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2023

  • Leese F., Woppowa L., Bálint M., Höss S., Krehenwinkel H., Lötters S., Meissner K., Nowak C., Rausch P., Rduch V., Rulik B., Weigand A. M., Zimmermann J., Koschorreck J. & Züghart W.
    DNA-basierte Biodiversitätsanalysen im Natur- und Umweltschutz: Welche Optionen haben wir für eine Standardisierung? Eine Handlungsempfehlung aus Forschung und Praxis. – BfN-Schriften – Bonn, 666: 1–53.
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  • Kehlmaier, C., Drews, F., Fahldieck, M., Heimburg, H., Heller, K., Jaume-Schinkel, S., Jentzsch, M., Jessat, M., Kampen, H., Markwardt, D., Reimann, A., Rulik, B., Stuke, J.-H., von Tschirnhaus, M., van der Weele, R. & Werner, D.
    Nachweise von Zweiflüglern (Diptera) während der 37. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Diptera 2022 in Landsweiler-Reden (Saarland, Deutschland). – Delattinia – Saarbrücken, 48: 195–227.
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  • Seropian, A., Arsenashvili, E., Bulbulashvili, N., Shubashishvili, A., Iankoshvili, G., Todua, M., Ananiashvili, A., Japarashvili, S., Chkhartisvhili, T., Memishishi, A., Balkhamishvili, S., Chitadze, B., Karalashvili, E., Mumladze, L., Hein, N. & Rulik, B.
    Into the unknown: the first barcode-assisted checklist of Psocoptera (Insecta, Psocodea) of Georgia with a census on country species richness. – ZooKeys – Sofia, 1168: 77–105.
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  • Chimeno, C., Rulik, B., Manfrin,A., Kalinkat, G., Hölker,F., & Baranov, V.
    Facing the infinity: tackling large samples of challenging Chironomidae (Diptera) with an integrative approach. – PeerJ – London, 11:e15336.
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  • Jafari, S., Müller, B., Rulik, B., Rduch, V. & Peters, R. S.
    Another crack in the Dark Taxa wall: a custom DNA barcoding protocol for the species-rich and common Eurytomidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). – Biodiversity Data Journal – Sofia, 11: e101998.
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2022

  • Ottati, S., Eberle, J., Köhler, F., Rulik, B. & Ahrens, D.
    From DNA barcodes to ecology: meta-analysis of central European beetles reveal link with species ecology but also to data pattern and gaps. – Ecology and Evolution – Shanghai, 12(12): e9650.
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  • Köhler, J., Rulik, B., Eberle, J., Thormann, J., Köhler, F. & Ahrens, D.
    Does monitoring of saproxylic beetles benefit from inclusion of larvae? – Insect Conservation and Diversity – Oxford, 15(5): 555–571.
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  • Raupach, M. J., Rulik, B, & Spelda J.
    Surprisingly high genetic divergence of the mitochondrial DNA barcode fragment (COI) within Central European woodlice species (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea). – ZooKeys – Sofia, 1082: 103–125.
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2021

  • Muster, C., Spelda, J., Rulik, B., Thormann, J., von der Mark, L., & Astrin, J. J.
    The dark side of pseudoscorpion diversity: The German Barcode of Life campaign reveals high levels of undocumented diversity in European false scorpions. – Ecology and Evolution – London, 11: 13815–13829.
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  • Ahrens, D.; Ahyong, S. T.; Ballerio, A.; Barclay, M. V. L.; Eberle, J.; Espeland, M.; Huber, B. A.; Mengual, X.; Pacheco, T. L.; Peters, R. S.; Rulik, B.; Vaz-De-Mello, F.; Wesener, T. & Krell, F.-T. .
    Is it time to describe new species without diagnoses? – A comment on Sharkey et al. (2021). – Zootaxa – Auckland, 5027(2): 151–159.
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  • Geiger, M.; Koblmüller, S.; Assandri, G.; Chovanec, A.; Ekrem, T.; Fischer, I.; Galimberti, A.; Grabowski, M.; Haring, E.; Hausmann, A.; Hendrich, L.; Koch, S.; Mamos, T.; Rothe, U.; Rulik, B.; Rewicz, T.; Sittenthaler, M.; Stur, E.; Tończyk, G.; Zangl, L. & Moriniere, J.
    Coverage and quality of DNA barcode references for Central and Northern European Odonata. – PeerJ – London, 9:e11192.
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2020

