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 Article: Coexistence of surface and cave amphipods in an ecotone environment
R. Luštrik, M. Turjak, S. Kralj-Fišer, C. Fišer, in: Contributions to Zoology, Vol. 80 (2011), p. 133-141
 Article: I made use of the known dates of reclamation (and of afforestations) in the IJsselmeerpolders in The Netherlands to assess evolutionary adaptation in Cepaea nemoralis. At 12 localities (three in each polder), I sampled a total of 4390 adult individuals in paired open and shaded habitats, on average 233m apart, and scored these for genetic shell colour polymorphisms. The results show (highly) significant differentiation at most localities, although the genes involved differed per locality. Overall, though, populations in shaded habitats had evolved towards darker shells than those in adjacent open habitats, whereas a 'Cain & Sheppard' diagram (proportion yellow shells plotted against ‘effectively unbanded’ shells) failed to reveal a clear pattern. This might suggest that thermal selection is more important than visual selection in generating this pattern. Trait differentiation, regardless of whether they were plotted against polder age or habitat age, showed a linear increase of differentiation with time, corresponding to a mean rate of trait evolution of 15–31 kilodarwin. In conclusion, C. nemoralis is capable of rapid and considerable evolutionary differentiation over 1–25 snail generations, though equilibrium may be reached only at longer time scales
M. Schilthuizen, in: Heredity, Vol. 110 (2013), p. 247-252
 Article: Impact of climate and moonlight on a venomous mammal, the Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus Geoffroy, 1812)
E.J. Rode-Margono, K.A.-I. Nekaris, in: Contributions to Zoology, Vol. 83 (2014), p. 217-225
 Article: Mecistocephalidae), with the description of a new species with unusually elongate denticles
L. Bonato, A. Minelli, in: Contributions to Zoology, Vol. 78 (2009), p. 85-97
 Article: Possible implications of Rabbit Calicivirus Disease for malleefowl Leipoa ocellata Gould in the north-west of Victoria
P. Sandell, in: Zoologische Verhandelingen, Vol. 327 (1999), p. 95-100
 Article: Role of behaviour in biological invasions and species distributions; lessons from interactions between the invasive Gammarus pulex and the native G. duebeni (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
J.T.A. Dick, in: Contributions to Zoology, Vol. 77 (2008), p. 91-98
 Article: Taxonomical and ecological description of a species complex of zooplanktivorous and insectivorous cichlids from Lake Victoria
M.J.P. van Oijen, F. Witte, in: Zoologische Verhandelingen, Vol. 302 (1996), p. 1-56