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International publications (peer reviewed) of the group members


Cheng F, Dennis AB, Baumann O, Kirschbaum F, Abdelilah-Seyfried S, Tiedemann R (2024) Gene and allele specific expression underlying the electric signal divergence in African weakly electric fish. Molecular Biology and Evolution 41, msae021.

Amen R, Havenstein K, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2024) Diet in phenotypically divergent sympatric species of African weakly electric fish (genus: Campylomormyrus) – a hybrid capture/HTS metabarcoding approach. Molecular Ecology 33, e17248.

Tebbe J, Havenstein K, Forcada J, Tiedemann R, Caspers B, Hoffman JI (2024) No evidence for a role of MHC class II genotype in the chemical encoding of heterozygosity and relatedness in Antarctic fur seals. Proceedings of the Royal Society London, Series B 291, 20232519.

Autenrieth M, Havenstein K, De Cahsan B, Canitz J, Benke H, Roos A, Pampoulie C, Sigurðsson GM, Siebert U, Olsen MT, Biard V, Heide-Jørgensen MP, Öztürk AA, Öztürk B, Lawson JW, Tiedemann R (2024) Genome-wide analysis of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) indicates isolation-by-distance across the North Atlantic and potential local adaptation in adjacent waters. Conservation Genetics 25, 563-584.

Tiedemann R, Riesch R, Tomowski M, Havenstein K, Schlupp J, Berbel-Filho WM, Schlupp I (2024) Genetic and phenotypic diversification in a widespread fish, the Sailfin molly (Poecilia latipinna). BMC Ecology and Evolution, in press.

Stankowski S, Asher DC, Satokangas I, Lerch B, Rolland J, Smadja C, Segami Marzal C, Cooney C, Feulner P,  Domingos F, North H, Yamaguchi R, Butlin R, Wolf J, Coughlan J, Heidbreder P, Hernández-Gutiérrez R, Barnard-Kubow K, Peede D, Rancilhac L, Brincalepe Salvador R,  Thompson K, Stacy E,  Moyle L, Garlovsky M, Maulana A, Kantelinen A, Cacho I, Schneemann H, Domínguez M, Dopman E, Lohse K, Rometsch S, Comeault A, Merrill R,  Scordato E, Singhal S, Pärssinen V, Lackey A, Kumar S, Meier J, Barton N, Fraïsse C, Ravinet M, Kulmuni J (2024) Toward the integration of speciation research. Evolutionary Journal of the Linnean Society 3, 1-24.


Caioni G, Merola C, Bertolucci C, Lucon-Xiccato T, Savaşçı BB, Massimi M, Colasante M, Fioravanti G, Cacciola NA, Ippoliti R, d’Angelo M, Perugini M, Benedetti E (2023) Early-life exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of triclocarban impairs ocular development in zebrafish larvae. Chemosphere 324, 138348.

Celemín E, Autenrieth M, Roos A, Pawliczka I, Quintela M, Lindstrøm U, Benke H, Siebert U, Lockyer C, Berggren P, Özturk AA, Özturk B, Lesage V, Tiedemann R (2023) Evolutionary history and seascape genomics of Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) across environmental gradients in the North Atlantic and adjacent waters. Molecular Ecology Resources, in press.

Bocaccio H, Domínguez M, Mahler B, Reboreda JC, Mindlin G (2023) Identification of dialects and individuals of globally threatened yellow cardinals using neural networks. Ecological Informatics 78, 102372.

Kiemel K, Weithoff G, Tiedemann R (2023) DNA metabarcoding reveals impact of local recruitment, dispersal, and hydroperiod on assembly of a zooplankton metacommunity. Molecular Ecology 32, 6190–6209.

Tomowski M, Lozada-Gobilard S, Jeltsch F, Tiedemann R (2023) Recruitment and migration patterns reveal a key role for seed banks in the meta-population dynamics of an aquatic plant. Scientific Reports 13, 11269.

Cheng F, Dennis AB, Osuoha JI, Canitz J, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2023) A new genome assembly of an African weakly electric fish (Campylomormyrus compressirostris, Mormyridae) indicates rapid gene family evolution in Osteoglossomorpha. BMC Genomics 24, 129.

Kyalo-Omamo M, Junginger A, Krueger J, Epp LS, Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Rohland S, Trauth MH, Tiedemann R (2023) Sedimentary ancient DNA of rotifers reveals responses to 200 years of climate change in two Kenyan crater lakes. Freshwater Biology 68, 1894-1916.

