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  1. Bechir Ferchichi K, Böhnert T, Ritter B, Harpke D, Stoll A, Morales P, Fiedler S, Mu F, Bechteler J, Münker C, Koch MA, Wiehe T, Quandt D (2024) Genetic diversity of the Atacama Desert shrub Huidobria chilensis in the context of geography and climate. Global and Planetary Change, 234: 104385. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2024.104385

  2. Bechteler J*, Peñaloza-Bojacá G*, Bell D, Burleigh G*, McDaniel S, Davis C, Sessa E, Bippus A, Cargill DC, Chantanoarrapint S, Draper I, Endara L, Forrest LL, Garilleti R, Graham SW, Huttunen S, Jauregui Lazo J, Francisco L, Larraín J, Lewis L, Long D, Quandt D, Renzaglia K, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Lee GE, Sierra Pinilla A, von Konrat M, Zartman C, Goffinet B*, Villarreal A. JC* (2023) Comprehensive phylogenomic time tree of bryophytes reveals deep relationships and uncovers gene tree incongruences in the last 500 million years of diversification. American Journal of Botany, e16249. DOI: 10.1002/ajb2.16249 (* equal contribution)

  3. Stein RE, Luque-Fernandez C, Kiefer C, Möbus J, Pauca-Tanco A, Jabbusch S, Harpke D, Bechteler J, Quandt D, Villasante F, Koch M (2023) Climate-driven past and present interspecies gene flow may have contributed to shape microscale adaptation capacity in tillandsia lomas in hyperarid South American desert systems. Global and Planetary Change, 230: 104258. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2023.104258

  4. Schmidt A, Korall P, Krings M, Weststrand S, Bergschneider L, Sadowski EM, Bechteler J, Rikkinen J, Regalado L (2022) Selaginella in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Willdenowia, 52: 179-245. DOI: 10.3372/wi.52.52203

  5. Lee GE, Bechteler J, Pócs T, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Tang HY, Chai PW (2022) Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of liverwort from Peninsular Malaysia. Plants, 11: 1642. DOI: 10.3390/PLANTS11131642

  6. Bechteler J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Glenny D, Cargill DC, Maul K, Schütz N, von Konrat M, Quandt D, Nebel M (2021) The evolution and biogeographic history of epiphytic thalloid liverworts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 165: 1055-7903. DOI: 10.1016/J.YMPEV.2021.107298

  7. Feldberg K, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Renner MAM, von Konrat M, Bechteler J, Müller P, Wang YD, Schneider H, Schmidt A (2021) Liverworts from Cretaceous amber. Cretaceous Research, 128: 104987. DOI: 10.1016/J.CRETRES.2021.104987

  8. Lee GE, Condamine FL, Bechteler J, Pérez-Escobar OA, Scheben A, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Pócs T, Heinrichs J (2020) An ancient tropical origin, dispersals via land bridges and Miocene diversification explain the subcosmopolitan disjunctions of the liverwort genus Lejeunea. Scientific Reports, 10:14123. DOI: 10.1038/S41598-020-71039-1

  9. Schmidt A, Regalado L, Weststrand S, Korall P, Sadowski E-M, Schneider H, Jansen E, Bechteler J, Krings M, Müller P, Wang B, Wang X, Rikkinen J, Seyfullah L (2020) Selaginella was hyperdiverse already in the Cretaceous. New Phytologist, 228: 1176-1182. DOI: 10.1111/NPH.16600

  10. Sousa A, Bechteler J, Temsch E, Renner SS (2020) Different from tracheophytes, liverworts commonly have mixed 35S and 5S arrays. Annals of Botany, 125: 1057-1064. DOI: 10.1093/AOB/MCAA027

  11. Beck A*, Bechteler J*, Casanova-Katny A, Dzhilyanova I (2019) The pioneer lichen Placopsis in maritime Antarctica: Genetic diversity of their mycobionts and green algal symbionts, and their correlation with deglaciation time. Symbiosis, 79: 1-24. DOI: 10.1007/S13199-019-00624-4 (Journal cover) * joint first authors

  12. Lee GE, Bechteler J, Pócs T, Schäfer-Verwimp A (2019) Molecular and morphological evidence for a new species of liverwort, Lejeunea heinrichsii (Marchantiophyta: Lejeuneaceae) from Taveuni, Fiji. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 57: 361-370. DOI: 10.1111/JSE.12470

  13. Sierra AM, Bechteler J, Cardoso D, Zartman C, Villarreal JC (2018) Divergence time analyses suggest a Miocene origin of the narrow Amazonian endemic rheophytic Ceratolejeunea temnantha (Spruce) Reiner-Drehwald (Porellales, Lejeuneaceae). Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution, 40: 55-67. DOI: 10.11646/BDE.40.2.4

  14. Lee GE, Bechteler J, Heinrichs J (2018) A revision of unrevised taxon names in the former genus Taxilejeunea (Marchantiophyta: Lejeuneaceae) from Asia. Phytotaxa, 358: 26-48. DOI: 10.11646/PHYTOTAXA.358.1.2

  15. Regalado L, Lóriga J, Bechteler J, Beck A, Schneider H, Heinrichs J (2018) Phylogenetic biogeography reveals the timing and source areas of the Adiantum species (Pteridaceae) in the West Indies, with a special focus on Cuba. Journal of Biogeography, 45: 541-551. DOI: 10.1111/JBI.13119

