20122020

Research output per year

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Research Outputs

2012

Comparative morphology of pretarsal scopulae in eleven spider families

Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., Sep 2012, In : Arthropod Structure and Development. 41, 5, p. 419-433 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Surface roughness effects on attachment ability of the spider Philodromus dispar (Araneae, Philodromidae)

Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 1, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
40 Citations (Scopus)
29 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Radial arrangement of Janus-like setae permits friction control in spiders

Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 22 Jan 2013, In : Scientific Reports. 3, p. 1-7 7 p., 1101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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20 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The great silk alternative: multiple co-evolution of web loss and sticky hairs in spiders

Wolff, J. O., Nentwig, W. & Gorb, S. N., 1 May 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 5, p. 1-13 13 p., e62682.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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24 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Composition and substrate-dependent strength of the silken attachment discs in spiders

Grawe, I., Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 16 Jul 2014, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 11, 98, p. 1-9 9 p., 20140477.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Gluing the 'unwettable': Soil-dwelling harvestmen use viscoelastic fluids for capturing springtails

Wolff, J. O., Schönhofer, A. L., Schaber, C. F. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 19, p. 3535-3544 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

How to pass the gap: functional morphology and biomechanics of spider bridging threads

Wolff, J. O., Schneider, J. M. & Gorb, S. N., 2014, Biotechnology of silk. Asakura, T. & Miller, T. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5. p. 165-177 13 p. (Biologically-Inspired Systems; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The whole is more than the sum of all its parts: collective effect of spider attachment organs

Wohlfart, E., Wolff, J. O., Arzt, E. & Gorb, S. N., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 2, p. 222-224 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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23 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Adhesive foot pads: An adaptation to climbing? An ecological survey in hunting spiders

Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Feb 2015, In : Zoology. 118, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Adhesive pad differentiation in Drosophila melanogaster depends on the Polycomb group gene Su(z)2

Husken, M., Hufnagel, K., Mende, K., Appel, E., Meyer, H., Peisker, H., Togelo, M., Wang, S., Wolff, J., Gorb, S. N. & Paululat, A., 15 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 218, 8, p. 1159-1165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A new species of the South East Asian genus Sarax Simon, 1892 (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Charinidae) and synonymization of Sarax mediterraneus Delle Cave, 1986

Michael, S., Jonas, W. & Hörweg, C., 4 Sep 2015, In : Zootaxa. 4012, 3, p. 542-552 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Functional anatomy of the pretarsus in whip spiders (Arachnida, Amblypygi)

Wolff, J. O., Seiter, M. & Gorb, S. N., Nov 2015, In : Arthropod Structure and Development. 44, 6, p. 524-540 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

How to stay on mummy's back: morphological and functional changes of the pretarsus in arachnid postembryonic stages

Wolff, J. O., Huber, S. J. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Jul 2015, In : Arthropod Structure and Development. 44, 4, p. 301-312 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Hunting Without a Web: How Lycosoid Spiders Subdue their Prey

Eggs, B., Wolff, J. O., Kuhn-Nentwig, L., Gorb, S. N. & Nentwig, W., 1 Dec 2015, In : Ethology. 121, 12, p. 1166-1177 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Spider's super-glue: Thread anchors are composite adhesives with synergistic hierarchical organization

Wolff, J. O., Grawe, I., Wirth, M., Karstedt, A. & Gorb, S. N., 28 Mar 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 12, p. 2394-2403 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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37 Citations (Scopus)
46 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Adhesive secretions in harvestmen (arachnida: Opiliones)

Wolff, J. O., García-Hernández, S. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Jan 2016, Biological Adhesives. Smith, A. M. (ed.). 2nd ed. Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 281-301 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Attachment structures and adhesive secretions in arachnids

Wolff, J. & Gorb, S. N., 2016, Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature. 184 p. (Biologically-inspired systems; vol. 7)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access

Evolution of hyperflexible joints in sticky prey capture appendages of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones)

