• A new species of Pollenia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 from Jordan (Diptera: Calliphoridae: Polleniinae) 

      Rognes, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-01)
      A new species, Pollenia bartaki sp. nov., assigned to the Pollenia rudis species-group in Pollenia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, is described on the basis of a single male specimen captured in Jordan. Its strongly curved surstylus ...
    • A review of the dodo and its ecosystem: insights from a vertebrate concentration Lagerstätte in Mauritius 

      Rijsdijk, Kenneth F.; Hume, Julian P.; de Louw, Perry G.B.; Meijer, Hanneke; Janoo, Anwar; de Boer, Erik J.; Steel, Lorna; de Vos, John; van der Sluis, L.G.; Hooghiemstra, Henry; Florens, F.B. Vincent; Baider, Cláudia; Vernimmen, Tamara J.J.; Baas, Pieter; van Heteren, Anneke H.; Rupear, Vikash; Beebeejaun, Gorah; Grihault, Alan; van der Plicht, Johannes; Besselink, Marijke; Lubeek, Juliën K.; Jansen, Max N.; Kluiving, Sjoerd J.; Hollund, Hege Ingjerd; Shapiro, Beth; Collins, Matthew; Buckley, Mike; Jayasena, Ranjith M.; Porch, Nicolas; Floore, Rene; Bunnik, Frans; Biedlingmaier, Andrew; Leavitt, Jennifer; Monfette, Gregory; Kimelblatt, Anna; Randall, Adrienne; Floore, Pieter; Claessens, Leon P.A.M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03)
      The dodo Raphus cucullatus Linnaeus, an extinct and flightless, giant pigeon endemic to Mauritius, has fascinated people since its discovery, yet has remained surprisingly poorly known. Until the mid-19th century, almost ...
    • First fossil of an oestroid fly (Diptera: Calyptratae: Oestroidea) and the dating of oestroid divergences 

      Cerretti, Pierfilippo; Stireman III, John O; Pape, Thomas; O'Hara, James E; Marinho, Marco A T; Rognes, Knut; Grimaldi, David A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08)
      Calyptrate flies include about 22,000 extant species currently classified into Hippoboscoidea (tsetse, louse, and bat flies), the muscoid grade (house flies and relatives) and the Oestroidea (blow flies, bot flies, flesh ...