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a) Peer reviewed articles:

Araujo R, Schneider S, Erpenbeck D, Roe KJ, Machordom A (2016) The origin and phylogeny of the Margaritiferidae (Bivalvia: Unionida). A synthesis of molecular data, shell characters, and anatomy. Zoologica Scripta (in press)

Heckeberg NS, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Rössner GE (2016) Systematic relationships of five newly sequenced cervid species. PeerJ 4:e2307

Ekins M, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Hooper JNA (2016) A new species of lithistid sponge hiding within the Isabella mirabilis species complex (Porifera: Demospongiae: Tetractinellida) from seamounts of the Norfolk Ridge. Zootaxa 4136: 433-460

Thomas T, Moitinho-Silva L, Lurgi M, Bjork JR, Easson C, Astudillo-Garcia C, Olson JB, Erwin PM, Lopez-Legentil S, Luter H, Chaves-Fonnegra A, Costa R, Schupp PJ, Steindler L, Erpenbeck D, Gilbert J, Knight R, Ackermann G, Lopez JV, Taylor MW, Thacker RW, Montoya JM, Hentschel U, Webster NS (2016) Diversity, structure and convergent evolution of the global sponge microbiome. Nature Communications 7 doi 10.1038/ncomms11870

Erpenbeck D, Voigt O, Al-Aidaroos AM, Berumen ML, Büttner G, Catania D, Guirguis AN, Paulay G, Schätzle S, Wörheide G* (2016) Molecular biodiversity of Red Sea demosponges. Marine Pollution Bulletin 105: 507-514

Setiawan E, De Voogd NJ, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D (2016) Bottomless barrel-sponge species in the Indo-Pacific? Zootaxa 4136: 393-396

Setiawan E, de Voogd NJ, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D (2016) The lysidyl aminoacyl transfer RNA synthetase intron, a new marker for demosponge phylogeographics - case study on Neopetrosia. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 96: (2) 333-339

Setiawan E, de Voogd NJ, Swierts T, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D (2015). MtDNA diversity of the Indonesian giant barrel sponge Xestospongia testudinaria (Porifera: Haplosclerida) - implications from partial cytochrome oxidase 1 sequences. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 96: (2) 323-332

Ekins M, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Hooper JNA (2016). Staying well connected – Lithistid sponges on seamounts. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 96 (2): 437-45

Erpenbeck D*, Ekins M, Enghuber N, Hooper JNA, Lehnert H, Poliseno A, Schuster A, Setiawan E, de Voogd NJ, Wörheide G, van Soest RWM (2016). Nothing in (sponge) biology makes sense - except when based on holotypes. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 96 (2): 305-311

Kelly M, Erpenbeck D, Morrow C, van Soest RWM (2015). First record of a living species of the genus Janulum (Class Demospongiae) in the Southern Hemisphere, Zootaxa 3980 (2): 255-266

Itskovich VB, Kaluzhnaya OV, Veynberg E, Erpenbeck D (2015) Endemic Lake Baikal sponges from deep water. 1: Potential cryptic speciation and discovery of living species known only from fossils. Zootaxa 3990: 123-137

Gholami Z, Esmaeili HR, Erpenbeck D, Reichenbacher B (2015) Genetic connectivity and phenotypic plasticity in the cyprinodont Aphanius farsicus from the Maharlu Basin, south-western Iran. Journal of Fish Biology 86 (3): 882-906

Erpenbeck D, Aryasari R, Hooper JA, Wörheide G (2015) A mitochondrial intron in a verongid Sponge. Journal of Molecular Evolution 80: 13-17

Schuster A, Erpenbeck D, Pisera A, Hooper J, Bryce M, Fromont J, Wörheide G (2015) Deceptive Desmas: Molecular Phylogenetics Suggests a New Classification and Uncovers Convergent Evolution of Lithistid Demosponges. PLoS ONE 10: e116038

