Scientific collection-based taxonomy and biosystematics (NatSciCol)

The NatSciCol research group promotes and enhances collection-based research at the Arctic University Museum of Norway. We employ technological and methodological advances that increase our ability to obtain data from specimens. We enable efficient curation and preservation, and improved accessibility of the museum collections to both the research community and the public.

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Publications

2021

Capo, Eric; Giguet-Covex, Charline; Rouillard, Alexandra; Nota, Kevin; Heintzman, Peter D.; Vuillemin, Aurèle; Ariztegui, Daniel; Arnaud, Fabien; Belle, Simon; Bertilsson, Stefan; Bigler, Christian; Bindler, Richard; Brown, Antony G.; Clarke, Charlotte L.; Crump, Sarah E.; Debroas, Didier; Englund, Göran; Ficetola, Gentile Francesco; Garner, Rebecca E.; Gauthier, Joanna; Gregory-Eaves, Irene; Heinecke, Liv; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Ibrahim, Anan; Kisand, Veljo; Kjær, Kurt H.; Lammers, Youri; Littlefair, Joanne; Messager, Erwan; Monchamp, Marie-Eve; Olajos, Fredrik; Orsi, William; Pedersen, Mikkel W.; Rijal, Dilli P.; Rydberg, Johan; Spanbauer, Trisha; Stoof-Leichsenring, Kathleen R.; Taberlet, Pierre Robert Michel; Talas, Liisi; Thomas, Camille; Walsh, David A.; Wang, Yucheng; Willerslev, Eske; van Woerkom, Anne; Zimmermann, Heike H.; Coolen, Marco J. L.; Epp, Laura S.; Domaizon, Isabelle; Alsos, Inger G.; Parducci, Laura. Lake Sedimentary DNA Research on Past Terrestrial and Aquatic Biodiversity: Overview and Recommendations. Quaternary 2021; Volum 4 (1). doi: 10.3390/quat4010006.

Frafjord, Karl. Activity patterns of the soprano pipistrelle Pipistrellus pygmaeus throughout the year in southern Norway. BMC Zoology 2021. ISSN 2056-3132.s doi: 10.1186/s40850-021-00065-x.

Drumm, Kristine; Norlin, Andreas; Kim, Miran; Altenburger, Andreas; Hansen, Per Juel. Physiological Responses of Mesodinium major to Irradiance, Prey Concentration and Prey Starvation. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/jeu.12854

Vershinina, Alisa; Heintzman, Peter D.; Froese, Duane G.; Zazula, Grant D.; Cassatt-Johnstone, Molly; Dalén, Love; Der Sarkissian, Clio; Dunn, Shelby G.; Ermini, Luca; Gamba, Cristina; Groves, Pamela; Kapp, Joshua D.; Mann, Daniel H.; Seguin-Orlando, Andaine; Southon, John R.; Stiller, Mathias; Wooller, Matthew J.; Baryshnikov, Gennady; Gimranov, Dmitry; Scott, Eric; Hall, Elizabeth; Hewitson, Susan; Kirillova, Irina V.; Kosintsev, Pavel; Shidlovsky, Fedor; Tong, Hao-Wen; Tiunov, Mikhail P.; Vartanyan, Sergey; Orlando, Ludovic; Corbett-Detig, Russell B.; MacPhee, Ross D. E.; Shapiro, Beth. Ancient horse genomes reveal the timing and extent of dispersals across the Bering Land Bridge. Molecular Ecology 2021.doi: 10.1111/mec.15977

Munkager, Victoria; Altenburger, Andreas; Primé, Anders; Bang-Andreasen, Toke; Rønn, Regin; Vestergård, Mette; Ekelund, Flemming. Soil microorganisms decrease barley biomass uniformly across contrasting nitrogen availability. European Journal of Soil Biology 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejsobi.2021.103311

Liu, Shanlin; Westbury, Michael V; Dussex, Nicolas; Mitchell, Kieren J.; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Duchêne, David A.; Kapp, Joshua D.; von Seth, Johanna; Heiniger, Holly; Sánchez-Barreiro, Fatima; Margaryan, Ashot; André-Olsen, Remi; De Cahsan, Binia; Meng, Guanliang; Yang, Chentao; Chen, Lei; van der Valk, Tom; Moodley, Yoshan; Rookmaaker, Kees; Bruford, Michael W.; Ryder, Oliver; Steiner, Cynthia; Bruins-van Sonsbeek, Linda G. R.; Vartanyan, Sergey; Guo, Chunxue; Cooper, Alan; Kosintsev, Pavel; Kirillova, Irina V.; Lister, Adrian M.; Marques-Bonet, Tomas; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Dunn, Robert R.; Lorenzen, Eline D.; Shapiro, Beth; Zhang, Guojie; Antoine, Pierre-Olivier; Dalén, Love; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius. Ancient and modern genomes unravel the evolutionary history of the rhinoceros family. Cell 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.07.032

