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Dr. R. (Ronald) Vonk

Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications


    • Pons, J., Jurado-Rivera, J. A., Jaume, D., Vonk, R., Bauzà-Ribot, M. M., & Juan, C. (2019). The age and diversification of metacrangonyctid subterranean amphipod crustaceans revisited. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 140, [106599]. [details]
    • Robin, N., Marramà, G., Vonk, R., Kriwet, J., & Carnevale, G. (2019). Eocene isopods on electric rays: tracking ancient biological interactions from a complex fossil record. Palaeontology, 62(2), 287-303. [details]





    • Vonk, R. (2014). Ypresian isopod crustaceans from Monte Bolca and Monte Postale (Italy). Rendiconti Online Societa Geologica Italiana, 31, 223-224. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Gable, M. (2014). Infaunal zoogeography and intergeneric character blending: The case of Metaniphargus Shiroi sp. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hadziidae), from interstitial beach water on Akajima Island, the Kerama Islands, Southwestern Japan. Zoological Science, 31(7), 491-499.
    • Vonk, R., & Jaume, D. (2014). Ingolfiella maldivensis sp. n. (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Ingolfiellidae) from coral reef sand off Magoodhoo island, Maldives. ZooKeys, 449, 69-79. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Jaume, D. (2014). Syntopy in rare marine interstitial crustaceans (Amphipoda, Ingolfiellidae) from small coral islands in the Molucca Sea, Indonesia. Marine Biodiversity, 44(2), 163-172. [details]


    • Aliabadian, M., Beentjes, K. K., Roselaar, C. S. K., van Brandwijk, H., Nijman, V., & Vonk, R. (2013). DNA barcoding of Dutch birds. ZooKeys, 365, 25-48. [details]
    • Gholamhosseini, A., Vardakis, M., Aliabadian, M., Nijman, V., & Vonk, R. (2013). Hybridization between sister taxa versus non-sister taxa: a case study in birds. Bird Study, 60(2), 195-201. [details]
    • Iannilli, V., & Vonk, R. (2013). A new Ingolfiellid (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Ingolfiellidae) from an anchialine pool on Abd al Kuri Island, Socotra Archipelago, Yemen. ZooKeys, 302, 1-12. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Jaume, D. (2013). A new Ingolfiellid amphipod crustacean from sandy beaches of the Gura Ici islands, Western Halmahera (North Moluccas). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61(2), 547-560. [details]


    • Jaume, D., & Vonk, R. (2012). Discovery of Metacrangonyx in inland groundwaters of Oman (Amphipoda: Gammaridea: Metacrangonyctidae). Zootaxa, (3335), 54-68.


    • Bréhier, F., Vonk, R., & Jaume, D. (2010). First South American phreatogammarid, with comments on the arrangement of coxal and sternal gills, and on the biramous condition of the seventh pereiopod in amphipods. Journal of crustacean biology, 30(3), 503-520. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Jaume, D. (2010). Glyptogidiella omanica gen. et sp. Nov., an inland groundwater bogidiellid from Oman with enlarged coxal plate V (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Zootaxa, 2657, 55-65. [details]


    • Nijman, V., Booij, J., Flikweert, M., Aliabadian, M., de Freitas, J. A., Vonk, R., & Prins, T. G. (2009). Habitat use of raptors in response to anthropogenic land use on Bonaire and Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, 45(1), 25-29. [details]


    • Hulsman, H., Vonk, R., Aliabadian, M., Debrot, A. O., & Nijman, V. (2008). Effect of introduced species and habitat alteration on the occurrence and distribution of euryhaline fishes in fresh- and brackish-water habitats on Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao (South Caribbean). Contributions to Zoology, 77(1), 45-51. [details]
    • Nijman, V., & Vonk, R. (2008). Blurring the picture: Introductions, invasions, extinctions - Biogeography in a global world. Contributions to Zoology, 77(2), 67-70. [details]
    • Nijman, V., Aliabadian, M., Debrot, A. O., de Freitas, J. A., Gomes, L. G. L., Prins, T. G., & Vonk, R. (2008). Conservation status in Caribbean coot Fulica caribaea in the Netherlands Antilles and other parts of the Caribbean. Endangered Species Research, 4(3), 241-246. [details]