Parry V, Kiemel K, Pawlak J, Eccard J, Tiedemann R, Weithoff G (2023) Drivers of zooplankton dispersal in a pond metacommunity. Hydrobiologia, in press.

Taguchi M, Goto M, Matsuoka K, Tiedemann R, Pastene LA (2023) Population genetic structure of Bryde’s whales (Balaenoptera brydei) on the central and western North Pacific feeding grounds. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 80, 142-155.

Fracas P, Rojas Ripari JM, Mahler B, Domínguez M (2023) Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata males respond more strongly to local than to foreign dialects. Ibis 165, 1318-1330.

Carlström J, Carlén I, Dähne M, Hammond PS, Koschinski S, Owen K, Sveegaard S, Tiedemann R (2023) Phocoena phocoena (Baltic Sea subpopulation). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2023, e.T17031A50370773.

Inäbnit T, Tiedemann R, Dennis AB (2023) Molecular species delimitation and morphometry in the Melampus bidentatus (Panpulmonata, Ellobiidae) cryptic species complex. Bulletin of the Society of Systematic Biologists 2, 2.

Müller-Belecke A, Wedekind H, Rösch R, Fey D, Füllner G, Tiedeman R, Kohlmann K (2023) Status und genetische Vielfalt von Salmoniden-Zuchtbeständen in Deutschland. Zeitschrift für Fischerei 3,  9.


Foerster V, Asrat A, Bronk Ramsey C, Brown E, Chapot M, Deino A, Duesing W, Grove M, Hahn A, Junginger A, Kaboth-Bahr S, Lane C, Opitz S, Noren A, Roberts H, Stockhecke M, Tiedemann R, Vidal C, Vogelsang R, Cohen A, Lamb H, Schaebitz F, Trauth M (2022) Pleistocene climate variability in eastern Africa influenced hominin evolution. Nature Geoscience 15, 805-811.

Hagberg L, Celemín E, Irisarri I, Hawlitschek O, Bella JL, Mott T, Pereira RJ (2022) Extensive introgression at late stages of species formation: Insights from grasshopper hybrid zones. Molecular Ecology 31, 2384-2399.

Kiemel K, Gurke M, Paraskevopoulou S, Havenstein K, Weithoff G, Tiedemann R (2022) Variation in Heat Shock Protein 40kDa relates to divergence in thermotolerance among cryptic rotifer species. Scientific Reports 12, 22626.

Tebbe J, Ottensmann M, Havenstein K, Efstratiou A, Lenz TL, Caspers BA, Forcada J, Tiedemann R, Hoffman JI (2022) Intronic primers reveal unexpectedly high major histocompatibility complex diversity in Antarctic fur seals. Scientific Reports 12, 17933.

Parry V, Schlägel UE, Tiedemann R, Weithoff G (2022) Behavioural responses of defended and undefended prey to their predator - a case study of Rotifera. Biology 11, 1217.

Escalante I, Domínguez M, Gómez-Ruiz DA, Machado G (2022) Benefits and costs of mixed-species aggregations in harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 1-24.

Korniienko Y, Nzimora KC, Vater M, Tiedemann R, Kirschbaum F (2022) Intergenus F1-hybrids of African weakly electric fish (Mormyridae: Gnathonemus petersii ♂ x Campylomormyrus compressirostris ♀) are fertile. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 208, 355-371.

Kiemel K, De Cahsan B, Paraskevopoulou S, Weithoff G, Tiedemann R (2022) Mitochondrial genomes of the freshwater monogonont rotifer Brachionus fernandoi and of two additional B. calyciflorus sensu stricto lineages from Germany and the USA (Rotifera, Brachionidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources 7, 646-648.

Olsen MT, Hjort Nielsen N, Biard V, Teilmann J, Ngôb MC, Víkingsson G, Gunnlaugsson T,  Stenson G, Lawson J, Lah L, Tiedemann R, Heide-Jørgensen MP (2022) Genetic and behavioural data confirm the existence of a distinct harbour porpoise ecotype in West Greenland. Ecological Genetics and Genomics 22, 100108.


Schaebitz F, Asrat A, Lamb HF, Cohen AS, Foerster V, Duesing W, Kaboth-Bahr S, Opitz S, Viehberg FA, Vogelsang R, Dean J, Leng MJ, Junginger A, Bronk Ramsey C, Chapot MS, Deino A, Lane CS, Roberts HM, Vidal C, Tiedemann R, Trauth MH (2021) Hydroclimate changes in eastern Africa over the past 200,000 years may have influenced early human dispersal. Communications Earth & Environment 2, 123.

