animal structures


Summary: Organs and other anatomical structures of non-human vertebrate and invertebrate animals.

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  1. Kawamori A, Yamaguchi M. DREF is critical for Drosophila bristle development by regulating endoreplication in shaft cells. Cell Struct Funct. 2011;36:103-19 pubmed
    ..All these results provide evidence that DREF plays critical roles, especially in endoreplication process of bristle development, at least in part by regulating the pcna gene expression...
  2. Galanti S, Huang S, Pearce E. Cell death and reproductive regression in female Schistosoma mansoni. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1509 pubmed publisher
    ..Both processes are negatively affected by removal from the host regardless of whether male worms are present or not, and are unsustainable using standard tissue culture approaches...
  3. Thomas R, Davies C, Nunez A, Hibbs S, Eastaugh L, Harding S, et al. Particle-size dependent effects in the Balb/c murine model of inhalational melioidosis. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2012;2:101 pubmed publisher
    ..However, both treatment regimes exhibited significant relapse when therapy was discontinued with massive enlargement and abscessation of the lungs, spleen, and cervical lymph nodes observed...
  4. Rousseau M, Meibom A, Gèze M, Bourrat X, Angellier M, Lopez E. Dynamics of sheet nacre formation in bivalves. J Struct Biol. 2009;165:190-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The pivotal role in nacre formation played by the growth-ring structure documented in this study adds further complexity to a highly dynamical biomineralization process...
  5. Chen Y, Lin H, Hung C, Mu J, Hsiao Y, Chen Y. Phenotypic characteristics and pathogenic ability across distinct morphotypes of Burkholderia pseudomallei DT. Microbiol Immunol. 2009;53:184-9 pubmed publisher
    ..6% and 22.4%, respectively) are found with types I- and III-infected mice compared to the others. These morphotypes sometimes undergo switching to a mucoid type in the body of mice, but the reverse has never been observed...
  6. Chen H, Chen Q, Omura T, Uehara Ichiki T, Wei T. Sequential infection of Rice dwarf virus in the internal organs of its insect vector after ingestion of virus. Virus Res. 2011;160:389-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that RDV may use the muscle or neural tissues for viral dissemination from the infected vector's midgut into other tissues...
  7. Kinoshita S, Wang N, Inoue H, Maeyama K, Okamoto K, Nagai K, et al. Deep sequencing of ESTs from nacreous and prismatic layer producing tissues and a screen for novel shell formation-related genes in the pearl oyster. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e21238 pubmed publisher
    ..We constructed comprehensive expressed gene profiles in the shell-forming tissues of the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata and identified novel shell formation-related genes candidates...
  8. Post D, Yu L, Krasity B, Choudhury B, Mandel M, Brennan C, et al. O-antigen and core carbohydrate of Vibrio fischeri lipopolysaccharide: composition and analysis of their role in Euprymna scolopes light organ colonization. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:8515-30 pubmed publisher
    ..These studies indicate that the unusual V. fischeri O-antigen sugars play a role in the early phases of bacterial colonization of the squid...
  9. Rofatto H, Parker Manuel S, Barbosa T, Tararam C, Alan Wilson R, Leite L, et al. Tissue expression patterns of Schistosoma mansoni Venom Allergen-Like proteins 6 and 7. Int J Parasitol. 2012;42:613-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, SmVAL6 protein was identified by mass spectrometry in tegument fractions of adult worms. Finally, we speculate on possible functions of these two SmVALs at the host-parasite interface...

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  1. Lu P, Bian G, Pan X, Xi Z. Wolbachia induces density-dependent inhibition to dengue virus in mosquito cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1754 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results will aid in understanding the mechanism of Wolbachia-mediated pathogen interference and developing novel methods to block disease transmission by mosquitoes carrying native Wolbachia infections...
  2. Kanev I, Fried B, Radev V. Collar spine models in the genus Echinostoma (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae). Parasitol Res. 2009;105:921-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Reports of even numbered spine counts in the genus Echinostoma are erroneous and probably reflect counts on worms with lost, retracted, or supernumerary spines...
  3. Landmann F, Foster J, Slatko B, Sullivan W. Asymmetric Wolbachia segregation during early Brugia malayi embryogenesis determines its distribution in adult host tissues. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e758 pubmed publisher
    ..Wolbachia rely on fusion of hypodermal cells to populate adult chords. Finally, we detect Wolbachia in the secretory canal lumen suggesting living worms may release bacteria and/or their products into their host...
