Invertebrate Zoology

DNA barcode reference libraries for the monitoring of aquatic biota in Europe: Gap-analysis and recommendations for future work

Authors: HannahWeigand a, Arne J.Beermann b, Fedor Čiampor c, Filipe O.Costa de, Zoltán Csabai f,  Sofia Duarte de,  Matthias F.Geiger g,  Michał Grabowski h,  FrédéricRimet i, BjörnRulik g,  MalinStrand j,  NikolausSzucsich k,  Alexander M.Weigand ab,  EndreWillassen l,  Sofia A.Wyler m,  Agnès Bouchez i, Angel Borja, n, Zuzana Čiamporová-Zaťovičová c,  Sónia Ferreirao Klaas-Douwe B.

Camptochaeta luxemburgensis Heller, Hippa & Vilkamaa spec. nov. (Diptera: Sciaridae), a new cavernicolous species from Luxembourg

DNADIVE – New research project on invasive crayfish

DNADIVE aims at developing a molecular toolbox enabling eDNA detection for Invasive crayfish in streams of Luxembourg. This Public2 Partnership project has been accepted by FNR in November 2017 and will start on 1st January 2018. The project will be hosted by Fondation faune-flore and it’s principal investigator will be the French researcher Dr David Porco.

Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in invasive raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Central Europe

Authors: M. Heddergott 1 & A. C. Frantz 1 & M. Stubbe 2 & A. Stubbe 2 & H. Ansorge 3 & N. Osten-Sacken 1, 4

1 Musée National d’Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
2 Institute of Biology, Department of Zoology/Molecular Ecology, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
3 Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz, Germany
4 Fondation Faune-Flore, Luxembourg