Lozada-Gobilard S, Landivar Albis CM, Rupik KB, Pätzig M, Hausmann S, Tiedemann R, Joshi J (2021) Habitat quality and connectivity in kettle holes enhance bee diversity in agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 319, 107525.

Hu TL, Cheng F, Xu Z, Chen ZZ, Yu L, Ban Q, Li CL, Pan T, Zhang BW (2021) Molecular and morphological evidence for a new species of the genus Typhlomys (Rodentia: Platacanthomyidae). Zoological Research 42, 100-107.

De Cahsan B, Westbury MV, Paraskevopoulou S, Drews H, Ott M, Gollmann G, Tiedemann R (2021) Genomic consequences of human-mediated translocations in margin populations of an endangered amphibian. Evolutionary Applications 14, 1623-1634.

Tüzün N, Savaşçı BB, Stoks R (2021) Seasonal time constraints shape life history, physiology and behaviour independently, and decouple a behavioural syndrome in a damselfly. Oikos 130, 274-286.

Lozada-Gobilard S, Schwarzer C, Dyer R, Tiedemann R, Joshi J (2021) Genetic diversity and connectivity in plant species differing in clonality and dispersal mechanisms in wetland island habitats. Journal of Heredity 112, 108-121.

Fiorini V, Domínguez M, Swaddle J, Reboreda JC (2021) A recent invasive population of the European starling Sturnus vulgaris has lower genetic diversity and higher fluctuating asymmetry than primary invasive and native populations. Biological Invasions 24, 437–448.

Krueger J, Foerster V, Trauth MH, Hofreiter M, Tiedemann R (2021) Exploring the past biosphere of Chew Bahir/Southern Ethiopia: Cross-species hybridization capture of ancient sedimentary DNA from a deep drill core. Frontiers in Earth Science 9, 683010.

Stiegler J, Kiemel K, Eccard J, Fischer C, Hering R, Ortmann S, Strigl L, Tiedemann R, Ullmann W, Blaum N (2021) Seed traits matter – endozoochoric dispersal through a pervasive mobile linker. Ecology and Evolution 11, 18477-18491.

De Cahsan B, Kiemel K, Westbury MV, Lauritsen M, Autenrieth M, Gollmann G, Schweiger S, Stenberg M, Nyström P, Drews H, Tiedemann R (2021) Southern introgression increases adaptive immune gene variability in northern range margin populations of Fire-bellied toad. Ecology and Evolution 11, 9776-9790.

Romero-Mujalli D, Rochow M, Kahl S, Paraskevopoulou S, Folkertsma R, Jeltsch F, Tiedemann R (2021) Adaptive and non-adaptive plasticity in changing environments: implications for sexual species with different life history strategies. Ecology and Evolution 11, 6341-6357.

Korniienko Y, Tiedemann R, Vater M, Kirschbaum F (2021) Ontogeny of the electric organ discharge and of the papillae of the electrocytes in the weakly electric fish Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus (Teleostei: Mormyridae). Journal of Comparative Neurology 529, 1052-1065.

Savaşçı BB, Lucon-Xiccato T, Bisazza A (2021) Ontogeny and personality affect inhibitory control in guppies, Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour 180, 111-121.

Spikes M, Rodriguez Silva R, Bennett KA, Bräger S, Josaphat J, Torres-Pineda P, Ernst A, Havenstein K, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2021) A phylogeny of the genus Limia (Teleostei: Poeciliidae) suggests a single-lake radiation nested in a Caribbean-wide allopatric speciation scenario. BMC Research Notes 14, 221.

Domínguez M, Lapido R, Gorrindo A, Archuby D, Correa E, Llanos F, Reales F, Piantanida F, Marateo G, Meriggi J, Andreani L, Encabo M, Gómez Vinassa ML, Bertini M, Perelló M, Banchs R, Cirignoli S, Verón S, Mahler B (2021) A citizen science survey discloses the current distribution of the endangered Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata in Argentina. Bird Conservation International 31, 139-150.

Taguchi M, Goto M, Milmann L, Siciliano S, Tiedemann R, Pastene LA (2021) New insights into the genetic structure of Sei whales (Balaenoptera borealis) at the inter-oceanic scale. Cetacean Population Studies 3, 152-163.

Romero-Mujalli D, Tiedemann R (2021) Evolution of the mutation rate in sexual species. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences 2, 140-146.


Valente L, Phillimore AB, Melo M, Warren BH, Clegg SM, Havenstein K, Tiedemann R, Illera JC, Thébaud C, Aschenbach T, Etienne RS (2020) A simple dynamic model explains island bird diversity worldwide. Nature 579, 92-96.

