Dr. Reinhard Gerecke
 
Address:
Biesingerstr. 11
72070 Tübingen
Germany
Phone: +49 (7071) 49410
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E-Mail: reinhard.gerecke@uni-tuebingen.de
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Research Topics
 
1. Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology of Hydrachnidia, mainly from the palaearctic region, for the new edition of the Acari section of \"Süßwasserfauna von Mitteleuropa\" (Spektrum publishers)

2. Ongoing field work:
Long term monitoring in the National Park Berchtesgaden (Upper Bavaria, Germany): A long-term project on stability and changes in time of spring dwelling invertebrate populations website link
Studies on the water mite diversity in Baden-Württemberg (SW Germany), including new field work in the Northern Black Forest (Naturschutzfonds Baden-Württemberg, Schwarzwald National Park)
Inventory of the standing water meiofauna of Luxembourg (Mus. Hist. Nat. Luxembourg)

3. Ongoing projects:
EDV documentation of published faunistic data concerning the water mite fauna of Central Europe

Completation of the faunistic inventory of the water mite fauna of Sicily, with additional field work in other parts of the mediterranean area

Zoogeographical inventory of the African water mites, with special regard to Madagascar.








 

 
Publications
 
Gerecke, R. (1987 ): Le acque interne di Sicilia e la loro fauna: un patrimonio naturale da salvare. - Animalia, 13 (1/3) (1986): 217-245 (Catania).
Gerecke, R. (1988 ): Das Kaltwasseraquarium. - In: Zupanc, K. H. (ed.): Praktische Verhaltensbiologie. Pareys Studientexte 61: 22-37, Parey (Berlin, Hamburg)
Gerecke, R. (1988 ): Limnolegeria longiseta Motas (Acari, Actinedida): Zur Morphologie, systematischen Stellung und Ökologie einer wenig bekannten Wassermilbe, mit Erstbeschreibung der Nymphe. - Arch. Hydrobiol., 112 (4): 611-626 (Stuttgart)
Gerecke, R. & E. Meyer (1989 ): Barbaxonella spectabilis n. sp., eine neue Wassermilbe (Acari, Actinedida, Aturidae) aus den Monti Iblei (Sizilien). - Lauterbornia, 2: 13-24, (Dinkelscherben)
Gerecke, R. (1990 ): Utaxatax ventriplax n. sp. - the first palearctic Record of the Water Mite-Genus Utaxatax Habeeb 1964 (Acari, Parasitengona, Anisitsiellidae), with Description of a new Subgenus. - Animalia, 15 (1/3) (1988): 181-200 (Catania)
Gerecke, R. & M. Brancucci (1990 ): Über einige Hydradephaga (Coleoptera: Haliplidae, Hygrobiidae, Noteridae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae) aus den Monti Nebrodi (Sizilien). - Entomologica Basiliensia, 13: 41-57 (Basel)
Gerecke, R. (1990 ): Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Dryopidae und Elmidae (Coleoptera: Dryopoidea) in Fließgewässern und Quellen Süditaliens. - Lauterbornia, 5: 27-41 (Dinkelscherben)
Gerecke, R. (1991 ): Über drei Arten der Gattung Bandakia Thor 1913 aus Mittel- und Südeuropa (Acari: Actinedida: Anisitsiellidae). - Senck. Biol., 71 (1/3): 139-153 (Frankfurt)
Gerecke, R. (1991 ): Taxonomische, faunistische und ökologische Untersuchungen an Wassermilben aus Sizilien, unter Berücksichtigung anderer aquatischer Invertebraten. - Lauterbornia, 7: 1-303 (Dinkelscherben)
Gerecke, R. (1991 ): Prymnopsella bucculata, gen. nov., sp. nov., a New Water Mite (Aturidae, Actinedida, Acari) from the Gennargentu Mountains (Sardinia, Italy). - Aquatic Insects, 13 (2): 107-114 (Lisse)
Gerecke, R. & J. Schwoerbel (1992 ): Water Quality and Water Mites in the upper Danube region. 1959 - 1984. - In: Dusbábek, F. & Bukva, V. (eds.): Modern Acarology, Vol. 1 (8th Int. Congr. Acarology, Budejovice): 483-491; Academia (Prague) & SPB Academic (The Hague)
Gerecke, R. (1992 ): A remarkable New Nilotonia-Species from the Pollino Mountains (Southern Italy). - Spixiana, 15 (1): 97-105 (München)
Ravizza, C. & Gerecke, R. (1992 ): A review of the distribution of Plecoptera on Sicily. - Mem. Soc. Ent. It., 70 (2) (1991): 9-31 (Genova)
