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Tom Wassmer

  • Dr. rer. nat.
  • Associate Professor of Biology
  • Siena Heights University
  • 29PublicationsNumber of items in Tom's My Publications folder on Mendeley.


I am currently working on two topics: 1. Diversity, phenology and ecology of coprophilous beetles in SE Michigan. 2. Use of advanced data logging to reveal key elements of the life strategies of fox squirrels.


Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Review Editor and Co-Editor of a Research Topic

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • The use of dung beetles (Scarabaeoidea and Hydrophilidae) as bioindicators for the assessment of nature conservation value of pasture biotopes | Mistkafer (Scarabaeoidea et Hydrophilidae) als Bioindikatoren fur die naturschutzerische Bewertung von Weidebiotopen

    • Wassmer T
  • Resource partitioning in coprophagous beetles from sheep dung: phenology and microhabitat preferences

    • Sowig P
    • Wassmer T

Professional experience

Associate Professor of Biology

Siena Heights University

August 2010 - Present


Dr. rer. nat.

Universitat Konstanz

September 1993 - August 1997(4 years)