RESEARCH ARTICLES


2018

Badenhorst, H., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Louw, S.vdM. 2018. The effect of pollutants and agricultural practices on soil mesofaunal assemblages in central South Africa. African Entomology.

Baron, S., Barrero, R.A., Michael Black, M., Matthew I. Bellgard,M.I., Van Dalen, E.M., & Maritz-Olivier, C. 2018.Differentially expressed genes in response to amitraz treatment suggests a proposed model of resistance to amitraz in R. decoloratus ticks. International Journal of Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance 8: 361-371.

Blick T. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. Three junior synonyms of jumping spider genera (Araneae: Salticidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.3. P.237–238. 

Butler, E., Abdala, F. & Botha-Brink, J. 2018. Postcranial morphology of the early Triassic epicynodont Galesaurus planiceps (Owen) from the Karro Basin, South Africa. Papers in Palaeontology, 1-32. DOI: 10.1002/spp2.1220.

 Dang, M., Basson, L., Bach, L., Sonne, C., Nørregaard, R. & Nowak, B. 2018 . Trichodinid infections in internal organs from shorthorn sculpins (Myoxocephalus Scorpius) collected around an industrial harbour in Nuuk, Greenland. Parasitology .

Dippenaar-schoeman, A.S., Haddad, C.R., Lyle, R., Lotz, L.N., Foord, S.H., Jocqué, R. & Webb, P. 2018. South African National Survey of Arachnida: A checklist of the spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Koedoe 60(#a1486): 1–11.

Fernández-González, S., Pérez-Rodríguez, A., Proctor, H.C., De la Hera, I. & Pérez-Tris, J. 2018. High diversity and low genetic structure of feather mites associated with a phenotypically variable bird host. Parasitology 145(9): 1243-1250.

Fomichev A.A. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. Five new species of the Acantholycosa-complex (Araneae: Lycosidae) from Mongolia // Zootaxa. Vol.4497. N.2. P.271–284.

Fomichev A.A., Marusik Y.M. & Koponen S. 2018. New data on spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Iraq // Zoology in the Middle East. Vol. 64, No. 4, 329–339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2018.1484018

Fomichev A.A., Marusik Y.M. & Sidorov V.V. 2018. A survey of East Palaearctic Gnaphosidae (Aranei). 9. New data on the Parasyrisca potanini-group from Central Asia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.2. P.155-168.

Joseph, G.S., C.L. Seymour, B.W.T. Coetzee, M. Ndlovu, L. Deng, K. Fowler, J. Hagan, B.J. Brooks, J.A. Seminara and S.H. Foord. 2018. Elephants, termites and mound thermoregulation in a progressively warmer world. Landscape Ecology 33(5): 731-742.Lyle, R. & Haddad, C.R. (in press). Jocquestus gen. nov., a new genus of trachelid sac spiders from the Afrotropical Region (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa.

Marusik Y.M. & Larsen N. 2018. A synopsis of African Metellina (Araneae, Tetragnathidae, Metinae) with a description of new species from South Africa // Vestnik Zoologii. Vol.52. N.3. P.205–216.

Marusik Y.M. & Nadolny A.A. 2018. Redescription of enigmatic spider genus Stoliczka O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1885 (Aranei: Lycosoidea) based on the type species // Zootaxa. Vol.4497. N.2. P.295–300

Marusik Y.M. & Nadolny A.A. 2018A survey of the Alopecosa cursor species group (Aranei: Lycosidae) from Asia. Arthropoda Selecta, 27 (4): 348‒362.

Marusik Y.M. & Omelko M.M. 2018. A survey of the Porrhoclubiona Lohmander, 1944 (Aranaea: Clubiondae) from Central Asia. ZooKeys, 802: 19‒38. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.802.30236Marusik Y.M. & Zonstein S. 2018. Notes on the spider genus Steriphopus, with redescription of the type species (Araneae, Palpimanidae) // Arachnology. Vol.17. N.9. P.497–502.

Marusik Y.M. 2018. Case 3774 – Diphyini Simon, 1894 (Arachnida, Araneae, Tetragnathidae): proposed emendation of the current spelling to Diphyaini to remove homonymy with Diphyidae Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 (Hydrozoa, Siphonophorae) // Bulletin of the Zoological Nomenclature. Vol.75. P.169‒171.

Marusik Y.M. 2018. Redescription of Alopecosa albostriata (Aranei: Lycosidae) based on specimens from Siberia // Zootaxa. Vol.4482. N.2. P.383‒391.

Marusik Y.M. 2018. Redescription of the Siberian species Pardosa jeniseica (Araneae: Lycosidae) // Zootaxa. Vol.4497. N.1. P.141–144.

