Publications

Schmid, J.(2013) Physiology and energetics. In Sterling E. J., Bynum N., Blair, M. E. (Eds.). Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, pp. 213-223

Schmid J (2011) Thermoregulation and energetics. In: Setchell JM, Curtis DJ (Eds.) Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 339-351

Schmid J, Speakman JR (2009). Torpor and energetic consequences in free ranging gray mouse lemurs (Microcebus murinus): a rain-dry forest comparison. Naturwissenschaften 96:609-620

Schmid J, Ganzhorn JU (2009). Optional strategies for reduced metabolism in gray mouse lemurs. Naturwissenschaften 96:737-741

Ganzhorn JU, Andrianasolo T, Andrianjazalahatra T, Donati G, Fietz J, Lahann P, Ramarokoto REAF, Randriamanga S, Rasarimanana S, Rakotosamimanana, B, Ramanamanjato J-B, Randria G, Rasolofoharivelo MT, Razanahoera-Rakototmalala M, Schmid J, Sommer S (2007) Lemurs in Evergreen Littoral Forest Fragments. In: Series, S. M. (Eds.), Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation of Littoral Ecosystems in Southeastern Madagascar,Tolagnaro, 11, pp. 223-235

Lahann P, Schmid J, Ganzhorn JU (2006) Geographic variation in life history traits of Microcebus murinus in Madagascar. Int J Primatol 27: 983-999

Schmid J, Fietz J, Randriarimalala Rakotob ZL, (2005) Lemurs of the Mantadia-Zahamena Corridor, Madagascar. In: Schmid, J.,Alonso, L. E. (Eds.), A rapid biological assessment of the Mantadia-Zahamena Corridor, Madagascar. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment No. 32, Conservation International, Washington DC, pp. 74-86

Schmid J, Kappeler PM (2005) Physiological adaptations to seasonality in nocturnal prosimians. In: Brockman, D. K., van Schaik, C. P. (Eds.), Seasonality in Primates: Studies of Living and Extinct Human and Non-Human Primates, Cambridge University Press, pp. 129-155

Schmid J, Alonso LE (Eds.) (2005) A rapid biological assessment of the Mantadia-Zahamena Corridor, Madagascar. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment No. 32. Conservation International. Washington, DC (pp 202)

Ganzhorn JU, Pietsch T, Fietz J, Gross S, Schmid J, Steiner N (2004) Selection of food and ranging behaviour in a sexually monomorphic folivorous lemur: Lepilemur ruficaudatus. J Zool Lond 263: 393-399

Schmid J, Stephenson PJ, (2004) Physiological adaptations of Malagasy Mammals: lemurs and tenrecs compared. In: Goodman, S. M., Benstead, J. P. (Eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar, University of Chicago Press, pp. 1198-2003

Schmid J, Andersen NA, Speakman JR, Nicol SC (2003) Field energetics of free-living, lactating and non-lactating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus). J Comp Biochem Physiol A 136: 903-909

Ganzhorn JU, Klaus S, Ortmann S, Schmid J, (2003) Adaptations to Seasonality: Some Primate and Nonprimate Examples. In: Kappeler, P. M., Pereira, M. E. (Eds.), Primate Life Histories and Socioecology, The University of Chicago Press, pp. 132-144.

Schmid J (2003) Thermoregulation and energetics. In: Setchell, J. M., Curtis, D. J. (Eds.), Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide, Cambridge University Press, pp. 271-281

Schmid J, Rasoloarison RM (2002) Lemurs of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d´Ankarafantsika, Madagascar. In: Alonso, L. E., Schulenberg, T. S., Radilofe, S., Missa, O. (Eds.), A Biological Assessment of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d´Ankarafantsika, Madagascar. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment No. 23. Conservation International, Washington DC, pp. 73-82

Hawkins AFA, Sterling EJ, Feistner ATC, Schmid J (2001) Rapid inventories and ecological monitoring for lemurs in Malagasy eastern rainforests. Lemur News 6: 9-11

Schmid J (2001) Daily torpor in free-ranging gray mouse lemurs (Microcebus murinus) in Madagascar. Int J Primatol 22(6): 1021-1031

Schmid J (2000) Conservation Planning in the Mantady-Zahamena corridor, Madagascar: Rapid Assessment Program (RAP). In: Rheinwald G (eds) Isolated Vertebrate Communities in the Tropics. Bonn Zool 46, pp 285-296

Schmid J (2000) Daily torpor in the gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) in Madagascar: energetical consequences and biological significance. Oecologia 123:175-183

