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Publikationen von Dr. rer. nat. Ellen Schulz-Kornas



Ackermans NL, Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM, Müller DWH, Kircher PR, Hummel, J, Clauss M, Hatt J-M (2019). Root growth compensates for molar wear in adult goats (Capra aegagrus hircus). Journal of Experimental Zoology, 331(2), 139-148. DOI: 10.1002/jez.2248.

Bethune E, Kaiser TM, Schulz-Kornas E, Winkler DE (2019). Multiproxy dietary trait reconstruction in Pleistocene Hippopotamidae from the Mediterranean Islands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 553(1), 109210. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.05.032.

Kalthoff DC*, Schulz-Kornas E*, Corfe I, Martin T, McLoughlin S, Schultz JA (2019). Complementary approaches to tooth wear analysis in Tritylodontidae (Synapsida, Cynodontia) reveal a generalist diet. PloS one, 14(7), e0220188. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220188. (*shared first authorship)

Schulz-Kornas E, Stuhlträger J, Clauss M, Wittig R, Kupczik K (2019) Dust affects chewing efficiency and tooth wear in forest dwelling Western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 169(1), 66-77. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23808.

Stuhlträger J, Schulz-Kornas E, Wittig R. M., Kupczik K (2019). Ontogenetic dietary shifts and microscopic tooth wear in western chimpanzees. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 1. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00298.

Turcotte CM, Green DJ, Kupczik K, McFarlin S, Schulz-Kornas E (2019). Elevated activity levels do not influence extrinsic fiber attachment morphology on the surface of muscle-attachment sites. Journal of Anatomy. DOI: 10.1111/joa.13137.

Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM, De Cuyper A, Clauss M, Tütken T (2019). Forage silica and water content control dental surface texture in guinea pigs: implications for diet reconstruction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(4), 1325-1330. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1814081116.

Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM, Tütken T (2019). Dental microwear texture reflects dietary tendencies in extant Lepidosauria despite their limited use of oral food processing. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences, 286(1903), 20190544. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0544.


Adams K, Schulz-Kornas E, Arzi B, Failing K, Vogelsberg J, Staszyk C (2018). Functional anatomy of the equine temporomandibular joint: histological characteristics of the articular surface and underlining tissues. Veterinary Journal, 239, 35-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.08.003.

Ackermans NL, Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM, Müller DWH, Kircher PR, Hummel J, Clauss M, Hatt JM (2018). Controlled feeding experiments with diets of different abrasiveness reveal slow development of mesowear signal in goats (Capra aegagrus hircus). Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(21), jeb186411. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.186411.

DeSantis L, Žliobaitė I, Fortelius M, Grine F, Janis C, Merceron G, Purnell M, Saarinen J, Schulz-Kornas E, Teaford M, Ungar P, Kaiser TM (2018). The phylogenetic signal in tooth wear: What does it mean? Ecology and Evolution, 8(22), 11359-11362. DOI:10.1002/ece3.4541.

Kaiser TM, Braune C, Kalinka G, Schulz-Kornas E (2018). Nano-indentation of native phytoliths and dental tissues: implications for herbivore-plant combat and dental wear proxies. Evolutionary Systematics, 2(1), 55-63. DOI: 10.3897/evolsyst.2.22678.  

Martisius NL, Sidéra I, Grote M, Steele TE, McPherron SP, Schulz-Kornas E (2018). Time wears on: Assessing how bone wears using 3D surface texture analysis. PloS one, 13(11), e0206078. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206078.

Pokhojaev A, Habashi W, May H, Schulz-Kornas E, Shvalb N, Sarig R (2018). Examination of the Interproximal Wear Mechanism: Facet Morphology and Surface Texture Analysis. Journal of dental research, 97(13), 1445-1451. DOI: 10.1177/0022034518785140.

Schultz JA, Menz U, Winkler DE, Schulz-Kornas E, Engels S, Kalthoff DC, von Koenigswald W, Ruf I, Kaiser TM, Kullmer O, Südekum KH, Martin T (2018). Modular wear facet nomenclature for mammalian post-canine dentitions. Historical Biology, 30(1-2), 30-41. DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2017.1302442.


Schulz-Kornas E, Braune C, Winkler DE, Kaiser TM (2017). Does silica concentration and phytolith ultrastructure relate to phytolith hardness? Biosurface and Biotribology, 3(4), 135-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.12.004.

Zhou Z, Constantino P, Hoffman M, Kubo M, Merceron G, Purnell M, Sajewicz E, Sanson G, Schulz-Kornas E, Sun Y, Swain M, Teaford M, Zheng J, Qian L, Hua L, Ungar P (2017). Dental biotribology: Final thoughts and future directions. Biosurface and Biotribology, 3(4), 119-123. DOI: 10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.11.001.

Kaiser TM, Gidna A, Kwekason A, Mabulla A, Manthi F, Kgasi L, Schulz-Kornas E, Tawane M (2017) Klimawandel als Antrieb der Menschlichen Evolution, p. 210-221, In: Klimagewalten – Treibende Kraft der Evolution, Begleitband zur Sonderausstellung im Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale), Meller H, Puttkammer T (eds.), Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle und Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt, Konrad Theiss Verlag, p. 447.


