Scientific publications

Articles published in peer reviewed scientific journals, written by members of BINCO during one of our projects.

Pett B. L. 2023. Castianeira swiftay sp. nov., a new species of ant-mimicking spider from Costa Rica, and further new records of castianeirines from Central America. Zootaxa, vol. 5389, no. 3, pp. 396-400.
Pett BL. 2023. A new species of Castianeira (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae) from central South America. Arachnology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 936-939, 4.
Jamie GA & Jones SE.I. 2023. Willcocks’s Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi inspecting a Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus nest in Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Bulletin of the African Bird Club, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 220-223.
Pett B, Iyomi D & Mbende M 2023. Myrmarachnini (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae: Astioida) of Salonga National Park, D.R. Congo, with description of a new species and two new species records. Arthropoda Selecta, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 466-473, doi: 10.15298/arthsel.32.4.11.
Klimov PB, Kolesnikov VB, Demard EP, Stinson CS, Merckx J, Duarte MV, Pedroso LGA, Khaustov AA, Myers-Hansen JL, Wäkers FL & Vangansbeke D 2023. Going Asexual: A Survey of Mites of the Genus Thyreophagus (Acari: Acaridae) Revealing a Large Number of New Parthenogenetic Species in the Holarctic Region. Life, vol. 13, doi: 10.3390/life13112168.
van Berkel T, Dahms T, Mbende M, Loota JB & Jocqué M 2023. Detection of Bonobos (Pan Paniscus) in Tropical Rainforest Canopies Using Drone-Based Thermal Imaging: A First Step Towards Accurately Estimating Population Sizes?. International Journal of Primatology, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 240-244, doi: 10.1007/s10764-022-00334-7.
Escobar-Toledo J & Pett BL 2023. Contributions to knowledge of two-tailed spiders of Madagascar, with first description of the female of Hersilia moheliensis Foord & Dippenaar-Schoemann, 2006 (Araneae: Hersiliidae). Arachnology, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 788-791, doi: 10.13156/arac.2023.19.5.788.
Sherwood D, Nadal MF & Pett BL 2023. One step forward and two steps back: on three jumping spiders described by H. D. Badcock deposited in the Natural History Museum, London, and two species newly recorded for Argentina (Araneae: Salticidae). Peckhamia, vol. 298, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.8006064.
Van Roie M, D’Hont A, Konstantinov A & Furth D 2023. Types of Cuyabasa Bechyné, Palmaraltica Bechyné and Rhynchasphaera Bechyné (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini: Oedionychina) of the Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, with keys to species and descriptions of genitalia, and new combinations for species transferred to the oedionychine genus Walterianella Bechyné. Zootaxa, vol. 5318, no. 1, pp. 67-82, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5318.1.3.
Van Roie M, Clark S, Konstantinov A, Furth D & Linzmeier AM 2023. A paradox indeed: description of genitalia and clarification of the subtribal classification of Pachyonychis paradoxus Clark and Pachyonychus paradoxus Melsheimer (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Zootaxa, vol. 5227, no. 1, pp. 127-136, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5227.1.6.
Martin TE, Bennett GC, Fairbairn A & Mooers AO 2023. ‘Lost’ taxa and their conservation implications. Animal Conservation, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 14-24, doi: 10.1111/acv.12788.
Jocque M & Garrison R 2022. Dragonflies of Cusuco National Park, Honduras; checklist, new country records and the description of a new species of Palaemnema Selys, 1860 (Odonata: Platystictidae). Zootaxa, vol. 5188, no. 5, pp. 453-476, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5188.5.3.
van Berkel T, Emsens WJ, Eam SU, Simoes S, Puls S, Rin N, Kimsan L & Jocqué M 2022. Correction to: Population density, habitat use and activity patterns of endangered hog deer in Cambodia. Mammal Research, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 413-414, doi: 10.1007/s13364-022-00624-8.
Gupta SK, Kumar A, van Berkel T, Emsens WJ, Singh B, Puls S, Rin N & Jocque M 2022. Genetic Analysis Reveals a Distinct Lineage of Hog Deer (Axis porcinus) in Kratie Province, Cambodia. Journal of Heredity, vol. 113, no. 4, pp. 444-452, doi: 10.1093/jhered/esac017.
