Arthur Francis Sands defended his thesis

We are super proud of our PRIDE researcher Arthur Francis Sands who defended his thesis on 23 July 2020 at the JL Giessen Universitat, with prof. Tom Wilke as promotor. Congratulations, Arthur, and good luck!!

Some of his publications:

  • Sands, A.; Sereda, S.; Stelbrink, B.; Neubauer, T.A.; Lazarev, S.; Wilke, T. & Albrecht, C. (accepted): Contributions of biogeographical functions to species accumulation may change over time in refugial regions. Journal of Biogeography.
  • Wesselingh, F.P.; Neubauer, T.A.; Anistratenko, V.V.; Vinarski, M.V., Yanina, T.; ter Poorten, J.J.; Kijashko, P.; Albrecht, C.; Anistratenko, O.Y.; D’Hont, A.; Frolov, P.; Gándara, A.M.; Gittenberger, A.; Gogaladze, A.; Karpinsky, M.; Lattuada, M.; Popa, L.; Sands, A.F.; van de Velde, S.; Vandendorpe, J. & Wilke, T. (2019): Mollusc species from the Pontocaspian region – an expert opinion list. ZooKeys, 827, 31-124.
  • Sands, A.F.; Apanaskevich, D.A.; Matthee, S.; Horak, I.G. & Matthee, C.A. (2017): The effect of host vicariance and parasite life history on the dispersal of the multi‐host ectoparasite, Hyalomma truncatum. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 1124-1136.
  • Sands, A.F.; Matthee, S.; Mfune, J.K.E. & Matthee, C.A. (2014): The influence of life history and climate driven diversification on the mtDNA phylogeographic structures of two southern African Mastomys species (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae). Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society, 114, 58-68.
  • Sands, A.F, Glöer, P, Gürlek, M.E, Albrecht, C, & Neubauer, T.A. (2020). A revision of the extant species of Theodoxus (Gastropoda, Neritidae) in Asia, with the description of three new species. Zoosystematics and Evolution96, 25–66. doi:10.3897/zse.96.48312