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International publications (peer reviewed) of the group members


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.

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.

Lozada-Gobilard S, Stang S, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Kalettka T, Heinken T, Schröder B, Eccard J, Joshi J (2019) Environmental filtering predicts plant-community trait distribution and diversity: Kettle holes as models of meta-community systems. Ecology and Evolution 9, 1898-1910.

Westbury MV, De Cahsan B, Dalerum F, Norén K, Hofreiter M (2019) Aardwolf population diversity and phylogenetic positioning inferred using complete mitochondrial genomes. African Journal of Wildlife Research 49, 27–33.

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.

Foerster D, Bull JK, Lenz D, Autenrieth M, Paijmans JLA, Kraus RHS, Nowak C, Bayerl H, Kuehn R, Saveljev AP, Sindicic M, Hofreiter M, Schmidt K, Fickel J (2018) Targeted re-sequencing of coding DNA sequences for SNP discovery in non-model species. Molecular Ecology Resources 18, 1356-1373.

Käch H, Mathé‐Hubert H, Dennis AB, Vorburger C (2018) Rapid evolution of symbiont‐mediated resistance compromises biological control of aphids by parasitoids. Evolutionary Applications 11, 220-230.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Colangeli P, Schlägel U, Obertegger U, Petermann J, Tiedemann R, Weithoff G (2018) Negative phototactic response to uvr in three cosmopolitan rotifers: a video analysis approach. Hydrobiologia, in press.

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.

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.

Haberland C, Hampe O, Autenrieth M, Voß M (2018) Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828: rediscovery of a holotype. Mammalia, in press.

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.

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 V, 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.

Dennis AB, Patel V, Oliver KM, Vorburger C (2017) Parasitoid gene expression changes after adaptation to symbiont-protected hosts. Evolution 71, 2599-2617.

Twort VG, Dennis AB, Park D, Lomas KF, Newcomb RD, Buckley TR (2017) Positive selection and comparative molecular evolution of reproductive proteins from New Zealand tree weta (Orthoptera, Hemideina). PLoS ONE 12, e0188147.

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.

Arlinghaus R, Alós J, Pieterek T, Klefoth T (2017) Determinants of angling catch of northern pike (Esox lucius) as revealed by a controlled whole-lake catch-and-release angling experiment—The role of abiotic and biotic factors, spatial encounters and lure type. Fisheries Research 186, 648-657.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


MacMillan HA, Knee JM, Dennis AB, Udaka H, Marshall KE, Merritt TJS, Sinclair BJ (2016) Cold acclimation wholly reorganizes the Drosophila melanogaster transcriptome and metabolome. Scientific Reports 6, 28999.

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.

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.

Wu C, Crowhurst R, Twort V, Dennis A, Liu S, Newcomb R, Ross H, Buckley T (2016) De novo transcriptome analysis of the common New Zealand stick insect Clitarchus hookeri (Phasmatodea) reveals genes involved in olfactory reception, digestion and sexual reproduction. PLoS ONE 11, e0157783.

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.

Vences M, Lyra ML, Kueneman JG, Bletz MC, Archer HM, Canitz J, Handreck S, Randrianiaina RD, Struck U, Bhuju S, Jarek M, Geffers R, McKenzie VJ, Tebbe CC, Haddad CF, Glos J (2016) Gut bacterial communities across tadpole ecomorphs in two diverse tropical anuran faunas. The Science of Nature 103, 25.

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.

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.

Fahlke JM, Autenrieth M (2016) Photogrammetry vs. Micro-CT scanning for 3D surface generation of a typical vertebrate fossil – A case study. Journal of Paleontological Techniques 14,1-18.

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 (2017) 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.


Dennis AB, Dunning LT, Sinclair BJ, Buckley TR (2015) Parallel molecular routes to cold adaptation in eight genera of New Zealand stick insects. Scientific Reports 5, 13965.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paraskevopoulou S, Monokrousos N, Kappas I, Abatzopoulos JT (2015) Spatio-temporal variability of benthic macrofauna in a coastal lagoon assessed by ecological interaction networks. Community Ecology 16, 10-22.


