Zoology

City fox and country fox – genetics reveal behavioural and physical barriers

The Zoology Department of the National Museum of Natural History is specialized in studies of the distribution of animal species using genetic methods. In 2019, the dispersal behaviour of Berlin foxes was investigated in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin.

DNA barcode reference libraries for the monitoring of aquatic biota in Europe: Gap-analysis and recommendations for future work

Authors: HannahWeigand a, Arne J.Beermann b, Fedor Čiampor c, Filipe O.Costa de, Zoltán Csabai f,  Sofia Duarte de,  Matthias F.Geiger g,  Michał Grabowski h,  FrédéricRimet i, BjörnRulik g,  MalinStrand j,  NikolausSzucsich k,  Alexander M.Weigand ab,  EndreWillassen l,  Sofia A.Wyler m,  Agnès Bouchez i, Angel Borja, n, Zuzana Čiamporová-Zaťovičová c,  Sónia Ferreirao Klaas-Douwe B.

Serological survey of feline viral pathogens in free‑living European wildcats (Felis s. silvestris) from Luxembourg

Authors: Mike Heddergott 1, Sandra Steeb 2, Natalia Osten‑Sacken 1,3, Peter Steinbach 4, Simone Schneider 1,5, Jacques P. Pir 1, Franz Müller 2,6, Lise‑Marie Pigneur 7, Alain C. Frantz 1