Marusik Y.M. 2018. Supraspecific names in spider systematics and their nomenclatural problems // Arachnologische Mitteilungen. V.55. P.42‒45.28Marusik Y.M. The first record of Micaria bonneti (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) in Mongolia. Arthropoda Selecta, 27 (4): 335‒338.

Marusik Y.M., Fomichev A.A. & Vahtera V. 2018. A new species of Chalcoscirtus (Araneae: Salticidae) from Altai, South Siberia, Russia // Entomologica Fennica. Vol.29. N.1. P.39‑48.

Marusik Y.M., Omelko M.M. 2018. First description of Eupoa pulchella (Araneae: Salticidae) female // Far Eastern Entomologist. N.354. P.19-22.

Marusik Y.M., Perkovsky E.E. & Eskov K.Y. 2018. First records of spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) from Sakhalinian amber with description of a new species of the genus Orchestina Simon, 1890 // Far Eastern Entomologist. N.367. P.1‒9.

Marusik, Y. M. & Omelko M.M. 2018. New data on Synaphosus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from Southeast Asia // Zootaxa. Vol.4374. N.2. P.235–248.

Marusik, Y. M., Omelko M.M. & Koponen S. 2018. Redescription of Himalayan Trachelas costatus (Araneae: Trachelidae) // Zootaxa. Vol.4433. N.2. P.390–392.

Mbande, A., Tedder, M., Chidawanyika, F. (2018) Differential life-history responses inNeolema abbreviata, a biological control agent for Tradescantia fluminensis, under water and nitrogen gradients. Arthropod-Plant Interactions DOI: 10.1007/s11829-018-9630-0.

Mutamiswa, R., Machekano, H., Chidawanyika, F., & Nyamukondiwa, C. (2018)Thermal resilience may shape population abundance of two sympatric congeneric Cotesia species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 13(2):e0191840

Ndlovu, M. & Pérez-Rodriguez, A. 2018. Temperature fluctuations inside savanna termite mounds: do size and plant shade matter? Journal of Thermal Biology 74: 23-28.

Ndlovu, M. 2018. Birdcall lures improve passerine mist-net captures at a sub-tropicalAfrican savanna. PLoS One 13(6): e0199595

Ndlovu, M., Pérez-Rodríguez, A., Devereux, E., Thomas, M., Colina, A. & Molaba, L. 2018. Water for African elephants (Loxodonta africana): faecal microbial loads affect use of artificial waterholes. Biology Letters 14: e20180360

Nyamukondiwa, C., Chidawanyika, F., Machekano, H., Mutamiswa, R., Sands, B.,Mgidiswa, N.J., Wall, R. (2018) Climate variability differentially impacts fitness traits in three coprophagic beetle species. PLoS ONE 13(6): e0198610.

Pérez-Rodriguez, A., Khimoun, A., Ollivier, A., Eraud, C., Faivre, B. and Garnier S.2018. Habitat fragmentation, not habitat loss, drives the prevalence of blood parasites in a Caribbean passerine. Ecography 42: ecog.03189Perkovsky E.E., Eskov K.Y. & Marusik Y.M. 2017. First record of Atypidae (Araneae) in Rovno Amber // Acta Arachnologica. Vol.67. N.1. P.13–17.

 Shafaie S., Mirshamsi O., Aliabadian M., Moradmand M. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. A new Pardosa species from northern Iran (Araneae, Lycosidae) // Zootaxa. Vol.4387. N.2. P.350‑364.

Shafaie S., Mirshamsi O., Aliabadian M., Moradmand M. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. Pardosa colchica Mcheidze, 1946: a first report from West Azerbaijan Province, Iran (Araneae: Lycosidae) // Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics. Vol.13. No.2. P.199-206.

Šťáhlavský, F., Just, P., Opatova, V., Lotz, L.N. & Haddad, C.R. 2018. Molecular technique reveals high variability of 18S rDNA distribution in harvestmen (Opiliones, Phalangiidae) from South Africa. Comparative Cytogenetics 12: 41–59.

Sutherland, K., Ndlovu, M. & Pérez-Rodríguez, A. 2018. Use of artificial waterholes by animals in the southern region of the Kruger National Park, South Africa. African Journal of Wildlife Research 48(2): 1-14.

Verdu-Ricoy, J., Matla, T., Gregory, M., Lambiris, A., Jordaan, A., Zhao, Z. & Heideman. N.2018. The taxonomic utility of spermatozoan morphology in fossorial and surface living skinks in South Africa. Acta Zoologica.