Lamanna F, Kirschbaum F, Tiedemann R (2014) De novo assembly and characterization of the skeletal muscle and electric organ transcriptomes of the African weakly-electric fish Campylomormyrus compressirostris (Mormyridae, Teleostei). Molecular Ecology Resources 14, 1222-1230.

Dunning LT, Dennis AB, Sinclair BJ, Newcomb RD, Buckley TR (2014) Divergent transcriptional responses to low temperature among populations of alpine and lowland species of New Zealand stick insects (Micrarchus). Molecular Ecology 23, 2712-2726.

Dolgener N, Freudenberger L, Schneeweiss N, Ibisch PL, Tiedemann R (2014) Projecting current and potential future distribution of the Fire-bellied toad Bombina bombina under climate change in northeastern Germany. Regional Environmental Change 14, 1063-1072.

Wiesner KR, Habel JC, Gossner MM, Loxdale HD, Köhler G, Schneider ARR, Tiedemann R, Weisser WW (2014) Effects of habitat structure and land-use intensity on the genetic structure of the grasshopper species Chorthippus parallelus. Royal Society Open Science 1, 140133.

Dolgener N, Freudenberger L, Schluck M, Schneeweiss N, Ibisch P, Tiedemann R (2014) Environmental Niche Factor Analysis (ENFA) relates environmental parameters to abundance and genetic diversity in an endangered amphibian, the fire-bellied-toad (Bombina bombina). Conservation Genetics 15, 11-21.

Schedina IM, Pfautsch S, Hartmann S, Dolgener N, Polgar A, Bianco PG, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier V (2014) Isolation and characterization of eight microsatellite loci in the brook lamprey Lampetra planeri (Petromyzontiformes) using 454 sequence data. Journal of Fish Biology 85, 960-964.

Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Bernhardt N, Pestryakova LA, Epp LS, Herzschuh U, Tiedemann R (2014) A combined paleolimnological/genetic analysis of diatoms reveals divergent evolutionary lineages of Staurosira and Staurosirella (Bacillariophyta) in Siberian lake sediments along a latitudinal transect. Journal of Paleolimnology 52, 77-93.

Dennis AB, Loomis SH, Hellberg ME (2014) Latitudinal variation in freeze tolerance in an intertidal marine snail (Melampus). Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 87, 517-526.

Tiedemann R, Schneider ARR, Havenstein K, Blanck T, Meier E, Raffel M, Zwartepoorte H, Plath M (2014) New microsatellite markers allow high resolution taxon delimitation in critically endangered Asian box turtles (genus Cuora). Salamandra 50, 139-146.

Dennis AB, Dunning LT, Dennis CJ, Sinclair BJ, Buckley TR (2014) Overwintering in New Zealand stick insects. New Zealand Entomologist 37, 35-44.

Schedina IM, Hartmann S, Groth D, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2014) Comparative analysis of the gonadal transcriptomes of the all-female species Poecilia formosa and its maternal ancestor Poecilia mexicana. BMC Research Notes 7, 249.


Fiorentino V, Manganelli G, Giusti F, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier V (2013) A question of time: the land snail Murella muralis (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) reveals constraints on past ecological speciation. Molecular Ecology 22, 170-186.

Milinkovitch MC, Kanitz R, Tiedemann R, Tapia W, Llerena F, Caccone A, Gibbs JP, Powell JR (2013) Recovery of a nearly extinct Galápagos tortoise despite minimal genetic variation. Evolutionary Applications 6, 377-383.

Nahavandi N, Ketmaier V, Plath M, Tiedemann R (2013) Diversification of Ponto-Caspian aquatic fauna: morphology and molecules retrieve congruent evolutionary relationships in Pontogammarus maeoticus (Amphipoda: Pontogammaridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69, 1063-1076.

Dunning LT, Dennis AB, Thomson G, Sinclair BJ, Newcomb RD, Buckley TR (2013) Positive Selection in a Core Energy Conversion Pathway among Australasian Stick Insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 215.

Pavesi  L, Tiedemann  R, De Matthaeis  E, Ketmaier  V (2013) Genetic connectivity between land and sea: the case of the beachflea Orchestia montagui (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Talitridae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Zoology 10, 21.

