Dennis Roedder
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Contributions to scientific meetings

Updated 07. June 2021

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AMIRI, N., S. VEISI, F. AGHAMIR, R. SABERI-PIROOZ, D. RöDDER, E. EBRAHIMI, and F. AHMADZADEH. Tracking climate change in the spatial distribution pattern and the phylogeographic structure of Hyrcanian wood frog, Rana pseudodalmatina (Anura: Ranidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research.


CLEMENT, V. F., and D. RöDDER. Playing favourites - a review and discussion on the allocation of vertebrate orders and foci in home range and habitat selection studies. North-Western Journal of Zoology.


GINAL P., L. E. MüHLENBEIN, and. D. RöDDER. The advertisement calls of Theloderma corticale (Boulenger, 1903), T. albopunctatum (Liu & Hu, 1962) and T. licin McLeod & Ahmad, 2007 (Anura: Rhacophoridae). North-Western Journal of Zoology.


NGO, H. N., H. Q. NGUYEN, T. Q. PHAN, T. Q. NGUYEN, L. R. GEWISS, D. RöDDER, and T. ZIEGLER. Modeling the environmental refugia of the endangered Lichtenfelder’s Tiger Gecko (Goniurosaurus lichtenfelderi) towards implementation of transboundary conservation. Frontiers in Biogeography.


DDER, D., T. SCHMITT. P. GROS, W. ULRICH, and J. C. HABEL. Climate change drives mountain butterflies towards the summits. Scientific Reports


TAN, W. C., P. GINAL, A. G. J. RHODIN, J. B. IVERSON, and D. RöDDER. A present and future assessment of the effectiveness of existing reserves in preserving three critically endangered freshwater turtles in Southeast Asia and South Asia. Frontiers in Biogeography.


‘Peer reviewed’ Journals



GINAL, P., M. MOKHATLA, N. KRUGER, J. SECONDI, A. HERREL, J. MEASEY, and D. RöDDER. 2021. Ecophysiological models for global invaders: Is Europe a big playground for the African clawed frog? Journal of Experimental Zoology - Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology 2020: 158-172.


GINAL, P. C.-H. LOSKE, T. HöRREN and D. RöDDER. 2021. Cave salamanders (Speleomantes spp.) in Germany: tentative species identification, estimation of population size and first insights into an introduced salamander. Herpetology Notes 14: 815-822.


GINAL, P., F. D. MOREIRA, R. MARQUES, R. REBELO, and D. RöDDER. 2021. Predicting terrestrial dispersal corridors of the invasive African clawed frog Xenopus laevis in Portugal. NeoBiota 64: 103–118.


HABEL, J. C., C. ZAMORA, D. RöDDER, M. TEUCHER, I. CUADROS-CASANOVA, and C. FISCHER 2021. Using indicator species to detect high quality habitats in an East African forest biodiversity hotspot. Biodiversity and Conservation 30: 903–915.


TAYLOR, E. N., L. M. DIELE-VIEGAS, E. J. GANGLOFF, J. M. HALL, B. HALPERN, M. D. MASSEY, D. RöDDER, et al. 2021. The thermal ecology and physiology of reptiles and amphibians: A user's guide. Journal of Experimental Zoology 2020: 13-44.



AHMADZADEH, F., G. SHAHROKHI, R. SABERI-PIROOZ, M. OLADI, W. TAATI, N. A. POYARKOV, and D. RöDDER. 2020. Alborz Heritage: geographic distribution and genetic Differentiation of the Iranian Paradactylodon (Amphibia: Hynobiidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 41: 519-534.


BERNARDES, M., M. D. LE, T. Q. NGUYEN, C. T. PHAM, A. V. PHAM, T. T. NGUYEN, D. RöDDER, et al. 2020. Integrative taxonomy reveals three new taxa within the Tylototriton asperrimus complex (Caudata, Salamandridae) from Vietnam. ZooKeys 935: 121–164.


FATHINIA, B., D. RöDDER, N. RASTEGAR-POUYANI, E. RASTEGAR-POUYANI, M. S. HOSSEINZADEH, and S. M. KAZEMI. 2020.: The past, current and future habitat range of the Spider-tailed Viper, Pseudocerastes urarachnoides (Serpentes: Viperidae) in western Iran and eastern Iraq as revealed by habitat modelling. Zoology in the Middle East, DOI: 10.1080/09397140.2020.1757910


FRANçA, R. C., M. MORAIS, F. G. R. FRANçA, D. RöDDER, and M. SOLé. 2020. Snakes of the Pernambuco Endemism Center, Brazil: diversity, natural history and conservation. ZooKeys 1002: 115-158.


JACKEN, A., D. RöDDER, and T. ZIEGLER. 2020. Amphibians in zoos: a global approach on distribution patterns of threatened amphibians in zoological collections. International Zoo Yearbook (2020) 54: 1–19.


KLEIN, B., R. A. REGNET, M. KRINGS, and D. RöDDER. 2020. Larval development and morphology of six Neotropical poison-dart frogs of the genus Ranitomeya (Anura: Dendrobatidae) based on captive-raised specimens. Bonn zoological Bulletin 69 (2): 191–223.


NANIA, D., M. FLECKS, and D. RöDDER. 2020. Continuous expansion of the geographic range linked to realized niche expansion in the invasive Mourning gecko Lepidodactylus lugubris (Duméril & Bibron, 1836). - PLoS ONE 15(7): e0235060.


PRIETO RAMIREZ, A. M., L. RöHLER, A. F. CORD, G. PEER. D. RöDDER, and K. HENLE. 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.



AFROOSHEH, M., D. RöDDER, P. MIKULICEK, V. AKMALI, S. VAISSI, J. FLECK, W. SCHNEIDER, et al. 2019. Mitochochondrial DNA variation and Quaternary range dynamics in the endangered Yellow Spotted Mountain Newt, Neurergus derjugini (Caudata, Salamandridae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 57 (3): 580 – 590.


CAMPOS, F. S., R. LOURENçO-DE-MORAES, A. RUDOY, D. RöDDER, G. A. LLORENTE, and M. SOLé. 2019. Ecological trait evolution in amphibian phylogenetic relationships. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, doi: 10.1080/03949370.2019.1630012.


HABEL, J. C., L. RASCHE, U. A. SCHNEIDER, J. O. ENGLER, E. SCHMID, D. RöDDER, S. T. MEYER, et al. (2019): Final countdown for biodiversity hotspots. Conservation Letters 2019; e12668.


SOLé, M., I. R. DIAS, E. A. RODRIGUES, E. MARCIANO-JR, S. M. J. BRANCO, and D. RöDDER. 2019. Diet of Leptodactylus spixi (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from a cacao plantation in southern Bahia, Brazil. North-Western Journal of Zoology 15 (1): 62 – 66.



BEHR, N., and D. RöDDER. 2018. Larval development stages and husbandry of the Rice Frog Microhyla mukhlesuri Hasan et al., 2014 (Anura: Microhylidae). Bonn zoological Bulletin 67 (2): 109–116.


BEHR, N., and D. RöDDER. 2018. Captive management, reproduction, and comparative larval development of Klappenbach’s Red-bellied Frog, Melanophryniscus klappenbachi Prigioni and Langone, 2000. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 12: 18–26 (e153)..


RDERER, M., D. RöDDER, and M. R. LANGER. 2018. Patterns of species richness and the center of diversity in modern Indo-Pacific larger foraminifera. Scientific Reports (2018) 8: 8189.


GALUNDER, K., and D. RöDDER. 2018. Developmental Ecology and Larval Staging in Polypedates otilophus (Boulenger, 1893) (Anura: Rhacophoridae). Bonn zoological Bulletin 67 (2): 117–128.


GEDEON, K., D. RöDDER, C. ZEWDIE and T. TöPFER. 2017. Evaluating the conservation status of the Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis atrifrons. Bird Conservation International 28: 653-661.


HABEL, J. C., M. TEUCHER and D. RöDDER. 2018. Mark-release-recapture meets Species Distribution Models: Identifying micro-habitats of grassland butterflies in agricultural landscapes. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0207052.


HOSSEINZADEH, M. S., M. FARHADI QOMI, B. NAIMI, D. RöDDER and S. M. KAZEMI. 2018. Habitat suitability and modelling the potential distribution of the Plateau Snake Skink Ophiomorus nuchalis (Sauria: Scincidae) on the Iranian Plateau. North-Western Journal of Zoology 14 (1): 60-63.


PRIETORAMIREZ, A. M., G. PEER, D. RöDDER and K. HENLE. 2018. Realized niche and microhabitat selection of the eastern green lizard (Lacerta viridis) at the core and periphery of its distribution range. Ecology and Evolution 8:11322–11336.


