• The Tetragnatha kauaiensis Genome Sheds Light on the Origins of Genomic Novelty in Spiders 

      Cerca, José; Armstrong, Ellie E.; Vizueta, Joel; Fernández, Rosa; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Petersen, Bent; Prost, Stefan; Rozas, Julio; Petrov, Dmitri; Gillespie, Rosemary G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Spiders (Araneae) have a diverse spectrum of morphologies, behaviors, and physiologies. Attempts to understand the genomic-basis of this diversity are often hindered by their large, heterozygous, and AT-rich genomes with ...
    • “This Is My Place”. (Hi)Storytelling Churches in the Northern Netherlands 

      Kroesen, Justin Ernest Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This article proposes storytelling as a tool to return historic church buildings to the people in today’s secularized society. It starts by recognizing the unique qualities shared by most historic churches, namely that ...
    • Three new Neotropical species of Nilothauma Kieffer, 1921 (Diptera: Chironomidae) 

      Andersen, Trond; Bello Gonzalez, Orestes C.; Hagenlund, Linn Katrine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Nilothauma canaima n. sp. from Bolívar State in southeastern Venezuela, Nilothauma granma n. sp. from Granma Province in eastern Cuba and Nilothauma soka n. sp. from Amazonas State in Brazil are described and figured as ...
    • Three overlooked species of Bacidia from insular Laurimacaronesia 

      Ekman, Stefan; Tønsberg, Tor; van den Boom, Pieter P. G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      We discuss the taxonomy of three species of Bacidia occurring in insular Laurimacaronesia. Two of them, B. amylothelia (Vain.) Vain. and B. endoleucoides (Nyl.) Zahlbr., which were previously described from Angola and ...
    • To be or not to be? What molecules say about Runcina brenkoae Thompson, 1980 (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Runcinida) 

      Araujo, Ana Karla; Pola, Marta; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E.; Cervera, Juan Lucas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-12)
      Runcinids are poorly known minute marine slugs inhabiting intertidal and shallow subtidal rocky shores. Among the European species, Runcina brenkoae, described from the Adriatic Sea in the Mediterranean, has been described ...
    • Toward a global reference database of COI barcodes for marine zooplankton 

      Bucklin, Ann; Peijnenburg, Katja T. C. A.; Kosobokova, Ksenia N.; O’Brien, Todd; Blanco-Bercial, Leocadio; Cornils, Astrid; Falkenhaug, Tone; Hopcroft, Russ; Hosia, Aino Laila Johanna; Laakmann, Silke; Li, Chaolun; Martell, Luis; Questel, Jennifer M.; Wall-Palmer, Deborah; Wang, Minxiao; Wiebe, Peter H.; Weydmann-Zwolicka, Agata (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Characterization of species diversity of zooplankton is key to understanding, assessing, and predicting the function and future of pelagic ecosystems throughout the global ocean. The marine zooplankton assemblage, including ...
    • 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 ...
    • The troublesome genus Thamnolia (lichenized Ascomycota) 

      Jørgensen, Per Magnus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      A new neotypus is designated for Thamnolia vermicularis in accordance with the protologue. The taxonomy is best reflected by molecular evidence which recognizes three subspecies: the widespread subsp. vermicularis, and the ...
    • Twenty years of Dipterology through the pages of Zootaxa 

      Whitmore, Daniel; Gaimari, Stephen D.; Nihei, Silvio S.; Evenhuis, Neal L.; Kurina, Olavi; Borkent, Christopher J.; Sinclair, Bradley J.; O'Hara, James E.; Zhang, Zhi-Qiang; Moulton, John K.; Ribeiro, Guilherme Cunha; Bickel, Daniel J.; Gilka, Wojciech; Andersen, Trond; Rossaro, Bruno; Whittington, Andrew E.; Lamas, Carlos José Einicker; Heller, Kai; Kehlmaier, Christian; Courtney, Gregory W.; Kerr, Peter H.; Blagoderov, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      We present a summary and analysis of the Diptera-related information published in Zootaxa from 2001 to 2020, with a focus on taxonomic papers. Altogether, 2,527 papers on Diptera were published, including 2,032 taxonomic ...
    • Two new deep-water species of Ampharetidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the eastern Australian continental margin 

