Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie & Geobiologie




Prof. Dr. Bettina Reichenbacher


Dirnberger M., Bauer E., & Reichenbacher B. (2024): A new freshwater gobioid from the Lower Miocene of Turkey in a significantly amended total evidence phylogenetic framework. Journal of Systematic Paleontology. Link zum Artikel (open access)

Faal, S. A., Esmaeili, H. R., Teimori, A., Shahhossein, G., Gholamhosseini, A., & Reichenbacher, B. (2024). Scale morphology variability in cyprinid fishes and its significance in taxonomy using light and scanning electron microscopy: A case study of the genus Garra Hamilton, 1822 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Microscopy Research and Technique 2024; 1–29. Link zum Artikel (open access)


Bidaye, R. G., Al-Jufaili, S. M., Charmpila, E. A., Jawad, L., Vukić, J., Reichenbacher, B. (2023). Possible links between phenotypic variability, habitats and connectivity in the killifish Aphaniops stoliczkanus in Northeast Oman. Acta Zoologica, 104: 262-278. Link zum Artikel (open access)

Hajek Tadesse, V., Wacha, L., Horvat, M., Galović, I., Bakrač, K., Grizelj, A., Mandic, O., Reichenbacher, B. (2023). New evidence for the Early Miocene palaeoenvironmental changes in the North Croatian Basin, insights implicated by microfossil assemblages. Geobios, 77: 1-25.

Herbert Mainero, A., Al-Jufaili, S. M., Jawad, L., Reichenbacher, B. (2023). Sex dimorphism and evidence of sexually selected traits: A case study on the killifish Aphaniops stoliczkanus (Day, 1872). Acta Zoologica, 104: 473–487. DOI: 10.1111/azo.12436 Link zum Artikel (open access)

Hofmayer, F., Hadler Boggiani, B., Soman, R., Andrade, J. D., Ćorić, S., Reichenbacher, B. (2023). An integrative palaeoenvironmental and chronostratigraphic study of the Lower Miocene in the North Alpine Foreland Basin – Are global climate signals detectable? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 627, 111719. doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2023.111719 Link zum Artikel

Reichenbacher, B. & Bannikov, A. F. (2023). Diversity of gobioid fishes in the late middle Miocene of northern Moldova, Eastern Paratethys–part II: description of †Moldavigobius helenae gen. et sp. nov. PalZ, 97: 365–381. Link zum Artikel (open access)

Reichenbacher, B., Vukić, J., Šanda, R., Schliewen, U. K., Esmaeili, H. R., Kassar, A. (2023). Skeletal traits and otoliths can unravel the relationships within European Gobiidae (Gobius lineage sensu lato). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 1-32. doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlad058 Link zum Artikel (free access)

Schäfer, P., Kadolsky, D., Reichenbacher, B., Schwarz, J., & Wiesner, E. (2023). Untermiozäne Fossilgemeinschaften der Wiesbaden-Formation aus einem Tertiärprofil in Mainz (Mainz-Gruppe, Mainzer Becken, Deutschland). Mainzer geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen, 51, 39-88. Link zum Artikel (open access) 

Vernyhorova, Y. V., Holcová, K., Doláková, N., Reichenbacher, B., Scheiner, F., Ackerman, L., Rejšek, J., De Bortoli, L., Trubač, J., & Utescher, T. (2023). The Miocene Climatic Optimum at the interface of epicontinental sea and large continent: A case study from the Middle Miocene of the Eastern Paratethys. Marine Micropaleontology, 181, 102231. DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2023.102231 Link zum Artikel (open access)

Zarei, F., Reza Esmaeili, H.R., Sadeghi, R., Reichenbacher, B., Schliewen, U.K., Abbasi, K., Gholamhosseini, A. (2023). Phylogeography and population structure of Ponticola gorlap (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in an evolutionary distinctive and ecologically threatened Caspian Sea sub‑basin. Aquatic Sciences (2023) 85:15. DOI: 10.1007/s00027-022-00913-z

