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ao. Univ.- Prof. Mag. Dr.
Walter Hödl

Department of Integrative Zoology
UZA1 Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria

phone: +43 1 4277 76350
fax: +43 1 4277 876350
mail: walter.hoedl@univie.ac.at

 

 


Research

Population biology:

Masking interference, recognition space, and the assemblage of acoustic communities of dendrobatid frogs. - Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) Project 18811, 2006 - 2010.

Vernal pool ecology and conservation:

Distribution, biodiversity, phenology, and conservation of Anostraca (fairy shrimps), Notostraca (tadpole shrimps) and Spinicaudata (clam shrimps) in Austria. Related page: http://www.urzeitkrebse.at 

Behavioural ecology:

Multimodal signaling in anurans. Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) Project P 22069-B17 2010-2013.

The role of the vocal sac in multimodal signaling - an explorative study in African reed frogs (Anura - Hyperolidae). (FWF) - Project 25, 2013-2016.

Doctoral Program in Cognition and Communication - (FWF) Project 2011-2014.

Tropical biology:

Regular research and teaching visits to Brazil since 1974. 1994: Guest professor at University of São Paulo. Scientific filming activities on frogs and stingless bees in Brazil and Peru. Canopy research at Surumoni (Venezuela) and Aratai (French Guiana). 


Memberships and functions

Studienprogrammleiter (Head of Graduate Studies) of Biology and Environmental Sciences (High school teacher education) at the University of Vienna

Member of the executive committee of the 7th World Congress of Herpetology

President of the Austrian Herpetological Society (ÖGH).

President of the Lower Austrian Nature Conservation Society (NÖ Naturschutzbund).

Austrian representative of the Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission (IUCN).

Co-founder and board member of the Tropical Biology Association (TBA).

Member of the scientific committee and board member of the Austrian Latinamerican Institute (LAI).

Member of the scientific committee of the WWF Austria.

Member of the scientific committee of the Nationalpark Donauauen.

Co-founder and Austrian representative of the university partnership between University of São Paulo and University of Vienna.


Coworkers

Petra Bartl-Binder (master student): Kehren adulte Allobates femoralis zum Laichen an den Geburtsort zurück?

Kristina Beck, BSc (master student): Tadpole transport trajectories in Allobates femoralis.

Stephan Burgstaller (master student): Estimation of Population Size and Migratory activity of Salamandra salamandra - Research Site: Neuwaldegg.

Mag. Dr. Erich Eder (Postdoc): Development, distribution, ecology and conservation of Austrian large branchiopods

Mag. Herbert Gasser (PhD student): "Dear enemy effect" in Allobates femoralis

Mag. Andreas Kleewein (PhD student): Analysis of impacts of allochthonous turtles on Emys orbicularis in Austrian waterbodies with description of the complex of problems in Austria with particular reference to conservational and judicial aspects

Rosanna Mangione, BSc (master student): Antipredatory behavior in dendrobatid frog Allobates femoralis

MSc. Andrius Pašukonis (PhD student)

Dr. Doris Preininger (PostDoc): Visual signaling in anurans

Dr. Eva Ringler (Postdoc): Reproductive success and genetic population structure in Allobates femoralis

Dr. Max Ringler (Postdoc): Spatial structure, territorial behaviour and movement patterns in Allobates femoralis

Mag. Iris Starnberger (Phd student): The role of the vocal sac in multimodal signaling - an explorative study in African reed frogs (Anura - Hyperoliidae)

Mag. Dr. Marc Sztatecsny (Postdoc): Visual signaling in anurans


Collaborators

Adolfo Amézquita PhD (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia): Bioacoustic diversity in Amazonian dart-poison frogs

Philippe Gaucher MSc (Mission Parc de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana): Reproductive behaviour in Amazonian frogs

Robert Jehle PhD (University of Salford): Population biology of amphibians

Albertina Lima PhD (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia): Bioacoustics of Amazonian dart-poison frogs

Peter Narins Prof.PhD (University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, USA): Bioacoustics and visual function of vocal sac in frogs

Miguel Rodrigues Prof.PhD (Universidade São Paulo, Brazil): Visual communication in amphibians

Robert Schabetsberger PhD (Universät Salzburg, Austria): Terrestial habitat utilisation of radio-tracked newts

