Structure and Function


Peer-reviewed Articles / ISI


Bien S, Kraus C, Damm U (2020) Novel collophorina-like genera and species from Prunus trees and vineyards in Germany. Persoonia, 45, 46-67.

Čerňanský A, Herrel A, Kibii J, Anderson CV, Boistel R, Lehmann T (2020) The only complete articulated early Miocene chameleon skull (Rusinga Island, Kenya) suggests an African origin for Madagascar’s endemic chameleons. Scientific Reports, 10, 1-11.

Damm U, Sun Y, Huang C (2020) Colletotrichum eriobotryae sp. nov. and C. nymphaeae, the anthracnose pathogens of loquat fruit in central Taiwan, and their sensitivity to azoxystrobin. Mycological Progress, 19, 367-380.

El Atfy H, Jasper A, Uhl D (2020) A new record of Paradoxopteris stromeri Hirmer 1927 (Monilophyta, incertae sedis) from the Cenomanian of Sinai, Egypt. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 273, 1-5.

Gunz P, Kozakowski S, Neubauer S, Le Cabec A, Kullmer O, Benazzi S, Hublin JJ, Begun DR (2020) Skull reconstruction of the late Miocene ape Rudapithecus hungaricus from Rudabánya, Hungary. Journal of Human Evolution.

Kraus C, Damm UBien 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.

Mayr G (2020) Comparative morphology of the avian maxillary bone (os maxillare) based on an examination of macerated juvenile skeletons. Acta Zoologica, 101, 24-38.

Mazzoleni S, Augstenova B, Clemente L, Auer MFritz U, Praschag P, Protiva T, Velensky P, Kratochvil L, Rovatsos MT (2020) Sex is determined by XX/XY sex chromosomes in Australasian side-necked turtles (Testudines: Chelidae). Scientific Reports, 10, 4276.

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.

Morlo M, Bastl K, Habersetzer JR, Engel T, Lischewsky B, Lutz H, von Berg A, Rabenstein R, Nagel D (2020) The apex of amphicyonid hypercarnivory: solving the riddle of Agnotherium antiquum Kaup, 1833 (Mammalia, Carnivora). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Pippel M, Jebb D, Patzold F, Winkler S, Vogel H, Myers G, Hiller M, Hundsdoerfer AK (2020) A highly contiguous genome assembly of the bat hawkmoth Hyles vespertilio (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). GigaScience, 9, 1-10.

Scanferla CAN, Smith KT (2020) Exquisitely Preserved Fossil Snakes of Messel: Insight into the Evolution, Biogeography, Habitat Preferences and Sensory Ecology of Early Boas. Diversity, 12, 100.

Thier NAnsorge HStefen C (2020) Assessing geographic differences in skulls of Neomys fodiens and Neomys anomalus using linear measurements, geometric morphometrics and non-metric epigenetics. Mammal Research, 1-14.

Wehner RD, Rabenstein RHabersetzer JR (2020) Long-leggedness in cataglyphoid Baltic amber ants. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 100, 79-93.

Wisshak M, Neumann C (2020) Dead urchin walking: resilience of an arctic Strongylocentrotus to severe skeletal damage. Polar Biology.


Alleman A, Stoldt M, Feldmeyer B, Foitzik S (2019) Tandem‐running and scouting behaviour are characterized by up‐regulation of learning and memory formation genes within the ant brain. Molecular Ecology 28, 2342-2359.

Aristide L, Strauss A, Halenar‐Price LB, Gilissen E, Cruz FW, Cartelle C, Rosenberger AL, Lopes RT, Reis SF, Perez SI (2019) Cranial and endocranial diversity in extant and fossil atelids (Platyrrhini: Atelidae): A geometric morphometric study. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 169, 322-331.

Armaleo D, Müller O, Lutzoni FO, Andrésson LS, Blanc G, Bode HB, Collart FR, dal Grande F, Dietrich F, Grigoriev IV, Joneson S, Kuo A, Larsen PE, Logsdon JM, Lopez D, Martin F, May SP, McDonald TR, Merchant SS, Miao V, Morin E, Oono R, Pellegrini M, Rubinstein N, Sanchez-Puerta MV, Savelkoul E, Schmitt I, Slot JC, Soanes D, Szövényi PT, Talbot NJ, Veneault-Fourrey C, Xavier BB (2019) The lichen symbiosis re-viewed through the genomes of Cladonia grayi and its algal partner Asterochloris glomerata. BMC Genomics, 20.