Vermeulen, M., Louw, S. vdM., Marais, G.J., Weeks, W.J., Swart, W.J. & Gryzenhout, M. 2018. Fungi associated with disease and weevil damage of Amaranthus cruentus in South Africa. African Entomology, 26(1):

Wang, C.X., Li, S.Q. & Haddad, C.R. 2018. A new species of the spider genus Cangoderces (Araneae, Telemidae) from South Africa. African Invertebrates 59: 37–45.

Zamani A. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. First investigation on the spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Lut Desert, Iran.Acta Arachnologica, 67(2): 1–9.

Zamani A., Marusik Y.M. 2018. New species and records of Filistatidae (Arachnida: Aranei) from Iran // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.2. P.121-128.

Zamani A., Marusik Y.M., Malek-Hosseini M.J. 2018. A new species of Tegenaria Latreille, 1804 (Araneae: Agelenidae) from western Iran // Zootaxa. Vol.4444. N.1. P.95–97.

Zamani A., Seiedy M., Saboori A. & Marusik Y.M. 2018. The spider genus Pterotricha Kulczyński, 1903 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Iran, with a description of a new genus // Zookeys. N.777. P.17–41.

Zonstein S., Marusik Y.M. & Grabolle A. 2018. A remarkably small new species of Filistata from Portugal (Araneae, Filistatidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.1. P.49‑52.

Zonstein S., Marusik Y.M. & Omelko M.M. 2018. A redescription of Scelidomachus socotranus Pocock, 1899 (Araneae, Palpimanidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.1. P.53‑56.

Zonstein S.L., Marusik Y.M. & Koponen S. 2018. A redescription of Ancylotrypa elongata Purcell, 1908, with first description of the male (Aranei: Cyrtaucheniidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. N.3. P.227–231.

 
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

2018

Basson, L. and Cook, C. 2018. 5. A systematic survey of parasites of freshwater fish in Africa. 5.2 Protista. IN: Scholz, T., Gelnar, M., Kobíková, Z., Vanhove, M. & Smit, N.J. (Eds.) Guide to the parasites of African freshwater fishes. African freshwater fish parasites: diversity, ecology and study methods, Vol 18.

Basson, L., Van As, L.L. and Van As, J.G. (in press) Ciliates. In: Poynton, S. (Ed). Aquaculture Parasitology: Global Impacts and Management. Part 1. Parasites of Economic Importance. Cab International, Oxfordshire, UK.

Smit, N.J. and Basson, L. 2018. Introduction: Parasites of freshwater fishes in Africa (Chapter 2). IN: Scholz, T., Gelnar, M., Kobíková, Z., Vanhove, M. & Smit, N.J. (Eds.) Guide to the parasites of African freshwater fishes. African freshwater fish parasites: diversity, ecology and study methods, Vol 18.

Woodley, N.E. and Swart, V.R. (In Press). 36. Vermileonidae (Wormlions). In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Sinclair, B.J., eds, Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Volume 2. Nematocerous Diptera and lower Brachycera. Suricata 5. Pretoria: SANBI Graphics & Editing, pp. 865–875.

 

Research Articles


2017


Adendorff, J., Jankielsohn, A., Louw, S.vdM. & Mohase, L. 2017. Alexin™ treated wheat varieties display different nodes of resistance to South African Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) biotypes. Bulletin of Entomological Research.

Badenhorst, H., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Louw, S.vdM. 2017. The effect of pollutants and agricultural practices on soil mesofaunal assemblages in central South Africa. African Entomology.  

Barkhuizen, L.M., Weyl, O.L.F & Van As, J.G. 2017.  An assessment of recreational bank angling in the Free State Province, South Africa. Water SA 43: 442-449.

Baron, S., Barrero, R.A., Black, A., Bellgard, M.I., Van Dalen, E.M.S. & Maritz-Olivier, C. 2017.  Differentially expressed genes in response to amitraz treatment suggests a proposed model of resistance to amitraz in R. decoloratus ticks. International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance.

Busschau, T., Conradie, W., Jordaan, A. & Daniels, S.R. 2017. Unmasking evolutionary diversity among two closely related South African legless skink species (Acontinae: Acontias) using molecular data. Zoology 121: 72-82.

Cook, C.A., Netherlands, E.C., Van As, J. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Two new species of Hepatozoon (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) parasitizing species of Philothamnus (Ophidia: Colubridae) from South Africa. Folia Parasitologica.

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2017. New data on oribatid mites of the family Suctobelbidae (Acari: Oribatida) from South Africa, with description of a species of the genus Suctobelbella. Biologia 72: 536-541.
Ermilov, S.G., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Khaustov, A.A. 2017. Two new species of the genus Ausoribula (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) associated with termitaries of South Africa. Acarologia 57: 643-650.