Di Sabatino, A., Gerecke, R. & Cicolani, B. (1992 ): The water mites of the family Torrenticolidae Piersig, 1902 (Acari, Actinedida) in springs and running waters of Sicily (South Italy). - Arch. Hydrobiol./Suppl. 90 (2): 253-282 (Stuttgart)
Gerecke, R. & Schwoerbel, J. (1992 ): Untersuchungen zur Variabilität und Synonymie der Wassermilbe Thyopsis cancellata (Protz, 1896) (Acari, Actinedida, Hydryphantidae). - Spixiana, 15 (3): 239-248 (München)
Springer, M. & Gerecke, R. (1993 ): The male of Neotorrenticola plumipes from Costa Rica (Acari, Actinedida, Limnesiidae). - Studies Neotrop. Fauna Environment, 27 (4) (1992): 243-252, (Lisse)
Gerecke, R. (1993 ): The Water Mites of the Genus Partnunia Piersig, 1896 (Acari, Actinedida, Hydryphantidae). - Entomologica Basiliensia, 15 (1992): 13-44 (Basel)
Gerecke, R. & Smith, I. M. (1993 ): Description of larvae of Nilotonia longipora (Walter, 1925) (Acari: Hydrachnidia) with remarks on the relationships and classification of Nilotonia Thor, 1905. - Internat. J. Acarol., 19 (3): 259-266 (West Bloomfield)
Gerecke, R. (1994 ): Süßwassermilben (Hydrachnellae). Ein Bestimmungsschlüssel für die aus der Westpalaearktis bekannten Gattungen der Hydrachnellae mit einer einführenden Übersicht über die im Wasser vorkommenden Milben. - Lauterbornia, 18: 1-84 (Dinkelscherben)
Gerecke, R. & H. Smit (1994 ): Partnunia tabernaculata spec. nov., a new water mite from the Spanish Pyrenees. - Spixiana, 17 (2): 201-206 (München)
Panesar, A. & Gerecke, R. (1994 ): A New Partnunia Species (Acari, Actinedida, Hydryphantidae) from Keylong (Himalaya, India). - Aquatic Insects, 16 (4): 241-247 (Lisse)
Gerecke, R. (1994 ): New records of water mites from springs and running waters in the Mediterranean region (Acari, Actinedida: Anisitsiellidae, Aturidae and Momoniidae). - Annales de Limnologie, 30 (4): 267-284 (Toulouse)
Alicata, P.; R. De Pietro & Gerecke, R. (1994 ): Inland water management at the Southern margin of Europe - call for an intersectoral dialogue. - Ambio, 23 (7), 455-457 (Stockholm)
Gerecke, R. (1995 ): Gli ambienti acquatici - ‘l'arca di Noè’ della limnofauna Siciliana. - pp. 149-159 in: Regione Siciliana, Assessorato Territorio e Ambiente [ed.]: Il parco dei Nebrodi - un viaggio tra natura e cultura: 1-182, Publisicula (Palermo)
Gerecke, R. (1995 ): Wassermilben aus dem Schmiechener See. - pp. 397-402 in: Hölzinger, J. & Schmid, G. [ed.]: Der Schmiechener See. Naturkunde eines Naturschutzgebietes auf der Schwäbischen Alb. Teil 1: Geschichtlich-naturkundliche Beiträge. Beih. Veröff. Naturschutz Landschaftspflege Bad.-Württ., 78: 1-516
Gerecke, R., S. B. Peck & H. E. Pehofer (1995 ): The invertebrate fauna of the inland waters of the Galápagos archipelago (Ecuador) - a limnological and zoogeographical summary. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. 107 (2): 113-147 (Stuttgart)
Gerecke, R. & D. R. Cook (1995 ): Morphology, Systematic position and Zoogeography of Parawandesia chappuisi E. Angelier, 1951 (Acari, Hydrachnellae, Piersigiidae). - Zool. Anz., 234: 125-131 (Jena)
Gerecke, R. (1995 ): Water mites from Ecuador I. A new genus of the family Anisitsiellidae Koenike, 1909 (Acari: Hydrachnellae) from a rain forest stream in the province of Esmeraldas. - Amazoniana, 13 (3/4): 417-422 (Plön)
Gerecke, R. & I. M. Smith (1996 ): On the Biology of the Spring-dwelling Water mite Nilotonia longipora (Walter, 1925) (Acari, Actinedida, Anisitsiellidae). - pp. 377-383 in: Kropczynska, D.; Boczek, J. & Tomczyk, A. [eds]: The Acari - Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Acari-Host Relationships: 1-698, Dabor (Warszawa)
Di Sabatino, A. & Gerecke, R. (1996 ): An Interesting New Water Mite (Acari, Actinedida, Torrenticolidae) from Springs and Interstitial Waters of Sardinia and Corsica. - Aquatic Insects, 18 (3): 185-191 (Lisse)