RAY-BRAMBACH, R. R., C. STOMMEL and D. RöDDER. 2018. Home ranges, activity patterns and habitat preferences of leopards in Luambe National Park and adjacent Game Management Area in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. Mammalian Biology 92: 102-110.



CAPINHA, C., H. SEEBENS, P. CASSEY, P. GARCíA-DíAZ, B. LENZNER, T. MANG, D. MOSER, P. PYšEK, R. SCALERA, D. RöDDER, M. WINTER, S. DULLINGER and F. ESSL. 2017. Diversity, biogeography and the global flows of alien amphibians and reptiles. Diversity and Distributions 23: 1313-1322.


COURANT, J., S. VOGT, R. MARQUES, J. MEASEY, J. SECONDI, R. REBELO, A. DE VILLIERS, F. IHLOW, C. DE BUSSCHERE, T. BACKELJAU, D. RöDDER and A. HERREL. 2017. Are invasive populations characterized by a broader diet than native populations? The case study of an invasive anuran. PeerJ 5:e3250.


DRüKE, Y., and D. RöDDER. 2017. Feeding ecology of the invasive gecko species Hemidactylus mabouia (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in São Sebastião (Brazil). Bonn Zoological Bulletin 66: 85-93.


EBERLE, J., D. RöDDER, M. BECKETT and D. AHRENS. 2017.Landscape genetics indicate recently increased habitat fragmentation in African forest-associated chafers. Global Change Biology 23: 1988-2004.


FONSECA, É., M. SOLé, D. RöDDER and P. DE MARCO JUNIOR. 2017. Pet snakes illegally marketed in Brazil: Climatic viability and establishment risk. PLoS one 12: e0183143.


GREVE, C., M. HAASE, R. HUTTERER, D. RöDDER, F. IHLOW and B. MISOF. 2017. Snails in the desert: Species diversification of Theba (Gastropoda: Helicidae) along the Atlantic coast of NW Africa. Ecology and Evolution 7: 5524 - 5538.


HAMDAN, B., A. G. PEREIRA, L. LOSS-OLIVEIRA, D. RöDDER and C. G. SCHRAGO. 2017. Evolutionary analysis of Chironius snakes unveils cryptic diversity and provides clues to diversification in the Neotropics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116:108-119.


KRINGS, M., B. KLEIN, M. J. HENEKA and D. RöDDER. 2017. Morphological comparisons of five species of poison dart frogs of the genus Raniotmeya (Anura: Dendrobatidae) including the skeleton, the muscle system and inner organs. PLoS one 12: e0171669.


LAZIC, M., D. RöDDER and A. KALIONTZOPOULOU. 2017. The ontogeny of developmental buffering in lizard head shape. Evolution & Development 19: 244-252.


MARQUES, R., D. RöDDER, M. SOLé and M. S. TINôCO. 2017. Diversity and habitat use of snakes from the coastal Atlantic rainforest on the Northeastern Bahia, Brazil. Salamandra 53: 34-43.


MEYERS, E., J. BARKER, D. JIMENEZ ALVARADO, R. HAROUN, J. CASTRO-HERNáNDEZ and D. RöDDER. 2017. Population structure, distribution and habitat use of the critically endangered Angelshark, Squatina squatina, in the Canary Islands. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 27: 1133-1144.


JAVANBAKHT, H., F. IHLOW, D. JABLONSKI, P. ŠIROKý, U. FRITZ, D. RöDDER, M. SHARIFI and P. MIKULICEK. 2017. Genetic diversity and Quaternary range dynamics in Iranian and Transcaucasian tortoises. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 121: 627-640.


DDER, D., F. IHLOW, J. COURANT, J. SECONDI, A. HERREL, R. REBELO, G. J. MEASEY, F. LILLO, F. A. DE VILLIERS, C. DE BUSSCHERE and T. BACKELJAU. 2017. Global realized niche divergence in the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis. Ecology and Evolution 00: 1–15.


SCHERGES, A. M., and D. RöDDER. 2017. The advertisement calls of Epipedobates anthonyi and Epipedobates tricolor (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Colostethinae): intra- and interspecific comparisons. Bonne Zoolgical Bulletin 66: 73-84.


VOGT, S., F. A. DE VILLIERS, F. IHLOW, D. RöDDER and G. J. MEASEY. 2017. Competition and feeding ecology in two sympatric Xenopus species (Anura: Pipidae). PeerJ 5:e3130.



AHMADZADEH, F., M. FLECKS, M. A. CARRETERO, W. BöHME, F. IHLOW, P. KAPLI, A. MIRALDO and D. RöDDER. 2016. Separate histories in both sides of the Mediterranean: Phylogeny and niche evolution of ocellated lizards. Journal of Biogeography 43:1242-1253.


CERíACO, L. M. P., E. E. GUTIéRREZ, A. DUBOIS, […], D. RöDDER, […] and G. ZUG. 2016. Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4169: 435-445.


DE BUSSCHERE, C., J. COURANT, A. HERREL, R. REBELO, D. RöDDER, G. J. MEASEY and T. BACKELJAU. 2016. Unequal contribution of native South African phylogeographic lineages to the Invasion of the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, in Europe. PeerJ 4:e1659; DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1659.


HABEL J. C., M. TEUCHER, D. RöDDER, M.-T. BLEICHER, C. DIECKOW, A. WIESE and C. FISCHER. 2016. Kenyan endemic bird species at home in novel ecosystem. Ecology and Evolution 14: 2494-2505.


HABEL, J. C., M. TEUCHER, W. ULRICH, M. BAUER and D. RöDDER. 2016. Drones for butterfly conservation: detection of micro larval habitats using unmanned aerial vehicles. Landscape Ecology 31: 2385–2395.


HAWLITSCHEK, O, A. DUNZ, M. FRANZE, J. MORINIèRE, D. RöDDER, F. GLAW and G. HASZPRUNAR. 2016. DNA barcoding of reptiles and amphibians from Germany. Molecular Ecology Resources16: 242-253.


IHLOW, F., J. COURANT, J. SECONDI, A. HERREL, R. REBELO, G. J. MEASEY, F. LILLO, F. A. DE VILLIERS, S. VOGT, C. DE BUSSCHERE, T. BACKELJAU and D. RöDDER. Impacts of climate change on the global invasion potential of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis. PLoS ONE11: e0154869.


IHLOW, F., M. VAMBERGER, M. FLECKS, T. HARTMANN, M. COTA, S. MAKCHAI, P. MEEWATTANA, J. E. DAWSON, L. KHENG, D. RöDDER and U. FRITZ (2016): Integrative taxonomy of southeast Asian Snail-Eating Turtles (Geoemydidae: Malayemys) reveals a new species and mitochondrial introgression. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153108.


KOCH, C., M. FLECKS, P. J. VENEGAS, P. BIALKE, S. VALVERDE and D. RöDDER. 2016. Applying n-dimensional hypervolumes for species delimitation: unexpected molecular, morphological, and ecological diversity in the Leaf-Toed Gecko Phyllodactylus reissii Peters, 1862 (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) from northern Peru. Zootaxa 4161: 41-80.


KREHNWINKEL, H., D. RöDDER, M. NAPARUS-ALJANCIC and M. KUNTNER. 2016. Rapid genetic and ecological differentiation during the northern range expansion of the venomous yellow sac spider Cheiracanthium punctorium in Europe. Evolutionary Applications 9: 1229-1240.


KREHNWINKEL, H., M. GRAZE, D. RöDDER, K. TANAKA, Y. BABA, C. MUSTER and G. UHL. 2016. A phylogeographic survey of a highly dispersive spider reveals Eastern Asia as a major glacial refugium for Palearctic fauna. Journal of Biogeography 43: 1583-1594.


MARQUES, R., D. RöDDER, M. SOLé, É. FONSECA and M. S. TINôCO. 2016. Composition and natural history of the coastal snake assemblage from Northern Bahia, Brazil. ZooKeys 611: 93-142.


OLIVEIRA, I. S., D. RöDDER and L. F. TOLEDO. 2016. Potential impacts of sea level rise on coastal lowland anurans worldwide. North-Western Journal of Zoology 12: 91-101.


OLIVEIRA, I. S., D. RöDDER, C., CAPINHA, F. AHMADZADEH, A. K. C. OLIVEIRAAAnd L. F. TOLEDO. 2016. Assessing future habitat availability for coastal lowland anurans in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest. Studies of Neotropical Fauna and Environment 51: 45-55.


RAY, R.-R., C. STOMMEL and D. RöDDER. 2016. Home ranges, activity patterns and habitat preferences of leopards in Luambe National Park and adjacent hunting area in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. Mammalian Biology 81: 14.