Benedikt R. Schmidt PhD (Universität Zürich, Switzerland): Population ecology of amphibians


Selected Publications
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BETANCOURTH-CUNDAR M, LIMA AP, HÖDL W & AMÉZQUITA A. (2016). Decoupled Evolution between Senders and Receivers in the Neotropical Allobates femoralis Frog Complex. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0155929. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155929. available online

PREININGER D., HANDSCHUH S., BOECKLE M., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2016): Comparison of female and male vocalization and larynx morphology in the size dimorphic foot-flagging frog species Staurois guttatus. Herp. J. 26: 187-197

MUNTEANU A. M., STARNBERGER I., PAŠUKONIS A., BUGNYAR T., HÖDL W., FITCH W. T. (2016): Take the long way home: Behaviour of a neotropical frog, Allobates femoralis, in a detour task. Behav. Process 126: 71-75

MANGIAMELE L. A., FUXJAGER M. J., SCHUPPE E. R., TAYLOR R. S., HÖDL W., PREININGER D. (2016): Increased androgenic sensitivity in the hind limb muscular system marks the evolution of a derived gestural display. PNAS 113 (20): 5664–5669, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603329113

PAŠUKONIS A., TRENKWALDER K., RINGLER M., RINGLER E. (2016): The significance of spatial memory for water finding in a tadpole-transporting frog. Anim. Behav. 116: 89-98

HÖDL (2016): Herpetologische Forschung der Universität Wien in der Neotropis (1974-2014). Mertensiella 21: 30-35

MANGOLD A., TRENKWALDER K., RINGLER M., HÖDL W., RINGLER E. (2015): Low reproductive skew despite high male-biased operational sex ratio in a glass frog with paternal care. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 181, DOI 10.1186/s12862-015-0469-z

ERICH M., RINGLER M., HÖDL W., RINGLER E. (2015): Brood-partitioning behaviour in unpredictable environments: hedging the bets? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 69: 1011-1017

STANGEL J., PREININGER D., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2015): Ontogenetic Change of Signal Brightness in the Foot-Flagging Frog Species Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus. Herpetologica 71(1): 1-7

RINGLER E., PAŠUKONIS A., FITCH W.T., HUBER L., HÖDL W., RINGLER M. (2015) Flexible compensation of uni-parental care: female poison frogs take over when males disappear. Behav. Eco.

RINGLER M., HÖDL W., RINGLER E. (2015): Populations, pools and peccaries: simulating the impact of ecosystem engineers on rainforest frogs. Behav. Eco. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru243

RAUSCH A., SZTATECSNY M., JEHLE R., RINGLER E., HÖDL W. (2014): Male body size and parental relatedness but not nuptial colouration influence paternity success during scramble competition in Rana arvalis. Behaviour 151: 1869-1884

STARNBERGER I., PREININGER D., HÖDL W. (2014): From uni- to multimodality: Towards an integrative view on anuran communication. J. Comp. -Physiol. A 200: 777-787

PAŠUKONIS A., WARRINGTON I., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2014): Poison frogs rely on experience to find the way home in the rainforest. Biol. Lett. 10: 20140642

STARNBERGER I., PREININGER D., HÖDL W. (2014):The anuran vocal sac: A multimodal signalling tool. Anim. Behav. 97: 281-288

SIMÕES P., STOW A., HÖDL W., AMÉZQUITA A., FARIAS I., LIMA A. (2014): The value of policy protecting sub-specific variation in the Amazon Basin is highlighted by potential impacts of damming the Xingu River on the brilliant-thighed frog, Allobates femoralis. Trop. Cons. Science 7(4): 811-828

RINGLER E., MANGOLD A., TRENKWALDER K., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2014): Characterisation of nine new polymorphic microsatellite loci in the reticulated glass frog Hyalinobatrachium valerioi (Centrolenidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 243-246

PAŠUKONIS A., LORETTO M.C., LANDLER L., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2014): Homing trajectories and initial orientation in a Neotropical territorial frog, Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae). Frontiers in Zoology 11:29, doi:10.1186/1742-9994-11-29

LECHELT S., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2013): The role of spectral advertisement call properties in species recognition of male Allobates talamancae (Amphibia: Aromobatidae). Herpetozoa 26 (3/4): 139-150