Gerecke, R. & A. Di Sabatino (1996 ): The water mites of the family Torrenticolidae Piersig, 1902 (Acari, Actinedida, Hydrachnellae) in springs and running waters of Sardinia and Corsica. - Arch. Hydrobiol./Suppl. 107 (3): 287-334 (Stuttgart)
Gerecke, R. & G. Sabella (1996 ): La fauna delle sorgenti ed acque correnti. - In Ragonese, B. (ed.): Atti del Convegno su \‘La Fauna degli Iblei\’ (1994): 175-194, Ente Fauna Siciliana (Noto)
Schatz, H. & Gerecke, R. (1996 ): Hornmilben (Acari: Oribatida) aus Quellen und Quellbächen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden (Oberbayern) und in den Südlichen Alpen (Trentino-Alto Adige). - Ber. nat.-med. Verein Innsbruck, 83: 121-134 (Innsbruck)
Gerecke, R. (1996 ): Untersuchungen über die Wassermilben der Familie Hydryphantidae (Acari, Actinedida) in der Westpalaearktis I. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der westpalaearktischen Arten der Gattung Protzia. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. 77 (3/4): 271-336 (Stuttgart)
Gerecke, R. (1996 ): Untersuchungen über die Wassermilben der Familie Hydryphantidae (Acari, Actinedida) in der Westpalaearktis II. Die Wassermilben der Familie Hydryphantidae in den Mittelmeerländern - Systematik, Faunistik, Zoogeographie. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. 77 (3/4): 337-513 (Stuttgart)
Crema, S.; U. Ferrarese; D. Golo; P. Modena; B. Sambugar & Gerecke, R. (1996 ): Ricerche sulla fauna bentonica ed interstiziale di ambienti sorgentizi in area alpina e prealpina. - Report del Centro di Ecologia Alpina, Viote Monte Bondone, 8: 1-104 (Trento)
Bader, C. & Gerecke, R. (1996 ): Eine neue Wassermilbenart der Gattung Atractides (Acari: Hydrachnellae: Hygrobatidae) aus dem Nationalpark Berchtesgaden (Oberbayern). - Lauterbornia, 26: 121-127 (Dinkelscherben)
Gerecke, R. & A. Di Sabatino (1996 ): Water mites and spring typology in Sicily. - Crunoecia 5: 35-41 (Solingen)
Gerecke, R. & A. Di Sabatino (1997 ): Historical zoogeography and evolution of habitat preference in water mites (Acari: Hydrachnellae) of the Central Mediterranean region. - In: Mitchell, R.; Horn, D.J.; Needham, G.R. & Welbourn, W.C. [eds.]: Acarology IX, Proc. 9th Int. Congr. Acarol., Columbus (Ohio, 1994): 523-527 (Columbus)
Gerecke, R.; L. Fisher-Hartig & M. Steinitz-Kannan (1997 ): Centrolimnesia boopis (Hydrachnellae: Limnesiidae), a New Planktonic Mite from Lake Limoncocha in the Amazonian Region of Ecuador. - Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 31 (1996): 193-204 (Lisse)
Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; D’Alfonso, S. & Cicolani, B. (1997 ): Prime considerazioni sulla biodiversità delle sorgenti Italiane: la taxocenosi ad acari acquatici (Acari, Actinedida, Hydrachnidia). - In Anelli, A.; Ferrai, I.; Rossetti, G. & Vezzosi, M. [eds]: Ecologia, S. It. E., Atti 18: 171-174 (Parma)
Gerecke, R.; C. Meisch; F. Stoch; F. Acri & H. Franz (1998 ): Spring typology and eucrenon/hypocrenon-ecotone in the Bavarian Alps. - In: Botosaneanu, L. [ed.]: Studies in Crenobiology: 167-182. Backhuys (Leiden)
Gerecke, R. & Cantonati, M. (1998 ): Gli Idracari. - In: Cantonati, M. [ed.]: Le sorgenti del Parco Adamello-Brenta. Ricerche idrobiologiche su fonti non captate. Parco Documenti, Mus. Trident. Sci. Nat. (Trento)
Gerecke, R. (1998 ): Preliminary remarks on a family of water mites (Hydrachnidia) new to science discovered in Sicily and Morocco. (Abstract) - Zoology 101 Suppl. 1 (DZG 91.1): 73
Gerecke, R. & Reutimann, P. (1999 ): Carl Bader 1910-1997. Ein Nachruf. - Acarologia, 39 (3): 195-201 (Paris)
Benfatti, D. & Gerecke, R. (1999 ): Remarks on the distribution, life cycle and larval morphology of Acherontacarus K. Viets (Hydrachnellae: Hydrovolziidae). - In: Bruin,J.; van der Geest, L.P.S. & Sabelis, M.W. (eds): Ecology and Evolution of the Acari: 473-482. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Cianficconi, F.; De Pietro, R.; Gerecke, R. & Moretti, G. (1999 ): Catalogo dei Tricotteri della Sicilia. - Mem. Soc. entomol. ital., 77: 259-309 (Milano).
