SYW, Baldwin MW (2023) Convergence in hearing-related genes between echolocating birds and mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS, 120, e2307340120.

Sanna G, Büscher JV, Freiwald A (2023) Cold-water coral framework architecture is selectively shaped by bottom current flow. Coral Reefs, 42, 483-495.

Schulte LDamm M, Avella I, Uhrig L, Erkoc PSchiffmann SFürst R, Timm T, Lochnit GN, Vilcinskas ALüddecke T (2023) Venomics of the milos viper (Macrovipera schweizeri) unveils patterns of venom composition and exochemistry across blunt-nosed viper venoms. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, Section Molecular Evolution, 10, 1254058.

Schwermann A, Schultz JA, Fuchs E, Leha A, Hummel J, Kullmer O, Steuer P, Martin T (2023) Does age matter? Efficiency of mechanical food break down in Tupaia belangeri at different ages. PLOS One, 18, e0274439.

Šiler BT, Ritz CM, Ulrich D, Buschmann S, Olbricht K (2023) Variation in Volatile Organic Compounds in native, synanthropic accessions and cultivars of the musk strawberry (Fragaria moschata Duchesne ex Weston). PLOS One, 18, e0289468.

Smith TD, Ruf I, DeLeon VB (2023) Ontogenetic transformation of the cartilaginous nasal capsule in mammals, a review with new observations on bats. The Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, Early view.

Spanke T, Gabelaia M, Flury JM, Hilgers L, Wantania LL, Misof B, Wipfler B, Wowor D, Mokodongan DF, Herder F, Schwarzer J (2023) A landmark‐free analysis of the pelvic girdle in Sulawesi ricefishes (Adrianichthyidae): How 2D and 3D geometric morphometrics can complement each other in the analysis of a complex structure. Ecology and Evolution, 13, e10613.

Sproul J, Hotaling S, Heckenhauer J, Powell A, Marshall D, Larracuente AM, Kelley J, Pauls SU, Frandsen PB (2023) 600+ insect genomes reveal repetitive element dynamics and highlight biodiversity-scale repeat annotation challenges. Genome Research, gr.277387.122.

Stevenson PR, Acosta‐Rojas DC, Cárdenas S, Francisco Henao‐Díaz L (2023) Variation in fruit and seed dimensions is better explained by dispersal system than by leaf size in a tropical rainforest. American Journal of Botany, 110, e16211.

Stoldt M, Collin E, Macit MN, Foitzik S (2023) Brain and antennal transcriptomes of host ants reveal potential links between behaviour and the functioning of socially parasitic colonies. Molecular Ecology, 32, 5170-5185.

Stuhlträger J, Kullmer O, Wittig RM, Kupczik K, Schulz-Kornas E (2023) Variability in molar crown morphology and cusp wear in two Western chimpanzee populations. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 181, 29-44.

Terlouw BR, Blin K, Navarro-Muñoz JC, Avalon NE, Chevrette MG, Egbert S, Lee S, Meijer D, Recchia MJJ, Reitz ZL, van Santen JA, Selem-Mojica N, Tørring T, Zaroubi L, Alanjary M, Aleti G, Aguilar CS, Al-Salihi SAA, Augustijn HE, Avelar-Rivas JA, Avitia-Domínguez LA, Barona-Gómez F, Bernaldo-Agüero J, Bielinski VA, Biermann F, Booth TJ, Carrion Bravo VJ, Castelo-Branco R, Chagas FO, Cruz-Morales P, Du C, Duncan KR, Gavriilidou A, Gayrard D, Gutiérrez-García K, Haslinger K, Helfrich EJN, van der Hooft JJJ, Jati AP, Kalkreuter E, Kalyvas N, Kang KB, Kautsar S, Kim W, Kunjapur AM, Li YX, Lin GM, Loureiro C, Louwen JJR, Louwen NLL, Lund G, Parra J, Philmus B, Pourmohsenin B, Pronk LJU, Rego A, Rex DAB, Robinson S, Rosas-Becerra LR, Roxborough ET, Schorn MA, Scobie DJ, Singh KS, Sokolova N, Tang X, Udwary D, Vigneshwari A, Vind K, Vromans SPJM, Waschulin V, Williams SE, Winter JM, Witte TE, Xie H, Yang D, Yu J, Zdouc M, Zhong Z, Collemare JRM, Linington RG, Weber T, Medema MH (2023) MIBiG 3.0: a community-driven effort to annotate experimentally validated biosynthetic gene clusters. Nucleic Acids Research, 51, D603-D610.

Thines MMishra BPloch S (2023) Multigene analyses with a broad sampling in Phytophthora and related genera provide evidence for the monophyly of downy mildews. Mycological Progress, 22, 82.

Tolman ER, Beatty CD, Bush J, Kohli M, Moreno CM, Ware JL, Weber KS, Khan R, Maheshwari C, Weisz D, Dudchenko O, Aiden ELFrandsen PB, Wheat C (2023) A Chromosome-length Assembly of the Black Petaltail (Tanypteryx hageni) Dragonfly. Genome Biology and Evolution, 15, evad024.

Vinha B, Rossi S, Gori A, Hanz U, Pennetta A, De Benedetto GE, Mienis F, Huvenne VAI, Hebbeln D, Wienberg C, Titschack J (2023) Trophic ecology of Angolan cold-water coral reefs (SE Atlantic) based on stable isotope analyses. Scientific Reports, 13, 9933.

Vocadlova K, Lüddecke T, Patras MA, Marner M, Hartwig C, Benes K, Matha V, Mraz P, Schäberle TF, Vilcinskas A (2023) Extracts of Talaromyces purpureogenus Strains from Apis mellifera Bee Bread Inhibit the Growth of Paenibacillus spp. In Vitro. microorganisms, 11, 2067.

Windfelder AG, Steinbart J, Flögel U, Scherberich J, Kampschulte M, Krombach GA, Vilcinskas A (2023) A quantitative micro-tomographic gut atlas of the lepidopteran model insect Manduca sexta. iScience, 26, 106801.

Wolf MZapf KGupta DKHiller M, Árnason L, Janke A (2023) The genome of the pygmy right whale illuminates the evolution of rorquals. BMC Biology, 21, 79.

Wong ELY, Filatov DA (2023) Pericentromeric recombination suppression and the ‘large X effect’ in plants. Scientific Reports, 13, 21682.


Abbasi A, Khalid HMI, Wakil W, Ashraf HJ, Haq IU, Zaman QU, Zafar A, Saleem R, Tabssam H, Hassan AU (2022) Bio-control potential of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bacillales: Bacillaceae) and Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) against Chilo partellus Swinhoe (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, 81, 17-27.

Abbood N, Duy Vo T, Watzel J, Bozhüyük KAJ, Bode HB (2022) Type S Non‐Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases for the Rapid Generation of Tailormade Peptide Libraries**. Chemistry – A European Journal, 28.

Abebew D, Sayedain FS, Bode E, Bode HB (2022) Uncovering Nematicidal Natural Products from Xenorhabdus Bacteria. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 70, 498-506.

Abel P, Pommery Y, Ford DP, Koyabu D, Werneburg I (2022) Skull Sutures and Cranial Mechanics in the Permian Reptile Captorhinus aguti and the Evolution of the Temporal Region in Early Amniotes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 1-28.

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Bell P, Hendrickx C, Pittman M, Kaye T, Mayr G (2022) The exquisitely preserved integument of Psittacosaurus and the scaly skin of ceratopsian dinosaurs. Communications Biology, 5, 809.

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Wirkner M, Heyder K, Ruf I (2022) Comparative morphology and postnatal ontogeny of the bony labyrinth in Pantherinae (Felidae, Carnivora) with special emphasis on the lion. Vertebrate Zoology 72, 883-905.

Zanolli C, Kaifu Y, Kaifu L, Xing S, Mijares AS, Kullmer OSchrenk F, Corny J, Dizon E, Robles E, Détroit F (2022) Further analyses of the structural organization of Homo luzonensis teeth: Evolutionary implications. Journal of Human Evolution 163, 103124.

Zhang Z, Yaryhin O, Koyabu D, Werneburg I (2022) Morphological association between muscle attachments and ossification sites in the late cartilaginous skull of tuatara embryos. Journal of Morphology, 283, 908-931.

Zhao J, Hellwig N, Djahanschiri B, Khera R, Morgner N, Ebersberger I, Wang J, Michel H, Kumar A (2022) Assembly and Functional Role of PACE Transporter PA2880 from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Microbiology Spectrum 10, e01453-21.


Abel PWerneburg I (2021) Morphology of the temporal skull region in tetrapods: research history, functional explanations, and a new comprehensive classification scheme. Biological Reviews, 96, 2229-2257.

Aguiar JOMRBV, Ferreira GDS, Sanches PA, Bento JMSE, Sazima M (2021) What pollinators see does not match what they smell: Absence of color-fragrance association in the deceptive orchid Ionopsis utricularioides. Phytochemistry, 182, 112591.

Behsaz B, Bode E, Gurevich A, Shi YN, Grundmann F, Acharya D, Caraballo-Rodríguez ASM, Bouslimani A, Panitchpakdi M, Linck A, Guan C, Oh J, Dorrestein PC, Bode HB, Pevzner PA, Mohimani H (2021) Integrating genomics and metabolomics for scalable non-ribosomal peptide discovery. Nature Communications, 12, 3225.

Benoit J, Ford DP, Miyamae JA, Ruf I (2021) Can maxillary canal morphology inform varanopid phylogenetic affinities? Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 66, 389-393.

Berlioz E, Cornette R, Lenoir N, Santin MD, Lehmann T (2021) Exploring the ontogenetic development of the inner ear in Aardvarks. Journal of Anatomy, Early View, 1-15.

