Zoological Studies 

Vol. 55, 2016


(update: 2017.10.24)

Paper Title
Morphological Differentiation of the Skull in Two Closely-related Mustelid Species (Carnivora: Mustelidae)
Alexei V Abramov, Andrey Yu Puzachenko and Igor L Tumanov (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-01)
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A New Species of Genus Plakortis Schulze 1880 (Porifera: Homoscleromorpha) from Badabalu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Vibha V Ubare and P M Mohan (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-02)
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Habitat Use and Migratory Life History of Salangid Icefish (Salangidae) Revealed by Otolith Sr/Ca Ratios
Jen-Chieh Shiao, Chien-Yu Chen, Jie Zhang, and Yoshiyuki Ii zuka (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-03)
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Evaluation of the Copepod Eurytemora affinis Life History Response to Temperature and Salinity Increases
Anissa Souissi, Sami Souissi, and Jiang-Shiou Hwang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-04)
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Small Mammalian Remains from the Late Holocene Deposits on Ishigaki and Yonaguni Islands, Southwestern Japan
Yuichiro Nishioka, Ryohei Nakagawa, Shin Nunami, and Satoshi Hirasawa (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-05)
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Notes on the foraging strategies of the Giant Robber Crab Birgus latro (Anomala) on Chrismas Island: Evidence for active predation on Red Crabs Gecarcoidea natalis (Brachyura)
Jakob Krieger, Michelle M Drew, Bill S Hansson, and Steffen Harzsch (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-06)
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Anomuran and Brachyuran Symbiotic Crabs in Coastal Areas between the Southern Ryukyu Arc and the Coral Triangle
Parinya Limviriyakul, Li-Chun Tseng, Jiang-Shiou Hwang, and Tung-Wei Shih (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-07)
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New species of Pheretima, Amynthas, Polypheretima, and Pithemera (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from Mindanao and Associated Islands, Philippines
Nonillon M. Aspe and Samuel W. James (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-08)
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Improvement in Survivorship: the Key for Population Recovery?
Florencia Grandi, Silvana L Dans, and Enrique A Crespo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-09)
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A review of the spider genus Atmetochilus of Sumatra, Indonesia, with First Analysis of Male Characters and Description of Three New Species (Araneae, Nemesiidae)
Sergei L Zonstein and Yuri M Marusik (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-10)
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A New Species of Zambedania (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Pygmephoridae) from Two Rivers Platinum Mine in South Africa and Notes on the Life-cycle of the Genus
Anne M Camerik, Wojciech L Magowski, Peter G Hawkes, Edward E Ueckermann, Ronald Ochoa, and Gary R Bauchan (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-11)
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New Data to the Earthworm Fauna of the Korean Peninsula with Redescription of Eisenia koreana (Zicsi) and Remarks on the Eisenia nordenskioldi Species Group (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae)
Csaba Csuzdi and Yong Hong (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-12)
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The Cryptic Bombus lucorum Complex (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Austria: Phylogeny, Distribution, Habitat Usage and a Climatic Characterization Based on COI Sequence Data
Silas Bossert, Barbara-Amina Gereben-Krenn, Johann Neumayer, Bernhard Schneller, and Harald W Krenn (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-13)
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Host Relation, Size and Reproduction in the Burrowing Barnacle Trypetesa lampas (Hancock) (Crustacea Cirripedia Acrothoracica)
Sofie K. D. Nielsen, Jens Thorvald Høeg, and Yoichi Yusa (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-14)
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Comparative Morphology and Redescription of Pleurobranchus Species (Gastropoda, Pleurobranchoidea) from Brazil
Juliana Alvim and Alexandre D Pimenta (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-15)
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Low Genetic Diversity in Diplomystes camposensis, an Endemic and Endangered Catfish from South Chile
Carlos P Muñoz-Ramírez, Evelyn Habit, Peter J Unmack, Jerald B Johnson, and Pedro F Victoriano (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-16)
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Do Green Treefrogs Use Social Information to Orient Outside the Breeding Season?