PREININGER D., STIEGLER M.J., GURURAJA K.V., VIJAYAKUMAR S.P., TORSEKAR V.R., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2013): Getting a kick out of it: Multimodal signaling during male-male encounters in the foot-flagging frog Micrixalus aff. saxicola from the Western Ghats of India. Current Science 12/2013 (105), 1735-1740

RINGLER E., PAŠUKONIS A., HÖDL W. & RINGLER M. (2013): Tadpole transport logistics in a Neotropical poison frog: indications for strategic planning and adaptive plasticity in anuran parental care. Frontiers in Zoology 10:67

STARNBERGER I., POTH D., PERAM P., SCHULZ S., VENCES M., KNUDSEN J., BAREJ M., ROEDEL M.-O., WALZL M., HÖDL W. (2013): Take time to smell the frogs - Vocal sac glands of reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) contain species-specific chemical cocktails. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. doi: 10.1111/bij.12167

PAŠUKONIS A., RINGLER M., BRANDL HANJA B., MANGIONE R., RINGLER E., HÖDL W. (2013): The Homing Frog: High Homing Performance in a Territorial Dendrobatid Frog Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae). Ethology 119: doi: 10.1111/eth.12116

RINGLER E., PAŠUKONIS A., HÖDL W. & RINGLER M. (2013): Characterisation of seven new polymorphic microsatellite loci in the brilliant-thighed poison frog Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae), and their cross-species utility in three other dendrobatoid species. Herpetological Journal 23: 175–178

RINGLER E., PAŠUKONIS A., HÖDL W. & RINGLER M. (2013) Tadpole transport logistics in a Neotropical poison frog: indications for strategic planning and adaptive plasticity in anuran parental care. Frontiers in Zoology 10:67

STARNBERGER I., POTH D., PERAM P., SCHULZ S., VENCES M., KNUDSEN J., BAREJ M., ROEDEL M.-O., WALZL M., HÖDL W. (2013) Take time to smell the frogs - Vocal sac glands of reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) contain species-specific chemical cocktails. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. doi: 10.1111/bij.12167

PAŠUKONIS A., RINGLER M., BRANDL HANJA B., MANGIONE R., RINGLER E., HÖDL W. (2013) The Homing Frog: High Homing Performance in a Territorial Dendrobatid Frog Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae). Ethology 119: doi: 10.1111/eth.12116

RINGLER E., PAŠUKONIS A., HÖDL W. & RINGLER M. (2013) Characterisation of seven new polymorphic microsatellite loci in the brilliant-thighed poison frog Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae), and their cross-species utility in three other dendrobatoid species. Herpetological Journal 23: 175–178

PREININGER D., BOECKLE M., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2013) Divergent Receiver Responses to Components of Multimodal Signals in Two Foot-Flagging Frog Species. PLoS ONE 8(1): e55367. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055367 

LEEB C., HÖDL W., RINGLER M. (2013) A high-quality, self-assembled camera trapping system for the study of terrestrial poikilotherms tested on the Fire Salamander Herpetozoa 25 (3/4): 164-171

PREININGER D., BOECKLE M., FREUDMANN A., STARNBERGER I., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2013) Multimodal signaling in the Small Torrent Frog (Micrixalus saxicola) in a complex acoustic environment. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 67: doi:10.1007/s00265-013-1489-6

SZTATECSNY M., PREININGER D., FREUDMANN A., LORETTO M., MAIER F., HÖDL W. (2012) Don`t get the blues: conspicuous nuptial colouration of male moor frogs (Rana arvalis) supports visual mate recognition in large breeding aggregations. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 66:1587–1593

RINGLER E., ROJAS B., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2012) Characterisation of nine polymorphic microsatellite loci in the dyeing poison frog Dendrobates tinctorius (Dendrobatidae), and their cross-species utility in two other dendrobatoid species. Herpetological Journal 22: 263-265

PREININGER D., WEISSENBACHER A., WAMPULA T., HÖDL W. (2012) The conservation breeding of two foot-flagging frog species from Borneo, Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(3):45-56

RINGLER E., RINGLER M., JEHLE R., HÖDL W. (2012) The Female Perspective of Mating in A. femoralis, a Territorial Frog with Paternal Care - A Spatial and Genetic Analysis. PLoS ONE 7(6): e40237. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040237

