Publikationen: Dr. Thomas A. Neubauer


  • Neubauer, T.A. (in press). The fossil record of the Lymnaeidae – revisiting a 200-Myr-long story of success. In: Vinarski, M.V., Vázquez, A. (eds) The Lymnaeidae. A handbook on their natural history and parasitological significance. Springer, Cham.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M. (accepted). Homonymy and near-homonymy in two European Cenozoic land-snail species (Gastropoda: Helicoidea), with the description of a new genus. Archiv für Molluskenkunde.
  • Albesa, J., Neubauer, T.A. (accepted). Shifting shell morphology in a Late Miocene–Pliocene land snail species lineage (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Spiraxidae), with the description of a new species. Geodiversitas.
  • Neubauer, T.A. 2023 The fossil record of freshwater Gastropoda – a global review. Biological Reviews, DOI: 10.1002/brv.13016.
  • Harzhauser, M., Guzhov, A., Landau, B., Kern, A.K., Neubauer, T.A. (2023). Oligocene to Pleistocene mudwhelks (Gastropoda: Potamididae, Batillariidae) of the Eurasian Paratethys Sea – diversity, origins and mangroves. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2023.111811.
  • Alçiçek, H., Gross, M., Bouchal, J.M., Wesselingh, F.P., Neubauer, T.A., Meijer, T., van den Hoek Ostende, L.W., Tesakov, A., Murray, A.M., Mayda, S., Alçiçek, M.C. 2023. Paleobiodiversity and paleoenvironments of the eastern Paratethys Pleistocene lacustrine-palustrine sequence in the Baklan Basin (SW Anatolia, Turkey). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 626, 111649, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2023.111649.


  • Bichain, J.-M., Jochum, A., Pouillon, J.-M., Neubauer, T.A. 2022. Archaeocyclotus brevivillosus sp. nov., a new cyclophorid land snail (Gastropoda: Cyclophoroidea) from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research, 140, 105359, DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2022.105359.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Hartman, J.H., Silvestro, D., Scotese, C.R., Czaja, A., Vermeij, G.J., Wilke, T. 2022. Short-term paleogeographic reorganizations and climate events shaped diversification of North American freshwater gastropods over deep time. Scientific Reports, 12, 15572, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-19759-4.
  • Czaja, A., Covich, A.P., Neubauer, T.A., Estrada-Rodríguez, J.L., Ávila-Rodríguez, V., Sáenz Mata, J. 2022. A remarkable new freshwater snail genus (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda, Cochliopidae) with extremely spinous shells from sub-recent spring deposits in northeastern Mexico. Zootaxa, 5169 (5), 472-480, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5169.5.5.
  • Rosenberg, G., Auffenberg, K., Bank, R., Bieler, R., Bouchet, P., Herbert, D., Köhler, F., Neubauer, T.A., Neubert, E., Páll-Gergely, B., Richling, I., Schneider, S. 2022. Adapting mark-recapture methods to estimating accepted species-level diversity: a case study with terrestrial Gastropoda. PeerJ, 10, e13139, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.13139.ods
  • Dusabe, M.C., Neubauer, T.A., Muvunja, F.A., Hyangya, B., Albrecht, C. 2022. Family-level bio-indication does not detect the impacts of dams on macroinvertebrate communities in a low-diversity tropical river. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, 902246, DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2022.902246.
  • Tabo, Z., Neubauer, T.A., Tumwebaze, I., Stelbrink, B., Breuer, L., Hammoud, C., Albrecht, C. 2022. Factors controlling the distribution of intermediate host snails of Schistosoma in crater lakes in Uganda: a machine learning approach. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, 871735, DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2022.871735.
  • Szekeres, J., Beermann, A.J., Neubauer, T.A., Očadlik, M., Paunović, M., Raković, M., Csányi, B., Varga, A., Weigand, A., Wilke, T., Fehér, Z. 2022. Rapid spread of a new alien and potentially invasive species, Clathrocaspia knipowitschii (Makarov, 1938) (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae), in the Danube River. Archives of Biological Sciences, 74 (1), 81-89, DOI: 10.2298/ABS220211006S.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M. 2022. Onset of Late Cretaceous diversification in Europe’s freshwater gastropod fauna links to global climatic and biotic events. Scientific Reports, 12, 2684, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-06557-1.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Hauffe, T., Silvestro, D., Scotese, C., Stelbrink, B., Albrecht, C., Delicado, D., Harzhauser, M., Wilke, T. 2022. Drivers of diversification in freshwater gastropods vary over deep time. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 289 (1968), 20212057, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.2057.
  • Jochum, A., Yu, T., Neubauer, T.A. 2022. Reply to Jiang et al.’s comments on the article “Mother snail labors for posterity in bed of mid-Cretaceous amber” by Jochum, Yu and Neubauer (2021) Gondwana Research 97, 68–72. Gondwana Research, 101, 24-25, DOI: 10.1016/