Zell, P., Hennhöfer, D., Lenz, O., Stinnesbeck, W., Bohatý, J., Reichenbacher, B., Domínguez-Vázquez, G., & Schäfer, E. (2023). Environmental change, mangals and the end of marine deposition in the Lower Miocene Wiesbaden Formation: A case study from the type locality at Kalkofen (State of Hesse, Germany). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, 310: 33-49. https://doi.org/10.1127/njgpa/2023/1167


Gierl, C., Dohrmann, M., Keith, P., Humphreys, M., Esmaeili, H. R., Vukić, J., Šanda, R., & Reichenbacher, B. (2022). An integrative phylogenetic approach for inferring relationships of fossil gobioids (Teleostei: Gobiiformes). PLOS ONE, 17(7), e0271121. Link zum Artikel (open access)

Reichenbacher, B. & Bannikov, A. F. (2022). Diversity of gobioid fishes in the late middle Miocene of northern Moldova, Eastern Paratethys – part I: an extinct clade of Lesueurigobius look-alikes. PalZ, 96, 67–112. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H. R., Zarei, F. & Reichenbacher, B. (2022). COI gene sequences confirm the taxonomic validity of the tooth-carp Aphaniops hormuzensis (Teleostei: Aphaniidae) from southern Iran. Zoology in the Middle East, 68(1): 34-40.

Villa, A. & Reichenbacher, B. (2022). Reinterpretation of girdled lizard remains from Switzerland documents the first occurrence of the lacertid Janosikia outside of Germany. PalZ, 96, 129–134.

Wang, Q., Purrafee Dizaj, L., Huang, J., Kumar Sarker, K., Kevrekidis, C., Reichenbacher, B., Esmaeili, H.R., Straube, N., Moritz, T., Li, C. (李晨虹) (2022). Molecular phylogenetics of the Clupeiformes based on exon-capture data and a new classification of the order. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (in press)


Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). A small cichlid species flock from the Upper Miocene (9–10 MYA) of Central Kenya. Hydrobiologia, 848: 3613–3637. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Charmpila, E.A., Wagner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). First documentation of the otoliths of the species of Gouania (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology, 98: 1450–1455. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Echreshavi, S., Esmaeili, H.R., Teimori, A. & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). A comparative study on the caudal skeleton of goatfishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Mullidae) from the Western Indo-Pacific region: An additional taxonomic tool. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 48 (2021) 102066.

Filek, T., Hofmayer, F., Feichtinger, I., Berning, B., Pollerspöck, J., Zwicker, J., Smrzka, D., Peckmann, J., Kranner, M., Mandic, O., Reichenbacher, B., Kroh, A., Uchman, A., Roetzel, R., Harzhauser, M. (2021). Environmental conditions during the late Oligocene transgression in the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Eferding Formation, Egerian) – a multidisciplinary approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 580 (2021) 110527.

Kevrekidis, C., Arratia, G., Bacharidis, N., & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). A new clupeid fish from the upper Miocene of Greece: A possible Hilsa relative from the Mediterranean. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 66(3): 605-621. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Sadeghi, R., Esmaeili, H.R., Zarei, F. & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). Matrilineal evidence for genetic structure and Late Pleistocene demographic expansion of the Ornate goby Istigobius ornatus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. Marine Ecology 2021, 42:e12629.


Altner, M., Ruthensteiner, B. & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). New haplochromine cichlid from the upper Miocene (9–10 MYA) of Central Kenya. BMC Evolutionary Biology 20:65. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Charmpila, E. A., Teimori, A., Freyhof, J., Weissenbacher, A. & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). New osteological and morphological data of four species of Aphaniops (Teleostei; Aphaniidae). Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 36: 724–736. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Ghanbarifardi, M., Gut, C., Gholami, Z., Esmaeili, H.R., Gierl, C. & Reichenbacher, B. (2020. Osteology of the posterior vertebral column and caudal skeleton of marine amphibious gobies (mudskippers) (Teleostei: Gobioidei). Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 36: 713–723. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Ghanbarifardi, M., Gut, C., Gholami, Z., Esmaeili, H.R., Gierl, C., & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). Possible link between the structure of otoliths and amphibious mode of life of three mudskipper species (Teleostei: Gobioidei) from the Persian Gulf. Zoology in the Middle East, 66(4): 311-320.

