Publications

Updated in July 2017


PDFs can be requested directly from Stefan Lötters (loetters[at]uni-trier.de) or obtained via Research Gate.



I. Original Scientific Articles


A. In Peer-Reviewed Journals


2017

(166) Filz, K.J., A. Bohr & S. Lötters (2017): Abandoned foreigners: is the stage set for exotic pet reptiles to invade Central Europe? — Biodiversity and Conservation, in press.

(165) Lyra, M.L., E. Sanchez, S. Künzel, S. Lötters, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2017): The mitochondrial genomes of three species of poison frogs (Dendrobates). — Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, in press.

(164) Ellis-Soto, D., S. Blake, A. Soultaan, A. Guézou, F. Cabrera & S. Lötters (2017): Plant species dispersed by Galapagos tortoises surf the wave of habitat suitability under anthropogenic climate change. — PLoS ONE, 12: e0181333. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181333.

(163) Wagner, N., A. Hochkirch, H. Martin, D. Matenaar, K. Rohde, F. Wacht, C. Wesch, S. Wirtz, R. Klein, S. Lötters, A. Proelss, M. Veith (2017): De-extinction, nomenclature, and the law. — Science, 356: 1016-1017.

(162) Werner, P., B.R. Schmidt & S. Lötters (2017): Microhabitat use within a contact zone of parapatric land salamanders in the Swiss Alps. — Amphibia-Reptilia, in press.


(161) Nothacker, J.A., C.P. Neu, M. Mayer, N. Wagner & S. Lötters (2017): Homing behavior in the Neotropical poison frog Ameerega trivittata. — Salamandra, in press.

(160) Hochkirch, A., J. Beninde, M. Fischer, A. Krahner, C. Lindemann, D. Matenaar, K. Rohde, N. Wagner, C. Wesch, S. Wirtz, A. Zink, S. Lötters, T. Schmitt, A. Proelss & M. Veith (2017): License to kill? – Disease eradication programs may not be in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity. — Conservation Letters, in press.

(159) Stöckelhuber, M., C. Müller, F. Vetter, V. Mingo, S. Lötters, N. Wagner & F. Bracher (2017): Determination of pesticides adsorbed on arthropods and gastropods by a micro-QuEChERS approach and GC-MS/MS. — Chromatographia, in press.

(158) Mingo, V. S. Lötters & N. Wagner (2017): The impact of land use intensity and associated pesticide applications on fitness and enzymatic activity in reptiles – a field study. — Science of the Total Environment, 590/591: 114-124.

(157) Mingo, V., S. Lötters & N. Wagner (2017): The use of buccal swabs as a minimal-invasive method for detecting effects of pesticide exposure on enzymatic activity in common wall lizards. — Environmental Pollution, 220: 53-62.

(156) Wagner, N., M. Veith, S. Lötters & B. Viertel (2017): Population and life-stage specific effects of two herbicide formulations on the aquatic development of European common frogs (Rana temporaria). — Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 36: 190-200.

(155) Schmidt, B.R., C. Bozzuto, S. Lötters & S. Steinfartz (2017): Dynamics of host populations affected by the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 160801.
http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/4/3/160801

(154) Böning, P., S. Wolf, K. Upton, M. Menin, P.J. Venegas & S. Lötters
(2017): Amphibian diversity and its turnover in floating meadows along the Amazon River. Salamandra, in press.

(153) Zimkus, B.M., L.P. Lawson, M.F. Barej, C.D. Barratt, A. Channing, K.M. Dash, J.M. Dehling, L. Du Preez, P.-S. Gehring, E. Greenbaum, V. Gvoždík, J. Harvey, J. Kielgast, C. Kusamba, Z.T. Nagy, M. Pabijan, J. Penner, M.-O. Rödel, M. Vences & S. Lötters (2017): Leapfrogging into new territory: How Mascarene ridged frogs diversified across Africa and Madagascar to maintain their ecological niche. — Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 106: 254-269.

2016


(152) Neu, C.P., S.S. Bisanz, J.A. Nothacker, M. Mayer & S. Lötters (2016): Male and female home range behavior in the Neotropical poison frog Ameerega trivittata (Anura, Dendrobatidae) over two consecutive years. — South American Journal of Herpetology, 11: 149-156.


(151) Feldmeier, S., L. Schefczyk, N. Wagner, G. Heinemann, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2016): Present and future high risk zones for the spreading lethal salamander chytrid fungus in its invasive range in Europe using bioclimate and weather extremes. — PLoS ONE, 11: : e0165682.

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/asset?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0165682.PDF


(150) Mingo, V., S. Lötters & N. Wagner (2016): Risk of pesticide exposure for reptile species in the European Union. Environmental Pollution, 215: 164-169.

(149) Channing, A., J.M. Dehling, S. Lötters & R. Ernst (2016): Species boundaries and taxonomy of the African River frogs (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Amietia). — Zootaxa, 4155: 1-76.

(148) Lorentz, M.N., A.N. Stokes, D.C. Rößler & S. Lötters (2016): Tetrodotoxin in animals. — Current Biology, 26: R870-R872.


(147) Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., A. Martel, J. Asselberghs, E.K. Bales, W. Beukema, M.C. Bletz, L. Dalbeck, E. Goverse, A. Kerres, T. Kinet, K. Kirst, A. Laudelout, L.F. Marin da Fonte, A. Nöllert, D. Ohlhoff, J. Sabino-Pinto, B.R. Schmidt, J. Speybroeck, F. Spikmans, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences, N. Wagner, F. Pasmans & S. Lötters (2016): Expanding distribution of lethal amphibian fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. — Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22: 1286-1288.

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/7/16-0109_article

 

2015

 

(146) Sabino-Pinto, J., M. Bletz, R. Hendrix, R.G.B. Perl, A. Martel, F. Pasmans, S. Lötters, F. Mutschmann, D. Schmeller, B.R. Schmidt, M. Veith, N. Wagner, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2015): First detection of the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Germany. — Amphibia-Reptilia, 36: 411-416.

(145) Wagner, N., V. Mingo, U. Schulte & S. Lötters (2015): Risk evaluation of pesticide use to protected European reptile species. — Biological Conservation, 191: 667-673.


(144) Wagner, N., S. Lötters, M. Veith & B. Viertel (2015): Acute toxic effects of the herbicide formulation Focus® Ultra on embryos and larvae of the Moroccan painted frog, Discoglossus scovazzi. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 69: 535-544.


(143) Schulte, L.M., M. Krauss, S. Lötters, T. Schulze & W. Brack (2015): Decoding and discrimination of chemical cues and signals: Avoidance of predation and competition during parental care behavior in sympatric poison frogs. — PLoS ONE 10: e0129929.
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0129929


(142) Wagner, N., S. Lötters, M. Veith & B. Viertel (2915): Effects of an environmentally relevant temporal application scheme of low herbicide concentrations on larvae of two anuran species. Chemosphere 135: 175-181.


(141) Wagner, N., S. Lötters, M. Veith & B. Viertel (2015): Acute toxic effects of the herbicide formulation and the active ingredient used in Cycloxydim-tolerant maize cultivation on embryos and larvae of the African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis. — Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 94: 412-418.


(140) Bell, R.C., R.C. Drewes, A. Channing, V. Gvoždík, J. Kielgast, S. Lötters, P.K. Malonza, B.L. Stuart & K.R. Zamudio (2015): Over-seas dispersal of Hyperolius reedfrogs from Central Africa to the oceanic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. — Journal of Biogeography, 42: 65-75.


2014


(139) Lötters, S., K.J. Filz, N. Wagner, B.R. Schmidt, C. Emmerling & M. Veith (2014): Hypothesizing if responses to climate change affect herbicide exposure risk for amphibians. — Environmental Sciences Europe, 26: 31.

http://www.enveurope.com/content/26/1/31 


(138) Martel, A., M. Blooi, C. Adriaensen, P. Van Rooij, W. Beukema, M.C. Fisher, R. Farrer, B.R. Schmidt, U. Tobler, K. Goka, K. Lips, C. Muletz, K. Zamudio, J. Bosch, S. Lötters, E. Wombwell, T.W.J. Garner, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, S. Salvidio, R. Ducatelle, K. Nishikawa, T.T. Nguyen, I. Van Bocxlaer, F. Bossuyt, F. Pasmans (2014): Recent introduction of a chytrid fungus endangers Western Palearctic salamanders. — Science, 346: 630-631.
http://www.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.1258268

 

(137) Gehara, M., A.J. Crawford, V.G.D. Orrico, A. Rodríguez, S. Lötters, A. Fouquet, L.S. Barrientos, F. Brusquetti, I. De la Riva, R. Ernst, J. Faivovich, G. Gagliardi Urrutia, F. Glaw, J. Guayasamin, M. Hölting, M. Jansen, P. Kok, A. Kwet, R. Lingnau, M. Lyra, J. Moravec, J. Pombal Jr., F.J.M. Rojas-Runjaic, A. Schulze, J.C. Señaris, M. Solé, M. Trefaut Rodriguez, E. Twomey, C.F.B. Haddad, M. Vences & J. Köhler (2014): High levels of diversity uncovered in a widespread nominal taxon: continental phylogeography of the Neotropical tree frog Dendropsophus minutus. — PLoS ONE, 9: e103958. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0103958

 

(136) Werner, P., S. Lötters & B.R. Schmidt (2014): Absence of variation in body size of the Alpine salamander between allotopic and syntopic populations in a contact zone with the Fire salamander. — Amphibia-Reptilia, 35: 361-365.

