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Academic article
  • 2020. Morphological ontogeny of Limnozetes solhoyorum sp. nov. (Acari: Oribatida: Limnozetidae) from Norway, with comments on Limnozetes Hull. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 327-348.
  • 2020. Morphological ontogeny of Damaeolus ornatissimus (Acari: Oribatida: Damaeolidae), with comments on Damaeolus Paoli. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 459-478.
  • 2020. Morphological ontogeny of Cosmochthonius oralensis sp. nov. (Acari: Oribatida: Cosmochthonidae) from Kazakhstan, and comments on Cosmochthonius Berlese. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 31-50.
  • 2019. Seasonal Dynamics of Oribatid Mites (Acari, Oribatida) in a Bog in Poland. Wetlands (Wilmington, N.C.). 853-864.
  • 2019. Parthenogenetic vs. sexual reproduction in oribatid mite communities. Ecology and Evolution. 7324-7332.
  • 2019. Morphological ontogeny, ecology and some biological parameters of Achipteria nitens (Acari: Oribatida: Achipteriidae). Zootaxa. 30-46.
  • 2019. Morphological ontogeny of Trichoribates naltschicki (Acari: Oribatida: Ceratozetidae). Zootaxa. 47-64.
  • 2019. Morphological ontogeny of Tectoribates ornatus (Acari: Oribatida: Tegoribatidae), with comments on Tectoribates Berlese. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 2290-2310.
  • 2019. Morphological ontogeny of Caleremaeus monilipes (Acari: Oribatida: Caleremaeidae), with comments on Caleremaeus Berlese. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 1995-2009.
  • 2019. Molecular and ontogeny studies clarify systematic status of Chamobates borealis (Acari, Oribatida, Chamobatidae): an integrated taxonomy approach. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 2409-2426.
  • 2019. Diverse mite communities (Acari: Oribatida, Mesostigmata) from a broadleaf forest in western Norway. Annales Zoologici Fennici. 121-136.
  • 2019. Diverse Sphagnum mosses support rich moss mite communities (Acari, Oribatida) in mires of Western Norway. Wetlands (Wilmington, N.C.). 13 pages.
  • 2018. Oribatid mites of conventional and organic vineyards in the Valencian Community, Spain. Acarologia. 119-133.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Protoribates dentatus (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 613-627.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Platyliodes scaliger (Acari, Oribatida, Neoliodidae), with comments on Platyliodes Berlese. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 25-41.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Peloribates longipilosus (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 521-531.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Minunthozetes semirufus (Acari: Oribatida: Punctoribatidae). Zootaxa. 73-92.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Minunthozetes pseudofusiger (Acari, Oribatida, Punctoribatidae) and comments on Minunthozetes Hull. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 1155-1168.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Melanozetes stagnatilis (Acari, Oribatida, Ceratozetidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 652-664.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Heptacarus hirsutus (Acari, Oribatida, Lohmanniidae), with comments on Heptacarus Piffl. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 911-924.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Hafenrefferia gilvipes (Acari: Oribatida: Tenuialidae), with comments on Hafenrefferia Oudemans. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 1265-1277.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Diapterobates altaicus (Acari: Oribatida: Ceratozetidae), with comments on Diapterobates Grandjean. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 1656-1671.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Chamobates pusillus (Acari, Oribatida, Chamobatidae), with comments on some species of Chamobates Hull. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 339-352.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Ceratozetes shaldybinae (Acari, Oribatida, Ceratozetidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 581-592.
  • 2018. Morphological ontogeny of Achipteria punctata (Acari: Oribatida: Achipteriidae). Zootaxa. 54-72.
  • 2018. Microhabitat preferences of Oribatida and Mesostigmata (Acari) inhabiting lowland beech forest in Poland and the trophic interactions between these mites. European journal of soil biology.
  • 2018. First records of ten species of Mesostigmata (Acari, Mesostigmata) added to the published Norwegian species list. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 94-100.
  • 2018. Ecology and biology of Hydrozetes paulista (Acari: Oribatida) in the benthic zone of a temporary lake in Brazil. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 1857-1868.
  • 2017. Morphological ontogeny, distribution of hermannia scabra (Acari: Oribatida: Hermanniidae) in Svalbard and descriptive population parameters. Acarologia. 877-892.
Popular scientific article
  • 2018. Jordlevende midd - jordas glemte nyttedyr. NORSØK FAGINFO. 6 pages.

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Norwegian Forest Oribatida (NFO) - highly diverse, but poorly known

Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) are small arachnids, rarely exceeding body length of 1 mm, very abundant and diverse, in particular in the forests, where they play the significant role in decomposition of organic matter. 

The main objective of this project is to increase the knowledge about the diversity of the Oribatida in rare types of broadleaf forests in Norway, based on the novel samples and rich material stored at the University Museum of Bergen. Additionally, some other arthropod taxa associated with forest soil and wood will be also studied.

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