Ermilov, S.G., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Khaustov, A.A. 2017. Contribution to the knowledge of oribatid mites of the family Lohmanniidae (Acari, Oribatida). Systematic & Applied Acarology 22: 666-682.

Haddad, C.R. & Mbo, Z. 2017. A new species of the endemic South African spider genus Austrachelas (Araneae: Gallieniellidae) and first description of the male of A. bergi. Zootaxa 4323: 119-124.

Hoving, J.C., Cutler, A.J., Leeto, M., Horsnell, W.G.C., Dewals, B.G., Nieuwenhuizen, N.E. & Brombacher, F. 2017. Interleukin 13-mediated colitis in the absence of IL-4Rα signaling. Gut http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2016-313208.

Janion-Scheepers, C., Louw, S.vdM., et al. 2017. An overview of soil biota ecology in South Africa. African Entomology . 

Khaustov, A.A., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Ermilov, S.G. 2017. A new genus and two new species of Pygmephoridae (Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with Trinervitermes trinervoides (Isoptera: Termitidae) from South Africa. Systematics & Applied Acarology 22: 484-493.

Khaustov, A.A., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Ermilov, S.G. 2017. A new genus of the mite family Scutacaridae (Acvari: Heterostigmata) associated with associated with Trinervitermes trinervoides (Isoptera: Termitidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa 4258: 462-476.

Lindsay, K., Chase, M., Landen, K. & Nowak, K. 2017. The shared nature of Africa's elephants. Biological Conservation, 215: 260-267.

Martin, J. G., Pirotta, E., Petelle, M. B. & Blumstein, D. T. 2017. Genetic basis of between‐individual and within‐individual variance of docility. Journal of evolutionary biology, 30: 796-805.

Ndlovu, M., Cumming G. S. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2017. Body mass and pectoral muscle size changes in African waterfowl during moult. African Journal of Wildlife Research 47: 24–31.

Ndlovu, M., Hockey, P. A. R. & Cumming G.S. 2017. Geographic variation in factors that influence timing of moult and breeding in waterfowl. Zoology 121: 100–106.

Nowak, K., Wimberger, K., Hill, R.A., Richards, S.A. & le Roux, A. 2017. Samango monkeys (Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus) manage risk in a seasonal, heterogeneous landscape in Amathole Mountains, South Africa. International Journal of Primatology 38: 194-206.

Périquet, S. & le Roux, A. 2017. Seasonal patterns of habitat selection in the myrmecophagous bat-eared fox. African Journal of Ecology.

Renda, S. & le Roux, A. 2017. Sensory ecology of prey detection in the bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis). Behaviour 154: 227-240.

Řezáč, M., Krejčí, T., Goodacre, S., Haddad, C.R. & Řezáčová, V. 2017. Morphological and functional diversity of minor ampullate glands in spiders from the superfamily Amaurobioidea (Entelegynae: RTA clade). Journal of Arachnology 45: 198–208.

Smit, J., Pozo, R.A., Cusack, J.J., Nowak, K. & Jones, T. 2017. Using camera traps to study the age–sex structure and behaviour of crop-using elephants Loxodonta africana in Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania. Oryx 1-9.

Smith, J.E., Petelle, M.B., Jerome, E.L., Cristofari, H. & Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Oxytocin experiments shed light on mechanisms shaping prosocial and antisocial behaviors in non-human mammals. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57: 619-630.

Van As, L.L., Basson, L. & Van As, J.G.   2017.  Mobiline Peritrichs (Ciliophora) collected from the gills of African limpets.  Acta Protozoologica 56: 245-254.  

Van As, L.L, Smit, N.J. & Van As, J.G. 2017. Rediscovery of Chonopeltis meridionalis Fryer, 1964 (Crustacea: Branchiura) from Labeo rosae Steindachner, in the River Olifants, Mpumalanga, and the taxonomic status of C. victori Avenant-Oldewage, 1991 and C. koki Van As, 1992.  Systematic Parasitology 94: 797-807. DOI 10.1007/s11230-017-9737-1.

Vermeulen, M., Louw, S. vdM., Marais, G.J., Weeks, W.J., Swart, W.J. & Gryzenhout, M. 2017. Fungi associated with disease and weevil damage of Amaranthus cruentus in South Africa. Entomology .

Welch, R., Périquet, S., Petelle, M. & le Roux, A. 2017. Hunter or hunted? Perceptions of risk and reward in a small mesopredator. Journal of Mammalogy 98: 1531-1537.

Wimberger, K., Nowak, K. & Hill, R.A. 2017. Reliance on exotic plants by two groups of threatened samango monkeys, Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus, at their southern range limit. International Journal of Primatology 38: 151-171.



