Leptosynapta inhaerens (O.F. Müller 1776) (Echinodermata, Holothuroidea): A new record for the Belgian marine waters Instituut voor Landbouw-, Visserij- en Voedingsonderzoek
and adds a second apodid species, the first being Leptosynapta minuta (Becher, 1906), to the Belgian holothuroid
fauna. This paper contains a morphological description of the specimens, the habitat characteristics, and
includes a world distribution map of L. inhaerens. Relationships between L. inhaerens and environmental data
Distinct and Diverse: Range-Wide Phylogeography Reveals Ancient Lineages and High Genetic Variation in the Endangered Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) Koninklijke Maatschappij voor Dierkunde van Antwerpen
The okapi is an endangered, evolutionarily distinctive even-toed ungulate classified within the giraffidae family that is endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The okapi is currently under major anthropogenic threat, yet to date nothing is known about its genetic structure and evolutionary history, information important for conservation management given the species' current plight. The distribution of the okapi, being confined to the ...