Papers on Tardigrada published in 2015

[53 references listed]



Altiero, T., Giovannini, I., Guidetti, R. & Rebecchi, R. (2015) Life history traits and reproductive mode of the tardigrade Acutuncus antarcticus under laboratory conditions: strategies to colonize the Antarctic environment. Hydrobiologia, 761(1): 277-291.
Asplund, J., Bokhorst, S., Kardol, P. & Wardle, D.A. (2015) Removal of secondary compounds increases invertebrate abundance in lichens. Fungal Ecology, 18: 18-25.
Bartels, P.J., Fontoura, P. & Nelson, D.R. (2015) New records of marine tardigrades from Moorea, French Polynesia, with the description of Styraconyx turbinarium sp. nov. (Arthrotardigrada, Halechiniscidae). Zootaxa 3955(3): 389-402.
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Beltrán-Pardo, E., Jönsson, K.I., Harms-Ringdahl, M., Haghdoost, S. & Wojcik, A. (2015) Tolerance to Gamma Radiation in the Tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini from Embryo to Adult Correlate Inversely with Cellular Proliferation. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133658.
Boothby, T.C., Tenlen, J.R. Smith, F.W., Wang, J.R., Patanella, K.A., Nishimura, E.O., Tintori, S.C., Li, Q., Jones, C.D., Yandell, M., Messina, D.N., Glasscock, J. & Goldstein, B. (2015) Evidence for extensive horizontal gene transfer from the draft genome of a tardigrade. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(52): 15976-15981.
Chang, L., Powell, D., Miller, W.R. & Lowman, M. (2015) Tardigrades of the Canopy: Evidence of Stratification. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 118(3-4): 230-236.
Chappell, B.M., Parry, D., Miller, W.R. & Lowman, M.D. (2015) Tardigrades of the Canopy: Doryphoribius gibber Beasley and Pilato, 1987 (Eutardigrada: Parachela: Hypsibiidae) New Records from Eastern Kansas, U.S.A. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 118(1-2): 48-52.
Ciobanu, D.A., Roszkowska, M., Moglan, I. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) The first record of Pyxidium tardigradum Van der Land, 1964 (Ciliophora) in Romania. Zootaxa, 3941 (4): 595-599.
Degma, P. & Schill, R.O. (2015) Echiniscus pardalis n. sp., a new species of Tardigrada (Heterotardigrada, Echiniscidae, arctomys group) from the Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime (NW Italy). Zoosystema, 37(1): 239-249.
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Faurby, S. & Barber, P.H. (2015) Extreme population subdivision despite high colonization ability: Contrasting regional patterns in intertidal tardigrades from the west coast of North America. Journal of Biogeography, 42(6): 1006-1017.
Franke, F.A., Schumann, I., Hering, L. & Mayer, G. (2015) Phylogenetic analysis and expression patterns of Pax genes in the onychophoran Euperipatoides rowelli reveal a novel bilaterian Pax subfamily. Evolution & Development, 17(1): 3-20.
Fujmoto, S. (2015) Quisarctus yasumurai gen. et sp. nov. (Arthrotardigrada: Halechiniscidae) from a submarine cave, off Iejima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Zootaxa 3948(1): 145-150.
Gross, V. & Mayer, G. (2015) Neural development in the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini based on anti-acetylated α-tubulin immunolabeling. EvoDevo, 6:12.
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Gross, V., Treffkorn, S. & Mayer, G. (2015) Tardigrada. In: Wanninger, A. (Ed.): Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates, 3: 35-52.
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Guidetti, R., Bonifacio, A., Altiero, T., Bertolani, R. & Rebecchi, L. (2015) Distribution of Calcium and Chitin in the Tardigrade Feeding Apparatus in Relation to its Function and Morphology. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 55(2): 241-252.
Guidetti, R., Jönsson, K.I. & Kristensen, R.M. (2015) Tardigrades of Sweden; an updated check-list. Zootaxa 3981(4): 491-507.
Guil, N., Rodrigo, E. & Machordom, A. (2015) Soil tardigrade biodiversity with the description of a new eutardigrade genus and its phylogenetic position. Systematics and Biodiversity, 13(3): 234-256.
Hejnol, A. & Martín-Durán, J.M. (2015) Getting to the bottom of anal evolution. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 256: 61-74.
Jørgensen, A., Møbjerg, N. (2015) Notes on the cryptobiotic capability of the marine arthrotardigrades Styraconyx haploceros (Halechiniscidae) and Batillipes pennaki (Batillipedidae) from the tidal zone in Roscoff, France. Marine Biology Research, 11(2): 214-217.
Kaczmarek, £., Bartels, P.J., Roszkowska, M. & Nelson, D.R. (2015) The Zoogeography of Marine Tardigrada. Zootaxa, 4037(1): 1-189.
Kaczmarek, £, Michalczyk, £. & McInnes, S.J. (2015) Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part II: South America. Zootaxa 3923(1): 1-107.

