Dr. Peter C. Dworschak

Position:

staff scientist

Function:

  • Curatorial responsibility for the Natural History Museum's Crustacea collection. The collection is currently being registered, a type catalogue of the Brachyura (except freshwater crabs) is in preparation.
  • Member of the Editorial Board (Evertebrata) of the Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien.

 

Contact:

Phone:+43 1 52177-330
Fax: +43 1 52177-327
  • Research projects principally on the biology of Thalassinidea. Field work continues in the Adriatic, the Red Sea, and the Caribbean.

 

  • Born 1953
  • 1983 Ph.D. in Zoology/Marine Biology at the University of Vienna/Austria
  • 1983-1988 Position as research assistant at the Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna.
  • 1989-1994 Position at the Federal Ministry of Health, Sports and Consumer Protection, Department of Toxicology.
  • Since 1995 Curator of Crustacea at the Natural History Museum in Vienna
  • RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
  • 1976-1982 Ph.D.-thesis under supervision of Prof.R.Riedl and Dr.J.Ott; topic: "Biology of the burrowing shrimp Upogebia pusilla". Study of three populations in the Northern Adriatic.
  • 1983-1985 Working in the joint project P5059 of the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) between the Institutes of Paleontology, Zoology and Geology of the Univ.Vienna on the topic "Actuopaleontological Investigations of Lebensspuren of the Shallow Sea" (principal investigator F. Steininger). Research activities in the Northern Adriatic (Italy: Laboratorio di Biologia Marina,Sorgenti di Aurisina; Yugoslavia: Marine Research and Training Center in Piran), the North Sea (Senckenberg Institute, Wilhelmshaven) and the Red Sea (Safaga, Egypt).
  • 1986-1988 Working in the project P5915 of the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) on the topic "Comparison of Recent and Fossil Crustacean Burrows" (principal investigator F. Steininger). Continuing research with emphasis on crustaceans.
  • 1987 and 1989 Actuopaleontological investigations in and around a mangrove community within the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems Program of the Smithsonian's Institution (Washington, D.C.) in Belize.
  • 1990 Actuopaleontological investigations in Mobile Bay, Alabama.
  • 1994 "Burrow morphology and burrowing behaviour of Brazilian thalassinidean shrimp" within the frame of the "Convenio" between the University of Vienna and the University of Sao Paulo in the Channel of Sao Sebastiao (SP, Brazil).
  • 1997 "Biology of thalassinidean shrimp" within the frame of the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems Program of the Smithsonian's Institution (Washington, D.C.) in Belize.
  • 2000- 2003 Principal investigator in the project "Leaf-cutting shrimp: microbial gardening in marine sediments" of the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF P14142-BIO) in cooperation with Univ. Prof. Jörg Ott (Institute of Ecology and Conservation Biology, University of Vienna).
  • 2004 Participation in "Marine Biodiversity Project Panglao 2004" on Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines.
  • 2005 "Inventory and diversity of the Thalassinidea (Crustacea, Decapoda) near Dahab (South Sinai, Egypt)"
  • PARTICIPATION IN SYMPOSIA
  • "3rd Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea", Barcelona, Spain (23-29 March 1985)
  • "WILHELM SCHÄFER Gedächtnis Kolloquium" in Wilhelmshaven, Germany (28 - 30 May 1987)
  • Smithsonian Institution Workshop "Ecology of the Twin Cays Mangrove and related Swamp Systems", Solomons, MD (16-18 November 1988)
  • "4th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea" in Thessaloniki, Greece (25-28 April 1989)
  • "Biology of the Thalassinoidea (Crustacea, Decapoda)" arranged by the Crustacean Society, Boston, Mass. (30 December 1989)
  • "Première Conférence Européene sur les Crustacés - First European Crustacean Conference" in Paris, France (31 August - 5 September 1992)
  • "International Senckenberg Symposium Crustacea Decapoda" in Frankfurt/M., Germany (18 - 22 October 1993)
  • "Einfalt statt Vielfalt? Biodiversitätskonvention - Was kann Österreich tun?" organised by the BMUJF, Vienna (23 June 1994)
  • "29th European Marine Biology Symposium", Vienna, Austria (29 August - 2 September 1994)
  • "18. Internationales Symposion für Vivaristik. Mensch - Tier - Umwelt" in Lindabrunn, Lower Austria (23-28 September 1994)
  • "1995 Summer Meeting of The Crustacean Society" in Ft. Pierce, Florida (24-27 May 1995)
  • "Vienna Deep-Sea Symposium. Deep-sea and extreme shallow-water habitats: affinities and adaptations. International symposium on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the first Austro-Hungerian deep-sea expedition to the Red Sea" in Vienna, Austria (6 - 8 October 1995)
  • "The Biology of Crustacea" in Plymouth, U.K. (1 - 3 April 1996)
  • "6th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea" in Florence, Italy (12-15 September 1996)
  • "Symposium in memoriam Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinz Splechtna" at the Institut of Zoologie, University of Vienna (16 May 1997)
  • "4th International Crustacean Congress" in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (20-24 July 1998)
  • "7th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea" in Lisbon, Portugal (6 - 9 September 1999)
  • "Phylogenetisches Symposium 1999 in Wien. Großsystematik: Homologie & Konvergenzen" in Vienna, Austria (19-21 November 1999)
  • "Fifth International Crustacean Congress" in Melbourne, Australia (9 -13 July 2001)
  • Symposium "The Biology of Tropical Shallow Water Habitats: A Landlocked Country's Window to Marine Science" in Lunz/See, Austria (19 - 21 October 2001)
  • "8th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea" in Corfu Isl., Greece (2 - 6 September 2002)
  • "First Austrian Reef Workshop" in Vienna, Austria (30-31 May 2002)
  • "Ecology of large bioturbators in tidal flats and shallow sublittoral sediments - from individual behavior to their role as ecosystem engineers" in Nagasaki, Japan (1-2 November 2003)
  • "3rd Brazilian Crustacean Congress and 2004 TCS Summer Meeting", Florianopolis, Brazil (24-28 October 2004)
  • "Sixth International Crustacean Symposium", Glasgow, Scotland (18-22 July 2005)
  • "40th European Marine Biology Symposium", Vienna, Austria (21-25 August 2005)
  • "9. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik", Vienna, Austria (20-23 February 2007)
  • "13. Tagung deutschsprachiger Crustaceologen", Frankfurt a.M., Germany (15-18 March 2007)
  • "The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting", Coquimbo/La Serena, Chile (14-17 October 2007)
  • "9th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea", Turin, Italy (2.-6. September 2008)
  • "The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting & 47th Annual Meeting of the Carcinological Society of Japan", Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan (20-24 September 2009)
  • "Workshop on Crustacean Bioturbation - Fossil and Recent", Lepe, Spain (31 May - 4 June 2010).
  • "15. Deutschsprachige Crustaceologen-Tagung", Regensburg, Germany (7 - 10 April 2011)
  • "The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting and the 10th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea", Athens, Greece (3 - 7 June 2012)
  • "BioSyst.EU Global Systematics!", Vienna, Austria (19 - 22 February 2013)
  • "16. Crustaceologentagung", Greifswald, Germany (14 - 17 March 2013)
  • "8th International Crustacean Congress", Frankfurt/M, Germany (18 - 23 August 2014)
  • "AUTREEF2015. A workshop on reef research made in Austria", Vienna, Austria (28-29 Oct 2015)
  • "The Crustacean Society Mid-Year Meeting, 11th Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea and 5th Crustacean Larval Conference", Barcelona, Span (19–22 June 2017)