  • Stuke, J.-H.; Beuk, P. L. T.; Fahldieck, M.; Flügel, H.-J.; Heiss, R.; Kehlmaier, C.; Kuhlisch, C.; Mengual, X.; Pavlova, A.; Pont, A. C.; Reimann, A.; Rulik, B.; Ssymank, A.; Streese, N.; Von Tschirnhaus,M.; Werner, D. & Ziegler, J. :
    Funde von Zweiflüglern (Insecta: Diptera) während des 35. Treffens des Arbeitskreises Diptera in Hitzacker, Niedersachsen (Deutschland). – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 23(2): 267–297.
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2019

  • Weigand, H.; Beermann, A.; Čiampor J. F.; Costa, F.; Csabai, Z.; Duarte, S.; Geiger, M.; Grabowski, M.; Rimet, F.; Rulik, B.; Szucsich, N.; Weigand, A.; Willassen, E.; Wyler, S.; Bouchez, A.; Borja, A.; Čiamporová-Zaťovičová, Z.; Ferreira, S.; Dijkstra, K. & Ekrem, T.
    DNA barcode reference libraries for the monitoring of aquatic biota in Europe: Gap-analysis and recommendations for future work. – Science of the Total Environment – Amsterdam, 678: 499–524.
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  • Thormann, J.; Ahrens, D.; Anderson, C.; Astrin, J. J.; Mumladze, L.; Rulik, B.; Tarkhnishvili, D.; Espeland, M.; Geiger, M.; Hein, N.; Iankoshvili, G.; Karalashvili, L.; Mengual, X.; Morkel, C.; Neiber, M. T.; Peters, R. S.; Reimann, A.; Ssymank, A.; Wesener, T.; Ziegler, J. & Misof, B.
    A prelude to the Caucasus Barcode of Life Platform (CaBOL): Biodiversity Days in Georgia in 2018 and 2019. – Bonn zoological Bulletin – Bonn, 68(2): 275–296.
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  • Morinière, J.; Balke, M.; Doczkal, D.; Geiger, M. F.; Hardulak, L. A.; Haszprunar, G.; Hausmann, A.; Hendrich, L.; Regalado, L.; Rulik, B.; Schmidt, S.; Wägele, J. & Hebert, P. D.
    A DNA barcode library for 5,200 German flies and midges (Insecta: Diptera) and its implications for metabarcoding-based biomonitoring. – Molecular Ecology Resources – Oxford, 19: 900–928.
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2018

  • Polseela, R.; Wagner, R.; Kvifte, G. M.; Rulik, B. & Apiwathnasorn, C.:
    Revision of Bruchomyiinae (Diptera, Psychodidae) of the Oriental Region, with description of a new genus and species and discussion of putative male/female antagonistic coevolution. – Insect Systematics & Evolution – Leiden, 50(1): 67-82.
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  • Eiseman, C. S.; Heller, K. & Rulik, B.:
    A New Dark-Winged Fungus Gnat (Diptera: Sciaridae) Mining Leaves of Clintonia borealis (Aiton) Raf. (Liliaceae). – Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington – Lawrence, Kansas, 120(3): 500-507.
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  • Ssymank, A.; Sorg, M.; Doczkal, D.; Rulik, B.; Merkel-Wallner, G. & Vischer-Leopold, M.:
    Praktische Hinweise und Empfehlungen zur Anwendung von Malaisefallen für Insekten in der Biodiversitätserfassung und im Monitoring. – Series Naturalis – Krefeld, 1: 1–12.
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2017

