General

Prof. Dr. Alexander Schmidt

Geoscience Centre, University of Göttingen - GZG
Geobiology Group
Evolution der Landpflanzen & Entwicklung der terrestrischen Ökosysteme

Goldschmidtstr. 3
37077 Göttingen, Germany
Phone:+49-(0)551--39 7957
Fax: +49-(0)551-397918
E-Mail:alexander.schmidt@geo.uni-goettingen.de


Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • seit 2014 Universitätsprofessor in der Abteilung Geobiologie des Geowissenschaftlichen Zentrums der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2008-2014 Leiter der Nachwuchsgruppe "Evolution der Landpflanzen und Entwicklung der terrestrischen Ökosysteme" im Courant Forschungszentrum Geobiologie der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2005 - 2008 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; eigenes Forschungsprojekt (DFG) zum Thema "Systematik, Taphonomie und Paläoökologie harzkonservierter Mikroorganismen"
  • 2004 Postdoktorand am Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Mitarbeit im Graduiertenkolleg "Evolutive Transformationen und Faunenschnitte"; Forschungsbereich: "Vergleichende Untersuchungen mesozoischer und känozoischer Mikrozönosen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kreide-Tertiär-Grenze"
  • 1999 - 2003 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Ökologie der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena; Dissertation zum Thema "Das fossile Harz von Schliersee (Bayerische Alpen) und seine Mikroinklusen"
  • 1998 - 1999 Studium der Geowissenschaften, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Schwerpunkte: Spezielle Paläontologie, Mikropaläontologie, Historische Geologie und Sedimentologie)
  • 1992 - 1998 Studium der Biologie, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Schwerpunkte: Botanik, Pflanzensoziologie, terrestrische Ökologie, Limnologie, Zoologie und Anthropologie); Diplomarbeit am Institut für Spezielle Botanik zum Thema "Sequenzanalysen an europäischen Pinguicula-Arten unter Verwendung der internal transcribed spacer (ITS) - Region der ribosomalen Kern-DNA"
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Forschungsinteressen

  • Botanik, Paläobotanik, Mikropaläontologie und Ökologie
  • Evolution und Systematik der niederen und höheren Pflanzen
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Lehre

  • M.Geo.216: Paläobotanik
  • B.Geo.103b: System Erde IIb: LV1: Entstehung des Lebens und der Lebensräume
  • B.Geo.503: Biologie für Geowissenschaftler
  • B.Geo.716: Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und Publizieren
  • B.ÖSM.102: Geowissenschaften
  • B.ÖSM: Terrestrische und limnische Lebensräume: Diversität, Gefährdung, Schutz
  • B.Bio.157.1 Vertiefungspraktikum Organismische Diversität – Botanik
  • B.Bio.157.L Literaturseminar Organismische Diversität - Botanik
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Publikationen

2017:

Bechteler, J., Schmidt, A. R., Renner, M. A. M., Wang, B., Pérez-Escobar, O. A., Schäfer-Verwimp, A. & Heinrichs, J. 2017. A Burmese amber fossil of Radula (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) provides insights into the Cretaceous evolution of epiphytic lineages of leafy liverworts. Fossil Record (in press).


Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Perrichot, V., Schmidt, K., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. Resin exudation and resinicolous communities on Araucaria humboldtensis in New Caledonia. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. DOI 10.1007/s11829-016-9475-3


Dal Corso, J., Schmidt, A. R., Seyfullah, L. J., Preto, N., Ragazzi, E., Jenkyns, H. C., Delclòs, X., Néraudeau, D. & Roghi, G. 2017. Evaluating the use of amber in palaeoatmospheric reconstructions: The carbon-isotope variability of modern and Cretaceous conifer resins. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 199, 351-369.


Feldberg, K., Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Krings, M., Gröhn, C., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2017. Problems related to the taxonomic placement of incompletely preserved amber fossils: transfer of the Paleogene liverwort Cylindrocolea dimorpha (Cephaloziellaceae) to the extant Odontoschisma sect. Iwatsukia (Cephaloziaceae). Fossil Record 20, 147-157.


Heinrichs, H., Feldberg, K., Bechteler, J., Müller, P., Renner, M. A. M., Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. A fossil genus of the Frullaniaceae (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) from the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 74, 223-226.


Kaasalainen, U., Heinrichs, J., Renner, M.A.M., Hedenäs, L., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Lee, G. E., Ignatov, M. S., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. A Caribbean epiphyte community preserved in Miocene Dominican amber. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (in press).


Kaasalainen, U., Schmidt, A. R. & Rikkinen, J. 2017. Diversity and ecological adaptations in Palaeogene lichens. Nature Plants 3, 17049.


Kettunen, E., Schmidt, A. R., Diederich, P., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2017. Diversity of lichen-associated filamentous fungi preserved in European Paleogene amber. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (in press).


Kubilius, R. A., Bölz, A., Feldberg, K., Hedenäs, L., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2017. The moss Helicophyllum torquatum (Bryopsida, Helicophyllaceae) has survived at least since the Miocene. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society DOI 10.1093/botlinnean/box041.


Lee, G. E., Kolberg, L., Bechteler, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Renner, M. A. M., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2017. The leafy liverwort genus Lejeunea (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) in Miocene Dominican amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynologyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.11.013.


Regalado, L., Schmidt, A. R., Müller, P., Kobbert, M. J., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2017. The first fossil of Lindsaeaceae (Polypodiales) from the Cretaceous amber forest of Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 72, 8-12.


Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R., Seyfullah, L. J. & Kunzmann, L. Conifers of the ‘Baltic amber forest’ and their palaeoecological significance. Stapfia (in press).


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Wilson, C. A., Calvin, C. L. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. Diverse early dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium), ecological keystones of the Eocene Baltic amber biota. American Journal of Botany 104, 694-718.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. Parasitaxus parasitized: Novel infestation of Parasitaxus usta (Podocarpaceae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. DOI 10.1007/s11829-016-9494-0


2016:

Heinrichs, J., Scheben, A., Bechteler, J., Lee, G. E., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Hedenäs, L., Singh, H., Pócs, T., Nascimbene, P. C., Peralta, D. F., Renner, M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Crown group Lejeuneaceae and pleurocarpous mosses in Early Eocene (Ypresian) Indian amber. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0156301.


Heinrichs, J., Schmidt, A. R., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Bauerschmidt, L., Neumann, C., Gröhn, C., Krings, M. & Renner, M. A. M. 2016. Revision of the leafy liverwort genus Radula (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) in Baltic and Bitterfeld amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 235, 157-164.


Kettunen, E., Schmidt, A. R., Diederich, P., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2016. Lichen-associated fungi from Paleogene amber. New Phytologist 209, 896-898.


Rikkinen, J., Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Perrichot, V., Schmidt, K. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Resinogalea humboldtensis gen. et sp. nov., a new resinicolous fungus from New Caledonia, placed in Bruceomycetaceae fam. nova (Ascomycota). Annales Botanici Fennici 53, 205-215.


Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R., Kunzmann, L., Gröhn, C. & Seyfullah, L. J. 2016. Sciadopitys cladodes from Eocene Baltic amber. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 180, 258-268.


Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R., Rudall, P. J., Simpson, D. A., Gröhn, C., Wunderlich, J. & Seyfullah, L. J. 2016. Graminids from Eocene Baltic amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 233, 161-168.


Schneider, H., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2016. Burmese amber fossils bridge the gap in the Cretaceous record of polypod ferns. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 18, 70-78.


Thiel, V., Lausmaa, J., Sjövall, P., Ragazzi, E., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Microbe-like inclusions in tree resins and implications for the fossil record of protists in amber. Geobiology 14, 364-373.