 

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1981: The pumping rates of the burrowing shrimp Upogebia pusilla (PETAGNA)(Decapoda: Thalassinidea). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 52: 25-35. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1983: The biology of Upogebia pusilla (PETAGNA) (Decapoda, Thalassinidea). I. The burrows. P. S. Z. N. I: Marine Ecology 4(1): 19-43. [abstract]

Co-worker in: RIEDL, R. (ed.), 1983:. Fauna und Flora des Mittelmeeres. Paul Parey, Berlin and Hamburg, 836 pp.

PERVESLER, P. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 1985: Burrows of Jaxea nocturna NARDO in the Gulf of Trieste. Senckenbergiana maritima 17(1/3): 33-53. [PDF, 6.5 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1987a: Burrows of Solecurtus strigilatus (LINNÉ) and S. multistriatus (SCACCHI) (Bivalvia, Tellinacea). Senckenbergiana maritima 19(3/4): 131-147.[PDF, 7.5MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1987b: Burrows of Mediterranean Decapoda. Investigacion Pesqueras, Barcelona 51(Supl.1): 264 (Abstract). [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1987c: Feeding behaviour of Upogebia pusilla and Callianassa tyrrhena. Investigacion Pesqueras, Barcelona 51(Supl.1): 421-429. [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1988(1987): The biology of Upogebia pusilla (PETAGNA) (Decapoda, Thalassinidea). II. Environments and Zonation. P. S. Z. N. I: Marine Ecology 8(4): 337-358. [abstract]

 DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1988: The biology of Upogebia pusilla (PETAGNA) (Decapoda, Thalassinidea). III. Growth and production. P. S. Z. N. I: Marine Ecology 9(1): 51-77. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & P. PERVESLER, 1988: Burrows of Callianassa bouvieri NOBILI 1904 from Safaga (Egypt, Red Sea) with some remarks on the biology of the species. Senckenbergiana maritima 20(1-2): 1-17. [PDF, 6.7 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1992: The Thalassinidea in the Museum of Natural History, Vienna; with some remarks on the biology of the species. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, 93B: 189-238. [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & J.A. OTT, 1993: Decapod burrows in mangrove-channel and back-reef environments at the Atlantic Barrier Reef, Belize. Ichnos, 2: 277-290. [PDF, 462 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & W. HÖDL, 1995: Zur Biologie von Maulwurfskrebsen. In: Wiener Volksbildungswerk, Verband für Freizeit & Kultur (Eds.), 18. Internationales Symposium für Vivaristik, Dokumentation 1994: 19-25.

DWORSCHAK, P.C., M. STACHOWITSCH & J.A. OTT (Eds.), 1996: Influences of organisms on their environment. The role of episodic events. Proceedings of the 29th European Marine Biology Symposium, Vienna, 29 August-2 September 1994. P.S.Z.N.I: Marine Ecology (Blackwell) 17(1-3): 1-568.

STAGL, V., H. SATTMANN & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 1996: The Material of the Pola Red Sea Expeditions (1895-1898) in the Collections of the Natural History Museum in Vienna. In: F. UIBLEIN, J. OTT & M. STACHOWITSCH (Eds), Deep-sea and extreme shallow-water habitats: affinities and adaptations. Biosystematics and Ecology Series, 11: 29-41, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. [PDF, 2.8 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & S.de A. RODRIGUES, 1997: A modern analogue for the trace fossil Gyrolithes: the burrows of Axianassa australis (Decapoda: Thalassinidea: Laomediidae). Lethaia 30: 41-52.

ABED-NAVANDI, D. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 1997: First record of the thalassinid Callianassa truncata GIARD & BONNIER, 1890 in the Adriatic Sea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 99B: 565-570. [ PDF, 57kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1998: The role of tegumental glands in burrow construction by two Mediterranean callianassid shrimp. Senckenbergiana maritima 28(4/6): 143-149. [PDF, 12.5MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 1998: Observations on the biology of Callianassa tyrrhena and C. candida (Crustacea, Thalassinidea). Journal of Natural History 32(10-11): 1535-1548. [abstract]

STAGL, V. & P. C. DWORSCHAK, 1998: Die Krebstiersammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Flußkrebse: Kurzer Abriß der Sammlungsgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Stapfia 58: 103-108 (zugleich Kataloge des OÖ. Landesmuseums, Neue Folge Nr. 137). [PDF]

ABED-NAVANDI, D. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 1998: First records of the thalassinids Callianassa acanthura CAROLI, 1946 and Upogebia mediterranea NOËL, 1992 and of the hermit crab Paguristes streaensis PASTORE, 1984 in the Adriatic Sea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 100B: 605-612. [PDF, 72 kB]

 DWORSCHAK, P.C. & V.R. COELHO, 1999: On two alpheids from Araça (São Paulo, Brazil) with a description of a new species of Leptalpheus (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 101B: 475-488. [PDF, 140 kB]

 DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2000a: Global diversity in the Thalassinidea (Decapoda). Journal of Crustacean Biology 20(Special Number 2): 238-245. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2000b: On the burrows of Lepidophthalmus louisianensis (SCHMITT, 1935) (Decapoda: Thalassinidea: Callianassidae). Senckenbergiana maritima 30(3/6): 99-104. [PDF, 3 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., A. ANKER & D. ABED-NAVANDI, 2000: A new genus and three new species of alpheids (Decapoda: Caridea) associated with thalassinids. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 102B: 301-320. [PDF, 1,070 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2001: The burrows of Callianassa tyrrhena (PETAGNA, 1792) (Decapoda: Thalassinidea). P.S.Z.N: Marine Ecology 22(1-2): 155-166. [abstract]

