Publications

in press

Engl, T. (in press) Sex pheromones: Made with a little help from my (bacterial) friends. Current Biology

2021

Sander, PM, Griebeler EM et al. Early giant reveals faster evolution of large body size in ichthyosaurs than in cetacean. Science 374, 1578.
DOI: 10.1126/science.abf5787

Griebeler, E.M. (2021) Dinosaurian survivorship schedules revisited: new insights from an age-structured population model. Palaeontology, DOI: 10.1111/pala.12576.

Griebeler, E.M. (2021) Data from: Dinosaurian survivorship schedules revisited: new insights from an age-structured population model. Dryad Digital Repository, DOI/10.5061/dryad.5mkkwh765

Müller, D., Griebeler, E.M. (2021) Der Apollofalter Parnassius apollo (LINNAEUS, 1758) in Rheinland-Pfalz – Verbreitung, Bestandstrends und Phänologie (Lep., Papilionidae), Melanargia, 33: 56-96.

Griebeler, E.M. (2021) RE: Absolute abundance and preservation rate of Tyrannosaurus rex. Science, eletter https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abc8300

Wierz, J.C., Gaube, P., Klebsch, D., Kaltenpoth M. & Flórez, L.V. (2021) Transmission of Bacterial Symbionts With and Without Genome Erosion Between a Beetle Host and the Plant Environment, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.715601

Kiefer, J. S. T. et al. (2021) Inhibition of a nutritional endosymbiont by glyphosate abolishes mutualistic benefit on cuticle synthesis in Oryzaephilus surinamensis, Communications Biology 4: 554,  DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02057-6

Nechitaylo, T.  Y. et al. (2021) Incipient genome erosion and metabolic streamlining for antibiotic production in a defensive symbiont. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2023047118, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2023047118

Fabritzek, A.G., Griebeler, E.M., Kadereit, J.W. (2021). Hybridization, ecogeographical displacement and the emergence of new lineages - a genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) and ecological niche and species distribution modelling study of Sempervivum tectorum L. (Houseleek), Journal of Evolutionary Biology, DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13784

​2020

Bauer, E., Kaltenpoth, M. & Salem, H. (2020) Minimal fermentative metabolism fuels extracellular symbiont in leaf beetles. The ISME Journal 14: 866-870.

Engl, T., Schmidt, T. H. P., Kanyile, S. N. & Klebsch, D. (2020) Metabolic cost of a nutritional symbiont manifests in delayed reproduction in a grain pest beetle. Insects 11:717. doi: 10.3390/insects11100717

Griebeler E.M. (2020) Praktischer und wissenschaftlicher Naturschutz: nur gemeinsam sind wir stark. Mitt. POLLICHIA 100: 33-35

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E. M. (2020) An identification of invariants in life history traits of amphibians and reptiles. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5978

Kaltenpoth, M. (2020) An endosymbiont's journey through metamorphosis of its insect host. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 117 (35): 20994-20996

Kaltenpoth, M. & Flórez, L.V. (2020) Versatile and dynamic symbioses between insects and Burkholderia bacteria. Annual Review of Entomology 65: 145-170 (invited review).

Lemoine, M., Engl, T. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2020) Microbial symbionts expanding or constraining abiotic niche space in insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science 39:14-20 (invited review).

Reis, F., Kirsch, R., Pauchet, Y., Bauer, E., Bilz, L.C., Fukumori, K., Fukatsu, T., Kölsch, G. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2020) Bacterial symbionts support larval sap feeding and adult folivory in (semi-)aquatic reed beetles. Nature Communications 11, 2964. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16687-7

Semiatizki, A., Weiss, B., Bagim, S., Rohkin-Shalom, S., Kaltenpoth, M. & Chiel, E. (2020). Effects, interactions, and localization of Rickettsia and Wolbachia in the house fly parasitoid, Spalangia endius. Microb Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-020-01520-x

Sillo, N. & Griebeler, E.M. (2020)  Die Bienenfauna (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) des Botanischen Gartens der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. Mainzer naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 57: 261-294

Tietze, D. T., Kästner, H.-D., Ludwigs, J.-D. & Griebeler, E. M. (2020) Anderthalb Jahrzehnte Integriertes Singvogelmonitoring in und um Rheinland-Pfalz, dem bisherigen IMS-Schwerpunktgebiet in Westdeutschland. Vogelwarte 58: 289-311

Waterworth, S.C., Flórez, L.V., Rees, E.R., Hertweck, C., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kwan, J.C. (2020) Horizontal gene transfer to a defensive symbiont with a reduced genome in a multipartite beetle microbiome. mBio 11: e02430-19.