    • Iannilli, V., Holsinger, J. R., Ruffo, S., & Vonk, R. (2007). Two new genera and two new species of the subterranean family Bogidiellidae (Crustacea, Amphipoda) from groundwaters in northern Oman, with notes on the geographic distribution of the family. Zootaxa, 1208, 37-57. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Nijman, V. (2007). Contributions to Zoology, the Journal - diversity in research topics and changes over the last 27 years. Contributions to Zoology, 76, 281-284. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (2007). Rapaleleupia a new name for paraleleupia Vonk and Schram, 2003 (crustacea: amphipoda: ingolfiellidea ) preoccupied by paraleleupia jeannel, 1949 (insecta: coleptera: staphelinidae: pselaphinae). Journal of crustacean biology, 27(4), 693-693. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (2007). Three new Tanaid species (Crustacea, Peracarida, Tanaidacea) from the lower Cretaceous Alava Amber in northern Spain. Journal of Paleontology, 81(6), 1502-1509. [details]
    • Vonk, R., Spanier, E., & Lacalli, K. L. (2007). The Biology and Fisheries of Slipper Lobsters. (17). Boca Raton: CRC Press. [details]


    • Iannilli, V., Holsinger, J. R., Ruffo, S., & Vonk, R. (2006). Two new genera and two new species of the subterranean family Bogidiellidae (Crustacea, Amphipoda) from groundwaters in northern Oman, with notes on the geographic distribution of the family. Zootaxa, 1208, 37-56. [details]
    • Mirzajani, A. R., & Vonk, R. (2006). Spatial and temporal aspects of the lagoon cockle and its commensal amphipod in the southwestern Caspian Sea. Zoology in the Middle East, 37, 63-72. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Nijman, V. (2006). Sex ratio and sexual selection in wormshrimps (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Ingolfiellidea). Contributions to Zoology, 75, 189-194. [details]


    • Fraaije, R. H. B., Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (2003). Maastrichtiocaris rostratus new genus and species, the first Cretaceous cycloid. Journal of Paleontology, 72(2), 386-388. [details]
    • Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (2003). Ingolfiellidea (Crustacea, Malacostraca, Amphipoda): a phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis. Contributions to Zoology, 72(1), 39-72. [details]
    • van der Ham, J. L., & Vonk, R. (2003). A phylogenetic analysis of the Eriopisa complex (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Melitidae) and a new species from beach interstitia in Venezuela. Journal of Natural History, 37, 779-796. [details]




    • Vonk, R., Seveso, S., & Notenboom, J. (1999). The groundwater amphipod Bogidiella turcica n. sp. and other Bogidiellids (Malacostraca, Amphipoda) in southwest Turkey. Crustaceana, 72(8), 817-835.


    • Konemann, S., Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (1998). A cladistic analysis of 37 Mediterranean Bogidiellidae (Crustacea, Amphipoda), including Bogidiella arista n.sp. from Turkey. Journal of crustacean biology, 18, 383-404. [details]
    • Stock, J. H., Vonk, R., Naderi, S., & Kiabi, B. H. (1998). Limnic and brackish water Amphipoda (Crustacea) from Iran. Beaufortia, 48(9), 173-234. [details]


    • Schram, F. R., & Vonk, R. (1997). Jan Hendrik Stock: 22 February 1931 - 17 February 1997. Contributions to Zoology, 66, 3-7. [details]
    • Schram, F. R., & Vonk, R. (1997). Jan Hendrik Stock: 22 February 1931 - 17 february 1997. Journal of crustacean biology, 17, 562-564. [details]
    • Schram, F. R., & Vonk, R. (1997). Mazon Creek Cycloidea. Journal of Paleontology, 71, 261-284. [details]


    • Vonk, R., & Stock, J. H. (1991). Caecostenetroides ascensionis n. sp., a blind marine interstitial isopod (asellota gnathostenetroidoidea) from ascension island, south atlantic. Tropical Zoology, 4(1), 89-98.
    • Vonk, R., & Sánchez, E. (1991). A new marine interstitial ingolfiellid (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Ingolfiellidea) from Tenerife and Hierro. Hydrobiologia, 223(1), 293-299.