GRAFE U., PREININGER D., SZTATECSNY M., KASAH R., DEHLING M., PROKSCH S., HÖDL W. (2012) Multimodal communication in a noisy environment: A case study of the Bornean rock frog Staurois parvus. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37965. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037965

PREININGER D., BOECKLE M., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2013) Divergent Receiver Responses to Components of Multimodal Signals in Two Foot-Flagging Frog Species. PLoS ONE 8(1): e55367. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055367

LEEB C., HÖDL W., RINGLER M. (2013) A high-quality, self-assembled camera trapping system for the study of terrestrial poikilotherms tested on the Fire Salamander Herpetozoa 25 (3/4): 164-171

PREININGER D., BOECKLE M., FREUDMANN A., STARNBERGER I., SZTATECSNY M., HÖDL W. (2013) Multimodal signaling in the Small Torrent Frog (Micrixalus saxicola) in a complex acoustic environment. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 67: doi:10.1007/s00265-013-1489-6

SZTATECSNY M., PREININGER D., FREUDMANN A., LORETTO M., MAIER F., HÖDL W. (2012) Don`t get the blues: conspicuous nuptial colouration of male moor frogs (Rana arvalis) supports visual mate recognition in large breeding aggregations. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 66:1587–1593

RINGLER E., ROJAS B., RINGLER M., HÖDL W. (2012) Characterisation of nine polymorphic microsatellite loci in the dyeing poison frog Dendrobates tinctorius (Dendrobatidae), and their cross-species utility in two other dendrobatoid species. Herpetological Journal 22: 263-265

PREININGER D., WEISSENBACHER A., WAMPULA T., HÖDL W. (2012) The conservation breeding of two foot-flagging frog species from Borneo, Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(3):45-56

RINGLER E., RINGLER M., JEHLE R., HÖDL W. (2012) The Female Perspective of Mating in A. femoralis, a Territorial Frog with Paternal Care - A Spatial and Genetic Analysis. PLoS ONE 7(6): e40237. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040237

GRAFE U., PREININGER D., SZTATECSNY M., KASAH R., DEHLING M., PROKSCH S., HÖDL W. (2012) Multimodal communication in a noisy environment: A case study of the Bornean rock frog Staurois parvus. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37965. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037965

VÉLEZ A, HÖDL W & AMÉZQUITA A (submitted) Sound or silence: Call recognition in the temporal domain by the frog Allobates femoralis.

SCHMIDT BR, HÖDL W & SCHAUB M (submitted): From metamorphosis to maturity in complex life cycles: equal performance of different juvenile life history pathways.

SZTATECSNY M, STRONDL C, BAIERL A, RIES C & HÖDL W (2010) Chin up - are the bright throats of male common frogs a condition-indipendent visual cue? Anim. Behav. 79, 779-786.

DE LUNA G, HÖDL W & AMÉZQUITA A (2010) Colour, size, and movement: the role of visual stimuli in species recognition by males of the frog Allobates femoralis. Anim. Behav. 79: 739-745.

LUGER M, HÖDL W & LÖTTERS S (2009) Site fidelity, home range behaviour and habitat utilization of male harlequin toads (Amphibia: Atelopus hoogmoedi) from Suriname: relevant aspects for conservation breeding. Salamandra 45: 211-218. PDF

SZTATECSNY M & HÖDL W (2009) Can protected mountain areas serve as refuges for declining amphibians? Potential threats of climate change and amphibian chytridiomycosis in an alpine amphibian population (Kirchfeld, Totes Gebirge, Austria). eco.mont 2: 19-24.

AMÉZQUITA A, LIMA A, JEHLE R, CASTELLANOS L, RAMOS Ó, CRAWFORD A & HÖDL W (2009) Calls, colours, shapes, and genes: A multi-trait approach to the study of geographic variation in the Amazonian frog Allobates femoralis. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 826-838. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01324.x

PREININGER D, BÖCKLE M & HÖDL W (2009) Communication in noisy environment II. Visual signaling behavior of male foot-flagging frogs Staurois latopalmatus. Herpetologica 65: 166-173.

BÖCKLE M, PREININGER D & HÖDL W (2009) Communication in noisy environment I. Acoustic signals of Staurois latopalmatus Boulenger 1879. Herpetologica 65: 154-165.

