Hans Petter Leinaas

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Department of Biosciences
Tags: Ecological stoichiometry, Life history strategies, Ecophysiology, Climate adaption, Species diversity, Diversity, Species interactions, Interactions, Invasive species, Effects of environmental changes


  • Alfsnes, Kristian; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Hessen, Dag Olav (2017). Genome size in arthropods; different roles of phylogeny, habitat and life history in insects and crustaceans . Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758.  7(15), s 5939- 5947 . doi: 10.1002/ece3.3163 Full text in Research Archive
  • Janion-Scheepers, Charlene; Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Deharveng, Louis & Chown, Steven L. (2016). The response of springtails to fire in the fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. Applied Soil Ecology.  ISSN 0929-1393.  108, s 165- 175 . doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.08.001
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter; Jalal, Marwa; Gabrielsen, Tove M. & Hessen, Dag Olav (2016). Inter- and intraspecific variation in body- and genome size in calanoid copepods from temperate and arctic waters. Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758.  6(16), s 5585- 5595 . doi: 10.1002/ece3.2302 Full text in Research Archive
  • Røed, Knut; Kvie, Kjersti; Hasle, Gunnar; Gilbert, Lucy & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2016). Phylogenetic Lineages and Postglacial Dispersal Dynamics Characterize the Genetic Structure of the Tick, Ixodes ricinus, in Northwest Europe. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  11(12) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167450 Full text in Research Archive
  • Sengupta, Sagnik; Ergon, Torbjørn & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2016). Genotypic differences in embryonic life history traits of Folsomia quadrioculata (Collembola: Isotomidae) across a wide geographical range. Ecological Entomology.  ISSN 0307-6946.  41(1), s 72- 84 . doi: 10.1111/een.12270
  • Gundersen, Håkon A Holm; Thaulow, Christian & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2015). Seasonal change in the wetting characteristics of the cuticle of the Collembola Cryptopygus clavatus (Schött, 1893). Zoomorphology.  ISSN 0720-213X.  134(2), s 211- 218 . doi: 10.1007/s00435-015-0254-y
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter; Bengtsson, Jan; Janion-Scheepers, Charlene & Chown, Steven L. (2015). Indirect effects of habitat disturbance on invasion: Nutritious litter from a grazing resistant plant favors alien over native Collembola. Ecology and Evolution.  ISSN 2045-7758.  5(16), s 3462- 3471 . doi: 10.1002/ece3.1483 Full text in Research Archive
  • Schnug, Lisbeth; Ergon, Torbjørn; Jakob, Lena; Scott-Fordsmand, Janeck J; Joner, Erik & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2015). Responses of earthworms to repeated exposure to three biocides Applied singly and as a mixture in an agricultural field. Science of the Total Environment.  ISSN 0048-9697.  505, s 223- 235 . doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.09.089
  • Gundersen, Håkon A Holm; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Thaulow, Christian (2014). Surface structure and wetting characteristics of Collembola cuticles. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  9(2), s 1- 11 . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086783 Full text in Research Archive
  • Røed, Knut H.; Birkemoe, Tone; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Horak, Jakub; Midthjell, Liv & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2014). Isolation and characterization of ten microsatellite loci for the wood-living and threatened beetle Cucujus cinnaberinus (Coleoptera: Cucujidae). Conservation Genetics Resources.  ISSN 1877-7252.  6(3), s 641- 643 . doi: 10.1007/s12686-014-0164-1
  • Schnug, Lisbeth; Jensen, John; Scott-Fordsmand, Janeck J & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2014). Toxicity of three biocides to springtails and earthworms in a soil multi-species (SMS) test system. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.  ISSN 0038-0717.  74, s 115- 126 . doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.03.007
  • Schnug, Lisbeth; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Jensen, John (2014). Synergistic sub-lethal effects of a biocide mixture on the springtail Folsomia fimetaria. Environmental Pollution.  ISSN 0269-7491.  186, s 158- 164 . doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.12.004
  • Hessen, Dag Olav; Daufresne, Martin & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2013). Temperature-size relations from the cellular-genomic perspective. Biological Reviews.  ISSN 1464-7931.  88(2), s 476- 489 . doi: 10.1111/brv.12006
  • Bengtsson, Jan; Janion, Charlene; Chown, Steven L. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2012). Litter decomposition in fynbos vegetation, South Africa. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.  ISSN 0038-0717.  47, s 100- 105 . doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.11.023
  • Aak, Anders; Birkemoe, Tone & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2011). Phenology and life history of the blowfly Calliphora vicina in stockfish production areas. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata.  ISSN 0013-8703.  139(1), s 35- 46 . doi: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.2011.01105.x
  • Bengtsson, Jan; Janion, Charlene; Chown, Steven L. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2011). Variation in decomposition rates in the fynbos biome, South Africa: the role of plant species and plant stoichiometry. Oecologia.  ISSN 0029-8549.  165(1), s 225- 235 . doi: 10.1007/s00442-010-1753-7
