Publikationen aller Mitarbeiter der Forschungsgruppe Akustische und Funktionelle Ökologie


  • Luo J, Goerlitz HR, Brumm H & Wiegrebe L (2015): Linking the sender to the receiver: vocal adjustments by bats to maintain signal detection in noise. Scientific Reports 5, 18556 [paper]
  • Beleyur T, Uma B & Somanathan H (2015): Long-term behavioural consistency in prey capture but not in web maintenance in a social spider. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology 69(6): 1019-1028 [paper]
  • Hoffmann S, Genzel D, Prosch S, Baier L, Weser S, Wiegrebe L & Firzlaff U (2015): Biosonar navigation above water I: estimating flight height. Journal of Neurophysiology 113: 1135-45 [paper]
  • Luo J, Siemers BM & Koselj K (2015): How anthropogenic noise affects foraging. Global Change Biology 21(9): 3278–3289. [paper]
  • Niemelä PT, Lattenkamp EZ & Dingemanse NJ (2015): Personality-related survival and sampling bias in wild cricket nymphs. Behavioral Ecology 26(3): 936-946. [paper]
  • Voigt C., Lehmann D. & Greif S. (2015): Stable isotope ratios of hydrogen separate mammals of aquatic and terrestrial food webs. Methods in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12414 [paper]


  • Clare EL, Goerlitz HR, Drapeau VA, Holderied MW, Adams AM, Nagel J, Dumont ER, Hebert PDN & Fenton MB (2014): Trophic niche flexibility in Glossophaga soricina: how a nectar seeker sneaks an insect snack. Functional Ecology 28(3): 632-641. [paper]
  • Clarin B-M, Bitzilekis E, Siemers BM & Goerlitz HR (2014): Personal messages reduce vandalism and theft of unattended scientific equipment. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(2): 125-131. [Open Access Paper]
  • Greif S., Borissov I., Yovel Y. & Holland R. (2014): A functional role of the sky’s polarization pattern in orientation in the greater mouse-eared bat. Nature Communications 5:4488 [Open Access Paper]
  • Krüger F., Clare E.L., Greif S., Siemers B.M., Symondson W.O.C. & Sommer R. (2014): An integrative approach to detect subtle trophic niche differentiation in the sympatric trawling bat species Myotis dasycneme and Myotis daubentonii. Molecular Ecology 23: 3657-3671 [paper]
  • Lewanzik D & Voigt CC (2014): Artificial light puts ecosystem services of frugivorous bats at risk. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 388-394. [paper]
  • Luo J, Koselj K, Zsebok S, Siemers BM & Goerlitz HR (2014): Global warming alters sound transmission: differential impacts on the prey detection ability of echolocating bats. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11(91): 20130961. [paper] 


  • Beleyur T, Abdul Kareem VK, Shaji A & Prasad K (2013): A mathematical basis for plant patterning derived from physico-chemical phenomena. Bioessays 35(4): 366-376. [paper]
  • Dorado-Correa AM, Goerlitz HR & Siemers BM (2013): Interspecific acoustic recognition in two European bat communities. Frontiers in Physiology 4:192. [Open Access Paper]
  • ter Hofstede HM*, Goerlitz HR* [contributed equally], Ratcliffe JM, Holderied MW & Surlykke A (2013): The simple ears of noctuoid moths are tuned to the calls of their sympatric bat community. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 3954-3962. [paper] 
  • Lewanzik D & Voigt CC (2013): Lichtverschmutzung und die Folgen für Fledermäuse. In: Held M, Hölker F & Jessel B (Eds.) Schutz der Nacht – Lichtverschmutzung, Biodiversität und Nachtlandschaft, BfN-Skripten 336, pp. 65-68, Bundesamt für Naturschutz. [Open Access Paper]
  • Salvarina I, Yohannes E, Siemers BM & Koselj K (2013): Advantages of using fecal samples for stable isotope analysis in bats: evidence from a triple isotopic experiment. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27(17): 1945–1953. [paper]


  • Goerlitz HR*, Genzel D* [*contributed equally] & Wiegrebe L (2012): Bats’ avoidance of real and virtual objects: implications for the sonar coding of object size. Behavioural Processes 89(1): 61-67. [paper]
  • Ludwig A, Vernesi C, Lieckfeldt D, Lattenkamp EZ, Wiethölter A & Lutz W (2012): Origin and patterns of genetic diversity of German fallow deer as inferred from mitochondiral DNA. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58(2): 495-501. [paper]
  • Lewanzik D, Kelm DH, Greiner S, Dehnhard M & Voigt CC (2012): Ecological correlates of cortisol levels in two bat species with contrasting feeding habits. General and Comparative Endocrinology 177: 104-112. [paper]
  • Siemers B.M., Kriner E., Kaipf I., Simon M. & Greif S. (2012): Bats eavesdrop on the sound of copulating flies. Current Biology 22, No 14: R563-R564 [paper]
  • Voigt CC & Lewanzik D (2012) 'No cost of echolocation for flying bats' revisited. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 182: 831-40. [paper] 


