Publications

[43] Engler S, Rose A*, Knörnschild M* (2017) Isolation call ontogeny in bat pups (Glossophaga soricina). * Joint senior authors. Behaviour. Online first. (Engler et al. 2017)

[42] Rose A, Brändel SD, Cvecko P, Engler S, Hiller H, Knörnschild M, Tschapka M (2017) New records of hypopigmentation in two neotropical phyllostomid bat species with different roosting habits (Uroderma bilobatum, Glossophaga soricina). Mammalia. Online first. (Rose et al. 2017)

[41] Günther L, Lopez MD, Knörnschild M, Reid K, Nagy M*, Mayer M* (2016) From resource to female defence – the impact of roosting ecology on a bat’s mating strategy. * Joint senior authors. Royal Society Open Science 3:160503. (Günther et al. 2016)

[40] Smotherman M, Knörnschild M, Smarsh G, Bohn K (2016) The origins and diversity of bat songs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 202: 535-554. (Smotherman et al. 2016)

[39] Knörnschild M, Eckenweber M, Fernandez AA, Nagy M (2016) Sexually selected vocalizations of Neotropical bats. In: Sociality in Bats (J. Ortega, ed.). Springer Press, NY. Pp. 179-195. (Knörnschild et al. 2016)

[38] Nagy M, Knörnschild M (2016) Sex-biased dispersal and social systems of Neotropical Emballonurids. In: Sociality in Bats (J. Ortega, ed.). Springer Press, NY. Pp. 47-63. (Nagy & Knörnschild 2016)

[37] Eckenweber M, Knörnschild M (2016) Responsiveness to conspecific distress calls is influenced by day-roost proximity in bats (Saccopteryx bilineata). Royal Society Open Science 3:160151. (Eckenweber & Knörnschild 2016)

[36] Rose A, Kolar M, Tschapka M, Knörnschild M (2015) Learning where to feed: The use of social information in flower-visiting Pallas’ Long-tongued Bats (Glossophaga soricina). Animal Cognition 19: 252-261. (Rose et al. 2015)

[35] Tschakpa M, Gonzalez-Terrazas TP, Knörnschild M (2015) Nectar uptake in bats using a pumping-tongue mechanism. Science Advances 1: e1500525. (Tschapka et al. 2015)

Featured as Nature News (Nature, 25.9.2015) and  Science Shot (Science, 25.9.2015).

[34] Carter G, Schoeppler D, Manthey M, Knörnschild M, Denzinger A (2015) Distress calls of a fast-flying bat (Molossus molossus) provoke inspection flights but not cooperative mobbing. PLoS ONE 10: e0136146. (Carter et al. 2015)

[33] Heim O, Treitler JT, Tschapka M, Knörnschild M, Jung K (2015) The importance of landscape elements for bat activity and species richness in agricultural areas. PLoS ONE 10: e0134443. (Heim et al. 2015)

[32] Mumm CAS, Knörnschild M (2014) The vocal repertoire of adult and neonate giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis). PLOS ONE 9: e112562. (Mumm & Knörnschild 2014)

[31] Fernandez AA, Fasel N, Knörnschild M, Richner H (2014) When bats are boxing: aggressive behaviour and communication in male Seba’s short-tailed fruit bat. Animal Behaviour 98: 149-156. (Fernandez et al. 2014)

[30] Knörnschild M (2014) Vocal production learning in bats. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 28: 80-85. (Knörnschild 2014)

[29] Nagy M, Knörnschild M, Günther L, Mayer F (2014) Dispersal and mating strategies in the Neotropical Grey sac-winged bat Balantiopteryx plicata. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 891-901. (Nagy et al. 2014)

[28] Knörnschild M, Feifel M, Kalko EKV (2014) Male courtship displays and vocal communication in the polygynous bat Carollia perspicillata. Behaviour 151: 781-798. (Knörnschild et al. 2014)

[27] Simon R, Knörnschild M, Tschapka M, Schneider A, Passauer N, Kalko EKV, von Helversen O (2014). Biosonar resolving power: Echo-acoustic perception of surface structures in the submillimeter range. Frontiers in Physiology 5: 64. (Simon et al. 2014)

[26] Mumm CAS, Urrutia C, Knörnschild M (2014) Vocal individuality in cohesion calls of giant otters, Pteronura brasiliensis. Animal Behaviour 88: 243-252. (Mumm et al. 2014)

[25] Greiner S, Nagy M, Mayer F, Knörnschild M, Hofer H, Voigt CC (2014) Sex-biased senescence in a polygynous bat species. Ethology 120: 197-205. (Greiner et al. 2014)

[24] Knörnschild M, Feifel M, Kalko EKV (2013) Mother-offspring recognition in the bat Carollia perspicillata. Animal Behaviour 86: 941-948. (Knörnschild et al. 2013)

[23] Corman VM, Rasche A, Diallo TD, Cottontail VM, Stöcker S, de Carvalho Dominguez Souza BF, Corrêa JI, Carneiro AJB, Franke CR, Nagy M, Metz M, Knörnschild M, Kalko EKV, Ghanem SJ, Morales KDS, Salsamendi E, Spínola M, Herrler G, Voigt CC, Tschapka M, Drosten C, Drexler JF (2013) Highly diversified coronaviruses in neotropical bats. Journal of General Virology 94: 1984-1994. (Corman et al. 2013)

[22] Geipel I, Kalko EKV, Wallmeyer K, Knörnschild M (2013) Post-weaning maternal food provisioning in a bat with a complex hunting strategy. Animal Behaviour 85: 1435-1441. (Geipel et al. 2013)

[21] Nyffeler M, Knörnschild M (2013) Bat predation by spiders. PLOS ONE 8: e58120. (Nyffeler & Knörnschild 2013)

