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  • Sexual dimorphism and phylogenetic position of Chilodendron (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) – a long isolated lineage endemic to Madagascar 

    Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Chilodendron Schedl, 1953 is resurrected as a valid genus based on Chilodendron planicolle Schedl, 1953. This is the only representative of the tribe Hylesinini Erichson, 1836 found on Madagascar and a molecular phylogenetic ...
  • Placoid scales in bioluminescent sharks: Scaling their evolution using morphology and elemental composition 

    Lourtie, Alexia; Duchatelet, Laurent; Straube, Nicolas; Puozzo, Nathan; Grace, Mark A.; Naylor, Gavin J. P.; Delroisse, Jérome (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Elasmobranchs are characterised by the presence of placoid scales on their skin. These scales, structurally homologous to gnathostome teeth, are thought to have various ecological functions related to drag reduction, ...
  • Mites (Oribatida and Mesostigmata) and vegetation as complementary bioindicators in peatlands 

    Seniczak, Anna; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Iturrondobeitia, J. Carlos; Gwiazdowicz, Dariusz J.; Waldon-Rudzionek, Barbara; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar; Bolger, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Vegetation is widely used in the assessment of the quality of peatlands, while the invertebrate fauna of peatlands is relatively poorly studied. We compared the bioindicator values of vegetation with two arthropod groups ...
  • A review of the scientific knowledge of the seascape off Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica 

    Lowther, Andrew; von Quillfeldt, Cecilie; Assmy, Philipp; de Steur, Laura; Descamps, Sebastien; Divine, Dmitry V; Elvevold, Synnøve; Forwick, Matthias; Fransson, Agneta; Fraser, Alexander; Gerland, Sebastian; Granskog, Mats A.; Hallanger, Ingeborg G.; Hattermann, Tore; Itkin, Mikhail; Hop, Haakon; Husum, Katrine; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Matsuoka, Kenichi; Miettinen, Arto; Moholdt, Geir; Moreau, Sebastien; Myhre, Per Inge; Orme, Lisa; Pavlova, Olga; Tandberg, Anne Helene S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Despite the exclusion of the Southern Ocean from assessments of progress towards achieving the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Strategic Plan, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...
  • Molecular identification and first demographic insights of sharks based on artisanal fisheries bycatch in the Pacific Coast of Colombia: implications for conservation 

    Villate-Moreno, Melany; Cubillos-M, Juan Camilo; Stibor, Herwig; Crawford, Andrew J.; Straube, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    The Pacific coast of Colombia is characterized by mangrove ecosystems which play a crucial role as possible nurseries for juvenile sharks. However, trophic food webs from coastal ecosystems are heavily disturbed by increased ...
  • Taxonomic Identification of Two Poorly Known Lantern Shark Species Based on Mitochondrial DNA From Wet-Collection Paratypes 

    Agne, Stefanie; Naylor, Gavin J. P.; Preick, Michaela; Yang, Lei; Thiel, Ralf; Weigmann, Simon; Paijmans, Johanna L. A.; Barlow, Axel; Hofreiter, Michael; Straube, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Etmopteridae (lantern sharks) is the most species-rich family of sharks, comprising more than 50 species. Many species are described from few individuals, and re-collection of specimens is often hindered by the remoteness ...
  • Trophic position of Otodus megalodon and great white sharks through time revealed by zinc isotopes 

    McCormack, Jeremy; Griffiths, Michael L.; Kim, Sora L.; Shimada, Kenshu; Karnes, Molly; Maisch, Harry; Pederzani, Sarah; Bourgon, Nicolas; Jaouen, Klervia; Becker, Martin A.; Jöns, Niels; Sisma-Ventura, Guy; Straube, Nicolas; Pollerspöck, Jürgen; Hublin, Jean-Jacques; Eagle, Robert A.; Tütken, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Diet is a crucial trait of an animal’s lifestyle and ecology. The trophic level of an organism indicates its functional position within an ecosystem and holds significance for its ecology and evolution. Here, we demonstrate ...
  • Simultaneous barcode sequencing of diverse museum collection specimens using a mixed RNA bait set 

    Straube, Nicolas; Agne, Stefanie; Preick, Michaela; Hofreiter, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    A growing number of publications presenting results from sequencing natural history collection specimens reflect the importance of DNA sequence information from such samples. Ancient DNA extraction and library preparation ...
  • Professional-Collector Collaboration 

    Pitblado, Bonnie L.; Rowe, Matthew J.; Schroeder, Bryon; Thomas, Suzie; Wessman, Anna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    This article introduces the first of what will ultimately be two collections of case studies in archaeologist–responsible/responsive artifact collector collaboration. Focused on the United States, the articles in this issue ...
  • Metal-Detecting Rallies: Characterizing the Phenomenon, Understanding the Challenges, and Identifying Strategies for Heritage Protection 

