PD Dr. Barbara Mohr

Address
Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin
Germany

Phone +49 (0)30 2093 8855
Fax +49 (0)30 2093 8568
E-Mail barbara.mohr(at)mfn-berlin.de

Responsibilities

  • Staff scientist and curator for Fossil Plants from the Triassic to the Cretaceous Period
  • Scientific work in the fields of mesophytic palaeobotany and palynology plus history of palaeontology

Research Areas

  • Development und diversity of lower Cretaceous floras
  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of Mesozoic Gnetophytes and early angiosperms
  • Mesozoic and Tertiary floras of Antarctica
  • History of palaeontology and palaeontological

Research projects

  • Angiosperms of the lower Cretaceous, s. Project-Seite
  • Diversity and phylogeny of mesozoic Gnetophytes, s. Projekt-Seite
  • Palaeobiogeography and palaeobotanic collections, s. Projekt-Seite
  • Women in the geosciences, s. Projektseite


Publications

(Selection)

MOHR, B. & VOGT, A. (2001): German women paleobotanists from the 1920s to the early 1970s - or why did this story start that late ? Earth Sciences History, 20(1): 14-43.

MOHR B. A. R., WÄHNERT, V. & LAZARUS, D. (2002): Mid-Cretaceous palaeobotany and palynology of the central Kerguelen Plateau, southern Indian Ocean (ODP Leg 183, Site 1138).- Proc. Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, Texas. PDF-File

MOHR, B.A.R. & BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA M.E.C. (2004): Endressinia brasiliana a magnolialean angiosperm from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation (Brazil).- Int. J. Plant Sci., 165(6): 1121-1133, Chicago.

MOHR, B.A.R., BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA, M.E.C. and LOVERIDGE, R.F. 2007. The macrophyte flora of the Crato Formation. In: Martill, D.M., Bechly, G., Loveridge, R.F. (eds.). The Crato Fossil beds. Window into an Ancient World. Pp. 537-574, Cambridge University Press.

MOHR, B. A. R., BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA, M. E. C. & D.W. TAYLOR (2008): Pluricarpellatia, a nymphaealean angiosperm from the Lower Cretaceous of northern Gondwana (Crato Formation, Brazil).- Taxon, 57(4): 1-12.

Last update: 10.03.2014