  • Feichtinger, I., Adnet, S., Cuny, G., Guinot, G., Kriwet, J., Neubauer, T.A., Pollerspöck, J., Shimada, K., Straube, N., Underwood, C., Vullo, R., Harzhauser, M. 2021. Comment on “An early Miocene extinction in pelagic sharks”. Science, 374 (6573), abk0632, DOI: 10.1126/science.abk0632.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E. 2021. Extinction risk is linked to lifestyle in freshwater gastropods. Diversity & Distributions, 27 (12), 2357-2368, DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13404.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Anistratenko, O.Yu., Anistratenko, V.V., Kijashko, P., Stoica, M., van de Velde, S., Vinarski, M., Wesselingh, F.P. 2021. A revision of the poorly known Pontocaspian gastropod genus Abeskunus, and its Central Paratethyan origin. Historical Biology, 33 (9), 1580-1597, DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2020.1720015.
  • Jochum, A., Yu, T., Neubauer, T.A. 2021. Mother snail labors for posterity in bed of mid-Cretaceous amber. Gondwana Research, 97, 68-72, DOI: 10.1016/
  • Neubauer, T.A., Hauffe, T., Silvestro, D., Schauer, J., Kadolsky, D., Wesselingh, F.P., Harzhauser, M., Wilke, T. 2021. Current extinction rate in European freshwater gastropods greatly exceeds that of the late Cretaceous mass extinction. Communications Earth & Environment, 2, 97, DOI: 10.1038/s43247-021-00167-x.
  • Yu, T., Neubauer, T.A., Jochum, A. 2021. First freshwater gastropod preserved in amber suggests long-distance dispersal during the Cretaceous Period. Geological Magazine, 158 (7), 1327-1334, DOI: 10.1017/S0016756821000285.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A. 2021. A review of the land snail faunas of the European Cenozoic – composition, diversity and turnovers. Earth-Science Reviews, 217, 103610, DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103610.
  • Yu, T., Neubauer, T.A. 2021. The oldest fossil Hydrocenidae found in mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Gastropoda: Cycloneritida). Cretaceous Research, 122, 104765, DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2021.104765.
  • Yu, T., Salvador, R.B., Wang, H., Fang, Y., Neubauer, T.A., Sha, L., Zhang, H., Wan, X. 2021. A latest Cretaceous gastropod fauna from the Jiaolai Basin of East Asia. Cretaceous Research, 121, 104736, DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104736.
  • Anistratenko, V.V., Neubauer, T.A., Anistratenko, O.Yu., Kijashko, P., Wesselingh, F.P. 2021. A revision of the Pontocaspian gastropods of the subfamily Caspiinae (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Zootaxa, 4933 (2), 151-197, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4933.2.1.