DDER, D., S. NEKUM, A. F. CORD and J. O. ENGLER. 2016. Coupling satellite data with species distribution and connectivity models as a tool for environmental management. Environmental Management 58: 130-143.



BONKE, R., N. WHITAKER, D. RöDDER and W. BöHME. 2015. Vocalizations in two rare crocodilian species: a comparative approach in distress call analysis of Tomistoma schlegeli (Müller, 1838) and Gavialis gangeticus (Gmelin, 1789). North-Western Journal of Zoology 11: 151-162


GEISSLER, P., T. HARTMANN, F. IHLOW, D. RöDDER, N. A. POYARKOV, T. Q. NGUYEN, T. ZIEGLER and W. BöHME. 2015. The Lower Mekong: an insurmountable barrier for amphibians in southern Indochina? Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 144: 905-914.


HABEL, J. C., F. E. ZACHOS, L. DAPPORTO, D. RöDDER, U. RADESPIEL, A. TELLIER and T. SCHMITT. 2015. Population genetics revisited – towards a multidisciplinary research field. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 115: 1-12.


IHLOW, F., R. BONKE, T. HARTMANN, P. GEISSLER, N. BEHLER and D. RöDDER 2015. Habitat suitability, coverage by protected areas and population connectivity for the Siamese Crocodile Crocodylus siamensis Schneider, 1801. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25: 544-554.


JAMES, T. J., L. F. TOLEDO, D. RöDDER, D. DA SILVA LEITE, A. BELASEN, C. M. B. ROMáN, T. S. JENKINSON, C. LAMBERTINI, A. V. LONGO, J. RUGGERI, J. COLLINS, P. BURROWES, K. LIPS, K. ZAMUDIO and J. E. LONGCORE. 2015. Detangling host, pathogen and environmental determinants of recently emerged wildlife diseases: lessons from the first 15 years of amphibian chytridiomycosis research. Ecology and Evolution 5: 4079-4097.


KREHNWINKEL, H., D. RöDDER and D. TAUTZ. 2015. Eco-Genomic analysis of the poleward range expansion of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi shows rapid adaptation and genomic admixture. Global Change Biology 21: 4320-4332.


MOKHATLA, M. M., D. RöDDER and G. J. MEASEY. 2015. Assessing the effects of changing climate on distributions of the endemic amphibian fauna of the Cape Floristic Region. South African Journal of Science111 (11/12); Art. #2014-0389.


RATO, C., D. J. HARRIS, A. PERERA, S. CARVALHO, M. A. CARRETERO and D. RöDDER. 2015. A combination of divergence and conservatism in the niche evolution of Tarentola mauritanica (Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae). PLoS One 10(5):e0127980 .


STIELS, D., B. GAIßLER, K. SCHIDELKO, J. O. ENGLER and D. RöDDER. 2015. Niche shift in four non-native Estrildid finches: implications for species distribution models. IBIS 157: 75-97.


TEIXEIRA, R. L., R. B. FERREIRA, T. SILVA-SOARES, M. M. MAGESKI, W. PERTEL, D. RöDDER, E. HOFFMAN DE BARROS and J. O. ENGLER. 2015. Anuran community of a cacao plantation in southeastern Brazil. Salamandra 51: 259-262.



BAIER, F., H. NICOLAOU and D. RöDDER. 2014. A species distribution model for the endemic Cyprus Whip Snake (Hierophis cypriensis) is consistent with a transient period of isolated evolution in the Troodos Range. The Herpetological Journal 24: 175-181.


BONKE, R., F. IHLOW, W. BöHME and D. RöDDER. 2014. Movement patterns of Tomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838) in the Sekonyer Kanan River (Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan) as preliminary range size estimates. Salamandra 50: 40-52.


CAPINHA, C.., D. RöDDER, H. M. PEREIRA and H. KAPPES. 2014. Response of non-native European terrestrial gastropods to new climates correlates with biogeographical and biological traits. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 857-866.


ENGLER, J. O., D. RöDDER, D. STIELS and M. I. FöRSCHLER. 2014. Suitable, reachable but not colonized: Avian niche duality in an endemic mountainous songbird. Journal of Ornithology 155: 657-669.


ENGLER, J. O., N. BALKENHOL, K. FILZ, J. C. HABEL and D. RöDDER. 2014. Comparative landscape genetics of three closely related sympatric Hesperid butterflies with diverging ecological traits. PLoS one 9(9): e106526


FOURCADE, Y., J. O.ENGLER, D. RöDDER and J. SECONDI. 2014. Mapping species distributions with MAXENT using a geographically biased sample of presence data: a performance assessment of methods for correcting sample bias. PLoS one 9(5): e97122.


GHAFFARI, H., F. IHLOW, M. V. PLUMMER, M. KARAMI, N. KHORASANI, B. S. MAHROO and D. RöDDER. 2014. Home range and habitat selection of the endangered Euphrates softshell turtle Rafetus euphraticus in a fragmented habitat in southwestern Iran. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 13: 202-215.


HABEL J. C., R. K. MULWA, F. GASSERT, D. RöDDER, W. ULRICH, L. BORGHESIO, M. HUSEMANN and L. LENS. 2014. Population signatures of large-scale, long-term disjunction and small-scale, short-term habitat fragmentation in an Afromontane forest bird. Heredity 113: 205-214.


IHLOW, F., F. AHMADZADEH, H. GHAFFARI, E. TASKAVAK, T. HARTMANN, C. ETZBAUER and D. RöDDER. 2014. Assessment of genetic structure, habitat suitability and effectiveness of reserves for future conservation planning of the Euphrates soft-shelled turtle Rafetus euphraticus (Daudin, 1802). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24: 831-840.


IHLOW, F., D. RöDDER, T. BOCHYNEK, S. SOTHANIN, M. HANDSCHUH and W. BöHME. 2014. Reinforcement as a conservation tool - assessing site fidelity and movement of the endangered Elongated Tortoise Indotestudo elongata (Blyth, 1854). Journal of Natural History 48: 39-40.


KURTH, M., D. HöRNES and D. RöDDER. 2014. SAISAQ: A novel tool for semiautomatic image based surface area quantification. North-Western Journal of Zoology 10 : 217-220.


KURTH, M., D. HöRNES and D. RöDDER. 2014. Race against desiccation: rapid larval development in Melanophryniscus klappenbachi (Anura: Bufonidae). Salamandra 50:117-124.


JAKOB, S. S., D. RöDDER, J. O. ENGLER, S. SHAAF, H. ÖZKAN, F. R. BLATTNER and B. KKILIAN. 2014. Evolutionary history of wild barley (Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum) analyzed using multilocus sequencing and paleodistribution modeling. Genome Biology and Evolution 6: 685-702.


LOUY, D., J. C. HABEL, S. ABADJEV, L. RAKOSY, Z. VARGA, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2014. Molecules and models indicate diverging evolutionary effects from parallel altitudinal range shift in two mountain Ringlet butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112: 569-583.


MAGESKI, M., R. B. FERREIRA, C. ZOCCA, R. L. TEIXEIRA and D. RöDDER. 2014. The unusual occurrence of a population of Dendropsophus elegans (Anura: Hylidae) in an inselberg of southeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 7: 363-365.


SCHMITT, T., J.-C. HABEL, D. RöDDER and D. LOUY. 2014. Effects of recent and past climatic shifts on the genetic structure of the high mountain Yellow-spotted ringlet butterfly Erebia manto (Lepidoptera, Satyrinae): a conservation problem. Global Change Biology 20: 2045-2061.


VAN SCHINGEN, M., IHLOW, F., NGUYEN, T.Q., ZIEGLER, T., BONKOWSKI, M., PHAM, C.P., Z. WU and D. RöDDER. 2014. Potential distribution and effectiveness of the protected area network for the Chinese Crocodile Lizard Shinisaurus crocodilurus Ahl, 1930 (Reptilia: Squamata). Salamandra 50: 71-76.


WAGNER, N., D. RöDDER, C. BRüHL, M. VEITH and S. LöTTERS. 2014. Assessing the risk of pesticide exposure for amphibian species listed in Annex II of the Habitats Directive. Biological Conservation 176: 64-70.