ANKER, A. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 2001: Redescription and systematic position of Pterocaris HELLER, 1862 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 49(1): 73-82. [PDF, 1.7 MB]

MCLAUGHLIN, P.A. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 2001: Reappraisal of hermit crab species (Crustacea: Anomura: Paguridea) reported by Camill Heller in 1861, 1862 and 1865. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 103B: 135-176. [PDF, 487 kB]

 DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2002: The burrows of Callianassa candida (OLIVI 1792) and C. whitei SAKAI 1999 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Thalassinidea). In: M. BRIGHT, P.C. DWORSCHAK & M. STACHOWITSCH (Eds.) The Vienna school of marine biology. A tribute to Jörg Ott. Facultas Universitätsverlag, Wien: 63-71.[PDF, 176 kB]

BRIGHT, M., P.C. DWORSCHAK & M. STACHOWITSCH, (Eds.) 2002: The Vienna school of marine biology. A tribute to Jörg Ott. Facultas Universitätsverlag, Wien; 200 pp.

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & P. PERVESLER, 2002: Alpheus migrans LEWINSOHN & HOLTHUIS, 1978 (Decapoda, Caridea, Alpheidae): burrow morphology and first record from the Red Sea. Crustaceana 75(3-4): 351-357. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2003: A new species of ghost shrimp from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 104B: 415-428. [PDF, 308 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., 2004: Biology of Mediterranean and Caribbean Thalassinidea (Decapoda). In: TAMAKI, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the Symposium on "Ecology of large bioturbators in tidal flats and shallow sublittoral sediments - from individual behavior to their role as ecosystem engineers". November 1-2, 2003, Nagasaki. Nagasaki University, pp. 15-22. [PDF, 2 MB]

ANKER, A. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 2004: A new species of Alpheus from the tropical eastern Atlantic (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 105B: 47-58 [ PDF, 266 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2005a: A new species of Eucalliax MANNING & FELDER, 1991 (Decapoda: Callianassidae) from the Red Sea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118(1): 209-217. [abstract]

ABED-NAVANDI, D. & P.C. DWORSCHAK, 2005: Food sources of tropical thalassinidean shrimps: a stable-isotope study. Marine Ecology Progress Series 291: 159-168 [PDF]

TAYLOR, J.D., GLOVER, E.A., ZUSCHIN, M., DWORSCHAK, P.C. & WAITZBAUER, W. 2005: Another bivalve with dreadlocks: living Rasta lamyi from Aqaba, Red Sea (Bivalvia: Lucinidae). Journal of Conchology 38(5): 489-497. [abstract ]

ABED-NAVANDI, D., KOLLER, H. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2005: Nutritional ecology of thalassinidean shrimps constructing burrow with debris chambers: the distribution of macronutrients and micronutrients. Marine Biology Research 1(3): 202-215 [abstract]

MARKHAM, J.C. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2005. A new species of Entophilus RICHARDSON, 1903 (Isopoda: Bopyridae: Entophilidae) from the Gulf of Aqaba. Journal of Crustacean Biology 25(3): 413-419. [abstract][[colour figure]]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2005b. Global diversity in the Thalassinidea (Decapoda): an update (1998-2004). Nauplius 13(1): 57-63. [Dworschak2005b_homepage.pdf, 374.7 kB] [from Nauplius page, 3.5 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., KOLLER, H. & ABED-NAVANDI 2006. (online 2 December 2005). Burrow structure, burrowing and feeding behaviour of Corallianassa longiventris and Pestarella tyrrhena (Crustacea, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae). Marine Biology 148(6): 1369-1382. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-005-0161-8] [ authors' final version in PDF format; 1.6 MB] [[link ] to Electronic Supplementary Material]

KOLLER, H., DWORSCHAK, P.C. & ABED-NAVANDI, D. 2006. Burrows of Pestarella tyrrhena (Decapoda: Thalassinidea): hot spots for Nematoda, Foraminifera and bacterial densities. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 86(5): 1113-1122. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2006. A new species of Eucalliax Manning & Felder, 1991 (Decapoda: Callianassidae) from the Philippines. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology  54(2): 349-359. [PDF, 2 MB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C., MARIN, I. & ANKER, A. 2006. A new species of Naushonia Kingsley, 1897 (Decapoda: Thalassinidea: Laomediidae) from Vietnam and the Philippines with notes on the genus Espeleonaushonia Juarrero & Martínez-Iglesías, 1997. Zootaxa 1372: 1-16. [abstract, 20 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & CUNHA, M.R. 2007. A new subfamily, Vulcanocalliacinae n.subfam., for Vulcanocalliax arutyunovi n.gen., n.sp. from a mud volcano in the Gulf of Cádiz (Crustacea, Decapoda, Callianassidae). Zootaxa 1460: 35-46. [PDF, 300 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2007a. First record of Lepidophthalmus tridentatus (VON MARTENS, 1868) (Callianassidae) from the Philippines. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 108B: 121-130. [PDF, 361.5 kB]