Wu, Y., Liu, Q., Weiss, B., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kodowaki, T. (2020). Honey Bee Suppresses the Parasitic Mite Vitellogenin by Antimicrobial Peptide. Front. Microbiology., DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01037.

​2019

Dietel, A.-K., Merker, H., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kost C. (2019) Selective advantages favour high genomic AT-contents in intracellular elements. PLoS Genetics 15 (4): e1007778.

Griebeler E. M., Klein N. (2019) Life-history strategies indicate live-bearing in Nothosaurus (Sauropterygia). Palaentology, DOI.org/10.1111/pala.12425.

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E. M. (2019) Data from: An identification of invariants in life history traits of amphibians and reptiles. Dryad Digital Repository. doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9cnp5hqdt

Kaltenpoth, M. & Florez, L. V. (2019) Versatile and Dynamic Symbioses Between Insects and Burkholderia Bacteria. Annual Review of Entomology. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-011019-025025

Lee, J., Mao, X., Lee, Y.S., Lee, D.J., Kim, J., Kim, J.K., Lee, B.L. (2019) Putative host-derived growth factors inducing colonization of Burkholderia gut symbiont in Riptortus pedestris insect. Developmental & Comparative Immunology, doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2019.103570

Lee J., Chan-Hee Kim, Ho Am Jang, Jiyeun Kate Kim, Toyomi Kotaki, Tetsuro Shinoda, Tetsuro Shinada, Jin-Wook Yoo, Bok Luel Lee (2019) Burkholderia gut symbiont modulates titer of specific juvenile hormone in the bean bug Riptortus pedestris. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 99, doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2019.103399

Martinez, A.J., Onchuru, T.O., Ingham, C.S., Sandoval-Calderon, M., Salem, H., Deckert, J. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2019) Angiosperm to Gymnosperm host-plant switch entails shifts in microbiota of the Welwitschia bug, Probergrothius angolensis (Distant, 1902). Molecular Ecology 28: 5172-5187

Onchuru, T.O. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2019) Quantitative PCR primer design affects quantification of dsRNA-mediated gene knockdown. Ecology and Evolution 9 (14): 8187-8192.

Onchuru, T. O. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2019) Established cotton stainer gut bacterial mutualists evade regulation by host antimicrobial peptides. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85 (13): e00738-19.

Schneider, D.I., Ehrman, L., Engl, T., Kaltenpoth, M., Hua-Van, A., Le Rouzic, A. & Miller, W.J. (2019) Symbiont-driven male mating success in the neotropical Drosophila paulistorum superspecies. Behavior Genetics 49 (1): 83-98.

Segers, F.H.I.D., Kaltenpoth, M. & Foitzik, S. (2019) Abdominal microbial communities in ants depend on colony membership rather than caste and are linked to colony productivity. Ecology and Evolution 9: 13450-13467.

Strohm, E., Herzner, G., Ruther, J., Kaltenpoth, M. & Engl, T. (2019) Nitric oxide radicals are emitted by wasp eggs to kill mold fungi. eLife 8: e43718.

2018

Dietel, A.-K., Kaltenpoth, M. & Kost C. (2018) Convergent evolution in intracellular elements: plasmids as model endosymbionts. Trends in Microbiology, 26 (9): 755-768.

Dose, B., Niehs, S.P., Scherlach, K., Flórez, L.V., Kaltenpoth, M. & Hertweck, C. (2018) Unexpected bacterial origin of the antibiotic icosalide: two-tailed depsipeptide assembly in multifarious Burkholderia symbionts. ACS Chemical Biology 13: 2414-2420.

Engl, T. (2018) Schon immer die gleiche Medizin. Nachrichten aus der Chemie, DOI:10.1002/nadc.20184075552

Engl, T., Eberl, N., Gorse, C., Krüger, T., Schmidt, T.H., Plarre, R., Adler, C. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Ancient symbiosis confers desiccation resistance to stored grain pest beetles. Molecular Ecology 27 (8): 2095-2108.

Engl, T. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Influence of microbial symbionts on insect pheromones. Natural Product Reports 35: 386-397.

Engl, T., Kroiss, J., Kai, M., Nechitaylo, T., Svatoš, A., Kaltenpoth, M. (2018). Evolutionary stability of antibiotic protection in a defensive symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115 (9): E2020-E2029.

Engl, T., Michalkova, V., Weiss, B. L., Uzel, G. D., Takac, P., Miller, W. J., Abd-Alla, A. M. M., Aksoy, S., and Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Effect of antibiotic treatment and gamma-irradiation on cuticular hydrocarbon profiles and mate choice in tsetse flies (Glossina m. morsitans). BMC Microbiology 18 (Suppl 1): 145.