2015:

Hartl, C., Schmidt, A. R., Heinrichs, J., Seyfullah, L. J., Schäfer, N., Gröhn, C., Rikkinen, J. & Kaasalainen, U. 2015. Lichen preservation in amber: morphology, ultrastructure, chemofossils, and taphonomic alteration. Fossil Record 18, 127-135.


Heinrichs, J., Kettunen, E., Ee Lee, G., Marzaro, G.,  Pócs, T., Ragazzi, E., Renner, M. A. M., Rikkinen, J., Sass-Gyarmati, A., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Scheben, A., Solórzano Kraemer, M. M., Svojtka, M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Lejeuneaceae (Marchantiophyta) from a species-rich taphocoenosis in Miocene Mexican amber, with a review of liverworts fossilised in amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 221, 59-70.


Heinrichs, J., Scheben, A., Lee, G. E., Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Krings, M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Molecular and morphological evidence challenges the records of the extant liverwort Ptilidium pulcherrimum in Eocene Baltic amber. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0140977.


Heinrichs, J., Schmidt, A. R., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Gröhn, C. & Renner, M. A.M. 2015. The leafy liverwort Notoscyphus balticus sp. nov. (Jungermanniales) in Eocene Baltic amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 217, 39-44.


Kaasalainen, U., Heinrichs, J., Krings, M., Myllys, L., Grabenhorst, H., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Alectorioid morphologies in Paleogene lichens: new evidence and re-evaluation of the fossil Alectoria succini Mägdefrau. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129526.


Kettunen, E., Grabenhorst, H., Gröhn, C., Dörfelt, H., Sadowski, E.-M., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. The enigmatic hyphomycete Torula sensu Caspary revisited. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 219, 183-193.


Lee, G. E., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs J. 2015. Transfer of the Miocene Lejeunea palaeomexicana Grolle to Ceratolejeunea. Cryptogamie, Bryologie. 36, 335-341.


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, F., Fleischmann, A., Behling, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Carnivorous leaves from Baltic amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 190-195.


Saint Martin, S., Saint Martin, J.-P., Schmidt, A. R., Girard, V., Néraudeau, D. & Perrichot, V. 2015. The intriguing marine diatom genus Corethron in Late Cretaceous amber from Vendée (France). Cretaceous Research 52, 64-72.


Schneider, H., Schmidt, A. R., Nascimbene, P. C. & Heinrichs, J. 2015. A new Dominican amber fossil of the derived fern genus Pleopeltis confirms generic stasis in the epiphytic fern diversity of the West Indies. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 15, 277-283.


Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Fossil Focus: Stuck in time — life trapped in amber. Palaeontology Online, Volume 5, Article 12, 1-11.


Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, E.-M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Species-level determination of closely related araucarian resins using FTIR spectroscopy and its implications for the provenance of New Zealand amber. PeerJ 3: e1067.


Sidorchuk, E. A., Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G. & Lindquist, E. E. 2015. Plant-feeding mite diversity in Triassic amber (Acari: Tetrapodili). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 13, 129-151.


Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Bechteler, J., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2015. Transfer of the Eocene Jungermannia berendtii Grolle to Solenostoma. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 36, 285-288.


Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Bechteler, J., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2015. Notoscyphus grollei sp. nov. in Bitterfeld amber rather than the extant Notoscyphus lutescens (Lehm. & Lindenb.) Mitt. Phytotaxa 222, 151-154.


2014:

Beimforde, C., Feldberg, K., Nylinder, S., Rikkinen, J., Tuovila, H., Dörfelt, H., Gube, M., Jackson, D. J., Reitner, J., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Estimating the Phanerozoic history of the Ascomycota lineages: Combining fossil and molecular data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78, 386-398.


Feldberg, K., Schneider, H., Stadler, T., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. Epiphytic leafy liverworts diversified in angiosperm-dominated forests. Scientific Reports 4, 5974; DOI:10.1038/srep05974.


Hedenäs, L., Heinrichs, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Bryophytes of the Burmese amber forest: Amending and expanding the circumscription of the Cretaceous moss genus Vetiplanaxis (Bryophyta, Hypnodendrales). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 209, 1-10.


Heinrichs, J., Czumaj, A., Dong, S., Scheben, A., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Peralta, D. F., Feldberg, K., Schmidt, A. R. & Schneider, H. 2014. The Bromeliaceae tank dweller Bromeliophila (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) is a member of the Cyclolejeunea-Prionolejeunea clade. Plant Systematics and Evolution 300, 63-73.


Heinrichs, J., Dong, S., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Peralta, D. F., Feldberg, K., Schmidt, A. R. & Schneider, H. 2014. Towards a monophyletic classification of Lejeuneaceae II: subtribes Pycnolejeuneinae and Xylolejeuneinae subtr. nov., transfer of Otolejeunea to Lepidolejeuninae, and generic refinements. Phytotaxa 163, 61-76.


Heinrichs, J., Hedenäs, L., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Feldberg, K. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. An in situ preserved moss community in Eocene Baltic amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 210, 113-118.


Heinrichs, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Boxberger, J., Feldberg, K., Solórzano Kraemer, M. M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. A fossil species of Ceratolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) preserved in Miocene Mexican amber. The Bryologist 117, 10-14.


Heinrichs, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Feldberg, K. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. The extant liverwort Gackstroemia (Lepidolaenaceae, Porellales) in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 203, 48-52.


Heinrichs, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Hedenäs, L., Ignatov, M. S. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. An acrocarpous moss in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 51, 260-265.


Lóriga, J., Schmidt, A. R., Moran, R. C., Feldberg, K., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. The first fossil of a bolbitidoid fern belongs to the early-divergent lineages of Elaphoglossum (Dryopteridaceae). American Journal of Botany 101, 1466-1475.


Rikkinen, J., Tuovila, H., Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Perrichot, V. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Chaenothecopsis neocaledonica sp. nov.: The first resinicolous mycocalicioid fungus from Araucariaceae. Phytotaxa 173, 49-60.


Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Dong, S., Feldberg, K., van Melick, H., Peralta, D. F., Schmidt, A. R., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. Towards a monophyletic classification of Lejeuneaceae III: the systematic position of Leiolejeunea and the transfer of Cheilolejeunea insecta to Cyrtolejeunea. Phytotaxa 170, 187-198.


Scheben, A., Schmidt, A. R., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Solórzano Kraemer, M. M. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. The first ptychanthoid Lejeuneaceae in Miocene Mexican amber. Telopea 17, 355-361.


Schmidt, A. R., Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Wege, S.-E., Dörfelt, H., Girard, V., Grabenhorst, H., Gube, M., Heinrichs, J., Nel, A., Nel, P., Perrichot, V., Reitner, J. & Rikkinen, J. 2014. Amber fossils of sooty moulds. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 200, 53-64.


2013:

Dong, S., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Pócs, T., Feldberg, K., Czumaj, A., Schmidt, A. R., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2013. Size doesn't matter – recircumscription of Microlejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Phytotaxa 85, 41–55.


Feldberg, K., Heinrichs, J., Schmidt, A. R., Va?á, J. & Schneider, H. 2013. Exploring the impact of fossil constraints on the divergence time estimates of derived liverworts. Plant Systematics and Evolution 299, 585–601.


Heinrichs, J., Dong, S., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Pócs, T., Feldberg, K., Czumaj, A., Schmidt, A. R., Reitner, J., Renner, M. A. M., Hentschel, J., Stech, M., Schneider, H. 2013. Molecular phylogeny of the leafy liverwort Lejeunea (Porellales): Evidence for a Neotropical origin, uneven distribution of sexual systems and insufficient taxonomy. PLoS ONE 8(12): e82547.


Heinrichs, J., Vitt, D. H., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Ragazzi, E., Marzaro, G., Grimaldi, D. A., Nascimbene, P. C., Feldberg, K. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. The moss Macromitrium richardii (Orthotrichaceae) with sporophyte and calyptra enclosed in Hymenaea resin from the Dominican Republic. Polish Botanical Journal 58, 221–230.


