Zoological Studies 

Vol. 54, 2015


(update: 2017.11.16)

Paper Title
Population genetics of the fiddler crab Uca sindensis (Alcock, 1900) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae) from the Arabian Sea
Hsi-Te Shih, Noor Saher, Ehsan Kamrani, Peter Ng, Yu-Ching Lai, Min-Yun Liu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0078-3sss)
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Thicker filaments of Aphanizomenon gracile are more harmful to Daphnia than thinner Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii
Lukasz Wejnerowski, Slawek Cerbin and Marcin Krzysztof Dziuba (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0084-5)
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Biogeochemistry and ecology of Pyrosoma spinosum from the Central Arabian Sea
Mangesh Gauns, Sunita Mochemadkar, Anil Pratihary, Rajdeep Roy and Syed Wajih Ahmad Naqvi (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0075-6)
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Diversity and density of butterfly communities in urban green areas: an analytical approach using GIS
Cheol Lee, Jin Park, Tae-Sung Kwon, Sung-Soo Kim, Jae Ryu, Seung Jung, Sun Lee (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0090-7)
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Variation in the ilium of central European water frogs Pelophylax (Amphibia, Ranidae) and its implications for species-level identification of fragmentary anuran fossils
Hugues-Alexandre Blain, Iván Lózano-Fernández, Gottfried Böhme (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0094-3)
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Heterochromatin distribution and localization of nucleolar organizing regions in the 2n = 52 cytotypes of Nannospalax xanthodon and N. ehrenbergi from Turkey
Atilla Arslan, Jan Zima (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0088-1)
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Trophic structure of the pelagic food web in the East China Sea
Mei-Ling Bai, Fan-Sian Lin, Yu-Ching Lee, Gwo-Ching Gong, Chih-hao Hsieh (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0089-0)
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Establishment of a microsatellite set for noninvasive paternity testing in free-ranging Macaca mulatta tcheliensis in Mount Taihangshan area, Jiyuan, China
Bai-Shi Wang, Zhen-Long Wang, Jun-Dong Tian, Zhen-Wei Cui, Ji-Qi Lu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0100-9)
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Current and potential geographical distribution of Platymeris biguttatus (Linnaeus, 1767) with description of nymphs
Dominik Chłond, Agnieszka Bugaj-Nawrocka, Łukasz Junkiert (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0092-5)
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DNA barcoding supports identification of Malacobdella species (Nemertea: Hoplonemertea)
Jose E F Alfaya, Gregorio Bigatti, Hiroshi Kajihara, Malin Strand, Per Sundberg, Annie Machordom (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0086-3)
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Cladistic reanalysis and historical biogeography of the genus Lycinus Thorell, 1894 (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Nemesiidae) with description of two new species from western Argentina
Nelson Ferretti (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0083-6)
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The genus Milnesium Doyère, 1840 (Tardigrada) in South America with descriptions of two new species from Argentina and discussion of the feeding behaviour in the family Milnesiidae
Milena Roszkowska, Marta Ostrowska, Łukasz Kaczmarek (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0082-7)
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Spatial changes in the vertical distribution of calanoid copepods down to great depths in the North Pacific
Atsushi Yamaguchi, Kohei Matsuno, Tomoe Homma (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0091-6)
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Meiofaunal communities in a tropical seagrass bed and adjacent unvegetated sediments with note on sufficient sample size for determining local diversity indices
Jian-Xiang Liao, Hsin-Ming Yeh, Hin-Kiu Mok (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0101-8)
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Differences in the male mating calls of co-occurring epauletted fruit bat species (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae, Epomophorus wahlbergi and Epomophorus crypturus) in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Rick A Adams, Emily R Snode (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0087-2)
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Feeding interactions in an assemblage of terrestrial carnivores in central Mexico
Yuriana Gómez-Ortiz, Octavio Monroy-Vilchis, Germán D Mendoza-Martínez (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0102-7)
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Biodiversity of Talitridae family (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in some Tunisian coastal lagoons
Raja Jelassi, Hajer Khemaissia, Martin Zimmer, Dieter Garbe-Schönberg, Karima Nasri-Ammar (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0096-1)
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Spatial and temporal changes in zooplankton abundance, biovolume, and size spectra in the neighboring waters of Japan: analyses using an optical plankton counter
Kaede Sato, Kohei Matsuno, Daichi Arima, Yoshiyuki Abe, Atsushi Yamaguchi (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0098-z)
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Population structure of Hirundichthys oxycephalus in the northwestern Pacific inferred from mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene
Chang-En Chou, Te-Yu Liao, Hsueh-Wen Chang, Shui-Kai Chang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0085-4)