  4. Collins J, King R, Cogswell A, Williams D, Newmark P. An atlas for Schistosoma mansoni organs and life-cycle stages using cell type-specific markers and confocal microscopy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e1009 pubmed publisher
    ..The methodologies described here will facilitate functional analyses aimed at understanding fundamental biological processes in these parasites...
  5. Mousson L, Zouache K, Arias Goeta C, Raquin V, Mavingui P, Failloux A. The native Wolbachia symbionts limit transmission of dengue virus in Aedes albopictus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1989 pubmed publisher
    ..This mosquito is naturally super-infected with two Wolbachia strains, wAlbA and wAlbB. While Wolbachia does not affect replication of CHIK virus (CHIKV) in Ae. albopictus, a similar effect was not observed with DEN virus (DENV)...
  6. Beard J, Ochoa R, Braswell W, Bauchan G. Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)--a closer look. Zootaxa. 2015;3944:1-67 pubmed publisher
    ..mcbridei Baker and B. deleoni Pritchard and Baker (misidentifications). A key is provided to separate these species. New morphological characters significant for species separation are presented and discussed. ..
  7. Morgulis E. Two peculiar new species of Otites Latreille 1804 (Diptera: Ulidiidae) with reduced phallus. Zootaxa. 2015;3949:567-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The two species exhibit unusual male terminalia for Otites and other Otitini. Laboratory behavioral observations on live O. freidbergi individuals showed unusually long copulation duration compared to other examined Otitini species. ..
  8. Zagaja M, Staniec B. Thiasophila szujeckii sp. n. (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae)--a cryptic species associated with Formica truncorum in Poland. Zootaxa. 2015;3955:417-26 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to confirm morphological distinctivness of T. angulata and T. szujeckii, mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase II gene (COII) partial sequences of both taxa was analyzed. ..
  9. Innocenti G, Geronimo R, Newman W. A range extension of a deep-sea barnacle of the genus Aurivillialepas (Cirripedia, Scalpellomorpha), a Macaronesian and amphitropical refugial genus having Mesozoic affinities. Zootaxa. 2015;3974:257-66 pubmed publisher
  10. Botero Trujillo R, Iuri H. Chileotrecha romero (Kraus, 1966) comb. nov. and Pseudocleobis patagonicus (Roewer, 1934) comb. nov. transferral from Mummuciidae to Ammotrechidae (Arachnida, Solifugae). Zootaxa. 2015;3990:437-43 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we confirm that female and immature specimens of the family Mummuciidae, just like males, can be reliably recognized based on features that had been suggested by Maury (1984). ..
  11. Yamasako J, Makihara H. Review of the genus <i>Anipocregyes</i> Breuning, 1939 with two new species from Borneo (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Mesosini). Zootaxa. 2017;4250:461-474 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. and A. wakabayashii sp. nov. are described from Borneo. All the seven known species of Anipocregyes are illustrated with their male genitalia (except for A. laosensis) and a key to the species is provided. ..
  12. Nagar R, Mal J, Swaminathan R. A note on the new species of the genus Isopsera (Orthoptera: Phaneropteridae: Phaneropterinae) from India. Zootaxa. 2015;3964:95-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The described species differs from the two closely related species, I. caligula Ingrisch and I. spinosa Ingrisch, based on the structure of the male sub-genital plate, cerci and stridulatory file on the left tegmen. ..
  13. Baraniak E, Sohn J. Redescription of Eidophasia syenitella (Herrich-Schaffer, [1854]) (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae). Zootaxa. 2015;4057:585-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this paper is to re-describe the species with the genitalia of both sexes for the first time. ..
  14. Cao C, Shi J, Hu Y. A new species of the genus <i>Xya</i> Latreille, 1809 (Orthoptera, Tridactyloidea, Tridactylidae) from Sichuan, China. Zootaxa. 2017;4247:185-188 pubmed publisher
    ..Type specimens are deposited in the College of Life Science, Leshan Normal University, Leshan 614004, China. ..
  15. Rognes K. Revision of the frog fly genus Caiusa Surcouf, 1920 (Diptera, Calliphoridae), with a note on the identity of Plinthomyia emimelania Rondani, 1875. Zootaxa. 2015;3952:1-80 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. It is removed from the synonymy of Phumosia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830. ..
  16. Cantero Ã. Review of some little-known benthic hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Southern Ocean. Zootaxa. 2015;3972:369-92 pubmed publisher
    ..All records found in the literature have been checked. ..
  17. Ohara W, Lima F. Hyphessobrycon lucenorum (Characiformes: Characidae), a new species from the rio Madeira basin, Rondônia State, Brazil. Zootaxa. 2015;3972:562-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The high number of endemic species of fishes occurring in the headwater tributaries of three river systems (rio Madeira, rio Tapajós, and rio Paraguai) draining the watershed defined by the Chapada dos Parecis is discussed. ..
