Department of Collective Behavior Publications

Publications of Dina K. N. Dechmann

Journal Article (85)

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Lazaro, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Dehnel’s phenomenon. Current Biology 31 (10), pp. 463 - 465 (2021)
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Lazaro, J.; Nováková, L.; Hertel, M.; Taylor, J. R. E.; Muturi, M.; Zub, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Geographic patterns in seasonal changes of body mass, skull, and brain size of common shrews. Ecology and Evolution 11 (6), pp. 2431 - 2448 (2021)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Amorim, F.; Scacco, M.; McCracken, G. F.; Safi, K.; Mata, V.; Tome, R.; Swartz, S.; Wikelski, M.; Beja, P. et al.; Rebelo, H.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bats use topography and nocturnal updrafts to fly high and fast. Current Biology 31 (6), pp. 1311 - 1316 (2021)
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Puechmaille, S. J.; Gouilh, M. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fenton, B.; Geiselman, C.; Medellin, R.; Mittermeier, R.; Racey, P.; Reeder, D. M.; Schaer, J. et al.; Vicente-Santos, A.; Sechrest, W.; Viquez-R, L.; Weber, N.: Misconceptions and misinformation about bats and viruses. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 105, pp. 606 - 607 (2021)
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Smaers, J. B.; Rothman, R. S.; Hudson, D. R.; Balanoff, A. M.; Beatty, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; de Vries, D.; Dunn, J. C.; Fleagle, J. G.; Gilbert, C. C. et al.; Goswami, A.; Iwaniuk, A. N.; Jungers, W. L.; Kerney, M.; Ksepka, D. T.; Manger, P. R.; Mongle, C. S.; Rohlf, F. J.; Smith, N. A.; Soligo, C.; Weisbecker, V.; Safi, K.: The evolution of mammalian brain size. Science Advances 7 (18), eabe2101 (2021)
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Wilkinson, G. S.; Adams, D. M.; Haghani, A.; Lu, A. T.; Zoller, J.; Breeze, C. E.; Arnold, B. D.; Ball, H. C.; Carter, G. G.; Cooper, L. N. et al.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Devanna, P.; Fasel, N. J.; Galazyuk, A. V.; Gunther, L.; Hurme, E.; Jones, G.; Knornschild, M.; Lattenkamp, E. Z.; Li, C. Z.; Mayer, F.; Reinhardt, J. A.; Medellin, R. A.; Nagy, M.; Pope, B.; Power, M. L.; Ransome, R. D.; Teeling, E. C.; Vernes, S. C.; Zamora-Mejias, D.; Zhang, J.; Faure, P. A.; Greville, L. J.; Horvath, S.: DNA methylation predicts age and provides insight into exceptional longevity of bats. Nature Communications 12, 1615 (2021)
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Baldwin, J. W.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Thies, W.; Whitehead, S. R.: Defensive fruit metabolites obstruct seed dispersal by altering bat behavior and physiology at multiple temporal scales. Ecology 101 (2), e02937 (2020)
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Calderon-Capote, M. C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fahr, J.; Wikelski, M.; Kays, R.; O'Mara, M. T.: Foraging movements are density-independent among straw-coloured fruit bats. Royal Society Open Science 7 (5), 200274 (2020)
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Costa, T. D.; Santos, C. D.; Rainho, A.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Fahr, J.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Assessing roost disturbance of straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) through tri-axial acceleration. PLoS One 15 (11), e0242662 (2020)
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Halat, Z.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Zegarek, M.; Ruczynski, I.: Male bats respond to adverse conditions with larger colonies and increased torpor use during sperm production. Mammalian Biology 100 (6), pp. 611 - 620 (2020)
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Huang, Z. X.; Whelan, C. V.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Teeling, E. C.: Genetic variation between long-lived versus short-lived bats illuminates the molecular signatures of longevity. Aging 12 (16), pp. 15962 - 15977 (2020)
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Jebb, D.; Huang, Z. X.; Pippel, M.; Hughes, G. M.; Lavrichenko, K.; Devanna, P.; Winkler, S.; Jermiin, L. S.; Skirmuntt, E. C.; Katzourakis, A. et al.; Burkitt-Gray, L.; Ray, D. A.; Sullivan, K. A. M.; Roscito, J. G.; Kirilenko, B. M.; D?valos, L. M.; Corthals, A. P.; Power, M. L.; Jones, G.; Ransome, R. D.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Locatelli, A. G.; Puechmaille, S. J.; Fedrigo, O.; Jarvis, E. D.; Hiller, M.; Vernes, S. C.; Myers, E. W.; Teeling, E. C.: Six reference-quality genomes reveal evolution of bat adaptations. Nature 583, pp. 578 - 584 (2020)
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Kohles, J. E.; Carter, G. G.; Page, R. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Socially foraging bats discriminate between group members based on search-phase echolocation calls. Behavioral Ecology 31 (5), pp. 1103 - 1112 (2020)
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Komar, E.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fasel, N. J.; Zegarek, M.; Ruczynski, I.: Food restriction delays seasonal sexual maturation but does not increase torpor use in male bats. The Journal of Experimental Biology 223 (8), jeb214825 (2020)