Olesen, Anna J.; Leithoff, Anneliese; Altenburger, Andreas; Krock, Bernd; Beszteri, Bank; Eggers, Sarah Lena; Lundholm, Nina. First Evidence of the Toxin Domoic Acid in Antarctic Diatom Species. Toxins 2021. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins13020093

Dussex, Nicolas; Bergfeldt, Nora; de Anca Prado, Violeta; Dehasque, Marianne; Díez-del-Molino, David; Ersmark, Erik; Kanellidou, Foteini; Larsson, Petter; Lemež, Špela; Lord, Edana; Marmol-Sanchez, Emilio; Meleg, Ioana N.; Måsviken, Johannes; Naidoo, Thijessen; Studerus, Jovanka; Vicente, Mário; von Seth, Johanna; Götherström, Anders; Dalén, Love; Heintzman, Peter D. Integrating multi-taxon palaeogenomes and sedimentary ancient DNA to study past ecosystem dynamics. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences 2021; Volum 288 (1957).  doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1252.

Rijal, Dilli Prasad; Heintzman, Peter D.; Lammers, Youri; Yoccoz, Nigel; Lorberau, Kelsey; Pitelkova, Iva; Goslar, Tomasz; Murguzur, Francisco Javier Ancin; Salonen, J. Sakari; Helmens, Karin F.; Bakke, Jostein; Edwards, Mary E.; Alm, Torbjørn; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Brown, Antony; Alsos, Inger Greve. Sedimentary ancient DNA shows terrestrial plant richness continuously increased over the Holocene in northern Fennoscandia. Science Advances 2021; Volum 7 (31).  doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abf9557.

Pedersen, Mikkel W.; De Sanctis, Bianca; Saremi, Nedda F.; Sikora, Martin; Puckett, Emily E.; Gu, Zhenquan; Moon, Katherine L.; Kapp, Joshua D.; Vinner, Lasse; Vardanyan, Zaruhi; Ardelean, Ciprian F.; Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquin; Cahill, James A.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Zazula, Grant D.; MacPhee, Ross D. E.; Shapiro, Beth; Durbin, Richard; Willerslev, Eske. Environmental genomics of Late Pleistocene black bears and giant short-faced bears. Current Biology 2021; Volum 31 (12). doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.04.027.

van der Valk, Tom; Pečnerová, Patrícia; Díez-del-Molino, David; Bergström, Anders; Oppenheimer, Jonas; Hartmann, Stefanie; Xenikoudakis, Georgios; Thomas, Jessica A.; Dehasque, Marianne; Sağlıcan, Ekin; Rabia Fidan, Fatma; Barnes, Ian; Liu, Shanlin; Somel, Mehmet; Heintzman, Peter D.; Nikolskiy, Pavel; Shapiro, Beth; Skoglund, Pontus; Hofreiter, Michael; Lister, Adrian M.; Götherström, Anders; Dalén, Love. Million-year-old DNA sheds light on the genomic history of mammoths. Nature 2021; Volum 591. ISSN 0028-0836.s 265 - 269.s doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03224-9

Fellows Yates, James A.; Andrades Valtueña, Aida; Vågene, Åshild J; Cribdon, Becky; Velsko, Irina M.; Borry, Maxime; Bravo-Lopez, Miriam J.; Fernandez-Guerra, Antonio; Green, Eleanor J.; Ramachandran, Shreya L.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Spyrou, Maria A.; Hübner, Alexander; Gancz, Abigail S.; Hider, Jessica; Allshouse, Aurora F.; Zaro, Valentina; Warinner, Christina. Community-curated and standardised metadata of published ancient metagenomic samples with Ancient Metagenome Dir. Scientific Data 2021; Volum 8. ISSN 2052-4463.s doi: 10.1038/s41597-021-00816-y

