B J Finlay

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Self-similar patterns of nature: insect diversity at local to global scales
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Dorchester DT2 8ZD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1935-41. 2006
  2. ncbi Cosmopolitan metapopulations of free-living microbial eukaryotes
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Dorset, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, Dorset, UK
    Protist 155:237-44. 2004
  3. pmc Protist taxonomy: an ecological perspective
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Dorset, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester DT2 8ZD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:599-610. 2004
  4. ncbi Multiple cosmopolitan ecotypes within a microbial eukaryote morphospecies
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ZD, UK
    Protist 157:377-90. 2006
  5. ncbi Hypothesis: the rate and scale of dispersal of freshwater diatom species is a function of their global abundance
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 153:261-73. 2002
  6. ncbi Global dispersal of free-living microbial eukaryote species
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Windermere, Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LP, UK
    Science 296:1061-3. 2002
  7. ncbi Biodiversity of terrestrial protozoa appears homogeneous across local and global spatial scales
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 152:355-66. 2001
  8. ncbi Exploring Leeuwenhoek's legacy: the abundance and diversity of protozoa
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Int Microbiol 4:125-33. 2001
  9. ncbi Protozoan community structure in a fractal soil environment
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 152:203-18. 2001
  10. ncbi Estimating the growth potential of the soil protozoan community
    B J Finlay
    Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere Laboratory, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 151:69-80. 2000

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Self-similar patterns of nature: insect diversity at local to global scales
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Dorchester DT2 8ZD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1935-41. 2006
    ..We describe how these 'rationalizing' patterns can be translated into methods for monitoring and predicting species diversity and community structure at all spatial scales...
  2. ncbi Cosmopolitan metapopulations of free-living microbial eukaryotes
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Dorset, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, Dorset, UK
    Protist 155:237-44. 2004
    ..Some groups of microbial eukaryotes are severely undersampled (e.g. naked amoebae; marine meiofauna in the southern hemisphere) but this fails to weaken evidence that metapopulations of microbial eukaryotes are cosmopolitan...
  3. pmc Protist taxonomy: an ecological perspective
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Dorset, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester DT2 8ZD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:599-610. 2004
    ..The recent history of the status of Pfiesteria provides a model example of an integrated approach to solving what are essentially taxonomic problems...
  4. ncbi Multiple cosmopolitan ecotypes within a microbial eukaryote morphospecies
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ZD, UK
    Protist 157:377-90. 2006
    ..Two clades seem to occur only in freshwater, but one clade includes ribotypes that were found in freshwater as well as in brackish water...
  5. ncbi Hypothesis: the rate and scale of dispersal of freshwater diatom species is a function of their global abundance
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 153:261-73. 2002
    ..The argument in favour of endemic diatom species is untenable, because it is not possible to disprove their existence elsewhere in the biosphere...
  6. ncbi Global dispersal of free-living microbial eukaryote species
    Bland J Finlay
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Windermere, Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LP, UK
    Science 296:1061-3. 2002
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  7. ncbi Biodiversity of terrestrial protozoa appears homogeneous across local and global spatial scales
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 152:355-66. 2001
    ..Approximately one third of the global diversity of soil protozoa was found at the one-hectare grassland site in Scotland, but this is a minimum figure, for recorded species richness is proportional to sampling effort, as shown here...
  8. ncbi Exploring Leeuwenhoek's legacy: the abundance and diversity of protozoa
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Int Microbiol 4:125-33. 2001
    ..In particular, the hypothesis of ubiquitous dispersal of protozoan species does seem to be supported by the evidence provided by morphospecies, sibling species and even individual genotypes...
  9. ncbi Protozoan community structure in a fractal soil environment
    B J Finlay
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 152:203-18. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi Estimating the growth potential of the soil protozoan community
    B J Finlay
    Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere Laboratory, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 151:69-80. 2000
    ..The method described will be useful for comparing the effects on the soil protozoan community of different soil treatments (e.g. liming and biocides)...
