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Vol. 52, 2013

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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

Key to species of the genus Cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) occurring in the Greater Antilles with description of six new species from Hispaniola
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Marcin Kadej, Jiří Háva

A new species of Pomacentrus (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) from Micronesia, with comments on its phylogenetic relationships
*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

Shang-Yin Liu, Hsuan-Ching Ho, Chang-Feng Dai

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

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

The genus Cneorane Baly, 1865 from Taiwan (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae), with notes on sexual dimorphism and its life history

 

Chi-Feng Lee, Jan Bezděk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Alexander G Dvoretsky, Vladimir G Dvoretsky

DNA variations of the green toad Pseudepidalea viridis (syn. Bufo viridis) from various habitats

 

Gad Degani, Tali Goldberg, Avital Gasith, Eldad Elron, Eviatar Nevo

Spatial variation in reproductive measures of female bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque in a small lake with diverse thermal conditions

 

Yoshimasa Yamamoto, Fuh-Kwo Shiah

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

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

Leaf swallowing and parasitic infection of the Chinese lesser civet Viverricula indica in northeastern Taiwan

 

Hsiu-hui Su, Ying-chen Su, Michael A Huffman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Veronica Fernandes, Nagappa Ramaiah

Behaviour-dependent predation risk in swimming zooplankters

 

Marco Uttieri, Daniela Cianelli, Enrico Zambianchi

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

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

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

Effect of male provisioning on the parental behavior of female Boreal Owls Aegolius funereus

 

Markéta Zárybnická, Jiří Vojar

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

Molecular analyses of shallow-water zooxanthellate zoanthids (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia) from Taiwan and their Symbiodinium spp

 

James Reimer, Yuka Irei, Takuma Fujii, Sung-Yin Yang

Palythoa zoanthid 'barrens’ in Okinawa: examination of possible environmental causes

 

Sung-Yin Yang, Carine Bourgeois, Carey Ashworth, James Reimer

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

Charipinae fauna (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) from Asia with a description of 11 new species
*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

Mar Ferrer-Suay, Jesús Selfa, Juli Pujade-Villar

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

Locomotor performance of three sympatric species of sea kraits (Laticauda spp.) from Orchid Island, Taiwan

 

Shiuang Wang, Harvey B Lillywhite, Ming-Chung Tu

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

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

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

Local change of butterfly species in response to global warming and reforestation in Korea


Tae-Sung Kwon, Sung-Soo Kim, Cheol Lee

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

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

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

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

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

Nest site selection by the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius: is safety more important than food?

 

Rimvydas Juškaitis, Linas Balčiauskas, Vita Šiožinytė

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

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

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

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

 

Youhua Chena

Revision of the worm eel genus Neenchelys (Ophichthidae: Myrophinae), with descriptions of three new species from the western Pacific Ocean
*Simultaneously identical and durable hard copies were produced and available from national libraries in Taiwan

 

Hsuan-Ching Ho, John E McCosker, David G Smith

Evolutionary history of Nile perch Lates sp. inferred from mitochondrial DNA variation analyses

 

 

Matthew Mwanja, Vincent Muwanika, Charles Masembe, Sylvester Nyakaana, Wilson Mwanja

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