RINGLER M, URSRUNG E & HÖDL W (2009) Site fidelity and patterns of short- and long-term movement in a territorial frog (Allobates femoralis, Dendrobatidae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 63:1281-1293, DOI 10.1007/s00265-009-0793-7.

GOLLMANN G, BENKÖ A & HÖDL W (2009) Release calls of female Bombina bombina (Anura: Bombinatoridae). Acta Herpetologica 4: 113-115.

HÖDL W (2009) „Roborana“. Bioakustische Freilandforschung an Fröschen in Amazonien. bioskop 04_2008: 10-17.

GASSER H, AMÉZQUITA A & HÖDL W (2009) Who is calling? Intraspecific call variation in the aromobatid frog Allobates femoralis. Ethology 115: 596-607.

VOCKENHUBER E, HÖDL W & AMÉZQUITA A (2009) Glassy fathers do matter: Egg attendance enhance embryonic survivorship in the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium valerioi. Journal of Herpetology 43, 340-344.

URSPRUNG E, RINGLER M & HÖDL W (2009) Phonotactic approach pattern in the neotropical frog Allobates femoralis: a spatial and temporal analysis. Behaviour 146: 153-170.

LUGER M, GARNER TWJ, ERNST R, HÖDL W & LÖTTERS L (2008) No evidence for precipitous declines of harlequin frogs (Atelopus) in the Guyanas. Studies on neotropical fauna and environment 43: 177-180.

RIES C, SZTATECSNY M & HÖDL W (2008) Geschlechtsspezifischer Farbwechsel beim Moorfrosch Rana arvalis während der Paarungszeit. In: Glandt, D. & Jehle, R. (Hrsg.): Der Moorfrosch/ The moor frog. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie. Supplement 13: 127-134.

VOCKENHUBER EA, HÖDL W & KARPFEN U (2008) Reproductive behaviour of the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium valerioi (Anura: Centrolenidae) at the tropical stream Quebrada Negra (La Gamba, Costa Rica). Stapfia 88: 335-348.

RIES C, SPAETHE J, SZTATECSNY M, STRONDL C & HÖDL W (2008) Turning blue and ultraviolet: sex-specific colour change during the mating season in the Balkan moor frog. Journal of Zoology doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00456.x Link

JEHLE R, GASSER H, PFUNDER M, AMÉZQUITA A, LIMA AP & HÖDL W (2008) Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for Allobates femoralis, an Amazonian dendrobatid frog. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02304.x Link

SIMOES PI, LIMA AP, MAGNUSSON WE, HÖDL W & AMEZQUITA A (2008) Acoustic and morphological differentiation in the frog Allobates femoralis: relationships with the Upper Madeira River and other potential geological barriers. Biotropica 40: 607-614. doi: 10.1111/j.1744.7429.2008.00416.x

GÖD M, FRANZ A & HÖDL W (2007) The influence of internote-interval variation of the advertisement call on the phonotactic behaviour in male Allobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae). Amphibia - Reptilia 28: 227-234.

PREININGER D, BÖCKLE M & HÖDL W (2007) Comparison of anuran acoustic communities of two habitat types in the Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah, Malaysia. Salamandra 43: 129-138.

JEHLE R, SZTATECSNY M, WOLF JBW, WHITLOCK A, HÖDL W & BURKE T (2007) Genetic dissimilarity predicts paternity in the smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris). Biol. Lett. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2007.0311. Published online.

AMÉZQUITA A, HÖDL W, CASTELLANOS L, LIMA A, ERDTMANN L. & DE ARAÚJO MC (2006): Masking interference and the evolution of the acoustic communication system of the Amazonian poison frog Epipedobates femoralis. Evolution 60: 1874-1887.

SZTATECSNY M, JEHLE R, BURKE T & HÖDL W (2006) Female polyandry under male harassment: the case of the common toad (Bufo bufo). J. Zool. 270: 517-522.

HIRSCHMANN W & HÖDL W (2006) Visual signaling in Phrynobatrachus krefftii Boulenger, 1909 (Anura: Ranidae). Herpetologica 62: 18-27.

