Vol. 52, 2013

IN THIS ISSUE

 
Paper title
1

Abundance, recruitment, and shell growth of the exotic mussel Limnoperna fortunei in the Río de la Plata (Argentina)
Fernando Spaccesi

 

2

Geospatial variability in the autumn community structure of epipelagic zooplankton in the upper layer of the northern South China Sea
Li-Chun Tseng, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Qing-Chao Chen and Jiang-Shiou Hwang

 

3

Effects of sex on characteristics and expression levels of digestive enzymes in the adult guppy Poecilia reticulata
Karun Thongprajukaew and Uthaiwan Kovitvadhi

 

4

Assessing the importance of burrows through behavioral observations of Parastacus brasiliensis, a Neotropical burrowing crayfish (Crustacea), in laboratory conditions
Alexandre V Palaoro, Marcelo M Dalosto, Cadidja Coutinho, Sandro Santos

 

5

Key to species of the genus Cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) occurring in the Greater Antilles with description of six new species from Hispaniola
Marcin Kadej, Jiří Háva
*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

6

A new species of Pomacentrus (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) from Micronesia, with comments on its phylogenetic relationships
Shang-Yin Liu, Hsuan-Ching Ho, Chang-Feng Dai
*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

7

Occurrence characteristics of two sibling species, Pseudodiaptomus inopinus and Pseudodiaptomus poplesia (Copepoda, Calanoida, Pseudodiaptomidae), in the Mankyung River estuary, South Korea
Eun-Ok Park, Jeffery R Cordell, Ho Soh

 

8

Return of the pythons: first formal records, with a special note on recovery of the Burmese python in the demilitarized Kinmen islands
Chung-Wei You, Yen-Po Lin, Yen-Hsueh Lai, You-Ling Chen, Yao Tang, Shih-Ping Chou, Hong-Yi Chang, Robert T Zappalorti, Si-Min Lin

 

9

The genus Cneorane Baly, 1865 from Taiwan (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae), with notes on sexual dimorphism and its life history
Chi-Feng Lee, Jan Bezděk

 

10

Comparative proteomics analysis of normal and memory-deficient Drosophila melanogaster heads 
Tian-Ren Lee, Hsiao-Yun Lee, Shun-Hong Huang, Hsin-Tzu Chan, Ping-Chiang Lyu, Hong-Lin Chan

 

11

Biochemical and hematological profiles of a wild population of the nose-horned viper Vipera ammodytes (Serpentes: Viperidae) during autumn, with a morphological assessment of blood cells
Duje Lisičić, Domagoj Đikić, Vesna Benković, Anica Horvat Knežević, Nada Oršolić, Zoran Tadić

 

12

Reproductive activity and advertisement calls of the Asian common toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) from Bach Ma National Park, Vietnam
Binh V Ngo, Chung D Ngo

 

13

A new intertidal Brachionus and intrageneric phylogenetic relationships among Brachionus as revealed by allometry and CO1-ITS1 gene analysis
Dae-Sik Hwang, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Heum Park, Jae-Seong Lee

 

14

An alternative kernel-based method for estimating copepod growth rates from multimodal biomass distributions in artificial cohort experiments
Kuan-Yu Lin, Akash R Sastri, Chih-hao Hsieh

 

15

Expressions of oxidative stress-related genes and antioxidant enzyme activities in Mytilus galloprovincialis (Bivalvia, Mollusca) exposed to hypoxia
Seonock Woo, Vianney Denis, Hyokyung Won, Kyungsoon Shin, Gunsup Lee, Taek-Kyun Lee, Seungshic Yum

 

16

Monitoring European wildcat Felis silvestris populations using scat surveys in central Spain: are population trends related to wild rabbit dynamics or to landscape features?
Jorge Lozano, Emilio Virgós, Sara Cabezas-Díaz

 

17

Copepods associated with the red king crab Paralithodes camtschaticus (Tilesius, 1815) in the Barents Sea
Alexander G Dvoretsky, Vladimir G Dvoretsky

 

18

DNA variations of the green toad Pseudepidalea viridis (syn. Bufo viridis) from various habitats
Gad Degani, Tali Goldberg, Avital Gasith, Eldad Elron, Eviatar Nevo

 

19

Spatial variation in reproductive measures of female bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque in a small lake with diverse thermal conditions
Yoshimasa Yamamoto, Fuh-Kwo Shiah

 

20

Effects of photoperiod and temperature on the body mass, thermogenesis, and serum leptin levels of Apodemus draco (Rodentia: Muridae) in the Hengduan Mountain region, China
Wan-Long Zhu, Guang Yang, Lin Zhang, Zheng-Kun Wang

 

