Publications

    2024

  • McKinley, Kevin; Tsaousis, Anastasios D.; Rückert, Sonja
    Description and prevalence of gregarines infecting the amphipod Gammarus pulex, in the Water of Leith, Scotland, UK
    In: European Journal of Protistology Vol. 94 (2024) 126084
  • Langlois, Gaytha A.; Rückert, Sonja
    In memoriam: Thomas Cavalier‐Smith (1942–2021)
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 71 (2024) Nr. 1, e13013
  • 2023

  • Hiillos, Anna-Lotta; Rony, Irin; Rückert, Sonja; Knott, K. Emily
    Coinfection patterns of two marine apicomplexans are not associated with genetic diversity of their polychaete host
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 70 (2023) Nr. 1, e12932
  • Záhonová, Kristína; Low, Ross S.; Warren, Christopher J.; Cantoni, Diego; Herman, Emily K.; Yiangou, Lyto; Ribeiro, Cláudia A.; Phanprasert, Yasinee; Brown, Ian R.; Rückert, Sonja; Baker, Nicola L.; Tachezy, Jan; Betts, Emma L.; Gentekaki, Eleni; van der Giezen, Mark; Clark, C. Graham; Jackson, Andrew P.; Dacks, Joel B.; Tsaousis, Anastasios D.
    Evolutionary analysis of cellular reduction and anaerobicity in the hyper-prevalent gut microbe Blastocystis
    In: Current Biology Vol. 33 (2023) Nr. 12, pp. 2449 - 2464.e8
  • Peter, Norbert; Dörge, Dorian D.; Cunze, Sarah; Schantz, Anna V.; Skaljic, Ajdin; Rückert, Sonja; Klimpel, Sven
    Raccoons contraband : The metazoan parasite fauna of free-ranging raccoons in central Europe
    In: International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife Vol. 20 (2023) pp. 79 - 88
  • Nitsche, Frank; Carduck, Sarah; von Ameln, Joshua; Mach, Niclas; Dorador, Cristina; Predel, Reinhard; Rückert, Sonja; Arndt, Hartmut
    Gregarines from darkling beetles of the Atacama Desert, Atacamagregarina paposa gen. et sp. nov. from Scotobius and Xiphocephalus ovatus sp. nov. from Psectrascelis (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae)
    In: European Journal of Protistology Vol. 90 (2023) 126008
  • Wanjiru, Caroline; Nagelkerken, Ivan; Rückert, Sonja; Harcourt, William; Huxham, Mark
    Where to fish in the forest? : Tree characteristics and contiguous seagrass features predict mangrove forest quality for fishes and crustaceans
    In: Journal of Applied Ecology Vol. 60 (2023) Nr. 7, pp. 1340 - 1351
  • 2022

  • Wolz, Marina; Rückert, Sonja; Müller, Caroline
    Fluctuating Starvation Conditions Modify Host-Symbiont Relationship Between a Leaf Beetle and Its Newly Identified Gregarine Species
    In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Vol. 10 (2022) 850161
  • 2021

  • Wanjiru, Caroline; Rückert, Sonja; Huxham, Mark
    Composition and structure of the mangrove fish and crustacean communities of Vanga Bay, Kenya
    In: Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Vol. 20 (2021) Nr. 2, pp. 25 - 44
  • Salomaki, Eric D.; Terpis, Kristina X.; Rückert, Sonja; Kotyk, Michael; Kotyková Varadínová, Zuzana; Čepička, Ivan; Lane, Christopher E.; Kolisko, Martin
    Gregarine single-cell transcriptomics reveals differential mitochondrial remodeling and adaptation in apicomplexans
    In: BMC Biology (incorporating Journal of Biology) Vol. 19 (2021) Nr. 1, 77
  • Bass, David; Rückert, Sonja; Stern, Rowena; Cleary, Alison C.; Taylor, Joe D.; Ward, Georgia M.; Huys, Rony
    Parasites, pathogens, and other symbionts of copepods
    In: Trends in Parasitology Vol. 37 (2021) Nr. 10, pp. 875 - 889
  • 2020

