• Geißel JP, Espinosa-Novo N, Giménez L, Ewers C, Cornelius A, Martínez-Alarcón D, Harzsch S, Torres G (2024) Interactive responses to temperature and salinity in larvae of the Asian brush-clawed crab Hemigrapsus takanoi: relevance for range expansion into the Baltic Sea, in the context of climate change. Biological Invasions. Open Access
  • Preuss A, Appel E, Gorb SN, Büsse S (2024) Tanning of the tarsal and mandibular cuticle in adult Anax imperator (Insecta: Odonata) during the emergence sequence. Royal Society Interface Focus: in press
  • Goodman AM, Beatty CD, Büsse S, Ubukata H, Miyazaki T, Blair ME, Ware JL (2024) Paleoecological niche modeling of Epiophlebia (Epiophlebioptera: Epiophlebiidae) reveals continuous distribution during the Last Glacial Maximum. International Journal of Odonatology 27: 37–53.
  • Haug C, Haug JT, Haug GT, Müller P, Zippel A, Kiesmüller C, Gauweiler J, Hörnig MK (2023**). Fossils from the Myanmar amber forest demonstrate the diversity of anti-predator strategies of holometabolan insect larvae about 100 million years ago. iScience 27(1): 10862. Open Access; **published online 2023, issue 2024
  • Haug C, Haug GT, Kiesmüller C, Haug JT (2023). Convergent evolution and convergent loss in the grasping structures of immature earwigs and aphidlion-like larvae as demonstrated by about 100-million-year-old fossils. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 142(1): 21. Open Access
  • Kümmerlen K, Raspe S, Harzsch S (2023) Neurochemical diversity in the central olfactory pathway of the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Amphipoda): evolutionary implications. Journal of Comparative Neurology 531(10): 1032-1056. Open Access
  • Haug C, Pérez-de la Fuente R, Baranov V, Haug GT, Kiesmüller C, Zippel A, Hörnig MK, Haug JT (2023). The first fossil record of a mantis lacewing pupa, and a review of pupae in mantispidae and their evolutionary significance. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 129(1): 185–205. Open Access
  • Brenneis G, Frankowski C, Maaß L, Scholtz G (2023) The sea spider Pycnogonum litorale overturns the paradigm of the absence of axial regeneration in molting animals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 120 (5) e2217272120:
  • Stein W, Torres G, Giménez L, Espinosa-Novo N, Geißel JP, Vidal-Gadea A, Harzsch S (2023) Thermal acclimation and habitat-dependent differences in temperature robustness of a crustacean motor circuit. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, section Cellular Neurophysiology: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fncel.2023.1263591/abstract
  • Raspe S*, Kümmerlen K*, Harzsch S (2023; * shared first authorship) Immunolocalization of SIFamide-like neuropeptides in the adult and developing central nervous system of the amphipod Parhyale hawaiensis (Malacostraca, Peracarida, Amphipoda). Arthropod Structure and Development. DOI
  • Steinhoff POM, Harzsch S, Uhl G (2023) Comparative neuroanatomy of the central nervous system in web-building and cursorial hunting spiders. Journal of Comparative Neurology: https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.25554
  • Schade M, Rauhut OWM, Foth C, Moleman O & Evers SW (2023) A reappraisal of the cranial osteology of the spinosaurid Irritator challengeri (Dinosauria: Theropoda). Palaeontol Electron 26(2):a17. doi.org/10.26879/1242
Book contributions
  • Jury S, Goldstein J, Chabot C, Harzsch S (2023) Sensory Biology and Behaviour. In Dirk Weihrauch, Iain McGaw (Eds) “Ecophysiology of the Green Shore Crab (Carcinus maenas) and related species”. Elsevier: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-99694-5.00004-0
  • Schade M, Knötschke N, Hörnig MK, Paetzel C, Stumpf S (2022) Neurovascular anatomy of dwarf dinosaur implies precociality in sauropods. elife https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.82190
  • Haug JT, Tun KL, Haug GT, Than KN, Haug C, Hörnig MK (2022). A hatching aphidlion‐like lacewing larva in 100 million years old Kachin amber. Insect Science, 1–7. Open access
  • Haug C, Baranov VA, Hörnig MK, Gauweiler J, Hammel JU, Perkovsky EE, Haug JT (2022). 35 million-year-old solid-wood-borer beetle larvae support the idea of stressed Eocene amber forests. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 1–10. Open access
  • Kiesmüller C, Haug JT, Müller P, Hörnig MK. 2022. A case of frozen behaviour: A flat wasp female with a beetle larva in its grasp in 100-million-year-old amber. Fossil Record 25, 287–305. Open access
  • Schultz D, Cuypers F, Skorka SB, Rockstroh J, Gesell Salazar M, Krieger J, Albrecht D, Völker U, Hammerschmidt S, Lalk M, Siemens N, Methling K (2022). Bioactive lipid screening during respiratory tract infections with bacterial and viral pathogens in mice. Metabolomics 18, 39. Open access
  • Harzsch S, Dircksen H, Hansson BS (2022) Local olfactory interneurons provide the basis for neurochemical regionalization of olfactory glomeruli in crustaceans. Journal of Comparative Neurology 530: 1399-1420. Open access
  • Šargač Z, Giménez L, González-Ortegón E, Harzsch S, Tremblay N, TorresG (2022) Quantifying the portfolio of larval responses to salinity and temperature in a coastal-marine invertebrate: a cross population study along the European coast. Marine Biology 169, 81. Open access
  • Zippel A, Baranov VA, Hammel JU, Hörnig MK, Haug C, Haug JT (2022).The first fossil immature of Elmidae: an unusual riffle beetle larva preserved in Baltic amber. PeerJ. PeerJ 10, e13025. Open access
  • Frankowski K, Miyazaki K, Brenneis G (2022) A microCT-based atlas of the central nervous system and midgut in sea spiders (Pycnogonida) sheds first light on evolutionary trends at the family level. Frontiers in Zoology19: 14 Open access
  • Gorissen S, Sandeman DC (2022) Moult cycle staging in decapod crustaceans (Pleocyemata) and the Australian crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark, 1936 (Decapoda, Parastacidae). Crustaceana 95: 165–217. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685403-bja10180
  • Zippel A, Haug C, Gauweiler J, Hörnig MK, Haug GT, Haug JT. 2022. A small beetle larva preserved in 23-million-year-old Mexican amber: possible first fossil record of an immature variegated mud-loving beetle. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 74, A150322. Open access
  • Gauweiler J, Haug C, Müller P, Haug JT (2022) Lepidopteran caterpillars in the Cretaceous: were they a good food source for early birds? Palaeodiversity 15(1): 45-59. Open access
  • Baranov V, Pérez-de la Fuente R, Engel MS, Hammel JU, Kiesmüller C, Hörnig MK, Pazinato PG, Stahlecker C, Haug C, Haug JT (2022). The first adult mantis lacewing from Baltic amber, with an evaluation of the post-Cretaceous loss of morphological diversity of raptorial appendages in Mantispidae. Fossil Record 25(1): 11-24. Open access
