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Pubblicazioni 2021

  • Băncilă, Raluca Ioana; Plăiaşu, Rodica; Stănescu, Florina; Schmidt, Benedikt R; Nae, Ioana; Denoël, Mathieu .2021. Food level and light conditions affect the antipredator behavior in larvae of a stream-breeding amphibian. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 75(2):36.
  • Bardier, Cecilia; Székely, Diana; Augusto-Alves, Guilherme; Matínez-Latorraca, Nicolás; Schmidt, Benedikt R; Cruickshank, Sam S (2021). Performance of visual vs. software-assisted photo-identification in mark-recapture studies: a case study examining different life stages of the Pacific Horned Frog (Ceratophrys stolzmanni). Amphibia - Reptilia, 42(1):17-28.
  • Chevalier M., Mod H., Broennimann O., Di Cola V., Schmid S., Niculita‐Hirzel H., Pradervand J‐N., Schmidt B.R., Ursenbacher S., Pellissier L., Guisan A. 2021. Low spatial autocorrelation in mountain biodiversity data and model residuals. Ecosphere, 12(3):e03403.
  • Ducotterd C. Crovadore J., Lefort F., Rubin J.-F., Ursenbacher S. 2021. A powerful long metabarcoding method for the determination of complex diets from faecal analysis of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis, L. 1758), Molecular Ecology Ressources 21 433–447, pdf
  • Geise U., Kyek M., Mermod M., Schweimanns M., Zumbach S. 2021.Amphibien-Jungtiermortalität an stationären Schutzanlagen. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 01/2021.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2021. Welche Faktoren beeinflussen die Wanderungen von Amphibien von einer Population zur anderen? Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 28(1):1-12.
  • Valenzuela‐Sánchez A.,Wilber M. Q., Canessa S., Bacigalupe L.D., Muths E., Schmidt B.R., Cunningham A.A., Ozgul A., Johnson P. T J., Cayuela H. 2021. Why disease ecology needs life‐history theory: a host perspective. Ecology Letters, 24(4):876-890.
  • Vitasse, Y., Ursenbacher, S., Klein, G., Bohnenstengel, T., Chittaro, Y., Delestrade, A., Monnerat, C., Rebetez, M., Rixen, C., Strebel, N., Schmidt, B.R., Wipf, S., Wohlgemuth, T., Yoccoz, N.G. and Lenoir, J. 2021. Phenological and elevational shifts of plants, animals and fungi under climate change in the European Alps.Biological Reviews.
  • Yannic G., Helfer V., Sermier R., Schmidt B.R., Fumagalli L. 2021. Fine scale genetic structure in fire salamanders (Salamandra salamandra) along a rural-to-urban gradient. Conservation Genetics, 22(2):275-292.


