Kanzaki, N., Herrmann, M., Weiler, C., Röseler, W., Theska, T., Berger, J., Rödelsperger, C., Sommer, R.J. (2021) Nine new Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) species from China. Zootaxa 4943, 1-66.

Renahan, T., Lo, W.-S., Werner, M. S., Herrmann, M., Rochat, J., Sommer R. J. (2021) Nematode biphasic ‘boom and bust’ dynamics are dependent on host bacterial load while linking dauer and mouth-form polyphenisms. Environmental Microbiology, Feb 15. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15438.

Herrmann, M., Kanzaki, N., Weiler, C., Yoshia, K., Rödelsperger, C., Sommer, R. J. (2019) Two new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) include the gonochoristic sister species of P. fissidentatus. J. of Nematology 51, 1-14.

Rödelsperger, C., Röseler, W., Prabh, N., Yoshida, K., Weiler, C., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2018) Phylotransciptomics of Pristionchus nematodes reveals parallel gene loss in six hermaphroditic lineages. Current Biology28, 3123-3127.

Kanzaki, N., Herrmann, M., Yoshida, K., Weiler, C., Rödelsperger, C., Sommer, R. J. (2018) Samplings of millipedes in Japan and scarab beetles in Hongkong result in five new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae). J. of Nematology, 50, 587-610.

Yoshida, K., Herrmann, M., Kanzaki, N., Weiler, C., Rödelsperger, C., Sommer, R. J. (2018) Two new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) from Taiwan and the definition of the pacificus species-complex sensu strictoJ. of Nematology 50, 355-368.

Herrmann, M., Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Sommer, R. J. (2017) Redescription of four species of the genus Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) from the United States of America. Dumerilia 7, 97-103.

Herrmann, M., Weiler, C., Rödelsperger, C., Kanzaki, N., Sommer R.J. (2016) Two new Pristionchus species (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) from Taiwan are part of a species-cluster representing the closest known relatives of the model organism P. pacificusZoological Studies 55: 48.

Meyer, J., Markov, G., Baskaran, P., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J., Rödelsperger, C. (2016) Draft genome of the scarab beetle Oryctes borbonicus on La Réunion Island. Gen. Biol. Evol. 8, 2093-2105.

Susoy, V., Herrmann, M., Kanzaki, N., Kruger, M., Nguyen, C. N., Rödelsperger, C., Röseler, W., Weiler, C., Giblin-Davis, R. M., Ragsdale, E. J., Sommer, R. J. (2016) Large-scale diversification without genetic isolation in nematode symbionts of figs. Science Advance 2: e1501031.

Herrmann, M., Neuner, J., Vötsch, M., Wörner, J., Kanzaki, N., Sommer, R. J. (2015) Pristionchus scratchpads - an online platform for taxonomy, systematics and phylogeny. Zootaxa 3949, 597-600.

Wegensteiner, R., Wermelinger, B., Herrmann, M. (2015) Natural enemies of bark beetles: Predators, parasitoids, pathogens and nematodes. In: Bark beetles: Biology and ecology of native and invasive species (eds. Vega F.E., Hofstetter R.W.). Academic Press, London, pp. 247-304.

Susoy, V., Herrmann, M. (2014) Preferential host switching and codivergence shaped radiation of bark beetle symbionts, nematode of Micoletzkya (Nematoda:Diplogastridae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27, 889-898.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2014) Two new and two recharacterized species resulting from a radiation of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) in Europe. J. of Nematology 46, 60-74.

Morgan, K., McGaughran, A., Ganeshan, S., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2014) Landscape and oceanic barriers shape dispersal and population structure in the Island nematode Pristionchus pacificusBiol. Journal Linnean Soc. 112, 1-15.
Herrmann, M., Ragsdale, E. J., Kanzaki, N., Sommer, R. J. (2013) Sudhausia aristotokia n. gen., n. sp. and S. crassa n. gen., n. sp. (Nematoda: Diplogastridae): viviparous new species with precocious gonad development. Nematology 15, 1001-1020.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Susoy, V., Sommer, R. J. (2013) Two androdioecious and one dioecious new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae): new reference points for the evolution of reproductive mode. Journal of Nematology 45, 172-194.