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Real, F. M.; Haas, S. A.; Franchini, P.; Xiong, P.; Simakov, O.; Kuhl, H.; Schopflin, R.; Heller, D.; Moeinzadeh, M. H.; Heinrich, V. et al.; Krannich, T.; Bressin, A.; Hartmann, M. F.; Wudy, S. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hurtado, A.; Barrionuevo, F. J.; Schindler, M.; Harabula, I.; Osterwalder, M.; Hiller, M.; Wittler, L.; Visel, A.; Timmermann, B.; Meyer, A.; Vingron, M.; Jimenez, R.; Mundlos, S.; Lupianez, D. G.: The mole genome reveals regulatory rearrangements associated with adaptive intersexuality. Science 370 (6513), pp. 208 - 214 (2020)
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Ruczynski, I.; Halat, Z.; Zegarek, M.; Borowik, T.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Camera transects as a method to monitor high temporal and spatial ephemerality of flying nocturnal insects. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (2), pp. 294 - 302 (2020)
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Schaeffer, P. J.; O'Mara, M. T.; Breiholz, J.; Keicher, L.; Lazaro, J.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Metabolic rate in common shrews is unaffected by temperature, leading to lower energetic costs through seasonal size reduction. Royal Society Open Science 7 (4), 191989 (2020)
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Seasonal reversible size changes in the braincase and mass of common shrews are flexibly modified by environmental conditions. Scientific Reports 9, 2489 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Kranstauber, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: First three‐dimensional tracks of bat migration reveal large amounts of individual behavioral flexibility. Ecology 100 (9), e02762 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Overall dynamic body acceleration in straw-colored fruit bats increases in headwinds but not with airspeed. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 200 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Kranstauber, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Common noctules exploit low levels of the aerosphere. Royal Society Open Science 6 (2), 181942 (2019)
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Smaers, J. B.; Mongle, C. S.; Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Allometry, evolution and development of neocortex size in mammals. Progress in Brain Research 250, pp. 83 - 107 (2019)
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van Toor, M. L.; O'Mara, M. T.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Wikelski, M.; Fahr, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Linking colony size with quantitative estimates of ecosystem services of African fruit bats. Current Biology 29 (7), pp. R225 - R240 (2019)
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Halat, Z.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Zegarek, M.; Visser, A. E. J.; Ruczynski, I.: Sociality and insect abundance affect duration of nocturnal activity of male parti-colored bats. Journal of Mammalogy 99 (6), pp. 1503 - 1509 (2018)
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Kohles, J. E.; Page, R. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; O'Mara, M. T.: Rapid behavioral changes during early development in Peters’ tent-making bat (Uroderma bilobatum). PLoS One 13 (10), e0205351 (2018)
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; LaPoint, S. D.; Wikelski, M.; Stiehler, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Cognitive skills of common shrews (Sorex araneus) vary with seasonal changes in skull size and brain mass. The Journal of Experimental Biology 221 (2), jeb166595 (2018)
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Lazaro, J.; Hertel, M.; Sherwood, C. C.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Profound seasonal changes in brain size and architecture in the common shrew. Brain Structure & Function 223 (6), pp. 2823 - 2840 (2018)
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Lehnert, L. S.; Kramer-Schadt, S.; Teige, T.; Hoffmeister, U.; Popa-Lisseanu, A.; Bontadina, F.; Ciechanowski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kravchenko, K.; Presetnik, P. et al.; Starrach, M.; Straube, M.; Zoephel, U.; Voigt, C. C.: Variability and repeatability of noctule bat migration in Central Europe: Evidence for partial and differential migration. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1893), 20182174 (2018)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; LaPoint, S. D.; Dullin, C.; Hertel, M.; Taylor, J. R. E.; Zub, K.; Wikelski, M.: Profound seasonal shrinking and regrowth of the ossified braincase in phylogenetically distant mammals with similar life histories. Scientific Reports 7, 42443 (2017)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Ellis-Soto, D.; Safi, K.; O'Mara, M. T.: Determinants of spring migration departure decision in a bat. Biology Letters 13 (9), 20170395 (2017)
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Keicher, L.; O'Mara, M. T.; Voigt, C. C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Stable carbon isotopes in breath reveal fast incorporation rates and seasonally variable but rapid fat turnover in the common shrew (Sorex araneus). The Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (15), pp. 2834 - 2841 (2017)
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LaPoint, S. D.; Keicher, L.; Wikelski, M.; Zub, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Growth overshoot and seasonal size changes in the skulls of two weasel species. Royal Society Open Science 4 (1), 160947 (2017)
