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2008 Kaiser T. M., Uerpmann H. P. and E. Schulz. The Diet of Neolithic Wild Asses ( Equus africanus , Equinae, Perissodactyla) from BHS 18 (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates), in: Uerpmann H.-P., Uerpmann M., Jasim S. A. (eds.) The Archaeology of Jebel al-Buhais Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (Department of Culture and Information Government of Sharjah United Arab Emirates, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters Universität Tübingen, Kerns Verlag). 2:133-142.

2008 Rivals, F., Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Climate related niche segregation and resource partitioning of the ungulate faunas from the Middle Pleistocene succession (OIS 14-12) at the Caune de l'Arago (France). Palaeobiology 34(1):117-127.

2007 Bernor, R. L., Kaiser, T. M . and Wolf, D. (2007) Revisiting Sahabi Equid Species Diversity, Biogeographic Patterns, and Dietary Preferences. Garyounis Scientific Bulletin, Special issue 5: 159-167.

2007 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser . Feeding strategy of the Urus auerochs. In: Kahlke R.-D., Maul L. C., Mazza, P. P. A. (eds.) Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Proceedings of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference (VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar ). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Vol. II. (259):155-164.

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2007 Merceron, G. , Blondel, C., Viriot, L., Koufos, G.D., Bonis, L. de. Dental microwear analysis on bovids from the Vallesian (Late Miocene) of the Axios Valley in Greece : reconstruction of the habitat of Ouranopithecus macedoniensis (Primates, Hominoidea). Geodiversitas 29, 421-433.

2007 Ungar, P., Merceron, G. , Scott, R.S. Dental microwear texture analysis of Varswater bovids and early Pliocene paleoecology of Langebaanweg , Western Cape Province, South Africa . Journal of Mammalian Evolution 14, 163-181.

2007 Clauss, M., T. M. Kaiser and J. Hummel. The Morphophysiological Adaptations of Browsing and Grazing Mammals. In: Gordon, I. J. und H. H. T. Prins (Hrsg.) The Ecology of Large Mammalian Herbivore Browsing and Grazing, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 47-88.

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2007 Merceron, G., Schulz, E., Kordos, L. and T. M. Kaiser. Palaeoenvironment of Dryopithecus brancoi at Rudabánya, Hungary: evidence from dental meso- and microwear analyses of large herbivorous mammals. Journal of Human Evolution 53:331-349.

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2007 Clauss, M., T. Franz-Odendaal, J. Brasch, J. Castell und T. M. Kaiser. Tooth wear in captive giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis): mesowear analysis classifies free-ranging specimens as browsers but captive ones as grazers. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (38(3): 433-335.

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2007 Kaiser, T. M. and G. E. Rössner. Dietary resource partitioning in ruminant communities of Miocene wetland and karst palaeoenvironments in Southern Germany. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeo¬ecology, 252: 424-439.

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2007 Schulz, E., Kaiser, T. M., Stubbe, A., Stubbe, M. Samjaa, R. Batsajchan, N. and Wussow, J. Comparative demography and dietary resource partitioning of two wild ranging Asiatic equid populations. Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei. Sonderband, 10: 77-90.

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2007 Schulz, E., Fahlke, J. M., Merceron, G. und T. M. Kaiser. Feeding ecology of the Chalicotheriidae – results from dental micro- and mesowear analyses. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg . 43:5-32.

2006 Merceron, G., Zazzo, A., Spassov, N., Geraads, D., Kovachev, D. Bovid paleoecology and paleoenvironments from the late Miocene of Bulgaria : evidence from dental microwear and stable isotopes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 241, 637-654.

2006 Merceron, G., Madelaine, S. Molar microwear pattern and paleoecology of ungulates from La Berbie (Dordogne, France) : environment of Neanderthals and modern human populations at the Middle/Upper Palaeolithic. Boreas 35, 272-278.

2006 Merceron, G., Taylor, S., Scott, R.S., Chaimanee, Y., Jaeger, J.-J.,Dietary characterization of the hominoid Khoratpithecus (Miocene of Thailand) : evidence from dental topographic and microwear texture analyses. Naturwissenschaften 93, 329-333.

2006 Koufos, G.D., Merceron, G., Kostopoulos, D.S., Vlachou, T., Sylvestrou, I. The late Miocene vertebrate locality of Perivolaki, Thessaly, Greece. 11. Palaeoecology and Palaeobiogeography. Palaeontographica A 276, 201-221.

2006 Macchiarelli R., Bondioli, L., Caropreso, S., Mazurier, A., Merceron, G., Piana, E.L. The oldest human remains from the Beagle Channel Region, Tierra del Fuego. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 16, 328-337.

2006 Rivals F., Semprebon G. A comparison of the dietary habits of a large sample of the Pleistocene pronghorn Stockoceros onusrosagris from the Papago Springs Cave in Arizona to the modern Antilocapra americana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26: 495-500.

2006 Rivals F., Testu A., Moigne A.-M., de Lumley The Middle Pleistocene argali (Ovis ammon antiqua) assemblages at the Caune de l'Arago (Tautavel, Pyrénées-Orientales, France): are prehistoric hunters or carnivores responsible for their accumulation? International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 16: 249-268.

