Vladimir Gusarov

Associate professor
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Phone +47 22851703
Room 309, Zoological Museum
Visiting address Tøyen Sars' gate 1
Postal address Natural History Museum University of Oslo NCB - National Centre for Biosystematics P.O. Box 1172 Blindern NO-0318 Oslo

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  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2018). Phylogeny of the Family Staphylinidae Based on Molecular Data: A Review., In Oliver Betz; Ulrich Irmler & Jan Klimaszewski (ed.),  Biology of Rove Beetles (Staphylinidae). Life History, Evolution, Ecology and Distribution..  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-70255-1.  2.  s 7 - 25
  • Makarov, K.V.; Gusarov, Vladimir; Makarova, O.L.; Bizin, M.S. & Nekhaeva, A.A. (2018). The first data on beetles (Coleoptera) of the High Arctic Shokalsky Island (Kara Sea). Russian Entomological Journal.  ISSN 0132-8069.  27(4), s 387- 398 . doi: 10.15298/rusentj.27.4.06
  • Støa, Bente; Halvorsen, Rune; Mazzoni, Sabrina & Gusarov, Vladimir (2018). Sampling bias in presence-only data used for species distribution modelling: theory and methods for detecting sample bias and its effects on models.. Sommerfeltia.  ISSN 0800-6865.  38, s 1- 53 . doi: 10.2478/som-2018-0001
  • Struck, Torsten H; Feder, Jeffrey L.; Bendiksby, Mika; Birkeland, Siri; Cerca De Oliveira, Josè; Gusarov, Vladimir; Kistenich, Sonja; Larsson, Karl-Henrik; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Nowak, Michael; Stedje, Brita; Bachmann, Lutz & Dimitrov, Dimitar (2017). Finding Evolutionary Processes Hidden in Cryptic Species. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.  ISSN 0169-5347.  33(3), s 153- 163 . doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.11.007 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2016). The importance of tracking introduced species: nine synonyms of Atheta (Dimetrotina) pasadenae Bernhauer, 1906 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae). Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  4066(4), s 390- 398 . doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4066.4.2
  • Osswald, Judith; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2013). Molecular phylogeny of the beetle tribe Oxypodini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Systematic Entomology.  ISSN 0307-6970.  38(3), s 507- 522 . doi: 10.1111/syen.12011
  • Elven, Hallvard; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2012). Molecular phylogeny of the Athetini-Lomechusini-Ecitocharini clade of aleocharine rove beetles (Insecta). Zoologica Scripta.  ISSN 0300-3256.  41(6), s 617- 636 . doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00553.x
  • Epp, Laura; Boessenkool, Sanne; Bellemain, Eva; Haile, James; Esposito, Alfonso; Riaz, Tiayyba; Erséus, Christer; Gusarov, Vladimir; Edwards, Mary E.; Johnsen, Arild; Stenøien, Hans K.; Hassel, Kristian; Kauserud, Håvard; Yoccoz, Nigel; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Willerslev, Eske; Taberlet, Pierre; Coissac, Eric & Brochmann, Christian (2012). New environmental metabarcodes for analysing soil DNA: potential for studying past and present ecosystems. Molecular Ecology.  ISSN 0962-1083.  21(8), s 1821- 1833 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05537.x
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2011). ATHETINI Casey, 1910 and GEOSTIBINA Seevers, 1978 (Insecta, Coleoptera, STAPHYLINIDAE, ALEOCHARINAE): proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.  ISSN 0007-5167.  68(1), s 54- 60
  • Elven, Hallvard; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2010). Phylogeny of the tribe Athetini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  ISSN 1055-7903.  57(1), s 84- 100 . doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.05.023
  • Maruyama, Munetoshi; Klimaszewski, Jan & Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Osakatheta yasukoae, a new intertidal genus and species of athetine rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Japan. Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  (1683), s 39- 50
  • Ashe, James S. & Gusarov, Vladimir (2004). Review of the genus Sableta Casey, 1910 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae: Athetini). Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  (745), s 1- 15
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2004). A revision of the Nearctic species of the genus Halobrecta Thomson, 1858 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) with notes on some Palaearctic species of the genus. Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  (746), s 1- 25
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2004). A revision of the genus Lypoglossa Fenyes, 1918 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  (747), s 1- 36
  • Gusarov, Vladimir & Makranczy, Gyorgy (2004). Yosiityphlus Sawada, 1971, a new synonym of Thinobius Kiesenwetter, 1844 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Zootaxa.  ISSN 1175-5326.  (748), s 1- 4

