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Behringer, V.; Borchers, C.; Deschner, T; Möstl, E.; Selzer, D.; Hohmann, G. 2013 Measurements of salivary alpha amylase and salivary cortisol in hominoid primates reveal within-species consistency and between-species differences” PlosOne 8(4), e60773

Beaune D, Bretagnolle F, Bollache L, Hohmann G, Surbeck M, Fruth B (2013). Seed dispersal strategies and the threat of defaunation in a Congo forest. Biodiversity and Conservation 22, 225-238 [pdf]

Beaune D., Fruth B., Bollache L., Hohmann G. & Bretagnolle F. 2013. Doom of the elephant-dependent trees in a Congo tropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 295 : 109-117.

Beaune, D., Bollache, L., Muganza, M. D., Bretagnolle, F., Hohmann, G. & Fruth, B. (2013). Artificial Germination Activation of /Dialium corbisieri/ by Imitation of Ecological Process. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. DOI:10.1080/10549811.2013.780199

Beaune, D., Bretagnolle, F., Bollache, L., Hohmann, G., Surbeck, M., Bourson,C. & Fruth, B. (2013). The Bonobo–/Dialium/ Positive Interactions: Seed Dispersal Mutualism. American Journal of Primatology 75, 394-403.

Surbeck, M., & Hohmann, G. (2013). Intersexual dominance relationships and the influence of leverage on the outcome of conflicts in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus) (advance online). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. doi:10.1007/s00265-013-1584-8.


Surbeck M, Deschner T, Weltring A, Hohmann G (2012). Social correlates of variation in urinary cortisol in wild male bonobos (Pan paniscus). Hormones and Behaviour 62:27-35. [pdf]

Behringer V, Hohmann G, Stevens J, Weltring A, Deschner T (2012). Adrenarche in bonobos (Pan paniscus): evidence from ontogenetic changes in urinary dehydroepiandrostenone-sulfate (DHEA-S) levels. Journal of Endocrinology 214:55-65. [pdf]


Deschner T, Fuller BT, Oelze VM, Boesch C, Hublin JJ, Mundry R, Richards MP, Ortmann S, Hohmann G (2011). Identification of energy consumption and nutritional stress by isotopic and elemental analysis of urine in bonobos (Pan paniscus). Rapid communication in Mass Spectrography. Rapid Communication Mass Spectrom 25:1-9 [pdf]

Behringer V, Deschner T, Möstl E, Selzer D, Hohmann G (2011). Stress affects salivary alpha-Amylase activity in bonobos. Behaviour and Physiology 105:476-482. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Deschner T, Schubert G, Weltring A, Hohmann G (2011). Mate competition, testosterone and intersexual relationships in bonobos, Pan paniscus. Animal Behaviour 83:659-669. [pdf]

Schubert G, Stoneking CJ, Arandjelowic M, Boesch C, Eckhardt N, Hohmann G, Langergraber K, Lukas D, Vigilant L (2011). Male-mediated gene flow in patrilocal primates. PLoS One July 2011, Vol 6(7). [pdf]

Oelze VM, Fuller BT, Richards MP, Fruth B, , Surbeck M, Hublin JJ, Hohmann G. (2011) Exploring the contribution and significance of animal protein in the diet of bonobos by stable isotope ratio analysis of hair. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, June 14, 108(24), 9792-7. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Mundry R, Hohmann G. (2011) Mothers matter! Maternal support, dominance status and mating success in male bonobos (Pan paniscus), Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, February 22, 2011 278:590-598. [pdf]


Hofreiter M, Kreuz E, Eriksson J, Schubert G, Hohmann G 2010. Vertebrate DNA in fecal samples from bonobos and gorillas: evidence for meat consumption or artefacts ? PlosOne February 2010, 5 [pdf]

Fowler A, Hohmann G (2010). Cannibalism in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus) at Lui Kotale. American Journal of Primatology 72:509-514.

Hohmann G, Potts K, N'Guessan A, Fowler A, Mundry R, Ganzhorn JU, Ortmann S (2010) Plant foods consumed by Pan: exploring the variation of nutritional ecology across Africa. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 141:476-485 [pdf]


Hohmann G, Mundry R, Deschner T, 2009. The relationship between socio-sexual behaviour and salivary cortisol in bonobos: tests of the tension regulation hypothesis. American Journal of Primatology 71:223-232. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Fowler A, Deimel C, Hohmann G, 2009. Evidence for the consumption of arboreal, diurnal primates by bonobos (Pan paniscus). American Journal of Primatology 71:171-174. [pdf]

Hohmann G, 2009. The Diets of Nonhuman Primates: Frugivory, Food Processing and Food Sharing. Evolution of Human Diets. In Hublin JJ, Richards MP (eds) The Evolution of Hominin diets: integrative approaches to the study of paleaolithic subsistence. Springer Netherlands, pp 1-14


Clauss M, Ortmann S, Hohmann G, Schwarm A, Streich J, Hummel J, 2008. Ingesta retention in herbivore primates: composition of the natural diet and intake level overrule body size effects in the available data. Comp Biochem Physiol A 150:274-281. [pdf]

Hohmann G, Fruth B, 2008. New records on prey capture and meat eating by bonobos at Lui Kotale, Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. Folia primatologica 79:103-110. [pdf]

Dittami J, Katina S, Moestl E, Eriksson J, Hohmann G, 2008. Urinary androgenes and cortisol metabolites in field-sampled bonobos (Pan paniscus). General and Comparative Endocrinology 155:552-557. [pdf]

Surbeck M, Hohmann G, 2008. Primate hunting by bonobos at LuiKotale, Salonga National Park. Current Biology 18: R906-R907. [pdf]

Deschner T, Kratzsch J, Hohmann G, 2008. Urinary C-peptide as a method for monitoring body mass changes in captive bonobos (Pan paniscus). Hormones and Behavior, 54:620-626. [pdf]

Mohneke M, Fruth B (2008): Bonobo (Pan paniscus) Density estimation in the SW-Salonga National Park, DRC: common methodology revisited. In T. Furuichi, J. Thompson (eds) The Bonobos: Behavior, Ecology and Conservation Springer, New York pp. 151-166


McGrew WC, Marchant LF, Beuerlein MM,  Vrancken D,  Fruth B, Hohmann G (2007) Prospects for bonobo insectivory: Lui Kotal, Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal of Primatology. 28:1237-1252 [pdf]


Fruth B, Hohmann G (2006): Social grease for females? Same-sex genital contacts in wild bonobos. In Vasey P L & V Sommer (eds), Homosexual behaviour in animals: an evolutionary perspective, pp. 294-315, Cambridge University Press.

Hohmann G, Fowler, A, Sommer V, Ortmann S (2006): Frugivory and gregariousness of Salonga bonobos and Gashaka chimpanzees: the abundance and nutritional quality of fruit, pp. 123-159, . In Hohmann G, Robbins M, Boesch C (eds), Feeding Ecology in Apes and other Primates. Cambridge University Press.

D’Amour DE, Hohmann G, Fruth B (2006) Evidence of Leopard Predation on Bonobos (Pan paniscus). Folia primatologica 77:212-217. [pdf]