Babarović F, Puttick MN, Zaher M, Learmonth E, Gallimore EJ, Smithwick FM, Mayr G, Vinther J (2019) Characterization of melanosomes involved in the production of non-iridescent structural feather colours and their detection in the fossil record. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 16, 20180921.

Bigl K, Paule J, Dobeš C (2019) The morphometrics of autopolyploidy: insignificant differentiation among sexual–apomictic cytotypes. Aob Plants, 11, 1-11.

Büscher J, Wisshak M, Form A, Titschack J, Nachtigall K, Riebesell U (2019) In situ growth and bioerosion rates of Lophelia pertusa in a Norwegian fjord and open shelf cold-water coral habitat. PeerJ, 7, 1-36.

Calchera A, Dal Grande F, Bode HB, Schmitt I (2019) Biosynthetic Gene Content of the ‘Perfume Lichens’ Evernia prunastri and Pseudevernia furfuracea. Molecules, 24, 203.

Čerňanský ASmith KT (2019) The first juvenile specimen of Eolacerta (Squamata: EolacerTdae) from the early-middle Eocene of the Messel Pit (Germany). Comptes Rendus Palevol, 18, 735-745.

Čerňanský AYaryhin O, Ciceková J, Werneburg I, Hainaut M, Klembara J (2019) Vertebral Comparative Anatomy and Morphological Differences in Anguine Lizards with a Special Reference to Pseudopus apodus. Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 302, 232-257.

del Mar Delgado M, Bettega C, Martens JPäckert M (2019) Ecotypic changes of alpine birds to climate change. Scientific Reports, 9, 16082.

Engels S, Schultz JA (2019) Evolution of the power stroke in early Equoidea (Perissodactyla, Mammalia). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 99, 271-291.

Evers S, Neenan J, Ferreira G, Werneburg I, Barrett P, Benson R (2019) Neurovascular anatomy of the protostegid turtle Rhinochelys pulchriceps and comparisons of membranous and endosseous labyrinth shape in extant turtles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 63, 1-29.

Fiorenza L, Benazzi S, Kullmer O, Zampirolo G, Mazurier A, Zanolli C, Macchiarelli R (2019) Dental macrowear and cortical bone distribution of the Neanderthal mandible from Regourdou (Dordogne, Southwestern France). Journal of Human Evolution.

Gan P, Tsushima A, Hiroyama R, Narusaka M, Takano Y, Narusaka Y, Kawaradani M, Damm U, Shirasu K (2019) Colletotrichum shisoi sp. nov., an anthracnose pathogen of Perilla frutescens in Japan: molecular, phylogenetic, morphological and genomic evidence. Scientific Reports, 9.

Glover N, Dessimoz C, Ebersberger I, Forslund SK, Gabaldón T, Huerta-Cepas J, Martin MJ, Muffato M, Patricio M, Pereira CC, da Silva AS, Wang Y, Sonnhammer E, Thomas PD, Rogers R (2019) Advances and Applications in the Quest for Orthologs. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 36, 2157-2164.

Hartke JSchell T, Jongepier E, Schmidt H, Sprenger PP, Paule J, Bornberg-Bauer E, Schmitt T, Menzel F, Pfenninger MFeldmeyer B, Katz LA (2019) Hybrid Genome Assembly of a Neotropical Mutualistic Ant. Genome Biology and Evolution, 11, 2306-2311.

Hassett BT, Thines MBuaya APloch S, Gradinger R (2019) A glimpse into the biogeography, seasonality, and ecological functions of arctic marine Oomycota. IMA Fungus, 1.

Heckenhauer J, Frandsen P, Gupta DKPaule JProst SSchell TSchneider JV, Stewart RJ, Pauls SU (2019) Annotated draft genomes of two caddisfly larvae Plectrocnemia conspersa CURTIS and Hydropsyche tenuis NAVAS (Insecta: Trichoptera). Genome Biology and Evolution, 11, 3445-3451.

Hecker N, Lächele U, Stuckas H, Giere P, Hiller M (2019) Convergent vomeronasal system reduction in mammals coincides with convergent losses of calcium signaling and odorant degrading genes. Molecular Ecology, 28, 3656-3668.

