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Dr. Parm Viktor von Oheimb

  • Publications

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    Peer-reviewed publications

    Mamos, T.; Uit de Weerd, D.; Oheimb, P.V. von & Sulikowska-Drozd, A. (2021): Evolution of reproductive strategies in the species-rich land snail subfamily Phaedusinae (Stylommatophora: Clausiliidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 158, 107060. Full article (PDF)

    Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Oheimb, P.V. von; Hirano, T.; Do, T.V.; Ablett, J.; Luong, H.V.; Pham, S.V. & Naggs, F. (2019): Cryptic diversity of limestone karst inhabiting land snails (Cyclophorus spp.) in northern Vietnam, their evolutionary history and the description of four new species. PLoS ONE, 14, e0222163. Full article (PDF), Press release

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Hirano, T.; Do, T.V.; Luong, H.V.; Ablett, J.; Pham, S.V. & Naggs, F. (2018): Competition matters: Determining the drivers of land snail community assembly among limestone karst areas in northern Vietnam. Ecology and Evolution, 8, 4136-4149. Full article (PDF)

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Landler, L. & Oheimb, K.C.M. von (2016): Cold Snails in Hot Springs: Observations from Patagonia and the Tibetan Plateau. Malacologia, 59, 313-320. Abstract

    Marescaux, J.; Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Etoundi, E.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Wilke, T. & Van Doninck, K. (2016): Unravelling the invasion pathways of the quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis) into Western Europe. Biological Invasions, 18, 245-264. Abstract

    Clewing, C.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Vinarski, M.; Wilke, T. & Albrecht, C. (2014): Freshwater mollusc diversity at the roof of the world: phylogenetic and biogeographical affinities of Tibetan Plateau Valvata. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 80, 452-455. Full article (PDF)

    Clewing, C.; Bössneck, U.; Oheimb, P.V. von & Albrecht, C. (2013): Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of a high mountain bivalve fauna: the Sphaeriidae of the Tibetan Plateau. Malacologia, 56, 231-252. Abstract

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F.; Bössneck, U.; Zhang, H. & Wilke, T. (2013): Testing the role of the Himalaya Mountains as a dispersal barrier in freshwater gastropods (Gyraulus spp.). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109, 526-534. Full article (PDF)

    Landler, L. & Oheimb, P.V. von (2013): Y-axis orientation in the South American freshwater snail species Chilina patagonica (Gastropoda: Chilinidae). Molluscan Research, 33, 98-103. Abstract

    Heiler, K.C.M.; Bij de Vaate, A.; Ekschmitt, K.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C. & Wilke, T. (2013): Reconstruction of the early invasion history of the quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) in Western Europe. Aquatic Invasions, 8, 53-57. Full article (PDF)

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F.; Du, L.; Yang, J.; Aldridge, D.C.; Bößneck, U.; Zhang, H. & Wilke, T. (2011): Freshwater biogeography and limnological evolution of the Tibetan Plateau - Insights from a plateau-wide distributed gastropod taxon (Radix spp.). PLoS ONE, 6, e26307. Full article (PDF), Press release (PDF)

    Heiler, K.C.M.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Ekschmitt, K. & Albrecht, C. (2008): Studies on the temperature dependence of activity and on the diurnal activity rhythm of the invasive Pomacea canaliculata (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). Mollusca, 26, 73-81.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Heiler, K.C.M. & Albrecht, C. (2007): The mollusc fauna of a degraded European lowland river system: the lower Havel (Brandenburg, Germany). Mollusca, 25, 153-163.

    Other publications

    Raheem, D.C.; Backeljau, T.; Pearce-Kelly, P.; Taylor, H.; Fenn, J.; Sutcharit, C.; Panha, S.; Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Oheimb, P.V. von; Ikebe, C.; Páll-Gergely, B.; Gargominy, O.; Lương, H.V.; Phạm, S.V.; Đỗ, T.V.; Đinh, P.T.; Naggs, M.; Ablett, J.; Mackenzie Dodds, J.; Wade, C.M. & Naggs, F. (2017): An Illustrated Guide to the Land Snails and Slugs of Vietnam. The Natural History Museum, London, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels & the Zoological Society of London.

