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Atlas des oiseaux migrateurs et hivernants d'Aquitaine
Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Historical Portrait of the Progress of Ichthyology
from Its Origins to Our Own Time
La Flore illustrée de Mayotte
Coraux constructeurs de récifs des Caraïbes
Taxonomic notes on Pycnothelia Dufour and Gymnoderma Nyl. (Cladoniaceae) in Madagascan Region
Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (5)
This study was focused on two species of lichen-forming fungi from Madagascan Region whose taxonomy has been controversial over the years, Cladonia mascarena Nyl. and Heterodea madagascarea Nyl. While some authors considered C. mascarena to belong to Cladonia, others place it in Pycnothelia Dufour. In this study three loci (ITS rDNA, rpb2 and ef1α) were used to determine the phylogenetic placement of C. mascarena. Our results show that it belongs to Pycnothelia and the combination Pycnothelia mascarena (Nyl.) Nyl. is substantiated. In addition, a key to the genus Pycnothelia is provided. The morphological study of new specimens of Gymnoderma coccocarpum Nyl. and H.
Appréhender les catégories zoologiques en anthropologie historique : enjeux méthodologiques et épistémologiques
Anthropozoologica 55 (5)
Human-animal relationships are notably characterized by a recurring desire of the former to organize the diversity and plurality of the latter within more-or-less strictly-defined categories. Although extensively studied by anthropologists in the 1960s and 1970s, such zoological categories have attracted much less attention in historical studies. The goal of the international workshop held in the Sorbonne on March 21st-23rd, 2019 was to shed light on classificatory practices in several past societies, focusing less on the results (establishing the taxonomy of one given chrono-cultural area) and rather on the sources and methods.
A new hypercarnivorous mustelid (Mammalia, Carnivora, Mustelidae) from Batallones, late Miocene (MN10), Torrejón de Velasco, Madrid, Spain
Geodiversitas 42 (8)
We describe dentognathic remains of four individuals of the poorly known mustelid Circamustela Petter, 1967 from the late Miocene sites of Batallones-3 and 5 (MN10, Torrejon de Velasco, Madrid, Spain). These new fossils allow us to describe Circamustela peignei n. sp., a more primitive species than Circamustela dechaseauxi Petter, 1967 from Can Llobateres (MN9, Vallès Penedès Basin, Spain). Circamustela peignei n. sp. shows, among other features, an M1 with a more developed metacone, a smaller metastylar area, a mesially located protocone, and a more developed m1 metaconid compared to that of C. dechaseauxi.
Sighting of Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters (Phaeophyceae, Stramenopiles) in Algeria (Mediterranean Sea): an insight into range expansion routes
Cryptogamie, Algologie 41 (5)
In the Mediterranean Sea, the north-east Atlantic seaweed Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters is uncommon. The only permanent populations are located in the Alboran Sea near the Strait of Gibraltar and the Strait of Messina (Italy). In contrast, since the early 19th century, several sightings, on ship’s hulls or in harbours, reflect the dispersal of propagules which failed to establish in the Mediterranean. Here we report a new sighting of Saccorhiza polyschides, near the port of Jijel, Algeria. This first new record in the Mediterranean for more than a century indicates that the dispersal of propagules continues today.
Fungal Biodiversity Profiles 91-100
Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (4)
In this new series of Fungal Biodiversity Profiles, the authors describe three new Laboulbeniales (Ascomycota) based on morphology, viz. Corethromyces gibbosus W. Rossi & Santam., sp. nov., C. marshallii W. Rossi & Santam., sp. nov. and Diphymyces torresii W. Rossi & Santam., sp. nov. In Agaricomycotina (Basidiomycota), morphological features and multigene phylogenetic analyses support the description of Cantharellus albidosquamosus Buyck, T. W. Henkel & V. Hofst., sp. nov. (Cantharellales), while morphology and analyses of ITS sequence data support the description of Gomphidius pseudoglutinosus K. Das, Hembrom, A. Parihar & Vizzini, sp. nov. (Boletales) and of two Gomphales, Hymenochaete boddingii Hembrom, A.
Botrylloides crystallinus n. sp., a new Botryllinae Adams & Adams, 1858 (Ascidiacea) from Mediterranean Sea
Zoosystema 42 (9)
Botrylloides crystallinus n. sp., collected on sublittoral hard substrata in North Mediterranean Sea is here described. The species presents a seasonal life cycle with a spring-summer regression of the zooids and their buds as known in the congeneric species B. leachii (Savigny, 1816), from which however differs in many unusual morphological traits.