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  • Pethiyagoda, R; Prathapan, K.D.; Bawa, K.S.; Raven, P.H.; Priyadarsanan, D.R. & Gusarov, Vladimir (2018). When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research. Science.  ISSN 0036-8075.  360(6396), s 1405- 1406 . doi: 10.1126/science.aat9844
  • Struck, Torsten H; Feder, Jeffrey L.; Bendiksby, Mika; Birkeland, Siri; Cerca De Oliveira, Josè; Gusarov, Vladimir; Kistenich, Sonja; Larsson, Karl-Henrik; Liow, Lee Hsiang; Nowak, Michael; Stedje, Brita; Bachmann, Lutz & Dimitrov, Dimitar (2018). Cryptic Species – More Than Terminological Chaos: A Reply to Heethoff. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.  ISSN 0169-5347.  33(5), s 310- 312 . doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.02.008
  • Gusarov, Vladimir; Makranczy, Gyorgy & Tronquet, Marc (2015). Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae. New synonym., In Ivan Loebl & D. Loebl (ed.),  Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Hydrophyloidea - Staphylinoidea. Revised and updated edition. Volume 1.  Brill Academic Publishers.  ISBN 978-90-04-30276-1.  Section in the book.  s 21 - 21
  • Glenndal, Svein Gunnar; Kumar, Rituvesh; Olsen, Stein Alexander; Nilssen, Arne Claus; Søli, Geir Einar Ellefsen; Hårsaker, Karstein; Moe, Kirsti Sørgaard; Djursvoll, Per; Gusarov, Vladimir; Aarvik, Leif; Frafjord, Karl & Kjærandsen, Jostein (2014). MusitEntomologi - entomologidatabasen, Universitetsmuseenes samlingsdatabaser - versjon 2.0.0.
  • Elven, Hallvard; Gusarov, Vladimir & Bachmann, Lutz (2013). Molecular phylogeny of the rove beetle tribes Athetini, Geostibini, and Lomechusini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae).
  • Elven, Hallvard; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2010). Disentangling the Athetini/Lomechusini knot. Molecular markers resolve relationships between the two largest aleocharine tribes (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
  • Osswald, Judith; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2010). First insight into phylogeny of the aleocharine tribe Oxypodini Thomson, 1859.
  • Osswald, Judith; Bachmann, Lutz & Gusarov, Vladimir (2010). Towards a molecular phylogeny of the Aleocharine tribe Oxypodini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
  • Støa, Bente & Gusarov, Vladimir (2010). Den norske insekt-rødlista 2010 og 2015: bruk av stedfestede artsdata for objektiv evaluering av truethet.
  • Elven, Hallvard & Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Phylogeny of the tribe Athetini Casey, 1910: results and challenges.
  • Elven, Hallvard & Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Tribe Athetini Casey, 1910: The phylogeny of a very challenging beetle group.
  • Epp, Laura; Boessenkool, Sanne; Bellemain, Eva; Esposito, Alfonso; Gusarov, Vladimir; Johnsen, Arild; Kauserud, Håvard; Brysting, Anne Krag; Stenøien, Hans; Willerslev, Eske; Coissac, Eric; Taberlet, Pierre & Brochmann, Christian (2009). BarFrost – A new project for reconstructing past ecosystems by barcoding DNA from permafrost.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Homologies in the internal structures of the aleocharine (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) aedeagus: how widespread?.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Naturmangfoldsmodellering, med insekteksempler.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Norwegian insect diversity: what we know and what we do not know. Introduction.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Staphylinids of the East African sky islands.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2009). Taksonomiske utfordringer.
  • Elven, Hallvard & Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Phylogeny of the tribe Athetini Casey, 1910 and its position in the subfamily Aleocharinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
  • Elven, Hallvard & Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Phylogeny of the tribe Athetini Casey, 1910 and its position in the subfamily Aleocharinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Entomologisk kunnskapstatus i Norge - og hvordan øke denne?.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Reproductive barriers on the beach: Speciation in the genus Aegialites Mannerheim (Coleoptera: Salpingidae).
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). The Southern Appalachians as a biodiversity hotspot and a natural laboratory to study speciation (of staphylinid beetles, of course) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
  • Støa, Bente & Gusarov, Vladimir (2008). Økologisk nisjemodellering og utbredelsespredikering av norske rødlistede insektarter; bruk av stedfestede artsfunn for en objektiv evaluering av rødlistestatus.
  • Elven, Hallvard & Gusarov, Vladimir (2007). Phylogeny of the tribe Athetini Casey, 1910: a combined morphological/molecular approach.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2007). A review of Nearctic leptotyphlines (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Leptotyphlinae). Using ecological niche modelling to predict geographical distributions of leptotyphlines in America north of Mexico.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2007). Local endemics of the southern Appalachian “sky islands”: Do all groups of staphylinid beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) fit the same distribution pattern?.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2006). 1+1+1+1=4? or 5? or 6?.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2006). Molecular phylogeny of Athetini: progress report and call for specimens suitable for DNA work.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2006). Where are the Nearctic leptotyphlines (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Leptotyphlinae) and the obscure art of soil flotation?.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2005). Fooling with Lee’s catalogue. Show summary
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2005). Modeling the distribution of Lypoglossa (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae).
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2005). Phylogeny and classification of the staphylinid beetle tribe Athetini with particular reference to Holarctic taxa.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2005). The amazing diversity of Staphylinid beetle.
  • Gusarov, Vladimir (2004). Revision of the tribe Athetini (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) of America north of Mexico: preliminary results.

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Published May 31, 2011 9:17 AM - Last modified Oct. 25, 2013 10:44 AM