Birikmen M, Bohnsack KE, Tran V, Somayaji S, Bohnsack MT, Ebersberger I (2021) Tracing Eukaryotic Ribosome Biogenesis Factors Into the Archaeal Domain Sheds Light on the Evolution of Functional Complexity. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12, 739000.

Bohn H, Nehring V, Rodriguez Garcia V, Klass KD (2021) Revision of the genus Attaphila (Blattodea: Blaberoidea), myrmecophiles living in the mushroom gardens of leaf-cutting ants. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 79, 205-280.

Boštjančić LL, Bonassin L, Anušić L, Lovrenčić L, Besendorfer VN, Maguire I, Grandjean F, Austin CM, Greve CHamadou AB, Mlinarec J (2021) The Pontastacus leptodactylus (Astacidae) Repeatome Provides Insight Into Genome Evolution and Reveals Remarkable Diversity of Satellite DNA. Frontiers in Genetics, 11, 611745.

Bozhueyuek KAJ, Watzel J, Abbood N, Bode HB (2021) Synthetic Zippers as an Enabling Tool for Engineering of Non‐Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60, 17531-17538.

Brachmann AO, Probst SI, Rüthi J, Dudko D, Bode HB, Piel JR (2021) A Desaturase‐Like Enzyme Catalyzes Oxazole Formation in Pseudomonas Indolyloxazole Alkaloids. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60, 8781-8785.

Britz R, Dahanukar N, Standing A, Philip S, Kumar B, Raghavan R (2021) Osteology of ‘Monopterus’ roseni with the description of Rakthamichthys, new genus, and comments on the generic assignment of the Amphipnous Group species (Teleostei: Synbranchiformes). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters >30 (3), 221-236.

Chawla HS, Lee H, Gabur I, Vollrath P, Tamilselvan-Nattar-Amutha S, Obermeier C, Schiessl SV, Song JM, Liu K, Guo L, Parkin IAP, Snowdon RJ (2021) Long-read sequencing reveals widespread intragenic structural variants in a recent allopolyploid crop plant. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 19, 240-250.

Choppin M, Feldmeyer B, Foitzik S (2021) Histone acetylation regulates the expression of genes involved in worker reproduction in the ant Temnothorax rugatulus. BMC Genomics, 22, 871.

Cimen H, Touray M, Gulsen SH, Erincik O, Wenski SL, Bode HB, Shapiro-Ilan D, Hazir S (2021) Antifungal activity of different Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus species against various fungal phytopathogens and identification of the antifungal compounds from X. szentirmaii. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 105, 5517-5528.

Clemente L, Mazzoleni S, Pensabene Bellavia E, Protiva T, Wagner P, Fritz U, Kratochvil L, Rovatsos MT (2021) Cytogenetic Analysis of the Asian Box Turtles of the Genus Cuora (Testudines, Geoemydidae). Genes 12 (2), 156.

Conway KW, Kubicek K, Britz R (2021) Extreme evolutionary shifts in developmental timing establish the miniature Danionella as a novel model in the neurosciences. Developmental Dynamics 250 (4), 601-611.

Cordero GA, Maliuk A, Schlindwein X, Werneburg I, Yaryhin O (2021) Phylogenetic patterns and ontogenetic origins of limb length variation in ecologically diverse lacertine lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 132, 283-296.

Cracknell K, García-Bellido DC, Gehling JG, Ankor MJ, Darroch SAF, Rahman IA (2021) Pentaradial eukaryote suggests expansion of suspension feeding in White Sea-aged Ediacaran communities. Scientific reports, 11.

Daneck HBarth MB, Geck M, Hundsdoerfer AK (2021) Super cooling point phenotypes and cold resistance in Hyles euphorbiae hawk moths from different climate zones. Diversity, 13, 207.

Darroch SAF, Cribb AT, Buatois LA, Germs GJB, Kenchington CG, Smith EF, Mocke H, O’Neil GR, Schiffbauer JD, Maloneya KM, Racicot RA, Turk KA, Gibson BM, Almond J, Koester B, Boag TH, Tweedt SM, Laflamme M (2021) The trace fossil record of the Nama Group, Namibia: exploring the terminal Ediacaran roots of the Cambrian explosion. Earth-Science Reviews, 212, 103435.

Darroch SAF, Fraser DJ, Casey M (2021) The preservation potential of terrestrial biogeographic patterns. Proceedings B, 288.

Davies TW, Alemseged Z, Gidna A, Hublin JJ, Kimbel WH, Kullmer O, Spoor F, Zanolli C, Skinner MM (2021) Accessory cusp expression at the enamel-dentine junction of hominin mandibular molars. PeerJ 9, e11415.

Diehl V, Wegner M, Grumati P, Husnjak K, Schaubeck S, Gubas A, Shah VJ, Polat IH, Langschied F, Prieto-Garcia C, Müller K, Kalousi A, Ebersberger I, Brandts CH, Dikic I, Kaulich M (2021) Minimized combinatorial CRISPR screens identify genetic interactions in autophagy. Nucleic Acids Research, 49, 5684-5704.

Eberhard FE, Klimpel S, Guarneri AA, Tobias NJ (2021) Metabolites as predictive biomarkers for Trypanosoma cruzi exposure in triatomine bugs. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 19, 3051-3057.

Faurby SR, Morlo M, Werdelin L (2021) CarniFOSS: A database of the body mass of fossil carnivores. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30, 1958-1964.

Fostowicz-Frelik L, Ge DY, Ruf I (2021) Editorial: Recent advances in the evolution of Euarchontoglires. Frontiers in Genetics 12, 773789.

Fouquet A, Leblanc K, Fabre A, Rodrigues MT, Menin M, Courtoise E, Dewynter ML, Hölting M, Ernst R, Peloso P, Kok P (2021) Comparative osteology of the fossorial frogs of the genus Synapturanus (Anura, Microhylidae) with the description of three new species from the Eastern Guiana Shield. Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 293, 46-73.

Fouquet A, Leblanc K, Framit M, Réjaud A, Rodrigues MT, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Peloso P, Prates I, Manzi S, Suescun U, Baroni S, Moraes LJCL, Recoder R, de Souza SM, Dal Vecchio F, Camacho A, Guellere JM, Rojas-Runjaic F, Gagliardi-Urrutia G, de Carvalho V, Gordo M, Menin M, Kok P, Hrbek T, Werneck F, Crawford AJ, Ron SR, Mueses-Cisneros J, Rojas Zamora R, Pavan D, Simões P, Ernst R, Fabre A (2021) Species diversity and biogeography of an ancient frog clade from the Guiana Shield (Anura: Microhylidae: Adelastes, Otophryne, Synapturanus) exhibiting spectacular phenotypic diversification. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 132, 233-256.

Freschet GGT, Pagès LC, Iversen CM, Comas LH, Rewald B, Roumet C, Klimešová J, Zadworny M, Poorter H, Postma JA, Adams TS, Bagniewska‐Zadworna A, Bengough AG, Blancaflor EB, Brunner I, Cornelissen JHC, Garnier E, Gessler A, Hobbie SE, Meier IC, Mommer L, Picon‐Cochard C, Rose L, Ryser P, Scherer‐Lorenzen M, Soudzilovskaia NA, Stokes A, Sun T, Valverde‐Barrantes OJ, Weemstra M, Weigelt A, Wurzburger N, York LM, Batterman SA, Gomes de Moraes M, Janeček TPN, Lambers H, Salmon V, Tharayil N, McCormack ML (2021) A starting guide to root ecology: strengthening ecological concepts and standardising root classification, sampling, processing and trait measurements. New Phytologist, 232, 973-1122.

Fu PC, Sun SS, Twyford AD, Li BB, Zhou RQ, Chen SL, Gao QB, Favre A (2021) Lineage‐specific plastid degradation in subtribe Gentianinae (Gentianaceae). Ecology and Evolution, 11, 3286-3299.

Georgalis GL, Rabi M, Smith KT (2021) Taxonomic revision of the snakes of the genera Palaeopython and Paleryx (Serpentes, Constrictores) from the Paleogene of Europe. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, 140, 1-140.

Gettings SM, Maxeiner S, Tzika M, Cobain M, Ruf I, Benseler F, Brose N, Krasteva-Christ G, Vande Velde G, Schönberger M, Althaus M (2021) Two functional epithelial sodium channel isoforms are present in rodents despite pronounced evolutionary pseudogenisation and exon fusion. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38, 5704-5725.

Grosse M, Zhadan A, Langeneck J, Fiege D, Martinez A (2021) Still Digging: Advances and Perspectives in the Study of the Diversity of Several Sedentarian Annelid Families. Diversity, 13(3), 1-46.

Hauser TP, Christensen S, Kuzina V, Thines M, Ploch S, Bak SR (2021) Effects of a saponin-based insect resistance and a systemic pathogen resistance on field performance of the wild crucifer Barbarea vulgaris. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 15, 683-698.

Heinze JR, Marschall J, Lautenschläger B, Seifert B, Gratiashvili N, Strohm E (2021) Courtship with two spoons – anatomy and presumed function of the bizarre antenna of Cardiocondyla zoserka ant males. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 7827-7833.

Higashiyama H, Koyabu D, Hirasawa T, Werneburg I, Kuratani S, Kurihara H (2021) Mammalian face as an evolutionary novelty. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118, e2111876118.

Hofmann RLehmann TWarren DLRuf I (2021) The squirrel is in the detail: Anatomy and morphometry of the tail in Sciuromorpha (Rodentia, Mammalia). Journal of Morphology, 282, 1659-1682.

