Publikationen - Röntgentomographie


Krieger, J., Hörnig, M. K. & Laidre, M. E. (2020). Shells as 'extended architecture': to escape isolation, social hermit crabs choose shells with the right external architecture. Animal Cognition

Krieger, J., Hörnig, M. K., Sandeman, R. E., Sandeman, D. C. & Harzsch, S. (2020). Masters of communication: The brain of the banded cleaner shrimp Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811) with an emphasis on sensory processing areas. J. Comp. Neurol. 528(9): 1561-1587

Krieger, J. & Spitzner, F. (2020). X-Ray microscopy of the larval crustacean brain. Methods Mol. Biol. 2047: 253-270

Steinhoff, P. O. M., Uhl, G., Harzsch, S. & Sombke, A. (2020). Visual pathways in the brain of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa. J. Comp. Neurol. 528(11): 1883-1902



Dederichs, T. M., Müller, C. H. G., Sentenska, L., Lipke, E., Uhl, G. & Michalik, P. (2019). The innervation of the male copulatory organ of spiders (Araneae) - a comparative analysis. Front. Zool. 16(1)

Gadenne, C., Groh, C., Gruebel, K., Joschinski, J., Krauss, J., Krieger, J., Roessler, W. & Anton, S. (2019). Neuroanatomical correlates of mobility: Sensory brain centres are bigger in winged than in wingless parthenogenetic pea aphid females. Arthropod. Struct. Dev. 52

Hörnig, M. K., Fischer, T. C. & Haug, J. T. (2019). Caught in the act of hatching - a group of heteropteran nymphs escaping from their eggs preserved in Dominican amber. Palaeodiversity 12(1): 123-134

Kenning, M., Schendel, V., Müller, C. H. G. & Sombke, A. (2019). Comparative morphology of ultimate and walking legs in the centipede Lithobius forficatus (Myriapoda) with functional implications. Zoological Lett 5: 3

Küpper, S. C., Klass, K. D., Uhl, G. & Eberhard, M. J. B. (2019). Comparative morphology of the internal female genitalia in two species of Mantophasmatodea. Zoomorphology 138(1): 73-83

Lin, S. W., Lopardo, L., Haase, M. & Uhl, G. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the dwarf spider genus Shaanxinus Tanasevitch, 2006 (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Erigoninae), with new species from Taiwan and Vietnam. Org. Divers. Evol. 19(2): 211-276

Machon, J., Krieger, J., Meth, R., Zbinden, M., Ravaux, J., Montagne, N., Chertemps, T. & Harzsch, S. (2019). Neuroanatomy of a hydrothermal vent shrimp provides insights into the evolution of crustacean integrative brain centers. Elife 8

Wittfoth, C., Harzsch, S., Wolff, C. & Sombke, A. (2019). The "amphi"-brains of amphipods: new insights from the neuroanatomy of Parhyale hawaiensis (Dana, 1853). Front. Zool. 16: 30


Bracke, A., Schafer, S., Halbach, V., Klempin, F., Bente, K., Bracke, K., Staar, D., van den Brandt, J., Harzsch, S., Bader, M., Wenzel, U. O., Peters, J. & Halbach, O. (2018). ATP6AP2 over-expression causes morphological alterations in the hippocampus and in hippocampus-related behaviour. Brain Struct. Funct. 223(5): 2287-2302

Konwert, M. & Hörnig, M. (2018). Grimmenichthys ansorgei, gen. et sp. nov. (Teleostei, ‘Pholidophoriformes’), and other ‘pholidophoriform’ fishes from the early Toarcian of Grimmen (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany). J. Vertebr. Paleontol. 38(3)

Mehnert, L., Dietze, Y., Hörnig, M. K. & Starck, J. M. (2018). Body tagmatization in pseudoscorpions. Zool. Anz. 273: 152-163

Nischik, E. S. & Krieger, J. (2018). Evaluation of standard imaging techniques and volumetric preservation of nervous tissue in genetically identical offspring of the crayfish Procambarus fallax cf. virginalis (Marmorkrebs). PeerJ 6: e5181

