Dr. Thomas van de Kamp, Dipl.-Biol.

Dr. Thomas van de Kamp, Dipl.-Biol.
Dr. Thomas van de Kamp, Dipl.-Biol.

Honorary associate

E-Mail: thomas.vandekamp@kit.edu

scientific employee at the Institut für Photonenforschung und Synchrotronstrahlung of Karlsruher Instituts für Technologie (KIT).

January 2008 to Dezember 2009 scientific trainee at SMNK.


Research focus

  • Digital imaging of biological and paleontological samples
  • functional morphology of insects
  • biomimetics


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Selected Publications

van de Kamp T., Schwermann A.H., dos Santos Rolo T., Lösel P.D., Engler T., Etter W., Faragó T., Göttlicher J., Heuveline V., Kopmann A., Mähler B., Mörs T., Odar J., Rust J., Tan Jerome N., Vogelgesang M., Baumbach T., Krogmann L. (2018):
Parasitoid biology preserved in mineralized fossils. Nature Communications. 9-3325
Onelli O.D., van de Kamp T., Skepper J.N., Powell J., dos Santos Rolo T., Baumbach T., Vignolini S. (2017):
Development of structural colour in leaf beetles. Scientific Reports. 7: 1373
Schwermann A.H., dos Santos Rolo T., Caterino M.S., Bechly G., Schmied H., Baumbach T., van de Kamp T. (2016):
Preservation of three-dimensional anatomy in phosphatized fossil arthropods enriches evolutionary inference. eLife. 5: e12129
van de Kamp T., Riedel A., Greven H. (2016):
Micromorphology of the elytral cuticle of beetles, with an emphasis on weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Arthropod structure & Development. 45: 12-22
van de Kamp T., Cecilia A., dos Santos Rolo T., Vagovič P., Baumbach T., Riedel A. (2015):
Comparative thorax morphology of death-feigning flightless cryptorhynchine weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on 3D reconstructions. Arthropod structure & Development. 44: 509-523
dos Santos Rolo T., Ershov A., van de Kamp T., Baumbach T. (2014):
In vivo X-ray cine-tomography for tracking morphological dynamics. PNAS. 111: 3921-3926
van de Kamp T., dos Santos Rolo T., Vagovič P., Baumbach T., Riedel A. (2014):
Three-dimensional reconstructions come to life – interactive 3D PDF animations in functional morphology. PLOS ONE. 9: e102355
Riedel A., dos Santos Rolo T., Cecilia A., van de Kamp T. (2012):
Sayrevilleinae Legalov, a newly recognised subfamily of fossil weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Attelabidae) and the use of synchrotron microtomography to examine inclusions in amber. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 165: 773-794
van de Kamp T., Vagovic P., Baumbach T., Riedel A. (2011):
A biological screw in a beetle´s leg. Science. 333: 55
van de Kamp T., Greven H. (2010):
On the architecture of beetle elytra. Entomologie heute. 22: 191-204