Pubblicazioni 2020

Pubblicazioni 2019

Pubblicazioni 2018

Pubblicazioni 2017

  • Bancila R., Cogalniceanu D, Ozgul A, Schmidt BR. 2017. The effect of aquatic and terrestrial habitat characteristics on occurrence and breeding probability in a montane amphibian: insights from a spatially explicit multistate occupancy model. Population Ecology. 59:71.
  • Cayuela H., Joly P., Schmidt B R., Pichenot J., Bonnaire E., Priol P., Peyronel O., Laville M., Besnard A. 2017. Life history tactics shape amphibians’ demographic responses to the North Atlantic Oscillation. Global Change Biology, 23(11):4620-4638.
  • Cruickshank S.S., Schmidt B.R. 2017. Error rates and variation between observers are reduced with the use of photographic matching software for capture-recapture studies. Amphibia - Reptilia 383:315-325.
  • Dubey S., Ursenbacher S., Schuerch J., Golay J., Aubert P., Dufresnes C. 2017. A glitch in the Natrix: cryptic presence of alien grass snakes in Switzerland. Herpetological notes.
  • Geiger C.C., Bregnard C., Maluenda E., Voordouw M.J., Schmidt B.R. 2017. Antifungal treatment of wild amphibian populations caused a transient reduction in the prevalence of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Scientific Reports 71:5956.
  • Göçmen B., Mebert K., Karis M., Oguz  M. A., Ursenbacher S. 2017. A new population and subspecies of the critically endangered Anatolian meadow viper Vipera anatolica Eiselt and Baran, 1970 in eastern Antalya province. Amphibia-Reptilia 38(3): 289-305.
  • Grant E.H.C.., Muths E., Katz R.A., Canessa S., Adams M.J., Ballard J.R., Berger L., Briggs C.J., Coleman J.T.H., Gray M.J., Harris M.C., Harris R.N., Hossack B., Huyvaert K. P., Kolby J., Lips K.R., Lovich R.E., McCallum H.I., Mendelson III J.R., Nanjappa P., Olson D.H., Powers J.G., Richgels K.L.D., Russell R.E., Schmidt B.R., Spitzen-van der Sluijs A., Watry M.K., Woodhams D.C., White C.L. 2017. Using decision analysis to support proactive management of emerging infectious wildlife diseases. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 154:214-221.
  • Guiller G., Lourdais O., Ursenbacher S. 2017. Hybridization between a Euro-Siberian (Vipera berus) and a Para-Mediterranean viper (V. aspis) at their contact zone in western France." Journal of Zoology 302(2017): 138-147.
  • Hachtel M., Schmidt B.R., Schulte U., Schwartze M. 2017. Um- und Wiederansiedlungen von Amphibien- und Reptilien – eine Übersicht mit Bewertungen und Empfehlungen. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, Supplement 20: 9-31.
  • Kindler C., Chèvre M., Ursenbacher S., Böhme W., Hille A., Jablonski D., Vamberger M., Fritz U. 2017. Hybridization patterns in two contact zones of grass snakes reveal a new Central European snake species. Scientific Reports 7(7378): 1-12.
  • Meyer A., Kühnis J., Ursenbacher S. 2017. Die Blindschleiche in der Schweiz und in Liechtenstein. Die Blindschleiche – Reptil des Jahres 2017. DGHT.
  • Origgi F.C., Schmidt B.R., Lohmann P., Otten P., Akdesir E., Gaschen V., Aguilar-Bultet L., Wahli T., Sattler U., Stoffel M.H. 2017. Ranid herpesvirus 3 and proliferative dermatitis in free-ranging wild common frogs Rana temporaria. Veterinary Pathology 544:686-694.
  • Plaiasu R., Ozgul A., Schmidt B.R., Băncilă R.I. 2017. Estimation of apparent survival probability of the harvestman Paranemastoma sillii sillii Herman 1871 from two caves. Animal Biology 672:165-176.
  • Raemy M., Fritz U., Cheylan M. & Ursenbacher S. 2017. Hybridisation between turtle subspecies: a case study with the European Pond Turtle (Emys orbicularis), Conservation Genetics, 18: 287. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-016-0901-y
  • Roy H.E., Hesketh H., Purse B.V., Eilenberg J., Santini A., Scalera R., Stentiford G.D., Adriaens T., Bacela-Spychalska K., Bass D., Beckmann K.M., Bessell P., Bojko J., Booy O., Cardoso A.C., Essl F., Groom Q., Harrower C., Kleespies R., Martinou A.F., van Oers M.M., Peeler E.J., Pergl J., Rabitsch W., Roques A., Schaffner F., Schindler S., Schmidt B.R., Schönrogge K., Smith J., et al. 2017. Alien pathogens on the horizon: opportunities for predicting their threat to wildlife. Conservation Letters 104:477-484
  • Schmidt B.R. 2017. Die Glöckchen der Elfen. In: Füglister K M., Hicklin M., Mäser P. natura obscura. Basel 178.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2017. Verbesserungsbedarf bei den Roten Listen. Hotspot, (36):18-19.
  • Schmidt B.R., Brenneisen S., Zumbach S. 2017. Funktionieren Amphibientunnel? Feldherpetologisches Magazin 8:36-39.
  • Schmidt B.R., Bozzuto C., Lötters S., Steinfartz S. 2017. Dynamics of host populations affected by the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Royal Society Open Science 43:160801.
  • Schmidt B.R., Grünig C.R. 2017. Einsatz von eDNA im Amphibien-Monitoring. WSL-Berichte (Forum des Wissens) 60: 57-62. PDF
  • Schmidt B.R., Hofer U., Arlettaz R. 2017. Der Naturschutz kann besser werden. Hotspot, (36):20-21.
  • Schmidt B.R., Meier A., Sutherland C., Royle J.A. 2017. Spatial capture–recapture analysis of artificial cover board survey data reveals small scale spatial variation in slow-worm Anguis fragilis density. Royal Society Open Science, 4:170374.
  • Stegen G, Pasmans F, Schmidt BR, Rouffaer LO, Van Praet S, Schaub M, Canessa S, Laudelout A, Kinet T, Adriaensen C, Haesebrouck F, Bert W, Bossuyt F, Martel A. 2017. Drivers of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans mediated salamander extirpation. Nature 544, 353356. doi:10.1038/nature22059
  • Valenzuela-Sanchez A., Schmidt B.R., Uribe-Rivera D.E., Costas F., Cunningham A.A., Soto-Azat C. 2017. Cryptic disease-induced mortality may cause host extinction in an apparently stable host–parasite system. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284:1176.
  • Vörös J., Márton O., Schmidt B.R., Gál J.T., Jelić D. 2017. Surveying Europe’s only cave-dwelling chordate species Proteus anguinus using environmental DNA. PLoS ONE 121:e0170945.
  • Vörös J., Ursenbacher S., Kiss I., Jelic D., Schweiger S. & Szabo K. 2017. Increased genetic structuring of isolated Salamandra salamandra populations (Caudata: Salamandridae) at the margins of the Carpathian Mountains, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 55: 138–149. doi:10.1111/jzs.12157  
  • Werner P., Schmidt B.R., Lötters S. 2017. Microhabitat use within a contact zone of parapatric land salamanders in the Swiss Alps. Amphibia - Reptilia   38(3):307-314.  