21

Reproductive behavior of the male rose bitterling Rhodeus ocellatus as influenced by the operational sex ratio
Cai-ping Liao, Dan Yu, Yi-yu Chen, Huan-zhang Liu

 

22

Leaf swallowing and parasitic infection of the Chinese lesser civet Viverricula indica in northeastern Taiwan
Hsiu-hui Su, Ying-chen Su, Michael A Huffman

 

23

Habitat use by giant pandas Ailuropoda melanoleuca in the Wanglang Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China
Dong-Wei Kang, Hong-Wei Yang, Jun-Qing Li, You-Ping Chen, Lian-Jun Zhao

 

24

Hematologic and plasma biochemical reference values of the yellow pond turtle Mauremys mutica and the effects of sex and season
Pin-Huan Yu, Pu-Yu Yang, Yun-Shan Chiu, Chau-Hwa Chi

 

25

Phylogenetic and taxonomic status of the coral Goniopora stokesi and related species (Scleractinia: Poritidae) in Japan based on molecular and morphological data
Yuko F Kitano, Masami Obuchi, Daisuke Uyeno, Katsumi Miyazaki, Hironobu Fukami

 

26

Ariosoma-type Leptocephali (Congridae: Bathymyrinae) in the Mentawai Islands region off western Sumatra, Indonesia
Michael J Miller, Mikiya Yamaguchi, Sam Wouthuyzen, Jun Aoyama, Sasanti Suharti, Tao Ma, Tatsuki Yoshinaga, Yuki Minegishi, Tatsuya Kawakami, Katsumi Tsukamoto

 

27

Raptor assemblages in grasslands of Southern Brazil: species richness and abundance and the influence of the survey method
Felipe Zilio, Alan Bolzan, André de Mendonça-Lima, Cristiane da Silva, Laura Verrastro, Márcio Borges-Martins

 

28

Comparison of the osmoregulatory capabilities among three amphibious sea snakes (Laticauda spp.) in Taiwan
Yuan-Cheng Cheng, Ming-Chung Tu, Jyuan-Ru Tsai, Hui-Chen Lin, Li-Yih Lin

 

29

Hotspot analysis of Taiwanese breeding birds to determine gaps in the protected area network
Tsai-Yu Wu, Bruno A Walther, Yi-Hsiu Chen, Ruey-Shing Lin, Pei-Fen Lee

 

30

Effects of metamorphosis timing and the larval growth rate on the latitudinal distribution of sympatric freshwater eels, Anguilla japonica and A. marmorata, in the western North Pacific
Nico Leander, Wann-Nian Tzeng, Nian-Tzu Yeh, Kang-Ning Shen, Yu-San Han

 

31

Mesozooplankton community structure in the upper 1,000 m along the western Bay of Bengal during the 2002 fall intermonsoon
Veronica Fernandes, Nagappa Ramaiah

 

32

Behaviour-dependent predation risk in swimming zooplankters
Marco Uttieri, Daniela Cianelli, Enrico Zambianchi

 

33

Specific dynamic action, postprandial thermophily, and the impact of temperature on gastric digestion in the cornsnake Pantherophis guttatus
Lynnette M Sievert, Yusuke Suita, Daphne M Mayes, Lynett R Bontrager, Michelle Tuttle, Ashley Everly

 

34

Ciliate (Euplotes sp.) predation by Pseudodiaptomus annandalei (Copepoda: Calanoida) and the effects of mono-algal and pluri-algal diets
Raunak Dhanker, Ram Kumar, Li-Chun Tseng, Jiang-Shiou Hwang

 

35

Low phylogeographic structure of Rhinella arunco (Anura: Bufonidae), an endemic amphibian from the Chilean Mediterranean hotspot
Dayana Vásquez, Claudio Correa, Luis Pastenes, R Palma, Marco A Méndez

 

36

Effect of male provisioning on the parental behavior of female Boreal Owls Aegolius funereus
Markéta Zárybnická, Jiří Vojar

 

37

The phylogeny of the Orthoptera (Insecta) as deduced from mitogenomic gene sequences
Hong-Li Zhang, Yuan Huang, Li-Liang Lin, Xiao-Yang Wang, Zhe-Min Zheng

 

38

Molecular analyses of shallow-water zooxanthellate zoanthids (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia) from Taiwan and their Symbiodinium spp
James Reimer, Yuka Irei, Takuma Fujii, Sung-Yin Yang

 

39

Palythoa zoanthid 'barrens’ in Okinawa: examination of possible environmental causes
Sung-Yin Yang, Carine Bourgeois, Carey Ashworth, James Reimer

 

