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Molecular phylogeny of bark and ambrosia beetles reveals multiple origins of fungus farming during periods of global warming
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-01)
<p>Background: Fungus farming is an unusual life style in insects that has evolved many times in the wood boring weevils named ‘ambrosia beetles’. Multiple occurrences of this behaviour allow for a detailed ...
A new genus of Podonominae (Diptera: Chironomidae) in Late Eocene Rovno amber from Ukraine
(Magnolia Press, 2014-05-08)
The genus Palaeoboreochlus Baranov et Andersen, n. gen. is erected based on P. inornatus Baranov et Andersen, n. sp. described from a male found in Late Eocene Rovno amber. The new genus groups with Boreochlus Edwards in ...
Stable Isotope Evidence for Late Medieval (14th–15th C) Origins of the Eastern Baltic Cod (Gadus morhua) Fishery
(Public Library of Science, 2011-11-16)
Although recent historical ecology studies have extended quantitative knowledge of eastern Baltic cod (Gadus morhua) exploitation back as far as the 16th century, the historical origin of the modern fishery remains obscure. ...
Few, but useful garden plants known from Norwegian summer-farms
Opplysninger om bruk av hageplanter på norske setre er vanskelig å finne i norsk litteratur. Basert på herbariebelegg og feltnotater har det vært mulig å legge frem en oversikt. I tillegg til presset materiale, er det ...
Reconstructing the history of a fragmented and heavily exploited red deer population using ancient and contemporary DNA
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-26)
</p>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 ...
Lycodes adolfi Nielsen and Fosså, 1993 (Teleostei: Zoarcidae) found in the Arctic Ocean
Adolf’s eelpout, Lycodes adolW, was found at Wve bottom trawl stations in 2007–2009, on the slope towards the SoWa Deep north of Spitsbergen, at depths of 970–1,220 m and water temperatures below 0°C. Previously, the ...
Bergens Museums Aarsberetning for 1886
(Bergen museum, 1887)
Invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Norway
(Cambridge University Press, 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 ...
Exploitation of outfield resources – Joint Research at the University Museums of Norway
(University Museum of Bergen, 2015)
A new phylogeny of the Cephalaspidea (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) based on expanded taxon sampling and gene markers
The Cephalaspidea is a diverse marine clade of euthyneuran gastropods with many groups still known largely from shells or scant anatomical data. The definition of the group and the relationships between members has been ...