2006 Rivals F., Testu A. Un nouveau gisement paléontologique à Capra caucasica praepyrenaica : la grotte de l'Arche à Bugarach (Aude, France). Comptes Rendus Palevol 5 : 711-719.

2006 Rivals F. Découverte de Capra caucasica et d'Hemitragus cedrensis (Mammalia, Bovidae) dans les niveaux du Pléistocène supérieur de la Caune de l'Arago (Tautavel, France) : implication biochronologique dans le contexte du Bassin Méditerranéen. Geobios 39: 85-102.

2006 Moigne A.-M., Palombo M. R., Belda V., Heriech-Briki D., Kacimi S., Lacombat F., de Lumley M.-A., Moutoussamy J., Rivals F., Quiles J., Testu A. Les faunes de grands mammifères de la Caune de l'Arago (Tautavel) dans le cadre biochronologique des faunes du Pléistocène moyen italien. L'Anthropologie 110: 788-831.

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2006 Kaiser, T. M ., J. Ansorge, G. Arratia, V. Bullwinkel, G. Gunnell, P. S. Herendeen, B. Jacobs, J. Mingram, C. Msuya, A. Musolf, R. Naumann, E. Schulz and V. Wilde. The maar lake of Mahenge ( Tanzania ) – unique evidence of Eocene terrestrial environments in sub-Sahara Africa . Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 157(3) 411-431.

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2006 Kaiser, T. M . and Bernor, R. L. The Baltavar Hippotherium : A mixed feeding Upper Miocene hipparion (Equidae, Perissodactyla) from Hungary ( East-Central Europe ). In: Nagel, D. & Van den Hoek Ostende L. W. (Hrsg.). "Festschrift for Gudrun Höck" Beiträge zur Paläontologie 2006(30) 241-267 .

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2006 Kaiser, T. M . and G. Brinkmann. Measuring dental wear equilibriums – the use of industrial surface texture parameters to infer the diets of fossil mammals. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeo¬ecology. 239: 221-240.

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2006 Bernor, R. L. and Kaiser, T. M . Systematics and Paleoecology of the Earliest Pliocene Equid, Eurygnathohippus hooijeri n. sp. from Langebaanweg, South Africa, Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut. 103:149-186.

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2006 Kaiser, T. M . and E. Schulz. Tooth wear gradients in zebras as an environmental proxy - A pilot study. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut. 103:187-210.

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2006 Mau, M., Ch. Müller, J. Langbein, C. Rehfeldt, J. P. Hildebrandt und T. M. Kaiser . Adhesion of bovine and goat salivary proteins to dental enamel and silicate. Archiv für Tierzucht. 49(5): 439-446.

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2006 Kaiser, T. M . Klimawandel und Landschaftsgeschichte – vom Prinzip der Unbeständigkeit. In: Uelsberg, G. (Hrsg.) Roots - Wurzeln der Menschheit, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn 19-26, Bonn.

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2005 Wolff, C. und T. M. Kaiser . Dental microwear analysis in primates using ESTA (Enamel Surface Texture Analysis), a new method in microwear evaluation. 13th International Symposium on Dental Morphology, Lodz , Polen.

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2005 Kaiser, T. M ., L. Fiedler, F. Schrenk, H. Schwartz, T. Bromage, C. Seiffert, C. Saanane, B. Kaletsch, S. Arnhold, S. Busch, A. Hüser, B. Junger, S. Steinmaetz, K. Stötzel und C. Tschirschnitz. Makuyuni, eine neue altpaläolithische Hominidenfundstelle in Tansania. Jahrbuch des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 52. (in german language).

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2005 Kaiser, T. M. The use of tooth wear equilibriums as a tool in assessing on ungulate habitats and environmental change. Journal of Vertebrate Paleaontology 25 Suppl. (3):76A.

2005 Wilde, V., T. M. Kaiser and T. Keller. Erste Funde von Blättern aus dem Bereich der mittelpleistozänen Mosbach-Sande von Wiesbaden-Biebrich (Hessen). Geologisches Jahrbuch Hessen 132: 131-138; Wiesbaden. (in german language).

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2005 Fejfar, O. and T. M. Kaiser. Biogenous bone modifications from the Oligocene of the Doupov Mts. - Dvérce, Detan, Valec (NW Bohemia). Paleontologia electronica 8(1); 8A:1-11; http://palaeo-electronica.org/2005_1/fejfar8/issue1_05.htm.

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2005 Kaiser, T. M. and Kahlke, R.-D. The highly flexible feeding strategy of Stephanorhinus etruscus (Falconer, 1859) (Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia) during the early Middle Pleistocene in Central Europe . Ber. Inst. Erdwiss. K.-F.-Univ.- Graz 10:50-53.

2005 Kaiser T. M., R. L. Bernor, J. Franzen, R. S. Scott and N. Solounias. Hippotherium kammerschmittae n. sp. instead of Hippotherium kammerschmitti Kaiser, Bernor, Franzen, Scott und Solounias 2003. Nomenclaturial Notes, Senckenbergiana lethaea 84: (1/2) 383-384.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. and R. Croitor. Ecological interpretations of early Pleistocene deer (Mammalia, Cervidae) from Ceyssaguet (Haute-Loire, France). Geodiversitas 26(4): 661-674.