  18. Verna C, Sawchuk M, Linh N, Scarpella E. Control of vein network topology by auxin transport. BMC Biol. 2015;13:94 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that PIN-mediated auxin transport controls the formation of veins and their connection into networks. ..
  19. Iwatsuki Y, Heemstra P. Redescriptions of Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus (Klunzinger 1870) and P. lineopunctatus (Boulenger 1903), with two new species from Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa. 2015;4059:133-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Provisional distribution patterns of the eight valid species of Polysteganus in the Western Indian Ocean are discussed. A key to the species of Polysteganus is provided. ..
  20. Saldaitis A, Benedek B, Babics J. A new Polymixis (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) species from China. Zootaxa. 2015;3990:287-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The type specimen of Polymixis albirena (Boursin, 1944) and the Polymixis magnirena (Alphéraky, 1892) holotype's genitalia are illustrated. ..
  21. Lyu Q, Hua B. Ultrastructure of male accessory glands in the scorpionfly Sinopanorpa tincta (Navás, 1931) (Mecoptera: Panorpidae). Arthropod Struct Dev. 2017;46:627-634 pubmed publisher
    ..The cuticular duct consists of a receiving canal and a conducting canal. The secretory granules were taken up by the receiving canal and then plunged into the lumen through the conducting canal. ..
  22. Just J. Siphonoecetini Just, 1983 (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Ischyroceridae) 11: Cephaloecetes schioettei sp. nov. from The Philippines. Zootaxa. 2017;4272:296-300 pubmed publisher
    ..The previous reports were of Borneoecetes wongi Barnard & Thomas, 1984 from Borneo and from Papua New Guinea by Myers (1995). ..
  23. Bilton D. Water beetles from the Bokkeveld Plateau: a semi-arid hotspot of freshwater biodiversity in the Northern Cape of South Africa. Zootaxa. 2017;4268:191-214 pubmed publisher
    ..Most of the newly described species are relatively common in the region, suggesting that additional taxa may remain undetected in this apparent hotspot of freshwater diversity. ..
  24. Song B, Zhou T, Yang W, Liu J, Shao L. Contribution of oxidative stress to TiO2 nanoparticle-induced toxicity. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2016;48:130-140 pubmed publisher
    ..Tackling this uncertain issue may help us to comprehensively understand the interrelationship among toxic cellular responses induced by TNPs and might shed some light on methods to alleviate toxicity of TNPs. ..
  25. Klimov P, Bochkov A, OConnor B. Tachornithoglyphus gen. nov.--a new genus of nidicolous Pyroglyphidae (Acariformes: Astigmata). Zootaxa. 2015;3956:97-112 pubmed publisher
    ..A detailed redescription of adults and tritonymphs of T. tachornis is provided. ..
  26. Sutka M, Amodeo G, Ozu M. Plant and animal aquaporins crosstalk: what can be revealed from distinct perspectives. Biophys Rev. 2017;9:545-562 pubmed publisher
    ..Strikingly, the animal structures resolved are mainly derived from the AQP2-lineage, due to their important roles in water homeostasis ..
  27. Simonsen T. Elhamma Walker (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) revisited: adult morphology, assessment of recently proposed synonyms and descriptions of two species. Zootaxa. 2015;3955:301-28 pubmed publisher
    ..I give a detailed description of the adult morphology based on male E. australasiae, and provide a key to all known species based on adult male characters. ..
  28. Takaoka H, Low V, Sofian Azirun M, Otsuka Y, Ya cob Z, Chen C, et al. Dimorphic male scutal patterns and upper-eye facets of Simulium mirum n. sp. (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Malaysia. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:136 pubmed publisher proven to show dimorphism in males and is herein described as a new species, Simulium mirum Takaoka, Sofian-Azirun & Low. This is the first report of such a novel species among the family Simuliidae. ..
  29. Zhao D, Wang T, Nahan K, Guo X, Zhang Z, Dong Z, et al. In vivo characterization of magnesium alloy biodegradation using electrochemical H2 monitoring, ICP-MS, and XPS. Acta Biomater. 2017;50:556-565 pubmed publisher
    ..The surfaces of explanted alloys were analyzed to determine the composition of the insoluble biodegradation products. The results suggest that these tested alloys are potential candidates for biodegradable implant applications. ..