 

(135) Wagner, N., D. Rödder, C.A. Brühl, M. Veith, P.P. Lenhardt & S. Lötters (2014): Evaluating the risk of pesticide exposure for amphibian species listed in Annex II of the European Union Habitats Directive. — Biological Conservation, 176: 64-70.

 

(134) Wagner, N., W. Züghart, V. Mingo & S. Lötters (2014): Are deformation rates of anuran developmental stages suitable indicators for environmental pollution? Possibilities and limitations. — Ecological Indicators, 45: 394-401.

 

(133) Vences, M., E. Sanchez, J.S. Hauswaldt, D. Eikelmann, A. Rodríguez, S. Carranza, D. Donaire, M. Gehara, V. Helfer, S. Lötters, P. Werner, S. Schulz & S. Steinfartz (2014): Nuclear and mitochondrial multilocus phylogeny and survey of alkaloid content in true salamanders of the genus Salamandra. — Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73: 208-216.

 

(132) Mayer, M., L. Schulte, E. Twomey & S. Lötters (2014): Do male poison frogs respond to modified calls of a Müllerian mimic. — Animal Behaviour, 89: 45-51.


(131) Schulte, L.M. & S. Lötters (2014): A danger foreseen is a danger avoided: how chemical cues of different tadpoles influence parental decisions of a Neotropical poison frog. — Animal Cognition, 17: 267-275.


(130) Werner, P., S. Lötters & B.R. Schmidt (2014): Analysis of habitat determinants in a contact zone of parapatric European salamanders. — Journal of Zoology, 292: 31-38.


2013


(129) Wagner, N. & S. Lötters (2013): Effects of water contamination on site selection by amphibians: experiences from an arena approach with European frogs and newts. — Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 65: 98-104.


(128) Wollenberg, K.C., M. Veith & S. Lötters (2013): Expanding the understanding of local community assembly in adaptive radiations. — Ecology and Evolution, 3: 1-12.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.908/pdf


(127) Weinmann, A.E., D. Rödder, S. Lötters & M.R. Langer (2013): Traveling through time: The past, present and future biogeography range of the invasive foraminifera Amphistegina spp. In the Mediterranean Sea. — Marine Micropaleontology, 105: 30-39.


(126) Wagner, N., W. Reichenbecher, B. Tappeser, H. Teichmann & S. Lötters (2013): Questions concenring the potential impact of glyphosate-based herbicides on amphibians. — Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32: 1688-1700.


(125) Weinmann, A.E., D. Rödder, S. Lötters & M. Langer (2013): Heading for new shores: Projecting marine distribution ranges of selected larger foraminifera. — PLoS ONE, 8: e2182.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0062182


(124) Werner, P., S. Lötters, B.R. Schmidt, J.O. Engler & D. Rödder (2013): The role of climate for the range limits of parapatric European land salamanders. — Ecography, 36: 1127-1137.


(123) Schulte, L.M. & S. Lötters (2013): The power of the seasons: rainfall triggers parental care in poison frogs. — Evolutionary Ecology, 27: 711-723.


(122) Channing, A., A. Hillers, S. Lötters, M.-O. Rödel, S. Schick, W. Conradie, D. Rödder, V. Mercurio,P. Wagner, J.M. Dehling, L.H. du Preez, J. Kielgast & M. Burger (2013): Taxonomy of the super-cryptic Hyperolius nasutus group of long reed frogs of Africa (Anura: Hyperoliidae), with descriptions of six new species. — Zootaxa, 3620: 301-350.


(121) Böll, S., B.R. Schmidt, M. Veith, N. Wagner, D. Rödder, C. Weimann, T. Kirschey & S. Lötters (2013): Amphibians as indicators of changes in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems following GM crop cultivation: a monitoring guideline. — BioRisk, 8: 39-51.


(120) Langer, M.R., A.E. Weinmann, S. Lötters, J.M. Bernhard & D. Rödder (2013): Climate-driven range extension of Amphistegina (Protista, Foraminiferida): models of current and predicted future ranges. — PLoS ONE, 8: e54443.

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0054443


(119) Hochkirch, A., T. Schmitt, J. Beninde, M. Hiery, T. Kinitz, J. Kirschey, D. Matenaar, K. Rohde, A. Stoefen, N. Wagner, A. Zink, S. Lötters, M. Veith& A. Proelss (2013): How much biodiversity does Natura 2000 cover? — Conservation Letters, 6: 470-471.


(118) Hochkirch, A., T. Schmitt, J. Beninde, M. Hiery, T. Kinitz, J. Kirschey, D. Matenaar, K. Rohde, A. Stoefen, N. Wagner, A. Zink, S. Lötters, M. Veith & A. Proelss (2013): Europe needs a new vision for a Natura 2020 network. — Conservation Letters, 6: 462-476.


2012


(117) Gawor, A., A. Rauhaus, D. Karbe, K. van der Straeten, S. Lötters & T. Ziegler (2012): Is there a chance for conservation breeding? Ex situ management, reproduction and early life stages of the harlequin toad Atelopus flavescens Duméril & Bibron, 1841 (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). — Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, 5 (e50): 29-44.


(116) Gascon, C., J.P. Collins, D.R. Church, R.D. Moore, F. Andreone, P. Bishop, S.D. Biju, F. Bolaños, F. Xie, P. Li, Z. Li, S. Haitao, S. Lötters, Y. Matamoros, M. Meegaskumbura, S. Molur, P.N. Mitchell, J.M. Mora-Benavides, J. Garcia-Moreno, H. Randriamahazo, J.T. Reardon, C. Molina Rodriguez, S. Ron, J.J.L. Rowley, D. Silvano, P.H. Valdujo, V.K. Verdade (2012): Scaling a global plan into regional strategies for amphibian conservation. — Alytes, 29: 15-27.


(115) Viertel, B., M. Veith, S. Schick, A. Channing, S. Kigoolo, O. Baeza-Urrea, U. Sinsch & S. Lötters (2012): The stream-dwelling larva of the Ruwenzori river frog, Amietia ruwenzorica, its oral cavity and pathology of chytridiomycosis. — Zootaxa, 3400: 43-57.


(114) Lötters, S., J. Kielgast, M. Sztatecsny, N. Wagner, U. Schulte, P. Werner, D. Rödder, J. Dambach, T. Reissner, A. Hochkirch & B.R. Schmidt (2012): Absence of infection with the amphibian chytrid fungus in the terrestrial Alpine salamander, Salamandra atra. — Salamandra, 48: 58-62.


(113) Langer, M.R., A.E. Weinmann, S. Lötters, & D. Rödder (2012): “Strangers” in paradise: modeling the biogeographic range expansion of the foraminifera Amphistegina in the Mediterranean Sea. — Foraminiferal Research, 42: 234-244.


(112) Flecks, M., F. Weinsheimer, W. Böhme, J. Chenga, S. Lötters & D. Rödder (2012): Watching extinction: the dramatic population status of the Critically Endangered Tanzanian Turquoise Dwarf Gecko, Lygodactylus williamsi. Salamandra, 48: 12-20.


(111) Bidinger, K., S. Lötters, D. Rödder & M. Veith (2012): Distribution models for the alien invasive Asian Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis). — Journal of Applied Entomology, 136: 109-123.


(110) Schulte, U., A. Hochkirch, S. Lötters, D. Rödder, S. Schweiger, T. Weimann & M. Veith (2012): Cryptic niche conservatism among evolutionary lineages of an invasive lizard. — Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21: 198-211.


2011


(109) Rödder, D., S. Lötters, M. Öz, S. Bogaerts, K. Eleftherakos & M. Veith (2011): A novel method to calculate climatic niche similarity among species with restricted ranges – the case of terrestrial Lycian salamanders. — Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 11: 409-423.


(108) Angetter, L.-S., S. Lötters & D. Rödder (2011): Climate niche shift in invasive species: the case of the brown anole. — Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 104: 943-954.