40

Acropora distribution patterns in the northern and northeastern Persian Gulf
Mohammad Rahmani, Hassan Rahimian, Mahnaz Ardalan, Shashank Keshavmurthy, Silvia Fontana, Carden C Wallace, Chaolun Chen

 

41

Charipinae fauna (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) from Asia with a description of 11 new species
Mar Ferrer-Suay, Jesús Selfa, Juli Pujade-Villar

*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

42

Transcriptional profiling of adult Drosophila antennae by high-throughput sequencing
Meng-Shin Shiao, Wen-Lang Fan, Shu Fang, Mei-Yeh Lu, Rumi Kondo, Wen-Hsiung Li

 

43

Locomotor performance of three sympatric species of sea kraits (Laticauda spp.) from Orchid Island, Taiwan
Shiuang Wang, Harvey B Lillywhite, Ming-Chung Tu

 

44

Effects of grazing by herbivorous gastropod (Trochus niloticus) on the survivorship of cultured coral spat
Ronald D Villanueva, Maria Vanessa B Baria, Dexter W dela Cruz

 

45

Molecular analysis for investigating dietary habits: genetic screening of prey items in scat and stomach contents of leopard cats Prionailurus bengalensis euptilurus
Ohsun Lee, Sua Lee, Dong-Ha Nam, Hak Lee

 

46

Population and growth of queen conch (Lobatus gigas Linnaeus, 1758) in the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve of Belize
Isani Chan, Li-Chun Tseng, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Jiang-Shiou Hwang

 

47

Local change of butterfly species in response to global warming and reforestation in Korea
Tae-Sung Kwon, Sung-Soo Kim, Cheol Lee

 

48

Genetic structure of Bufo bankorensis distinguished by amplified restriction fragment length polymorphism of cytochrome b
Chu-Chih Chen, Kou-Wei Li, Teng-Lang Yu, Li-Hsuen Chen, Pei-Yuan Sheu, Yi-Wen Tong, Kao-Jean Huang, Ching-Feng Weng

 

49

Influence of monsoon-driven hydrographic features on thaliacean distribution in waters around Taiwan, western North Pacific Ocean
Zhen-Heng Liao, Hung-Yen Hsieh, Wen-Tseng Lo

 

50

Hidden diversity in spring snails from the Andean Altiplano, the second highest plateau on Earth, and the Atacama Desert, the driest place in the world
Gonzalo A Collado, Moisés A Valladares, Marco A Méndez

 

51

Naupliar development of Pseudocyclops sp. (Copepoda: Calanoida: Pseudocyclopidae): description of an unusual set of character states
Frank D Ferrari, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Pawana Kangtia, Supawadee Chullasorn, Mark Schick

 

52

Impacts of red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta on survivorship of hatchlings of the broad-snouted caiman Caiman latirostris
María V Marcó, Alejandro Larriera, Carlos I Piña

 

53

Nest site selection by the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius: is safety more important than food?
Rimvydas Juškaitis, Linas Balčiauskas, Vita Šiožinytė

 

54

Foraging guild structure and niche characteristics of waterbirds in an epicontinental lake in Mexico
María Pérez-Crespo, Juanita Fonseca, Rubén Pineda-López, Eduardo Palacios, Carlos Lara

 

55

The phylogenetic position of the enigmatic Atlantic forest-endemic spiny mouse Abrawayaomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae)
Karen Ventura, Maria Silva, Lena Geise, Yuri LR Leite, Ulyses FJ Pardiñas, Yatiyo Yonenaga-Yassuda, Guillermo D'Elía

 

56

Feeding spectra of bivalve mollusks Unio and Dreissena from Kanevskoe Reservoir, Ukraine: are they food competitors or not?
Olesia N Makhutova, Alexander A Protasov, Michail I Gladyshev, Anzhelika A Sylaieva, Nadezhda N Sushchik, Irina A Morozovskaya, Galina S Kalachova

 

57

An autoregressive model for global vertebrate richness rankings: long-distance dispersers may have stronger spatial structures
Youhua Chena

 

58

Revision of the worm eel genus Neenchelys (Ophichthidae: Myrophinae), with descriptions of three new species from the western Pacific Ocean
Hsuan-Ching Ho, John E McCosker, David G Smith

*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

59

Evolutionary history of Nile perch Lates sp. inferred from mitochondrial DNA variation analyses
Matthew Mwanja, Vincent Muwanika, Charles Masembe, Sylvester Nyakaana, Wilson Mwanja

 

60

Pattern of chromosomal changes in ‘beta’ Anolis (Norops group) (Squamata: Polychrotidae) depicted by an ancestral state analysis
Riccardo Castiglia, Oscar Flores-Villela, Alexandra Maria Bezerra, Antonio Muñoz, Ekaterina Gornung