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Dr. Mareike Petersen


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

Mareike Petersen


Coordination & Co-Lead of the project ABCD 3.0 A community platform for the development and documentation of the ABCD standard for natural history collections

  • Adaptation to changing environments using tropical frogs as example (AG Rödel)
  • Taxanomy of West and Central African amphibians
Publications (Selection)
  • Hirschfeld, M., D. C. Blackburn, T. M. Doherty‐Bone, L. N. Gonwouo, S. Ghose & M.‐O. Rödel (2016): Dramatic declines of montane frogs in a Central African biodiversity hotspot. PloS ONE 11: e0155129.
  • Hirschfeld, M., D. C. Blackburn, M. Burger, E. Greenbaum, A.G. Zassi‐Boulou & M.‐O. Rödel (2015): Two new species of long‐fingered frogs of the genus Cardioglossa (Anura: Arthroleptidae) from Central African rainforests. African Journal of Herpetology 64: 81‐102.
  • Penner, J., G. B. Adum, M. T. McElroy, T. Doherty‐Bone, M. Hirschfeld, L. Sandberger, C. Weldon, A. A. Cunningham, T. Ohst, E. Wombwell, D. M. Portik, D. Reid, A. Hillers, C. Ofori‐Boateng, W. Oduro, J. Plötner, A. Ohler, A. D. Leaché, & M.‐O. Rödel (2013) West Africa ‐ A safe haven for frogs? A subcontinental assessment of the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis). PLoS ONE 8: e56236.
  • Hirschfeld, M. & M.‐O. Rödel (2011): Variable reproductive strategies of an African savanna frog, Phrynomantis microps (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae). Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 601‐609.
  • Mohneke, M., A. B. Onadeko, M. Hirschfeld & M.‐O. Rödel (2010): Dried or fried: amphibians in local and regional food markets in West Africa. TRAFFIC Bulletin 22: 69‐80.