Gut, C., Vukić, J., Šanda, R., Moritz, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). Identification of past and present gobies: distinguishing Gobius and Pomatoschistus (Teleostei: Gobioidei) species using characters of otoliths, meristics and body morphometry. Contributions to Zoology, 89: 282–323. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Kevrekidis, C., Ruthensteiner, B., Cerwenka A.F., Penk, S.B.R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). New cichlid fossils from the middle-late Miocene alkaline lakes of Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e1805621 (23 pages). Link zum Artikel (open access).

Reichenbacher, B., Přikryl, T., Cerwenka, A. F., Keith, P., Gierl, C., Dohrmann, M. (2020). Freshwater gobies 30 million years ago: new insights into character evolution and phylogenetic relationships of †Pirskeniidae (Gobioidei, Teleostei). PLOS One. 15(8): e0237366. Link zum Artikel (open access).

Sadeghi, R., Esmaeili, H.R., Zarei, F., & Reichenbacher, B. (2020). Population structure of the Ornate goby, Istigobius ornatus (Teleostei: Gobiidae), in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea as determined by otolith shape variation using ShapeR. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 103: 1217–1230.

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H.R., Hamidan, N., Reichenbacher, B. (2020). Comment on “A proposal for a new generic structure of the killifish family Aphaniidae, with the description of Aphaniops teimorii (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes)” by Jörg Freyhof & Baran Yoğurtçuoğlu, Zootaxa (July 2020) 4810 (3): 421–451. FishTaxa, 17: 15–16.


Brinkmann, I., Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2019). A new well-preserved ostracod fauna from the middle Burdigalian (lower Miocene) of the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Geobios, 56: 65–93. Link zum Artikel

Hofmayer, F., Kirscher, U., Sant, K., Krijgsman, W., Fritzer, T., Jung, D., Weissbrodt, V., Reichenbacher, B. (2019). Three-dimensional geological modeling supports a revised Burdigalian chronostratigraphy in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 108: 2627–2651. Link zum Artikel

Kevrekidis, C., Valtl, M., Penk, S.B.R., Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2019). Rebekkachromis nov. gen. from the middle-upper Miocene (11 MYA) of Central Kenya: The oldest record of a haplotilapiine cichlid fish. Hydrobiologia, 832: 39–64. Link zum Artikel.

Penk, S.B.R., Altner, M., Cerwenka A.F., Schliewen U.K., Reichenbacher, B. (2019). New fossil cichlid from the middle Miocene of East Africa revealed as oldest known member of the Oreochromini. – Scientific Reports, 9:10198. Link zum Artikel.

Mandic, O., Hajek-Tadesse, V., Bakrač, K., Reichenbacher, B., Grizelj, A., Miknić, M. (2019). Multiproxy reconstruction of the middle Miocene Požega palaeolake in the Southern Pannonian Basin (NE Croatia) prior to the Badenian transgression of the Central Paratethys Sea. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 516: 203–2019.

Reichenbacher, B., Filipescu, S. & Miclea, A. (2019). A unique middle Miocene fish fauna from coastal deposits in the southeastern Pannonian Basin (Romania). Palaeodiversity and Palaeoenvironment, 99: 177–194. doi: 10.1007/s12549-018-0334-3.

Sanjarani Vahed, N., Esmaeili, H.R., Masoudi, M., Reichenbacher, B. (2019). Ontogenetic Otolith Development in an Endemic Tooth-Carp, Aphanius vladykovi (Teleostei: Aphaniidae). Journal of Ichthyology, 59(3): 336–343.


Gierl, C., Liebl, D., Šanda, R., Vukić, J., Esmaeili, H.R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2018). What can goby otolith morphology tell us? Cybium, 42(4): 349–363. Link zum Artikel.

Janssen, R., Doppler, G., Grimm, K., Grimm, M., Haas, U., Hiss, M., Köthe, A., Radtke, G., Reichenbacher, B., Salamon, M., Standke, G., Teipel, U., Thomas, M., Uffenorde, H., Wieland-Schuster, U. & Subkommission Tertiär-Stratigraphie (2018). Das Tertiär in der Stratigraphischen Tabelle von Deutschland 2016. [The Tertiary in the Stratigraphic Table of Germany 2016 (STG 2016).] Zeitschrift Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 169(2): 267–294. Link zum Artikel.