Herzog R, Solovyeva I, Bölker M, Lugones LG, Hennicke F (2019) Exploring molecular tools for transformation and gene expression in the cultivated edible mushroom Agrocybe aegerita. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 294, 663-677.

Hildebrandt A, Brüggemann M, Rücklé C, Boerner S, Heidelberger JB, Busch A, Hänel H, Voigt A, Möckel MM, Ebersberger S, Scholz A, Dold A, Schmid T, Ebersberger I, Roignant JY, Zarnack K, König J, Beli P (2019) The RNA-binding ubiquitin ligase MKRN1 functions in ribosome-associated quality control of poly(A) translation. Genome Biology, 20.

Hinz JK, Werneburg I (2019) The Historical Archive of the Paleontological Collection Tübingen, Germany. Palaeontologia Electronia, 22, 1-94.

Hundsdoerfer AKBuchwalder K, O’Neill M, Dobler S (2019) Chemical ecology traits in an adaptive radiation: TPA-sensitivity and detoxification in Hyles and Hippotion (Sphingidae, Lepidoptera) larvae. . Chemoecology, 29, 35-47.

Jacob DE, Ruthensteiner B, Trimby P, Henry H, Martha SO, Leitner J, Otter LM, Scholz J (2019) Architecture and biomineralization of Anoteropora latirostris (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata). Scientific Reports, 9.

Janssens LAA, Verheijen IKASerangeli J, van Kolfschoten T (2019) Shoulder osteoarthritis in a European saber-toothed cat (Homotherium latidens) from the Lower Palaeolithic site of Schöningen (Germany). International Journal of Paleopathology, 24, 279-285.

Kaur R, Stoldt M, Jongepier E, Feldmeyer B, Menzel F, Bornberg-Bauer E, Foitzik S (2019) Ant behaviour and brain gene expression of defending hosts depend on the ecological success of the intruding social parasite. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 374, 20180192.

Kohlmeier P, Alleman AR, Libbrecht R, Foitzik S, Feldmeyer B (2019) Gene expression is more strongly associated with behavioural specialization than with age or fertility in ant workers. Molecular Ecology, 28, 658-670.

Küpper SC, Klass KD, Uhl G, Eberhard MJB (2019) Comparative morphology of the internal female genitalia in two species of Mantophasmatodea. Zoomorphology, 138, 73-83.

Li F, Pfeifer C, Janussen D, Tasdemir D (2019) New Discorhabdin Alkaloids from the Antarctic Deep-Sea Sponge Latrunculia biformis. Marine Drugs, 17, 439-458.

Linker SM, Urban L, Clark SJ, Chhatriwala M, Amatya S, McCarthy DJ, Ebersberger I, Vallier L, Reik W, Stegle O, Bonder MJ (2019) Combined single-cell profiling of expression and DNA methylation reveals splicing regulation and heterogeneity. Genome Biology, 20.

Mayr G (2019) A previously unnoticed vascular trait of the middle ear suggests that a cranial heat-exchange structure contributed to the radiation of cold-adapted songbirds. Journal of Ornithology, 160, 173-184.

Mayr G (2019) Hypotarsus morphology of the Ralloidea supports a clade comprising Sarothrura and Mentocrex to the exclusion of Canirallus. Acta Ornithologica, 51-58.

Mazzoleni S, Augstenova B, Clemente L, Auer MFritz U, Praschag P, Protiva T, Velensky P, Kratochvil L, Rovatsos MT (2019) Turtles of the genera Geoemyda and Pangshura (Testudines: Geoemydidae) lack differentiated sex chromosomes: The end of a 40-year error cascade for Pangshura. PeerJ, 30755825.

Meyer C, Lopes BA, Caye-Eude AL, Cavé HLN, Arfeuille C, Cuccuini W, Sutton R, Venn NC, Oh SH, Tsaur G, Escherich G, Feuchtinger T, Kosasih HJ, Khaw SL, Ekert PG, Pombo-de-Oliveira MS, Bidet A, Djahanschiri B, Ebersberger I, Zaliova M, Zuna J, Zermanova Z, Juvonen V, Grümayer RP, Fazio G, Cazzaniga G, Larghero P, Emerenciano M, Marschalek R (2019) Human MLL/KMT2A gene exhibits a second breakpoint cluster region for recurrent MLL–USP2 fusions. Leukemia, 33, 2306-2340.

