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Effects of Management on Heathland Vegetation in Western Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-31)
Aims: This synthesis of studies examines the effects of anthropogenic disturbance regimes; the traditional management practices of livestock grazing and prescribed burning, on vegetation and seed banks in coastal heathlands ...
Taxonomy and phylogeny of the family Fuscideaceae (Umbilicariales, Ascomycota) with special emphasis on Fuscidea
(The University of Bergen, 2017-10-06)
Introduction: For several decades, the taxonomic position of the lichen family Fuscideaceae and its associated genera, including the type genus Fuscidea V. Wirth & Vĕzda, has been debated. Amongst the species of Fuscidea, ...
The development of nuclear protein coding genes as phylogenetic markers in bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
(The University of Bergen, 2018-03-20)
Bark and ambrosia beetles are grouped into two different subfamilies (Scolytinae and Platypodinae), within the superfamily Curculionoidea (more than 60,000 described species). These insects constitute a large part (circa ...
Phylogeny and systematics of Caudofoveata (Mollusca, Aplacophora)
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-07)
Caudofoveata is by far the least known group of molluscs. The shell-less, wormshaped caudofoveate molluscs are characterized by a mantle covered in calcareous sclerites, giving them a distinctive, shiny appearance. ...