Pubblicazioni 2016

  • Aldrich A., Junghans M., Aeberli C., Brühl C. A, Streissl F., Schmidt B.R. 2016. Amphibians and plant-protection products: what research and action is needed? Environmental Sciences Europe, 28:17.
  • Aldrich A., Junghans M., Aeberli C., Brühl C., Streissl F., Schmidt B.R. 2016. Amphibien und Pflanzenschutzmittel: Forschungs- und Handlungsbedarf. Aqua & Gas, 2016(4):14-20.
  • Auliya M., García-Moreno J., Schmidt B.R., Schmeller D.S., Hoogmoed M.S., Fisher M.C., Pasmans F., Henle K., Bickford D., Martel A. 2016. The global amphibian trade flows through Europe: the need for enforcing and improving legislation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 25(13):2581-2595.
  • Băncilă Raluca I., Ozgul A., Hartel T., Sos T., Schmidt, B. R. 2016. Direct negative density-dependence in a pond-breeding frog population. Ecography, 39(5):449-455.
  • Cruickshank S., Ozgul A., Zumbach S., Schmidt B.R. 2016. Quantifying population declines based on presence-only records for red-list assessments. Conservation Biology, 30(5):1112-1121.
  • Garner T.W.J., Schmidt B.R., et al. 2016. Mitigating amphibian chytridiomycoses in nature. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 371:2016207
  • Ghielmi S., Menegon M., Marsden S.J., Laddaga L. & Ursenbacher S. 2016. A new vertebrate for Europe: the discovery of a range-restricted relict viper in the western Italian Alps, J Zool Syst Evol Res 54 161-173.
  • Grant E.H.C., Miller D.A.W., Schmidt B.R., Adams M.J., Amburgey S.M., Chamber T., Cruickshank S.S., Fisher R.N., Green D.M., Hossack B.R., Johnson P.T.J., Joseph M.B., Rittenhourse T.A.G., Ryan, M.E., Waddle J.H., Walls S.C., Bailey L.L., Fellers G.M., Gorman T.A., Ray A.M., Pilliod D.S., Price S J., Saenz D., Sadinski W., Muths E. 2016. Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines. Scientific Reports, 6:25625.
  • Petrovan, S.O., Schmidt B.R. 2016. Volunteer conservation action data reveals large-scale and long-term negative population trends of a widespread amphibian, the common toad (bufo bufo). PLoS ONE, 11(10):e0161943.
  • Schmera D., Piza J., Reinartz E., Ursenbacher S., Baur B. 2016. Breeding system, shell size and age at sexual maturity affect sperm length in stylommatophoran gastropods, BMC Evolutionary Biology 16 89.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2016. Wetter und Lebensraumstabilität beeinflussen die Demographie und Metapopulationsdynamik der Gelbbauchunke (Bombina variegata). Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 23:129-140.
  • Schmidt B.R., Zumbach S. 2016. Die Erdkröte (Bufo bufo) in der Schweiz. In: Maletzky A., Geiger A., Kyek M., Nöllert A. Verbreitung, Biologie und Schutz der Erdkröte Bufo bufo (LINNAEUS, 1758) mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Amphibienschutzes an Straßen. Mannheim: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde, 67-70.
  • Spitzen-van der Sluijs A., Martel A., Schmidt B.R. 2016. Expanding Distribution of Lethal Amphibian Fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22(7):1286-1288.

Pubblicazioni 2015

  • Albert E.M., Fernández-Beaskoetxea S., Tobler U., Schmidt B.R., Bosch J. 2015. Genetic management of an amphibian population after a chytridiomycosis outbreak. Conservation Genetics, 16(1):103-111.
  • Dubey S., Christe P., Formenti V., Staub E., Schuerch J., Glaizot O., Ursenbacher S. 2015. Impact of the recently introduced freshwater blenny in lake Geneva on the diet and body condition of the invasive dice snake, Journal of Wildlife Management 79 (2) 338-343.  
  • Dubey S., Zwahlen V., Golay P., Mebert K., Monney J.-C., Ott T., Durand T., Thiery G., Kaiser L., Geser S., Ursenbacher S. 2015. Diversifying selection and color-biased dispersal in the asp viper, BMC Evolutionary Biology 2015 15:99 1-9.
  • Grant E.H.C., Muths E.L., Katz R.A., Canessa S., Schmidt B.R. 2015. Salamander chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) in the United States—Developing research, monitoring, and management strategies. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1233, USGS.
  • Lötters S., Geiger A., Kerres A., Krebs B., Ohlhoff D., Schmeller D S., Schmidt B.R., Steinfartz S., Veith M., Vences M., Wagner N. 2015. Handlungsbedarf und anlaufende Aktivitäten vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung einheimischer Schwanzlurche durch einen neuen Salamander-Chytridpilz. Feldherpetologisches Magazin, 3:39-40.
  • Luja V H., Rodriguez-Estrella, R., Schaub M., Schmidt B.R. 2015. Among-population variation in monthly and annual survival of the Baja California Tree Frog, Pseudacris hypochondriaca curta, in desert oases of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 10(1):112-122.
  • Mebert K., Göcmen B., Igci N., Oguz M.A., Karis M., Ursenbacher S. 2015. New records and search for contact zones among parapatric vipers in the genus Vipera (barani, kaznakovi, darevskii, eriwanensis), Montivipera (wagneri, raddei), and Macrovipera (lebetina) in northeastern Anatolia, the Herpetological Bulletin 133 13-22.
  • Mebert K., Jagart Grzelj R., Cafuta V., Luiselli L., Ostanek E., Golay P., Dubey S., Golay J., Ursenbacher S. 2015. The dynamics of coexistence: Habitat sharing vs. segregation patterns among three sympatric montane vipers, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 116 (2) 364-376.
  • Meyer A., Ursenbacher S. (Eds.) 2015. Die Europäische Sumpfschildkröte in der Schweiz. Reptil des Jahres 2015, DGHT.
  • Rusterholz H.-P., Ursenbacher S., Coray A., Weibel U. & Baur B. 2015. DNA quantity and quality in remnants of traffic-killed specimens of an endangered longhorn beetle: A comparison of different methods, Journal of Insect Science 15 1-5.
  • Sabino-Pinto J., Bletz, M., Hendrix, R., Perl, R G B., Martel, A., Pasmans, F., Lötters S., Mutschmann, F., Schmeller, D S., Schmidt B.R., Veith, M., Wagner, N., Vences, M., Steinfartz, S. 2015. First detection of the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Germany. Amphibia - Reptilia, 36(4):411-416.
  • Schmidt B.R., Gschwend G., Bachmann J.A., Dermond P. 2015. Use of removal sampling to estimate abundance of larval salamanders (Salamandra salamandra) in streams. Amphibia Reptilia, 36(1):87-92.
  • Schmidt B.R., Ursenbacher S. 2015. Umwelt-DNA als neue Methode zum Artnachweis in Gewässern, Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 22 1-10.
  • Schmidt B.R., Zumbach S., Tobler U. & Lippuner M. 2015. Amphibien brauchen temporäre Gewässer. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 22(2):137-150.
  • Unglaub B., Steinfartz S., Drechsler A., Schmidt B.R. 2015. Linking habitat suitability to demography in a pond-breeding amphibian. Frontiers in Zoology, 12(9):online.
  • Ursenbacher S., Guillon M., Cubizolle H., Dupoue A., Blouin-Demers G. & Lourdais O. 2015. Postglacial recolonisation in a cold climate specialist in Western Europe: patterns of genetic diversity in the adder (Vipera berus) support the central-marginal hypothesis, Molecular Ecology 24 3639-3651.
  • Waser L. E., Schweizer M., Schmidt B. R., Hertwig S. T. 2015. Phylogeography of the common toad (Bufo bufo, Lissamphibia: Anura) in Switzerland. Amphibia - Reptilia, 36(4):425-435.