  • Brenneis G (2022). The visual pathway in sea spiders (Pycnogonida) displays a simple serial layout with similarities to the median eye pathway in horseshoe crabs. BMC Biology 20: 27. Open access
  • Haug JT, Hörnig MK, Kiesmüller C, Pazinato PG, Baranov V, Haug C (2022). A 100-million-year-old ensiferan with unusual mouthparts and comments on the evolution of raptorial appendages within Polyneoptera. Geodiversitas. Open Access
  • Haug JT, Kiesmüller C, Haug GT, Haug C, Hörnig MK (2022). A fossil aphidlion preserved together with its prey in 40 million-year-old Baltic amber. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 103(1): 155–163. Open access
  • Schade, M., Ansorge, J. (2022) New thyreophoran dinosaur material from the Early Jurassic of northeastern Germany. PalZ. doi.org/10.1007/s12542-022-00605-x
  • Hörnig MK, Haug C, Müller P, Haug JT (2022). Not quite social – possible cases of gregarious behaviour of immatures of various lineages of Insecta in 100-million-year-old amber. Bulletin of Geoscience 97 (1), 69 - 87. Open access
  • Schade, M., Stumpf, S., Kriwet, J., Kettler, C., & Pfaff, C. (2022). Neuroanatomy of the nodosaurid Struthiosaurus austriacus (Dinosauria: Thyreophora) supports potential ecological differentiations within Ankylosauria. Sci Rep 12, 144. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-03599-9
  • Brenneis G, Schwentner M, Giribit G, Beltz BS (2021): Insights into the genetic regulatory network underlying neurogenesis in the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Procambarus virginalis. Developmental Neurobiology 81: 939-974Open Access
  • Zippel* A, Kiesmüller* C, Haug GT, Müller P, Weiterschan T, Haug C, Hörnig MK, Haug JT (2021). Long-headed predators in Cretaceous amber—fossil findings of an unusual type of lacewing larva. Palaeoentomology, 004 (5): 475–498. Open Access *shared first authorship
  • Šargač Z, Giménez L, Harzsch S, Krieger J, Fjordside K, Torres G (2021) Contrasting offspring responses to variation in salinity and temperature among coastal populations: a maladaptive ecological surprise? Marine Ecology Progress Series 677:51-65 Open access.
  • Harzsch S, Krieger J (2021) Genealogical relationships of mushroom bodies, hemiellipsoid bodies, and their afferent pathways in the brains of Pancrustacea: recent progress and open questions. Arthropod Structure & Development 65:101100. Open access.
  • Schädel M, Hörnig MK, Hyžný M, Haug JT (2021). Mass occurrence of more than 100 small isopodan crustaceans in a single piece of 100 million years old Burmese amber – an extraordinary window into behaviour of fossil organisms. PalZ.
  • Kiesmüller C, Haug JT, Müller P, Hörnig MK (2022**). Debris-carrying behaviour of bark lice immatures preserved in 100 million years old amber. PalZ 96(2): 231–258. Open Access; **published online 2021, printed 2022
  • Torres G, Melzer R, Spitzner F, Šargač Z, Harzsch S, Gimenez L (2021) Methods to study organogenesis in decapod crustacean larvae I: larval rearing, preparation and fixation. Helgoland Marine Research 75:3 https://rdcu.be/clO3a
  • Melzer RR, Spitzner F, Šargač Z, Hörnig MK, Krieger J, Haug C, Haug JT, Kirchhoff T, Meth R, Torres G, Harzsch S (2021) Methods to study organogenesis in decapod crustacean larvae II: analysing cells and tissues. Helgoland Marine Research 75:2 https://rdcu.be/clO3S
  • Torres G, Charmantier G, Wilcokson D, Harzsch S, Giménez L (2021) Physiological basis of interactive responses to temperature and salinity in coastal-marine invertebrate: implications for responses to warming. Ecology & Evolution 11: 7042-7056 https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7552
  • Baranov VA, Engel MS, Hammel J, Hörnig MK, van de Kamp T, Zuber M, Haug JT (2021). Synchrotron-radiation computed tomography uncovers ecosystem functions of fly larvae in an Eocene forest. Palaeontologia Electronica, 24(1):a07. https://doi.org/10.26879/1129
  • Wacker A, Harzsch S (2021) Crustaceans in a changing world. Zoology: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2021.125921
  • Krieger J, Hörnig MK, Kenning M, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2021) More than one way to smell ashore - Evolution of the olfactory pathway in terrestrial malacostracan crustaceans. Arthropod Structure & Development 60:101022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2020.101022
  • Stein W, Harzsch S (2021) The Neurobiology of Ocean Change - insights from decapod crustaceans. Zoology: 125887. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S094420062030146X
  • Brenneis G, Scholtz G (2021) A postlarval instar of Phoxichilidium femoratum (Pycnogonida, Phoxichilidiidae) with an exceptional malformation. Journal of Morphology  282: 278-290.Open Access
Book contributions
  • Perez Y, Müller CHG, Harzsch S (2021) Chapter 15: Phylum Chaetognatha. In: Invertebrate Zoology: a tree of life approach. B. Schierwater, R. Desalle (eds.), Taylor & Francis; pp. 229 - 250
  • Hörnig MK, Kiesmüller C, Müller P, Haug C, Haug JT (2020). A new glimpse on trophic interactions of 100-million-year old lacewings. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 65 (4): 777-786,  Open access.
  • Ballesteros JA, Setton EVW, Santibánez López, CE, Arango CP, Brenneis G, Brix S, Cano-Sánchez E, Dandouch M, Dilly GF, Eleaume MP, Gainett G, Gallut C, McAtee S, McIntyre L, Moran AL, Moran R, López-González PJ, Scholtz G, Williamson C, Woods HA, Wheeler WC, Sharma PP (in press). Phylogenomic resolution of sea spider diversification through integration of multiple data classes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Advance access
  • Brenneis G, Arango CP, Sharma PP, Schwentner M (2020). The more the merrier: unparalleled sympatric species richness in a sea spider genus (Pycnogonida, Callipallenidae, Pallenella) from Tasmanian waters. Invertebrate Systematics 34: 837-870. Article on journal website.
  • Krieger J, Hörnig MK, Laidre ME (2020) Shells as ‘extended architecture’: to escape isolation, social hermit crabs choose shells with the right external architecture. Animal Cognition 23(6):1177-1187. Open access.
  • Gimenez L, Exton M, Spitzner F, Meth R, Ecker U, Jungblut S, Harzsch S, Saborowksi R, Torres G (2020) Exploring larval phenology as predictor for range expansion in an invasive species. Ecography 43:1-12. Open access.
  • Polanska M, Kirchhoff T, Dircksen H, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2020) Functional morphology of the primary olfactory centres in the brain of the hermit crab Coenobita clypeatus (Anomala, Coenobitidae). Cell and Tissue Research 380:449-467.
