Publications

2017

Thielsch, A., A. Knell, A. Mohammadyari, A. Petrusek & K. Schwenk (2017) Divergent clades or cryptic lineages? Mito-nuclear discordance in a Daphnia species complex. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 227.

 

2015

Buhk, C. & A. Thielsch (2015) Hybridisation boosts the invasion of an alien species complex: insights into future invasiveness. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 17 (4): 274-283.

Thielsch, A., N. Glass, B. Streit, L. De Meester, R. Ortells & K. Schwenk (2015) Fitness differences and persistent founder effects determine the clonal composition during population build-up in Daphnia. Oikos: 124: 620-628.

Gergs, R., M. Koester, K. Grabow, F. Schöll, A. Thielsch & A. Martens (2015) Theodoxus fluviatilis' re-establishment in the River Rhine: a native relict or a cryptic invader? Conservation Genetics 16: 247-251.

Viana, D.S., J. Figuerola, K. Schwenk, M. Manca, A. Hobæk, M. Mjelde, C. D. Preston, R. J. Gornall, J. M. Croft, R. A. King, A. J. Green and L. Santamaría (2015). Assembly mechanisms determining high species turnover in aquatic communities over regional and continental scales. Ecography 38: 001-008.

 

2014

Viana, D.S, L. Santamaría, K. Schwenk, M. Manca, A. Hobaek, M. Mjelde, C.D. Preston, R.J. Gornall, J.M. Croft, R.A. King, A.J. Green & J. Figuerola (2014) Environment and biogeography drive aquatic plant and cladoceran species richness across Europe. Freshwater Biology 59: 2096-2106.

Nédli, J., L. De Meester, Á. Major, K. Schwenk, I. Szivák & L. Forró (2014) Salinity and depth as structuring factors of cryptic divergence in Moina brachiata (Crustacea: Cladocera). Fundamental and Applied Limnology/Archiv für Hydrobiologie 184: 69-85.

Feckler, A., J.P. Zubrod, A. Thielsch, K. Schwenk, R. Schulz & M. Bundschuh (2014) Cryptic species diversity: an overlooked factor in environmental management? Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 958-967.

 

2013

Orsini, L., K. Schwenk, L. De Meester, J. Colbourne, M. Pfrender & L. Weider (2013) The evolutionary time maschine: forecasting how populations can adapt to changing environment using dormant propagules. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 274-282.

Petrusek, A., Seda, J., Machacek, J., Říha, M., Prchalová, M. & K. Schwenk (2013) Intraspecific spatial genetic differentiation of a Daphnia species within a long narrow reservoir. Hydrobiologia 715:169-180.

Macháček, J., Vaníčková, I., Seda, J., Cordellier, M. & K. Schwenk (2013). Sexual reproduction of Daphnia in a deep temperate reservoir: The phenology and genetics of male formation. Hydrobiologia 715: 113-123.

Gutjahr, S., J. Bork & H.J. Hahn (2013) Grundwasserfauna als Indikator für komplexe hydrogeologische Verhältnisse am westlichen Kaiserstuhl. Grundwasser 18: 173-184.

Gutjahr, S., J. Bork, S.I. Schmidt & H.J. Hahn (2013) Efficiency of sampling invertebrates in groundwater habitats. Limnologica 43: 43-48.

Schmidt, S.I., H. Stein & H.J. Hahn (2013) Ökologische Bewertung des Grundwassers: 'Stygoregionen' als biogeographische Referenzen für den Lebensraum Grundwasser. KW Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft 6(7): 374-377.

Hahn, H.J. & N. Klein (2013) Tiere in der Trinkwasseranlage, altes Thema - neue Sichtweise. Der Hygieneinspektor, Sonderausgabe 8/13: 19-24.

 

2012

Feckler, A., A. Thielsch, K. Schwenk, R. Schulz & M. Bundschuh (2012) Differences in the sensitivity among cryptic lineages of the Gammarus fossarum complex. Science of the Total Environment 439: 158–164.

Fuchs, A., H. J. Hahn & J.-L. Cho (2012) Parabathynella badenwuerttembergensis N. sp., The first record of Parabathynellidae noodt, 1965 (Malacostraca; Bathynellacea) from Germany. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32: 655-663.