Holst S, Miranda L, Meyer P, Michalik P, Sötje I (2021) Morphological analyses of the adult and juvenile stages of the stalked jellyfish Craterolophus convolvulus (Johnston, 1835) (Cnidaria: Staurozoa: Stauromedusae: Craterolophidae) using micro-CT. Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 292, 240-260.

Hüppi E, Werneburg I, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2021) Evolution and development of the bird chondrocranium. Frontiers in Zoology, 18, 27-29.

Ibáñez A, Fritz UAuer M, Martinez Silvestre A, Praschag P, Załugowicz E, Podkowa D, Pabijan M (2021) Evolutionary history of mental glands in turtles reveals a single origin in an aquatic ancestor and recurrent losses independent of macrohabitat. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 10396.

Incedayi G, Cimen H, Ulug D, Touray M, Bode E, Bode HB, Orenlili Yaylagul E, Hazir S, Cakmak I (2021) Relative potency of a novel acaricidal compound from Xenorhabdus, a bacterial genus mutualistically associated with entomopathogenic nematodes. Scientific Reports, 11.

Jochum A, Neubauer TA (2021) Reply to Jiang et al.’s comments on the Article „Mother snail labors for posterity in bed of mid-Cretaceous amber“ by Jochum, Yu & Neubauer (2021) Gondwana Research, 97: 68-72. . Gondwana Research, 97, 68-72.

Jochum A, Yu T, Neubauer TA (2021) Mother snail labors for posterity in bed of mid-Cretaceous amber. Gondwana Research, 97, 68-72.

Kaiser S, Kihara TC, Brix S, Mohrbeck I, Janssen A, Jennings RM (2021) Species boundaries and phylogeographic patterns in new species of Nannoniscus (Janiroidea: Nannoniscidae) from the equatorial Pacific nodule province inferred from mtDNA and morphology. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193, 1020-1071.

Katona G, Vági B, Végvári Z, Liker A, Freckleton R, Bókony V, Székely T (2021) Are evolutionary transitions in sexual size dimorphism related to sex determination in reptiles? Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 34, 594-603.

Kornstädt L, Pierre S, Weigert A, Ebersberger S, Schäufele TJ, Kolbinger A, Schmid T, Cohnen J, Thomas D, Ferreirós N, Brüne B, Ebersberger I, Scholich K (2021) Bacterial and Fungal Toll-Like Receptor Activation Elicits Type I IFN Responses in Mast Cells. Frontiers in Immunology, 11.

Kraatz B, Belabbas R, Fostowicz-Frelik L, Ge DY, Kuznetsov AN, Lang MM, López-Torres S, Mohammadi Z, Racicot RA, Ravosa MJ, Sharp AC, Sherratt E, Silcox MT, Slowiak J, Winkler AJ, Ruf I (2021) Lagomorpha as a model morphological system. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 636402.

Laming SR, Christodoulou M, Martinez Arbizu P, Hilário A (2021) Comparative Reproductive Biology of Deep-Sea Ophiuroids Inhabiting Polymetallic-Nodule Fields in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8.

Lehmann L, Stefen C (2021) Study of non-metric characters of the skull to determine the epigenetic variability in populations of the European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris) and domestic cats (Felis catus). Mammlian Biology, 101, 407-417.

Lerch S, Zuber R, Gehring N, Wang Y, Eckel B, Klass KD, Lehmann FO, Moussian B (2021) Correction to: Resilin matrix distribution, variability and function in Drosophila. BMC Biology, 19, 157.

Lohse F, Wende C, Klass KD, Hickmann R, Häntzsche E, Bollengier Q, Ashir M, Pöschel R, Bolk N, Trümper W, Cherif C (2021) Bio-inspired semi-flexible joint based on fiber-reinforced composites with shape memory alloys. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 32, 462-472.

Lücking R, Aime MC, Robbertse B, Miller AN, Aoki T, Ariyawansa HA, Cardinali G, Crous PW, Druzhinina IS, Geiser DM, Hawksworth DL, Hyde KD, Irinyi L, Jeewon R, Johnston PR, Kirk PM, Malosso E, May TW, Meyer W, Nilsson HR, Öpik M, Robert V, Stadler M, Thines M, Vu D, Yurkov AM, Zhang N, Schoch CL (2021) Fungal taxonomy and sequence-based nomenclature. Nature Microbiology, 6, 540-548.

Macey JR, Pabinger S, Barbieri CG, Buring ES, Gonzalez VL, Mulcahy DG, DeMeo DP, Urban L, Hime PM, Prost S, Elliott AN, Gemmell NJ (2021) Evidence of two deeply divergent co-existing mitochondrial genomes in the Tuatara reveals an extremely complex genomic organization. Communications Biology, 4, 116.

Machado RAR, Muller A, Ghazal SM, Thanwisai A, Pagès S, Bode HB, Hussein MA, Khalil KM, Tisa LS (2021) Photorhabdus heterorhabditis subsp. aluminescens subsp. nov., Photorhabdus heterorhabditis subsp. heterorhabditis subsp. nov., Photorhabdus australis subsp. thailandensis subsp. nov., Photorhabdus australis subsp. australis subsp. nov., and Photorhabdus aegyptia sp. nov. isolated from Heterorhabditis entomopathogenic nematodes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 71.

Madrid E, Severing E, de Ansorena E, Kiefer C, Brand L, Martinez-Gallegos R, Woetzel S, Kemi U, Jiao WB, Schneeberger K, Coupland G (2021) Transposition and duplication of MADS-domain transcription factor genes in annual and perennialArabisspecies modulates flowering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118, e2109204118.

Männer L, Schell T, Provataris P, Haase M, Greve C (2021) Inference of DNA methylation patterns in molluscs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 376.

Marques R, Rufino M, Darnaude AM, Carcaill FDR, Meffre M, Bonnet D (2021) Jellyfish degradation in a shallow coastal Mediterranean lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 261.

Mayr G (2021) On the occurrence of lateral openings and fossae (pleurocoels) in the thoracic vertebrae of neornithine birds and their functional significance. Vertebrate Zoology, 71, 453-463.

Mayr G (2021) The coracoscapular joint of neornithine birds ‒ extensive homoplasy in a widely neglected articular surface of the pectoral girdle and its functional correlates. Zoomorphology, 140, 217-228.

Mayr G, Manegold A (2021) On the comparative morphology of the juvenile avian skull: an assessment of squamosal shape across avian higher-level taxa. The Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 304, 845-859.

Mebs D, Lomonte B, Fernandez J, Calvete JJ, Sanz L, Mahlow K, Müller J, Köhler G, Zollweg M (2021) The earless monitor lizard Lanthanotus borneensis – a venomous animal? Toxicon, 189, 73-78.

Mishra B, Ulaszewski B, Ploch S, Burczyk J, Thines M (2021) A Circular Chloroplast Genome of Fagus sylvatica Reveals High Conservation between Two Individuals from Germany and One Individual from Poland and an Alternate Direction of the Small Single-Copy Region. Forests, 12, 180.

Mondéjar‐Fernández J, Meunier FOJ, Cloutier R, Clément GL, Laurin M (2021) A microanatomical and histological study of the scales of the Devonian sarcopterygian Miguashaia bureaui and the evolution of the squamation in coelacanths. Journal of Anatomy, 239, 451-478.

Morlo M, Le Maitre A, Bastl K, Engel T, Lutz H, Lischewsky B, von Berg A, Nagel D (2021) First record of the mustelid Trochictis (Carnivora, Mammalia) from the early Late Miocene (MN 9/10) of Germany and a reappraisal of the genus Trochictis. Historical Biology, 33, 1183-1195.

Mosquera KD, Martinez Villegas LE, Pidot SJ, Sharif C, Klimpel S, Stinear TP, Moreira LA, Tobias NJ, Lorenzo MG (2021) Multi-Omic Analysis of Symbiotic Bacteria Associated With Aedes aegypti Breeding Sites. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12, 703711.

Nickel J, Schell T, Holtzem T, Thielsch A, Dennis SR, Schlick-Steiner BC, Steiner FM, Möst M, Pfenninger M, Schwenk K, Cordellier M, Lerat E (2021) Hybridization dynamics and extensive introgression in the Daphnia longispina species complex: new insights from a high-quality Daphnia galeata reference genome. Genome Biology and Evolution, 13, evab267.

Nojiri T, Fukui D, Werneburg I, Saitoh T, Endo H, Koyabu D (2021) Embryonic staging of bats with special reference to Vespertilio sinensis and its cochlear development. Developmental Dynamics, 250, 1140-1159.

Núñez-León D, Cordero GA, Schlindwein X, Jensen P, Stoeckli E, Sánchez-Villagra MR, Werneburg I (2021) Shifts in growth, but not differentiation, foreshadow the formation of exaggerated forms under chicken domestication. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288, 10.

Olsen LK, Heckenhauer J, Sproul JS, Dikow RB, Gonzalez VL, Kweskin MP, Taylor AM, Wilson SB, Stewart RJ, Zhou X, Holzenthal R, Pauls SU, Frandsen PB (2021) Draft Genome Assemblies and Annotations of Agrypnia Vestita Walker, and Hesperophylax Magnus Banks Reveal Substantial Repetitive Element Expansion in Tube Case-Making Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera). Genome Biology and Evolution, 13, evab013.

Orejas C, Wienberg C, Titschack J, Tamborrino L, Freiwald A, Hebbeln D (2021) Madrepora oculata forms large frameworks in hypoxic waters off Angola (SE Atlantic). Scientific Reports, 11, article 15170.