  • Weber, D; Frantz, A. C.; Hippa, H.; Vilkamaa, P.; Rulik, B. & Heller, K.:
    Camptochaeta luxemburgensis Heller, Hippa & Vilkamaa spec. nov. (Diptera: Sciaridae), a new cavernicolous species from Luxembourg. – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 23(1): 117–123.
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  • Rulik, B.; Eberle, J.; von der Mark, L.; Thormann, J.; Jung, M.; Köhler, F.; Apfel, W.; Weigel, A.; Kopetz, A.; Köhler, J.; Fritzlar, F.; Hartmann, M.; Hadulla, K.; Schmidt, J.; Hörren, T.; Krebs, D.; Theves, F.; Eulitz, U.; Skale, A.; Rohwedder, D.; Kleeberg, A.; Astrin, J. J.; Geiger, M. F.; Wägele, W. J.; Grobe, P. & Ahrens, D.:
    Using taxonomic consistency with semi-automated data pre-processing for high quality DNA barcodes. – Methods in Ecology and Evolution – Oxford, 8(12): 1878–1887.
  • DOI Open Access

2016

  • Kurina, O. & Rulik, B.:
    3.3.01 Bolitophilidae, Keroplatidae, and Mycetophilidae. Part 2: Species collected with yellow tray-traps. – In: Ziegler, J.: (ed.): Diptera stelviana 2 – A dipterological perspective on a changing alpine landscape – Volume 2 – Studia dipterologica Supplement – Halle(Saale), 21: 39-46.
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  • Heidari Latibari, M.; Moravvej, G.; Heller, K.; Rulik, B. & Sadeghi Namaghi, H.:
    New records of Black Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) from Iran, including the reinstatement of the name Bradysia cellarum Frey. – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 22(1): 39-44.
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  • Geiger, M. F.; Moriniere, J.; Hausmann, A.; Haszprunar, G.; Wägele, W.; Hebert, P. D. N. & Rulik, B.:
    Testing the Global Malaise Trap Program – How well does the current barcode reference library identify flying insects in Germany? – Biodiversity Data Journal Journal – Sofia, 4: e10671.
  • DOI Open Access
  • Eiseman, C. S.; Heller, K. & Rulik, B.:
    A New Leaf-Mining Dark-Winged Fungus Gnat (Diptera: Sciaridae), with Notes on Other Insect Associates of Marsh Marigold (Ranunculaceae: Caltha palustris L.). – Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington – Lawrence, Kansas, 118(4): 519-532.
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  • Astrin, J.J.; Höfer, H.; Spelda, J.; Holstein, J.; Bayer, S.; Hendrich, L.; Huber, B. A.; Kielhorn, K. H.; Krammer, H. J.; Lemke, M.; Monje, J. C.; Morinière, J.; Rulik, B.; Petersen, M.; Janssen, H. & Muster, C.:
    Towards a DNA Barcode Reference Database for Spiders and Harvestmen of Germany. – PLoS ONE – Lawrence, Kansas: e0162624.
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  • Geiger, M.F.; Astrin, J.J.; Borsch, T.; Burkhardt, U.; Grobe, P.; Hand, R.; Hausmann, A.; Hohberg, K.; Krogmann, L.; Lutz, M.; Monje, C.; Misof, B.; Morinière, J.; Müller, K.F.; Pietsch, S.; Quandt, D.; Rulik, B.; Scholler, M.; Traunspurger, W.; Haszprunar, G. & Wägele, J.W.:
    How to tackle the molecular species inventory for an industrialized nation – lessons from the first phase of the German Barcode of Life initiative GBOL (2012-2015). – Genome – Ottawa, 59(9): 661-670.
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  • Klein, H. P.; Pleines, S.; Thormann, J.; Rulik, B. & Töpfer, T.:
    Erste Brut des Zwergsägers Mergellus albellus in Deutschland im NSG Krickenbecker Seen, Kreis Viersen. – Charadrius – Bonn, 51(2): 57-62.
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  • Heller, K. & Rulik, B.:
    Ctenosciara alexanderkoenigi sp. n. (Diptera: Sciaridae), an exotic invader in Germany? – Biodiversity Data Journal – Sofia, 4: e6460.
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  • Ševčík, J.; Kaspřák, D. & Rulik, B.:
    A new species of Docosia Winnertz from Central Europe, with DNA barcoding based on four gene markers (Diptera, Mycetophilidae). – ZooKeys – Sofia, 549: 127-143.
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2015

  • Kvifte, G. M.; Hagenlund, L. K. & Rulik, B.:
    Comment on Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype. – Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature – London, 72(4): 309-310.
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  • Reimann, A. & Rulik, B.:
    Dasiops calvus Morge (Diptera: Lonchaeidae), a lance fly new to the German fauna, revealed by the GBOL-project. – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 21(2): 283-287.
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2014

  • Pietsch, S. & Rulik, B.:
    Eine genetische Nationalbibliothek der Artenvielfalt Deutschlands – Das GERMAN BARCODE OF LIFE (GBOL) Projekt. – Koenigiana – Bonn, 8(1): 43-52.