 

DWORSCHAK, P. C., 2007b. Thalassinideans shrimps of New Caledonia. In: PAYRI, C. E. & B. RICHER DE FORGES (eds.), Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia: second edition: 305-307. (IRD, Nouméa). (Documents Scientifiques et Techniques, II, 7). [PDF, 1.2MB]

ANKER, A. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2007a. Jengalpheops rufus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new commensal alpheid shrimp from the Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zoological Studies 46(3): 290-302. [PDF, 477 kB]

ANKER, A. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2007b. Description of a new species of Richalpheus Anker and Jeng, 2006 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae) from the Red Sea. Journal of Natural History 41(37-40): 2331-2340. [abstract]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. 2008. Neocallichirus kempi SAKAI, 1999, a junior synonym of Callianassa karumba POORE & GRIFFIN, 1979 (Decapoda: Callianassidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(1): 75-84. [PDF 1.4 MB]

CLARK, P. F., NG, P. K. L., FRANSEN, C. H. J. M., MCLAUGHLIN, P. A., DWORSCHAK, P. C. & BABA, K. 2008. A checklist of Crustacea Decapoda collected from Conic Island Cave and adjacent areas of Hong Kong. Journal of Natural History, 42 (9): 913-926. [abstract]

TESKE, P.R., PAPADOPOULOS, I., NEWMAN, B.K., DWORSCHAK, P.C., MCQUAID, C.D. & BARKER, N.P., 2008. Oceanic dispersal barriers, adaptation and larval retention: an assessment of potential factors maintaining a phylogeographic break between sister lineages of an African prawn. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 341. [PDF, 900 kB]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2009) On a small collection of thalassinidean shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda) from Qatar (Persian-Arabian Gulf). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B110, 129-137. [PDF, 0.9 MB]

ROBLES, R., C. C. TUDGE, P. C. DWORSCHAK, G. C. B. POORE & D. L. FELDER, 2009. Molecular phylogeny of the Thalassinidea based on nuclear and mitochondrial genes. In: MARTIN, J. W., K. A. CRANDALL & D. L. FELDER, Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics. pp. 309-326. (Crustacean Issues 18, Taylor & Francis/CRC, Boca Raton, FL).

DE GRAVE, S., N. D. PENTCHEFF, S. AHYONG, T.-Y. CHAN, K. A. CRANDALL, P. C. DWORSCHAK, D. L. FELDER, R. M. FELDMANN, C. H. J. M. FRANSEN, L. Y. D. GOULDING, R. LEMAITRE, M. L. LOW, J. W. MARTIN, P. K. L. NG, C. E. SCHWEITZER, S. H. TAN, D. TSHUDY & R. WETZER, 2009. A classification of Recent and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No. 21: 1-109. [PDF, 8.1 MB]

FELDER, D. L., P. C. DWORSCHAK, R. ROBLES, H. D. BRACKEN, A. M. WINDSOR, J. M. FELDER & R. LEMAITRE, 2009. Obvious invaders and overlooked infauna: unexpected constituents of the decapod crustacean fauna at Twin Cays, Belize. In: LANG, M. A., I. G. MACINTYRE & K. RÜTZLER (eds.), Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium: 181-188. (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.). (Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, 38).[PDF of complete volume, 70 MB].

