Publications

27.04.2021
 

Fine structure of the epicuticular secretion coat and associated glands of Pedipalpi and Palpigradi (Arachnida)

12.04.2021
 

New Paper in BMC Ecology and Evolution

Three in one: evolution of viviparity, coenocytic placenta and polyembryony in cyclostome bryozoans

09.04.2021
 

New Paper in BioInvasions Records

The freshwater bryozoan Pectinatella magnifica (Leidy, 1851) in the Austrian Danube: first evidence in the Upper Danube basin.

05.04.2021
 

New Paper in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Single individual structural variant detection uncovers widespread hemizygosity in molluscs

24.03.2021
 

New Paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

A reversal in sensory processing accompanies ongoing ecological divergence and speciation in Rhagoletis pomonella.

23.03.2021
 

New Paper in Molecular Biology and Evolution

The evolution of Sox gene repertoires and regulation of segmentation in arachnids.

13.03.2021
 

New Paper in Journal of Anatomy

Digital dissection of the head of the frogs Calyptocephalella gayi and Leptodactylus pentadactylus with emphasis on the feeding apparatus

08.03.2021
 

New Paper in Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research

A revision of the ctenostome bryozoan family Pherusellidae, with description of two new species

06.03.2021
 

New Paper in Journal of Morphology

Morphology of ctenostome bryozoans: 4. Pierrella plicata

12.02.2021
 

New Paper in Journal of Morphology

Morphology of ctenostome bryozoans: 3. Elzerina, Flustrellidra, Bockiella

11.02.2021
 

Non‑collinear Hox gene expression in bivalves and the evolution of morphological novelties in mollusks

03.02.2021
 

New Paper in Herpetozoa

Demography and spatial activity of fire salamanders, Salamandra salamandra (Linnaeus, 1758), in two contrasting habitats in the Vienna Woods

22.01.2021
 

New Paper in Scientific Reports

Identifying the true number of specimens of the extinct blue antelope (Hippotragus leucophaeus)

21.01.2021
 

New Paper in Journal of Anatomy

Selection on vocal output affects laryngeal morphology in rats

19.01.2021
 

New Paper in Insects

Relicts from Glacial Times: The Ground Beetle Pterostichus adstrictus Eschscholtz, 1823 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Austrian Alps

08.01.2021
 

New Paper in Scientific Reports

First evidence of virus-like particles in the bacterial symbionts of Bryozoa

30.12.2020
 

Pollination biology and taxonomy of some species out of the Ophrys fusca-lutea group in Sicily (Orchidaceae).

18.12.2020
 

New paper in Acta Zoologica Bulgarica

The Alien Pond Slider Trachemys scripta (Thunberg in Schoepff, 1792) in Bulgaria: Future Prospects for an Established and Reproducing Invasive Species

25.11.2020
 

The tracheal system of scutigeromorph centipedes and the evolution of respiratory systems of myriapods

23.11.2020
 

Phylum Bryozoa

in Handbook of Zoology

11.11.2020
 

New Paper in Zoological Letters

Morphology of Stephanella hina (Bryozoa, Phylactolaemata): common phylactolaemate and unexpected, unique characters

09.11.2020
 

New paper in Cladistics

Phylogeny of Lithobiidae Newport, 1844, with emphasis on the megadiverse genus Lithobius Leach, 1814 (Myriapoda, Chilopoda)

04.11.2020
 

New paper in BMC Evolutionary Biology

Four myriapod relatives – but who are sisters? No end to debates on relationships among the four major myriapod subgroups

03.11.2020
 

Radio broadcast: Radiokolleg

Damenwahl

29.10.2020
 

Ancestral Role of Ecdysis-Related Neuropeptides in Animal Life Cycle Transitions.

06.10.2020
 

Radio broadcast: Vom Leben der Natur

Zwischen Kaukasus und Donaudelta

03.10.2020
 

New paper in Journal of Morphology

Morphology of ctenostome bryozoans: 1. Arachnidium fibrosum

30.09.2020
 

New paper in Herpetozoa

Crepuscular and Nocturnal Activity of the Nose-Horned Viper, Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) Is More Common than Previously Reported

29.09.2020
 

New paper in Animal Biology

Mating behavior and spermatophore morphology of the whip scorpion Typopeltis dalyi Pocock, 1900 (Uropygi, Thelyphonida).

21.09.2020
 

New paper in Journal of Morphology

Morphology of ctenostome bryozoans: 2. Haywardozoon pacificum, with implications of the phylogenetic position of the genus.

24.08.2020
 

New Paper in Biological Control

Innate and learned responses of foraging predatory mites to polar and non-polar fractions of thrips’ chemical cues.

21.08.2020
 

The trade-off between adult size and development time due to different feeding regimes in the scorpion Tityus neibae.

09.08.2020
 

New paper in Molecules

Analyses of Skin Secretions of Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) (Reptilia: Serpentes), with Focus on the Complex Compounds and Their Possible Role in...

03.08.2020
 

New paper in Parasitology

Unravelling the hidden biodiversity – the establishment of DNA barcodes of fish-parasitizing Acanthocephala Koehlreuther, 1771 in view of taxonomic...

23.07.2020
 

Mammals of Europe - Past, Present, and Future.

08.07.2020
 

New paper in PLOS Biology

Principles for creating a single authoritative list of the world’s species.

03.07.2020
 

Fairyfly genus Camptoptera Foerster (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Mymaridae) in India and Sri Lanka, with descriptions of eleven new species.

03.07.2020
 

Ophrys eretriae, a new species of the Ophrys mammosa complex of the island of Euboea (Greece)

03.07.2020
 

Ophrys dimidiata, a hitherto undescribed species of the Ophrys tenthredinifera complex in Crete (Orchidaceae).

30.06.2020
 

New paper in Ecologia Balcanica

Habitat Selection of ‘Mad Cocks’ of the Western Capercaillies Tetrao urogallus (Galliformes: Phasianidae) from the Fringe of the Range: A Case Study...

24.06.2020
 

New paper in Frontiers in Zoology

Within-family plasticity of nervous system architecture in Syllidae (Annelida, Errantia).

16.06.2020
 

O anus, where art thou? An investigation of ctenostome bryozoans.

11.06.2020
 

Morphology and life cycle of an epiphytic pherusellid ctenostome bryozoan from the Mediterranean Sea.

13.05.2020
 

Experience shapes accuracy in territorial decision-making in a poison frog.

11.05.2020
 

Review of the reproductive behavior and spermatophore morphology in the whip spider genus Heterophrynus Pocock, 1894 (Arachnida, Amblypygi), with...

07.05.2020
 

New Paper in Entomologica Austriaca

Fruit-feeding behavior of the butterfly Consul fabius (Charaxinae, Nymphalidae, Lepidoptera).

17.04.2020
 

Reproductive behavior drives female space use in a sedentary Neotropical frog.

03.03.2020
 

Nanoscopic X-ray tomography for correlative microscopy of a small meiofaunal sea-cucumber.