2012

  • Disney, R.H.L. & Rulik, B.:
    Scuttle flies (Diptera, Phoridae) trapped by flowers of Aristolochia L. in Italy. – Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine – Brightwood, 148(1780-83): 234-236.

2011

  • Jaschhof, M.; Jaschhof, C.; Rulik, B. & Kjærandsen, J.:
    New records of Manota Williston (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in Europe and North America, including a redescription of Manota unifurcata Lundström and pointers towards the interrelationships among Palaearctic species. – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 17(1-2): 55-66.
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  • Rulik, B. & Kallweit, U.:
    Die Pilzmücken der Sächsischen Schweiz - Gattungen Mycomya Rondani und Neoempheria Osten Sacken (Diptera: Mycetophilidae). – Studia dipterologica – Müncheberg, 17(1-2): 133-142.
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  • Klass, K.-D.; Rentsch, J.; Rulik, B. & Hübler, N.:
    The mesothoracic intercoxal perforation in Chrysomelinae and its evolutionary significance (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). – Zoologischer Anzeiger – Jena, 250(2): 89-101.
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2010

  • Menzel, F.; Rulik, B.; Heller, K. & Smith, J. E.:
    Beitrag zur Fauna der pilzmückenartigen Zweiflügler von Hessen (Deutschland) (Diptera, Sciaroidea: Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae, Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae). – Philippia – Kassel, 14(4): 299-310.
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2009

  • Rulik, B.; Warthemann, G.; Krüger, D.; Quast, T.; Osterloh, S.; Osterloh, K. & Freitag, H.:
    Kommentierte Artenlisten der Farn- und Blütenpflanzen und Insekten (Diptera, Odonata, Coleoptera: Bupestridae) des GEO-Artentages in Dessau-Roßlau 2009 und vorangegangener Jahre mit Erstnachweisen von Brachypeza radiata Jenkinson, 1908 und Trichonta paraterminalis Zaitzev, 1999 (Insecta: Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in der BRD. – Naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge des Museums Dessau – Dessau, 21: 87-106.

2008

  • Wagner, R. & Rulik, B.:
    4.3.28 Thaumaleidae. – In: Ziegler, J.: (ed.): Diptera stelviana – A dipterological perspective on a changing alpine landscape – Volume I. – Studia dipterologica Supplement – Halle(Saale), 16: 320-326.
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  • Rulik, B.; Wanke, S.; Nuss, M. & Neinhuis, C.:
    Pollination of Aristolochia pallida Willd. (Aristolochiaceae) in the Mediterranean. – Flora – Jena, 203(2): 175-184.
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2007

  • Rulik, B. & Heller, K.:
    First record of Mycomya maura (Walker, 1856) and Cordyla fissa Edwards, 1925 (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Slovakia. – Studia dipterologica – Halle(Saale), 14(1): 95-96.

2006

  • Rulik, B. & Kallweit, U.:
    A blackbird's nest as breeding substrate for insects – first record of Docosia fumosa Edwards , 1925 (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Germany. – Studia dipterologica – Halle(Saale), 13(1): 41-43.

2005

  • Tesmer, J.; Rulik, B.; Spiegel, F. W.; Shadwick, J. & Schnittler, M.:
    Protostelids from German Beech forests. – Mycological Progress – München, 4(4): 266-271.
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2004

  • Mohrig, W.; Röschmann, F. & Rulik, B.:
    The fauna of sciarid flies from the Dominican Republic (Diptera: Sciaridae). – Beiträge zur Entomologie – Keltern, 54(2): 267-331.
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2001