Perger R, Rubio GD & Pett BL 2022. Grismadox elsneri sp. nov. a new species of ant-resembling sac spider from the Bolivian orocline, with indirect evidence of species-specific mimicry (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae). Zootaxa, vol. 5168, no. 4, pp. 441-450, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5168.4.4.
Pett BL 2022. Two new species of dark sac spiders of the genus Patelloceto Lyle & Haddad, 2010 (Trachelidae) from Kenya. Arachnology, vol. 19, no. sp1, pp. 224-228, doi: 10.13156/arac.2022.19.sp1.224.
Sherwood D & Pett B 2022. Mouse spiders in the humid Chaco: two new species of Actinopus Perty, 1833 from Paraguay (Araneae: Actinopodidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, vol. 41, pp. 75-81.
Moravec J, Wiesner J & Jocqué M 2022. New or rare Madagascar tiger beetles—26. A new species of the genus Pogonostoma Klug from northwestern Madagascar and a revised key to the Pogonostoma (P.) srnkai species-group (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Zootaxa, vol. 5169, pp. 165-176, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5169.2.4.
Konstantinov AS, Van Roie M, Furth D, Clark SM & Riley EG 2022. Flea beetles of the West Indies: Subtribe Oedionychina Chapuis 1875, key to genera, new combinations, synonymy, checklist, and description of new genera and species (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini). Journal of Insect Biodiversity, vol. 33, no. 1, doi: 10.12976/jib/2022.33.1.1.
Scheers K & Thomaes A 2022. A preliminary checklist of the minute diving beetles of Belize (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini). .
Perger R & Pett BL 2022. Mazax akephaloi sp. nov.—a new Neotropical spider species resembling ‘headless’ Ectatomma ants (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae). Zootaxa, vol. 5150, no. 4, pp. 579-590, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5150.4.6.
Ortega-Salas H, González-Soriano E & Jocque M 2022. Untangling the waterfall damsels: a review of the Mesoamerican genus Paraphlebia Selys in Hagen, 1861 (Odonata: Thaumatoneuridae) with descriptions of 11 new species. Zootaxa, vol. 5089, no. 1, pp. 1-66, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5089.1.1.
van Berkel T, Emsens WJ, Eam SU, Simoes S, Puls S, Rin N, Kimsan L & Jocqué M 2022. Population density, habitat use and activity patterns of endangered hog deer in Cambodia. Mammal Research, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 311-316, doi: 10.1007/s13364-022-00619-5.
Pett BL & Rabemananjara PB 2022. A new species of Copa (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae) from dry forests in the north west of Madagascar. Zootaxa, vol. 5115, no. 2, pp. 281-287, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5115.2.7.
Döker I, Vangansbeke D & Merckx J 2022. New records of phytoseiid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae) in Belgium with an identification key to Belgian species. Acarologia, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 1070-1083, doi: 10.24349/yshq-dgl8.
Dufourq E, Batist C, Foquet R & Durbach I 2022. Passive acoustic monitoring of animal populations with transfer learning. Ecological Informatics, vol. 70, pp. 101688, doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2022.101688.
Jocqué R, Jocque M & Mbende M 2022. A new Cangoderces (Araneae, Telemidae) from DR Congo, the first telemid from Central Africa. Zootaxa, vol. 5162, no. 4, pp. 430-438, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5162.4.7.
Pett BL, Rubio GD & Perger R 2022. Grismadox gen. nov., a new Neotropical genus of ant-resembling spiders (Araneae, Corinnidae, Castianeirinae), including the description of two new species from Bolivia and Paraguay. Zoosystematics and Evolution, vol. 98, no. 1, pp. 1-11, doi: 10.3897/zse.98.76677.
Olivieira de Almeida JP, Kerkhof S, Dekoninck W & Van Roie M 2021. An overview of the moth (Insecta: Lepidoptera) type material in the Fastré collection at the RBINS. Bulletin de la Société royale belge d'entomologie, vol. 157, no. 2-3, pp. 171-175.
Martin T, Jones S, Hoskins H, McCann N, Batke S, Kelly D, Kolby J, Downing R, Zelaya S, Green S, Lonsdale G, Brown T, Waters S, Rodríguez-Vásquez F, McCravy K, D'Souza M, Crace D, Nunez-Mino J, Haelewaters D & Reid N 2021. A review of the ecological value of Cusuco National Park: an urgent call for conservation action in a highly threatened Mesoamerican cloud forest. JOURNAL OF MESOAMERICAN BIOLOGY, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 6-50.