Pubblicazioni 2014

  • Böll S., Tobler U., Geiger C.C., Hansbauer G., Schmidt B.R. 2014. Unterschiedliche Bd-Prävalenzen und -Befallsstärken verschiedener Amphibienarten und Entwicklungsstadien an einem Chytridpilz belasteten Standort in der bayerischen Rhön. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 21(2):183-194.
  • Brönimann O., Ursenbacher S., Meyer A., Golay, P. Monney J.-C., Schmocker H., Guisan A., Dubey S. 2014. Influence of climate on the presence of colour polymorphism in two montane reptile species, Biology Letters 10 20140638.
  • Buckley J., Beebee T. J.C., Schmidt B.R. 2014. Monitoring amphibian declines: population trends of an endangered species over 20 years in Britain. Animal Conservation, 17(1):27-34.
  • Ducrest A.-L., Ursenbacher S., Golay Y. P., Monney J.-C., Mebert K., Roulin A., Dubey S. 2014. Proopiomelanocortin gene and colour polymorphism in a reptile, Biological Joumal of the Linnean Society 111 160-168. 
  • Leuenberger J., Gander A., Schmidt B.R., Perrin N. 2014. Are invasive marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus) replacing the native P. lessonae/P. esculentus hybridogenetic complex in Western Europe? Genetic evidence from a field study. Conservation Genetics, 15(4):869-878.
  • Lötters S., Filz K.J., Wagner N., Schmidt B.R., Emmerling C., Veith M. 2014. Hypothesizing if responses to climate change affect herbicide exposure risk for amphibians. Environmental Sciences Europe, 26(31):online.
  • Martel A., Blooi M., Adriaensen, C., Van Rooij P., Schmidt B.R., Tobler U. et al. 2014. Recent introduction of a chytrid fungus endangers Western Palearctic salamanders. Science, 348(6209):630-631.
  • Menegon M., Loader S.P., Branch W., Davenport T., Marsden S. & Ursenbacher S. 2014. The genus Atheris (Serpentes: Viperidae) in East Africa: Phylogeny and the role of rifting and climate in shaping the current pattern of species diversity, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 79 12-22, 
  • Pellet J. 2014. Importance nationale, régionale ou locale? Hiérarchisation de la protection des biotopes: l’exemple des sites de reproduction de batraciens. NL Inside 2/2014: 12-15
  • Schmidt B.R. 2014. Pilzkrankheit aus Asien bedroht Salamander und Molche in Europa. In: UZH Media, 30 Oktober 2014. p.online.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2014. Der Chytridpilz und die Terraristik. Terraria, 47(3):70-73.
  • Schmidt B.R., Indermaur L. 2014. Die Lebensweise der Erdkröte und der Wechselkröte in der Wildflussaue des Tagliamento. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 21:121-132.
  • Schmidt B.R., Itin E., Schaub M. 2014. Seasonal and Annual Survival of the Salamander Salamandra salamandra salamandra. Journal of Herpetology, 48(1):20-23.
  • Werner P., Lötters S., Schmidt B.R. 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(3):361-365.
  • Werner P., Lötters S., Schmidt B.R. 2014. Analysis of habitat determinants in contact zones of parapatric European salamanders. Journal of Zoology, 292(1):31-38.
  • Woodhams D. C., Brandt H., Baumgartner S., Kielgast J., Küpfer E., Tobler U., Davis L. A., Schmidt, B. R., Bel C., Hodel S., Knight R., McKenzie V. 2014. Interacting symbionts and immunity in the amphibian skin mucosome predict disease risk and probiotic effectiveness. PLoS ONE, 9(4): e96375.