    Wessman, Anna; Deckers, Pieterjan; Lewis, Michael; Thomas, Suzie; Nolet, Katelijne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Hobby metal detectorists search for archaeological finds as individuals and within groups, the latter being the focus of this article. Such groups come together as “clubs” and “meetings,” but also as part of large, often ...
  • The enigmatic tropical alpine flora on the African sky islands is young, disturbed, and unsaturated 

    Kandziora, Martha; Gehrke, Berit; Popp, Magnus; Gizaw, Abel; Brochmann, Christian; Pirie, Michael David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Tropical alpine floras are renowned for high endemism, spectacular giant rosette plants testifying to convergent adaptation to harsh climates with nightly frosts, and recruitment dominated by long-distance dispersal from ...
  • Setting the baseline for the dynamics of siphonophores and hydromedusae in Oslofjorden 

    Hernandez, Luis Felipe Martell; Selsø, Katrine; Titelman, Josefin; Hosia, Aino Laila Johanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Knowledge of the spatio-temporal dynamics of hydromedusae and siphonophores is scarce despite their key role as predators. In the temperate inlet of Oslofjorden, studies dealing with these organisms are limited to a few ...
  • A new species of Sagiolechia (Sagiolechiaceae) from Norway, with lirelliform ascomata and 1-septate ascospores 

    Ertz, Damien; Tønsberg, Tor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The new species Sagiolechia monoseptata is described from the northern boreal zone of Norway where it was found on a shaded siliceous rock under a boulder in a north-facing, small, steep scree. It is characterized by the ...
  • Marchantiana asserigena, a genus and species new to Norway 

    Tønsberg, Tor; Palice, Z.; Timdal, Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Marchantiana asserigena is reported new to Norway from the south-west (counties Rogaland, Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane, and Møre og Romsdal) at altitudes from near sea level to 393 m. It occurs on branches of trees and ...
  • Lepraria lobificans (syn. L. santosii) and L. sylvicola new to northern Europe from Norway 

    Timdal, Einar; Tønsberg, Tor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The two lichen species Lepraria lobificans (syn. L. santosii) and L. sylvicola are reported new to northern Europa, based on collections from Western Norway and Northern Norway, respectively. The specimens were identified ...
  • Phylogeny and Cryptic Diversity of Diopatra (Onuphidae, Annelida) in the East Atlantic 

    Hektoen, Martin Mejdell; Willassen, Endre; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Diopatra Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833 is a species rich genus that is common in tropical and subtropical regions. The genus is readily identified by its striking, spiral branchiae, but species identification has historically ...
  • Diversity patterns and conservation gaps of Magnoliaceae species in China 

    Xie, Huanhuan; Tang, Yigong; Fu, Jiao; Chi, Xiulian; Du, Weihua; Dimitrov, Dimitar Stefanov; Liu, Jianquan; Xi, Zhenxiang; Wu, Jianyong; Xu, Xiaoting (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Magnoliaceae, a primitive group of angiosperms and distinguished ornamental plants with more than 100 species in China, is one of the most threatened plant family in the wild due to logging, habitat loss, over-collection ...
  • Global patterns of species richness of the holarctic alpine herb Saxifraga: The role of temperature and habitat heterogeneity 

    Liu, Lian; Xu, Xiaoting; Zhang, Lei; Li, Yaoqi; Shrestha, Nawal; Neves, Danilo M; Wang, Qinggang; Chang, Hong; Su, Xiangyan; Liu, Yunpeng; Wu, Jianyong; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Wang, Zhiheng; Jianquan, Liu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    The effects of contemporary climate, habitat heterogeneity and long-term climate change on species richness are well studied for woody plants in forest ecosystems, but poorly understood for herbaceous plants, especially ...
  • Global distribution and evolutionary transitions of angiosperm sexual systems 

    Wang, Yunyun; Luo, Ao; Lyu, Tong; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Xu, Xiaoting; Freckleton, Robert P.; Yaoqui, Li; Su, Xiangyan; Li, Yichao; Liu, Yunpeng; Sandanov, Denis; Li, Qingjun; Hao, Zhanqing; Liu, Shuguang; Wang, Zhiheng (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Angiosperm sexual systems are fundamental to the evolution and distribution of plant diversity, yet spatiotemporal patterns in angiosperm sexual systems and their drivers remain poorly known. Using data on sexual systems ...
  • Current knowledge of Chytridiomycota diversity in Northern Europe and future research needs 

    Blaalid, Rakel; Khomich, Maryia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Chytridiomycota is the most species-rich phylum of basal lineage fungi involved in vital processes in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Still, the diversity and richness of this group remains cryptic. In Northern ...

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