Nel, P., Schmidt, A. R., Bässler, C. & Nel, A. 2013. Fossil thrips of the Uzelothripidae family suggest 53 million years of morphological and ecological stability. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58, 609–614.


Tuovila, H., Schmidt, A. R., Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2013. Stuck in time – a new Chaenothecopsis species with proliferating ascomata from Cunninghamia resin and its fossil ancestors in European amber. Fungal Diversity 58, 199–213.


2012:

Dong, S., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Meinecke, P., Feldberg, K., Bombosch, A., Pócs, T., Schmidt, A. R., Reitner, J., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2012. Tramps, narrow endemics and morphologically cryptic species in the epiphyllous liverwort Diplasiolejeunea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65, 582–594.


Heinrichs, J., Bombosch, A., Feldberg, K., Kreier, H.-P., Hentschel, J., Eckstein, J., Long, D., Zhu, R.-L., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Schmidt, A. R., Shaw, B., Shaw, A. J., & Vá?a, J. 2012. A phylogeny of the northern temperate leafy liverwort genus Scapania (Scapaniaceae, Jungermanniales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62, 973–985.


Heinrichs, J., Dong, S., Feldberg, K., Schäfer-Verwimp, A. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. Sphaerolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) is a synonym of Lejeunea. Phytotaxa 69, 7–15.


Heinrichs, J., Dong, S., Yu,Y., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Pócs, T., Feldberg, K., Hentschel, J., Schmidt, A. R. & Schneider, H. 2012. A 150 year-old mystery solved: Transfer of the rheophitic rheophytic endemic liverwort Myriocolea irrorata to Colura. Phytotaxa 66, 55–64.


Heinrichs, J., Reiner-Drehwald, M. E., Feldberg, K., von Konrat, M., Hentschel, J., Vá?a, J., Grimaldi, D. A., Nascimbene, P. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. The leafy liverwort Frullania (Jungermanniopsida) in the Cretaceous amber forest of Myanmar. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 169, 21–28.


Heinrichs, J., von Konrat, M., Grabenhorst, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. The sporophyte of the Paleogene liverwort Frullania varians Caspary. Fossil Record 15, 115–120.


Kiecksee, A. P., Seyfullah, L. J., Dörfelt, H., Heinrichs, J., Süß, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. Pre-Cretaceous Agaricomycetes yet to be discovered: Reinvestigation of a putative Triassic bracket fungus from southern Germany. Fossil Record 15, 85–89.


Reiner-Drehwald, M. E., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2012. The genus Lejeunea in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 33, 33–38.


Sadowski, E.-M., Beimforde, C., Gube, M., Rikkinen, J., Singh, H., Seyfullah, L. J., Heinrichs, J., Nascimbene, P. C., Reitner, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. The anamorphic genus Monotosporella (Ascomycota) from Eocene amber and from modern Agathis resin. Fungal Biology 116, 1099–1110.


Schmidt, A. R., Jancke, S., Lindquist, E. E., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Nascimbene, P. C., Schmidt, K., Wappler, T. & Grimaldi, D. A. 2012. Arthropods in amber from the Triassic Period. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, 14796–14801.


2011:

Beimforde, C. & Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Microbes in resinous habitats: a compilation from modern and fossil resins. Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 131, 367–383.


Beimforde, C., Schäfer, N., Dörfelt, H., Nascimbene, P. C., Singh, H., Heinrichs, J., Reitner, J., Rana, R. S. & Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Ectomycorrhizas from a Lower Eocene angiosperm forest. New Phytologist 192, 988–996.


Heinrichs, J., Kreier, H.-P., Feldberg, K., Schmidt, A. R., Zhu, R.-L., Shaw, B., Shaw, J. & Wissemann, V. 2011. Formalizing morphologically cryptic biological entities: New insights from DNA-taxonomy, hybridization and biogeography in the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales). American Journal of Botany 98, 1252–1262.


Heinrichs, J., Reiner-Drehwald, M. E., Feldberg, K., Grimaldi, D. A., Nascimbene, P. C., von Konrat, M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Kaolakia borealis nov. gen. et sp. (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida): A leafy liverwort from the Cretaceous of Alaska. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 165, 235–240.


2010:

Heinrichs, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2010. An inclusion of Frullania subgen. Diastaloba s.l. (Frullaniaceae, Porellales) in Dominican Amber. Tropical Bryology 31, 91–94.


Heinrichs, J., Hentschel, J., Bombosch, A., Fiebig, A., Reise, J., Edelmann, M., Kreier, H.-P., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Caspari, S., Schmidt, A. R., Zhu, R.-L., von Konrat, M., Shaw, B. & Shaw, A. J. 2010. One species or at least eight? Delimitation and distribution of Frullania tamarisci (L.) Dumort. s. l. (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales) inferred from nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56, 1105–1114.


Kreier, H.-P., Feldberg, K., Mahr, F., Bombosch, A., Schmidt, A. R., Zhu, R.-L., von Konrat, M., Shaw, B., Shaw, A. J. & Heinrichs, J. 2010. Phylogeny of the leafy liverwort Ptilidium: Cryptic speciation and shared haplotypes between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57, 1260–1267.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H., Struwe, S. & Perrichot, V. 2010. Evidence for fungivory in Cretaceous amber forests from Gondwana and Laurasia. In: Wappler, T & Gee, C. T. 2010. Plant-animal interactions in deep time: predation, protection, pollination. Palaeontographica, Abteilung B 283, 157–173.


Schmidt, A. R., Girard, V., Perrichot, V. & Schönborn, W. 2010. Testate amoebae from a Cretaceous forest floor microbiocoenosis of France. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 57, 245–249.


Schmidt, A. R., Hentschel, J. & Heinrichs, J. 2010. The fossil hornwort described from Dominican amber is an angiosperm flower. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 160, 209–211.


Schmidt, A. R., Perrichot, V., Svojtka, M., Anderson, K. B., Belete, K. H., Bussert, R., Dörfelt, H., Jancke, S., Mohr, B., Mohrmann, E., Nascimbene, P. C., Nel, A., Nel, P., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Saupe, E. E., Schmidt, K., Schneider, H., Selden, P. A. & Vávra, N. 2010. Cretaceous African life captured in amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 7329–7334.


2009:

Girard, V., Saint Martin, S., Saint Martin, J.-P., Schmidt, A. R., Struwe, S., Perrichot, V., Breton, G. & Néraudeau, D. 2009. Exceptional preservation of marine diatoms in Upper Albian amber. Geology 37, 83–86.


Girard, V., Schmidt, A. R., Struwe, S., Perrichot, V., Breton, G. & Néraudeau, D. 2009. Taphonomy and palaeoecology of mid-Cretaceous amber-preserved microorganisms from southwestern France. In: Perrichot, V. & Néraudeau, D. (eds) Cretaceous ambers from southwestern France: geology, taphonomy, and palaeontology. Geodiversitas 31, 153–162.

Hentschel, J., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2009. Frullania cretacea sp. nov. (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida), a leafy liverwort preserved in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Cryptogamie Bryologie 30, 323–328.


Ragazzi, E., Giaretta, A., Perrichot, V., Néraudeau, D., Schmidt, A. R. & Roghi, G. 2009. Thermal analysis of Cretaceous ambers from southern France. In: Perrichot, V. & Néraudeau, D. (eds) Cretaceous ambers from southwestern France: geology, taphonomy, and palaeontology. Geodiversitas 31, 163–175.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H. & Perrichot, V. 2009. Palaeomycology: Do we consider extinct lineages in the evaluation of fossil fungi? Mycological Research 113, 275–276.