(107) Brown, J.L., E. Twomey, A. Amézquita, M. Barbosa de Souza, J.P. Caldwell, S. Lötters, R. von May, P.R. Melo-Sampaio, D. Mejia-Vargas, P. Perez-Peña, M. Pepper, E.H. Poelman, M. Sanchez-Rodriguez & K. Summers (2011): A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical poison frog genus Ranitomeya (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). — Zootaxa, 3083: 1-120.


(106) Wagner, N., J. Pellet, S. Lötters, B.R. Schmidt & T. Schmitt (2011): The superpopulation approach for estimating the population size of 'prolonged' breeding amphibians: examples from Europe. — Amphibia-Reptilia, 32: 323-332.


(105) Bidinger, K., S. Lötters, M. Veith, D. Rödder, C. Krahmer, J. Amelong, P. Reiff & R. Hendler (2011): Wer haftet für Folgeschäden von Neozoen? Das Problem des Asiatischen Marienkäfers. — Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 43: 133-137. [Who is liable for secondary damages of neozoic species? The problem of the Asian ladybird]


(104) Schulte, L.M., J. Yeager, R. Schulte, M. Veith, P. Werner, L.A. Beck & S. Lötters (2011): The smell of success: choice of larval rearing sites by means of chemical cues in a Peruvian poison frog. — Animal Behaviour, 81: 1147-1154.


(103) Lötters, S., A. van der Meijden, L.A. Coloma, R. Boistel, P. Cloetens, R. Ernst, E. Lehr & M. Veith (2011): Assessing the molecular phylogeny of a near extinct group of vertebrates: the Neotropical harlequin frogs (Bufonidae; Atelopus). — Systematics and Biodiversity, 9: 45-57. Awarded as 'outstanding paper' with the Taylor & Francis Prize


(102) Rödder, D., W. Böhme & S. Lötters (2011): ‘Chamaliens’ on the Hawaiian Islands: spatial risk assessment for the invasive Jackson's chameleon (Chamaeleonidae). — Salamandra, 47: 36-42.


(101) Werner, P., O. Elle, L.M. Schulte & S. Lötters (2011): Home range behaviour in male and female poison frogs in Amazonian Peru (Dendrobatidae: Ranitomeya reticulata). — Journal of Natural History, 45: 15-27.


2010


(100) Malonza, P.K.M., S. Lötters & G.J. Measey (2010): The montane forest associated amphibian species of the Taita Hills, Kenya. — Journal of East African Natural History, 99: 47-63.


(99) Rödder, D. & S. Lötters (2010): Explanative power of variables used in Species Distribution Modelling: an issue of general model transferability or niche shift in the invasive Greenhouse frog (Eleutherodactylus planirostris)? ― Naturwissenschaften, 97: 781-796.


(98) Schulte, L.M., R. Schulte, D. Rödder & S. Lötters (2010): Preference and competition for breeding plants in coexisting Ranitomeya species (Dendrobatidae): does height play a role? — Salamandra, 46: 180-184.


(97) Schick, S., J. Kielgast, D. Rödder, V. Muchai, M. Burger & S. Lötters (2010): New species of reed frog from the Congo basin with discussion of paraphyly in Cinnamon-belly reed frogs. — Zootaxa, 2501: 23-36.


(96) Lötters, S., A. van der Meijden, D. Rödder, T.E. Koester, T. Kraus, E. La Marca, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Veith (2010): Reinforcing and expanding the predictions of the disturbance vicariance hypothesis in Amazonian harlequin frogs: a molecular phylogenetic and climate envelope modelling approach. — Biodiversity and Conservation, 19: 2125-2146.

http://www.springerlink.com/content/p1k62233357t6k28/fulltext.pdf


(95) Rödder, D., J. Kielgast & S. Lötters (2010): Future potential distribution of the emerging amphibian chytrid fungus under anthropogenic climate change. — Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 92: 201-207.


(94) Lötters, S., J. Kielgast, J. Bielby, S. Schmidtlein, J. Bosch, M. Veith, S. Walker, M.C. Fisher & D. Rödder ("2009" 2010): The link between rapid enigmatic amphibian decline and the globally emerging chytrid fungus. — EcoHealth, 6: 358-372.


(93) Rödder, D., F. Weinsheimer & S. Lötters (2010): Molecules meet macroecology – combining Species Distribution Models and phylogeographic studies. — Zootaxa, 2426: 54-60.


(92) Schick, S., B.M. Zimkus, A. Channing, J. Köhler & S. Lötters (2010): Systematics of 'Little Brown Frogs' from East Africa: recognition of Phrynobatrachus scheffleri and description of a new species from the Kakamega Forest, Kenya (Amphibia: Phrynobatrachidae). — Salamandra, 46: 24-36.


(91) Rödder, D. & S. Lötters (2010): Potential distribution of the alien invasive brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Reptilia: Colubridae), under current and changing climate. — Pacific Science, 64: 11-22.


(90) Kielgast, J., D. Rödder, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2010): Widespread occurrence of the amphibian chytrid fungus in Kenya. — Animal Conservation, 13, Supplement 1: 36-43.


Before 2010


(89) Luger, M., W. Hödl & S. Lötters (2009): Site fidelity, home range behaviour and habitat utilization of male harlequin toads (Amphibia: Atelopus hoogmoedi) from Suriname: important aspects for conservation breeding. — Salamandra, 45: 211-218.


(88) Rödder, D., S. Schmidtlein, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2009): Alien invasive slider in unpredicted habitat: a matter of niche shift or of variables studied? — PLoS ONE, 4: e7843
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0007843


(87) Schmidt, B.R., S. Furrer, A. Kwet, S. Lötters, D. Rödder, M. Sztatecsny, U. Tobler & S. Zumbach (2009): Desinfektion als Maßnahme gegen die Verbreitung von der Chytridiomykose bei Amphibien. — Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, Supplement, 15: 229-241. [Disinfection is an action needed to stop the further spread of chytridiomycosis]


(86) Rödder, D., A. Kwet & S. Lötters (2009): Translating natural history into geographic space: a macroecological perspective on the North American Slider, Trachemys scripta (Reptilia, Cryptodira, Emydidae). Journal of Natural History, 43: 2525-2536.


(85) Rödder, D. & S. Lötters (2009): Niche shift versus niche conservatism? Climatic characteristics within the native and invasive ranges of the Mediterranean Housegecko (Hemidactylus turcicus). — Global Ecology and Biogeography, 18: 674-687.


(84) Rödder, D., J. Kielgast, J. Bielby, S. Schmidtlein, J. Bosch, T.W.J. Garner, M. Veith, S. Walker, M.C. Fisher & S. Lötters (2009): Global amphibian extinction risk assessment for the panzootic chytrid fungus. — Diversity, 1: 52-66. http://www.mdpi.com/1424-2818/1/1/52


(83) Kielgast, J. & S. Lötters (2009): Forest weaverbird nest utilization by foam-nest frogs (Rhacophoridae: Chiromantis) in Central Africa. — Salamandra, 45: 170-171.


(82) Bwong, B.A., R. Chira, S. Schick, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2009) Diversity of Ridged Frogs (Ptychadenidae: Ptychadena) in the easternmost remnant of the Guineo-Congolian rain forest: an analysis using morphology, bioacoustics and molecular genetics. — Salamandra, 45: 129-146.


(81) Veith, M., J. Kosuch, M.-O. Rödel, A. Hillers, A. Schmitz, M. Burger & S. Lötters (2009): Multiple evolution of sexual dichromatism in African reed frogs. — Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 51: 388-393.


(80) Lermen, D., B. Blömeke, R. Browne, A. Clarke, P. Dyce, T. Fixemer, G. Fuhr, W.V. Holt, K. Jewgenow, R. Lloyd, S. Lötters, M. Paulus, G. McGregor Reid, D.H. Rapoport, D. Rawson, J. Ringleb, O.A. Ryder, G. Spörl, T. Schmitt, M. Veith & P. Müller (2009): Cryobanking of viable biomaterials – necessities of new strategies for conservation purposes. — Molecular Ecology, 18: 1030-1033.


(79) Lötters, S., A. Schmitz, S. Reichle, D. Rödder & V. Quennet (2009): Another case of cryptic diversity in poison frogs – description of a new species from Bolivia (Dendrobatidae: Ameerega). — Zootaxa, 2028: 20-30.


(78) Rödder, D., M. Veith & S. Lötters (2008): Environmental gradients explaining prevalence and intensity of infection with the amphibian chytrid fungus: the host’s perspective. — Animal Conservation, 11: 513-517.


(77) Lehr, E., S. Lötters & M. Lundberg (2008): A new species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Oriental of central Peru. — Herpetologica, 64: 368-378.


(76) Luger, M., T.J.W. Garner, R. Ernst, W. Hödl & S. Lötters (2008): No evidence for precipitous declines in harlequin frogs (Atelopus) in the Guyanas. — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 43: 177-180.