Meyer NWisshak M, Schönberg CHL (2019) Sponge bioerosion versus aqueous pCO2: morphometric assessment of chips and etching fissures. Facies, 65, 1-20.

Negroni MA, Foitzik S, Feldmeyer B (2019) Long-lived Temnothorax ant queens switch from investment in immunity to antioxidant production with age. Scientific Reports, 9, 7270.

Neubauer TA, Xing L, Jochum A (2019) Land Snail with Periostracal Hairs Preserved in Burmese Amber. iScience, 20, 567-574.

Norden K, Faber JW, Barbarovic F, Stubbs TL, Selly T, Schiffbauer JD, Peharec Stefanic P, Mayr G, Smithwick F, Vinther J (2019) Melanosome diversity and convergence in the evolution of iridescent avian feathers – implications for paleocolour reconstruction. Evolution, 73, 15-27.

Panina IV, Potapov MB, Polilov AA (2019) Effects of miniaturization in the anatomy of the minute springtail Mesaphorura sylvatica (Hexapoda: Collembola: Tullbergiidae). PeerJ, e8037.

Parsi-Pour P, Werneburg I (2019) Developmental differences between two marine turtle species and potential consequences for their survival at hatching. Zoology in the Middle East, 136, 1-10.

Paulina-Carabajal A, Sterli J, Werneburg I (2019) The endocranial anatomy of the stem turtle Naomichelys speciosa from the Early Cretaceous of North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64.

Petersen M, Armisén D, Gibbs RA, Hering L, Khila A, Mayer G, Richards S, Niehuis O, Misof B (2019) Diversity and evolution of the transposable element repertoire in arthropods with particular reference to insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19, 11.

Petrunina AS, Kolbasov GA, Martinez Arbizu P (2019) Anatomy of the free tantulus larva (Crustacea: Tantulocarida) studied with confocal laser scanning microscopy: An extreme case of miniatuarisation in the Arthropoda. Progress in Oceanography, 178, 102190.

Pizarro D, Dal Grande F, Leavitt SD, Dyer PS, Schmitt I, Crespo A, Thorsten Lumbsch H, Divakar PK, Barluenga M (2019) Whole-Genome Sequence Data Uncover Widespread Heterothallism in the Largest Group of Lichen-Forming Fungi. Genome Biology and Evolution, 11, 721-730.

Reichert J, Mayr G, Wilke T, Peters WS (2019) 3D modeling reveals functionality of a healed but maligned leg fracture in a White-faced Storm Petrel Pterodroma marina. Marine Ornithology, 47, 253-256.

Rose L, Lobet G, Börger L (2019) Accuracy of image analysis tools for functional root traits: A comment on Delory et al. (2017). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 702-711.

Sachs S, Johnson MM, Young MT, Abel P (2019) The mystery of Mystriosaurus: Redescribing the poorly known Early Jurassic teleosauroid thalattosuchians Mystriosaurus laurillardi and Steneosaurus brevior. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64, 565-579.

Sachs S, Young MT, Abel P, Mallison H (2019) A new species of the metriorhynchid crocodylomorph Cricosaurus from the Upper Jurassic of southern Germany. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 64, 343-356.

Sanna G (2019) Ontogenetic and interspecific variation in skull morphology of two closely related species of toad, Bufo bufo and B. spinosus (Anura: Bufonidae). Acta Herpetologica, 14, 117-122.

Schnier J, Ahlrichs WH, Gruhl A, Schulbert C, Teichert S, Kieneke A (2019) Ultrastructure of the epidermal gland system of Tetranchyroderma suecicum Boaden, 1960 (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) indicates a defensive function of its exudate. Zoomorphology, 138, 443-462.

Schönberg CHL, Gleason FH, Meyer NWisshak M (2019) Close encounters in the substrate: when macroborers meet microborers. Facies, 65, 1-9.

Sharma R, Ökmen B, Doehlemann G, Thines M (2019) Saprotrophic yeasts formerly classified as Pseudozyma have retained a large effector arsenal, including functional Pep1 orthologs. Mycological Progress, 18, 763-768.

Simões MVP, Baca SM, Toussaint EFA, Windsor DM, Short AEZ (2019) Solving a thorny situation: DNA and morphology illuminate the evolution of the leaf beetle tribe Dorynotini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 185, 1123-1136.

