The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

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Publications of the staff


Espeland, M., Breinholt, J. W., Barbosa, E. P., Casagrande, M. M., Huertas, B., Lamas, G., Marín, M. A., Mielke, O. H. H., Miller, J. Y., Nakahara, S., Tan, D., Warren, A. D., Zacca, T., Kawahara, A. Y., Freitas, A. V. L., Willmott, K. R. (2019): Four hundred shades of brown: Higher level phylogeny of the problematic Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) based on hybrid enrichment data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 131: 116-124.
Hutterer, R., Töpfer, T. (2019): Dioramas of marine bird colonies: history, design and educational importance. - In: Scheersoi, A., Tunnicliffe, S.D. (eds.): Natural history dioramas - Traditional exhibits for current educational themes - science educational aspects. - Springer (Cham). pp. 69-87.
Mousavi-Sabet, H., Vatandoust, S., Geiger, M. F., Freyhof, J. (2019): Paracobitis abrishamchiani, a new crested loach from the southern Caspian Sea basin (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). - Zootaxa 4545 (3): 375–388.


Schär, S., Eastwood, R., Arnaldi, K., Talavera, G., Kaliszewska, Z., Boyle, J., Espeland, M., Nash, D., Vila, R., Pierce, N. (2018): Ecological specialisation is associated with genetic structure in the ant-associated butterfly family Lycaenidae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285 (1886): 20181158
Nakahara, S., Zacca, T., Huertas, B., Neild, A. F. E. , Hall, J. P. W., Lamas, G., Hollian, L.A., Espeland, M., Willmott K. R. (2018): Remarkable sexual dimorphism, rarity and cryptic species: a revision of the ‘aegrota species group’ of the Neotropical butterfly genus Caeruleuptychia Forster, 1964 with the description of three new species (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 49 (2): 130-182
Norrbom, A.L. Barr, N.B., Kerr, P., and Mengual, X. 2018. Case 3772 – Anastrepha Schiner, 1868 (Insecta, Diptera, Tephritidae): Proposed precedence over Toxotrypana Gerstaecker, 1860. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 75, 165–169.
Pauli, T. , Castillo‐Cajas, R. F., Rosa, P. , Kukowka, S. , Berg, A. , van den Berghe, E. , Fornoff, F. , Hopfenmüller, S. , Niehuis, M. , Peters, R. S., Staab, M. , Strumia, F. , Tischendorf, S. , Schmitt, T. and Niehuis, O. (2018). Phylogenetic analysis of cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae) reveals a partially artificial classification at the genus level and a species‐rich clade of bee parasitoids. Systematic Entomolology. doi:10.1111/syen.12323
Wilbrandt J, Misof B, Panfilio KA, and Niehuis O: How suitable are automatically inferred gene models for uncovering taxon-specific gene structural differences in gene repertoires? Genome Biology: subm.
Schmidt-Loske, K. (2018): Die Reisebeschreibungen und Tagebücher Hermann Müllers - eine Übersicht. - In: Kaasch, M., Kaasch, J., Himmel, T. K. D. (Hg.): Biologie in der DDR. beiträge zur 24. Jahrestagung der DGGTB in Greifswald 2015. - Verhandlungen zur Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie 20: 251-256.
Zacca, T., Casagrande, M. M., Mielke, O. H., Huertas, B., Barbosa, E. P., Freitas, A. V. L., Margaldi, L. M., Espeland M, et al.(2018): Systematics of the butterfly genus Cissia Doubleday, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) using an integrative approach. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny 76 (2): 349-376
Pauli, T., Burt, T., Meusemann, K, Bayless, K,. Donath, A., Podsiadlowski, L., Mayer, C., Kozlov, A., Vasilikopoulos, A., Liu, S., Zhou, X., Yeates, D., Misof, B., Peters, R.S., and Mengual, X. (2018): New data, same story: phylogenomics does not support Syrphoidea (Diptera: Syrphidae, Pipunculidae). Systematic Entomology 43(3), 447–459.
Sann, M., Niehuis, O., Peters, R.S., Mayer, C., Kozlov, A., Podsiadlowski, L., Bank, S., Meusemann, K., Misof, B., Bleidorn, C., Ohl, M. (2018): Phylogenomic analysis of Apoidea sheds new light on the sister group of bees. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18(1), 71.
Nakahara, S., Willmott, K. R., Mielke, O. H. H., Schwartz, J., Zacca, T., Espeland, M., Lamas, G.( 2018): Seven new taxa from the butterfly subtribe Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with revisional notes on Harjesia Forster, 1964 and Pseudeuptychia Forster, 1964. Insecta Mundi 0639: 1-38.
Espeland, M., Breinholt, J., Willmott, K.R., Warren, A.D., Vila, R., Toussaint, E.F.A., Maunsell. S.C. et al.( 2018): A Comprehensive and dated phylogenomic analysis of butterflies. Current Biology 28 (5): 770-778.e5
Mengual, X. 2018. A new species of Ischiodon Sack (Diptera, Syrphidae) from Madagascar. African Invertebrates 59(1), 55–73.
Hilgers, L., Herder, F., Hadiaty, R. K., Pfaender, J. (2018) Alien attack: Trophic interactions of flowerhorn cichlids with endemics of ancient Lake Matano (Sulawesi, Indonesia). Evolutionary Ecology Research, 19
Hadrava, J., Mengual, X., Škorpík, M., and Tkoč, M. 2018. New records of flies (Insecta: Diptera) from the Podyjí National Park, Czech Republic, with special focus on hoverflies (Syrphidae). Klapalekiana 54, 5–13.
Arcaya, E., Mengual, X., Pérez-Bañón, C., and Rojo, S. 2018. Biological aspects of Pseudodoros clavatus (Fabricius) (Diptera: Syrphidae) fed with the black legume aphid Aphis craccivora Koch (Hemiptera: Aphididae). IDESIA, 36, N° 2: 269-274.
Werner, J., Peters, R.S. (2018): Taxonomic revision of the genus Oodera Westwood, 1874 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae, Cleonyminae), with description of ten new species. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 63, 73.
Schmidt-Loske, K., Prüßmann-Zemper, H., Wirth, B. (Hg.) (in press): Maria Sybilla Merian. Briefe von 1682 bis 1712. Acta Biohistorica Bd. 20. Basilisken-Presse im Verlag Natur + Text. 100 pp.


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