Nowak, C., C. Vogt, J. Oehlmann, M. Pfenninger, K. Schwenk, B. Streit & M. Oetken. (2012) Impact of genetic diversity and inbreeding on the life-history of Chironomus midges over consecutive generations. Chemosphere 88: 988-993.

Petrusek, A., A. Thielsch & K. Schwenk (2012) Mitochondrial sequence variation suggests extensive cryptic diversity within the Western Palearctic Daphnia longispina complex. Limnology & Oceanography 57 (4): 1838-1845.

Schmidt, S. I. & H. J. Hahn (2012) What is groundwater and what does this mean to fauna? – An opinion. Limnologica - Ecology and Management of Inland Waters 42: 1-6.

Stein, H., C. Griebler, S. E. Berkhoff, D. Matzke, A. Fuchs & H. J. Hahn (2012) Stygoregions – a promising approach to a bioregional classification of groundwater systems. Nature Scientific Reports 2: 673.

Thielsch, A., E. Völker, R. H. Kraus & K. Schwenk (2012). Discrimination of hybrid classes using cross-species amplification of microsatellite loci: methodological challenges and solutions in Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Resources 12 (4): 697-705.

Hahn, H.J. & P. Kröfges (2012) Grund- und Trinkwasserschutz. Politische Ökologie 130: 39-44.

Avramov, U., H.J. Hahn, S.I. Schmidt, S. Berkhoff & C. Griebler (2012) Dienstleistungen der Grundwasserökosyteme. In: Grundwasser-Biologie — Grundlagen und Anwendungen. DWA/DVGW-Themenband T5: 111-120.

Hahn H.J. (2012) Metazoen/Vielzellige Tiere. In: Grundwasser-Biologie — Grundlagen und Anwendungen. DWA/DVGW-Themenband T5: 71-82.

Guderitz, I. & H.J. Hahn (2012) Probenahme für mikrobiologische, molekularbiologische und faunistische Untersuchungen. In: Grundwasser-Biologie — Grundlagen und Anwendungen. DWA/DVGW-Themenband T5: 179-191.

 

2011

Päckert, M., K. Schwenk, C, Both & K. Kuhn (2011): Back to the 1950ies - Untersuchungen klimainduzierter genetischer Diversitätsveränderungen beim Trauerschnäpper Ficedula hypoleuca anhand musealer Archive. Vogelwarte 49: 231-232.

 

2010

Brede, N., K. Schwenk & B. Streit (2010) Hybridisierung. Bedeutung für Natur und evolutionsbiologische Forschung. In: Bastard, Figurationen des Hybriden zwischen Ausgrenzung und Entgrenzung. A. Bartl and S. Catani (eds). Königshausen & Neumannn, pp. 35-47.

Schwenk, K. (2010) Biologische Archive - oder der Wasserfloh als Zeitzeuge. Natur und Museum 140: 248-251.

Dlouhá, S., A. Thielsch, R. H. S. Kraus, J. Seda, K. Schwenk & A. Petrusek (2010) Identifying hybridizing taxa within the Daphnia longispina species complex: A comparison of genetic methods and phenotypic approaches. Hydrobiologia 643: 107-122.

Seidendorf, B., N. Meier, A. Petrusek, M. Boersma, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2010) Sensitivity of Daphnia species to phosphorus-deficient diets. Oecologia 162: 349-357.

 

2009

Thielsch, A., N. Brede, A. Petrusek, L. De Meester & K. Schwenk (2009) Contribution of cyclic parthenogenesis and colonization history of populations to population structure in Daphnia. Molecular Ecology 18: 1616–1628.

Laforsch, C., A. Haas, N. Jung, K. Schwenk, R. Tollrian & A. Petrusek (2009) "Crown of thorns" of Daphnia: An exceptional inducible defense discovered by DNA barcoding. Communicative and Integrative Biology 2: 1-3.

Brede, N., C. Sandrock, D. Straile, P. Spaak, T. Jankowski, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2009) The impact of human-made ecological changes on the genetic architecture of Daphnia species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 4758-4763.

Petrusek, A., R. Tollrian, K. Schwenk, A. Haas & C. Laforsch (2009) A "Crown of thorns" protects Daphnia against an ancient predator: An exceptional inducible defense discovered by phylogenetic analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 2248-2252.