Gerecke, R.; I.M. Smith & D.R. Cook (1999 ): Three new species of Apheviderulix gen. nov. and proposal of Apheviderulicidae fam. nov. (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Eylaoidea). - Hydrobiologia, 397: 133-147
Gerecke, R. (1999 ): Further studies on hydryphantoid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) in the W palaearctic region. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl., 121/2: 119-158.
Totschnig U., Pirchegger H., Less S. & Gerecke R. (1999 ): Die winterliche Quellmilbenfauna im Wattental (Innsbruck, Tirol). - Ber. nat.-med. Verein Innsbruck, 86: 131-138.
Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R. & Martin, P. (2000 ): The biology and ecology of lotic water mites (Hydrachnidia). - Freshwater Biology, 44: 47-62
Smit, H.; Gerecke R. & Di Sabatino A. (2000 ): A catalogue of water mites of the superfamily Arrenuroidea (Acari: Actinedida) from the Mediterranean. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. 121 (3/4): 201-267
Gerecke, R. (2000 ): New data on the morphology and distribution of Mesobates forcipatus Thor, 1901, and observations on the systematics of Atractides-like water mites (Acari, Actinedida, Hygrobatidae) - Aquatic Insects, 22 (3): 209-217
Gerecke, R. & Tuzovskij, P. (2001 ): The water mite Rutripalpus limicola Sokolow, 1934: new data on morphology and biology, and considerations on the systematic position of the monotypic family Rutripalpidae (Acari, Hydrachnidia). - J.Nat.Hist., 35: 931-944
Tuzovskij, P., D. Benfatti & R. Gerecke (2001 ): The water mite family Acherontacaridae Cook, 1967 nov. stat. and diagnosis of the superfamily Hydrovolzioidea Thor, 1905 (Acariformes, Hydrachnidia). - Acarologia 41: 451-473.
Di Sabatino, A., Martin, P., Gerecke, R. & Cicolani, B. (2002 ): Hydrachnidia (water mites), 105-133. - In: Rundle, S.D., A.L. Robertson & J.M. Schmid-Araya: Freshwater Meiofauna: Biology and Ecology. Leiden, The Netherlands, Backhuys Publishers: 105-133.
Gerecke, R. (2002 ): The water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) of a little disturbed forest stream in southwest Germany - a study on seasonality and habitat preference, with remarks on diversity patterns in different geographical areas. - In: F. Bernini, Nannelli, G., Nuzzaci, G. & de Lillo, E., ed. Acarid Phylogeny and Evolution. Adaptions in mites and ticks. Dortrecht, The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers: 69-89.
Gerecke, R.; Franz, H. & Schrankel, I. (2002 ): Fünf Jahre Quellforschung im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. - In: Forschung im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden von 1978 bis 2001, Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 46: 67-71.
Goldschmidt, T.; Gerecke, R. & Alberti, G. (2002 ): Hygrobates salamandrarum sp. nov. (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from China: the first record of a freshwater mite parasitizing newts (Amphibia, Urodela). - Zool. Anz., 241: 297-304.
Di Sabatino, A., Cicolani, B. & Gerecke, R. (2003 ): Biodiversity and ecological importance of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) in Italian springs. - Freshwater Biology, 48: 1-11
Pešic, V. & Gerecke, R. (2003 ): Water mites of the genera Albaxona, Axonopsis, Barbaxonella and Erebaxonopsis (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Aturidae: Axonopsinae) from Central Europe and Mediterranean area. - Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl., 139/4: 563-578
Gerecke, R. (2003 ): Obituary: Jürgen Schwoerbel (1930-2002). - Internat. J. Acarol., 29 (2): 171-174
Goldschmidt, T. & Gerecke, R. (2003 ): Studies on hydryphantid water mites (Acari: Actinedida: Hydrachnidia) from Central and South America. – - in I.M. Smith (ed.): "An Acarological Tribute to David R. Cook - From Yankee Springs to Wheeny Creek" Indira Publ. House: 83-150
Tuzovskij, P. & Gerecke, R. (2003 ): A new diagnosis and status for Mixobates Thor, 1905 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae), with a revision of the palaearctic species. - Annls Limnol.; 39: 151-174
Gerecke, R. (2003 ): The water mites of the genus Atractides (Acari: Parasitengona: Hygrobatidae) in the W palaearctic region. A revision. - J. Linn. Soc. London 138: 141-376
Gerecke, R. & Pusch, M. (2003 ): Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schwoerbel 1930-2002. - Lauterbornia, 46: 1-10.
