J Schaer as first or last & corresponding author:

Bajić B, O Werb, I Budinski, J Blagojević, J Schaer, J van Schaik. 2023. Non-invasive investigation of Polychromophilus parasite infections in bat populations in Serbia using bat flies. Parasites & Vectors. 16:170.

Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, R Kityo, J Schaer. 2022. Negative Perception of Bats, Exacerbated by the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, May Hinder Bat Conservation in Northern Uganda. Sustainability. 14(24), 16924.

Kamani J, YJ Atuman, DA Oche, A Shekaro, O Werb, I Ejotre, J Schaer. Molecular detection of Trypanosoma spp. and Hepatocystis parasite infections of bats in Northern Nigeria. Parasitology. 2022. 

Tsague J, EM Bakwo-Fils, JP Atanga, NV Dongue, DW Mbeng, J Schaer, T. Tchuinkam. Hepatocystis and Nycteria (Haemosporida) parasite infections of bats in the Central Region of Cameroon. Parasitology. 2021.

Chumnandee C, N Pha-obnga, O Werb, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. 2020. Molecular characterization of Polychromophilus parasites of Scotophilus kuhlii bats in Thailand. Parasitology. pp. 1 – 15.

Ejotre I, DM Reeder, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. 2020. Hepatocystis. Trends in Parasitology. Review.

Schaer J, W Boardman, A McKeown, DA Westcott, K Matuschewski, M Power. 2019. Molecular investigation of Hepatocystis parasites in the Australian flying fox Pteropus poliocephalus across its distribution range. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 75, 103978.

Atama N, S Manu, S Ivande, SP Rosskopf, K Matuschewski, J Schaer. 2019. Survey of Hepatocystis parasites of fruit bats in the Amurum forest reserve, Nigeria, identifies first host record for Rousettus aegyptiacus. Parasitology. 146 (12), 1550-1554.

Rosskopf SP, J Held, M Gmeiner, B Mordmüller, P Matsiégui, I Eckerle, N Weber, K Matuschewski, Schaer. 2019. Nycteria and Polychromophilus parasite infections of bats in Central Gabon. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 68, 30-34

Schaer J, L McMichael, AN Gordon, D Russell, K Matuschewski, SL Perkins, H Field, P Power. 2018. Phylogeny of Hepatocystis parasites of Australian flying foxes reveals distinct parasite clade. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife7 (2), 207-212.

Schaer J, SL Perkins, I Ejotre, ME Vodzak, K Matuschewski, DM Reeder. 2017. Epauletted fruit bats display exceptionally high infections with a Hepatocystis species complex in South Sudan. Scientific Reports. 7, 6928.

Schaer J, DM Reeder, ME Vodzak, KJ Olival, N Weber, F Mayer, K Matuschewski, SL Perkins. 2015. Nycteria parasites of Afrotropical insectivorous bats. International Journal for Parasitology. 45(6): 375-384. doi:

Schaer J, SL Perkins, J Decher, F Leendertz, J Fahr, N Weber, K Matuschewski. 2013. High diversity of West African bat malaria parasites and a tight link with rodent Plasmodium taxa. PNAS. 110(43): 17415-9.

J Schaer as co-author:

Veith Y, AL Wende, K Matuschewski, J Schaer, K Müller, B Bannert. 2023. Molecular characterization of Schellackia parasites in an urban population of Sand lizards (Lacertia agilis) from Berlin, Germany. Parasitology Research.

Kamani J, M Shand, A Shekaro, B Laminu, O Toyin, MS Abasiama, J Schaer, S Harrus. 2023. Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of hemotropic Mycoplasma species in pastoralists cattle in Nigeria. Acta Parasitologica.

Kamani J, J Schaer, Y Nachum-Biala, G Baneth, M Shand, S Harrus. 2023. Bartonella bovis in Cattle in Nigeria: Molecular Detection and the Analysis of Risk Factors. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 78(1): 24-33.

Kamani J, J Schaer, AG Umar, JY Pilarshimwi, L Bukar, J González-Miguel, S Harrus. 2022. Molecular detection and genetic characterization of Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma platys in cattle in Nigeria. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 13(4): 101955.

Puechmaille SJ, M Ar Gouilh, D Dechmann, B Fenton, C Geiselman, R Medellin, R Mittermeier, P Racey, DM Reeder, J Schaer, A Vicente-Santos, W Sechrest, L Viquez-R, N Weber. 2021. Misconceptions and misinformation about bats and viruses. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 105: 606-607. 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.097

Galen S, J Borner, E Martinsen, Schaer, CC Austin, C West, SL Perkins. 2018. The polyphyly of Plasmodium: Comprehensive phylogenetic analyses of the malaria parasites (order Haemosporida) reveal widespread taxonomic conflict. Royal Society Open Science. 5, 171780-171780. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.171780

Perkins SL and J Schaer. 2016. A Modern Menagerie of Mammalian Malaria. Trends in Parasitology. 32(10), 772–782. Review.

Held J, M Gmeiner, B Mordmüller, P Matsiégui, Schaer, I Eckerle, N Weber, K Matuschewski, S Bletz, F Schaumburg. 2016. Bats are rare reservoirs of Staphylococcus aureus complex in Gabon. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 47, 118-120.

Decher J, A Hoffmann, J Schaer, RW Norris, B Kadjo, J Astrin, A Monadjem, R Hutterer. 2015. Bat diversity in the Simandou Mountain Range of Guinea, with the description of a new white-winged vespertilionid. Acta Chiropterologica. 17(2): 255-282. doi:

Kelm DH, J Schaer, S Ortmann, G Wibbelt, JR Speakman, CC Voigt. 2008. Efficiency of facultative frugivory in the bat Glossophaga commissarisi: Can a nectar specialist mammal turn to fruits when the nectar runs dry? J Comp Physiol [B]. 178(8): 985-996. doi:

Reports and Manuals

Weber N, J Schaer, J Fahr. 2011. Preliminary assessment of the bat fauna at Putu Iron Ore Mining concession, Liberia. Final Report to PIOM.

Hoffmann A, J Decher, F Rovero, J Schaer, C Voigt, G Wibbelt. 2010. Chapter 19 – Field Methods and Techniques for Monitoring Mammals In: Eymann, J. Degreef, J., Häuser, C., Monje, J.C., Samyn, Y. and VandenSpiegel, D. (eds). Manual on field recording techniques and protocols for All Taxa Biodiversity Inventories and Monitoring. Abc Taxa, Vol. 8 (Part 2): 482-529.

Decher J, A Hoffmann, B Kadjo, RW Norris, J Schaer. 2009. Small Mammal Baseline Study for The Rio Tinto Simandou Project, Guinea. Final Report to SNC Lavalin Environment Inc., Montreal. 99 pages.

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