Anders N. Nilsson, International Homepage
Senior lecturer in Zoology
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
University of Umeå

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*Interests: Systematics, Biogeography, Faunistics, Water Beetles

*Courses Teached: Basic training in Systematics and Zoology;
course in Biodiversity.

 

*Research:
Publication List

The full ITIS classification of the family Dytiscidae!

Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Volume 1. Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga (order from the publisher apolloboks@vip.cybercity.dk).
I have contributed with the families Noteridae and Dytiscidae.
Updated versions of these two chapters are
available here!
Dytiscidae chapter from now on updated by Jiří Hájek, Prague.
Download update from 1 January 2015 for Dytiscidae. NEW!

World Catalogue of Dytiscidae (order printed 2001 edition from the publisher apolloboks@vip.cybercity.dk) a new expanded electronic version is here made available from January 1, 2015!

World Catalogue of Amphizoidae, Aspidytidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae and Paelobiidae (together with Bernhard J. van Vondel; order this book from the publisher apolloboks@vip.cybercity.dk)

World Catalogue of Noteridae: a revised electronic version is here made available together with illustrations of habitus and/or male genitalia of most species. New update 16 August 2011!

<< The Jacobson File >>
The Faunistic Records of Palaearctic Dytiscidae Given by G.G. Jacobson in his Beetles of Russia.
I recently published this article in Latissimus 2003(16):1-16. To the article belongs the main table that you can download as a PDF file here!

Guignot bibliography and index!

Doctoral Dissertation that I have supervised together with Prof. Anssi Saura:
Marcus Drotz: Population genetics and phylogeography of the West Palearctic Agabus bipustulatus diving beetle complex. June 2003.

Doctoral Dissertation that I have supervised:
Johannes Bergsten: Taxonomy, phylogeny, and secondary sexual character evolution of diving beetles, focusing on the genus Acilius. June 2005.


Degree Thesis that I have supervised:

Berglund, M.: Phylogeny of the diving beetle genus Ilybius (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on characters of larvae and adults. May 1996.

Nilsson, J.: Öbiogeografiska studier av jordlöpare i Valenarkipelagen, Hjälmaren. [Island biogeography applied to the carabid beetles of the Valen Archipelago in Lake Hjälmaren.] May 1997.

Drotz, M.: How many species? Genetical and morphological variation in the diving beetle Agabus bipustulatus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) along an altitudinal gradient across north Sweden. June 1997.

Töyrä, A.: Samvariation mellan honliga och hanliga sekundära könskaraktärer hos Graphoderus zonatus verrucifer (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) [Covariation of female and male secondary sexual characters in Graphoderus zonatus verrucifer (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)] September 1997.

Brunnström, Å. & Karlsson, S.: A morphometric study of intercontinental relationships within the paykulli-clade of the genus Colymbetes (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae). September 1997.

Bergsten, J.: Dytiscus phylogeny and the evolution of secondary sexual characters (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). January 1999.

Lundmark, M.: Genetical and morphological variation in the Haliplus sibiricus/wehnckei complex (Coleoptera: Haliplidae) in north Sweden. September 2000.

Olofsson, A.: Epicuticular hydrocarbon composition as systematic characters in diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Agabini). January 2001.

Halvarsson, K.: A review of secondary sexual characters in the tribe Hydaticini (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). June 2001.

Holmqvist, A.-C.: A review of secondary sexual characters in the tribe Cybistrini (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). June 2001.

Nilsson, V.: Using taxonomic data to estimate species diversity: A multivariate approach applied to diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). June 2006.
Björkén, A.: Utbredning och habitatval längs norrlandskusten hos virvelbaggen Gyrinus pullatus (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). August 2007.

My own Degree Thesis in the Science of Literature:

B-uppsats: Zoofagens metamorfoser
Galningen Renfields gestaltning i ett urval adaptationer av Bram Stokers Dracula som drama, film, roman och seriealbum

C-uppsats: It's Hard to Be a Cowboy So Far from the West
Trender i sångtexternas språkval, tematik och författarskap i Mats Rådbergs och Rankarnas skivutgivning 1969–2002

D-uppsats: Jag önskar det fanns nåt att säga
En studie av sångtexternas förhållningssätt till jaget, samtiden och de amerikanska originalen i artisten Alf Robertsons skivutgivning 1968–2009

My own Degree Thesis in Ethnology:

B-uppsats: ”Det ska vara en cowboy”. Vilda Västern som motiv inom svensk populärkultur

C-uppsats: "I'm the singer, you're the song". Genus, sexualitet och förhållandet mellan röst och text inom populärmusik

D-uppsats: Ride 'em cowgirl. Om tämjande och erotisering av kvinnlig maskulinitet inom westerngenren

Other Published Works of Special Interest:

Janne Vängmansällskapets Årskrönika 2010, sid. 11-23: Janne Vängman och småkrypen. En studie av insekters och spindlars representation i JR Sundström författarskap

DAST Magazine, April 11th 2013: Två lättlästa skräcknoveller om småkryp

DAST Magazine, April 18th 2013: Fallet Kjell Hallbing: Om kioskböckers svåretablerade identitet

DAST Magazine, June 16th 2013: Stora popboken 1966 som tidsdokument

DAST Magazine, August 26th 2013: Arvidsjaur, Texas & Clay Allison – och Sture Hammenskog

DAST Magazine, October 13th 2013: Populärpocketböcker inom västerngenren i Sverige – en kartläggning

DAST Magazine, January 26th 2014: Westerns paratext är bara peritext

Bild och Bubbla December 20th, 2013: Trettio år med seriefiguren Buffalo Bills väninna Blå Fågeln – från stark och rådig indiankvinna till svartsjuk sidekick

Kountry Korall Magazine 2008-2013: Nilsson on Country & Western, samling med 16 artiklar

Insekternas Litteraturhistoria, del 1-32: samling med artiklar från Natur i Norr och Skörvnöpparn


Check also the cool magazine Skörvnöpparn !


Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
Umeå University
The information on this page was checked January 7, 2015
Responsible for this page: anders.nilsson@emg.umu.se