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Life history and DNA barcode of Oxyurella longicaudis (Birgei, 1910) (Cladocera, Anomopoda, Chydoridae)
Maria Castilho, Maria Wisniewski, Cínthia Abreu, Tereza Orlando (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0104-5)
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Anatomic and molecular characterization of the endocrine pancreas of a teleostean fish: Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus)
Jessica S Fortin, Ariane Santamaria-Bouvier, Stéphane Lair, André D Dallaire, Marie-Odile Benoit-Biancamano (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0093-4)
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Proteomic study of the brackish water mussel Mytilopsis leucophaeata
Feico Stekhoven, Gerard van der Velde, Tsung-Han Lee, Andrew R Bottrill (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0081-8)
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Guanaco abundance and monitoring in Southern Patagonia: distance sampling reveals substantially greater numbers than previously reported
Alejandro Travaini, Sonia C Zapata, Javier Bustamante, Julieta Pedrana, Juan I Zanón, Alejandro Rodríguez (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0097-0)
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Geometric morphometric analysis of the head of Microlophus atacamensis (Tropiduridae) in a latitudinal gradient
Soledad Ibáñez, Marcela A Vidal, Juan Ortiz, Fernando Torres-Pérez (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0099-y)
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Zelinkaderes yong sp. nov. from Korea - the first recording of Zelinkaderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) in Asia
Andreas Altenburger, Hyun Rho, Cheon Chang, Martin Sørensen (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0103-6)
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Adaptive flexibility in the feeding behaviour of brown trout: optimal prey size
Javier Sánchez-Hernández and Fernando Cobo (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0107-x)
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Diet adaptability by a generalist herbivore: the case of brown hare in a Mediterranean agroecosystem
Christos Sokos, Konstantinos Andreadis, Nikolaos Papageorgiou (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0095-2)
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Niche partitioning among three tree-climbing bird species in subtropical mountain forest sites with different human disturbance
Carlos Lara, Berenice Pérez, Citlalli Castillo-Guevara, Martín Serrano-Meneses (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0106-y)
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Selective foraging by non-native rainbow trout on invertebrates in Patagonian streams in Argentina
Cecilia Di Prinzio, Guillermo Omad, María Miserendino, Ricardo Casaux (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0108-9)
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Infection behavior, life history, and host parasitism rates of Emblemasoma erro (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), an acoustically hunting parasitoid of the cicada Tibicen dorsatus (Hemiptera: Cicadidae)
Brian J Stucky (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0105-z)
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Taxonomic implications of geographical variation in Rhinolophus affinis (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in mainland Southeast Asia
Saveng Ith, Sara Bumrungsri, Neil M Furey, Paul JJ Bates, Monwadee Wonglapsuwan, Faisal Ali Anwarali Khan, Vu Dinh Thong, Pipat Soisook, Chutamas Satasook and Nikky M Thomas (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0109-8)
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Topographical distribution of blubber in finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri): a result from adapting to living in coastal waters
Xianyuan Zeng, Junhua Ji, Yujiang Hao, Ding Wang (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0111-1)
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33 The function of body coloration of the hai coral snake Sinomicrurus japonicus boettgeri
Koji Mochida, Wan-Yu Zhang, Mamoru Toda (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0110-2)
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Biodiversity and distribution of lethaeine seed bugs (Heteroptera, Rhyparochromidae, Lethaeini) from Argentina
Pablo M Dellapé, Maria C Melo, Jane E O’ Donnell (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0114-y)
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Description of a new genus and new species of freshwater crab (Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from the Western Ghats, Kerala, India
Sameer Pati, Arath Sudha Devi (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0112-0)
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Diagnosability and description of a new subspecies of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765), from the Taiwan Strait
John Y Wang, Shih Yang, Samuel K Hung (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0115-x)
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Habitat suitability models of mountain ungulates: identifying potential areas for conservation
Prakash Paudel, Martin Hais, Pavel Kindlmann (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0116-9)
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Abundance and diversity of amphipods (Crustacea: Peracarida) on shallow algae and seagrass in lagoonal ecosystem of the Mediterranean Tunisian coast
Wahiba Zaabar, Rym Zakhama-Sraieb, Faouzia Charfi-Cheikhrouha, Mohamed Achouri (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0113-z)
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Long-term monitoring of Gastropoda (Mollusca) fauna in planted mangroves in central Vietnam
