Zoological Studies 

Vol. 57, 2018


(update: 2018.12.30)

Paper Title
Seasonal, Lunar and Tidal Influences on Habitat Use of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins in Beibu Gulf, China
Shanshan Li, Huili Gao, Xiuqing Hao, Lin Zhu, Ting Li, Hongke Zhang, Yi Zhou, Xinrong Xu, Guang Yang, and Bingyao Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-01)
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Weather Conditions Influence Egg Volume Repeatability in Clutches of the Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Artur Golawski and Cezary Mitrus (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-02)
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New Records and Range Extensions of Some Marine Sponges (Porifera: Demospongiae and Homoscleromorpha) from the Andaman Islands, India; Part of the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot
Vibha V. Ubare and P. M. Mohan (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-03)
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Ephemeral and Localized Outbreaks of the Coral Predator Acanthaster cf. solaris in the Southwestern Lagoon of New Caledonia
Mehdi Adjeroud, Mohsen Kayal, Christophe Peignon, Matthieu Juncker, Suzanne C. Mills, Ricardo Beldade, and Pascal Dumas  (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-04)
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Redescription of Leocrates chinensis Kinberg, 1866 (Annelida, Hesionidae)
Zhi Wang, Jian-Wen Qiu, and Sergio I. Salazar-Vallejo (doi:
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Reevaluation and New Species of Kainonereis Chamberlin, 1919 (Annelida: Polychaeta: Nereididae)
Víctor Manuel Conde-Vela, Xuwen Wu, and Sergio I. Salazar-Vallejo (doi:
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The Global Invasion of the Suckermouth Armored Catfish Genus Pterygoplichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae): Annotated List of Species, Distributional Summary, and Assessment of Impacts
Alexander Benjamin Orfinger and Daniel Douglas Goodding (doi:
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Description of Elisesione imajimai sp. nov. From Japan (Annelida: Hesionidae) and A Redescription of E. problematica (Wesenberg-Lund, 1950) and Its Confirmation Within Hesionini
Naoto Jimi, Danny Eibye-Jacobsen, and Sergio I. Salazar-Vallejo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-08)
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The Efficiency of Cultivation Media in Recovering Naked Lobose Amoebae from Freshwater Environments
Martin Mrva and Mária Garajová (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-09)
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On Argentodromas bellanella gen. nov., sp. nov. (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from A Stream in Northeastern Argentina (South America)
Analia Díaz and Koen Martens (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-10)
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Hematologic, Plasma Biochemical, Protein Electrophoretic, and Total Solid Values of Captive Oriental Turtle Doves (Streptopelia orientalis)
I-Ting Tsai, Chau-Hwa Chi, and Pin-Huan Yu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-11)
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On Three Species of Reef-dwelling Pilumnid Crabs from Taiwan, with Notes on Heteropilumnus De Man, 1895 (Crustacea: Brachyura)
Peter K.L. Ng, Chia-Wei Lin, and Ping-Ho Ho (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-12)
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The Swimming Behavior of the Calanoid Copepod Calanus sinicus Under Different Food Concentrations
Ming-Ren Chen and Jiang-Shiou Hwang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-13)
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Cranial Variation in the Siberian Weasel Mustela sibirica (Carnivora, Mustelidae) and its Possible Taxonomic Implications
Alexei V. Abramov, Andrey Yu. Puzachenko, and Ryuichi Masuda (doi:
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Helice epicure, A New Species of Varunid Mud Crab (Brachyura, Decapoda, Grapsoidea) from the Ryukyus, Japan
Ngan Kee Ng, Tohru Naruse, and Hsi-Te Shih (doi:
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Validation of Male Pontella spinipes Giesbrecht, 1889 (Copepoda: Calanoida: Pontellidae) Based on Morphological and Mitochondrial COI Gene Sequence Analysis
Sanu Vengasseril Francis, Shuhei Nishida, and Sivasankaran Bijoy Nandan (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-16)
