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Dr Barbara Baehr
Dr Barbara Baehr
Queensland Museum
Southbank
Brisbane, Queensland
Australia

Barbara Baehr obtained both her Staatsexamen and Ph.D. majoring in Zoology and Ecology at the University of Tübingen, Germany. Between 1984 and 1998 she was a scientific associate and employee at the Zoologische Staatssammlung Munich, Germany. From 1996 – 1998 she taught Invertebrate Zoology and conducted spider excursions at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU). After several research visits in Australia (1994 Museum Perth, 1999 Museum Brisbane, Sydney, Perth), she accepted a position as research fellow at the Queensland Museum Brisbane in January 2000. At present she works as a Research Fellow on the Oonopid Spider PBI supported by the American National Science Foundation (NSF).

Research Interests

Scientific Education

  • Staatsexamen (1st university degree), University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Ph. D., University of Tübingen, Germany

Employment History

  • Scientific Associate at the Zoologische Staatssammlung, Munich
  • since 2000 Research Fellow at the Queensland Museum, Brisbane

Selected Publications

    2007

  • 41. Framenau, V. W. & Baehr, B. C. 2007. Revision of the Australian wolf spider genus Dingosa Roewer, 1955 (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Natural History 41, 1603-1629.
  • 2006

  • 40. Platnick, N.I. and Baehr, B.C. 2006. A revision of the Australasian ground spiders of the family Prodidomidae (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 298, 1-287.
  • 2005

  • 39. Baehr, B.C. 2005. The generic relationships of the new endemic Australian ant spider genus Notasteron (Araneae, Zodariidae). Journal of Arachnology 33, 445-455.
  • 38. Platnick, N.I. and Baehr, B.C. 2005. Revision of the long-spinneret ground spiders (Prodidomidae Simon, 1884) of Australia - an update. Australasian Arachnology 71, 8-9.
  • 2004

  • 37. Baehr, B.C. 2004. Revision of the new Australian genus Holasteron (Araneae: Zodariidae): taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49, 495-519.
  • 36. Baehr, B.C. 2004. The systematics of a new Australian genus of ant spiders Masasteron (Araneae, Zodariidae). Invertebrate Systematics 18, 661-691.
  • 2003

  • 35. Baehr, B.C. 2003. Tropasteron gen. nov. of the Asteron-complex (Araneae: Zodariidae) from tropical Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49, 29-64.
  • 34. Baehr, B.C. 2003. Revisions of the new endemic genera Basasteron, Euasteron and Spinasteron of Australia (Araneae, Zodariidae): Three new genera of the Asteron-complex. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49, 1-27.
  • 33. Baehr, B.C. 2003. Revision of the Australian spider genus Habronestes (Araneae: Zodariidae). Species of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory. Records of the Australian Museum 55, 343-376.
  • 32. Baehr, B.C. and Churchill, T.B. 2003. Revision of the endemic Australian genus Spinasteron (Araneae, Zodariidae): taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography. Invertebrate Systematics 17, 641-665.
  • 2002

  • 31. Raven, R,J., Baehr, B.C. and Harvey, M.S. 2002. Spiders of Australia. Interactive Identification to Subfamily Level. CD-ROM, CSIRO and Australian Biological Resources Study.
  • 2001

  • 30. Baehr, B.C. and Jocqué, R. 2001. Revisions of the genera in the Asteron-complex (Araneae, Zodariidae). The new genera Pentasteron, Phenasteron, Leptasteron and Subasteron. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46, 359-385.
  • 29. R. Jocqué and Baehr, B.C. 2001. Revisions of the genera in the Asteron-complex (Araneae, Zodariidae). A revision of the genus Asteron Jocqué 1991 with description of the new genus Pseudasteron. Records of the Australian Museum 53, 21-36.
  • 2000

  • 28. Baehr, B.C. and Jocqué, R. 2000. Revisions of the genera in the Asteron-complex (Araneae, Zodariidae).The new genera Cavasteron and Minasteron. Records of the Western Australian Museum 20, 1-30.
  • 27. Raven, R.J. and Baehr, B.C. 2000. Revised status of the genus Hetaerica Rainbow (Araneae: Zodariidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 45, 577-583.
  • 1998

  • 26. Baehr, B.C. 1998. The genus Hersilia: phylogeny and distribution in Australia and New Guinea (Arachnida, Araneae, Hersiliidae). Proceedings of the 17th European Colloquium of Arachnology, pp. 61-65.
  • 25. Baehr, B.C. and Baehr, M. 1998. New species and new records of Hersiliidae from Australia (Arachnida, Araneae, Hersiliidae). Sixth supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 19, 13-38.
  • 1996

  • 24. Baehr, B.C. and Jocqué, R. 1996. A revision of Asteron, starring male palpal morphology (Araneae, Zodariidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie volume hors serie I, 15-28.
  • 1995

  • 23. Baehr, B.C. and Baehr, M. 1995. New species and new records of Hersiliidae (Arachnida, Araneae, Hersiliidae) from Australia. Fifth supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 52, 107-118.
  • 22. Jocqué, R. and Baehr, B.C. 1995. A supplement to the revision of the Australian spider genus Storena (Araneae, Zodariidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 52, 135-144.
  • 1994