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Bjune, Gunnar Aksel; Midthjell, Liv; Røed, Knut H. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2011). Transport of Ixodes ricinus infected with Borrelia species to Norway by northward-migrating passerine birds. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases.  ISSN 1877-959X.  2(1), s 37- 43 . doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2010.10.004
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Røed, Knut H. & Oines, Oivind (2011). Transport of Babesia venatorum-infected Ixodes ricinus to Norway by northward migrating passerine birds. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica.  ISSN 1751-0147.  53(41) . doi: 10.1186/1751-0147-53-41
  • Hobæk, Thor Christian; Leinan, Kristian Greger; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Thaulow, Christian (2011). Surface Nanoengineering Inspired by Evolution. BioNanoScience.  ISSN 2191-1630.  1(3), s 63- 77
  • Janion, Charlene; Bedos, Anne; Bengtsson, Jan; Deharveng, Louis; Jansen van Vuuren, Bettine; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Liu, Amy; Malmström, Anna; Porco, David & Chown, Steven L. (2011). Springtail diversity in South Africa. South African Journal of Science.  ISSN 0038-2353.  107(11-12), s 75- 81 . doi: 10.4102/sajs.v107i11/12.582
  • Wojewodzic, Marcin; Rachamim, Tamar; Andersen, Tom; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Hessen, Dag Olav (2011). Effect of temperature and dietary elemental composition on RNA/protein ratio in a rotifer. Functional Ecology.  ISSN 0269-8463.  25(5), s 1154- 1160 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01864.x
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Bjune, Gunnar Aksel; Christensson, Dan; Røed, Knut H.; Whist, Anne Cathrine & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2010). Detection of Babesia divergens in southern Norway by using an immunofluorescence antibody test in cow sera . Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica.  ISSN 1751-0147.  52 . doi: 10.1186/1751-0147-52-55
  • Janion, Charlene; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Terblanche, John s. & Chown, Steven L. (2010). Trait means and reaction norms: the consequences of climate change/invasion interactions at the organism level. Evolutionary Ecology.  ISSN 0269-7653.  24(6), s 1365- 1380 . doi: 10.1007/s10682-010-9405-2
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Bjune, Gunnar Aksel; Edvardsen, Erik; Jakobsen, Christer; Linnehol, Bjørn; Røer, Jan Erik; Mehl, Reidar; Røed, Knut H.; Pedersen, Jon & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2009). Transport of ticks by migratory passerine birds to Norway. Journal of Parasitology.  ISSN 0022-3395.  95(6), s 1342- 1351 . doi: 10.1645/GE-2146.1
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Horak, I.g.; Grieve, G.; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Clarke, F. (2009). Ticks collected from birds in the northern provinces of South Africa, 2004-2006. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research.  ISSN 0030-2465.  76(2), s 167- 175
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter; Slabber, Sarette & Chown, Steven L. (2009). Effects of thermal acclimation on water loss rate and tolerance in the collembolan Pogonognathellus flavescens. Physiological entomology (Print).  ISSN 0307-6962.  34, s 325- 332 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2009.00693.x
  • Hasle, Arne Gunnar; Roed, KH & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2008). Multiple paternity in Ixodes ricinus (Acari : Ixodidae), assessed by microsatellite markers. Journal of Parasitology.  ISSN 0022-3395.  94, s 345- 347
  • Chown, Steven L.; Slabber, S; McGeoch, Melodie A; Janion, Charlene & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2007). Phenotypic plasticity mediates climate change responses among invasive and indigenous arthropods. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8452.  274, s 2531- 2537 . doi: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0772
  • Slabber, S; Worland, MR; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, SL (2007). Acclimation effects on thermal tolerances of springtails from sub-Antarctic Marion Island: Indigenous and invasive species. Journal of insect physiology.  ISSN 0022-1910.  53 . doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2006.10.010
  • Jensen, Thomas Correll; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Hessen, Dag Olav (2006). Age-dependent shift in response to food element composition in Collembola: contrasting effects of dietary nitrogen. Oecologia.  ISSN 0029-8549.  149, s 583- 592
  • Røed, Knut H.; Hasle, Gunnar; Midthjell, V.; Skretting, Grethe & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2006). Identification and characterization of 17 microsatellite primers for the tick, Ixodes ricinus, using enriched genomic libraries. Molecular Ecology Notes.  ISSN 1471-8278.  6, s 1165- 1167
  • Worland, M. Roger; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, Steven L. (2006). Supercooling point frequency distributions in Collembola are affected by moulting. Functional Ecology.  ISSN 0269-8463.  20, s 323- 329
  • Chown, Steven L.; Sinclair, Brent J.; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Gaston, Kevin J. (2004). Hemispheric Asymmetries in Biodiversity - A Serious Matter for Ecology. PLoS biology.  ISSN 1544-9173.  2(11), s 1701- 1707 . doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020406
