Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
    Journal article
  • 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. ...
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  • 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 (PeerJ, 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&n ...
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  • Diversity of Caudofoveata (Mollusca) Around Iceland and Description of Psilodens Balduri sp. n. 

    Mikkelsen, Nina Therese; Todt, Christiane (Sciendo, 2014)
    The first records from samples from the IceAGE cruise ME85/3 in 2011 include seven species of Caudofoveata with a distribution range in Icelandic waters. From this first cruise of the project, two new records for Iceland ...
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  • Amphipod family distributions around Iceland 

    Brix, Saskia; Lörz, Anne-Nina; Jazdzewska, Anna M.; Hughes, Lauren E.; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Pabis, Krzysztof; Stransky, Bente; Krapp-Schickel, Traudl; Sorbe, Jean-Claude; Hendrycks, Ed; Vader, Wim; Frutos, Inmaculada; Horton, Tammy; Jazdzewski, Krzysztof; Peart, Rachael; Beermann, Jan; Coleman, Charles Oliver; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Corbari, Laure; Havermans, Charlotte; Tato, Ramiro; Campean, Anali Jimenez (Pensoft, 2018-01-23)
    Amphipod crustaceans were collected at all 55 stations sampled with an epibenthic sledge during two IceAGE expeditions (Icelandic marine Animals: Genetics and Ecology) in 2011 and 2013. In total, 34 amphipod families and ...
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  • Rhachotropis (Eusiroidea, Amphipoda) from the North East Atlantic 

    Lörz, Anne-Nina; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Willassen, Endre; Driskell, Amy C (Pensoft, 2018)
    The genus Rhachotropis has the widest geographic and bathymetric distribution of all amphipod genera worldwide. Molecular and morphological investigations of specimens sampled around Iceland and off the Norwegian coast ...
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  • Identification of the polyp stage of three leptomedusa species using DNA barcoding 

    Schuchert, Peter; Hosia, Aino; Leclere, Lucas Pierre Jean (Geneva Museum and the Swiss Zoological Society, 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, ...
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  • A genetic fingerprint of Amphipoda from Icelandic waters - the baseline for further biodiversity and biogeography studies 

    Jazdzewska, Anna M.; Corbari, Laure; Driskell, Amy C; Frutos, Inmaculada; Havermans, Charlotte; Hendrycks, Ed; Hughes, Lauren E.; Lörz, Anne-Nina; Stransky, Bente; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Vader, Wim; Brix, Saskia (Pensoft, 2018)
    Amphipods constitute an abundant part of Icelandic deep-sea zoobenthos yet knowledge of the diversity of this fauna, particularly at the molecular level, is scarce. The present work aims to use molecular methods to investigate ...
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  • On a new species of Amphilochus from deep and cold Atlanic waters, with a note on the genus Amphilochopsis (Amphipoda, Gammaridea, Amphilochidae) 

    Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Vader, Wim (Pensoft, 2018)
    Amphilochus manudens and Amphilochopsis hamatus are redescribed based on specimens from the BioIce, Mareano, and IceAGE programmes. The new species Amphilochus anoculus sp. n. is described based on material from the IceAGE ...
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