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2004 Kaiser, T. M. and Franz-Odendaal, T. A. A mixed feeding Equus species from the Middle Pleistocene of South Africa. Quaternary Research 62:316-323.

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2004 Bernor, R. L., Kaiser, T. M. and Nelson, S. V. The Oldest Ethiopian Hipparion (Equinae, Perissodactyla) from Chorora: Sytematics, Paleodiet and Paleoclimate. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 246: 213-226.

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2003 Franz-Odendaal, T. A., T. M. Kaiser and R. L. Bernor. Systematics and dietary evaluation of a fossil equid from South Africa. South African Journal of Science 99: 453–459.

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2003 Franz Odendaal, T. and Kaiser, T. M. Differential mesowear in the maxillary and mandibular cheek dentition of some ruminants (Artiodactyla). Annales Zoologici Fennici. 40: 395-410.

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2003 Kaiser T. M., R. L. Bernor, J. Franzen, R. S. Scott and N. Solounias. New Interpretations of the Systematics and Palaeoecology of the Dorn-Dürkheim 1 Hipparions (Late Miocene, Turolian Age [MN11]), Rheinhessen, Germany. Senckenbergiana lethaea 83: (1/2) 103-133.

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2003 Kaiser, T. M., G. Alberti, V. Bullwinkel, P. Michalik, C. Msuya and E. Schulz. Mahenge - Ein Fenster zum Mitteleozän Afrikas. Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau 664: 540-546.

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2003 Kaiser, T. M. and M. Fortelius. Differential mesowear in occluding upper and lower molars - opening mesowear analysis for lower molars and premolars in hypsodont equids. Journal of Morphology 258: (1)67-83.

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2003 Bernor, R. L., M. Armour-Chelu, T. M. Kaiser and R. S. Scott. An Evaluation of the Late MN 9 (Late Miocene, Vallesian Age), Hipparion Assemblage from Rudabánya (Hungary): Systematic Background, functional anatomy and paleoecology. In: Nieves López-Martínez, N., P. Peláez-Campomanes and M. Hernández Fernández (Hrg.) Surrounding Fossil Mammals: Dating, Evolution and Paleoenvironment, Coloquios de Paleontología Volumen Extraordinario nº 1 en homenaje al Dr. Remmert Daams 35-46.

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2003 Bernor, R.L., L. Kordos and L. Rook (Co-Editors and contributors) with additional contributions by: J. Agusti, P. Andrews, M. Armour-Chelu, D. Begun, D. Cameron, G. Daxner Hoeck, L. de Bonis, D. Ekart, O. Fejfar, N. Fessaha, M. Fortelius, J. Franzen, M. Gasparik, A. Gentry, K. Heissig, G. Hernyak, T. M. Kaiser, G. D. Koufos, E. Krolopp, D. Janossy, M. Llenas, L. Meszaros, P. Mueller, P. Renne, Z. Rocek, S. Sen, R. Scott, Z. Syndlar, G. Theobald, G. Tupal, L. Werdelin, P. S. Ungar, R. Ziegler. Recent Advances on Multidisciplinary Research at Rudabánya, Late Miocene (MN9), Hungary: A compendium. Paleontographica Italiana. 89:1-34.

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2003 Kaiser, T. M. The dietary regimes of two contemporaneous populations of Hippotherium primigenium (Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the Vallesian (upper Miocene) of Southern Germany. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 198: 381-402.

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2003 Kaiser, T. M. and N. Solounias. Extending the tooth mesowear method to extinct and extant equids. Geodiversitas 25 (2): 321-345.

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2002 Kaiser, T. M. Functional significance of ontogenetic gradients in the enamel ridge pattern of the upper cheek dentition of the Miocene hipparionine horse Cormohipparion occidentale (Equidae, Perissodactyla), Senckenbergiana lethaea 82(1)167-180.

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2001 Kaiser, T. M. and H. Katterwe. The application of 3D-Microprofilometry as a tool in surface diagnosis of fossil and subfossil vertebrate hard tissue. An example from the Pliocene Upper Laetolil Beds, Tanzania. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 11:350-356.

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2000 Kaiser, T. M. Die Taphonomie plio-pleistozäner Hominidenfundstellen Ostafrikas mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Säugetierfaunen des Laetoli- und Lake Manyara-Gebietes in Nordtansania. Archäologische Informationen 23/1:239-142. (in german language)

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2000 Kaiser, T. M., and C. Seiffert. Die Travertine am Songwe-River - ein tropisches Karstgebiet in Zentraltansania. Die Höhle 51:93-103.

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2000 Kaiser, T. M. Proposed fossil insect modification to fossil mammalian bone from Plio-Pleistocene hominid-bearing deposits of Laetoli (Northern Tanzania). Annales of the Entomological Society of America 93(4)693-700.