Conferences:

 

2017

Adendorff, J., Jankielsohn, A., Louw, S. vdM. & Mohase, L. 2017. Antioxidant enzymes in wheat play a role in Alexin™ mediated resistance in Russian wheat aphid. Paper delivered at the at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.Badenhorst, H., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Louw, S.vdM. 2017. The effect of pollutants and agricultural practices on soil mesofaunal practices. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of south Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Basson, L. & Swanepoel, P.J. 2017.  Diversity of fish parasites from a survey in the Phongola Floodplain. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.Booysen, R. & Haddad, C.R. 2017. A comparative study of the efficiency of the SANSA sampling protocol in determining non-acarine diversity during winter and summer in Western KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.Bopheka, L., Van As, J. & Van As, L.L. 2017. First record of a Trypanosoma species Austroglanis sclateri (Boulenger, 1901) from Sterkfontein Dam, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Botham, J. L., Swart, V. R., Bredenhand, E. & Haddad, C. R. 2017. Forest patch status and soil health indices along a topographical gradient within Afromontane grasslands. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of south Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Brink, S. 2017. Forensic Entomology: Are we operating at a silo mentality level? Paper delivered at the African Society of Forensic Medicine Congress, 6-10 March 2017.

Coertzen, J. & Fourie, DeV 2017. The dissemination of fungal pathogens on avocado trees in South Africa with reference to vector potential of insect pests. Paper delivered presented at the South African Avocado Growers Association research symposium, 2017, Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa.

Cook, C.A., Netherlands, E.C., Smit, N.J. & van As, J. 2017. Haemogregarine biodiversity parasitising snakes of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Cook, C.A., Netherlands, E.C., Smit, N.J. & van As, J. 2017. Reptiles of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a blood parasite’s paradise. Paper delivered for the Herpetological Association of Africa’s 13th Herpetological Conference, Bonamanzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

De Jager, G., Basson, L. & Van As, J.G.  2017.  The great American Trichodinid? Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

De Jager, G., Van Marwijk, J., Opperman, D.J., Basson, L. & Van As, J.G. 2017. Trichodina heterodentata Duncan, 1977 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) species description inferred from 18S rDNA sequenced and the evaluation of a possible species complex. Poster  presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Haddad, C.R., Foord, S.H., Lyle, R. & Lotz, L.N. 2017. SANSA - The state of our spiders: how far have we come and where are we going? Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Haddad, C.R., Pryke, J., Uys, C. & Larsen, N. 2017. Spider diversity of the Table Mountain National Park. Poster presented at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Edwards, G. & Haddad, C.R. 2017. Do specialist termitophagous Ammoxenus amphalodes (Ammoxenidae) show a preference for sand mounds of their prey, Hodotermes mossambicus (Hodotermitidae)? Poster presented at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Esterhuyze, M.M, Van Dalen, E.M.S.P & Brink, S.L. 2017.  A comparative study of ectoparasite tolerance between purebred Brahman (Bos indicus) Linnaeus, Sussex (Bos Taurus) Linnaeus and Brahman x Sussex crossbred cattle in the Free State, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), ), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Fourie, DeV, Schoeman, S. & Louw, S. vdM. 2017. Investigation of possible pyrethroid resistance development in two-spotted stinkbug, Bathycoelia distincta (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), on macadamia in South Africa. Paper delivered at Entomological Society of Southern Africa (ESSA 2017) National conference in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. 

Haddad, C.R. 2017. How important is understanding microhabitat preferences of spiders to exposing true patterns of biodiversity and distribution? Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Haddad, C.R., Ceccarelli, F.S., Ramírez, M.J. & Owen, C.A. 2017. The intertidal spider genus Amaurobioides (Araneae: Anyphaenidae) in the Afrotropical Region: revision, biogeography and new data on biology. Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Haddad, C.R., Foord, S.H., Lyle, R. & Lotz, L.N. 2017. SANSA - The state of our spiders: how far have we come and where are we going? Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa (Paper).

Hayes, P.M., Cranenburgh, T.S., Cook, R.T., Van As, J, Smit, N.J. & Lawton, S.P.  2017. Morphological and molecular insights into the diversity of filarial nematodes infecting lizards in South Africa. Morphological and molecular insights into the diversity of filarial nematodes infecting lizards in South Africa. Poster presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Janion-Scheepers, C. & Louw, S.vdM. 2017. A need for soil biota ecological function in southern Africa. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.
Jansen van Rensburg, C.  2017.  Nematode survey from one of Africa’s last unspoiled wildernesses.  Paper delivered at the 21st Nematode Society of Southern Africa (NSSA) symposium, Ballito, South Africa.

