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New records of Eutardigrada from Belarus with the description of three new species
The list of tardigrade species recorded from Belarus is provided; nine were new records for this geographic area and three, Macrobiotus sottilei sp. nov., Paramacrobiotus klymenki sp. nov. and… Expand
Revision of the genus Atychodea Reitter with a Consideration of the Relationships in the tribe Tychini (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae)1
Abstract Atychodea Reitter is re-described, and descriptions of the eight species included are given. Three of these were known and have been included in this genus earlier, two, from other genera,… Expand
A COI Nonsynonymous Mutation as Diagnostic Tool for Intraspecific Discrimination in the European Anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus (Linnaeus)
- A. M. Pappalardo, Concetta Federico, G. Sabella, S. Saccone, V. Ferrito
- Biology, Medicine
- PloS one
- 24 November 2015
The European anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus, is currently one of the principal target species for commercial fisheries in Europe. In this study, the mitochondrial Control Region (CR) and the… Expand
Two new species of Milnesium (Tardigrada: Milnesiidae).
Two new species of Milnesium are described: Milnesium vorax sp. nov from Sicily and Milnesium tumanovi sp. nov. from Crimea. Milnesium vorax sp. nov. is uncoloured, with eye spots, smooth cuticle,… Expand
A revision of the Nearctic species of Brachygluta Thomson, 1859 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae).
The North American species of Brachygluta Thomson, 1859 are revised, treating a total of 29 species. Six names are placed as junior synonyms: Bryaxis perpunctata Brendel, 1890 (=B. luniger LeConte,… Expand
Systematic Review of the Effects of Chemical Insecticides on Four Common Butterfly Families
Safeguarding crop productivity by protecting crops from pest attacks entails the wide use of plant protection products that provide a quick, easy and cheap solution. The objective of this study is to… Expand
The clade Ecdysozoa, perplexities and questions
A relatively new clade, the Ecdysozoa [Aguinaldo et al., 1997. Nature 387, 489–493] was raised based on the 18S ribosomal DNA sequences that indicate a close relationship between the moulting phyla… Expand
Italian natural history museums on the verge of collapse?
We here propose that Italian natural history museums collaborate to instate a metamuseum, by establishing a reciprocal interaction network aimed at sharing budgetary and technical resources, which would assure better coordination of common long-term goals and scientific activities. Expand
Two new tardigrade species from Sicily.
Two new species of tardigrades are described from Sicilian moss samples: Macrobiotus insuetus sp. nov. and Diphascon (Diphascon) procerum sp. nov. Macrobiotus insuetus sp. nov. is a species of… Expand
The alien leafhopper Balclutha brevis Lindberg , 1954 ( Hemiptera Cicadellidae ) and its hostplant , the invasive Poaceae Pennisetum setaceum ( Försskal ) Chiov . : a real risk in the scenario of…
Received 04.07.2016; accepted 14.11.2016; printed 30.03.2017 Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress “Biodiversity, Mediterranean, Society”, September 4th-6th 2015, NotoVendicari (Italy) The… Expand