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Lazaro, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; LaPoint, S. D.; Wikelski, M.; Hertel, M.: Profound reversible seasonal changes of individual skull size in a mammal. Current Biology 27 (20), pp. R1106 - R1107 (2017)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Rikker, S.; Wikelski, M.; Ter Maat, A.; Pollock, H. S.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Heart rate reveals torpor at high body temperatures in lowland tropical free-tailed bats. Royal Society Open Science 4 (12), 171359 (2017)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Voigt, C. C.; Ter Maat, A.; Pollock, H. S.; Burness, G.; Desantis, L. M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Cyclic bouts of extreme bradycardia counteract the high metabolism of frugivorous bats. eLife 6, e26686 (2017)
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ter Hofstede, H. M.; Voigt-Heucke, S.; Lang, A.; Römer, H.; Page, R.; Faure, P.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Revisiting adaptations of neotropical katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) to gleaning bat predation. Neotropical Biodiversity 3 (1), pp. 41 - 49 (2017)
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Abedi-Lartey, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.: Long-distance seed dispersal by straw-coloured fruit bats varies by season and landscape. Global Ecology and Conservation 7, pp. 12 - 24 (2016)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hertel, M.; Wikelski, M.: Individuelles Schrumpfen und erneutes Wachsen als Winteranpassung bei hochmetabolischen Tieren. Jahrbuch - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (2016)
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Field, H. E.; Smith, C. S.; de Jong, C. E.; Melville, D.; Broos, A.; Kung, N.; Thompson, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Landscape utilisation, animal behaviour and Hendra virus risk. EcoHealth 13 (1), pp. 26 - 38 (2016)
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Gager, Y.; Gimenez, O.; O'Mara, M. T.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Group size, survival and surprisingly short lifespan in socially foraging bats. BMC Ecology 16, 2 (2016)
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Gager, Y.; Tarland, E.; Lieckfeldt, D.; Ménage, M.; Botero-Castro, F.; Rossiter, S. J.; Kraus, R. H. S.; Ludwig, A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: The value of molecular vs. morphometric and acoustic information for species identification using sympatric molossid bats. PLoS One 11 (3), e0150780 (2016)
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McCracken, G. F.; Safi, K.; Kunz, T. H.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Swartz, S. M.; Wikelski, M.: Airplane tracking documents the fastest flight speeds recorded for bats. Royal Society Open Science 3 (11), 160398 (2016)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Bauer, K.; Blank, D.; Baldwin, J. W.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Common noctule bats are sexually dimorphic in migratory behaviour and body size but not wing shape. PLoS One 11 (11), e0167027 (2016)
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Ramakers, J. J.C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Page, R. A.; O'Mara, M. T.: Frugivorous bats prefer information from novel social partners. Animal Behaviour 116, pp. 83 - 87 (2016)
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Santos, C. D.; Przybyzin, S.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Collective decision-making in homing pigeons: Larger flocks take longer to decide but do not make better decisions. PLoS One 11 (2), e0147497 (2016)
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Fahr, J.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Esch, T.; Machwitz, M.; Suu-Ire, R.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Pronounced seasonal changes in the movement ecology of a highly gregarious central-place forager, the african straw-coloured fruit bat (Eidolon helvum). PLoS One 10 (10), e0138985 (2015)
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Santos, C. D.; Cramer, J. F.; Parau, L. G.; Miranda, A. C.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Personality and morphological traits affect pigeon survival from raptor attacks. Scientific Reports 5, 15490 (2015)
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Stockmaier, S.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Page, R. A.; O'Mara, M. T.: No fever and leucocytosis in response to a lipopolysaccharide challenge in an insectivorous bat. Biology Letters 11 (9), 20150576 (2015)
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Weber, N.; Duengkae, P.; Fahr, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Phengsakul, P.; Khumbucha, W.; Siriaroonrat, B.; Wacharapluesadee, S.; Maneeorn, P.; Wikelski, M. et al.; Newman, S.: High-resolution GPS tracking of Lyle's flying fox between temples and orchards in central Thailand. Journal of Wildlife Management 79 (6), pp. 957 - 968 (2015)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Varga, K.; Yohannes, E.; Fiedler, W.; Safi, K.; Burkhard, W.-D.; O'Mara, M. T.: Tracking post-hibernation behavior and early migration does not reveal the expected sex-differences in a "female-migrating'' bat. PLoS One 9 (12), e114810 (2014)
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