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Huang Q, Lattorff HMG, Kryger P, Le Conte Y, Moritz RFA 2013. A selective sweep in a Nosema tolerant honeybee population, Apis mellifera. Anim Genet (accepted).


Fouks B, Lattorff HMG 2013. Comparison of two molecular diagnostic tools for the quantification of Crithidia bombi, a parasite of bumblebees. Entomol Exp Appl (accepted).


Huang Q, Kryger P, Le Conte Y, Lattorff HMG, Kraus FB, Moritz RFA 2013. Four quantitative trait loci associated with low Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) spore load in the honeybee Apis mellifera. Apidologie doi: 10.1007/s13592-013-0243-4.

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Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA 2013. Genetic underpinnings of division of labor in the honeybee. Trends Genet 29: 641-648.


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Fouks B, Lattorff HMG 2013. Social scent marks do not improve avoidance of parasites in foraging bumblebees. J Exp Biol 216: 285-291.



Popp M, Erler S, Lattorff HMG 2012. Seasonal variability of prevalence and occurrence of multiple infections shapes the population structure of Crithidia bombi, an intestinal parasite of bumblebees (Bombus spp.). MicrobiolOpen 1: 362-372.

Pirk CWW, Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Sole CL, Radloff SE, Neumann P, Hepburn HR, Crewe RM 2012. Reproductive biology of the Cape honeybee: A critique of Beekman et al. J Hered 103: 612-614.


Erler S, Popp M, Wolf S, Lattorff HMG 2012. Sex, horizontal transmission and multiple hosts prevent local adaptation of Crithidia bombi, a parasite of bumblebees (Bombus sp.). Ecol Evol 2: 930-940.


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Richter J, Helbing S, Erler S, Lattorff HMG 2012. Social context dependent immune gene expression in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Behav Ecol Sociobiol 66: 791-796.


Erler S, Lommatzsch S, Lattorff HMG 2012. Comparative analysis of detection limits and specificity of molecular diagnostic markers for three pathogens (Microsporidia, Nosema spp.) in the key pollinators Apis mellifera and Bombus terrestris. Parasitol Res 110: 1403-1410.



Fouks B, Lattorff HMG 2011. Recognition and avoidance of contaminated flowers by foraging bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). PLoS ONE 6: e26328.


Erler S, Popp M, Lattorff HMG 2011. Dynamics of Immune System Gene Expression upon Bacterial Challenge and Wounding in a Social Insect (Bombus terrestris). PLoS ONE 6: e18126.


Moritz RFA, Lattorff HMG, Crous KL, Hepburn RH 2011. Social parasitism of queens and workers in the Cape honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis). Behav Ecol Sociobiol 65: 735-740.


Popp M, Lattorff HMG 2011. A quantitative in vitro cultivation technique to determine cell number and growth rates in strains of Crithidia bombi (Trypanosomatidae), a parasite of bumblebees. J Eukaryot Microbiol 58: 7-10 (Erratum 58: 273).



Erler S, Lattorff HMG 2010. The degree of parasitism of the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) by cuckoo bumblebees (Bombus (Psithyrus) vestalis). Insectes Soc 57: 371-377.



Shaibi T, Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA 2008. A microsatellite DNA toolkit for studying population structure in Apis mellifera. Mol Ecol Res 8: 1034-1036.


Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA 2008. Recombination rate and AT-content show opposite correlations in mammalian and other animal genomes. Evol Biol 35: 146-149.


Tribolium Genome Sequencing Consortium 2008. The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum. Nature 452: 949-955 (HMG Lattorff is 123rd of 182 authors).



Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Crewe RM, Solignac M 2007. Control of reproductive dominance by the thelytoky gene in honeybees. Biol Lett 3: 292-295.



The Honeybee Genome Sequencing Consortium (HGSC) 2006. Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature 443: 931-949 (HMG Lattorff is 19th of 223 authors).


Cristino AS, Nunes FMF, Lobo CH, Bitondi MMG, Simoes ZLP, Costa LD, Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Evans JD, Hartfelder K 2006. Caste development and reproduction: a genome-wide analysis of hallmarks of insect eusociality. Ins Mol Biol 15: 703-714.



Moritz RFA, Lattorff HMG, Neumann P, Kraus FB, Radloff SE, Hepburn HR 2005. Rare royal families in honeybees, Apis mellifera. Naturwissenschaften 92: 488-491 (Erratum 92: 548).


Lattorff HMG, Moritz RFA, Fuchs S 2005. A single locus determines thelytokous parthenogenesis of laying honeybee workers (Apis mellifera capensis). Heredity 94: 533-537.


Schluns H, Moritz RFA, Lattorff HMG, Koeniger G 2005. Paternity skew in seven species of honeybees (Hymenoptera : Apidae : Apis). Apidologie 36: 201-209.

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Lattorff HMG, Kryger P, Moritz RFA 2005. Queen developmental time and fitness consequences for queens of clonal social parasitic honeybees (A. m. capensis) and its host A. m. scutellata. Insectes Soc 52: 238-241.



Crewe RM, Moritz RFA, Lattorff HMG 2004. Trapping pheromonal components with silicone rubber tubes: fatty acid secretions in honeybees (Apis mellifera). Chemoecology 14: 77-79.


Moritz RFA, Lattorff HMG, Crewe RM 2004. Honeybee workers (Apis mellifera capensis) compete for producing queen-like pheromone signals. P Roy Soc B 271: S98-S100.



Moritz RFA, Scharpenberg H, Lattorff HMG, Neumann P 2003. A technical note for using microsatellite DNA analyses in haploid male DNA pools of social Hymenoptera. Insectes Soc 50: 398-400.