  • Krieger J, Hörnig MK, Sandeman RE, Sandeman DC, Harzsch S (2020) Masters of communication: The brain of the banded cleaner shrimp Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811) with an emphasis on sensory processing areas. Journal of Comparative Neurology 528(9): 1561-1587. Open access.
  • Machon J, Krieger J, Zbinden M, Ravaux J, Harzsch S (2020) Exploring brain diversity in crustaceans: sensory systems of deep vent shrimps. Neuroforum  26(2):73-84.
  • Steinhoff P, Uhl G, Harzsch S, Sombke A (2020) Visual pathways in the brain of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa. Journal of Comparative Neurology. doi: 10.1002/cne.24861.
  • Herrera-Flórez AF, Braig F, Haug C, Neumann C, Wunderlich J, Hörnig MK, Haug JT (2020). Identifying the oldest larva of a myrmeleontiformian lacewing – a morphometric approach. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. open access
Book contributions
  • Harzsch S & Viertel C (2020). Immunolocalization of neurotransmitters and neuromodulators in the developing crayfish brain. In: Sprecher S. (eds) Brain Development. Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 2047:271-291. Humana, New York, NY Buy chapter or bookvia www.springer.com
  • Krieger J & Spitzner F (2020) X-Ray Microscopy of the Larval Crustacean Brain. In: Sprecher S. (eds) Brain Development. Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol 2047:253-270. Humana, New York, NY Buy chapter or book via www.springer.com
  • Hörnig MK, Fischer TC, Haug JT (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. Open Access.
  • Brenneis G, Beltz BS (2019) Adult neurogenesis in crayfish: origin, expansion and migration of neural progenitor lineages in a pseudostratified neuroepithelium. Journal of Comparative Neurology: 1-27. Open Access
  • Bracke A, Domanska G, Bracke K, Harzsch S, van den Brandt J, Bröker B, et al. (2019)
    Obesity Impairs Mobility and Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis. Journal of Experimental Neuroscience. 13:1-10. Open Access
  • Gadenne C, Groh C, Grübel K, Joschinski J, Krauss J, Krieger J, Rössler W, Anton S (2019) Neuroanatomical correlates of mobility: sensory brain centres are bigger in winged than in wingless parthenogenetic pea aphid females. Arthropod Structure & Development 52:100883. Download pdf via Science Direct.
  • Kiesmüller C, Hörnig MK, Leipner A, Haug C, Haug JT (2019). Palaeozoic palaeodictyopteroidean insect nymphs with prominent ovipositors. Bulletin of Geosciences. Open Access
  • Machon J, Krieger J, Meth R, Zbinden M, Ravaux J, Montagné N, Chertemps T, Harzsch S (2019) Neuroanatomy of a hydrothermal vent shrimp provides insights into the evolution of crustacean integrative brain centers. eLife 2019;8:e47550. Open Access
  • Spitzner F,Giménez L, Meth R, Harzsch S,Torres G (2019) Unmasking intraspecific variation in offspring responses to multiple environmental drivers. Marine Biology. 166:112 doi.org/10.1007/s00227-019-3560-y
  • Wittfoth C, Harzsch S, Wolff C, Sombke A (2019) The “amphi”-brains of amphipods: new insights from the neuroanatomy of Parhyale hawaiensis (Dana, 1853). Frontiers in Zoology 16:30. Open Access
  • Knaden M, Bisch-Knaden S, Linz J, Reinecke A, Krieger J, Erland S, Harzsch S, and Hansson BS (2019) Acetoin, a key odor for resource location in the giant robber crab, Birgus latro. Journal of Experimental Biology 222(12):jeb202929.
  • Fischer TC, Hörnig MK (2019). Mating moths (Tineidae, Ditrysia, Lepidoptera) preserved as frozen behavior inclusion in Baltic Amber (Eocene). Palaeontologia Electronica 22.1.7A , 1-11. https://doi.org/10.26879/829Open Access
  • Brenneis G, Arango CP (2019) First description of epimorphic development in Antarctic Pallenopsidae (Arthropoda, Pycnogonida) with insights into the evolution of the four-articled sea spider cheliphore. Zoological Letters 5:4 Open Access
  • Kenning M, Schendel V, Müller CHG, Sombke A (2019) Comparative morphology of ultimate and walking legs in the centipede Lithobius forficatus (Myriapoda) with functional implications. Zoological Letters 5:3 Open Access
Book contributions
  • Müller CHG, Harzsch S & Perez Y (2019) Chaetognatha. In Schmidt-Rhaesa A (ed). Handbook of Zoology. Miscellaneous Invertebrates. Walter De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston. Pp. 163-282
  • Jirikowski G, Vogt G, Charmantier-Daures M, Charmantier G, Harzsch S (2019) Chapter 3: Organogenesis. In: K. Anger, S. Harzsch, and M. Thiel, editors. The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 7: Developmental Biology and Larval Ecology. Oxford University Press, New York, USA; pp. 79-111
  • Martínez-Muñoz CA & Perez-Gelabert DE (2018) Checklist of the centipedes (Chilopoda) of Hispaniola. Novitates Caribaea 12: 74-101
  • Nischik ES & 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 Open Access
  • Spitzner F, Meth R, Krüger C, Nischik ES, 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). Frontiers in Zoology 15:27. Open Access
  • Müller CHG, Kenning M, Hylleberg J, Michalik P (in press) Histological and electron microscopic analysis of the papillated epidermal organs of an unknown species of Phascolion (Sipuncula) from Ibiza (Spain). In: Boyle MJ, Kawauchi GY (eds.). Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • 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 Systematics & Phylogeny 76(3).
  • Bracke A, Schäfer S, von Bohlen und Halbach V, Klempin F, Bente K, Bracke K, Staar D, van den Brandt J, Harzsch S, Bader M, Wenzel UO, Peters J, von Bohlen und Halbach, O. (2018) ATP6AP2 over-expression causes morphological alterations in the hippocampus and in hippocampus-related behaviour. Brain Structure and Function 223:2287–2302.
  • Wittfoth C, Harzsch S (2018) Adult neurogenesis in the central olfactory pathway of dendrobranchiate and caridean shrimps: new insights into the evolution of the deutocerebral proliferative system in reptant decapods. Developmental Neurobiology 78(8): 757-774.
  • Haug JT, Haug C, Neumann C, Sombke A, Hörnig MK (2018) Early post-embryonic polyxenidan millipedes from Saxonian amber (Eocene). Bulletin of Geosciences 93: 1 (DOI 10.3140/bull.geosci.1646) Open Access
  • Walker AA, Mayhew ML, Jin J, Herzig V, Undheim EAB, Sombke A, Fry BG, Merritt D, King GF (2018) The assassin bug Pristhesancus plagipennis produces distinct predatory and defensive venoms in separate gland lumens. Nature Communications 9: 755. Open Access
  • Harzsch S, Krieger J (2018) Crustacean olfactory systems: a comparative review and a crustacean perspective on insect olfactory systems. Progress in Neurobiology 161:23-60. Download via scienceirect.com.