Dunning LT, Dennis AB, Park D, Sinclair BJ, Newcomb RD, Buckley TR (2013) Identification of cold-responsive genes in a New Zealand alpine stick insect using RNA-Seq. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology D 8, 24–31.

Ketmaier V, Pirollo D, De Matthaeis E, Tiedemann R, Mura G (2013) Erratum to: Large-scale mitochondrial phylogeography in the halophilic fairy shrimp Phallocryptus spinosa (Milne-Edwards, 1840) (Branchiopoda: Anostraca). Aquatic Sciences 75, 333-334.

Sammler S, Ketmaier V, Havenstein K, Tiedemann R (2013) Intraspecific rearrangement of duplicated mitochondrial control regions in the Luzon Tarictic Hornbill Penelopides manillae (Aves: Bucerotidae). Journal of Molecular Evolution 77, 199-205.

Klefoth T, Pieterek T, Arlinghaus R (2013) Impacts of domestication on angling vulnerability of common carp, Cyprinus carpio: the role of learning, foraging behaviour and food preferences. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20, 174-186.

Christodoulou M, Paraskevopoulou S, Syranidou E, Koukouras A (2013) The amphipod fauna of the Aegean Sea and comparison with those of the neighbouring areas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93, 1303-1327.

Hill N, Leow A, Bleidorn C, Groth D, Tiedemann R, Selbig J, Hartmann S (2013) Analysis of phylogenetic signal in protostomial intron patterns using Mutual Information. Theory in Biosciences 132, 93-104.

Schwarte S, Brust H, Steup M, Tiedemann R (2013) Intraspecific sequence variation and differential expression in starch synthase genes of Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Research Notes 6, 84.

Mahler B, Schneider ARR, Di Giacomo AS, Di Giacomo AG, Reboreda JC, Tiedemann R (2013) Microsatellite usefulness is independent of phylogenetic distance in Tyrant flycatchers (Aves: Tyrannidae): a test using two globally threatened species. Genetics and Molecular Research 12, 2966-2972.

Ketmaier V, di Russo C, Rampini M, Bernhardt N, Tiedemann R, Cobolli M (2013) Molecular divergence and evolutionary relationships among Aemodogryllinae from Southern China, Laos and Thailand (Orthoptera, Rhaphidophoridae). Subterranean Biology 10, 25-35.


Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Epp LS, Trauth MH, Tiedemann R (2012) Hidden diversity in diatoms of Kenyan Lake Naivasha: a genetic approach detects temporal variation. Molecular Ecology 21, 1918-1930.

Hellberg ME, Dennis AB, Arbour-Reily P, Aagaard JE, Swanson WJ (2012) The Tegula Tango: a coevolutionary dance of interacting, positively selected sperm and egg proteins. Evolution 66, 1681-1694.

Sammler S, Ketmaier V, Havenstein K, Krause U, Curio E, Tiedemann R (2012) Mitochondrial control region I and microsatellite analyses of endangered Philippine hornbill species (Aves; Bucerotidae) detect gene flow between island populations and genetic diversity loss. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12, 203.

Ketmaier V, Marrone F, Alfonso G, Paulus K, Wiemann A, Tiedemann R, Mura G (2012) Mitochondrial DNA regionalism and historical demography in the extant populations of Chirocephalus kerkyrensis (Branchiopoda: Anostraca). PLoS ONE 7, e30082.

Hartmann S, Helm C, Nickel B, Meyer M, Struck TH, Tiedemann R, Selbig J, Bleidorn C (2012) Exploiting gene families for phylogenomic analysis of myzostomid transcriptome data. PLoS ONE 7, e29843.

Silva-Iturriza AM, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2012) Profound population structure in the Philippine Bulbul Hypsipetes philippinus (Pycnonotidae, Aves) is not reflected in its Haemoproteus haemosporidian parasite. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12, 127-136.

Dolgener N, Schröder C, Havenstein K, Schneider A, Schneeweiss N, Tiedemann R (2012) Genetic population structure of the Fire-bellied toad Bombina bombina in an area of high population density: Implications for conservation. Hydrobiologia 689, 111-120.