Jolivet, M., Barrier, L., Dauteuil, O., Laborde, A., Li, Q., Reichenbacher, B., Popescu, S., Sha, J. & Guo, Z. (2018). Late Cretaceous - Palaeogene topography of the Chinese Tian Shan: New insights from geomorphology and sedimentology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 499: 95–106. Link zum Artikel.

Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B., Kirscher, U., Sant, K. & Hanebeck, H. (2018). The middle Burdigalian in the North Alpine Foreland Basin (Bavaria, SE Germany) – a lithostratigraphic, biostratigraphic and magnetostratigraphic re-evaluation. Newsletter Stratigraphy, 51(3): 285–309. Link zum Artikel.

Reichenbacher, B., Gregorová, R., Holcová, K., Šanda, R., Vukić, J. & Přikryl, T. (2018). Discovery of the oldest Gobius (Teleostei, Gobiiformes) from a marine ecosystem of Early Miocene age. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 16(6): 493-513. Link zum Artikel.

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H. R., Hamidan, N. & Reichenbacher, B. (2018). Systematics and historical biogeography of the Aphanius dispar species group (Teleostei: Aphaniidae) and description of a new species from Southern Iran. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 56: 579–598. Link zum Artikel. doi:10.1111/jzs.12228

Sanjarani Vahed, N., Esmaeili, H.R., Masoudi, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2018). Early otolith development in the critically endangered tooth-carp Aphanius farsicus (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 101: 1309–1317. doi:10.1007/s10641-018-0778-3. Link zum Artikel.


Altner, M., Schliewen, U., Penk, S. & Reichenbacher, B. (2017). † Tugenchromis pickfordi gen. et sp. nov. from the upper Miocene – a stem-group cichlid of the ‘East African Radiation’. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 37(2): e1297819. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Gierl, C. & Reichenbacher, B. (2017). Revision of so-called Pomatoschistus (Gobiiformes, Teleostei) from the Late 
Eocene and Early Oligocene. Palaeontologia Electronica 20.2.33A: 1-17. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Hofmann, F., Reichenbacher, B. & Farley, K.A. (2017). Evidence for >5 Ma paleo-exposure of an Eocene-Miocene paleosol of the Bohnerz Formation, Switzerland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 465: 168–175.

Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2017). Late Early Miocene palaeoenvironmental changes in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468: 485–502.

Rasmussen, C., Reichenbacher, B., Lenz, O., Altner, M., Penk, S.B.R., Prieto, J. & Brüsch, D. (2017). Middle–late Miocene palaeoenvironments, palynological data and a fossil fish Lagerstätte from the Central Kenya Rift (East Africa). Geological Magazine, 154(1): 24–56.

Sant, K., Kirscher, U., Reichenbacher, B., Pippèrr, M., Jung, D., Doppler, G. & Krijgsman, W. (2017). Late Burdigalian sea retreat from the North Alpine Foreland Basin: New magnetostratigraphic age constraints. Global and Planetary Change, 152: 38–50.

Teschner, C. & Reichenbacher, B. (2017). Otolith-based age determination of mid-Burdigalian marine sediments in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Bulletin of Geosciences 92(2): 143–152. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).


Ghanbarifardi, M., Esmaeili, H.R., Gholami, Z., Aliabadian, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of three mudskippers (Gobiidae) from the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman (Makran). Journal Applied Ichthyology, 32, 416–420.

Masoudi, M., Esmaeili, H.R., Teimori, A., Gholami, Z., Gholamhosseini, A., Sayyadzadeh, G., Keivany, Y. & Reichenbacher, B. (2016). Sympatry and possible hybridization among species of the killifish genus Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in Southwestern Iran. Limnologica, 59 (2016): 10–20.

Pippèrr, M., Reichenbacher, B., Doppler, G., Hagmaier, M. & Jung, D. (2016). The northern coast of the Ottnangian (middle Burdigalian, early Miocene) Molasse Sea in Germany: sediments, foraminiferal assemblages and biostratigraphy. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 105: 1055–1085.