(75) Lötters, S., D. Rödder, J. Bielby, J. Bosch, T.W.J. Garner, J. Kielgast. S. Schmidtlein, M. Veith, S. Walker, C. Weldon, D.M. Aansen & M.C. Fisher (2008): Meeting the challenge of conserving Madagascar's megadiverse amphibians: addition of a risk-assessment for the chytrid fungus. — PLoS Biology, 6.

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(74) Lötters, S. (2008): African amphibians in zoos and aquariums: will they be on the ark? — International Zoo Yearbook, 42: 136-142.


(73) Wollenberg, K.C., S. Lötters, C. Mora-Ferrer & M. Veith (2008): Disentangling composite colour and pattern ornaments. — Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 93: 433-444.


(72) Viertel, B., S. Lötters, A. Baumgart, M. Oberst, G. Eisenbeis & M. Veith (2007): Larval morphology of reed frogs, Hyperolius kivuensis and H. viridiflavus, from western Kenya (Anura: Hyperoliidae). — Revue Suisse de Zoology, 114: 825-837.


(71) Coloma, L.A., S. Lötters, W.E. Duellman & A. Miranda-Leiva (2007): A taxonomic revision of Atelopus pachydermus, and description of two new (extinct?) species of Atelopus from Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae). — Zootaxa, 1557: 1-32.


(70) Lötters, S. (2007): The fate of the harlequin toads – help through a synchronous multidisciplinary approach and the IUCN ‘Amphibian Conservation Action Plan’. — Zoosystematics and Evolution, 83 (Supplement): 69-73.


(69) Wasonga, D.V., A. Bakele, S. Lötters & M. Balakrishnan (2006): Amphibian abundance and diversity in Meru National Park, Kenya. — African Journal of Ecology, 45: 55-61.


(68) Wasonga, D.V., A. Bakele, S. Lötters & M. Balakrishnan (2006): Habitat association of amphibians in East African bush- and grassland: an example from Meru National Park, Kenya. — Tropical Zoology, 19: 145-157.


(67) Wollenberg, K., M. Veith, B.P. Noonan & S. Lötters (2006): Polymorphism versus species richness – systematics of large Dendrobates from the eastern Guiana Shield (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). — Copeia, 2006: 623-629.


(66) Köhler, J., B.A. Bwong, S. Schick, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2006): A new species of arboreal Leptopelis (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from forests of western Kenya. — The Herpetological Journal, 16: 183-189.


(65) Lötters, S., D. Rotich, T.E. Koester, J. Kosuch, V. Muchai, K. Scheelke, S. Schick, P. Teege, V.D. Wasonga & M. Veith (2006): What do we know about the amphibians from the Kenyan central and western highlands? A faunistic and taxonomic review. — Salamandra, 42: 165-179.


(64) Mendelson III, J.R., K.R. Lips, R.W. Gagliardo, G.B. Rabb, J.P. Collins, J.E. Diffendorfer, P. Daszak, R. Ibáñez D., K.C. Zippel, D.P. Lawson, K.M. Wright, S.N. Stuart, C. Gascon, H.R. da Silva, P.A. Burrowes, R.L. Joglar, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, L.H. du Preez, C. Weldon, A. Hyatt, J.V. Rodriguez-Mahecha, S. Hunt, H. Robertson, B. Lock, C.J. Raxworthy, D.R. Frost, R.C. Lacy, R.A. Alford, J.A. Campbell, G. Parra-Olea, F. Bolaños, J.J. Calvo Domingo, T. Halliday, J.B. Murphy, M.H. Wake, L.A. Coloma, S.L. Kuzmin, M.S. Price, K.M. Howell, M. Lau, R. Pethiyagoda, M. Boone, M.J. Lannoo, A.R. Blaustein, A. Dobson, R.A. Griffiths, M.L. Crump, D.B. Wake & E.D. Brodie Jr (2006): Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. — Science, 313: 48.


(63) Lötters, S., A. Schmitz & S. Reichle (2005): A new cryptic species of poison frog from the Bolivian Yungas (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Epipedobates). — Herpetozoa, 18: 115-124.


(62) Lötters, S., S. Reichle, J. Faivovich & R.H. Bain (2005): The stream-dwelling tadpole of Hyloscirtus charazani (Anura: Hylidae) from Andean Bolivia. — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 40: 181-185.


(61) Lötters, S., R. Schulte & W.E. Duellman (2005): A new and critically endangered species of Atelopus from the Amazonian Andes of northern Peru (Anura: Bufonidae). — Revista Española de Herpetología, 18: 101-109.


(60) Schick, S., M. Veith & S. Lötters (2005): Geographical range patterns of amphibians from the Kakamega Forest, Kenya. — African Journal of Herpetology, 54: 185-190.


(59) Böhme, W., P. Wagner, P. Malonza, S. Lötters & J. Köhler (2005): A new species of the Agama agama group (Squamata: Agamidae) from western Kenya, East Africa, with comments on Agama lionotus Boulenger, 1896. — Russian Journal of Herpetology, 12: 143-150.


(58) Lötters, S., R. Schulte, J.H. Córdova & M. Veith (2005): Conservation priorities for harlequin frogs (Atelopus spp.) of Peru. — Oryx, 39: 343-346.


(57) Lötters, S., M.-O. Rödel & M. Burger (2005): New large tree frog from north-western Gabon (Hyperoliidae: Leptopelis). — The Herpetological Journal, 15: 149-152.


(56) La Marca, E., K.R. Lips, S. Lötters, R. Puschendorf, R. Ibáñez, J.V. Rueda-Almonacid, R. Schulte, C. Marty, F. Castro, J. Manzanilla-Puppo, J.E. García-Pérez, F. Bolaños, G. Chaves, J.A. Pounds, E. Toral & B.E. Young (2005): Catastrophic population declines and extinctions in Neotropical harlequin frogs (Bufonidae: Atelopus). — Biotropica, 37: 190- 201.


(55) Köhler, J., K. Scheelke, S. Schick, M. Veith & S. Lötters (2005): Contribution to the taxonomy of hyperoliid frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Hyperoliidae): advertisement calls of twelve species from East and Central Africa. — African Zoology, 40: 127-142.


(54) Boistel, R., S. Grosjean & S. Lötters (2005): Tadpole of Atelopus franciscus from French Guyana, with comments on other larvae of the genus and their impact on systematics (Anura: Bufonidae). — Journal of Herpetology, 39: 148-153.


(53) Veith, M., S. Lötters, M.-O. Rödel & F. Andreone (“2004” 2005): Measuring and monitoring amphibian diversity in tropical forests. II. Estimating species richness from standardised transect censing. — Ecotropica, 10: 85-99.


(52) Lötters, S., E. La Marca, S. Stuart, R. Gagliardo & M. Veith (2004): A new dimension of global biodiversity loss? — Herpetotropicos, 1: 29-31.


(51) Lötters, S., D. Rotich, K. Scheelke, S. Schick, P. Teege, J. Kosuch & M. Veith (2004): Bio-sketches and partitioning of syntopic reed frogs, genus Hyperolius (Amphibia: Hyperoliidae), in two humid tropical African forest regions. — Journal of Natural History, 38: 1969-1997.


(50) Lötters, S., E. La Marca & M. Vences (2004): Redescriptions of two toad species of the genus Atelopus from coastal Venezuela. — Copeia, 2004: 221-233.


(49) Vences, M., J. Kosuch, M.-O. Rödel, S. Lötters, A. Channing, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (2004): Phylogeography of Ptychadena mascareniensis suggests transoceanic dispersal in a widespread African-Malagasy frog lineage. — Journal of Biogeography, 31: 593-601.


(48) Lötters, S. & A. Schmitz (“2003” 2004): New species of tree frog (Amphibia; Hyperolius) from the Bakossi Mountains, South-West-Cameroon. — Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 52: 149-154.


(47) Lötters, S. (2003): On the systematics of the harlequin frogs (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Atelopus) from Amazonia. III: a new, remarkably dimorphic species from the Cordillera Azul, Peru. — Salamandra, 39: 169-180.


(46) Lötters, S., V.R. Morales & C. Proy (2003): Another new riparian dendrobatid frog species from the upper Amazon basin of Peru. — Journal of Herpetology, 37: 707-713.


(45) Lötters, S. (2003): Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum and Hinkel, 1994 is an objective junior synonym and a homonym of Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum and Hinkel in Fischer and Hinkel, 1992 (Amphibia, Gymnophiona). — Herpetological Review, 34: 211.


(44) Vences, M., J. Kosuch, R. Boistel, C.F.B. Haddad, E. La Marca, S. Lötters & M. Veith (2003): Convergent evolution of aposematic coloration in Neotropical poison frogs: a molecular phylogenetic perspective. — Organisms diiversity and Evolution, 3: 215-226.


