Directorate Taxonomy and Phylogeny - Frank Fiers

Frank Fiers

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Key Publications
M. \"ıssou Lagnika, Martin, P. , Harrath, H. , Fiers, F. , Piscart, C. , Marmonier, P. , Ibikounle, M. , and Boutin, C. , Faune des eaux souterraines du Bénin : un nouveau champ de recherches.., in Journées internationales de Limnologie et d'Océanographie, Saint Malo, 2016, p. 29.
L. Kotwicki, Szymelfenig, M. , Fiers, F. , and Graca, B. , Diversity and environmental control of benthic harpacticoids of an offshore post-dredging pit in coastal waters of Puck Bay, Baltic Sea, Marine Biology Research, vol. 11, pp. 572-583, 2015.
M. - J. Olivier, Galassi, D. M. P. , Fiers, F. , Malard, F. , Martin, P. , Martin, D. , and Marmonier, P. , Biodiversity in mountain groundwater: the Mercantour National Park as a European hotspot, Zoosystema, vol. 00, pp. 00-00, 2015.
M. - J. Dole-Olivier, Maazouzi, C. , Cellot, B. , Fiers, F. , Galassi, D. M. P. , Claret, C. , Martin, D. , Mérigoux, S. , and Marmonier, P. , Assessing invertebrate assemblages in the subsurface zone of stream sediments (0-15 cm deep) using a hyporheic sampler, Water Resources Research, vol. 50, pp. 453-465, 2014.

2016

M. \"ıssou Lagnika, Martin, P. , Harrath, H. , Fiers, F. , Piscart, C. , Marmonier, P. , Ibikounle, M. , and Boutin, C. , Faune des eaux souterraines du Bénin : un nouveau champ de recherches.., in Journées internationales de Limnologie et d'Océanographie, Saint Malo, 2016, p. 29.

2015

L. Kotwicki, Szymelfenig, M. , Fiers, F. , and Graca, B. , Diversity and environmental control of benthic harpacticoids of an offshore post-dredging pit in coastal waters of Puck Bay, Baltic Sea, Marine Biology Research, vol. 11, pp. 572-583, 2015.
M. - J. Olivier, Galassi, D. M. P. , Fiers, F. , Malard, F. , Martin, P. , Martin, D. , and Marmonier, P. , Biodiversity in mountain groundwater: the Mercantour National Park as a European hotspot, Zoosystema, vol. 00, pp. 00-00, 2015.

2014

M. - J. Dole-Olivier, Maazouzi, C. , Cellot, B. , Fiers, F. , Galassi, D. M. P. , Claret, C. , Martin, D. , Mérigoux, S. , and Marmonier, P. , Assessing invertebrate assemblages in the subsurface zone of stream sediments (0-15 cm deep) using a hyporheic sampler, Water Resources Research, vol. 50, pp. 453-465, 2014.
M. - J. Dole-Olivier, Maazouzi, C. , Cellot, B. , Fiers, F. , Galassi, D. M. P. , Claret, C. , Martin, D. , Mérigoux, S. , and Marmonier, P. , Assessing invertebrate assemblages in the subsurface zone of stream sediments (0-15 cm deep) using a hyporheic sampler, Water Resources Research, vol. 50, pp. 453-465, 2014.

2013

M. Jocque, Fiers, F. , Romero, M. , and Martens, K. , Crustacea in phytothelmata : a global overview., Journal of Crustacean Biology, vol. 33, pp. 451-460, 2013.
R. Schatsberger, Kaiser, R. , Rott, E. , Lenzenweger, R. , Traunspurger, W. , Kotov, A. , Fiers, F. , Gaviria, S. , Meisch, C. , Mahunka, S. , Campbell, R. , Razafindranaivo, E. , and Sztatecsny, M. , On the brink - investigating biodiversity in endangered crater lakes of the Amber Mountains National Park (Madagascar), Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol. 23, pp. 316-331, 2013.

2012

M. E. Hendrickx and Fiers, F. , Copépodes Harpacticoida asociados con crustaceos decapodos, Ciencia y Mar, vol. 41, pp. 3-30, 2012.
I. N. Meleg, Fiers, F. , Robu, M. , and Moldovan, O. T. , Distribution patterns of subsurface copepods and the impact of environmental parameters, Limnologica, vol. 42, pp. 156-164, 2012.