AHMADZADEH, F., M. FLECKS, M. A. CARRETERO, O. MOZAFFARI, W. BöHME, D. J. HARRIS, S. FREITAS and D. RöDDER. 2013. Cryptic speciation patterns in Iranian rock lizards uncovered by integrative taxonomy. PLoS One 8(12): e80563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080563. (PDF)


AHMADZADEH, F., M. FLECKS, D. RöDDER, W. BöHME, Ç. ILGAZ, D. J. HARRIS, J. O. ENGLER, N. ÜZüM and M. A. CARRETERO 2013. Multiple dispersal out of Anatolia: biogeography and evolution of oriental green lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110: 389-408. (PDF)


AHMADZADEH, F., M. A. CARRETERO, D. RöDDER, D. J. HARRIS, S. N. FREITAS, A. PERERA, and W. BöHME. 2013. Inferring the effects of past climate fluctuations on the distribution pattern of Iranolacerta (Reptilia, Lacertidae): evidences from mitochondrial DNA and species distribution models. Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 141-148. (PDF)


AHMADZADEH, F., M. FLECKS, M. A. CARRETERO, W. BöHME, C. ILGAZ, J. O. ENGLER, D. J. HARRIS, N. ÜZüM and D. RöDDER. 2013. Rapid lizard radiation lacking niche conservatism: ecological diversification within a complex landscape. Journal of Biogeography 40: 1475-1489. (PDF)


BERNARDES M., D. RöDDER, T. T. NGUYEN, T. C. PHAM, Q. T. NGUYEN, and T. ZIEGLER. 2013. Habitat characterization and potential distribution of Tylototriton vietnamensis in northern Vietnam. Journal of Natural History 47: 1161-1175. (PDF)


LL, S., B. R. SCHMIDT, M. VEITH, N. WAGNER, D. RöDDER, C. WEIMANN, T. KIRSCHEY and S. LöTTERS. 2013. Anuran amphibians as indicators of changes in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems following GM crop cultivation: a monitoring guideline. BioRisk 8: 39-51.


CHANNING, A., A. HILLERS, S. LöTTERS, M.-O. RöDEL, S. SCHICK, W. CONRADIE, D. RöDDER, V. MERCURIO, P. WAGNER, J.M. DEHLING, L.H. DU PREEZ, J. KIELGAST and M. BURGER. 2013. Taxonomy of the super-cryptic Hyperolius nasutus group of long reed frogs of Africa (Anura: Hyperoliidae), with descriptions of six new species. Zootaxa 3620: 301-350.


ENGLER, J. O., D. RöDDER, O. ELLE, A. HOCHKIRCH and J. SECONDI. 2013. Species distribution models contribute to determine the effect of climate and interspecific interactions in moving hybrid zones. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 2487-2496. (PDF)


FOURCADE, Y., J. O. ENGLER, A. G. BESNARDA, D. RöDDER and J. SECONDI. 2013.Confronting expert-based and modelled distributions for species with uncertain conservation status: a case study from the corncrake (Crex crex). Biological Conservation 167: 161-171. (PDF)


GASSERT, F., U SCHULTE, M. HUSEMANN, W. ULRICH, D. RöDDER, A. HOCHKIRCH, E. ENGEL, J. MEYER and J. C. HABEL. 2013. From southern refugia to the northern range margin: genetic population structure of the common wall lizard, Podarcis muralis. Journal of Biogeography 40: 1475-1489 (PDF)


GHAFFARI, H., M. V. PLUMMER, M. KARAMI, B. SAFAEI, F. AHMADZADEH, and D. RöDDER. 2013. Notes on a nest and emergence of hatchlings of the Euphrates softshell turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) at the Dez River, Iran. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12: 319-323.


HABEL, J. C., D. RöDDER, L. LENS, and T. SCHMITT 2013. The genetic signature of ecologically different grassland Lepidopterans. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 2401-2411. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., M. HUSEMANN, T. SCHMITT, L. DAPPORTO, D. RöDDER and S. VANDEWOESTIJNE. 2013. A forest butterfly in Sahara desert oases: isolation does not matter. Journal of Heredity 104: 234-247. (PDF)


HARTMANN, T., P. GEISSLER, N. A. POYARKOV, JR., F. IHLOW, E. A. GALOYAN, D. RöDDER and W. BöHME. 2013. A new species of the genus Calotes Cuvier, 1817 (Squamata: Agamidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3599: 246–260. (PDF)


KOCH, C., P. J. VENEGAS, D. RöDDER, M. FLECKS and W. BöHME. 2013. Two new endemic species of Ameiva (Squamata: Teiidae) from the dry forest of northwestern Peru and additional information on Ameiva concolor Ruthven, 1924. Zootaxa 3745: 263-295. (PDF)


KURTH, M., D. HöRNES, S. ESSER and D. RöDDER. 2013. Notes on the acoustic repertoire of Melanophryniscus klappenbachi Prigioni & Langone, 2000. Zootaxa 3626: 597-600. (PDF)


LANGER, M. R., A. E. WEINMANN, S. LöTTERS, J. M. BERNHARD and D. RöDDER. 2013. Climate-driven range extension of Amphistegina (Protista, Foraminiferida): models of current and predicted future ranges. PLoS ONE 8(2): e54443. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054443 (PDF)


MARQUES, R., M. S. TINôCO, D. RöDDER and H. C. BROWNE-RIBEIRO. 2013. Distribution extension of Thamnodynastes pallidus and new records within the distribution of Erythrolamprus reginae, Imantodes cenchoa and Siphlophis compressus (Serpentes, Dipsadidae) for the north coast of Bahia, Brazil. Herpetology Notes 6: 529-532. (PDF)


RAJAEI SH., H., D. RöDDER, A. M. WEIGAND, J. DAMBACH, M. J. RAUPACH and J. W. WäGELE. 2013. Quaternary refugia in southwestern Iran: Insights from two sympatric moth species (Insecta, Lepidoptera). Organisms Diversity and Evolution 13: 409-423. (PDF)


DDER, D., and F. IHLOW. 2013. Chelonians in a changing climate: can nest site selection prevent sex ratio skews? Animal Conservation 16: 491–492. (PDF)


DDER, D., U. SCHULTE and L. F. TOLEDO. 2013. High environmental niche overlap between the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and invasive bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) enhance the potential of disease transmission in the Americas. North-Western Journal of Zoology 9: 178-184. (PDF)


DDER, D., A. M. LAWING, M. FLECKS, F. AHMADZADEH, J. DAMBACH, J. O. ENGLER, J. C. HABEL, T. HARTMANN, D. HöRNES, F. IHLOW, K. SCHIDELKO, D. STIELS, and P. D. POLLY. 2013. Evaluating the significance of paleophylogeographic species distribution models in reconstructing quaternary range-shifts of Nearctic chelonians. PLoS ONE 8: e72855. link


SCHIDELKO, K., N. WüSTENHAGEN, D. STIELS, R. VAN DEN ELZEN and D. RöDDER. 2013. Continental shelf as potential retreat areas for Austral-Asian estrildid finches (Passeriformes: Estrildidae) during the Pleistocene. Journal of Avian Biology 44: 121-132. (PDF)


SCHREINER, C., D. RöDDER and J. G. MEASEY. 2013. Using modern models to test Poynton’s predictions. African Journal of Herpetology 62: 49-62.


WAGNER, P., T. M. WILMS, D. RöDDER and A. SCHMITZ. 2013. A great leap – the first record of Xenopus pygmaeus (Anura: Pipidae) from south of the Congo Basin. Salamandra 49: 206-210. (PDF)


WEIMANN, A., D. RöDDER, S. LöTTERS and M. R. LANGER. 2013. Heading for new shores: Projecting marine distribution ranges of selected larger foraminifera. PLoS ONE 8(4): e62182. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062182. (PDF)


WEINMANN, A. E., D. RöDDER, S. LöTTERS and M. R. LANGER. 2013. Travelling through time: the past, present and future biogeographic range of the invasive foraminifera Amphistegina spp. in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Micropaleontology 105: 30-39. (PDF)


WERNER, P., S. LöTTERS, B. R. SCHMIDT, J. O. ENGLER and D. RöDDER. 2013. The role of climate for the range limits of parapatric European land salamanders. Ecography 36: 1127-1137. (PDF)



BIDINGER, K., S. LöTTERS, D. RöDDER and M. VEITH. 2012. Species distribution models for the alien invasive Asian Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis). Journal of Applied Entomology 136: 109–123. (PDF)


HME, W., and D. RöDDER. 2012. Institutinal Profiles: Herpetology at the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn, Germany. Herpetological Review 43: 15-18. (PDF)


DAMBACH, J., S. THATJE, D. RöDDER, Z. BASHER, and M. J. RAUPACH. 2012. Effects of Late-Cenozoic glaciation on habitat availability in Antarctic benthic shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea). PLoS ONE 7(9): e46283. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046283 (PDF)


ENGLER, J. O., and D. RöDDER. 2012. Disentangling interpolation and extrapolation uncertainties in ecological niche models: a novel visualization technique for the spatial variation of predictor variable colinearity. Biodiversity Informatics 8: 30-40. (PDF) (Supplement)


