History of
  Turbellarian Research
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Listing of publications with author Rieger R
author date title journal / publication
Achatz JG, Gschwentner R, Rieger R 2005 Symsagittifera smaragdina sp. nov.: a new acoel (Acoela: Acoelomorpha) from the Mediterranean Sea. Zootaxa 1085: 33-45
Akesson B, Gschwentner R, Hendelberg J, Ladurner P, Mueller J, Rieger R 2001 Fission in Convolutriloba longifissura: Asexual reproduction in acoelous turbellarians revisited. Acta Zool (Stockholm) 82: 231-239
Coull BC, Ellison RL, Higgins JW, Hope RP, Hummon WD, Rieger RM, Sterrer W, Thiel WE 1977 Quantitative estimates of meiofauna from the deep sea off North Carolina, USA. Mar. Biol. 39: 233-246
Doe DA, Rieger RM 1977 A new species of the genus Retronectes (Turbellaria, Catenulida) from the coast of North Carolina, USA. Mikrofauna Meeresbodens 66:1-10 [=1977:549-556].
Egger B, Gschwentner R, Rieger RM 2007 Free-living flatworms under the knife: past and present Dev Genes Evol.217:89-104.
Fegley SR, Smith JPS, Rieger RM 1984 Parahaploposthia thiophilus sp.n. and the use of living specimens in identification of acoel turbellarians. Zool Scr 13:1-8.
Gaerber C, Salvenmoser W, Rieger RM, Gschwentener R 2007 The nervous system of Convolutriloba (Acoela) and its patterning during regeneration after asexual reproduction. Zoomorphology 126:73–87
Gardiner SL, Rieger RM 1980 Rudimentary cilia in muscle cells of annelids and echinoderms. Cell Tiss Res 413:247-252
Gray JS, Rieger RM 1971 A quantitative study of the meiofauna of an exposed sandy beach at Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire. J Mar Biol Assoc UK 51:1-19.
Gschwentner R, Baric S, Rieger R 2002 New model for the formation and function of sagittocysts: Symsagittifera corsicae n. sp. (Acoela). Invert Biol 121:95-103
Gschwentner R, Baric S, Rieger R 2002 New model for the formation and function of sagittocysts: Symsagittifera corsicae n. sp. (Acoela) Invertebr Biol 121:95-103
Gschwentner R, Ladurner P, Nimeth K, Rieger R 2001 Stem cells in a basal bilaterian. S-phase and mitotic cells in Convolutriloba longifissura (Platyhelminthes, Acoela). Cell and Tissue Research 304:401-408
Gschwentner R, Ladurner P, Salvenmosr W, Rieger RM, Tyler S 1999 Fine structure and evolutionary significance of sagittocysts of Convolutriloba longifissura (Acoela, Platyhelminthes). Invert Biol 118: 332-345
Gschwentner R, Mueller J, Ladurner P, Rieger R, Tyler S 2003 Unique patterns of longitudinal body-wall musculature in the Acoela (Plathelminthes): the ventral musculature of Convolutriloba longifissura. Zoomorphology 122:87-94
Hagerman GM, Rieger RM 1981 Dispersal of benthic meiofauna by wave and current action in Bogue Sound, North Carolina, USA. PSZNI:Mar Ecol 2:245-270.
Haszprunar G, Legniti A, Rieger GE, Rieger RM 1991 New characters of the CNS of Macrostomum hystricinum marinum (Turbellaria-Macrostomida). Cell Tissue Res (in press)
Haszprunar G, Rieger RM, Schuchert P 1991 Extant "problematica" within or near the Metazoa. In: Conway-Morris S, Simonetta A, eds, The early evolution of the Metazoa and the significance of problematic taxa. Cambridge Univ Press, pp 99-105
Knauss EB, Rieger RM 1979 Fine structure of the male reproductive system in two species of Haplognathia Sterrer (Gnathostomulida, Filospermoidea). Zoomorphologie 94:33-48
Ladurner P, Mair G, Rieger R, Salvenmoser W 1993 Immunozytochemische Darstellung von Serotonin im Nervensystem von Macrostomum hystricinum marinum (Turbellaria). Abstr 3. Symp Neurobiol, Ibk 1993: 54.