  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Jovanović, G., Harzhauser, M. 2020. The Serbian Lake System: a stepping stone for freshwater molluscs in the middle Miocene. Papers in Palaeontology, 6 (4), 533-569, DOI: 10.1002/spp2.1308.
  • Baulechner, D., Jauker, F., Neubauer, T.A., Wolters, V. 2020. Convergent evolution of specialized generalists: Implications for phylogenetic and functional diversity of carabid feeding groups. Ecology & Evolution, 10 (20), 11100-11110, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6746.
  • van de Velde, S., Yanina, T., Neubauer, T.A., Wesselingh, F.P. 2020. The Late Pleistocene mollusk fauna of Selitrennoye (Astrakhan province, Russia): A natural baseline for endemic Caspian Sea faunas. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 46 (5), 1227-1239, DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2019.04.001.
  • Clewing, C., Stelbrink, B., Bößneck, U., Neubauer, T.A., von Rintelen, T., Köhler, F., Marwoto, R.M., Albrecht, C. 2020. Freshwater biogeography in Wallacea: The case of sphaeriid bivalves in the Malili lake system (Sulawesi, Indonesia). Journal of Great Lakes Research, 46 (5), 1176-1186, DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2020.02.003.
  • Krijgsman, W., Stoica, M., Hoyle, T.M., Jorissen, E.L., Lazarev, S., Rausch, L., Bista, D., Alçiçek, C., Ilgar, A., van den Hoek Ostende, L.W., Mayda, S., Raffi, I., Flecker, R., Mandic, O., Neubauer, T.A., Wesselingh, F.P. 2020. The myth of the Messinian Dardanelles: Late Miocene stratigraphy and palaeogeography of the ancient Aegean-Black Sea gateway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 560, 110033, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110033.
  • Wilke, T., Hauffe, T., Jovanovska, E., Cvetkovska, A., Donders, T., Ekschmitt, L., Francke, A., Lacey, J.H., Levkov, Z., Marshall, C.R., Neubauer, T.A., Silvestro, D., Stelbrink, B., Vogel, H., Albrecht, C., Holtvoeth, J., Krastel, S., Leicher, N., Leng, M.J., Lindhorst, K., Masi, A., Ognjanova-Rumenova, N., Panagiotopoulos, K., Reed, J.M., Sadori, L., Tofilovska, S., Van Bocxlaer, B., Wagner-Cremer, F., Wesselingh, F.P., Wolters, V., Wonik, T., Zanchetta, G., Zhang, X., Wagner, B. 2020. Deep drilling reveals massive shifts in evolutionary dynamics after formation of ancient ecosystem. Science Advances, 6 (40), eabb2943, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb2943.
  • Klinkenbuß, D., Metz, O., Reichert, J., Hauffe, T., Neubauer, T.A., Wesselingh, F.P., Wilke, T. 2020. Performance of 3D morphometric methods in the machine learning assisted classification of closely related fossil bivalve species of the genus Dreissena. Malacologia, 63 (1), 95-105, DOI: 10.4002/040.063.0109.
  • Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Nordsieck, N., Neubauer, T.A. 2020. A new Helicidae (Gastropoda) from the middle Miocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a revision of the genus Paradrobacia. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 100 (2), 551-559, DOI: 10.1007/s12549-018-0344-1.
  • Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A. 2020. Taxonomy, paleoecology and stratigraphy of the middle Miocene mollusk fauna from Gračanica coal pit near Bugojno in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 100 (2), 519-549, DOI: 10.1007/s12549-020-00423-6.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Nordsieck, H., Marigó, J., Minwer-Barakat, R. 2020. Late Eocene non-marine gastropods from Roc de Santa (Spanish Pyrenees). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 149 (1), 13-47, DOI: 10.1127/arch.moll/149/2020/13.
  • Páll-Gergely, B., Neubauer, T.A. 2020. The value of a single character: the Paleogene European land snail Ferussina Grateloup, 1827 is likely a cyclophorid (Gastropoda, Caenogastropoda). ZooKeys, 918, 29-40, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.918.50135.
  • Jochum, A., Yu, T., Neubauer, T.A. 2020. First record of the Paleozoic land snail family Anthracopupidae in the Lower Jurassic of China and the origin of Stylommatophora. Journal of Paleontology, 94 (2), 266-272, DOI: 10.1017/jpa.2019.68.
  • Sands, A.F., Glöer, P., Gürlek, M., Albrecht, C., Neubauer, T.A. 2020. A revision of the extant species of Theodoxus (Gastropoda, Neritidae) in Asia, with the description of three new species. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 96 (1), 25-66, DOI: 10.3897/zse.96.48312.