      Gunton, Laetitia M; Kupriyanova, Elena K.; Alvestad, Tom (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-12)
      Two new species, Melinnopsis gardelli sp. nov. and Melinnopsis chadwicki sp. nov. (Annelida, Ampharetidae, Melinninae), are described from deep waters off the east coast of Australia. One hundred and 11 specimens were ...
    • Two new Neotropical species of Perithreticus Vaillant 1973 (Diptera: Psychodidae, Psychodinae) 

      Kvifte, Gunnar Mikalsen; Andersen, Trond; Hagenlund, Linn Katrine; Bello Gonzalez, Orestes C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      The genus Perithreticus is recorded for the first time from Central America and the Caribbean. Two new species are described and figured: P. arboscandens Kvifte & Andersen, n. sp. from Zurquí, San José Province, Costa Rica ...
    • Two new species of Polydesmus Latreille, 1802/1803 from northern Spain with reinstatements of two species, and a key to the Iberian Polydesmus species (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Polydesmidae) 

      Djursvoll, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-11)
      Polydesmus biscayensis sp. nov. and P. asturiensis sp. nov. are described and figured based on material housed in the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales in Madrid. The specimens were collected in six localities in the ...
    • Type of broadleaf forest matters most for ptyctimous mite communities (Acari, Oribatida) in Norway 

      Seniczak, Anna; Niedbała, Wojciech; Iturrondobeitia, J. Carlos; Seniczak, Stanislaw; Roth, Steffen; Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      We studied ptyctimous moss mites, which are characteristic of forest habitats, in Norwegian broadleaf forests considered as biodiversity hotspot areas in Fennoscandia. The study aimed to evaluate the effect of different ...
    • Universitetsmuseet, Bergen 

      Rio, Knut (Pacific Presences series, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Walleye pollock Gadus chalcogrammus Pallas, 1814 found north of Spitsbergen indicates a Pacific-Atlantic connection in the species 

      Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Langhelle, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A small (36.5 cm) female walleye pollock Gadus chalcogrammus Pallas, 1814 was caught north of Spitsbergen in 2011. The specimen had a high number of pyloric caeca (n=109), indicating a Pacific origin. The record is the ...
    • When molecules support morphology: Phylogenetic reconstruction of the family Onuphidae (Eunicida, Annelida) based on 16S rDNA and 18S rDNA 

      Budaeva, Nataliya; Schepetov, Dmitry; Zanol, Joana; Neretina, Tatiana; Willassen, Endre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01)
      Onuphid polychaetes are tubicolous marine worms commonly reported worldwide from intertidal areas to hadal depths. They often dominate in benthic communities and have economic importance in aquaculture and recreational ...
    • Where have all the heathers gone? 

      Nelson, E. Charles; Pirie, Michael David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Heathers have been cultivated for several centuries, both the hardy heaths (Calluna, Daboecia and Erica) from the northern hemisphere and the more frost-tender species of Erica from southern Africa known as Cape heaths. ...
    • Xanthoria calcicola (Teloschistaceae, Ascomycota) still present on bark in Sweden 

      Lindblom, Louise; Blom, Hans H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      For almost twenty years Xanthoria calcicola was considered extinct on bark in Sweden. Here, we report X. calcicola growing on bark at 14 localities in Skåne, southernmost Sweden. In total, ca 300 thalli were observed on ...
    • Βenthic hydrozoan assemblages as potential indicators of environmental health in a Μediterranean Μarine protected area 

      Yilmaz, Izzet Noyan; Martell Hernández, Luis Felipe; Topçu, Nur Eda; Isinibilir, Melek (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The comparative study of marine benthic hydrozoan assemblages can improve our understanding of environmental and ecological conditions in marine protected areas (MPAs) such as the large Mediterranean MPA of Datça-Bozburun, ...