  • Kent, Alexander J.; Pert, Campbell C.; Briers, Robert A.; Diele, Karen; Rückert, Sonja
    Increasing intensities of Anisakis simplex third-stage larvae (L3) in Atlantic salmon of coastal waters of Scotland
    In: Parasites and Vectors Vol. 13 (2020) Nr. 1, 62
  • McLeish, Jenny; Briers, Rob A.; Dodd, Jennifer A.; Rückert, Sonja
    First genetic evidence that invasive bullhead (Cottus L. 1758) in Scotland is of English origin and the difficulty of resolving the European Cottus species taxonomy
    In: Journal of Fish Biology Vol. 96 (2020) Nr. 3, pp. 617 - 630
  • 2019

  • Rückert, Sonja; Pipaliya, Shweta V.; Dacks, Joel B.
    Evolution: Parallel Paths to Parasitism in the Apicomplexa
    In: Current Biology Vol. 29 (2019) Nr. 17, pp. R836 - R839
  • Rückert, Sonja; Betts, Emma L.; Tsaousis, Anastasios D.
    The Symbiotic Spectrum : Where Do the Gregarines Fit?
    In: Trends in Parasitology Vol. 35 (2019) Nr. 9, pp. 687 - 694
  • Adl, Sina M.; Bass, David; Lane, Christopher E.; Lukeš, Julius; Schoch, Conrad L.; Smirnov, Alexey; Agatha, Sabine; Berney, Cedric; Brown, Matthew W.; Burki, Fabien; Cárdenas, Paco; Čepička, Ivan; Chistyakova, Lyudmila; del Campo, Javier; Dunthorn, Micah; Edvardsen, Bente; Eglit, Yana; Guillou, Laure; Hampl, Vladimír; Heiss, Aaron A.; Hoppenrath, Mona; James, Timothy Y.; Karnkowska, Anna; Karpov, Sergey; Kim, Eunsoo; Kolisko, Martin; Kudryavtsev, Alexander; Lahr, Daniel J.G.; Lara, Enrique; Le Gall, Line; Lynn, Denis H.; Mann, David G.; Massana, Ramon; Mitchell, Edward A.D.; Morrow, Christine; Park, Jong Soo; Pawlowski, Jan W.; Powell, Martha J.; Richter, Daniel; Rückert, Sonja; Shadwick, Lora; Shimano, Satoshi; Spiegel, Frederick W.; Torruella, Guifré; Youssef, Noha; Zlatogursky, Vasily; Zhang, Qianqian
    Revisions to the Classification, Nomenclature, and Diversity of Eukaryotes
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 66 (2019) Nr. 1, pp. 4 - 119
  • 2018

  • Rückert, Sonja; Glasinovich, N.; Diez, M.E.; Cremonte, F.; Vázquez, Nuria
    Morphology and molecular systematic of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from Southwestern Atlantic spionid polychaetes
    In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology Vol. 159 (2018) pp. 49 - 60
  • Lentendu, Guillaume; Mahé, Frédéric; Bass, David; Rückert, Sonja; Stoeck, Thorsten; Dunthorn, Micah
    Consistent patterns of high alpha and low beta diversity in tropical parasitic and free-living protists
    In: Molecular Ecology Vol. 27 (2018) Nr. 13, pp. 2846 - 2857
  • 2017

  • Rückert, Sonja; Devetak, Dušan
    Gregarines (Apicomplexa, Gregarinasina) in psocids (Insecta, Psocoptera) including a new species description and their potential use as pest control agents
    In: European Journal of Protistology Vol. 60 (2017) pp. 60 - 67
  • Rückert, Sonja; Horák, Aleš
    Archigregarines of the English Channel revisited : New molecular data on Selenidium species including early described and new species and the uncertainties of phylogenetic relationships
    In: PLoS ONE Vol. 12 (2017) Nr. 11, e0187430
  • 2015

