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  • Type of broadleaf forest matters most for ptyctimous mite communities (Acari, Oribatida) in Norway 

    Seniczak, Anna; Niedbała, Wojciech; Iturrondobeitia, J. Carlos; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Roth, Steffen; Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    We studied ptyctimous moss mites, which are characteristic of forest habitats, in Norwegian broadleaf forests considered as biodiversity hotspot areas in Fennoscandia. The study aimed to evaluate the effect of different ...
  • High Diversity of Mites (Acari: Oribatida, Mesostigmata) Supports the High Conservation Value of a Broadleaf Forest in Eastern Norway 

    Seniczak, Anna; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Stary, Josef; Kaczmarek, Slawomir; Jordal, Bjarte Henry; Kowalski, Jaroslaw; Roth, Steffen; Djursvoll, Per; Bolger, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Broadleaf forests are critical habitats for biodiversity and this biodiversity is in turn essential for their proper functioning. Mites (Acari) are a numerous and functionally essential component of these forests. We report ...
  • Hiding in plain sight—Euplokamis dunlapae (Ctenophora) in Norwegian waters 

    Majaneva, Sanna; Ringvold, Halldis; Johansen, Ellie; Østensen, Mari-Ann; Hosia, Aino Laila Johanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Cydippid ctenophores of genus Euplokamis have been rarely reported from the north-east Atlantic in the scientific literature. The conspicuous lack of previous records is likely attributable to methodological constraints ...
  • History and evolution of the afroalpine fora: in the footsteps of Olov Hedberg 

    Brochmann, Christian; Gizaw, Abel; Chala, Desalegn; Kandziora, Martha; Eilu, Gerald; Popp, Magnus; Pirie, Michael David; Gehrke, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The monumental work of Olov Hedberg provided deep insights into the spectacular and fragmented tropical alpine flora of the African sky islands. Here we review recent molecular and niche modelling studies and re-examine ...
  • Neotropical Nilothauma Kieffer, 1921 (Diptera, Chironomidae): Key, eleven new species, re-descriptions, new combination and new records 

    Pinho, Luiz Carlos; Andersen, Trond (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Nine new species of Nilothauma Kieffer, N. hamadae sp. nov., N. jupau sp. nov., N. karitiana sp. nov., N. leccii sp. nov., N. marianoi sp. nov., N. mateusi sp. nov., N. txukuyana sp. nov., N. werekena sp. nov. and N. yekwana ...
  • Twenty years of Dipterology through the pages of Zootaxa 

    Whitmore, Daniel; Gaimari, Stephen D.; Nihei, Silvio S.; Evenhuis, Neal L.; Kurina, Olavi; Borkent, Christopher J.; Sinclair, Bradley J.; O'Hara, James E.; Zhang, Zhi-Qiang; Moulton, John K.; Ribeiro, Guilherme Cunha; Bickel, Daniel J.; Gilka, Wojciech; Andersen, Trond; Rossaro, Bruno; Whittington, Andrew E.; Lamas, Carlos José Einicker; Heller, Kai; Kehlmaier, Christian; Courtney, Gregory W.; Kerr, Peter H.; Blagoderov, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    We present a summary and analysis of the Diptera-related information published in Zootaxa from 2001 to 2020, with a focus on taxonomic papers. Altogether, 2,527 papers on Diptera were published, including 2,032 taxonomic ...
  • Chromosome-level reference genome of the soursop (Annona muricata): A new resource for Magnoliid research and tropical pomology 

    Strijk, Joeri S.; Hinsinger, Damien D.; Roeder, Mareike M.; Chatrou, Lars W.; Couvreur, Thomas L.P.; Erkens, Roy H.J.; Sauquet, Hervé; Pirie, Michael David; Thomas, Daniel C.; Cao, Kunfang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The flowering plant family Annonaceae includes important commercially grown tropical crops, but development of promising species is hindered by a lack of genomic resources to build breeding programs. Annonaceae are part ...
  • The preservation of ancient DNA in archaeological fish bone 