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2000 Kaiser, T. M., N. Solounias, M. Fortelius, R. L. Bernor, and F. Schrenk. Tooth mesowear analysis on Hippotherium primigenium from the Vallesian Dinotheriensande (Germany) – A blind test study. Carolinea 58:103-114; Karlsruhe.

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1999 Bernor, R. L., T. M. Kaiser, L. Kordos and R. S. Scott. Stratigraphic Context, Systematic Position and Paleoecology of Hippotherium sumegense Kretzoi, 1984 from MN 10 (Late Vallesian of the Pannonian Basin). Mitteilung der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie 39:115-149.

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1999 Kaiser, T. M. New Pleistocene vertebrate assemblages in the Breitscheid-Erdbach Cave System (Iberg Limestone, Dill Basin, Germany). Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 61(3):145-149.

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1999 Grubb, P., O. Sandrock, O. Kullmer, T. M. Kaiser, and F. Schrenk. Relationships between Eastern and Southern African Mammal Faunas. In: African Biogeography, Climate Change and Early Hominid Evolution. Bromage, T. and Schrenk, F. (Hrsg.), pp. 253-267, Oxford University Press, New York.

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1999 Kaiser, T. M. and C. Seiffert. Reste urtümlichen Guanoabbaus in Zentral-Tansania. Der Anschnitt 51:157-158. (in german language)

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1999 Kaiser, T. M. and T. Keller. Der eiszeitliche Höhlenboden von Breitscheid-Erdbach, ein paläontologisches Denkmal. Denkmalpflege & Kulturgeschichte 1/1999:16-20.

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1999 Kaiser, T. M., T. Keller and W. Tanke. Ein neues pleistozänes Wirbeltiervorkommen im Paläokarst Mittelhessens (Breitscheid/Erdbach, Lahn-Dill-Kreis). Geologisches Jahrbuch Hessen 126:71-79.

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1998 Kaiser, T. M. and T. Keller. Höhlenerkundung und Denkmalschutz, ein Konfliktpotential? Jahresbericht der Höhlenforschergruppe Rhein-Main 18:9-14. (in german language)

1998 Kaiser, T. M., C. Seiffert and T. Truluck. The Speleological Potential of Limestone Karst in Zambia (Central Africa) a reconnaissance survey. Cave and Karst Science, Transactions of the British Cave Research Association (25)1:23-28, London.

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1998 Kaiser, T. M. Zur Taphonomie der Jurafossilien in der Falkensteiner Höhle bei Urach (Schwäbische Alb) - Perfekte Präparation von sekundär verkieselten marinen Invertebraten unter natürlichen Bedingungen. Der Aufschluß 48:184-189, Heidelberg. (in german language)

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1998 Kaiser, T. M. Karst in Sambia. Kurzpublikation, Mitteilungen des Verbandes der deutschen Höhlen- und Karstforscher 44(1):21, München.

1998 Kaiser, T. M., C. Seiffert, and F. Schrenk. HCRP-Field-Report 1996, The geology and paleontology of the Zambian cave regions - a reconnaissance survey of the speleological potential of limestone karst in Zambia. Field Report, Institute of African Studies, Lusaka 1998.

1997 Kaiser, T. M. Die Taphonomie plio-pleistozäner Hominidenfundstellen Ostafrikas mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Säugetierfaunen des Laetoli- und Lake Manyara Gebietes in Nordtansania. Dissertation, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.

1996 Alberti, G., Kaiser, T. M. and Klauer, A. K. New ultrastructural observations on coxal glands (nephridia) of Acari. In: Mitchell, R.; Horn, D. J.; Needham, G. R.; Welbourn, W. C. (Hrsg.) Acarology IX, Proceedings. The Ohio Biology Survey, Columbus: 309-318.

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1996 Kaiser, T. M. Gesteinsdünnschliffe im polarisierten Licht - eine Experimentiervorrichtung in der Dauerausstellung des HLMD. Informationen aus dem Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt 96 (1):32-34, Darmstadt.

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1995 Kaiser, T. M. Gastforscher aus Malawi und Tansania am Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt. Informationen aus dem Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt 95(2), Darmstadt.

1995 Schrenk, F., T. Bromage, T. M. Kaiser, C. Seiffert, H. Schwartz and F. Szalay. The Geology and Palaeontology of the Arusha Region. HCRP Field Report 1995, Tanzanian Commission of Science and Technology, 1995.

1995 Kaiser, T. M. Fossilienfunde im Dachschiefer, Neuzugänge in der paläontologischen Sammlung des HLMD. Informationen aus dem Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt 95(1):34-35, Darmstadt.

1995 Kaiser, T. M. and N. Micklich. Schnellpräparation von Messel-Fossilien zum Erstellen einer osteologischen Referenzsammlung. Der Präparator 41(2):69-72, Bochum.

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1995 Kaiser, T. M. Die Jurafossilien der Falkensteiner Höhle bei Urach. Mitteilungen des Verbandes der deutschen Höhlen- und Karstforscher 41(2):24-26, München.

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1995 Kaiser, T. M., T. G. Bromage and F. Schrenk. Hominid Corridor Research Project update: New Pliocene fossil localities at Lake Manyara and putative oldest Early Stone Age occurrences at Laetoli (Upper Ndolanya Beds), Northern Tanzania, Journal of Human Evolution 28:117-120.