Ladurner P, Mair GR, Reiter D, Salvenmoser W, Rieger RM 1997 Serotonergic nervous system of two macrostomid species: recent or ancient divergence? Invertebr Biol 116: 178-191
Ladurner P, Pfister D, Seifarth C, Schärer L, Mahlknecht M, Salvenmoser W, Gerth R, Rieger R 2005 Production of cell- and tissue-specific monoclonal antibodies for the flatworm Macrostomum sp. Histochemistry and Cell Biology 123: 89-104
Ladurner P, Reiter D, Riedl D and Rieger RM 1998 Stem cells in turbellarian development, growth, and regeneration. (Abstract). Dev. Biol.; 198: 209.
Ladurner P, Rieger RM 2000 Embryonic muscle development of Convoluta pulchra (Turbellaria: Acoelomorpha, Plathyelminthes). Dev Biol 222: 359-375
Ladurner P, Rieger RM, Baguna J 2000 Spatial distribution and differentiation potential of stem cells in hatchlings and adults in the marine platyhelminth Macrostomum sp.: A bromodeoxyuridine analysis. Dev Biol 231-241
Ladurner P, Schärer L, Salvenmoser W, Rieger RM 2005 A new model organism among the lower Bilateria and the use of digital microscopy in taxonomy of meiobenthic Platyhelminthes: Macrostomum lignano,n.sp. (Rhabditophora, Macrostomorpha). J Zool Syst Evol Res 43:114-126
Legniti A, Rieger RM, Haszprunar G 1989 Cellular components in the acoelomate body cavity in the hatchling and the adult of Macrostomum hystricinum (Turbellaria, Macrostomida). Eur. J. Cell Biol. Suppl 27 49:55 (Abstract).
Morris J, Ladurner P, Rieger R, Pfister D, De Miguel-Bonet M, Jacobs D, Hartenstein V 2006 The Macrostomum lignano EST database as a molecular resource for studying platyhelminth development and phylogeny. Dev Genes Evol 216:695-707
Morris J, Nallur R, Ladurner P, Egger B, Rieger R, Hartenstein V 2004 The embryonic development of the flatworm Macrostomum sp. Dev Genes Evol 214:220-239
Nimeth K, Ladurner P, Gschwentner R, Salvenmoser W, Rieger R 2002 Cell renewal and apoptosis in Macrostomum sp. [Lignano]. Cell Biol Internat 26:801-815
Ott J, Rieger G, Rieger R, Enders F 1982 New mouthless interstitial worms from the sulfide system: symbiosis with prokaryotes. Marine Ecology 3(4): 313-334
Peter R, Ladurner P, Rieger R 2001 The role of stem cell strategies in coping with environmental stress and choosing between alternative reproductive modes: Turbellaria rely on a single cell type to maintain individual life and propagate species. Mar Ecol P S Z N I 22 (1-2):35-51
Powell EN, Crenshaw MA, Rieger RM 1980 Adaptations to sulfide in sulfide-system meiofauna. Endproducts of sulfide detoxification in three turbellarians and a gastrotrich. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 2:169-177
Ramachandra NB, Gates RD, Jacobs DK, Ladurner P, Rieger R, Hartenstein V 2001 Early neurogenesis in flatworms (Abstract) Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 67 (Supplement) (April, 2001)
Riedl RJ, Rieger R 1971 New characters observed on isolated jaws and basal plates of the family Gnathostomulidae (Gnathostomulida).  
Rieger GE, Rieger RM 1977 Comparative fine structure study of the gastrotrich cuticle and aspects of cuticle evolution within the Aschelminthes. Z zool Syst Evolutionsforsch 15:81-124
Rieger GE, Rieger RM 1980 Fine structure and formation of eggshells in marine Gastrotricha. Zoomorphology, 96: 215-229
Rieger R, Ladurner P 2003 The significance of muscle cells for the origin of mesoderm in Bilateria. Integ Comp Biol 43:47-54 [MS as repr]
Rieger RM 1968 Myozonaria bistylifera nov. gen. nov. spec.: Ein Vertreter der Turbellarienordnung Macrostomida aus dem Verwandtschaftskreis von Dolichomacrostomum Luther mit einem Muskeldarm. Zool Anz 180:1-22.
