Institut für Bienenkunde



Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen

  • 2020 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Boardman L., Eimanifar A. ,Kimball R.T, Braun E.L., Fuchs S., Grünewald B. ,Ellis JD. (2020)
    The complete mitochondrial genome  of the West African honey bee Apis mellifera adansonii (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B(5) 11-12. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1693308
  • Boardman L., Eimanifar A, Kimball R.T, BraunE.L, Fuchs S, Grünewald B, Ellis J.D (2020)
    The mitochondrial genome  of the spanish honey bee, Apis mellifera iberiensis (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae), from Portugal
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B(5) 17-18. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1693920
  • 2019 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Grünewald, B., Siefert, P.(2019)
    Acetylcholine and its Receptors in Honeybees: Involvement and Development and Impairments by Neonicotinoids
    Insects(10) 1-12. DOI: 10.3390/insects10120420
  • Boardman,L.; EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2019)
    The complete mitochondrial genome  of Apis mellifera unicolor (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae), the Malagasy honey bee
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B(4) 3286-3287. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1671247
  • Boardman,L.; EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2019)
    The complete mitochondrial genome  of the Carniolan honey bee, Apis mellifera carnica (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B(4) 3288-3290. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1671250
  • 2018 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Zwaka,H.,  Bartels, R., Grünewald,B., Menzel,R. (2018)
    Neural organization  of A3 mushroom body extrinsic neurons in the honeybee brain.
    Frontiers in neuroanatomy Vol. 12, Article 57, 2018
  • 2017 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2017)
    The complete mitochondrial genome  and phylogenetic placement of Apis nigrocincta Smith  (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae), an Asian, cavity-nesting honey bee.
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B(2) 249-250. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1318683
  • Siede R, Faust L, Meixner MD, Maus C, Grünewald B, Büchler R (2017)
    Performance of honey bee colonies under a long-lasting dietary exposure to sublethal concentrations of the neonicotinoid insecticide thiacloprid.
    Pest Manag Sci73(7): 1334–1344. DOI: 10.1002/ps.4547
  • Nawrocka A., Kandemir I., Fuchs S., Tofilski A (2017)
    Computer software for identification of honey bee subspecies and evolutionary lineages. 
    Apidologie.DOI 10.1007/s13592-017-0538-y
  • EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2017)
    The complete mitochondrial genome of Apis nuluensis Tingek, an Asian honey bee (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae).
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B2(2):552-553. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1365655
  • EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2017)
    The complete mitochondrial genome of an east African honey bee, Apis mellifera monticola Smith (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae).
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B2(2): 589-590. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1372722
  • EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2017)
    The complete mitochondrial genome of the Egyptian honey bee, Apis mellifera lamarckii (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae).
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B2(1):270-272. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1325343
  • EimanifarA, KimballRT, BraunEL, Fuchs S, Grünewald B,Ellis JD(2017)
    The complete mitochondrial genome of Apis mellifera meda (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae).
    Mitochondrial DNA Part B2(1):268-269. DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2017.1325342
  • 2016 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Wessler I, Gärtner HA, Michel-Schmidt R, Brochhausen C, Schmitz L, Anspach L, Grünewald B, Kirkpatrick CJ. (2016)
    Honeybees Produce Millimolar Concentrations of Non-Neuronal Acetylcholine for Breeding: Possible Adverse Effects of Neonicotinoids
PLoS One. 11(6):e0156886. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156886
  • Rolke D, Fuchs S,Grünewald B,Gao Z,Blenau W (2016)
    Large-scale monitoring of effects of clothianidin-dressed oilseed rape seeds on pollinating insects in Northern Germany: effects on honey bees (Apis mellifera).
Ecotoxicology.25(9):1648-1665. DOI: 10.1007/s10646-016-1725-8
  • Rolke D,Persigehl M,Peters B, Sterk G, Blenau B (2016)
    Large-scale monitoring of effects of clothianidin-dressed oilseed rape seeds on pollinating insects in northern Germany: residues of clothianidin in pollen, nectar and honey.
Ecotoxicology 25(9):1691–1701. DOI 10.1007/s10646-016-1723-x
  • Grünewald B (2016)
    ET&C PerspectivesThe Challenge: Assessment of risks posed by systemic insecticides to hymenopteran pollinators: New perception when we move from laboratory via (semi-)field to landscape scale testing? A perspective from academia.
Environ Toxicol Chem 36(1): 18-18. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3631
  • Dukku UH (2016)
    A preliminary evaluation of morphometric characters of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) populations in Nigeria
J Entomol Zool Studies 4(2):273-282
  • Dukku UH (2016)
    Evaluation of Morphometric Characters of Honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) Populations in the Lake Chad Basin in Central Africa.