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1995 Kaiser, T. M. Les premiers outils. In: Cordy, J.-M. Le génie de l’homme, Exposition à L’Abbaye Saint-Gérard de Brogne, 132-133.

1994 Schrenk, F., T. M. Kaiser and C. Seiffert. The Geology and Palaeontology of the Tanzanian Cave Regions. Preliminary Field Report 1994, Tanzanian Commission of Science and Technology, 1994.

1994 Schrenk, F., T. Bromage and T. M. Kaiser. The Geology and Palaeontology of the Arusha Region. HCRP Field Report 1994, Tanzanian Commission of Science and Technology, 1994.

1994 Kaiser, T. M. and M. Schmitz. Fossilien mit Haut und Haaren. In: Joger, U. and Koch, U. (Hrsg.), Mammuts aus Sibirien, S. 23-27, Darmstadt 1994.

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1991 Alberti, G., T. M. Kaiser and N. A. Fernandez. Fine structure of photoreceptor organs in Acari. In: Dusbábek, F. and Bukva, V. (Hrsg.) Modern Acarology. Vol. 2. Proc. of the VIII International Congress of Acarology. Ceské Budejovice 1990, Academia, Prague and SPB Publ., The Hague: 343-348, pl. 39 u. 40.

1991 Kaiser, T. M. and G. Alberti. The fine structure of the lateral eyes of Neocarus texanus Chamberlin and Mulaik, 1942 (Opilioacarida, Acari, Arachnida, Chelicerata). Protoplasma, 163:19-33.

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1989 Kaiser, T. M. Die innere Anatomie von Neocarus texanus (Anactinotrichida, Acari, Arachnida) unter Berücksichtigung ultrastruktureller Aspekte. Diplomarbeit, Fachbereich Biowissenschaften, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 178 S.


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2008 Davis, M., Arratia, G. and T. M. Kaiser . (2008) The Eocene lake of Mahenge (Tanzania) and ist fossil fishes. Journal of Vertabrate Palaeontology (Supplement).

2008 Kaiser, T. M., and T. Harrison. (2008) Feeding ecology and niche partitioning of the ungulate fauna from Laetoli Tanzania . 68 Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology (Supplement).

2008 Rivals, F., Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser . (2008) Ungulate dietary adaptations and diversity in the Middle and Late Pleistocene of Western Europe: Vartiation through time and space. 68 Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology (Supplement).

2008 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser . (2008) Tooth wear signatures of extant Equids correlate with habitat parameters – a tool to infer Pleistocene hominid environments. 68 Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology (Supplement).

2008 Fein-Jacobs, B., Herendeen, P., Wilde, V. and Kaiser, T. M . (2008) Paleoecology and Composition of the Middle Eocene Mahenge Paleoflora, northern Tanzania. 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference IOPC-V, Bonn. Terra Nostra, 2008/2: 127; Berlin.

2008 Tütken, T., Kaiser, T. M. and T. Vennemann. (2008) Diet and habitat of Upper Miocene Hippotherium primigenium (Perissodactyla, Equidae) of central Europe: implications from stable isotope and mesowear analyses of teeth. Proceedings of the Molasse Meeting 2008, May 16th-17th Stuttgart (Abstract).

2008 Kaiser, T. M ., Brasch, J., Castell, C. Schulz, E. and M. Clauss. (2008) Tooth wear in captive wild ruminant species differs from that of free-ranging conspecifics. 82. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Wien. Mammalian Biology 73(4-45) 19-20.

2008 Schulz, E. and Kaiser, T. M . (2008) Wear equilibria in the dentition of the feral horse species (Equus, Perissodactyla) reflect habitat conditions. 82. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Wien. Mammalian Biology 73(4-45) 36.

2007 Mau, M, Müller, C. Langbein, J. Hildebrandt, JP. and T. M. Kaiser (2007) . Carbonic anhydrase VI and odorant-binding protein are located in bovine enamel pellicle in vitro. 100 Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, Köln. Abstractband 142.

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2007 Merceron, G. Relationships between palaeoenvironment, palaeodiet, and morphology in Eurasian bovids. ICVM-8/ Journal of Morphology DOI 10.1002/jmor: 1106

2007 Calendra, I, Merceron, G., Kaiser, T. M. Schulz, E. and U. B. Göhlich. Dental microwear patterns, feeding habits, and paleoecology of Miocene Proboscideans from Massenhausen, Germany. 81 Jahrestagungg der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Lodz. Volume of Abstracts: 3.

2007 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Intra- and interspecific variability and feeding adaptations of the African and Asian members of the Equidae (Perissodactyla). 81 Jahrestagungg der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Lodz. Volume of Abstracts: 11-12.

2007 Mau, M, Müller, C. Langbein, J. Hildebrandt, JP. and T. M. Kaiser. Bovine and goat salivary proteins adhere to dental enamel and silicate in vitro. 81 Jahrestagungg der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Lodz. Volume of Abstracts: 9.

2007 Mau, M, Müller, C. Langbein, J. Hildebrandt, JP. and T. M. Kaiser. Carbonic anhydrase VI and odorant-binding protein are located in bovine enamel pellicle in vitro. 100 Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, Köln. Abstractband 142.