  16. Regalado L, Schmidt AR, Krings M, Bechteler J, Schneider H, Heinrichs J (2018) Fossil evidence of eupolypod ferns in the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 304: 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/S00606-017-1439-2

  17. Bechteler J, Schmidt AR, Renner MAM, Wang B, Pérez-Escobar OA, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Feldberg K, Heinrichs J (2017) A Burmese amber fossil of Radula (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) provides insights into the Cretaceous evolution of epiphytic lineages of leafy liverworts. Fossil Record, 20: 201-213. DOI: 10.5194/FR-20-201-2017

  18. Schäfer-Verwimp A, Bechteler J, van Melick H, Renner MAM, Heinrichs J (2017) Lepidolejeunea grandiocellata sp. nov. (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales), a new leafy liverwort from the West Indies based on morphological and molecular evidence. Cryptogamie, Bryologie, 38: 253-263. DOI: 10.7872/CRYB/V38.ISS3.2017.253

  19. Heinrichs J, Feldberg K, Bechteler J, Müller P, Renner MAM, Váňa J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Schmidt AR (2017) A fossil genus of Frullaniaceae (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) from the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar. Cretaceous Research, 74: 223-226. DOI: 10.1016/J.CRETRES.2017.02.023

  20. Váňa J, Bechteler J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Renner MAM, Heinrichs J (2017) Integrative taxonomy substantiates the presence of three Radula species in Austria: Radula complanata, R. lindenbergiana, and R. visianica (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida). Cryptogamie, Bryologie, 38: 125-135. DOI: 10.7872/CRYB/V38.ISS2.2017.125

  21. Lee GE, Kolberg L, Bechteler J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Renner MAM, Schmidt AR, Heinrichs J (2017) The leafy liverwort genus Lejeunea (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) in Miocene Dominican amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 238: 144-150. DOI: 10.1016/J.REVPALBO.2016.11.013

  22. Bechteler J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Lee GE, Feldberg K, Perez Escobar OA, Pócs T, Peralta DF, Renner MAM, Heinrichs J (2017) Geographical structure, narrow species ranges and Cenozoic diversification in a pantropical clade of epiphyllous leafy liverworts. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 638-653. DOI: 10.1002/ECE3.2656

  23. Bechteler J, Lee GE, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Renner MAM, Peralta DF, Heinrichs J (2016) Towards a monophyletic classification of Lejeuneaceae V: the systematic position of Pictolejeunea. Phytotaxa, 280: 259-270. DOI: 10.11646/PHYTOTAXA.280.3.4

  24. Heinrichs J, Scheben A, Bechteler J, Lee GE, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Hedenäs L, Singh H, Pócs T, Nascimbene PC, Peralta DF (2016) Crown group Lejeuneaceae and pleurocarpous mosses in Early Eocene (Ypresian) Indian Amber. PLoS One, 11:e0156301. DOI: 10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0156301

  25. Scheben A, Bechteler J, Lee GE, Pócs T, Schäfer‐Verwimp A, Heinrichs J (2016) Multiple transoceanic dispersals and geographical structure in the pantropical leafy liverwort Ceratolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales). Journal of Biogeography, 43: 1739-1749. DOI: 10.1111/JBI.12779

  26. Bechteler J, Lee GE, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Pócs T, Peralta DF, Renner MAM, Schneider H, Heinrichs J (2016) Towards a monophyletic classification of Lejeuneaceae IV: reinstatement of Allorgella, transfer of Microlejeunea aphanella to Vitalianthus and refinements of the subtribal classification. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 302: 187-201. DOI: 10.1007/S00606-015-1252-8

  27. Lee GE, Bechteler J, Pócs T, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Heinrichs J (2016) Molecular and morphological evidence for an intercontinental range of the liverwort Lejeunea pulchriflora (Marchantiophyta: Lejeuneaceae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 16: 13-21. DOI: 10.1007/S13127-015-0243-5

  28. Lee GE, Bechteler J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Heinrichs J (2015) Microlejeunea miocenica sp. nov. (Porellales, Jungermanniopsida) in Dominican amber, the first fossil of a subcosmopolitan genus of leafy liverworts. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 222: 16-21. DOI: 10.1016/J.REVPALBO.2015.07.002

  29. Váňa J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Bechteler J, Schmidt AR, Heinrichs J (2015) Notoscyphus grollei sp. nov. in Bitterfeld amber rather than the extant Notoscyphus lutescens (Lehm. & Lindenb.) Mitt. Phytotaxa, 222: 151-154.

  30. Váňa J, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Bechteler J, Schmidt AR, Heinrichs J (2015) Transfer of the Eocene Jungermannia berendtii Grolle to Solenostoma. Cryptogamie, Bryologie, 36: 285-288. DOI: 10.7872/CRYB/V36.ISS3.2015.285

  31. Heinrichs J, Feldberg K, Bechteler J, Scheben A, Czumaj A, Pócs T, Schneider H, Schäfer-Verwimp A (2015) Integrative taxonomy of Lepidolejeunea (Jungermanniopsida: Porellales): Ocelli allow the recognition of two neglected species. Taxon, 64: 216-228. DOI: 10.12705/642.5