(43) Lötters, S., S. Reichle & K.-H. Jungfer (2003): Advertisement calls of Neotropical poison frogs (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae) of the genera Colostethus, Dendrobates and Epipedobates, with notes on dendrobatid call classification. — Journal of Natural History, 37: 1899-1911.


(42) Lötters, S., W. Haas, S. Schick & W. Böhme (2002): On the systematics of the harlequin frogs (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Atelopus) from Amazonia. II: redescription of Atelopus pulcher (Boulenger, 1882) from the eastern Andean versant in Peru. — Salamandra, 38: 165-184.


(41) La Marca, E., M. Vences & S. Lötters (2002): Rediscovery and mitochondrial relationships of the dendrobatid frog Colostethus humilis suggest parallel colonization of the Venezuelan Andes by poison-frogs. — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 37: 233-240.


(40) Lötters, S., W. Haas, S. Schick & W. Böhme (2002): On the systematics of the harlequin frogs (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Atelopus) from Amazonia. I: description of a new species from the Cordillera Azul, Peru. — Salamandra, 38: 95-104.


(39) Goßmann, V., S. Lötters, F. Obame & W. Böhme (2002): Zur Herpetofauna Gabuns. Teil II: kommentierte Artenliste der gefundenen Reptilien, Bemerkungen zur Artenvielfalt. — Herpetofauna, 24: 19-33. [On the herpetofauna from Gabon. Part II: commented species lists of reptiles found, comments on the diversity of species]


(38) Köhler, J. & S. Lötters (2001): A new species of minute Hyla from the southwestern Amazon basin (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 36: 105-112.


(37) Köhler, J. & S. Lötters (2001): Description of a small tree frog, genus Hyla (Anura, Hylidae), from humid Andean slopes of Bolivia. — Salamandra, 37: 175-184.


(36) Odierna, G., M. Vences, G. Aprea, S. Lötters & F. Andreone (2001): Chromosome data for Malagasy poison frogs (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantella) and their impact on taxonomy and phylogeny. — Zoological Science, 18: 505-514.


(35) Lötters, S. & E. La Marca (2001): Case 3173. Phrynidium crucigerum Lichtenstein & Martens, 1856 (currently Atelopus cruciger; Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation of the specific name by the designation of a neotype. — Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 58: 119-121.


(34) Mausfeld, P. & S. Lötters (2001): Systematics and distribution of Mabuya frenata cochabambae Dunn (Reptilia, Sauria, Scincidae) from inner-Andean dry valleys of Bolivia. — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 36: 49-55.


(33) Lötters, S. (2001): Tadpole of Atelopus mindoensis Peters (Anura, Bufonidae) from northwestern Ecuador. — Copeia, 2001: 276-278.


(32) Lötters, S., V. Goßmann, F. Obame & W. Böhme (2001): Zur Herpetofauna Gabuns. Teil I: Einleitung, Untersuchungsgebiet und Methodik, kommentierte Artenliste der gefundenen Froschlurche. — Herpetofauna, 23: 19-34. [On the herpetofauna from Gabon. Part I: introduction, study area and methods, commented species list of anurans found]


(31) Reichle, S., S. Lötters & I. De la Riva (2001): A new species of the discoidalis group of Eleutherodactylus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from inner-Andean dry valleys of Bolivia. — Journal of Herpetology, 35: 21-26.


(30) Jungfer, K.-H., S. Lötters & D. Jörgens (“2000“ 2001): Der kleinste Pfeilgiftfrosch – eine neue Dendrobates-Art aus West-Panama. — Herpetofauna, 22: 11-18. [The smallest poison frog – a new Dendrobates species from West Panama]


(29) Reichle, S., S. Lötters & M. Maldonado (“2000” 2001): A southern range extension for salamanders: two records of Bolitoglossa (Plethodontidae) from Bolivia. — Herpetological Natural History, 7: 169-170.


(28) Widmer, A., Lötters, S. & K.-H. Jungfer (2000): A phylogenetic analysis of the Neotropical dart-poison frog genus Phyllobates (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). — Naturwissenschaften, 87: 559-562.


(27) Lötters, S., K.-H. Jungfer & A. Widmer (2000): A new genus of aposematic poison frog (Amphibia: Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the upper Amazon basin with notes on its reproductive behaviour and tadpole morphology. — Jahreshefte der Gesellschaft für Naturkunde in Württemberg, 156: 233-243.


(26) Lötters, S. & M. Vences (2000): Bemerkungen zur Nomenklatur und Taxonomie peruanischer Pfeilgiftfrösche (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Dendrobates, Epipedobates). — Salamandra, 36: 247-260. [Remarks on the nomenclature and taxonomy of Peruvian poison frogs (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Dendrobates, Epipedobates)]


(25) Lötters, S. & J. Köhler (2000): A new toad species of the Bufo typhonius complex from humid montane forests of Bolivia (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae). — Spixiana, 23: 293-303.


(24) Coloma, L. A., S. Lötters & A. W. Salas (2000): Systematics of the Atelopus ignescens complex (Anura: Bufonidae): designation of a neotype of Atelopus ignescens and recognition of Atelopus exiguus. — Herpetologica, 56: 303-324.


(23) Lötters, S., I. De la Riva, S. Reichle & G. Soto (2000): First records of Bufo guttatus from Bolivia with comments on Bufo glaberrimus (Amphibia: Bufonidae). — Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 49: 75-78.


(22) Lötters, S. & M. Henzl (2000): A new species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Serranía de Sira, Amazonian Peru. — Journal of Herpetology, 34: 169-173.


(21) De la Riva, I., J. Köhler, S. Lötters & S. Reichle (2000): Ten years of research on Bolivian amphibians: updated checklist, comprehensive literature, taxonomic problems, and iconography. — Revista Española de Herpetología, 14: 19-164.


(20) Lötters, S & J. Köhler (2000): Notes on Cochranella nola from Bolivia: advertisement call and distribution (Amphibia: Anura: Centrolenidae). — Herpetological Natural History, 7: 79-81.


(19) Vences, M., J. Kosuch, S. Lötters, A. Widmer, K.-H. Jungfer, J. Köhler & M. Veith (2000): Phylogeny and classification of poison frogs (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae), based on mitochondrial 16S and 12S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. — Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 15: 34-40.


(18) Lötters, S. & M. Kneller (2000): Der Anzeigeruf von Epipedobates azureiventris (Anura: Dendrobatidae) aus Peru im Vergleich mit anderen Pfeilgiftfröschen. — Salamandra, 36: 69-75. [The advertisement call of Epipedobates azureiventris (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Peru compared to other poison frogs]


(17) Köhler, J. & S. Lötters (1999): Annotated list of amphibian records from the Departamento Pando, Bolivia, with description of some advertisement calls. — Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 48: 259-273.


(16) Gonzales, L., S. Lötters & S. Reichle (1999): On the dendrobatid frogs from Bolivia – rediscovery of Epipedobates bolivianus (Boulenger, 1902), first record of Colostethus brunneus (Cope, 1887) and comments on other species. — Herpetozoa, 12: 179-186.


(15) Köhler, J. & S. Lötters (1999): New species of the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from montane rain forest of Bolivia. — Copeia, 1992: 422-427.


(14) Köhler, J. & S. Lötters (1999): Advertisement calls of two Bolivian Leptodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). — Amphibia-Reptilia, 20: 215-219.


(13) Lötters, S., J. Köhler & S. K. Reichle (1999): Description of the tadpole of the Andean treefrog Hyla marianitae (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). — Folia Zoologica, 48: 49-53.


(12) Lötters, S., F. Glaw, J. Köhler & F. Castro (1999): On the geographic variation of the advertisement call of Dendrobates histrionicus Berthold, 1845 and related forms from north-western South America. — Herpetozoa, 12: 23-38.


(11) Lötters, S., S. Reichle, F. Glaw, E. Meyer & J. Köhler (1999): Notes on vocalizations in three species of Atelopus from Central and South America. — Herpetozoa, 12: 79-83.


(10) Lötters, S. & I. De la Riva (1998): Redescription of Atelopus tricolor Boulenger from southeastern Peru and adjacent Bolivia, with comments on related forms. — Journal of Herpetology, 32: 481-488.


(9) Köhler, J., V. Morales, S. Lötters, S. Reichle & J. Aparicio (1998): A new green species of frog, genus Eleutherodactylus, from Bolivia and Perú (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae). — Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment, 33: 93-99.


(8) Lötters, S, W. Böhme & R. Günther (1998): Notes on the type material of the Neotropical harlequin frogs Atelopus varius (Lichtenstein & Martens, 1856) and Atelopus cruciger (Lichtenstein & Martens, 1856) deposited in the Museum für Naturkunde of Berlin (Anura, Bufonidae). — Mitteilungen des Museums für Naturkunde Berlin, Zoologische Reihe, 74: 173-184.