2007 Kaiser T. M ., Franz-Odendaal T.A., Brasch J., Castell J.C. and M. Clauss M. Tooth wear in captive giraffes ( Giraffa camelopardalis ): mesowear analysis classifies free-ranging specimens as browsers but captive ones as grazers. 81 Jahrestagungg der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde, Lodz. Volume of Abstracts: 7.

Calendra, I, Merceron, G., Kaiser, T. M. Schulz, E. and U. B. Göhlich. Dental microwear patterns, feeding habits, and paleoecology of Miocene Proboscideans from Massenhausen, Germany. 77 Jahrestagungg der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Freiberg.

2007. Croitor, R., Kaiser, T. M., Krzysztof, S. and Wiszniowska, T. 2007. Preliminary results on taphonomy and paleoecology of early Pliocene deer from breccia filling of Weze -1 site (Poland). Joint Insternational Symposium of Karst and Cryokarst, Sosnowiec-Wroclaw, Poland. Abstracts Volume: 80-81.

2007 Rivals, F., Schulz, E., and T. M. Kaiser. Climate related niche segregation and resource partitioning of the ungulate faunas from the Middle Pleistocene succession at the Caune de l'Arago ( Tautavel , France ). 5 th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Carcassonne-Espéraza. Abstracts Volume 51.

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2006 Ungar, P.S., Merceron, G. , Scott, R.S. Dental microwear of bovids from Langebaanweg : evidence for diet and palaeoecology. African Natural History 7, 199-200.

2006 Merceron, G. , Blondel, C. West-East environmental gradient in the late Miocene Balkan-Iranian-Afghan palaeo-bioprovince : evidence from dental microwear of bovids. Abstract of the 2 nd International Palaeontological Congress, Beijing , China , 1, 164.

2006 Clauss, M., Franz-Odendaal T. A., Brasch J., Castell J.C. and T. M. Kaiser. Tooth wear in captive giraffe ( Giraffa camelopardalis ): mesowear analysis classifies free-ranging specimens as browsers but captive ones as grazers. Proceedings of the Congress of the european Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition 10: 229.

2006 Rivals, F., Schulz, E., and T. M. Kaiser. Climate related niche segregation and resource partitioning of the ungulate faunas from the Middle Pleistocene succession (OIS 14-12) at the Caune de l'Arago cave ( Tautavel , France ). Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 27(3) 135A.

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2006 Schulz, E., Uerpmann, H, P. and T. M. Kaiser. Skull morphology of free ranging donkeys ( Equus africanus f. asinus ) from the United Arab Emirates . Mammalian Biology 71:29-30.

2006 Schulz, E. , Fahlke, J. M. Chalicotheres – the „Swamp Deer“ of the Miocene – The Diet of Central Equropean Chalicotheriidae (Perissodactyla, Mammalia). Berichte – Reports des Instituts für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts –Universität, Kiel 22:133-134.

2006 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Correlations in tooth morphology, climate, and habitat structure of equids. 99. Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society, Abstractband 78.

2005 Kaiser, T. M. The unexpected diet of Anchitherium aurelianens (Equidae, Mammalia) from the MN5 of Sandelzhausen ( Germany ). Sandelzhausen Symposium 2005, Symposium on the Miocene Fossillagerstätte Sandelzhausen ( Mainburg , Bavaria , Germany ) 43-45.

2005 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Comparative tooth wear analysis of Equus hemionus from South Gobi ( Mongolia ) and inference on dietary traits (in press). Proceedings of the 1. Asiatic Wild Ass Conferenc (AWAC).

2005 Wolff, C. and T. M. Kaiser. Dental microwear analysis in primates using ESTA (Enamel Surface Texture Analysis), a new method in microwear evaluation.

2005 Kaiser, T. M. The use of tooth wear equilibriums as a tool in assessing on ungulate habitats and environmental change. Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. Dental function and dietary adaptation in primates. Folia Primatol 75(5): 346.

2004 Kaiser, T. M., G. Arratia, V. Bullwinkel, G. F. Gunnel, B. Fine Jacobs, J. Mingram, C. Msuya, E. Schulz and V. Wilde. The maar lake of Mahenge ( Tanzania ) – single evidence of Eocene terrestrial environments in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Németh, K., U. Martin, K. Goth und J. Lexa. Abstract Volume of the Second International Maar Conference, 21.-26. September 2004, Lajosmizse/Kecskemét, Hungary . Occasional Papers of the Geological Institute of Hungary 203:64-65.

2004 Musolff, A. and T. M. Kaiser, GIS based spatial analysis of tooth wear and environmental parameters in extant and Neogene ungulates. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft; 34:210.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. Dental function and dietary adaptation in primates. Folia Primatol 75(5): 346.

