2010

Bedulina D, Timofeyev MA, Zimmer M, Zwirnmann E, Menzel R, Steinberg CEW. 2010. Different natural organic matter isolates cause similar stress response patterns in the freshwater amphipod, Gammarus pulex. Environ Sci Pollut Res 15: 128–135.

Bedulina DS, Zimmer M, Timofeyev MA. 2010. Sub-littoral and supra-littoral amphipods respond differently to acute thermal stress. Comp Biochem Physiol 155: 413-418.

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2008

Fraune S, Zimmer M. 2008. Host-specificity of horizontally transmitted mycoplasms in isopod hosts. Environ Microbiol 10: 2497-2504.

Ihnen K, Zimmer M. 2008. Selective consumption and digestion of litter microbes by Porcellio scaber (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Pedobiologia 51: 335-342.

Achouri MS, Charfi-Cheikhrouha F, Zimmer M. 2008. Reproductive patterns in syntopic terrestrial isopod species (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea) from Morocco. Pedobiologia 52: 127-137.

 

Books & Chapters:

Brandstädter K, Zimmer M. 2008. Infection of terrestrial isopods with environmentally transmitted bacterial symbionts. In: Zimmer M, Charfi-Cheikhrouha F, Taiti S (eds). Proceedings of the international symposium on terrestrial isopod biology: ISTIB-7. Shaker: Aachen. 131-135.

Henf C, Leupolt B, Zimmer M. 2008. Mate-recognition, mate-choice and monopolisation in isopods: an inter-habitat comparison In: Zimmer M, Charfi-Cheikhrouha F, Taiti S (eds). Proceedings of the international symposium on terrestrial isopod biology: ISTIB-7. Shaker: Aachen. 149-159.

Stange N, Scholz OJ, Zimmer M. 2008. What renders a female isopod attractive to a soliciting male? In: Zimmer M, Charfi-Cheikhrouha F, Taiti S (eds). Proceedings of the international symposium on terrestrial isopod biology: ISTIB-7. Shaker: Aachen. 161-166.

Zimmer M. 2008. Detritus. In: Jorgensen SE, Fath BD (ed). Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier. 903-911.

Zimmer M, Charfi-Cheikhrouha F, Taiti S (eds). 2008. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Terrestrial Isopod Biology: ISTIB-7. Shaker: Aachen.

2007

Cordaux R, Paces-Fessy M, Raimond M, Michel-Salzat A, Zimmer M, Bouchon D. 2007. Molecular characterization and evolution of arthropod pathogenic Rickettsiella bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 73: 5045-5047.

Lewis TL, Mews M, Jelinski DE, Zimmer M. 2007. Detrital subsidy to the supratidal zone provides feeding habitat for intertidal crabs. Est Coasts 30: 451-458.

Pennings SC, Zimmer M, Dias N, Sprung M, Davé N, Ho C-K, Kunza A, McFarlin C, Mews M, Pfauder A, Salgado C. 2007. Latitudinal variation in plant-herbivore interactions in European salt marshes. Oikos 116: 543-549.

Wang Y, Brune A, Zimmer M. 2007. Bacterial symbionts in the hepatopancreas of isopods: diversity and environmental transmission. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 61: 141-152.

2006

Mews M, Zimmer M, Jelinski DE. 2006. Species-specific decomposition rates of beach-cast wrack in Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Mar Ecol Progr Ser 328: 155-160.

Storry KA, Weldrick CK, Mews M, Zimmer M, Jelinski DE. 2006. Intertidal coarse woody debris: a spatial subsidy as shelter or feeding habitat for gastropods? Est Coast Shelf Sci 66: 197-203.

Zimmer M. 2006. The role of animal-microbe interactions in isopod ecology and evolution. Acta Biol Benr 13: 127-168.

2005

Hassall M, Zimmer M, Loureiro S. 2005. Questions and possible new directions for research into the biology of terrestrial isopods Eur J Soil Biol 41: 57-61.

Irmak P, Kurtz J, Zimmer M. 2005. Immune response in Porcellio scaber (Isopoda: Oniscidea): Copper revisited. Eur J Soil Biol 41: 77-83.

Orr M, Zimmer M, Mews M, Jelinski DE. 2005. Wrack deposition on different beach types: Spatial and temporal variation in the pattern of subsidy. Ecology  86: 1496-1507.

Pfauder A, Zimmer M. 2005. Intermediate tidal stress promotes the decomposition of Spartina litter. Eur J Soil Biol 41: 135-141.

Zimmer M, Brune A. 2005. Physiological properties of the gut lumen of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) – adaptive to digesting lignocellulose? J Comp Phys B 175: 275-283.

Zimmer M, Kautz G, Topp W. 2005. Do woodlice and earthworms interact synergistically in leaf litter decomposition? Funct Ecol 19: 7-16.

Zimmer M, Oliveira R, Rodrigues E, Graça MAS. 2005. Degradation of leaf litter tannins by aquatic and terrestrial isopods. J Chem Ecol 31: 1933-1952.

 

Books & Chapters:

Graça MAS, Zimmer M. 2005. Leaf toughness. In: Graça MAS, Bärlocher F, Gessner MO (eds). Methods to study litter decomposition: a practical guide. 121-128. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Zimmer M. 2005. Cellulases. In: Graça MAS, Bärlocher F, Gessner MO (eds). Methods to study litter decomposition: a practical guide. 249-254. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Zimmer M. 2005. Phenol oxidation. In: Graça MAS, Bärlocher F, Gessner MO (eds). Methods to study litter decomposition: a practical guide. 279-282. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

2004

Wang Y, Stingl U, Anton-Erxleben F, Zimmer M, Brune A. 2004. ‘Candidatus Hepatincola porcellionum’ gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, stalk-forming lineage of Rickettsiales colonizing the midgut glands of a terrestrial isopod. Arch Microbiol 181: 299-304.

Wang Y, Stingl U, Anton-Erxleben F, Geisler S, Brune A, Zimmer M. 2004. ‘Candidatus Hepatoplasma crinochetorum’, a new, stalk-forming lineage of Mollicutes colonizing the midgut glands of a terrestrial isopod. Appl Environ Microbiol 70: 6166-6172.

Zimmer M. 2004. Effects of temperature and precipitation on a floodplain isopod community: a field study. Eur J Soil Biol 40: 139-146.

Zimmer M, Pennings SC, Buck TL, Carefoot TH. 2004. Salt marsh litter and detritivores: a closer look at redundancy. Estuaries 27: 753-769.

 

Books & Chapters:

Zimmer M. 2004. The role of woodlice (Isopoda: Oniscidea) in mediating the decomposition of leaf litter. In: Shakir Hanna SH, Mikhaïl WZA (ed). Soil Zoology for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century. 285-311. Eigenverlag: Cairo.