2008:

Girard, V., Schmidt, A. R., Saint-Martin, S., Struwe, S., Perrichot, V., Saint Martin, J.-P., Grosheny, D., Breton, G. & Néraudeau, D. 2008. Evidence for marine microfossils from amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105, 17426–17429.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H. & Perrichot, V. 2008. Palaeoanellus dimorphus gen. et sp. nov. (Deuteromycotina): a Cretaceous predatory fungus. American Journal of Botany 95, 1328–1334.


2007:

Dörfelt, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2007. A conifer seedling with two herbicolous fungi from the Baltic amber forest. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 155, 449–456.


Schmidt, A. R. & Dilcher, D. L. 2007. Aquatic organisms as amber inclusions and examples from a modern swamp forest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 16581–16585.


Schmidt, A. R. & Dörfelt, H. 2007. Evidence of Cenozoic Matoniaceae from Baltic and Bitterfeld amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 144, 145–156.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H. & Perrichot, V. 2007. Carnivorous fungi from Cretaceous amber. Science 318, 1743.


2006:

Degtjareva, G. V., Casper, S. J., Hellwig, F. H., Schmidt, A. R., Steiger, J., & Sokoloff, D. D. 2006. Morphology and nrITS phylogeny of the genus Pinguicula L. (Lentibulariaceae), with special attention to embryo evolution. Plant Biology 8, 778–790.


Dörfelt, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2006. An archaic slime mould in Baltic amber. Palaeontology 49, 1013–1017.


Dörfelt, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2006. Zur Lebensgeschichte von Salvinia natans. Hercynia N. F. 39, 195–221.


Gebühr, C., Pohlon, E., Schmidt, A. R. & Küsel, K. 2006. Development of the microalgae communities in the phytotelmata of allochthonous populations of Sarracenia purpurea L. Plant Biology 8, 849–860.


Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Coppellotti, O. & Roghi, G. 2006. A microworld in Triassic amber. Nature 444, 835.


2005:

Dörfelt, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2005. A fossil Aspergillus from Baltic Amber. Mycological Research 109, 956–960.


Schmidt, A. R. & Schäfer, U. 2005. Leptotrichites resinatus new genus and species, a fossil sheathed bacterium in alpine Cretaceous amber. Journal of Paleontology 79, 184–193.


2004:

Schmidt, A. R., Schönborn, W. & Schäfer, U. 2004. Diverse fossil amoebae in German Mesozoic amber. Palaeontology 47, 185–197.

2003:

Dörfelt, H., Schmidt, A. R., Ullmann, P. & Wunderlich, J. 2003. The oldest fossil myxogastroid slime mould. Mycological Research 107, 123–126.


Rikkinen, J., Dörfelt, H., Schmidt, A. R. & Wunderlich, J. 2003. Sooty moulds from European Tertiary amber, with notes on the systematic position of Rosaria (Cyanobacteria). Mycological Research 107, 251–256.


2001:

Grolle, R. & Schmidt, A. 2001. A Fossil Scapania (Hepaticae) with Perianth and Capsule in Bitterfeld Amber (Eocene) from Germany. The Bryologist 104, 362–366.


Schmidt, A. R., von Eynatten, H. & Wagreich, M. 2001. The Mesozoic amber of Schliersee (southern Germany) is Cretaceous in age. Cretaceous Research 22, 423–428.


2000:

Dörfelt H., Schmidt, A. R. & Wunderlich, J. 2000. Rosaria succina spec. nov. - a fossil cyanobacterium from Tertiary amber. Journal of Basic Microbiology 40, 311–316.

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Buchbeiträge

Ragazzi, E. & Schmidt A. R. 2011. Amber. In: Reitner. J. & Thiel, V. (eds) Encyclopedia of Geobiology. Spinger, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 24-36.


Dörfelt, H. & Jetschke G. (eds), G., Braun, U., Heklau, H., Hirsch, G., Miersch, J., Otto, P., Schmidt, A., Scholz, P., Schröder, M.-B., Stordeur, R., Straube, G., Voigt, T., Walther, G. 2001. Wörterbuch der Mycologie. Spektrum, Heidelberg, Berlin.

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Tagungsbeiträge

2016:

Deiters, M. V., Kaasalainen, U., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. The diversity of the genus Anzia (Parmeliaceae, Lecanoromycetes) in the Paleogene of Europe. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 101.


Kaasalainen, U., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R., 2016. Lichens in Paleogene amber. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 23.


Kaulfuss, U., Lee, U. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. New discoveries of Miocene arthropods from amber and diatomite deposits in New Zealand. 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Edinburgh, 26 April – 1 May, 2016, Abstracts, p. 26.


Kettunen, E., Schmidt, A. R., Diederich, P., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2016. Lichen-associated microfungi from European Paleogene amber. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 24.


Perrichot, V., Boudinot, B. E., Cole, J., Delhaye-Prat, V., Esnault, J., Goldman, Y, Nohra, Y. A. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. African fossiliferous amber: a review. 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Edinburgh, 26 April – 1 May, 2016, Abstracts, p. 41.


Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Calicioid fungi and the reconstruction of the ‘Baltic amber forest’. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 102.


Sadowski, E.-M., Kunzmann, L., Schmidt, A. R. & Seyfullah, L. J. 2016. On the preservation of vascular plants in Baltic amber. 25th International Workshop on Plant Taphonomy, 25-26 November 2016, Bonn, Germany.


Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R., Seyfullah, L. J. & Kunzmann, L. 2016. Flora of the ‘Baltic amber forest’. World Amber Council, 28.06 – 02.07.2016, Gdansk, Poland.


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Schmidt, A. R. & Kunzmann, L. 2016. Towards a new picture of the ‘Baltic amber forest’. 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Edinburgh, 26 April – 1 May, 2016, Abstracts, p. 45.


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Wilson, C. A., Calvin, C. L. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Macrofossil evidence of Eocene dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium) and their implications for the ‘Baltic amber forest’. Parasitic Flowering Plants IUFRO Working Group, Mistletoes: pathogens, keystone resource, and medicinal wonder. 18-22 July 2016, Ashland, Oregon, USA.


Schmidt, A. R., Kaasalainen, U., Beimforde, C., Heinrichs, J. & Rikkinen, J. 2016. Amber as source of Mesozoic and Cenozoic cryptogams. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 23 (invited).


Schmidt, A. R., Kaasalainen, U. & Rikkinen, J. 2016. The use of fungi and lichens in the reconstruction of the ‘Baltic amber forest’. 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Edinburgh, 26 April – 1 May, 2016, Abstracts, p. 46.


Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, E-M., Wilson, C. A., Calvin, C. L. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Looking up in the ‘Baltic amber forest’: the presence and implications of Eocene dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium). Linnean Society Palaeobotany specialist group meeting. November, 2016. Abstract volume p. 6.


Steuernagel, L., Kaasalainen, U., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Fossil evidence of lichen grazing from Paleogene amber. The 8th International Association of Lichenology Symposium. Lichens in Deep Time. August 1–5, 2016, Helsinki, Finland, Abstracts, p. 101.


2015:

Kaasalainen, U., Hartl, C., Schäfer, N., Heinrichs, J., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R.  2015. Reconstruction of fossil lichen communities: from molecules to palaeoecosystems. In: Munzi, S. & Ulm, F. (eds), Book of Abstracts, 8th Congress of the International Symbiosis Society: Symbiotic Lifestyle, Portugal, 12-18 July, 2015, p. 202.


Heinrichs, J., Schneider, H., Scheben, A., Lee, G. E., Bechteler, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. A new look on old fossils – amber inclusions of bryophytes and ferns in the molecular age. From Molecules to the Field. Botanikertagung 2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität & Technische Universität München, 3 August –  3 September 2015.