Kay, B.J., Swart, V.R., & van der Watt, E. 2017. Evaluation and comparison of plant extracts in the management of Lucilia spp. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Le Roux, A. & Hansen, M. 2017. Must science #fall for a real connection to be forged with society? Symposium organiser and paper delivered at Zoological Society of Southern Africa (ZSSA) conference, Pretoria.

Le Roux, A., Welch, R. & Renda, S. 2017. The sensory world of a large-eared canid. Paper delivered at International Mammalogical Conference (IMC) in Perth, Australia.

Lesenyeho, S.K. & van Dalen, E.M.S.P. 2017.  Resistance of the African blue tick (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus) to Macrocyclic Lactones in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Louw, S.vdM. 2017. Managing change in cropping system soils requires strategic thinking. Paper delivered at the at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Marais, A. & Van Dalen, E.M.S.P. 2017.  Identification of tick-borne diseases, Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina, spread by tick species on a farm in the Eastern Cape.  Poster presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Mitchell, D., Christison, K.W., Van As, L. L. & Vaughn, D.  2017.  Hexabothriid parasites from Rajidae species of South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Moeti, A.T., Brink, S.L. & Louw, S.vdM. 2017. Description of the life stages of beetles in the carrion ecosystem of the central Free State. Paper delivered at the at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Mofokeng, T.L, Cook, C.A., Van As, M., Netherlands, E.C. & Van As, J. 2017. The biology of a Haemococcidium parasitizing Pedioplanis burchelli (Sauria: Lacertidae), eastern Free State, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Ndou, Z.L., Swart, V.R., Henschel, J.R. & Louw, S. vdM. 2017. Brown locust outbreaks in the Karoo: historic records and a plan to understand the origins of outbreaks. Poster presented at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern ~Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Nyoka, N.W-K., Voua Otomo, P. & Prinsloo, G.J. 2017. Assessing the effects of biochar on the toxicity of the agrochemical imidacloprid on potworms (Enchytraeus albidus). Paper delivered at the 27th Annual Meeting Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Europe), Brussels, Belgium.

Pori, T., Ndlovu, M., Markus, M. & Govender, D. 2017. Avian Haemoparasite prevalence in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Pori, T., Ndlovu, M. Govender D., Markus, M. & Pierce, M. 2017.  Avian haemoparasite prevalence in Kruger national park, South Africa. Paper delivered at the 15th Annual Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza, South Africa.

Pottinger, M. & Van Dalen, E.M.S.P.  2017. The invasion of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) on a farm in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa. Poster presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Sebata, S., Haddad, C.R., Foord, S.H. & Fitzpatrick, M. 2017. Spiders and holistic management practices at Debshan Ranch, Shangani, Zimbabwe. Paper delivered at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Sebata, S., Haddad, C.R., Foord, S.H. & Fitzpatrick, M. 2017. Spiders and holistic management practices: Response of spider fauna to holistic planned grazing at a landscape scale at Debshan Ranch, Shanghani, Zimbabwe. 

Seetsi, A., Van As, J., Thekisoe, M.M.O., Leeto, M. 2017. Haemoparasite infections and relationship with adaptive immune responses in Afromontane lizards of the eastern Free State Province. Poster presented for the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park.

Smit, T., Louw, S. vdM. & Swart, V. R. 2017. Invasion of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) into vineyards along the lower Orange River, Northern Cape. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern ~Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Van As, J., Cook, C.A., Netherlands, E.C. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Sporogonic biology of Plasmodium intabazwe Van As, Cook, Netherlands and Smit 2016 in scale mites Ixodiderma inverta Lawrence, 1935 infesting crag lizards. Poster presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Van As, J.G. & Van As, L.L. 2017. The disjunct distribution of branchiuran fish parasites. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Van As, M., Van As, J., Cook, C.A. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Ticks as possible vectors of a Hepatozoon species (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) infecting wild African leopards, Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus, 1758), in South Africa. Poster presented at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Van As, L.L., Basson, L. & Van As, J.G. 2017.  Ciliophorans collected from a wide variety of hosts from the Okavango system, Botswana. Paper delivered at the 3rd International Congress on Parasites of Wildlife (ICPOW), hosted by the Parasitological Society of southern Africa (PARSA) held at the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Van der Merwe, S. S., Swart V.R., Bredenhand, E. & Haddad, C. R. 2017. Soil biota as bioindicators of erosion levels and fire disturbances in Afromontane grassland areas within the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Van Rooyen, A., Swart, V.R. & Moore, S. 2017. An ecological analysis of stinkbug and lepidopteran borer complexes associated with pecan and citrus orchards. Paper delivered at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.