  • Rückert, Sonja; Wakeman, Kevin C.; Jenke-Kodama, Holger; Leander, Brian S.
    Molecular systematics of marine gregarine apicomplexans from Pacific tunicates, with descriptions of five novel species of Lankesteria
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM) Vol. 65 (2015) Nr. 8, pp. 2598 - 2614
  • Palm, H.W.; Yulianto, I.; Theisen, S.; Rückert, Sonja; Kleinertz, S.;
    Epinephelus fuscoguttatus mariculture in Indonesia : Implications from fish parasite infections
    2nd Symposium on Japanese Marine Biological Stations ; December 2014, Tokyo, Japan,
    In: Regional Studies in Marine Science Vol. 2 (2015) Nr. Supplement: 2nd Symposium on Japanese Marine Biological Stations, pp. 54 - 70
  • 2014

  • Emde, Sebastian; Rückert, Sonja; Kochmann, Judith; Knopf, Klaus; Sures, Bernd; Klimpel, Sven
    Nematode eel parasite found inside acanthocephalan cysts : A "Trojan horse" strategy?
    In: Parasites and Vectors Vol. 7 (2014) Nr. 1, 504
  • 2013

  • Adl, S. M.; Simpson, A. G. B.; Lane, C. E.; Lukeš, J.; Bass, D.; Bowser, S. S.; Brown, M. W.; Burki, F.; Dunthorn, M.; Hampl, V.; Heiss, A.; Hoppenrath, M.; Lara, E.; Le Gall, L.; Lynn, D. H.; McManus, H.; Mitchell, E. A. D.; Mozley-Stanridge, S. E.; Parfrey, L. W.; Pawlowski, J.; Rückert, Sonja; Shadwick, L.; Schoch, C. L.; Smirnov, A.; Spiegel, F. W.
    Erratum: The revised classification of eukaryotes
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 60 (2013) Nr. 3, pp. 321 - 321
  • Frank, Raphael; Kuhn, Thomas; Mehlhorn, Heinz; Rückert, Sonja; Pham, Daniel; Klimpel, Sven
    Parasites of wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) from an urban area in Germany, in relation to worldwide results
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 112 (2013) Nr. 12, pp. 4255 - 4266
  • Chantangsi, Chitchai; Lynn, Denis H.; Rückert, Sonja; Prokopowicz, Anna J.; Panha, Somsak; Leander, Brian S.
    Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp., a New Genus and Species of Apostome Ciliate Infecting the Hyperiid Amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), and Establishment of the Pseudocolliniidae (Ciliophora, Apostomatia)
    In: Protist Vol. 164 (2013) Nr. 6, pp. 793 - 810
  • Rückert, Sonja; Wakeman, Kevin C.; Leander, Brian S.
    Discovery of a Diverse Clade of Gregarine Apicomplexans (Apicomplexa: Eugregarinorida) from Pacific Eunicid and Onuphid Polychaetes, Including Descriptions of Paralecudina n. gen., Trichotokara japonica n. sp., and T. eunicae n. sp.
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 60 (2013) Nr. 2, pp. 121 - 136
  • 2012

  • Emde, Sebastian; Rückert, Sonja; Palm, Harry W.; Klimpel, Sven
    Invasive Ponto-Caspian Amphipods and Fish Increase the Distribution Range of the Acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus tereticollis in the River Rhine
    In: PLoS ONE Vol. 7 (2012) Nr. 12, e53218
  • Adl, Sina M.; Simpson, Alastair G. B.; Lane, Christopher E.; Lukeš, Julius; Bass, David; Bowser, Samuel S.; Brown, Matthew W.; Burki, Fabien; Dunthorn, Micah; Hampl, Vladimir; Heiss, Aaron; Hoppenrath, Mona; Lara, Enrique; Gall, Line Le; Lynn, Denis H.; McManus, Hilary; Mitchell, Edward A. D.; Mozley-Stanridge, Sharon E.; Parfrey, Laura W.; Pawlowski, Jan; Rückert, Sonja; Shadwick, Laura; Schoch, Conrad L.; Smirnov, Alexey; Spiegel, Frederick W.
    The revised classification of eukaryotes
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 59 (2012) Nr. 5, pp. 429 - 514
  • Mita, Kaoru; Kawai, Narudo; Rückert, Sonja; Sasakura, Yasunori
    Large-scale infection of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis by the gregarine Lankesteria ascidiae in an inland culture system
    In: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms Vol. 101 (2012) Nr. 3, pp. 185 - 195
  • 2011