Surup F, Hennicke F, Sella N, Stroot M, Bernecker S, Pfütze S, Stadler M, Rühl M (2019) New terpenoids from the fermentation broth of the edible mushroom Cyclocybe aegerita. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 15, 1000-1007.

Susen RM, Bauer R, Olesch C, Fuhrmann DC, Fink AF, Dehne N, Jain A, Ebersberger I, Schmid T, Brüne B (2019) Macrophage HIF‐2α regulates tumor‐suppressive Spint1 in the tumor microenvironment. Molecular Carcinogenesis, 58, 2127-2138.

Tanaka S, Schweizer G, Rössel N, Fukada F, Thines M, Kahmann R (2019) Neofunctionalization of the secreted Tin2 effector in the fungal pathogen Ustilago maydis. Nature Microbiology, 4, 251-257.

Tayyrov A, Azevedo S, Herzog R, Vogt E, Arzt S, Lüthy P, Müller P, Rühl M, Hennicke F, Künzler M, Druzhinina IS (2019) Heterologous Production and Functional Characterization of Ageritin, a Novel Type of Ribotoxin Highly Expressed during Fruiting of the Edible Mushroom Agrocybe aegerita. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85.

Tietgen M, Kramer JS, Brunst S, Djahanschiri B, Wohra S, Higgins PG, Weidensdorfer M, Riedel-Christ S, Pos KM, Gonzaga A, Steglich M, Nübel U, Ebersberger I, Proschak E, Göttig S (2019) Identification of the novel class D β-lactamase OXA-679 involved in carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74, 1494-1502.

Tsur I, Shaviv N, Bronstein I, Elmakis D, Knafo O, Werner YL (2019) Topography of vibration frequency responses on the bony tympano-periotic complex of the pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus. Hearing Research, 384, 107810.

Vallet M, Baumeister TUH, Kaftan F, Grabe V, Buaya A, Thines M, Svatoš A, Pohnert G (2019) The oomycete Lagenisma coscinodisci hijacks host alkaloid synthesis during infection of a marine diatom. Nature Communications, 10.

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.


Böhmer C, Werneburg I (2017) Deep time perspective on turtle neck evolution: chasing the Hox code by vertebral morphology. Scientific Reports, 7, 8939.

Brannoch SK, Wieland F, Rivera J, Klass KD, Bethoux O, Svenson GJ (2017) Manual of praying mantis morphology, nomenclature, and practices (Insecta, Mantodea). Zookeys, 696, 1-100.

Büsse S, Hörnschemeyer T, Gorb SN (2017) The head morphology of Pyrrhosoma nymphula larvae (Odonata: Zygoptera) focusing on functional aspects of the mouthparts. Frontiers in Zoology, 14, 25.

Büsse S, von Grumbkow P, Mazanec J, Tröster G, Hummel S, Hörnschemeyer T (2017) Note on using nuclear 28S rDNA for sequencing ancient and strongly degraded insect DNA. Entomological Science, 20, 137-141.

Claessens J, Seifert B (2017) Significant ant pollination in two orchid species in the Alps as adaptation to the climate of the alpine zone? Tuexenia, 37, 363-374.

Clauss M, Nurutdinova I, Meloro C, Gunga HC, Jiang D, Koller J, Herkner B, Sander PM, Hellwich O (2017) Reconstruction of body cavity volume in terrestrial tetrapods. Journal of Anatomy, 230, 325-336.

Decker P, Mesibov R, Voigtländer KXylander WER (2017) Revision of the Australian millipede genus Pogonosternum Jeekel, 1965, with descriptions of two new species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 259, 1-34.

Estalrrich A, Alarcón JA, Rosas A (2017) Evidence of toothpick groove formation in Neandertal anterior and posterior teeth. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162, 747-756.

Franzen JLHabersetzer JR (2017) Complete skeleton of Eurohippus messelensis (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equoidea) from the early middle Eocene of Grube Messel (Germany). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 97, 807-832.

Hoffmann FR, Jungblut S, Holst S, Kappertz G, Berlitz P, Ohmann T (2017) Treatment options after jellyfish sting in German coastal waters. Notfall + Rettungsmedizin, 20, 403-409.

Hutchinson JMCReise H, Skujienė G (2017) Life cycles and adult sizes of five co-occurring species of Arion slugs. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83, 88-105.