  • 21. Baehr, B.C. and Joqué, R. 1994. Phylogeny and zoogeography of the Australian genus Storena. Spixiana 17, 1-12.
  • 1993

  • 20. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1993. New species and new records of Hersiliidae from Australia, with an updated key to all Australian species (Arachnida: Araneae: Hersiliidae). Fourth supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the Western Australian Museum 16(3), 347-391.
  • 19. Baehr, M. and Baehr, B. 1993. The Hersiliidae of the Oriental Region including New Guinea. Taxonomy, phylogeny, zoogeography (Arachnida, Araneae). Spixiana Supplement 19, 1-95.
  • 1992

  • 18. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1992. New species and new records of the genus Tamopsis Baehr and Baehr (Arachnida, Araneae, Hersiliidae). Third supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the Western Australian Museum 16, 61-77.
  • 17. Joqué, R. and Baehr, B. 1992. A revision of the Australian spider genus Storena (Araneae: Zodariidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 6, 953-1004.
  • 1989

  • 16. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1989. Three new species of the genus Tamopsis Baehr & Baehr from Western Australia (Arachnida, Araneae, Hersiliidae). Second supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the Western Australian Museum 14, 309-320.
  • 1988

  • 15. Baehr, B. 1988. Die Bedeutung der Araneae für die Naturschutzpraxis, dargestellt am Beispiel von Erhebungen im Landkreis Weissenburg-Gunzenhausen (Mittelfranken). Schriftenreihe des Bayerischen Landesamts für Umweltschutz 83, 43-59.
  • 14. Baehr, B. 1988. Zur Systematik, Phylogenie und Zoogeographie der Tamopsis arnhemensis-, circumvidens-, tropica-Gruppen (Araneae, Hersiliidae) aus Australien. C.R. Xle'me Coll. Eur. Arachnol. Berlin, Techn. Univ. Berlin Doc.: 238-250.
  • 13. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1988. On Australian Hersiliidae from the South Australian Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Supplement to the revision of the Australian Hersiliidae. Records of the South Australian Museum 22, 13-20.
  • 1987

  • 12. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1987. The Australian Hersiliidae (Arachnida: Araneae): Taxonomy, phylogeny, zoogeography. Invertebrate Taxonomy 1, 351-437.
  • 11. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1987. Welche Spinne ist das? Kleine Spinnenkunde für jedermann. - Kosmos Naturführer.
  • 1986

  • 10. Baehr, B. 1986. Untersuchungen zur Habitatbindung von Spinnen (Araneae) im Schoenbuch bei Tübingen. In: Das landschaftsökologische Forschungsprojekt Naturpark Schoenbuch. DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: 508-534.
  • 1985

  • 9. Baehr, B. 1985. Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde aus dem Schoenbuch bei Tübingen (Araneae: Linyphiidae, Micryphantidae). Veröffentlichungen für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege Baden-Württemberg 59/60, 563-570.
  • 8. Baehr, B.C. 1985. Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur Temperatur-, Feuchtigkeits- und Helligkeitspräferenz bei einigen Arten der Lycosidae, Hahniidae und Linyphiidae (Araneae). Spixiana 8, 101-118.
  • 7. Baehr, B. & Baehr, M. 1985. Zur Verbreitung und Biotopwahl des Schneckenkankers Ischyropsalis hellwigi Panzer im Schoenbuch bei Tübingen (Opiliones, Ischyropsalidae). Jahreshefte der Gesellschaft für Naturkunde Württemberg 140, 203-212.
  • 6. Baehr, B. and Eisenbeis, G. 1985. Comparative investigations on the resistance to desiccation in Lycosidae, Hahniidae, Linyphiidae and Micryphantidae (Arachnida, Araneae)." Zoologische Jahrbücher - Abteilung für Systematik 112, 225-234.
  • 1984

  • 5. Baehr, B. 1984. Erigone jaegeri sp. nov. aus Südwestdeutschland (Araneae, Erigonidae). Spixiana 7 (3), 245-249.
  • 4. Baehr, B. and Baehr, M. 1984. Die Spinnen des Lautertales bei Muensingen (Arachnida, Araneae). Veröoeffentlichungen für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege Baden-Württemberg 57/58, 375-406.
  • 1983

  • 3. Baehr, B. 1983. Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur Struktur der Spinnengemeinschaften (Araneae) im Bereich stehender Kleingewässer und der angrenzenden Waldhabitate im Schoenbuch bei Tübingen. Dissertation University of Tüuebingen.
  • 2. Baehr-Hoffmann, B. 1983. Bedingungen für die Entstehung einer eigenständigen Spinnenfauna an Rändern stehender Kleingewässer im Schoenbuch. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Oekologie 10 (1983), 83-88.
  • 1980

  • 1. Hoffmann, B. 1980. Vergleichend ökologische Untersuchungen über die Einflüsse des kontrollierten Brennens auf die Arthropodenfauna einer Riedwiese im Federseegebiet (Südwürttemberg). Veroeffentlichungen für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege Baden-Württemberg 51/52, 691-714.
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