    Ferrari, Giada; Cuevas, Angelica; Gondek, Agata; Ballantyne, Rachel; Kersten, Oliver; Palsdottir, Albina Hulda; van der Jagt, Inge; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Ystgaard, Ingrid; Wickler, Stephen; Bigelow, Gerald F; Harland, Jennifer; Nicholson, Rebecca; Orton, David; Clavel, Benoît; Boessenkool, Sanne; Barrett, James H; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The field of ancient DNA is dominated by studies focusing on terrestrial vertebrates. This taxonomic bias limits our understanding of endogenous DNA preservation for species with different bone physiology, such as teleost ...
  • Morphological ontogeny of Galumna flagellata Willmann (Acari: Oribatida: Galumnidae) 

    Seniczak, Anna; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Rodríguez-Fernández, Sofia; Fernandez Ondoño, Emilia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The morphological ontogeny of Galumna flagellata Willmann, 1925 is described and illustrated. The juveniles of this species are light brown, with prodorsal setae of medium size or long and barbed, and bothridial seta ...
  • First records of complete annual cycles in water rails Rallus aquaticus show evidence of itinerant breeding and a complex migration system 

    Lislevand, Terje; Hahn, Steffen; Rislaa, Sven; Briedis, Martins (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    In water rails Rallus aquaticus, northern and eastern populations are migratory while southern and western populations are sedentary. Few details are known about the annual cycle of this elusive species. We studied movements ...
  • Formidling fra felt i den digitale tidsalder 

    Åstveit, Leif Inge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Most archaeologists agree that public outreach is an important part of archaeological practice. Communication of fresh results from excavations and new research creates both legitimacy and greater understanding of our ...
  • A new species of the deep-sea genus Scaphander (Gastropoda, Cephalaspidea) from the Mar del Plata submarine canyon off Argentina 

    Siegwald, Justine; Pastorino, Guido; Oskars, Trond Roger; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Scaphander Montfort, 1810, is a genus of deep-sea, soft-bottom gastropods composed of approximately 23 species distributed worldwide. The systematics of the genus in the Atlantic was recently revised and eight species were ...
  • The temperate Australasian genus Papawera Oskars and Malaquias, 2019 (Gastropoda: Cephalaspidea: Haminoeidae), with a redescription of P. zelandiae and P. maugeansis 

    Oskars, Trond Roger; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The genus Papawera includes two species of haminoeid snails found only in temperate waters of New Zealand and southeastern Australia. In this work, we redescribe the Papawera species based on characters of their external ...
  • Intraspecific dental variations in the deep-sea shark Etmopterus spinax and their significance in the fossil record 

    Straube, Nicolas; Pollerspöck, Jürgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    An important character on several taxonomic levels for shark identification is the tooth morphology. Sharks show a variety of highly specialized dentitions reflecting adaptations to their feeding habits. Intraspecific ...
  • Integrative taxonomy reveals a cryptic species of the nudibranch genus Polycera (Polyceridae) in European waters 

    Sørensen, Cecilie Gotaas; Rauch, Cessa; Pola, Marta; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    This work aimed to test whether the colour variability featured by the European nudibranch Polycera quadrilineata is consistent with the concept of a single polychromatic species or may hide multiple lineages. Samples from ...
  • The Eurasian Modern Pollen Database (EMPD), version 2 