  • Mohrig, W.; Rulik, B. & Papp, L.:
    Sciaridae. – In: Papp, L. (ed.): Checklist of the Diptera of Hungary. – Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest: 119-123.
  • Rulik, B.; Mohrig, W. & Jaschhof, M.:
    Trauermücken (Diptera: Sciaridae) und freilebende Gallmücken (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Lestremiinae) aus Ungarn. Mit Bemerkungen zur Corynoptera tridentata-Gruppe. – Folia Entomologica Hungarica – Budapest, 62: 231-245.
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1999

  • Rulik, B.; Röschmann, F. & Mohrig, W.:
    New Species of Sciarid Flies (Diptera: Sciaridae) from Greece and Turkey. – Journal of the Entomological Research Society – Ankara, 1(3): 21-50.
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  • Mohrig, W.; Röschmann, F. & Rulik, B.:
    New Sciarid Flies (Diptera: Sciaridae) from Nepal. – Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift – Berlin, 46(2):189-201.
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2017

  • Rulik, B.; Eberle, J.; Geiger, M.F. & Ahrens, D.:
    Using Taxonomic Consistency for Producing High Quality Barcodes. – Barcode Bulletin – Guelph, 8(1): 12-13.
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  • Geiger, M.F.; Rulik, B. & Wägele, W.:
    Beitrag des Verbundprojektes German Barcode of Life zur Erfassung der tatsächlichen Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Biodiversität. – In: Korn, H.; Dünnfelder, H.; Schliep, R. (eds.): Biodiversität und Klima – Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland XIII. Dokumentation der 13. Tagung. – BfN-Skripten – Bonn, 468: 29-31.
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2016

  • Rühr, P.T. & Rulik, B.:
    Micro CT Scan of the Black-winged fungus gnat species (Diptera: Sciaridae) Ctenosciara hyalipennis (Meigen, 1804). – YouTube: https://youtu.be/j7xd3BUEzoA [CC BY-SA 4.0].
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  • Rulik, B.; Geiger, M.F.;Morinière, J.; Hausmann, A.; Haszprunar, G. & Wägele, J.W.:
    Status of the German Barcode of Life initiative: first results, outlook and an example for the usage of the reference library. – In: Wörheide, G: & Krings, M. (eds.): 17th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik, 21.-24.02.2016, München. – Zitteliana – München, 88: 43.
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2015

  • Astrin, J.; Fonseca, V.; Geiger, M.; Grobe, P.; Rulik, B. & Wägele, W.:
    Lessons from the first phase of the German Barcode of Life initiative (2012–2015). – In: Adamowicz, S.J. (ed.): Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference. – Genome – Ottawa, 58(5): 190.
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  • Herkenrath, P.; Mengual, X. & Rulik, B.:
    8. Internationales Schwebfliegensymposium in Monschau. – Natur in NRW – Recklinghausen, 40(3): 47-48.
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2014

  • Rulik, B.; Nicot, E.; Pannes, P.; Schnell, M. & Wägele, W.:
    AMTC: Automated Malaise Trap Changer. – In: Dorchin, N.; Kotrba, M.; Mengual, X. & Menzel,F.: (eds.) 8th International Congress of Dipterology – Abstract volume, Potsdam 2014: 299.
  • Rulik, B.:
    2 in 1: DNA Barcoding reveals new host-parasitoid relations. – In: Dorchin, N.; Kotrba, M.; Mengual, X. & Menzel,F.: (eds.) 8th International Congress of Dipterology – Abstract volume, Potsdam 2014: 297.

2013

  • Weber, D.; Zaenker, S.; Rulik, B. & Weigand, A.M.:
    Artenschutz – Deutschlands genetische „Nationalbibliothek der Artenvielfalt“ GBOL ausgezeichnet. – Mitteilungen des Verbandes der deutschen Höhlen- und Karstforscher e.V. – München, 59(4): 137.

2011

  • Borkent, C.; Blagoderov, V. & Rulik, B.:
    Announcement of the Sciaroidea_L listserv. – Fly Times – Sacramento, 46: 21.
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2000

  • Loch, R.; Schultz, R.; Mueller-Motzfeld, G.; Cartellieri, M.; Rulik, B. & Wohlrab, B.:
    Final Report: Effects of climate dependent modifications of the local conditions on the fauna of selected coastal ecological systems of the middle Baltic Sea.
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