    Heiler, K.C.M.; Brandt, S. & Oheimb, P.V. von (2011): Introduction into Dreissena rostriformis bugensis and observations of attachment on native molluscs in the Main River (Bivalvia: Veneroida: Dreissenidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft, 84, 53-58. Full article (PDF)

    Conference contributions

    Oheimb, K.C.M. von & Oheimb, P.V. von (2019): Cryptic diversity revealed: operculate land snails (Cyclophorus spp.) on limestone karsts in Vietnam. 112th Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society, Jena (Germany), 221.

    Oheimb, P.V. von & Oheimb, K.C.M. von (2019): What shapes the assembly of land snail communities on Vietnam’s limestone karsts? 112th Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society, Jena (Germany), 220.

    Oheimb, P.V. von (2019): Community assembly of land snails (Cyclophorus spp.) among limestone karst areas in northern Vietnam. Krajowe Seminarium Malakologiczne, Szczecin (Poland), 38.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2016): Community assembly among limestone karst areas – Insights from Vietnamese land snails. Molluscan Forum, London (United Kingdom), 14.

    Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Oheimb, P.V. von; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2016): Convergent evolution of shell shape in Cyclophorus spp. (Caenogastropoda: Cyclophoridae) from Vietnam. Molluscan Forum, London (United Kingdom), 14.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2016): Diversity and distribution of door snails around the Red River in Vietnam. World Congress of Malacology, Penang (Malaysia), 251.

    Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Oheimb, P.V. von; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2016): Vietnam's biodiverse limestone karst outcrops: Do they harbour cryptic Cyclophorus species? World Congress of Malacology, Penang (Malaysia), 250.

    Oheimb, K.C.M. von; Oheimb, P.V. von; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2015): Phylogenetic assessment of Cyclophorus spp. (Caenogastropoda: Cyclophoridae) from Vietnam. Molluscan Forum, London (United Kingdom), 12-13.

    Clewing, C.; Albrecht, C.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2014): Comparative biogeography of freshwater mollusks inhabiting the "Roof of the World" (Tibetan Plateau). BioDivEvo 2014, Dresden (Germany).

    Clewing, C.; Hauffe, T.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Riedel, F.; Wilke, T. & Albrecht, C. (2014):  Environmental drivers of freshwater mollusk community assembly on the Tibetan Plateau. Biodiversity and Natural Heritage of the Himalayas, Erfurt (Germany).

    Taft, L.; Albrecht, C.; Mischke, S.; Oheimb, P. von; Riedel, F.; Wiechert, U.; Wilke, T. & Zhang, H. (2013): The aquatic gastropod genus Radix: A new archive for inferring Neogene and Quaternary palaeoclimatic patterns across the Tibetan Plateau and its possible application in palaeoelevation studies. Humboldt-Kolleg "Third Pole Demands Protection (HOPE - 2013)", Nainital (India).

    Oheimb, P.V. von (2013): Phylogeographie von Süßwasserlungenschnecken im Hochland von Tibet. Annual Meeting of the German Malacological Society, Eberswalde (Germany), Talk.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Heiler, K.C.M.; Ablett J. & Naggs F. (2013): Terrestrial gastropods of Vietnam - Patterns of diversity and distribution. 2nd Southeast Asian Gateway Evolution Meeting, Berlin (Germany), 179.

    Heiler, K.C.M.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Nahavandi, N. & Albrecht, C. (2012): A Biological Invasion into the Caspian Sea: The Case of the Bivalve Mytilopsis leucophaeata. SIAL VI, Bogor (Indonesia), 14.

    Clewing, C.; Albrecht, C.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2012): Molecular Clock Analyses in Freshwater Gastropods (Radix spp.) Suggest the Existence of an Ancient Lake on the Tibetan Plateau. SIAL VI, Bogor (Indonesia), 7.

    Landler, L. & Oheimb, P.V. von (2012): Y-axis orientation in South American freshwater snails (Chilina spp.). Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2012 Meeting, Charleston (USA), e100.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F.; Bößneck, U. & Wilke, T. (2011): Evaluating the role of the Himalayas as a biogeographical barrier for freshwater gastropod species (Gyraulus spp.). Molluscan Forum, London (United Kingdom), 19-20.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F.; Bößneck, U.; Zhang, H. & Wilke, T. (2011): Biogeography of the freshwater gastropod genus Radix (Hygrophila: Lymnaeidae) on the Tibetan Plateau. Biodiversity and Natural Heritage of the Himalayas, Erfurt (Germany), 18-19.