  30. Della Terra P, Rodrigues A, Fernandes G, Nishikaku A, Burger E, de Camargo Z. Exploring virulence and immunogenicity in the emerging pathogen Sporothrix brasiliensis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005903 pubmed publisher
  31. Ribeiro J, Gorayeb I. Description of immatures associated with adults of two species of Macrogynoplax Enderlein and one species of Enderleina Jewett (Plecoptera: Perlidae) of the Brazilian Amazon. Zootaxa. 2015;3948:109-24 pubmed publisher
    ..pulchra Ribeiro-Ferreira & Froehlich, 1999, and E. froehlichi Ribeiro-Ferreira, 1996 were associated with adults by rearing and described for the first time. The known distribution of each species has been increased. ..
  32. Lamas C, Falaschi R, Evenhuis N. A new genus and species of micro bee flies from Brazil (Diptera: Mythicomyiidae: Psiloderoidinae). Zootaxa. 2015;3955:403-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The species is described and illustrated in detail, including the male terminalia and female spermathecae. This is the first record of the subfamily Psiloderoidinae in South America. ..
  33. Buckley A, Warren J, Hodgson A, Marczylo T, Ignatyev K, Guo C, et al. Slow lung clearance and limited translocation of four sizes of inhaled iridium nanoparticles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2017;14:5 pubmed publisher
  34. Stuke J. New Conopid records from the Afrotropical Region (Diptera). Part 1: Paramyopa Kröber, Pseudoconops Camras, Stylogaster Macquart, Thecophora Rondani, and Zodion Latreille. Zootaxa. 2015;3963:101-59 pubmed publisher
    ..nov.). Stylogaster nitidula Kröber, 1936 is interpretated as a nomen dubium (stat. rev.). ..
  35. Myrissa A, Braeuer S, Martinelli E, Willumeit Römer R, Goessler W, Weinberg A. Gadolinium accumulation in organs of Sprague-Dawley® rats after implantation of a biodegradable magnesium-gadolinium alloy. Acta Biomater. 2017;48:521-529 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings showed that Gd is accumulating in the animal organs, especially in spleen, liver and kidney. This study is of crucial benefit regarding a safe application of REE-containing Magnesium alloys in humans. ..
  36. Dolibaina D, Carneiro E, Mielke O, Casagrande M, Lamas G. Monotypic no longer: a new species of Panca Evans (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae: Moncini) from South America. Zootaxa. 2017;4269:124-132 pubmed publisher
    ..The systematic position of the genus Panca and its association with lowland open natural habitats of South America are discussed. ..
  37. Parashar K, Kopping E, Frank D, Sampath V, Thanassi D, Carpino N. Increased Resistance to Intradermal Francisella tularensis LVS Infection by Inactivation of the Sts Phosphatases. Infect Immun. 2017;85: pubmed publisher
    ..These observations suggest the Sts proteins play an important regulatory role in the host response to bacterial infection, and they underscore a role for Sts in regulating functionally relevant immune response pathways. ..
  38. Singh S, David K, Kumar D, Ramamurthy V. A new species of Magnimyiolia Shiraki (Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetinae) and new records of Acanthonevrini from India. Zootaxa. 2015;3949:129-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Two species of subfamily Phytalmiinae, Ectopomyia baculigera Hardy and Ptilona conformis Zia (Acanthonevrini) are recorded for the first time from India. An updated key to Oriental species of Magnimyiolia Shiraki is provided. ..
  39. Darshan A, Dutta R, Kachari A, Gogoi B, Das D. Glyptothorax mibangi, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from the Tisa River, Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. Zootaxa. 2015;3962:114-22 pubmed publisher
    ..4-13.5% SL; caudal peduncle shallow with depth 6.8-8.3% SL; snout long with length 52.9-58.6% HL; and 2+7 gill rakers on the first branchial arch. ..
  40. Dänicke S. Toxic effects, metabolism, and carry-over of ergot alkaloids in laying hens, with a special focus on changes of the alkaloid isomeric ratio in feed caused by hydrothermal treatment. Mycotoxin Res. 2016;32:37-52 pubmed publisher
  41. Gerken S, Watling L. Platycuma bamberconfabulor sp. nov. (Crustacea: Cumacea: Nannastacidae) from Antarctica, with a note on the gut of Platycuma. Zootaxa. 2015;3995:133-7 pubmed publisher
  42. Poore G, Hurley D. Takereana, a new genus of Idoteidae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Valvifera) from New Zealand. Zootaxa. 2015;4057:590-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Takereana has an obsolete setose mandibular molar while it is columnar and toothed in both these genera. ..
