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    • Biatora alnetorum (Ramalinaceae, Lecanorales), a new lichen species from western North America 

      Ekman, Stefan; Tønsberg, Tor (Pensoft Publishers, 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 ...
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    • Gammarid amphipods (Crustacea) in Norway, with a key to the species 

      Vader, Wim; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg (NTNU Open Access Journals, 2019-02-28)
      Thirteen species in the amphipod family Gammaridae have been reported from Norway. This paper gives a survey of the distribution and habitat of all 13 species of the family Gammaridae occurring or expected to occur in ...
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    • Noen spesielle dammer i Bergensområdet og bruken av fisk 

      Moe, Dagfinn (2019)
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    • A new species of Fissimentum Cranston & Nolte, 1996 from the state of São Paulo, Brazil (Diptera: Chironomidae, Chironominae) 

      Andersen, Trond; Pinho, Luiz Carlos (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, 2019)
      Fissimentum mendesi n. sp. is described and figured on the basis of males collected in light traps in two localities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The new species is apparently closely related to F. desiccatum Cranston ...
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    • Birds in medieval Norway 

      Walker, Samuel James; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Meijer, Hanneke (Ubiquity Press, 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 ...
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    • Reviewing the puzzling intracontinental termination of the Araçuaí-West Congo orogenic belt and its implications for orogenic development 

      Cavalcante, Carolina; Fossen, Haakon; Almeida, Renato Paes de; Hollanda, M.H.B.M.; Egydio-Silva, Marcos (Elsevier, 2019)
      Palinspastic reconstructions suggest that the late Proterozoic–Cambrian Brasiliano/Pan-African orogenic belt in southeast Brazil and west Congo terminated northwards into an embayment within the São Francisco-Congo cratonic ...
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    • Floral Color, Anthocyanin Synthesis Gene Expression and Control in Cape Erica Species 

      Le Maitre, Nicholas C.; Pirie, Michael David; Bellstedt, Dirk U. (Frontiers, 2019)
      Introduction: The Cape Floristic Region (CFR) is a biodiversity hotspot, recognized globally for its unusually high levels of endemism. The origins of this biodiversity are a long-standing topic of research. The largest ...
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    • Palaeoproteomics of fossil bird bones for taxonomic classification 

      Horn, Ivo R.; Kenens, Y.; Palmblad, Magnus; van der Plas-Duivesteijn, Suzanne J; Langeveld, Bram W.; Dalebout, Hans; Meijer, Hanneke; Marissen, Rob J.; Fischer, Anja; Florens, F.B. Vincent; Niemann, Jonas; Rijsdijk, Kenneth F.; Schulp, Anne S.; Laros, Jeroen F.J.; Gravendeel, Barbara (Oxford University Press, 2019)
      We used proteomic profiling to taxonomically classify extinct, alongside extant bird species using mass spectrometry on ancient bone-derived collagen chains COL1A1 and COL1A2. Proteins of Holocene and Late Pleistocene-aged ...
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    • The Sticta fuliginosa group in Norway and Sweden 

      Ekman, Stefan; Tønsberg, Tor; Jørgensen, Per Magnus (The Nordic Lichen Society, 2019)
      A recent investigation demonstrated that Sticta fuliginosa (Hoffm.) Ach., as currently treated, includes four distinct species in Europe: Sticta fuliginosa s. str., S. fuliginoides Magain & Sérus., S. ciliata Tayl., and ...
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    • The Go Between 

      Storaas, Frode; Scott, Rolf. E; Kassa, Getachew (Nordic Anthropological Film Association (NAFA), 2019)
      The Islamic pastoral Afars inhabit the northeastern rangelands of Ethiopia. Some have settled in towns and trade centers where the Ethiopian state is present with the police and other government officials. The Ethiopian ...
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    • Miriquidica majae, a new lichen species from oldgrowth Picea abies forests in central Norway 

      Tønsberg, Tor; Andersen, Heidi Lie (Nordic Lichen Society, 2019)
      The new species Miriquidica majae Tønsberg is described from northern boreal forests in Central Norway where it is restricted to trunks of Picea abies, mainly in oldgrowth forests. Chemically M. majae recalls Myochroidea ...
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    • Description of Gondwanoscurus curleri sp. nov. from the West Usambara Mts, Tanzania (Diptera: Psychodidae) 

      Kvifte, Gunnar Mikalsen; Andersen, Trond (Sciendo, 2019)
      Gondwanoscurus curleri sp. nov. is described based on four males collected in November 1990 and April 1991 in the West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. It is the first species of Gondwanoscurus Ježek, 2001 to be described ...
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    • The phylogenetic systematics of Spilomelinae and Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) inferred from DNA and morphology 

      Mally, Richard; Hayden, James E.; Neinhuis, Christoph; Jordal, Bjarte Henry; Nuss, Matthias (Senckenberg, 2019)
      Spilomelinae and Pyraustinae form a species-rich monophylum of Crambidae (snout moths). Morphological distinction of the two groups has been difficult in the past, and the morphologically heterogenous Spilomelinae has not ...
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    • Phylogenomics of Aplacophora (Mollusca, Aculifera) and a solenogaster without a foot 

      Kocot, Kevin M.; Todt, Christiane; Mikkelsen, Nina Therese; Halanych, Kenneth M (The Royal Society Publishing, 2019)
      Recent molecular phylogenetic investigations strongly supported the placement of the shell-less, worm-shaped aplacophoran molluscs (Solenogastres and Caudofoveata) and chitons (Polyplacophora) in a clade called Aculifera, ...
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    • On the typification of the lichen genus Lepra Scop. 

      Jørgensen, Per Magnus; Nimis, Pier Luigi (Wiley, 2019)
      The first typification of Lepra Scop. by Pertusaria discoidea (Pers.) Malme (= Lepra albescens (Hudson) Hafellner), made in the Paris Code (1956), is shown to be correct after studies of the original material in the Micheli ...
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    • Revision of European Wormaldia species (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae): Chimeric taxa of integrative organisation 

      Oláh, János; Andersen, Trond; Beshkov, Stoyan; Coppa, Gennaro; Ruiz Garcia, Antonio; Johanson, Kjell Arne (2019)
      We have recognised significant incongruences among the most commonly used taxonomic characters in the European species of Wormaldia genus of the Philopotamidae caddisfly family. During taxonomical analysis and ranking ...
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    • 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 (Instituti Zoosystematici et Oecologici Universitatis Budapestinensis, 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 ...
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    • Is It Hop? Identifying Hop Fibres in a European Historical Context 

      Lukešová, Hana; Andersen, Heidi Lie; Kolinova, M; Holst, Bodil (Wiley, 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 ...
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    • Radiocarbon dates of two musk ox vertebrae reveal ice-free conditions during late Marine Isotope Stage 3 in central South Norway 

      Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Nesje, Atle; Higham, Thomas F.G. (Elsevier, 2019)
      One of the most reliable proofs of terrestrial ice-free conditions within Stadials is the presence of terrestrial vertebrate fauna that require access to vegetation in the winter, for example sedentary birds such as ...
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    • Selective feeding on jellyfish organs by northern fulmars Fulmarus glacialis 

      Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Langhelle, Gunnar (Norsk Ornitologisk Forening, 2019)
      Several marine animals prey extensively on jellyfish in spite of the low energy contents of this type of prey. Northern Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis observed in the Barents Sea feeding on medusae of lion’s mane jellies Cyanea ...
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