  • Steinhoff POM, Liedtke J, Sombke A, Schneider JM, Uhl G (2018) Early environmental conditions affect the volume of higher brain centers in a jumping spider. Journal of Zoology 304: 182–192. Link
  • Hörnig MK, Haug C, Schneider JW, Haug JT (2018). Evolution of reproductive strategies in dictyopteran insects – clues from ovipositor morphology of extinct roachoids. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63(1), 2018: 1-24. doi.org/10.4202/app.00324.2016
  • Mehnert L, Dietze Y, Hörnig MK, Starck JM (in press). Body tagmatization in pseudoscorpions. Zoologischer Anzeiger. doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2017.12.012
  • Bai M, Beutel RG, Zhang W, Wang S, Hörnig MK, Gröhn C, Yan E, Yang X, Wipfler B (2018). A new Cretaceous insect with a unique cephalo-thoracic scissor device. Current Biology 28(3): 438-443. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.031
  • Konwert M, Hörnig MK (2018). Grimmenichthys ansorgei, gen. et. sp. nov. (Teleostei, ‘Pholidophoriformes’) and other ‘pholidophoriform’ fishes from the Early Toarcian of Grimmen (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1451871.
  • Starck JM, Mehnert L, Biging A, Bjarsch J, Franz-Guess S, Kleeberger D, Hörnig MK (2018). Morphological responses to feeding in ticks (Ixodes ricinus). Zoological Letters 4(20). doi.org/10.1186/s40851-018-0104-0
Book contributions
  • Torres G, Spitzner F, Harzsch S, Gimenez L (2018) Ecological Developmental Biology and global ocean change: brachyuran crustacean larvae as models. In: Perspectives on evolutionary (and) developmental biology. Giuseppe Fusco (ed.); Padova University Press; pp. 283-306.
  • Kenning M, Müller CHG, Sombke A (2017) The ultimate legs of Chilopoda (Myriapoda): a review on their morphological disparity and functional variability. PeerJ 5:e4023. Open Access
  • Schmelzle S, Heethoff M, Heuveline V, Lösel P, Becker J, Beckmann F, Schluenzen F, Hammel JU, Kopmann A, Mexner W, Vogelgesang M, Jerome NT, Betz O, Beutel R, Wipfler B, Blanke A, Harzsch S, Hörnig MK, Baumbach T, van de Kamp T (2017). The NOVA project: maximizing beam time efficiency through synergistic analyses of SRμCT data. Proc. SPIE 10391, Developments in X-Ray Tomography XI, 103910P; doi: 10.1117/12.2275959; dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2275959
  • Martínez-Muñoz CA, Tcherva T (2017) Primer registro de Newportia stolli (Pocock, 1896) (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Scolopocryptopidae) para Cuba y Las Antallias. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa (S.E.A.) 60: 179-184.
  • Sombke A, Stemme T (2017) Serotonergic neurons in the ventral nerve cord of Chilopoda - a mandibulate pattern of individually identifiable neurons. BMC Zoological Letters 3: 9. Open Access
  • 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 and Tissue Research, 369(2): 255-271.
  • Henne A, Sombke A, Schmidt-Rhaesa A (2017) Immunohistochemical analysis of the anterior nervous system of the free-living nematode Plectus spp. (Nematoda, Plectidae). Zoomorphology 136(2): 175-190.
  • Steinhoff POM*, Sombke A*, Liedtke J, Schneider JM, Harzsch S, Uhl G. (2017) The synganglion of the jumping spider Marpissa muscosa (Arachnida: Salticidae): insights from histology, immunohistochemistry and microCT analysis. Arthropod Structure & Development 46(2): 156-170. *shared first authorship
  • Henne S, Friedrich F, Hammel J, Sombke A, Schmidt-Rhaesa A (2017) Reconstructing the anterior part of the nervous system of Gordius aquaticus (Nematomorpha, Cycloneuralia) by a multi-methodological approach. Journal of Morphology 278: 106-118.
  • Haug JT, Poschmann M, Hörnig MK & Lutz H (2017). A crustacean with eumalacostracan affinities from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate (SW Germany). Papers in Palaeontology 3(2): 151-159.
  • Haug JT, Nagler C, Haug C, Hörnig MK (2017). A group assassin fly pupa preserved in single piece of amber. Bulletin of Geosciences 92 (3): 283 – 295.
  • Hörnig MK, Haug C, Haug JT (2017). An exceptionally preserved 110 million years old praying mantis provides new insights into the predatory behaviour of early mantodeans. PeerJ.
  • Nagler C, Hörnig MK, Haug J, Noever C, Høeg J, Glenner, H (2017). The bigger, the better? Volume measurements of parasites and hosts: parasitic barnacles (Cirripedia, Rhizocephala) and their decapod hosts. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0179958.
  • Grunow B, Kirchhoff T, Moritz T (2017). Stem cell expression and development of trunk musculature of lesser-spotted dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula) reveal differences between sharks and teleosts. Acta Zoologica 98(2), 214-220.
Published abstracts
  • Müller CHG, Sombke A, Thoen H, Undheim EAB (2017) Comparative Morphology and Evolutionary Transformation of Venom Glands in Chilopoda. Tropical Natural History, Supplement 5: 42 (published abstract, 17th International Congress of Myriapodology).
  • Martínez-Muñoz CA (2017) Current Status of the Taxonomy and Biogeography of Giant Centipedes (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha) from Cuba. Tropical Natural History, Supplement 5: 41 (published abstract, 17th International Congress of Myriapodology).
  • Kenning M, Sombke A (2017) Sensing from Both Ends? Transformation of Locomotory into Multifunctional Appendages in Chilopoda (Myriapoda). Tropical Natural History, Supplement 5: 22 (published abstract, 17th International Congress of Myriapodology).
  • Sombke A (2017)Comparative Analysis of the Centipede Nervous System - Past, Present and Future in Arthropod Neuroanatomical Research. Tropical Natural History, Supplement 5: 21 (published abstract, 17th International Congress of Myriapodology).
  • Müller CHG, Wagenknecht P, Sombke A (2017) Ultrastructure and Phylogenetic Evaluation of the Tömösváry Organ in Craterostigmus tasmanianus Pocock, 1902 (Myriapoda: Chilopoda). Tropical Natural History, Supplement 5: 56 (published abstract, 17th International Congress of Myriapodology).
Book contributions
  • Cabrera G, Socarrás AA, Guitiérrez E, Tcherva T, Martínez-Muñoz CA, Lozada A (2017) Fauna del suelo. In: Mancina CA, Flores DDC (Eds.) Diversidad biológica de Cuba: métodos de inventario, monitoreo y colecciones biológicas. Editorial AMA, La Habana. pp. 255-283.
  • Martínez-Muñoz CA, Dolejš P, Kronmüller C (2016) On the true identity of Scolopendra aztecorum Verhoeff, 1934 (Chilopoda: Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae) Ecologica Montenegrina 7: 405-413.