Glöckner V, Wehrl M, Moitinho-Silva L, Gernert C, Schupp P, Pawlik JR, Lindquist NL, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Hentschel U (2014) The HMA-LMA dichotomy revisited: an electron microscopical survey of 56 sponge species. Biological Bulletin 227:78-88

Teimori A, Esmaeili HR, Erpenbeck D, Reichenbacher B (2014) A new and unique species of the genus Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) from Southern Iran: A case of regressive evolution. Zoologischer Anzeiger 252 (4):327-337

Gholami Z, Esmaeili HR, Erpenbeck D, Reichenbacher B. (2014) Phylogenetic analysis of Aphanius from the endorheic Kor River Basin in the Zagros Mountains, Southwestern Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 52 (2):130-141

Becking, LE, Erpenbeck D, Peijnenburg KTCA, de Voogd NJ (2013) Phylogeography of the sponge Suberites diversicolor in Indonesia: insights into the evolution of marine lake populations. PLoS ONE 8(10): e75996

Swierts T, Peijnenburg KTCA, de Leeuw C, Cleary DFR, Hörnlein C, Setiawan E, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D, de Voogd NJ (2013). Lock, stock and two different barrels: comparing the genetic composition of morphotypes of the Indo-Pacific sponge Xestospongia testudinaria. PLoS ONE 8 (9): e74396

Bärmann EV, Wronski T, Lerp H, Azanza B, Börner S, Erpenbeck D, Rössner GE, Wörheide G (2013) A morphometric and genetic framework for the systematics of the genus Gazella de Blainville, 1816 with special focus on Arabian and Levantine Mountain gazelles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169 (3): 673-696

Becking, LE, Erpenbeck D, Peijnenburg KTCA, de Voogd NJ (2013) Phylogeography of the sponge Suberites diversicolor in Indonesia: insights into the evolution of marine lake populations. PLoS ONE 8(10): e75996

Swierts T, Peijnenburg KTCA, de Leeuw C, Cleary DFR, Hörnlein C, Setiawan E, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D, de Voogd NJ (2013). Lock, stock and two different barrels: comparing the genetic composition of morphotypes of the Indo-Pacific sponge Xestospongia testudinaria. PLoS ONE 8 (9): e74396

Bärmann EV, Wronski T, Lerp H, Azanza B, Börner S, Erpenbeck D, Rössner GE, Wörheide G (2013) A morphometric and genetic framework for the systematics of the genus Gazella de Blainville, 1816 with special focus on Arabian and Levantine Mountain gazelles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169 (3): 673-696

Hooper JNA, Hall KA, Ekins M, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Jolley-Rogers G. (2013) Managing and sharing the escalating number of sponge ‘‘Unknowns’’: The SpongeMaps Project. Integrative and Comparative Biology, DOI :10.1093/icb/ict038.

Gierl C, Reichenbacher B, Gaudant J, Erpenbeck D, Pharisat A (2013) An Extraordinary Gobioid Fish Fossil from Southern France. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64117. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064117

Bärmann EV, Börner S, Erpenbeck D, Rössner GE, Hebel C, Wörheide G (2012) The curious case of Gazella arabica. Mammalian Biology 78:3 220-225

Vargas S, Erpenbeck D, Göcke C, Hall KA, Hooper JNA, Janussen D, Wörheide G. (2013) Molecular phylogeny of Abyssocladia (Cladorhizidae: Poecilosclerida) and Phelloderma (Phellodermidae: Poecilosclerida) suggest a diversification of chelae microscleres in cladorhizid sponges. Zoologica Scripta 42:1 106-116

Vargas S, Schuster A, Sacher K, Büttner G, Schätzle S, Läuchli B, Hall KA, Hooper JNA, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G (2012) Barcoding sponges: an overview based on comprehensive sampling PLoS ONE 7 (7):e39345

Van Soest RWM, Boury-Esnault N, Vacelet J, Dohrmann M, Erpenbeck D, De Voogd NJ, Santodomingo N, Vanhoorne B, Kelly M, Hooper JNA (2012) Global Diversity of Sponges (Porifera). PLoS ONE 7: e35105

