The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Publications of the ZFMK staff


Barrio Amorós, C. L., Costales, M., Vieira, J., Osterman, E., Kaiser, H., Arteaga, A. (2020): Back from extinction: rediscovery of the harlequin toad Atelopus mindoensis Peters, 1973 in Ecuador. - Herpetology Notes 13: 325-328.
Bernardes, M., Le, M. D., Nguyen, T. Q., Pham, C. T., Pham, A. V., Nguyen, T. T., Rödder, D., et al. (2020): Integrative taxonomy reveals three new taxa within the Tylototriton asperrimus complex (Caudata, Salamandridae) from Vietnam. - ZooKeys 935: 121–164;
Buschbacher, K., Ahrens, D., Espeland, M., Steinhage, V. (2020): Image-based species identification of wild bees using convolutional neural networks - Ecological Informatics 55: 101017
Denzer, W., Campbell, P. D., Manthey, U., Glässer-Trobisch, A., Koch, A. (2020): Dragons in neglect: Taxonomic revision of the Sulawesi sailfin lizards of the genus Hydrosaurus Kaup, 1828 (Squamata, Agamidae). - Zootaxa 4747 (2): 275–301;
Dömel, J.S., Dietz, L., Macher, T.-H., Rozenberg, A., Mayer, C., Spaak, J.M., Melzer, R.R., Leese, F., 2020. Analyzing drivers of speciation in the Southern Ocean using the sea spider species complex Colossendeis megalonyx as a test case. Polar Biol.
D’Cruze, N., Harrington, L. A., Assou, D., Ronfot, D., Macdonald, D. W., Segniagbeto, G. H., Auliya, M. (2020): Searching for snakes: ball python hunting in southern Togo, West Africa. - Nature Conservation 38: 13–36;
D’Cruze, N., Paterson, S., Green, J., Megson, D., Warwick, C., Coulthard, E., Norrey, J., Auliya, M., et al. (2020): Dropping the Ball? The Welfare of Ball Pythons Traded in the EU and North America. - Animals 2020, 10, 413; doi:10.3390/ani10030413
Eberle, J., Ahrens, D., Mayer, C., Niehuis, O., Misof, B., 2020. A Plea for Standardized Nuclear Markers in Metazoan DNA Taxonomy. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.
Fatemeh Maniei, Marianne Espeland, Mohammad Movahedi, Heike Wägele (2020). Description of a new Peronia species (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Onchidiidae) from Iran, Persian Gulf. Zootaxa, 4758 (3): 501–531
Green, J., Coulthard, E., Megson, D., Norrey, J., Norrey, L., Rowntree, J. K., Bates, J., ... , Auliya, M., et al. (2020): Blind Trading: A Literature Review of Research Addressing the Welfare of Ball Pythons in the Exotic Pet Trade. - Animals 2020, 10(2), 193;
Huber BA. 2020. Revision of the spider genus Hoplopholcus Kulczyński (Araneae, Pholcidae). Zootaxa 4726: 1–94.
Lawson, J. M., Pollom, R. A., Gordon, C. A., Barker, J., Meyers, E. K. M., Zidowitz, H., Ellis, J. R., et al. (2020): Extinction risk and conservation of critically endangered angel sharks in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. - ICES Journal of Marine Science, 77: 12–29; doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz222
Short, M., Vahtera, V., Wesener, T., Golovatch, S. I. (2020): The millipede family Polyxenidae (Diplopoda, Polyxenida) in the faunas of the Crimean Peninsula and Caucasus, with notes on other European Polyxenidae. Zootaxa 4772 (2): 306–332.
Moritz, L., Koch, M. (2020): No Tömösváry organ in flat backed millipedes (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). In: Korsós Z, Dányi L (Eds) Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Myriapodology, Budapest, Hungary. ZooKeys 930: 103–115.
Phillips, A., Töpfer, T., Böhning-Gaese, K., Fritz, S. (2020): Rates of ecomorphological trait evolution in passerine birds are independent of clade age. - Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 129: 543-557.
Prieto Ramirez, A. M., Röhler, L., Cord, A. F., Pe’er. G., Rödder, D., Henle, K. (2020): Differential effects of habitat loss on occupancy patterns of the eastern green lizard Lacerta viridis at the core and periphery of its distribution range. - PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229600;
Roitberg, E. S., Orlova, V. F., Bulakhova, N. A., Kuranova, V. N., Eplanova, G. V., Zinenko, O. I., Arribas, O., ... , Hofmann, S., ... , Böhme, W. (2020): Variation in body size and sexual size dimorphism in the most widely ranging lizard: testing the effects of reproductive mode and climate. - Ecology and Evolution, 2020: 001-21; doi: 10.1002/ece3.6077
Samarasinghe, D. J. S., Koch, A., Harikrishnan, S., Manamendra-Arachchi, K., Chandi, M. (2020): On the taxonomy and distribution of Varanus salvator andamanensis Deraniyagala, 1944 (Reptilia: Varanidae), including a redescription of the type specimens and a discussion about its allopatric co-occurrence with V. s. macromaculatus on the Nicobar Islands. - Zootaxa 4743 (1): 061–074
Schucht, P. J., Rühr, P. T., Geier, B., Glaw, F., Lambertz, M. (2020): Armored with skin and bone: A combined histological and μCT ‐study of the exceptional integument of the Antsingy leaf chameleon Brookesia perarmata (Angel, 1933). Journal of Morphology (Early View).
Schweizer, M., Etzbauer, C., Shirihai, H ., Töpfer, T., Kirwan, G.M. (2020): A molecular analysis of the mysterious Vaurie’s Nightjar Caprimulgus centralasicus yields fresh insight into its taxonomic status. – Journal of Ornithology.


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