Voua Otomo, P., Dioh Lobe, D.P. & Filser, J. 2017.  Avoidance behaviour of Enchytraeus albidus (Oligochaeta) after exposure to AgNPs and AgNO3 at fluctuating temperatures. Paper delivered at the 27th Annual Meeting Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Europe), Brussels, Belgium.

Whitehead, L., Swart, V.R. & Gryzenhout, M. 2017. DNA Barcoding of Aedes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Free State Province, South Africa. Poster presented at the Joint XIX Entomological Society of southern Africa (ESSA) and the 37th Zoological Society of southern Africa (ZSSA) Congress, July 2017 at Pretoria University, South Africa.
Whitehead, L. & Haddad, C.R. 2017. Effect of veld fire and road disturbances on the abundance and species richness of spiders associated with Hyparrhenia hirta grass tussocks. Poster presented at the 12th Colloquium of the African Arachnological Society, Goudini Spa and Resort, South Africa.

Chapters in Books:

2017


Woodley, N.E. & Swart, V.R. 2017. 36. Vermileonidae (wormlions). In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Sinclair, B.J., eds, Manual of Afrotropical Diptera. Volume 2. Nematocerous Diptera and lower Brachycera. Suricata 5. Pretoria: SANBI Graphics & Editing, 865–875 pp.


2015

GROBBELAAR A, VAN AS, LL, VAN AS JG and BUTLER HJB. 2015. Pathology of eye and brain of fish infected with diplostomids, Southern Africa African Zoology 2015: 1-6.

LOUW, S vdM. 2015. Amaranth, pp. 262–265. In: Prinsloo, GL and Uys, VM. (Eds).Insects of Cultivated Plants and Natural Pastures in Southern Africa Entomological Society of Southern Africa, Hatfield, South Africa.

LOUW, S vdM. 2015. Kenaf, pp. 294–296. In: Prinsloo, GL and Uys, VM (Eds).Insects of Cultivated Plants and Natural Pastures in Southern Africa. Entomological Society of Southern Africa, Hatfield, South Africa.

LOUW, S vdM. 2015. Pistachio, pp. 412-417. In: Prinsloo, GL and Uys, VM (Eds). Insects of Cultivated Plants and Natural Pastures in Southern Africa. Entomological Society of Southern Africa, Hatfield, South Africa.

MORAVEC, F and VAN AS, LL. 2015. Procamallanus (Procamallanus) spp. (Nematoda: Camallanidae) in fishes of the Okavango River, Botswana, including the description of P. (P.) pseudolaeviconchus n. sp. parasitic in Clarias spp. (Clariidae) from Botswana and Egypt. Systematic Parasitology, 90: 137-149.

MORAVEC, F and VAN AS, LL. 2015. Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) spp. (Nematoda: Camallanidae) from fishes of the Okavango River, Botswana, including P. (S.) serranochromis n. sp. parasitic in Serranochromis spp. (Cichlidae). Systematic Parasitology, 90: 152-164.

MORAVEC, F and VAN AS, LL. 2015. Studies on some spirurids (Nematoda: Spirurida) from fishes of the Okavango River, Botswana. Systematic Parasitology 91: 119-138.

MORAVEC, F and VAN AS, LL. 2015. Studies on ascaridid, oxyurid and enoplid nematodes (Nematoda: Spirurida) from fishes of the Okavango River, Botswana. Folia Parasitologica 62: 039 doi: 10.14411/fp.2015.039

VAN AS, LL and VAN AS, JG. 2015. Branchiuran parasites (Crustacea: Branchiura) from fishes in the Okavango (Botswana) and Zambezi (Namibia) Systems. African Journal of Aquatic Sciences 40: 9-20. (review paper)

2014

GROBBELAAR, A, VAN AS, LL, BUTLER, HJB and VAN AS, JG. 2014. Ecology of diplostomid (Trematoda: Digenea) infection in freshwater fish in Southern Africa. African Zoology: 49: 222-232.

HADDAD, CR. 2014. A revision of the endemic South African sac spider genus Lessertina Lawrence, 1942 (Araneae: Eutichuridae). Zootaxa 3873: 82–92.

LOUW, S vdM et al. 2014. The unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 110 (5/6), Art. #a0064, 4 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/sajs.2014/a0064.

RAMÍREZ, MJ, GRISMADO, CJ, LABARQUE, FM, IZQUIERDO, MA, LEDFORD, JM, MILLER, JA, HADDAD, CR and GRISWOLD, CE. 2014. The morphology and relationships of the walking mud spiders of the genus Cryptothele(Araneae: Zodariidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 253: 382–393.