Erpenbeck D, Sutcliffe P, Cook SdC, Dietzel A, Maldonado M, van Soest RWM, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G (2012) Horny sponges and their affairs: On the phylogenetic relationships of keratose sponges. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 809-816

Mani L, Jullian V, Mourkazel B, Valentin A, Dubois J, Cresteil T, Folcher E, Hooper, JNA, Erpenbeck D, Aalbersberg W, Debitus, C (2012) New Antiplasmodial bromotyrosine derivatives from Suberea ianthelliformis Lendenfeld, 1888. Chemistry & Biodiversity 9:1436-1450

Wörheide G, Dohrmann M, Erpenbeck D, Larroux C, Maldonado M, Voigt O, Borchiellini C, Lavrov, D. (2012) Deep phylogeny and evolution of sponges (Phylum Porifera). Advances in Marine Biology 61:1-78

Erpenbeck D, Hooper J, Bonnard I, Sutcliffe P, Chandra M, Perio P, Wolff C, Banaigs B, Wörheide G, Debitus C, Petek S (2012) Evolution, radiation and chemotaxonomy of Lamellodysidea, a demosponge genus with anti-plasmodial metabolites. Marine Biology 159: 1119-1127

Erpenbeck D, Hall K, Alvarez B, Büttner G, Sacher K, Schätzle S, Schuster A, Vargas S, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G (2012) The phylogeny of halichondrid demosponges: past and present re-visited with DNA-barcoding data. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 12: 57-70

Erpenbeck D, Schmitz J, Churakov G, Huchon D, Wörheide G, Degnan B (2012) First evidence of miniature transposable elements in sponges (Porifera). Hydrobiologia 687: 43-47

Morrow CC, Picton BE, Erpenbeck D, Boury-Esnault N, Maggs C, Allcock L. (2012). Congruence between nuclear and mitochondrial genes and a new hypothesis of relationships in the ‘crown group’ of demosponges (Porifera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(1) 174-190

Erpenbeck D, Weier T, De Voogd NJ, Wörheide G, Sutcliffe P, Todd JA, Michel E (2011). Insights into the evolution of freshwater sponges (Porifera: Demospongiae: Spongillina): Barcoding and phylogenetic data from Lake Tanganyika endemics indicate multiple invasions and unsettle existing taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61(11): 231-235

Erpenbeck D, Voigt O, Adamski M, Woodcroft BJ, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G, Degnan BM. (2011) NUMTs in the sponge genome reveal conserved transposition mechanisms in metazoans. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(1): 1-5

Pick KS, Philippe H, Schreiber F. Erpenbeck D, Jackson DJ, Wrede P, Wiens M, Alié A, Morgenstern, B, Manuel M, Wörheide G. (2010). Improved phylogenomic taxon sampling noticeably affects non-bilaterian relationships. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(9): 1983-1987

Ferrario F, Calcinai B, Erpenbeck D, Galli P, Wörheide G. (2010). Two Pione species (Hadromerida, Clionaidae) from the Red Sea: a taxonomical challenge. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 10(4): 275-285

Reveillaud J, Remerie T, van Soest RWM, Erpenbeck D, Cárdenas P, Derycke S, Xavier JR, Rigaux A, Vanreusel A. (2010) Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships between Atlanto-Mediterranean shallow-water and deep-sea coral associated Hexadella species (Porifera, Ianthellidae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(1): 104-114

Erpenbeck D, Voigt O, Wörheide G, Lavrov DV (2009). The mitochondrial genomes of sponges provide evidence for multiple invasions by Repetitive Hairpin-forming Elements (RHE). BMC Genomics, 10:591

Pöppe J, Sutcliffe P, Hopper JNA, Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D. (2009). CO1 barcoding reveals new clades and radiation patterns of Indo-Pacific sponges of the family Irciniidae (Demospongiae: Dictyoceratida) PLoS ONE 5:e9950

Schreiber F, Pick K, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G, Morgenstern B (2009). OrthoSelect: a protocol for selecting orthologous groups in phylogenomics. BMC Bioinformatics 10:219