Wolff, J. O., Martens, J., Schönhofer, A. L. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Organisms Diversity and Evolution. 16, 3, p. 549-557 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of ambient humidity on the attachment ability of ladybird beetles (Coccinella septempunctata)

Heepe, L., Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 22 Sep 2016, In : Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 7, p. 1322-1329 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

The evolution of pedipalps and glandular hairs as predatory devices in harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones)

Wolff, J. O., Schönhofer, A. L., Martens, J., Wijnhoven, H., Taylor, C. K. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Jul 2016, In : Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 177, 3, p. 558-601 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Whip spiders (Amblypygi) become water-repellent by a colloidal secretion that self-assembles into hierarchical microstructures

Wolff, J. O., Schwaha, T., Seiter, M. & Gorb, S. N., 2016, In : Zoological letters. 2, p. 23-1-23-10 10 p., 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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13 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Clarity of objectives and working principles enhances the success of biomimetic programs

Wolff, J. O., Wells, D., Reid, C. R. & Blamires, S. J., Oct 2017, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 12, 5, 11 p., 051001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of substrate stiffness on the attachment ability in ladybird beetles Coccinella septempunctata

Heepe, L., Petersen, D. S., Tölle, L., Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 2017, Bio-inspired structured adhesives: biological prototypes, fabrication, tribological properties, contact mechanics, and novel concepts. Heepe, L., Xue, L. & Gorb, S. N. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 47-61 15 p. (Biologically-Inspired Systems; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hunting with sticky tape: functional shift in silk glands of araneophagous ground spiders (Gnaphosidae)

Wolff, J. O., Řezáč, M., Krejčí, T. & Gorb, S. N., 15 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 12, p. 2250-2259 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of ambient humidity on traction forces in ladybird beetles (Coccinella septempunctata)

Heepe, L., Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 2017, Bio-inspired structured adhesives: biological prototypes, fabrication, tribological properties, contact mechanics, and novel concepts. Heepe, L., Xue, L. & Gorb, S. N. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 21-32 12 p. (Biologically-Inspired Systems; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Numerical simulation of colloidal self-assembly of super-hydrophobic arachnid cerotegument structures

Filippov, A. É., Wolff, J. O., Seiter, M. & Gorb, S. N., 7 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 430, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual dimorphism in the attachment ability of the ladybird beetle Coccinella septempunctata on soft substrates

Heepe, L., Petersen, D. S., Tölle, L., Wolff, J. O. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Applied Physics A. 123, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 34.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Strength of silk attachment to Ilex chinensis leaves in the tea bagworm Eumeta minuscula (Lepidoptera, Psychidae)

Wolff, J. O., Lovtsova, J., Gorb, E., Dai, Z., Ji, A., Zhao, Z., Jiang, N. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 14, 128, p. 1-6 6 p., 20170007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Structural effects of glue application in spiders-what can we learn from silk anchors?

Wolff, J. O., 2017, Bio-inspired structured adhesives: biological prototypes, fabrication, tribological properties, contact mechanics, and novel concepts. Heepe, L., Xue, L. & Gorb, S. N. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 63-80 18 p. (Biologically-Inspired Systems; vol. 9).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Stygophrynus orientalis sp. nov. (Amblypygi : Charontidae) from Indonesia with the description of a remarkable spermatophore

Seiter, M. & Wolff, J. O., 17 Feb 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4232, 3, p. 397-408 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution and function of spider feet (Araneae: Arachnida): multiple acquisitions of distal articulations

Labarque, F. M., Wolff, J. O., Michalik, P., Griswold, C. E. & Ramirez, M. J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 181, 2, p. 308-341 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The water-repellent cerotegument of whip-spiders (Arachnida: Amblypygi)

Wolff, J. O., Seiter, M. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Arthropod Structure and Development. 46, 1, p. 116-129 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Adhesion and friction in hunting spiders: the effect of contact splitting on their attachment ability

Frost, K. F., Gorb, S. N. & Wolff, J. O., Mar 2018, In : Zoologischer Anzeiger. 273, p. 231-239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Plastic material investment in load-bearing silk attachments in spiders