ESSER, S., and D. RöDDER. 2012. Notes on the reproduction of the Yellow-Throated Plated Lizard Gerrhosaurus flavigularis (Wiegmann, 1882). Herpetology Notes 5: 13-14. (PDF)


FLECKS, M., F. WEINSHEIMER, W. BöHME, J. CHENGA, S. LöTTERS and D. RöDDER. 2012. Watching extinction: the dramatic population status of the critically endangered Tanzanian Turquoise Dwarf Gecko, Lygodactylus williamsi. Salamandra 48: 12-20. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., J. O. ENGLER, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2012. Landscape genetics of a recent population extirpation in a burnet moth species. Conservation Genetics 13: 247–255. (PDF)


HABEL, J.-C., J. O. ENGLER, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2012. Contrasting genetic and morphologic responses on recent population decline in two burnet moths (Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae). Conservation Genetics 13: 1293-1304. (PDF)


IHLOW, F., J. DAMBACH, J. O. ENGLER, M. FLECKS, T. HARTMANN, S. NEKUM, H. RAJAEI and D. RöDDER. 2012. On the brink of extinction? How climate change may affect global Chelonian species richness. Global Change Biology 18: 1520-1530. (PDF)


LANGER, M., A. E. WEINMANN, S. LöTTERS and D. RöDDER. 2012. ―Strangers in Paradise: Modeling the biogeographic range expansion of the foraminifera Amphistegina in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 42: 234-244. (PDF)


TTERS, S., J. KIELGAST, M. SZTATECSNY, N. WAGNER, U. SCHULTE, P. WERNER, D. RöDDER, J. DAMBACH, T. REISSNER, A. HOCHKIRCH and B. R. SCHMIDT. 2012. Absence of infection with the amphibian chytrid fungus in the terrestrial Alpine salamander, Salamandra atra. Salamandra 48: 58-62. (PDF)


MEASEY, G. J., D. RöDDER, S. L. GREEN, R. KOBAYASHI, F. LILLO, G. LOBOS, R. REBELO and J.-M. THIRION. 2012. Ongoing global invasions of the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis. Biological Invasions 14: 2255-2270. (PDF)


MENDES, C. V. M., D. S. RUAS, R. LOURENçO-DE-MORAES, D. RöDDER and M. SOLé. 2012. The advertisement call of Gastrotheca fissipes Boulenger, 1888 (Anura, Hemiphractidae) with comments on distribution. Zootaxa 3312: 62–64. (PDF).


SCHULTE, U., A. HOCHKIRCH, S. LöTTERS, D. RöDDER, S. SCHWEIGER, T. WEIMANN and M. VEITH. 2012. Cryptic niche conservatism among evolutionary lineages of an invasive lizard. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 198–211. (PDF)


WAGNER, P., D. RöDDER and T. M. WILMS. 2012. New data on the morphology and natural history of Tetradactylus ellenbergeri (Angel, 1922) (Sauria: Gerrhosauridae) and Trachylepis ivensii (Bocage, 1879) (Sauria: Scincidae) in northeastern Zambia. Bonn Zoological Bulletin 61: 35-40. (PDF)



ANGETTER, L.-S., S. LöTTERS and D. RöDDER. 2011. Climate niche conservatism in invasive alien species: the case of the brown anole. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104: 943–954. (PDF)


BONKE, R., W. BöHME, K. OPIELA and D. RöDDER. 2011. A remarkable case of cannibalism in juvenile Leopard Geckos, Eublepharis macularius (Blyth, 1854) (Squamata: Eublepharidae). Herpetology Notes 4: 211-212. (PDF)


HME, W., and D. RöDDER. 2011. Rediscoverd after ninety years: the Ethiopian high altitude dwarf species Ptychadena nana (Amphibia: Ptychadenidae). North-Western Journal of Zoology 7 (2): 322-324. (PDF)


CORD, A., and D. RöDDER. 2011. Inclusion of habitat availability in species distribution models through multi-temporal remote sensing data? Ecological Applications. 21: 3285-3298. (PDF)


DAMBACH, J., and D. RöDDER. 2011. Applications and future challenges in marine species distribution modeling. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 21: 92-100. (PDF)


DIAS, I. R., D. RöDDER, F. WEINSHEIMER, A. KWET and M. SOLé. 2011. Description of the advertisement call of Phasmahyla spectabilis Cruz, Feio & Nascimento, 2008 (Anura: Phyllomedusinae) with comments on its distribution and reproduction. Zootaxa 2767: 59–64. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., M. HUSEMANN, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2011. Biogeographical dynamics of the Spanish Marbled White Melanargia ines (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) in the Western Mediterranean: Does the Atlanto-Mediterranean refuge exist? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104: 828–837. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., G. NèVE, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2011. Global warming will affect the genetic diversity and uniqueness of Lycaena helle populations. Global Change Biology 17: 194-205. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., L. LENS, D. RöDDER and T. SCHMITT. 2011. From Africa to Europe and back: refugia and range shifts cause high genetic differentiation in the Marbled White butterfly Melanargia galathea. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:215. (PDF)


KOCH, C., P. J. VENEGAS and D. RöDDER. 2011. Notes on the advertisement call of Hyloxalus elachyhistus (Edwards, 1971) (Anura, Dendrobatidae). Salamandra 47:116-119. (PDF)


DDER, D., W. BöHME and S. LöTTERS. 2011. ‘Chamaliens’ on the Hawaiian Islands: spatial risk assessment for the invasive Jackson's chameleon (Chamaeleonidae). Salamandra 47: 36-42. (PDF)


DDER, D., and J. O. ENGLER. 2011. Quantitative metrics of overlaps in Grinnellian niches: advances and possible drawbacks. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20: 915-927. (PDF)


DDER, D., A. SCHMITZ, G. ONORE and W. BöHME. 2011. New records of the endangered Pristimantis eugeniae (Lynch and Duellman, 1997) (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Ecuador. Herpetology Notes 4: 247-248. (PDF)


DDER, D., S. LöTTERS, M. ÖZ, S. BOGAERTS, K. ELEFTHERAKOS and M. VEITH. 2011. A novel method to calculate climatic niche similarity among species with restricted ranges - The case of the terrestrial Lycian salamanders. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 11:409–423. (PDF)


SCHIDELKO, K., D. STIELS and D. RöDDER. 2011. Historical stability of diversity patterns in African estrildid finches (Estrildidae)? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102: 455-470. (PDF)


STIELS, D., K. SCHIDELKO, J. O. ENGLER, R. VAN DEN ELZEN and D. RöDDER. 2011. Predicting the potential distribution of the invasive common waxbill Estrilda astrild (Passeriformes: Estrildidae). Journal of Ornithology 152:769–780. (PDF)


SWEI, A., J.J.L. ROWLEY, D. RöDDER, M. L. L. DIESMOS, A. C. DIESMOS, C. J. BRIGGS, R. BROWN, T. TRUNG CAO, T. L. CHENG, R. A. CHONG, B. HAN, J.-M. HERO, H. D. HOANG, M. D. KUSRINI, D. THI THUY, J. A. MCGUIRE, M. MEEGASKUMBURA, M. S. MIN, D. G. MULCAHY, T. NEANG, S. PHIMMACHAK, D.Q. RAO, N. M. REEDER, S. D. SCHOVILLE, N. SIVONGXAY, N. SREI, M. STöCK, B. L. STUART, L. S. TORRES, D. THI ANH, T. S. TUNSTALL, D. VIETES and V. T. VREDENBURG. 2011. Is chytridiomycosis an emerging infectious disease in Asia? PloS ONE 6: e23179. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023179. (PDF)


WILMS, T. M., P. WAGNER, M. SHOBRAK, D. RöDDER and W. BöHME. 2011. Some like it hot – on the thermobiology and individual activity patterns of a large herbivorous desert lizard, Uromastyx aegyptia microlepis Blanford, 1875 at the Mahazat as-Sayd Protected area, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 636-647. (PDF)



FERREIRA, R. B., T. SILVA-SOARES and D. RöDDER. 2010. Amphibians of Vitória, an urban area in South-eastern Brazil: first approximation. Salamandra 46: 187-196. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., D. RöDDER, T. SCHMITT, S. STEFANO, M. MEYER and F. E. ZACHOS. 2010. Strong genetic cohesiveness between Italy and the Maghreb in four butterfly species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 99: 818-890. (PDF)


HABEL, J. C., T. SCHMITT, M. MEYER, A. FINGER, D. RöDDER, T. ASSMANN and F. ZACHOS. 2010. Biogeography meets conservation: the genetic structure of the endangered lycaenid butterfly Lycaena helle (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 101: 155-168. (PDF)


HENDLER, R., D. RöDDER and M. VEITH. 2010. Flexibilisierung des Schutzgebietsnetzes Natura 2000 vor dem Hintergrund des Klimawandels. Natur und Recht 32: 685-692.


