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    • Gammarid amphipods (Crustacea) in Norway, with a key to the species 

      Vader, Wim; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-28)
      Thirteen species in the amphipod family Gammaridae have been reported from Norway. This paper gives a survey of the distribution and habitat of all 13 species of the family Gammaridae occurring or expected to occur in ...
    • Gardens at remote lighthouses along the Norwegian coast. A botanical project 

      Moe, Dagfinn; Salvesen, Per Harald; Åsen, Per Arvid (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      Et fyrhageprosjekt ble startet i 2002 med den målsetting, så langt det lot seg gjøre, å dokumentere bruk av hageplanter på norske fyrstasjoner. I løpet av prosjektet ble data fra vel 80 av et totalt antall på 207 fyr ...
    • Gas flaring activity and black carbon emissions in 2017 derived from the Sentinel-3A Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer 

      Caseiro, Alexandre; Gehrke, Berit; Rücker, Gernot; Leimbach, David; Kaiser, Johannes W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Gas flares are a regionally and globally significant source of atmospheric pollutants. They can be detected by satellite remote sensing. We calculate the global flared gas volume and black carbon emissions in 2017 by ...
    • The Gaupne area in Sogn og Fjordane – a hot-spot for lichens in Norway 

      Arup, Ulf; Blom, Hans H.; Lindblom, Louise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      During a three-day field trip to the Gaupne area, Luster kommune, three main localities were visited in search of lichens. A total of 35 lichens or lichenicolous fungi were found to be new to Sogn og Fjordane, most of which ...
    • Genetic and taxonomic assessment of the widespread Afrotropical ambrosia beetle Xyleborus principalis (Coleoptera, Scolytinae) 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry; Tischer, Marta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The taxonomy of the widespread Afrotropical ambrosia beetle Xyleborus principalis Eichhoff, 1878 is reviewed based on morphological and molecular data. The species is both morphologically and genetically variable but without ...
    • A genetic fingerprint of Amphipoda from Icelandic waters - the baseline for further biodiversity and biogeography studies 

      Jazdzewska, Anna M.; Corbari, Laure; Driskell, Amy C; Frutos, Inmaculada; Havermans, Charlotte; Hendrycks, Ed; Hughes, Lauren E.; Lörz, Anne-Nina; Stransky, Bente; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Vader, Wim; Brix, Saskia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Amphipods constitute an abundant part of Icelandic deep-sea zoobenthos yet knowledge of the diversity of this fauna, particularly at the molecular level, is scarce. The present work aims to use molecular methods to investigate ...
    • Genomic mining of phylogenetically informative nuclear markers in bark and ambrosia beetles 

      Pistone, Dario; Mugu, Sigrid; Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-09-26)
      Deep level insect relationships are generally difficult to resolve, especially within taxa of the most diverse and species rich holometabolous orders. In beetles, the major diversity occurs in the Phytophaga, including ...
    • The genus Massalongia (lichenised ascomycetae) in the Southern Hemisphere 

      Jørgensen, Per Magnus; Andersen, Heidi; Elvebakk, Arve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-04)
      The species of Massalongia recorded and described from the Southern Hemisphere are revised and it is shown that only one is present; M. patagonica which is widespread, with populations in Australia and New Zealand that ...
    • The genus Xanthomendoza in Norway 

      Lindblom, Louise Maria; Blom, Hans H.; Timdal, Einar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-09)
      We distinguish five Xanthomendoza species in Norway, viz., X. borealis, X. fallax, X. fulva, X. oregana, and X. ulophyllodes, based on morphology and molecular evidence. This paper gives an updated taxonomy of the Norwegian ...
    • Geographical patterns in phylogenetic diversity of Chinese woody plants and its application for conservation planning 

      Cai, Hongyu; Lyu, Lisha; Shrestha, Nawal; Tang, Zhiyao; Su, Xiangyan; Xu, Xiaoting; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Wang, Zhiheng (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aim Biodiversity hotspots are widely used as conservation priorities to preserve the tree of life. However, many conservation practices identify biodiversity hotspots without considering phylogenetic diversity (PD), which ...
    • 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 ...
    • Global gap-analysis of amphipod barcode library 

      Jazdzewska, Ania; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg; Horton, Tammy; Brix, Saskia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In the age of global climate change and biodiversity loss there is an urgent need to provide effective and robust tools for diversity monitoring. One of the promising techniques for species identification is the use of DNA ...
    • 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 ...
    • Globally distributed Xyleborus species reveal recurrent intercontinental dispersal in a landscape of ancient worldwide distributions Phylogenetics and phylogeography 

      Gohli, Jostein; Selvarajah, Tina; Kirkendall, Lawrence R.; Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02-15)
      Background: Invasive species can have devastating effects on native ecosystems and therefore impose a significant threat to human welfare. The introduction rate of invasive species has accelerated dramatically in recent ...
    • The Go Between 

      Storaas, Frode; Scott, Rolf. E; Kassa, Getachew (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The Islamic pastoral Afars inhabit the northeastern rangelands of Ethiopia. Some have settled in towns and trade centers where the Ethiopian state is present with the police and other government officials. The Ethiopian ...
    • Helmutneris vadum, a new species of Lumbrineridae (Annelida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia 

      Borisova, Polina; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A new species of Lumbrineridae, Helmutneris vadum n. sp., is described from shallow waters near Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. The new species differs from two other known species of Helmutneris ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • High genetic diversity of common toad (Bufo bufo) populations under strong natural fragmentation on a Northern archipelago 

      Roth, Steffen; Jehle, Robert (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-03)
      The last decades have shown a surge in studies focusing on the interplay between fragmented habitats, genetic variation, and conservation. In the present study, we consider the case of a temperate pond-breeding anuran (the ...
    • Historical demographic processes dominate genetic variation in ancient Atlantic cod mitogenomes 

      Martinez Garcia, Lourdes; Ferrari, Giada; Oosting, Tom; Ballantyne, Rachel; van der Jagt, Inge; Ystgaard, Ingrid; Harland, Jennifer; Nicholson, Rebecca; Hamilton-Dyer, Sheila; Baalsrud, Helle Tessand; Brieuc, Marine Servane Ono; Atmore, Lane; Burns, Finlay; Schmölcke, Ulrich; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Jentoft, Sissel; Orton, David; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Barrett, James; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Ancient DNA (aDNA) approaches have been successfully used to infer the long-term impacts of climate change, domestication, and human exploitation in a range of terrestrial species. Nonetheless, studies investigating such ...