Goldschmidt, T. & Gerecke, R. (2003 ): Zur Kenntnis der Wassermilbenfauna (Acari, Hydrachnidia) in Fließgewässern und Quellen auf Madagaskar. - Tagungsbericht DGL Braunschweig 2002: 755-760
Di Sabatino A., Gerecke R., Smit H., Pesic V. & Panesar A. (2003 ): Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae (Acari, Actinedida, Hydrachnidia) from the Eastern Mediterranean. - Archiv für Hydrobiologie Suppl.139/3: 1-39
Moreno-Alcaraz, J. L. Gerecke, R. & Tuzovskij, P. (2004 ): The larval stage and life cycle of Diplodontus scapularis Dugès, 1834, and remarks on distribution and habitat preference of Diplodontus species in the South West palaearctic region. - Aquatic Insects
Gerecke, R. (2004 ): The water mites of Madagascar (Acari: Hydrachnidia): a revised list completed by original material conserved at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. - Zoosystema, 26 (3): 393-418
Gerecke, R. (2004 ): Water mites from spring- and groundwater habitats in the Sultanate of Oman. - Journal of Natural History, 38: 2833-2849
Gerecke, R. (2004 ): Taxonomy and Phylogeny in African water mites of the genus Diplodontus Dugés, 1834 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hydryphantidae). - Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Limnol., 40 (1): 71-85
Gerecke, R.; Stoch, F.; Meisch, C. & Schrankel, I. (2005 ): Die Meiofauna der Quellen und des hyporheischen Interstitials in Luxemburg. - Ferrantia. Trav. Mus. Hist. Nat. Luxembourg
Gerecke, R. & Lehmann, E. O. (2005 ): Towards a long term monitoring of Central European water mite faunas (Acari: Hydrachnidia and Halacaridae) - considerations on the background of data from 1900 to 2000 - Limnologica, 35: 45-51
Gerecke, R.; Jäntsch, W. & Schreiber, U. (2005 ): Neue Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Wassermilbenfauna (Acari: Hydrachnidia et Halacaridae) Sachsens. - Lauterbornia, 55: 65-77.
Davids, C.; Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; Gledhill, T. & Smit, H. (2005 ): On the taxonomy of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 1: Hydrachnidae, Limnocharidae and Eylaidae. - Zootaxa, 1061: 36-64.
Gerecke, R. & Benfatti, D. (2005 ): The water mites of the genus Acherontacarus (Acari, Acherontacaridae): A revision. - Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali, Acta Biologica, 81: 53-77.
Cantonati, M.; Bertuzzi, E.; Gerecke, R.; Ortler, K. & Spitale, D. (2005 ): Long-term ecological research in springs of the Italian Alps: six years of standardized sampling. - Verh. Internat. Verein Limnol., 29: 907-911
Martens, A.; Gerecke, R. & Grabow, K. (2006 ): Caspihalacarus hyrcanus (Acari: Halacaridae) am Oberrhein – der erste Fund einer neozoischen Wassermilbe in Deutschland und Frankreich. - Lauterbornia, 56: 27-33.
Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (2006 ): Quellen als Gegenstand der Umweltbeobachtung in den Alpen. - In: Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51: 11-16.
Franz, H.; Konnert, V. & Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Der Nationalpark Berchtesgaden als Referenzgebiet für langfristige Umweltbeobachtungen. - In: Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51: 17-38.
Gerecke, R. & Martin, P. (2006 ): Spinnentiere: Milben (Chelicerata: Acari). - In Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51:122-148.
Haybach, A.; Dorn, A. & Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Eintagsfliegen (Ephemeroptera). - In: Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51:157-160.
Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Käfer (Coleoptera). - In: Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51:171-176.
Schröder, H.; Howein, H. & Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Quelltypen und Quellfauna. - In Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51 214-220.
Gerecke, R.; Schrankel, I., Stur, E.; Wagner, R. & Wiedenbrug, S. (2006 ): Die Langzeituntersuchungsstellen. Feinverteilung der Fauna und erste Beobachtungen zu Veränderungen in der Zeit. - In Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51: 221-254.
Franz, H.; Gerecke, R.; Stur, E. & Wiedenbrug, S. (2006 ): Vorschläge für die langfristige Umweltbeobachtung, Ausblick. - In Gerecke, R. & Franz, H. (Hrsg.): Quellen im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Lebensgemeinschaften als Indikatoren des Klimawandels. Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Forschungsbericht 51: 255-263.
Cantonati, M., Gerecke, R. & Bertuzzi, E. (2006 ): Springs of the Alps – sensitive ecosystems to environmental change: from biodiversity assessments to long-term studies. - Hydrobiologia 562: 59-96
Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Wassermilben im Kalkquellmoor "Benninger Ried" bei Memmingen, Bayern (Chelicerata: Hydrachnidia et Halacaridae, Acari). - Lauterbornia, 57: 79-94.