Adv Entomol 4(2): 75-89. DOI: 10.4236/ae.2016.42009
  • 2015- Buchkapitel & Bücher
  • Grünewald B (2015)
    Die vielfältigen Bedrohungen der Honigbiene: Ist die Bestäubung in Gefahr?
In: Lorenz S, Stark K (eds) Menschen und Bienen. Ein nachhaltiges Miteinander in Gefahr. Oekom, München: p 49-60.
  • 2015 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften

  • DevaudJM, Papouin T, Carcaud J, Sandoz JC, Grünewald B, Giurfa M (2015)
    Neural substrate for higher-order learning in an insect: Mushroom bodies are necessary for configural discriminations
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112(43):E5854-62. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1508422112.
  • 2014 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Fischer, J., Müller, T., Spatz, A., Greggers,U., Grünewald, B., Menzel, R. (2014)
    Neonicotinoids interfere with specific components of navigation in honeybees.
PLOS One 9, 1-10
  • Schild, H-A., Fuchs, S., Bode, H.B., Grünewald, B.(2014)
    Low-molecular weight metabolites secreted by Paenibacillus larvae as potential virulence factors of American Foulbrood.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1128, 1-29
  • French, A., Rolke, D., Simcock, K., Gartside, S.E., Blenau, W., Wright, G.A. (in press) (2014)
    The role of serotonin in feeding and gut contractions in the honeybee.
J. Insect Physiol. DOI: 10.1016 /j.jinsphys.2013.12.005
  • Troppmann, B., Balfanz, S., Krach, C., Baumann, A., Blenau, W.(2014)
    Characterization of an invertebrate-type dopamine rezeptor of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana.
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15, 629-653
  • 2013 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Cakmak,I., Fuchs, S. (2013)
    Exploring a treatment strategy for long-term increase of varroa tolerance on Marmara Island,Turkey.
J.Apicult. Res. 52, 242-250
  • Reim, T., Thamm, M., Rolke, D., Blenau, W., Scheiner, R. (2013)
    Suitability of three common reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR in honey bees.
    Apidologie 44, 342-350
  • Schulte, C., Leboulle, G., Otte, M., Grünewald, B., Gehne, N., Beye, M. (2013)
    Honey bee promoter sequences for targeted gene expression.
Insect Mol. Biol. 22, 399-410
  • Thamm, M., Rolke, D., Jordan, N., Balfanz, S., Schiffer, C., Baumann,  A., Blenau, W. (2013)
    Function and distribution of 5-HT2 receptors in the honeybee (Apis mellifera).
PLoS One 8, e82407
  • 2013- Buchkapitel & Bücher
  • Scheiner,R., Ibramson,C.I., Brodschneider,R., Crailsheim,K., Farina,W.M., Fuchs,S., Grünewald,B., Hahshold,S., Karrer,M., Koeniger,G., Koeniger,N., Menzel,R., Mujagic,S., Radspieler,G., Schmickl,T., Schneider,C., Siegel,A.J., Szopek,M., Thenius,R.(2013)
    Standard methods for behavioural studies of Apis mellifera.
    J.Apicult. Res. 52, 1-58
  • Blenau, W., Thamm, M., Baumann, A. (2013)
    Serotonin in insects: distribution, biosynthesis, uptake, inactivation, receptors, functions, and implications for human health.
    Hall, F.S. (Ed.) Serotonin: Biosynthesis, Regulation and Health Implications. NOVA Publishers, New York, pp.1-26
  • Grünewald, B. (2013)
    Cellular Mechanisms of neuronal plasticity in the honeybee brain.
    in : Menzel R.,  and Benjamin P.R. (Eds.). Invertebrate Learning and memory. Academic press, London, pp. 467-477
  • 2012 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Blenau, W., Rademacher, E., Baumann, A. (2012)
    Plant essential oils and formamidines as insecticides/acaricides: what are the molecular targets?
    Apidologie 43, 334-347
  • Dietemann, V., Pflugfelder, J., Anderson, D., Charriere, J.D., Chejanovsky, N., Dainat, B., de Miranda, J., Delaplane, K., Dillier, F.X., Fuchs, S., Gallmann, P., Gauthier, L., Imdorf, A., Koeniger, N., Kralj, J., Meikle, W., Pettis, J., Rosenkranz, P., Sammataro, D., Smith, D., Yanez, O., Neumann, P. (2012)
    Varroa destructor: research avenues towards sustainable control.
    J. Apicult. Res. 51, 125-132
  • Heindorff, K., Blenau, W., Walz, B., Baumann, O. (2012)
    Characterization of a Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent AC1 adenylyl cyclase in a non-neuronal tissue, the blowfly salivary gland.