JAKOB, S. S., C. HEIBL, D. RöDDER and F. R. BLATTNER. 2010. Population demography influences climatic niche evoluition: evidence from diploid American Hordeum species (Poaceae). Molecular Ecology 19: 1423-1438. (PDF)


KIELGAST, J., D. RöDDER, M. VEITH and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Widespread occurrence of the chytrid fungus in Kenya. Animal Conservation 13 (Suppl. 1): 36-43. (PDF)


KIRCHHOF, S., J. LINDEN, D. RöDDER and K. RICHTER. 2010. Foraging mode of Australolacerta rupicola (FitzSimons, 1933) (Sauria: Lacertidae): evidence of seasonal variation in an extremely active predator? Journal of Natural History 44: 2941-2953. (PDF)


KIRCHHOF, S., J. LINDEN, D. RöDDER and K. RICHTER 2010. Daily activity patterns of Australolacerta rupicola (FitzSimons, 1933) (Sauria: Lacertidae) with comments on niche segregation within a syntopic lizard community. North-Western Journal of Zoology 6: 172-181. (PDF)


KRAHMER, C., C. DäNICKE and D. RöDDER. 2010. Die Folgen des Global Change – Eine Herausforderung für Rechts- und Naturwissenschaftler. Zeitschrift für Landes- und Kommunalrecht Hessen 5: 397-400.


LIMA, J. E. P., D. RöDDER and M. SOLé. 2010. Diet of two sympatric species of Phyllomedusa (Anura: Hylidae) from a cacao plantation in southern Bahia, Brazil. North-Western Journal of Zoology 6:13-24. (PDF)


TTERS, S., A. VAN DER MEIJDEN, T. E. KOESTER, T. KRAUS, E. LA MARCA, C. F. B. HADDAD, D. DDER, and M. VEITH. 2010. Testing vicariance versus dispersal in Amazonian harlequin frogs: an ecological niche modeling approach. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 2125-2146. (PDF)


DDER, D., and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Potential distribution of the alien invasive Brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Reptilia: Colubridae). Pacific Science 64: 11-22. (PDF)


DDER, D., and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Explanative power of variables used in species distribution modelling: An issue of general model transferability or niche shift in the invasive Greenhouse frog (Eleutherodactylus planirostris)? Naturwissenschaften 97: 781-796. (PDF)


DDER, D., and U. SCHULTE. 2010. Potential loss of genetic variability despite well established network of reserves: the case of the Iberian endemic lizard Lacerta schreiberi. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 2651-2666. (PDF)


DDER, D., and U. SCHULTE. 2010. Amphibien und Reptilien im anthropogenen Klimawandel: Was wissen wir und was erwarten wir? Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 17: 1-22. (PDF)


DDER, D., J. O. ENGLER, F. WEINSHEIMER, R. BONKE and W. PERTEL. 2010. Fading of the last giants: an assessment of habitat availability of the Sunda Gharial Tomistoma schlegelii and coverage with protected areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 20: 678-684. (PDF)


DDER, D., O. HAWLITSCHECK and F. GLAW. 2010. Environmental niche plasticity of Phelsuma parkeri from Pemba Island, Tanzania: implications for conservation. Tropical Zoology 23: 35-49. (PDF)


DDER, D., F. WEINSHEIMER and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Molecules meet macroecology––combining Species Distribution Models and phylogeographic studies. Zootaxa 2426: 54-60. (PDF)


DDER, D., J. KIELGAST and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Future potential distribution of the emerging amphibian chytrid fungus under anthropogenic climate change. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Special Issue 4: DOI:103354/dao02197. (PDF)


SCHICK, S., J. KIELGAST, D. RöDDER, V. MUCHAI, M. BURGER and S. LöTTERS. 2010. New species of reed frog from the Congo basin with discussion of paraphyly in Cinnamon-belly reed frogs. Zootaxa 2501: 23-36. (PDF)


SCHIDELKO, K., R. VAN DEN ELZEN, D. HEGENBERG and D. RöDDER. 2010. The importance of collection data for ecological niche modelling: experiences with data from Pytilia melba (L., 1758) (Aves, Passeriformes, Estrildidae). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology, special issue: 83-92.


SCHULTE, L. M., R. SCHULTE, D. RöDDER and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Preference and competition for breeding plants in coexisting Ranitomeya species (Dendrobatidae): does height play a role? Salamandra 46: 180-184. (PDF)


WEINSHEIMER, F., A. A. MENGISTU and D. RöDDER. 2010. Potential distribution of threatened Leptopelis ssp. (Anura, Arthroleptidae) in Ethiopia derived from climate and land-cover data. Endangered Species Research 9: 117-124. (PDF)



TTERS, S., J. KIELGAST, J. BIELBY, S. SCHMIDTLEIN, J. BOSCH, T.W.J. GARNER, M. VEITH, S. F. WALKER, M.C. FISHER, D. RöDDER. 2009. The link between rapid enigmatic amphibian decline and the worldwide emerging chytrid fungus. EcoHealth 6: 358-372. (PDF)


TTERS, S., A. SCHMITZ, S. REICHLE, D. DDER and V. BANNING. 2009. Another case of cryptic diversity in poison frogs (Dendrobatidae: Ameerega) – description of a new species from Bolivia. Zootaxa 2028: 20-30. (PDF)


DDER, D. 2009. ‘Sleepless in Hawaii’ – does anthropogenic climate change enhance ecological and socioeconomic impacts of the alien invasive Eleutherodactylus coqui Thomas, 1966 (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae)? North-Western Journal of Zoology 5(1): 16-25. (PDF)


DDER, D. 2009. Human Footprint, facilitated jump dispersal, and the potential distribution of the invasive Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Barbour 1914 (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae). Tropical Zoology 22: 205-217. (PDF)


DDER, D., A. KWET and S. LöTTERS. 2009. Translating natural history into geographic space: a macroecological perspective on the North American Slider, Trachemys scripta (Reptilia, Cryptodira, Emydidae). Journal of Natural History 43: 2525-2536. (PDF)


DDER, D., and A. SCHLüTER. 2009. Pristimantis minutulus DUELLMAN & HEDGES, 2007 (Anura: Strabomantidae): geographic range extension and colour polymorphism. Salamandra 45: 53-56. (PDF)


DDER, D., and A. SCHMITZ. 2009. Two new Pristimantis from Ecuador. Revue Suisse de Zoologia 116: 275-288. (PDF)


DDER, D., and F. WEINSHEIMER. 2009. Will future anthropogenic climate change increase the potential distribution of the alien invasive Cuban treefrog (Anura: Hylidae)? Journal of Natural History 43: 1207-1217. (PDF)


DDER, D., and S. LöTTERS. 2009. Niche shift or niche conservatism? Climatic properties of the native and invasive range of the Mediterranean Housegecko Hemidactylus turcicus. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 18: 674-687. (PDF)


DDER, D., and W. BöHME. 2009. Who is who? Comparison of the advertisement calls of two East African sister species of Hyperolius (Anura: Hyperoliidae). Salamandra 45: 180-185. (PDF)


DDER, D., D. TRAUTMANN and W. BöHME. 2009. Notes on the reproductive mode of Melanoseps emmrichi Broadley 2006. Herpetology Notes 2: 17-19. (PDF)


DDER, D., J. KIELGAST, J. BIELBY, J. BOSCH, T. J. W. GARNER, S. SCHMIDTLEIN, M. VEITH, S. WALKER, M. C. FISHER and S. LöTTERS. 2009. Global amphibian extinction risk assessment for the panzootic chytrid fungus. Diversity 1: 52-66. (PDF)


DDER, D., S. SCHMIDTLEIN, M. VEITH and S. LöTTERS. 2009. Alien invasive Slider turtle in unpredicted habitat: a matter of niche shift or predictors studied? PLoS ONE 4: e7843. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007843. (PDF)


SOLé, M., I. RIBEIRO DIAS, E. A. SANTOS RODRIGUES, E. M. SANTOS SILVA JR, S. MARTINS DE JESUS BRANCO, K. PEREIRA CAVALCANTE and D. RöDDER. 2009. Diet of Leptodactylus ocellatus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from a cacao plantation in southern Bahia, Brazil. Herpetology Notes 2: 9-15. (PDF)


WAGNER, P., E. TOWNSEND, M. BAREJ, D. RöDDER and S. SPAWLS. 2009. First record of human envenomation by Atractaspis congica Peters, 1877 (Squamata: Atractaspididae). Toxicon 54: 368-372. (PDF)



TTERS, S., D. DDER, J. BIELBY, J. BOSCH, T.J.W. GARNER, J. KIELGAST, S. SCHMIDTLEIN, M. VEITH, S. WALKER, C. WELDON, D.M. AANENSEN and M.C. FISHER. 2008. Meeting the challenge of conserving Madagascar’s megadiverse amphibians: addition of a risk-assessment for the chytrid fungus. PLoS Biology 6, (Link)


DDER, D. 2008. Book review: LöTTERS, S., K. H. JUNGFER, F.-W. HENKEL and W. SCHMIDT (2007): Poison Frogs. Biology, Species, & Captive Husbandry. – Frankfurt am Main (Edition Chimaira). Salamandra 44: 63-64.