Domínguez M, Dugas E, Benchouaia M, Leduque B, Jiménez-Gómez JM, Colot V, Quadrana L (2020) The impact of transposable elements on tomato diversity. Nature Communications 11, 4058.

Schlägel UE, Grimm V, Blaum N, Colangeli P, Dammhahn M, Eccard JA, Hausmann SL, Herde A, Hofer H, Joshi J, Kramer-Schadt S, Litwin M, Lozada-Gobilard SD, Müller MEH, Müller T, Nathan R, Petermann JS, Pirhofer-Walz K, Radchuk V, Rillig MC, Roeleke M, Schäfer M, Scherer C, Schiro G, Scholz C, Teckentrup L, Tiedemann R, Ullmann W, Voigt C, Weithoff G, Jeltsch F (2020) Movement-mediated community assembly and coexistence. Biological Reviews 95, 1073-1096.

Paraskevopoulou S, Dennis AB, Weithoff G, Tiedemann R (2020) Temperature-dependent life history and transcriptomic responses in heat-tolerant versus heat-sensitive Brachionus rotifers. Scientific Reports 10, 13281.

Canitz J, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2020) Transcriptome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms related to electric organ discharge differentiation among African weakly electric fish species. PLoS ONE 15, e0240812.

Korniienko Y, Nguyen L, Baumgartner S, Vater M, Tiedemann R, Kirschbaum F (2020) Intragenus F1-hybrids of African weakly electric fish (Mormyridae: Campylomormyrus tamandua ♂ x C. compressirostris ♀) are fertile. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 206, 571-585.

Nguyen L, Mamonekene V, Vater M, Bartsch P, Tiedemann R, Kirschbaum F (2020) Ontogeny of electric organ and electric organ discharge in Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus (Teleostei: Mormyridae). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 206, 453-466.

De Cahsan B, Nagel R, Schedina IM, King J, Bianco PG, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier V (2020) Phylogeography of the European brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri) and the European river lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis) species pair based on mitochondrial data. Journal of Fish Biology 96, 905-912.

Amen R, Nagel R, Hedt M, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2020) Morphological differentiation in African weakly electric fish (genus Campylomormyrus) relates to substrate preferences. Evolutionary Ecology 34, 427-437.

Gross S, Claus P, Wohlsein P, Kesselring T, Lakemeyer J, Reckendorf A, Roller M, Tiedemann R, Siebert U (2020) Indication of lethal interactions between a solitary bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in the German Baltic Sea. BMC Zoology 5, 12.

Russell JM, Barker P, Cohen A, Ivory S, Kimirei I, Lane C, Leng M, Maganza N, McGlue M, Msaky E, Noren A, Park Boush L, Salzburger W, Scholz C, Tiedemann R, Nuru S, Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project (TSDP) Consortium (2020) ICDP Workshop on the Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project: A late Miocene-present record of climate, rifting, and ecosystem evolution from the world’s oldest tropical lake. Scientific Drilling 27, 53-60.


Schnitzler JG, Reckendorf A, Pinzone M, Autenrieth M, Tiedemann R, Covaci A, Malarvannan G, Ruser A, Das K, Siebert U (2019) Supporting evidence for PCB pollution threatening global killer whale population. Aquatic Toxicology 206, 102–104.

Romero-Mujalli D, Jeltsch F, Tiedemann R (2019) Individual-based modeling of eco-evolutionary dynamics: state of the art and future directions. Regional Environmental Change 19, 1-12.

Paraskevopoulou S, Dennis AB, Weithoff G, Hartmann S, Tiedemann R (2019) Within species expressed genetic variability and gene expression response to different temperatures in the rotifer Brachionus calyciflorus sensu stricto. PLoS ONE 14, e0223134.

Romero-Mujalli D, Jeltsch F, Tiedemann R (2019) Elevated mutation rates are unlikely to evolve in sexual species, not even under rapid environmental change. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19, 175.

Colangeli P, Schlägel U, Obertegger U, Petermann J, Tiedemann R, Weithoff G (2019) Negative phototactic response to uvr in three cosmopolitan rotifers: a video analysis approach. Hydrobiologia 844, 43-54.

Santacà M, Busatta M, Savaşçı BB, Lucon-Xiccato T, Bisazza A (2019) The effect of experience and olfactory cue in an inhibitory control task in guppies, Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour 151, 1-7.

Domínguez M, Pizzarello G, Atencio M, Scardamaglia RC, Mahler B (2019) Genetic assignment and monitoring of yellow cardinals. Journal of Wildlife Management 83, 1336–1344.