 

DWORSCHAK, P. C. & P. WIRTZ, 2010. Discovery of the rare burrowing shrimp Calliapagurops charcoti de Saint Laurent, 1973 (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) in shallow water: first record of the infraorder for Madeira Island. Zootaxa, 2691: 53-56. [PDF from Zootaxa, Open Access]

 

DWORSCHAK, P. C., 2011a. Redescription of Callianassa jousseaumei Nobili, 1904, a junior subjective synonym of Callianassa indica de Man, 1905 with description of a new species of Neocallichirus (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae). Zootaxa, 2746: 1-19. [PDF from Zootaxa, Open Access]

 

DWORSCHAK, P. C., 2011b. Redescription of Callianassa vigilax de Man, 1916, a subjective senior synonym of Neocallichirus denticulatus Ngoc-Ho, 1994 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B112: 137-151. [PDF]

 

SCHWEITZER, C. E., P. C. DWORSCHAK & J. W. MARTIN, 2011. Replacement names for several fossil decapoda. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 31 (2): 361-363. [abstract]

 

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2012) On the identities of Callianassa bouvieri Nobili, 1904, C. maldivensis Borradaile, 1904, and C. gravieri Nobili, 1905 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae): a morphometric approach. Zootaxa, 3149 [imprint 3049], 39-56. [abstract]

 

DWORSCHAK, P.C., FELDER, D.L. & TUDGE, C.C. (2012) Chapter 69. Infraorders Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (formerly known collectively as Thalassinidea). In: SCHRAM, F.R., VAUPEL KLEIN, J.C. VON (Eds.)  FOREST, J. & CHARMANTIER-DAURES, M. (Advisory Eds.) Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea. Complementary to the volumes translated from the French of the Traité de Zoologie [founded by P.-P. GRASSÉ], Volume 9 Part B. Eucarida: Decapoda: Astacidea p.p. (Enoplometopoidea, Nephropoidea), Glypheidea, Axiidea, Gebiidea, and Anomura. Brill, Leiden, pp. 109-219. [PDF]

 

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2013) Axiidea and Gebiidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Costa Rica. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B, 115, 37-55. [PDF]

POORE, G. C. B., S. T. AHYONG, H. D. BRACKEN-GRISSOM, T.-Y. CHAN, K. H. CHU, K. A. CRANDALL, P. C. DWORSCHAK, D. L. FELDER, R. M. FELDMANN, M. HYŽNÝ, H. KARASAWA, R. LEMAITRE, T. KOMAI, X. LI, F. L. MANTELATTO, J. W. MARTIN, N. NGOC-HO, R. ROBLES, C. E. SCHWEITZER, A. TAMAKI, L. M. TSANG & C. C. TUDGE, 2014. On stabilising the names of the infraorders of thalassinidean shrimps, Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (Decapoda). Crustaceana, 87 (10): 1258-1272. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685403-00003354]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2014) Gerhard Pretzmann (1929-2013): his contributions to carcinology. Crustaceana, 87, 1704-1723. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685403-00003379

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2014) The Axiidea (Crustacea, Decapoda) of Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands, with description of a new species of Eucalliax Manning & Felder, 1991. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 30, 230-245. [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2015) Methods collecting Axiidea and Gebiidea (Decapoda): a review. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B, 117, 5-21. [PDF]

FELDER, D.L. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2015) Comments on two questionably new axiidean taxa from the Gulf of Mexico (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zootaxa, 4057, 265-272. [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2016) A new genus and species of axiid shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda) from a southwestern Indian Ocean seamount. European Journal of Taxonomy, 229, 1-11.
[http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2016.229]

POORE, G.C.B. & DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2017) Family, generic and species synonymies of recently published taxa of ghost shrimps (Decapoda, Axiidea, Eucalliacidae and Ctenochelidae): cautionary tales. Zootaxa, 4294 (1), 119-125.
https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4294.1.6/28469

DE GRAVE, S., ANKER, A., DWORSCHAK, P.C., CLARK, P.F. & WIRTZ, P. (2017) An updated checklist of the marine Decapoda of Ascension Island, central Atlantic Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (4), 759-770.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315414001295

DWORSCHAK, P.C. (2018) Axiidea of Panglao, the Philippines: families Callianideidae, Eucalliacidae and Callichiridae, with a redescription of Callianassa calmani Nobili, 1904. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B, 120, 15-40. [PDF]

DWORSCHAK, P.C. & POORE, G.C.B. (2018) More cautionary tales: family, generic and species synonymies of recently published taxa of ghost and mud shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea and Gebiidea). Zootaxa, 4394 (1), 61-76. [PDF]



 

Member of  The Crustacean Society (Lawrence, Kansas),
the Sociedade Brasiliera de Carcinologia (Rio Grande, Brasil),
the Carcinological Society of Japan (Tokyo, Japan),
the Biological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.),
the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. (Plymouth) and 
ProMare (Verein zur Förderung der Meeresforschung in Österreich)
NOBIS Austria (Network of Biological Systemantics).