The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

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Publications of the ZFMK staff


Mozer, A., & Prost, S. (2023). An Introduction to Illegal Wildlife Trade and its Effects on Biodiversity and Society. Forensic Science International: Animals and Environments, 100064.
Ngo, H. N., Rödder, D., Grismer, L., Nguyen, T. Q., Le, M. D., Qi, S., Ziegler, T. (2023): Extraordinary diversity among allopatric species in the genus Goniurosaurus (Squamata: Eublepharidae): understanding niche evolution and the need of conservation measures. - Biodiversity and Conservation;
Oda, F. H., Martins, T. F., Labruna, M. B., O'Shea, M., Kaiser, H. (2023): Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) of three Timor-Leste reptiles: first country record of Amblyomma helvolum, with new interactions and an updated list of host species. - Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 14 (3);
Rech, I. (2023): Zwischen Bären und Fossilien – die Herpetofauna Westkanadas. - Elaphe 26: 40-46.
Rösler, H., Böhme, W. (2023): Studies of the taxonomy of the Gekko vittatus Houttuyn, 1782 complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae): II. Remarks on the nomenclature and synonymy of the Striped Gecko, Gekko (Lomatodactylus) vittatus Houttuyn, 1782. - Bonn zoological Bulletin 72 (1): 41–54;
Schütte, A., Stüben, P.E., Astrin, J.J. (2023) Molecular Weevil Identification Project: A thoroughly curated barcode release of 1300 Western Palearctic weevil species (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea). - Biodiversity Data Journal, 11, e96438.
Tan, W. C., Herrel, A., Rödder, D. (2023): A global analysis of habitat fragmentation research in reptiles and amphibians: what have we done so far? - Biodiversity and Conservation (2023) 32: 439–468;
Zucchetti, V. M., Rojas-Padilla, O., Dias, I. R., Solé, M., Orrico, V. G. D., Castroviejo-Fisher, S. (2023): An elusive giant: A new species of Vitreorana Guayasamin et al., 2009 (Anura: Centrolenidae) from the northern Atlantic Forest with an osteological description and comments on integumentary spicules. - Zootaxa 5249 (3): 301–334;


Schmidt-Loske, K. , Etheridge, K. (in press): The Transition Stage. Merian's Studies of Pupa, Chrysalis, and Cocoon. - In: Etheridge, K., Pieters, F., van Delft, M., van de Roemer, B., Mulder, H. (eds.): Maria Sibylla Merian: CHanging the Nature of Art and Science. Lannoo Publishers (Tielt). pp. 98-110.
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 37(3):197-202 doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2021.11.008.
Fonseca, V.G., Kirse, A., Giebner, H. et al. Metabarcoding the Antarctic Peninsula biodiversity using a multi-gene approach. ISME COMMUN. 2, 37 (2022).
Huo K.-K., Zhao L., Mengual X., Li G., Liu X., Zhao L.-J., Chen Z.-N. (2022): Biema Huo & Zhao gen. nov., a new flower fly genus (Diptera, Syrphidae) from China. - European Journal of Taxonomy 852: 98–116.
Jaume-Schinkel, S., Fahldieck, M. (2022): ¿Qué son las típulas? Aclarando mitos. - Mundo Artrópodo 11: 26-33.
Sankararaman, H., Anooj, S. S., Mengual, X. (2022): Review of Indian species of Monoceromyia Shannon (Diptera: Syrphidae) with description of two new species. - Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 25(1): 101820.
Bot S., Mengual X., van Steenis J., Skevington J. H. (2022). A new species of the genus Milesia Latreille (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Crete. - European Journal of Taxonomy 846: 110-125.
Burks R, Mitroiu M-D, Fusu L, Heraty JM, Janšta P, Heydon S, Papilloud ND-S, Peters RS, Tselikh EV, Woolley JB, van Noort S, Baur H, Cruaud A, Darling C, Haas M, Hanson P, Krogmann L, Rasplus J-Y (2022) From hell’s heart I stab at thee! A determined approach towards a monophyletic Pteromalidae and reclassification of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 94: 13-88.
Wan N. F., Fu L., Dainese M., Hu Y. Q., Podenphant Kiaer L., Isbell F., Scherber C. (2022) Plant genetic diversity affects multiple trophic levels and trophic interactions. Nature Communications 13:7312.
Hörren T., Sorg M., Hallmann C. A., Zizka V. M. A., Ssymank A., Noll N. W., Schäffler L., Scherber C. (2022) A universal insect trait tool (ITT, v1.0) for statistical analysis and evaluation of biodiversity research data. bioRxiv:2022.2001.2025.477751.
Wesener, T. (2022): Integrative redescriptiom of the enigmatic monotypic alpine pill millipede genus Simplomeris Verhoeff, 1936 (Glomerida, Glomeridae, Haploglomerinae). Zootaxa 5200 (6): 550-564.
Mengual, X., Kilian, I.C., Pazmiño-Palomino, A. (2022): First records of the genus Aristosyrphus Curran, 1941 (Diptera, Syrphidae) from Ecuador. - Check List 18(5): 1045-1051.


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