    Albrecht, C.; Bößneck, U.; Schultheiß, R.; Oheimb, P.V. von & Wilke, T. (2011): Evolution of a high mountain limnic fauna: the sphaeriids (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the Nepal Himalayas. Biodiversity and Natural Heritage of the Himalayas, Erfurt (Germany), 16-17.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2010): Freshwater Biogeography at the Roof of the World - Lessons from Radix spp. (Gastropoda: Hygrophila: Lymnaeidae). World Congress of Malacology, Phuket (Thailand), 171.

    Heiler, K.C.M.; Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C. & Wilke, T. (2009): Substrate preferences of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis and its congener Dreissena polymorpha. BIOLIEF, Porto (Portugal), 32.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2009): Are there ancient lakes on the Tibetan Plateau? Phylogeography of Radix spp. (Gastropoda, Lymnaeidae) in Tibet. SIAL V, Ohrid (Macedonia), 78-79.

    Oheimb, P.V. von (2009): History of Tibetan Plateau lakes: A reconstruction based on the phylogeography of the gastropod genus Radix. 14th DZG Graduate Meeting Evolutionary Biology, Munich (Germany), 48-49.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Heiler, K.; Albrecht, C.; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2008): Multiple postglacial colonization events of western Patagonia by the freshwater gastropod genus Chilina (Hygrophila, Chilinidae). 101st Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society, Jena (Germany), 135.

    Oheimb, P.V. von (2008): Pleistozäne Phylogeographie der Süßwasserschneckengattung Chilina (Hygrophila, Chilinidae). Annual Meeting of the German Malacological Society, Badenweiler (Germany), Talk.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Riedel, F. & Wilke, T. (2007): Pleistocene refugia in Patagonia: Evidence from the freshwater snail genus Chilina (Gastropoda: Chilinidae). World Congress of Malacology, Antwerp (Belgium), 235.

    Oheimb, P.V. von; Heiler, K.; Albrecht, C. & Wilke, T. (2006): Phylogenetic assessment of Theodoxus spp. from ancient Turkish and Balkan lakes. SIAL IV, Berlin (Germany), Poster.

    Heiler, K. & Oheimb, P.V. von (2006): Investigations into the influence of temperature on activity pattern of Pomacea canaliculata. Annual Meeting of the German Malacological Society, Giessen (Germany), 5.

  • Curriculum Vitae

    Scientific career

    since 2019: Scientist (postdoc), Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin, Germany

    2015–2019: Scientist (postdoc), Life Sciences Department, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

    2013–2015: Scientist (postdoc), Department of Animal Ecology and Systematics, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

    2013: Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.), Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany; Thesis: "Phylogeography at the "Roof of the World" – Diversity and distribution of freshwater mollusks at the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas"

    2008–2013: Doctoral student, Department of Animal Ecology and Systematics, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

    2008: Diploma in Biology (with distinction), Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

    Awards and grants

    2015–2017: Research Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (OH 228/1-1)

    2016: Travel Award of the Malacological Society of London

    2013: J. Frances Allen Institute of Malacology Outstanding Publication Award (as co-author)

    2011: Travel grant, Molluscan Forum, London

    2009: Award for the best poster presentation, SIAL V, Ohrid

    2006: Award for the best poster presentation, SIAL IV, Berlin

    Membership in scientific societies

    since 2015: The Malacological Society of London

    since 2009: Unitas Malacologica

    since 2006: German Malacological Society

    since 2006: German Zoological Society

    Teaching and science communication

    Conception and supervision of seminars and practical courses on zoology, ecology, and evolutionary biology

    Development and realisation of various popular science formats

    Co-founder of the project Schemenkabinett (interview)

  • Tasks

    Scientist in the Science Programme Collection Development and Biodiversity Discovery (Mollusca collection)

    Research

    • Evolution and systematics of molluscs
    • Spatial patterns of biodiversity
    • Research based on scientific collections