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    • Head anatomy of a lantern shark wet-collection specimen (Chondrichthyes: Etmopteridae) 

      Staggl, Manuel Andreas; Ruthensteiner, Bernhard; Straube, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      In this study, we apply a two-step (untreated and soft tissue stained) diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced micro-computed tomography array to a wet-collection Lantern Shark specimen of Etmopterus lucifer. The focus ...
    • Brittle basement deformation during the Caledonian Orogeny observed by K-Ar geochronology of illite-bearing fault gouge in west-central Sweden 

      Almqvist, Bjarne; van der Lelij, Roelant; Högdahl, Karin; Lescoutre, Rodolphe; Schönenberger, Jasmin; Fossen, Haakon; Sjöström, Håkan; Juhlin, Christopher; Luth, Stefan; Grigull, Susanne; Viola, Giulio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      This study presents K-Ar ages of illite-bearing fault gouges in crystalline basement in central-western Sweden. Samples were taken from two faults that localized brittle deformation marginal to and within mafic dikes that ...
    • A New Stenothoid (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Stenothoidae) from a Shallow Water Hydroid Polyp in British Columbia, Canada 

      Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg; Vader, Wim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      A new stenothoid species is described from a hydroid polyp in British Columbia, Canada. The new species is provisionally assigned to Metopa as M. insolita sp. nov., pending revision of this genus.
    • The World Amphipoda Database: History and Progress 

      Horton, Tammy; De Broyer, Claude; Bellan-santini, Denise; Coleman, Charles Oliver; Copilas-Coicianu, Denis; Corbari, Laure; Daneliya, Mikhail E.; Dauvin, Jean-Claude; Decock, Wim; Fanini, Lucia; Fiser, Cene; Gasca, Rebeca; Grabowski, Michał; Guerra-Garcia, Jose M.; Hendrycks, Ed; Hughes, Lauren E.; Jaume, Damià; Kim, Young-Hyo; King, Rachael; Brutto, Sabrina Lo; Lörz, Anne-Nina; Mamos, Tomasz; Serejo, Cristiana S.; Senna, Andre; Souza-Filho, Jesser F.; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg; Thurston, Michael H; Vader, Wim; Väinölä, Risto; Domedel, Georgiana Valls; Vandepitte, Leen; Vanhoorne, Bart; Vonk, Ronald; WHite, Kristine N; Zeidler, Wolfgang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      We provide an overview of the World Amphipoda Database (WAD), a global speciesdatabase that is part of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Launched in 2013, the databasecontains entries for over 10,500 accepted ...
    • New species and records of Pseudochironomini Sæther, 1977 (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Dominican Republic 

      Andersen, Trond; Höcherl, Amelie; Hübner, Jeremy; Chimeno, Caroline; Lin, Xiaolong; Baranov, Viktor A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Background: Pseudochironomini is a relatively small and poorly-studied tribe of subfamily Chironominae (Diptera, Chironomidae). New information: Pseudochironomus ruthae Andersen & Baranov sp. nov. is described and ...
    • Seasonal variation in urban pollen resource use by north temperate European honeybees 

      Davey, Marie Louise; Blaalid, Rakel; Dahle, Sondre; Stange, Erik; Barton, David Nicholas; Rusch, Graciela Monica (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Urban green infrastructure can provide important habitats for pollinators and support urban ecosystem services. Therefore, these areas must be managed to maximize biodiversity and density of pollinating insects. We used ...
    • Erica L. (Ericaceae): homonyms amongst published names for African species and proposed replacement names 

      Nelson, E. Charles; Oliver, Edward G.H.; Pirie, Michael David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      In support of ongoing taxonomic work on the large and complex flowering plant genus Erica (Ericaceae), we document nineteen pairs of homonyms representing currently used illegitimate names. We provide replacements for ...
    • Molecular phylogeny of the marine snail genus Haminoea (Gastropoda, Cephalaspidea): A framework to study marine diversity and speciation 

      Turani, Martina; Valdés, Ángel; Malaquias, Manuel António E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Haminoea are herbivorous, coastal snails occurring in temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans, with one species present in temperate South Africa (Indian Ocean). The genus is taxonomically ...
    • Glostatina, a new xyloctonine subtribe for Glostatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), based on clear genetic and morphological differences 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      An integrated taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical Glostatus Schedl, 1939 is presented, which is based on multiple genetic markers and morphological characters. Both types of data clearly distinguish Glostatus from other ...
    • Multiple paths toward repeated phenotypic evolution in the spiny-leg adaptive radiation (Tetragnatha; Hawai'i) 

      Cerca, José; Cotoras, Darko; Santander, Cindy G.; Bieker, Vanessa Carina; Hutchins, Leke; Morin-Lagos, Jaime; Prada, Carlos; Kennedy, Susan M.; Krehenwinkel, Henrik; Rominger, Andrew J.; Meier, Joana Isabel; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Struck, Torsten H; Gillespie, Rosemary G (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      The repeated evolution of phenotypes provides clear evidence for the role of natural selection in driving evolutionary change. However, the evolutionary origin of repeated phenotypes can be difficult to disentangle as it ...
    • Mitochondrial Genome Evolution in Annelida—A Systematic Study on Conservative and Variable Gene Orders and the Factors Influencing its Evolution 