    Cell Calcium 52, 103-112
  • Himmelreich, S., Grünewald, B. (2012)
    Cellular physiology of olfactory learning in the honeybee brain.
    Apidologie 43, 308-321
  • Knipping, S., Grünewald, B., Hirt, R. (2012)
    Erste Erfahrungen mit medizinischem Honig in der Wundbehandlung im Kopf-Hals-Bereich.
    HNO 60, 830-836
  • Moors, L., Koeniger, G., Billen, J. (2012)
    Ontogeny and morphology of the bulbus, part of the male reproductive organ in Apis mellifera carnica (Hymenoptera, Apidae).
    Apidologie 43, 201-211
  • Röser, C., Jordan, N., Balfanz, S., Baumann, A., Walz, B., Baumann, O., Blenau, W. (2012)
    Molecular and pharmacological characterization of serotonin 5-HT and 5-HT7 receptors in the salivary glands of the blowfly Calliphora vicina.
    PLoS One 7, e49459
  • Schewe, B., Blenau, W., Walz, B. (2012)
    Intracellular pH regulation in unstimulated Calliphora salivary glands is Na+-dependent and requires V-ATPase activity.
    J. Exp. Biol. 215, 1337-1345
  • Schneider, C.W., Tautz, J., Grünewald, B., Fuchs, S. (2012)
    RFID tracking of sublethal effects of two neonicotinoid insecticides on the foraging behavior of Apis mellifera.
    PLoS One 7, e30023
  • Tan, K., Wang, Z., Yang, M., Fuchs, S., Luo, L., Zhang, Z., Li, H., Zhuang, D., Yang, S., Tautz, J., Beekman, M., Oldroyd, B. (2012)
    Asian hive bees, Apis cerana, modulate dance communication in response to nectar toxicity and demand.
    Anim. Behav. 84, 1589-1594
  • Vital, M.V.C., Hepburn, R., Radloff, S., Fuchs, S. (2012)
    Geographic distribution of africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) reflects niche characteristics of ancestral African subspecies.
    Natureza & Conservacao 10, 184-190
  • 2012 - Buchkapitel & Bücher
  • Gauthier, M., Grünewald, B. (2012)
    Neurotransmitter systems in the honey bee brain: functions in learning and memory.
    in: Galizia C.G., Eisenhardt, D., Giurfa, M. (Eds.) Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior, Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, pp. 155-169
  • Grünewald, B. (2012)
    Cellular physiology of the honey bee brain.
    in: Galizia C.G., Eisenhardt, D., Giurfa, M. (Eds.) Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior, Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, pp. 185-198
  • 2011 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Blenau, W., Thamm, M. (2011)
    Distribution of serotonin (5‑HT) and its receptors in the insect brain with focus on the mushroom bodies. Lessons from Drosophila melanogaster and Apis mellifera.
    Arthropod Struct Dev. 40, 381-394
  • Kandemir, I., Ozkan, A., Fuchs, S. (2011)
    Reevaluation of honeybee (Apis mellifera) microtaxonomy: a geometric morphometric approach.
    Apidologie 42, 618-627
  • Meixner, M.D., Leta, M.A., Koeniger, N., Fuchs, S. (2011)
    The honey bees of Ethiopia represent a new subspecies of Apis mellifera-Apis mellifera simensis n. ssp.
    Apidologie 42, 425-437
  • Wesener, T., Kohler, J., Fuchs, S., van den Spiegel, D. (2011)
    How to uncoil your partner – “mating songs” in giant pill-millipedes (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida).
    Naturwissenschaften 98, 967-975
  • 2011 - Buchkapitel & Bücher
  • Fuchs, S., Tautz, J. (2011)
    Colony defence and natural enemies.
    in: Honeybees of Asia, Hepburn, R., Radloff, S.E. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 369-395
  • Koeniger, G., Koeniger, N., Phiancharoen, M. (2011)
    Comparative reproductive biology of honeybees.
    in: Honeybees of Asia, Hepburn, R., Radloff, S.E. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 159-206
  • Koeniger, N., Koeniger, G., Smith, D. (2011)
    Phylogeny of the genus Apis.
    in: Honeybees of Asia, Hepburn, R., Radloff, S.E. (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 23-50
  • 2010 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Bloch, G., Francoy, T.M., Wachtel, I., Panitz-Cohen, N., Fuchs, S., Mazar, A. (2010)
    Industrial apiculture in the Jordan valley during Biblical times with Anatolian honeybees.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 107, 11240-11244
  • Grünewald, B. (2010)
    Is Pollination at Risk? Current Threats to and Conservation of Bees.