Lammers, Youri; Heintzman, Peter D.; Alsos, Inger Greve. Environmental palaeogenomic reconstruction of an Ice Age algal population. (Fulltekst: https://www.nature.com/articles/s42003-021-01710-4 (Prosjekt: 516711) Communications Biology 2021; Volum 4. ISSN 2399-3642.s doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-01710-4

2020

Ronquist, Fredrik; Forshage, Mattias; Häggqvist, Sibylle; Karlsson, Dave; Hovmöller, Rasmus; Bergsten, Johannes; Holston, Kevin; Britton, Tom; Abenius, Johan; Andersson, Bengt; Buhl, Peter Neerup; Coulianos, Carl-Cedric; Fjellberg, Arne; Gertsson, Carl-Axel; Hellqvist, Sven; Jaschhof, Mathias; Kjærandsen, Jostein; Klopfstein, Seraina; Kobro, Sverre; Liston, Andrew; Meier, Rudolf; Pollet, Marc; Riedel, Matthias; Roháček, Jindřich; Schuppenhauer, Meike M.; Stigenberg, Julia; Struwe, Ingemar; Taeger, Andreas; Ulefors, Sven-Olof; Varga, Oleksandr; Withers, Phil; Gärdenfors, Ulf. Completing Linnaeus’s inventory of the Swedish insect fauna: Only 5,000 species left?. PLOS ONE 2020; Volum 15 (3). p.  1 - 30. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228561

Altenburger, Andreas; Cai, Huimin; Li, Qiye; Drumm, Kristine; Kim, Mirian; Zhu, Yuanzhen; Garcia-Cuetos, Lydia; Zhan, Xiaoyu; Hansen, Per Juel; John, Uwe; Lundholm, Nina. Limits to the cellular control of sequestered cryptophyte prey in the marine ciliate Mesodinium rubrum. The ISME Journal 2020; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-020-00830-9

Voldstad, Linn Margrethe Høeg; Alsos, Inger Greve; Farnsworth, Wesley Randall; Heintzman, Peter D.; Håkansson, Lena; Kjellman, Sofia Elisabeth; Rouillard, Alexandra; Schomacker, Anders; Eidesen, Pernille Bronken. A complete Holocene lake sediment ancient DNA record reveals long-standing high Arctic plant diversity hotspot in northern Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 2020; Volum 234. ISSN 0277-3791.s 1 - 15.s doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106207

Maselli, Maira; Altenburger, Andreas; Stoecker, Diane K.; Hansen, Per Juel. Ecophysiological traits of mixotrophic Strombidium spp. Journal of Plankton Research 2020 ; Volum 42.(5) s. 485-496. https://doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbaa041

Meinhold, Guido; Roberts, Nick M.W.; Arslan, Arzu; Jensen, Sören; Ebbestad, Jan Ove R.; Högström, Anette; Høyberget, Magne; Agić, Heda; Palacios, Teodoro; Taylor, Wendy L.. U-Pb dating of calcite in ancient carbonates for age estimates of syn-to post-depositional processes: A case study from the upper Ediacaran strata of Finnmark, Arctic Norway. Geological Magazine 2020; Volum 157 (8). ISSN 0016-7568.s 1367 - 1372.s doi: 10.1017/S0016756820000564

Munkager, Victoria; Vestergård, Mette; Primé, Anders; Altenburger, Andreas; de Visser, Eva; Johansen, Jesper Liengaard; Ekelund, Flemming. AgNO3 Sterilizes Grains of Barley (Hordeum vulgare) without Inhibiting Germination—A Necessary Tool for Plant–Microbiome Research. Plants 2020. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9030372

Lord, Edana; Dussex, Nicolas; Kierczak, Marcin; Díez-del-Molino, David; Ryder, Oliver A.; Stanton, David W. G.; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Sánchez-Barreiro, Fatima; Zhang, Guojie; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Lorenzen, Eline D.; Willerslev, Eske; Protopov, Albert; Shidlovskiy, Fedor K.; Fedorov, Sergey; Bocherens, Hervé; Nathan, Senthilvel K.S.S.; Goossens, Benoit; Johannes, van der Plicht; Chan, Yvonne L.; Prost, Stefan; Potapova, Olga R; Kirillova, Irina V.; Lister, Adrian M.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Kapp, Joshua D.; Shapiro, Beth; Vartanyan, Sergey; Götherström, Anders; Dalén, Love. Pre-extinction demographic stability and genomic signatures of adaptation in the woolly rhinoceros. Current Biology 2020; Volum 30 (19). ISSN 0960-9822.s 3871 - 3879.s doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.07.046