Reichenbacher, B. (2016). Jean Gaudant (* 31 December 1939 — † 6 December 2015) In Memoriam. Geodiversitas 38, 327-339. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Salvador, R.B., Pippèrr, M., Reichenbacher, B., & Rasser, M.W. (2016). Early Miocene continental gastropods from new localities of the Molasse Basin in southern Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 90(3): 469-491.nach oben2015

Altner, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). †Kenyaichthyidae fam. nov. and †Kenyaichthys gen. nov. – First Record of a Fossil Aplocheiloid Killifish (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes). PLoS ONE 10(4):e0123056.  Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Bratishko, A., Schwarzhans, W., Reichenbacher, B., Vernyhorova, Y. & Ćorić, S. (2015): Fish otoliths from the Konkian (Miocene, early Serravallian) of Mangyshlak (Kazakhstan): testimony to an early endemic evolution in the Eastern Paratethys. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 89: 839–889.

Gaudant, J., Barrón, E., Anadón, P., Reichenbacher, B. & Peñalver, E. (2015). Palaeoenvironmental analysis of the Miocene Arcas del Villar gypsum sequence (Spain), based on palynomorphs and cyprinodontiform fishes. Neues Jahrbuch Geologie, Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 277(1): 105–124.

Gholami, Z., Esmaeili, H.R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). New data on the zoogeography of Aphanius sophiae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the Central Zagros (Southwest Iran). Limnologica, 51: 70–82.

Gholami, Z., Esmaeili, H.R., Erpenbeck, D. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). Genetic connectivity and phenotypic plasticity in the cyprinodont Aphanius farsicus from the Maharlu Basin, South-western Iran. Journal of Fish Biology, 86: 882–906.

Gierl, C. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015): A new Fossil Genus of Gobiiformes From the Miocene Characterized by a Mosaic Set of Characters. Copeia, 103(4): 792–805.

Jost, J., Kälin, D., Börner, S., Vasilyan, D., Lawver, D. & Reichenbacher, B. (2015). Vertebrate microfossils from the Upper Freshwater Molasse in the Swiss Molasse Basin: Implications for the evolution of the North Alpine Foreland Basin during the Miocene Climate Optimum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 426: 22–33.nach oben2014

Esmaeili, H.R., Teimori, A., Sayyadzadeh, G., Masoudi, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2014). Phylogenetic relationships of the tooth-carp Aphanius (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the river systems of southern and south-western Iran based on mtDNA sequences. Zoology in the Middle East, 60:1, 29-38, DOI: 10.1080/09397140.2014.892329.

Esmaeili, H.R., Teimori, A., Gholami, Z. & Reichenbacher, B. (2014). Two new species of the tooth-carp Aphanius (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) and the evolutionary history of the Iranian inland and inland-related Aphanius species. Zootaxa 3786(3): 246-268.

Gholami, Z., Esmaeili, H.R., Erpenbeck, D. & Reichenbacher, B. (2014). Phylogenetic analysis of Aphanius from the endorheic Kor River Basin in the Zagros Mountains, Southwestern Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 52(2), 130-141.

Reichenbacher, B. & Reichard, M. (2014). Otoliths of Five Extant Species of the Annual Killifish Nothobranchius from the East African Savannah. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112459. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112459

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H.R., Erpenbeck, D. & Reichenbacher, B. (2014). A new and unique species of the genus Aphanius (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) from Southern Iran: A case of regressive evolution. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 253, 327–337.nach oben2013

Annabi, A., Said, K. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). Inter-population differences in otolith morphology are genetically encoded in Aphanius fasciatus (Cyprinodontiformes, killifishes). Scientia Marina, 77(2): 269–279. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Becker, D., Marty, D., Pirkenseer, C., Cavin, L., Grimm, K. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). A tribute to the late Professor Jean-Pierre Berger (8 July 1956–18 January 2012). Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106: 119–124.

Gholami, Z., Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H.R., Schulz-Mirbach, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). Scale surface microstructure and scale size in the tooth-carp genus Aphanius (Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae) from endorheic basins in Southwest Iran. Zootaxa 3619 (4): 467–490.