Rieger RM 1970 A new group of Turbellaria-Typhloplanoida with a proboscis and its relationship to Kalyptorhynchia. Am. Zoo. 10(4): 548
Rieger RM 1971 Bradynectes sterreri gen. nov., spec. nov., eine neue psammobionte Macrostomide (Turbellaria). Zool Jb Syst 98:205-235.
Rieger RM 1971 Die Turbellarienfamilie Dolichomacrostomidae nov. fam. (Macrostomida). I. Teil. Vorbemerkungen und Karlingiinae nov. subfam. 1. Zool Jb Syst 98:236-314.
Rieger RM 1971 Die Turbellarienfamilie Dolichomacrostomidae Rieger II. Teil. Dolichomacrostominae 1. Zool Jb Syst 98:569-703.
Rieger RM 1974 A new group of Turbellaria-Typhloplanoida with a proboscis and its relationship to Kalyptorhynchia. In: N.W. Riser and M.P. Morse (eds.), The Biology of the Turbellaria. McGraw-Hill, NY, pp 23-62
Rieger RM 1976 Monociliated epidermal cells in Gastrotricha: significance for concepts of early metazoan evolution. Z zool Syst Evolutionsforsch 14:198-226.
Rieger RM 1977 The relationship of character variability and morphological complexity in copulatory structures of Turbellaria-Macrostomida and -Haplopharyngida. Mikrofauna Meeresboden, 61: 197-216
Rieger RM 1978 Multiple ciliary structures in developing spermatozoa of marine Catenulida (Turbellaria). Zoomorphologie 89:229-236.
Rieger RM 1980 A new group of interstitial worms, Lobatocerebridae nov. fam. (Annelida) and its significance for metazoan phylogeny. Zoomorphology 95:41-84
Rieger RM 1981 Morphology of the Turbellaria at the ultrastructural level. Hydrobiologia 84:213-229.
Rieger RM 1981 Fine structure of the body wall, nervous system and digestive tract in the Lobatocerebridae Rieger and the organization of the gliointerstitial system in Annelida. J Morphol 167:139-165.
Rieger RM 1984 Evolution of the cuticle in the lower Eumetazoa. In: Bereiter-Hahn J, Matoltsy AG, Richards KS (eds) Biology of the Integument, vol I. Invertebrates. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp 389-399.
Rieger RM 1985 The phylogenetic status of the acoelomate organization within the Bilateria: a histological perspective. In: Conway Morris C, George JD, Gibson R, Platt HM (eds) The origins and relationships of lower Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp 101-122
Rieger RM 1986 Ueber dem Ursprung der Bilateria: die Bedeutung der Ultrastrukturforschung fuer ein neues Verstehen der Metazoenevolution. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 79:31-50
Rieger RM 1986 Class Turbellaria (free-living flatworms). In: Sterrer W (ed): Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. John Wiley & Sons, Inc pp 198-204
Rieger RM 1986 Asexual reproduction and the turbellarian archetype. Hydrobiologia 132: 35-45.