Mittermeier J, Wright D, Benjara A, Colyn R, Gardner B, Jocqué M, Kemp L, Roland A, Slootmaekers D & Roland LA 2021. A rapid avifaunal survey of the Mahimborondro Protected Area, northern Madagascar. .
Nunes MS, Falconer K, Jelić D, Martin TE, Kučinić M & Jocque M 2021. The value of eco-volunteer projects for biodiversity conservation-butterfly monitoring in Krka National Park (Croatia) with an updated checklist. Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity.
Santos-Silva A, Van Roie M & Jocqué M 2021. Longhorned woodboring beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Cusuco National Park, Honduras: new species, new records, and revalidation. European Journal of Taxonomy, vol. 764, doi: 10.5852/ejt.2021.764.1469.
Bronne L, Delcourt J & Van den Neucker T 2021. Yet another carnivorous semi-slug found in Belgium: Daudebardia rufa (Draparnaud, 1805) (Gastropoda: Oxychilidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology, vol. 151, doi: 10.26496/bjz.2021.88.
Rodrigues P, Dorresteijn I, Guilherme JL, Hanspach J, De Beenhouwer M, Hylander K, Bekele B, Senbeta F, Fischer J & Nimmo D 2021. Predicting the impacts of human population growth on forest mammals in the highlands of southwestern Ethiopia. Biological Conservation, vol. 256, pp. 109046, doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109046.
Bouyer T, Drumont A, Roland LARD, Slootmaekers D, Pirkl J, Mittermeier JC, Wright DR & Jocque M 2021. Notes on a small collection of Prioninae from North-East Madagascar with the description of a new Schizodontus Quentin & Villiers, 1974 (Cerambycidae, Closterini). Zootaxa, vol. 4964, no. 1, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4964.1.11.
Etana B, Atickem A, Tsegaye D, Bekele A, De Beenhouwer M, Hundera K, Lens L, Fashing PJ & Stenseth NC 2021. Traditional shade coffee forest systems act as refuges for medium- and large-sized mammals as natural forest dwindles in Ethiopia. Biological Conservation, vol. 260, pp. 109219, doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109219.
Jocqué R & Jocque M 2021. A new species of Katableps (Araneae: Lycosidae) from a remnant forest patch on Madagascar. Arachnology, vol. 18, no. 9, doi: 10.13156/arac.2021.18.9.1013.
Jocqué M, Slootmakers D, Wellens S, Roland LA, Mittermeier J & Wright D 2020. Notes on some collections of dragonflies from northern Madagascar. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.4746222.
Bronne L & Van Den Neucker T 2020. The carnivorous semi-slug Daudebardia brevipes (Gastropoda: Oxychilidae) in Belgium: an overlooked native species?. Belgian Journal of Zoology, vol. 150, doi: 10.26496/bjz.2020.81.
Scheers K 2020. Anthrenus angustefasciatus (Ganglbauer, 1904) (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), newly recorded for Belgium. Bulletin van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Entomologie = Bulletin de la Société royale belge d'entomologie, vol. 156, no. 2, pp. 137-141.
Scheers K & Thomaes A 2020. The genus Thermonectus Dejean, 1833 in Belize (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Bulletin van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Entomologie = Bulletin de la Société royale belge d'entomologie, vol. 156, pp. 52-57.
Pett BL & Jocqué R 2020. Description of two new species of Xevioso (Araneae: Phyxelididae) from Southern Africa, with the northernmost localities for the genus. European Journal of Taxonomy, no. 636, doi: 10.5852/ejt.2020.636.
Jones SEI, Jamie GA, Sumbane E & Jocque M 2020. The avifauna, conservation and biogeography of the Njesi Highlands in northern Mozambique, with a review of the country’s Afromontane birdlife. Ostrich, vol. 91, no. 1, pp. 45-56, doi: 10.2989/00306525.2019.1675795.
Mertens JEJ, Emsens WJ, Jocqué M, Geeraert L & De Beenhouwer M 2020. From natural forest to coffee agroforest: implications for communities of large mammals in the Ethiopian highlands. Oryx, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 715-722, doi: 10.1017/S0030605318000844.
Scheers K, Boets P, Abeel T & Van den Neucker T 2020. First records of alien crayfish of the Procambarus acutus species complex in Belgium. BioInvasions Records, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 562-569, doi: 10.3391/bir.2020.9.3.11.