Cummins SF, Erpenbeck D, Zou Z, Claudianos C, Moroz LL, Nagle GT, Degnan BM (2009). Candidate chemoreceptor subfamilies differentially expressed in the chemosensory organs of the mollusc Aplysia. BMC Biology 7:28

Philippe, H., Derelle R, Lopez P, Pick K, Borchiellini C, Boury-Esnault N, Vacelet J, Renard E, Houliston E, Queinnec E, DaSilva C, Wincker P, Le Guyader H, Leys S, Jackson DJ, Degnan BM, Schreiber F, Erpenbeck D, Morgenstern B, Wörheide G, Manuel M. (2009). Phylogenomics restores traditional views on deep animal relationships. Current Biology 19 (8):706-712.

Erpenbeck D, Voigt O, Gültas M, Wörheide G. (2008). The Sponge Genetree Server - providing a phylogenetic backbone for poriferan evolutionary studies. Zootaxa 1939:58-60

Voigt O, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G. (2008). A fragmented metazoan organellar genome: the two mitochondrial chromosomes of Hydra magnipapillata. BMC Genomics 2008, 9:350

Voigt O, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G. (2008) Molecular evolution of rDNA in early diverging Metazoa: First comparative analysis and phylogenetic application of complete SSU rRNA secondary structures in Porifera. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:69

Gerasimova E, Erpenbeck D, Plotkin A. (2008). Vosmaeria Fristedt, 1885 (Porifera, Demospongiae, Halichondriidae): revision of species, phylogenetic reconstruction and evidence for split. Zootaxa 1694: 1–37

Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G. (2007). On the molecular phylogeny of sponges. Zootaxa 1668: 107-126

Erpenbeck D, Duran S, Rützler K, Paul V, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G. (2007). Towards a DNA taxonomy of Caribbean demosponges: a gene tree reconstructed from partial mitochondrial CO1 gene sequences supports previous rDNA phylogenies and provides a new perspective on the systematics of Demospongiae. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 87 (6): 1563-1570

Erpenbeck D, Cleary DFR, Voigt O, Nichols SA, Degnan BM, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G. (2007). Analysis of evolutionary, biogeographical and taxonomic patterns of nucleotide composition in demosponge rRNA. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 87 (6): 1607-1614

Erpenbeck D, List-Armitage SE, Alvarez B, Degnan BM, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G. (2007). The systematics of Raspailiidae (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Microcionina) reanalysed with a ribosomal marker. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 87 (6): 1571-1576

Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D. (2007). DNA taxonomy of sponges – progress and perspectives. Journal of the Marine Biological Society of the United Kingdom 87 (6): 1629-1633

Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D, Menke C. (2007) The Sponge Barcoding Project - aiding in the identification and description of poriferan taxa. In: Custódio MR, Lôbo-Hajdu G, Hajdu E, Muricy G (eds) Porifera Research: Biodiversity, Innovation & Sustainability. Museu Nacional, Série livros 28, Rio de Janeiro. pp123-128

Erpenbeck D, Hooper JNA, List-Armitage SE, Degnan BM, Wörheide G, van Soest RWM (2007). Affinities of the family Sollasellidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). II. Molecular evidence. Contributions to Zoology 76 (2) 95-102

Misof B, Niehuis O, Bischoff I, Rickert A, Erpenbeck D, Staniczek A. (2007). Towards a 18S phylogeny of hexapods: Accounting for group specific character covariance in optimized mixed nucleotide/doublet models. Zoology: 110 (5): 409-429

Genner MJ, Todd JA, Michel E, Erpenbeck D, Jimoh A, Joyce DA, Piechocki A, Pointier J-P. (2007). Amassing diversity in an ancient lake: evolution of a morphologically diverse parthenogenetic gastropod assemblage in Lake Malawi. Molecular Ecology 16 (3): 517-530

Erpenbeck D, Nichols SA, Voigt O, Dohrmann M, Degnan BM, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G. (2007). Phylogenetic analyses under secondary structure-specific substitution models outperform traditional approaches - case studies with diploblast LSU. Journal of Molecular Evolution 64:543–557