  • Rückert, Sonja; Simdyanov, Timur G.; Aleoshin, Vladimir V.; Leander, Brian S.
    Identification of a Divergent Environmental DNA Sequence Clade Using the Phylogeny of Gregarine Parasites (Apicomplexa) from Crustacean Hosts
    In: PLoS ONE Vol. 6 (2011) Nr. 3, e18163
  • Palm, Harry W.; Kleinertz, S.; Rückert, Sonja
    Parasite diversity as an indicator of environmental change? : An example from tropical grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus) mariculture in Indonesia
    In: Parasitology Vol. 138 (2011) Nr. Special issue 13: Systematics as a cornerstone of parasitology, pp. 1793 - 1803
  • Rückert, Sonja; Vilette, Petra M.A.H.; Leander, Brian S.
    Species Boundaries in Gregarine Apicomplexan Parasites : A Case Study - Comparison of Morphometric and Molecular Variability in Lecudina cf. tuzetae (Eugregarinorida, Lecudinidae)
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 58 (2011) Nr. 4, pp. 275 - 283
  • 2010

  • Prokopowicz, Anna J.; Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.; Michaud, Josée; Fortier, Louis
    Parasitic infection of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), with a description of Ganymedes themistos sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida)
    In: Polar Biology Vol. 33 (2010) Nr. 10, pp. 1339 - 1350
  • Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.
    Description of Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp. (Apicomplexa, Lecudinidae) : An intestinal gregarine of Nothria conchylega (Polychaeta, Onuphidae)
    In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology Vol. 104 (2010) Nr. 3, pp. 172 - 179
  • Klimpel, Sven; Heukelbach, Jörg; Pothmann, David; Rückert, Sonja
    Gastrointestinal and ectoparasites from urban stray dogs in Fortaleza (Brazil) : high infection risk for humans?
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 107 (2010) Nr. 3, pp. 713 - 719
  • Rückert, Sonja; Chantangsi, Chitchai; Leander, Brian S.
    Molecular systematics of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from North-eastern Pacific polychaetes and nemerteans, with descriptions of three novel species : Lecudina phyllochaetopteri sp. nov., Difficilina tubulani sp. nov. and Difficilina paranemertis sp. nov.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM) Vol. 60 (2010) Nr. 11, pp. 2681 - 2690
  • Rückert, Sonja; Klimpel, Sven; Palm, Harry Wilhelm
    Parasites of cultured and wild brown-marbled grouper Epinephelus fuscoguttatus (Forsskål, 1775) in Lampung Bay, Indonesia
    In: Aquaculture Research Vol. 41 (2010) Nr. 8, pp. 1158 - 1169
  • 2009

  • Rückert, Sonja; Klimpel, Sven; Al-Quraishy, Saleh; Mehlhorn, Heinz; Palm, Harry W.
    Transmission of fish parasites into grouper mariculture (Serranidae: Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)) in Lampung Bay, Indonesia
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 104 (2009) Nr. 3, pp. 523 - 532
  • Palm, Harry W.; Rückert, Sonja
    A new approach to visualize ecosystem health by using parasites
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 105 (2009) Nr. 2, pp. 539 - 553
  • Rückert, Sonja; Hagen, Wilhelm; Yuniar, Asri T.; Palm, Harry W.
    Metazoan fish parasites of Segara Anakan Lagoon, Indonesia, and their potential use as biological indicators
    In: Regional Environmental Change Vol. 9 (2009) Nr. 4, pp. 315 - 328
  • Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.
    Molecular Phylogeny and Surface Morphology of Marine Archigregarines (Apicomplexa), Selenidium spp., Filipodium phascolosomae n. sp., and Platyproteum n. g. and comb. from North-Eastern Pacific Peanut Worms (Sipuncula)
    In: The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology Vol. 56 (2009) Nr. 5, pp. 428 - 439
  • Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.
    Phylogenetic position and description of Rhytidocystis cyamus sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Rhytidocystidae) : a novel intestinal parasite of the north-eastern Pacific ‘stink worm’ (Polychaeta, Opheliidae, Travisia pupa)
    In: Marine Biodiversity Vol. 39 (2009) Nr. 4, pp. 227 - 234
  • 2008

  • Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.
    Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Haplozoon praxillellae n. sp. (Dinoflagellata) : A novel intestinal parasite of the maldanid polychaete Praxillella pacifica Berkeley
    In: European Journal of Protistology Vol. 44 (2008) Nr. 4, pp. 299 - 307
  • Rückert, Sonja; Palm, H. W.; Klimpel, S.
    Parasite fauna of seabass (Lates calcarifer) under mariculture conditions in Lampung Bay, Indonesia
    In: Journal of Applied Ichthyology Vol. 24 (2008) Nr. 3, pp. 321 - 327
  • Rückert, Sonja; Leander, Brian S.
    Morphology and phylogenetic position of two novel marine gregarines (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida) from the intestines of North‐eastern Pacific ascidians
    In: Zoologica Scripta Vol. 37 (2008) Nr. 6, pp. 637 - 645
  • 2007

  • Klimpel, Sven; Kleinertz, Sonja; Hanel, Reinhold; Rückert, Sonja
    Genetic variability in Hysterothylacium aduncum, a raphidascarid nematode isolated from sprat (Sprattus sprattus) of different geographical areas of the northeastern Atlantic
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 101 (2007) Nr. 5, pp. 1425 - 1430
  • Rückert, Sonja; Klimpel, Sven; Palm, Harry Wilhelm
    Parasite fauna of bream Abramis brama and roach Rutilus rutilus from a man-made waterway and a freshwater habitat in northern Germany
    In: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms Vol. 74 (2007) Nr. 3, pp. 225 - 233
  • 2006

  • Klimpel, Sven; Rückert, Sonja; Piatkowski, Uwe; Palm, Harry W.; Hanel, Reinhold
    Diet and metazoan parasites of silver scabbard fish Lepidopus caudatus from the Great Meteor Seamount (North Atlantic)
    In: Marine Ecology Progress Series: MEPS Vol. 315 (2006) pp. 249 - 257
  • Klimpel, Sven; Palm, Harry Wilhelm; Busch, Markus Wilhelm; Kellermanns, Esra; Rückert, Sonja
    Fish parasites in the Arctic deep-sea : Poor diversity in pelagic fish species vs. heavy parasite load in a demersal fish
    In: Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers Vol. 53 (2006) Nr. 7, pp. 1167 - 1181
  • 2005

  • Klimpel, Sven; Rückert, Sonja
    Life cycle strategy of Hysterothylacium aduncum to become the most abundant anisakid fish nematode in the North Sea
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 97 (2005) Nr. 2, pp. 141 - 149
  • Klimpel, Sven; Rückert, Sonja
    Erratum: Life cycle strategy of Hysterothylacium aduncum to become the most abundant anisakid fish nematode in the North Sea
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 97 (2005) Nr. 4, pp. 340 - 343
  • 2004

  • Klimpel, Sven; Palm, Harry W.; Rückert, Sonja; Piatkowski, Uwe
    The life cycle of Anisakis simplex in the Norwegian Deep (northern North Sea)
    In: Parasitology Research Vol. 94 (2004) Nr. 1, pp. 1 - 9
  • 2002

  • Walter, Thorsten; Palm, H.W.; Piepiorka, S.; Rückert, Sonja
    Parasites of the Antarctic rattail Macrourus whitsoni (Regan, 1913) (Macrouridae, Gadiformes)
    In: Polar Biology Vol. 25 (2002) Nr. 9, pp. 633 - 640