Jocqué R & Henrard A 2020. Three new species of the genus Ranops (Araneae: Zodariidae) from southern Africa. Zootaxa, vol. 4899, no. 1, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4899.1.10.
Delabye S, Maicher V, Sáfián S, Potocký P, Mertens J, Przybyłowicz Ł, Murkwe M, Kobe I, Fokam E, Janeček Š & Tropek R 2020. First records of 31 species of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) in Cameroon, with remarks on their elevational ranges. Biodiversity Data Journal, vol. 8, pp. e50543, doi: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e50543.
Mittermeier J, Sandvig E & Jocqué M 2019. Surveys in 2018 along the Mekong River, northern Kratie province, Cambodia, indicate a decade of declines in populations of threatened bird species. BirdingAsia, vol. 32, pp. 80-89.
Batsleer F, Portelli E, Borg JJ, Kiefer A, Veith M & Dekeukeleire D 2019. Maltese Bats Show Phylogeographic Affiliation with North-Africa : Implications for Conservation. Hystrix - Italian Journal of Mammology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 172-177.
Jocqué M, Wiesner J & Stock W 2019. Tiger beetle (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) records from Kratie Province, Cambodia, with three new country records and an updated checklist for Cambodia. pp. 2-6.
van Berkel T, Sumbane E, Jones SEI & Jocque M 2019. A mammal survey of the Serra Jeci Mountain Range, Mozambique, with a review of records from northern Mozambique’s inselbergs. African Zoology, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 31-42, doi: 10.1080/15627020.2019.1583081.
Van Opstal M, Oosterlynck B, Belay M, Erens J & De Beenhouwer M 2019. First assessment of bird diversity in the UNESCO Sheka Forest Biosphere Reserve, southwestern Ethiopia: species richness, distribution and potential for avian conservation. Journal of Threatened Taxa, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 13850-13867, doi: 10.11609/jott.4726.11.7.13850-13867.
Couri MS, Jordaens K, Geeraert L, Matheus R & Vieira-Araújo AP 2019. Ethiopian muscids (Diptera, Muscidae) egg-carriers of Stylogaster Macquart (Diptera, Conopidae). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, vol. 91, no. 3, pp. e20180901, doi: 10.1590/0001-3765201920180901.
Van de Vijver E, Landschoot S, Van Roie M, Temmerman F, Dillen J, De Ceuleners K, Smagghe G, De Baets B & Haesaert G 2019. Inter- and Intrafield Distribution of Cereal Leaf Beetle Species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Belgian Winter Wheat. Environmental Entomology, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 276-283, doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz002.
Jocqué R, Jocque M, Stock W, Rin N & Henrard A 2019. The new Southeast Asian genus Cambonilla gen. nov. (Zodariidae, Araneae): ‘bis repetita placent’. European Journal of Taxonomy, no. 501, doi: 10.5852/ejt.2019.501.
Pett BL & Bailey JJ 2019. Ghost‐busting: patch occupancy and habitat preferences of \textlessspan style="font-variant:small-caps;"\textgreater Ocyale ghost \textless/span\textgreater (Araneae: Lycosidae), a single site endemic in north‐western Madagascar. Austral Entomology, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 875-885, doi: 10.1111/aen.12425.
Geeraert L, Aerts R, Jordaens K, Dox I, Wellens S, Couri M, Berecha G & Honnay O 2019. Intensification of Ethiopian coffee agroforestry drives impoverishment of the Arabica coffee flower visiting bee and fly communities. Agroforestry Systems, vol. 93, no. 5, pp. 1729-1739, doi: 10.1007/s10457-018-0280-0.
Van Roie M, De Wint F, Güngor A, Huyghe C, Dekoninck W & Sekerka L 2019. An annotated checklist of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) from El Salvador, with additions from the Bechyné collection in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. ZooKeys, vol. 856, pp. 137-196, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.856.32017.
Jocqué M, Geeraert L & Jones S 2018. Odonata from highlands in Niassa, Mozambique, with two new country records. vol. 9, pp. 72-77, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1481085.
Merckx J, Van Roie M, Gómez-Zurita J & Dekoninck W 2018. From theory to practice: a photographic inventory of museum collections to optimize collection management. Biodiversity Informatics, vol. 13, doi: 10.17161/bi.v13i0.7036.