  • Ims, Rolf Anker; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Coulson, Stephen J (2004). Spatial and temporal variation in patch occupancy and population density in a model system of an arctic Collembola species assemblage. Oikos.  ISSN 0030-1299.  105, s 89- 100
  • Søvik, Guldborg & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2003). Adult survival and reproduction in an arctic mite, Ameronothrus lineatus (Acari, Oribatidae): effects of temperature and winter cold. Canadian Journal of Zoology.  ISSN 0008-4301.  81, s 1579- 1588
  • Søvik, Guldborg & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2003). Experimental field studies on development and survival in the arctic mite, Ameronothrus lineatus (Acari, Oribatidae) on a cyanobacteria surface in the High Arctic. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  26, s 500- 508
  • Søvik, Guldborg; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Ims, Rolf Anker & Solhøy, Torstein (2003). Population dynamics and life history of the oribatid mite Ameronothrue lineatus (Thorell 1871) (Oribatida, Acari) on the high arctic archipelago of Svalbard; a field study. Pedobiologia.  ISSN 0031-4056.  47, s 257- 271
  • Søvik, Guldborg & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2002). Variation in extraction efficiency between juvenile and adult oribatid mites: Ameronothrus lineatus (Oribatida, Acari) in a Macfadyen high-gradient canister extractor. Pedobiologia.  ISSN 0031-4056.  46, s 34- 41
  • Birkemoe, Tone & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2001). Growth and development in a high Arctic Collembola: adaptive variation in local populations living in contrasting thermal environments. Ecological Entomology.  ISSN 0307-6946.  26, s 100- 105 . doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2311.2001.00292.x
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2001). UV-tolerance, pigmentation and life forms in high arctic Collembola, In Dag Olav Hessen (ed.),  UV Radiation and Arctic Ecosystems, Ecological Studies 153.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York.  ISBN 3-540-42106-8.  s 123 - 134
  • Gjøsæter, Jacob; Lekve, Kyrre; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Christie, Hartvig; Dahl, Einar; Danielssen, Didrik D.; Edvardsen, Bente; Olsgard, Frode; Oug, Eivind & Paasche, Eystein (2000). A long-term perspective on the Chrysochromulina bloom on the Norwegian Skagerrak coast 1988: a catastrophe or an innocent incident?. Marine Ecology Progress Series.  ISSN 0171-8630.  207, s 201- 218
  • Birkemoe, Tone & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2000). Effects of temperature on the development of an arctic Collembola (Hypogastrura tullbergi). Functional Ecology.  ISSN 0269-8463.  14, s 693- 700 . doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2435.2000.00478.x
  • Coulson, Stephen J.; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Ims, Rolf Anker & Søvik, Guldborg (2000). Experimental manipulation of the winter surface ice layer: the effects on a High Arctic soil microarthropod community. Ecography.  ISSN 0906-7590.  23, s 299- 306
  • Coulson, Stephen J.; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Ims, Rolf Anker & Søvik, Guldborg (2000). Experimental manipulation of winter surface ice layer: The effects on a high arctic soil microarthropod community. Ecography.  ISSN 0906-7590.  23, s 299- 306
  • Hertzberg, karine; Yoccoz, Nigel; Ims, Rolf Anker & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2000). The effects of spatial habitat configuration on recruitment, growth and population structure in arctic Collembola. Oecologia.  ISSN 0029-8549.  124, s 381- 390
  • Birkemoe, Tone & Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). Reproductive biology of the Arctic collembolan Hypogastrura tullbergi. Ecography.  ISSN 0906-7590.  22, s 31- 39 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.1999.tb00452.x
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). Collemboler i arktis. Tilpasninger til og konsekvenser av miljøvariasjoner, I: Sven-Axel Bengtson; Fridtjof Mehlum & Torbjørn Severinsen (red.),  Terrestrisk økologisk forskningsprogram på Svalbard. Svalbardtundraens Økologi.  Norsk Polarinstitutt Meddelelser, Tromsø.  ISBN 82-7666-139-4.  s 55 - 66
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). Spredning og kolonisering. Betydning av habitatheterogenitet og populasjonsdynamikk, I: Sven-Axel Bengtson; Fridtjof Mehlum & Torbjørn Severinsen (red.),  Terrestrisk økologisk forskningsprogram på Svalbard. Svalbardtundraens økologi.  Norsk Polarinstitutt Meddelelser, Tromsø.  ISBN 82-7666-139-4.  s 175 - 180
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter & Ambrose, William (1999). Decision between small and large prey: reduced energy acquisition by pre-migratory purple sandpipers, Calidris maritima, on Svalbard. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  22, s 264- 270
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter & Sømme, Lauritz Sverdrup (1999). Feature species: The springtail Hypogastrura tullbergi. Arctic Insect News.  10
  • Stien, A.; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Halvorsen, Odd & Christie, Hartvig (1998). Population dynamics of the Echinomermella matsi (Nematoda) - Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Echinoida) system: effects on host fecundity. Marine Ecology Progress Series.  ISSN 0171-8630.  163, s 193- 201

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  • Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Janion, Charlene & Chown, Steven L. (2014). Effect of plant species on springtail diversity and species composition in remnant renosterveld patches of the Fynbos biome, South Africa.