Ragsdale, E. J., Kanzaki, N., Roeseler, W., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2013) Three new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) show morphological divergence through evolutionary intermediates of a novel feeding-structure polymorphism. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 168, 671-698.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Roeseler, W., Sommer, R. J. (2013) Two new species of Pristionchus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) support the biogeographic importance of Japan for the evolution of the genus Pristionchus and the model system P. pacificusZool. Sci 30, 680-692.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Roeseler, W., Sommer, R. J. (2013) Pristionchus bucculentus n. sp. (Rhabditida: Diplogastridae) isolated from a shining mushroom beetle (Coleoptera: Scaphidiidae) in Hokkaido, Japan. J. of Nematology 45, 78-86.

Susoy, V., Kanzaki, N., Herrmann, M. (2013) Description of the bark beetle associated nematodes Micoletzkya masseyi n. sp and M. japonica n. sp (Nematoda: Diplogastridae). Nematology 15, 213-231.

Susoy, V., Herrmann, M. (2012) Validation of the genus Rhabditolaimus Fuchs, 1914 (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) supported by integrative taxonomic evidence. Nematology 14, 595-604.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2012) Two new species of Pristionchus (Rhabditida: Diplogastridae) P. fissidentatus n.sp. from Nepal and La Réunion island and P. elegans n.sp. from Japan. J. of Nematology 44, 80-91.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Mayer, W. E., Tanaka, R., Sommer, R. J. (2012) Parapristionchus giblindavisi n. gen, n. sp. (Rhabditida: Diplogastridae) isolated from stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) in Japan. Nematology 14, 933-947.

Kanzaki, N., Ragsdale, E. J., Herrmann, M., Mayer, W. E., Sommer, R. J. (2012) Description of three Pristionchus species (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) from Japan that form a cryptic species complex with the model organism P. pacificusZool. Science 29, 403-417.

Morgan, K., McGaughran, A., Villate, L., Herrmann, M., Witte, H., Bartelmes, G., Rochat, J., Sommer, R. J. (2012) Multi locus analysis of Pristionchus pacificus on La Réunion Island reveals an evolutionary history shaped by multiple introductions, constrained dispersal events and rare out-crossing. Mol Ecol. 21 (2), 250-266.

Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2011) The genome of Pristionchus pacificus and implications for survival attributes. In: Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nematode Survival (Eds.: R. Perry & D. Wharton). pp 86-98.

Herrmann, M., Kienle, S., Rochat, J., Mayer, W., Sommer, R. J. (2010) Haplotype diversity of the nematode Pristionchus pacificus on Réunion in the Indian Ocean suggests multiple independent invasions. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 100, 170-179.

Mayer, W. E., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2009) Molecular phylogeny of beetle associated diplogastrid nematodes suggests host switching rather than nematode-beetle coevolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:212.

Hong, R. L., Svatos, A., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2008) Species-specific recognition of beetle cues by the nematode Pristionchus maupasi. Evol. & Devel. 10, 273-279.

Rae, R., Riebesell, M., Dinkelacker, I., Wang, Q., Herrmann, M., Weller, A. M., Dieterich, C., Sommer, R. J. (2008) Isolation of naturally associated bacteria of necromenic Pristionchus nematodes and fitness consequences. J. Exp. Biology 211, 1927-1936.

Zauner, H., Mayer, W. E., Herrmann, M., Weller, A., Erwig, M., Sommer, R. J. (2007) Distinct patterns of genetic variation in Pristionchus pacificus and Caenorhabditis elegans, two partially selfing nematodes with cosmopolitan distribution. Molecular Ecology 16, 1267-1280.

Mayer, W. E., Herrmann, M., Sommer, R. J. (2007) Phylogeny of the nematode genus Pristionchus and implications for biodiversity, biogeography and the evolution of hermaphroditism. BMC Evol Biol 7:104.

Herrmann, M., Mayer, W. E., Hong, R. L., Kienle, S., Minasaki, R., Sommer, R. J. (2007) The Nematode Pristionchus pacificus (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) is associated with the Oriental Beetle Exomala orientalis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Japan. Zoological Science 24, 883-889.

Herrmann, M., Mayer, W. E., Sommer, R. J. (2006) Nematodes of the genus Pristionchus are closely associated with scarab beetles and the Colorado potato beetle in Western Europe. Zoology 109, 96-108.

Herrmann, M., Mayer, W. E., Sommer, R. J. (2006) Sex, bugs and Haldane’s rule: the nematode genus Pristionchus in the United States. Frontiers in Zoology 3:14.

Non peer-reviewed articles
Herrmann, M. (2008) Eine Käferleiche zum Frühstück. GfBS Newsletter No.21
Herrmann, M., (2008) Worms on my scarabs. SCARABS. Occasional Issue Number 32; Print ISSN 1937-8343 Online ISSN 1937-8351

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