    Gaia 19, 61-67
  • Kralj, J., Fuchs, S. (2010)
    Nosema sp influences flight behavior of infected honey bee (Apis mellifera) foragers.
    Apidologie 41, 21-28
  • Meznar, E.R., Gadau, J., Koeniger, N., Rueppell, O. (2010)
    Comparative linkage mapping suggests a high recombination rate in all honeybees.
    J. Hered. 101, S118-S126
  • Radloff, S.E., Hepburn, C., Hepburn, H.R., Fuchs, S., Hadisoesilo, S., Tan, K., Engel, M.S., Kuznetsov, V. (2010)
    Population structure and classification of Apis cerana.
    Apidologie 41, 589-601
  • 2010 - Buchkapitel & Bücher
  • Koeniger, N., Koeniger, G., Tingek, S. (2010)
    Honey Bees of Borneo, Exploring the Centre of Apis Diversity.
    Natural History Publication (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu
  • 2009 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Haddad, N., Fuchs, S., Hepburn, H.R., Radloff, S.E. (2009)
    Apis florea in Jordan: source of the founder population.
    Apidologie 40, 508-512
  • Haddad, N., Meixner, M.D., Fuchs, S., Migdadi, H., Garnery, L., Sheppard, W.S. (2009)
    Mitochondrial DNA support for genetic reserves of Apis mellifera syriaca in Jordan.
    J. Apicult. Res. 48, 19-22
  • Shaibi, T., Fuchs, S., Moritz, R.F.A. (2009)
    Morphological study of honeybees (Apis mellifera) from Libya.
    Apidologie 40, 97-105
  • 2008 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Grünewald, B., Wersing, A. (2008)
    An ionotropic GABA receptor in cultured mushroom body Kenyon cells of the honeybee and its modulation by intracellular calcium.
    J. Comp. Physiol. A 194, 329-340
  • Hadisoesilo, S., Raffiudin, R., Susanti, W., Atmowidi, T., Hepburn, C., Radloff, S.E., Fuchs, S. Hepburn, H.R. (2008)
    Morphometric analysis and biogeography of Apis koschevnikovi Enderlein (1906).
    Apidologie 39, 495-503
  • Hasselmann, M., Vekemans, X., Pflugfelder, J., Koeniger, N., Koeniger, G., Tingek, S., Beye, M. (2008)
    Evidence for convergent nucleotide evolution and high allelic turnover rates at the complementary sex determiner gene of Western and Asian honeybees.
    Mol. Biol. Evol. 25, 696-708
  • Tan, K., Fuchs, S., Engel, M.S. (2008)
    An adventitious distal abscissa in the forewing of honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Apis).
    Apidologie 39, 674-682
  • Tan, K., Hepburn, H.R., Radloff, S.E., Fuchs, S., Fan, X., Zhang, L.J., Yang, M.X. (2008)
    Multivariate morphometric analysis of the Apis cerana of China.
    Apidologie 39, 343-353
  • 2007 - Artikel in Fachzeitschriften
  • Barbara, G.S., Grünewald, B., Paute, S., Gauthier, M., Raymond-Delpech, V. (2007)
    Study of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on cultured antennal lobe neurones from adult honeybee brains.
    Invert. Neurosci. 8, 19-29
  • De la Rua, P., Fuchs, S., Serrano, J. (2007)
    A scientific note on the ITS-1 region of Apis mellifera subspecies.
    Apidologie 38, 378-379
  • Devaud, J.M., Blunk, A., Podufall, J., Giurfa, M., Grünewald, B. (2007)
    Using local anaesthetics to block neuronal activity and map specific learning tasks to the mushroom bodies of an insect brain.
    Eur. J. Neurosci. 26, 3193-3206
  • Koeniger, N., Koeniger, G. (2007)
    Mating flight duration of Apis mellifera queens: As short as possible, as long as necessary.
    Apidologie 38, 606-611
  • Koeppler, K., Vorwohl, G., Koeniger, N. (2007)
    Comparison of pollen spectra collected by four different subspecies of the honey bee Apis mellifera.
    Apidologie 38, 341-353
  • Meixner, M.D., Worobik, M., Wilde, J., Fuchs, S., Koeniger, N. (2007)
    Apis mellifera mellifera in eastern Europe - morphometric variation and determination of its range limits.
    Apidologie 38, 191-197
  • Tingek, S., Koeniger, G., Koeniger, N., Spivak, M. (2007)
    A new record of a parasite of honey bees in Sabah, Malaysia, Borneo: An additional danger for worldwide beekeeping?
    Am. Bee J. 147, 1037-1038
  • Publikationen des Instituts für Bienenkunde 1992 – 2006