Publications of Dina K. N. Dechmann

Journal Article (67)

2021
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Lazaro, J.; Nováková, L.; Hertel, M.; Taylor, J. R. E.; Muturi, M.; Zub, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Geographic patterns in seasonal changes of body mass, skull, and brain size of common shrews. Ecology and Evolution 11 (6), pp. 2431 - 2448 (2021)
2020
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Kohles, J. E.; Carter, G. G.; Page, R. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Socially foraging bats discriminate between group members based on search-phase echolocation calls. Behavioral Ecology 31 (5), pp. 1103 - 1112 (2020)
2019
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Seasonal reversible size changes in the braincase and mass of common shrews are flexibly modified by environmental conditions. Scientific Reports 9, 2489 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Kranstauber, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Common noctules exploit low levels of the aerosphere. Royal Society Open Science 6 (2), 181942 (2019)
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van Toor, M. L.; O'Mara, M. T.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Wikelski, M.; Fahr, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Linking colony size with quantitative estimates of ecosystem services of African fruit bats. Current Biology 29 (7), pp. R225 - R240 (2019)
2018
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Halat, Z.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Zegarek, M.; Visser, A. E. J.; Ruczynski, I.: Sociality and insect abundance affect duration of nocturnal activity of male parti-colored bats. Journal of Mammalogy 99 (6), pp. 1503 - 1509 (2018)
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Kohles, J. E.; Page, R. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; O'Mara, M. T.: Rapid behavioral changes during early development in Peters’ tent-making bat (Uroderma bilobatum). PLoS One 13 (10), e0205351 (2018)
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; LaPoint, S. D.; Wikelski, M.; Stiehler, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Cognitive skills of common shrews (Sorex araneus) vary with seasonal changes in skull size and brain mass. The Journal of Experimental Biology 221 (2), jeb166595 (2018)
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; Sherwood, C. C.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Profound seasonal changes in brain size and architecture in the common shrew. Brain Structure & Function 223 (6), pp. 2823 - 2840 (2018)
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Lehnert, L. S.; Kramer-Schadt, S.; Teige, T.; Hoffmeister, U.; Popa-Lisseanu, A.; Bontadina, F.; Ciechanowski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kravchenko, K.; Presetnik, P. et al.; Starrach, M.; Straube, M.; Zoephel, U.; Voigt, C. C.: Variability and repeatability of noctule bat migration in Central Europe: Evidence for partial and differential migration. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1893), 20182174 (2018)
2017
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; LaPoint, S. D.; Dullin, C.; Hertel, M.; Taylor, J. R. E.; Zub, K.; Wikelski, M.: Profound seasonal shrinking and regrowth of the ossified braincase in phylogenetically distant mammals with similar life histories. Scientific Reports 7, 42443 (2017)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Ellis-Soto, D.; Safi, K.; O'Mara, M. T.: Determinants of spring migration departure decision in a bat. Biology Letters 13 (9), 20170395 (2017)
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Keicher, L.; O'Mara, M. T.; Voigt, C. C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Stable carbon isotopes in breath reveal fast incorporation rates and seasonally variable but rapid fat turnover in the common shrew (Sorex araneus). The Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (15), pp. 2834 - 2841 (2017)
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LaPoint, S. D.; Keicher, L.; Wikelski, M.; Zub, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Growth overshoot and seasonal size changes in the skulls of two weasel species. Royal Society Open Science 4 (1), 160947 (2017)
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Lazaro, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; LaPoint, S. D.; Wikelski, M.; Hertel, M.: Profound reversible seasonal changes of individual skull size in a mammal. Current Biology 27 (20), pp. R1106 - R1107 (2017)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Rikker, S.; Wikelski, M.; Ter Maat, A.; Pollock, H. S.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Heart rate reveals torpor at high body temperatures in lowland tropical free-tailed bats. Royal Society Open Science 4 (12), 171359 (2017)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Voigt, C. C.; Ter Maat, A.; Pollock, H. S.; Burness, G.; Desantis, L. M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Cyclic bouts of extreme bradycardia counteract the high metabolism of frugivorous bats. eLife 6, e26686 (2017)
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ter Hofstede, H. M.; Voigt-Heucke, S.; Lang, A.; Römer, H.; Page, R.; Faure, P.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Revisiting adaptations of neotropical katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) to gleaning bat predation. Neotropical Biodiversity 3 (1), pp. 41 - 49 (2017)
2016
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Abedi-Lartey, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.: Long-distance seed dispersal by straw-coloured fruit bats varies by season and landscape. Global Ecology and Conservation 7, pp. 12 - 24 (2016)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hertel, M.; Wikelski, M.: Individuelles Schrumpfen und erneutes Wachsen als Winteranpassung bei hochmetabolischen Tieren. Jahrbuch - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (2016)
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