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MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Foissner W. (2020): A detailed description of a Brazilian Holophrya teres (Ehrenberg, 1834) and nomenclatural revision of the genus Holophrya (Ciliophora, Prostomatida). Eur. J. Protistol., in press Foissner W., Al-Rasheid K.A.S, Strüder-Kypke M. & Lynn D.H. (2020): Morphological and molecular phylogeny of the polycytopharyngeal ciliate Pycnothrix monocystoides Schubotz, 1908. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 23: 79-92. PDF (2.9 MB) Foissner W., Stoeck T. & Kreutz M. (2020): Morphologic and molecular phylogeny of Pseudoblepharisma Kahl, 1927, a loricate Spirostomidae (Ciliophora, Heterotrichea). 39th Meeting of the German Society for Protozoology, Kaiserslautern; Abstract, p. 33 of abstract booklet PDF (2.7 MB) Foissner W., Al-Rasheid K.A.S., Strüder-Kypke M.C. & Lynn D.H. (2019): Pycnothrix monocystoides Schubotz, 1908, a unique, intestinal ciliate from the African endemic Procavia capensis (Felsendachs): morphology and evolution. NOBIS Austria 13, Salzburg, Abstract , p. 16 of abstract booklet PDF (2 MB) Vd‘acny P., Rajter L., Stoeck T. & Foissner W. (2019): A proposed timescale for the evolution of armophorean ciliates: clevelandellids diversify more rapidly than metopids. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 66: 167-181 + Supplement. PDF (2.2 MB), PDF-Supplement (90 KB) Liao W., Modeo L., Gammuto L., Mori G., Foissner W. & Petroni G. (2019): Industrial wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs): hot spots for the description of new ciliate specie. A case study from Tuscany (Italy). VIII European Congress of Protistology, ISOP joint meeting 28 July - 2 August 2019, Rome. Poster Abstract 140. PDF (300 KB). Vd‘acny P. & Foissner W. (2019): Re-analysis of the 18S rRNA gene phylogeny of the ciliate class Colpodea. Eur. J. Protistol., 67: 89-105 + Supplement PDF (6 MB) Foissner W. & Vd‘acný P. (2019): Re-analysis of the 18 rDNA gene phylogeny of the class Colpodea (Ciliophora). 38th Meting of the German Society for Protozoology, Vienna; Abstract, p. 53 of abstract booklet PDF (700 KB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2019): Conjugation and morphogenesis of metopids elucidate phylogenetic relationships within SAL supercluster. 38th Meting of the German Society for Protozoology, Vienna; Abstract, p. 99 of abstract booklet PDF (500 KB) Foissner W. (2018): Follow micro-organisms MacArthur‘s and Wilson‘s equilibrium theory of island biogeography? NOBIS Austria 12, Bozen, Abstract, p. 10 of abstract booklet PDF (350 KB) Foissner W. (2018): Two new monotypic, hypotrich families (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) from floodplain soil in Australia and Botswana, respectively.  37th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Protozoology, Koeln; Abstract, p. 41-42 of abstract book PDF (25 KB) Heber D., Stoeck T. & Foissner W. (2018): Corrigendum: “Morphology and ontogenesis of Psilotrichides hawaiiensis nov. gen., nov. spec. and molecular phylogeny of the Psilotrichidae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)” by Heber et al. 2014. