Welcome to the Department of Evolutionary Biology!

The Department of Evolutionary Biology seeks to understand the evolution of animal form, function, and diversity by combining comparative, developmental, and theoretical approaches. The department consists of two units, Integrative Zoology and Theoretical Biology. 



Hari SRIDHAR (KLI, Klosterneuburg)

Thursday 25 April 2024, 3.00 pm (CET)


New paper in Journal of Vertebrate Biology

Schindleria nana, a new extremely progenetic gobiid fish species (Teleostei: Gobiiformes: Gobiidae) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia


New Paper in Journal of Zoology

In search of the glow—Three-dimensional reconstruction of Latia neritoides with specific focus on the mantel cavity (Mollusca; Gastropoda;...


Marcel Vermeulen BSc

Phenotypic divergence across a flow regime in the Blackspot barb Dawkinsia filamentosa (Valenciennes 1844) (Teleostei:...


New paper in Cymbium

Dapalis pauciserratus, a new species of freshwater glassfishes (Teleostei, Ambassidae) from the Lower Oligocene of the Central Paratethys


Nadine Lehofer MSc

Movement and activity ranges of the European green toad (Bufotes viridis) in an urban area compared to a natural habitat


New paper in Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

Seasonal variations of a coastal fish community in relation to environmental parameters - A case study of the Sylt-Rømø Bight, southeastern North Sea


Severin Bachmayer MSc

Molecular and morphological mechanisms in the ovary of middle-aged mice causing delayed Progesterone withdrawal


New paper in Ichtyological Exploration of Freshwaters

Decline in abundance and distribution of Limbochromis robertsi (Teleostei: Cichlidae), an endangered cichlid fish endemic to Gahna, West Africa

Departmental Seminar Evolutionary Biology
Summer Term 2024

Tuesdays. 11:30 - 13:00
300142 SE Evolutionary Biology (2024S)

Hörsaal 3, UBB
, Djerassiplatz 1, 1030 Vienna

Book the time slot for your talk in Summer Term 2024 here!

 Upcoming talks:


News from the Wollesen-Lab


Organism models in the evolution of Neanderthals