[20] Nagy M, Günther L, Knörnschild M, Mayer F (2013) Female-biased dispersal in a bat with a female-defence mating strategy. Molecular Ecology 22(6): 1733-1745. (Nagy et al. 2013)

[19] Eckenweber M, Knörnschild M (2013) Social influences on territorial signaling in male greater-sac winged bats. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(4): 639–648. (Eckenweber & Knörnschild 2013)

[18] Knörnschild M, Tschapka M (2012) Predator mobbing behaviour in the greater spear-nosed bat Phyllostomus hastatus. Chiroptera Neotropical 18(2): 1132-1135. (Knörnschild & Tschapka 2012)

[17] Knörnschild M*, Jung K*, Nagy M, Metz M, Kalko EKV (2012) Bat echolocation calls facilitate social communication. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1748): 4827-4835. (Knörnschild et al. 2012b)

Featured as Nature Research Highlight (Nature, Vol. 490, p. 147, 11.10.12) and Science Shot (Science, 02.10.12). *Joint first authors.

[16] Drexler JF, Corman VM, Müller MA, Maganga GD, Vallo P, Binger T, Gloza-Rausch F, Cottontail VM, Rasche A, Yordanov S, Seebens A, Knörnschild M, Oppong S, Sarkodie YA, Pongombo C, Lukashev AN, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Stöcker A, Carneiro AJB, Erbar S, Maisner A, Fronhoffs F, Buettner R, Kalko EKV, Kruppa T, Franke CR, Kallies R, Yandoko ERN, Herrler G, Reusken C, Hassanin A, Krüger DH, Matthee S, Ulrich RG, Leroy EM, Drosten C (2012) Bats host major mammalian paramyxoviruses. Nature Communications 3: 796. (Drexler et al. 2012)

[15] Gonzalez-Terrazas TP, Medellin RA, Knörnschild M, Tschapka M (2012) Morphological specialization influences nectar extraction efficiency of sympatric nectar-feeding bats. Journal of Experimental Ecology 215(22): 3989-3996. (Gonzales-Terrazas et al. 2012)

[14] Knörnschild M, Nagy M, Metz M, Mayer F, von Helversen O (2012) Learned vocal group signatures in the polygynous bat Saccopteryx bilineata. Animal Behaviour 84(4): 671-679. (Knörnschild et al. 2012a)

[13] Nagy M, Knörnschild M, Voigt CC, Mayer F (2012) Male greater sac-winged bats gain direct fitness benefits when roosting in multimale colonies. Behavioural Ecology 23(3): 597-606. (Nagy et al. 2012)

[12] Fulmer A, Knörnschild M (2012) Intracolonial social distance, signalling modality and association choice in the greater sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx bilineata). Journal of Ethology 30(1): 117-124. (Fulmer & Knörnschild 2011)

[11] Knörnschild M, Ueberschaer K, Helbig M, Kalko EKV (2011) Sexually selected infanticide in a polygynous bat. PLoS One 6: e25001. (Knörnschild et al. 2011)

[10] Knörnschild M, Fulmer A, von Helversen O (2010) Duration of courtship displays corresponds to social status in male sac-winged bats, Saccopteryx bilineata. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88(6): 589-594. (Knörnschild et al. 2010c)

[09] Knörnschild M, Glöckner V, von Helversen O (2010) The vocal repertoire of two sympatric species of nectar-feeding bats (Glossophaga soricina, G. commissarisi). Acta Chiropterologica 12(1): 205-215. (Knörnschild et al. 2010b)

[08] Strauss M, von Helversen O, Knörnschild M (2010) The ontogeny of courtship behaviors in bat pups (Saccopteryx bilineata). Behaviour 147(6): 661-676. (Strauss et al. 2010)

[07] Knörnschild M, Nagy M, Metz M, Mayer F, von Helversen O (2010) Complex vocal imitation during ontogeny in a bat. Biology Letters 6(2): 156-159. (Knörnschild et al. 2010a)

Featured as Nature Research Highlight (Nature, Vol. 461, p. 850, 15.10.09) and covered by the Nature Journal Club (Nature, Vol. 466, p.163, 08.07.10).

[06] Knörnschild M, Harview C, Moseley R, von Helversen O (2009) Remaining cryptic during motion – behavioral synchrony in the proboscis bat, Rhynchonycteris naso. Acta Chiropterologica 11(1): 208-211. (Knörnschild et al. 2009)

[05] Behr O, Knörnschild M, von Helversen O (2009) Territorial counter-singing in male sac-winged bats (Saccopteryx bilineata): low frequency songs trigger a stronger response. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63(3): 433-442. (Behr et al. 2009)

[04] Voigt C, Behr O, Caspers B, von Helversen O, Knörnschild M, Mayer F, Nagy M (2008) Songs, scents, and senses: Sexual selection in the greater sac-winged bat, Saccopteryx bilineata. Journal of Mammalogy 89(6): 1401-1410. (Voigt et al. 2008)

[03] Knörnschild M, von Helversen O (2008) Non-mutual vocal mother-pup recognition in the sac-winged bat, Saccopteryx bilineata. Animal Behaviour, 76(3): 1001-1009.   (Knörnschild & Helversen 2008)

[02] Knörnschild M, von Helversen O, Mayer F (2007) Twin siblings sound alike – isolation call variation in the Noctule bat, Nyctalus noctula. Animal Behaviour, 74(4): 1055-1063. (Knörnschild et al. 2007)

[01] Knörnschild M, Behr O, von Helversen O (2006) Babbling behavior in the sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx bilineata). Naturwissenschaften, 93(9): 451-455. (Knörnschild et al. 2006)