Thiel V., Lausmaa J., Sjövall P., Ragazzi E., Schmidt A. R. 2015. Fluid inclusions vs. microorganisms preserved in conifer resins: an approach using Time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS). Poster presentation at the 27th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, September 13–18, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.


Seyfullah, L. J., Grabow, D. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. How do marine microfossils get trapped in amber? The Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting, Cardiff University and National Museum Wales, Cardiff, UK, 14-16 December, 2015.


2014:

Beimforde, C., Feldberg, K., Nylinder, S., Rikkinen, J., Tuovila, H., Dörfelt, H., Gube, M., Jackson, D. J., Reitner, J., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Amber preserved fungi and their potential for molecular evolution models. 10th International Mycological Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 3.-8. August, 2014, Book of Abstracts, 919.


Conran, J. G., Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., Bannister, J. M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Exceptional terrestrial biotas from Miocene New Zealand. GeoGene Wellington.


Coppellotti, O., Ragazzi, E., Schmidt, A. R. & Roghi, G. 2014. Microbial coenoses in amber from diverse geological periods. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 45.


Dal Corso, J., Gianolla, P., Preto, N., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Massive resin production linked to Carbon-cycle perturbation in the Carnian (Late Triassic). 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 47-48.


Feldberg, K., Schneider, H., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. Epiphytic leafy liverworts diversified in angiosperm-dominated forests. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 59-60.


Kaulfuss, U., Schmidt, A. R. & Lee, D. E. 2014. Drowned in lakes and trapped in amber: diverse terrestrial arthropod faunas from Miocene New Zealand. The Entomological Society of New Zealand, 63rd annual conference, 22–24 April 2014, Queenstown, New Zealand.


Kettunen, E., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Dematiaceous hyphomycetes from European Palaeogene Amber. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 113-114.


Nascimbene, P. C., Dove, C. J., Grimaldi, D. A. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Exceptional preservation of feather microstructures in amber from diverse faunas (Theropoda: Paraves) during the Lower and mid-Cretaceous. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 185-186.


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, F., Fleischmann, A., Behling, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Roridulid leaves from Baltic amber. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 240.


Schmidt, A. R., Kaulfuss, U., Borkent, A., Busch, A., Conran, J. G., D'Haese, C. A., Engel, M. S., Harvey, M., Kerr, P., Kettunen, E., Kiecksee, A. P., Larivière, M.-C., Lengeling, F., Maraun, M., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J., Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J. & Lee, D. E. 2014. Amber inclusions from New Zealand. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 245-246.


Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Graminoids from Baltic amber. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, 26-31 August, 2014, Padova, Italy, Abstract Book, 248-249.


2013:

Beimforde, C., Feldberg, K., Nylinder, S., Rikkinen, J., Tuovila, H., Dörfelt, H., Gube, M., Jackson, D., Reitner, J., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Dating the diversification of Ascomycota lineages using molecular data and fossils from amber and chert. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 20.


Beimforde, C., Feldberg, K., Tuovila, H., Rikkinen, J., Gube, M., Seyfullah, L. J., Dörfelt, H., Reitner, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. The potential of fossils preserved in amber for calibrating the molecular clock: An estimation of the Phanerozoic history of the Ascomycota. In: Dickinson, K. & Lee, B. (eds) VII Southern Connection Congress 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21–25 January 2013. Southern lands and southern oceans: life on the edge? Programme and abstracts, p. 9.


Hartl, C., Gröhn, C., Heinrichs, J., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Enlightening lichens from Baltic amber. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 64.


Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., Bannister, J. M., Lindqvist, J. K., Conran, J. G., Mildenhall, D. C., Kennedy, E. M., Perrichot, V., Maraun, M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Foulden Maar and South Island amber (New Zealand) – two exceptional windows into Southern Hemisphere Cenozoic terrestrial ecosystems. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 84–85.


Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., Bannister, J. M., Perrichot, V. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Discovering the New Zealand amber forest biota. In: Dickinson, K. & Lee, B. (eds) VII Southern Connection Congress 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21–25 January 2013. Southern lands and southern oceans: life on the edge? Programme and abstracts, p. 57.


Kiecksee, A. P., Kaulfuss, U., Lee, D. E., Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R. & Maraun, M. 2013. Diversity of mites from New Zealand amber. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 86–87.


Nascimbene, P. C., Grimaldi, D. A. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Diverse feathers in amber from the mid-Cretaceous of New Jersey and Myanmar. The 6th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Byblos, Lebanon, 14–18 April 2013, Abstract Book, p. 52.


Perrichot, V., Néraudeau, D., Girard, V., Nel, A., Nohra, Y., Saint Martin, S., Saint Martin, J. P., Schmidt, A. R. & Dupé, F. 2013. Santonian Vendeen amber: large amounts of data from a small sample in north-western France. The 6th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Byblos, Lebanon, 14–18 April 2013, Abstract Book, p. 49.


Sadowski, E.-M., Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Gube, M., Heinrichs, J., Nascimbene, P. C., Rana, R. S., Reitner, J., Rikkinen, J., Schäfer, N., Seyfullah, L. J., Singh, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Fungi from an Eocene dipterocarp forest. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 141–142.


Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Ambers of Gondwanan origin: rare or unexplored windows into terrestrial paleoecosystems? In: Dickinson, K. & Lee, B. (eds) VII Southern Connection Congress 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21–25 January 2013. Southern lands and southern oceans: life on the edge? Programme and abstracts, p. 115. [plenary]


Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Microorganisms in amber and their use in understanding terrestrial palaeoecosystems. The 6th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Byblos, Lebanon, 14–18 April 2013, Abstract Book, pp. 8–9. [keynote]


Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Trap and habitat: microorganisms from tree resin and amber. In: Reitner, J. Qun, Y., Yongdong, W. & Reich, M. (eds) Palaeobiology and geobiology of fossil lagerstätten through earth history. A joint conference of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft and the Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Germany, 23–27 September 2013, Abstract Volume, 144.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H., Grabenhorst, H., Tuovila, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2013. Fungi of the Bitterfeld amber forest. In: Rascher, J., Rappsilber, I. & Wimmer, R. (eds) Bitterfelder Bernstein und andere fossile Harze aus Mitteldeutschland. III. Bitterfelder Bernsteinkolloquium, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, 23–25 May 2013. Exkursionsführer und Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 249, 54–60.


Schmidt, A. R., Jancke, S., Lindquist, E. E., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Nascimbene, P., Schmidt, K., Wappler, T. & Grimaldi, D. A. 2013. The discovery of arthropods in Triassic amber. Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie, Göttingen, Germany, 18–21 March 2013, Abstracts, p. 106.


Schmidt, A. R., Jancke, S., Lindquist, E. E., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Nascimbene, P., Schmidt, K., Wappler, T. & Grimaldi, D. A. 2013. Triassic amber inclusions: arthropods, plant remains and microorganisms preserved during the Carnian Pluvial Event. The 6th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber, Byblos, Lebanon, 14–18 April 2013, Abstract Book, pp. 50–51.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Southern Hemisphere forests shedding light on reasons for amber accumulations. In: Dickinson, K. & Lee, B. (eds) VII Southern Connection Congress 2013, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21–25 January 2013. Southern lands and southern oceans: life on the edge? Programme and abstracts, p. 116.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2013. Why do we have amber forests? Using modern studies to attempt to understand the relationship between resin production and amber deposits. In: Rascher, J., Rappsilber, I. & Wimmer, R. (eds) Bitterfelder Bernstein und andere fossile Harze aus Mitteldeutschland. III. Bitterfelder Bernsteinkolloquium, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, 23–25 May 2013. Exkursionsführer und Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 249, 64–67.


2012:

Heinrichs, J., Feldberg, K., Dong, S., Schneider, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. From fossils to molecules – diversification and historical biogeography of liverworts. In: Witzmann, F. & Aberhan, M. (eds) Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany, 24–29 September 2012. Terra Nostra 2012/3, 72–73.


