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Carolin Dittrich

Carolin Dittrich
  • Tasks

    Researcher in the group of Dr. Mark-Oliver Rödel

    2016 - 2019 Member of the representation of Doctoral students at MfN

    2016 - 2019 Member in working group of diversity, equal opportunities and working conditions of the Leibniz PhD Network



    • Local weather or regional climate - What drives amphibian population fluctuations? (Innovation fund at MfN, 10/2019 - 04/2020)
    • "Amphibien taskforce"- Habitat use of amphibians in the Franconian Steigerwald, Citizen science project in cooperation with Bavarian State forestry (location Ebrach)


    • PhD-thesis: Reproductive behaviour of the European Common Frog (Rana temporaria) (PhD scholarship from Elsa-Neumann Stiftung, Berlin, 07/2016 - 06/2019)
    • Stable isotopes and their usability in nature conservation - a method to distinguish farmed from wild caught frogs (Innovation fund at MfN, 10/2014 - 12/2014)
    • F+E Projekt "Adaptation potential of selected species to climate change", Federal Agency of Nature Conservation Germany (2011 FKZ 3511 86 0200)

    Publications (selection)

    Carolin Dittrich & Mark-Oliver Rödel (2020). Description of female release calls of the European Common Frog, Rana temporaria (Anura: Ranidae). Salamandra, 56: 91-94. link paper

    Carolin Dittrich, Juliane Huster, Mark-Oliver Rödel & Heike Feldhaar (2019). Matriline effects on metamorphic traits in a natural system in the European common frog (Rana temporaria). Ecology & Evolution, 9: 3075-3088. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4811

    Carolin Dittrich, Ariel Rodríguez, Ori Segev, Sanja Drakulić, Heike Feldhaar, Miguel Vences & Mark-Oliver Rödel (2018). Temporal migration patterns and mating tactics influence size-assortative mating in Rana temporaria. Behavioral Ecology, 29: 418-428. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arx188

    Carolin Dittrich, Ulrich Struck & Mark-Oliver Rödel (2017). Stable isotope analyses—A method to distinguish intensively farmed from wild frogs. Ecology & Evolution, 7: 2525-2534. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2878

    Carolin Dittrich, Sanja Drakulic, Madlen Schellenberg, Jürgen Thein & Mark-Oliver Rödel (2016). Some like it hot? Developmental differences in Yellow-bellied Toad tadpoles (Bombina variegata) from geographically close but different habitats. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94: 69-77.