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Article Reference 'Integratieve taxonomie' als fundamentele wetenschap op de Noord- en Zuidpool
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Article Reference 'Integrative taxonomy' as a fundamental discipline in polar environments
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Article Reference 2.7 First occurrence of Menoethius monoceros Latreille, 1825 in the Gulf of Tunis (Northern Tunisia) [pp. 243-244 in Siokou, I. et al. "New Mediterranean marine biodiversity records (June 2013)"]
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Techreport Reference 2nd Annual Network Report TILES (BR/121/A2/TILES). Belgian Science Policy, Brain-be framework programme (Belgian Research Action through Interdisciplinary Networks).
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Article Reference 3D cranium models of fossils of large canids (Canis lupus) from Goyet, Trou des Nutons and Trou Balleux, Belgium
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Article Reference 3D model related to the publication: Niche partitioning of the European carnivorous mammals during the paleogene
The present 3D Dataset contains the 3D model analyzed in the following publication: SolĀ“e et al. (2018), Niche partitioning of the European carnivorous mammals during the paleogene. Palaios. https://doi.org/10.2110/palo.2018.022
Located in Library / RBINS Staff Publications 2019
Article Reference 3D reconstruction of fang replacement in the venomous snakes Dendroaspis jamesoni (Elapidae) and Bitis arietans (Viperidae)
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Article Reference 3D subsurface characterisation of the Belgian Continental Shelf: a new voxel modelling approach
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Article Reference 33 million year old Myotis (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) and the rapid global radiation of modern bats
The bat genus Myotis is represented by 120+ living species and 40+ extinct species and is found on every continent except Antarctica. The time of divergence of Myotis has been contentious as has the time and place of origin of its encompassing group the Vespertilionidae, the most diverse (450+ species) and widely distributed extant bat family. Fossil Myotis species are common, especially in Europe, beginning in the Miocene but earlier records are poor. Recent study of new specimens from the Belgian early Oligocene locality of Boutersem reveals the presence of a relatively large vespertilionid. Morphological comparison and phylogenetic analysis confirms that the new, large form can be confidently assigned to the genus Myotis, making this record the earliest known for that taxon and extending the temporal range of this extant genus to over 33 million years. This suggests that previously published molecular divergence dates for crown myotines (Myotis) are too young by at least 7 million years. Additionally, examination of first fossil appearance data of 1,011 extant placental mammal genera indicates that only 13 first occurred in the middle to late Paleogene (48 to 33 million years ago) and of these, six represent bats, including Myotis. Paleogene members of both major suborders of Chiroptera (Yangochiroptera and Yinpterochiroptera) include extant genera indicating early establishment of successful and long-term adaptive strategies as bats underwent an explosive radiation near the beginning of the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum in the Old World. A second bat adaptive radiation in the New World began coincident with the Mid-Miocene Climatic Optimum.
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Article Reference 130 years of heavy metal pollution archived in the shell of the intertidal dog whelk, Nucella lapillus (Gastropoda, Muricidae)
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