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    • Benthic scavenger community composition and carrion removal in Arctic and Subarctic fjords 

      Dunlop, Katherine Mary; Renaud, Paul Eric; Berge, Jørgen; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Harbour, Rob P.; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Sweetman, Andrew K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12)
      In high latitude coastal regions, benthic scavenger communities are largely composed of invertebrates that play a key role in the cycling of organic matter. Factors including temperature and depth can structure Arctic and ...
    • Bergens Museums Aarsberetning for 1886 

      Grieg, James A.; Nansen, Fridtjof; Brunchorst, J. (Bergens museums aarsberetning, Book, 1887)
    • Biatora alnetorum (Ramalinaceae, Lecanorales), a new lichen species from western North America 

      Ekman, Stefan; Tønsberg, Tor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03-05)
      Biatora alnetorum S. Ekman & Tønsberg, a lichenised ascomycete in the family Ramalinaceae (Lecanorales, Lecanoromycetes), is described as new to science. It is distinct from other species of Biatora in the combination of ...
    • Biodiversity and ecology of lichens of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. 

      McCune, Bruce; Arup, Ulf; Breuss, Othmar; Di Meglio, Elisa; Di Meglio, Joseph; Esslinger, T.L.; Miadlikowska, Jolanta; Miller, A.E.; Rosentreter, R.; Schultz, M.; Sheard, John; Tønsberg, Tor; Walton, J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12)
      We inventoried lichens in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, USA We assembled the known information on occurrence and ecology of lichens in this park by combining field, herbarium, and literature studies. Our results ...
    • Biodiversity, ecology, and behavior of the recently discovered insect order Mantophasmatodea 

      Roth, Steffen; Molina, Jorge; Predel, Reinhard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-10)
      The spectacular discovery of the new insect order Mantophasmatodea in 2002 was immediately followed by detailed studies on morphology and scattered information on different aspects of its behavior and general biology. A ...
    • Biogeography of jellyfish in the North Atlantic, by traditional and genomic methods 

      Licandro, P; Blackett, M; Fischer, A; Hosia, Aino; Kennedy, J; Kirby, RR; Raab, R; Stern, R; Tranter, P (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-07-15)
      Scientific debate on whether or not the recent increase in reports of jellyfish outbreaks represents a true rise in their abundance has outlined a lack of reliable records of Cnidaria and Ctenophora. Here we describe ...
    • Birds in medieval Norway 

      Walker, Samuel James; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Meijer, Hanneke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Whilst modern avian distributions in Scandinavia are well studied, how past events and processes have shaped modern bird communities in the region remains poorly known. This is mainly due to the fact that work on post-glacial ...
    • The black-legged kittiwake preen gland—an overlooked organ for depuration of fat-soluble contaminants? 

      Solheim, Silje Aakre; Sagerup, Kjetil; Huber, Sandra; Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08-18)
      Most birds preen their feathers with an oily excrete from the uropygial (preen) gland. This oily excrete contains persistent organic pollutants (POPs), which make the preen gland a potential route of depuration of POPs in ...
    • Blind flight? A new troglobiotic orthoclad (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Lukina Jama - Trojama Cave in Croatia 

      Andersen, Trond; Baranov, Viktor; Hagenlund, Linn Katrine; Ivković, Marija; Kvifte, Gunnar Mikalsen; Pavlek, Martina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-04-27)
      The genus Troglocladius Andersen, Baranov et Hagenlund, gen. n. is erected based on T. hajdi Andersen, Baranov et Hagenlund, sp. n. collected at 980 m depth in the Lukina jama—Trojama cave system in Croatia. Morphological ...
    • The bubble snails (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia) of Mozambique: an overlooked biodiversity hotspot 

      Tibiriça, Yara; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      This first account, dedicated to the shallow water marine heterobranch gastropods of Mozambique is presented with a focus on the clades Acteonoidea and Cephalaspidea. Specimens were obtained as a result of sporadic sampling ...
    • Bulk de novo mitogenome assembly from pooled total DNA elucidates the phylogeny of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) 

      Gillett, Conrad P.D.T.; Crampton-Platt, Alex; Timmermans, Martin J.T.N.; Jordal, Bjarte Henry; Emerson, Brent C.; Vogler, Alfried P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Complete mitochondrial genomes have been shown to be reliable markers for phylogeny reconstruction among diverse animal groups. However, the relative difficulty and high cost associated with obtaining de novo full mitogenomes ...
    • Characterization of bone surface modifications on an Early to Middle Pleistocene bird assemblage from Mata Menge (Flores, Indonesia) using multifocus and confocal microscopy 