Flórez, L. V., Scherlach, L., Miller, I. J., Rodrigues, A., Kwan, J. C., Hertweck C. and Kaltenpoth, M. (2018). An antifungal polyketide associated to horizontally acquired genes in a symbiont contributes to egg defense in Lagria beetles. Nature Communications 9: 2478.

Griebeler, E.M. & Werner, J. (2018) Formal comment on: Myhrvold (2016) Dinosaur metabolism and the allometry of maximum growth rate. PLoS ONE; 11(11): e0163205. PLoS ONE 13(2):e0184756.

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E. M. (2018) An exploration of differences in the scaling of life history traits with body mass within reptiles and between amniotes. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4069.

Klein, N. & Griebeler E. M. (2018) Growth patterns, sexual dimorphism, and maturation modelled in Pachypleurosauria from Middle Triassic of central Europe (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Fossil Record 21: 137-157.

Onchuru, T. O., Martinez, A., Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) The cotton stainer’s gut microbiota suppresses infection of a co-transmitted trypanosomatid parasite, Molecular Ecology, 27 (16): 3408-3419.

Onchuru, T. O., Martinez, A., Ingham, C. S. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Transmission of mutualistic bacteria in social and gregarious insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science 28: 50-58.

Pakwan, C., Kaltenpoth, M., Weiss, B., Chantawannakul, P., Jun, G. & Disayathanoowat, T. (2018) Bacterial communities associated with the ectoparasitic mites Varroa destructor and Tropilaelaps mercedesae of honey bees (Apis mellifera). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94 (1): 1-13.

Paniagua Voirol, L.R., Frago, E., Kaltenpoth, M., Hilker, M. & Fatouros, N.E. (2018) Bacterial symbionts in Lepidoptera: Their variability, transmission and impact on the host. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 556.

Shukla, S.P., Plata, C., Reichelt, M., Steiger, S., Heckel, D.G., Kaltenpoth, M., Vilcinskas, A. & Vogel, H. (2018) Microbiome-assisted carrion preservation aids larval development in a burying beetle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 115 (44): 11274-11279.

Shukla, S.P., Vogel, H., Heckel, D.G., Vilcinskas, A. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2018) Burying beetles regulate the microbiome of carcasses and use it to transmit a core microbiota to their offspring. Molecular Ecology 27 (8): 1980-1991.

Werner, J., Sfakianakis, N., Rendall, A. D. & Griebeler, E. M. (2018) Energy intake functions and energy budgets of ectotherms and endotherms derived from their ontogenetic growth in body mass and timing of sexual maturation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 444: 83-92.

2017

Adam, N., Erler, T., Kallenbach, M., Kaltenpoth, M., Kunert, G., Baldwin, I.T., Schuman, M.C. (2017) Co-infestation of Nicotiana attenuata plants by a generalist leafhopper changes the sex ratio of the specialist herbivore Tupiocoris notatus. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 59 (1): 44-59.

Alonso-Pernas, P., Arias-Cordero, E., Novoselov, A., Ebert, C., Rybak, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Westermann, M., Neugebauer, U., Boland, W. (2017) Bacterial community and PHB-accumulating bacteria associated with the wall and specialized niches of the hindgut of the forest cockchafer (Melolontha hippocastani). Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 291.

Berasategui, A., Salem, H., Paetz, C., Santoro, M., Gershenzon, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Schmdit, A. (2017) Gut microbiota of the pine weevil degrades conifer diterpenes and increases insect fitness. Molecular Ecology 26 (15): 4099-4110.

Flórez, L. V. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Symbiont dynamics and strain diversity in the defensive mutualism between Lagria beetles and Burkholderia. Environmental Microbiology. 19 (9): 3674-3688. .

Flórez, L. V., Scherlach, K., Gaube, P., Ross, C., Sitte, E., Hermes, C., Rodrigues, A., Hertweck, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Antibiotic-producing symbionts dynamically transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism. Nature Communications 8: 15172.

Gaube, P., Kaltenpoth, M. & Flórez, L.V. (2017) Infection of soybean plants with an insect bacterial symbiont and evaluation of plant fitness effects. BioProtocol 7 (24): 1-13.

Johannesen, J. (2017) Tracing the history and ecological context of Wolbachia double infection in a specialist host (Urophora cardui)—parasitoid (Eurytoma serratulae) system. Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.2713.

Salem, H., Bauer, E., Kirsch, R., Berasategui, A., Cripps, M., Weiss, B., Koga, R., Fukumori, K., Vogel, H., Fukatsu, T., & Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Drastic genome reduction in an herbivore's pectinolytic symbiont. Cell. 171 (7):1520-1531.