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Badino F, Bernardini F, Gazzoni V, Lugli F, Romandini M, Radini A, Terlato G, Marciani G, Silvestrini S, Menghi Sartorio JC, Thun Hohenstein U, Fiorenza L, Kullmer O, Tuniz C, Moggi Cecchi J, Talamo S, Fontana F, Peresani M, Benazzi S, Cristiani E (2021) Exploring late Paleolithic and Mesolithic diet in the Eastern Alpine region of Italy through multiple proxies. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 174, 232-253.

Paule J, von Döhren JR, Sagorny C, Nilsson MA (2021) Genome Size Dynamics in Marine Ribbon Worms (Nemertea, Spiralia). Genes, 12, 1347.

Petersen M, Armisén D, Gibbs RA, Hering L, Khila A, Mayer G, Richards S, Niehuis O, Misof B (2021) Correction to: Diversity and evolution of the transposable element repertoire in arthropods with particular reference to insects. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21, 146.

Pinion AK, Siegel DS, Britz R, Martinez-Garcia R, Alvarez-Gonzalez CA, Conway KW (2021) The larval attachment organ of the tropical gar Atractosteus tropicus Gill, 1863 (Lepisosteiformes: Lepisosteidae). Journal of Fish Biology >99 (2), 418-424.

Pommery Y, Scheyer TM, Neenan JM, Reich T, Fernandez V, Voeten DFAE, Losko AS, Werneburg I (2021) Dentition and feeding in Placodontia: tooth replacement in Henodus chelyops. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21.

Racicot RA, Preucil VE (2021) Bony labyrinths of the Blackfish (Delphinidae: Globicephalinae). Marine Mammal Science 38 (1), 29-41.

Reichelt N, Wen J, Pätzold C, Appelhans MS (2021) Target enrichment improves phylogenetic resolution in the genus Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae) and indicates both incomplete lineage sorting and hybridization events. Annals of Botany, 128, 497-510.

Reyes-Fernández EZ, Shi YM, Grün P, Bode HB, Bölker M, Druzhinina IS (2021) An Unconventional Melanin Biosynthesis Pathway in Ustilago maydis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 87.

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Ruf I, Meng J, Fostowicz-Frelik L (2021) Anatomy of the nasal and auditory regions of the fossil lagomorph Palaeolagus haydeni: systematic and evolutionary implications. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 636110.

Sahlin K, Lim MCW, Prost S (2021) NGSpeciesID: DNA barcode and amplicon consensus generation from long‐read sequencing data. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 1392-1398.

Sanna G, Freiwald A (2021) Deciphering the composite morphological diversity of Lophelia pertusa, a cosmopolitan deep-water ecosystem engineer. Ecosphere, 12, article e03802.

Schätzle PKWisshak M, Bick A, Freiwald AKieneke A (2021) Exploring confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) and fluorescence staining as a tool for imaging and quantifying traces of marine microbioerosion and their trace-making microendoliths. Journal of Microscopy, 284, 118-131.

Schleinkofer N, Evans D, Wisshak M, Büscher J, Fiebig JFreiwald A, Härter S, Marschall H, Voigt S, Raddatz J (2021) Host-influenced geochemical signature in the parasitic foraminifera Hyrrokkin sarcophaga. Biogeosciences, 18, 4733-4753.

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Wagner FRuf I (2019) Who nose the borzoi? Turbinal skeleton in a dolichocephalic dogbreed (Canis lupus familiaris). Mammalian Biology, 94, 106-119.

Weidensdorfer M, Ishikawa M, Hori K, Linke D, Djahanschiri B, Iruegas R, Ebersberger I, Riedel-Christ S, Enders G, Leukert L, Kraiczy P, Rothweiler F, Cinatl J, Berger JR, Hipp K, Kempf VAJ, Göttig S (2019) The Acinetobacter trimeric autotransporter adhesin Ata controls key virulence traits of Acinetobacter baumannii. Virulence, 10, 68-81.

Werneburg I (2019) Morphofunctional categories and ontogenetic origin of temporal skull openings in amniotes. Frontiers in Earth Science, Section Paleontology, 7, 1-7.

Werneburg I, Esteve-Altava B, Bruno J, Ladeira M, Diogo R (2019) Unique skull network complexity of Tyrannosaurus rex among land vertebrates. Scientific Reports, 9, 1520.

Werneburg I, Maier W (2019) Diverging development of akinetic skulls in cryptodire and pleurodire turtles: an ontogenetic and phylogenetic study. Vertebrate Zoology, 69, 113-143.

Werneburg IYaryhin O (2019) Character definition and tempus optimum in comparative chondrocranial research. Acta Zoologica.

Wilmsen M, Nagm E (2019) Palaeobiology and evolutionary context of Angulithes mermeti (Coquand, 1862), a streamlined early Late Cretaceous shallow-water nautiloid. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64, 831-849.

Wisshak MNeumann H, Rüggeberg A, Büscher J, Linke P, Raddatz J (2019) Epibenthos dynamics and environmental fluctuations in two contrasting polar carbonate factories (Mosselbukta and Bjørnøy-Banken, Svalbard). Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 1-31.

Xu L, Auer G, Peona V, Suh A, Deng Y, Feng S, Zhang G, Blom MPK, Christidis L, Prost S, Irestedt M, Zhou Q (2019) Dynamic evolutionary history and gene content of sex chromosomes across diverse songbirds. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3, 834-844.

Yamasaki H (2019) Gracilideres mawatarii, a new genus and species of Franciscideridae (Allomalorhagida: Kinorhyncha) – A kinorhynch with thin body cuticle, adapted to the interstitial environment. Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 282, 176-188.

Yang N, Butenschoen O, Rana R, Köhler L, Hertel D, Leuschner C, Scheu S, Polle A, Pena R (2019) Leaf litter species identity influences biochemical composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhiza, 29, 85-96.

Yaryhin O, Werneburg I (2019) The origin of orbitotemporal diversity in lepidosaurs: insights from tuatara chondrocranial anatomy. Vertebrate Zoology, 69, 169-181.

Zanolli C, Kullmer O, Kelly J, Bacon AM, Demeter F, Dumoncel J, Fiorenza L, Grine FE, Hublin JJ, Nguyen AT, Nguyen TMH, Lei P, Schillinger B, Schrenk F, Skinner MM, Xueping J, Macchiarelli R (2019) Evidence for increased hominid diversity in the Early to Middle Pleistocene of Indonesia. Nature Ecology & Evolution.


Barroso R, Kudenov J, Halanych KM, Saaedi H, Sumida P, Bernardino A (2018) A new species of xylophilic fireworm (Annelida: Amphinomidae: Cryptonome) from deep-sea wood falls in the SW Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 137, 66-75.

Bick A, Bastrop R, Kotta J, Meißner K, Meyer M, Syomin V (2018) Description of a new species of Sabellidae (Polychaeta, Annelida) from fresh and brackish waters in Europe, with some remarks on the branchial crown of Laonome. Zootaxa, 4483, 349-364.

Bjorkman AD, Myers-Smith IH, Elmendorf SC, Normand S, Rüger N, Beck PSA, Blach-Overgaard A, Blok D, Cornelissen JHC, Forbes BC, Georges D, Goetz SJ, Guay KC, Henry GHR, HilleRisLambers J, Hollister RD, Karger DN, Kattge J, Manning P, Prevéy JS, Rixen C, Schaepman-Strub G, Thomas HJD, Vellend M, Wilmking M, Wipf S, Carbognani M, Hermanutz L, Lévesque E, Molau U, Petraglia A, Soudzilovskaia NA, Spasojevic MJ, Tomaselli M, Vowles T, Alatalo JM, Alexander HD, Anadon-Rosell A, Angers-Blondin S, Beest MT, Berner L, Björk RG, Buchwal A, Buras A, Christie K, Cooper EJ, Dullinger S, Elberling B, Eskelinen A, Frei ER, Grau O, Grogan P, Hallinger M, Harper KA, Heijmans MMPD, Hudson J, Hülber K, Iturrate-Garcia M, Iversen CM, Jaroszynska F, Johnstone JF, Jørgensen RH, Kaarlejärvi E, Klady R, Kuleza S, Kulonen A, Lamarque LJ, Lantz T, Little CJ, Speed JDM, Michelsen A, Milbau A, Nabe-Nielsen J, Nielsen SSL, Ninot JM, Oberbauer SF, Olofsson J, Onipchenko VG, Rumpf SB, Semenchuk P, Shetti R, Collier LS, Street LE, Suding KN, Tape KD, Trant A, Treier UA, Tremblay JP, Tremblay M, Venn S, Weijers S, Zamin T, Boulanger-Lapointe NM, Gould WA, Hik DS, Hofgaard A, Jónsdóttir IRS, Jorgenson J, Klein J, Magnusson B, Tweedie C, Wookey PA, Bahn M, Blonder B, van Bodegom PM, Bond-Lamberty B, Campetella G, Cerabolini BEL, Chapin FS, Cornwell WK, Craine J, Dainese M, de Vries FT, Díaz S, Enquist BJ, Green W, Milla R, Niinemets L, Onoda Y, Ordoñez JC, Ozinga WA, Penuelas J, Poorter H, Poschlod P, Reich PB, Sandel B, Schamp B, Sheremetev S, Weiher E (2018) Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. Nature, 562, 57-62.

