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Dr. Oliver Otti

Dr. Oliver Otti

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Animal Ecology I


Animal Population Ecology at the Department of Animal Ecology I

Research interests:

  • Bedbug Cimex lectularius: Reproductive immunity, spermicide and cryptic female choice
  • Sperm-microbe interactions

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Animal Ecology I


Selected publications

 

Article in a journal (peer-reviewed)

Massino, Christian; Wetzker, Cornelia; Balvín, Ondřej; Bartonička, Tomáš; Křemenová, Jana; Sasínková, Markéta; Otti, Oliver; Reinhardt, Klaus
Seminal fluid and sperm diluent affect sperm metabolism in an insect : Evidence from NAD(P)H an ...
in Microscopy Research and Technique volume 85 (2022) issue 1. - page 398-411
doi:10.1002/jemt.23914 ...

Seidenath, Dimitri; Holzinger, Anja; Kemnitz, Klara; Langhof, Nico; Lücker, Darleen; Opel, Thorsten; Otti, Oliver; Feldhaar, Heike
Individual vs. Combined Short-Term Effects of Soil Pollutants on Colony Founding in a Common An ...
in Frontiers in Insect Science (2021)
doi:10.3389/finsc.2021.761881 ...

Křemenová, Jana; Bartonička, Tomáš; Balvín, Ondřej; Massino, Christian; Reinhardt, Klaus; Sasínková, Markéta; Weig, Alfons; Otti, Oliver
Male diet affects female fitness and sperm competition in human- and bat-associated lineages of ...
in Scientific Reports volume 11 (2021) issue 1
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-94622-6 ...

Thongprem, Panupong; Evison, Sophie E. F.; Hurst, Gregory D. D.; Otti, Oliver
Transmission, Tropism, and Biological Impacts of Torix Rickettsia in the Common Bed Bug Cimex l ...
in Frontiers in Microbiology volume 11 (2020)
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2020.608763 ...

Křemenová, Jana; Balvín, Ondřej; Otti, Oliver; Pavonič, Michal; Reinhardt, Klaus; Šimek, Zdeněk; Bartonička, Tomáš
Identification and age-dependence of pteridines in bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) and bat bugs (C ...
in Scientific Reports volume 10 (2020)
doi:10.1038/s41598-020-66919-5 ...

Bellinvia, Sara; Spachtholz, Andrea; Borgwardt, Ina; Schauer, Bastian; Otti, Oliver
Female immunity in response to sexually transmitted opportunistic bacteria in the common bedbug ...
in Journal of Insect Physiology volume 123 (2020)
doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2020.104048 ...

Tragust, Simon; Brinker, Pina; Rossel, Natacha; Otti, Oliver
Balancing Life History Investment Decisions in Founding Ant Queens
in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution volume 8 (2020)
doi:10.3389/fevo.2020.00076 ...

Baeuerle, Gitta; Feldhaar, Heike; Otti, Oliver
Comparing a Potential External Immune Defense Trait to Internal Immunity in Females of Wild Bum ...
in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution volume 8 (2020)
doi:10.3389/fevo.2020.00062 ...

Feldhaar, Heike; Otti, Oliver
Pollutants and Their Interaction with Diseases of Social Hymenoptera
in Insects volume 11 (2020) issue 3
doi:10.3390/insects11030153 ...

Bellinvia, Sara; Johnston, Paul R.; Reinhardt, Klaus; Otti, Oliver
Bacterial communities of the reproductive organs of virgin and mated common bedbugs, Cimex lect ...
in Ecological Entomology volume 45 (2020) issue 1. - page 142-154
doi:10.1111/een.12784 ...

Bellinvia, Sara; Johnston, Paul R.; Mbedi, Susan; Otti, Oliver
Mating changes the genital microbiome in both sexes of the common bedbug Cimex lectularius acro ...
in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences volume 287 (2020) issue 1926
doi:10.1098/rspb.2020.0302 ...

Kaufmann, Elena; Otti, Oliver
Males increase their fitness by choosing large females in the common bedbug Cimex lectularius
in Animal Biology volume 69 (2019) issue 1. - page 17-32
doi:10.1163/15707563-20181033 ...

Otti, Oliver; Deines, Peter; Hammerschmidt, Katrin; Reinhardt, Klaus
Do Bacteria Change Their Language When They Enter the Body Through Wounds? : Answers From Bedb ...
in Frontiers for Young Minds volume 7 (2019) issue 1
doi:10.3389/frym.2019.00001 ...

Otti, Oliver; Deines, Peter; Hammerschmidt, Katrin; Reinhardt, Klaus
Regular Wounding in a Natural System : Bacteria Associated With Reproductive Organs of Bedbugs ...
in Frontiers in Immunology volume 8 (2017)
doi:10.3389/fimmu.2017.01855 ...

Kaldun, Bettina; Otti, Oliver
Condition-dependent ejaculate production affects male mating behavior in the common bedbug Cime ...
in Ecology and Evolution volume 6 (2016) issue 8. - page 2548-2558
doi:10.1002/ece3.2073 ...