Inäbnit T, Jochum A, Kampschulte M, Martels G, Ruthensteiner B, Slapnik R, Nesselhauf C, Neubert E (2019) An integrative taxonomic study reveals carychiid microsnails of the troglobitic genus Zospeum in the Eastern and Dinaric Alps (Gastropoda, Ellobioidea, Carychiinae). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 19,  135-177.

Bouaziz-Yahiatene H, Inäbnit T, Medjdoub-Bensaad F, Colomba MS, Sparacio I, Gregorini A, Liberto F, Neubert E (2019) Revisited – the species of Tweeting vineyard snails, genus Cantareus Risso, 1826 (Stylommatophora, Helicidae, Helicinae, Otalini). ZooKeys 876, 1–26.

De Cahsan B, Westbury MV, Drews H, Tiedemann R (2019) The complete mitochondrial genome of a European fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina) from Germany. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources 4, 498-500.


Autenrieth M, Hartmann S, Lah L, Roos A, Dennis AB, Tiedemann R (2018) High quality whole genome sequence of an abundant Holarctic odontocete, the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). Molecular Ecology Resources 18, 1469-1481.

He K, Chen X, Chen P, He SW, Cheng F, Jiang XL, Campbell KL (2018) A new genus of Asiatic short-tailed shrew (Soricidae, Eulipotyphla) based on molecular and morphological comparisons. Zoological Research 39, 321.

Epp LS, Kruse S, Kath NJ, Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Tiedemann R, Pestryakova LA, Herzschuh U (2018) Temporal and spatial patterns of mitochondrial haplotype and species distributions in Siberian larches inferred from ancient environmental DNA and modeling. Scientific Reports 8, 17436.

Senczuk G, Havenstein K, Milana V, Ripa C, De Simone E, Tiedemann R, Castiglia R (2018) Spotlight on islands: on the origin and diversification of an ancient lineage of the Italian wall lizard Podarcis siculus in the western Pontine Islands. Scientific Reports 8, 15111.

Schnitzler JG, Pinzone M, Autenrieth M, van Neer A, IJsseldijk LL, Barber JL, Deaville R, Jepson P, Brownlow A, Schaffeld T, Thomé JP, Tiedemann R, Das K, Siebert U (2018) Inter-individual differences in contamination profiles as tracer of social group association in stranded sperm whales. Scientific Reports 8, 10958.

Nagel R, Kirschbaum F, Hofmann V, Engelmann J, Tiedemann R (2018) Electric pulse characteristics can enable species recognition in African weakly electric fish species. Scientific Reports 8, 10799.

Schedina IM, Groth D, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2018) The gonadal transcriptome of the unisexual Amazon molly Poecilia formosa in comparison to its sexual ancestors, Poecilia mexicana and Poecilia latipinna. BMC Genomics 19, 12.

Nagel R, Kirschbaum F, Engelmann J, Hofmann V, Pawelzik F, Tiedemann R (2018) Male-mediated species recognition among African weakly electric fishes. Royal Society Open Science 5, 170443.

Paraskevopoulou S, Tiedemann R, Weithoff G (2018) Differential response to heat-stress among evolutionary lineages of an aquatic invertebrate species complex. Biology Letters 14, 20180498.

Tuero D, Jahn A, Husak M, Roeder D, Masson D, Puchetta F, Michels T, Quickle A, Vidoz Q, Domínguez M. Reboreda JC (2018) Ecological determinants of Tyrannus flycatcher nestling development at north and south-temperate latitudes. Auk 135, 439-448.

Reckendorf A, Ludes-Wehrmeister E, Wohlsein P, Tiedemann R, Siebert U, Lehnert K (2018) First record of Halocercus sp. (Pseudaliidae) lungworm infections in two stranded neonatal orcas (Orcinus orca). Parasitology 145, 1553-1557.

Scherer U, Tiedemann R, Schlupp I (2018) Male size, not female preferences influence female reproductive success in a poeciliid fish (Poecilia latipinna) - a combined behavioural/genetic approach. BMC Research Notes 11, 364.

Autenrieth M, Ernst A, Deaville R, Demaret F, IJsseldijk LL, Siebert U, Tiedemann R (2018) Putative origin and maternal relatedness of male sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) recently stranded in the North Sea. Mammalian Biology 88, 156-160.

Waples RS, Hoelzel AR, Gaggiotti O, Tiedemann R, Palsbøll P, Cipriano F, Jackson J, Bickham JW, Lang AR (2018) Guidelines for genetic data analysis. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 18, 33-80.


