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Barcoding Fauna Bavarica: Myriapoda – a contribution to DNA sequence-based identifications of centipedes and millipedes (Chilopoda, Diplopoda)
Abstract We give a first account of our ongoing barcoding activities on Bavarian myriapods in the framework of the Barcoding Fauna Bavarica project and IBOL, the International Barcode of Life. HavingExpand
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Towards a DNA Barcode Reference Database for Spiders and Harvestmen of Germany
As part of the German Barcode of Life campaign, over 3500 arachnid specimens have been collected and analyzed: ca. 3300 Araneae and 200 Opiliones, belonging to almost 600 species (median: 4Expand
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A biological classification concept for the assessment of soil quality: “biological soil classification scheme” (BBSK)
The protection of soils as habitat for soil organisms which is ascertained in the German soil protection act calls for the development of a broad, holistic approach with biological objectives. As aExpand
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First results of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) – Myriapoda project: Cryptic lineages in German Stenotaenia linearis (Koch, 1835) (Chilopoda, Geophilomorpha)
Abstract As part of the German Barcode of Life (GBOL) Myriapoda program, which aims to sequence the COI barcoding fragment for 2000 specimens of Germany’s 200 myriapod species in the near future, 44Expand
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Barcoding of Central European Cryptops centipedes reveals large interspecific distances with ghost lineages and new species records from Germany and Austria (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha)
Abstract In order to evaluate the diversity of Central European Myriapoda species in the course of the German Barcode of Life project, 61 cytochrome c oxidase I sequences of the genus Cryptops Leach,Expand
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Critical reflections on German Red Lists of endangered myriapod species (Chilopoda, Diplopoda) (with species list for Germany)
The Red Lists of endangered species published by the German Bundesamt fur Naturschutz (BfN the Federal Agency of Nature Conservation) are essential tools for the nature protection in Germany sinceExpand
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The subgenus Monotarsobius in the Iberian Peninsula with a description of a new pseudo-cryptic species from Northern Spain revealed by an integrative revision of Lithobius crassipes L. Koch, 1862
Abstract The widespread European centipede species Lithobius (Monotarsobius) crassipes L. Koch, 1862 was revised using an integrative approach incorporating sequence data and morphology. The partialExpand
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Class Diplopoda Order Chordeumatida
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Changes in soil macroinvertebrate communities following liming of acidified forested catchments in the Vosges Mountains (North-eastern France)
Abstract To counteract acidification of terrestrial ecosystems due to decades of acid atmospheric depositions two catchments were limed (2.5t ha −1 ) in fall 2003. Four years later, the effects ofExpand
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Morphometrics and SEM analysis of the species pair Lithobius mutabilis L. Koch, 1862 and L. glacialis Verhoeff, 1937 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha)
Abstract The sets of morphological characters of two nominal species in the genus Lithobius Leach, 1814, Lithobius mutabilis L. Koch, 1862 and Lithobius glacialis Verhoeff, 1937, were studied inExpand
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