  • ter Hofstede HM*, Goerlitz HR* [*contributed equally], Montealegre-Z F., Robert D & Holderied MW (2011): Tympanal mechanics and neural responses in the ears of a noctuid moth. Naturwissenschaften 98(12): 1057-1061. [paper]
  • Siemers B.M., Greif S., Borissov I., Voigt-Heucke S. & Voigt C.C. (2011): Divergent trophic levels in two cryptic sibling bat species. Oecologia 166: 69-78 [paper]
  • Voigt CC & Lewanzik D (2011): Trapped in the darkness of the night: thermal and energetic constraints of daylight flight in bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 2311-2317. [Open Access Paper]
  • Voigt CC, Schneeberger K, Voigt-Heucke SL & Lewanzik D (2011): Rain increases the energy cost of bat flight. Biology Letters 7: 793-795. [Open Access Paper] 


  • Alem S, Koselj K, Siemers BM & Greenfield MD (2011): Bat predation and the evolution of leks in acoustic moths. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65(11): 2105–2116. [paper]
  • Goerlitz HR, Geberl C & Wiegrebe L (2010): Sonar detection of jittering real targets in a free-flying bat. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128(3): 1467–1475. [paper]
  • Goerlitz HR*, ter Hofstede HM*, Zeale MRK* [*contributed equally], Jones G & Holderied MW (2010): An aerial-hawking bat uses stealth echolocation to counter moth hearing. Current Biology 20(17): 1568–1572. [paper]
  • Greif S. & Siemers B.M. (2010): Innate recognition of water bodies in echolocating bats. Nature Communications 1:107 doi:10.1038/ncomms1110 [Open Access Paper]
  • Koselj K, Schnitzler H-U & Siemers BM (2011): Horseshoe bats make adaptive prey selection decisions, informed by echo cues. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 3034-3041. [paper]
  • Koselj K & Presetnik P (2011): The Life of Bats from the Cave Ajdovska jama near Krško (Slovenia). A review. Mitt. Komm. Quartärforsch. Österr. Akad. Wiss. 20: 95-103.
  • Voigt C.C., Schuller M., Greif S. & Siemers B.M. (2010): Perch-hunting in insectivorous Rhinolophus bats is related to the high energy costs of manoeuvring in flight. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 180: 1079-1088 [paper]


  • Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M eds. (2009): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 151 
  • Koselj K (2009): Mediterranean horseshoe bat – Rhinolophus euryale Blasius, 1853. In: Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (eds.): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 52-55 
  • Koselj K (2009): Bechstein‘s bat – Myotis bechsteinii (Kuhl, 1817). In: Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (eds.): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 64-65 
  • Koselj K (2009): Whiskered bat – Myotis mystacinus (Kuhl, 1817). In: Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (eds.): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 72-73 
  • Koselj K & Hudoklin A (2009): Brandt‘s bat – Myotis brandtii (Eversmann, 1845). In: Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (eds.): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 74-75 
  • Koselj K (2009): Serotine – Eptesicus serotinus (Schreber, 1774). In: Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (eds.): Atlas of bats (Chiroptera) of Slovenia. Centre for Cartography of Fauna and Flora, Miklavž na Dravskem Polju: 90-91 


  • Goerlitz HR, Greif S & Siemers BM (2008): Cues for acoustic detection of prey: insect rustling sounds and the influence of walking substrate. Journal of Experimental Biology 211(17): 2799–2806. [Open Access paper]
  • Goerlitz HR, Hübner, M & Wiegrebe, L (2008): Comparing passive and active hearing: Spectral analysis of transient sounds in bats. Journal of Experimental Biology 211(12): 1850–1858. [Open Access paper]
  • Hoffmann S*, Baier L*, Borina F* [*contributed equally], Schuller G, Wiegrebe L & Firzlaff U (2008): Psychophysical and neurophysiological hearing thresholds in the bat Phyllostomus discolorJournal of Comparative Physiology A 194: 39-47 [paper]

  • Voigt CC, Baier L, Speakman JR & Siemers BM (2008): Stable carbon isotopes in exhaled breath as tracers for dietary information in birds and mammals. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 2233-2238  [Open Access Paper]


  • Goerlitz HR & Siemers BM (2007): Sensory ecology of prey rustling sounds: acoustical features and their classification by wild Grey Mouse Lemurs. Functional Ecology 21(1): 143–153. [paper]
  • Guilbert J.M., Walker M.M., Greif S. & Parsons S. (2007): Evidence of homing following translocation of long-tailed bats (Chalinolobus tuberculatus) at Grand Canyon Cave, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 34: 239-246 [paper]
  • Siemers BM, Goerlitz HR, Robsomanitrandrasana E, Piep M, Ramanamanjato J-B, Rakotondravony D, Ramilijaona O & Ganzhorn JU (2007): Sensory basis of food detection in wild Microcebus murinusInternational Journal of Primatology 28(2): 291–304. [paper


  • Schill RO, Görlitz HR & Köhler H-R (2003): Laboratory simulation of a mining accident: acute toxicity, hsc/hsp70 response, and recovery from stress in Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea, Amphipoda) exposed to a pulse of cadmium. Biometals 16(3): 391–401. [paper]


  • Presetnik P, Koselj K & Zagmajster M (2001): First records of Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825) in Slovenia. Myotis 39: 31-34.
  • Koselj K & Aupič N (2001): A contribution to the knowledge of bat fauna (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of eastern Slovenia. Natura Sloveniae 3(2): 41-62.


  • Kryštufek B, Petkovski S & Koselj K (1998): Additions to bat fauna of Macedonia (Chiroptera, Mammalia). Folia Zoologica 47(3): 237-239.
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