Publications

Master and Doctoral Theses

Armster, S. (ongoing). Coordination problem solving in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisor: Prof. Thomas Bugnyar, Dep. of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna.

Herzele, J. (ongoing). Conflict behaviour and social rank in male Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisors: Dr. Cornelia Franz-Schaider and Dr. Elfriede Kalcher-Sommersguter, Inst. of Zoology, University of Graz.

Pflüger L.S. (2016). Steroids, COMT genotype and primate behaviour.  A socio-sexual and evolutionary perspective. Doctoral thesis. Supervisor: Associate Prof. Bernard Wallner, Dep. of Anthropology, University of Vienna.

Boeck, A. (2016). Reproductive Parameters in a semi-free ranging group of Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisor: Associate Prof. Bernard Wallner, Dep. of Anthropology, University of Vienna.

Gutleb , D.R (2014). Female Faces: Effects of Colour Contrast on Male Attention in Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisor: Associate Prof. Bernard Wallner, Dep. of Anthropology, University of Vienna.

Radler, C. (2014). Genetic analysis of paternity and relationship quality in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisor: Dr. Cornelia Franz-Schaider, Inst. of Zoology, University of Graz.

Werdenig, A. (2014). Social Network Analysis in Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata). Master thesis. Supervisors: Dr. Cornelia Franz-Schaider and Dr. Elfriede Kalcher-Sommersguter, Inst. of Zoology, University of Graz.

Selected Journal Articles and Conference Contributions

Journal Articles

Pflüger, LS, Gutleb, DR, Hofer, M, Fieder, M, Wallner, B & Steinborn, R. Allelic variation of the COMT gene in a despotic primate society: A haplotype is related to cortisol excretion in Macaca fuscata (2016). Hormones and Behavior, 78: 220-230. online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0018506X15301926

Gutleb, DR, Pflüger, LS & Wallner, B. Semi-freie und wilde Japanmakaken – eine Meta-Analyse (2014). Carinthia II, Klagenfurt, 204/124: 433-442.

Pflüger, LS, Valuch, C, Gutleb, DR, Ansorge, U & Wallner, B. Colour and contrast of female faces: Attraction of attention and its dependence on male hormone status in Macaca fuscata (2014). Animal Behavior, 94: 61-71. online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347214002425

Pflüger, LS, Valuch, C, Ansorge, U & Wallner, B. Colour as a cue of sexual attractiveness and attentional preferences in Japanese macaques (2012). Perception, 41: 127. ECVP 2012.

Wallner B, Aspernig D, Millesi E & Machatschke I. Non-lactating versus lactating females: a comparison of sex steroids, sexual coloration, and sexual behavior in Japanese macaques (2011). Primates, 52: 69-75. online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10329-010-0221-7

Wallner B, Aspernig D, and Machatschke I. (2009). Do Macaca fuscata females advertise their prospective fertility during the sexual inactive period? American Journal of Primatology, 71: 88. Published Abstract.

Dittami J, Moehle U, Millesi E, Reinberg V, Wallner B, Hodges K, Aspernig D, and Mostl E. (2003). Secondary sexual characters, puberty, sexuality, and social status in Barbary and Japanese macaques. Hormones and Behavior, 44: 45.

Wallner B, Aspernig D, Dittami J, and Möstl E. (2002). Secondary sex characteristics in Japanese macaques: a function of rank, age or sex steroids? Advances in Ethology, 37: 153.

 

Conference Contributions

Herzele, J, Kalcher-Sommersguter, E, Franz-Schaider, C, Gutleb, R, Steinborn, R, Wallner, B & Pflüger, LS (2016). Is conflict behaviour of male Japanese macaques associated with polymorphisms in FKBP5? Poster presented at the European Conference on Behavioural Biology (ECBB) 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

Boeck, A, Pflüger, LS & Wallner, B (2016). Reproductive parameter of a semi-free ranging troop of Japanese macaques. Poster presented at the European Conference on Behavioural Biology (ECBB) 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

Pflüger, LS, Gutleb, DR, Fieder, M, Hofer, M, Wallner, B & Steinborn, R (2015). A COMT haplotype is associated with increased cortisol excretion in male Japanese macaques. Poster presented at the Conference of the Gesellschaft für Primatologie (GfP) 2015 in Leipzig, Germany.

Pflüger, LS, Gutleb, DR, Fieder, M, Hofer, M, Wallner, B & Steinborn, R (2014). A COMT haplotype in semi-free ranging Japanese macaques (M. fuscata). Talk presented at the Science Day of the Faculty of Life Sciences 2014 in Vienna, Austria

Gutleb, DR, Pflüger, LS & Wallner, B (2014). Semi-free versus wild Japanese macaques – a meta-analysis. Poster presented at the International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

Pflüger, LS, Valuch, C, Ansorge, U & Wallner, B (2012). Female facial colouration affects male attentional preferences in Japanese macaques. Poster presented at the International Society of Human Ethology (ISHE) conference 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

Heise, N, Valuch, C, Pflüger, LS, Ansorge, U, Wallner, B & Huber, L (2012). Towards an understanding of the universal principles of cognition in men and animals. Poster presented at the Biennal Conference on Human Ethology 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

Pflüger, LS, Valuch, C, Ansorge, U & Wallner, B (2012). Colour as a cue of sexual attractiveness and attentional preferences in Japanese macaques. Poster presented at the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2012 in Alghero, Italy.

 

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