Papers on Tardigrada published in 2008

[53 references listed]



Bartels, P.J., Nelson, D.R., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2008) Three new species and one new record of the genus Doryphoribius Pilato, 1969 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae) from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee, USA). Journal of Natural History, 42(41-42): 2595-2608.
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Beasley, C.W., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2008) Doryphoribius mexicanus, a new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae) from Mexico (North America). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 121(1): 34-40.
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Cromer, L., Gibson, J.A.E., McInnes, S.J. & Agius, J.T. (2008) Tardigrade remains from lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology, 39: 143-150.  
Degma, P., Michalczyk, £. & Kaczmarek, £. (2008) Macrobiotus derkai, a new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae, huziori group) from the Colombian Andes (South America). Zootaxa, 1731: 1-23. Abstract
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Dunn, C.W., Hejnol, A., Matus, D.Q., Pang, K., Browne, W.E., Smith, S.A, Seaver, E., Rouse, G.W., Obst, M., Edgecombe, G.D., Sorensen, M.V., Haddock, S.H.D., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Okusu, A., Kristenesn, R.M., Wheeler, W.C., Martindale, M.Q. & Giribet, G. (2008) Broad phylogenomic sampling improves resolution of the animal tree of life. Nature, 452(7188): 745-750.
Faurby, S., Jonsson, K.I., Rebecchi, L. & Funch, P. (2008) Variation in anhydrobiotic survival of two eutardigrade morphospecies: a story of cryptic species and their dispersal. Journal of Zoology, 275(2): 139-145.
Fontoura, P., Pilato, G. & Lisi, O. (2008) Echiniscidae (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada) from Faial and Pico Islands, the Azores, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa, 1693: 49-61. Abstract
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Fontoura, P., Pilato, G. & Lisi, O. (2008) New records of eutardigrades (Tardigrada) from Faial and Pico Islands, the Azores, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa, 1778: 37-47. Abstract
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Fuchs, A. & Poprawa, I. (2008) Microsporidia infecting tissues of Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada). Acta Biologica Cracoviensia, Series Botanica, 50 (suppl.1): 46.  
Garey, J.R., McInnes, S.J. & Nichols, P.B. (2008) Global diversity of tardigrades (Tardigrada) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia, 595: 101-106.
German Rodriguez, J., Incera, M. & Lopez, J. (2008) Ecophysiological response of meiofauna to physicochemical gradients in intertidal sandy sediments. Marine Ecology, 29(Suppl. 1): 60-69.  
Guidetti, R., Boschini, D., Altiero, T., Bertolani, R. & Rebecchi, L. (2008) Diapause in tardigrades: a study of factors involved in encystment. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 2296-2302.  
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Guil, N. (2008) New records and within-species variability of Iberian tardigrades (Tardigrada), with comments on the species from the Echiniscus blumi-canadensis series. Zootaxa, 1757: 1-30. Abstract
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Hengherr, S., Brummer, F. & Schill, R.O. (2008) Anhydrobiosis in tardigrades and its effects on longevity traits. Journal of Zoology, 275(3): 216-220.
Hengherr, S., Heyer, A.G., Kohler, H.R. & Shill, R.O. (2008) Trehalose and anhydrobiosis in tardigrades – evidence for divergence in responses to dehydration. The Federation of European Biochemical Societies Journal, 275(2): 281-288.
Horikawa, D., Kunieda, T., Abe, W., Watanabe, M., Nakahara, Y., Yukuhiro, F., Sakashita, T., Hamada, N., Wada, S., Funayama, T., Katagiri, C., Kobayashi, Y., Higashi, S. & Okuda, T. (2008) Establishment of a Rearing System of the Extremotolerant Tardigrade Ramazzottius varieornatus: A New Model Animal for Astrobiology. Astrobiology, 8: 549-556.
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Jeschke, J.M. & Hohberg, K. (2008) Predicting and testing functional responses: An example from a tardigrade–nematode system. Basic and Applied Ecology, 9: 145-151.  
Jonsson, K.I., Rabbow, E., Schill, R.O., Harms-Ringdahl, M. & Rettberg, P. (2008) Tardigrades survive exposure to space in low Earth orbit. Current Biology, 18(17): R729-R731.
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Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2008) New records of Water Bears (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada) from Romania. Studia Universitatis “Vasile Goldis”, Seria Stiintele Vietii, 18(Suppl.): 167-169.  
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Kaczmarek, £., Michalczyk, £. & Eggermont, H. (2008) Dactylobiotus luci, a new freshwater tardigrade (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae) from the Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda/DR Congo). African Zoology, 43(2): 150-155.
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Kiosya, Y.O. & Inshina, V.V. (2008) First record of Macrobiotus beotiae Durante & Maucci, 1979 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae) in Ukraine. Bulletin of Kharkiv National University (Biology Series), 814: 100-103. Article
Li, H. & Li, X. (2008) Two new species of Hypsibiidae (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada) from China. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 121(1): 41-48.  
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Li, X. & Li, H. (2008) Tardigrades from Taiwan, with the Description of a New Species of Doryphoribius (Tardigrada, Hypsibiidae). Zoological Science, 25(5): 554-559.
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Li, X., Wang, D. & Wang, L. (2008) The Tardigrada fauna of Hainan Island (Asia: China) with descriptions of two new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 56(2): 293-305. Article