DDER, D. 2008. Diet of Eleutherodactylus platydactylus and Physalaemus biligonigerus (Anura: Brachycephalidae, Leiuperidae). Russian Journal of Herpetology 15: 117-121. (PDF)


DDER, D., and K.-H. JUNGFER. 2008. A new Pristimantis (Anura, Strabomantidae) from Yuruaní-tepui, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1814: 58-68. (PDF)


DDER, D., M. SOLé and W. BöHME. 2008. Predicting the potential distribution of two alien invasive Housegeckos (Gekkonidae: Hemidactylus frenatus, Hemidactylus mabouia). North-Western Journal of Zoology 4: 236-246. (PDF)


DDER, D., M. VEITH and S. LöTTERS. 2008. Environmental gradients explaining intensity of Chytrid (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) infections: the host’s perspective. Animal Conservation 11: 513-517. (PDF)



BEL, S, and D. DDER. 2007. Phyllium giganteum Hausleithner, 1984 – Haltung und Zucht. Arthropoda 15: 22-27.


DDER, D., and C. KOCH. 2007. Beschreibung des Anzeige- und Befreiungsrufes von Phyllobates vittatus (COPE, 1893). Sauria 29: 19-23.


DDER, D., G. J. GUARNEIRE, and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2007. Geographic distribution: Chaunus pombali. Herpetological Review 37: 486-487.


DDER, D., G. J. GUARNEIRE, and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2007. Geographic distribution: Scinax similis. Herpetological Review 37: 486-487.


DDER, D., R. L. TEIXEIRA, R. B. FERREIRA, R. B. DANTAS, W. PERTEL and G. J. GUARNEIRE. 2007. Anuran hotspots: the municipality of Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil. Salamandra 43: 91-110.


SCHLüTER, A., and D. DDER. 2007. Three new frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Amphibia, Leptodactylidae) from Guiaquinima table mountain, Bolivar, Venezuela. Herpetotropicos 3: 88-99. (PDF)


TEIXEIRA, R. L., and D. DDER. 2007. Diet, foraging strategy and reproduction of Scinax argyreornatus (Anura: Hylidae) from a mountainous region at the Atlantic Rainforest of southeastern Brazil. Herpetozoa 19: 161-173.


TEIXEIRA, R. L., D. DDER, G. I. ALMEIDA, J. A. P. SCHINEIDER and S. A. LOPES. 2007. Artzusammensetzung und Abundanzmuster im Jahresverlauf dreier Anurengesellschaften an der Küste Brasiliens. Sauria 29: 33-45.



DDER, D., R. B. NARCIZO, R. L. TEIXEIRA and W. PERTEL. 2006. Bemerkungen zur Anurendiversität und -ökologie in einem Reservat im Atlantischen Regenwald in Südost Brasilien. Sauria 28: 27-38.


TEIXEIRA, R. L., P. C. M. MILI and D. DDER. 2006. Ecology of anurans inhabiting bromeliads in a saxicolous habitat of southeastern Brazil. Salamandra 42: 155-163.

Book chapters



ASTRIN, J., S. HEINE, C. KOCH, D. RöDDER, T. TöPFER and J. W. WäGELE. 2018. Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig in Bonn: Transformation of a Classical Natural History Museum of the Nineteenth Century into a Biodiversity Research Institution. - In: Beck, L. A. (ed.): Zoological Collections of Germany. - Springer (Cham), pp. 153-182.



SCHULTE, L. M., and D. RöDDER. 2016. Adolpho und Bertha Lutz – Leben und Werke. In: Deutschsprachige Beiträge zur Erforschung der Herpetofauna der Neotropis von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. NIEKISCH, M., T. HIMMEL und A. KWET. Mertensiella 23: 245-260.



Rödder, D. 2014. Biodiversity Informatics: Quantifying the structure and temporal fluctuations in species’ ranges. In: J.C. HABEL, M. MEYER and T. SCHMITT: Jewles in the Mist. ZooKeys : 161-164.



TRAUTMANN, S., S. LöTTERS, J. OTT, J. BUSE, K. FILZ, D. RöDDER, N. WAGNER, A. JAESCHKE, U. SCHULTE, M. VEITH, E.-M. GRIEBELER and K. BöHNING-GAESE. 2012: Chapter 10: Auswirkungen auf geschützte und schutzwürdige Arten. In: V. MOSBRUGGER, G. BRASSEUR, M. SCHALLER and B. STRIBRNY: Klimawandel und Biodiversität - Folgen für Deutschland. 432 S. Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt. (PDF)



FICETOLA, G. F., D. RöDDER and E. PADOA-SCHIOPPA. 2011. Slider turtle (Trachemys scripta). In: FRANCIS, R. A. (ed.): A handbook of global freshwater invasive species. Earthscan.


TTERS, S., D. RöDDER, J. KIELGAST and F. GLAW. 2011. Hotspots, conservation and diseases: Madagascar's megadiverse amphibians and the potential impact of chytridiomycosis. In: HABEL, J. C., and F. ZACHOS. Biodiversity Hotspots: Distribution and Protection of Conservation Priority Areas. Springer.


DDER, D., S. SCHMIDTLEIN, S. SCHICK and S. LöTTERS. 2011. Climate Envelope Models in systematics and evolutionary research: theory and practice. In: T. HODKINSON, M. JONES, J. PARNELL and S. WALDREN (eds): Climate change, ecology and systematics. Cambridge University Press. UK.



HABEL, J. C., B. AUGENSTEIN, G. NèVE, D. DDER and T. ASSMANN. 2010. Population genetics and ecological niche modelling reveal high fragmentation and potential future extinction of the endangered relict butterfly Lycaena helle. Pp. 417-440 In: HABEL, J. C. and T. ASSMANN (eds.): Surviving on a Changing Climate – Phylogeography and Conservation of Relict Species. Springer. (PDF)


DDER, D. and J. DAMBACH. 2010. Bioclimatic Models as predictive GIS tools for the identification of potential refuges and possible migration pathways. Pp. 373-384 In: HABEL, J. C. and T. ASSMANN (eds.): Surviving on a Changing Climate – Phylogeography and Conservation of Relict Species. Springer. (PDF)


DDER, D., A. SCHLüTER and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Is the ‘Lost World’ lost? High endemism of the South American tepuis in a changing climate. Pp. 401-416 In: HABEL, J. C. and T. ASSMANN (eds.): Surviving on a Changing Climate – Phylogeography and Conservation of Relict Species. Springer. (PDF)



SCHMIDT, B. R., S. FURRER, A. KWET, S. LöTTERS, D. RöDDER, M. SZTATECSNY, U. TOBLER and S. ZUMBACH. 2009. Desinfektion als Maßnahme gegen die Verbreitung von Krankheitserregern von Amphibien. Pp. 229-241 In: HACHTEL, M., M. SCHLüPMANN, B. THIESMEIER and K. WEDDELING (eds.): Methoden der Feldherpetologie. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie (Suppl. 15). (PDF)


SOLé, M., and D. DDER. 2009. Dietary assessments in adult amphibians. Chapter 10. Pp. 167-184. In: DODD, K. (ed.). Amphibian ecology and conservation. A handbook of techniques. Oxford University Press. (PDF)



HME, W., and D. DDER. 2008. 2.5. Amphibien und Reptilien: Verbreitungs- und Verhaltensänderungen aufgrund von Erderwärmung. Pp. 77–81 in: LOZáN, J. L., H. GRAß, G. JENDRITZKY, L. KARBE and K. REISE (eds.): Warnsignal Klima: Erderwärmung. Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen, Hamburg. (PDF)

Other journals



JACKEN, A., D. RöDDER, and T. ZIEGLER. 2021. Distribution Patterns of Threatened Amphibians in the Zoo and Aquarium Community: A Call to Action. FrogLog 28(1), no. 122: 12-13.