Pubblicazioni 2013

  • Bergamini A., Ginzler C., Schmidt B.R., Küchler M., Holderegger R. 2013. Making changes visible. Hotspot, 28:18-19.
  • Bergamini A., Ginzler C., Schmidt B.R., Küchler M., Holderegger R. 2013. Rendre les changements visibles. Hotspot, 28:18-19.
  • Bergamini A., Ginzler C., Schmidt B.R., Küchler M., Holderegger R. 2013. Veränderungen sichtbar machen. Hotspot, 28:18-19.
  • Böhm M., Collen B., Schmidt B.R. et al. 2013. The conservation status of the world’s reptiles. Biological Conservation, 157:372-385.
  • Böll S., Schmidt B.R., Veith M., Wagner N., Rödder D., Weimann C., Kirschey T., Lötters S. 2013. Amphibians as indicators of changes in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems following GM crop cultivation: a monitoring guideline. BioRisk, 8:39-51.
  • Doddington B. J., Bosch J., Oliver J. A., Grassly N. C., Garcia G., Schmidt B.R., Garner T. W. J., Fisher M. C. 2013. Context-dependent amphibian host population response to an invading pathogen. Ecology, 94(8):1795-1804.
  • Geiger C.C., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Laboratory tests of antifungal agents to treat tadpoles against the pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 103(3):191-197.
  • Geiser C., Ray N., Lehmann A. & Ursenbacher S. 2013. Unravelling landscape variables with multiple approaches to overcome scarce species knowledge: a landscape genetic study of the slow worm, Conservation Genetics 14 (4) 783-794.
  • Geser S., Kaiser L., Zwahlen V. & Ursenbacher S. 2013. Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the asp viper (Vipera aspis) using high-throughput sequencing and their use for other European vipers, Amphibia-Reptilia 34(1) 109-113.
  • Grossenbacher K., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Der Teichmolch in der Schweiz – ein Sonderfall. In: Grosse W.R., Kühnel K.D., Nöllert A. Verbreitung, Biologie und Schutz des Teichmolches, Lissotriton vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758). Mannheim: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V., 30-35.
  • Kéry M., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Principes d’un bon monitoring. Hotspot, 28:8-9.
  • Kéry M., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Principles of good monitoring. Hotspot, 28:8-9.
  • Kéry M., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Prinzipien eines guten Monitorings. Hotspot, 28:8-9.
  • Mermod M., Zumbach S., Pellet J., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Empfohlene Massnahmen zur Förderung des Teichmolchs in der Schweiz. In: Grosse, W R., Kühnel, K D., Nöllert, A. Verbreitung, Biologie und Schutz des Teichmolches, Lissotriton vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758). Mannheim: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V., 183-189.
  • Pasmans F., Van Rooij P., Blooi M., Tessa G., Bogaerts S., Sotgiu G., Garner Trenton W. J., Fisher M. C., Schmidt B.R., Woeltjes T., Beukema W., Bovero S., Adriaensen C., Oneto F., Ottonello D., Martel A., Salvidio S. 2013. Resistance to chytridiomycosis in European plethodontid salamanders of the genus speleomantes. PLoS ONE, 8(5):e63639.
  • Raemy M., Monney J.-C. & Ursenbacher S. 2013. European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis) conservation projects in Switzerland, Herpetological Notes 6 111-112.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2013. Die Messung des Gefährdungsstatus. Hotspot, 28:16.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2013. Hauptsache feucht. Ornis, 13(3):40-43.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2013. La mesure du danger. Hotspot, 28:16.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2013. Measuring threat status. Hotspot, 28:16.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2013. Transportieren Enten Fische in natürlicherweise fischfreie Amphibienlaichgebiete? Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 20(2):137-144.
  • Schmidt B.R., Kéry M., Ursenbacher S., Hyman O.J. & Collins J.P. 2013. Site occupancy models in the analysis of environmental DNA presence/absence surveys: A case study of an emerging amphibian pathogen, Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4 (7) 646-653.
  • Schmidt B.R., Zumbach S. 2013. Dr. Kurt Grossenbacher zum 65. Geburtstag. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 20(1):118-119.
  • Tobler U., Garner Trenton W J., Schmidt B.R. 2013. Genetic attributes of midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) populations do not correlate with degree of species decline. Ecology and Evolution, 3(9):2819. 
  • Ursenbacher S.,  Monney J.-C. 2013. La vipère péliade en Engadine - Le PNS comme référence. Atlas du Parc National Suisse. H. Haller, A. Eisenhut and R. Haller, Haupt Verlag: 120-121.
  • Vittoz P., Cherix D, Gonseth Y., Lubini V, Maggini R., Zbinden N., Zumbach S. 2013. Climate change impacts on biodiversity in Switzerland: A review. Journal for Nature Conservation 21 : 154-162
  • Werner P., Lötters S., Schmidt B.R., Engler J. O., Rödder D. 2013. The role of climate for the range limits of parapatric European land salamanders. Ecography, 36(10):1127-1137.