Pavesi L, Deidun A, De Matthaeis E, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier, V (2012) Mitochondrial DNA and microsatellites reveal significant divergence in the beachflea Orchestia montagui (Talitridae: Amphipoda). Aquatic Sciences 74, 587-596.

Ziege M, Hennige-Schulz C, Muecksch F, Bierbach D, Tiedemann R, Streit B, Plath M (2012) A comparison of two methods to assess audience–induced changes in male mate choice. Current Zoology 58, 84-94.

Schröder C, Pokorny I, Dolgener N, Herden C, Drews H, Tiedemann R (2012) Allochthonous individuals in managed populations of the fire-bellied toad Bombina bombina: Genetic detection and conservation implications. Limnologica 42, 291-298.

Silva-Iturriza A, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2012) Prevalence of avian haemosporidian parasites and their host fidelity in the central Philippine islands. Parasitology International 61, 650-657.

Pieterek T, Pietrock M (2012) Comparative selenium toxicity to laboratory-reared and field-collected Hyalella azteca (Amphipoda, Hyalellidae). Water, Air & Soil Pollution 223, 4245-4252.

Girndt A, Riesch R, Schröder C, Schlupp I, Plath M, Tiedemann R (2012) Multiple paternity in different populations of the sailfin molly, Poecilia latipinna. Animal Biology 62, 245-262.

Sammler S, Havenstein K, Tiedemann R (2012) 14 new microsatellite markers for the Visayan tarictic hornbill (Penelopides panini) and their cross-species applicability among other endangered Philippine hornbills. Conservation Genetics Resources 4, 435-438.

Nahavandi N, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2012) Intron structure of the elongation factor 1-alpha gene in the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Pontogammarus maeoticus (Sowinsky, 1894) and its phylogeographic utility. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32, 425-433.


Struck TH, Paul C, Hill N, Hartmann S, Hösel C, Kube M, Lieb B, Meyer A, Tiedemann R, Purschke G, Bleidorn C (2011) Phylogenomic analyses unravel annelid evolution. Nature 471, 95-98.

Schwarte S, Tiedemann R (2011) A gene duplication/loss event in the Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate-carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) small subunit gene family among accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28, 1861-1876.

Bonizzoni M, Bourjea J, Chen B, Crain BJ, Cui L, Fiorentino V, Hartmann S, Hendricks S, Ketmaier V, Ma X, Muths D, Pavesi L, Pfautsch S, Rieger MA, Santonastaso T, Sattabongkot J, Taron CH, Taron DJ, Tiedemann R, Yan G, Zheng B, Zhong D (2011) Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 April 2011–31 May 2011. Molecular Ecology Resources 11, 935-936.

Epp LS, Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Trauth MH, Tiedemann R (2011) Molecular profiling of diatom assemblages in tropical lake sediments using taxon-specific PCR and Denaturing High Performance Liquid Chromatography (PCR-DHPLC). Molecular Ecology Resources 11, 842-853.

Tiedemann R, Paulus KB, Havenstein K, Thorstensen S, Petersen A, Lyngs P, Milinkovitch MC (2011) Alien eggs in duck nests: brood parasitism or a help from Grandma? Molecular Ecology 20, 3237-3250.

Sammler S, Bleidorn C, Tiedemann R (2011) Full mitochondrial genome sequences of two endemic Philippine hornbill species (Aves: Bucerotidae) provide evidence for pervasive mitochondrial DNA recombination. BMC Genomics 12, 35.

Wiesner KR, Loxdale HD, Köhler G, Schneider ARR, Tiedemann R, Weisser WW (2011) Patterns of local and regional genetic structuring in the meadow grashopper, Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera, Acrididae), in Central Germany revealed using microsatellite markers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103, 875-890.

Stoof-Leichsenring KR, Junginger A, Olaka LA, Tiedemann R, Trauth MH (2011) Environmental variability in Lake Naivasha, Kenya, over the last two centuries. Journal of Paleolimnology 45, 353-367.

Sharma R, Stuckas H, Bhaskar R, Khan I, Goyal SP, Tiedemann R (2011) Genetically distinct population of Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) in Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) of India. Mammalian Biology 76, 484-490.