  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Schmitsberger, O. 2019. The gastropod fauna from the opalite of the late Miocene Lake Tschaterberg (Austria). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 159 (1-4), 163-173.
  • Rausch, L., Alçiçek, H., Vialet, A., Boulbes, N., Mayda, S., Titov, V.V., Stoica, M., Charbonnier, S., Abels, H.A., Tesakov, A.S., Moigne, A.-M., Andrieu-Ponel, V., De Franceschi, D., Neubauer, T.A., Wesselingh, F.P., Alçiçek, M.C. 2019. An integrated reconstruction of the early Pleistocene palaeoenvironment of Homo erectus in the Denizli Basin (Turkey). Geobios, 57, 77-95, DOI: 10.1016/j.geobios.2019.10.003.
  • Alçiçek, M.C., Mayda, S., ten Veen, J.H., Boulton, S.J., Neubauer, T.A., Alçiçek, H., Tesakov, A.S., Saraç, G., Hakyemez, H.Y., Göktaş, F., Murray, A.M., Titov, V.V., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Büyükmeriç, Y., Wesselingh, F.P., Bouchal, J.M., Demirel, F.A., Kaya, T.T., Halaçlar, K., Bilgin, M., van den Hoek Ostende, L.W. 2019. Reconciling the stratigraphy and depositional history of the Lycian orogen-top basins, SW Anatolia. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 99, 551-570, DOI: 10.1007/s12549-019-00379-2.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Páll-Gergely, B., Jochum, A., Harzhauser, M. 2019. Striking case of convergence – Alleged marine gastropods in Cretaceous Burmese amber are terrestrial cyclophoroids. Comment on Yu et al. Palaeoworld, 28 (4), 572-575, DOI: 10.1016/j.palwor.2019.05.015.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Xing, L., Jochum, A. 2019. Land Snail with Periostracal Hairs Preserved in Burmese Amber. iScience, 20, 567-574, DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2019.09.034.
  • Sands, A.F., Neubauer, T.A., Nasibi, S., Harandi, M.F., Anistratenko, V.V., Wilke, T., Albrecht, C. 2019. Old lake versus young taxa: a comparative phylogeographic perspective on the evolution of Caspian Sea gastropods (Neritidae: Theodoxus). Royal Society Open Science, 6 (10), 190965 (16 p.), DOI: 10.1098/rsos.190965.
  • van de Velde, S., Wesselingh, F.P., Yanina, T.A., Anistratenko, V.V., Neubauer, T.A., ter Poorten, J.J., Vonhof, H.B., Kroonenberg, S.B. 2019. Mollusc biodiversity in late Holocene nearshore environments of the Caspian Sea: A baseline for the current biodiversity crisis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 535, 109364 (15 p.), DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109364.
  • van de Velde, S., Jorissen, E.L., Neubauer, T.A., Radan, S., Pavel, A.B., Stoica, M., van Baak, C.G.C, Martínez Gandara, A., Popa, L., de Stigter, H., Abels, H.A., Krijgsman, W., Wesselingh, F.P. 2019. A conservation palaeobiological approach to assess faunal response of threatened biota under natural and anthropogenic environmental change. Biogeosciences, 16 (12), 2423-2442, DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-2423-2019.
  • Sanjuan, J., Alqudah, M., Neubauer, T.A., Holmes, J., Khairallah, C. 2019. Palaeoenvironmental evolution of the late Miocene palaeolake at Zahle (Bekaa Valley, Lebanon). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 524, 70-84, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.03.031.
  • Sands, A.F., Sereda, S., Stelbrink, B., Neubauer, T.A., Lazarev, S., Wilke, T., Albrecht, C. 2019. Contributions of biogeographical functions to species accumulation may change over time in refugial regions. Journal of Biogeography, 46 (6), 1274-1286, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13590.
  • Wesselingh, F.P., Neubauer, T.A., Anistratenko, V.V., Vinarski, M., Yanina, T., ter Poorten, J.J., Kijashko, P., Albrecht, C., Anistratenko, O.Yu., D’Hont, A., Frolov, P., Gandara Martinez, A., Gittenberger, A., Gogaladze, A., Karpinsky, M., Lattuada, M., Popa, L., Sands, A.F., van de Velde, S., Vandendorpe, J., Wilke, T. 2019. Mollusc species from the Pontocaspian region – an expert opinion list. ZooKeys, 827, 31-124, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.827.31365.


  • Wrozyna, C., Neubauer, T.A., Meyer, J., Ramos, M.I.F., Piller, W.E. 2018. Significance of climate and hydrochemistry on shape variation – a case study on Neotropical cytheroidean Ostracoda. Biogeosciences, 15, 5489-5502, DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-5489-2018.
  • Neubauer, T.A., van de Velde, S., Yanina, T., Wesselingh, F.P. 2018. A late Pleistocene gastropod fauna from the northern Caspian Sea with implications for Pontocaspian gastropod taxonomy. ZooKeys, 770, 43-103, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.770.25365.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Hoşgör, İ. 2018. Oligocene–Miocene freshwater gastropods from the Oltu-Narman Basin in eastern Turkey. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 63 (2), 357-369, DOI: 10.4202/app.00469.2018.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A. 2018. Opole (Poland) – a historical key locality for middle Miocene terrestrial mollusc faunas. Bulletin of Geosciences, 93 (1), 71-146, DOI: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1692.


