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Dr. Kristina von Rintelen


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

Dr. Kristina von Rintelen

Research interests
  • Biodiversity research, also at the interface to other life sciences
  • Biodiversity discovery in biodiversity hotspot regions in Southeast Asia
  • Integrative taxonomy, evolution and biogeography of atyid freshwater shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) in Southeast Asia
Research projects
Publications (selection)
  • von Rintelen, K., Arida, E., Häuser, C. (2017). A review of biodiversity-related issues and challenges in megadiverse Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries. Research Ideas and Outcomes, 3: e20860. Link
  • Bernardes, S.C., Pepato, A.R., von Rintelen, T., von Rintelen, K., Page, T.J., Freitag, H., de Bruyn, M. (2017). The complex evolutionary history and phylogeography of Caridina typus (Crustacea: Decapoda): long-distance dispersal and cryptic allopatric species. Scientific Reports, 7: 9044. Link
  • von Rintelen, K., Page, T.J., Cai, Y., Roe, K., Stelbrink, B., Kuhajda, B.R., Iliffe, T.M., Hughes, J. & von Rintelen, T. (2012). Drawn to the dark side: a molecular phylogeny of freshwater shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae) reveals frequent cave invasions and challenges current taxonomic hypotheses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 63: 82-96. Link
  • von Rintelen, K., Glaubrecht, M., Schubart, C.D., Wessel, A. & von Rintelen, T. (2010). Adaptive radiation and ecological diversification of Sulawesi's ancient lake shrimps. Evolution, 64:3287-3299. Link
  • von Rintelen, K. & Cai, Y. (2009). Radiation of endemic species flocks in ancient lakes: Systematic revision of the freshwater shrimp Caridina H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) from the ancient lakes of Sulawesi, Indonesia, with the description of eight new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 57: 343–452. Link