(7) Lötters, S., P. Debold, K. Henle, F. Glaw & M. Kneller (1997): Ein neuer Pfeilgiftfrosch aus der Epipedobates pictus-Gruppe vom Osthang der Cordillera Azul in Perú (Anura. Dendrobatidae). — Herpetofauna, 19: 25-34. [A new poison frog species of the Epipedobates pictus group from the eastern versant of the Cordillera Azul in Perú (Anura. Dendrobatidae)]


(6) Coloma, L.A. & S. Lötters (1996): The tadpole of Atelopus balios (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Pacific lowlands of Ecuador. — Herpetologica, 52: 66-70.


(5) Mebs, D., M. Yotsu-Yamashita, T. Yasumoto, S. Lötters & A. Schlüter (1995): Further report of the occurrence of tetrodotoxin in Atelopus species. — Toxicon, 33: 246-249.


(4) Lötters, S. (1992): Zur Validität von Dendrobates lehmanni Myers & Daly, 1976 aufgrund zweier neuer Farbvarianten von Dendrobates histrionicus Berthold, 1845. — Salamandra, 28: 138-144. [On the validity of Dendrobates lehmanni Myers & Daly, 1976 because of two new colour variants of Dendrobates histrionicus Berthold, 1845]


(3) Lötters, S. (1992): Zur Lebendfärbung von Atelopus subornatus Werner, 1899. — Salamandra, 28: 89-91. [On the life coloration of Atelopus subornatus Werner, 1899]


(2) Lötters, S. (“1989“ 1990): Revalidierung von Atelopus subornatus Werner, 1899. — Salamandra, 25: 281-290. [Revalidation of Atelopus subornatus Werner, 1899]


(1) Lötters, S. (1987): Redefinition von Dendrobates quinquevittatus Steindachner, 1834. — Salamandra, 24: 72-74. [Redefinition of Dendrobates quinquevittatus Steindachner, 1864]



B. In non-Reviewed Journals


 

(17) Lötters, S., A. Geiger, A. Kerres, B. Krebs, D. Ohlhoff, D.S. Schmeller, B.R. Schmidt, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences & N. Wagner (2015): Handlungsbedarf und anlaufende Aktivitäten vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung einheimischer Schwanzlurche durch einen neuen Salamander-Chytridpilz. — Feldherpetologisches Magazin, 3: 39-40.


(16) Lötters, S. (2012): Famous Atelopus frogs from Amazonia. — Froglog, 97: 46-47.


(15) Kielgast, J. & S. Lötters (2011): The green heart of Africa is a blind spot in herpetology. — Froglog, 97: 16-17.


(14) Schulte, L.M., J. Yeager, R. Schulte, M. Veith, P. Werner, L.A. Beck & S. Lötters (2011): The smell of success: choice of larval rearing sites by means of chemical cues in a Peruvian poison frog. — Froglog, 96: 38-39.


(13) Lötters, S. & R. Gagliardo (2005): Atelopus ex situ Conservation Workshop, 27.-30. Januar 2005 in Atlanta. — ZGAP Mitteilungen, 21: 19-20.


(12) Lötters, S., E. La Marca, R.W. Gagliardo, C.J. Señaris & M. Veith (2005): Harlequin frogs back? Some thoughts and speculations. — Froglog, 70: 1-3.


(11) Lötters, S. (2005): Erhaltung von Harlekinfröschen (Atelopus) durch Nachzucht in menschlicher Obhut. — Amphibia, 4: 33-34. [Conservation of harlequin frogs (Atelopus) through captive breeding]


(10) Lötters, S., D. Rotich & M. Veith (2003): Non-finding of the Kenyan endemic frog Arthroleptides dutoiti. — Froglog, 60: 3.


(9) Behangana, M. & S. Lötters (2003): Froschlurche aus dem Budongo Forest in Uganda. — Amphibia, 2: 23-26. [Frogs from the Budongo Forest in Uganda]


(8) Lötters, S. (2003): Amphibian monitoring standards – a workshop for African students. — Froglog, 58: 4.


(7) Rödel, M.-O., S. Lötters, J. Kosuch & M. Veith (2002): Amphibian monitoring in Africa (Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya) and Asia (Borneo). — Froglog, 49: 2.


(6) Böhme, W. & S. Lötters (2000): TAARRC – Tropical African Amphibian and Reptile Research Center. — Elaphe N.F., 8: 30.


(5) Lötters, S., V. Goßmann & F. Obame (2000): Erfassung der Diversität der Amphibien und Reptilien Gabuns. — Elaphe N.F., 8: 63-66. [Evaluation of the diversity of amphibians and reptiles from Gabon]


(4) Lötters, S. & N. Weifenbach (1999): Warum der Neandertaler ausstarb... — Tier und Museum, 6: 75-78. [Why the neandertal went extinct...]


(3) Glaw, F., J. Köhler, S. Lötters & M. Vences (1998): Vorläufige Liste und Bibliographie neube-schriebener Amphibienarten und -unterarten von 1993-1997. Preliminary list and references of newly described amphibian species and subspecies between 1993 and 1997. — Elaphe N.F., 6: I-XXIV (24 pp.).


(2) Lötters, S., F. Castro Herrera, J. Köhler & R. Richter (1997): Notes on the distribution and color variation of poison frogs of the genus Phyllobates from western Colombia (Anura, Dendrobatidae). — Revue Francais d'Aquariologie, 24: 55-58.


(1) Lötters, S. (1992): Ein neuer Harlekin-Frosch (Anura: Bufonidae: Atelopus) aus dem Chocó, West-Kolumbien. — Sauria, 14: 27-30. [A new harlequin frog (Anura: Bufonidae: Atelopus) from the Chocó, western Colombia]



II. Popular Account


(25) Lötters, S., D. Ellwein, D. Karbe, K. van der Straeten, M. Luger, J. Rautenberg, D. Rödder, P.J. Venegas, P. Werner & T. Ziegler (2011): Erforschung und Schutz der letzten Harlekinfrösche. — Elaphe, 19: 6-11. [Research on and conservation of the last harlequin frogs]


(24) Lötters, S. (2008): Afrotropische Amphibien: Weit entfernt von Erhaltungszuchten. — Draco, 34: 52-54. [Afrotropical amphibians in zoos and aquariums: far away from conservation breeding]


(23) Lötters, S. (2008): Die weltweite Amphibienkrise: Der Fall Atelopus – Aussterben auf hohem Niveau. — Draco, 34: 28-30. [The worldwide amphibian crisis: the case of the Atelopus – extinction at a high level]


(22) Kwet, A. & S. Lötters (2008): Die weltweite Amphibienkrise. — Draco, 34: 17. [The worldwide amphibian crisis]


(21) Wollenberg, K.C. & S. Lötters (2006): Rwenzori – auf der Suche nach Amphibien in den Mondbergen. — Draco, 27:36-39. [Rwenzori – in search of amphibians in the Mountains of the Moon]


(20) Lötters, S., D. Rotich, T.E. Koester, J. Kosuch, V. Muchai, K. Scheelke, S. Schick, P. Teege, V.D. Wasonga & M. Veith (2006): Was wissen wir über die Amphibien aus den zentralen und westlichen Hochländern Kenias? Ein faunistischer und taxonomischer Überblick. — Der Salamander, 2: 165-179.


(19) Lötters, S. (2004): El declive de los anfibios. Historia e investigación actual. — Reptilia (Spain), 49: 18-24.


(18) Lötters, S. (2004): Amphibian decline. History and current research. — Reptilia (UK), 36: 14-20.