Gierl, C., Reichenbacher, B., Gaudant, J., Erpenbeck, D. & Pharisat, A. (2013). An Extraordinary Gobioid Fish Fossil from Southern France. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64117. Hier geht es zum Artikel (open access).

Pirkenseer, C., Berger, J.-P. & Reichenbacher, B. (2013). The position of the Rupelian/Chattian boundary in the southern Upper Rhine Graben based on new records of microfossils – Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106: 291–301.

Reichenbacher, B., Krijgsman, W., Lataster, Y., Pippèrr, M., van Baak, C.G.C., Chang, L., Kälin, D., Jost, J., Doppler, G., Jung, D., Prieto, J., Abdul Aziz, H., Böhme, M., Garnish, J., Kirscher, U. & Bachtadse, V. (2013). An alternative magnetostratigraphic framework for the Lower Miocene (Burdigalian / Ottnangian, Karpatian) in the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106: 309–334.nach oben2012

Esmaeili, H.R., Teimori, A., Gholami, Z., Zarei, N. & Reichenbacher, B. (2012). Re-validation and re-description of an endemic and threatened species, Aphanius pluristriatus (Jenkins, 1910) (Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae), from southern Iran. Zootaxa, 3208: 58–67.

Teimori, A., Schulz-Mirbach, T., Esmaeili, H.R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2012a). Geographic differentiation of Aphanius dispar (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) from Southern Iran. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 50(4): 289-304.

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H.R., Gholami, Z., Zarei, N. & Reichenbacher, B. (2012b). Aphanius arakensis, a new species of tooth-carp (Cyprinodontidae) from the endorheic Namak Lake basin in Iran. Zookeys, 215: 55-76.

Teimori, A., Jawad, L.A.J., Al-Kkarusi, L.H., Al-Mamry, J.N. & Reichenbacher, B. (2012c). Late Pleistocene to Holocene diversification and zoogeography of the Arabian killifish Aphanius dispar inferred from otolith morphology. Scientia Marina, 76(4): 637-645. [Featured Article] pdf (2,2 MB)nach oben2011

Carnevale, G., Haghfarshi, E., Abbasi, S., Alimohammadian, H. & Reichenbacher, B. (2011). A new species of silverside (Teleostei: Atheriniformes) from the Late Miocene of NW-Iran. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 56: 749-756.

Reichenbacher, B., Alimohammadian, H., Sabouri, J., Haghfarshi, E., Faridi, M., Abbasi, S., Matzke-Karasz, R., Fellin, M.G., Carnevale, G., Schiller, W., Vasilyan D. & Scharrer, S. (2011). Late Miocene stratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeogeography of the Tabriz Basin (NW Iran, Eastern Paratethys). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 311: 1-8.

Teimori, A., Esmaeili, H.R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2011). Aphanius farsicus, a replacement name for A. persicus (Jenkins, 1910) (Teleostei, Cyprinodontidae). Zootaxa, 3096: 53–58. pdf (1,2 MB)

Schneider, S., Pippèrr, M., Frieling, D. & Reichenbacher, B. (2011). Sedimentary facies and paleontology of the Ottnangian Upper Marine Molasse and Upper Brackish Water Molasse of eastern Bavaria: A field trip guide. In: Carena, S., Friedrich, A.M. & Lammerer, B. (Eds.): Geological Field Trips in Central Western Europe: Fragile Earth International Conference, Munich, September 2011: Geological Society of America, Field Guide 22, p. 35–50.nach oben2010

Heckeberg, N., Pippèrr, M., Läuchli, B., Heimann, F. & Reichenbacher, B. (2010). The Upper Marine Molasse (Burdigalian, Ottnangian) in southwestern Germany – facies interpretation and a new lithostratigraphic terminology. Zeitschrift deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 161: 285-302.

Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2010). Foraminifera from the borehole Altdorf (SE Germany): proxies for Ottnangian (Early Miocene) palaeoenvironments of the Central Paratethys. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 289: 62-80.nach oben2009

Frieling, D., Pippèrr, M., Schneider, S. & Reichenbacher, B. (2009a). Sedimentology and stratigraphy at the rocky coast of the upper Burdigalian Molasse Sea: a case study from Gurlarn near Passau (SE Germany). Facies, 55:47–62.