Sandoval-Calderón, M., Guan, Z., Sohlenkamp, C. (2017) Knowns and unknowns of membrane lipid synthesis in streptomycetes. Biochimie. DOI: 10.1016/j.biochi.2017.05.008.

Sudakaran, S., Kost, C., Kaltenpoth, M. (2017) Symbiont acquisition and replacement as a source of ecological innovation. Trends in Microbiology 25 (5): 375-390.

Vogel, H., Shukla, S., Engl, T., Weiss, B., Fischer, R., Steiger, S., Heckel, D.G., Kaltenpoth, M., Vilcinskas, A. (2017) The digestive and defensive basis of carcass utilization by the burying beetle and its microbiota. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15186.

Werner, J. & Griebeler, E.M. (2017) Was endothermy in amniotes induced by an early stop in growth during ontogeny? The Science of Nature 104: 90.

Zizzarri, V., Engl, T., Lorenz, S., Ellers, J., Groot, A. (2017) Love at first sniff: a spermatophore-associated pheromone mediates partner attraction in the soil. Animal Behaviour. 124:221-227, DOI:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.12.015.

2016

Berasategui, A., Axelsson, K., Nordlander, G., Schmidt, A., Borg-Karlson, A.-K., Gershenzon, J. Terenius, O., & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) The gut microbiota of the pine weevil (Hylobius abietis, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is similar across Europe and resembles that of other conifer-feeding beetles. Molecular Ecology 16: 4014-4031.

Berasategui, A., Shukla, S., Salem, H. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Potential applications of insect symbionts in biotechnology. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100 (4): 1567-1577.

Engl, T., Bodenstein, B. & Strohm, E. (2016) Mycobiota of brood cells of the European Beewolf, Philanthus triangulum (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae). European Journal of Entomology 113: 271-277.

Griebeler, E. M. & Werner, J. (2016) Mass, phylogeny and temperature are sufficient to explain differences in metabolic scaling across mammalian orders? Ecology and Evolution DOI 10.1002/ece3.2555.

Hesse, L. Falk, J. & Koch, K. (2016) Inflexible versus flexible: the influence of temperature and photoperiod on pre- and post-eyespot development time in Libellulidae (Odonata). Physiological Entomology 41(3): 224-233.

Hoffmann, G. S., Johannesen, J. & Griebeler, E. M. (2016) Population dynamics of a natural red deer population over 200 years detected via substantial changes of genetic Variation. Ecology and Evolution 6 (10): 3146-3153.

Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Symbiotic Streptomyces provide antifungal defense in solitary wasps. In: Hurst, C.J. (ed.) Advances in environmental microbiology: The mechanistic benefits of microbial symbionts. Springer, Heidelberg.

Kaltenpoth, M., Strupat, K. & Svatoš, A. (2016) Linking metabolite production to taxonomic identity in environmental samples by (MA)LDI-FISH. The ISME Journal 10 (2): 527-531.

Klein, N. & Griebeler, E.M. (2016) Bone histology, microanatomy, and growth of the nothosauroid Simosaurus gaillardorti (Sauropterygia) from the Upper Muschelkalk of southern Germany/Baden-Württemberg. Comptes rendus Palevol.15: 147-167.

Klein, A., Schrader, L., Gil, R., Manzano-Marin, A., Flórez, L., Wheeler, D., Werren, J. H., Latorre, A., Heinze, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Moya, A. & Oettler, J. (2016) A novel intracellular mutualistic bacterium in the invasive ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. The ISME Journal 10 (2): 376-388.

Linn, C.A. & Griebeler, E. M. (2016) Habitat preference of German Mantis religiosa populations (Mantodea: Mantidae) and implications for conservation. Environmental Entomology 45(4): 829-840.

Onchuru, T.O., Ajamma, Y.U., Burugu, M., Kaltenpoth, M., Masiga, D. K. & Villinger, J. (2016) Chemical parameters and bacterial communities associated with larval habitats of Anopheles, Culex and Aedes mosquitoes in western Kenya. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 36(3): 146-160.

Rummel, C.D., Löder, M.G.J., Fricke, N.F., Lanf, T., Griebeler, E.M., Janke, M. & Gerdts, G. (2016) Plastic ingestion by pelagic and demersal fish from the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 102: 134-141.

Staudacher, H., Kaltenpoth, M., Breeuwer, J.A.J., Menken, S.B.J., Heckel, D.G. & Groot, A.T. (2016) Variability of bacterial communities in the moth Heliothis virescens indicates transient association with the host. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0154514.