  43. Santos G. Description of the larva of Tetragonoderus (Crossonychus) variegatus Dejean, 1829 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cyclosomini) with notes on biology. Zootaxa. 2015;3973:102-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Habitus and important structures of the larva are illustrated, as well the adult's membranous wings. Some aspects of the natural history of the larva and adult are also noted. ..
  44. Ponomarenko M. A new species of Anthonympha Moriuti (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) from Russian Far East, with annotated check list of the genus. Zootaxa. 2015;4057:430-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Anthonympha rossica sp. nov., is described and illustrated. A checklist and key to the species of the genus are given. All the species are diagnosed. ..
  45. Mbah G, Ayiseh R, Cho Ngwa F. Development and validation of an Onchocerca ochengi microfilarial hamster model for onchocerciasis drug screens. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:404 pubmed publisher
    ..ochengi mf from the hamsters. This study reveals the Syrian hamster as an appropriate small animal model for screening of novel compounds against O. ochengi, the closest known relative of O. volvulus. ..
  46. Marshall C, Lytle D. Two new species of Grylloblatta Walker, 1914 (Grylloblattodea: Grylloblattidae) from western North America, and a neotype designation for G. rothi Gurney 1953. Zootaxa. 2015;3949:408-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Molecular sequences from the cytochrome oxidase subunit II gene suggest that significant divergence has occurred among these species and provide a tool to aid identification of juvenile and female specimens. ..
  47. Yuan L, Liu X, Zhang E. Mitochondrial phylogeny of Chinese barred species of the cyprinid genus Acrossocheilus Oshima, 1919 (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) and its taxonomic implications. Zootaxa. 2015;4059:151-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Masticbarbus Tang, 1942 is available for A. longipinnis and three allied species (A. iridescens, A. microstomus and A. lamus). ..
  48. Ruzzier E. Taxonomic considerations on the genus Ophthalmoglipa Franciscolo, 1952 (Coleoptera: Mordellidae) with description of two new species. Zootaxa. 2015;4059:364-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Ophthalmoglipa leblanci. n. sp. from São Tomé and Ophthalmoglipa horaki n. sp. from Principe Island are herein described. ..
  49. Xu G, Mendell N, Liang Y, Shelite T, Goez Rivillas Y, Soong L, et al. CD8+ T cells provide immune protection against murine disseminated endotheliotropic Orientia tsutsugamushi infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005763 pubmed publisher
    ..tsutsugamushi infection. These studies demonstrated the critical importance of CD8+ T cells in the host immune response during O. tsutsugamushi infection...
  50. Burguera D, Márquez Y, Racioppi C, Permanyer J, Torres Méndez A, Esposito R, et al. Evolutionary recruitment of flexible Esrp-dependent splicing programs into diverse embryonic morphogenetic processes. Nat Commun. 2017;8:1799 pubmed publisher
    Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions are crucial for the development of numerous animal structures. Thus, unraveling how molecular tools are recruited in different lineages to control interplays between these tissues is key to ..
  51. Patibhakyothin N, Pinkaew N, Sukprakob N. Two new species of the genus Sorolopha Lower (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from northern Thailand. Zootaxa. 2015;3949:135-41 pubmed publisher
    ..e., S. suthepensis, n. sp., and S. undula, n. sp.) are described and illustrated from male specimens collected in agricultural areas and natural forest in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. ..
  52. Bryce M, Poliseno A, Alderslade P, Vargas S. Digitate and capitate soft corals (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) from Western Australia with reports on new species and new Australian geographical records. Zootaxa. 2015;3963:160-200 pubmed publisher
    ..kimberleyensis sp. nov. with no anthocodial armature in the genus Parasphaerasclera, and the assignment of the new species, E. australiensis sp. nov. and E. imaharai sp. nov., with distinct polyps sclerites in the genus Eleutherobia. ..
  53. Tan M, Artchawakom T. A new species from the genus Gorochovitettix (Tetrigidae: Metrodorinae) from Thailand. Zootaxa. 2015;3990:444-50 pubmed publisher
    ..n. from Sakaerat Biosphere Reserve, Thailand. This represents the second species from the genus and the first record of the genus outside Vietnam. ..
  54. Morales Núñez A, Heard R. Cacoheterotanais rogerbamberi, a new genus and species of leptocheliid Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) from shelf-waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa. 2015;3995:169-88 pubmed publisher
    ..A key and table are presented to further distinguish C. rogerbamberi from the genera and species within the Pseudonototanais complex. ..
  55. Hughes L. Maeridae from the Indo-Pacific: Elasmopus, Leeuwinella gen. nov., Maeropsis, Pseudelasmopus and Quadrimaera (Amphipoda: Crustacea). Zootaxa. 2015;4059:201-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Lastly, three new Quadrimaera species, Q. gregoryi, Q. brownorum and Q. vallaris, along with eight known Quadrimaera species, are reported from various locations extending their distributions in the Indo-Pacific. ..