Wolff, J. O., Jones, B. & Herberstein, M. E., Dec 2018, In : Zoology. 131, p. 45-47 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The assassination of a hypothesis by non-critical interpretation of molecular data: a comment on Sharma et al. (2017)

Machado, G. & Wolff, J. O., Dec 2018, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 129, p. 346-348 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Amblypygid-fungal interactions: the whip spider exoskeleton as a substrate for fungal growth

Gibbons, A. T., Idnurm, A., Seiter, M., Dyer, P. S., Kokolski, M., Goodacre, S. L., Gorb, S. N. & Wolff, J. O., Jul 2019, In : Fungal Biology. 123, 7, p. 497-506 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evolution of aerial spider webs coincided with repeated structural optimization of silk anchorages

Wolff, J. O., Paterno, G. B., Liprandi, D., Ramírez, M. J., Bosia, F., van der Meijden, A., Michalik, P., Smith, H. M., Jones, B. R., Ravelo, A. M., Pugno, N. & Herberstein, M. E., Oct 2019, In : Evolution. 73, 10, p. 2122-2134 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Strike kinematics in the whip spider Charon sp. (Amblypygi: Charontidae)

Seiter, M., Lemell, P., Gredler, R. & Wolff, J. O., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Arachnology. 47, 2, p. 260-265 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Traction reinforcement in prehensile feet of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones)

Wolff, J. O., Wiegmann, C., Wirkner, C. S., Koehnsen, A. & Gorb, S. N., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 3, p. 1-6 6 p., jeb192187.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ultrastructure of spider thread anchorages

Wirth, M., Wolff, J. O., Appel, E. & Gorb, S. N., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Morphology. 280, 4, p. 534-543 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Zooplankters’ nightmare: the fast and efficient catching basket of larval phantom midges (Diptera: Chaoborus)

Kruppert, S., Deussen, L., Weiss, L. C., Horstmann, M., Wolff, J. O., Kleinteich, T., Gorb, S. N. & Tollrian, R., 22 Mar 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 3, p. 1-17 17 p., e0214013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
2020

A global database for metacommunity ecology, integrating species, traits, environment and space

Jeliazkov, A., Mijatovic, D., Chantepie, S., Andrew, N., Arlettaz, R., Barbaro, L., Barsoum, N., Bartonova, A., Belskaya, E., Bonada, N., Brind’Amour, A., Carvalho, R., Castro, H., Chmura, D., Choler, P., Chong-Seng, K., Cleary, D., Cormont, A., Cornwell, W., de Campos, R. & 60 others, de Voogd, N., Doledec, S., Drew, J., Dziock, F., Eallonardo, A., Edgar, M. J., Farneda, F., Hernandez, D. F., Frenette-Dussault, C., Fried, G., Gallardo, B., Gibb, H., Gonçalves-Souza, T., Higuti, J., Humbert, J-Y., Krasnov, B. R., Saux, E. L., Lindo, Z., Lopez-Baucells, A., Lowe, E., Marteinsdottir, B., Martens, K., Meffert, P., Mellado-Díaz, A., Menz, M. H. M., Meyer, C. F. J., Miranda, J. R., Mouillot, D., Ossola, A., Pakeman, R., Pavoine, S., Pekin, B., Pino, J., Pocheville, A., Pomati, F., Poschlod, P., Prentice, H. C., Purschke, O., Raevel, V., Reitalu, T., Renema, W., Ribera, I., Robinson, N., Robroek, B., Rocha, R., Shieh, S. H., Spake, R., Staniaszek-Kik, M., Stanko, M., Tejerina-Garro, F. L., Braak, C. T., Urban, M. C., Klink, R. V., Villéger, S., Wegman, R., Westgate, M. J., Wolff, J., Żarnowiec, J., Zolotarev, M. & Chase, J. M., 8 Jan 2020, In : Scientific Data. 7, p. 1-15 15 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

The evolution of dragline initiation in spiders: multiple transitions from multi-to single-gland usage

Wolff, J. O., Jan 2020, In : Diversity. 12, 1, 11 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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