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Carolin Dittrich

Carolin Dittrich
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8565

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin


PhD candidate in the research group of Dr. M.-O. Rödel

Member of the representation of Doctoral students at MfN

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



  • PhD-thesis: Genes and the environment- distribution and life history of the common frog (Rana temporaria) in a cultural landscape (scholarship from Elsa-Neumann Stiftung, Berlin)
  • "Amphibien taskforce"- Habitat use of amphibians in the Franconian Steigerwald, Citizen science project in cooperation with Bavarian State forestry (location Ebrach)


  • Stable isotopes and their usability in nature conservation - a method to distinguish farmed from wild caught frogs (Innovation fond at MfN, 01/2014 - 04/2014)
  • F+E Projekt "Adaptation potential of selected species to climate change", Federal Agency of Nature Conservation Germany (2011 FKZ 3511 86 0200)


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, arx188,

Carolin Dittrich, Ulrich Struck & M.-O. Rödel (2017): Stable isotope analyses—A method to distinguish intensively farmed from wild frogs.- Ecology and Evolution 7 (8): 2525-2534. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2878

Carolin Dittrich, Sanja Drakulic, Madlen Schellenberg, Jürgen Thein & M.-O. 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.

Mark-Oliver Rödel, Sebastian Demtröder, Claire Fuchs, Diana Petrich, Friedrich Pfisterer, Andreas Richter, Clemens Stolpe, Ramona Voß, Simon Ripperger, Frieder Mayer, Carolin Dittrich & Jürgen Thein (2014): Does intraspecific and intersexualattraction or avoidance influence newt abundance estimates basedon fish funnel trap records? - Amphibia – Reptilia 35: 141-144.