Bjorkman AD, Myers-Smith IH, Elmendorf SC, Normand S, Thomas HJD, Alatalo JM, Alexander H, Anadon-Rosell A, Angers-Blondin S, Bai Y, Baruah G, te Beest M, Berner L, Björk RG, Blok D, Bruelheide H, Buchwal A, Buras A, Carbognani M, Christie K, Collier LS, Cooper EJ, Cornelissen JHC, Dickinson KJM, Dullinger S, Elberling B, Eskelinen A, Forbes BC, Frei ER, Iturrate-Garcia M, Good MK, Grau O, Green P, Greve M, Grogan P, Haider S, Hájek T, Hallinger M, Happonen K, Harper KA, Heijmans MMPD, Henry GHR, Hermanutz L, Hewitt RE, Hollister RD, Hudson J, Hülber K, Iversen CM, Jaroszynska F, Jiménez-Alfaro B, Johnstone J, Jorgensen RH, Kaarlejärvi E, Klady R, Klimešová J, Korsten A, Kuleza S, Kulonen A, Lamarque LJ, Lantz T, Lavalle A, Lembrechts JJ, Lévesque E, Little CJ, Luoto M, Macek P, Mack MC, Mathakutha R, Michelsen A, Milbau A, Molau U, Morgan JW, Mörsdorf MA, Nabe-Nielsen J, Nielsen SSL, Ninot JM, Oberbauer SF, Olofsson J, Onipchenko VG, Petraglia A, Pickering C, Prevéy JS, Rixen C, Rumpf SB, Schaepman-Strub G, Semenchuk P, Shetti R, Soudzilovskaia NA, Spasojevic MJ, Speed JDM, Street LE, Suding K, Tape KD, Tomaselli M, Trant A, Treier UA, Tremblay JP, Tremblay M, Venn S, Virkkala AM, Vowles T, Weijers S, Wilmking M, Wipf S, Zamin T (2018) Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27, 1402-1411.

Büsse S, Heckmann S, Hörnschemeyer T, Bybee S (2018) The phylogenetic relevance of thoracic musculature: a case study including a description of the thorax anatomy of Zygoptera (Insecta: Odonata) larvae. Systematic Entomology, 43, 31-42.

Corgosinho PHC, Kihara TC, Schizas NV, Ostmann AMartinez Arbizu P, Ivanenko VN (2018) Traditional and confocal descriptions of a new genus and two new species of deep water Cerviniinae Sars, 1903 from the Southern Atlantic and the Norwegian Sea: with a discussion on the use of digital media in taxonomy (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Aegisthidae). Zookeys, 766, 1-38.

dal Grande FMeiser A, Greshake Tzovaras B, Otte JR, Ebersberger I, Schmitt I (2018) The draft genome of the lichen-forming fungus Lasallia hispanica (Frey) Sancho & A. Crespo. Lichenologist, 50, 329-340.

Deeming C, Mayr G (2018) Pelvis morphology suggests that early Mesozoic birds were too heavy to contact incubate their eggs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31, 701-708.

Diesner M, Gallot A, Binz H, Gaertner C, Vitecek S, Kahnt J, Schachtner J, Jacquin-Joly E, Gadenne C (2018) Mating-Induced Differential Peptidomics of Neuropeptides and Protein Hormones in Agrotis ipsilon Moths. Journal of Proteome Research, 17, 1397-1414.

Dornburg A, Warren DL, Zapfe KL, Morris R, Iglesias TL, Lamb A, Hogue G, Lukas L, Wong R (2018) Testing ontogenetic patterns of sexual size dimorphism against expectations of the expensive tissue hypothesis, an intraspecific example using oyster toadfish (Opsanus tau). Ecology and Evolution, 8, 3609-3616.

Elzanowski A, Mayr G (2018) Multiple origins of secondary temporal fenestrae and orbitozygomatic junctions in birds. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 56, 248-269.

Elzanowski A, Peters S, Mayr G (2018) Cranial morphology of the Early Cretaceous bird Confuciusornis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 38, e1439832.

Faiman R, Abergil D, Babocsay G, Razzetti E, Seligmann H, Werner YL (2018) A review of sexual dimorphism of eye size in Colubroidea snakes. Vertebrate Zoology, 68, 91-108.

Ferreira G, Bronzati M, Langer MC, Sterli J (2018) Phylogeny, biogeography and diversification patterns of side-necked turtles (Testudines: Pleurodira). Royal Society Open Science, 5, 171773.

Heins A, Sötje I, Holst S (2018) Assessment of investigation techniques for scyphozoan statoliths, with focus on early development of the jellyfish Sanderia malayensis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 591, 37-56.

Hemp C, Heller KG, Warchałowska-Śliwa E, Grzywacz B, Hemp A (2018) New genera and new species of Acrometopini (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea, Phaneropterinae) from East Africa and a review of all known stridulatory organs, songs and karyotypes of the tribe. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 49, 241-298.

Hüppi E, Sánchez-Villagra MR, Tzika A, Werneburg I (2018) Ontogeny and phylogeny of the mamma-lian chondrocranium: the cupula nasi anterior and associated structures of the anterior head region. Zoological Letters, 4, 1-30.

Iglesias TL, Dornburg A, Warren DL, Wainwright PC, Schmitz L, Economo EP (2018) Eyes Wide Shut: the impact of dim-light vision on neural investment in marine teleosts. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31, 1082-1092.

Kivell TL, Rosas A, Estalrrich A, Huguet A, Garcia-Tabernos M, Rios L, de la Rasilla M (2018) New Neandertal wrist bones from El Sidrón, Spain (1994-2009). Journal of Human Evolution, 114, 45-75.

Klass KD, Matushkina NA (2018) The exoskeleton of the male genitalic region in Archaeognatha, with hypotheses on the early evolution and the morphological interpretation of genitalia in insects. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 76, 235-294.

Lange G, Haynert K, Dinter T, Scheu S, Kröncke I (2018) Adaptation of benthic invertebrates to food sources along marine-terrestrial boundaries as indicated by carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Journal of Sea Research, 131, 12-21.

Lautenschlager S, Ferreira G, Werneburg I (2018) Sensory evolution of ear-ly turtles revealed by digital endocranial reconstructions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 1-16.

Maciel JR, Louzada RB, Benko-Iseppon AM, Zizka G, Alves M (2018) Polyphyly and morphological convergence in Atlantic Forest species of Aechmea subgenus Chevaliera (Bromeliaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 188, 281-295.

Maier WTröscher ARuf I (2018) The anterior process of the malleus in extant Lagomorpha (Mammalia). Journal of Morphology, 279, 132-146.

Marcelo A, Geronimo RM, Vicente CJB, Callanta RBP, Bennett RM, Ysrael MC, Dedeles GR (2018) TLC Screening Profile of Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities of Salisapilia tartarea S1YP1 Isolated from Philippine Mangroves. Journal of Oleo Science, 67, 1585-1595.

Mayr G (2018) Size and number of the hypoglossal nerve foramina in the avian skull and their potential neuroanatomical significance. Journal of Morphology, 279, 274-285.

Mayr G (2018) A survey of casques, frontal humps, and other extravagant bony cranial protuberances in birds. Zoomorphology, 137, 457-472.

Milcu A, Puga-Freitas R, Ellison AM, Blouin M, Scheu S, Freschet GT, Rose L, Barot S, Cesarz S, Eisenhauer N, Girin T, Assandri D, Bonkowski M, Buchmann N, Butenschoen O, Devidal S, Gleixner G, Gessler A, Gigon A, Greiner A, Grignani C, Hansert A, Kayler Z, Lange M, Lata JC, Le Gailliard JF, Lukac M, Mannerheim N, Müller MEH, Pando A, Rotter P, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Seyhun R, Urban-Mead K, Weigelt A, Zavattaro L, Royer J (2018) Genotypic variability enhances the reproducibility of an ecological study. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 279-287.

Moritz L, Wesener T, Koch M (2018) An apparently non-swinging tentorium in the Diplopoda (Myriapoda): comparative morphology of the tentorial complex in giant pill-millipedes (Sphaerotheriida). Zookeys, 741, 77-91.

Moyo P, Damm U, Mostert L, Halleen F (2018) EutypaEutypella and Cryptovalsa species (Diatrypaceae) associated with Prunus species in South Africa. Plant Disease, 102, 1402-1409.

Moyo P, Mostert L, Spies C, Damm U, Halleen F (2018) Diversity of Diatrypaceae species associated with dieback of grapevines in South Africa, with the description of Eutypa cremea sp. nov. Plant Disease, 102, 220-230.

Nadein K, Betz O (2018) Jumping mechanisms and performance in beetles. II. Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Rhamphini). Arthropod Structure & Development, 47, 131-143.

Nojiri T, Werneburg I, Son NT, Tu VT, Sasaki T, Maekawa Y, Koyabu D (2018) Prenatal cranial bone development of Thomas’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus thomasi): with special reference to petrosal morphology. Journal of Morphology, 279, 809-827.

Oxilia G, Bortolini E, Martini S, Papini A, Boggioni M, Buti L, Figus C, Sorrentino R, Townsend G, Kaidonis J, Fiorenza L, Cristiniani E, Kullmer O, Moggi-Cecchi J, Benazzi S (2018) The physiological linkage between molar inclination and dental macrowear pattern. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 166, 941-951.

Rahlff J, Ribas M, Brown SM, Mustaffa NIH, Renz J, Peck MA, Bird K, Cunliffe M, Melkonian K, Zappa CJ (2018) Blue pigmentation of neustonic copepods benefits exploitation of a prey-rich niche at the air-sea boundary. Scientific Reports, 8, 11510.

Rodriguez-Perez FJ, Rosas A, García-Martínez D, Bastir M, Garcia-Tabernero A, Estalrrich A, Huguet R, Pastor JF (2018) A 3D form comparative analysis of the Neandertal glenoid fossa in the context of the genus Homo. Quaternary International, 481, 91-100.

Rolshausen G, Davies TJ, Hendry AP (2018) Evolutionary Rates Standardized for Evolutionary Space: Perspectives on Trait Evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33, 379-389.