Psychotria niauensis sp. nov. (Rubiaceae), espèce calcicole endémique de la Polynésie française, décrite de l’atoll soulevé de Niau (Tuamotu)
Adansonia 42 (6)
A new species belonging to Rubiaceae, Psychotria niauensis Butaud & J.Florence, sp. nov., is described from the uplifted atoll of Niau in the Tuamotu archipelago in French Polynesia. Morphologically isolated in French Polynesia, this new species is close to P. leiophylla Merr. & L.M. Perry from Melanesia and Western Polynesia, a species linked with several Psychotria L. recently transferred in Eumachia DC. Study of the characteristic criteria of both genera confirmed the placement of both species in Psychotria due to their pink, purple or violet fruits, an apical pore in the smooth pyrene and a seed coat with ethanol-soluble pigment. Psychotria niauensis sp. nov.
Modern taxonomic approaches to identifying diatrypaceous fungi from marine habitats, with a novel genus Halocryptovalsa Dayarathne & K.D.Hyde, gen. nov.
Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (3)
Marine diatrypaceous fungi are associated with many host species, including Avicennia spp., Halosarceia halocnemoides (Nees) Paul G.Wilson, Kandelia candel (L.) Druce, Salicornia sp., Rhizophora apiculata Blume and Suaeda fruticosa (L.) Forssk. Accurate morphological identification of individual taxa of this family is difficult, as previous classifications generally lack sequence data. We provide a detailed account of all known marine diatrypaceous taxa and determine their phylogenetic and morphological relationships. A novel genus Halocryptovalsa Dayarathne & K.D.Hyde, gen. nov.
A new stenochirid lobster (Crustacea, Decapoda, Stenochiridae) from the Early Jurassic of France
Geodiversitas 42 (7)
The marine clawed lobster genus Pseudastacus Oppel, 1861, previously known mainly from the Late Jurassic lithographic limestones of Bavaria (Germany), is herein recorded from the Early Jurassic (Sinemurian, c. 190-199 Ma) of France. A new species, Pseudastacus lemovices n. sp., is introduced. It is the oldest representative of the genus and of the family Stenochiridae Beurlen, 1828.
Three new species of Ischioscia Verhoeff, 1928 (Isopoda, Oniscidea, Philosciidae) from Serranía de Perijá, Andean Cordillera, Colombian Caribbean
Zoosystema 42 (8)The genus Ischioscia Verhoeff, 1928 is one of the most diverse genera in the Philosciidae Kinahan, 1857. To date, the genus comprises 26 species distributed in tropical and subtropical areas of the Neotropical region. In this work three new species from Serranía de Perijá, Andean Cordillera, Colombian Caribbean, are described: Ischioscia herrerai López-Orozco, Carpio-Díaz & Campos-Filho n. sp., Ischioscia perijaensis Carpio-Díaz, López-Orozco & Campos-Filho n. sp. and Ischioscia unicartagenae Campos-Filho, Carpio-Díaz & López-Orozco n. sp. In addition, an identification key for all species of the genus is given.
Observations of the diatoms Sceptronema orientale Takano and Tabularia parva (Kützing) D.M.Williams & Round on the exoskeleton of copepods in the English Channel and coastal Celtic Seas
Cryptogamie, Algologie 41 (4)
The consortium of the epizoic diatom Sceptronema orientale Takano on living individuals of the harpacticoid copepod Euterpina acutifrons Dana was found in summer 2018 in the port of Brest, Celtic Seas, and in several locations of the open English Channel during the summer-autumn transition. Diatoms as epibionts on copepods remained unreported up to date in the region despite the high tradition of plankton observations. Tabularia parva (Kützing) D.M.Williams & Round was attached to the empty carapace of a copepod in the port of Brest. The detailed morphology is illustrated by scanning electron microscopy.
Species of Puccinia Pers. nom. sanct. (rust fungi) on Bambusoideae in Belgium and in Europe
Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (2)
Three Puccinia Pers. nom. sanct. species (Puccinia deutziae (Dietel) Fraiture & Vanderweyen, comb. nov., Puccinia longicornis Pat. & Har. and Puccinia phyllostachydis Kusano) have been collected in Brussels and around, on cultivated bamboos. The first and the third ones are new for Belgian mycoflora. The specimens are described and illustrated. Various notes are added, including new data concerning morphology and hosts, as well as comments on two hyperparasitic fungi (Eudarluca caricis (Fr.) O.E.Erikss. and Lecanicillium muscarium (Petch) Zare & W.Gams) and a mycophagous insect (Mycodiplosis sp.) feeding on them.