Schmidt, A. R., Jancke, S., Lindquist, E. E., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Nascimbene, P., Schmidt, K., Wappler, T. & Grimaldi, D. A. 2012. Arthropods in Triassic amber. In: Witzmann, F. & Aberhan, M. (eds) Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft. Berlin, Germany, 24–29 September 2012. Terra Nostra 2012/3, 153–154.


Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. High fidelity: evaluating amber as a medium for preserving unusual details. The 13th International Palynological Congress and the 9th International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 23–30 August 2012. Japanese Journal of Palynology 58, 210.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. Resin production in Araucariaceae: enlightening amber deposition? The 13th International Palynological Congress and the 9th International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 23–30 August 2012. Japanese Journal of Palynology 58, 210.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. The what and why of amber: attempting to understand the relationship between resin production and amber deposits. In: Witzmann, F. & Aberhan, M. (eds) Centenary Meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany, 24–29 September 2012. Terra Nostra 2012/3, 166–167.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. Sticky moments – understanding amber preservation through modern resin studies. Linnean Society Palaeobotany specialist group meeting, London, UK, 31 October 2012. Abstract vol. p. 6.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2012. Understanding amber deposits through modern resin studies. 56th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association, Dublin, Ireland, 16–18 December 2012. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 81, 49.


2011:


Heinrichs, J., Feldberg, K., Kreier, H.-P., Schmidt, A. R. & von Konrat, M. 2011. Biogeographic insights from phylogenetic analyses of liverwort lineages. XVIII International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 23–30 July 2011, Abstracts, p. 346.


Heinrichs, J., Feldberg, K., Reiner-Drehwald, M. E. & Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Bryophyte evolution in the late Mesozoic: insights from fossils and molecules. BioSystematics 2011 (7th International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology, 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Systematics, 20th International Symposium 'Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology' of the German Botanical Society), Berlin, Germany, 21–27 February 2011, Programme and Abstracts, p. 162.


Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Microorganisms and microbiocoenoses of mid-Cretaceous amber forests. BioSystematics 2011 (7th International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology, 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Systematics, 20th International Symposium 'Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology' of the German Botanical Society), Berlin, Germany, 21–27 February 2011, Programme and Abstracts, p. 322.


Schmidt, A. R., Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Nascimbene, P. C., Nel, A., Nel, P., Schäfer, N., Singh, H. & Wappler, T. 2011. New Ascomycota from Eocene forests and their interactions with plants and arthropods. In: Lehmann, T. & Schaal, S. F. K. (eds) The World at the Time of Messel: Puzzles in Palaeobiology, Palaeoenvironment, and the History of Early Primates. 22nd International Senckenberg Conference, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 15–19 November 2011, Conference Volume, pp. 149–150.


2010:


Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Girard, V., Grabenhorst, H., Muschalla, M., Reitner, J., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2010. Fossile Rußtaupilze in mesozoischen und känozoischen Bernsteinen. In: Wörheide, G. & Krings, M. (eds) 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, München, Germany, 5–8 October 2010. Zitteliana, Series B 29, 21.


Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Reitner, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2010. Amber and modern resins as habitats of microorganisms. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, 20–25 August 2010, Abstracts, p. 113.


König, J., Beimforde, C., Reitner, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2010. Fossile Prokaryoten in mesozoischen und känozoischen Bernsteinen. In: Wörheide, G. & Krings, M. (eds) 80. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, München, Germany, 5–8 October 2010. Zitteliana, Series B 29, 60.


Kreier, H.-P., Feldberg, K., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2010. An initial approach to solve the cryptic speciation problem in the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla. 19th International Symposium 'Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology' of the German Botanical Society (DBG), Vienna, Austria, 16–19 September 2010, Programme and abstracts, p. 40.


Nascimbene, P. C., Grimaldi, D. A., Anderson, K. B., Schmidt, A. R., Rust, J., Williams, C. J. 2010.  Physicochemical comparisons and implications of new amber deposits from the Lower Eocene of India and the mid-Cretaceous of Ethiopia. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, 20–25, August 2010, Abstracts, p. 155.


Perrichot, V., Fisher, B., Schmidt, A. R., Svojtka, M., Tafforeau, P. & Ward, P. S. 2010. The early evolution of ants: fossil versus molecular evidence. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, 20–25 August 2010, Abstracts, p. 161.


Schmidt, A. R. 2010. On the preparation and investigation of amber inclusions of plants and microorganisms. 8th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 6–10 July 2010, Abstracts, p. 210.


Schmidt, A. R. & Schmidt, K. 2010. Resin in modern woods - observations from New Caledonia and Florida. 8th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 6–10 July 2010, Abstracts, p. 211.


Schmidt, A. R., Perrichot, V., Svojtka, M., Anderson, K. B., Belete, K. H., Bussert, R., Dörfelt, H., Jancke, S., Mohr, B., Mohrmann, E., Nascimbene, P. C., Nel., A., Nel, P., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Saupe, E. E., Schmidt, K., Schneider, H., Selden, P. A. & Vávra, N. 2010. The Ethiopian amber forest. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, 20–25 August 2010, Abstracts. pp. 166–167.


2009:

Beimforde, C. & Schmidt, A. R. 2009. Fossil and modern resins as habitats. 10th International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota. Teruel, Spain, 17–9 September 2009, Abstracts, pp. 265–266.


Beimforde, C. & Schmidt, A. R. 2009. Fossile und rezente Harze als Lebensräume. 79. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Bonn, Germany, 5–7 October 2009. Terra Nostra 2009/3, 18–19.


Schmidt, A. R. 2009. Taphonomy of microorganisms in resin. 10th International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota. Teruel, Spain, 17–19 September 2009, Abstracts, pp. 259–260.


Schmidt, A. R. & Döfelt, H. 2009. Die Pilze der Bernsteinwälder in ihren Mikrohabitaten: Diversität, Wechselbeziehungen, Evolution. 79. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Bonn, Germany, 5–7 October 2009. Terra Nostra 2009/3, 104.


2008:

Schmidt, A. R. 2008. Mikroinklusen im Baltischen und Bitterfelder Bernstein. In: Rascher, J., Wimmer, R., Krumbiegel, G. & Schmiedel, S. (eds) Bitterfelder Bernstein versus Baltischer Bernstein – Hypothesen, Fakten, Fragen, II. Bitterfelder Bernsteinkolloquium, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany, 25–27 September 2008. Exkursionsführer und Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 236, 118–125.


Schmidt, A. R. 2008. Taphonomie von Mikroorganismen in Harzen. In: Löffler, S.-B. & Freiwald, A. (eds) 78. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, Germany, 8–10 September 2008. Erlanger Geologische Abhandlungen, Sonderband 6, 58.


Schmidt, A. R. & Beimforde, C. 2008. Fossil and Recent microbial associations from amber. In: Reitner, J., Quéric, N.-V. & Reich, M. (eds) Geobiology of stromatolites. International Kalkowsky-Symposium, 4–11 October 2008, Abstracts, pp. 117–118.


Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Coppellotti, O. & Roghi, G. 2008. Microbial life on the trees of the Triassic amber forest. 12th International Palynological Congress and 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, Bonn, Germany, 30 August – 5 September 2008. Terra Nostra 2008/2, 248.


Struwe, S. & Schmidt, A. R. 2008. Zur Herkunft pflanzlicher Haare in Bernsteinen. In: Löffler, S.-B. & Freiwald, A. (eds) 78. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Erlangen, Germany, 8–10 September 2008. Erlanger Geologische Abhandlungen, Sonderband 6, 116.


Struwe, S., Girard, V., Perrichot, P. & Schmidt, A. R. 2008. Reconstruction of a diverse soil microbiocoenosis from French Cretaceous amber. 12th International Palynological Congress and 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, Bonn, Germany, 30 August  – 5 September 2008. Terra Nostra 2008/2, 271.