  • Harzhauser, M., Grunert, P., Mandic, O., Lukeneder, P., García Gallardo, A., Neubauer, T.A., Carnevale, G., Landau, B.M., Sauer, R., Strauss, P. 2018. Middle and late Badenian palaeoenvironments in the northern Vienna Basin and their potential link to the Badenian Salinity Crisis. Geologica Carpathica, 69 (2), 149-168, DOI: 10.1515/geoca-2018-0009.
  • Vasileiadou, K., Böhme, M., Neubauer, T.A., Georgalis, G.L., Syrides, G.E., Papadopoulou, L., Zouros, N. 2017. Early Miocene gastropod and ectothermic vertebrate remains from the Lesvos Petrified Forest (Greece). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 91 (4), 541-564, DOI: 10.1007/s12542-017-0352-x.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Jovanović, G. 2017. The discovery of Bulinus (Pulmonata: Planorbidae) in a Miocene palaeolake in the Balkan Peninsula. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83 (3), 295-303, DOI: 10.1093/mollus/eyx015.
  • Colombero, S., Alba, D.M., d’Amico, C., Delfino, M., Esu, D., Giuntelli, P., Harzhauser, M., Mazza, P.P.A., Mosca, M., Neubauer, T.A., Pavia, G., Pavia, M., Villa, A., Carnevale, G. 2017. Late Messinian mollusks and vertebrates from Moncucco Torinese, north-western Italy. Paleoecological and paleoclimatological implications. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20, 10A (66 p.).
  • Daxner-Höck, G., Badamgarav, D., Barsbold, R., Bayarmaa, B., Erbajeva, M., Göhlich, U.B., Harzhauser, M., Höck, E., Höck, V., Ichinnorov, N., Khand, Y., López-Guerrero, P., Maridet, O., Neubauer, T., Oliver, A., Piller, W., Tsogtbaatar, K., Ziegler, R. 2017. Oligocene stratigraphy across the Eocene and Miocene boundaries in the Valley of Lakes (Mongolia). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 97 (1), 111-218, DOI: 10.1007/s12549-016-0257-9.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Bussert, R., Eisawi, Ali A. 2017. Ampullariid gastropods from the Palaeogene Hudi Chert Formation (Republic of the Sudan). African Journal of Earth Sciences, 129, 338-345, DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2017.01.024.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Jovanović, G. 2017. The late middle Miocene non-marine mollusk fauna of Vračević (Serbia): filling a gap in Miocene land snail biogeography. Bulletin of Geosciences, 91 (4), 731-778, DOI: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1639.


