Publications

Pascual J, von Hoermann C, Rottler-Hoermann A-M, Nevo O, Geppert A, Sikorski J, Huber KJ, Steiger S, Ayasse M, Overmann J (2017) Function of bacterial community dynamics in the formation of  cadaveric semiochemicals during in situ carcass decomposition. Environmental Microbiology, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13828

von Hoermann C, Ruther J, Ayasse M (2016) Volatile organic compounds of decaying piglet cadavers perceived by Nicrophorus vespilloides. J Chem Ecol 42:756–767, DOI 10.1007/s10886-016-0719-6

Engel KC,  von Hoermann C, Eggert A-K, Müller JK, Steiger S (2014) When males stop having sex: adaptive insect mating tactics during parental care. Animal Behaviour 90:245-253

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Müller J. K., Ayasse M. (2013) Too fresh is unattractive! The attraction of newly emerged Nicrophorus vespilloides females to odour bouquets of large cadavers at various stages of decomposition, PLoS ONE, 8(3): e58524. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058524

von Hoermann C., Ruther J., Ayasse M. (2012) The attraction of virgin female hide beetles (Dermestes maculatus) to cadavers by a combination of decomposition odour and male sex pheromones, Frontiers in Zoology, 9: 18; doi:10.1186/1742-9994-9-18

Von Hoermann C., Ruther J., Reibe S., Madea B., Ayasse M. (2011) The importance of carcass volatiles as attractants for the hide beetle Dermestes maculatus (De Geer), Forensic Science International, 212: 173 - 179


Conference contributions

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Ayasse M. (2017) Influence of land use on the decomposition rate of dead piglets in conjunction with the diversity of carrion insects: a large scale cadaver study, Lecture presented at the 14th Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology, Treviso, Italy

von Hoermann C., Sandra S., Ayasse M. (2017) Der Einfluss der Landnutzungsintensität auf die Zersetzungsrate toter Säugetiere im Wald, invited guest speaker at the "Landeignertag Schwäbische Alb", Marbach State Stud, Gomadingen, Germany

von Hoermann C., Sandra S., Ayasse M. (2017) Influence of land use on the decomposition rate of dead mammals in conjunction with the diversity of carrion insects, Lecture presented at the Entomologentagung, Freising, Germany

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Ayasse M. (2017) Einfluss der Forstnutzung auf die Zersetzungsrate  von Ferkelkadavern im Zusammenhang mit der Aasinsektendiversität, invited guest speaker at the 6th Wissenschaftstag Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide-Chorin "Waldforschung", Eberswalde, Deutschland

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Ayasse M. (2016) Influence of land use on the decomposition rate of dead mammals in conjunction with the diversity of carrion insects., Lecture presented at the 46th Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ), Marburg, Deutschland

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Ayasse M. (2016) Untersuchungen zum Einfluss der Landnutzungsintensität auf die Zersetzungsrate toter Säugetiere., Lecture presented at the Hainichtagung 2016, Bad Langensalza, Germany

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Ayasse M. (2016) Effect of habitat parameters on the abundance of carcass visiting dung beetles, Poster prize at the 13th Assembly of the Biodiversity Exploratories, Wernigerode, Germany

von Hoermann C., Ruther J., Ayasse M. (2014) How does a piglet cadaver smell for the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides (Coleoptera: Silphidae)?, Lecture presented at the 11th Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology, Lille, France

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Müller J. K., Ayasse M. (2013) Don't smell too fresh! The attraction of newly emerged Nicrophorus vespilloides females (Coleoptera: Silphidae) to odour bouquets of large cadavers (Sus domesticus) in different stages of decomposition, Lecture presented at the 10th Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology, Coimbra, Portugal

von Hoermann C., Steiger S., Müller J. K., Ayasse M. (2013) Too fresh is unappetising! The attraction of newly emerged Nicrophorus vespilloides females to odour bouquets of differently decomposed large cadavers, Lecture presented at the Entomologentagung, Göttingen, Germany

v. Hoermann C., Steiger S., Müller J. K., Ayasse M. (2012) The attraction of newly emerged Nicrophorus vespilloides females (Coleoptera: Silphidae) to odour bouquets of large cadavers (Sus domesticus) in different stages of decomposition, Lecture presented at the congress of the "Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft" (DZG), Konstanz, Germany

v. Hoermann C., Ruther J., Ayasse M. (2012) The attraction of virgin female hide beetles (Dermestes maculatus) to cadavers, Lecture presented at the 9th Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology, Torun, Poland

v. Hoermann C., Ruther J., Reibe S., Madea B., Ayasse M. (2011) The importance of carcass volatiles as attractants for the hide beetle Dermestes maculatus (De Geer), Lecture presented at the Entomologentagung, Berlin, Germany

v. Hoermann C., Ruther J., Ayasse M. (2011) Wie finden weibliche, paarungsbereite Dornspeckkäfer (Dermestes maculatus) zum Kadaver? Lecture presented at the Chemoökologentagung "Chemische Ökologie in Baden-Württemberg und Bayern", University of Ulm, Germany

v. Hoermann C., Ruther J., Reibe S., Madea B., Ayasse M. (2010) Die Bedeutung von Kadaverduftstoffen zur Anlockung des Dornspeckkäfers Dermestes maculatus (De Geer), Lecture presented at the Chemoökologentagung „Chemische Ökologie in Baden-Württemberg“, University of Hohenheim, Germany