Erpenbeck D, Voigt O, Adamski M, Adamska M, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G, Degnan BM (2007). Mitochondrial diversity of early branching Metazoa is revealed by the complete mt genome of a haplosclerid demosponge. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24(1): 19–22

Erpenbeck D, Soest RWM van. 2007. Status and perspective of sponge chemosystematics. Marine Biotechnology 9:2-19

Soest RWM van, Hooper JNA, Beglinger E, Erpenbeck D (2006). Affinities of the family Sollasellidae (Porifera, Demospongiae). I. Morphological evidence. Contributions to Zoology 75 (3/4) 133-144

Dohrmann M, Voigt O, Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G. (2006). Non-monophyly of most supraspecific taxa of calcareous sponges (Porifera, Calcarea) revealed by increased taxon sampling and partitioned Bayesian analysis of ribosomal DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40 (3): 830-843

Marijnissen SAE, Michel E, Daniels SR, Erpenbeck D, Menken SBJ, Schram FR. (2006). Molecular evidence for recent divergence of Lake Tanganyika endemic crabs (Decapoda: Platythelphusidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40(2): 628-634

Erpenbeck D, Hooper JNA, Wörheide G. (2006). CO1 phylogenies in diploblasts and the "Barcoding of Life" - are we sequencing a suboptimal partition? Molecular Ecology Notes 6 (2): 550-553

Erpenbeck D, Breeuwer JAJ, Parra-Velandia FJ, Soest RWM van. (2006). Speculation with spiculation? - Three independent gene fragments and biochemical characters versus morphology in demosponge higher classification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38: 293-305

Misof B, Niehuis O, Bischoff I, Rickert A, Erpenbeck D, Staniczek A. (2006). A hexapod nuclear SSU rRNA secondary structure model and catalogue of taxon-specific structural variation. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 306B: 70-88

Erpenbeck D, Breeuwer JAJ, Soest RWM van. (2005). Identification, characterization and phylogenetic signal of an elongation factor-1 alpha fragment in demosponges (Metazoa, Porifera, Demospongiae). Zoologica Scripta 34 (4): 437-445

Erpenbeck D. Breeuwer JAJ, Soest RWM van. (2005). Implications from a 28S rRNA gene fragment for the phylogenetic relationships of halichondrid sponges (Porifera: Demospongiae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 43 (2): 93-99

Erpenbeck D, Soest RWM van. (2005). A survey for biochemical synapomorphies to reveal phylogenetic relationships of halichondrid demosponges (Metazoa: Porifera). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 33: 585-616

Genner MJ, Michel E, Erpenbeck D, Voogd NJ de, Witte F, Pointier JP. (2004). Camouflaged invasion of Lake Malawi by an oriental gastropod. Molecular Ecology 13 (8): 2135-2141

Erpenbeck D, McCormack GP, Breeuwer JAJ and RWM van Soest. (2004). Order level differences in the structure of partial LSU across demosponges (Porifera): New insights into an old taxon. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32 (1): 388-395

Erpenbeck D, Knowlton AL, Talbot SL, Highsmith RC, Soest RWM van. 2003 (2004). A molecular comparison of Alaskan and North East Atlantic Halichondria panicea (Pallas 1766) (Porifera: Demospongiae) populations. Boll. Mus. Ist. Univ. Genova. 68: 319-325

Gomez R, Erpenbeck D, Richelle-Maurer E, van Dijk T, Woldringh CL, Soest RWM van. 2003 (2004). Affinities of the Aphanocapsa feldmanni-like cyanobacterium from the marine sponge Xestospongia muta based on genetic and morphological analysis Boll. Mus. Ist. Univ. Genova. 68:335-347

Machordom A, Araujo R, Erpenbeck D, Ramos MA. (2003). Phylogeography and conservation genetics of endangered European Margaritiferidae (Bivalvia: Unionoidea). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 78 (2): 235-252