Weiss, B. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2016) Bacteriome-localized intracellular symbionts in pollen-feeding beetles of the genus Dasytes (Coleoptera, Dasytidae). Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1486. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01486.

Werner, J., Sfakianakis, Rendall, A. & Griebeler, E.M. (2016) Energy intake functions of ectotherms and endotherms derived from their body mass growth. arXiv:1611.09052v1.

Whitaker, M.R.L., Salzman, S., Sanders, J., Kaltenpoth, M., Pierce, N.E. (2016) Microbial communities of lycaenid butterflies do not correlate with host diet. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 1920.

2015

Buse, J., Boch, S., Hilgers, J. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Conservation of threatened habitat types under future climate change - lessons from plant-distribution models and current extinction trends in southern Germany. Journal of Nature Conservation 27:18-25.

Flórez, L., Biedermann, P.H.W., Engl, T. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Defensive symbioses of animals with prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms. Natural Product Reports 32: 904-936.

Geisinger, C. & Koch, K. (2015) Vergleich der Libellenfauna (Odonata) im Naturschutzgebiet Laubenheimer-Bodenheimer Ried in Mainz von 2006 bis 2014. Mainzer naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 52: 167-177.

Hallmann, K. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Eggshell types and their evolutionary correlation with life-history strategies in Squamates. PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138785.

Jäckel, K. & Koch, K. (2015) Anisoptera-Exuvien (Odonata): nur leere Hüllen? Libellula 34 (3/4) 2015: 143–159.

Klein, N., Neenan, J., Scheyer, T. & Griebeler E.M. (2015) Growth patterns and life history strategies in Placodontia (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Royal Society Open Science, DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140440.

Koch, K. (2015) Influence of temperature and photoperiod on embryonic development in the dragonfly Sympetrum striolatum (Odonata: Libellulidae). Physiological Entomology 40: 90-101.

Koch, K. (2015) Lifetime egg production of captive libellulids (Odonata). International Journal of Odonatology 18 (3): 193-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13887890.2015.1043656

Koch, K. & Hesse, L. (2015) Vom Ei zum Fluginsekt. Der Lebenszyklus von Libellen. PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 4-8.

Koch, K. & Jäckel, K. (2015) Slow versus fast Lifestyle. PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 22-25.

Koch, K. & Prinzhorn, S. (2015) Wie stark beeinflussen Methoden und Bearbeiter die Aussagekraft wissenschaftlicher Studien? PdN Biologie in der Schule / Libellenforschung 5: 9-12.

Linn, C.A. & Griebeler, E.M. (2015) Reconstruction of two colonisation pathways of Mantis religiosa (Mantodea) in Germany using four mitochondrial markers. Genetica 143 (1): 11-20.

Ott, J. & Koch, K. (2015) Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840). Große Heidelibelle. In: Brockhaus et al. 2014; Verbreitungsatlas der Libellen Deutschlands. Libellula Supplement 14: 1-394.

Ott, J. & Koch, K. (2015) Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758). Gemeine Heidelibelle. In: Brockhaus et al. 2014; Verbreitungsatlas der Libellen Deutschlands. Libellula Supplement 14: 1-394.

Salem, H., Flórez, L., Gerardo, N.M. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) An out-of-body experience: The extracellular dimension for the transmission of mutualistic bacteria in insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 282: 20142957.

Salem, H., Onchuru, T.O., Bauer, E. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Symbiont transmission entails the risk of parasite infection. Biology Letters 11: 20150840.

Schwarz, L., Jäckel, K., Trautmann, .S, Griebeler, E.M. & Tietze, D.T. (2015) Zehn Jahre Integriertes Singvogelmonitoring am Eich-Gimbsheimer Altrhein. Fauna Flora Rheinland-Pfalz 13: Heft 1, 173-200.

Sudakaran, S., Retz, F., Kikuchi, Y., Kost, C. & Kaltenpoth, M. (2015) Evolutionary transition in symbiotic syndromes enabled diversification of phytophagous insects on an imbalanced diet. The ISME Journal, 9 (12): 2587-2604.

Tserkova, F., Kirilova, T., Tcholakova, T., Gevezova-Kazakova, M., Klisarova, D., Johannesen, J. & Denev, I. (2015) Comparative study of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) populations inhabiting black sea and north-west European water basins as revealed by variability in Cytochrome B gene. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 21 (1): 100-105.

Weiss, K., Strohm, E., Kaltenpoth, M., Herzner, G. (2015) Comparative morphology of the postpharyngeal gland in the Philanthinae (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) and the evolution of an antimicrobial brood protection mechanism. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 291.


(publications before 2015 can be found on the individual researcher's pages)