Kieneke A, Nikoukar H (2017) Integrative morphological and molecular investigation of Turbanella hyalina Schultze, 1853. (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida), including a redescription of the species. Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 267, 168-186.

Kovac D, Schneider A, Freidberg A, Wiwatwitaya D (2017) Life history and description of the larva of Acrotaeniostola spiralis (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Gastrozonini), an Oriental fruit fly inhabiting bamboo twigs. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 65, 154-167.

Lagostina E, Grande FD, Ott S, Printzen C (2017) Fungus-Specific SSR Markers in the antarctic lichens Usnea antarctica and U. aurantiacoatra (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Applications in Plant Sciences, 5, 1700054.

Lauterbach M, Schmidt H, Billakurthi K, Hankeln T, Westhoff P, Gowik U, Kadereit G (2017) De novo Transcriptome Assembly and Comparison of C3, C3-C4, and C4 Species of Tribe Salsoleae (Chenopodiaceae). Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, 1939.

Ludwig LR, Summerfield TC, Lord JM, Singh G (2017) Characterization of the mating-type locus (MAT) reveals a heterothallic mating system in Knightiella splachnirima. Lichenologist, 49, 373-385.

Mautner AK, Latimer AE, Fritz U, Scheyer TM (2017) An updated description of the osteology of the pancake tortoise Malacochersus tornieri (Testudines: Testudinidae) with special focus on intraspecific variation. Journal of Morphology, 278, 321-333.

Mayr G (2017) Evolution of avian breeding strategies and its relation to the habitat preferences of Mesozoic birds. Evolutionary Ecology, 31, 131-141.

Mayr G (2017) Pectoral girdle morphology of Mesozoic birds and the evolution of the avian supracoracoideus muscle. Journal of Ornithology, 158, 859-867.

Mayr G, Scofield P, De Pietri VL, Tennyson A (2017) A Paleocene penguin from New Zealand substantiates multiple origins of gigantism in fossil Sphenisciformes. Nature Communications, 8, 1927.

Meiser AOtte JSchmitt IDal Grande F (2017) Sequencing genomes from mixed DNA samples – evaluating the metagenome skimming approach in lichenized fungi. Scientific Reports, 7, 14881.

Münter L, Kieneke A (2017) Novel myo-anatomical insights to the Xenotrichula intermedia species complex (Gastrotricha: Paucitubulatina): Implications for a pan-European species and reconsideration of muscle homology among Paucitubulatina. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 130, 165-185.

O’Reilly S, Summons R, Mayr G, Vinther J (2017) Preservation of uropygial gland lipids in a 48-million-year-old bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 284, 20171050.

Oke KB, Rolshausen G, LeBlond C, Hendry AP (2017) How Parallel Is Parallel Evolution? A Comparative Analysis in Fishes. American Naturalist, 190, 1-16.

Pfaff C, Nagel D, Gunnell G, Weber GW, Kriwet JR, Morlo M, Bastl K (2017) Palaeobiology of Hyaenodon exiguous (Hyaenodonta, Mammalia) based on morphometric analysis of the bony labyrinth. Journal of Anatomy, 230, 282-289.

Pilz MHohberg K, Pfanz H, Wittmann C, Xylander WER (2017) Respiratory adaptations to a combination of oxygen deprivation and extreme carbon dioxide concentration in nematodes. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 239, 34-40.

Pokrant F, Kindler CVamberger MSmith KTFritz U (2017) Grass snakes (Natrix natrix, N. astreptophora) mimicking cobras display a ‘fossil behavior’. Vertebrate Zoology, 67, 261-269.

Prokop J, Pecharová M, Nel A, Hörnschemeyer T, Krzemińska E, Krzemiński WA, Engel MS (2017) Paleozoic nymphal wing pads support dual model of insect wing origins. Current Biology, 27, 263-269.

Reichert J, Mayr G, Wilke T, Peters WS (2017) Waders (Scolopacidae) surviving despite malaligned leg fractures in the wild: kinematics of bipedal locomotion. Avian Research, 8, 23.

Rosas A, Rios L, Estalrrich A, Liversidge H, Garcia-Tabernero A, Huguet R, Cardoso H, Bastir M, Lalueza-Fox C, de la Rasilla M, Dean C (2017) The growth pattern of Neandertals, reconstructed from a juvenile skeleton from El Sidrón (Spain). Science, 357, 1282-1287.