Ruta R, Klausnitzer B, Prokin A (2018) South American terrestrial larva of Scirtidae (Coleoptera: Scirtoidea): the adaptation of Scirtidae larvae to saproxylic habitat is more common than expected. Austral Entomology, 57, 50-61.

Saeedi H, Kamrani E, Nordhaus I, Diele K (2018) Sediment Temperature Impact on Population Structure and Dynamics of the Crab Austruca iranica Pretzmann, 1971 (Crustacea: Ocypodidae) in Subtropical Mangroves of the Persian Gulf. Wetlands, 38, 539-549.

Schneider JV, Negraschis V, Habersetzer JRRabenstein RWesenberg JWesche KZizka G (2018) Taxonomic diversity masks leaf vein-climate relationships: lessons from herbarium collections across a latitudinal rainfall gradient in West Africa. Botany Letters, 165, 384-395.

Schneider JVRabenstein RWesenberg JWesche KZizka GHabersetzer JR (2018) Improved non-destructive 2D and 3D X-ray imaging of leaf venation. Plant Methods, 14, 1-15.

Schultz JA, Menz U, Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Engels S, Kalthoff DC, Koenigswald WV, Ruf I, Kaiser TM, Kullmer O, Südekum KH, Martin T (2018) Modular Wear Facet Nomenclature for mammalian post-canine dentitions. Historical Biology, 30, 30-41.

Schultz JA, Ruf I, Martin T (2018) Oldest known multituberculate stapes suggests an asymmetric bicrural pattern as ancestral for Multituberculata. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285, 20172779.

Sharma V, Lehmann TStuckas H, Funke L, Hiller M (2018) Loss of RXFP2 and INSL3 genes in Afrotheria shows that testicular descent is the ancestral condition in placental mammals. PLOS Biology, 16, e2005293.

Smith T, Houssaye AJ, Kullmer O, le Cabec A, Olejniczak AJ, Schrenk F, de Vos J, Tafforeau P (2018) Disentangling isolated dental remains of Asian Pleistocene hominins and pongines. PLOS One, 13, e0204737.

Smith KT, Bhullar BAS, Köhler GHabersetzer JR (2018) The only known jawed vertebrate with four eyes and the Bauplan of the pineal complex. Current Biology, 28, 1101+.

Thomsen JR, Morton B, Ossenbrügger H, Crooks JA, Valentich-Scott P, Haynert K (2018) The mytilid plicate organ: revisiting a neglected organ. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 84, 486-489.

Tills O, Truebano M, Feldmeyer BPfenninger M, Morgenroth H, Schell T, Rundle SD (2018) Transcriptomic responses to predator kairomones in embryos of the aquatic snail Radix balthica. Ecology and Evolution, 8, 11071-11082.

Tytiuk O, Yaryhin O, Stepanyuk Y (2018) Light Microscopy of Development of the Olfactory Organ of European Weatherfish Misgurnus fossilis (Teleostei: Cobitidae). Zoological Science, 35, 115-122.

Wisshak M, Neumann C (2018) Large dendrinids meet giant clam: the bioerosion trace fossil Neodendrina carnelia igen. et isp. n. in a Tridacna shell from Pleistocene-Holocene coral reef deposits, Red Sea, Egypt. Fossil Record, 21, 1-9.

Wroe S, Parr WC, Ledogar JA, Bourke J, Evans SP, Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Hublin JJ, Stringer C, Kullmer O, Curry M, Rae TC, Yokley TR (2018) Computer simulations show that Neanderthal facial morphology represents adaptation to cold and high energy demands, but not heavy biting. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285, 20180085.

Xu H, Zhou R, Fu J, Yuan Y, Ge X, Damm U (2018) Colletotrichum atractylodicola sp. nov. – the anthracnose pathogen of Atractylodes chinensis in China. Mycological Progress, 17, 393-402.

Yaryhin OWerneburg I (2018) Tracing the developmental origin of a lizard skull: chondrocranial architecture, heterochrony, and variation in lacertids. Journal of Morphology, 279, 1058-1087.

Yavorskaya M, Hörnschemeyer T, Beutel RG (2018) The head morphology of Micromalthus deblilis (Coleoptera: Micromalthidae) – an archostematan beetle with an unusual morphology and a unique life cycle. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 76, 475-486.

Zettler ML, Freiwald A, Guerra-Garcia JM (2018) Cold-water corals off Angola as refuge for a new Aeginella species (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae). Zootaxa, 4462, 535-546.

Zhang Y, Bach LT, Lohbeck KT, Schulz KG, Listmann L, Klapper R, Riebesell U (2018) Population-specific responses in physiological rates of Emiliania huxleyi to a broad CO²range. Biogeosciences, 15, 3691-3701.

Peer-reviewed Articles / Non-ISI


Awori RM, Waturu CN, Pidot SJ, Amugune NO, Bode HB (2023) Draft genomes, phylogenomic reconstruction and comparative genome analysis of three Xenorhabdus strains isolated from soil-dwelling nematodes in Kenya. Access Microbiology, 5, 531.v4.

Darroch SAF, Smith EF, Nelson LL, Craffey M, Schiffbauer JD, Laflamme M (2023) Causes and consequences of end-Ediacaran extinction: An update. Cambridge Prisms: Extinction, 1, e15.

Eudeline R, Jäger P (2023) First field observation of a mating bite of Thunberga sp. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society, 158, 13-14.

Salimi F, Javan-Nikkhah M, Alizadeh A, Mirzadi Hohari A, Thines M (2023) New records of endophytic fungi from Phragmites australis in Iran. Mycologia Iranica, 10, 69-84.

Tsykun T, Mishra B, Ploch S, Alcala Briseno RI, Prospero S, Grunwald N, Thines M (2023) High quality genome of the tree pathogen Phytophthora plurivora – a novel resource for epidemiological research. PhytoFrontiers, First look.



Abel P, Pommery Y, Ford DP, Koyabu D, Werneburg I (2022) 3D models related to the publication: Skull sutures and cranial mechanics in the Permian reptile Captorhinus aguti and the evolution of the temporal region in early amniotes. MorphoMuseuM, 8, e167.

Boštjančić LL, Francesconi C, Rutz C, Hoffbeck L, Poidevin L, Kress A, Jussila J, Makkonen J, Feldmeyer BBálint MS, Schwenk K, Lecompte O, Theissinger K (2022) Dataset of the de novo assembly and annotation of the marbled crayfish and the noble crayfish hepatopancreas transcriptomes. BMC Research Notes, 15.

Crouch JA, Davis WJ, Shishkoff N, Castroagudín VL, Martin F, Michelmore R, Thines M (2022) Peronosporaceae Species Causing Downy Mildew Diseases of Poaceae, Including Nomenclature Revisions and Diagnostic Resources. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 9, 43-86.

Eisenhauer N, Bender SF, Calderón‐Sanou I, de Vries FT, Lembrechts JJ, Thuiller W, Wall DH, Zeiss R, Bahram M, Beugnon RM, Burton VJ, Crowther TW, Delgado‐Baquerizo M, Geisen S, Kardol P, Krashevska V, Martínez‐Muñoz CA, Patoine G, Seeber J, Soudzilovskaia NA, Steinwandter M, Sünnemann M, Sun X, van der Heijden MGA, Guerra CA, Potapov A (2022) Frontiers in soil ecology—Insights from the World Biodiversity Forum 2022. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, 1, 245-261.

Kawahara AY, Storer CG, Markee A, Heckenhauer J, Powell A, Plotkin D, Hotaling S, Cleland TP, Dikow RB, Dikow T, Kuranishi RB, Messcher R, Pauls SU, Stewart RJ, Tojo K, Frandsen PB (2022) Long-read HiFi sequencing correctly assembles repetitive heavy fibroin silk genes in new moth and caddisfly genomes. Gigabyte, 2022, 1-14.

Krahl A, Werneburg I (2022) Behind the Scenes at the Museum: The Paleontological Collection, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany. The Paleontological Association Newsletter, 111, 37-41.

Rabenstein R, Stiefel D (2022) Rare dental anomalies in two sympatric European bat species (Pipistrellus spp.). Bulletin of the International Association for Paleodontology, 16, 284-291.

Singh GDal Grande FSchmitt I (2022) Genome mining as a biotechnological tool for the discovery of novel biosynthetic genes in lichens. Frontiers in Fungal Biology, 3.


Miksch S, Meiners M, Meyerdierks A, Probandt D, Wegener G, Titschack J, Jensen MA, Ellrott A, Amann R, Knittel K (2021) Bacterial communities in temperate and polar coastal sands are seasonally stable. ISME Communications, 1, article 29.

Reichelt N, Wen J, Pätzold C, Appelhans MS (2021) Characterization of the complete chloroplast genome sequences of four Zanthoxylum L. species (Sapindales: Rutaceae) from the Caribbean, Madagascar, the Mascarene Islands, and the South Pacific. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 10, e00399-21.

Smith KT (2021) The Messel Pit: Window into a Greenhouse World. Geoconservation Research, 4, 1-10.

Werneburg I, Evers SW, Ferreira GS (2021) 3D models related to the publication: On the „cartilaginous rider“ in the endocasts of turtle brain cavities. MorphoMuseuM, 7, e146.


Jourde J, Lavesque N, Labrune C, Amouroux JM, Bonifacio P, Humbert S, Lamarque B, Sauriau PG, Meißner K (2020) New insights in the biogeographical distributions of two Spionidae (Annelida) from the NE Atlantic and Mediterranean French coast. Zoosymposia, 19, 173-184.

Kraus C, Damm U, Bien S, Voegele R, Fischer M (2020) New species of Phaeomoniellales from a German vineyard and their potential threat to grapevine (Vitis vinifera) health. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 6, 139-155.