Frieling, D., Mazumder, R. & Reichenbacher, B. (2009b). Tidal sediments in the Upper Marine Molasse (OMM) of the Allgäu area (Lower Miocene, Southwest-Germany). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 254: 151-163.

Heimann, F. U. M., Schmid, D. U., Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2009). Re-interpreting the Baltringer Horizont as a subtidal channel facies: Implications for a new understanding of the Upper Marine Molasse "Cycles" (Early Miocene). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 254: 135-149.

Pippèrr, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2009. Biostratigraphy and paleoecology of benthic foraminifera from the Eggenburgian "Ortenburger Meeressande" of southeastern Germany (Early Miocene, Paratethys). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 254: 41-61.

Reichenbacher, B. & Kowalke, T. (2009). Neogene and present-day zoogeography of killifishes (Aphanius and Aphanolebias) in the Mediterranean and Paratethys areas . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 281: 43-56.

Reichenbacher, B., Feulner, G.R. & Schulz-Mirbach, T. (2009a). Geographic Variation in Otolith Morphology Among Freshwater Populations of Aphanius dispar (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes) from the Southeastern Arabian Peninsula. – Journal of Morphology, 270: 469–484.

Reichenbacher, B., Kamrani, E., Esmaeili, H.R. & Teimori, A. (2009b). The endangered cyprinodont Aphanius ginaonis (Holly, 1929) from southern Iran is a valid species: evidence from otolith morphology. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 86: 507-521.

Vasilyan, D., Reichenbacher, B. & Carnevale G. (2009). A new fossil Aphanius species from the Upper Miocene of Armenia (Eastern Paratethys). Paläontolgische Zeitschrift, 83: 511-519.nach oben2008

Schulz-Mirbach, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2008). Fossil Aphanius (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes) from southwestern Anatolia (Turkey): A contribution to the evolutionary history of a hotspot of freshwater biodiversity. Geodiversitas, 30(3): 577-592.

Schulz-Mirbach, T., Stransky, C., Schlickeisen, J. & Reichenbacher. B. (2008a). Differences in otolith morphologies between surface- and cave-dwelling populations of Poecilia mexicana (Teleostei, Poeciliidae) reflect adaptations to life in an extreme habitat. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 10: 537–558.

Schulz-Mirbach, T., Scherb, H. & Reichenbacher, B. (2008b). Are hybridization and polyploidization phenomena detectable in the fossil record? – A case study on otoliths of a natural hybrid, Poecilia formosa (Teleostei: Poeciliidae). Neues Jahrbuch Geologie Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 249(2): 223-238.

Weidmann, M., Berger,  Engesser, B., Reichenbacher, B.,  Sauvagnat, J. & Schäfer, P. (2008). La Molasse de la Vallée de Joux (Jura, Suisse et France). [The Joux Valley molasse (Jura, Switzerland and France)]. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles, 91/1: 69-101.nach oben2007

Charollais, J. Weidmann, M., Berger, J.P., Engesser, B., Hotellier, J.F., Gorin, G., Reichenbacher, B. & Schäfer, P. (2007). La Molasse du bassin franco-genevois et son substratum [The Molasse in the Greater Geneva area and its substratum]. Archives des Sciences , 60 (2-3): 59-173

Martini, E. & Reichenbacher, B. (2007). Nanoplankton und Fisch-Otolithen in der Mittleren Pechelbronn-Formation (Unter-Oligozän, Oberrheingraben/Mainzer Becken). Geologische Abhandlungen Hessen, 116: 235-273.

Pippèrr, M., Reichenbacher, B., Witt, W. & Rocholl, A. (2007). The Middle and Upper Ottnangian of the Simssee area (SE Germany): Micropalaeontology, biostratigraphy and chronostratigraphy. Neues Jahrbuch Geologie Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 245: 353-378.