  • Böhm F, Brückner J, Eichhorn D, Geiger R, Johl B, Kahl S, Kleudgen I, Köhler K, Kreifelts V, Metschke K, Meyer M, Richter A-C, Schulze B, Stecker R-M, Steinhoff POM, Winter M & Fischer K, (in press) Cloud cover but not artificial light pollution affect the morning activity of wood pigeons Ornis Fennica
  • Audo D, Haug JT, Haug C, Charbonnier S, Schweigert G, Müller CHG, Harzsch S (2016) On the sighted ancestry of blindness - exceptionally preserved eyes of Mesozoic polychelidan lobsters. Zoological Letters 2:13.
  • Liu Y, Melzer RR, Haug JT, Haug C, Briggs DEG, Hörnig MK, He Y, Hou X (2016) Three-dimensionally preserved minute larva of a great-appendage arthropod from the early Cambrian Chengjiang biota. PNAS 113(20):5542–5546.
  • Hädicke CW, Ernst A, Sombke A (2016) Sensing more than the bathroom: sensilla on the antennae, cerci and styli of the silverfish Lepisma saccharina Linneaus, 1758 (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae). Entomologia Generalis 36: 71-89.
  • Holst S, Michalik P, Noske M, Krieger J, Sötje S (2016) Potential of X-ray micro-computed tomography for soft-bodied and gelatinous cnidarians with special emphasis on scyphozoan and cubozoan statoliths. Journal of Plankton Research 38 (5): 1225-1242. Download via Oxford Journals.
  • Krieger J, Drew MM, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2016) Notes on the foraging strategies of the Giant Robber Crab Birgus latro (Anomala) on Christmas Island: Evidence for active predation on Red Crabs Gecarcoidea natalis (Brachyura). Zoological Studies 55:6.
  • Hörnig MK, Sombke A, Haug C, Harzsch S, Haug JT (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 19.1.5A: 1-20. Open Access
  • Harzsch S, von Bohlen und Hallbach O. (2016) A possible role for the immune system in adult neurogenesis: new insights from an invertebrate model. Zoology 119(2):153-157.


Book contributions
  • Batelle BA, Sombke A, Harzsch S (2016) Xiphosura. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Harzsch S, Purschke G. (Eds.) Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems. pp. 428-442. Oxford University Press.
  • Harzsch S, Perez Y, Müller CHG (2016) Chaetognatha. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Harzsch S, Purschke G. (Eds.) Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems. pp. 652-664. Oxford University Press.
  • Lehmann T, Melzer RR, Hörnig MK, Michalik P, Sombke A, Harzsch S (2016) Arachnida (excluding Scorpiones). In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Harzsch S, Purschke G. (Eds.) Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems. pp. 453-477. Oxford University Press.
  • Sombke A, Rosenberg J (2016) Myriapoda. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Harzsch S, Purschke G. (Eds.) Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems. pp. 478-491. Oxford University Press.
  • Stemme T, Harzsch S (2016) Remipedia. In: Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Harzsch S, Purschke G. (Eds.) Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate nervous Systems. pp. 522-528. Oxford University Press.
2015 and before
  • Grunow B, Mohamet L, Shiels HA (2015) Generating an in vitro 3D cell culture model from zebrafish larvae for heart research. Journal of Experimental Biology. Journal of Experimental Biology 218: 1116-1121.
  • Grunow B, Kirchhoff T, Lange T, Moritz T, Harzsch S (2015) Histochemistry on vibratome sections of fish tissue: a comparison of fixation and embedding methods. Aquatic Biology 23(3): 251-263
  • Hädicke CW, Blank SM, Pohl H, Müller CHG, Sombke A (2015) Sensing the world without antennae and eyes: external structure and distribution of sensilla in Eosentomon pinetorum Szeptycki, 1984 and on the protarsus of Acerentomon franzi Nosek, 1965 (Hexapoda: Protura). Soil Organisms 87 (1): 29-49. Open Access
  • Hädicke CW, Blank SM, Sombke A (2015) Erstnachweis von Eosentomon pinetorum Szeptycki, 1984 (Protura: Eosentomidae) in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Virgo 18: 44-45.
  • Haug JT, Hädicke CW, Haug C, Hörnig MK (2015). A possible hatchling of a jumping bristle tail in 50 million years old amber. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie-Abhandlungen, 278(2), 191-199.
  • Hilken G, Edgecombe GD, Müller CHG, Sombke A, Wirkner C, Rosenberg J (2015) Interaction of the tracheal tubules of Scutigera coleoptrata (Notostigmophora: Chilopoda) with glandular structures of the pericardial septum. Zookeys 510: 233-242. Open Access
  • Kenning M, Lehmann P, Lindström M, Harzsch S (2015) Heading which way? Y-maze chemical assays – not all crustaceans are alike. Helogoland Marine Research. Download via www.springerlink.com
  • Kress T, Harzsch S, Dircksen H (2015) Neuroanatomy of the optic ganglia and central brain of the water flea Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Cladocera). Cell and Tissue Research. DOI: 10.1007/s00441-015-2279-4.
  • Krieger J*, Braun P*, Rivera NT, Schubart CD, Müller CHG, Harzsch S (2015) Comparative analyses of olfactory systems in terrestrial crabs (Brachyura): Evidence for aerial olfaction?. PeerJ 3: e1433. *shared first authorshipOpen Access
  • Rößger A, Meißner K, Bick A, Müller C (2015). Histological and ultrastructural reconstruction of ventral epidermal glands of Spio (Polychaeta, Spionidae, Annelida). Zoomorphology 134: 367-382.
  • Sombke A, Harzsch S (2015) Immunolocalization of histamine in the optic neuropils of Scutigera coleoptrata (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) reveals the basal organization of visual systems in Mandibulata. Neuroscience Letters 594: 111-116.
  • 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. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 523(8): 1281-1295. Open Access
  • Tuchina O, Koczan S, Harzsch S, Rybak J, Wolff G, Strausfeld NJ, Hansson BS (2015) Central projections of antennular chemosensory and mechanosensory afferents in the brain of the terrestrial hermit crab (Coenobita clypeatus; Coenobitidae, Anomura). Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 9: 94. Open Access
Book contibutions
  • Harzsch S, Krieger J, Faulkes Z (2015) Astacida. In "Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates 4: Ecdysozoa II: Crustacea" A. Wanniger (ed.), Springer
  • Harzsch S, Müller CHG, Perez Y (2015) Chaetognatha. In "Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates" A. Wanniger (ed.), Springer.
  • Hilken G, Sombke A, Müller CHG, Rosenberg J (2015) Diplopoda - Tracheal system. In: Minelli A (Ed.) Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda II. pp. 129-152. Brill, Leiden.
  • Müller CHG, Sombke A (2015) Diplopoda - Sensory Organs. In: Minelli A (Ed.) Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda II. pp. 181-235. Brill, Leiden.