Valente L, Illera JC, Havenstein K, Pallien T, Etienne RS, Tiedemann R (2017) Equilibrium bird species diversity in Atlantic islands. Current Biology 27, 1660-1668.

Chen ZZ, He K, Cheng F, Khanal L, Jiang XL (2017) Patterns and underlying mechanisms of non-volant small mammal richness along two contrasting mountain slopes in southwestern China. Scientific Reports 7, 13277.

Zhu F, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2017) Allele-specific expression at the androgen receptor alpha gene in a hybrid unisexual fish, the Amazon molly (Poecilia formosa). PLoS ONE 12, e0186411.

Gatto E, Lucon-Xiccato T, Savaşçı BB, Dadda M, Bisazza A (2017) Experimental setting affects the performance of guppies in a numerical discrimination task. Animal Cognition 20, 187-198.

Domínguez M, Tiedemann R, Reboreda JC, Segura L, Tittarelli F, Mahler B (2017) Genetic structure reveals management units for the yellow cardinal (Gubernatrix cristata), endangered by habitat loss and illegal trapping. Conservation Genetics 18, 1131-1140.

Nagel R, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2017) Electric organ discharge diversification in mormyrid weakly electric fish is associated with differential expression of voltage-gated ion channel genes. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203, 183-195.

Cheng F, He K, Chen ZZ, Zhang B, Wan T, Li JT, Zhang BW, Jiang XL (2017) Phylogeny and systematic revision of the genus Typhlomys (Rodentia, Platacanthomyidae), with description of a new species. Journal of Mammalogy 98, 731-743.

Nguyen L, Paul C, Mamonekene V, Bartsch P, Tiedemann R, Kirschbaum F (2017) Reproduction and development in some species of the weakly electric genus Campylomormyrus (Mormyridae, Teleostei). Environmental Biology of Fishes 100, 49-68.

Jochum A, Weigand AM, Bochud E, Inäbnit T, Dörge DD, Ruthensteiner B, Favre A, Martels G, Kampschulte M (2017) Three new species of Carychium O.F. Müller from the Southeastern USA, Belize, and Panama are described using computer tomography (CT) (Eupulmonata, Ellobioidea, Carychiidae). ZooKeys 675, 97–127.

Blanck T, Zhou T, Li Y, Protiva T, Crow P, Tiedemann R (2017) New subspecies of Cuora cyclornata (Blanck, Mccord & Le, 2006), Cuora trifasciata (Bell, 1825) and Cuora aurocapitata (Luo & Zong, 1988). Sichuan Journal of Zoology 36, 368-385.


Lamanna F, Kirschbaum F, Ernst ARR, Feulner PGD, Mamonekene V, Paul C, Tiedemann R (2016) Species delimitation and phylogenetic relationships in a genus of African weakly-electric fishes (Osteoglossiformes, Mormyridae, Campylomormyrus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 101, 8-18.

Paul C, Kirschbaum F, Mamonekene V, Tiedemann R (2016) Evidence for non-neutral evolution in a sodium channel gene in African weakly electric fish (Campylomormyrus, Mormyridae). Journal of Molecular Evolution 83, 61-77.

Lah L, Trense D, Benke H, Berggren P, Gunnlaugsson Þ, Lockyer C, Öztürk A, Öztürk B, Pawliczka I, Roos A, Siebert U, Skóra K, Víkingsson G, Tiedemann R (2016) Spatially explicit analysis of genome-wide SNPs detects subtle population structure in a mobile marine mammal, the Harbor porpoise. PLoS ONE 11, e0162792.

Makowicz AM, Tiedemann R, Steele RN, Schlupp I (2016) Kin Recognition in a clonal fish, Poecilia formosa. PLoS ONE 11, e0158442.

Zhu F, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2016) Sequence evolution and expression of the androgen receptor and other pathway-related genes in a unisexual fish, the Amazon molly, Poecilia formosa, and its bisexual ancestors. PLoS ONE 11, e0156209.

Domínguez M, Reboreda JC, Mahler B (2016) Effects of fragmentation and hybridization on geographical patterns of song variation in the endangered Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata. Ibis 158, 738-746.

Marrone F, Havenstein K, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier V (2016) Identification and characterization of five polymorphic microsatellite loci in the freshwater copepod Hemidiaptomus gurneyi (Copepoda, Calanoida, Diaptomidae). Italian Journal of Zoology 83, 146-150.