Adams K, Schulz-Kornas E, Arzi B, Failing K, Vogelsberg J, Staszyk C (2016). Functional anatomy of the equine temporomandibular joint: collagen fibre texture of the articular surface. Veterinary Journal, 217, 58-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.09.006.

Calandra I, Labonne G, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM, Montuire S (2016). Tooth wear as a means to quantify intra-specific variations in diet and chewing mechanics. Scientific Reports – Nature, 6, 34037. DOI: 10.1038/srep34037.

Gailer JP, Calandra I, Schulz-Kornas E, Kaiser TM (2016). Morphology is not destiny: discrepancy between form, function and dietary adaptation in bovid check teeth. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 23(4), 369–383. DOI: 10.1007/s10914-016-9325-1.

Kaiser TM, Clauss M, Schulz-Kornas E (2016). A set of hypotheses on tribology of mammalian herbivore teeth. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 4(1), 014003. DOI: 10.1088/2051-672X/4/1/014003.

Taylor LA, Müller DWH, Schwitzer C, Kaiser TM, Clauss M, Schulz E (2016). Comparative analyses of tooth wear in free-ranging and captive wild equids. Equine Veterinary Journal, 48(2), 240-245. DOI: 10.1111/evj.12408. (FOR 771 Nr. 63).

Winkler DE, Andrianasolo T, Andriamandimbiarisoa L, Ganzhorn J, Rakotondranary J, Kaiser TM, Schulz-Kornas E (2016). Tooth wear patterns in black rats (Rattus rattus) of Madagascar differ more in relation to human impact than to differences in natural habitats. Ecology and Evolution, 6(7), 2205-2215. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2048.


Müller J, Clauss M, Codron D, Schulz-Kornas E, Hummel J, Fortelius M, Kircher P, Hatt JM (2015). Tooth length and incisal growth and wear in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) fed diets of different abrasiveness. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 99(3), 591-604. DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12226.

Wronski T, Schulz-Kornas E (2015). The Farasan Gazelle – a frugivorous browser in an arid environment? Mammalian Biology, 80(2), 87-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2014.12.002. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 68).


Müller J, Clauss M, Codron D, Schulz E, Hummel J, Fortelius M, Kircher P, Hatt JM (2014). Growth and wear of incisor and cheek teeth in domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) fed diets of different abrasiveness. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A, 321 (5), 283-298.

Taylor LA, Müller DWH, Schwitzer C, Kaiser TM, Codron D, Schulz E, Clauss M (2014) Tooth wear in captive rhinoceroses (Diceros, Rhinoceros, Ceratotherium: Perissodactyla) differs from that of free-ranging conspecifics. Contributions to Zoology, 83(2), 107-117. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-94211. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 58).


Kaiser TM, Müller DWH, Fortelius M, Schulz E, Codron D, Clauss M (2013). Hypsodonty and tooth facet development in relation to diet and habitat in herbivorous ungulates: implications for understanding tooth wear. Mammal Review, 43(1), 34-46. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2907.2011.00203.x. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 33).

Rozzi R, Winkler DE, De Vos J, Schulz E, Palombo MR (2013). The enigmatic bovid Dubosia santeng (Dubois, 1891) from the Early-Middle Pleistocene of Java: a multiproxy approach to its palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 377, 73-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.03.012.

Schulz E, Calandra I, Kaiser TM (2013). Feeding ecology and chewing mechanics in hoofed mammals: 3D tribology of enamel wear. Wear, 300 (1-2), 169-179. DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2013.01.115. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 47).

Schulz E, Fraas S, Kaiser TM, Cunningham P, Ismail K, Wronski T (2013). Food preferences and tooth wear in sand gazelle (Gazella marica). Mammalian Biology, 78(1), 55-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2012.04.006. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 41).

Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2013). Historical distribution, habitat requirements and feeding ecology of the genus Equus (Perissodactyla). Mammal Review, 43(2), 111-123. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2907.2012.00210.x.

Schulz E, Piotrowski V, Clauss M, Merceron G, Kaiser TM (2013). Dietary abrasiveness is associated with variability of microwear and dental surface texture in rabbits. PLoS one, 8(2), e56167. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056167. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 45).

Taylor LA, Kaiser TM, Schwitzer C, Müller DWH, Codron D, Clauss M, Schulz E (2013). Detecting inter-cusp and inter-tooth wear patterns in Rhinocerotids. PLoS One, 8(12), e80921. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080921. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 57).

Winkler DE, van der Hoek Ostende LW, Schulz E, Calandra I, Gailer JP, Landwehr C, Kaiser TM (2013). Dietary divergence in space and time – Lessons from the dwarf-goat Myotragus balearicus (Plio-Holocene, Mallorca, Spain). Mammalian Biology, 78, 430-437. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2013.08.003. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 61).