MEASEY, G. J., T. BACKELJAU, A. HERREL, R. REBELO and D. RöDDER. 2016. Unbekannte Eindringlinge: der afrikanische Krallenfrosch in Europa. - elaphe 58: 58-63.



KURTH, M., D. HöRNES und D. RöDDER. 2013. Globale Amphibienkrise: Aufbau eines Monitoringsystems für Erhaltungszuchtprojekte am Beispiel ausgewählter Froschlurche. Koenigiana 7(2): 53-65.



BERNARDES, M., D. RöDDER, C. T. PHAM, T. Q. NGUYEN and T. ZIEGLER, T. 2012. Integration of Species Distribution Modeling with In Situ Research for the Conservation of the Endemic Vietnamese Crocodile Newt (Tylototriton vietnamensis). Froglog 20(5): 24-25.


BERNARDES, M., D. RöDDER, T. T. NGUYEN, C. T. PHAM, T. Q. NGUYEN and T. ZIEGLER. 2012. Verknüpfung ökologischer Nischenmodellierung mit naturschutzrelevanter „in situ“- Forschung: Verbreitung und Bestandssituation des IUCN-gelisteten und endemischen Vietnamesischen Krokodilmolchs, Tylototriton vietnamensis, im Norden Vietnams. Terraria / elaphe 5/2012: 118 – 119.


HAWLITSCHEK, O., F. GLAW and D. RöDDER. 2012. Pemba - Herpetologische Fundgrube im Indischen Ozean. Reptilia 17(5): 97-109.


RNES, D., M. KURTH, S. ESSER and D. RöDDER. Reproduktionsbiologie ausgewählter Pfeilgiftfrösche der Gattungen Epipedobates, Mannophryne und Ranitomeya - Eine Vorstellung des renovierten Tierhauses und zukünftiger Projekte. Koenigiana, 6(2): 101-110. (PDF)



BIDINGER, K., S. LöTTERS, M. VEITH, D. RöDDER, C. KRAHMER, J. AMELONG, P. REIFF and R. HENDLER. 2011. Wer haftet für Folgeschäden von Neozoen? Das Problem des Asiatischen Marienkäfers. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 43: 133-137. (PDF)


TTERS, S., D. ELLWEIN, D. KARBE, K. VAN DER STRAETEN, M. LUGER, J. RAUTENBERG, D. RöDDER, P. J. VENEGAS, P. WERNER and T. ZIEGLER. 2011. Erforschung und Schutz der letzten Harlekinfrösche. Elaphe 19: 6-11.


SWEI, A., J.J.L. ROWLEY, D. RöDDER, M. L. L. DIESMOS, A. C. DIESMOS, C. J. BRIGGS, R. BROWN, T. TRUNG CAO, T. L. CHENG, R. A. CHONG, B. HAN, J.-M. HERO, H. D. HOANG, M. D. KUSRINI, D. THI THUY, J. A. MCGUIRE, M. MEEGASKUMBURA, M. S. MIN, D. G. MULCAHY, T. NEANG, S. PHIMMACHAK, D.Q. RAO, N. M. REEDER, S. D. SCHOVILLE, N. SIVONGXAY, N. SREI, M. STöCK, B. L. STUART, L. S. TORRES, D. THI ANH, T. S. TUNSTALL, D. VIETES and V. T. VREDENBURG. 2011. Prevalence and distribution of Chytridiomycosis throughout Asia. Froglog 98: 31-32.



TTERS, S., D. RöDDER and J. KIELGAST. 2010. Bad inventories and poor taxonomy: ‘The’ problem when developing conservation strategies for afrotropical amphibians. African Herp News 51: 38.


DDER, D., J. KIELGAST and S. LöTTERS. 2010. Spatial risk assessment for the amphibian chytrid funguns in tropical Africa. African Herp News 51: 41.


DDER, D. 2010. Stehen wir vor der nächsten Massenaussterbewelle? Von Arealsystemen, Nischenkonzepten, anthropogenem Klimawandel und möglichem Biodiversitätsverlust. Koenigiana 4: 9-19.


WEINSHEIMER, F., M. FLECKS, W. BöHME and D. RöDDER. 2010. Projektvorstellung – Die Herpetofauna des Kimboza Forest in Tansania unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Türkisen Zwerggeckos Lygodactylus williamsi: Populationsabschätzung und Verbreitungsstudie eines bedrohten Endemits. Elaphe 1: 17-20.



DAMBACH, J., M. MEIßNER, D. DDER, X. EEKHOUT, G. CAEL, G. MAZZA, F. ZINETTI and M. DE BIAGGI. 2009. Young European taxonomists searching for herps in Central Spain. Amphibia 8: 17-28.


HAWLITSCHEK, O., D. RöDDER and F. GLAW. Das Lappenchamaeleon Chamaeleo dilepis auf Pemba: Eine eigene Art? Chamaeleo 39: 8-9.


TTERS, S., and D. RöDDER. 2009. Climate Envelope Models: Welche Parameter sind relevant? In: KORN, H., R. SCHLIEP and J. STADTLER (Eds.) Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland - Ergebnisse und Dokumentation des 5. Workshops. Bonn: BfN Skripten 252: 38-40.


TTERS, S., and D. RöDDER. 2009. Weltweites Amphibiensterben durch den Chytridpilz: Wissenschaftler an der Universität Trier erforschen das Risiko des Artenschwundes. Unijournal 35: 40-41.


PERTEL, W., R. L. TEIXEIRA and D. DDER. 2009. Frösche in der Laubstreu - Vertreter der Gattungen Haddadus, Ischnocnema und Proceratophrys in Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo. Terraria 16: 56-61.


DDER, D., B.R. SCHMIDT and M. SZTATECSNY. 2009. Je höher desto sicherer? Einfluss bioklimatischer Faktoren auf Chytrid-Befall beim Alpensalamander. Elaphe 17: 25-28.



PERTEL, W., D. DDER and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2008. Die unbekannten aus dem Regenwald (I). DATZ 2: 72-76.


PERTEL, W., D. DDER and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2008. Die unbekannten aus dem Regenwald (II). DATZ 3: 68-72.


PERTEL, W., R. B. FERREIRA, D. DDER and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2008. Frösche in und um Bromelien im Atlantischen Regenwald in Espírito Santo, Brasilien. Terraria 9: 64-70.


DDER, D. and A. KWET. 2008. Totgesagte leben länger- Die Wiederentdeckung verschollener Frösche. Reptilia 74: 5-8.


DDER, D., 2008. Froschsterben im Atlantischen Regenwald. Terraria 12: 66-68.


DDER, D., and W. BöHME 2008. Klimawandel als Katalysator des Amphibiensterbens. Draco 34: 46-51.


TEIXEIRA, R. L., R. B. FERREIRA and D. DDER. 2008. Diversity and abundance variations of anurans at a permanent pond in Suruaca’s Valley, Linhares, Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil. Amphibia 7: 20-25.


WAGNER, P. and D. DDER. 2008. Erfassung der Herpetofauna eines Waldfragments im nordöstichen Sambia unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Biogeographie. Elaphe 16(3): 27-31.



DDER, D. 2007. Das Schweigen der Frösche. Koenigiana 1: 77-85.


DDER, D., and M. GILLEßEN. 2007. Haltung und Nachzucht von Epipedobates anthonyi (Noble, 1921) mit Bemerkungen zum Rufspektrum dieser Art. Elaphe 15: 26-33.


DDER, D., G. C. ZEIDAN, W. PERTEL and R. L. TEIXEIRA. 2007. Froschgesellschaften in Südamerika. Reptilia 63: 58-63.


TEIXEIRA, R. L., and D. DDER. 2007. A rapid assessment of an anuran community inhabiting tank bromeliads in saxicolous habitat of southeastern Brazil. Amphibia 6: 13-20.



HME, W., and D. DDER. 2006. "Reptil des Jahres 2006" - Die eurasische Wald- oder Bergeidechse (Zootoca vivipara), das erfolgreichste terrestrische Reptil der Welt.- Reptilia 59: 55-60.


PERTEL, W., R. L. TEIXEIRA and D. DDER. 2006. Anurans inhabiting soil Bromeliads in Santa Teresa, southeastern Brazil. Amphibia 5: 16-19.


DDER, D. 2006. Tarentola annularis (GEOFFROY SAINT-HILAIRE, 1809) - Haltung und Zucht. Elaphe 14: 34-38.


DDER, D., A. BLANKE and J. DAMBACH. 2006. Anurendiversität in Santa Teresa (Mata Atlântica) - Eine Bestandsaufnahme. Elaphe 14: 45-54.