Pubblicazioni 2012

  • Böll S., Tobler U., Geiger C.C., Hansbauer G., Schmidt B.R. 2012. The amphibian chytrid fungus in Bavarian populations of Alytes obstetricans: past absence, current presence, and metamorph mortality. Amphibia Reptilia, 33(3-4):319-326.
  • Fisher M C., Schmidt B.R., Henle K., Schmeller D S., Bosch J., Aanensen D M., Miaud, C., Garner T. W. J. 2012. RACE: Risk assessment of chytridiomycosis to European amphibian biodiversity. Froglog, 101:45-47.
  • Lötters S., Kielgast J., Sztatecsny M., Wagner N., Schulte U., Werner P., Rödder D., Dambach J., Reissner T., Hochkirch A., Schmidt B.R. 2012. Absence of infection with the amphibian chytrid fungus in the terrestrial Alpine salamander, Salamandra atra. Salamandra, 48(1):58-62.
  • Meister B., Ursenbacher S., Baur B. 2012. Frequency of multiple paternity in the grass snake (Natrix natrix). Amphibia-Reptilia 33(2): 308-312.
  • Meister B., Ursenbacher S., Baur B. 2012. Grass snake population differentiation over different geographic scales. Herpetologica 68(1): 134-145.
  • Schmidt B.R., Hödl W., Schaub M. P. 2012. From metamorphosis to maturity in complex life cycles: equal performance of different juvenile life history pathways. Ecology, 93(3):657-667. 
  • Schmidt B.R., Indermaur L. 2012. Holzhaufen: für Kröten vonnöten. Ornis, 12(5):38-39.
  • Schmidt B.R., Zumbach S. 2012. Amphibian conservation in Switzerland - Karch and the story so far. Froglog, 101:20-21.
  • Tanadini M., Schmidt B.R., Meier P., Pellet J., Perrin N. 2012. Maintenance of biodiversity in vineyard-dominated landscapes: a case study on larval salamanders. Animal Conservation, 15(2):136-141.
  • Tobler U., Borgula A., Schmidt B.R. 2012. Populations of a susceptible amphibian species can grow despite the presence of a Pathogenic Chytrid Fungus. PLoS ONE, 7(4):e34667.
  • Ursenbacher S., Meyer E. 2012. Landschaftsstruktur und Genfluss bei Amphibien und Reptilien im Elsass: Einfluss des Strassennetzes auf den Individuenaustausch zwischen Populationen. Regio Basiliensis 53(3).

Pubblicazioni 2011

  • Geiger, C.C., Küpfer E., Schär S., Wolf S., Schmidt B.R. 2011. Elevated temperature clears chytrid fungus infections from tadpoles of the midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans. Amphibia-Reptilia, 32(2):276-280.
  • Indermaur L., Schmidt B.R. 2011. Quantitative recommendations for amphibian terrestrial habitat conservation derived from habitat selection behavior. Ecological Applications, 21(7):2548-2554.
  • Mazza G., Monney J.-C., Ursenbacher S. 2011. Structural Habitat Partitioning of Natrix tessellata and Natrix maura at Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Mertenisiella Band 18: Die Würfelnatter. K. Mebert and U. Joger. Reinach, DE, DGHT. Band 18: 80-85.
  • Mebert K., Conelli A.E., Nembrini M., Schmidt B.R. 2011. Monitoring and Assessment of the Distribution of the Dice Snake in Ticino, Southern Switzerland. In: Mebert, K. The Dice Snake, Natrix tessellata: Biology, Distribution and Conservation of a Palaearctic Species. Rheinbach: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde, 117-130.
  • Metzger C., Christe P., Ursenbacher S. 2011. Diet Variability of Two Convergent Natricine Colubrids in an Invasive-Native Interaction. Mertensiella Band 18: Die Wurfelnatter. K. Mebert and U. Joger. Reinach, DE, DGHT. Band 18: 86-93.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2011. Die Bedeutung der Jungtiere für die Populationsdynamik von Amphibien. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 18(2):129-136.
  • Tanadini L G., Schmidt B.R. 2011. Population size influences amphibian detection probability: Implications for biodiversity monitoring programs. PLoS ONE, 6(12):e28244.
  • Vittoz P., Cherix D, Gonseth Y., Lubini V, Maggini R., Zbinden N., Zumbach S. 2011. Changements climatiques. In Lachat T., Pauli D., Gonseth Y., Klaus G., Scheidegger C., Vittoz P., Walter T. (réds.) 2011. Evolution de la biodiversité en Suisse depuis 1900. Avons-nous atteint le fond? Bristol-Stiftung; Bern, Stuttgart, Wien. Haubt. 348-375.
  • Wagner N., Pellet J., Lötters S., Schmidt B.R., Schmitt T. 2011. The superpopulation approach for estimating the population size of ‘prolonged’ breeding amphibians: Examples from Europe. Amphibia-Reptilia, 32(3):323-332.
  • Woodhams D.C., Bosch J., Briggs C.J., Cashins S., Davis L., Lauer A; Muths E; Puschendorf R; Schmidt B.R., Sheafor B., Voyles J. 2011. Mitigating amphibian disease: strategies to maintain wild populations and control chytridiomycosis. Frontiers in Zoology, 8:8.

Pubblicazioni 2010

  • Indermaur L., Schaub Michael P., Jokela J., Tockner K., Schmidt B.R. 2010. Differential response to abiotic conditions and pre-dation risk rather than competition avoidance determine breeding site selection by anurans. Ecography, 33(5):887-895.
  • Indermaur L., Schmidt B.R., Tockner K., Schaub M. P. 2010. Spatial variation in abiotic and biotic factors in a floodplain determine anuran body size and growth rate at metamorphosis. Oecologia, 163(3):637-649.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2010. Estimating the impact of disease in species threatened by amphibian chytrid fungus: Comment on Murray et al. Conservation Biology, 24(3):897-899.
  • Schmidt B.R., Tobler U., Ramseier P.  2010. Die Verbreitung der Geburtshelferkröte (Alytes obstetricans) im Kanton Basel-Landschaft (NW-Schweiz). Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaften beider Basel, 12:75-84.
  • Schmidt B.R. & Zumbach S. 2010. Neue Herausforderungen und Wege im Amphibienschutz. Infodienst Wildbiologie & Ökologie.
  • Tobler U., Schmidt B.R.  2010. Within- and among-population variation in chytridiomycosis-induced mortality in the toad Alytes obstetricans. PLoS ONE, 5(6):e10927.
  • Tobler U., Schmidt B.R., Geiger C. 2010. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: ein Chytridpilz, der zum weltweiten Amphibiensterben beiträgt. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde (SZP), 3:112-116.

