PD Dr. Oliver Schülke - Publications

Theses

  • Schülke O (2003) Living apart together: Patterns, ecological basis, and reproductive consequences of life in dispersed pairs of fork-marked lemurs (Phaner furcifer, Primates). Dissertation, Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
  • Schülke O (1998) Haremshalter und Junggesellen - Nahrungsökologie, Lokomotion und differenzielles Energiebudget adulter Langurenmännchen (Presbytis entellus) in Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Indien. Diploma thesis, Georg August Universität Göttingen



Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • In press

    • Gogarten JF, Calvignac-Spencer S, Nunn CL, Ulrich M, Saiepour N, Nielsen HV, Deschner T, Fichtel C, Kappeler PM, Knauf S, Müller-Klein N, Ostner J, Robbins MM, Sangmaneedet S, Schülke O, Surbeck M, Wittig RM, Sliwa A, Strube C, Leendertz FH, Roos C, Noll A (in press) Metabarcoding of eukaryotic parasite communities describes diverse parasite assemblages spanning the primate phylogeny. Molecular Ecology Resources
    • Kuběnová B, Ostner J, Schülke O, Majolo B, Šmilauer P, Waterman J, Tkaczynski P & Konečná M (in press) The male and female perspective in the link between male infant care and mating behaviour in Barbary macaques. Ethology
    • Schülke O & Ostner J (in press) Male bonding. In: Trevathan W (Ed.). International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology. John Wiley and sons
    • Schülke O, Ostner J & Berghänel A (in press) Prenatal maternal stress effects on the development of primate social behavior. Behavoural Ecology and Sociobiology



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  • Publications in non-reviewed journals and books

    • Schülke, O & Ostner, J (2012) Ecological and social influences on sociality. In: Mitani, J, Call J, Kappeler P, Palombit R & Silk J (eds.) The Evolution of Primate Societies Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 193-219,
    • Schülke, O, Ostner, J, Schwibbe, M (eds.)(2006) 10. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Primatologie. Primate Report Special Issue 73-1, 1-50
    • Schülke, O (2003) The natural history of Phaner furcifer. In: Goodman, SM & Benstead, JP (eds) The Natural History of Madagascar. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, pp 1318-1320
    • Schülke, O, Hilgartner, R & Zinner, D (2002) Das nächtliche Leben zweier wenig bekannter Lemurenarten Westmadagaskars. Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoo 4, 179-194
    • Schülke, O & Ostner, J (2001) Predation on Lepilemur by the Harrier Hawk and implications for sleeping site quality. Lemur News 6, 5
    • Ostner, J, Schülke, O, Zinner, D (1999) Der Trockenwald West-Madagaskars. Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoo 42, 125-142



    Conference contributions and invited talks

  • 2015

    • Zürich, Switzerland, Anthropological Colloquium, invited talk "Sociality and cooperation among males"
    • Rome, Italy, 6th European Federation for Primatology Meeting (EFP), talk "Patterns of migration in wild Assamese macaques".
    • Helsinki, Finnland, 6th Conference of the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association (EHBEA) invited plenary lecture " Monkey bromance - how and why males form close social bond"


  • 2014

    • Hanoi, Vietnam, 25th Meeting of the International Primatological Society (IPS), talk "Males matter-more males increase home range size and female reproductive success in wild Assamese macaques"


  • 2013

    • Newcastle, UK, Conference of the International Ethological Society, Newcastle, talk "Transitivity in male social bonds-friends of friends are friends in dispersing male macaques"


  • 2012

    • Göttingen, Germany, Public Lecture Series Dept. of Economic, invited public talk "Die Gier im Tier"(German)
    • Konstanz, Germany, Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society (DZG), talk "The evolution of coalitions among male primates-empirical tests of a mathemtical model"
    • Göttingen, Germany, Yearly meeting of the Humboldt Club, invited public talk "Freundschaft in Zeiten von facebook-Einsichten aus der Primatologie"
    • Cancun, Mexico, Congress of the International Primatological Society, invited symposium talk "Male Assamese macaques form strong, enduring, and equitable social bonds"


  • 2011

    • Utrecht, The Netherlands, Congress of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie (German primatological society), talk "The costs of mate guarding in wild male Assamese macaques"


  • 2010

    • Budapest, Hungary, Meeting of the INCORE EU research training network, Poster "Preparation for cooperation: male-infant triadic interactions predict coalition formation in the future"

  • 2009

    • Göttingen, Germany, Dept. of Economics, invited talk with J Ostner "Primate behavioral Ecology"
    • Göttingen, Germany, Göttinger Freilandtage, talk with J Ostner "Adaptive value of sociality in male macaques"
    • Zürich, Switzerland, Meeting of the European Federation of Primatologists, talk with M Swagemakers und J Ostner "Conflict characteristics, relationship quality and post-conflict behaviour in wild male Assamese macaques"
    • Edinburgh, Scotland, Meeting of the International Primatological Society (IPS), talk with J Ostner and Robert Walker "The effects of group size, male tenure, and paternity concentration on the availability of kin"
    • Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Forest Biologie, Kasetsart University, invited talk "Behavioral Ecology of Wild Macaques in Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary"