Schendel, V., Kenning, M. & Sombke, A. (2018). A comparative analysis of the ventral nerve cord of Lithobius forficatus (Lithobiomorpha): morphology, neuroanatomy, and individually identifiable neurons. Arthropod Syst. Phylo. 76(3): 377-394

Sentenska, L., Pekar, S. & Uhl, G. (2018). Deposition, removal and production site of the amorphous mating plug in the spider Philodromus cespitum. Sci. Nat. 105(7-8)

Spitzner, F., Meth, R., Kruger, C., Nischik, E., Eiler, S., Sombke, A., Torres, G. & Harzsch, S. (2018). An atlas of larval organogenesis in the European shore crab Carcinus maenas L. (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae). Front. Zool. 15

Starck, J. M., Mehnert, L., Biging, A., Bjarsch, J., Franz-Guess, S., Kleeberger, D. & Hörnig, M. (2018). Morphological responses to feeding in ticks (Ixodes ricinus). Zool. Lett. 4

Steinhoff, P. O. M., Liedtke, J., Sombke, A., Schneider, J. M. & Uhl, G. (2018). Early environmental conditions affect the volume of higher-order brain centers in a jumping spider. J. Zool. 304(3): 182-192

Walker, A. A., Mayhew, M. L., Jin, J., Herzig, V., Undheim, E. A. B., Sombke, A., Fry, B. G., Meritt, D. J. & King, G. F. (2018). The assassin bug Pristhesancus plagipennis produces two distinct venoms in separate gland lumens. Nat. Commun. 9(1): 755



Henne, S., Friedrich, F., Hammel, J. U., Sombke, A. & Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. (2017). Reconstructing the anterior part of the nervous system of Gordius aquaticus (Nematomorpha, cycloneuralia) by a multimethodological approach. J. Morphol. 278(1): 106-118

Labarque, F. M., Wolff, J. O., Michalik, P., Griswold, C. E. & Ramirez, M. J. (2017). The evolution and function of spider feet (Araneae: Arachnida): multiple acquisitions of distal articulations. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 181(2): 308-341

Magalhaes, I.L.F., Ravelo, A.M., Peretti, A.V., Michalik, P., Ramirez, M.J. (2017). Recluse spiders produce flattened silk rapidly using a highly modified, self-sufficient spinning apparatus. J. Zool. 303: 27-35.

Meth, R., Wittfoth, C. & Harzsch, S. (2017). Brain architecture of the Pacific White Shrimp Penaeus vannamei Boone, 1931 (Malacostraca, Dendrobranchiata): correspondence of brain structure and sensory input? Cell Tissue Res. 369(2): 255-271

Michalik, P., Wunderlich, J. (2017). The spider genus Austrochilus Gertsch & Zapfe, 1955 (Araneae: Austrochilidae) – a new species from Chile and a documentation of the male genitalia of austrochilines. Zootaxa 4312: 323-332

Schmidt, J., Michalik, P. (2017). The ground beetle genus Bembidion Latreille in Baltic amber: Review of preserved specimen and first 3D reconstruction of endophallic structures using X-ray microscopy (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini). ZooKeys 662: 101-126.

Schmitt, M. & Uhl, G. (2017). Oulema septentrionis and O. erichsonii are neither conspecific nor melanic variants of O. melanopus as assessed by micro CT analysis of their lectotypes (Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Criocerinae). Zookeys(720): 121-130

Sentenska, L., Muller, C. H. G., Pekar, S. & Uhl, G. (2017). Neurons and a sensory organ in the pedipalps of male spiders reveal that it is not a numb structure. Sci. Rep. 7

Spassov, A., Toro-Ibacache, V., Krautwald, M., Brinkmeier, H. & Kupczik, K. (2017). Congenital muscle dystrophy and diet consistency affect mouse skull shape differently. J Anat. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12664

Stafstrom, J.A., Michalik, P., Hebets, E.A. (2017). Sensory system plasticity in a visually specialized, nocturnal predator. Scientific Reports 7: 46627

Steinhoff, P. O., Sombke, A., Liedtke, J., Schneider, J. M., Harzsch, S. & Uhl, G. (2017). The synganglion of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa (Arachnida: Salticidae): Insights from histology, immunohistochemistry and microCT analysis. Arthropod. Struct. Dev. 46(2): 156-170