WESOLOWSKA, W and HADDAD, CR. 2014. An overview of the jumping spiders of Lesotho (Araneae: Salticidae), with descriptions of six new species. African Invertebrates 55: 229–268.

Wiid, RE and Butler, HJB. 2014. Population management of rock hyraxes (Procavia capensis) in residential areas. Pest. Manag. Sci.. doi: 10.1002/ps.3840

2013

DIPPENAAR-SCHOEMAN, AS, VAN DEN BERG, AM, HADDAD, CR and LYLE, R. 2013. Current knowledge of spiders in South African agroecosystems (Arachnida, Araneae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 68: 57–74.

DIPPENAAR-SCHOEMAN, AS, VAN DEN BERG, AM, LYLE, R, HADDAD, CR, FOORD, SH en LOTZ, L.N. 2013. Die diversiteit van Suid-Afrikaanse spinnekoppe (Arachnida: Araneae): dokumentering van ‘n nasionale opname. Tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns 32(#375) : 1–7.

FOURIE, R, HADDAD, CR, DIPPENAAR-SCHOEMAN, AS and GROBLER, A. 2013. Ecology of the plant-dwelling spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve, South Africa. Koedoe 55(#1113) : 1–9.

HADDAD, CR. 2013. A revision of the continental species of Copa Simon, 1885 (Araneae:Corinnidae) in the Afrotropical Region. ZooKeys 276: 1–37.

HADDAD, CR. 2013. A revision of the ant-like sac spider genus Apochinomma Pavesi, 1881 (Araneae: Corinnidae) in the Afrotropical Region. Journal of Natural History 47: 2493–2529.

HADDAD, CR. 2013. Taxonomic notes on the spider genus Messapus Simon, 1898 (Araneae, Corinnidae), with the description of the new genera Copuetta and Wasaka and the first cladistic analysis of Afrotropical Castianeirinae.Zootaxa 3688: 1–79.

HADDAD, CR, DIPPENAAR-SCHOEMAN, AS, FOORD, SH, LOTZ, LN and LYLE, R. 2013. The faunistic diversity of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Grassland Biome in South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa68: 97–122.

HADDAD, CR and BOSMANS, R. 2013. Synonymy of the North African spider genus Castanilla Caporiacco, 1936 with Micaria Westring, 1851 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 3734: 397–399.

HADDAD, CR and WESOLOWSKA, W. 2013. Additions to the jumping spider fauna of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). Genus 24: 459–501.

KRÁL, J, KORÍNKOVÁ, T, KRKAVCOVÁ, L, MUSILOVÁ, J, ÁVILA HERRERA, IM, FORMAN, M, VÍTKOVÁ, M, HADDAD, CR, HEDIN, M, HENRIQUES, S and PALACIOS VARGAS, JG. 2013. Evolution of karyotype, sex chromosomes, and meiosis in mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109 : 377–408.

NEETHLING, JA and HADDAD, CR. 2013. Arboreal spider assemblages associated with four tree species in the Grassland Biome of central South Africa (Arachnida: Araneae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 68 : 123–131.

WESOLOWSKA, W and HADDAD, CR. 2013. New data on the jumping spiders of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). African Invertebrates 54 : 177–240.

2012

HADDAD, CR. 2012. A revision of the spider genus Echinax Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001 (Araneae: Corinnidae) in the Afrotropical Region. Zootaxa 3450: 33–61.

HADDAD, CR. 2012. A revision of the Afrotropical spider genus Cambalida Simon, 1909 (Araneae: Corinnidae). ZooKeys 234: 67–119.

HADDAD, CR and LOUW, S vdM. 2012. A redescription of Merenius alberti Lessert, 1923 (Araneae: Corinnidae), with remarks on colour polymorphism and its relationship to ant models. African Invertebrates 53: 571–591.

ŠTÁHLAVSKÝ, F, KRÁL, J, HARVEY, MS and HADDAD, CR. 2012. The first cytogenetic characterisation of atemnids: pseudoscorpions with the highest chromosome numbers (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Cytogenetic and Genome Research 137: 22–30.

2010

PETERS H, VAN AS, LL and BASSON, L. 2010. Binary Fission, Telotroch Formation and Conjugation in Mantoscyphidia Jankowski, 1980 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia). Acta Protozoologica, 49: 61-74.

NEUMANN, FH, SCOTT, L, BOUSMAN, CB and VAN AS LL. 2010. A Holocene sequence of vegetation changes at Lake Eteza, coastal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 162: 39-53.

REED, C, BASSON, L and VAN AS, LL. 2010. New myxosporeans (Myxozoa: Bivalvulida) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana. The European Association of Fish Pathologist. 30 : 137-145.


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