2004 Kaiser, T. M., G. Arratia, V. Bullwinkel, G. F. Gunnel, B. Fine Jacobs, J. Mingram, C. Msuya, E. Schulz and V. Wilde. The maar lake of Mahenge (Tanzania) – single evidence of Eocene terrestrial environments in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Németh, K., U. Martin, K. Goth und J. Lexa. Abstract Volume of the Second International Maar Conference, 21.-26. September 2004, Lajosmizse/Kecskemét, Hungary. Occasional Papers of the Geological Institute of Hungary 203:64-65.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. and Schulz, E. Dental wear in ungulates as an environmental proxy – Special reference to Holocene urus (Bos primigenius) and Neolithic cattle (Bos primigenius f. taurus) from southern Scandinavia. Mammalian Biology 69:19-20.

2004 Bernor, R. L., T. M. Kaiser and R. Scott. Systematic, Biogeographic and Paleoecological Background to Late Miocene Eurasian and African Hipparion Evolution. "The paleobiogeographic history of the Tethys and Mediterranean: evidence from land vertebrate distribution". 32nd International Geological Congress, Florenz.

2004 T. M. Kaiser. Functional adaptation and wear induced tooth morphology - A taxon-independent habitat proxy for herbivorous mammals? "The paleobiogeographic history of the Tethys and Mediterranean: evidence from land vertebrate distribution" (workshop). 32nd International Geological Congress, Florenz.

2004 Kaiser, T. M., O. Fejfar und H. Hertel. Fossil Insect Modification to Fossil Mammalian Bone from the Plio-Pleistocene Hominid-Bearing Deposits of Laetoli (Northern Tanzania). 4th International Bioerosion Workshop In: Radek, M., (ed.). Abstract Book, Institute of Geology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 29.

2004 Fejfar, O und T. M. Kaiser. Biogenous bone modification from the Oligocene of the Doupov Mts. - South Dvérce, Detan, Valec (Bohemia). 4th International Bioerosion Workshop In: Radek, M., (ed.). Abstract Book, Institute of Geology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 14-15.

2004 Kaiser, T. M., C. Wolff and G. Brinkmann. Surface roughness parameters – a new approach to dental microwear in primates. Abstractband, 97. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, 31. 05 – 04. 06. 2004, Rostock, 92.

2004 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Dietary segregation and flexibility of late Pleistocene-Holocene Urus (Bos primigenius) and Neolithic cattle (Bos primigenius f. taurus) from Denmark (Southern Scandinavia). Abstractband, 97. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, 31. 05 – 04. 06. 2004, Rostock, 163.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. Dental adaptations in ruminants – Do they chew, the way they eat? Abstractband, 97. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, 31.05 – 04.06 2004, Rostock, 83.

2004 Michalik, P., G. Alberti and T. M. Kaiser. First impression of species diversity in the miombo woodland of the Mahenge diatreme (Central Tanzania) during the dry season. 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology. African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. 2.-6. 05. 2004, Museum Koenig, Bonn.

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2004 Kaiser, T. M. und G. Arratia. Palaeogene biodiversity in Africa south of the Sahara - rarely sampled environments. 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology. African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. 2.-6. 05. 2004, Museum Koenig, Bonn.

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2004 Kaiser, T. M. and E. Schulz. The dietary behaviour of ungulates as an environmental proxy in the Quaternary – special reference to late Pleistocene-Holocene bovids from Southern Scandinavia. In: Maul, L. C. und Kahlke R.-D. (eds.)Terra Nostra, 18th International Senckenberg Conference, VI-International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. 2004/2:129.

2004 Schulz, E. and T. M. Kaiser. Dietary segregation and flexibility of late Pleistocene-Holocene Urus (Bos primigenius) and Neolithic cattle (Bos primigenius f. taurus) from Denmark (Southern Scandinavia). In: Maul, L. C. und Kahlke R.-D. (eds.) Terra Nostra, 18th International Senckenberg Conference, VI-International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. 2004/2:236.

2004 Kaiser, T. M. and N. Conard. Dentanl wear in horses. Can we use it as a climate proxy? Unterlagen für die 46. Tagung der Gesellschaft Hugo Obermaier-Gesellschaft für Erforschung des Eiszeitalters und der Steinzeit e.V., Greifswald, 18.

2003 Bernor, R. L., T. M. Kaiser, R. Scott and M. O. Woodburne (2004). Some recent advances in old world hipparionine evolution, biogeography and paleoecology. EEDEN - Environments and Ecosystem Dynamics of the Eurasian Neogene, Birth of the New World Stará Lesná, Univerzita Komenského Bratislava, 12-13.

2003 Kaiser, T. M. The dietary spectrum of herbivorous ungulate species as a tool of habitat reconstruction. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23 (3) 66A.

2003 Kaiser, T. M. Function of the ruminant molar. Mammalian Biology 68:38.

2003 Kaiser, T. M., G. Arratia, V. Bullwinkel and V. Wilde. Mahenge, ein einzigartiges Fenster zum Mitteleozän Afrikas. Biodiversität - Endogene und exogene Hintergründe 73. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft 29. 09. – 03. 10. 2003, Mainz. Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 5/2003: 78.

2003 Kaiser, T M., Dental function and dietary adaptation in primates. In: Koppe T, T. C. Rae (eds.) Evolutionary Changes in the Craniofacial Morphology of Primates, 1st International Workshop, Greifswald.