Otti, Oliver
Genitalia-associated microbes in insects
in Insect Science volume 22 (2015) issue 3
doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12183 ...

Fountain, Toby; Butlin, Roger K.; Reinhardt, Klaus; Otti, Oliver
Outbreeding effects in an inbreeding insect, Cimex lectularius
in Ecology and Evolution volume 5 (2015) issue 2. - page 409-418
doi:10.1002/ece3.1373 ...

Gegner, Tobias; Otti, Oliver; Tragust, Simon; Feldhaar, Heike
Do microsporidia function as “biological weapon” for Harmonia axyridis under natural conditio ...
in Insect Science volume 22 (2015) issue 3. - page 353-359
doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12224 ...

Otti, Oliver; Johnston, Paul R.; Horsburgh, Gavin J.; Galindo, Juan; Reinhardt, Klaus
Female transcriptomic response to male genetic and nongenetic ejaculate variation
in Behavioral Ecology volume 26 (2015) issue 3. - page 681-688
doi:10.1093/beheco/aru209 ...

Otti, Oliver; Tragust, Simon; Feldhaar, Heike
Unifying external and internal immune defences
in Trends in Ecology & Evolution volume 29 (2014) issue 11. - page 625-634
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.09.002 ...

Otti, Oliver; McTighe, Aimee P.; Reinhardt, Klaus
In vitro antimicrobial sperm protection by an ejaculate-like substance
in Functional Ecology volume 27 (2013) issue 1. - page 219-226
doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12025 ...

Reinhardt, Klaus; Otti, Oliver
Comparing sperm swimming speed
in Evolutionary Ecology Research volume 14 (2012) issue 8. - page 1039-1056

Otti, Oliver; Gantenbein-Ritter, Iris; Jacot, Alain; Brinkhof, Martin W. G.
Immune response increases predation risk
in Evolution volume 66 (2012) issue 3. - page 732-739
doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01506.x ...

Haesler, Marcel P.; Lindeyer, Charlotte M.; Otti, Oliver; Bonfils, Danielle; Heg, Dik; Taborsky, Michael
Female mouthbrooders in control of pre- and postmating sexual selection
in Behavioral Ecology volume 22 (2011) issue 5. - page 1033-1041
doi:10.1093/beheco/arr087 ...

Witsenburg, Fardo; Schürch, Roger; Otti, Oliver; Heg, Dik
Behavioural types and ecological effects in a natural population of the cooperative cichlid Neo ...
in Animal Behaviour volume 80 (2010) issue 4. - page 757-767

Witsenburg, Fardo; Schürch, Roger; Otti, Oliver; Heg, Dik
Behavioural types and ecological effects in a natural population of the cooperative cichlid Neo ...
in Animal Behaviour volume 80 (2010) issue 4. - page 757-767
doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.07.016 ...

Otti, Oliver; Naylor, Richard A.; Siva-Jothy, Michael T.; Reinhardt, Klaus
Bacteriolytic Activity in the Ejaculate of an Insect
in The American Naturalist volume 174 (2009) issue 2. - page 292-295
doi:10.1086/600099 ...

Otti, Oliver; Schmid-Hempel, Paul
A field experiment on the effect of Nosema bombi in colonies of the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
in Ecological Entomology volume 33 (2008) issue 5. - page 577-582
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2311.2008.00998.x ...

Otti, Oliver; Sadd, Ben M.
Parental guidance? Trans-generational influences on offspring life history in mosquitoes
in Trends in Parasitology volume 24 (2008) issue 5. - page 197-199
doi:10.1016/j.pt.2008.02.004 ...

Jacot, Alain; Scheuber, Hannes; Holzer, Barbara; Otti, Oliver; Brinkhof, Martin W. G.
Diel variation in a dynamic sexual display and its association with female mate-searching behav ...
in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences volume 275 (2008) issue 1634. - page 579-585
doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.1500 ...

Otti, Oliver; Schmid-Hempel, Paul
Nosema bombi : A pollinator parasite with detrimental fitness effects
in Journal of Invertebrate Pathology volume 96 (2007) issue 2. - page 118-124
doi:10.1016/j.jip.2007.03.016 ...

Heg, Dik; Bergmüller, Ralph; Bonfils, Danielle; Otti, Oliver; Bachar, Zina; Burri, Reto; Heckel, Gerald; Taborsky, Michael
Cichlids do not adjust reproductive skew to the availability of independent breeding options
in Behavioral Ecology volume 17 (2006) issue 3. - page 419-429
doi:10.1093/beheco/arj056 ...

Online post

Otti, Oliver; Deines, Peter; Hammerschmidt, Katrin; Reinhardt, Klaus
Do Bacteria Change Their Language When They Enter the Body Through Wounds? : Answers From Bedbu ...
in Frontiers for Young Minds
28. Januar 2019
doi:10.3389/frym.2019.00001 ...

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Animal Ecology I


Dr. Oliver Otti

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