  • Kadolsky, D., Binder, H., Neubauer, T.A. 2016. Taxonomic review of the fossil land gastropod species hitherto placed in the genus Galactochilus Sandberger 1875, with the description of a new genus (Gastropoda: Helicoidea). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 145 (2), 151-188, DOI: 10.1127/arch.moll/145/151-188.
  • Wrozyna, C., Neubauer, T.A., Meyer, J., Piller, W.E. 2016. Shape Variation in Neotropical Cytheridella (Ostracoda) Using Semilandmarks-based Geometric Morphometrics: A Methodological Approach and Possible Biogeographical Implications. PlosONE, 11 (2), e0168438 (16 p.), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168438.
  • Harzhauser, M., Daxner-Höck, G., López-Guerrero, P., Maridet, O., Oliver, A., Piller, W.E., Richoz, S., Erbajeva, M.A., Neubauer, T.A., Göhlich, U.B. 2016. Stepwise onset of the Icehouse world and its impact on Oligo-Miocene Central Asian mammals. Scientific Reports, 6, 36169 (8 p.), DOI: 10.1038/srep36169.
  • Georgopoulou, E., Neubauer, T.A., Strona, G., Kroh, A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2016. Beginning of a new age: How did freshwater gastropods respond to the Quaternary climate change in Europe? Quaternary Science Reviews, 149, 269-278, DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.07.034.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kroh, A. 2016. Predictors of shell size in long-lived lake gastropods. Journal of Biogeography, 43 (10), 2062-2074, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12777.
  • Chen, Y., Neubauer, T.A., Krystyn, L., Richoz, S. 2016. Allometry in Anisian (Middle Triassic) segminiplanate conodonts and its implications for conodont taxonomy. Palaeontology, 59, 725-741, DOI: 10.1111/pala.12253.
  • Neubauer, T.A. 2016. A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea). ZooKeys, 602, 1-358, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.602.8136.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2016. The early Middle Miocene lacustrine gastropod fauna of Džepi, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Dinaride Lake System): high endemism in a small space. Bulletin of Geosciences, 91 (2), 271-296, DOI: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1584.
  • Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Büyükmeriç, Y., Neubauer, T.A., Kadolsky, D., Landau, B.M. 2016. A Rupelian mangrove swamp mollusc fauna from the Thrace Basin in Turkey. Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 145 (1), 23-58, DOI: 10.1127/arch.moll/1869-0963/145/023-058.
  • Georgopoulou, E., Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Mandic, O. 2016. Distribution patterns of European lacustrine gastropods: a result of environmental factors and deglaciation history. Hydrobiologia, 775 (1), 69-82, DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-2713-y.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Kadolsky, D., Pickford, M., Nordsieck, H. 2016. Terrestrial and lacustrine gastropods from the Priabonian (upper Eocene) of the Sultanate of Oman. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 90 (1), 63-99, DOI: 10.1007/s12542-015-0277-1.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2016. The freshwater mollusk fauna of the Middle Miocene Lake Drniš (Dinaride Lake System, Croatia): a taxonomic and systematic revision. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 108 (2), 15-67, DOI: 10.17738/ajes.2015.0013.
  • Harzhauser, M., Djuricic, A., Mandic, O., Neubauer, T.A., Zuschin, M., Pfeifer, N. 2016. Age structure, carbonate production and shell loss rate in an Early Miocene reef of the giant oyster Crassostrea gryphoides. Biogeosciences, 13, 1223-1235, DOI: 10.5194/bg-13-1223-2016.
  • Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E., Hassler, A. 2016. Disjunct distribution of the Miocene limpet-like freshwater gastropod genus Delminiella. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 82 (1), 129-136, DOI: 10.1093/mollus/eyv040.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Georgopoulou, E., Kroh, A. 2016. Paleobiogeography and historical biogeography of the non-marine caenogastropod family Melanopsidae. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 444, 124-143, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.12.017.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kroh, A., Georgopoulou, E. 2016. Evolution, turnovers and spatial variation of the gastropod fauna of the late Miocene biodiversity hotspot Lake Pannon. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 442, 84-95, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.016.
  • Jochum, A., Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M. 2016. Microstructural details in shells of the gastropod genera Carychiella and Carychium of the Middle Miocene. Lethaia, 49 (1), 87-101, DOI: 10.1111/let.12134.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E. 2016. Europas Süßwasser-Biodiversität im Wandel der Zeit. Universum, 2016 (6), 8-9.


  • Mandic, O., Kurečić, T., Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M. 2015. Stratigraphic and palaeogeographic significance of lacustrine mollusks from the Pliocene Viviparus beds in central Croatia. Geologia Croatica, 68 (3), 179-207, DOI: 10.4154/gc.2015.15.
  • Georgopoulou, E., Neubauer, T.A., Kroh, A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O. 2015. An outline of the European Quaternary localities with freshwater gastropods: Data on geography and updated stratigraphy. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18, 48A (9 p.).
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Kroh, A., Mandic, O. 2015. Tectonics, climate, and the rise and demise of continental aquatic species richness hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112 (37), 11478-11483, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1503992112.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E., Esu, D., D’Amico, C., Pavia, G., Giuntelli, P., Carnevale, G. 2015. Late Messinian continental and Lago-Mare gastropod assemblages from the Tertiary Piedmont Basin, NW Italy. Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana, 54 (1), 1-53, DOI: 10.4435/BSPI.2015.1.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Pipík, R. 2015. The Late Miocene endemic lacustrine gastropod fauna of the Turiec Basin: addressing taxonomic, paleobiogeographic and stratigraphic issues. Geologica Carpathica, 66 (2), 139-156, DOI: 10.1515/geoca-2015-0016.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E., Kroh, A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Esu, D. 2015. Synopsis of European Neogene freshwater gastropod localities: updated stratigraphy and geography. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18, 3T (7 p.).
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O. 2015. A gastropod-based biogeographic scheme for the European Neogene freshwater systems. Earth-Science Reviews, 143, 98-116, DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.01.010.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Kroh, A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O. 2015. Taxonomic note on problematic Neogene European freshwater Gastropoda. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 117, 95-100.