Gerlinde Höbel and Ashley Christy (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-17)
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Larval Fish Assemblages and Hydrographic Characteristics in the Coastal Waters of Southwestern Taiwan During Non- and Post-typhoon Summers
Hung-Yen Hsieh, Wen-Tseng Lo, Hsiao-Hao Chen, and Pei-Jie Meng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-18)
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Different Stress Tolerances of Juveniles of the Coral Acropora tenuis Associated with Clades C1 and D Symbiodinium
Ikuko Yuyama, Takashi Nakamura, Tomihiko Higuchi, and Michio Hidaka (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-19)
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Population Dynamics and the Effects of Temperature on the Eggs of the Seawater-dispersed Stick Insect Megacrania tsudai (Phasmida: Phasmatidae)
Shun Kobayashi, Ryota Usui, Kouta Nomoto, Mineyuki Ushirokita, Tetsuo Denda, and Masako Izawa (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-20)
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Diet and Effects of Sanford’s Brown Lemur (Eulemur sanfordi, Archbold 1932) Gut Passage on Plant Species Germination in Amber Forest, Madagascar
Sarah Kaloantsimo Chen, Jun Qing Li, Jean Rasoarahona, Fousseni Folega, and Christophe Manjaribe (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-21)
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Habitat Preferences of Soprano Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825) and Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Schreber, 1774) in Two Different Woodlands in North East Scotland
Alek Rachwald, Tim Bradford, Zbigniew Borowski, and Paul A. Racey (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-22)
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Taxonomic and Biogeographical Status of Three Species of the Spider Crab Genus Acanthonyx Latreille, 1828 (Majoidea: Epialtidae) as Determined by DNA Barcoding and Morphological Analyses along the Western Atlantic
Ana Francisca Tamburus and Fernando Luis Mantelatto (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-23)
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Effect of Photoperiod Extension on the Testicular Sonographic Appearance and Sexual Behavior of Captive Yangtze Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis)
Xueying Yu, Yujiang Hao, Brian CW Kot, and Ding Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-24)
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Ultrastructural Hair Morphology: a Supplemental Tool for Species Recognition in Bats
Mukesh Kumar, Yuvana Satya Priya, Virendra Mathur, Harendra Kumar, and Elangovan Vadamalai (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-25)
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Gene Structure and Sequence Polymorphism of the Coat Color Gene, Mc1r, in the Black-Bellied Vole (Eothenomys melanogaster)
Yung-Chih Lai, Shiao-Wei Huang, and Hon-Tsen Yu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-26)
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Different Oxygen Stresses on the Responses of Branchial Morphology and Protein Expression in the Gills and Labyrinth Organ in the Aquatic Air-Breathing Fish, Trichogaster microlepis
Chun-Yen Huang and Hui-Chen Lin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-27)
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Taxonomic Composition and Seasonal Distribution Changes of Pelagic Tunicates in the Waters Off Nuclear Power Plants in Northern Taiwan in Relation to Environmental Conditions
Pietro Franco, Hong-Ju Chen, and Jiang Shiou Hwang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-28) (Erratum 21/04/2017)
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Short-term Effects of Hypertonic Shock on Na+, K+-ATPase Responses in Gills and Kidneys of the Spotted Green Pufferfish, Tetraodon nigroviridis
Chia-Hao Lin and Tsung-Han Lee (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-29)
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Succession of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton Communities Coupled to Environmental Factors in the Oligo-mesotrophic Nabhana Reservoir (Semi arid Mediterranean area, Central Tunisia)
Ikbel Sellami, Asma Hamza, Monia El Bour, Mohammed Alaoui Mhamdi, Bernadette Pinel-Alloul, and Habib Ayadi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-30)
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Smilosicyopus leprurus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) is a Fin-eater
Ying-Tzu Lu, Min-Yun Liu, You He, and Te-Yu Liao (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-31)
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Two New Echinoderes species (Echinoderidae, Cyclorhagida, Kinorhyncha) from Nha Trang, Vietnam
Hiroshi Yamasaki (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-32)
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33 Population Structure of Blue Marlin, Makaira nigricans, in the Pacific and Eastern Indian Oceans
Hui Chen, Chia-Hao Chang, Chi-Lu Sun, Kwang-Tsao Shao, Su-Zan Yeh, Gerard DiNard (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-33)
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Anuran Species Richness, Composition, and Breeding Habitat Preferences: a Comparison between Forest Remnants and Agricultural Landscapes in Southern Brazil
Fabrício Hiroiuki Oda, Vinicius Guerra Batista, Priscilla Guedes Gambale, Fabio Teruo Mise, Fagner de Souza, Sybelle Bellay, Jean Carlo G. Ortega, and Ricardo Massato Takemoto (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-34)
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Preliminary Taxonomic Survey and Molecular Documentation of Jellyfish Species (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa and Cubozoa) in Malaysia
Abu Bakar Farrah - Azwa, Mohammed Rizman-Idid, and Ving Ching Chong (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-35)