    Davis, B.A.S.; Chevalier, M.; Sommer, P.; Carter, V.A.; Finsinger, W.; Mauri, A.; Phelps, L.N.; Zanon, M.; Abegglen, R.; Åkesson, C.M.; Alba-Sanchez, F.; Anderson, R.S.; Antipina, T.G.; Atanassova, J.R.; Beer, R.; Belyanina, N.I.; Blyakharchuk, T.A.; Borisova, O.K.; Bozilova, E.; Bukreeva, G.; Bunting, M.J.; Clo, E.; Colombaroli, D.; Combourieu-Nebout, N.; Desprat, S.; Di Rita, F.; Djamali, M.; Edwards, K.J.; Fall, P.L.; Feurdean, A.; Fletcher, W.; Florenzano, A.; Furlanetto, G.; Gaceur, E.; Galimov, A.T.; Galka, M.; Garcia-Moreiras, I.; Giesecke, T.; Grindean, R.; Guido, M.A.; Gvozdeva, I.G.; Herzschuh, U.; Hjelle, Kari Loe; Ivanov, S.; Jahns, S.; Jankovska, V.; Jimenez-Moreno, G.; Karpinska-Kolaczek, M.; Kitaba, I.; Kolaczek, P.; Lapteva, E.G.; Latalowa, M.; Lebreton, V.; Leroy, S.; Leydet, M.; Lopatina, D.A.; Lopez-Saez, J.; Lotter, A.F.; Magri, D.; Marinova, E.; Matthias, I.; Mavridou, A.; Mercuri, A.M.; Mesa-Fernandez, J.M.; Mikishin, Y.A.; Milecka, K.; Montanari, C.; Morales-Molino, C.; Mrotzek, A.; Munoz Sobrino, C.; Naidina, O.D.; Nakagawa, T.; Nielsen, A.B.; Novenko, E.Y.; Panajiotidis, S.; Panova, N.K.; Papadopoulou, M.; Pardoe, H.S.; Pedziszewska, A.; Petrenko, T.I.; Ramos-Roman, M.J.; Ravazzi, C.; Rösch, M.; Ryabogina, N.; Ruiz, S.S.; Salonen, J.S.; Sapelko, T.V.; Schofield, J.E.; Seppä, H.; Shumilovskikh, L.; Stivrins, N.; Stojakowits, P.; Svitavska, H.S.; Swieta-Musznicka, J.; Tantau, I.; Tinner, W.; Tobolski, K.; Tonkov, S.; Tsakiridou, M.; Valsecchi, V.; Zanina, O.G.; Zimny, M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The Eurasian (née European) Modern Pollen Database (EMPD) was established in 2013 to provide a public database of high-quality modern pollen surface samples to help support studies of past climate, land cover, and land use ...
  • Scanning electron microscopy observations of Loa loa (Nematoda) 

    Juul, Jens Anibal; Forsaa, Vegard Asgeir; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Willassen, Endre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    We present a case report of periocular Loa loa. The key feature of L. loa distinguishing it from other human filarial parasites are cuticular bosses, which are presented in images from a light microscope and a scanning ...
  • Βenthic hydrozoan assemblages as potential indicators of environmental health in a Μediterranean Μarine protected area 

    Yilmaz, Izzet Noyan; Martell Hernández, Luis Felipe; Topçu, Nur Eda; Isinibilir, Melek (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The comparative study of marine benthic hydrozoan assemblages can improve our understanding of environmental and ecological conditions in marine protected areas (MPAs) such as the large Mediterranean MPA of Datça-Bozburun, ...
  • Size variation in mid-Holocene North Atlantic Puffins indicates a dynamic response to climate change 

    Walker, Samuel James; Meijer, Hanneke (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-24)
    Seabirds are one of the most at-risk groups, with many species in decline. In Scandinavia, seabirds are at a heightened risk of extinction due to accelerated global warming. Norway is home to significant portion of the ...
  • The lower bathyal and abyssal seafloor fauna of eastern Australia 

    O'Hara, Timothy D.; Williams, Alan; Ahyong, Shane T.; Alderslade, P.; Alvestad, Tom; Bray, D.; Burghardt, Ingo; Budaeva, Nataliya; Criscione, F.; Crowther, A.L.; Ekins, M.; Eléaume, M.; Farrelly, C.A.; Finn, J.K.; Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Graham, A.; Gomon, M.; Gowlett-Holmes, K.; Gunton, L.M.; Hallan, A.; Hosie, A.M.; Hutchings, Pat; Kise, H.; Köhler, F.; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Kupriyanova, Elena; Lu, C.C.; Mackenzie, M.; Mah, C.; MacIntosh, H.; Merrin, Kelly L.; Miskelly, A.; Mitchell, M.L.; Moore, K.; Murray, Anna; O'loughlin, P.M.; Paxton, Hannelore; Pogonoski, J.J.; Staples, D.; Watson, J.E.; Wilson, Robin S.; Zhang, J.; Bax, N.J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Background Our knowledge of the benthic fauna at lower bathyal to abyssal (LBA, > 2000 m) depths off Eastern Australia was very limited with only a few samples having been collected from these habitats over the last ...

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