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    • 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 ...
    • Global raster dataset on historical coastline positions and shelf sea extents since the Last Glacial Maximum 

      De Groeve, Johannes; Kusumoto, Buntarou; Koene, Erik F.M.; Kissling, W. Daniel; Seijmonsbergen, Arie C.; Hoeksema, Bert W; Yasuhara, Moriaki; Norder, Sietze J.; Cahyarini, Sri Yudawati; Van der Geer, Alexandra; Meijer, Hanneke Johanna Maria Farstad; Kubota, Yasuhiro; Rijsdijk, Kenneth F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Motivation: Historical changes in sea level caused shifting coastlines that affected the distribution and evolution of marine and terrestrial biota. At the onset of the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) 26 ka, sea levels were ...
    • 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 ...
    • Glostatina, a new xyloctonine subtribe for Glostatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), based on clear genetic and morphological differences 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      An integrated taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical Glostatus Schedl, 1939 is presented, which is based on multiple genetic markers and morphological characters. Both types of data clearly distinguish Glostatus from other ...
    • 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 ...
    • The great auk in Norway: From common to locally extinct 

      Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Hufthammer, Karl Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      A total of 477 bones of the great auk (Pinguinus impennis) from 53 localities and 55 periods in Norway are studied. All but two, are archaeological sites from the Holocene, mainly from 6000–2000 cal years bp. The two ...
    • Habitat Protection Approaches Facilitate Conservation of Overlooked Fungal Diversity–A Case Study From the Norwegian Coastal Heathland System 

      Blaalid, Rakel; Davey, Marie Louise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      European coastal heathlands are distinct ecosystems shaped by land use tradition and they have experienced an 80% area reduction from their historical maximum. These mosaics of mires and wind exposed patches have ericaceous ...
    • Head anatomy of a lantern shark wet-collection specimen (Chondrichthyes: Etmopteridae) 

      Staggl, Manuel Andreas; Ruthensteiner, Bernhard; Straube, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      In this study, we apply a two-step (untreated and soft tissue stained) diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced micro-computed tomography array to a wet-collection Lantern Shark specimen of Etmopterus lucifer. The focus ...
    • 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 ...
    • Heterogeneity on the abyssal plains: A case study in the Bering Sea 

      Sigwart, Julia D.; Brandt, Angelika; Di Franco, Davide; Escobar-Briones, Elva; Gerken, Sarah; Gooday, Andrew J.; Grimes, Candace J.; Gluchowska, Kamila; Hoffmann, Sven; Jazdzewska, Anna Maria; Kamyab, Elham; Kelch, Andreas; Knauber, Henry; Kohlenbach, Katharina; Miguez-Salas, Olmo; Moreau, Camille; Ogawa, Akito; Poliseno, Angelo; Santin Muriel, Andreu; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg; Theising, Franziska I; Walter, Thomas; Wölfl, Anne-Cathrin; Chen, Chong (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      The abyssal plains are vast areas without large scale relief that occupy much of the ocean floor. Although long considered relatively featureless, they are now known to display substantial biological heterogeneity across ...
    • 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 ...