Zoological Studies 

Vol. 58, 2019


(update: 2019-12-19)

Paper Title
Barn Swallow Nest Predation by a Recent Urban Invader, the Taiwan Whistling Thrush – Implications for the Evolution of Urban Avian Communities
Jhih-Syuan Wang and Chih-Ming Hung (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-01)
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Androgenic Modulation in the Primary Ovarian Growth of the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica
Shang-Chien Lee and Show-Wan Lou (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-02)
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Effect of Kleptoparasitic Ants on the Foraging Behavior of a Social Spider (Stegodyphus sarasinorum Karsch, 1891)
Ovatt Drisya Mohan, Pallath Kavyamol, and Ambalaparambil Sudhikumar (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-03)
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Reproductive System in the Male Phase of a Parasitic Isopod (Crustacea) – Morphological, Histological and Ultrastructural Evidence for Sequential Protandrous Hermaphroditic Changes
Helna Ameri Kottarathil and Sudha Kappalli (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-04)
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Spiny but Subitaneous Eggs: Egg Morphology and Hatching in Acartia Copepods in the Tropics
Ryota Nakajima, Teruaki Yoshida, Sakiko O. Sakaguchi, Bin Haji Ross Othman, and Tatsuki Toda (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-05)
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6 Physiological and Biochemical Thermoregulatory Responses in Male Chinese Hwameis to Seasonal Acclimatization: Phenotypic Flexibility in a Small Passerine
Ying Wang, Shuangshuang Shan, Haodi Zhang, Beibei Dong, Weihong Zheng, and Jinsong Liu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-06)
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Resurrection and Re-description of Pampus candidus (Cuvier), Silver Pomfret from the Northern Indian Ocean
Divya P. Radhakrishnan, Rahul G. Kumar, Chelat Mohitha, Rajool Shanis C.P., Bineesh K.
Kinattumkara, Basheer V. Saidumohammad, and Achamveetil Gopalakrishnan (doi:
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A New Fissiparous Brittle Star, Ophiacantha scissionis sp. nov. (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea, Ophiacanthida), from Jeju Island, Korea
Taekjun Lee, Sabine Stöhr, Yeon Jae Bae, and Sook Shin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-08)
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9 Responses of Phyllostomid Bats to Traditional Agriculture in Neotropical Montane Forests of Southern Mexico
Miguel Briones-Salas, Mario C. Lavariega, Claudia E. Moreno, and Joaquín Viveros (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-09)
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10 Delimitation of Tigertooth Croaker Otolithes Species (Teleostei: Sciaenidae) from the Western Arabian Gulf Using an Integrative Approach, with a Description of Otolithes arabicus sp. nov.
Yu-Jia Lin, Mohammad A.Qurban, Kang Ning Shen, and Ning Labbish Cha (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-10)
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Cryptic Diversity of the Widespread Asian ant Crematogaster rothneyi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Inferred from Morphological and Genetic Evidence
Shingo Hosoishi and Kazuo Ogata (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-11)
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12 Resurrection of Gelasimus variegatus Heller, 1862, A Fiddler Crab Closely Related to Austruca bengali (Crane, 1975) and A. triangularis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1873) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Ocypodidae), from the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
Hsi-Te Shih, Peter K. L. Ng, Samuthirapandian Ravichandran, and Mani Prema (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-12)
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13 A New Species of Apple Snail in the Genus Pomacea (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Ampullariidae)
Qian-Qian Yang and Xiao-Ping Yu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-13)
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14 Review of Dragon Millipedes (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae) in the Fauna of Vietnam, with Descriptions of Three New Species
Anh D. Nguyen, Manh-Ha Nguyen, Thu-Anh T. Nguyen, and Hong-Luong T. Phung (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-14)
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Nest Concealment and Nest Defence by Two Passerines: Effect of Protective Nesting Association
Marcin Polak (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-15)