Gerecke, R. & Hebauer, F. (2006 ): Wasserwanzen (Heteroptera) und Wasserkäfer (Coleoptera) im Kalkquellmoor "Benninger Ried" bei Memmingen, Bayern. - - Lauterbornia, 57: 123-132
Meisch, C.; Stoch, F. & Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Krebstiere (Crustacea Copepoda, Ostracoda, Amphipoda et Isopoda im Kalkquellmoor "Benninger Ried" bei Memmingen, Bayern. - Lauterbornia, 57: 95-106
Gerecke, R. (2006 ): ): Revisional study on water mites of the family Harpagopalpidae K. Viets, 1924 (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with descriptions of new species from Cameroon and Madagascar. - Ann. Limnol., 42 (2): 109-125
Davids, C.; Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; Gledhill, T. & Smit, H. (2006 ): Acari, Hydrachnidia I. - pp. 241-388 in Gerecke, R. (ed.): Süßwasserfauna von Mitteleuropa, Vol. 7, 2-1 (2007). Spektrum Elsevier
Gerecke, R.; Weigmann, G.; Wohltmann, A. & Wurst, E. (2006 ): Order Acari – General introduction and key to major groups. - pp. 14-57 in: Gerecke, R. (ed.): Süßwasserfauna von Mitteleuropa, Vol. 7, 2-1 (2007). Spektrum Elsevier
Cîmpean, M. & Gerecke, R. (2006 ): Water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the Retezat National Park (Romania). - pp. 63-74 in: Bãnãduc, D.; Sîrbu, I. & Curtean, A. (eds): The Retezat National Park. Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research, 3: 1-204.
Martin, P., Gerecke; R., Rumm, P. & Bartsch, I. (2007 ): Acari (Milben). - pp. 295-344 in: Schminke, H.K. & Gad, G. (eds): Grundwasserfauna Deutschlands. Ein Bestimmungswerk. Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall, Hennef: 1-628.
Pešic, V.; Gerecke, R. & Cîmpean, M. (2007 ): Water mites of the genus Neumania Lebert (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Unionicolidae: Pionatacinae) in the Mediterranean area. - Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim. 43 (3), 187-198
Di Sabatino, A.; Smit, H.; Gerecke, R.; Goldschmidt, T.; Matsumoto, N. & Cicolani, B. (2008 ): Global diversity of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia; Arachnida) in freshwater. - In: Balian, E.V.; Lévêque, C.; Segers, H. & Martens, K. (eds): Fresh water animal diversity assessment. Hydrobiologia 595: 303-315.
Gerecke, R. (2008 ): A new species and subgenus of Lebertia (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Lebertiidae) from the Brenta-Adamello Natural Park (Italian Alps). - Fundamental and Applied Limnology, Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 170/4: 325-332.
Baker, R.; Pešic, V.; Gerecke, R.; Hristovski, N. & Stojanovski, S. (2008 ): A comparative analysis of the water mite fauna of three transboundary lakes in the Balkans. - Lauterbornia 62, 45-51.
Pešic, V. & Gerecke, R. (2008 ): A new water mite (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Sperchontidae) from the Himalaya Mountains (Northern India). - Vestnik Zoologii 42 (1): 77-80.
Gerecke, R. & Di Sabatino, A. (2008 ): Water mites (Hydrachnidia and Halacaridae) in spring habitats: a taxonomical and ecological perspective. - In: Cantonati, M., Bertuzzi, E. & Spitale, D.: The spring habitat: Biota and sampling methods. Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, Trento (Monografie del Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali 4): 193-216.
Gerecke, R.; Maiolini, B. & Cantonati, M. (2008 ): Collecting Meio- and Macrozoobenthos in springs. - In: Cantonati, M., Bertuzzi, E. & Spitale, D.: The spring habitat: Biota and sampling methods. Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, Trento (Monografie del Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali 4).
Tuzovskij, P.; Gerecke, R. & Goldschmidt, T. (2008 ): Malgasacaridae, a new family of water mites from Madagascar (Acariformes, Hydrachnidia). - Zoosystematica Rossica 16 (2) (2007): 163-167.
Koehler, H.; Wohltmann, A.; Weigmann, G. & Gerecke, R. (2008 ): Zur Milbenfauna der Ostfriesichen Inseln (Arachnida, Acari). - In: Niedringhaus, R.; Haeseler, V. & Janiesch, P. (eds): Die Flora und Fauna der Ostfriesischen Inseln. Schriftenreihe Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer 11: 113-122.
Gerecke, R. & Moreno, J.-L. (2008 ): Contribution to the knowledge of the rare water mites Nilotonia borneri Walter, 1922 and Nilotonia parva Walter, 1931 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Anisitsiellidae). - Lauterbornia 63: 23-30.
Wagner, R. & Gerecke, R. (2008 ): Tanzfliegen (Diptera: Empididae) aus Quellen im Nationalpark Gesäuse (Österreich). - Lauterbornia 63: 77-82.
Moreno-Alcaraz, J.-L.; Gerecke, R. & Tuzovskij, P.V. (2008 ): Biology and taxonomic position of a viviparous water mite (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from a hypersaline spring in southern Spain. - Aquatic Insects 30 (4): 307-317.
Gerecke, R. (2008 ): "Stille Wesen an heimlichen Orten" - die ersten Ergebnisse der Quellforscher - Der Johnsbach. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 3: 106-110.