Rieger RM 1988 Comparative ultrastructure and the Lobatocerebridae: keys to understanding the phylogenetic relationship of Annelida and Acoelomates. In W. Westheide and C.O. Hermans (eds): The ultrastructure of Polychaeta. Stuttgart: G. Fischer Verlag. Microfau
Rieger RM 1990 Neue Organisationstypen mariner wirbelloser Tiere. OHZ 5/1990:18
Rieger RM 1991 Neue Organisationstypen aus der Sandlückenraumfauna: die Lobatocerebriden und Jenneria pulchra. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 84:247-259
Rieger RM 1991 Jenneria pulchra, nov. gen. nov. spec., eine den psammobionten Anneliden nahestehende Gattung aus dem Küstengrundwasser von North Carolina. Ber nat-med Verein Innsbruck 78:203-215
Rieger RM 1994 The biphasic life cycle -- a central theme of metazoan evolution. Am Zool 34:484-491
Rieger RM 1994 Evolution of the lower Metazoa. In: Bengtson S (ed), Early life on earth. Nobel Symp 84, Columbia Univ Press 475-488
Rieger RM 1996 Jenneriida and Lobatocerebrida--where do they come from? Abstracts, Ninth Intern Meiofauna Conf, Perpingnon
Rieger RM 1998 100 Years of Research on "Turbellaria". Hydrobiologia 383: 1-27
Rieger RM 2001 Phylogenetic systematics of the Macrostomorpha. In: Littlewood T, Bray R, eds. Interrelationships of the Platyhelminthes. Taylor & Francis, London. pp 28-38
Rieger RM 2001 The transition of the phenotype from uni- to multicellular animals. MS
Rieger RM 2003 The phenotypic transition from uni- to multicellular animals. Proc 18th Int Congr Zool, pp 247-258
Rieger RM, Doe DA 1975 The proboscis armature of Turbellaria-Kalyptorhynchia, a derivative of the basement lamina? Zool Scr 4:25-32
Rieger RM, Gehlen M, Haszprunar G, Holmlund M, Legniti A, Salvenmoser W, Tyler S 1988 Laboratory cultures of marine Macrostomida (Turbellaria). Fortschritte Zool. 36:523
Rieger RM, Haszprunar G, Schuchert P 1991 On the origin of the Bilateria: traditional views and recent alternative concepts. In: Conway Morris, S., and Simonetta (eds), The early evolution of Metazoa and the significance of problematic taxa. Cambridge Univ Press, p 107-112
Rieger RM, Ladurner P 2001 Searching for the stem species of the Bilateria. Belg J Zool 131 (Suppl 1): 27-34
Rieger RM, Ladurner P, Hobmayer B 2005 A clue to the origin of the bilateria? Science (Washington D C). 307(5708): 353-354
Rieger RM, Legniti A, Ladurer P, Reiter D, Asch E, Salvenmoser W, Schurmann W, Peter R 1999 Ultrastructure of neoblasts in microturbellaria: significance for understanding stem cells in free-living Platyhelminthes. Invert Reprod Dev 35: 127-140
Rieger RM, Lombardi J 1987 Ultrastructure of coelomic lining in echinoderm podia: significance for concepts in the evolution of muscle and peritoneal cells. Zoomorphology 107:191-208
Rieger RM, Lombardi J, Gardiner SA, Fransen ME 1983 Coelomic lining in echinoderm tube feet and in Annelida. Am Zool 23:931
Rieger RM, Mainitz M 1977 Comparative fine structural study of the body wall in gnathostomulids and their phylogenetic position between Platyhelminthes and Aschelminthes. Z zool syst Evolutionsforsch 15:9-35.
Rieger RM, Ott J 1971 Gezeitenbedingte Wanderungen von Turbellarien und Nematoden eines Nordadriatischen Sandstrandes. Vie Milieu (Suppl 22): 425-447.
Rieger RM, Powell EN, Tyler S, Rieger GE 1990 Mitochondrial ultrastructure of thiobiotic meiofauna. [((Solenofilomorpha sp., Neoschizorhynchus, Archilopsis, Otocelis, Siccomacrostomum; Haplognathia))] Cyclobios Newsletter (Innsbruck) 4: 29-32.
Rieger RM, Rieger GE 1975 Fine structure of the pharyngeal bulb in Trilobodrilus and its phylogenetic significance within Archiannelida. Tissue Cell 7:267-279
Rieger RM, Rieger GE 1976 Fine structure of the archiannelid cuticle and remarks on the evolution of the cuticle within the Spiralia. Acta Zool (Stockh) 57:53-68.
Rieger RM, Rieger GE 1987 Fine structure of mitochondria in meiobenthic organisms of the sulfide system in marine sediments. Eur J Cell Biol 43 (Suppl 18): (abstract # 71)
Rieger RM, Rieger GE 1991 Bacterial symbionts of Jenneria pulchra a new genus of interstitial orms with uncertain systematic position. Am Zool 31: 25A
Rieger RM, Rieger GE, Tyler S, Powell EN 1987 Fine structure of mitochondria in meiobenthic organisms of the marine thiobios. Am Zool 27: 41A
Rieger RM, Ruppert E 1978 Resin embedments of quantitative meiofauna samples for ecological and structural studies -- Description and application. Mar Biol 46:223-235
Rieger RM, Ruppert E, Rieger G, Schoepfer-Sterr Schoepfer-Sterrer C 1974 On the fine structure of gastrotrichs with description of Chordodasys attennatus sp. n.  
