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Dr. Kathrin Feldberg



Dong S., A. Schäfer-Verwimp, T. Pócs, K. Feldberg, A. Czumaj, A.R. Schmidt, H. Schneider, J. Heinrichs (2013): Size doesn´t matter – recircumscription of Microlejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Phytotaxa 85: 41 – 55.

Feldberg K., J. Heinrichs, A.R. Schmidt, J. Váňa, H. Schneider (2013): Exploring the impact of fossil constraints on the divergence time estimates of derived liverworts. Plant Systematics and Evolution 299: 585 – 601.


Dong S., A. Schäfer-Verwimp, P. Meinecke, K. Feldberg, A. Bombosch, T. Pócs, A. R. Schmidt, J. Reitner, H. Schneider, J. Heinrichs (2012): Tramps, narrow endemics and morphologically cryptic species in the epiphyllous liverwort Diplasiolejeunea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 582 – 594.

Heinrichs J., A. Bombosch, K. Feldberg, H.P. Kreier, J. Hentschel, J. Eckstein, D. Long, R.-L. Zhu, A. Schäfer-Verwimp, A.R. Schmidt, B. Shaw, A.J. Shaw, J. Vana (2012): A phylogeny of the northern temperate leafy liverwort genus Scapania (Scapaniaceae, Jungermanniales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 973 – 985.

Heinrichs J., S. Dong, K. Feldberg, A. Schäfer-Verwimp, A. Schmidt (2012): Sphaerolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) is a synonym of Lejeunea. Phytotaxa 69: 7 – 15.

Heinrichs J., S. Dong, Y. Yu, A. Schäfer-Verwimp, T. Pócs, K. Feldberg, J. Hentschel, A. Schmidt, H. Schneider (2012): A 150-year old mystery solved: Transfer of the rheophytic endemic liverwort Myriocolea irrorata to Colura. Phytotaxa 66: 55 – 64.

Heinrichs J., M.E. Reiner-Drehwald, K. Feldberg, M. von Konrat, J. Hentschel, J. Vana, P. Nascimbene, D. Grimaldi, A.R. Schmidt (2012): The leafy liverwort Frullania in the Cretaceous amber forest of Myanmar. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 169: 21 – 28.


Feldberg K., J. Vana, C. Schulze, A. Bombosch, J. Heinrichs (2011): Morphologically similar but genetically distinct: on the differentiation of Syzygiella concreta and S. perfoliata (Adelanthaceae subfam. Jamesonielloideae). Bryologist 114: 686 – 695.

Heinrichs J., H.-P. Kreier, K. Feldberg, A.R. Schmidt, R.L. Zhu, B. Shaw, A.J. Shaw, V. Wissemann (2011): Formalizing morphologically cryptic biological entities: new insights from DNA-taxonomy, hybridization and biogeography in the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales). American Journal of Botany 98: 1252 – 1262.

Heinrichs J., M.E. Reiner-Drehwald, K. Feldberg, D.A. Grimaldi, P.C. Nascimbene, M. von Konrat, A.R. Schmidt (2011): Kaolakia borealis nov. gen. et sp. (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida): a leafy liverwort from the Cretaceous of Alaska. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 165: 235 – 240.


Kreier H.-P., K. Feldberg, F. Mahr, A. Bombosch, A.R. Schmidt, R.-L. Zhu, M. von Konrat, B. Shaw, A.J. Shaw, J. Heinrichs (2010): Phylogeny of the leafy liverwort Ptilidium: cryptic speciation and shared haplotypes between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 1260 – 1267

Feldberg K., J. Vana, J. Hentschel, J. Heinrichs (2010): Currently accepted species and new combinations in Jamesonielloideae (Adelanthaceae, Jungermanniales). Cryptogamie, Bryologie 31: 141 – 146.

Feldberg K., J. Vana, D.G. Long, A.J. Shaw, J. Hentschel, J. Heinrichs (2010): A phylogeny of Adelanthaceae (Jungermanniales, Marchantiophyta) based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers, with comments on classification, cryptic speciation and biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 293 – 304.

Feldberg K., J. Vana, R.-L. Zhu, J. Heinrichs (2010): The systematic position of Pedinophyllum (Marchantiophyta: Jungermanniales). Cryptogamie, Bryologie 31: 125 – 133.

Heinrichs J., K. Feldberg, H.-P. Kreier, J. Vana (2010): DNA-based identification of Herbertus species on Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 31: 67 – 74.