Sofya Zvonareva, Yuri Kantor, Xinzheng Li, Temir Britayev (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0120-0)
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Modification of Tetragnatha montana (Araneae, Tetragnathidae) web architecture induced by larva of the parasitoid Acrodactyla quadrisculpta (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Polysphincta genus-group)
Stanislav Korenko, Barbora Korenková, Jitka Satrapová, Katerina Hamouzová, Dick Belgers (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0119-6)
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Recolonizing wolves influence the realized niche of resident cougars
L Elbroch, Patrick E Lendrum, Jesse Newby, Howard Quigley, Daniel J Thompson (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0122-y)
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Cymothoa frontalis, a cymothoid isopod parasitizing the belonid fish Strongylura strongylura from the Malabar Coast (Kerala, India): redescription, description, prevalence and life cycle
Aneesh Thamban, Sudha Kappalli, Helna Kottarathil, Anilkumar Gopinathan, Trilles Paul (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0118-7)
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Differentiation of visual spectra and nuptial colorations of two Paratanakia himantegus subspecies (Cyprinoidea: Acheilognathidae) in response to the distinct photic conditions of their habitats
Chia-Hao Chang, Yi Shao, Wen-Chung Fu, Kazuhiko Anraku, Yeong-Shin Lin, Hong Yan (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0121-z)
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Sexual dimorphism in echolocation pulse parameters of the CF-FM bat, Hipposideros pratti
Zi-Ying Fu, Xing-Yue Dai, Na Xu, Qing Shi, Gao-Jing Li, Bin Li, Juan Li, Jie Li, Jia Tang, Philip Jen, Qi-Cai Chen (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0123-x)
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The poorly known genus Ventrifurca Roewer, 1913 revisited (Opiliones: Cranaidae)
Osvaldo Villarreal M, Adriano B Kury, Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0117-8)
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The research on the formation mechanism of extraordinary oxidative capacity of skeletal muscle in hibernating ground squirrels (Spermophilus dauricus
Shanfeng Jiang, Yunfang Gao, Yangmei Zhang, Kun Liu, Huiping Wang and Nandu Goswami (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0124-9)
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Seasonality in anuran activity and calling season in a Brazilian subtemperate wetland
Simone Ximenez, Alexandro Tozetti (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0125-8)
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Alona kaingang (Crustacea, Cladocera, Aloninae): a new species of the pulchella-group, with identification key to Neotropical species
Francisco Sousa, Lourdes Elmoor-Loureiro, Sandro Santos (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0128-5)
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A new species of fish-eating rat, genus Neusticomys (Sigmodontinae), from Ecuador
J Hanson, Guillermo D’Elía, Sheri B Ayers, Stephen B Cox, Santiago F Burneo, Thomas E Lee (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0126-7)
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Morphological variability of the cranium of Lontra longicaudis (Carnivora: Mustelidae): a morphometric and geographic analysis
Pablo Hernández-Romero, José Guerrero, Carolina Valdespino (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0127-6)
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Spatial heterogeneity of benthic copepods: a comparative aspect on composition, abundance, and correlation
R Jayabarathi, G Padmavati, I Anandavelu (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0130-y)
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High tolerance of symbiotic larvae of Pocillopora damicornis to thermal stress
Dwi Haryanti, Naoko Yasuda, Saki Harii, Michio Hidaka (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0134-7)
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Stock assessment and management implications of an endemic fish, Oxygymnocypris stewartii, in the Yarlung Zangbo River in Tibet, China
Bin Huo, Bao Ma, Cong Xie, You Duan, Xue Yang, Hai Huang (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0129-4)

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Seasonal dynamics of the copepod community in a tropical monsoonal estuary and the role of sex ratio in their abundance pattern
G Vineetha, N V Madhu, K K Kusum, P M Sooria (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0131-x)
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Biological mosquito control is affected by alternative prey
Ram Kumar, Priyanesh Muhid, Hans-Uwe Dahms, Jaigopal Sharma, Jiang-Shiou Hwang (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0132-9)
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Morphometric variation of the endangered Caspian lamprey, Caspiomyzon wagneri (Pisces: Petromyzontidae), from migrating stocks of two rivers along the southern Caspian Sea
Vatandoust S, Mousavi-Sabet H, Razeghi-Mansour M, AnvariFar H and Heidari A (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0133-8)
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Mesozooplankton biomass and copepod estimated production in a temperate estuary (Mondego estuary): effects of processes operating at different timescales
Gonçalves DA, Marques SC, Primo AL, Martinho F, Bordalo MDB and Pardal MÂ (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0135-6)
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A new species of Notogynaphallia (Platyhelminthes, Geoplanidae) extends the known distribution of land planarians in Chacoan province (Chacoan subregion), South America
Negrete L, Leal-Zanchet AM and Brusa F (doi:10.1186/s40555-015-0136-5)
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