Gerecke, R. (2009 c): Dieses 7 mm kleine Tier überlebte die Eiszeit - Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, 25: 21
Martin, P. & Gerecke, R. (2009 ): Diptera as hosts of water mite larvae - an interesting relationship with many open questions. - Lauterbornia 68: 95-103.
Gerecke, R.; Franz, H. & Cantonati, M. (2009 ): Invertebrate diversity in springs of the National Park Berchtesgaden (Germany, upper Bavaria). Selected data and their significance for long-term monitoring. - Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol., 30 (8): 1229-1233
Pešic, V.; Gerecke, R. & Smit, H. (2009 ): A redefinition of Iranothyas Bader, 1984 with the description of a new species from Oman. - Zootaxa 2290: 59-64
Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; Gledhill, T. & Smit, H. (2009 ): On the taxonomy of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 2: Hydryphantoidea and Lebertioidea. - Zootaxa 2266: 1-34
Tuzovskij, P. & Gerecke, R. (2009 ): Water mites of the family Limnocharidae (Acariformes, Hydrachnidia) from Madagascar. - Acarina 17: 33-55
Gerecke, R.; Schatz, H. & Wohltmann, A. (2009 ): The mites (Chelicerata: Acari) of the CRENODAT project: Faunistic records and ecological data from springs in the Autonomous Province of Trento (Italian Alps) . - Int. J. Acarol. 35: 303-333
Gerecke, R. (2009 b): Revisional studies on the European species of the water mite genus Lebertia Neuman, 1880 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Lebertiidae). - Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 566: 1-144
Gerecke, R. (2009 a): Revisional studies on Thoracophoracarus K. Viets, 1914 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Arrenuridae). - Zoosystema 31: 127-145
Fišer, C.; Coleman, C. O. ; Zagmajster, M.; Zwittnig, B.; Gerecke, R. & Sket, B. (2010 in press): Old museum samples and recent taxonomy: taxonomic, biogeographic and conservation perspective of Niphargus tatrensis species complex(Crustacea: Amphipoda). - Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 10: 5-22
Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; Gledhill, T. & Smit, H. (2010 ): The taxonomic status of the water mite genera Todothyas Cook and Parathyas Lundblad—supplement to Di Sabatino et al. (2009). - Zootaxa 2361: 68.
Di Sabatino, A.; Gerecke, R.; Gledhill, T. & Smit, H. (2010 ): Hydrachnidia, Hydryphantoidea and Lebertioidea. - . In: Gerecke, R., ed. (2010): Süßwasserfauna von Mitteleuropa 7/2-2: Chelicerata: Acari II. Springer: 1-234.
Smit, H. & Gerecke, R. (2010 ): A checklist of the water mites of France (Acari: Hydrachnidia). - Acarologia 50 (1): 21-91.
Pešic, V.; Smit, H.; Gerecke, R. & Di Sabatino, A. (2010 ): The water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of the Balkan peninsula, a revised survey with new records and descriptions of five new taxa. - Zootaxa 2586: 1-100.
Stoch, F.; Gerecke, R.; Pieri, V.; Rossetti, G. & Sambugar, B. (2011 ): Exploring species distribution of spring meiofauna (Annelida, Acari, Crustacea) in the south-eastern Alps. - In: Cantonati, M.; Gerecke, R.; Jüttner, I. & Cox.,E. J. (Guest Editors): Springs: neglected key habitats for biodiversity conservation. Journal of Limnology 70 (suppl. 1): 65-77.
Gerecke, R.; Cantonati, M.; Spitale, D.; Stur, E. & Wiedenbrug, S. (2011 ): The challenges of long-term ecological research in springs in the northern and southern Alps: indicator groups, habitat diversity, and medium-term change. - In: Cantonati, M.; Gerecke, R.; Jüttner, I. & Cox.,E. J. (Guest Editors): Springs: neglected key habitats for biodiversity conservation. Journal of Limnology 70 (suppl. 1): 168-187.
Bartsch I. & Gerecke R. (2011 ): A new freshwater mite of the marine genus Halacarellus (Acari: Halacaridae) from the Austrian Alps (Styria, Gesäuse National Park): Description and reflections on its origin. - Zoologischer Anzeiger 250: 151-159
Pesic, V.; Smit, H. & Gerecke, R. (2011 ): New records of water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from South Africa, with descriptions of five new species. - Zootaxa 2986: 1-54
Cantonati, M.; Gerecke, R.; Jüttner, I. & Cox.,E. J. (2011 ): Introduction to the Special Issue, Acknowledgments. - In: Cantonati, M.; Gerecke, R.; Jüttner, I. & Cox.,E. J. (Guest Editors): Springs: neglected key habitats for biodiversity conservation. Journal of Limnology 70 (suppl. 1): 1-2
Gerecke, R., U. Heckes, M. Hess & E. Mauch (2011 ): Limnologische Untersuchungen von Fließgewässern und Quellen am Hohen Trauchberg, Ostallgäu/Bayerische Alpen. - Lauterbornia 73: 23-148
Gerecke, R. & Haseke, H. (2012 ): Quellforschung im Nationalpark und anderswo. - pp. 38-51 in: Gerecke, R.: Haseke, H.; Klauber, J. & Maringer, A. (Eds): Quellen. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 7 (Weng im Gesäuse): 1-391.