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 65: 291-292 PDF (100 KB) Foissner W., Filker S. & Stoeck T. (2018): Corrigendum to “Schmidingerothrix salinarum nov. spec. is the molecular sister of the large oxytrichid clade (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) by Foissner et al. 2014”. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 65: 290 PDF (70 KB) Geisen S., Mitchell E.A.D., Wilkinson D.M., Adl S., Bonkowski M., Brown M.W., Fiore-Donno A.M., Heger T.J., Jassey V.E.J., Krashevska V., Lahr D.J.G., Marcisz K., Mulot M., Payne R., Singer D., Anderson O.R., Charman D.J., Ekelund F., Griffiths B.S., Ronn R., Smirnov A., Bass D., Balbahri L., Berney C., Blandenier Q., Chatzinotas A., Clarholm M., Dunthorn M., Feest A., Fernández L.D., Foissner W., Fournier B., Gentekaki E., Hájek M., Helder J., Jousset A., Koller R., Kumar S., La Terza A., Lamentowicz M., Mazei Y., Santos S.S, Seppey C.V.W., Spiegel F.W., Walochnik J., Winding A. & Lara E. (2017): Soil protistology rebooted: 30 fundamental questions to start with. Soil Biol. & Biochem., 111: 94-103  PDF (900 KB) Foissner W. (2017): Dispersal of ciliated protozoa: lessons from a 4-year-experiment with environmental micro- and mesocosms. 15th International Congress of Protistology, Prague, Abstract on p. 76 of abstract book PDF (240 KB) Aescht E., Foissner W., Blatterer H., Kohmann F. & Berger H. (2017): Ciliophora (Ciliates). - In: Moog O. & Hartmann A. (Eds): Fauna Aquatica Austriaca; 3. Lieferung. Wasserwirtschaftskataster, Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft, Wien. pp. 1-31, 1-11, 1-2, 1-18  PDF (0.5 MB) Aescht E., Foissner W., Blatterer H., Kohmann F. & Berger H. (2017): Ciliophora (Wimpertiere). - In: Moog O. & Hartmann A. (Eds): Fauna Aquatica Austriaca; 3. Lieferung. Wasserwirtschaftskataster, Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft, Wien. pp. 1-31, 1-11, 1-2, 1-18  PDF (0.5 MB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2017): A huge diversity of metopids (Ciliophora, Armophorea) in soil from the Murray River floodplain, Australia. II. Morphology and morphogenesis of Lepidometopus platycephalus nov. gen., nov. spec. Acta Protozool. 56: 39-57  PDF (3.3 MB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2017): A huge diversity of metopids (Ciliophora, Armophorea) in soil from the Murray River floodplain, Australia. I. Description of five new species and redescription of Metopus setosus Kahl, 1927. Eur. J. Protistol. 58: 35–76. PDF (32 MB) Kumar S. & Foissner W. (2017): Morphology and ontogenesis of Stylonychia (Metastylonychia) nodulinucleata nov. subgen. (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) from Australia. Eur. J. Protistol. 57: 61–72. PDF (5 MB)
Keywords: Africa, Australia, America, Amoebina, Antarctica, Asia, Arcella, Biogeographie, biogeography, Boden, Bodenbiologie, China, Ciliates, Ciliophora, classification, Colpoda, dna, Europa, Europe, evolution, Gewässer, Guide, Identifikation, Key, Limnologie, limnology, marine biology, Monograph, Namibia, Kenia, Nomenclature, Paramecium, phylogeny, Protisten, Protozoa, Publication, rna, saprobiology, Soil, soil biology, south America, Systematics, Systematik, Taxonomie, taxonomy, Testacea, Tetrahymena, USA, Wimpertierchen, Ziliaten