Rovatsis MT, Praschag P, Fritz U, Kratochvil L (2017) Stable Cretaceous sex chromosomes enable molecular sexing in softshell turtles (Testudines: Trionychidae). Scientific Reports, 7, 42150.

Schneider JVHabersetzer JRRabenstein RWesenberg JWesche KZizka G (2017) Water supply and demand remain coordinated during breakdown of the global scaling relationship between leaf size and major vein density. New Phytologist, 214, 473-486.

Smith KT (2017) The squamation of the Eocene stem-basilisk Geiseltaliellus maarius (Squamata: Iguanidae: Corytophaninae) from Messel, Germany. Salamandra, 53, 519-530.

Smithwick F, Mayr G, Saitta E, Benton MJ, Vinther J (2017) On the purported presence of fossilized collagen fibres in an ichthyosaur and a theropod dinosaur. Palaeontology, 60, 409-422.

Sötje I, Dishon T, Hoffmann F, Holst S (2017) New methods of morphometric analyses on scyphozoan jellyfish statoliths including the first direct evidence for statolith growth using calcein as a fluorescent marker. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 23, 553-568.

Spiekman S, Werneburg I (2017) Patterns in the bony skull development of marsupials: high variation in onset of ossification and conserved regions of bone contact. Scientific Reports, 7, 43197.

Thomsen J, Stapp LS, Haynert K, Schade H, Danelli M, Lannig G, Wegner KM, Melzner F (2017) Naturally acidified habitat selects for ocean acidification–tolerant mussels. Science Advances, 3, e1602411.

Tobias N, Wolff H, Djahanschiri B, Grundmann F, Kronenwerth M, Shi Y, Simonyi S, Grün P, Shapiro-Ilan D, Pidot S, Stinear T, Ebersberger I, Bode HB (2017) Natural product diversity associated with the nematode symbionts Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus. Nature Microbiology, 2, 1676-1685.

Werneburg I, Geiger M (2017) Ontogeny of domestic dogs and the developmental foundations of carnivoran domestication. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 24, 323-343.

Wisshak M (2017) Taming an ichnotaxonomical Pandora’s box: Revision of dendritic and rosetted microborings (ichnofamily: Dendrinidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 390, 1-99.

Witzmann F, Werneburg I (2017) The palatal interpterygoid vacuities of temnospondyls and the implications for the associated eye- and jaw musculature. Anatomical Record – Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 300, 1240-1269.

Yaryhin OWerneburg I (2017) Chondrification and character identification in the skull exemplified for the basicranial anatomy of early squamate embryos. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B – Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 328, 476-488.

Peer-reviewed Articles / Non-ISI




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.


Franzen JL (2017) Report on the Discovery of Fossil Mares with Preserved Uteroplacenta from the Eocene of Germany. Fossil Imprint, 73, 67-75.

Xylander WER, Teichman D (2017) Subcutaneous infection by a botfly (Dermatobia hominis) – case study with complications. ARC Journal of Public Health and Community Medicine, 2, 13-17.

Zanolli C, Schillinger B, Beaudet A, Kullmer O, Macchiarelli R, Mancini L, Schrenk F, Tuniz C, Vodopivec V (2017) Exploring hominin and non-hominin primate dental fossil remains with neutron microtomography. Physics Procedia, 88, 109-115.

Articles in other Journals






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.


Hornemann A, Nässig WA (2017) Eine fast komplett melanistische Raupe von Sphinx ligustri aus Dresden in der Zucht aufgetreten (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, 38, 131.

Laaß M, Schillinger B, Werneburg I (2017) Neutron tomography and X-ray tomography as tools for the morphological investigation of non-mammalian synapsids. Physics Procedia, 88, 100-108.





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.


Blake RJ, Maciolek N, Meißner K (2017) Handbook of Zoology: Spionidae Grube, 1850. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston, 109pp.

Mayr G (2017) Avian Evolution: The Fossil Record of Birds and its Paleobiological Significance. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 293pp.

Book section


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.

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. Academic Press Elsevier,39-72.

George KHKhodami SKihara TCMartinez Arbizu P, Martínez A, Mercado-Salas NFPointner KVeit-Köhler G (2020) 27. Copepoda. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A (Eds) Guide to the Identification of Marine Meiofauna. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München, 465-533.

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