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The Mesocallis Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of the Korean Peninsula with Descriptions of Two New Species
Yerim Lee, Mariusz Kanturski, and Seunghwan Lee (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-17)
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A Revision of Taiwanese Species of the Genus Psammoecus Latreille (Coleoptera, Silvanidae)
Takahiro Yoshida, Michael Karner, and Toshiya Hirowatari (doi:
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Isolation and Characterization of Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci for Caridina cantonensis, and Transferability Across Eight Confamilial Species (Atyidae, Decapoda)
Lai Him Chow, Ka Yan Ma, Jerome H. L. Hui, and Ka Hou Chu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-19)
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First Record of Lachnus chosoni (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Lachninae) in the Republic of Korea with Description of Sexual Morphs
Mariusz Kanturski, Yerim Lee, Jinyeong Choi, and Seunghwan Lee (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-20)
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Seaward Migration Routes of Indigenous Eels, Anguilla japonica, A. marmorata, and A. bicolor pacifica, via Satellite Tags
Shih-Chong Chen, Ching-Rong Chang, and Yu-San Han (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-21)
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22 The True Identity of the New World Iguanid Lizard Liolaemus chillanensis Müller and Hellmich 1932 (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and Description of a New Species in the Liolaemus elongatus Group
Jaime Troncoso-Palacios, Damien Esquerré, Félix A. Urra, Hugo A. Díaz, Carlos Castro-Pastene, and María Soledad Ruiz (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-22)
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The Development of Mother-Calf Interactions During the First Year in Yangtze Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis)
Ran Chen, Wenbo Li, Wenhua Jiang, Bangyou Zheng, Jinhua Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-23)
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Tracking Anguilla japonica Silver Eels Along the West Marina Ridge Using Pop-up Archival Transmitting Tags
Takatoshi Higuchi, Shun Watanabe, Ryotaro Manabe, Tsuyoshi Kaku, Akihiro Okamura, Yoshiaki Yamada, Michael J. Miller, and Katsumi Tsukamoto (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-24)
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Agarna malayi Tiwari 1952 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) Parasitising the Marine Fish, Tenualosa toli (Clupeidae) from India: Re-description/description of Parasite Life Cycle and Patterns of Occurrence
Panakkool Thamban Aneesh, Kappalli Sudha, Ameri Kottarathil Helna, and Gopinathan Anilkumar (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-25)
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Phylogeographical and Morphological Analyses of Triplophysa stenura (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Three Parallel Rivers region, China
Qiu Ren, Jun-Xing Yang, and Xiao-Yong Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-26)
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Freshwater Shrimps from Karst Caves of Southern China, with Descriptions of Seven New Species and the Identity of Typhlocaridina linyunensis Li and Luo, 2001 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea)
Yixiong Cai and Peter K.L. Ng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-27)
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Distinct Size and Distribution Patterns of the Sand-sifting Sea Star, Archaster typicus, in an Urbanised Marine Environment
Yong Kit Samuel Chan, Tai Chong Toh, and Danwei Huang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-28)
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Direct Growth Measurements of Two Deep-Sea Scalpellid Barnacles, Scalpellum stearnsii and Graviscalpellum pedunculatum
Yoichi Yusa, Natsumi Yasuda, Tomoko Yamamoto, Hiromi Kayama Watanabe, Takuo Higashiji, Atsushi Kaneko, Kazuki Nishida, and Jens T. Høeg (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-29)
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Reproductive Ecology and Biodiversity of Freshwater Eels around Sulawesi Island Indonesia
Jun Aoyama, Sam Wouthuyzen, Michael J. Miller, Hagi Y. Sugeha, Mari Kuroki, Shun Watanabe, Augy Syahailatua, Fadly Y. Tantu, Seishi Hagihara, Triyanto, Tsuguo Otake, and Katsumi Tsukamoto (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-30)