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16 Morphological Variations in the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas): A field Study on an Eastern Mediterranean Nesting Population
Bektaş Sönmez (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-16)
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17 Local-scale Seasonality Shapes Anuran Community Abundance in a Cloud Forest of the Tropical Andes
Pedro M. Villa, Antonio J. Pérez-Sánchez, Francisco Nava, Aldemar Acevedo, and Diego A. Cadenas (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-17)
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18 Using Programming Languages and Geographic Information System to Determine the Spatial and Temporal Variability of a Green Turtle Foraging Population in Liuchiu Island, Taiwan
Wan-hwa Cheng, Ying-Tin Chan, Hong Haisen, Johnson Benjamin, and I-Jiunn Cheng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-18)
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19 Utility and Applicability of a Universal Set of Primers in Identifying the Sex of South and Southeast Asian Mammals
Bheem Dutt Joshi, Rahul De, and Surendra Prakash Goyal (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-19)
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20 A New Species of Lizard Endemic to Sierra de Fiambalá, Northwestern Argentina (Iguania: Liolaemidae: Phymaturus). Integrated Taxonomy Using Morphology and DNA Sequences: Reporting Variation Within the antofagastensis Lineage
Lobo Fernando, Thomas Hibbard, Matías Quipildor, and Soledad Valdecantos (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-20)
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The Synonymy of the Supratidal Crab Parasesarma cognatum Rahayu & Li, 2013 with P. liho Koller, Liu & Schubart, 2010 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae), Based on Morphological and Molecular Evidence, with a Note on P. paucitorum Rahayu & Ng, 2009
Hsi-Te Shih, Pei-Yi Hsu, Adnan Shahdadi, Christoph D. Schubart, and Jheng-Jhang Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-21)
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Two Species of Fireworms (Annelida: Amphinomidae: Chloeia) from Hong Kong
Zhi Wang, Yanjie Zhang, Yang James Xie, and Jian-Wen Qiu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-22)
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23 Influence of Hydrological Heterogeneity on Rotifer Community Structure in Three Different Water Bodies in Shantou Area, Guangdong (China)
Diwen Liang, Nan Wei, Qing Wang, Christian D. Jersabek, Xuejia He, and Yufeng Yang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-23)
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24 Feather Evolution from Precocial to Altricial Birds
Chih-Kuan Chen, Hao-Fen Chuang, Siao-Man Wu, and Wen-Hsiung Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-24)
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25 Expansion of the Northern Geographical Distribution of Land Hermit Crab Populations: Colonization and Overwintering Success of Coenobita purpureus on the Coast of Boso Peninsula, Japan
Tetsuya Sanda, Katsuyuki Hamasaki, Shigeki Dan, and Shuichi Kitada (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-25)
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26 A New Species of the Aberrant Majid Crab Genus Planotergum Balss, 1935 (Crustacea: Brachyura, Majidae, Planoterginae) from the Southern Red Sea
Ivan N. Marin, Vassily A. Spiridonov, and Peter K.L. Ng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-26)
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27 Habitat Partition and its Possible Genetic Background Between Two Sympatrically Distributed Eel Species in Taiwan
Hsiang-Yi Hsu, Hsiao-Wei Chen, and Yu-San Han (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-27)
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28 Lynceus amplopedia sp. nov., a New Laevicaudatan Clam Shrimp with Asymmetrically Modified Thoracopods from Yunnan, China (Crustacea: Branchiopoda)
Shusen Shu, Zandra M. S. Sigvardt, Xiaoyong Chen, Jørgen Olesen, D. Christopher Rogers, and La-orsri Sanoamuang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-28)
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29 Early Larval Development and Annual Gametogenesis of the Brooding Oyster Ostrea circumpicta (Pilsbry, 1904) in the Shallow Subtidal Benthic Ecosystem in Jeju Island, off the South Coast of Korea
Na-Lae Lim, Hye-Mi Lee, Hee-Do Jeung, Ronald G. Noseworthy, Sukgeun Jung, and Kwang-Sik Choi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-29)
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30 Using DNA Barcodes to Aid the Identification of Larval Fishes in Tropical Estuarine Waters (Malacca Straits, Malaysia)