Rieger RM, Salvenmoser W 1991 Demonstration of the muscle-system in whole mounts of Macrostomum hystricinum (Turbellaria, Macrostomida). Am Zool 31:25A
Rieger RM, Salvenmoser W, Legniti A, Reindl S, Adam H, Simonsberger P, Tyler S] 1991 Organization and differentiation of body-wall musculature in Macrostomum (Turbellaria, Macrostomidae). Hydrobiologia 227:119-129
Rieger RM, Salvenmoser W, Legniti A, Tyler S 1994 Phalloidin-rhodamine preparations of Macrostomum (Plathelminthes): functional morphology and postembryonic development of the musculature. Zoomorphology 114(3):133-148
Rieger RM, Salvenmoser W, Reiter D, Boyer BC 1995 Differentation of the body wall musculature in Macrostomum and Hoploplana (Turbellaria, Platyhelminthes). Hydrobiologia 305:225
Rieger RM, Sterrer W 1968 Megamorion brevicauda gen. nov. spec. nov., ein Vertreter der Turbellarienordnung Macrostomida aus dem Tiefenschlamm eines norwegischen Fjords. Sarsia 31:75-100.
Rieger RM, Sterrer W 1975 New spicular skeletons in Turbellaria, and the occurence of spicules in marine meiofauna. Z zool Syst Evolutionsforsch 13:207-278.
Rieger RM, Tyler S 1974 A new glandular sensory organ in interstitial Macrostomida. I. Ultrastructure. Mikrofauna Meeresboden 42:1-41.
Rieger RM, Tyler S 1979 The homology theorem in ultrastructural research. Am Zool 19:654-666.
Rieger RM, Tyler S 1985 Das Homologietheorem in der Ultrastrukturforschung. In: Ott JA, Wagner GP, Wudetits (eds) Evolution, Ordnung und Erkenntnis: Rupert Riedl zum 60. Geburtstag am 22. Februar 1985. Verlag Paul Parey, Berlin, Hamburg, pp 21-36.
Rieger RM, Tyler S 1995 Sister-group relationship of Gnathostomulida and Rotifera-Acanthocephala. Invert Biol 114(2):186-188
Rieger RM, Tyler S, Smith JPS III, Rieger GE 1991 Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria. In: FW Harrison & BJ Bogitsh (eds) Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates. Vol. 3: Platyhelminthes and Nemertinea. Wiley-Liss, New York: 7-140
Rieger RM, Weyrer S 1998 The evolution of the lower Metazoa: Evidence from the phenotype. In: Molecular Evolution: towards the Origin of Metazoa. In: Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology (Müller W, ed.) Springer Verlag Berlin, pp. 21-43.
Salvenmoser W, Riedl D, Ladurner P, Rieger R 2001 Early steps in the regeneration of the musculature in Macrostomum sp. (Macrostomorpha). Belg J Zool 131 (Suppl 1): 105-109
Salvenmoser W, Rieger R 1993 Darstellung catecholaminerger Fasern und Zellen im Nervensystem von Macrostomum hystricinum marinum (Turbellaria). Abstr 3. Symp Neurobiol, Ibk 1993: 55.
Schärer L, Ladurner P, Rieger RM 2004 Bigger testes do work more: experimental evidence that testis size reflects testicular cell proliferation activity in the marine invertebrate, the free-living flatworm Macrostomum sp. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56: 420-425
Schuchert P, Rieger RM 1990 Ultrastructural examination of spermatogenesis in Retronectes atypica (Catenulida, Platyhelminthes). J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 22:379-387
Schuchert P, Rieger RM 1990 Ultrastructural observations on the dwarf male of Bonellia viridis. Acta zoologica 71:5-16
Smith JPS, Tyler S, Rieger RM 1986 Is the Turbellaria polyphyletic? Hydrobiologia 132:13-21
Smith JPS, Tyler S, Thomas MB, Rieger R 1982 The nature of turbellarian rhabdites: phylogenetic implications. Trans Am Microsc Soc 101:209-228.