Feldberg K., J. Hentschel, A. Bombosch, D.G. Long, J. Vana & J. Heinrichs (2009): Transfer of Gottschelia grollei, G. patoniae and Scaphophyllum speciosum to Solenostoma based on chloroplast DNA rbcL sequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 280: 243 – 250.

Heinrichs J., J. Hentschel, K. Feldberg, A. Bombosch & H. Schneider (2009): Phylogenetic Biogeography and taxonomy of disjunctly distributed bryophytes. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 47: 497 – 508.


Feldberg K., J. Hentschel, R. Wilson, D.S. Rycroft, D. Glenny & J. Heinrichs (2007): Phylogenetic biogeography of the leafy liverwort Herbertus (Jungermanniales, Herbertaceae) based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data: correlation between genetic variation and geographical distribution. Journal of Biogeography 34: 688 – 698.

Heinrichs J., J. Hentschel, R. Wilson, K. Feldberg & H. Schneider (2007): Evolution of leafy liverworts (Jungermanniidae, Marchantiophyta): estimating divergence times from chloroplast DNA sequences using penalized likelihood with integrated fossil evidence. Taxon 56: 31 – 44.

Hentschel J., K. Feldberg, H.-J. Zündorf, F.H. Hellwig, H. Schneider & J. Heinrichs (2007): The systematic position of Pachyglossa and Clasmatocolea (Jungermanniopsida: Lophocoleaceae) inferred from nrDNA ITS sequences and morphology. Taxon 56: 1136 – 1142.


Davison P.G., D. Smith, K. Feldberg, M. Lindner & J. Heinrichs (2006): Plagiochila punctata (Jungermanniopsida: Plagiochilaceae) in Tennessee, new to North America. Bryologist 109: 242 – 246.

Feldberg K. & J. Heinrichs (2006): A taxonomic revision of Herbertus (Jungermanniidae: Herbertaceae) in the Neotropics based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA and morphology. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 309 – 322.

Heinrichs J., M. Lindner, H. Groth, J. Hentschel, K. Feldberg, C. Renker, J.J. Engel, M. von Konrat, D.G. Long, & H. Schneider (2006): Goodbye or welcome Gondwana? – insights into the phylogenetic biogeography of the leafy liverwort Plagiochila with a description of Proskauera, gen. nov. (Plagiochilaceae, Jungermanniales). Plant Systematics and Evolution 258: 227 – 250.

Heinrichs J., D.S. Rycroft, K. Feldberg, M. Lindner & F.A. Hartmann (2006): The systematic position of Plagiochila surinamensis inferred from nrDNA ITS sequences, morphology and phytochemistry. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 100: 135 – 142.

Schäfer-Verwimp A., R. Wilson, S. Yandún, K. Feldberg, M. Burghardt, J. Vána & J. Heinrichs (2006): Additions to the bryophyte flora of Ecuador. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27: 313 – 332.


Feldberg K. & J. Heinrichs (2005): On the identity of Herbertus borealis (Jungermanniopsida: Herbertaceae), with notes on the possible origin of H. sendtneri. Journal of Bryology 27: 343 – 350.

Feldberg K. & J. Heinrichs (2005): Some new synonyms of Herbertus sendtneri (Nees) Lindb. (Jungermanniidae: Herbertaceae) from the Neotropics. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 26: 411 – 416.

Heinrichs J., R. Wilson, K. Feldberg, J. Hentschel, A. Schäfer-Verwimp, S. León-Yánez & S. Yandún (2005): The systematic position of Plagiochila (Jamesoniella) dependula (Jungermanniopsida) inferred from nrITS sequences and morphology, with notes on its differentiation from Plagiochila fuscolutea. Journal of Bryology 27: 319 – 327.


Feldberg K., H. Groth, R. Wilson, A. Schäfer-Verwimp & J. Heinrichs (2004): Cryptic speciation in Herbertus (Herbertaceae, Jungermanniopsida): Range and morphology of Herbertus sendtneri inferred from nrITS sequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 249: 247 – 261.

Heinrichs J., H. Groth, M. Lindner, K. Feldberg & D.S. Rycroft (2004): Molecular, morphological and phytochemical evidence for a broad species concept of Plagiochila bifaria (Sw.) Lindenb. (Hepaticae). Bryologist 107: 28 – 40.