Cecilia Chu, Kar Hoe Loh, Ching Ching Ng, Ai Lin Ooi, Yoshinobu Konishi, Shih-Pin Huang, and Ving Ching Chong (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-30)
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31 Description of A New Species of Freshwater Crab of the Genus Qianguimon Huang, 2018 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae) from Yulin, Guangxi, Southern China
Song-Bo Wang, Chao Huang, and Jie-Xin Zou (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-31)
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32 What If Multiple Claw Configurations Are Present in A Sample? A Case Study with the Description of Milnesium pseudotardigradum sp. nov. (Tardigrada) with Unique Developmental Variability
Bartłomiej Surmacz, Witold Morek, and Łukasz Michalczyk Zou (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-32)
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Diversity of Parasitic Peltogastrid Barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) on Hermit Crabs in Korea
Jibom Jung, Ryuta Yoshida, and Won Kim (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-33)
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34 Age, Growth, and Sex Ratios of the Giant Mottled eel, Anguilla marmorata, in Freshwater Habitats Near Its Northern Geographic Limit: A Comparison to Tropical Regions
Ryoshiro Wakiya, Hikaru Itakura, and Kenzo Kaifu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-34)
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35 Norileca indica (Crustacea: Isopoda, Cymothoidae) Infects Rastrelliger kanagurta Along the Malabar Coast of India – Seasonal Variation in the Prevalence and Aspects of Host-parasite Interactions
Helna Ameri Kottarathil, Amrutha Vani Sahadevan, Rijin Kattamballi, and Sudha Kappalli (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-35)
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36 Description of the First Zoea of the Cavernicolous Crab Karstama boholano (Ng, 2002) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae) from Taiwan, with Notes on Ecology
Jheng-Jhang Li, Yi-Jia Shih, Ping-Ho Ho, and Guo-Chen Jiang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-36)
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37 Regenerative Capacity of the Upside-down Jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana
Edgar Gamero-Mora, Roland Halbauer, Vanessa Bartsch, Sérgio N. Stampar, and André C. Morandini (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-37)
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38 Reproductive Biology of Johnius taiwanensis (Perciformes: Sciaenidae) in Fujian Waters, Southern China
Lan-Lan Zhang, Min Liu, Lü-Ping Fang, Qing Xu, and Jian-Jie Lin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-38)
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Paleontological Studies of Whale Barnacles in Taiwan Reveal New Cetacean Migration Routes in the Western Pacific Since the Miocene
John Stewart Buckeridge, Benny K.K. Chan, and Jih-Pai Lin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-39)
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Three New Species and Two New Records of Parasesarma De Man, 1895 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) from Taiwan and the Philippines from Morphological and Molecular Evidence
Jheng-Jhang Li, Hsi-Te Shih, and Peter K. L. Ng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-40)
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41 Estradiol Treatment during Perinatal Development Alters Adult Partner Preference, Mating Behavior and Estrogen Receptors α and β in the Female Mandarin Vole (Microtus mandarinus)
Feng-Qin He, Bing Yu, Quan-Li Xiang, Xiao-Xia Cheng, and Zi-Jian Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-41)
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42 Histological Variation in Blubber Morphology of the Endangered East Asian Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri) with Ontogeny and Reproductive States
Junhua Ji, Ghulam Nabi, Xianyuan Zeng, Yujiang Hao, and Ding Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-42)
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43 A New Species of the Snake Eel Genus Ophichthus, with Additional Records from Viet Nam (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae)
Quang Van Vo, Yusuke Hibino, and Hsuan-Ching Ho (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-43)
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44 Twenty-three Years of Sea Turtle Stranding/salvage Research in Taiwan
Cheng I-Jiunn, Wang Hua-Yan, Hsieh Wen-Yi, and Chan Yin-Ting (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-44)
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