Jocqué R & Henrard A 2018. A revision of the genus Cicynethus Simon, 1910 (Araneae, Zodariidae), a tale of colour patterns. European Journal of Taxonomy, no. 465, doi: 10.5852/ejt.2018.465.
Janssens SB, Ballings P, Mertens A & Dessein S 2018. A new endemic Impatiens species on Mount Gorongosa (Mozambique) demonstrates the conservation importance of montane areas in Africa. Phytotaxa, vol. 333, no. 1, pp. 73, doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.333.1.5.
Santos-Silva A, Mal N, Van Roie M & Jocqué M 2018. A new species of Derobrachus Audinet-Serville, 1832 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae) from a cloud forest in Honduras. Zootaxa, vol. 4422, no. 3, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4422.3.5.
Jocque M, Wellens S, Andrianarivosoa JD, Rakotondraparany F, The Seing S & Jocqué R 2017. A new species of Ocyale (Araneae, Lycosidae) from Madagascar, with first observations on the biology of a representative in the genus. European Journal of Taxonomy, no. 355, doi: 10.5852/ejt.2017.355.
Vanderhaegen K & Jocqué R 2017. A new Afromontane species of the ant-eating spider genus Dusmadiores and description of the male of D. deserticola (Araneae: Zodariidae). Zootaxa, vol. 4318, no. 3, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4318.3.7.
Mertens J, Van Roie M, Merckx J & Dekoninck W 2017. The use of low cost compact cameras with focus stacking functionality in entomological digitization projects. ZooKeys, vol. 712, pp. 141-154, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.712.20505.
Mertens J, Jocque M, Geeraert L & De Beenhouwer M 2016. Newly discovered populations of the Ethiopian endemic and endangered Afrixalus clarkei Largen, implications for conservation. ZooKeys, vol. 565, pp. 141-146, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.565.7114.
De Beenhouwer M, Mertens J & Habtamu T 2016. Camera trap observation of crested rat ( Lophiomys imhausi , Muroidea: Rodentia) in Belete‐Gera montane rainforest, south‐western Ethiopia. African Journal of Ecology, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 111-113, doi: 10.1111/aje.12237.
Oliver PM, Clegg JR, Fisher RN, Richards SJ, Taylor PN & Jocque MMT 2016. A new biogeographically disjunct giant gecko (Gehyra: Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from the East Melanesian Islands. Zootaxa, vol. 4208, no. 1, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4208.1.3.
Dekoninck W, Parmentier T, Casteels J & Vankerkhoven F 2015. Recente waarnemingen van de glanzende gastmier Formicoxenus nitidulus (Nylander, 1846) in Vlaanderen (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Faune de Belgique, vol. 151, pp. 15-17.
Jocque M & Argueta I 2014. A new species in the genus Amphipteryx Selys, 1853 (Odonata, Amphipterygidae) from Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras. ZooKeys, vol. 408, pp. 71-80, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.408.7174.
Vanschoenwinkel B, Brendonck L, Pinceel T, Dupriez P & Waterkeyn A 2013. Rediscovery of Branchipus schaefferi (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in Belgium - Notes on habitat requirements and conservation management. Belgian Journal of Zoology, vol. 143, pp. 3-14.
Jocque M, Vanhove MPM, Creedy TJ, Burdekin O, Nuñez-Miño JM & Casteels J 2013. Jewel Scarabs ( Chrysina sp.) in Honduras: Key Species for Cloud Forest Conservation Monitoring?. Journal of Insect Science, vol. 13, no. 21, pp. 1-18, doi: 10.1673/031.013.2101.
Vanhove MPM, Jocque M, Mann DJ, Waters S, Creedy TJ, Nuñez-Miño JM, Samayoa AC, Vaglia T & Casteels J 2012. Small sample, substantial contribution: additions to the Honduran hawkmoth (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) fauna based on collections from a mountainous protected area (Cusuco National Park). Journal of Insect Conservation, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 629-633, doi: 10.1007/s10841-012-9505-0.
Jocque M & De Leão Giupponi AP 2012. Charinus bromeliaea sp. n. (Amblypygi: Charinidae); a new species of bromeliad inhabiting whip spider from French Guyana. Zootaxa, vol. 3158, no. 1, pp. 53, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3158.1.4.
Jocqué M & Jocqué R 2011. An overview of Neogovea species (Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi: Neogoveidae) with the description of Neogovea virginie n. sp. from French Guiana. Zootaxa, vol. 2754, no. 1, pp. 41, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.2754.1.3.