Domínguez M, Escalante I, Carrasco-Rueda F, Figuerola-Hernandez C,  Ramos D, Gonzalez A, Brizuela C, Ayup M, Umaña N, Delgado W, Gómez-Ruiz D, Pacheco-Esquivel J (2016) Losing legs and walking hard: effects of autotomy and different substrates in the locomotion of harvestmen in the genus Prionostemma. Journal of Arachnology 44, 76-82.

Scheffler I, Ariunbold J, Bolorchimeg I, Stubbe A, Stubbe M, Abraham A, Thiele K (2016) Bat ectoparasites of Mongolia, Part 3. Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia 13, 395-408.

Kirschbaum F, Nguyen L, Baumgartner S, Chi HWL, Wolfart R, Elarbani K, Eppenstein H, Korniienko Y, Guido-Böhm L, Mamonekene V, Vater M, Tiedemann R (2016) Intragenus (Campylomormyrus) and intergenus hybrids in mormyrid fish: physiological and histological investigations of the electric organ ontogeny. Journal of Physiology - Paris 110, 281-301.

Canitz J, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2016) Karyotype description of the African weakly electric fish Campylomormyrus compressirostris in the context of chromosome evolution in Osteoglossiformes. Journal of Physiology - Paris 110, 273-280.


Schwarte S, Wegner F, Havenstein K, Groth D, Steup M, Tiedemann R (2015) Sequence variation, differential expression, and divergent evolution in starch-related genes among accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology 87, 489-519.

Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Herzschuh U, Pestryakova LA, Klemm J, Epp LS, Tiedemann R (2015) Genetic data from algae sedimentary DNA reflect the influence of environment over geography. Scientific Reports 5, 12924.

Lamanna F, Kirschbaum F, Waurick I, Dieterich C, Tiedemann R (2015) Cross-tissue and cross-species analysis of gene expression in skeletal muscle and electric organ of African weakly-electric fish (Teleostei; Mormyridae). BMC Genomics 16, 668.

Domínguez M, De la Colina MA, Di Giacomo A, Reboreda JC, Mahler B (2015) Host switch in obligate brood parasites: How often does it occur? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28, 1290-1297.

Paul C, Mamonekene V, Vater M, Feulner PGD, Engelmann J, Tiedemann R, Kirschbaum F (2015) Comparative histology of the adult electric organ among four species of the genus Campylomormyrus (Teleostei: Mormyridae). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 201, 357-374.

Domínguez M, Mahler B, Reboreda JC (2015) Impact of Shiny Cowbird and botfly parasitism on the reproductive success of the globally endangered Yellow cardinal, Gubernatrix cristata. Bird Conservation International 25, 294-305. 

Di Giacomo AS, Di Giacomo AG, Kliger R, Reboreda JC, Tiedemann R, Mahler B (2015) No evidence of genetic variation in microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA markers among remaining populations of the Strange-tailed Tyrant Alectrurus risora, an endangered grassland species. Bird Conservation International 25, 127-138.

Publications (until 2014)

Books/book chapters

Çiftçi O, Kaynar S, Chua P (2022) Chapter 3. DNA from water. In: H. de Boer, M. O. Rydmark, B. Verstraete, B. Gravendeel eds: Molecular identification of plants: from sequence to species. Advanced Books: e98875.

Wiemann A, Andersen L, Berggren P, Siebert U, Benke H, Teilmann J, Lockyer C, Pawliczka I, Skóra K, Roos A, Lyrholm T, Paulus K, Pfautsch S, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2016) Czy istnieje bałtycki morświn? Rozważania genetyczne. In: Walenie i foki w Morzu Bałtyckim. Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego, Gdańsk: 120-129.

Bleidorn C, Helm C, Weigert A, Eeckhaut I, Lanterbecq D, Struck TH, Hartmann S, Tiedemann R (2014) From morphology to phylogenomics: Placing the enigmatic Myzostomida in the tree of life. In: J.W. Wägele, T. Bartolomaeus eds: Deep metazoan phylogeny: the backbone of the tree of life. De Gruyter Berlin: 161-172.

Struck TH, Purschke G, Dordel J, Hösel C, Nesnidal MP, Diersing F, Bleidorn C, Paul C, Hill N, Tiedemann R, Selbig J, Hartmann S (2014) Phylogeny and evolution of Annelida based on molecular data. In: J.W. Wägele, T. Bartolomaeus eds: Deep metazoan phylogeny: the backbone of the tree of life. De Gruyter Berlin: 143-160.