Holst, S., Michalik, P., Noske, M., Krieger, J. & Sotje, I. (2016). Potential of X-ray micro-computed tomography for soft-bodied and gelatinous cnidarians with special emphasis on scyphozoan and cubozoan statoliths. J. Plankton Res. 38(5): 1225-1242

Hörnig, M. K., Sombke, A., Haug, C., Harzsch, S. & Haug, J. T. (2016). What nymphal morphology can tell us about parental investment - a group of cockroach hatchlings in Baltic amber documented by a multi-method approach. Palaeontologia Electronica 19(1)

Moles, J., Wagele, H., Ballesteros, M., Pujals, A., Uhl, G. & Avila, C. (2016). The end of the cold loneliness: 3D Comparison between Doto antarctica and a new sympatric species of Doto (Heterobranchia: Nudibranchia). PloS ONE 11(7)

Preik, O. A., Schneider, J. M., Uhl, G. & Michalik, P. (2016). Transition from monogyny to polygyny in Nephila senegalensis (Araneae: Nephilidae) is not accompanied by increased investment in sperm. Biol. J. Linn. Soc.

Schmidt, J., Belousov, I. & Michalik, P. (2016). X-ray microscopy reveals endophallic structures in a new species of the ground beetle genus Trechus Clairville, 1806 from Baltic amber (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechini). Zookeys(614): 113-127


Goldberg, J., Bresseel, J., Constant, J., Kneubuhler, B., Leubner, F., Michalik, P. & Bradler, S. (2015). Extreme convergence in egg-laying strategy across insect orders. Sci. Rep. 5

Huckstorf, K., Michalik, P., Ramirez, M. & Wirkner, C. S. (2015). Evolutionary morphology of the hemolymph vascular system of basal araneomorph spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Arthropod. Struct. Dev. 44(6): 609-621

Lipke, E., Hammel, J. U. & Michalik, P. (2015). First evidence of neurons in the male copulatory organ of a spider (Arachnida, Araneae). Biol. Lett. 11(7)

Mouginot, P., Prugel, J., Thom, U., Steinhoff, P. O. M., Kupryjanowicz, J. & Uhl, G. (2015). Securing Paternity by Mutilating Female Genitalia in Spiders. Curr. Biol. 25(22): 2980-2984

Müller, C. H. G., Hylleberg, J. & Michalik, P. (2015). Complex epidermal organs of Phascolion (Sipuncula): insights into the evolution of bimodal secretory cells in annelids. Acta Zool. 96(3): 343-374

Schmitt, M. & Uhl, G. (2015). Functional morphology of the copulatory organs of a reed beetle and a shining leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Donaciinae, Criocerinae) using X-ray micro-computed tomography. Zookeys(547): 193-203

Sentenska, L., Pekar, S., Lipke, E., Michalik, P. & Uhl, G. (2015). Female control of mate plugging in a female-cannibalistic spider (Micaria sociabilis). BMC Evol. Biol. 15

Sombke, A., Lipke, E., Michalik, P., Uhl, G. & Harzsch, S. (2015). Potential and Limitations of X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography in Arthropod Neuroanatomy: A Methodological and Comparative Survey. J. Comp. Neurol. 523(8): 1281-1295

Steinhoff, P. O. M. & Uhl, G. (2015). Taxonomy and nomenclature of some mainland SE-Asian Coeliccia species (Odonata, Platycnemididae) using micro-CT analysis. Zootaxa 4059(2): 257-276



Lipke, E., Ramirez, M. J. & Michalik, P. (2014). Ultrastructure of Spermatozoa of Orsolobidae (Haplogynae, Araneae) With Implications on the Evolution of Sperm Transfer Forms in Dysderoidea. J. Morphol. 275(11): 1238-1257

Ruch, J., Riehl, T. & Michalik, P. (2014). Re-description of Xysticus bimaculatus L. Koch, 1867 (Araneae, Thomisidae) and characterization of its subsocial lifestyle. Zookeys(427): 1-19

Uhl, G., Kunz, K., Vocking, O. & Lipke, E. (2014). A spider mating plug: origin and constraints of production. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 113(2): 345-354