Altenburger A, Blossom, Garcia-Cuetos, Jakobsen HH, Carstensen J, Lundholm N, Hansen PJ, Haraguchi. Dimorphism in cryptophytes—The case of Teleaulax amphioxeia/Plagioselmis prolonga and its ecological implications. Science Advances. 2020;6(37) Dimorphism in cryptophytes—The case of Teleaulax amphioxeia/Plagioselmis prolonga and its ecological implications | Science Advances (sciencemag.org)

Funck, Juliette; Heintzman, Peter D.; Murray, Gemma G.R.; Shapiro, Beth; McKinney, Holly; Huchet, Jean-Bernard; Bigelow, Nancy H; Druckenmiller, Patrick; Wooller, Matthew J. A detailed life history of a Pleistocene steppe bison (Bison priscus) skeleton unearthed in Arctic Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 2020; Volum 249. ISSN 0277-3791.s doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106578

Elvebakk, Arve; Hong, Soon Gyu; Park, Chae Haeng; Rämä, Teppo. Psoroma capense and P. esterhuyseniae (Pannariaceae), two new alpine species from South Africa. The Lichenologist 2020; Volum 52 (5). ISSN 0024-2829.s 345 - 352.s doi: 10.1017/S0024282920000377

Tusiime, Felly Mugizi; Seid, Abel Gizaw; Gusarova, Galina; Nemomissa, Sileshi; Popp, Magnus; Mirre, Virginia; Masao, Catherine Aloyce; Wondimu, Tigist; Muwanika, Vincent; Eilu, Gerald; Brochmann, Christian; Abdi, Ahmed Abdikhadir. Afro-alpine flagships revisited: Parallel adaptation, intermountain admixture and shallow genetic structuring in the giant senecios (Dendrosenecio). PLOS ONE 2020; Volum 15 (3). ISSN 1932-6203.s 1 - 22.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228979.

Högström, Anette; Ebbestad, Jan Ove R.; Suzuki, Yutaro. A new large mound dwelling chiton (Mollusca), from the Late Ordovician Boda Limestone of central Sweden. GFF 2020; Volum 142 (4). ISSN 1103-5897.s 297 - 303.s doi: 10.1080/11035897.2020.1819406.

Watson, John Michael; Elvebakk, Arve; von Bohlen, Cristian; Flores, Ana Rosa. Cistanthe celedoniana (Montiaceae), a new species from Valparaiso Region, Chile, with notes on the genus, including a new combination, and an illustrated account of the flora leading up to the type locality in the upper Río Aconcagua Valley. International Rock Garderner 2020; Volum 132. ISSN 2053-7557.s 3 - 50

Kjærandsen, Jostein; Søli, Geir Einar Ellefsen. Updated checklist of Norwegian Mycetophilidae (Diptera) with 92% DNA barcode reference coverage.. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 2020; Volum 67 (2). s 201 - 234.

Elvebakk, Arve; Sipman, H.J.M. Gibbosporina revisited: new records from Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, and Queensland, with one species from the Solomon Islands transferred to Pannaria.. Australasian Lichenology 2020; Volum 87. ISSN 1328-4401.s 52 - 57.

Orlova, Larisa; Gusarova, Galina; Glazkova, Elena; Egorov, Alexander; Potokin, Alexander; Ivanov, Sergey. Systematics and distribution of spruce species in the North-West of Russia. Dendrobiology 2020; Volum 84. ISSN 1641-1307.s 12 - 29.s doi: 10.12657/denbio.084.002.

Kjærandsen, Jostein; Polevoi, Alexei; Salmela, Jukka. Coelosynapha, a new genus of the subfamily Gnoristinae (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) with a circumpolar, Holarctic distribution. Biodiversity Data Journal 2020; Volum 8. ISSN 1314-2836.s doi: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e54834.

Rämä, Teppo; Alm, Torbjørn; Rämä, Heini Emilia; Barrett, Robert. Arctic Center-området har skjulte naturverdier. Nordlys 2020. ISSN 0805-5440.

Palacios, Teodoro; Högström, Anette; Ebbestad, Jan Ove R.; Agić, Heda; Høyberget, Magne; Jensen, Sören; Meinhold, Guido; Taylor, Wendy L. Acritarchs from the Duolbagáisá Formation (Cambrian Series 2-Miaolingian) on the Digermulen Peninsula, Finnmark, Arctic Norway: towards a high-resolution Cambrian chronostratigraphy.. Geological Magazine 2020. ISSN 0016-7568.s doi: 10.1017/S001675682000031X.