(17) Lötters, S. (2004): Amphibiensterben: Einblick in die Geschichte und die aktuelle Forschung. — Reptilia(Germany) 46: 16-23. [Amphibian decline: history and current research]


(16) Lötters, S. (2003): Was die Genetik Interessantes über Pfeilgiftfrösche an den Tag bringt... — Amphibia, 2: 27-30. [Which interesting things genetics tell us about dart-poison frogs…]


(15) Schürkes, I., V. Wasonga & S. Lötters (2002): Auf Herpeto-Safari in Kenia. — Reptilia (Germany), 37: 55-60. [On herpetosafari in Kenya]


(14) “Anonymous“ (2001): Biodiversität. Universum vor der Haustür. — Basisbroschüre Lebenswissen, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF): 18-19. [Biodiversity. Universe in front of the door]


(13) “Anonymous“ (2001): Evolution. Eine menschliche Karriere. — Basisbroschüre Lebenswissen, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF): 8-9. [Evolution. A human career]


(12) Reichle, S. & S. Lötters (2000): Amphibienforschung in Bolivien: Von Hundert auf Zweihundert in Zehn. — DATZ Sonderheft “Frösche und Kröten“, 16-19. [Amphibian investigation in Bolivia: from one hundred to two hundred in ten]


(11) Lötters, S. & S. Reichle (2000): Die Pfeilgiftfrösche Boliviens und ihre Verbreitung. — Draco, 3: 29-31. [The dart-poison frogs of Bolivia and their distributions]


(10) Lötters, S. (2000): Pfeilgiftfrösche. Eine Einführung in die Biologie, Systematik und Zoogeogra-phie. — Draco, 3: 5-15. [Dart-poison frogs. An introduction to the biology, systematics and zoogeography]


(9) Lötters, S. & A. Widmer (1999): Kleiner Querschnitt der Froschfauna Ecuadors. — Reptilia (Germany), 17: 68-72. [Brief overview of the frog fauna of Ecuador]


(8) Lötters, S. & J. Köhler (1998): Herpetofocus. Der Stummelfußfrosch Atelopus peruensis Gray & Cannatella, 1985. — Herpetofauna, 20: 14-15. [Herpetofocus. The harlequin frog Atelopus peruensis Gray & Cannatella, 1985]


(7) Lötters, S. (1998): Das Leben der Paramo-Kröten. — TI Magazin, 141: 21-22. [The life of the paramo toads]


(6) Lötters, S. & J. Köhler (1998): Serie Gifttiere. Giftfrösche – Froschgifte. — Flug- und Reisemedizin, 5: 21-23. [Series poisonous animals: poison frogs – frog poisons]


(5) Lötters, S. (1996): Ein Überblick über die neotropische Krötengattung Atelopus Duméril & Bibron, 1841 (Bufonidae) – Taxonomie und Biologie. — Elaphe N.F., 4: 62-67. [An overview of the neotropical toad genus Atelopus Duméril & Bibron, 1841 (Bufonidae) – taxonomy and biology]


(4) Lötters, S., J. Köhler & R. Richter (1996): Herpetofocus. Phyllobates terribilis Myers, Daly & Malkin, 1978. — Herpetofauna, 18: 11-13.


(3) Richter, R. & S. Lötters (1996): Auf der Suche nach Pfeilgiftfröschen. Dendrobatiden von der Pazifik-küste Kolumbiens. — TI Magazin, 131: 45-48. [Behind poison dart frogs. Dendrobatids from the Pacific coast of Colombia]


(2) Lötters, S. (1992): A new harlequin frog (Anura: Bufonidae: Atelopus) from the Chocó, western Colombia. — Sauria [E], 1: 27-30.


(1) Lötters, S. (1988): The Dendrobates quinquevittatus group – a short survey. — International Society for the Study of Dendrobatid Frogs (ISSD) Newsletter, 2: 6-8.



III. Contributions to Edited Publications


(43) Wagner, N., W. Reichenbercher, H. Teichmann, B. Tappeser & S. Lötters (2013): Are frogs and toads affected by complementary herbicides of GM crops? In: Breckling, B. & R. Verhoeven (eds): Large-area effects of GM-crop cultivation. Proceedings of the Third GMLS-Conference 2012 in Bremen. Theorie in der Ökologie 17.Peter Lang, Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt (Germany), 159 pp.: 125-129.


(42) Schulte, L., R. Schulte & S. Lötters (2013): Avoiding predation: the importance of chemical and visual cues in poison frog reproductive behaviour. In: East, M.L. & Dehnhard, M. (eds): Chemical signals in vertebrates 12. — Springer Verlag, New York etc. (Germany), 466 pp.: 309-324.


(41) Trautmann, S., S. Lötters, J. Ott, J. Buse, K. Filz, D. Rödder, N. Wagner, A. Jaeschke, U. Schulte, M. Veith, E.-M.  Griebeler & K. Böhning-Gaese (2012): Auswirkungen auf geschützte und schutzwürdige Arten. In: Mosbrugger, V., G. Brasseur, M. Schaller, & B. Stribrny (eds): Klimawandel und Biodiversität. Folgen für Deutschland. — Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt (Germany), 432 pp.: 260-289.


(40) Lötters, S., D. Rödder, J. Kielgast & F. Glaw (2011): Hotspots, conservation and diseases: Madagascar's megadiverse amphibians and the potential impact of chytridiomycosis. In: Zachos, F. & J. Habel (eds): Biodiversity hotspots. Distribution and protection of conservation. — Springer Verlag, Berlin etc. (Germany), 546 pp.: 255-274.


(39) Rödder, D., S. Schmidtlein, S. Schick & S. Lötters (2011): Climate envelope models in systematics and evolutionary research: theory and practice. In: Hodkinson, T., M.B. Jones, S. Waldren & J.A.N. Parnell (eds): Climate change, ecology and systematics. — Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK), 524 pp.: 243-264.


(38) Rödder, D., A. Schlüter & S. Lötters (2009): Is the 'Lost World' lost? High endemism of South American tepuís in a changing climate. In: Habel, J. & T. Assmann (eds): Relict species. Phylogeograhy and conservation biology. — Springer Verlag, Berlin + Heidelberg (Germany), 460 pp.: 401-416.


(37) Lötters, S. & D. Rödder (2009): Climate Envelope Models: welche Parameter sind relevant? In: Korn, H., R. Schliep & J. Stadtler (eds): Biodiversität und Klimawandel – Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland – Ergebnisse und Dokumentation des 5. Workshops. BfN Skripten 252. — Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN), Bonn (Germany), 116 pp.: 38-40.


(36) Lötters, S. & S. Schick (2008): Amphibian conservation: new perspectives through DNA barcoding. In: Stuart, S.N., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A., Berridge, R.J., Ramani, P. & B.E. Young (eds): Threatened amphibians of the world. — Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN, Conservation International and NatureServe, Washington D.C. (USA), 758 pp.: 133-134.


(35) La Marca, E. & S. Lötters (2008): The extraordinary case of the Neotropical harlequin frogs (Atelopus): extinction at the genus level. In: Stuart, S.N., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A., Berridge, R.J., Ramani, P. & B.E. Young (eds): Threatened amphibians of the world. — Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN, Conservation International and NatureServe, Washington D.C. (USA), 758 pp.: 100.


(34) Bolaños, F., Castro, F., Cortez, C., De la Riva, I., Grant, T., Hedges, B., Heyer, R., Ibáñez. R., La Marca, E., Lavilla, E., Leite Silvano, D., Lötters, S., Parra Olea, G., Reichle, S., Reynolds, R., Rodríguez, L., Santos Barrera, G., Scott., N., Ubeda, C., Veloso, A. Wilkinson, M. & B. Young (2008): Amphibians of the Neotropical realm. In: Stuart, S.N., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A., Berridge, R.J., Ramani, P. & B.E. Young (eds): Threatened amphibians of the world. — Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN, Conservation International and NatureServe, Washington D.C. (USA), 758 pp.: 92-99.


(33) Andreone, F., Channing, A., Drewes, R., Gerlach, J., Glaw, F., Howell, K., Largen, M., Loader, S., Lötters, S., Minter, L., Pickersgill, M., Raxworthy, C., Rödel, M.-O., Schiøtz, A., Vallan, D. & M. Vences (2008): Amphibians of the Afrotropical realm. In: Stuart, S.N., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A., Berridge, R.J., Ramani, P. & B.E. Young (eds): Threatened amphibians of the world. — Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN, Conservation International and NatureServe, Washington D.C. (USA), 758 pp.: 53-58.


(32) Lötters, S. (2008): Die weltweite Amphibienkrise. In: Anonymous (ed): Amphibienseminar (Stuttgart). — Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zootier-, Wildtier- und Exotenmedizin, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), München (Germany), 98 pp.: 97-98.


(31) Lötters, S. (2008): Was sind Amphibien. In: Anonymous (ed): Amphibienseminar (Stuttgart). — Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zootier-, Wildtier- und Exotenmedizin, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), München (Germany), 98 pp.: 3-4.


(30) Lötters, S. (2008): Ökologie der Amphibien: Aspekte für die Erhaltungszucht. In: Dollinger, P. (ed): WAZA Meetings. Amphibien brauchen unsere Hilfe. Ein Betrag zur Umsetzung der WAZA-Resolution über Massnahmen gegen das Amphibiensterben. — World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Bern (Switzerland), 124 pp.: 28-30.


(29) Parra, G., R. Brown, J. Hanken, B. Hedges, R. Heyer, S. Kuzmin, E. Lavilla, S. Lötters, B. Pimenta, S. Richards, M.O. Rödel, R.O. de Sá & D. Wake (2007): Systematics and conservation. In: Gascon, C., J.P. Collins, R.D. Moore, D.R. Church, J.E. McKay & J.R. Mendelson III (eds): Amphibian Conservation Action Plan. Proceedings: IUCN/SSC Amphibian Conservation Summit 2005. — IUCN, Gland (Switzerland), 62 pp.: 46-48.