Lechner T, Böhme M (2020) Castor -like postcranial adaptation in an uppermost Miocene beaver from the Staniantsi Basin (NW Bulgaria). Fossil Imprint.

Naumann S, Nässig WA, Rougerie R (2020) Tibetanja tagoroides gen. et sp. n., a new genus and species from Tibet (Lepidoptera, Eupterotidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 147-143.

Potapov AM, Bellini BC, Chown SL, Deharveng L, Janssens F, Kovac L, Kuznetsova N, Ponge JF, Potapov M, Querner P, Russell DJ, Sun X, Zhang F, Berg M (2020) Towards a global synthesis of Collembola knowledge – challenges and potential solutions. Soil Organisms, 92, 161-188.

Weyer N, Taylor A, Lehmann T (2020) Demystifying aardvark tracks and how (not) to determine aardvark sex. Afrotherian Conservation, 16.

Winter S, Nilsson MA, Sonnewald M, Sheffer MM, Murphy M, Prochotta D, Zapf K, Zeitz C, Schöneberg Y, Gronefeld S, Kelch A, Bludau J, Tessien J, Papapostolou R, Kurzawe M, Held A, Nebenführ M, Wolf M, Coimbra RTF, de Raad J, Prost S, Janke A (2020) Chromosome-level genome assembly of a benthic associated Syngnathiformes species: the common dragonet, Callionymus lyra. Gigabyte, 2020, 1-10.


Jourde J, Lavesque N, Labrune C, Amouroux JM, Bonifacio P, Humbert S, Lamarque B, Sauriau PG, Meißner K (2020) New insights in the biogeographical distributions of two Spionidae (Annelida) from the NE Atlantic and Mediterranean French coast. Zoosymposia, 19, 173-184.

Kraus C, Damm U, Bien S, Voegele R, Fischer M (2020) New species of Phaeomoniellales from a German vineyard and their potential threat to grapevine (Vitis vinifera) health. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 6, 139-155.

Lechner T, Böhme M (2020) Castor -like postcranial adaptation in an uppermost Miocene beaver from the Staniantsi Basin (NW Bulgaria). Fossil Imprint.

Naumann S, Nässig WA, Rougerie R (2020) Tibetanja tagoroides gen. et sp. n., a new genus and species from Tibet (Lepidoptera, Eupterotidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 41, 147-143.

Potapov AM, Bellini BC, Chown SL, Deharveng L, Janssens F, Kovac L, Kuznetsova N, Ponge JF, Potapov M, Querner P, Russell DJ, Sun X, Zhang F, Berg M (2020) Towards a global synthesis of Collembola knowledge – challenges and potential solutions. Soil Organisms, 92, 161-188.

Weyer N, Taylor A, Lehmann T (2020) Demystifying aardvark tracks and how (not) to determine aardvark sex. Afrotherian Conservation, 16.

Winter S, Nilsson MA, Sonnewald M, Sheffer MM, Murphy M, Prochotta D, Zapf K, Zeitz C, Schöneberg Y, Gronefeld S, Kelch A, Bludau J, Tessien J, Papapostolou R, Kurzawe M, Held A, Nebenführ M, Wolf M, Coimbra RTF, de Raad J, Prost S, Janke A (2020) Chromosome-level genome assembly of a benthic associated Syngnathiformes species: the common dragonet, Callionymus lyra. Gigabyte, 2020, 1-10.


Beckmann F, Hammel JR, Moosmann J, Lottermoser L, Gunnell GF, Habersetzer JR (2019) Optimization of high-energy microtomography using synchrotron radiation at PETRA III. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications.

Buaya AT, Ploch S, Inaba S, Thines M (2019) Holocarpic oomycete parasitoids of red algae are not Olpidiopsis. Fungal Systematics and Evolution.

Buaya AT, Thines M (2019) Diatomophthoraceae – a new family of olpidiopsis-like diatom parasitoids largely unrelated to Ectrogella. Fungal Systematics and Evolution.

Heckenhauer J, Large D, Samuel R, Barfuss MHJ, Prins PDH (2019) Molecular phylogeny helps to delimit Plectranthus hadiensis from its related morph occurring in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science, 48, 133-141.

Paulina-Carabajal A, Sterli J, Werneburg I (2019) 3D models related to the publication: The endocranial anatomy of the stem turtle Naomichelys speciosa from the Early Cretaceous of North America. MorphoMuseuM, 5, 1-2.


Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Oxilia G, Kullmer O (2018) Functional relationship between dental macrowear and diet in Late Pleistocene and modern human populations. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 28, 153-161.

Schillinger B, Beaudet A, Fedrigo A, Grazzi F, Kullmer O, Laaß M, Makowska M, Werneburg I, Zanolli C (2018) Neutron Imaging in Cultural Heritage research at the FRM II reactor of Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Center. Journal of Imaging, 4, 22.

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

Articles in other Journals


Miguez-Salas O, Przeslawski R, Rodríguez-Tovar FJ, Uchman A, Bett B, Durden JM, Riehl T (2023) Marine lebensspuren: improving the classification of seafloor traces from underwater imagery and observations. Ocean Science Discussions.

Werneburg I (2023) Karl Rau (1870–1966) – Ein Forstmann und Geologe aus Tübingen und sein Belthle-Mikroskop. Chelyops – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 2, 25-34.

Werneburg I (2023) Fossile Pflanzen: Die Paläobotanische Schausammlung in Tübingen (1983 bis 2017). Chelyops – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 2, 139-178.

Werneburg I, Leicht L, Gruber G (2023) Ein „Buch in drei Dimensionen“ – Die Lehrsammlung von Otto Schindewolf in Tübingen. Chelyops – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 2, 43-138.



Decker P, Bonato L, Martínez-Muñoz C, Sierwald P, Spelda JR, Reip HS (2022) MyrNet, an initiative to exchange data between myriapodological databases. International Society for Myriapodology Newsletter, 7, 9-10.

Werneburg I, Baur N, Feucht C, Krahl A (2022) Raumzeitlich-paläontologischer Ursprung der GPIT-Konvolute. CHELYOPS – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 9-24.


Apenborn R, Lammers K, Harr B, Lkhagvasuren D, Samiya R, Stubbe M, Ansorge H (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.

Nagel KO (2021) Wachstum und Alter der Buntsandstein-Flussperlmuschel, Margaritifera margaritifera parvula (HAAS, 1908). Beiträge zur Naturkunde in Osthessen, 57, 19-25.

Werneburg I (2021) Die Institutsausstellung „Kunstformen der Erde“ auf Wanderschaft. CHELYOPS – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 105-115.

Werneburg I, Krahl A, Matzke AT, Stöhr H, Miranda T, Junginger A, Schulz H, Ebner M, Wolf SFatz ABöhme M (2021) Denkschrift zur Bedeutung und zum Zustand der Senckenberg-verwalteten Paläontologischen Sammlung an der Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen, anno 2021, nebst einem Konvoluten-Inventar ihrer Petrefakte, ihres Literaturbestandes sowie einer möglichen Zukunftsperspektive zum Erhalt und zur Erschlie-ßung derselben. CHELYOPS – Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen, 1-104.


Lehmann T, Storch A, Helfricht A, Krohmann K, Horáček I, Ruf I, Maul LC (2020) Gerhard Storch – a legend in mammal research (II). Fossil Imprint.

Morlo M, Stefen C (2020) A Pleistocene skull of a juvenile dasyurid Sarcophilus harrisii (Boitard, 1842). Cranium, 32, 67-73.

Werneburg I (2020) Laudation to Gabriel S. Ferreira, Bernhard Rensch-Preis 2020. GfBS Newsletter, 12-14.

Werneburg I, Drucker DG, Anthes N (2020) Die „Hilgendorf Lecture“, EVEREST und die Paläontologie in Tübingen. GfBS-Newsletter, 16-21.


Lehmann T, Storch A, Helfricht A, Krohmann K, Horáček I, Ruf I, Maul LC (2020) Gerhard Storch – a legend in mammal research (II). Fossil Imprint.

Morlo M, Stefen C (2020) A Pleistocene skull of a juvenile dasyurid Sarcophilus harrisii (Boitard, 1842). Cranium, 32, 67-73.

Werneburg I (2020) Laudation to Gabriel S. Ferreira, Bernhard Rensch-Preis 2020. GfBS Newsletter, 12-14.

Werneburg I, Drucker DG, Anthes N (2020) Die „Hilgendorf Lecture“, EVEREST und die Paläontologie in Tübingen. GfBS-Newsletter, 16-21.


Martha SO, Afshar Y, Ostrovsky AN, Scholz J, Schwaha T, Wood TS (2018) “Variation of the tentacles in Paludicella”: The unfinished work of the German bryozoologist and embryologist Fritz Braem. Annals of Bryozoology: aspects of the history of research on bryozoans, 6, 45-73.







Werneburg I, Ruf I (2022) Vergleichende Entwicklungsgeschichte – A Festschrift on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Maier, Tübingen. Vertebrate Zoology, Pensoft, 550pp.

Werneburg I, Hoßfeld U, Rehm CU, Levit GS (2022) Vorlesung über Paleontologie von Ernst Haeckel. Die Vorlesungsmitschrift von Nikolai Nikolajewitsch Miklucho-Maclay aus dem Sommersemester 1866. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 119pp.

Werneburg I (2022) CHELYOPS. Berichte aus der Paläontologischen Sammlung in Tübingen. Band 1 (2016-2022). Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 200pp.


Seidl E, Bierende E, Werneburg I (2021) Aus der Tiefenzeit – Die Palä-ontologische Sammlung der Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen. Publikationen des Museums der Universität Tübingen (MUT), 526pp.

Werneburg I, Ruf I (2021) Festschrift Wolfgang Maier. Vertebrate Zoology.


