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Morphological and molecular characterisation of one new and several known species of the reniform nematode, RotylenchulusLinford & Oliveira, 1940 (Hoplolaimidae: Rotylenchulinae), and a phylogeny of the genus
The reniform nematodes of the genus Rotylenchulus are semi-endoparasites of numerous herbaceous and woody plant roots and are mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions. In this study, we provide morphological ...
Schizoglossum austromontanum, a novel new species from South Africa (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Asclepiadeae)
(Magnolia Press, 2016)
A new species from southern Africa namely Schizoglossum austromontanum is described. Line-drawings, scans of the type material, images and a conservation assessment are provided
Catalogue of snout mites (Acariformes: Bdellidae) of the world
(Magnolia Press, 2016)
Bdellidae (Trombidiformes: Prostigmata) are moderate to large sized predatory mites that inhabit soil, leaves, leaf litter, and intertidal rocks. They are readily recognized by an elongated, snout-like gnathosoma and by ...
Revised phylogeny of African sand lizards (Pedioplanis), with the description of two new species from south-western Angola
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Although reptile diversity in Africa is high, it is poorly represented in Angola, with just 257 species known. Despite its greater surface area and habitat diversity Angola has significantly lower lacertid lizard diversity ...
Characterisation of some Scutellonema species (Tylenchida: Hoplolaimidae) occurring in Botswana, South Africa, Costa Rica and the USA, with description of S. clavicaudatum sp. n. and a molecular phylogeny of the genus
The genus Scutellonema contains more than 40 species of spiral nematodes with enlarged phasmids called scutella. In this study, we provide morphological and molecular characterisation of S. clavicaudatum sp. n., S. ...
Reinvestigation of African Surirella taxa (Bacillariophyta) described by B.J. Cholnoky with some remarks on digitization of diatom types
(Czech Phycological Society, 2017)
Cholnoky described several new Surirella taxa from Africa and we have re-investigated this material. As many other of his contemporary authors, especially in the case of description of new African diatoms, Cholnoky did not ...
Bootstrapping an XML Schema of syntactic functions into a skeleton ontology
(North-West University (Vaal Triangle Campus), 2009)
Information Systems is regarded as an interdisciplinary science. Therefore, insights from the humanities are important for this discipline, although this is not always recognised or valued. One outstanding example is the ...
Overview and status of estuarine microphytobenthos ecological research in South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This article presents a historical overview of estuarine microphytobenthos (MPB) research in South Africa published over the period 1950 to the present, highlighting major milestones, challenges and estuarine management ...
A new genus for Cirolana troglexuma Botosaneanu & Iliffe, 1997, an anchialine cave dwelling cirolanid isopod (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cirolanidae) from the Bahamas
Cirolana troglexuma Botosaneanu & Iliffe, 1997 is redescribed and a Lucayalana Bruce & Brix, gen. n. established for the species. In total 38 specimens were collected from Hatchet Bay Cave, Eleuthera. Specimens on which ...
Steinernema litchii n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from South Africa
During a survey in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, a Steinernema species was isolated from a soil sample taken from a litchi orchard. Steinernema litchii n. sp. can be separated from other, closely related, species ...