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Feeding frequency, prey acceptance, and natural diet of the mygalomorph spider Acanthogonatus centralis Goloboff 1995 (Araneae: Nemesiidae)
Gabriel Pompozzi and Sofía Copperi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-31)
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Development of Novel Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers in Catch Bowl Coral, Isopora palifera (Scleractinia; Acroporidae) Using Next-generation Sequencing
Sung-Yin Yang, Wai-Ling Fong, Wenhua Savanna Chow, Chia-Min Hsu, Chia-Ling Carynn Chan, Shashank Keshavmurthy, and Chaolun Allen Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-32)
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Cytoplasmic UV-R Absorption in an Integumentary Matrix (tunic) of Photosymbiotic Ascidian Colonies
Noburu Sensui and Euichi Hirose (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-33)
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Variation in the Karyotype, Cytochrome b Gene, and 5S rDNA of Four Thunnus (Perciformes, Scombridae) Tunas
Yan-Horn Lee, Tsair-Bor Yen, Chiu-Fen Chen, and Mei-Chen Tseng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-34)
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Effect of Group Density on the Physiology and Aggressive Behavior of Male Brandt’s Voles (Lasiopodomys brandtii)
Xin Dai, Ling-Yu Zhou, Jie-Xia Cao, Yan-Qi Zhang, Feng-Ping Yang, Ai-Qin Wang, Wan-Hong Wei, and Sheng-Mei Yang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-35)
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Salinity Variation in a Mangrove Ecosystem: A Physiological Investigation to Assess Potential Consequences of Salinity Disturbances on Mangrove Crabs
Dimitri Theuerkauff, Georgina A. Rivera-Ingraham, Jonathan A.C. Roques, Laurence Azzopardi, Marine Bertini, Mathilde Lejeune, Emilie Farcy, JehanHervé Lignot, and Elliott Sucré (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-36)
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Postnatal Growth and Vocalization Development in the Long-fingered Bat, Myotis capaccinii (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)
Robab Mehdizadeh, Hojjat Eghbali, and Mozafar Sharifi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-37)
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High Fecundity, Rapid Development and Selfing Ability in Three Species of Viviparous Land Snails Phaedusinae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Clausiliidae) from East Asia
Anna Sulikowska-Drozd (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-38)
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Swimbladder Evolution of Longfin Herrings (Pristigasteridae, Teleostei)
Sébastien Lavoué, Sahat Ratmuangkhwang, Hsuan-Ching Ho, Wei-Jen Chen, and Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-39)
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New data on the Systematics of Comb-fin Squids Chtenopteryx spp. (Cephalopoda: Chtenopterygidae) from the Atlantic Ocean
Alejandro Escánez, Álvaro Roura, Rodrigo Riera, Ángel Francisco González, Ángel Guerra (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-40)
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Hormonal Regulation of Testicular Development in the Finless Porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri: Preliminary Evidence from Testicular Histology and Immunohistochemistry
Yang Xiao, Ghulam Nabi, Jiwei Yang, Yujiang Hao, and Ding Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-41)
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Diversity and Distribution of Peritrich Ciliates on the Snail Physa acuta Draparnaud, 1805 (Gastropoda: Physidae) in a Eutrophic Lotic System
Bianca Sartini, Roberto Marchesini, Sthefane D´ávila, Marta D'Agosto, and Roberto Júnio Pedroso Dias (doi:
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Effectiveness of Morphological Sex Determination in the East-Asian Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica gutturalis) on Spring Migration
Hyun-Young Nam, Seung-Yeon Lee, Sook-Young Cho, Chang-Yong Choi, Se-Young Park, Gi-Chang Bing, Chang-uk Park, Seul-Gi Seo, and Yangmo Kim (doi:
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Effects of Greenfall on Ground-dwelling Arthropods in a Subtropical Forest
Chien-Lung Chen and Pei-Jen L. Shaner (doi:
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Neotype Designation for the Marine Flatworm, Acanthozoon alderi (Polycladida: Cotylea: Pseudocerotidae), from India with Comments on the Taxonomical Status of the Genus