*18.08.1948 - †20.03.2020

NAVIGATION
TEILEN
ADDRESS Stethaimerstr. 4 5020 Salzburg Austria
INFO Mail: info@wfoissner.at (your mail will be forwarded to Ilse Foissner, Salzburg, Austria)

MOST RECENT

PUBLICATIONS

Foissner W. (2020): A detailed description of a Brazilian Holophrya teres (Ehrenberg, 1834) and nomenclatural revision of the genus Holophrya (Ciliophora, Prostomatida). Eur. J. Protistol., in press Foissner W., Al-Rasheid K.A.S, Strüder-Kypke M. & Lynn D.H. (2020): Morphological and molecular phylogeny of the polycytopharyngeal ciliate Pycnothrix monocystoides Schubotz, 1908. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 23: 79-92. PDF (2.9 MB) Foissner W., Stoeck T. & Kreutz M. (2020): Morphologic and molecular phylogeny of Pseudoblepharisma Kahl, 1927, a loricate Spirostomidae (Ciliophora, Heterotrichea). 39th Meeting of the German Society for Protozoology, Kaiserslautern; Abstract, p. 33 of abstract booklet PDF (2.7 MB) Foissner W., Al-Rasheid K.A.S., Strüder-Kypke M.C. & Lynn D.H. (2019): Pycnothrix monocystoides  Schubotz, 1908, a unique, intestinal ciliate from the African endemic Procavia capensis (Felsendachs): morphology and evolution. NOBIS Austria 13, Salzburg, Abstract , p. 16 of abstract booklet PDF (2 MB) Vd‘acny P., Rajter L., Stoeck T. & Foissner W. (2019):  A proposed timescale for the evolution of armophorean ciliates: clevelandellids diversify more rapidly than metopids. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 66: 167- 181 + Supplement. PDF (2.2 MB), PDF-Supplement (90 KB) Liao W., Modeo L., Gammuto L., Mori G., Foissner W. & Petroni G. (2019): Industrial wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs): hot spots for the description of new ciliate specie. A case study from Tuscany (Italy). VIII European Congress of Protistology, ISOP joint meeting 28 July - 2 August 2019, Rome. Poster Abstract 140. PDF (300 KB). Vd‘acny P. & Foissner W. (2019): Re-analysis of the 18S rRNA gene phylogeny of the ciliate class Colpodea. Eur. J. Protistol., 67: 89-105 + Supplement PDF (6 MB) Foissner W. & Vd‘acný P. (2019): Re-analysis of the 18 rDNA gene phylogeny of the class Colpodea (Ciliophora). 38th Meting of the German Society for Protozoology, Vienna; Abstract, p. 53 of abstract booklet PDF (700 KB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2019): Conjugation and morphogenesis of metopids elucidate phylogenetic relationships within SAL supercluster. 38th Meting of the German Society for Protozoology, Vienna; Abstract, p. 99 of abstract booklet PDF (500 KB) Foissner W. (2018): Follow micro-organisms MacArthur‘s and Wilson‘s equilibrium theory of island biogeography? NOBIS Austria 12, Bozen, Abstract, p. 10 of abstract booklet PDF (350 KB) Foissner W. (2018): Two new monotypic, hypotrich families (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) from floodplain soil in Australia and Botswana, respectively.  37th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Protozoology, Koeln; Abstract, p. 41-42 of abstract book PDF (25 KB) Heber D., Stoeck T. & Foissner W. (2018):  Corrigendum: “Morphology and ontogenesis of Psilotrichides hawaiiensis nov. gen., nov. spec. and molecular phylogeny of the Psilotrichidae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)” by Heber et al. 2014. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 65: 291-292 PDF (100 KB) Foissner W., Filker S. & Stoeck T. (2018): Corrigendum to “Schmidingerothrix salinarum nov. spec. is the molecular sister of the large oxytrichid clade (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) by Foissner et al. 2014”. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 65: 290 PDF (70 KB) Geisen S., Mitchell E.A.D., Wilkinson D.M., Adl S., Bonkowski M., Brown M.W., Fiore-Donno A.M., Heger T.J., Jassey V.E.J., Krashevska V., Lahr D.J.G., Marcisz K., Mulot M., Payne R., Singer D., Anderson O.R., Charman D.J., Ekelund F., Griffiths B.S., Ronn R., Smirnov A., Bass D., Balbahri L., Berney C., Blandenier Q., Chatzinotas A., Clarholm M., Dunthorn M., Feest A., Fernández L.D., Foissner W., Fournier B., Gentekaki E., Hájek M., Helder J., Jousset A., Koller R., Kumar S., La Terza A., Lamentowicz M., Mazei Y., Santos S.S, Seppey C.V.W., Spiegel F.W., Walochnik J., Winding A. & Lara E. (2017): Soil protistology rebooted: 30 fundamental questions to start with. Soil Biol. & Biochem., 111: 94- 103  PDF (900 KB) Foissner W. (2017): Dispersal of ciliated protozoa: lessons from a 4-year-experiment with environmental micro- and mesocosms. 15th International Congress of Protistology, Prague, Abstract on p. 76 of abstract book PDF (240 KB) Aescht E., Foissner W., Blatterer H., Kohmann F. & Berger H. (2017): Ciliophora (Ciliates). - In: Moog O. & Hartmann A. (Eds): Fauna Aquatica Austriaca; 3. Lieferung. Wasserwirtschaftskataster, Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft, Wien. pp. 1-31, 1-11, 1- 2, 1-18  PDF (0.5 MB) Aescht E., Foissner W., Blatterer H., Kohmann F. & Berger H. (2017): Ciliophora (Wimpertiere). - In: Moog O. & Hartmann A. (Eds): Fauna Aquatica Austriaca; 3. Lieferung. Wasserwirtschaftskataster, Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft, Wien. pp. 1-31, 1-11, 1- 2, 1-18  PDF (0.5 MB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2017): A huge diversity of metopids (Ciliophora, Armophorea) in soil from the Murray River floodplain, Australia. II. Morphology and morphogenesis of Lepidometopus platycephalus nov. gen., nov. spec. Acta Protozool. 56: 39-57  PDF (3.3 MB) Vdacny P. & Foissner W. (2017): A huge diversity of metopids (Ciliophora, Armophorea) in soil from the Murray River floodplain, Australia. I. Description of five new species and redescription of Metopus setosus  Kahl, 1927. Eur. J. Protistol. 58: 35–76. PDF (32 MB) Kumar S. & Foissner W. (2017): Morphology and ontogenesis of Stylonychia (Metastylonychia) nodulinucleata nov. subgen. (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) from Australia. Eur. J. Protistol. 57: 61–72. PDF (5 MB)

*18.08.1948 - †20.03.2020

Wilhelm FOISSNER
WILHELM FOISSNER