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    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Kin selection and polygyny: Can relatedness lower the polygyny threshold? 

      Grønstøl, Gaute; Blomqvist, Donald; Pauliny, Angela; Wagner, Richard H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Resource polygyny incurs costs of having to share breeding resources for female breeders. When breeding with a relative, however, such costs may be lessened by indirect fitness benefits through kin selection, while benefits ...
    • Late Pleistocene songbirds of Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia); the first fossil passerine fauna described from Wallacea 

      Meijer, Hanneke; Due, Rokus Awe; Sutikna, Thomas; Saptomo, Wahyu; Jatmiko, Jatmiko; Wasisto, Sri; Tocheri, Matthew W.; Mayr, Gerald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08-17)
      Background: Passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) dominate modern terrestrial bird communities yet their fossil record is limited. Liang Bua is a large cave on the Indonesian island of Flores that preserves Late Pleistocene–Holocene ...
    • Leaps and bounds: geographical and ecological distance constrained the colonisation of the Afrotemperate by Erica 

      Pirie, Michael David; Kandziora, Martha; Nürk, Nicolai; Le Maitre, Nicholas C.; Mugrabi de Kuppler, Ana; Gehrke, Berit; Oliver, Edward G.H.; Bellstedt, Dirk U. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-05)
      Background The coincidence of long distance dispersal (LDD) and biome shift is assumed to be the result of a multifaceted interplay between geographical distance and ecological suitability of source and sink areas. Here, ...
    • Lebetus scorpioides and Buenia jeffreysii (Teleostei: Gobiidae) found north of the Arctic Circle 

      Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Wienerroither, Rupert; Jensen, Gjertrud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Two gobiid species, Lebetus scorpioides and Buenia jeffreysii, were recorded in northern Norway, for the first time north of the Arctic Circle. While both species were found on the continental shelf west of the Lofoten ...
    • Lecidella varangrica sp. nov. from the Varanger Peninsula, northernmost Norway 

      Haugan, Reidar; Tønsberg, Tor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The new species Lecidella varangrica Haugan & Tønsberg is described from the northern shores of the Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark, Norway. It probably belongs to the saxicolous L. asema group by having a pigmented hypothecium ...
    • Lichens and associated fungi from Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska 

      Spribille, Toby; Fryday, Alan M.; Pérez-Ortega, Sergio; Svensson, Måns; Tønsberg, Tor; Ekman, Stefan; Holien, Håkon; Resl, Philipp; Schneider, Kevin; Stabentheiner, Edith; Thüs, Holger; Vondrak, Jan; Sharman, Lewis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Lichens are widely acknowledged to be a key component of high latitude ecosystems. However, the time investment needed for full inventories and the lack of taxonomic identification resources for crustose lichen and ...
    • Limnophyes guarani sp. n., a new hygropetric Orthocladiiane from southern Brazil (Diptera: Chironomidae) 

      Pinho, Luiz Carlos; Andersen, Trond (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-20)
      A new species of Limnophyes Eaton collected in the Corvo Branco Mountains in Santa Catarina State is described and figured, based on male and female adults, larva and pupa. The species groups with L. griseata (Edwards) and ...
    • Lineage sorting by parameres in Limnephilinae subfamily (Trichoptera): With description of a new tribe, new genera and new species 

      Oláh, János; Andersen, Trond; Beshkov, Stoyan; Bilalli, Astrit; Coppa, Gennaro; Ibrahimi, Halil; Johanson, Kjell Arne; Kovács, Tibor; Mey, Wolfram; Musliu, Milaim; Oláh jr., János; Ruiz Garcia, Antonio (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The discovery of the new Agaphylax genus with unique paramere organisation has initiated our lineage sorting of tribes by parameres in the Limnephilinae subfamily applying the principles and procedures of fine phenomics ...
    • Long-term changes in regional vegetation cover along the west coast of southern Norway: The importance of human impact 

      Hjelle, Kari Loe; Halvorsen, Lene Synnøve; Prøsch-Danielsen, Lisbeth; Sugita, Shinya; Paus, Aage; Kaland, Peter Emil; Mehl, Ingvild Kristine; Overland, Anette; Danielsen, Randi; Høeg, Helge Irgens; Midtbø, Inger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05)
      Questions: How open was the landscape prior to agriculture? Did agriculture start earlier in the south than in the north? How did the vegetation change in different regions after the introduction of agriculture? Location: ...
    • Long-term vegetation dynamics and land-use history: Providing a baseline for conservation strategies in protected Alnus glutinosa swamp woodlands 

      Natlandsmyr, Brith; Hjelle, Kari Loe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Alnus glutinosa (alder) swamp woodlands are in danger of disappearing in Europe and, in Norway, several habitats with alder are threatened. Knowledge about the dynamics of alder swamp woodlands is crucial for the conservation ...
    • The lower bathyal and abyssal seafloor fauna of eastern Australia 

      O'Hara, Timothy D.; Williams, Alan; Ahyong, Shane T.; Alderslade, P.; Alvestad, Tom; Bray, D.; Burghardt, Ingo; Budaeva, Nataliya; Criscione, F.; Crowther, A.L.; Ekins, M.; Eléaume, M.; Farrelly, C.A.; Finn, J.K.; Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Graham, A.; Gomon, M.; Gowlett-Holmes, K.; Gunton, L.M.; Hallan, A.; Hosie, A.M.; Hutchings, Pat; Kise, H.; Köhler, F.; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Kupriyanova, Elena; Lu, C.C.; Mackenzie, M.; Mah, C.; MacIntosh, H.; Merrin, Kelly L.; Miskelly, A.; Mitchell, M.L.; Moore, K.; Murray, Anna; O'loughlin, P.M.; Paxton, Hannelore; Pogonoski, J.J.; Staples, D.; Watson, J.E.; Wilson, Robin S.; Zhang, J.; Bax, N.J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Our knowledge of the benthic fauna at lower bathyal to abyssal (LBA, > 2000 m) depths off Eastern Australia was very limited with only a few samples having been collected from these habitats over the last ...
    • Lycodes adolfi Nielsen and Fosså, 1993 (Teleostei: Zoarcidae) found in the Arctic Ocean 

      Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Langhelle, Gunnar; de Lange Wenneck, Thomas; Wienerroither, Rupert (Journal article, 2010-10-09)
      Adolf’s eelpout, Lycodes adolfi, was found at five bottom trawl stations in 2007–2009, on the slope towards the Sofia Deep north of Spitsbergen, at depths of 970–1,220 m and water temperatures below 0°C. Previously, the ...