  56. Iniesta L, Ferreira R. Pseudonannolene lundi n. sp., a new troglobitic millipede from a Brazilian limestone cave (Spirostreptida: Pseudonannolenidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3949:123-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The gonopod has a robust and evident internal branch, and a solenomere slightly trianguliform. ..
  57. González C, Reyes C, Rada V. Redescription of the adults and new descriptions of the previously unknown immature stages of Culex (Culex) articularis Philippi, 1865 (Diptera: Culicidae) from central Chile. Zootaxa. 2015;3955:444-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Culex articularis is compared with other species of the subgenus Culex. Illustrations of diagnostic characters of the female, male genitalia, 4th-instar larva, and pupa are also provided. ..
  58. Zhang S, Feng J. The genus <i>Eremiothrips</i> (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from China, with one new species. Zootaxa. 2017;4250:396-400 pubmed publisher
    ..eshghii Minaei and E. efflatouni (Priesner), have no long setae on the posterior angles of the pronotum in either sex, whereas the remaining members usually have one pair of long setae on the posterior angles of the pronotum. ..
  59. Suvarnaraksha A. A new species of highland loach, Schistura sirindhornae, from the upper Chao Phraya River basin, Thailand (Pisces: Ostariophysi: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3962:158-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Schistura sirindhornae is known only from the upper Nan River drainage, Nan Province, Thailand. ..
  60. Koch C, Venegas P, Böhme W. Three new endemic species of Epictia Gray, 1845 (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) from the dry forest of northwestern Peru. Zootaxa. 2015;3964:228-44 pubmed publisher
    ..All three species were collected in the interandean dry forest valleys of the Marañón River and its tributaries. This region is an area of endemism and warrants further attention from systematic and conservation biologists. ..
  61. Vargovitsh R, BuÅŸmachiu G. A new species and new records of Arrhopalitidae (Collembola: Symphypleona) from the Republic of Moldova. Zootaxa. 2015;3973:539-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The new species is closely related to A. baccettii Dallai, 1969 and A. antonioi Giuga & Jordana, 2013 described from Sicily. Five species of the family are firstly recorded for the country. ..
  62. Horton T, Thurston M. A revision of the genus Paracallisoma Chevreux, 1903 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Scopelocheiridae: Paracallisominae) with a redescription of the type species of the genus Paracallisoma and the description of two new genera and two new species from the Atl. Zootaxa. 2015;3995:91-132 pubmed publisher
    ..An account of all known species within the three genera is given and updated keys to the genera and species are provided. ..
  63. Poore G. Rediagnosis of Callianideidae and its genera (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea), and description of a new species of Heardaxius Sakai, 2011. Zootaxa. 2015;3995:229-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Garyia Sakai, 2011 is synonymised with Thomassinia. A key to genera is provided. A new species Heardaxius rogerbamberi is described from Papua New Guinea. Thomassinia aimsae Poore, 1997 is newly recorded from Papua New Guinea. ..
  64. Ježek J, Wahab R, Ševčík J. Two new species of Sycorax (Diptera: Psychodidae: Sycoracinae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa. 2015;4057:539-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Differential diagnoses for males are included and morphological characters illustrated. Possible host associations of the new species are briefly discussed. DNA barcode sequence (COI) for Sycorax konopiki sp. nov. is also provided. ..
  65. Smit H. Notoaturine water mites from New Zealand (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Notoaturinae) with the description of five new species. Zootaxa. 2017;4247:16-30 pubmed publisher
    ..sp. and T. longipileatus n. sp. Paratryssaturus morimotoi (Imamura, 1979) is synonymized with P. minutus. A key is given for the genus Taintaturus Cook. Numerous new records are given, including the first for Stewart Island. ..
  66. Filippini V, Galante E, Micó E. Description of six new species of Anomalini from Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Zootaxa. 2015;3948:24-40 pubmed publisher
    ..pincelada new species, C. ruteloides new species, and C. yalizo new species. A distribution map of each species is given and the male genitalia (aedeagus and endophallus) of the species described and similar species are illustrated. ..
  67. Cumming R. Two tropical species of Stephanotheca (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata, Lanceoporidae) from the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Zootaxa. 2015;3948:279-86 pubmed publisher
    ..sp. have a relatively large pseudoporous area and smaller, lower nodular imperforate area. None of the Australian species have vicarious avicularia, which are known only from the type species, S. barrosoi Reverter-Gil et al. ..