  • Sombke A, Rosenberg J (2015) Diplopoda - Nervous and neuroendocrine system. In: Minelli A (Ed.) Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda II. pp. 161-179. Brill, Leiden.
  • Fischer S, Meyer-Rochow VB, Müller C (2014). Compound Eye Miniaturization in Lepidoptera: a comparative morphological analysis. Acta Zoologica 94(4): 375-500.
  • Hädicke CW, Hörnig MK, Haug C, Haug JT (2014). New data on fossil Archaeognatha from Baltic amber and the origin of the insect ovipositor. Palaeodiversity 7:167-183. Open Access
  • Haug JT, Haug C, Schweigert G, Sombke A (2014) The evolution of centipede venom claws – open questions and possible answers. Arthropod Structure & Development 43: 5-16.
  • Hörnig MK, Haug C, Herd KJ, Haug JT (2014). New insights into dictyopteran early development: smallest Palaeozoic roachoid nymph found so far. Palaeodiversity 7:159-165. Open Access
  • Ito K, Shinomiya K, Ito M, Armstrong JD, Boyan G, Hartenstein V, Harzsch S, Heisenberg M, Homberg U, Jenett A, Keshishian H, Restifo LL, Rössler W, Simpson JH, Strausfeld NJ, Strauss R, Vosshall LB, Insect Brain Name Working Group (2014) A Systematic Nomenclature for the Insect Brain. Neuron 81(4): 755-765.
  • Müller CHG; Rieger V, Perez Y & Harzsch S (2014). Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies on ciliary sense organs of arrow worms (Chaetognatha). Zoomorphology 133:167-189.
  • Müller CHG, Hylleberg J, Michalik P (2014). Complex epidermal organs of Phascolion (Sipuncula): Insights into the evolution of bimodal secretory cells in annelids. Acta Zoologica.
  • Müller CHG, Rosenberg J, Hilken G (2014): Ultrastructure, functional morphology and evolution of recto-canal epidermal glands in Myriapoda. Arthropod Structure & Development 43: 43-62.
  • Sombke A, Edgecombe GD (2014) Morphology and evolution of Myriapoda. Arthropod Structure & Development 43: 3-4.
  • Sombke A, Ernst A (2014) Structure and distribution of antennal sensilla in Oranmorpha guerinii (Gervais, 1837) (Diplopoda, Polydesmida). Arthropod Structure and Development 43: 77-86.
  • Tuchina O, Groh KC, Talarico G, Müller CHG, Wielsch N, Hupfer Y, Svatos A, Große-Wilde E, Hansson BS (2014). Morphology and histochemistry of the aesthetasc-associated epidermal glands in terrestrial hermit crabs of the genus Coenobita (Decapoda: Paguroidea). PLoS ONE 9(5): e96430.
Book contributions
  • Sandeman D, Kenning M, Harzsch S (2014) Adaptive trends in malacostracan brain form and function related to behaviour. In: Derby C and Thiel M (Eds.) Crustacean Nervous System and their Control of Behaviour. The Natural History of the Crustacea. Vol. 3., Oxford University Press.
  • Hörnig MK, Haug JT, Haug C (2013). New details of Santanmantis axelrodi and the evolution of the mantodean morphotype. Palaeodiversity 6: 157-168. Open Access
  • Hädicke CW, Haug C, Haug JT (2013). Adding to the few: a tomocerid collembolan from Baltic amber. Palaeodiversity 6: 149-156. Open Access
  • Ernst A, Hilken G, Rosenberg J, Voigtländer K, Sombke A (2013) Structure and distribution of antennal sensilla in the centipede Scolopendra oraniensis (Latreille, 1829) (Chilopoda, Scolopendromorpha). Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 217-225.
  • Haug JT, Haug C (2013) An unusual fossil larva, the ontogeny of achelatan lobsters, and the evolution of metamorphosis. Bulletin of Geosciences. 88: 195–206.
  • Haug JT, Caron JB, Haug C (2013) Demecology in the Cambrian: synchronized molting in arthropods from the Burgess Shale. BMC Biology 11:64.
  • Haug JT, Müller CHG, Sombke A (2013) A centipede nymph in Baltic amber and a new approach for documenting amber fossils. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 13: 425-432.
  • Kenning M, Müller C, Wirkner CS, Harzsch S (2013) The Malacostraca (Crustacea) from a neurophylogenetic perspective: new insights from brain architecture in Nebalia herbstii Leach, 1814 (Leptostraca, Phyllocarida). Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 319-336.
  • Kenning M, Harzsch S (2013) Brain anatomy of the marine isopod Saduria entomon Linnaeus, 1758 (Valvifera, Isopoda) with special emphasis on the olfactory pathway. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy Open Access
  • Perez Y, Rieger V, Martin E, Müller C, Harzsch S (2013) Neurogenesis in an early protostome relative: progenitor cells in the ventral nerve centre of chaetognath hatchlings are arranged in a highly organized geometrical pattern. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 320(3):179-193.
  • Stemme T, Iliffe T, von Reumont BM, Koenemann S, Harzsch S, Bicker G (2013) Serotonin-immunoreactive neurons in the ventral nerve cord of Remipedia (Crustacea): Support for a sister group relationship of Remipedia and Hexapoda? BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:119.
  • Winkelmann C, Gasmi S, Gretschel G, Müller C, Perez Y. (2013). Description of Spadella valsalinae sp. nov., a neoendemic benthic chaetognath from Northern Adriatic Sea (Croatia) with remarks on its morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 13(2):189-202.
  • Zieger E, Bräunig P, Harzsch S (2013): A developmental study of serotonin-immunoreactive neurons in the embryonic brain of the Marbled Crayfish and the Migratory Locust: evidence for a homologous protocerebral group of neurons. Arthropod Structure & Development 42(6): 507-520.
Book contributions
  • Kapp H, Müller C, Harzsch S (2013). Chaetognatha. In: "Spezielle Zoologie. Teil 1: Einzeller und Wirbellose Tiere". Westheide W, Rieger G (eds.). Springer Spektrum Verlag, pp. 812-817.
  • Perez Y, Müller C, Harzsch S (2013). The Chaetognatha: an anarchistic taxon between Protostomia and Deuterostomia. In: Wägele JW, Bartholomaeus TW, Misof B (eds.). Deep metazoan phylogeny: The backbone of the tree of life: New insights from analyses of molecules, morphology, and theory of data analysis. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Loesel R, Wolf H, Kenning M, Harzsch S, Sombke A (2013) Architectural principles and evolution of the arthropod central nervous system. In: Minelli A, Boxshall G, Fusco G (Eds.) Arthropod Biology and Evolution: Molecules, Development, Morphology. Springer, Berlin, pp. 299-342.
  • Castellani C, Maas A, Haug C, Haug JT, Waloszek D (2012) Isolated sponge spicules from the late Cambrian Alum Shale Formation ('Orsten' nodules) of Sweden. Bulletin of Geosciences 87: 443–460.