 

2008

Nowak, C., C. Vogt, M. Pfenninger, B. Streit, J. Oehlmann, K. Schwenk & M. Oetken (2008) Rapid genetic erosion in pollutant-exposed experimental Chironomid populations. Environmental Pollution 157: 881–886.

Streit, B., M. Pfenninger & K. Schwenk (2008) Eine Erde voller Arten—Darwins Vermächtnis in der heutigen Evolutionsbiologie. Forschung Frankfurt 3/2008.

Petrusek, A., A. Hobæk, J. P. Nilssen, M. Skage, M. Cerný, N. Brede & K. Schwenk (2008) A taxonomic reappraisal of the European Daphnia longispina complex (Crustacea, Cladocera, Anomopoda). Zoologica Scripta 37: 507-519.

Kuhn, K., B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2008) Conservation of structural elements in the mitochondrial control region of Daphnia. Gene 420: 107-112.

Schwenk, K., N. Brede & B. Streit (2008) Introduction. Extent, processes and evolutionary impact of interspecific hybridisation in animals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 2805-2811.

Schwenk, K., N. Brede & B. Streit (eds; 2008) Hybridization in Animals - Extent, Processes and Evolutionary impact. Theme issue Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 2805-2961.

Nowak, C., A. Czeikowitz, C. Vogt, M. Oetken, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2008) Variation in sensitivity to cadmium among genetically characterized laboratory strains of the midge Chironomus riparius. Chemosphere 71: 1950-1956.

Danielopol, D., C. Griebler, A. Gunatilaka, H. J. Hahn, J. Gibert, G. Mermillod-Blondin, G. Messana, J. Notenboom & B. Sket (2008) Incorporation of groundwater ecology in environmental policy. In: Groundwater Science & Policy. P. Quevauviller (ed). The Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC Publishing, London, pp. 671-689.

 

2007

Van der Gucht, K., K. Cottenie, K. Muylaert, N. Vloemans, S. Cousin, S. Declerk, E. Jeppesen, J.-M. Conde-Porcuna, K. Schwenk, G. Zwart, H. Degans, W. Vyverman & L. De Meester (2007) The power of species sorting: Local factors drive bacterial community composition over a wide range of spatial scales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104: 20404-20409.

Brede, N., D. Straile, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2007) The contribution of differential hatching success to the fitness of species and interspecific hybrids. Hydrobiologia 594: 83-89.

Petrusek, A., M. Cerný, J. Mergeay & K. Schwenk (2007) Daphnia in the Tatra Mountain lakes: Multiple colonisation and hidden diversity revealed by molecular markers. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 169: 279-291.

Pfenninger, M. & K. Schwenk (2007) Cryptic animal species are homogeneously distributed among taxa and biogeographical regions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 21.

Nowak, C., D. Jost, C. Vogt, M. Oetken, K. Schwenk & J. Oehlmann (2007) Consequences of inbreeding and reduced genetic variation on tolerance to cadmium stress in the midge Chironomus riparius. Aquatic Toxicology 85: 278-284.

Seidendorf, B., M. Boersma & K. Schwenk (2007) Evolutionary stoichiometry: The role of food quality for clonal differentiation and hybrid maintenance in a Daphnia species complex. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 385-394.

Nowak, C., C. Vogt, J. Barateiro & K. Schwenk (2007) Genetic impoverishment in laboratory stocks of the test organism Chironomus riparius. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 26: 118-122.

Vogt C, C. Nowak, J. Barateiro, K. Schwenk, M. Oetken & J. Oehlmann (2007) Multi-generation studies with Chironomus riparius - Effects of low tributyltin concentrations on life history parameters and genetic diversity. Chemosphere 67: 2192-2200.

Schmidt, S.I., H. J. Hahn, T. J. Hatton & W. F. Humphreys (2007) Do faunal assemblages reflect the exchange intensity in groundwater zones? Hydrobiologia 583: 1-19.

 

2006

Nowak, C., T. Hankeln, E. R. Schmidt & K. Schwenk (2006) Development and localization of microsatellite markers for the sibling species Chironomus riparius and Chironomus piger (Diptera: Chironomidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 915-917.

Brede, N., A. Thielsch, C. Sandrock, P. Spaak, B. Keller, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2006) Microsatellite markers for European Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 536-539.