Werneburg I (2020) Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research. Vertebrate Zoology: virtual issue., 300pp.

Werneburg I, Betz O (2020) Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (Eds). Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 322pp.


Werneburg I (2020) Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research. Vertebrate Zoology: virtual issue., 300pp.

Werneburg I, Betz O (2020) Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (Eds). Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 322pp.


Gombobaatar S, Odkhuu B, Hanelt M, Soronzonbold O (2019) Birds of the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum. Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, 113pp.

Prinz R, Thines M (2019) 3rd Wild Plant Pathosystems Conference, Primedia E-launch LLC, Germany, 96pp.


Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (2018) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 355pp

Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (2018) Messel – An Ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 355pp.

Werneburg I, Betz O (2018) 60. Phylogenetische Symposium. Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Programm und Abstracts. 23. – 25. November 2018. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 38pp.

Book section


Abbood N, Präve L, Bozhüyük KAJ, Bode HB (2023) A Practical Guideline to Engineering Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases. In: Burkhart M, Ishikawa F (Eds) Non-Ribosomal Peptide Biosynthesis and Engineering. Springer Nature, 219-234.

Rabenstein R, Stiefel D (2023) Einsatz von Röntgenmethoden im Natur- und Artenschutz am Beispiel von Fledermäusen. In: Stadler J (Eds) Biodiversität und Klima – Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland XVIII. Dokumentation der 18. Tagung. Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN), Bonn, 49-53.


Ferreira GS, Werneburg I, Lautenschlager S, Evers SW (2022) Contrasting Brains and Bones: Neuroanatomical Evolution of Turtles (Testudinata). In: Dozo MT, Paulina-Carabajal A, Macrini TE, Walsh S (Eds) Paleoneurology of Amniotes. Springer, Cham, 79-121.




Blake J, Maciolek N, Meißner K (2020) 7.4 Sedentaria: Sabellida/Spionida. In: Purschke G, Böggemann M, Westheide W (Eds) Handbook of Zoology. Annelida: Pleistoannelida, Sedentaria II. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston, 1-103.

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.

Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Estalrrich A, Kullmer O (2020) Diet and cultural diversity in Neanderthals and modern humans from dental macrowear analyses. In: Schmidt CW, Watson JT (Eds) Dental Wear in Evolutionary and Biocultural Contexts. Elsevier, 39-72.

Kieneke A, Münter L, Riemann O (2020) Gastrotricha. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A (Eds) Guide to the identification of marine meiofauna. Pfeil-Verlag, München, 104-163.

Kullmer O, Menz U, Fiorenza L (2020) Occlusal Fingerprint Analysis (OFA) Reveals Dental Occlusal Behavior in Primate Teeth. Mammalian Teeth – Form and Function. Dr. Friedrich Pfeil München.

Ruf I, Schubert AM, Koenigswald WV (2020) Case studies on functional aspects and constraints in early and late tooth ontogeny. In: Martin T, Koenigswald WV (Eds) Mammlian Teeth – Form and Function. Pfeil Verlag, 102-124.

Schultz JA, Anders U, Braune C, Brinkkötter JJ, Calandra I, Engels S, Findeisen E, Gailer JP, Hummel J, Jäger KRK, Kaiser TM, Kalthoff DC, Koenigswald WV, Kullmer O, Landwehr C, Mau M, Menz U, Ruf I, Schubert AM, Schulz-Kornas E, Schwermann AH, Schwermann LC, Skiba M, Steuer P, Südekum KH, Winkler DE, Martin T (2020) A new facet terminology for mammalian dentitions. In: Martin T, Koenigswald WV (Eds) Mammlian Teeth – Form and Function. Pfeil Verlag, 11-24.

Werneburg I (2020) Konsequenzen der Panzer-Produktion auf die Radkettenmechanik und deren Wirkung auf terminale Greifarm-Effizienz bei Schildkröten. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (Eds) Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 277-316.


Ferreira G, Werneburg I (2019) Evolution, Diversity, and Development of the Craniocervical System in Turtles with Special Reference to Jaw Musculature. In: Ziermann JM, Diaz R, Diogo R (Eds) Heads, Jaws and Muscles – Evolution, Development, Anatomical Diversity and Function. Springer, Basel, 171-206.

Fiege D (2019) Sternaspidae Carus, 1863. In: Purschke G, Böggemann M, Westheide W (Eds) Handbook of Zoology. Annelida: Basal groups and Pleistoannelida. De Gruyter, Berlin, 440-457.

Rabenstein RHabersetzer JR (2019) Fledermäuse, Ameisenbär und Urpferd – Mit Röntgenstrahlen in eine Lebenswelt vor 50 Millionen Jahren. In: Busch U, Rosendahl W (Eds) Die Welt im Durchblick – Wunder moderner Röntgentechnik. wbg Theiss, Darmstadt, 116-124.

Sötje I, Holst S (2019) The stinging cell of Scyphozoa. In: Jarms G, Morandini A (Eds) The World Atlas of Jellyfish. Dölling und Galitz Verlag.


Eberhard MJB, Schoville SD, Klass KD (2018) Biodiversity of Grylloblattodea and Mantophasmatodea. In: Foottit R, Adler PH (Eds) Insect Biodiversity – Science and Society. Wiley Blackwell, 335-358.

Franzen JL (2018) Unpaarhufer – Urpferde und Tapirartige. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 293-302.

Franzen JL (2018) Odd-toed Ungulates – Early Horses and Tapiromorphs. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 293-302.

Franzen JL, Gingerich PD (2018) Primaten – eine Seltenheit in Messel. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 241-248.

Franzen JL, Gingerich PD (2018) Primates – Rarities in Messel. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 241-248.

Gunnell GF, Lehmann TRuf IHabersetzer JRMorlo M, Rose KD (2018) Ferae – Tiere, die andere Tiere fressen. Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 271-284.

Gunnell GF, Lehmann TRuf IHabersetzer JRMorlo M, Rose KD (2018) Ferae – Animals that Eat Animals. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 271-294.

Habersetzer JRRabenstein R, Gunnell GF (2018) Fledermäuse – nächtliche Jäger mit Echoortung. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 249-262.

Habersetzer JRRabenstein R, Gunnell GF (2018) Bats – Highly Specialized Nocturnal Hunters with Echolocation. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 249-262.

Koenigswald WV, Gunnell GF, Lehmann T, Rose KD, Ruf I (2018) Vier ursprüngliche, aber hoch spezialisierte Säugetiere. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 223-234.

Koenigswald WV, Gunnell GF, Lehmann T, Rose KD, Ruf I (2018) Four Archaic Yet Highly Specialized Mammals. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 223-234.

Lehmann T (2018) Mit oder ohne Stacheln – die Igel-Verwandten. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 235-240.

Lehmann T (2018) With and Without Spines: the Hedgehog Kindred from Messel. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 235-240.

Lehmann TRuf I (2018) Das Aufkommen der Paarhufer. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 285-292.

Lehmann TRuf I (2018) The Advent of Even-toed Hoofed Mammals. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 285-292.

Ruf ILehmann T (2018) Nagetiere: Erfolgsgeschichte mit Biss. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 263-270.

Ruf ILehmann T (2018) Rodents – Gnawing Their Way to Success. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 263-270.

Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (2018) Amnioten: Säuger, Vögel und Reptilien. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 121-122.

Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (2018) Säugetiere – eine weitere Erfolgsgeschichte. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 215-216.

Smith KTLehmann TMayr G, Micklich N, Rabenstein RWedmann S (2018) Das Ökosystem Messel. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 303-312.

Smith KTLehmann TMayr G, Micklich N, Rabenstein RWedmann S (2018) The Messel Ecosystem. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 303-314.

Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (2018) Amniotes: Mammals, Birds and Reptiles. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 121-122.

Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (2018) Mammalia – Another Success Story. In: Smith KTSchaal SFKHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – An ancient Greenhouse Ecosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 215-216.

von Byern J, Müller C, Voigtländer K, Dorrer V, Marchetti-Deschmann M, Flammang P, Mayer G (2018) Examples of Bioadhesives for Defence and Predation. Functional Surfaces in Biology III. Stanislav N. Gorb, Elena V. Gorb, 141-149.

Wedmann SHabersetzer JRLehmann TRuf ISchaal SFKSmith KT (2018) Messelforschung – Methoden und Begriffe. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 35-42.

Werneburg I, Betz O (2018) Das 60. Phylogenetische Symposium in Tübingen: Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik – Einführung. In: Werneburg I, Betz O (Eds) 60. Phylogenetische Symposium. Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Programm und Abstracts. 23. – 25. November 2018. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 3-15.

Werneburg IBöhme M (2018) The Paleontological Collection Tübingen (Die paläontologische Sammlung Tübingen). In: Beck LA, Joger U (Eds) Paleontological Collections of Germany. Springer, 505-512.

Werneburg I, Spiekman S (2018) Mammalian embryology and organogenesis. In: Zachos FE, Asher R (Eds) Mammalian Evolution, Diversity and Systematics. Series: The Handbook of Zoology / Hand-buch der Zoologie. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston, 59-116.

Wuttke MRabenstein R, Vinther J (2018) Im Tod vereint: die Messeler Grabgemeinschaft. In: Schaal SFKSmith KTHabersetzer JR (Eds) Messel – Ein fossiles Tropenökosystem. E. Schweizerbart‘sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 25-34.



Work and Discussion Paper









Betz O, Werneburg I (2019) Zukunftsvisionen rund um Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik., Gfbs-Newsletter, 5pp.

Werneburg I, Cordero GA (2019) Research in Museums Mini-symposium in the Tübingen Paleontological Collection., Gfbs-Newsletter, 3pp.