    • Stock, J. H., & Vonk, R. (1990). Stygofaune des Iles Canaries, 23. Melita dulcicola n. sp. nouvel Amphipode d'eau douce de La Gomera. Annales de Limnologie, 26(1), 29-37.


    • Vonk, R. (1988). The Niphargus kochianus-group (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in the Aquitanian Basin, south-western France, and a supposed case of introgressive hybridization. Stygologia, 4(2), 177-191.




    • Irham, M., Schram, F. R., & Vonk, R. (2010). A new species of Pygocephalomorpha (Eumalacostraca, Peracarida) from the Leitchfield Formation, Lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) of Grayson County, Kentucky, U.S.A. In C. H. J. M. Fransen, S. De Grave, & P. K. L. Ng (Eds.), Studies on Malacostraca: Lipke Bijdeley Holthuis memorial volume (pp. 343-355). (Crustaceana monographs; No. 14). Leiden: Brill. [details]


    • Konemann, S., Jenner, R. A., & Vonk, R. (2005). Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships. Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis. [details]


    • Kensley, B., Brusca, R. C., Schram, F. R. (Ed.), & Vonk, R. (Ed.) (2001). Isopod Systematics and Evolution. (Crustacean issues; Vol. 13). Rotterdam: Balkema. [details]
    • Vonk, R. (2001). The Biology of Decapod Crustacean Larvae. Rotterdam: Balkema. [details]


    • Vonk, R., & Schram, F. R. (1998). On the distribution and phylogeny of ingolfiellid amphipods. In W. van Zijl, F. R. Schram, & R. Vonk (Eds.), Proceedings and Abstracts of the Fourth International Crustacean Congress (pp. 58-58). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Stichting Crustacea. [details]


    • Vonk, R., & Notenboom, J. (1997). The phreatic aquifer of the plana de castellon (Spain): First Iberian record of ingolfiellid Amphipoda. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, 20, 337-343. [details]


    • Vonk, R. (Author). (2001). Elektronisch Tijdschrift Contr. to Zool. op UBA site. Software, IBED/ZMA.


    • Schram, F. R., Vonk, R. & Hof, C. H. J. (1998). Outstanding paper of the year in Journal of Paleontology, vol. 71, 1997.

    Journal editor

    • Vonk, R. (editor in chief) (2015-2025). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (2007). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (2006). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor), van Soest, R. W. M. (editor), Nijman, V. (editor) & de Weerdt, W. H. (editor) (2005). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (2005). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • van Soest, R. W. M. (editor), Vonk, R. (editor), Meerburg, G. (editor), Nijman, V. (editor), Egas, C. J. M. (editor), Grabowski, M. (editor), Holsinger, J. R. (editor), Sluys, R. (editor) & Vences, M. (editor) (2005). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor), Schram, F. R. (editor) & Meerburg, G. (editor) (2004). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (2003). Crustacean Issues (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor), Schram, F. R. (editor) & Meerburg, G. (editor) (2003). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor), Schram, F. R. (editor) & Meerburg, G. (editor) (2001). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (2000). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Vonk, R. (editor) (1999). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).
    • Schram, F. R. (editor) & Vonk, R. (editor) (1998). Contributions to Zoology (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Vonk, R. (speaker), Hoek, G. (speaker) & Nijman, V. (speaker) (10-9-2007). Endemic Guiana Shield loricariid catfish; assessment of vulnerability to extinction., Congress, Cavtat, Croatia.
    • Vonk, R. (speaker) (17-4-2000). Groundwater amphipods of Japan, 10th International Colloquium on Amphipoda, Heraklion, Greece.
    • Vonk, R. (speaker) (22-7-1998). Distribution and Phylogeny of Ingolfiellidae, Fourth International Crustacea Congress, Amsterdam.


    • Vonk, R. (other) (2003). Editor General, Crustaceana Issues (other).
    • Vonk, R. (other) (2003). Managing Editor, Contributions to Zoology (other).
    • Vonk, R. (other) (2001). Managing Editor, Tijdschrift "Contributions to Zoology" (other).
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