LIMA AP, MAGNUSSON WE, MENIN M, ERDTMANN LK, RODRIGUES DJ, KELLER C & HÖDL W (2006) Guia de sapos da Reserva Adolpho Ducke - Amazônia Central (Guide to the frogs of Reserva Adolpho Ducke - Central Amazonia). Attema - Manaus. 168 pp.

AMÈZQUITA A, CASTELLANOS L & HÖDL W (2005) Auditory matching of male Epipedobates femoralis (Anura: Dendrobatidae) under field conditions. Anim. Behav. 70: 1377-1386.

NARINS P, GRABUL D, SOMA KK, GAUCHER P & HÖDL W (2005) Cross-modal integration in a dart-poison frog. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 102: 2425-2429.

HÖDL W, AMÈZQUITA A & NARINS P (2004): The rôle of call frequency and the auditory papillae in male phonotactic behaviour in the dart-poison frog Epipedobates femoralis (Dendrobatidae). J. Comp. Physiol. A 190: 823-829.

AMÈZQUITA A & HÖDL W (2004) How, when, and where to perform visual displays? The case of the Amazonian frog Hyla parviceps. Herpetologica 60: 20-29.

EDER E & HÖDL W (2003) Catalogus Novus Fauna Austriae, No.1. Die Groß-Branchiopoden Österreichs, Crustacea: Branchiopoda excl. Cladocera. Biosystematics and Ecology Series No. 20, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. 56 pp.

NARINS PM, HÖDL W & GRABUL DS (2003) Bimodal signal requisite for agonistic behaviour in a Dart-poison frog. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 100: 577-580.

SCHIESARI L, GORDO M & HÖDL W (2003) Treeholes as calling, breeding, and developmental sites for the Amazonian canopy frog, Phrynohyas resinifictrix (Hylidae). Copeia 2003: 263-272.

ELLINGER N & HÖDL W (2003) Habitat acoustics of a neotropical lowland forest. Bioacoustics 13: 297-321.

EDER E & HÖDL W (2002) Large freshwater branchiopods in Austria: diversity, threats, and conservational status. In: Escobar-Briones, E. & F. Alvarez (Eds.): Modern approaches to the study of Crustacea: 281-290.

STREISSL F & HÖDL W (2002) Habitat and shelter requirements of the Stone crayfish, Austropotamobius torrentium Schrank. - Hydrobiologia 477: 195-199.

STREISSL F & HÖDL W (2002) Growth, morphometrics, size at maturity, sexual dimorphism and condition index of Austropotamobius torrentium Schrank. - Hydrobiologia 477: 201-208.

JUNGFER K-H & HÖDL W (2002) A new species of Osteocephalus from Ecuador and a redescription of O. leprieurii (Duméril & Bibron, 1841) (Anura: Hylidae). – Amphibia-Reptilia 23: 21-46.

ELLINGER N, SCHLATTE G, JEROME N & HÖDL W (2001) Habitat use and activity patterns of the neotropical arboreal lizard Tropidurus (=Uracentronazureus werneri (Tropiduridae). J. Herpetology 35: 395-402.

HÖDL W & AMÈZQUITA A (2001) Visual signalling in anuran amphibians. In: Anuran communication (M. Ryan, ed.). Smithsonian Inst. Press. Washington, pp. 121-141.

JEHLE, R & ARNTZEN, J.W. & BURKE, T. & KRUPA, A. & HÖDL, W. (2001): The annual number of breeding adults and the effective population size of syntopic newts (Triturus cristatus, T. marmoratus). Molecular Ecology 10, 839 - 850.

EDER, E, RICHTER S & GOTTWALD R & HÖDL W (2000) First record of Limnadia lenticularis males in Europe (Branchiopoda: Conchostraca). - J. Crust. Biol. 20, 657-662

PRÖHL H & HÖDL W (1999) Parental investment, potential reproductive rates and mating system in the strawberry dart-poison frog, Dendrobates pumilio. - Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 46, 215-220.

JEHLE R & HÖDL W (1998) PITs versus patterns: a field study on potential effects of transponders on recapture rate and body condition of Danube crested newts (Triturus dobrogicus) and common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus). - The Herpetological Journal 8, 181-186.

EDER E,  HÖDL W & GOTTWALD R (1997) Distribution and phenology of large branchiopods in Austria. - Hydrobiologia 359, 13-22.