2007:

Coppellotti, O., Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Guidolin, L. & Roghi, G. 2007. Protistan microfossils in Triassic amber from the Dolomites (Italy). V European Congress of Protistology and XI European Conference on Ciliate Biology, St. Petersburg, Russia, 23–27 July 2007. Protistology 5, 20–21.


Girard, V., Saint-Martin, S., Breton, G., Néraudeau, D., Perrichot, V., Saint-Martin, J.-P. & Schmidt, A. R. 2007. An exceptional preservation of marine diatoms in Late Albian French amber. 3rd World Congress on the Amber Inclusions, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 4–9 May 2007, Abstracts, p. 80.


Perrichot, V., Girard, V., Lak, M., Nel, A., Néraudeau, D., Saint-Martin, S. & Schmidt, A. R. 2007. Terrestrial and marine inclusions from French Cretaceous amber and their palaeoecological implications. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 4–9 May 2007, Abstracts, p. 128.


Schmidt, A. R. 2007. The microbial life of the amber forests. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 4–9 May 2007, Abstracts, p. 150.


Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Coppellotti, O. & Roghi, G. 2007. Microorganisms in Triassic amber from Italy. FossilsX3: Insects, Arthropods, Amber, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 4–9 May 2007, Abstracts, p. 152.


Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Coppellotti, O. & Roghi, G. 2007. Der triassische Bernsteinwald von Cortina d'Ampezzo und sein mikrobielles Leben. In: Elicki, O. & Schneider, J. W. (eds) Fossile Ökosysteme. 77. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Freiberg, Germany, 17–19 September 2007. Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen des Institutes für Geologie der TU Bergakademie Freiberg 36, 123.


Struwe, S., Perrichot, V. & Schmidt, A. R. 2007. Mikroinklusen und die Paläoökologie der kretazischen Bernsteinwälder von Charente-Maritime (Frankreich). In: Elicki, O. & Schneider, J. W. (eds) Fossile Ökosysteme. 77. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Freiberg, Germany, 17–19 September 2007. Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen des Institutes für Geologie der TU Bergakademie Freiberg 36, 150.


2006:

Schmidt, A. R. 2006. Microorganisms and microcoenoses of Cretaceous forests – new insights from amber. In: Barrett, P. M. & Evans, S. E. (eds) Ninth International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Manchester, UK, 27–30 June 2006, Proceedings volume, pp. 110–113.


Schmidt, A. R. 2006. Resin-preserved microorganisms of Mesozoic and Cenozoic amber forests, their taphonomy and palaeoecology. 7th European Paleobotany-Palynology Conference, Prague, Czech, 6–11 September 2006, Abstracts, p. 126.


Schmidt, A. R. & Dörfelt, H. 2006. Cenozoic Matoniaceae from European amber. 7th European Paleobotany-Palynology Conference, Prague, Czech, 6–11 September 2006, Abstracts, p. 127.


Schmidt, A. R., Coppellotti, O., Schönborn, W., Ragazzi, E. & Roghi, G. 2006. Mesozoic testate amoebae from European amber. International Symposium on Testate Amoebae, Antwerp, Belgium, 12–14 September 2006, Abstracts, p. 51.


2005:

Degtjareva, G. V., Casper, S. J., Hellwig, F. H., Schmidt, A. R. & Sokoloff, D. D. 2005. Morphology and nrITS phylogeny of the genus Pinguicula (Lentibulariaceae), with special attention to embryo evolution. XVII International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria, 17–23 July 2005, Abstracts, pp. 510–511.


Gebühr, C., Pohlon, E., Schmidt, A. R. & Küsel, K. 2005. Development of the microalgae communities in the phytotelmata of Sarracenia purpurea L. XVII International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria, 17–23 July 2005, Abstracts, p. 509.


Schmidt, A. R. 2005. Harzkonservierte Mikroorganismen und Mikrozönosen meso- und känozoischer "Bernsteinwälder". 75. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Graz, Austria, 27 August – 2 September 2005. Berichte des Institutes für Erdwissenschaften Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz 10, 115.


2004:

Gebühr, C., Pohlon, E. & Schmidt, A. R. 2004. Struktur und Dynamik der Algenzönosen in den Phytotelmen von Sarracenia purpurea L. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Potsdam, Germany, 20–24 September 2004, Abstracts, p. 57.


Schmidt, A. R. 2004. Limnetic-terrestrial microcoenoses in the Cretaceous – new insights from fossil resin. 32nd International Geological Congress, Florence, Italy, 20–28 August 2004, Abstract volume, part 1, p. 804.


2003:

Dietz, W., Richter, W., Schäfer, U. & Schmidt, A. R. 2003. Investigation of microfossils in 100 million-year-old amber. In: Gemming, T., Lehmann, M., Lichte, H. & Wetzig, K. (eds) Proceedings of the Microscopy Conference MC 2003, International Forum for Advanced Microscopy, Dresden, Germany, 7–12 September 2003. Microscopy and Microanalysis 9 (Supplement 3), 472–473.


2002:

Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H., Schönborn, W. & Zimmermann-Timm, H. 2002. Mikrofossilien im Bernstein - Neue Einblicke in limnisch-terrestrische Mikrozönosen des späten Mesozoikums. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Kiel, Germany, 17–21 September 2001, Tagungsbericht, pp. 852–857.


1997:

Dahse, H.-M. & Schmidt, A. 1997. Molecular phylogenetics of Pinguicula L. (Lentibulariaceae) based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA (nrDNA). In: Smets, E., Ronse Decraene, L. P. & Robbrecht, E. (eds.) 13th Symposium Morphology, Anatomy and Systematics, Leuven, The Netherlands, 7–11 April 1997. Scripta Botanica Belgica 15, 43.

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Ausgewählte Publikationen

2017:

Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Perrichot, V., Schmidt, K., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. Resin exudation and resinicolous communities on Araucaria humboldtensis in New Caledonia. Arthropod-Plant Interactions (in press).


Dal Corso, J., Schmidt, A. R., Seyfullah, L. J., Preto, N., Ragazzi, E., Jenkyns, H. C., Delclòs, X., Néraudeau, D. & Roghi, G. 2017. Evaluating the use of amber in palaeoatmospheric reconstructions: The carbon-isotope variability of modern and Cretaceous conifer resins. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 199, 351-369.


Seyfullah, L. J., Beimforde, C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2017. Parasitaxus parasitized: Novel infestation of Parasitaxus usta (Podocarpaceae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. DOI 10.1007/s11829-016-9494-0.


2016:

Kettunen, E., Schmidt, A. R., Diederich, P., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2016. Lichen-associated fungi from Paleogene amber. New Phytologist 209, 896-898.


Sadowski, E.-M., Schmidt, A. R., Rudall, P. J., Simpson, D. A., Gröhn, C., Wunderlich, J. & Seyfullah, L. J. 2016. Graminids from Eocene Baltic amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 233, 161-168.


Schneider, H., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2016. Burmese amber fossils bridge the gap in the Cretaceous record of polypod ferns. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 18, 70-78.


Thiel, V., Lausmaa, J., Sjövall, P., Ragazzi, E., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2016. Microbe-like inclusions in tree resins and implications for the fossil record of protists in amber. Geobiology 14, 364-373.


2015:

Kaasalainen, U., Heinrichs, J., Krings, M., Myllys, L., Grabenhorst, H., Rikkinen, J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Alectorioid morphologies in Paleogene lichens: new evidence and re-evaluation of the fossil Alectoria succini Mägdefrau. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129526.


Sadowski, E.-M., Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, F., Fleischmann, A., Behling, H. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Carnivorous leaves from Baltic amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 190-195.