Elvebakk, Arve; Hong, Soon Gyu; Park, Chae Haeng. Hispidopannaria and Phormopsora, two new and small, but evolutionary old Pannariaceae lichen genera from southern South America. Mycological Progress 2020; Volum 19 (11). ISSN 1617-416X.s 1353 - 1364.s doi: 10.1007/s11557-020-01632-1

Chen, Baoqing; Dragomir, Mihnea Paul; Fabris, Linda; Bayraktar, Recep; Knutsen, Erik; Liu, Xu; Tang, Changyan; Li, Yongfeng; Shimura, Tadanobu; Ivkovic, Tina Catela; Cruz De los Santos, Mireia; Anfossi, Simone; Shimizu, Masayoshi; Shah, Maitri Y.; Ling, Hui; Shen, Peng; Multani, Asha S.; Pardini, Barbara; Burks, Jared K.; Katayama, Hiroyuki; Reineke, Lucas C.; Huo, Longfei; Syed, Muddassir; Song, Shumei; Ferracin, Manuela; Oki, Eiji; Fromm, Bastian; Ivan, Cristina; Bhuvaneshwar, Krithika; Gusev, Yuriy; Mimori, Koshi; Menter, David; Sen, Subrata; Matsuyama, Takatoshi; Uetake, Hiroyuki; Vasilescu, Catalin; Kopetz, Scott; Parker-Thornburg, Jan; Taguchi, Ayumu; Hanash, Samir M.; Girnita, Leonard; Slaby, Ondrej; Goel, Ajay; Varani, Gabriele; Gagea, Mihai; Li, Chunlai; Ajani, Jaffer A.; Calin, George A. The long noncoding RNA CCAT2 induces chromosomal instability through BOP1-AURKB signaling. Gastroenterology 2020; Volum 159 (6). ISSN 0016-5085.s 2146 - 2162.s doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.08.018.

Hvidsten, Dag; Frafjord, Karl; Gray, Jeremy S.; Henningsson, Anna Jonsson; Jenkins, Andrew; Kristiansen, Bjørn Erik; Lager, Malin; Rognerud, Bjørg; Slåtsve, Arne Martin; Stordal, Frode; Stuen, Snorre; Wilhelmsson, Peter. The distribution limit of the common tick, Ixodes ricinus, and some associated pathogens in north-western Europe. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 2020; Volum 11 (4). ISSN 1877-959X.s doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2020.101388.

Borkent, Art; Dominiak, Patrycja. Catalog of the Biting Midges of the World (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Zootaxa 2020; Volum 4787. ISSN 1175-5326.s 1 - 377.s doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4787.1.1

Kjærandsen, Jostein. Defying the northern limit: New records and DNA barcodes of Symmerus Walker, 1848 (Diptera, Ditomyiidae) from Northern Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 2020; Volum 67 (1). ISSN 1501-8415.s 44 - 51.

Dominiak, Patrycja; Szadziewski, Ryszard; Salmela, Jukka. Descriptions of Brachypogon surma sp. n. from Finland and B. singularis (Santos Abreu, 1918) from the Canary Islands (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Norwegian Journal of Entomology 2020; Volum 67. ISSN 1501-8415.s 235 - 245.

Frafjord, Karl. Jaktstrategier hos nordflaggermus ved nordgrensen av sin utbredelse. Fauna 2020; Volum 73 (3-4). ISSN 0014-8881.s 82 - 92.

Mantič, Michal; Sikora, Tomáš; Burdikova, Nikola; Blagoderov, Vladimir; Kjærandsen, Jostein; Kurina, Olavi; Sevcik, Jan. Hidden in Plain Sight: Comprehensive Molecular Phylogeny of Keroplatidae and Lygistorrhinidae (Diptera) Reveals Parallel Evolution and Leads to a Revised Family Classification. Insects 2020; Volum 11 (6). ISSN 2075-4450.s 1 - 16.s doi: 10.3390/insects11060348.

Szadziewski, Ryszard; Dominiak, Patrycja; Phil, Withers. Two new species of biting midges from France and Algeria (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Annales Zoologici 2020; Volum 70 (1). ISSN 0003-4541.s 113 - 120.s doi: 10.3161/00034541ANZ2020.70.1.006.

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