Winkler DE, Schulz E, Calandra I, Gailer JP, Landwehr C, Kaiser TM (2013). Indications for a dietary change in the extinct Bovid genus Myotragus (Plio-Holocene, Mallorca, Spain). GeoBios, 46 (1-2), 143-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.geobios.2012.10.010. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 34).


Calandra I, Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2012). Teasing apart the contribution of hard items on 3D dental microtextures in primates. Journal of human evolution, 63(1), 85-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.05.001. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 32).


Merceron G, Kaiser TM, Kostopulos DS, Schulz E (2010) Ruminant diets and the Miocene extinction of European great apes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 277, 3105-3112. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0523. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 11).

Schulz E, Calandra I, Kaiser TM (2010). Applying tribology to teeth of hoofed mammals. Scanning, 32(4), 162-182. DOI: 10.1002/sca.20181. (DFG FOR 771 Nr. 12).

Bernor RB, Armour-Chelu MJ, Gilbert H, Kaiser TM, Schulz E (2010). Equidae, in: Sanders W., Werdelin L (eds.) Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. California University Press, Berkeley, California. Chapter 35: 685-721.


Kaiser TM, Brasch J, Castell JC, Schulz E, Clauss M (2009). Tooth wear in captive wild ruminant species differs from that of free-ranging conspecific. Mammalian Biology,  74(6), 425-437. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2008.09.003.

Rivals F, Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2009). A new application for dental wear analyses: estimation of duration of hominid occupations in archaeological localities. Journal of Human Evolution, 56(4), 329-339. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2008.11.005.

Rivals F, Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2009). Late and middle Pleistocene ungulates dietary diversity in Western Europe: variations of Neanderthal paleoenvironments through time and space. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28(27-28), 3388-3400. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.09.004.

Schulz E, Fahlke JM (2009). The diet of Metaschizotherium bavaricum (Chalicotheriidae, Mammalia) from the MN 5 of Sandelzhausen (Germany) implied by the mesowear method. Proceedings of the Sandelzhausen Symposium 2005, (Mainburg, Bavaria, Germany). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 83(1), 175-181. DOI: 10.1007/s12542-009-0007-7.


Rivals F, Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2008). Climate-related dietary diversity of the ungulate faunas from the middle Pleistocene succession (OIS 14-12) at the Caune de l’Arago (France). Paleobiology, 34(1), 117-127. DOI: 10.1666/07023.1.

Kaiser TM, Uerpmann HP, Schulz E (2008). The Diet of Neolithic Wild Asses (Equus africanus, Equinae, Perissodactyla) from BHS 18 (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates). in: The Natural Environment of Jebel al-Buhais: Past and Present, Series: The Archaeology of Jebel al-Buhais, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, editors: Uerpmann HP, Uerpmann M, Abboud Jasim S, Department of Culture and Information Government of Sharjah United Arab Emirates, Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters Universität Tübingen Germany and Kerns Verlag Tübingen, Vol.: 133-142.

Schulz, E (2008). Habitatabhängige Usurgleichgewichte in der Bezahnung verschiedener Arten der Gattung Equus Linnaeus, 1758, als Instrument zur Rekonstruktion der Lebensraumparameter pleistozäner Equidae (Perissodactyla) Mitteleuropas. Dissertation. Department Biologie, Universität Hamburg.


Merceron G, Schulz E, Kordos L, Kaiser TM (2007). Paleo-environment of Dryopithecus brancoi at Rudabánya, Hungary: evidence from dental meso- and microwear analyses of large herbivorous mammals. Journal of Human Evolution, 53(4), 331-349. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2007.04.008.

Schulz E, Kaiser TM (2007). Feeding strategy of the Urus Bos primigenius BOJANUS 1827 from the Holocene of Denmark. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg. 259, 155-164.

Schulz E, Fahlke JM, Merceron G, Kaiser TM (2007). Feeding ecology of the Chalicotheriidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Ancylopoda). Results from dental micro- and mesowear analyses. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Hamburg, 43, 5-32.

Schulz E, Kaiser TM, Stubbe A, Stubbe M, Samjaa R, Batsajchan N, Wussow J (2007). Comparative demography and dietary resource partitioning of two wild ranging Asiatic equid populations. Erforschung biologischer Resourcen der Mongolei, Halle/Saale. (publication number 283) 10, 77-90.


Kaiser TM, Schulz E (2006). Tooth wear gradients in zebra as an environmental proxy – A pilot study. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut, 103, 187-210.

Kaiser TM, Ansorge J, Arratia G, Bullwinkel V, Gunnel G, Herendeen PS, Jacobs B, Mingram J, Msuya C, Musolf A, Naumann R, Schulz E, Wilde V (2006). The maar lake of Mahenge (Tanzania) – unique evidence of Eocene terrestrial environments in sub-Sahara Africa. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 157(3), 411-431. DOI: 10.1127/1860-1804/2006/0157-0411.


Kaiser TM, Alberti G, Bullwinkel V, Michalik P, Msuya C, Schulz E (2003). „Mahenge – Ein Fenster zum Mitteleozän Afrikas“. Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau, 56, 540-546.

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