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Differences in seasonal survival suggest species-specific reactions to climate change in two sympatric bat species.

Ecol Evol 2019 Jul 2;9(14):7957-7965. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Applied Zoology and Nature Conservation, Zoological Institute and Museum University of Greifswald Greifswald Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5292DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6662409PMC
July 2019

Using Approximate Bayesian Computation to infer sex ratios from acoustic data.

PLoS One 2018 21;13(6):e0199428. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

University of Greifswald, Zoological Institute and Museum, Applied Zoology and Nature Conservation, Greifswald, Germany.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0199428PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6013104PMC
April 2019

Stabilization of a bat-pitcher plant mutualism.

Sci Rep 2017 10 13;7(1):13170. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

Zoological Institute and Museum, University of Greifswald, Loitzer Straße 26, 17489, Greifswald, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13535-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5640698PMC
October 2017

PRINCIPLES AND PATTERNS OF BAT MOVEMENTS: FROM AERODYNAMICS TO ECOLOGY.

Q Rev Biol 2017 Sep;92(3):267-287

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, and the "Sagol" School of Neuroscience, Tel-Aviv University Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/693847DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5983048PMC
September 2017

Rare catastrophic events drive population dynamics in a bat species with negligible senescence.

Sci Rep 2017 08 4;7(1):7370. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Applied Zoology and Conservation, Zoological Institute, University of Greifswald, Johann, Sebastian Bach-Strasse 11/12, 17487, Greifswald, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-06392-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5544728PMC
August 2017

Insectivorous bats carry host specific astroviruses and coronaviruses across different regions in Germany.

Infect Genet Evol 2016 Jan 14;37:108-16. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Institute of Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Suedufer 10, 17493 Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2015.11.010DOI Listing
January 2016

Bats Are Acoustically Attracted to Mutualistic Carnivorous Plants.

Curr Biol 2015 Jul 9;25(14):1911-6. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

Zoological Institute and Museum, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Straße 11-12, 17489 Greifswald, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.05.054DOI Listing
July 2015

The effect of host social system on parasite population genetic structure: comparative population genetics of two ectoparasitic mites and their bat hosts.

BMC Evol Biol 2014 Jan 30;14:18. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard-Gwinner-Strasse, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-14-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3925363PMC
January 2014

Supply determines demand: influence of partner quality and quantity on the interactions between bats and pitcher plants.

Oecologia 2013 Sep 23;173(1):191-202. Epub 2013 Feb 23.

Zoological Institute and Museum, Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-013-2615-xDOI Listing
September 2013

Female Bechstein's bats adjust their group decisions about communal roosts to the level of conflict of interests.

Curr Biol 2013 Sep 15;23(17):1658-62. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Zoological Institute and Museum, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Johann Sebastian Bach Strasse 11/12, 17489 Greifswald, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.06.059DOI Listing
September 2013

Bats are able to maintain long-term social relationships despite the high fission-fusion dynamics of their groups.

Proc Biol Sci 2011 Sep 9;278(1719):2761-7. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.2718DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145188PMC
September 2011

A novel resource-service mutualism between bats and pitcher plants.

Biol Lett 2011 Jun 26;7(3):436-9. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Department of Biology, University Brunei Darussalam, Tungku Link, Gadong 1410, Brunei Darussalam.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.1141DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3097880PMC
June 2011

Group decision-making in fission-fusion societies.

Authors:
Gerald Kerth

Behav Processes 2010 Jul 6;84(3):662-3. Epub 2010 Mar 6.

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2010.02.023DOI Listing
July 2010

Communally breeding bats use physiological and behavioural adjustments to optimise daily energy expenditure.

Naturwissenschaften 2010 Apr 9;97(4):353-63. Epub 2010 Feb 9.

Department of Animal Ecology and Conservation, Biocentre Grindel, University of Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King Platz 3, 20146, Hamburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-010-0647-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841750PMC
April 2010

Spatio-temporal population genetic structure of the parasitic mite Spinturnix bechsteini is shaped by its own demography and the social system of its bat host.

Mol Ecol 2009 Sep 7;18(17):3581-92. Epub 2009 Aug 7.

Department Ecology & Evolution, University of Lausanne - Biophore, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04299.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04299.xDOI Listing
September 2009

Animal sociality: bat colonies are founded by relatives.

Authors:
Gerald Kerth

Curr Biol 2008 Sep;18(17):R740-R742

Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne - Biophore, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.038DOI Listing
September 2008

Roost selection and roost switching of female Bechstein's bats (Myotis bechsteinii) as a strategy of parasite avoidance.

Oecologia 2007 Dec 6;154(3):581-8. Epub 2007 Sep 6.

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Verhaltensbiologie, Winterthurerstr. 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-007-0843-7DOI Listing
December 2007

Comparative analyses suggest that information transfer promoted sociality in male bats in the temperate zone.

Am Nat 2007 Sep 19;170(3):465-72. Epub 2007 Jul 19.

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/520116DOI Listing
September 2007

Group decision making in fission-fusion societies: evidence from two-field experiments in Bechstein's bats.

Proc Biol Sci 2006 Nov;273(1602):2785-90

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2006.3647DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1635504PMC
November 2006

The reproductive success of the parasitic bat fly Basilia nana (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) is affected by the low roost fidelity of its host, the Bechstein's bat (Myotis bechsteinii).

Parasitol Res 2006 Feb 10;98(3):237-43. Epub 2005 Dec 10.

Verhaltensbiologie, Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-005-0051-5DOI Listing
February 2006

Colonization and dispersal in a social species, the Bechstein's bat (Myotis bechsteinii).

Mol Ecol 2005 Nov;14(13):3943-50

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Winterthurerstr. 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02719.xDOI Listing
November 2005

Mate choice: female relatives share sexual partners in bats.

Curr Biol 2005 Nov;15(22):R927-9

Theoretical Biology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2005.10.059DOI Listing
November 2005

Microsatellite evolution in the mitochondrial genome of Bechstein's bat (Myotis bechsteinii).

J Mol Evol 2005 Sep 28;61(3):408-16. Epub 2005 Jul 28.

Institute of Zoology II, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstrasse 5, Erlangen, D-91058, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00239-005-0040-4DOI Listing
September 2005

Information transfer about roosts in female Bechstein's bats: an experimental field study.

Proc Biol Sci 2003 Mar;270(1514):511-5

Zoologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Verhaltensbiologie, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2002.2267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1691266PMC
March 2003

Day roost selection in female Bechstein's bats (Myotis bechsteinii): a field experiment to determine the influence of roost temperature.

Oecologia 2001 Jan 1;126(1):1-9. Epub 2001 Jan 1.

Institute for Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, University of Würzburg, Biozentrum, Am Hubland, 97074, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004420000489DOI Listing
January 2001