Sudhanshu Dixit, Veronica N. Bulnes, and Chelladurai Raghunathan (doi:
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Gametogenesis and Inter-annual Variability in the Spawning pattern of Acropora hyacinthus in Northwestern Philippines
Emmeline A. Jamodiong, Elizaldy A. Maboloc, Ronald D. Villanueva, and Patrick C. Cabaitan (doi:
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Taiwanese Leucothoidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda), Including Three New Species from Dongsha Atoll
Kristine N. White and Ryuji J. Machida (doi:
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A New Species of the Marphysa sanguinea Complex (Annelida, Eunicidae) from Hong Kong
Zhi Wang, Yanjie Zhang, and Jian-Wen Qiu (doi:
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From an Old Eroded Carapace: the Rediscovery of the Majid Crab Leptomithrax sinensis Rathbun, 1916 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Majidae) from Taiwan and Japan
Kingsley J. H. Wong, Peter K. L. Ng, and Ming-Shiou Jeng (doi:
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The Octocorals of Dongsha Atoll (South China Sea): an Iterative Approach to Species Identification Using Classical Taxonomy and Molecular Barcodes
Yehuda Benayahu, Leendert Pieter van Ofwegen, Chang-feng Dai, Ming-Shio Jeng, Keryea Soong, Alex Shlagman, Samuel W. Du, Prudence Hong, Nimrah H. Imam, Alice Chung, Tiana Wu, Catherine and S. McFadden (doi:
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Comprehensive Analysis of the Jellyfish Chrysaora pacifica (Goette, 1886) (Semaeostomeae: Pelagiidae) with Description of the Complete rDNA Sequence
Jinho Chae, Yoseph Seo, Won Bae Yu, Won Duk Yoon, Hye Eun Lee, Soo-Jung Chang, and Jang-Seu Ki (doi:
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New Phylogenetic Analysis of Paraprionospio Caullery (Polychaeta: Spionidae), with Description of a New Species from the Gulf of Mexico
Víctor H. Delgado-Blas and Luis F. Carrera-Parra (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-52)
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Sixteen Year (2002-2017) Record of Sea Turtle Strandings on Samandağ Beach, the Eastern Mediterranean Coast of Turkey
Bektaş Sönmez (doi:
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Accumulations of the Fossils of the Whale Barnacle Coronula bifida Bronn, 1831 (Thoracica: Coronulidae) Provides Evidence of a Late Pliocene Cetacean Migration Route through the Straits of Taiwan
John Stewart Buckeridge, Benny K.K. Chan, and Shih-Wei Lee (doi:
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Repeated and Prolonged Temperature Anomalies Negate Symbiodiniaceae Genera Shuffling in the Coral Platygyra verweyi (Scleractinia; Merulinidae)
Kuo-Wei Kao, Shashank Keshavmurthy, Cing-Hsin Tsao, Jih-Terng Wang, and Chaolun Allen Chen (doi:
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56 The Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of Abu-Musa and Sirri Islands, Persian Gulf
Parisa Alidoost Salimi, Pargol Ghavam Mostafavi, Chaolun Allen Chen, Mohammad Reza Fatemi, and Michel Pichon (doi:
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A Review of the Harvestman Genus Metadentobunus (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae: Gagrellinae) with a Description of a New Species from Taiwan
Ssu-Li Chen and
Hsi-Te Shih (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-57)
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Description of A New Species of the Gudgeon Genus Microphysogobio Mori 1934 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Guangdong Province, Southern China
Shih-Pin Huang, I-Shiung Chen, Yahui Zhao, and Kwang-Tsao Shao (doi:
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The Effects of Continuous Acoustic Stress on ROS Levels and Antioxidant-related Gene Expression in the Black Porgy (Acanthopagrus schlegelii)
Hao-Yi Chang, Tzu-Hao Lin, Kazuhiko Anraku, and Yi Ta Shao (doi:
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Unusual Pipistrelle: Taxonomic Position of the Malayan Noctule (Pipistrellus stenopterus; Vespertilionidae; Chiroptera)
Sergey V. Kruskop, Evgeniya N. Solovyeva, and Anna D. Kaznadzey (doi:
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Subdividing the Common Intertidal Hermit Crab Pagurus minutus Hess, 1865 (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) Based on Molecular, Morphological and Coloration Analyses
Jibom Jung, Jongwoo Jung, and Won Kim (doi:
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