HADDAD CFB & HÖDL W (1997) A new reproductive mode in anurans: bubble nest in Chiasmocleis leucosticta (Microhylidae). - Copeia 1997, 585-588.

HÖDL W & EDER E (1996) Rediscovery of the Clam Shrimps Leptestheria dahalacensis and Eoleptestheria ticinensis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata): an overview on presence and conservation of Conchostraca in Austria. - Hydrobiologia 318, 203-206.

JEHLE R, HÖDL W & THONKE A (1995) Structure and dynamics of Central European amphibian populations: a comparison between Triturus dobrogicus (Amphibia, Urodela) and Pelobates fuscus (Amphibia, Anura). - Australian Journal of Ecology 20, 362-366.

HÖDL W & FRIMMEL M (1992) Aktuelle Entwaldungsursachen und Perspektiven standortgerechter Landnutzung in Amazonien. - Journal für Entwicklungspolitik 8, 267-284.

HÖDL W (1992) Reproductive behaviour in the neotropical foam-nesting frog Pleurodema diplolistris (Leptodactylidae). - Amphibia-Reptilia 13, 263-274.

HÖDL W (1990) Reproductive diversity in Amazonian lowland frogs. - Fortschritte d. Zoologie 38, 41-60.

HÖDL W (1990) An analysis of foam nest construction in the neotropical frog Physalaemus ephippifer (Leptodactylidae). Copeia, 1990, 527-534.

GOLLMANN G,  ROTH P, HÖDL W (1988) Hybridization between the fire-bellied toads Bombina bombina and Bombina variegata in the karst regions of Slovakia and Hungary: morphological and allozyme evidence. - J.evol.Biol. l, 3-14.

HÖDL W & GOLLMANN G (1986) Distress calls in neotropical frogs. - Amphibia-Reptilia 7, 11-21.

ZIMMERMAN B & HÖDL W (1983) Distinction of Phrynohyas resinifictrix (GOELDI, 1907) from Phrynohyas venulosa (LAURENTI, 1768) based on acoustical and behavioural parameters. - Zool.Anz., Jena 211, 341-353.

HÖDL W & GASCHE J (1982) Indian agriculture as exemplified by a Secoya village on the Rio Yubineto in Peru. - Apl.Geogr.Dev. 20, 20-31.

HÖDL W (1977) Call differences and calling site segregation in Anuran species from Central Amazonian floating meadows. - Oecologia (Berl.) 28, 351-363.

HÖDL W (1975) Die Entwicklung der spektralen Empfindlichkeit der Netzhaut von Bombina, Hyla, Pelobates und Rana. - Zool.Jb.Physiol. 79, 173-203.


Publications - Workgroup Hödl

BÖHM S. (2013) Notes on Short-Term Movements and Dietary Spectrum of the Twist-Necked Turtle,  Platemys platycephala (Testudines: Chelidae) in the Nouragues Reserve, French Guyana. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 12(1):112-118.


Talks - Walter Hödl

18.11.2013
Von den schwimmenden Wiesen Amazoniens zu den Urwaldbächen der Western Ghats - 40 Jahre zoologische Forschung in den Tropen. (BRgORg 15 Henriettenplatz, Wien)

11.11.2013
 Why Pararé? - The Femoralis Project at French Guyana (DK- Field trip to French Guiana 2013, PhD-Program Cognition and Communication, Palais Clam Gallas, Wien)

07.11.2013
Multimodale Signalgebung bei Fröschen - zur Entstehungsgeschichte eines neuen Lehrbuchkapitels. (Erzbischöfliche Gymnasium Hollabrunn)

15.10.2013
Elektrizität in der Tierwelt (PFL Lehrgang, Schlaining-Burgenland)

25.09.2013
Frösche in Werbung und Wissenschaft – Imagewandel einer heute bedrohten Tiergruppe. (Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien)

10.09.2013
From uni- to multimodal signaling: towards an integrative view on anuran communication. (plenary talk, 14th  International Bioacoustics Congress 2013, Brasilien)

04.09.2013
Signal evolution in anuran amphibians. (Universität of Jyväskylä, Finnland)

23.08.2013
From single field observations to a model species – confessions of a taxon-orientated field biology.  (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn) 