  • Gundersen, Håkon A Holm; Thaulow, Christian & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2013). Springtail Cuticles as a Model for Biomimetic Superhydrophobic Surfaces.
  • Schnug, Lisbeth; Chen, Kun; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Hylland, Ketil & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2013). Ecotoxicological studies on Collembola.
  • Janion, Charlene; Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Deharveng, Louis & Chown, Steven L. (2012). Collembola diversity in the fynbos of South Africa: the effects of fire.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2012). Collembola as model organisms in ecological research; potential for integrative approaches to environmental change effects.
  • Sengupta, Sagnik & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2012). Adaptations to contrasting environments in Folsomia quadrioculata: acclimation effects on hatchling size and egg developmental arrest.
  • Bengtsson, Jan; Janion, Charlene; Chown, Steven L. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2011). Springtail diversity and plant decomposition in the fynbos biome, South Africa.
  • Bengtsson, Jan & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2011). Springtail communities and plant decomposition in renosterveld, South Africa. How (some)plants can favour an invasive springtail, or Where has all the litter gone?.
  • Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter; Janion, Charlene & Chown, Steven L. (2011). Springtail diversity and plant decomposition in the Fynbos Biome, South Africa.
  • Hylland, Ketil; Skei, Bjørn Borge; Nerland, Inger Lise; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Brunborg, Gunnar (2011). Using comet with blood cells from terrestrial and aquatic organisms.
  • Janion, Charlene; Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, Steven L. (2010). Landscape conversion and soil biodiversity in the fynbos biome: springtails as exemplars.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, Steven L. (2010). Springtail responses to changing environments.
  • Chown, Steven L. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2009). Springtail responses to a changing environment.
  • Janion, Charlene; Bengtsson, Jan; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, Steven L. (2009). Landscape conversion and soil biodiversity in the Fynbos: springtails as exemplars.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter & Chown, Steven L. (2007). Environmental Responses in Collembola (Springtails): Implications for climate change.
  • Janion, Charlene; Chown, Steven L. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2006). The effect of temperature on the egg development of Collembola from Marion Island: indigenous vs. invasive species.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2006). Stoichiometry for the collembologist, or time constraints, growth rate and response on food nutrient elements in arctic Collembola.
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Mehl, Reidar; Bjune, Gunnar & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2004). : Transport of ticks by migratory birds.
  • Hasle, Gunnar; Mehl, Reidar; Bjune, Gunnar & Leinaas, Hans Petter (2004). Transport of ticks by migratory birds in Norway.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2004). Dynamics of Collembola in a landscape of small habitat patches; an experimental model system approach.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2004). Temperature adaptation in Arctic Collembola; thermal reaction norms of egg development.
  • Hagen, Snorre B.; Leinaas, Hans Petter & Lampe, Helene Marie (2003). Response of great tits (Parus major) to small tortoiseshells (Agelais urticae) in feeding trials; evidence of aposematism. Ecological Entomology.  ISSN 0307-6946.  28, s 503- 509
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (2002). Habitat heterogeneity and climatic change; Collembola as model organisms in studies on adaptation to and consequences of variations in space and time.
  • Coulson, Stephen J. & Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). Intergrated field and fytotron studies of the interaction of spatial and temporal environmental heterogeneity on the population dynamics of Arctic Collembola species assemblages.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). Collembola in variable arctic environments. Adaptations to and consequences of changes in time and space.
  • Leinaas, Hans Petter (1999). The role of spatial and temporal environmental variation in shaping diversity and dynamics in Collembola species assemblages.

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