De Meester, L., S. Declerck, J.H. Janse, J.J. Dagevos, R. Portielje, E. Lammens, E. Jeppesen, T. Lauridsen, K. Schwenk, K. Muylaert, K. Van der Gucht, W. Vyverman, G. Zwart, E. van Hannen, P.J.T.M. van Puijenbroek, J.M. Conde-Porcuna, P. Sánchez-Castillo, J. Vandekerkhove & L. Brendonck (2006) Biodiversity in European shallow lakes: A multilevel-multifactorial field study. Springer Life Sciences.

Hahn, H. J. (2006) A first approach to a quantitative ecological assessment of groundwater habitats: The GW-Fauna-Index. Limnologica 36: 119-137.

 

2005

Declerck, S., J. Vandekerkhove, L. Johansson, K. Muylaert, J.M. Conde-Porcuna, K. Van der Gucht, T. Lauridsen, K. Schwenk, G. Zwart, W. Rommens, E. Jeppesen, W. Vyverman, L. Brendonck & L. De Meester (2005) Biodiversity in shallow lakes: Patterns of taxon richness at multiple trophic levels along a gradient in phosphorus and water plant cover. Ecology 86: 1905-1915.

Schwenk, K (2005) Diversity and dispersal in freshwater zooplankton. Journal of Biology (BDUA) 1: 7.

Hahn, H. J. (2005) Unbaited traps - A new method of sampling stygofauna. Limnologica 35: 248-261.

Matzke, D., H. J. Hahn, A. Ramstöck & K. Rother (2005) Bewertung von Altlasten im Grundwasser mit biologischen Methoden – erste Ergebnisse. Grundwasser 1: 25-34.

Hahn, H. J. & D. Matzke (2005) A comparision of stygofauna communities inside and outside groundwater bores. Limnologica, 35: 31-44.

 

2004

Danielopol, D., J. Gibert, C. Griebler, A. Gunatilaka, H. J. Hahn, G. Messana, J. Notenboom & B. Sket (2004) The importance of incorparating ecological perspectives in groundwater management policy. Environmental conservation 31: 185-189.

Schmidt, S. I., H. J. Hahn, G. D. Watson, R. J. Woodbury & T. J. Hatton (2004) Sampling fauna in stream sediments as well as groundwater using one net sampler. Acta hydrochimica et hydrobiologica 32: 131-137.

Schwenk, K., P. Junttila, M. Rautio, R. Billiones, O. Dove, F. Bastiannsen & B. Streit (2004) Molecular DNA marker reveal spatial and ecological differentiation of cryptic Hyalodaphnia species. Limnology and Oceanography 49: 532-539.

Billiones, R., M. Brehm, J. Klee & K. Schwenk (2004) Genetic identification of Hyalodaphnia species and interspecific hybrids. Hydrobiologia 526:43-53.

Hobæk, A., M. Skage & K. Schwenk (2004) Daphnia galeata x D. longispina hybrids in western Norway. Hydrobiologia 526:55-62.

 

2003

Pfenninger, M., S. Staubach, C. Albrecht, B. Streit & K. Schwenk (2003) Ecological and morphological differentiation among cryptic evolutionary lineages in freshwater limpets of the nominal form-group Ancylus fluviatilis (O.F. Müller, 1774). Molecular Ecology, 12: 2731-2745.

Hahn, H. J. (2003) Eignen sich Fallen zur repräsentativen Erfassung aquatischer Meiofauna im hyporheischen Interstitial und im Grundwasser? Limnologica 33: 138-146.

Mösslacher, F. & H. J. Hahn (2003) Die Fauna. In: Grundwasserökologie. F. Mösslacher and C. Griebler (eds.). UTB-Facultas Verlag, Wien, pp. 159-208.

 

2002

De Meester, L., A. Gómez, B. Okamura & K. Schwenk (2002) Dispersal, monopolisation and (the lack of) gene flow in continental aquatic organisms. Acta Oecologia 23: 121-135.

Hangelbroek, H.H., N.J. Ouborg, L. Santamaría & K. Schwenk (2002) Clonal diversity and structure within a population of the pondweed Potamogeton pectinatus foraged by Bewick’s Swans. Molecular Ecology 11: 2137-2150.

Hahn, H. J. (2002) Distribution of the aquatic meiofauna of the Marbling Brook catchment (Western Australia) with reference to landuse and hydrogeological features. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 139/2, Monographic Studies, 237-263.

