The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

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Hilgers L, Roth O, Nolte AW, Schüller A, Spanke T, Flury JM, Utama IV, Altmüller J, Wowor D, Misof B, Herder F, Böhne A and Schwarzer J. (2022) Inflammation and convergent placenta gene co-option contributed to a novel reproductive tissue. Current Biology 32(3), 715-724.
Formenti G, Theissinger K, Fernandes C, Bista I, Bombarely A, Bleidorn C, Ciofi C, Crottini A, Godoy JA, Höglund J, Malukiewicz J, Mouton A, Oomen RA, Paez S, Palsbøll PJ, Pampoulie C, Ruiz-López MJ, Svarda H, Theofanopoulou C, de Vries J, Waldvogel AM, Zhang G, Mazzoni CJ, Jarvis ED, Bálint M and European Reference Genome Atlas (ERGA) Consortium. (2022) The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Online ahead of print.
Fonseca, V.G., Kirse, A., Giebner, H. et al. Metabarcoding the Antarctic Peninsula biodiversity using a multi-gene approach. ISME COMMUN. 2, 37 (2022).
Möckel, L., Meusemann, K., Misof, B., Schwartze, V.U, De Fine Licht, H., Voigt, K., Stielow, B, de Hoog, S., Beutel, R.G., Buellesbach, J. (2022). Phylogenetic revision and patterns of host specificity in the fungal subphylum Entomophthoromycotina. - Microorganisms. Accepted. DOI:
J. Wolfgang Wägele, Paul Bodesheim, Sarah J. Bourlat, Joachim Denzler, Michael Diepenbroek, Vera Fonseca, Karl-Heinz Frommolt, Matthias F. Geiger, Birgit Gemeinholzer, Frank Oliver Glöckner, Timm Haucke, Ameli Kirse, Alexander Kölpin, Ivaylo Kostadinov, Hjalmar S. Kühl, Frank Kurth, Mario Lasseck, Sascha Liedke, Florian Losch, Sandra Müller, Natalia Petrovskaya, Krzysztof Piotrowski, Bernd Radig, Christoph Scherber, Lukas Schoppmann, Jan Schulz, Volker Steinhage, Georg F. Tschan, Wolfgang Vautz, Domenico Velotto, Maximilian Weigend, Stefan Wildermann, Towards a multisensor station for automated biodiversity monitoring, Basic and Applied Ecology, 2022.
Parker J, Dubin A, Schneider R, Wagner KS, Jentoft S, Böhne A, Bayer T and Roth O. (2022) Immunological tolerance in the evolution of male pregnancy. Molecular Ecology 00:1–22, doi: 10.1111/mec.16333.
Flury, J.M., Hilgers, L., Herder, F., Spanke, T., Misof, B., Wowor, D., Boneka, F., Wantania, L.L., Mokodongan, D.F., Mayer, C., Nolte, A.W., Schwarzer, J., 2022. The genetic basis of a novel reproductive strategy in Sulawesi ricefishes: How modularity and a low number of loci shape pelvic brooding. Evolution n/a.
Alves-Ferreira, G., Fernandez Giné, G. A., Siqueira Fortunato, D. de, Solé, M., Heming, N. M. (in press): Projected responses of Cerrado anurans to climate change are mediated by biogeographic character. - Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation;
Bishop, C.E., Gahm K., Hendry, A.P., Jones, S.E., Stange, M., Solomon, C.T. (2022): Benthic–limnetic morphological variation in fishes: Dissolved organic carbon concentration produces unexpected patterns - Ecosphere (13): e3965. doi:10.1002/ecs2.3965
Böhme, W., Jablonski, D. (2022): Making forgotten information available: An early study on the Afghanistan Mountain Salamander Paradactylodon (Afghanodon) mustersi (Smith, 1940) (Caudata: Hynobiidae). – Bonn zoological Bulletin 71 (1): 1-7;
Böhme, W., Koppetsch, T., Rduch, V. (2022): Melanism in monitor lizards (Squamata: Varanidae), with a first case in the Nile Monitor, Varanus (Polydaedalus) niloticus (Squamata: Varanidae). - Herpetology Notes 15: 257-262;
Brito, J., Koch, C., Tinoco, N., Pardiñas, U. F. J. (2022): A new species of Mindomys (Rodentia, Cricetidae) with remarks on external traits as indicators of arboreality in sigmodontine rodents. - Evolutionary Systematics 6 (2022): 35–55; DOI: 10.3897/evolsyst.6.76879
Brito, J., Tinoco, N., Pinto, C. M., García, R., Koch, C., Fernandez, V., Burneo, S., et al. (2022): Unlocking Andean sigmodontine diversity: five new species of Chilomys (Rodentia: Cricetidae) from the montane forests of Ecuador. - PeerJ 10:e1321; DOI 10.7717/peerj.13211
Brüningk, S. C. , Klatt, J., Stange, M., Mari, A., Brunner, M., Roloff, T-C., et al. (2022): Determinants of SARS-CoV-2 transmission to guide vaccination strategy in an urban area. Virus Evolution 8(1): veac002. doi:10.1093/ve/veac002
Chiacchio, M., Pigon, A. (2022): Red in tooth and claw: A review of animal antagonistic roles in movies. - People and Nature; DOI: 10.1002/pan3.10308
Clement, V. F., Schluckebier, R., Rödder, D. (2022): About lizards and unmanned aerial vehicles: assessing home range and habitat selection in Lacerta agilis. - Salamandra 58(1): 24–42.
Cox, N., Young, B. E., Bowles, P., Fernandez, M., Marin, J., Rapacciuolo, G., Böhm, M., … , Auliya, M., et al. (2022): A global reptile assessment highlights shared conservation needs of tetrapods. - Nature (2022);
de Raad, J., Päckert, M., Irestedt, M., Janke, A, Kryukov, A.P., Martens, J., Red’kin, Y.A., Sun, Y., Töpfer, T., Schleuning, M., Neuschulz, E.L. Nilsson, M.A. (2022): Speciation and population divergence in a mutualistic seed dispersing bird. – Communications Biology 5, 429.
Di-Nizo, C. B., Suárez-Villota, E. Y., Silva, M.J.J. (2022) Species limits and recent diversification of Cerradomys (Sigmodontinae: Oryzomyini) during the Pleistocene. PeerJ 10:e13011
Entiauspe-Neto, O. M., Koch, C., Guedes, T. B., Paredero, R. C. B., Tiutenko, A., Loebmann, D. (2022): Unveiling an enigma from the Cerrado: taxonomic revision of two sympatric species of Apostolepis Cope, 1862 (Dipsadidae: Xenodontinae: Elapomorphini) from central Brazil. European Journal of Taxonomy 817: 143–182;


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