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Batch-like Arrival Waves of Glass Eels of Anguilla japonica in Offshore Waters of Taiwan
Yu-San Han, Chau-Ron Wu, and Yoshiyuki Iizuka (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-36))
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Eco-hydromorphic Classification for Understanding Stream Macroinvertebrate Biodiversity in Brunei Darussalam, Northern Borneo
Kate Baker, Michael A. Chadwick, and Zohrah Haji Sulaiman (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-37)
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Song Characteristics of Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus Optatus and Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus and Implications for Distribution and Taxonomy
Canwei Xia, Wei Liang, Geoff J. Carey, and Yanyun Zhang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-38)
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The Recognition and Molecular Phylogeny of Mugilogobius mertoni Complex (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with Description of a New Cryptic Species of M. flavomaculatus from Taiwan
Shih-Pin Huang, I-Shiung Chen, Mana M. N. Yung, and Kwang-Tsao Shao (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-39)
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Nestling Growth is Impaired by Heat Stress: an Experimental Study in a Mediterranean Great Tit Population
Samuel Rodríguez and Emilio Barba (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-40)
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Reproductive Behavior and Embryonic Development of the Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis (Cephalopoda: Sepiidae)
Mong-Fong Lee, Chun-Yen Lin, Chuan-Chin Chiao, and Chung-Cheng Lu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-41)
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Population Dynamics of the Sea Slug Plakobranchus ocellatus (Opisthobranch: Sacoglossa: Elysioidea) on a Subtropical Coral Reef off Okinawa-jima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan
Daisuke Tanamura and Euichi Hirose (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-42)
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Diversity and Distribution of the Genus Friesea (Collembola: Neanuridae) in Romania with Description of Three New Species
Cristina Fiera and Wanda Maria Weiner (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-43)
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Temporal and Spatial Site Sharing during Spawning in Snappers Symphorichthys spilurus and Lutjanus bohar (Pisces: Perciformes: Lutjanidae) in Waters around Peleliu Island, Palau
Jiro Sakaue, Hiroshi Akino, Manabu Endo, Hitoshi Ida, and Takashi Asahida (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-44)
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Spatial Patterns and Environmental Settings of Non-reefal Coral Communities Across the Tropic of Cancer in the Penghu Archipelago (Pescadores), Taiwan
Hernyi Justin Hsieh, Colin Kou-Chang Wen, Yuan-Chao Huang, Kao-Sung Chen, Chang-Feng Dai, and Chaolun Allen Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-45)
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Succession of Monsoons and Water Mass Influences on Euphausiid Assemblages in the Waters around Taiwan, Western North Pacific Ocean
Ren-Jye Hsieh, Hung-Yen Hsieh, and Wen-Tseng Lo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-46)
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Description and DNA Barcoding of a New Sillago Species, Sillago shaoi (Perciformes: Sillaginidae), in the Taiwan Strait
Xiao Jiaguang, Na Song, Zhiqiang Han, and Tianxiang Gao (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-47)
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Two New Pristionchus Species (Nematoda: Diplogastridae) from Taiwan are Part of a Species-cluster Representing the Closest Known Relatives of the Model Organism P. pacificus
Matthias Herrmann, Christian Weiler, Christian Roedelsperger, Natsumi Kanzaki, and Ralf J Sommer (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-48)
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Phylogeography, Historical Demography, and Genetic Structure of the Rose Bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus (Kner, 1866) (Cypriniformes: Acheilognathidae), in East Asia
Yao-Feng Tsao, Wen-Wen Lin, Chia-Hao Chang, Takayoshi Ueda, Nian-Hong  Jang-Liaw, Ya-Hui Zhao, and Hsiao-Wei Kao (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-49)
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Ecology of Endolithic Bivalve Mollusks from Ko Chang, Thailand
Cheewarat Printrakoon, Thamasak Yeemin, and Paul Valentich-Scott (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-50)
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Can Protected Areas with Agricultural Edges Avoid Invasions? The Case of Bullfrogs in the Southern Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil
Bruno Madalozzo, Camila Both, and Sonia Cechin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-51)
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On the Giant Pheretimoid Earthworms from Vietnam (Clitellata: Megascolecidae), with Descriptions of Three New Species
Tung T. Nguyen, Dang H. Lam, and Anh D. Nguyen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-52)
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Growth, Diet Composition and Reproductive Biology of the Invasive Freshwater Fish Chevron Snakehead Channa striata on a Subtropical Island
Shih-hsiung Liang, Kuan-chung Li, Bao-sen Shieh, Yuh-wen Chiu, and Da-ji Huang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-53)
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Influence of Trichodactylus fluviatilis on Leaf Breakdown in Streams: Understanding the role of Freshwater Crabs in Detritus-based Food Webs
Larissa Costa, Walace Kiffer Jr., Cinthia Casotti, Juliana Rangel, and Marcelo Moretti (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-54)
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