Seyfullah, L. J., Sadowski, E.-M. & Schmidt, A. R. 2015. Species-level determination of closely related araucarian resins using FTIR spectroscopy and its implications for the provenance of New Zealand amber. PeerJ 3:e1067; DOI 10.7717/peerj.1067


Sidorchuk, E. A., Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G. & Lindquist, E. E. 2015. Plant-feeding mite diversity in Triassic amber (Acari: Tetrapodili). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 13, 129-151.


2014:

Beimforde, C., Feldberg, K., Nylinder, S., Rikkinen, J., Tuovila, H., Dörfelt, H., Gube, M., Jackson, D. J., Reitner, J., Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R. 2014. Estimating the Phanerozoic history of the Ascomycota lineages: Combining fossil and molecular data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78, 386-398.


Feldberg, K., Schneider, H., Stadler, T., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Schmidt, A. R. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. Epiphytic leafy liverworts diversified in angiosperm-dominated forests. Scientific Reports 4, 5974; DOI:10.1038/srep05974.


Lóriga, J., Schmidt, A. R., Moran, R. C., Feldberg, K., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2014. The first fossil of a bolbitidoid fern belongs to the early-divergent lineages of Elaphoglossum (Dryopteridaceae). American Journal of Botany 101, 1466-1475.


Schmidt, A. R., Beimforde, C., Seyfullah, L. J., Wege, S.-E., Dörfelt, H., Girard, V., Grabenhorst, H., Gube, M., Heinrichs, J., Nel, A., Nel, P., Perrichot, V., Reitner, J. & Rikkinen, J. 2014. Amber fossils of sooty moulds. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 200, 53-64.


2013:

Feldberg, K., Heinrichs, J., Schmidt, A. R., Va?á, J. & Schneider, H. 2013. Exploring the impact of fossil constraints on the divergence time estimates of derived liverworts. Plant Systematics and Evolution 299, 585–601.


Tuovila, H., Schmidt, A. R., Beimforde, C., Dörfelt, H., Grabenhorst, H. & Rikkinen, J. 2013. Stuck in time – a new Chaenothecopsis species with proliferating ascomata from Cunninghamia resin and its fossil ancestors in European amber. Fungal Diversity 58, 199–213.


2012:

Dong, S., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Meinecke, P., Feldberg, K., Bombosch, A., Pócs, T., Schmidt, A. R., Reitner, J., Schneider, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2012. Tramps, narrow endemics and morphologically cryptic species in the epiphyllous liverwort Diplasiolejeunea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65, 582–594.


Schmidt, A. R., Jancke, S., Lindquist, E. E., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Nascimbene, P. C., Schmidt, K., Wappler, T. & Grimaldi, D. A. 2012. Arthropods in amber from the Triassic Period. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, 14796–14801.


2011:

Beimforde, C., Schäfer, N., Dörfelt, H., Nascimbene, P. C., Singh, H., Heinrichs, J., Reitner, J., Rana, R. S. & Schmidt, A. R. 2011. Ectomycorrhizas from a Lower Eocene angiosperm forest. New Phytologist 192, 988–996.


Heinrichs, J., Kreier, H.-P., Feldberg, K., Schmidt, A. R., Zhu, R.-L., Shaw, B., Shaw, J. & Wissemann, V. 2011. Formalizing morphologically cryptic biological entities: New insights from DNA-taxonomy, hybridization and biogeography in the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales). American Journal of Botany 98, 1252–1262.


2010:

Schmidt, A. R., Perrichot, V., Svojtka, M., Anderson, K. B., Belete, K. H., Bussert, R., Dörfelt, H., Jancke, S., Mohr, B., Mohrmann, E., Nascimbene, P. C., Nel, A., Nel, P., Ragazzi, E., Roghi, G., Saupe, E. E., Schmidt, K., Schneider, H., Selden, P. A. & Vávra, N. 2010. Cretaceous African life captured in amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 7329–7334.


2008:

Girard, V., Schmidt, A. R., Saint-Martin, S., Struwe, S., Perrichot, V., Saint Martin, J.-P., Grosheny, D., Breton, G. & Néraudeau, D. 2008. Evidence for marine microfossils from amber. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105, 17426–17429.


2007:

Schmidt, A. R. & Dilcher, D. L. 2007. Aquatic organisms as amber inclusions and examples from a modern swamp forest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104, 16581–16585.


Schmidt, A. R., Dörfelt, H. & Perrichot, V. 2007. Carnivorous fungi from Cretaceous amber. Science 318, 1743.


2006:

Degtjareva, G. V., Casper, S. J., Hellwig, F. H., Schmidt, A. R., Steiger, J., & Sokoloff, D. D. 2006. Morphology and nrITS phylogeny of the genus Pinguicula L. (Lentibulariaceae), with special attention to embryo evolution. Plant Biology 8, 778–790.


Schmidt, A. R., Ragazzi, E., Coppellotti, O. & Roghi, G. 2006. A microworld in Triassic amber. Nature 444, 835.

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Betreuung von Qualifikationsarbeiten

2015:

Grabow, D. 2015. Marine Mikroorgansimen als Bernsteinfossilien: aktuopaläontologische Daten aus dem Litoral Neukaledoniens. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 53 p.


Steuernagel, L. 2015. Lichen grazing in the Paleogene: first fossil evidence and actuopaleontology. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 44 p.


2014:

Holzmeyer, L. 2014. Phylogeny and Biogeography of the genus Acronychia. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 81 p.


Lengeling, F. 2014. Fossil fungi in early Miocene amber from New Zealand. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 47 p.


Meierding, M. 2014. An experiment about the effect of embedding in tree resin on the preservation of plant biomarkers and DNA. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 67 p.


2013:

Beimforde, C. 2013. The evolution of the Ascomycota – new insights from Mesozoic and Cenozoic amber fossils. Ph.D. thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 206 p.


Dong, S. 2013. Systematics and biogeography of selected genera in Lejeuneaceae subfamily Lejeuneoideae. Ph.D. thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 245 p.


Hartl, C. 2013. Enlightening lichens from amber: morphology, systematics, and paleoecology. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 38 p.


Kiecksee, A. P. 2013. Elucidating Miocene amber inclusions from New Zealand: preparation, microscopy and reconstruction of the palaeobiota. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 60 p.


Sadowski, E.-M. 2013. Roridulid leaves from Eocene Baltic amber. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 49 p.


2012:

Busch, A. 2012. Zur Herkunft pflanzlicher Trichome in mesozoischen und känozoischen Bernsteinen. Master Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 99 p.


Wiggering, B. 2012. Preparation, morphology and botanical affiliation of stellate plant hairs from Cretaceous and Paleogene ambers. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 32 p.


2011:

Kiecksee, A. P. 2011. Reinvestigation of a putative bracket fungus described from the Triassic of southern Germany. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 27 p.


Nieger, A. 2011. Molekularphylogenetische Untersuchungen zur systematischen Position von Porella navicularis (Porellaceae, Junermanniidae) Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 26 p.


Sadowski, E.-M. 2011. The anamorphic ascomycete genus Monotosporella from Eocene amber and from modern conifer resin. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 20 p.


Wege, S.-E. 2011. Evaluation dunkel pigmentierter Anamorphen der Dothideomycetes (Ascomycota) aus mesozoischen und känozoischen Bernsteinen. Bachelor Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 25 p.


2010:

König, J. 2010. Prokaryoten in fossilen Harzen. Diploma Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 77 p.


2008:

Struwe, S. 2008. Mikroinklusen in Bernsteinen aus der Kreide von Charente-Maritime, Frankreich. Diploma Thesis, Freie Universität zu Berlin, 113 p.


2005:

Gebühr, Ch. 2005. Struktur und Sukzession der Algenzönosen in den Phytotelmen einer allochthonen Sarracenia purpurea - Population. Diploma Thesis, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, 85 p.

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