Pubblicazioni 2009

  • Conelli A.E., Nembrini M., Mebert K., Schmidt B.R. 2009. Monitoraggio della Biscia tassellata, Natrix tessellata (Laurenti, 1768) nel Cantone Ticino (Svizzera). Bollettino della Società ticinese di Scienze naturali, 97:27-34.
  • Indermaur L., Winzeler T., Schmidt B.R., Tockner K., Schaub M. 2009. Differential resource selection within shared habitat types across spatial scales in sympatric toads. Ecology, 90(12):3430-3444.
  • Leu T., Lüscher B., Zumbach S. & Schmidt B.R. 2009. Small fish (Leucaspius delineatus) that are often released into garden ponds and amphibian breeding sites prey on eggs and tadpoles of the common frog (Rana temporaria). Amphibia-Reptilia 30:290-293.
  • Metzger C., Ursenbacher S., Christe P. 2009. Testing the Competitive Exclusion Principle using various niche parameters in a native (Natrix maura) and an introduced (N. tessellata) colubrid. Amphibia-Reptilia 30: 523-531.
  • ​Meyer A., Zumbach S., Schmidt, B., & Monney, J.C. 2009. Les amphibiens et les reptiles de Suisse. Berne, Haupt.
  • Meyer A., Zumbach S., Schmidt, B., & Monney, J.C. 2009. Auf Schlangenspuren und Krötenpfaden: Amphibien und Reptilien der Schweiz. Bern, Haupt.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2009. Landnutzung fern vom Laichgewässer beeinflusst das Vorkommen von Amphibien am LaichgewässerZeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 16(1):1-9.​
  • Schmidt B.R., Furrer S., Kwet A., Lötters S., Rödder D., Sztatecsny M., Tobler U., Zumbach S. 2009. Desinfektion als Massnahme gegen die Verbreitung der Chytridiomykose bei Amphibien. In: Hachtel, M. Methoden der Feldherpetologie. Bielefeld: Laurenti, 229-241. 
  • Schmidt B.R., Geiser C., Peyer N., Keller N., von Rütte M. 2009. Assessing whether disinfectants against the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis have negative effects on tadpoles and zooplankton. Amphibia-Reptilia, 30(3):313-319.
  • Schmidt B.R., Pellet J.  2009. Quantifying abundance: Counts, detection probabilities and estimates. In: Dodd, C K. Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. 25: Oxford University Press, 465-479.
  • Schmidt B.R., Räsänen K.  2009. Evolution von lokaler Anpassung bei Braunfröschen: Zum 150. Geburtstag von DARWINS »On the origin of species«. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 16(2):153-162.
  • Zanini F., Pellet J., Schmidt B.R. 2009. The transferability of distribution models across regions: an amphibian case study. Diversity and Distributions, 15(3):469-480.

Pubblicazioni 2008

  • Anthony B., Arntzen J.W., Baha El Din S., Böhme W., Cogalniceanu D., Crnobrnja-Isailovic J., Croche P.A., Corti C., Griffiths R., Kaneko Y., Kuzmin S., Lau M.W.N., Li P., Lymberakis P., Marquez R., Papenfuss T., Pleguezuelos J.M., Rastegar N., Schmidt B.R., Slimani T., Sparreboom M., Ugurtas I., Werner Y., Xie F. 2008. Amphibians of the Palaearctic Realm. In: Stuart, S N. Threatened Amphibians of the World. Montseny: Lynx Edicions, 106-111.
  • Indermaur L., Schmidt B.R., Tockner K. 2008. Effect of transmitter mass and tracking duration on body mass change of two anuran species. Amphibia-Reptilia, 29(2):263-269.
  • Kéry M., Schmidt B.R. 2008. Imperfect detection and its consequences for monitoring for conservation. Community Ecology, 9(2):207-216.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2008. Neue statistische Verfahren zur Analyse von Monitoring- und Verbreitungsdaten von Amphibien und Reptilien. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 15(1):1-14.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2008. Steps towards better amphibian conservation. Animal Conservation, 11(6):469-471. 
  • Schmidt B.R. 2008. Wiederansiedlung von Amphibien – Habitate, Populationsdynamik und Monitoring. In: Dollinger P. Amphibien brauchen unsere Hilfe. Verhandlungsbericht des Amphibienkurses in Chemnitz, 27.-30. Juni 2007. Bern: World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, 64-66.
  • Schmidt B.R., Meyer A. H. 2008. On the analysis of monitoring data: testing for no trend in population size. Journal for Nature Conservation, 16(3):157-163.
  • Schmidt B.R., Zumbach S. 2008. Amphibian Road Mortality and How to Prevent It: A Review. In: Mitchell J.C., Jung Brown R.E., Bartolomew B. Urban Herpetology. St. Louis, Missouri: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 157-167.
  • Zanini F., Klingemann A., Schlaepfer R., Schmidt B.R. 2008. Landscape effects on anuran pond occupancy in an agricultural countryside: barrier-based buffers predict distributions better than circular buffers. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86(7):692-699.