  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O. 2014. The FreshGEN Database: Freshwater Gastropods of the European Neogene. Accessed at
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Wrozyna, C. 2014. Population bottleneck triggering millennial-scale morphospace shifts in endemic thermal-spring melanopsids. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 414, 116-128, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.08.015.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Kroh, A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O. 2014. Synopsis of valid species-group taxa for freshwater Gastropoda recorded from the European Neogene. ZooKeys, 435, 1-6, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.435.8193.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O. 2014. Replacement names and nomenclatural comments for problematic species-group names in Europe’s Neogene freshwater Gastropoda. Part 2. ZooKeys, 429, 13-46, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.429.7420.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2014. A new melanopsid species from the middle Miocene Kupres Basin (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The Nautilus, 128 (2), 51-54.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Mandic, O., Kroh, A. 2014. Replacement names and nomenclatural comments for problematic species-group names in Europe’s Neogene freshwater Gastropoda. Zootaxa, 3785 (3), 453-468, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3785.3.7.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Georgopoulou, E., Harl, J. 2014. The Early Miocene (Burdigalian) mollusc fauna of the North Bohemian Lake (Most Basin). Bulletin of Geosciences, 89 (4), 819-908, DOI: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1503.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Gross, M., Binder, H. 2014. The early Middle Miocene mollusc fauna of Lake Rein (Eastern Alps, Austria). Palaeontographica, Abt. A, 302 (1-6), 1-71.


  • Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Kern, A.K., Piller, W.E., Neubauer, T.A. 2013. Explosive settlement by dreissenid bivalves as result of astronomical forcing. Biogeosciences, 10, 8423-8431, DOI: 10.5194/bg-10-8423-2013.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O. 2013. Phenotypic evolution in a venerid bivalve species lineage from the late Middle Miocene Central Paratethys Sea: a multi-approach morphometric analysis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110 (2), 320-334, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12120.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Daxner-Höck, G., Piller, W.E. 2013. New data on the terrestrial gastropods from the Oligocene-Miocene transition in the Valley of Lakes, Central Mongolia. Paleontological Journal, 47 (4), 374-385, DOI: 10.1134/S003103011304014X.
  • Нойбауер, Т.А., Харцхаузер, M., Дакснер-Хок, Г., Пиллер, В.Э. 2013. Новые данные по наземным брюхоногим Моллюскам из пограничных Олигоцен–Миоценовых отложений Долины Озер, Центральная Монголия. Палеонтологический Журнал, 2013 (4), 28-38.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2013. The Middle Miocene freshwater mollusk fauna of Lake Gacko (SE Bosnia and Herzegovina): taxonomic revision and paleoenvironmental analysis. Fossil Record, 16 (1), 77-96, DOI: 10.1002/mmng.201300003.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A. 2013. Phenotypic evolution in a fossil gastropod species lineage: evidence for adaptive radiation? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 370, 117-126, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.11.025.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Hrvatović, H. 2013. A new Miocene lacustrine mollusc fauna of the Dinaride Lake System and its palaeobiogeographic, palaeoecologic, and taxonomic implications. Palaeontology, 56 (1), 129-156, DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01171.x.


  • Neubauer, T.A., Schneider, S., Böhme, M., Prieto, J. 2012. First records of freshwater rissooidean gastropods from the Palaeogene of Southeast Asia. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 78 (3), 275-282, DOI: 10.1093/mollus/eys011.
  • Harzhauser, M., Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Zuschin, M., Ćorić, S. 2012. A Middle Miocene freshwater mollusc assemblage from an intramontane Alpine lake (Aflenz Basin, Eastern Alps, Austria). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 86 (1), 23-41, DOI: 10.1007/s12542-011-0117-x.


  • Neubauer, T.A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. 2011. Middle Miocene Freshwater Mollusks from Lake Sinj (Dinaride Lake System, SE Croatia; Langhian). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 140 (2), 201-237, DOI: 10.1127/arch.moll/1869-0963/140/201-237.