2003 Kaiser, T M., Wolff, C. and G. Brinkmann. Applying dental micro roughness analysis to primates. In: Koppe T, T. C. Rae (eds.) Evolutionary Changes in the Craniofacial Morphology of Primates, 1st International Workshop, Greifswald.

2002 Croitor, R. and Kaiser, T. M. Functional morphology and diet preferences of fossil deer and paleolandscape reconstruction on early Pleistocene of Ceyssaguet. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 32:465.

2002 Kaiser, T. M. A model of the functional determination of the shearing blade width in the cheek dentitions of hypsodont herbivorous mammals - Examples from Miocene Horses. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 21:185.

2002 Kaiser, T. M. and N. Solounias. Morphological analysis of trophic preferences in ungulate populations, based on tooth wear as a tool of habitat characterization. 95. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, Zoology 105 Supplement V 18.

2001 Kaiser, T. M. Wear gradients in the enamel ridge pattern of the Miocene horse Cormohipparion occidentale (Equidae, Perissodactyla) and their functional significance. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(3):66A-67A.

2001 Kaiser, T. M. Ecological significance of wear gradients in the enamel ridge morphology of the cheek dentition of the Miocene horse Cormohipparion occidentale (Equidae, Perissodactyla). Mammalian Biology 66:18.

2001 Kaiser, T. M., M. Fortelius and N. Solounias. The reconstruction of paleodiet in fossil ungulates using tooth morphology and wear – examples from Neogene horses. A contribution for reconstructing habitat properties. Journal of Morphology 248(3):247.

2001 Kaiser, T. M. and R. L. Bernor. Dietary adaptations in the Neogene genus Hippotherium (Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the late Miocene of Central Europe. Journal of Morphology 248(3):247.

2001 Kaiser, T. M. and E. Schulz, Funktionelle Optimierung der Schmelzbandausrichtung in der Dentition hypsodonter miozäner Pferde. 3,5 Milliarden Jahre Biodiversität. Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung, 01/6:182, Köln.

2001 Kaiser, T. M. and R. L. Bernor, Extending the mesowear method to small assemblages of fossil herbivore mammals. 3,5 Milliarden Jahre Biodiversität. Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung, 01/6:181, Köln.

2000 Kaiser, T. M., R. Bernor, M. Fortelius, and R. Scott. Ecological diversity in the Neogene genus Hippotherium (Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the late Miocene of Central Europe. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(3) Supplement 51A.

2000 Kaiser, T. M., R. Bernor, M. Fortelius, and R. Scott. Ecological diversity in the Neogene genus Hippotherium (Equidae, Perissodactyla). 5th European Workshop on Vertebrate Palaeontology, Book of abstracts, p. 39; Karlsruhe.

2000 Bernor, R. L., T. M. Kaiser and R. S. Scott, Old World Hipparion Evolution: The Datum, Early Provinciality and Divergence in Adaptations, Environments and Ecosystem Dynamics of the Eurasian Neogene (EEDEN). State of the Art Workshop, Lyon.

2000 Scott, R., R. Bernor, and T. M. Kaiser. Comparative paleoecology of Dryopithecus and Ankarapithecus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 30:276.

1999 Kaiser, T. M. and T. Keller. Die pleistozäne Oberflächentaphozönose der Großhöhle Breitscheid-Erdbach, Lahn-Dill-Kreis. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 7:58.

1999 Kaiser, T. M. Preliminary taphonomic investigations on the Macromammal taphocoenosis of the Upper Laetoli-, Ndolanya-, and Naibadad Beds (Northern Tanzania). Proc. International Union for Quaternary Research, XV International Congress. Book of abstracts p. 93.

1999 Kaiser, T. M. New Evidence on the formation of cave ice from fracturing patterns in the Pleistocene vertebrate taphocoenosis of Breitscheid/Erdbach Cave (Hessia, Germany). International Union for Quaternary Research, XV International Congress, Durban 1999. Book of abstracts pp. 93-94.

1997 Kaiser, T. M. „Star shaped crater marks“, a characteristic surface modification on vertebrate fossils from the terrestrial Laetoli-Formation (Upper Pliocene, Northern Tanzania), Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung 97/6:149, Köln.

1997 Kaiser, T. M. A problematic ichnofossil from the hominid bearing Upper Laetolil Beds (Upper Pliocene, Northern Tanzania), Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred Wegener Stiftung 97/6:148, Köln.

1995 Kaiser, T. M. Die Bedeutung von Höhlen für die paläontologische Forschung am Beispiel des tropischen Karstes in Ostafrika. Speläolog. Jahrbuch 66:66, Iserlohn.

1992 Alberti, G., T. M. Kaiser and I. K. Löwenfeld. Zur Feinstruktur und Funktion der Ventralsäckchen und vergleichbarer Organe bei Spinnentieren (Chelicerata). Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, 85. Jahresversammlung, Kiel, S. 197, G. Fischer, Stuttgart, Jena, New York.

1990 Alberti, G., Kaiser, T. M. and Fernandez, N. A. Feinstruktur von Milbenaugen (Acari, Arachnida). Verh. Dtsch. Zool. Ges. Frankfurt 83:628.

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