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Dr. Anna Weinmann

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Steinmann-Institut, Bereich Paläontologie, Uni Bonn
Nussallee 8
D-53115 Bonn
Raum 103
Telefon: +49 (0)228 73-4233
Telefax: +49 (0)228 73-3509
E-Mail: a.weinmann[at]

Research Interests:

  • Ecology, paleoecology and diversity of benthic foraminifera
  • Biogeography and dispersal of foraminifera
  • Changing marine environments and faunal responses

Short CV:

08/2015-today: Research assistant  in the micropaleontology laboratory of Prof. M. Langer, Steinmann Institut, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
05/2014-05/2015: Research scholar in the micropaleontology laboratory of Prof. S. Goldstein, Geology Department, University of Georgia, United States (Post-doctoral research fellowship of the Max Kade Foundation)
08/2013-03/2014: Research assistant in the micropaleontology laboratory of Prof. M. Langer, Steinmann Institut, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
07/2013: PhD in Geoscience (Paleontology), Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
7/2009: Diploma in Geology/Paleontology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn




  • Weinmann AE, Goldstein ST, Triantaphyllou MV, Langer MR, (2019) Effects of sampling site, season, and substrate on foraminiferal assemblages grown from propagule banks from lagoon sediments of Corfu Island (Greece, Ionian Sea). PLoS One 14: e0219015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0219015
  • Guastella R, Marchini A, Caruso A, Cosentino C, Evans J, Weinmann AE, Langer MR, Mancin N (2019) “Hidden invaders” conquer the Sicily channel and knock on the door of the Western Mediterranean Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 225: 106234.
  • Weinmann AE, Langer MR (in press) Diverse thermotolerant assemblages of benthic foraminiferal biotas from tropical tide and rock pools of eastern Africa. Revue de Micropaléontologie. doi:
  • Weinmann AE, Goldstein ST (2017) Landward directed dispersal of benthic foraminiferal propagules at two shallow-water sites in the Doboy Sound area (Georgia, U.S.A.). Journal of Foraminiferal Research 47 (4): 325–336.
  • Weinmann AE, Goldstein ST (2016) Changing structure of benthic foraminiferal communities: Implications from experimentally grown assemblages of coastal Georgia and Florida, U.S.A. Marine Ecology 37: 891–906.
  • Schmidt C, Morard R, Almogi-Labin A, Weinmann AE, Titleboim D, Abramovich S, Kucera M (2015) Recent invasion of the symbiont-bearing Foraminifera Pararotalia into the Eastern Mediterranean facilitated by the ongoing warming trend. PLoS One 10(8): e0132917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132917.
  • Weinmann AE, Rödder D, Lötters S, Langer MR (2013) Traveling through time: The past, present and future biogeographic range of the invasive foraminifera Amphistegina spp. in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Micropaleontology 105: 30–39.
  • Weinmann AE, Rödder D, Lötters S, Langer MR (2013) Heading for new shores: Projecting marine distribution ranges of selected larger foraminifera. PLoS One 8(4): e62182. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062182.
  • Langer MR, Thissen JM, Makled WA, Weinmann AE (2013) The foraminifera from the Bazaruto Archipelago (Mozambique). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen 267 (2): 155–170.
  • Langer MR, Weinmann AE, Lötters S, Bernhard JM, Rödder D (2013) Climate-driven range extensions of Amphistegina (Protista, Foraminiferida): Models of current and predicted future ranges. PLoS One 8 (2): e54443. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054443.
  • Langer MR, Weinmann AE, Lötters S, Rödder D (2012) „Strangers“ in Paradise: Modeling the biogeographic range expansion of the foraminifera Amphistegina in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 42 (3): 235–245.
  • Langer MR, Makled WA, Pietsch SJ, Weinmann A (2009) Asynchronous calcification in juvenile megalospheres - an ontogenetic window into the life-cycle and polymorphism of Peneroplis. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 39 (1): 8–14.


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