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14. General Session 3


Organiser: Catarina Rydin (

Chair part 1: Bente Erikson

Chair part 2: Lena Struwe


Abstracts as pdf



Tuesday, August 15th. Morning session.



Contributed talks:


08.30 – 09.00

Alessandro Minelli1:

Evo-Devo ‘s potential contribution to the reconstruction of metazoan phylogeny.

1Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy

09.00  – 09.20

Azevedo Josue A. R.1, Antonelli, A.1, Faurby, S.1, Valdujo P, Nogueira C:

Biogeography of reptiles and amphibians of the Cerrado savannas: what explains the isolation of so many different lineages in endemic areas within the same biom.

1University of Gothenburg



09.20 – 09.40

Søren Faurby1,2,*, Alexandre Antonelli1,2,3:

Decoupled evolutionary and ecological success in mammals.

1Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Box 461, SE 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden; 2Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre, Box 461, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden; 3Gothenburg Botanical Garden, SE-41319 Göteborg, Sweden; *Corresponding author: Søren Faurby,

09.40 – 10.00

Angela Cano:

Recent and local megadiversification of tropical rain forests in Central America.



10.00 – 10.30



10.30 – 10.50

Ira Richling1:

Tiny snails with high impact – how do new insights on the systematics of Central European stygobiont Bythiospeum relate to IUCN Red List data (Mollusca: Gastropoda)?

1Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart (State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart), Rosenstein 1, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany,

10.50 – 11.10

Mustafa ÇELİK1, Yavuz BAĞCI2:

An Update on The Genus Bunium L. (Apiaceae) in Turkey.

1Advanced Technology Research & Application Center, Selçuk University, 42250, Konya, Turkey; 2University of Selcuk, Science Faculty, Department of Biology, Campüs, 42250, KonyaTurkey. E-mail:



11.10 – 11.30

Hasan Hüseyin Doğan1, Öyküm Öztürk2, Murad Aydın Şanda3:

Macrofungal diversity of samanli mountains (sakarya-kocaeli-yalova-bursa) in turkey.

1Selcuk University Science Faculty, Biology Department, Campus/Konya; 2Hacettepe University Science Faculty, Biology Department, Ankara; 3Department of Field Crops, Agriculture Faculty, Igdır University, Igdır, Turkey

11.30 – 12.00

Karol Marhold, Gabrela Šrámková, Eliška Záveská, Atsushi J. Nagano, Lucie Hyklová, Magdalena Lučanová, Hiroshi Kudoh & Filip Kolář:

Genome-wide differentiation of diploid lineages in the emerging plant model Arabidopsis arenosa: evidence for ‘cryptic’ glacial refugia in eastern central Europe.

Conference Centre Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20a, Göteborg