 

2001

Schwenk, K., M. Bijl & S.B.J. Menken (2001) Experimental interspecific hybridization in Daphnia. Hydrobiologia 442: 67-73.

De Meester, L., L. Forro, K. Schwenk & L. Brendonck (2001) Die Haplopoda und Cladocera (ohne Bosminidae) Mitteleuropas by D. Flössner. Hydrobiologia 445: 231-234.

 

2000

Schwenk, K., D. Posada & P.D.N. Hebert (2000) Molecular systematics of European Hyalodaphnia: The role of contemporary hybridization in ancient species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 267: 1833-1842.

Charalimbides, I., P. Comoli, J.Croft, R.J. Gornal, A. Green, A. Hobaek, A. King, P.W.W. Manca, C.D. Preston, S.P. Rushton, A. Sand, R. Sanderson, L. Santamaria, K. Schwenk & M.D.F. Shirley (2000) Long distance dispersal of aquatic key species. In: Terrestrial Ecosystem Research in Europe: Successes, Challenges and Policy. M.A. Sutton, J.M. Moreno, W.H. van der Putten and S. Struwe (eds). European Commission, pp. 170-172.

Hahn, H. J. (2000) Studies on classifying of undisturbed springs in Southwestern Germany by macrobenthic communities. Limnologica 30: 247-259.

 

1999

Hahn, H. J. & E. Friedrich (1999) Brauchen wir ein faunistisch begründetes Grundwassermonitoring und was kann es leisten? Grundwasser 4: 147-154.

Giessler, S., E. Mader & K. Schwenk (1999) Morphological evolution and genetic differentiation in Daphnia species complexes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 12: 710-723.

Repka, S., S. Veselá, A. Weber & K. Schwenk (1999) Plasticity in filtering screens of D. cucullata x galeata hybrids and parental species at two food concentrations. Oecologia 120: 485-491.

 

1998

Schwenk, K., A. Sand, M. Boersma, M. Brehm, E. Mader, D. Offerhaus & P. Spaak (1998) Genetic markers, genealogies and biogeographic patterns in the Cladocera. Aquatic Ecology 32: 37-51.

Mader, M., W. van Vierssen & K. Schwenk (1998) Clonal diversity in the submerged macrophyte Potamogeton pectinatus L. inferred from nuclear and cytoplasmic variation. Aquatic Botany 62: 147-160.

Schwenk, K. (1998) Ancient lineages and contemporary gene flow: Interspecific hybridization in Daphnia. Zoology - Analysis of Complex Systems 101: 33.

 

1997

Schwenk, K. & P. Spaak (1997) Ecology and genetics of interspecific hybridization in Daphnia. In: Ecology and Evolution of Freshwater Animals. B. Streit, T. Städler and C. Lively (eds). Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, pp. 199-229.

Schwenk, K. (1997) Evolutionary Genetics of Daphnia species complexes - Hybridism in syntopy. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Utrecht.

 

1996

Ender, A., K. Schwenk, T. Städler, B. Streit & B. Schierwater (1996) RAPD identification of microsatellites in Daphnia. Molecular Ecology 5: 437-441.

Schwenk, K. (1996) Wetenschap in Canada en in de Verenigde Staten - een OIO perspectief. NIOOscoop.

 

1995

Schwenk, K., A. Ender & B. Streit (1995) What can molecular markers tell us about the evolutionary history of Daphnia species complexes? Hydrobiologia 307: 1-7.

Schwenk, K. & P. Spaak (1995) Evolutionary and ecological consequences of interspecific hybridization in cladocerans. Experientia 51: 465-481 (New journal name: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences).

 

1994

Schierwater, B., A. Ender, K. Schwenk, P. Spaak & B. Streit (1994) The Evolutionary Ecology of Daphnia. In: Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications. B. Schierwater, B. Streit, G.P. Wagner and R. DeSalle (eds). Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, pp. 495-508.

 

1993

Schwenk, K. (1993) Interspecific hybridization in Daphnia: Distinction and origin of hybrid matrilines. Molecular Biology and Evolution 10: 1289-1302.

 

1992

Schwenk, K., A. Ender & B. Streit (1992) Discriminating maternal species in a Daphnia hybrid complex using amplified mitochondrial DNA. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 85: 193.