      Meijer, Hanneke; d'Errico, Francesco; Queffelec, Alain; Kurniawan, Iwan; Setiabudi, Erick; Sutisna, Indra; Brumm, Adam; Van Den Bergh, Gerrit D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-01)
      Island Southeast Asia (ISEA) is a key region for the study of human evolution. New fossil and archaeological evidence, from several islands, suggests an Early to Middle Pleistocene colonisation date by hominins. A taphonomic ...
    • Classification of Weevils as a data-driven science: leaving opinion behind 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry; Smith, Sarah M.; Cognato, Anthony I. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-08)
      Data and explicit taxonomic ranking criteria, which minimize taxonomic change, provide a scientific approach to modern taxonomy and classification. However, traditional practices of opinion-based taxonomy (i.e., mid-20th ...
    • Coincident mass occurrence of gelatinous zooplankton in Northern Norway 

      Knutsen, Tor; Hosia, Aino; Falkenhaug, Tone; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Wiebe, Peter H.; Larsen, Roger B.; Aglen, Asgeir; Berg, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05-23)
      In autumn 2015, several sources reported observations of large amounts of gelatinous material in a large north Norwegian fjord system, either caught when trawling for other organisms or fouling fishing gear. The responsible ...
    • The complete mitochondrial genome of Scutopus ventrolineatus (Mollusca: Chaetodermomorpha) supports the Aculifera hypothesis 

      Osca, David; Irisarri, Iker; Todt, Christiane; Grande, Cristina; Zardoya, Rafael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-25)
      Background: With more than 100000 living species, mollusks are the second most diverse metazoan phylum. The current taxonomic classification of mollusks recognizes eight classes (Neomeniomorpha, Chaetodermomorpha, ...
    • Complex patterns of reticulate evolution in opportunistic weeds (Potentilla L., Rosaceae), as revealed by low-copy nuclear markers 

      Persson, Nannie Linnéa; Eriksson, Torsten; Smedmark, Jenny E. E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-18)
      Background: Most cinquefoils (Potentilla L., Rosaceae) are polyploids, ranging from tetraploid (4x) to dodecaploid (12x), diploids being a rare exception. Previous studies based on ribosomal and chloroplast data indicated ...
    • Considerations and consequences of allowing DNA sequence data as types of fungal taxa 

      Zamora, Juan Carlos; Svensson, Måns; Kirschner, Roland; Olariaga, Ibai; Ryman, Svengunnar; Parra, Luis Alberto; Geml, József; Rosling, Anna; Adamčík, Slavomír; Ahti, Teuvo; Aime, M. Catherine; Ainsworth, Martyn; Albert, László; Alberto, Altés Garcia; Albertó, Edgardo; Aronsen, Arne; Arup, Ulf; Asgari, Didier; Assyov, Boris; Atienza, Violeta; Bandini, Ditte; Baptista-Ferreira, João Luís; Baral, Hans-Otto; Bendiksby, Mika; Bendiksen, Egil; Bendiksen, Katriina; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Frisch, Andreas; Gulden, Gro; Høiland, Klaus; Holien, Håkon; Jørgensen, Per Magnus; Larsson, Karl-Henrik; Mathiassen, Geir Harald; Ronikier, Anna; Salcedo, Isabel; Schulz, Barbara; Schumacher, Trond; Senn-Irlet, Beatrice; Spribille, Toby; Taskin, Hatira; Timdal, Einar; Tønsberg, Tor; Vellinga, Else C; Vizzini, Alfredo; Vetlesen, Per; Voglmayr, Hermann; Wedin, Mats; Weholt, Øyvind; Westberg, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-06)
      Nomenclatural type definitions are one of the most important concepts in biological nomenclature. Being physical objects that can be re-studied by other researchers, types permanently link taxonomy (an artificial agreement ...
    • A consistent species richness–climate relationship for oaks across the Northern Hemisphere 

      Xu, Xiaoting; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Shrestha, Nawal; Rahbek, Carsten; Wang, Zhiheng (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-15)
      Aim Although the effects of climate on species richness are known, regional processes may lead to different species richness–climate relationships across continents resulting in species richness anomalies, especially for ...
    • Contrasting Biogeographic Patterns of Bacterial and Archaeal Diversity in the Top- and Subsoils of Temperate Grasslands 

      Liu, Nana; Hu, Huifeng; Ma, Wenhong; Deng, Ye; Liu, Yuqing; Hao, Baihui; Zhang, Xinying; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Feng, Xiaojuan; Wang, Zhiheng (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-01)
      Biogeographic patterns and drivers of soil microbial diversity have been extensively studied in the past few decades. However, most research has focused on the topsoil, while the subsoil is assumed to have microbial diversity ...
    • Contribution to the prehistory at Røst, Lofoten, North Norway, a multiproxy palaeoecological approach 

      Moe, Dagfinn (Journal article, 2016)
      Archaeological, osteological and palynological data are presented and give evidence for use of the marginal and exposed archipelago Røst from the Neolithic onwards. Small sea level changes have affected the settled areas ...