Nahavandi N, Plath M, Tiedemann R, Mirzajani AR (2011) Sexual and natural selection on morphological traits in a marine amphipod, Pontogammarus maeoticus (Sowinsky, 1894). Marine Biology Research 7, 135-146.

Pavesi L, De Matthaeis E, Tiedemann R, Ketmaier V (2011) Temporal population genetics and COI phylogeography of the sandhopper Macarorchestia remyi (Amphipoda, Talitridae). Zoological Studies 50, 220-229.


Dennis AB, Hellberg ME (2010) Ecological partitioning among parapatric cryptic species. Molecular Ecology 19, 3206-3225.

Trauth MH, Maslin MA, Deino A, Junginger A, Lesoloyia M, Odada EO, Olago DO, Olaka L, Strecker MR, Tiedemann R (2010) Human evolution in a variable environment: the amplifier lakes of Eastern Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2981-2988.

Ketmaier V, Manganelli G, Tiedemann R, Giusti F (2010) Peri-Tyrrhenian phylogeography in the land snail Solatopupa guidoni (Pulmonata). Malacologia 52, 81-96.

Plath M, Herrmann B, Schröder C, Riesch R, Tobler M, García de León FJ, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2010) Locally adapted fish populations maintain small-scale genetic differentiation despite perturbation by a catastrophic flood event. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 256.

Plath M, Richter S, Schlupp I, Tiedemann R (2010) Misleading mollies: surface- but not cave-dwelling Poecilia mexicana males deceive competitors about mating preferences. Acta Ethologica 13, 49-56.

Pokorny I, Sharma R, Goyal SP, Mishra S, Tiedemann R (2010) MHC class I and MHC class II DRB gene variability in wild and captive Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris). Immunogenetics 62, 667-679.

Paul C, Halanych KM, Tiedemann R, Bleidorn C (2010) Molecules reject an opheliid affinity for Travisia (Annelida). Systematics and Biodiversity 8, 507-512.

Wronski T, Wacher T, Hammond RL, Winney B, Blacket MJ, Hundertmark K, Mohammed OB, Flores B, Omer S, Macasero W, Plath M, Tiedemann R, Bleidorn C (2010) Two reciprocally monophyletic mtDNA lineages elucidate the taxonomic status of Mountain gazelles (Gazella gazella). Systematics and Biodiversity 8, 119-129.

Wiemann A, Andersen LW, Berggren P, Siebert U, Benke H, Teilmann J, Lockyer C, Pawliczka I, Skóra K, Roos A, Lyrholm T, Paulus KB, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2010) Mitochondrial Control Region and microsatellite analyses on Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) unravel population differentiation in the Baltic Sea and adjacent waters. Conservation Genetics 11, 195-211.

Silva Iturriza A, Ketmaier V, Tiedemann R (2010) Mitochondrial DNA suggests multiple colonizations of central Philippine islands (Boracay, Negros) by the sedentary Philippine bulbul Hypsipetes philippinus guimarasensis (Aves). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 48, 269-278.

Ketmaier V, Stuckas H, Hempel J, Landeck I, Tobler M, Plath M, Tiedemann R (2010) Genetic and morphological divergence in the gravel bank grasshopper Chorthippus pullus (Acrididae) from contrasting environments. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 10, 381-395.

Epp LS, Stoof KR, Trauth MH, Tiedemann R (2010) Historical genetics on a sediment core from a Kenyan lake: Intraspecific genotype turnover in a tropical rotifer is related to past environmental changes. Journal of Paleolimnology 43, 939-954.

Apio A, Kabasa JD, Ketmaier V, Schröder C, Plath M, Tiedemann R (2010) Female philopatry and male dispersal in a cryptic, bush–dwelling antelope (Tragelaphus sylvaticus): a combined molecular and behavioural approach. Journal of Zoology 280, 213-220.

Sann M, Gerth M, Venne C, Tiedemann R, Bleidorn C (2010) Molecular and morphological investigations on the Nomada alboguttata species complex (Apiformes). Ampulex 2, 65-72.

Publications (until 2009)

Books/book chapters

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.