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  • To be or not to be? What molecules say about Runcina brenkoae Thompson, 1980 (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Runcinida) 

    Araujo, Ana Karla; Pola, Marta; Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E.; Cervera, Juan Lucas (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2019-07-12)
    Runcinids are poorly known minute marine slugs inhabiting intertidal and shallow subtidal rocky shores. Among the European species, Runcina brenkoae, described from the Adriatic Sea in the Mediterranean, has been described ...
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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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  • 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 ...
    Journal article
  • 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 ...
    Journal article
  • 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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  • 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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  • Noen spesielle dammer i Bergensområdet og bruken av fisk 

    Moe, Dagfinn (2019)
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  • 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 (American Society for Microbiology, 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 ...
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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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  • The phylogeny of pholcid spiders: a critical evaluation of relationships suggested by molecular data (Araneae, Pholcidae) 

    Huber, Bernhard A.; Eberle, Jonas; Dimitrov, Dimitar (Pensoft Publishers, 2018-10-10)
    With almost 600 species, the latest molecular phylogeny of pholcid spiders (Eberle et al. 2018, BMC Evolutionary Biology) more than triples the largest previously available molecular phylogeny of the family. At the level ...
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  • Lecidella varangrica sp. nov. from the Varanger Peninsula, northernmost Norway 

    Haugan, Reidar; Tønsberg, Tor (Nordic Lichen Society, 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 ...
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  • 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 (Wiley, 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: ...
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  • Microhabitat change drives diversification in pholcid spiders 

    Eberle, Jonas; Dimitrov, Dimitar; Valdez-Mondragón, Alejandro; Huber, Bernhard A. (BioMed Central, 2018-09-19)
    Background: Microhabitat changes are thought to be among the main drivers of diversification. However, this conclusion is mostly based on studies on vertebrates. Here, we investigate the influence of microhabitat on ...
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  • 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 (The International Mycological Association, 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 ...
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  • The systematics and phylogeny of Haminoeidae (Mollusca, Cephalaspidea), with special focus on the taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Haloa sensu lato 

    Oskars, Trond Roger (The University of Bergen, 2019-04-01)
    The family Haminoeidae consist of herbivorous snails found worldwide in tropical to temperate shallow waters on reefs, seagrass beds, rocky shores and mangroves. The family is the most diverse within the Order Cephalaspidea, ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • 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 (Frontiers Media, 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 ...
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  • Ocean current connectivity propelling the secondary spread of a marine invasive comb jelly across western Eurasia 

    Jaspers, Cornelia; Huwer, Bastian; Antajan, Elvire; Hosia, Aino; Hinrichsen, Hans-Harald; Biastoch, Arne; Angel, Dror; Asmus, Ragnhild; Augustin, Christina; Bagheri, Siamak; Beggs, Steven E.; Balsby, Thorsten J.S.; Boersma, Maarten; Bonnet, Delphine; Christensen, Jens T.; Dänhardt, Andreas; Delpy, Floriane; Falkenhaug, Tone; Finenko, Galina; Fleming, Nicholas E.C.; Fuentes, Veronica; Galil, Bella S.; Gittenberger, Arjan; Griffin, Donal C.; Haslob, Holger; Javidpour, Jamileh; Kamburska, Lyudmila; Kube, Sandra; Langenberg, Victor; Lehtiniemi, Maiju; Lombard, Fabien; Malzahn, Arne; Marambio, Macarena; Mihneva, Veselina; Møller, Lene Friis; Niermann, Ulrich; Okyar, Melek Isinibilir; Ôzdemir, Zekiye Birinci; Pitois, Sophie; Reusch, Thorsten B.H.; Robbens, Johan; Stefanova, Kremena; Thibault, Delphine; van der Veer, Henk W.; Vansteenbrugge, Lies; van Walraven, Lodewijk; Woźniczka, Adam (Wiley, 2018-07-24)
    Aim: Invasive species are of increasing global concern. Nevertheless, the mechanisms driving further distribution after the initial establishment of non‐native species remain largely unresolved, especially in marine ...
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  • The distribution of the fathead sculpin species Cottunculus subspinosus Jensen, 1902 

    Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Langhelle, Gunnar; Christiansen, Jørgen Schou; Karamushko, Oleg V. (NTNU Open Access Journals, 2018-04-13)
    The range of the rarely caught fathead sculpin species Cottunculus subspinosus has been considered restricted to the waters off East Greenland and Northeast Iceland. For the first time the species is recorded from the ...
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  • Ancient diversity of afrotropical Microborus: three endemic species - not one widespread 

    Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Pensoft, 2017)
    The primarily Neotropical genus Microborus Blandford is represented with three species in Africa and Madagascar. The previously recorded species from this region, M. boops Blandford, is a Neotropical species restricted to ...
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  • A pollen analytical study of faeces from wiegon, Anas penelope . A case study 

    Moe, Dagfinn (The Author, 2018)
    Pollen analysis of faeces from bird (also mammals (King 1977)) gives important additional information about attractive and nutrient rich pla nt fodder hardly traceable using macro analysis or by field observation (e.g. ...
    Journal article

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