Pubblicazioni 2007

  • Bühler C., Cigler H., Lippuner M., & Zumbach S. 2007. Amphibienlarven. Bestimmung. Fauna Helvetica 17. Centre suisse de cartographie de la faune.
  • Bühler C., Cigler H., Lippuner M., & Zumbach S. 2007. Larves d'amphibiens de Suisse: clé de détermination. Fauna Helvetica 18. Centre suisse de cartographie de la faune.
  • Bühler C., Cigler H., Lippuner M., & Zumbach S. 2007. Larve degli anfibi. Determinazione. Fauna Helvetica 19. Centre suisse de cartographie de la faune.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2007. Prädatoren, Parasiten und Geduld: Neue Erkenntnisse zur Wirkung von Pestiziden auf Amphibien. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 14(1):1-8.
  • Schmidt B.R., Schaub M., Steinfartz S. 2007. Apparent survival of the salamander Salamandra salamandra is low because of high migratory activity. Frontiers in Zoology, 4:9.

Pubblicazioni 2005

  • Monney J.C. & Meyer A. 2005. Liste Rouge des reptiles menacés en Suisse. Edit. Office fédéral de l’environnement, des forêts et du paysage, Berne et Centre de coordination pour la protection des amphibiens et des reptiles de Suisse, Berne. Série OFEFP: L’environnement pratique.
  • Monney J.C. & Meyer A. 2005. Rote Liste der gefährdeten Reptilien der Schweiz. BUWAL-Reihe: Vollzug Umwelt. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, und Koordinationsstelle für Amphibienund Reptilienschutz in der Schweiz, Switzerland.
  • Schmidt B.R. & Zumbach S. 2005. Rote Liste der gefährdeten Amphibien der Schweiz. BUWAL-Reihe Vollzug Umwelt, Bern.
  • Schmidt B.R. & Zumbach S. 2005. Liste Rouge des amphibiens menacés en Suisse. Série OFEFP: L’environnement pratique 46, Berne.

Pubblicazioni 2004

  • Schaub M., Gimenez, O., Schmidt B.R., Pradel, R. 2004. Estimating survival and temporary emigration in the multistate capture-recapture framework. Ecology, 85(8):2107-2113.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2004. Declining amphibian populations: The pitfalls of count data in the study of diversity, distributions, dynamics, and demography. Herpetological Journal, 14(4):167-174.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2004. Pesticides, mortality and population growth rate. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 19(9):459-460.
  • Sztatecsny M., Jehle R., Schmidt B.R., Arntzen, J W. 2004. The abundance of premetamorphic newts (Triturus cristatus, T. marmoratus) as a function of habitat determinants: an a priori model selection approach. Herpetological Journal, 14:89-97.

Pubblicazioni 2003

  • Borgula A. & Zumbach S. 2003. Verbreitung und Gefährdung der Geburtshelferkröte (Alytes obstetricans) in der Schweiz. – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 10: 11–26.
  • Garner T.W.J., Schmidt B.R. 2003. Relatedness, body size and paternity in the alpine newt, Triturus alpestris. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 270(1515):619-624.
  • Garner T.W.J., Schmidt B.R., Hoeck, P., Van Buskirk, J. 2003. Di- and tetranucleotide microsatellite markers for the Alpine newt (Triturus alpestris): characterization and cross-priming in five congeners. Molecular Ecology Resources, 3(2):186-188.
  • Grossenbacher K. & Zumbach S. (Hrsg.) 2003. Die Geburtshelferkröte – Biologie, Ökologie, Schutz. – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 10: 1–158.
  • Ryser J., Lüscher B., Neuenschwander U. & Zumbach S. 2003. Geburtshelferkröten im Emmental, Schweiz. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 10: 27-35.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2003. Count data, detection probabilities, and the demography, dynamics, distribution, and decline of amphibians. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 326(Suppl 1):119-124.

Pubblicazioni 2002

  • Heusser H., Lippuner M., Schmidt B.R. 2002. Laichfressen durch Kaulquappen des Springfroschs (Rana dalmatina) und syntopes Vorkommen mit andern Anuren-Arten. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie, 9:75-87.
  • Schmidt B.R., Schaub M., Anholt B.R. 2002. Why you should use capture-recapture methods when estimating survival and breeding probabilities: on bias, temporary emigration, overdispersion, and common toads. Amphibia-Reptilia, 23(3):375-388.

Pubblicazioni 2001

  • Grossenbacher K. & Zumbach S. 2001. Kammolche in der Schweiz (Triturus cristatus & T. carnifex). Rana Sonderheft 4: 23-28.
  • Schmidt B.R. 2001. Reptilien in der Forschung. In: Berney, C. Unsere Reptilien. Basel: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, 104-106.
  • Schmidt B.R., Amézquita A. 2001. Predator-induced behavioural responses: tadpoles of the neotropical frog Phyllomedusa tarsius do not respond to all predators. Herpetological Journal, 11(1):9-15.
  • Schmidt B.R., Van Buskirk J. 2001. Verhalten, Wachstum und Morphologie von Kammolch-Larven in der An- und Abwesenheit von Libellenlarven. Rana, SH 4:179-191.

Pubblicazioni 2000

  • Houlahan J.E., Findlay C.S., Schmidt B.R., Meyer A.H., Kuzmin S.L. 2000. Quantitative evidence for global amphibian population declines. Nature, 404(6779):752-755.
  • Van Buskirk, J., Schmidt B.R. 2000. Predator-induced phenotypic plasticity in larval newts: Trade-offs, selection, and variation in nature. Ecology, 81(11):3009-3028.