  • 2008

    • Göttingen, Symposium Courant Research Center Evolution of Social Behavior, Universität Göttingen, invited talk "Cooperation and competition in primates and humans"
    • Edinburgh, Schottland, Kongreß der International Primatological Society (IPS), talk with J Ostner "Mating skew and male social relationships in wild Assamese macaques (Macaca assamensis)"
    • Bogor, Indonesia, Colloquium Forestry Department, Bogor Agricultural University, invited talk "Primate feeding competition"


  • 2007

    • Prag, Czech Republic, 2. Congress of the European Federation for Primatology (EFP), talk with C Fischer, J Ostner "Female social relationships in two species of Asian colobines, Trachypithecus auratus and Presbytis melalophos"
    • Bangkhutien, Thailand, Field Ecology Symposium, King Mongkut’s University, talk with D Pesek, B Whitman, J Ostner "Ranging behavior of Assamese macaques (Macaca assamensis) in their natural habitat"


  • 2006

    • Leipzig, 10. Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie (GfP), talk with R Mundry, J Ostner "O brother where art though? Demography and male relatedness in primates"
    • Leipzig, Satellite Symposium on Primate Behavioral Ecology, University of Leipzig, invited talk "The ecology of behavior" (German)
    • Tours, France, 11. International Behavioral Ecology Congress (ISBE), talk with A Koenig "Ecological constraints on group size in folivores"
    • Bielefeld, Meeting of the Ethologischen Gesellschaft (Ethological Society), Poster with J Ostner "Evolution of Microcebus social organization"
    • Halle, Zoological Colloquium University of Halle, invited talk "Feeding ecology, social organization and social relationships in non-human primates"


  • 2005

    • Belgian Group for Primatology and FNRS Groupe de contact Inter-Universitaire "Primatologie", Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, plenary lecture "Resource exploitation and primate social systems"
    • Congress of the European Federation for Primatology (EFP), Göttingen, Germany, talk with MK Chalise, J Ganzhorn, A Koenig "The importance of ingestion rates for estimating food quality and energy intake"
    • Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Roehampton, London, UK, invited talk "Primate Socioecology"
    • Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Canada, invited talk "Feeding competition and primate societies"
    • Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Canada, invited talk "Structuring the diversity of primate societies"
    • Anthropological Colloquium, Yale University, USA, invited talk "Big times for dwarfs: Ecology and social evolution in cheirogaleids"


  • 2004

    • International Primatological Society Conference (IPS), Torino, Italy, invited symposium talk with A Koenig "Ecological constraints on group size in folivores"
    • Department of Ecology University of Hamburg, Germany, invited talk (German) "Causes, patterns and consequences of feeding competition in non-human primates"
    • American Association of Physical Anthropologists meeting (AAPA), Tampa, USA, talk with MK Chalise, J Nikolei, D Podzuweit, JU Ganzhorn, C Borries and A Koenig "Does digestion time limit group size in folivorous primates?"


  • 2003

    • Annual meeting of the Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft (DZG, German Zoological Society), Berlin, Germany, talk. "Scramble and contest competition within families characterise the competitive regime of the nocturnal primate Phaner furcifer"


  • 2002

    • International Kirindy Symposium, DPZ, Göttingen, Germany, talk. "To breed or not to breed – food competition and other factors involved in female breeding decisions in the pair-living, nocturnal fork-marked lemur (Phaner furcifer)"
    • Anthropological Colloquium, University of Zürich, Switzerland, invited talk, (German) "The socioecology of the fork-marked lemur (Phaner furcifer)"
    • Annual meeting of the Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie (GTÖ, Society for Tropical Ecology), Göttingen, Germany, poster with PM Kappeler. "Female fertility is determined by family size rather than by territory size or food abundance in pair-living fork-marked lemurs"


  • 2001

    • Göttinger Freilandtage Sexual Selection in Primates, Göttingen, Germany, poster-talk with H Zischler, PM Kappeler. "The potential for sexual selection in a pair-living nocturnal primate"
    • Congress of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie (GfP, German Primatological Society), Zürich, Switzerland, talk with PM Kappeler. "Protection from infanticide, male resource defense, over-dispersed females and the evolution of pair-living in a nocturnal lemur, Phaner furcifer"
    • Behavioral Ecology Group, Stony Brook University, NY, invited talk. "Fork-marked lemurs the how and why of pair-living at night"


  • 2002

    • International Behavioral Ecology Congress (ISBE), Zürich, Switzerland, poster "Pairliving and male resource-defense monogamy in a nocturnal lemur?"
    • Meeting of the European Federation for Primatology (EFP), London, Great Britain, poster "Male resource-defense monogamy in a nocturnal lemur"
    • International Kirindy Symposium, Göttingen, Germany, talk "Taba-taba be news from the loudest lemur in Kirindy Forest"


  • 1999

    • Graduate-Meeting of the Study Group Evolutionary Biology, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft (DZG, German Zoological Society) Munich, Germany, talk "Haremholders and bachelors – on the differential monopolization potential of adult langur males (Presbytis entellus, Primates, Colobinae)" 1998
    • International Behavioral Ecology Congress (ISBE), Monterey, CA, talk "The monopolization potential of langur males - is energy gain decisive?"
    • International Kirindy Symposium Göttingen, Germany, talk "What you always wanted to know about Phaner but never dared to ask" (German) 1997
    • Congress of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie (GfP, German Primatological Society), Berlin, Germany, talk. "Bachelors and harem males - a comparison of feeding and ranging behaviour in adult langur males (Presbytis entellus) in Jodhpur/Rajasthan, India" (German)