  • Fischer S, Meyer-Rochow VB, Müller C (2012) Challenging limits: ultrastructure and size-related functional constraints of the compound eye of Stigmella microtheriella (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). Journal of Morphology 273: 1064-1078.
  • Fischer S, Müller C, Meyer-Rochow VB (2012) Neither apposition nor superposition: the compound eyes of the chestnut leafminer Cameraria ohridella. Zoomorphology 131: 37-55.
  • Hädicke CW (2012) Die Mundwerkzeuge der Corixoidea (Börner, 1935) (Heteroptera: Nepomorpha) und deren Evolution.- Mitt. Dtsch. Ges. allg. angew. Ent., 18:99-106.
  • Haug C, Haug JT, Fayers SR, Trewin NH, Castellani C, Waloszek D, Maas A (2012) Exceptionally preserved nauplius larvae from the Devonian Windyfield chert, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Palaeontologia Electronica 15: art. 15.2.24A.
  • Haug C, Sallam WS, Maas A, Waloszek D, Kutschera V, Haug JT (2012) Tagmatization in Stomatopoda – reconsidering functional units of modern-day mantis shrimps (Verunipeltata, Hoplocarida) and implications for the interpretation of fossils. Frontiers in Zoology. 9: 31.
  • Haug C, Van Roy P, Leipner A, Funch P, Rudkin DM, Schöllmann L, Haug JT (2012) A holomorph approach to xiphosuran evolution—a case study on the ontogeny of Euproops. Development Genes and Evolution 222: 253–268.
  • Haug JT, Briggs DEG, Haug C (2012) Morphology and function in the Cambrian Burgess Shale megacheiran arthropod Leanchoilia superlata and the application of a descriptive matrix. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: art. 162.
  • Haug JT, Mayer G, Haug C, Briggs DEG (2012) A Carboniferous non-onychophoran lobopodian reveals long-term survival of a Cambrian morphotype. Current Biology 22: 1673–1675.
  • Krieger J, Grandy R, Drew MM, Erland S, Stensmyr MC, Harzsch S, Hansson BS (2012) Giant robber crabs monitored from space: GPS-based telemetric studies on Christmas Island (Indian Ocean). PLoS ONE 7(11): e49809. Open Access
  • Krieger J, Sombke A, Seefluth F, Kenning M, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2012) Comparative brain architecture of the European shore Crab Carcinus maenas (Brachyura) and the Common hermit Crab Pagurus bernhardus (Anomura). Cell and Tissue Research. 348(1):47-69.
  • Kutschera V, Maas A, Waloszek D, Haug C, Haug JT (2012) Re-study of larval stages of Amphionides reynaudii (Malacostraca: Eucarida) with modern imaging techniques. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32: 916–930.
  • Meißner K, Bick A, Müller C (2012) Parapodial glandular organs in Spiophanes (Polychaeta: Spionidae) – studies on their functional anatomy and ultrastructure. Journal of Morphology 273: 291-311.
  • Polanska M, Tuchina O, Agricola H, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2012) Neuropeptide complexity in the crustacean central olfactory pathway: immunolocalization of A-type allatostatins and RFamide-like peptides in the brain of a terrestrial hermit crab. Molecular Brain. 5:29.
  • Sintoni S, Benton JL, Beltz BS, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2012). Neurogenesis in the central olfactory pathway of adult decapod crustaceans: development of the neurogenic niche in the brains of Procambarid Crayfish. Neural Development 7: 1.
  • Sombke A, Lipke E, Kenning M, Müller C, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2012) Comparative analysis of deutocerebral neuropils in Chilopoda (Myriapoda): implications for the evolution of the arthropod olfactory system and support for the Mandibulata concept. BMC Neuroscience 13: 1.
  • Stemme T, Iliffe TM, Bicker G, Harzsch S, Koenemann S (2012) Serotonin immunoreactive interneurons in the brain of the Remipedia: new insights into the phylogenetic affinities of an enigmatic crustacean taxon. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12:168 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-168.
  • Wolf H, Harzsch S (2012) Serotonin-immunoreactive neurons in scorpion pectine neuropils: similarities to insect and crustacean primary olfactory centres? Zoology 115: 151-159.
  • Wolff G, Harzsch S, Hansson BS, Brown S, Strausfeld NJ (2012) Neuronal organization of the hemiellipsoid body of the land hermit crab Coenobita clypeatus: correspondence with the mushroom body ground pattern. Journal of Comparative Neurology 520: 2824-2846.
  • Harzsch S, Sandeman D, Chaigneau J (2012) Morphology and development of the central nervous system. In: Forest J and von Vaupel Klein JC (Eds.). Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea Vol. 3. Brill, Leiden pp. 9-236.
  • Sombke A (2012) Comparative studies on the nervous system of the Chilopoda with emphasis on the organization of deutocerebral neuropils, sensory structures and olfactory behavior. Inaugural-Dissertation Universität Greifswald. 231 pp.
  • Fischer S, Müller C, Meyer-Rochow VB (2011) How small can small be: The compound eye of the parasitoid wasp Trichogramma evanescens (Westwood, 1833) (Hymenoptera, Hexapoda), an insect of 0.3-0.4 mm total body size. Visual Neuroscience 28: 295-308.
  • Harzsch S, Rieger V, Krieger J, Seefluth F, Strausfeld NJ, Hansson BS (2011) Transition from marine to terrestrial ecologies: Changes in olfactory and tritocerebral neuropils in land-living isopods. Arthropod Strcuture and Development 40: 244-257.
  • Missbach C, Harzsch S, Hansson B (2011) New insights into an ancient insect nose: the olfactory pathway of Lepismachilis y-signata (Archaeognatha: Machilidae). Arthropod Structure & Development 40: 317-333.
  • Rieger V, Perez Y, Müller C, Lacalli T, Hansson BS, Harzsch, S (2011) Development of the nervous system in hatchlings of Spadella cephaloptera (Chaetognatha), and implications for nervous system evolution in Bilateria. Development, Growth and Differentiation 53:740-759.
  • Sombke A (2011) Das Geruchssystem der Hundertfüßer. Greifswalder Universitätsreden 143: 29-39.
  • Sombke A, Rosenberg J, Hilken G, Westermann M, Ernst A (2011) The source of chilopod sensory information: External structure and distribution of antennal sensilla in Scutigera coleoptrata. Journal of Morphology 272: 1376-1387.
  • Sombke A, Harzsch S, Hansson BS (2011): Organization of deutocerebral neuropils and olfactory behavior in the centipede Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Myriapoda: Chilopoda). Chemical Senses 36: 43-61.
Book contributions
  • Hansson BS, Harzsch S, Knaden M & Stensmyr M (2011) The neural and behavioral basis of chemical communication in terrestrial crustaceans. In: Chemical communication in Crustaceans., Breithaupt T., Thiel M. (eds.), Springer, 201: 149-174.