Schmid J (2000) Torpor in the tropics: the case of the gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus). Basic Appl Ecol 2:133-139

Schmid J, Ruf T, Heldmaier G (2000) Metabolism and temperature regulation during daily torpor in the smallest primate, the pygmy mouse lemur (Microcebus myoxinus) in Madagascar. J Comp Physiol B 170:59-68

Schmid J, Speakman JR (2000) Daily energy expenditure of the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus): a small primate that uses torpor. J Comp Physiol B 170:633-641

Schmid J (1999) Sex-specific differences in activity patterns and fattening in the gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) in Madagascar. J Mammal 80(3):749-757

Schmid J, Kappeler PM (1998) Fluctuating sexual dimorphism and differential hibernation by sex in a primate, the gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus). Behav Ecol Sociobiol 43:125-132

Drack S, Ortmann S, Bührmann N, Schmid J, Warren RD, Heldmaier G, Ganzhorn JU (1999) Field metabolic rate and the cost of ranging of the red-tailed sportive lemur (Lepilemur ruficaudatus). In: Rakotosamimanana, B., Rasaminanana, H., Ganzhorn, J. U., Goodman, S. M. (Eds.), New Directions in Lemur Studies, Kluwer Academic Plenum Press, pp. 83-91

Feistner ATC, Schmid J (1999) Lemurs of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d´Andohahela, Madagascar. In: Goodman, S. M. (Ed.), A Floral and Faunal Inventory of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d´Andohahela, Madagascar: With Reference to Elevational Variation, 94. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, pp. 269-283

Ganzhorn JU, Schmid J (1998) Different population dynamics of Microcebus murinus in primary and secondary deciduous dry forests of Madagascar. Int J Primatol 19:785-796

Schmid J (1998) Tree holes used for resting by Gray Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus murinus) in Madagascar: Insulation capacities and energetic consequences. Int J Primatol 19:797-809

Schmid J, Smolker R (1998) Lemurs of the Réserve Spéciale d´Anjanaharibe-Sud, Madagascar. In: Goodman SM (Eds) A floral and faunal inventory of the Réserve Spéciale d´Anjanaharibe-Sud, Madagascar: with reference to elevational variation. Fieldiana Zoology, Chicago, pp 227-239

Tomiuk J, Bachmann L, Leipholdt M, Atsalis S, Kappeler PM, Schmid J, Ganzhorn JU (1998) The impact of genetics on the conservation of Malagasy lemur species. Folia Primatol 69, supplement 1: 121-126

Ortmann S, Heldmaier G, Schmid J, Ganzhorn JU, (1997) Spontaneous daily torpor in Malagasy mouse lemurs. Naturwissenschaften 84: 28-32

Atsalis S, Schmid J, Kappeler PM (1996) Metrical comparisons of three species of mouse lemurs. J Human Evol 31, 61-68

Boehning-Gaese K, Burkhardt JF, Schmid J (1996) Seed dispersal in the tree Commiphora guillaumini: a combination of ornithochory and myrmecochory in a dry tropical forest of western Madagascar. In: Ganzhorn JU, Sorg J-P (eds) Ecology and economy of a tropical dry forest in Madagascar. Primate Report 44, Göttingen, Germany, pp 305-310

Burkhardt JF, Boehning-Gaese K, Hornung U, Schmid J (1996) Comparisons of sampling techniques for the characterization of ant communities in a Malagasy dry forest. In: Ganzhorn, J. U., Sorg, J.-P. (Eds.), Ecology and economy of a tropical dry forest in Madagascar. Primate Report 44, Göttingen, Germany, pp. 165-173

Ortmann, S., Schmid, J., Ganzhorn, J. U., Heldmaier, G., 1996. Body temperature and torpor in a Malagasy small primate, the mouse lemur. In: Geiser, F., Hulbert, A. J., Nicol, S. C. (Eds.), Adaptations to the cold: The Tenth International Hibernation Symposium, University of New England Press, pp. 55-61

Corbin GD, Schmid J (1995) Insect secretions determine habitat use patterns by a female lesser mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus). Am J Primatol 37: 317-324

Schmid J, Kappeler PM (1994) Sympatric mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.) in Western Madagascar. Folia Primatol 63:162-170

Schmid J, Schlund W (1993) Anosmia in ZnSO4-treated pigeon: loss of olfactory information during ontogeny and the role of site familiarity in homing experiments. J Exp Biol 185:33-49