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- Management of the insect collection

- Phylogeny, Ecology, and Faunistics of Heteroptera

 - Amphibiens in Norway

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Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). The evolution of female-biased genital diversity in bedbugs (Cimicidae). Evolution. 329-341.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). Primicimex cavernis Barber 1941 (Heteroptera: Cimicidae): A rare parasite on a very abundant host. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 163-167.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). First records of bat-associated Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae, Heteroptera) for Armenia and Georgia. Caucasiana.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). Contribution to the Cimicidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) fauna from Argentina: biology and geographical distribution. Zootaxa. 587-594.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Type of broadleaf forest matters most for ptyctimous mite communities (Acari, Oribatida) in Norway. Biodiversity and Conservation. 2929-2953.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). The Arthropod Fauna of Oak (Quercus spp., Fagaceae) Canopies in Norway. Diversity. 31 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). High Diversity of Mites (Acari: Oribatida, Mesostigmata) Supports the High Conservation Value of a Broadleaf Forest in Eastern Norway. Forests.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). A forest pool as a habitat island for mites in a limestone forest in Southern Norway. Diversity. 578.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). The firebug Pyrrhocoris apterus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) new to the Norwegian fauna – with an explosive expansion in Northern Europe. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 81-90.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Diverse mite communities (Acari: Oribatida, Mesostigmata) from a broadleaf forest in western Norway. Annales Zoologici Fennici. 121-136.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Bedbugs (Cimicidae) evolved before their bat hosts and did not co-speciate with ancient humans. Current Biology. 1847-1853.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Wanzenfunde (Insecta: Heteroptera) aus Nordhessen anlässlich des 43. Treffens der „Arbeitsgruppe Mitteleuropäischer Heteropterologen“ im August 2017. Philippia. 219-264.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Genetic diversity of common toads (Bufo bufo) along the norwegian coast: Disjunct distribution of locally dominant haplotypes. Herpetological Journal. 127-133.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Co-speciation in bedbug Wolbachia parallel the pattern in nematode hosts. Scientific Reports. 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Cimex pipistrelli complex new to Norway and additional records of bed bug species (Cimicidae, Heteroptera) from Norway and Sweden. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 118-126.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Large populations of the common toad Bufo bufo in Norway. Herpetology Notes. 325-330.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). High genetic diversity of common toad (Bufo bufo) populations under strong natural fragmentation on a Northern archipelago. Ecology and Evolution. 1626-1636.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2015). Molecular evidence places the swallow bug genus Oeciacus Stål within the bat and bed bug genus Cimex Linnaeus (Heteroptera: Cimicidae). Systematic Entomology. 652-665.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Fieberocapsus flaveolus (Reuter,1870)(Miridae, Heteroptera) - ein bemerkenswerter Wanzenfund für Sachsen-Anhalt. Entomologische Mitteilungen Sachsen-Anhalt. 47-48.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Biodiversity, ecology, and behavior of the recently discovered insect order Mantophasmatodea . Frontiers in Zoology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). A survey of aquatic and terrestrial Heteroptera in northern Europe with special regard to Finnmark, Norway (and adjacent regions). Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 99-116.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Spatiotemporal analysis of predation by carabid beetles (Carabidae) on nematode infected and uninfected slugs in the field. PLOS ONE. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Predation by carabid beetles on the invasive slug Arion vulgaris in an agricultural semi-field experiment. Bulletin of entomological research. 225-232.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Distribution and spread of the invasive slug Arion vulgaris Moquin - Tandon in Norway. Fauna Norvegica. 13-26.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Some notes on reproductive biology and mating behaviour of Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon 1855 in Norway including a mating experiment with a hybrid of Arion rufus (Linnaeus 1758) x ater (Linnaeus 1758). Journal of Conchology. 249-257.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Peptidomics-based phylogeny and biogeography of mantophasmatodea (Hexapoda). Systematic Biology. 609-629.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Insects inhabiting freshwater and humid habitats in Finnmark, northern Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 91-107.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Ectoparasite loads of the Central American Whiptail Lizard Ameiva festiva (Squamata: Teiidae). Herpetological Journal. 151-155.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). A „winter“ inscet- the third record of Pachycerina pulchra (Loew, 1850) (Diptera, Brachycera, Fam. Lauxaniidae) from Norway. Dipterists Digest. 184.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). Sexual dimorphism in winter survival rate differs little between damselbug species (Heteroptera: Nabidae). European Journal of Entomology. 37-41.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). Die Wanzen Norwegens: Arten, Erfassungsstand und Rote Liste. Heteropteron. 7-13.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). A proteomic approach for studying insect phylogeny: CAPA peptides of ancient insect taxa (Dictyoptera, Blattoptera) as a test case. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2008). Odour-mediated sexual attraction in nabids (Heteroptera : Nabidae). European Journal of Entomology. 159-162.
Populærvitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Biologi og bekjemplse av Brunskogsnegl (Arion vulgaris).
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). The evolution of specialisation and generalism in bedbugs (Cimicidae) .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). A molecular phylogeny of the bed bug family (Cimicidae): preliminary results.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Kartlegging av insekter knyttet til vann og fuktige habitater i Finnmark.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). Die Wanzen Norwegens:Arten, Rote Liste und Erfassungsstand (Heteroptera in Norway: species, Red Data List and knowledge).
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Vannelskende insekter i Finnmark. Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen. 92-103.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Neuer Wein aus alten Schläuchen: DNA-Untersuchungen an Sammlungsmaterial. Heteropteron. 5-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Buchbesprechung "Suomen Luteet" (Die Wanzen Finnlands). Heteropteron. 2-2.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). Mystisk insekt.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). Fyrste Funn i fylket.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Insekter - en million suksesshistorier.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). De første virveldyr på land.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). The genetic structure of common toad (Bufo bufo) populations under long-term, natural fragmentation.

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  • Phylogeny and ecology of the Cimicidae: Bedbugs, or Cimicidae, copulate in a spectacular way: males pierce the cuticle of the female and transfer their sperm into the female body (traumatic insemination). In at least two cimicid species this reproductive mode has been shown or implicated to result in sexual conflict, a process that is known to accelerate the rate of evolutionary change. The aims of this study are a) revealing the molecular phylogenetic relationship within the Cimicidae and b) to reconstructing the evolution of sexual organs, particularly the female copulatory organ which seems to ameliorate the damage caused by the male.

  • Evolution of reproductive systems in damselbugs (Nabidae) - Linking behaviour, morphology and phylogeny
  • Phylogeny and ecology of Mantophasmatodea
  • Faunistics of Heteroptera in Norway
  • Population dynamics of Amphibians in Norway

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