  68. Abolafia J, Ruiz Cuenca A, Fernandes B, Cohen S, Cárdenas M. Description of free-living marine nematodes found in the intestine of fishes from the Brazilian coast. Zootaxa. 2015;3948:549-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Six of these species (Croconema torquens, Dorylaimopsis pellucida, Oncholaimellus labiatus, Parodontophora breviamphida, Prooncholaimus ornatus, Trissonchulus latus) have been reported for the first time from the Brazilian coast. ..
  69. Bergeron M, Marshall S, Swann J. A review of the New World Coproica (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae) with a description of 8 new species. Zootaxa. 2015;3953:1-157 pubmed publisher
    ..Included are two keys (one for the twenty New World species only and one for all described species), updated New World distribution records, and illustrations of male and female genitalic structures. ..
  70. Tuzovskij P, Semenchenko K. Morphology and taxonomy of deutonymphs of the genus Unionicola Haldeman, 1842 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Unionicolidae) in Russia. Zootaxa. 2015;3994:69-93 pubmed publisher
    ..gracilipalpis (Viets, 1908), U. markovensis Tuzovskij, 1990, U. minor (Soar, 1900), U. rossica Tuzovskij & Semenchenko, 2015, U. ypsilophora (Bonz, 1783). Key to all species based on deutonymphs is presented. ..
  71. Judson M. A new subfamily of Feaellidae (Arachnida, Chelonethi, Feaelloidea) from Southeast Asia. Zootaxa. 2017;4258:1-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The existence of a Cretaceous member of the Pseudogarypidae is noted in the mid-Cretaceous (late Albian?early Cenomanian) of Germany, representing the oldest record of this family. ..
  72. Fomichev A, Marusik Y. A survey of East Palaearctic Gnaphosidae (Araneae). 8. New data on <i>Berlandina</i> and <i>Gnaphosa</i> from Mongolia. Zootaxa. 2017;4258:69-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Berlandina koponeni is recorded from China for the first time. Descriptions, illustrations and a map of distribution records are provided. ..
  73. Jałoszyński P. Confused identity: <i>Pseudoeudesis</i> <i>brasiliensis</i> Franz transferred to <i>Heteroscydmus</i> Franz, and <i>Pseudoeudesis</i> <i>castrii</i> Franz placed in <i>Anthicimimus<. Zootaxa. 2017;4250:378-388 pubmed publisher
  74. Selvakumar C, Subramanian K, Chandra K, Sivaramakrishnan K, Jehamalar E, Sinha B. A new species and a new record of the subgenus Dilatognathus Kluge 2012 (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae: genus Choroterpes Eaton, 1881) from India. Zootaxa. 2017;4268:439-447 pubmed publisher
    ..Remarks on the evolution of the mouth apparatus of the subgenus Dilatognathus are given. ..
  75. Moura R, Campos L, Esteves A. Hooked from the deep: a rare new species of Taeniogyrus (Holothuroidea, Chiridotidae) from the continental slope of Brazil, southwestern Atlantic. Zootaxa. 2015;3972:535-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, Taeniogyrus furcipraeditus (Salvini-Plawen, 1972) from the Mediterranean Sea and Taeniogyrus havelockensis (Rao, 1975) from the Andaman Sea are proposed as new combinations. ..
  76. Jaschhof M, Jaschhof C. New species and new distribution records of Lestremiinae, Micromyinae and Porricondylinae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Sweden. Zootaxa. 2015;3973:159-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Serratyla acuta (Spungis), originally classified as a Porricondyla, is a new combination. ..
  77. Luu V, Nguyen T, Le M, Bonkowski M, Ziegler T. A new karst dwelling species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Laos. Zootaxa. 2017;4263:179-193 pubmed publisher
    ..Molecular analyses demonstrated the new species is closely related to G. bonkowskii and G. thakhekensis, but separated from them by approximately 7% in genetic divergence as shown by a fragment of the mitochondrial ND2 gene. ..
  78. Wu X, Xu K. Diversity of Sternaspidae (Annelida: Terebellida) in the South China Sea, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa. 2017;4244:403-415 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., Sternaspis radiata sp. nov., S. spinosa Sluiter, 1882, S. sunae sp. nov. and S. wui sp. nov. A taxonomic key to ten species of Sternaspidae found in the South China Sea is provided. ..
  79. Nogueira J, Carrerette O, Hutchings P. Review of Amaeana Hartman, 1959 (Annelida, Terebelliformia, Polycirridae), with descriptions of seven new species. Zootaxa. 2015;3994:1-52 pubmed publisher
    ..A. dampierensis sp. nov., and A. ellobophora sp. nov. A discussion on the most important characters to distinguish between the species of Amaeana is provided, together with a comparative table and a key to all currently known species. ..