      Struck, Torsten H; Golombek, Anja; Hoesel, Christoph; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Elgetany, Asmaa H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      The mitochondrial genomes of Bilateria are relatively conserved in their protein-coding, rRNA, and tRNA gene complement, but the order of these genes can range from very conserved to very variable depending on the taxon. ...
    • Complex sublinear burrows in the deep sea may be constructed by amphipods 

      Brandt, Angelika; Chen, Chong; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Miguez-Salas, Olmo; Sigwart, Julia D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Trails, burrows, and other “life traces” in sediment provide important evidence for understanding ecology—both of the maker and of other users—and behavioral information often lacking in inaccessible ecosystems, such as ...
    • Cryptic persistence and loss of local endemism in Lake Constance charr subject to anthropogenic disturbance 

      Baer, Jan; Schliewen, Ulrich K.; Schedel, Frederic D. B.; Straube, Nicolas; Roch, Samuel; Brinker, Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      In the welcome circumstance that species believed extinct are rediscovered, it is often the case that biological knowledge acquired before the presumed extinction is limited. Efforts to address these knowledge gaps, in ...
    • A Pleistocene origin of the strandflat coastal platform in southwestern Scandinavia 

      Fossen, Haakon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      An impressively extensive shore platform, the strandflat, is cut 20–50 km into hard crystalline bedrock along most of the Norwegian coastline. Its age and origin have been debated for more than a century, including a model ...
    • The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics 

      Formenti, Giulio; Theissinger, Kathrin; Fernandes, Carlos; Bista, Iliana; Bombarely, Aureliano; Bleidorn, Christoph; Ciofi, Claudio; Crottini, Angelica; Godoy, José A.; Höglund, Jacob; Malukiewicz, Joanna; Mouton, Alice; Oomen, Rebekah Alice; Paez, Sadye; Palsbøll, Per J.; Pampoulie, Christophe; Ruiz-López, María J.; Svardal, Hannes; Theofanopoulou, Constantina; de Vries, Jantina; Waldvogel, Ann-Marie; Zhang, Guojie; Mazzoni, Camila J.; Jarvis, Erich D.; Bálint, Miklós; Čiampor, Fedor; Aghayan, Sargis A.; Alioto, Tyler S.; Almudí, Isabel; Alvarez, Nadir; Alves, Paulo C.; Amorim, Isabel R.; Antunes, Agostinho; Arribas, Paula; Baldrian, Petr; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Bertorelle, Giorgio; Böhne, Astrid; Bonisoli-Alquati, Andrea; Boštjančić, Ljudevit L.; Boussau, Bastien; Breton, Catherine M.; Buzan, Elena; Campos, Paula F.; Carreras, Carlos; Castro, L. Filipe; Chueca, Luis J.; Conti, Elena; Cook-Deegan, Robert; Croll, Daniel; Cunha, Mónica V.; Delsuc, Frédéric; Dennis, Alice B.; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Heintzman, Peter D.; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Jentoft, Sissel; Matschiner, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Progress in genome sequencing now enables the large-scale generation of reference genomes. Various international initiatives aim to generate reference genomes representing global biodiversity. These genomes provide unique ...
    • Relationships Between Soil Microbial Diversities Across an Aridity Gradient in Temperate Grasslands: Soil Microbial Diversity Relationships 

      Liu, Nana; Hu, Huifeng; Ma, Wenhong; Deng, Ye; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Wang, Qinggang; Shrestha, Nawal; Su, Xiangyan; Feng, Kai; Liu, Yuqing; Hao, Baihui; Zhang, Xinying; Feng, Xiaojuan; Wang, Zhiheng (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Soil microbes assemble in highly complex and diverse microbial communities, and microbial diversity patterns and their drivers have been studied extensively. However, diversity correlations and co-occurrence patterns between ...
    • Preventing species extinctions: A global conservation consortium for Erica 

      Pirie, Michael David; Blackhall-Miles, Robbie; Bourke, Greg; Crowley, Dan; Ebrahim, Ismail; Forest, Félix; Knaack, Michael; Koopman, Rupert; Lansdowne, Alex; Nürk, Nicolai M.; Osborne, Jo; Pearce, Timothy R.; Rohrauer, Daniel; Smit, Martin; Wilman, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Societal Impact Statement Human-caused habitat destruction and transformation is resulting in a cascade of impacts to biological diversity, of which arguably the most fundamental is species extinctions. The Global ...
    • Revision of the Cretaceous shark Protoxynotus (Chondrichthyes, Squaliformes) and early evolution of somniosid sharks 

      Feichtinger, I.; Guinot, G.; Straube, Nicolas; Harzhauser, M.; Auer, G.; Ćorić, S.; Kranner, M.; Schellhorn, S.; Ladwig, J.; Thies, D.; Pollerspöck, J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Due to the peculiar combination of dental features characteristic for different squaliform families, the position of the Late Cretaceous genera Protoxynotus and Paraphorosoides within Squaliformes has long been controversial. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Habitat Protection Approaches Facilitate Conservation of Overlooked Fungal Diversity–A Case Study From the Norwegian Coastal Heathland System 

      Blaalid, Rakel; Davey, Marie Louise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      European coastal heathlands are distinct ecosystems shaped by land use tradition and they have experienced an 80% area reduction from their historical maximum. These mosaics of mires and wind exposed patches have ericaceous ...