Wiemann A, Andersen L, Berggren P, Siebert U, Benke H, Teilmann J, Lockyer C, Pawliczka I, Skóra K, Roos A, Lyrholm T, Paulus K, Pfautsch S, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2012) Gibt es den Ostseeschweinswal? - eine genetische Betrachtung. In: H. Benke, G.B. Reinicke eds.: Wale und Robben in der Ostsee. Meer und Museum 23, Deutsches Meeresmuseum Stralsund: 143-152.

Tiedemann R, Schneider A, Williot P, Kirschbaum F (2011) Genetic variability of cultured European sturgeon Acipenser sturio. In: P. Williot, E. Rochard, N. Desse-Berset, F. Kirschbaum, J. Gessner eds.: Biology and conservation of the European sturgeon Acipenser sturio L. 1758. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 455-464.

Kirschbaum F, Williot P, Fredrich F, Tiedemann R, Gessner J (2011) Restoration of the European sturgeon Acipenser sturio in Germany. In: P. Williot, E. Rochard, N. Desse-Berset, F. Kirschbaum, J. Gessner eds.: Biology and conservation of the European sturgeon Acipenser sturio L. 1758. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 309-333.

Tiedemann R, Feulner PGD, Kirschbaum F (2010) Electric organ discharge divergence promotes ecological speciation in sympatrically occurring African weakly electric fish (Campylomormyrus). In: M. Glaubrecht ed.: Evolution in Action – Adaptive Radiation, Speciation and the Origin of Biodiversity. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 307-321.

Kirschbaum F, Wuertz S, Williot P, Tiedemann R, Arndt GA, Anders E, Krüger A, Bartel R, Gessner J (2009) Prerequisites for the restoration of the European Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser sturio and the Baltic sturgeon (A. oxyrinchus x A. sturio) in Germany. In: R. Carmona et al. eds.: Biology, Conservation and Sustainable development of sturgeons. Fish and Fisheries Series vol. 29. Springer: 385-401.

Müller-Belecke A, Füllner G, Klinger H, Rösch R, Tiedemann R, Wedekind H, Brämick U (2009) Aquatische genetische Ressourcen - Laichfischbestände von Wirtschaftsfischarten in Deutschland. Schriften des Instituts für Binnenfischerei e.V. Potsdam-Sacrow, Bd. 25, 74pp.

Tiedemann R (2004) Species definition and species diagnosis using molecular markers. In: J. Gessner, J. Ritterhoff eds.: Species differentiation and population identification in the sturgeons Acipenser sturio L. and Acipenser oxyrhinchus. BfN-Skripten 101, Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn: 22-28.

Kirschbaum F, Ludwig A, Hensel E, Würtz S, Kloas W, Williot P, Tiedemann R, Arndt GM, Anders E, von Nordheim H, Gessner J (2004) Status of the project on protection and restoration of atlantic sturgion in Germany: Background, current situation, and perspectives. In: J. Gessner, J. Ritterhoff eds.: Species differentiation and population identification in the sturgeons Acipenser sturio L. and Acipenser oxyrhinchus. BfN-Skripten 101, Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn: 36-53.

Tiedemann R (2003) Populationsgenetische Untersuchungen In: J. Schwarz, K. Harder, H. v. Nordheim, W. Dinter eds.: Wiederansiedlung der Ostseekegelrobbe (Halichoerus grypus balticus) an der deutschen Ostseeküste. Angewandte Landschaftsökologie Heft 54, Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn: 84-90.

Milinkovitch MC, LeDuc R, Tiedemann R, Dizon A (2002) Applications of molecular data in cetacean taxonomy and population genetics with special emphasis on defining species boundaries in cetaceans. In: P. G. H. Evans, J. A. Raga eds.: Marine Mammals: Biology and conservation. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press: 325-359.

Kurt F, Hartl GB, Tiedemann R (2001) Stoßzahnträger und Maknas. In: F. Kurt ed.: Elefant in Menschenhand – Forschungsberichte aus Sri Lanka. Filander Verlag, Fürth: 33-46.

Tiedemann R (2001) Populationsgenetik. In: F. Kurt ed.: Elefant in Menschenhand – Forschungsberichte aus Sri Lanka. Filander Verlag, Fürth: 79-84.

Tiedemann R (2001) Populationsmodelle. In: F. Kurt ed.: Elefant in Menschenhand – Forschungsberichte aus Sri Lanka. Filander Verlag, Fürth: 347-353.

Tiedemann R (2001) Die Bedeutung ökologisch-genetischer Forschung für die Erfassung, Erhaltung und nachhaltige Nutzung biologischer Vielfalt. In: H. Korn, U. Feit eds.: Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt. Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn: 203-207.