  80. Benine R, Melo B, Castro R, Oliveira C. Taxonomic revision and molecular phylogeny of Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908 (Teleostei, Characiformes, Characidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3956:1-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results support previous hypotheses of the alignment of Gymnocorymbus close to the subfamily Stethaprioninae and also support the sister relationship between G. ternetzi and G. thayeri, and of that clade as sister to G. bondi. ..
  81. Shi L, Yang D. Two new species of the genus Luzonomyza from CHINA (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3964:87-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Two species Luzonomyza gaimarii sp. nov. and Luzonomyza hirsuta sp. nov. are described as new to science. A key to separate species of the genus is provided. ..
  82. Martins de Souza E Silva J, Utsch J, Kimm M, Allner S, Epple M, Achterhold K, et al. Dual-energy micro-CT for quantifying the time-course and staining characteristics of ex-vivo animal organs treated with iodine- and gadolinium-based contrast agents. Sci Rep. 2017;7:17387 pubmed publisher
    ..While one staining solution provides images of the general morphology of the organs, the other reveals organs' features in the order of a hundred micrometers. ..
  83. Glowska E, Chrzanowski M, Kaszewska K. Checklist of the Quill mites (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) of the World. Zootaxa. 2015;3968:1-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The checklist is additionally provided with the table including bird hosts and associated quill mite species. ..
  84. Giraldes B, Freire A. Extending the southern range of four shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Stenopodidae, Hippolytidae and Alpheidae) in southwestern Atlantic (27<sup>o </sup>S) and confirming the presence of Mediterranean Stenopus spinosus Risso, 1827 in Brazil. Zootaxa. 2015;3972:419-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We present for each species certain taxonomic features in colour images that will help to identify these decapods in situ in further monitoring programs. ..
  85. Moraes J, De Siqueira Bueno S. Description of the newly-hatched juvenile of Aegla perobae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Aeglidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3973:491-510 pubmed publisher
    ..This curious condition is compared and discussed in the light of the current knowledge of early postembryonic developmental patterns found in other anomurans. ..
  86. Nur Athiqah M, Nur Azura A, Lau W. Illustrated larval key to lepidopteran pests of rice in Malaysia. Zootaxa. 2015;3986:243-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2010, Timm et al. 2007, Tillmon et al. 2000, Wagener et al. 2004). ..
  87. El Sonbati S, Wilson M, Al Dhafer H. A new species of the leafhopper genus Naevus Knight, 1970 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Opsiini), from Saudi Arabia. Zootaxa. 2015;4059:393-400 pubmed publisher
    ..A new species, Naevus hathali El-Sonbati & Wilson sp. n. is described here, which appears to have an asymmetric aedeagus. An illustrated key to Naevus species is presented to facilitate identification. ..
  88. Kijimoto T, Moczek A. Hedgehog signaling enables nutrition-responsive inhibition of an alternative morph in a polyphenic beetle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:5982-7 pubmed publisher
  89. González F, Medina U C. The genus Ontherus Erichson 1847 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): description of a new species, and notes on the genus in Colombia. Zootaxa. 2015;3949:82-90 pubmed publisher
    ..O. felicitae n. sp., a new species from the mexicanus species group, is described from Western Andes of Colombia. ..
  90. Pimenta B, Caramaschi U, Cruz C. Synonymy of Crossodactylus bokermanni Caramaschi & Sazima, 1985 with Crossodactylus trachystomus (Reinhardt & Lütken, 1862) and description of a new species from Minas Gerais, Brazil (Anura: Hylodidae). Zootaxa. 2015;3955:65-82 pubmed publisher
    ..trachystomus, is herein described and figured as Crossodactylus franciscanus. Its advertisement call is redescribed and compared to those known for the genus. ..
  91. Wang J, Liang A. Ultrastructure of the fossula spongiosa and pretarsus in Haematoloecha nigrorufa (Stål) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Ectrichodinae). Zootaxa. 2015;3963:230-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These tenent hairs are presumed to function as adherence during locomotion or prey capture of the assassin bugs. In addition, scanning micrographs and descriptions for the pretarsus are also given. ..
  92. Hu X, Zhu W, Chen S, Liu Y, Sun Z, Geng T, et al. Expression patterns of endogenous avian retrovirus ALVE1 and its response to infection with exogenous avian tumour viruses. Arch Virol. 2017;162:89-101 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings may be of significance for understanding the role and function of ERVs that are present in the host genome. ..