Reichenbacher, B., Gaudant, J. & Griessemer, T.W. (2007a). A late Burdigalien Gobiid fish, Gobius brevis (Agassiz, 1839), in the Upper Hydrobia Beds at Edenkoben in the middle Upper Rhine Graben (W-Germany). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 81(4).

Reichenbacher, B., Sienknecht, U., Küchenhoff, H. & Fenske, N. (2007b). Combined Otolith Morphology and Morphometry for Assessing Taxonomy and Diversity in Fossil and Extant Killifish (Aphanius, †Prolebias). Journal of Morphology, 268: 898–915.

Reichenbacher, B., Böhme, M. & Lang, L. (2007c). Fossilien aus der Oberen Süßwassermolasse bei Ried (Kreis Neuburg an der Donau). Archaeopteryx, 25: 49-53.

Reischenbacher, D., Rifelj, H., Sachsenhofer, R.F., Jelen, B., Ćorić, S., Gross, M. & Reichenbacher, B. (2007). Early Badenian paleoenvironment in the Lavanttal Basin (Mühldorf Beds; Austria): Evidence from paleontology and geochemistry. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 100, 202-229.nach oben2006

Jost, J., Kälin, D., Schulz-Mirbach, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2006). Late Early Miocene lake deposits near Mauensee, central Switzerland: fish fauna (otoliths, teeth), accompanying biota and palaeoecology. Eclogae Geologica helvetiae, 99: 309-326.

Reichenbacher, B. & Prieto, J. (2006). Lacustrine fish faunas (Teleostei) from the Karpatian of the northern Alpine Molasse Basin, with a description of two new species of Prolebias Sauvage. Palaeontographica A, 278(1-6): 87-95.

Schulz-Mirbach, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2006). Reconstruction of Oligocene and Neogene freshwater fish faunas - an actualistic study on cypriniform otoliths. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 51(2): 283-304.

Schulz-Mirbach, T. & Reichenbacher, B., Yildirim, Z. & Atalay, A. (2006). Otolith characteristics of species, subspecies and populations of Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes) from Anatolia (Turkey). Journal of Natural History, 40/27-28: 1687-1705.nach oben2005

Berger, J.-P., Reichenbacher, B., Becker, D., Grimm, M., Grimm, K., Picot, L., Storni, A., Pirkenseer, C., Derer, C. & Schaefer, A. (2005a). Paleogeography of the Upper Rhine Graben (URG) and the Swiss Molasse Basin (SMB) from Eocene to Pliocene. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 94(4): 697- 710.

Berger, J.-P., Reichenbacher, B., Becker, D., Grimm, M., Grimm, K., Picot, L., Storni, A., Pirkenseer, C. & Schaefer, A. (2005b). Eocene-Pliocene time scale and stratigraphy of the Upper Rhine Graben (URG) and the Swiss Molasse Basin (SMB). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 94(4): 711-731.

Doppler, G., Heissig, K. & Reichenbacher, B. (2005). Zur Gliederung des Tertiärs im süddeutschen Molassebecken. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 41(1-3): 359-375.

Gaudant, J. & Reichenbacher, B. (2005). Hemitrichas stapfi n. sp.: a new Atherinid species (Teleostei) with otoliths in situ from the quarry "Am Katzenrech" in the Mainz Basin (Upper Oligocene). Zitteliana A, 45: 189-198.

Kowalke, T. & Reichenbacher, B. (2005). Early Miocene (Ottnangian) Mollusca of the Western Paratethys - ontogenetic strategies and palaeoenvironments. Geobios, 38(5): 609-635.

Reichenbacher, B. (2005). Die Fischfauna (Otolithen) der Unteren Süßwassermolasse von La Chaux, S. 106-108. - In: Schäfer, P.: Beiträge zur Ostracoden- und Foraminiferen-Fauna der Unteren Süßwassermolasse in der Schweiz und in Savoyen (Frankreich). 2*. La Chaux (Kanton Waadt, Schweiz). Senckenbergiana lethaea 85 (1) 95-117.

Reichenbacher, B., Kälin D. & Jost, J. (2005). A fourth St. Gallen Formation cycle (?) in the Karpatian Upper Marine Molasse of central Switzerland. Fazies, 51: 160-172.

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