2011

R. Schabetsberger, Drozdowski, G. , Rott, E. , Lenzenweger, R. , Jersabek, C. D. , Fiers, F. , Traunspurger, W. , Reiff, N. , Stoch, F. , Kotov, A. A. , Martens, K. , Schatz, H. , and Kaiser, R. , Losing the Bounty? Investigating species richness in isolated freshwater ecosystems of Oceania., Pacific Science, vol. 63, pp. 153-179, 2011.
I. N. Meleg, Fiers, F. , and Moldovan, O. T. , Assessing copepod (Crustacea: Copepoda) species richness at different spatial scales in northwestern Romanian caves., Subterranean Biology, vol. 9, pp. 103-112, 2011.
I. N. Meleg, Moldovan, O. T. , Iepure, S. , Fiers, F. , and Brad, T. , Diversity patterns of fauna in dripping water of caves from Transylvania., Annales de Limnologie, vol. 47, pp. 185-197, 2011.

2009

P. Martin, De Broyer, C. , Fiers, F. , Michel, G. , Sablon, R. , and Wouters, K. , Biodiversity of Belgian groundwater fauna in relation to environmental conditions, Freshwater Biology, vol. 54, pp. 814–829, 2009.
P. Martin, De Broyer, C. , Fiers, F. , Michel, G. , Sablon, R. , and Wouters, K. , Biodiversity of Belgian groundwater fauna in relation to environmental conditions, Freshwater Biology, vol. 54, pp. 814-829, 2009.
L. Deharveng, Stoch, F. , Gibert, J. , Bedos, A. , Galassi, D. , Zagmajster, M. , Brancelj, A. , Camacho, A. , Fiers, F. , Martin, P. , Giani, N. , Magniez, G. , and Marmonier, P. , Groundwater biodiversity in Europe., Freshwater Biology, vol. 54, pp. 709-726, 2009.

2008

S. Matthijs, Backeljau, T. , and Fiers, F. , Lack of macrogeographic mtDNA differentiation in Niphargus schellenbergi (Amphipoda)?, in International Symposium “Advances in Crustacean Phylogenetics”, 2008, p. 58.
F. Fiers and pandourski, I. , Redescription of Speocyclops orcinus Kiefer, 1937 (Copepoda Cyclopoida Cyclopidae) from the type locality, Cave Iriberi, in Southern France., Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, vol. 78, pp. 5-16, 2008.

2007

S. Matthijs, Backeljau, T. , and Fiers, F. , mtDNA variation in peripheral populations of the groundwater amphipod genus Niphargus (Amphipoda, Crustacea) from the Meuse valley (Belgium), in 11th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 2007.
S. Matthijs, Backeljau, T. , and Fiers, F. , mtDNA analysis in the groundwater amphipod Niphargus from the Meuse Valley (Belgium), in Acta Carsologica, 2007, vol. 36, pp. 225-226.
H. Gheerardyn, Fiers, F. , Vincx, M. , and De Troch, M. , Revision of the genus Tapholeon Wells, 1967 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontidae), Journal of Natural History, vol. 41, pp. 2479-2510, 2007.
Ha Gheerardyn, Fiers, F. , Vincx, Ma, and De Troch, Ma, Spiniferaphonte, a new genus of Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), with notes on the occurrence of processes on the caudal rami, Journal of Crustacean Biology, vol. 27, pp. 309-318, 2007.
P. Martin, De Broyer, C. , Fiers, F. , Michel, G. , Sablon, R. , and Wouters, K. , Biodiversity of Belgian groundwaters and characterization of their stygobiotic fauna from a historical and ecological perspective, Acta Carsologica, vol. 36, pp. 224-225, 2007.
H. Gheerardyn, Fiers, F. , Vincx, M. , and De Troch, M. , Revision of the genus Tapholeon Wells, 1967 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontidae), Journal of Natural History, vol. 41, pp. 2479-2510, 2007.

2005

La Kotwicki and Fiers, F. , Paracrenhydrosoma oceaniae sp. nov. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), from Kongsfjorden, Northwest Svalbard (Arctic), Annales Zoologici, vol. 55, pp. 467-475, 2005.

2004

2001

Ma De Troch, Gurdebeke, Sa, Fiers, F. , and Vincx, Ma, Zonation and structuring factors of meiofauna communities in a tropical seagrass bed (Gazi Bay, Kenya), Journal of Sea Research, vol. 45, pp. 45-61, 2001.

2000

F. Fiers and Ghenne, V. , Cryptozoic copepods from Belgium: diversity and biogeographic implications, Belg. J. Zool, vol. 130 (1), pp. 11–20, 2000.

1996

F. Fiers, Reid, J. Wb, Iliffe, T. Mc, and Suárez-Morales, Ed, New hypogean cyclopoid copepods (Crustacea) from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Contributions to Zoology, vol. 66, pp. 65-102, 1996.

1994

Ma Holynski and Fiers, F. , Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides species-group: redefinition and content, Hydrobiologia, vol. 292-293, pp. 41-51, 1994.
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