Fišer, C.; Gerecke, R.; Meisch, C. & Stoch, F. (2012 ): Milben (Acari) und Krebstiere (Crustacea). - pp. 108-131 in: Gerecke, R.: Haseke, H.; Klauber, J. & Maringer, A. (Eds): Quellen. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 7 (Weng im Gesäuse): 1-391.
Gerecke, R. & Monaghan, M.T. (2012 ): Eintagsfliegen (Ephemeroptera). - pp. 132-141 in: Gerecke, R.: Haseke, H.; Klauber, J. & Maringer, A. (Eds): Quellen. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 7 (Weng im Gesäuse): 1-391.
Gerecke, R. & Hess, M. (2012 ): Käfer (Coleoptera). - pp. 154-162 in: Gerecke, R.: Haseke, H.; Klauber, J. & Maringer, A. (Eds): Quellen. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 7 (Weng im Gesäuse): 1-391.
Gerecke, R. (2012 ): Zweiflügler (Diptera): Mücken und Fliegen - pp. 163-164 in: Gerecke, R.: Haseke, H.; Klauber, J. & Maringer, A. (Eds): Quellen. Schriften des Nationalparks Gesäuse, 7 (Weng im Gesäuse): 1-391.
Pešić, V.; Smit, H. & Gerecke, R. (2012 ): A contribution to the knowledge of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) in France. - Zootaxa 3221: 60–68
Gerecke, R. (2012 ): Studies on European Feltria species (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Feltriidae). - Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A. N.S. 5: 13-47.
Cantonati, M.; Füreder, L.; Gerecke, R.; Jüttner, I. & Cox, E.J. (2012 ): Crenic habitats, hotspots for freshwater biodiversity conservation: toward an understanding of their ecology. - Freshwater Science, 31 (2): 463-480.
Gerecke, R. & Hörweg, C. (2013 ): Water mites of the genus Atractides (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from the Gesäuse National Park (Austria, Styria). - Lauterbornia 76: 69-76
Esen, Y.; Dilkaroðlu, S.; Erman, O. & Gerecke, R. (2013 ): Two new water mite species of the genus Lebertia (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Lebertiidae) from Turkey. - J. Nat. Hist. 47 (15-16): 1983-1092.
Pešiæ, V.; Cook, D.; Gerecke, R. & Smit, H. (2013 ): The water mite family Mideopsidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia): a contribution to the diversity in the Afrotropical region and taxonomic changes above species level. - Zootaxa 3720: 1-75.
Gerecke, R. & Di Sabatino, A. (2013 ): The water mites (Hydrachnidia and Halacaridae) of the collection Daniele Benfatti at the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Verona. - Mem. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Verona 37: 67-112
Pešiæ, V. & Gerecke, R. (2014 ): Water mites from Caves of the Ha Giang province, northern Vietnam (Acari: Hydrachnidia). - Zootaxa 3774 (4): 367-380
Gerecke, R. (2014 ): Pseudofeltria (Acariformes: Pionidae) in Europe: Three previously described taxa, a species new to science from the Northern Apennines, and a redefinition of Foreliinae. - Acarologia 54 (1): 57-67
Gerecke, R.; Marrone, F.; Sorgi, G.; Dossena, M. & Stoch, F. (2014 ): The water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of the standing waters of Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily: review and new data. - Italian Journal of Zoology 81 (3): 389-408
Gerecke, R. (2014 a): Studies on European species of the water mite family Aturidae Thor (Acari: Hydrachnidia). - Zootaxa 3841 (1): 1-46
Gerecke, R. (2014 b): The water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) in Corsica and Sardinia. - Zoosystema 36 (4): 735-759
Gerecke, R. & Bückle, C. (2014 ): Bergrutschereignis am Hirschkopf - Beobachtungen zur Wiederbesiedlung von Gewässern und Feuchtgebieten. - Naturschutzinfo 1/2014: 18-23
Smith, I; Cook, D.R. & Gerecke, R. (2015 ): Revision of the status of some genus-level water mite taxa in the families Pionidae Thor, 1900, Aturidae Thor, 1900, and Nudomideopsidae Smith, 1990 (Acari: Hydrachnidiae). - Zootaxa 3919: 111-156
Smit, H.; Gerecke, R.; Pešiæ, V. & Gledhill, T. (2015 ): On the taxonomic state of water mite taxa (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 3, Hygrobatoidea and Arrenuroidea with new faunistic data. - Zootaxa 3981 (4): 542-552