Find here the full list of my publications including articles in peer-reviewed journals, books and book chapters, other articles, outreach publications and published conference abstracts.

Read more about my research projects [here].

Peer-reviewed journals


13. Taverne M, Fabre AC, Herbin M, Herrel A, Peigné S, Lacroux C, Lowie A, Pagès F, Theil JC and Böhmer C (2018) Convergence in the functional properties of forelimb muscles in carnivorans: adaptations to an arboreal life-style? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125 (2): 250-263. DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/bly123

12. Böhmer C, Amson, E, Arnold P, van Heteren A H and Nyakatura J (2018) Homeotic transformations reflect departure from the mammalian ‘rule of seven’ cervical vertebrae in sloths: inference on the Hox code and morphological modularity of the mammalian neck. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18: 84. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-018-1202-5

11. Böhmer C, Fabre A-C, Herbin M, Cornette R, Peigné S and Herrel A  (2018) Anatomical basis of differences in locomotor behavior in martens: a comparison of the forelimb musculature between two sympatric species of Martes. The Anatomical Record 301 (3): 449-472. Special issue on functional morphology (invited contribution). DOI: 10.1002/ar.23742

10. Böhmer C and Rössner G. (2018). Dental paleopathology in fossil rhinoceroses: etiology and implications. Journal of Zoology 304 (1): 3-12. Special issue on paleopathology (invited contribution). DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12518


9. Böhmer C, Werneburg I (2017). Deep time perspective on turtle neck evolution: chasing the Hox code by vertebral morphology. Scientific Reports 7: 8939. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-09133-0

8. Böhmer C (2017). Correlation between Hox code and vertebral morphology in the mouse: towards a universal model for Synapsida. Zoological Letters 3: 8. DOI: 10.1186/s40851-017-0069-4

7. Böhmer C and Böhmer E (2017). Shape variation in the craniomandibular system and prevalence of dental problems in domestic rabbits: a case study in Evolutionary Veterinary Science. Veterinary Sciences 4 (1): 5. DOI: 10.3390/vetsci4010005


6. Böhmer C, Heissig K and Rössner G (2016). First fossil evidence for dental eruption series and replacement pattern in Miocene rhinoceroses as revealed by macroscopy and X-ray: implications for ontogeny and mortality profile. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 23 (3): 265-279. DOI: 10.1007/s10914-015-9313-x.


5. Böhmer C, Rauhut OWM and Wörheide G (2015). New insights into the vertebral Hox code of archosaurs. Evolution & Development 17 (5): 258-269. DOI: 10.1111/ede.12136

4. Böhmer C, Rauhut OWM and Wörheide G (2015). Correlation between Hox code and vertebral morphology in archosaurs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 20150077. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0077

2014 – 2009

3. Sookias RB, Böhmer C and Clack J. A. (2014). Redescription and phylogenetic analysis of the mandible of an enigmatic Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous) tetrapod from Nova Scotia, and the lability of Meckelian jaw ossification. PLoS ONE 9 (10): e109717.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109717

2. Prieto J, Groß M, Böhmer C and Böhme M (2010). Insectivores and bat (Mammalia) from the late Middle Miocene Gratkorn (Austria): biostratigraphic and ecologic implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 258 (1): 107-119. DOI: 10.1127/0077-7749/2010/0088.

1. Altermann W, Böhmer C, Gitter F, Heimann F, Heller I, Läuchli B and Putz C (2009). Defining biominerals and organominerals: Direct and indirect indicators of life. Perry et al., Sedimentary Geology, 201, 157 – 179. Sedimentary Geology 213: 150-151

Books and book chapters

3. Böhmer C (2015). Basics of Odontology (Evolution of teeth). in Böhmer, E. Dentistry in Rabbits and Rodents, 288 pp., ISBN 978-1-118-80254-0, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford

2. Böhmer C (2011). Odontologische Grundlagen (Evolution der Zähne). in Böhmer, E. Zahnheilkunde bei Kaninchen und Nagern: Lehrbuch und Atlas, 435 pp., ISBN 978-3794527519, Schattauer, Stuttgart

1. Altenbach AV, Böhmer C, Gitter F, Läuchli B and Wieczorek H (2010). Symbiotic foraminifera and stress. in Seckbach, J. & Grube, M. (eds.). Symbioses and Stress – Joint Ventures in Biology Springer Series: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology, Vol. 172010, X, 490 p., ISBN 079-90-481-9448-3, Springer, Dordrecht

Other articles

2. Böhmer C (2017). Book review – Field guide to prehistoric mammals. Journal of Paleontological Techniques Special Volume March 2017: 1-2

1. Böhmer E, Böhmer C (2016). Anatomie und Evolution des Kauapparates der Lagomorpha (Anatomy and evolution of the masticatory apparatus in Lagomorpha). Continuing Veterinary Education (CVE Kleintier) 2016

Outreach publications

4. Böhmer C, Rössner G (2018). Zahnfleischentzündung, Parodontose & Zahnschmelzdefekt: 16 Millionen Jahre alte Fossilien geben einzigartige Einblicke in die Lebensgeschichte ausgestorbener Nashörner aus Sandelzhausen. Jahresheft der Freunde der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie & Geologie München e.V. 46: 34-39

3. Böhmer C (2017). Gibt es Unterschiede zwischen dem Gebiss von Wild- und Hauskaninchen? Fachzeitschrift RODENTIA.

2. Böhmer C, Heissig G, Rössner G (2016). Unterkiefer eines ausgestorbenen Nashorns (Jungtier) Prosantorhinus germanicus (Wang, 1928). Fossil des Monats April 2016

1. Böhmer C., Heissig G. and Rössner G. (2016). Wie fossile Nashörner zahnten und was uns dies über die Entstehung der miozänen Fossilfundstelle Sandelzhausen sagt. Jahresheft der Freunde der Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie & Geologie München e.V. 44: 32-42

Published conference abstracts

27. Böhmer C, Aladini M, Chummun V, Plateau O, Cornette R, Duriez O and Abourachid A (2018). Ripper vs. gulper: biomechanical adaptations in the neck of sympatric vultures. Abstracts book: International Ornithological Congress (IOC), Vancouver