Lehrstuhl für Tierökologie und Tropenbiologie

Benjamin Rutschmann

PhD student

Email: benjamin.rutschmann@uni-wuerzburg.de

ORCID: 0000-0001-6589-6408

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Room: C026

University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland

97074 Würzburg, Germany

  • Honeybee ecology.
  • Besides studying the life and resilience of wild honeybee colonies, I am interested in the nesting sites and foraging recourses used by honeybees in European forests.

Requier F, Paillet Y, Laroche F, Rutschmann B, Zhang J, Lombardi F, Svoboda F, Steffan-Dewenter I (2020) Contribution of European forests to safeguard wild honey bee populations. Conservation Letters 13: e12693. doi.org/10.1111/conl.12693

Kablau A, Berg S, Rutschmann B, Scheiner R (2020) Short-term hyperthermia at larval age reduces sucrose responsiveness of adult honeybees and can increase life span. Apidologie 51, 570–582 (2020). doi.org/10.1007/s13592-020-00743-8

Kohl PL, Thulasi N, Rutschmann B, George EA, Steffan-Dewenter I, Brockmann A (2020). Adaptive evolution of honeybee dance dialects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287(1922), 20200190. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0190

Kohl PL*, Rutschmann B* (2018) The neglected bee trees: European beech forests as a home for feral honey bee colonies. PeerJ 6:e4602 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4602