Smith PR, Lombardi J, Rieger RM 1983 Cellular organization of the coelomic lining in the "acoelomate" polychaete Microphthalmus cf. listensis (Hesionidae). Am Zool 23:904
Smith PR, Lombardi J, Rieger RM 1986 Ultrastructure of the body cavity lining in a secondary acoelomate, Microphthalmus cf. listensis Westheide (Polychaeta: Hesionidae). J Morphol 188: 257-271
Sopott-Ehlers B, Salvenmoser W, Reiter D, Rieger R, Ehlers U 2001 Photoreceptors in species of the Macrostomida (Plathelminthes): Ultrastructural findings and phylogenetic implications. Zoomorphology (Berlin) 121(1):1-12
Sterrer W, Mainitz M, Rieger RM 1985 Gnathostomulida: enigmatic as ever. In: Conway-Morris S, George JD, Gibson R, Platt HM (eds) The origins and relationships of lower invertebrates. Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp 181-199
Sterrer W, Rieger RM 1974 Retronectidae--a new cosmopolitan marine family of Catenulida (Turbellaria). In: Riser NW, Morse MP (eds) Biology of the Turbellaria. McGraw-Hill, New York: 63-92.
Sterrer W, Rieger RM 1990 New species of the statocyst-bearing marine dalyellioid genus Lurus Marcus (Luridae nov.fam., Turbellaria: Rhabdocoela). Cah Biol Mar 31(4): 485-500.
Sterrer W, Salvenmoser W, Rieger RM 2001 Ultrastructure of Gnathostomaria lutheri Ax (Gnathostomulida: Scleroperalia). I. An hypothesis about the origin of micropodia in scleroperalian sperm. PSZN Mar Ecol 22: 3-11
Tyler S, Hyra G, Rieger RM 1994 Three-dimensional visualization of musculature in the acoelomate worm Convoluta pulchra (Turbellaria). [Abstract] Trans Am Microsc Soc 113:98-99
Tyler S, Melanson LA, Rieger RM 1980 Adhesive organs of the Gastrotricha. II. The organs of Neodasys. Zoomorphologie 95: 17-26
Tyler S, Rieger RM 1975 Uniflagellate spermatozoa in Nemertoderma (Turbellaria) and their phylogenetic significance. Science 188:730-732.
Tyler S, Rieger RM 1977 Ultrastructural evidence for the systematic position of the Nemertodermatida (Turbellaria). Acta Zool Fennica 54:193-207.
Tyler S, Rieger RM 1999 Functional morphology of musculature in the acoelomate worm, Convoluta pulchra (Plathelminthes). Zoomorphology 119: 127-141
Tyler S, Smith JPS, Rieger RM, Ehlers U Gremigni V 1986 Electron microscopy of turbellarian platyhelminths: a bibliography. Hydrobiologia 132:323-343 (Dr W Junk, Dordrecht)
Tyler S, Smith JPS, Rieger RM, Ehlers U, Gremigni V 1986 Electron microscopy of turbellarian platyhelminths: a bibliography. Hydrobiologia 132:323-343
Westheide W, Rieger RM 1978 Cuticle ultrastructure of hesionid polychaetes (Annelida). Zoomorphologie, 91: 1-18
Westheide W, Rieger RM 1987 Systematics of the amphiatlantic Microphthalmus-listensis-species-group (Polychaeta: Hesionidae): facts and concepts for reconstruction of phylogeny and speciation. Z zool Syst Evolutionsforsch 25:12-39
Westheide W, Rieger RM 1996 Spezielle Zoologie. Teil I. Einzeller und Wirbellose Tiere. Gustav Fischer, Stuttgart, Jena, New York, 909 p.
Westheide W, Rieger RM 2007 Systematik-Poster: Zoologie. 2. Auflage. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

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