  11. ncbi Apparent global ubiquity of species in the protist genus Paraphysomonas
    B J Finlay
    Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere Laboratory, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 150:419-30. 1999
    ..Ubiquity will dampen rates of speciation, and the evidence presented here indicates that global species richness of Paraphysomonas is indeed modest - perhaps close to what is already known...
  12. ncbi Redescription of Psilotricha acuminata Stein, 1859 and revisions of the genera Psilotricha and Urospinula (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    G F Esteban
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:280-92. 2001
    ..Psilotricha viridis sensu Kahl, 1932 and Psilotricha dragescoi Grolière, 1975 are considered incertae sedis...
  13. ncbi Historical encounters with a little-known ciliate (Gerda glans Claparède and Lachmann, 1858) from the 'Jungfernheide'
    Genoveva F Esteban
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Windermere Laboratory, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Protist 153:79-86. 2002
  14. ncbi Saville-Kent's string of pearls
    Genoveva F Esteban
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Windermere Laboratory, The Ferry House, Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LP, UK
    Protist 153:413-30. 2002
  15. ncbi Cryptic freshwater ciliates in a hypersaline lagoon
    Genoveva F Esteban
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Windermere Laboratory, The Ferry House, Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LP, UK
    Protist 154:411-8. 2003
    ..The species found in the lagoon appeared to be adapted to either high, or variable, or low salinity, implying that they may have originated in a variety of habitats that differed greatly with respect to salinity regime...
  16. ncbi The global diversity of protozoa and other small species
    B J Finlay
    Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    Int J Parasitol 28:29-48. 1998
    ..In summary, most ciliates (and other micro-organisms) are probably ubiquitous, endemics are rare, global species richness is relatively low, and, at least in the case of the ciliates, most species have already been discovered...
  17. ncbi A new polymorphic methanogen, closely related to Methanocorpusculum parvum, living in stable symbiosis within the anaerobic ciliate Trimyema sp
    B J Finlay
    Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere Laboratory, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK
    J Gen Microbiol 139:371-8. 1993
    ..The symbionts belong to a new species of archaeobacterium which is a close relative of the free-living methanogen Methanocorpusculum parvum...
  18. doi Sequestered organelles sustain aerobic microbial life in anoxic environments
    Genoveva F Esteban
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, The River Laboratory, Wareham, Dorset, UK
    Environ Microbiol 11:544-50. 2009
    ..The acknowledged flexibility and functional diversity within eukaryotic microbial communities still have many secrets to release...
  19. doi A case-building Spirostomum (Ciliophora, Heterotrichida) with zoochlorellae
    Genoveva F Esteban
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, The River Laboratory, Dorset, UK
    Eur J Protistol 45:156-8. 2009
    ..The ciliate lives amongst sediment debris, where it builds a lorica that covers about half the length of the ciliate. It is common to find several of the green Spirostomum cells sharing the same patch of sediment particles...
  20. ncbi The Kingdom Protista: The Dazzling World of Living Cells By Jeremy Pickett-Heaps and Julianne Pickett-Heaps (jph@cytographics.com)
    Bland J Finlay
    CEH Dorset, Winfrith Technology Centre Winfrith Newburgh Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ZD, UK
    Protist 157:259-60. 2006
  21. ncbi Bacteria and island biogeography
    Tom Fenchel
    Science 309:1997-9; author reply 1997-9. 2005
  22. ncbi Protist diversity is different?
    Bland J Finlay
    Protist 155:15-22. 2004
  23. pmc The diversity of microbes: resurgence of the phenotype
    Tom Fenchel
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Strandpromenaden 5, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:1965-73. 2006
    ..Microbial phenotypes are, therefore, ancient in terms of the geological time-scale and have been maintained through stabilizing selection. These problems are discussed with special reference to eukaryotic micro-organisms...
  24. ncbi Dishing a modern myth about microbes
    Tom Fenchel
    Nature 444:31. 2006