  • Hilken, G, Minelli, A, Müller, C, Rosenberg, J, Sombke, A & Wirkner, CS (2011). Chilopoda - History of research. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Hilken, G, Müller, C, Sombke, A, Wirkner, CS & Rosenberg, J. (2011). Chilopoda - Tracheal system. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Hilken, G, Rosenberg, J & Müller, C (2011). Chilopoda - Integument and associated organs. Bioluminescence. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Hilken, G, Rosenberg, J & Müller, C. (2011). Chilopoda - Excretory system. The maxillary organ of the Notostigmophora. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Koch, M, Müller, C, Hilken, G & Rosenberg, J. (2011). Chilopoda - Digestive system. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Minelli A, Sombke A (2011): Chapter 14 Development. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Müller, C, Rosenberg, J. & Hilken, G (2011). Chilopoda - Integument and associated organs. Solitary epidermal glands. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Müller C, Sombke A, Hilken G, Rosenberg J (2011) Chilopoda - Sense organs. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg, J, Müller, C & Hilken, G. (2011). Chilopoda - Integument and associated organs. Integument and cuticle. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg, J, Müller, C & Hilken, G. (2011). Chilopoda - Integument and associated organs. Coxal and anal organs. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg, J, Müller, C & Hilken, G. (2011). Chilopoda - Integument and associated organs. Aggregated and compound epidermal organs. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg, J, Müller, C & Hilken, G. (2011). Chilopoda - Excretory system. Nephrocytes. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg, J, Müller, C & Hilken, G. (2011). Chilopoda - Endocrine system. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Rosenberg J, Sombke A, Hilken G (2011) Chilopoda - Excretion. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
  • Sombke A, Rosenberg J, Hilken G (2011) Chilopoda - The nervous system of Chilopoda. In: Minelli A, editor. Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda. Brill. Leiden.
Direct link to www.brill.nl - Minelli, A (Ed.) Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology - The Myriapoda I. Brill. Leiden.
  • Drew MM, Harzsch S, Stensmyr M, Erland S, Hansson BS (2010) A review of the biology and ecology of the Robber Crab, Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) (Anomura: Coenobitidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 249: 45-67
  • Hädicke CW (2010) Die Mundwerkzeuge der Corixidae Leach, 1815 (Heteroptera: Nepomoprha). Heteropteron 33: 9-13.
  • Harzsch S, Kreisl S (2010) Myogenesis in the thoracic limbs of the American lobster. Arthropod Structure & Development 39(6): 423-435.
  • Heuer CM, Müller C, Todt C, Loesel R (2010) Comparative neuroanatomy suggests repeated reduction of neuroarchitectural complexity in Annelida. Frontiers in Zoology 7: 13.
  • Krieger J, Sandeman RE, Sandeman DC, Hansson BS, Harzsch S. (2010) Brain architecture of the largest living land arthropod, the Giant Robber Crab Birgus latro (Crustacea, Anomura, Coenobitidae): evidence for a prominent central olfactory pathway? Frontiers in Zoology 7:25
  • Richter S, Loesel R, Purschke G, Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Scholtz G, Stach T, Vogt L, Wanninger A, Brenneis G, Döring C, Faller S, Fritsch M, Grobe P, Heuer CM, Kaul S, Møller OS, Müller C, Rieger V, Rothe BH, Stegner MEJ, Harzsch S (2010). Invertebrate neurophylogeny - suggested terms and definitions for a neuroanatomical glossary. Frontiers in Zoology 7:29
  • Rieger V, Perez Y, Müller C, Lipke E, Sombke A, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2010) Immunohistochemical analysis and 3D reconstruction of the cephalic nervous system in Chaetognatha: insights into an early bilaterian brain? Invertebrate Biology 129(1): 77-104.
  • Stemme T, Bicker G, Harzsch S, Koenemann S (2010) Die rätselhaften Grottenkrebse der Blue Holes. Sind Remipedia primitive Crustaceen oder schwimmende Insekten? Naturhistorica 152: 7-28.
  • Harzsch S, Beltz B, Dircksen H (2009) Development of pigment-dispersing hormone-immunoreactive neurons in the American lobster: possible homologies with the insect circadian pacemaker system. Cell & Tissue Research 335: 417-429
  • Harzsch S, Rieger V, Müller C, Perez Y, Sintoni S, Sardet C, Hansson B (2009) Fine structure of the ventral nerve centre and interspecific identification of individual neurons in the enigmatic Chaetognatha. Zoomorphology 128: 53-73
  • Harzsch S, Wanninger A (2009) Evolution of invertebrate nervous systems: the Chaetognatha as a case study. Acta Zoologica 91: 35-41
  • Müller, C & Rosenberg, J (2009). Morphology is still an indispensable discipline in zoology: facts and gaps from Chilopoda. Soil Organisms 81: 387-398
  • Müller, C; Rosenberg, J & Hilken, G (2009). Fine structure and phylogenetic significance of ‚flexo-canal epidermal glands’ in Chilopoda. Soil Organisms 81: 269-294
  • Rosenberg, J. & Müller, C. (2009). Morphology in Chilopoda – a survey. Soil Organisms (Suppl.) 81: 1-55
  • Rosenberg J, Sombke A & Hilken G (2009): Structure and Function of the Maxillary Nephridium of Lithobius forficatus (Chilopoda, Pleurostigmomorpha). – Journal of Morphology. 270(12): 1531-1540
  • Sombke A, Harzsch S, Hansson BS (2009): Brain structure of Scutigera coleoptrata: New insights into the evolution of mandibulate olfactory centers. - Soil Organisms 81 (3): 319-325
  • Harzsch S, Hansson B (2008) Brain architecture in the terrestrial hermit crab Coenobita clypeatus (Anomura, Coenobitidae): neuroanatomical evidence for a superb aerial sense of smell. BMC Neuroscience 9: 1-35
  • Kreissl S, Uber A, Harzsch S (2008) Muscle pioneer cells in the developing limbs of two isopods (Crustacea, Peracarida): an immunohistochemical study using a novel monoclonal antibody against myosin heavy chain. Dev. Genes Evol. 218: 253-265
  • Mayer G, Harzsch S (2008) Distribution of 5-HT-like immunoreactivity in the trunk of Metaperipatus blainvillei (Onychophora, Peripatopsidae): implications for nervous system evolution in Arthropoda. J. Comp. Neurol. 507: 1196-1208
  • Rieger V, Harzsch S (2008) Embryonic development of the histaminergic system in the ventral nerve cord of the Marbled Crayfish (Marmorkrebs). Tissue and Cell 39: 113-126
  • Sombke A, Harzsch S, Hansson BS (2008): Brain structure of Scutigera coleoptrata (Myriapoda: Chilopoda): new insights into the evolution of mandibulate olfactory centers. – Journal of Morphology 269(12): 1483. (published abstract)
  • Vilpoux K, Bisch-Knaden S, Harzsch S (2008) Mapping of Engrailed-expressing cells in the embryonic central nervous system of the marbled crayfish (Marmorkrebs). Invertebrate Neuroscience: DOI 10.1007/s10158-008-0081-7