Misof B, Anderson CL, Buckley TR, Erpenbeck D, Rickert A, Misof K. (2002). An empirical analysis of mt16S rRNA covarion-like evolution in insects: Site-specific rate variation is clustered and frequently detected. Journal of Molecular Evolution 55 (4): 460-469

McCormack GP, Erpenbeck D, van Soest RWM. (2002). Major discrepancy between phylogenetic hypotheses based on molecular and morphological criteria within the order Haplosclerida (Phylum Porifera: Class Demospongiae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 40 (4): 237-240

Erpenbeck D, Breeuwer JAJ, van der Velde HC, van Soest RWM. (2002). Unravelling host and symbiont phylogenies of halichondrid sponges (Demospongiae, Porifera) using a mitochondrial marker. Marine Biology 141: 377-386

Janke A, Erpenbeck D, Nilsson M, Arnason U. (2001). The mitochondrial genomes of the iguana (Iguana iguana) and the caiman (Caiman crocodylus): implications for amniote phylogeny. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B. 268: 623-631

Misof B, Erpenbeck D, Sauer KP. (2000). Mitochondrial gene fragments suggest paraphyly of the genus Panorpa (Mecoptera, Panorpidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 17: 76-84

b) Books, Book Chapters:

Erpenbeck D, Nickel, M. (2013). Porifera. In: Westheide W, Rieger R, eds., Spezielle Zoologie. Spektrum, Heidelberg.

Parra-Velandia FJ, Erpenbeck D, Zea S, Van Soest RWM (2011) Phylogenetic relationships of four genera of the order Agelasida (Porifera: Demospongiae). In: Fernando J. Parra-Velandia: Speciation Scenarios of sessile organisms in the Caribbean Sea: The Genus Agelas (Porifera: Demospongiae), A case of high diversity in the area. UN Bogota. p 6-27 3,5)

Parra-Velandia FJ, Erpenbeck D, Zea S, Van Soest RWM (2011) Phylogeny and biogeography of the pan-tropical marine sponge genus Agelas (Porifera: Demospongiae). In: Fernando J. Parra-Velandia: Speciation Scenarios of sessile organisms in the Caribbean Sea: The Genus Agelas (Porifera: Demospongiae), A case of high diversity in the area. UN Bogota. p 90-112 3,5)

Wörheide G, Erpenbeck D, Pöppe J, Voigt O. (2008). Sponges of the coral reef: Producers of novel drugs. In: Leinfelder R, Heiß G, Mildrzyk U eds., Abgetaucht. Museum of Natural History of the Humboldt University Berlin. Konradin Verlag. pp 129-137

Erpenbeck D, Soest RWM van. (2006). Porifera. In: Westheide W, Rieger R, eds., Spezielle Zoologie. Spektrum, Heidelberg. pp 98-120

Erpenbeck D. (2004). On the Phylogeny of Halichondrid Demosponges. University of Amsterdam. ISBN: 90-64644-40-3. pp 208.

Erpenbeck D, van Soest RWM. (2002). Family Halichondriidae Gray. In: JNA Hooper, and RWM van Soest, eds. Systema Porifera, A guide to the classification of Sponges. KluwerAcademic/Plenum Publishers, New York. pp. 787-816

Soest, RWM van, Erpenbeck D, Alvarez B. (2002). Family Dictyonellidae Van Soest, Diaz & Pomponi 1990. In: JNA Hooper and RWM van Soest, eds. Systema Porifera, A guide to the classification of Sponges. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York. pp 773-786.

c) others:

Erpenbeck D, Vargas S, Wörheide G. (2012). DNS Barcoding - Schlüssel zu den Geheimnissen der Schwämme. BioSpektrum 01.12:37-40

Erpenbeck D, Wörheide G. (2007). Biodiversity, evolution and pharmaceutical potential of the world’s most ancient animal group – “SPONGE-EVOLUTION”. The Parliament Magazine 255:12

Erpenbeck D. (2005) Book review: Sponges (Porifera). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 43(3): 271