11.06.2013
Urzeitkrebse in Österreich: Biologie, Gefährdung und Schutz ( Zoologisch- ökologisches Seminar, Boku, Wien)

25.05.2013
Das Engagement österreichischer Forschungseinrichtungen in der Neotropis- eine Zusammenschau der letzten 50 Jahre (Lateinamerikainstitut 29. Jahrestagung der österreichischen Lateinamerikaforschung in Strobel am Wolfgangsee)

23.05.2013
Wie sich Frösche unterhalten – Warum manche Quaxis quaken und andere nicht (KPH-Krems)

18.05.2013
Frösche in Werbung und Wissenschaft (Die Garten Tulln)

03.04.2013
Von den schwimmenden Wiesen Amazoniens zu den Urwaldbächen der Western Ghats - 40 Jahre zoologische Forschung in den Tropen. (GTÖ Tagung 2013, Wien) 


Talks - Workgroup Hödl

24.08.2013
Ringler M., Hödl W. & Ringler E.: Individual genetic tracking to assess amphibian dispersal: an island experiment in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis. (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn)

23.08.2013
Pasukonis A. & Hödl W.: The homing frog: orientation and homing behaviour in a territorial dendrobatid forg Allobates femoralis. (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn)  

23.08.2013
Ringler E., Pasukonis A., Erich M., Hödl W. & Ringler M.: Tadpole transport logistics in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis. (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn)  

23.08.2013
Starnberger I., Poth D., Schulz S., Vences M., Knudsen J., Barej M.F., Rödel M.-O., Walzl M. & Hödl W.: Take time to smell the frogs – vocal sac glands of reed frogs contain chemical cues on species identity. 

23.08.2013
Rausch A., Sztatecsny M., Ringler E., Jehle R. & Hödl W.: Sometimes bigger is better: the role of body size, nuptial colouriaton and parental relatedness for paternity success in moor frogs (Rana arvalis). (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn) 


Abstracts

Hödl. W.: Von den schwimmenden Wiesen Amazoniens zu den Urwaldbächen der Western Ghats - 40 Jahre zoologische Forschung in den Tropen. (Tropical organisms and ecosystems in a changing world- GTÖ Tagung 2013, Wien) 

Mangold A., Trenkwalder K., Hödl W., Ringler M. & Ringler E.: The genetic mating system of Hyalinobatrachium valerioi. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Trenkwalder K., Mangold A., Hödl W., Ringler M. & Ringler E.: Genetic connectivity of (meta-) populations in Hyalinobatrachium valerioi. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Erich M., Ringler M., Hödl W. & Ringler E.: Bet-hedging in tadpole deposition in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Starnberger I., Poth D., Schulz S., Vences M., Knudsen J., Barej M.F., Rödel M.-O., Walzl M. & Hödl W.: Take time to smell the frogs – vocal sac glands of reed frogs contain chemical cues on species identity. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Ringler M., Hödl W. & Ringler E.: Individual genetic tracking to assess amphibian dispersal: an island experiment in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Ringler E., Pasukonis A., Erich M., Hödl W. & Ringler M.: Tadpole transport logistics in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Rausch A., Sztatecsny M., Ringler E., Jehle R. & Hödl W.: Sometimes bigger is better: the role of body size, nuptial colouriaton and parental relatedness for paternity success in moor frogs (Rana arvalis). (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Pasukonis A. & Hödl W.: The homing frog: orientation and homing behaviour in a territorial dendrobatid forg Allobates femoralis. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Hödl W.: From simple field observations to a model species – confessions of a taxon-orientated field biologist. (Programme & Abstracts SEH 2013, University of Pannonia- Veszprém, Ungarn) 

Hödl W., Preininger D. & Starnberger I.: From uni- to multimodal signaling: towards an integrative view on anuran communication. (14th International Bioacoustics Congress 2013, Brasilien)


Poster Presentations

25.08.2013
Erich M., Ringler M., Hödl W. & Ringler E.: Bet-hedging in tadpole deposition in the Neotropical frog Allobates femoralis

25.08.2013
Mangold A., Trenkwalder K., Hödl W., Ringler M. & Ringler E.: The genetic mating system of Hyalinobatrachium valerioi. (17. Europäischer Herpetologenkongress 22.-27.08.2013, Veszprém, Ungarn)  

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