(28) Lötters, S. (2005): Kröten. In: Köhler, J. & P. Wagner (eds): Faszination Nature. Tiere. Herausgegeben von der Brockhaus-Redaktion. Band 4. Reptilien + Amphibien. — Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, Mannheim (Germany), 440 pp.: 82-89.


(27) Lötters, S. (2005): Pfeilgiftfrösche. In: Köhler, J. & P. Wagner (eds): Faszination Nature. Tiere. Herausgegeben von der Brockhaus-Redaktion. Band 4. Reptilien + Amphibien. — Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, Mannheim (Germany), 440 pp.: 54-59.


(26) Lötters, S., P.K. Malonza, S. Kigoolo & & M. Veith (2005): Measuring and monitoring amphibian diversity change in East Africa: separating global from regional and local causes. BIOTA East Africa (E-08). In: “Anonymous“ (ed): BIOLOG. Biodiversity and global change. Status report 2005. — German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Berlin) and PT DLR (Bonn), 141 pp.: 77-78.


(25) Boistel, R., S. Lötters & M. Blanc (2005): Atelopus flavescens. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 122-124.


(24) Boistel., R., S. Lötters & M. Blanc (2005): Atelopus franciscus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 125.


(23) Catenazzi, A., L. Rodríguez & S. Lötters (2005): Atelopus erythropus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 73.


(22) La Marca, E., S. Lötters & J. Manzanilla (2005): Atelopus vogli. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 54.


(21) Lötters, S. (2005): Atelopus andinus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 55


(20) Lötters, S. (2005): Atelopus chocoensis. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 66.


(19) Lötters, S. (2005): Atelopus pachydermus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación INTERNACIONAL COLOMBIA, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 97.


(18) Lötters, S. (2005): Atelopus siranus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación INTERNACIONAL COLOMBIA, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 131.


(17) Lötters, S. (2005): Atelopus subornatus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 113.


(16) Lötters, S., R. Boistel, M. Blanc, C.F.B. Haddad & A. van der Meijden (2005): Atelopus hoogmoedi. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 132-134.


(15) Lötters, S. & R. Schulte (2005): Atelopus dimorphus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 109.


(14) Lötters, S. & R. Schulte (2005): Atelopus pulcher. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 104.


(13) Lötters, S. & R. Schulte (2005): Atelopus reticulatus. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 106.


(12) Lötters, S. & R. Schulte (2005): Atelopus sp. 1. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 137.


(11) Lötters, S., R. Schulte & C.F.B. Haddad (2005): Atelopus spumarius. In: Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.: 126.


(10) Lötters, S., D. Rotich, J. Kosuch & M. Veith (2003): Measuring and monitoring amphibian diversity in East Africa: separating global from regional and local causes. BIOTA East Africa (E-08). In: “Anonymous“ (ed): Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity. A challenge for society. Symposium Report, Part A. — German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Berlin) and PT DLR (Bonn), 464 pp.: 114-115.


(9) Lötters, S., D. Klaus & J. Köhler (2003): Die Verbreitung von Wechsel- und Kreuzkröte in der Kölner Bucht: Variierende Habitateigenschaften als Ursache für syntopes und nicht-syntopes Vorkommen? In: Podloucky, R. & U. Manzke (eds): Verbreitung, Ökologie und Schutz der Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis). — Mertensiella, Rheinbach (Germany), 14: 229-240. [Distributions of green and natterjack toads within the Cologne Bay: varying habitat conditions as reasons for either syntopic and non-syntopic occurrences?]


(8) Lötters, S., J. Kosuch, D. Rotich & M. Veith (2001): Measuring and monitoring amphibian diversity in East Africa: separating global from regional and local causes. In: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) (ed): BIOLOG. German Programme on Biodiversity and Global Change (Phase I, 2000-2004) Funded by BMBF. Status Report 2001. — BMBF Environmental Research Programme, Berlin (Germany), and DLR – German Aerospace Research Establishment, Bonn (Germany), 247 pp.: 162-163.


(7) Lötters, S. & M. Vences (2000): Mimicry and mimesis. In: Hofrichter, R. (ed): Amphibians. — Firefly, Buffalo/NY (USA), 264 pp.: 181-185.


(6) Gonzalez, R., N. Araujo, C. Nowicki, T. Oberfrank, S. Davis, S. Reichle, J. Köhler, S. Lötters & P. L. Ibisch (2000): Patrones espaciales del estado de conocimiento, diversidad endémica y conservación de los hábitos de los vertebrados en la Amazonía boliviana. In: Cabrera, E., C. Mercolli & R. Resquín (eds): Manejo de fauna silvestre en Amazonía latinoamérica. — Memorias IV. Congreso Internacional sobre Manejo de Fauna Silvestre en la Amazonía y Latino-América, Asunción (Paraguay), October 1999, 578 pp.: 57-82. [Spatial patterns of the status of knowledge, endemic diversity y conservation of the habitats of vertebrates in Bolivian Amazonia]


(5) Köhler, J., S. Lötters & S. Reichle (1998): Amphibien species diversity in Bolivia. In: Barthlott, W. & M. Winiger (eds): Biodiversity. A challenge for development research and policy. — Springer Verlag, Heidelberg etc. (Germany), 429 pp.: 329-335.


(4) Lötters, S. & M. Vences (1998): Mimikry und Mimese. In: Hofrichter, R. (ed): Amphibien. — Naturbuch-Verlag, Augsburg (Germany), 264 pp.: 181-185. [Mimikry and mimesis]


(3) Lötters, S. & A. Widmer (1997): Bioacoustic comparison of advertisement calls of the poison-dart frogs Dendrobates histrionicus and Dendrobates lehmanni from northwestern South-America (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). In: Böhme, W., W. Bischoff & T. Ziegler (eds): Herpetologia Bonnensis. — Proc. 8thOGM Meeting Societas Europeae Herpetologica (SEH), Bonn (Germany), August 1995, 414 pp.: 237-245.


(2) La Marca, E. & S. Lötters (1997): Population declines in Venezuelan Atelopus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). In: Böhme, W., W. Bischoff & T. Ziegler (eds): Herpetologia Bonnensis. — Proc. 8th OGM Meeting Societas Europeae Herpetologica (SEH), Bonn (Germany), August 1995, 414 pp.: 207-213.


(1) Lötters, S. (1994): Mitteilung über das plötzliche Verschwinden von Anuren-Populationen in den nördlichen Anden Ecuadors. In: Herrmann, H.-J. & H. Zimmermann (eds): Beiträge zur Biologie der Anuren. — Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde (DGHT) AG Anuren, published by Tetra-Verlag, Melle (Germany), 185 pp.: 134-137. [Report about the sudden disappearance of anuran populations in the northern Andes of Ecuador]



IV. Books

(8) Kahn, T.R., E. La Marca, S. Lötters, J.L. Brown, E. Twomey & A. Amézquita (2016): Aposemtaic poison frogs (Anura; Dendrobatidae) of the Andean countries Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. — Conservation International, Washington D.C. (USA), 582 pp.


(7) Wagner, N. & S. Lötters (2013): Possible correlation of the worldwide amphibian decline and the increasing use of glyphosate in the agrarian industry. — Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn (Germany), BfN-Skripten 343, 202 pp.


(6) Lötters, S., K.-H. Jungfer, H.-W. Henkel & W. Schmidt (2007): Poison frogs. Biology, species & captive husbandry. — Chimaira, Frankfurt/M. (Germany), 668 pp.


(5) Lötters, S., K.-H. Jungfer, H.-W. Henkel & W. Schmidt (2007): Pfeilgiftfrösche. Biologie, Haltung, Arten. — Chimaira, Frankfurt/M. (Germany), 668 pp.


(6) Lötters, S., K.-H. Jungfer, H.-W. Henkel & W. Schmidt (2007): Poison frogs. Biology, species & captive husbandry. — Chimaira, Frankfurt/M. (Germany), 668 pp.


(4) Lötters, S., P. Wagner, B.A. Bwong, S. Schick, P.K. Malonza, V. Muchai, D.V. Wasonga & M. Veith (2007): A fieldguide to the amphibians and reptiles to the Kakamega Forest. Kielezo cha amfibia na reptilia wanaopatikana msitu wa Kakamega. — National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi (Kenya), and Mainz University, Mainz (Germany), 112 pp.


(3) Uelsberg, G. & S. Lötters (eds) (2006): Roots//Wurzeln der Menschheit. — Zabern, Mainz (Germany), 360 pp.


(2) Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, T. Kahn & A. Angulo (eds) (2005): Ranas arlequines. Serie Libretas de Campo 5. — Conservación Internacional Colombia, Bogotá DE (Colombia), 158 pp.


(1) Lötters, S. (1996): The Neotropical toad genus Atelopus. Checklist – Biology – Distribution. — Vences & Glaw Verlags GbR, Köln (Germany), 143 pp.