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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hybridization between the locally endangered Rosa spinosissima and Rosa mollis results in the pentaploid Rosa × sabinii in Western Norway 

      Andersen, Heidi Lie; Næss, Samson Jøsendal; Salvesen, Per Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-12)
      Rosa spinosissima is an endangered species in Norway, found only within a limited area on the southwestern coast. Presumed hybrid forms between R. spinosissima and rose species within R. sect. Caninae have been recorded ...
    • Identification of the polyp stage of three leptomedusa species using DNA barcoding 

      Schuchert, Peter; Hosia, Aino; Leclere, Lucas Pierre Jean (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      DNA sequence data of hydromedusae and hydroids collected in the fjords near Bergen, Norway, permitted to connect three leptomedusae to three thecate hydroids with hitherto unknown life cycles. For all three species pairs, ...
    • The impact of farming on prehistoric culinary practices throughout Northern Europe 

      Lucquin, Alexandre; Robson, Harry K.; Oras, Ester; Lundy, Jasmine; Moretti, Giulia; González Carretero, Lara; Dekker, Joannes; Demirci, Özge; Dolbunova, Ekaterina; McLaughlin, T. Rowan; Piezonka, Henny; Talbot, Helen M.; Adamczak, Kamil; Czekaj-Zastawny, Agnieszka; Groß, Daniel; Gumiński, Witold; Hartz, Sönke; Kabaciński, Jacek; Koivisto, Satu; Linge, Trond Eilev; Meyer, Ann-Katrin; Mökkönen, Teemu; Philippsen, Bente; Piličiauskas, Gytis; Visocka, Vanda; Kriiska, Aivar; Raemaekers, Daan; Meadows, John; Heron, Carl; Craig, Oliver E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      To investigate changes in culinary practices associated with the arrival of farming, we analysed the organic residues of over 1,000 pottery vessels from hunter-gatherer-fisher and early agricultural sites across Northern ...
    • Inclusion of juvenile stages improves diversity assessment and adds to our understanding of mite ecology – A case study from mires in Norway 

      Seniczak, Anna; Seniczak, Stanisław; Iturrondobeitia, J. Carlos; Marciniak, Martyna; Kaczmarek, Sławomir; Mąkol, Joanna; Kaźmierski, Andrzej; Zawal, Andrzej; Schwarzfeld, Marla D.; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Arachnid orders, Mesostigmata, Trombidiformes, and Sarcoptiformes, commonly known as ‘mites’, are abundant in mires, both as adults and as juveniles. However, due to the challenges of identification, the juvenile forms are ...
    • Infaunal and epifaunal secondary production in the Barents Sea, with focus on snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) prey resources and consumption 

      Holte, Børge; Fuhrmann, Mona Maria; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Hvingel, Carsten; Hjelset, Ann Merete (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Since the first observation of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) in the Barents Sea in 1996, the population has increased significantly, supporting a commercial fishery on the Norwegian shelf since 2012. To investigate whether ...
    • Integrated Taxonomic Revision of Afrotropical Xyleborinus (Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Reveals High Diversity After Recent Colonization of Madagascar 

      Eliassen, Jonas Meland; Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The ambrosia beetle genus Xyleborinus Reitter, 1913 is particularly species rich in Madagascar where the genus exhibits extraordinary morphological variation not seen elsewhere. This study provides the first detailed ...
    • An integrative geochronological framework for the Pleistocene So'a basin (Flores, Indonesia), and its implications for faunal turnover and hominin arrival 

      van den Bergh, Gerrit D.; Alloway, Brent V.; Storey, Michael; Setiawan, Ruly; Yurnaldi, Dida; Kurniawan, Iwan; Moore, Mark W.; Jatmiko, NN; Brumm, Adam; Flude, Stephanie; Sutikna, Thomas; Setiyabudi, Erick; Prasetyo, Unggul W.; Puspaningrum, Mika R.; Yoga, Ifan; Insani, Halmi; Meijer, Hanneke Johanna Maria Farstad; Kohn, Barry; Pillans, Brad; Sutisna, Indra; Dosseto, Anthony; Hayes, Susan; Westgate, John A.; Pearce, Nick J.G.; Aziz, Fachroel; Due, Rokus Awe; Morwood, Michael J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Flores represents a unique insular environment with an extensive record of Pleistocene fossil remains and stone artefacts. In the So'a Basin of central Flores these include endemic Stegodon, Komodo dragons, giant tortoises, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species, Nephroma orvoi, in the N. parile species complex (lichenized Ascomycota) 

      Timdal, Einar; Westberg, Martin; Haugan, Reidar; Hofton, Tom Hellik; Holien, Håkon; Speed, James David Mervyn; Tønsberg, Tor; Bendiksby, Mika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Our knowledge of the diversity and distribution of many groups of lichens remains poor due to unclear species boundaries and challenging species identification. We have studied the medium sized to large foliose lichen ...
    • Interrogating genomic-scale data to resolve recalcitrant nodes in the Spider Tree of Life 

      Kulkarni, Siddharth; Kallal, Robert J.; Wood, Hannah; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Giribet, Gonzalo; Hormiga, Gustavo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Genome-scale data sets are converging on robust, stable phylogenetic hypotheses for many lineages; however, some nodes have shown disagreement across classes of data. We use spiders (Araneae) as a system to identify the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Introduction to an anthropology of wealth 

      Rakopoulos, Theodoros; Rio, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      In this introduction, we aim to demystify the concept of wealth, too entangled in financial discourses, which have generally reduced it to ‘accumulated assets’. This is at odds with the intricate cultural history of wealth ...
    • An Introduction to Egalitarian Thought and Dynamics 

      Rio, Knut Mikjel; Bertelsen, Bjørn Enge; Kapferer, Bruce (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      In this introduction we approach egalitarianism as an upsetting force that in various ways has shaped much of modern, especially Western, human history. We outline philosophical trajectories from the Enlightenment onward; ...
    • Introduction to Pentecostal Witchcraftand Spiritual Politics in Africa and Melanesia 

      Rio, Knut; MacCarthy, Michelle; Blanes, Ruy Llera (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    • Invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Norway 

      Hosia, Aino; Falkenhaug, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-03-18)
      We present data on the occurrence of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Norway after the initial observations made in 2005. Our data comes from several net sampling investigations conducted along the Norwegian ...
    • Is Cross‐Section Shape a Distinct Feature in Plant Fibre Identification? 

      Lukesova, Hana; Holst, Bodil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Correct identification of textile fibres is an important issue in archaeology because the use of different materials can yield crucial information about the society that produced the textiles. Textiles made of plant and ...
    • Is It Hop? Identifying Hop Fibres in a European Historical Context 

      Lukešová, Hana; Andersen, Heidi Lie; Kolinova, M; Holst, Bodil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Hop (Humulus lupulus L .) is an ancient perennial crop plant, native to the Northern Hemisphere. The archaeological evidence dates back to at least the sixth century ad in Europe. Hop has been used for beer brewing, in ...
    • Jellyfish summer distribution, diversity and impact on fish farms in a Nordic fjord 

      Halsband, Claudia; Majaneva, Sanna Kristiina; Hosia, Aino; Emaus, Per; Gaardsted, Frank; Zhou, Qin; Nøst, Ole Anders; Renaud, Paul Eric (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Jellyfish can cause high mortality of farmed fish and hence significant economic losses for the aquaculture industry. Despite their socio-economic importance, distribution and diversity data on gelatinous plankton are ...