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Liu, J., Shu, D., Han, J., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, X. (2008) Origin, diversification, and relationships of Cambrian lobopods. Gondwana Research, 14: 277-283.
Logan, D., Townsend, K.A., Townsend, K. & Tibbetts, I.R. (2008) Meiofauna sediment relations in leeward slope turf algae of Heron Island reef. Hydrobiologia, 610(1): 269-276.
Marley, N.J., Bertolani, R. & Nelson, D.R. (2008) Designation of Pseudobiotus kathmanae Nelson, Marley & Bertolani, 1999 as the type species for the genus Pseudobiotus Nelson, 1980 (Tardigrada. Zootaxa, 1940: 41-47. Article
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Meyer, H.A. (2008) Distribution of tardigrades in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist, 7(1): 91-100.  
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Ocon, C.S., Rodrigues Capitulo, A. & Paggi, A.C. (2008) Evaluation of zoobenthic assemblages and recovery following petroleum spill in a coastal area of Rio de la Plata estuarine system, South America. Environmental Pollution, 156: 82-89.
Pelzer, B., Dastych, H. & Greven, H. (2008) The osmoregulatory/excretory organs of the glacier-dwelling eutardigrade Hypsibius klebelsbergi Michelcic,1959 (Tardigrada). Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut, 104: 61-72.  
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Perez-Gelabert, D.E. (2008) Arthropods of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti): A checklist and bibliography. Zootaxa, 1831: 1-530. Abstract
Pilato, G. (2008) Origin and  phylogeny of the metazoans and the theory of the endoderm as secondary layer. Foxwell & Davies Ltd., UK; 159 pp.  
Pilato, G., Fontoura, P. & Lisi, O. (2008) New description of Echiniscus viridis Murray, 1910 and remarks on the viridis group. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 35(1): 85-92. Abstract
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Pilato, G., Fontoura, P., Lisi, O. & Beasley, C. (2008) New description of Echiniscus scabrospinosus Fontoura, 1982, and description of a new species of Echiniscus (Heterotardigrada) from China. Zootaxa, 1856: 41-54. Abstract
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Poprawa, I. & Lipowska, A. (2008) The ultrastructure and the formation of the egg capsule in Isohypsibius granulifer Thulin, 1928 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada). Acta Biologica Cracoviensia, Series Botanica, 50 (suppl.1): 57.  
Pugh, P.J.A. & Convey, P. (2008) Surviving out in the cold: Antarctic endemic invertebrates and their refugia. Journal of Biogeography, 35(12): 2176-2186.
Rebecchi, L., Altiero, T., Eibye-Jacobsen, J., Bertolani, R. & Kristensen, R.M. (2008) A new discovery of Novechiniscus armadilloides (Schuster, 1975) (Tardigrada, Echiniscidae) from Utah, USA with considerations on non-marine Heterotardigrada phylogeny and biogeography. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution, 8: 58-65.  
Reiss, J. & Schmid-Araya, J.m. (2008) Existing in plenty: abundance, biomass and diversity of ciliates and meiofauna in small streams. Freshwater Biology, 53: 652–668.  
Sanchez-Moreno, S., Ferris, H. & Guil, N. (2008) Role of tardigrades in the suppressive service of a soil food web. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 124: 187–192.  
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Sands, C.J., Convey, P., Linse, K. & McInnes, S.J. (2008) Assessing meiofaunal variation among individuals utilising morphological and molecular approaches: an example using the Tardigrada. BioMed Central Ecology, 8: 7.
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Sands, C.J., McInnes, S.J., Marley, N.J., Goodall-Copestake, W., Convey, P. & Linse, K. (2008) Phylum Tardigarda: an "individual" approach. Cladistics, 24: 1-18.
Schill, R.O. & Fritz, G.B. (2008) Desiccation tolerance in embryonic stages of the tardigrade. Journal of Zoology, 276: 103-107.
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Sohlenius, B. & Bostrom, S. (2008) Species diversity and random distribution of microfauna in extremely isolated habitable patches on Antarctic nunataks. Polar Biology, 31: 817–825.
Suren, A.M., Lambert, P., Image, K. & Sorrell, B.K. (2008) Variation in wetland invertebrate communities in lowland acidic fens and swamps. Freshwater Biology, 53: 727–744.
Suzuki, A.C. (2008) Appearance of Males in a Thelytokous Strain of Milnesium cf. tardigradum (Tardigrada). Zoological Science, 25(8): 849-853.
Telford, M.J., Bourlat, S.J., Economou, A., Papillon, D. & Rota-Stabelli, O. (2008) The evolution of Ecdysozoa. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (Biological Sciences), 363(1496): 1529-1537.
Veit-Kohler, G., Laudien, J., Knott, J., Velez, J. & Sahade, R. (2008) Meiobenthic colonisation of soft sediments in arctic glacial Kongsfjorden (Svalbard). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 363: 58-65.
Vicente, F., Michalczyk, £., Kaczmarek, £. & Boavida, M.-J. (2008) Observations on Pyxidium tardigradum (Ciliophora), a protozoan living on Eutardigrada: infestation, morphology and feeding behaviour. Parasitology Research, 103: 1323-1331.
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Wang, Y. & Wang, L. (2008) Two newly recorded species of the genus Itaquascon (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China. Journal of Forestry Research, 19(1): 67-68.
Wang, L. & Lian, Z. (2008) Two newly recorded species of the genus Hypsibius (Tardigrada; Hypsibiidae) from China. Journal of Forestry Research, 19(4): 340-342.
Yang, T. (2008) Tardigrades from some mosses of Wuyi Mountain sceneries in East China. Acta Zoologica Sinica, 33(2): 348-353.  
Zantke, J., Wolff, C. & Scholzt, G. (2008) Three-dimensional reconstruction of the central nervous system of Macrobiotus hufelandi (Eutardigrada, Parachela): implications for the phylogenetic position of Tardigrada. Zoomorphology, 127: 21-36.

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