• 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, ...
    • A pollen analytical study of faeces from wiegon, Anas penelope . A case study 

      Moe, Dagfinn (Journal article, 2018)
      Pollen analysis of faeces from bird (also mammals (King 1977)) gives important additional information about attractive and nutrient rich pla nt fodder hardly traceable using macro analysis or by field observation (e.g. ...
    • Polychaetes from Jan Mayen (Annelida, Polychaeta) 

      Bakken, Torkild; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Oug, Eivind; Cochrane, Sabine; Moen, Toril Loennechen; Solbakken, Beata Elisabeth Borowiec (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010)
      A thorough literature review has been undertaken to establish the first complete account of polychaetes recorded from the area around the volcanic island of Jan Mayen. The annotated checklist lists 121 species-level taxa, ...
    • A preboreal elk (Alces alces L., 1758) antler from south-eastern Norway 

      Grøndahl, Finn Audun; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Dahl, Svein Olaf; Rosvold, Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010)
      In 1895 a shed elk antler was found in a mire on a farm near Fluberg, in Søndre Land municipality in south-eastern Norway. The antler was first radiocarbon dated in 2008 and yielded the age 9,100 ± 50 BP (8,340 – 8,250 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Quartz textural analysis from an anastomosing shear zone system: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the Ribeira belt, Brazil 

      Conte, Thailli; Cavalcante, Carolina; Lagoeiro, Leonardo Evangelista; Fossen, Haakon; Silveira, C.S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Strain localization and influence of grain-size reduction processes were investigated from field and microstructural observations, and from quartz textural analysis using EBSD, in rocks deformed along an anastomosing network ...
    • Radiocarbon dates of two musk ox vertebrae reveal ice-free conditions during late Marine Isotope Stage 3 in central South Norway 

      Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Nesje, Atle; Higham, Thomas F.G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      One of the most reliable proofs of terrestrial ice-free conditions within Stadials is the presence of terrestrial vertebrate fauna that require access to vegetation in the winter, for example sedentary birds such as ...
    • Reconstructing the history of a fragmented and heavily exploited red deer population using ancient and contemporary DNA 

      Rosvold, Jørgen; Røed, Knut H.; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Andersen, Reidar; Stenøien, Hans K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-09-26)
      Background: Red deer (Cervus elaphus) have been an important human resource for millennia, experiencing intensive human influence through habitat alterations, hunting and translocation of animals. In this study we investigate ...
    • Red-spotted Bluethroats Luscinia s. svecica migrate along the Indo-European flyway: a geolocator study 

      Lislevand, Terje; Chutny, Bohumir; Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Pavel, Vaclav; Briedis, Martins; Adamik, Peter; Hahn, Steffen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09-11)
      Capsule Red-spotted Bluethroats Luscinia s. svecica from two European breeding populations spent the boreal winter on the Indian sub-continent. Aim Tracking the migration of Red-spotted Bluethroats from Europe to the ...
    • Remarkable insights into processes shaping African tropical tree diversity 

      Pirie, Michael David (Research report, 2020)
    • 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 ...
    • Reviewing the puzzling intracontinental termination of the Araçuaí-West Congo orogenic belt and its implications for orogenic development 

      Cavalcante, Carolina; Fossen, Haakon; Almeida, Renato Paes de; Hollanda, M.H.B.M.; Egydio-Silva, Marcos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Palinspastic reconstructions suggest that the late Proterozoic–Cambrian Brasiliano/Pan-African orogenic belt in southeast Brazil and west Congo terminated northwards into an embayment within the São Francisco-Congo cratonic ...
    • Revision of European Wormaldia species (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae): Chimeric taxa of integrative organisation 

      Oláh, János; Andersen, Trond; Beshkov, Stoyan; Coppa, Gennaro; Ruiz Garcia, Antonio; Johanson, Kjell Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      We have recognised significant incongruences among the most commonly used taxonomic characters in the European species of Wormaldia genus of the Philopotamidae caddisfly family. During taxonomical analysis and ranking ...
    • Revision of the genus Phloeoditica Schedl - with description of two new genera and two new species in Phloeosinini (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae) 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-09-17)
      The genus Phloeoditica Schedl currently includes four species from Southeast Asia. These species vary substantially in important morphological characters and indicate the existence of multiple genera for these species. A ...
    • Rhachotropis (Eusiroidea, Amphipoda) from the North East Atlantic 

      Lörz, Anne-Nina; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Willassen, Endre; Driskell, Amy C (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The genus Rhachotropis has the widest geographic and bathymetric distribution of all amphipod genera worldwide. Molecular and morphological investigations of specimens sampled around Iceland and off the Norwegian coast ...
    • 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 ...
    • Scener fra vikingtid som kilde til kosmologi 

      Nordeide, Sæbjørg Walaker (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Viking Age art is dominated by animal motifs. In particular, the so-called ‘gripping-beasts’ spread from the end of the eighth century. This article discusses a couple of examples of motifs on archaeological objects in ...
    • Seasonal dynamics of mites (Acari) in pastures and meadows in Poland, with species analysis of Oribatida 

      Pacek, Sylwiusz; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Graczyk, Radomir; Chachaj, Boguslaw; Seniczak, Anna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The study involved three pastures, grazed by geese, goats and fallow deer, and three nearby meadows (control plots) situated in north-central Poland. Samples of 150 cm3 each (6 cm of soil and 3 cm of lower parts of plants) ...
    • Selective feeding on jellyfish organs by northern fulmars Fulmarus glacialis 

      Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Langhelle, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Several marine animals prey extensively on jellyfish in spite of the low energy contents of this type of prey. Northern Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis observed in the Barents Sea feeding on medusae of lion’s mane jellies Cyanea ...