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Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin
Deutschland

Dr. Sebastian Kirchhof

Aufgabengebiete
  • Wissenschaftler Herpetologie
  • Postdoktoranden-Vertreter
Forschung
  • Evolution of thermal physiology in Lacertidae (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Johannes Mueller, PD Dr. Mark-Oliver Rödel, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin; Prof. Dr. Miguel Vences, Braunschweig University)
  • Phylogenetics and phylogeography of Southern African Lacertidae (in cooperation with Jackie L. Childers, University of California, Berkeley, and Prof. Aaron M. Bauer, Villanova University)
  • Herpetofauna of Sibiloi National Park, Lake Turkana, Kenya, under consideration of land use and hunting (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Mar Cabeza, University of Helsinki/Finland)
  • Phylogeography of Acanthodactylus boskianus in Egypt (in cooperation with Dr. Eraqi Khannoon, Fayoum University, Egypt)
Publikationen (Auswahl)
  • Kirchhof, S., Hetem, R. S., Lease, H. M., Miles, D., Mitchell, D., Müller, J., Rödel, M.-O., Sinervo, B., Wassenaar, T. & Murray, I. W. (submitted). Thermoregulatory behaviour and high thermal preference buffer impact of climate change in a Namib Desert lizard. Ecosphere.
  • Kirchhof, S., Losogo, L. B., Goosh, C. S., Saitoti, K. & Malonza, P. K. (submitted). Latastia longicaudata (Reuss, 1834) Common long-tailed Lizard. Diet. African Herp News.
  • Kirchhof, S., Penner, J., Rödel, M.- O. & Müller, J. (2017). Resolution of the types, diagnostic features, and distribution of two easily confused Sand Lizards, Pedioplanis laticeps (Smith, 1845) and P. burchelli (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) (Squamata: Lacertidae). Zootaxa 4328:82-109.
  • Kirchhof, S., Mahlow, K. & Tillack, F. (2016). The identity of Stenorhabdium temporale Werner, 1909 (Serpentes: Colubroidea). Vertebrate Zoology 66:179-190.
  • Ilyambo, N., Marais, E., Eiffler, D. & Kirchhof, S. (2016). Meroles anchietae (Bocage, 1867) Shovel-snouted dune lizard. Size, growth and longevity. African Herp News 63:12-15.
  • Engleder, A., Haring, E., Kirchhof, S. & Mayer, W. (2013): Multiple nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences provide new insights into the phylogeny of South African Lacertids (Lacertidae, Eremiadinae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 51:132-143.
  • Kirchhof, S., Jacobsen, N. H. G. & Richter, K. (2012): Intraspecific variation of morphology, pholidosis and tail loss rate in a relic lacertid of South Africa, Australolacerta rupicola (FitzSimons 1933) (Sauria: Lacertidae). Salamandra 48:125-132.
  • Kirchhof, S., Linden, J., Rödder, D. & Richter, K. (2010): Daily activity patterns of Australolacerta rupicola (FitzSimons, 1933) (Sauria: Lacertidae) with comments on niche segregation within a syntopic lizard community. North-Western Journal of Zoology 6:172-181.
  • Kirchhof, S., Linden, J., Rödder, D. & Richter, K. (2010): Foraging mode of Australolacerta rupicola (FitzSimons 1933) (Sauria: Lacertidae): Evidence of seasonal variation in an extremely active forager? Journal of Natural History 44:2941-2953.
  • Kirchhof, S., Krämer, M., Linden, J. & Richter, K. (2010): The reptile species assemblage of the Soutpansberg (Limpopo Province, South Africa) and its characteristics. Salamandra 46:147-166.
Sebastian Kirchhof