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Kristensen, R.M., Sørensen, M.V., Hansen, J.G. & Zeppilli, D. (2015) A new species of Neostygarctus (Arthrotardigrada) from the Condor Seamount in the Azores, Northeast Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity, 45(3): 453-467.
Lisi, O. (2015) Current knowledge on the Sicilian tardigrade fauna. Biodiversity Journal, 6(1): 297-304. Article
Martin, C. & Mayer, G. (2015) Insights into the segmental identity of post‑oral commissures and pharyngeal nerves in Onychophora based on retrograde fills. BMC Neuroscience, 16: 53.
Mayer, G., Hering, L., Stosch, J.M., Stevenson, P.A. & Dircksen, H. (2015) Evolution of pigment-dispersing factor neuropeptides in panarthropoda: Insights from onychophora (velvet worms) and tardigrada (water bears). Journal of Comparative Neurology, 523(13): 1865-1885.
Menechella, A.G., Bulnes, V.N. & Cazzaniga, N.J. (2015) A new Batillipedidae (Tardigrada, Arthrotardigrada) from Argentina. Zootaxa, 4032(3): 339-344.
Melo, J.C., Beltrán-Pardo, E., Bernal, J.E. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) New records of tardigrades from Colombia (Guatavita, Cundinamarca Department). Turkish Journal of Zoology, 39(3): 412-420.
Meyer, H.A. (2015) Water bears (Phylum Tardigrada) of Oceania, with the description of a new species of Milnesium. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 42(3): 173-186.
Moreno-Talamantes, A., Roszkowska, M., Guayasamín, P.R., Flores Maldonado, J.J. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) First record of Dactylobiotus parthenogeneticus Bertolani, 1982 (Eutardigrada: Murrayidae) in Mexico. Check List, 11(4): 1723.
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Nkemegni, G.N., Togouet, S.H.Z., Fomena, A., Pountougnigni, O.F. & Piscart, C. (2015) Aquatic invertebrate fauna of wells in a tropical mountain climate, western Cameroon. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 40(4): 393-401.
Nelson, D.R., Guidetti, R. & Rebecchi, L. (2015) Phylum Tardigrada. In: Ecology and General Biology: Vol. 1: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates (4th Edition): 347-380 (chapter 17).
Nielsen, U.N. & King, C.K. (2015) Abundance and diversity of soil invertebrates in the Windmill Islands region, East Antarctica. Polar Biology, 38(9): 1391-1400.
Perry, E.S., Miller, W.R. & Lindsay, S. (2015) Looking at tardigrades in a new light: using epifluorescence to interpret structure. Journal of Microscopy, 257(2): 117-122.
Pilato, G., Sabella, G. & Lisi, O. (2015) Two new freshwater eutardigrade species from Sicily. Zootaxa, 3918(2): 273-284.
Poprawa, I., Hyra, M., Kszuk-Jendrysik, M. & Rost-Roszkowska, M.M. (2015) Ultrastructural changes and programmed cell death of trophocytes in the gonad of Isohypsibius granulifer granulifer Thulin, 1928 (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada, Isohypsibiidae). Micron, 70: 26-33.
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Poprawa, I., Hyra, M. & Rost-Roszkowska, M.M. (2015) Germ cell cluster organization and oogenesis in the tardigrade Dactylobiotus parthenogeneticus Bertolani, 1982 (Eutardigrada, Murrayidae). Protoplasma, 252(4): 1019-1029.
Poprawa, I., Schlechte-We³nicz, W. & Hyra, M. (2015) Ovary organization and oogenesis in the tardigrade Macrobiotus polonicus Pilato, Kaczmarek, Michalczyk & Lisi, 2003 (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae): ultrastructural and histochemical analysis. Protoplasma, 252: 857-865.
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Rizzo, A.M., Altiero, T., Corsetto, P.A., Montorfano, G., Guidetti, R. & Rebecchi, L. (2015) Space Flight Effects on Antioxidant Molecules in Dry Tardigrades: The TARDIKISS Experiment. BioMed Research International, 2015: 167642.
Roszkowska, M, Ostrowska, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) The genus Milnesium Doyère, 1840 (Tardigrada) in South America with descriptions of two new species from Argentina and discussion of the feeding behaviour in the family Milnesiidae. Zoological Studies, 54: 12.

Sarmento, V.C., Souza, T.P., Esteves, A.M. & Santos, P.J.P. (2015) Effects of seawater acidification on a coral reef meiofauna community. Coral Reefs, 34: 955-966.
Savic, A.G., Guidetti, R., Turi, A., Pavicevic, A., Giovannini, I., Rebecchi, L. & Mojovic, M. (2015) Superoxide anion radical production in the tardigrade Paramacrobiotus richtersi, the first EPR spin-trapping study. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology, 88(4): 451-454.
Schmidt, C. & Martínez Arbizu, P. (2015) Unexpectedly higher metazoan meiofauna abundances in the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench compared to the adjacent abyssal plains. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 111: 60-75.
Smith, M.R. & Caron, J.B. (2015) Hallucigenia's head and the pharyngeal armature of early ecdysozoans. Nature, 523(7558): 75-78.
Sobczyk, M., Michno, K., Koszty³a, P., Stec, D. & Michalczyk, £. (2015) Tolerance to ammonia of Thulinius ruffoi (Bertolani, 1981), a tardigrade isolated from a sewage treatment plant. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 5(6): 721-727.
Stec, D., Smolak, R., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2015) An integrative description of Macrobiotus paulinae sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae: hufelandi group) from Kenya. Zootaxa, 4052(5): 501-526.
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Tanaka, S., Tanaka, J., Miwa, Y., Horikawa, D.D., Katayama, T., Arakawa, K., Toyoda, A., Kubo, T. & Kunieda, T. (2015) Novel Mitochondria-Targeted Heat-Soluble Proteins Identified in the Anhydrobiotic Tardigrade Improve Osmotic Tolerance of Human Cells. PLoS ONE, 10(2): e0118272.
Tsujimoto, M., Suzuki, A.C. & Imura, S. (2015) Life history of the Antarctic tardigrade, Acutuncus antarcticus, under a constant laboratory environment. Polar Biology, 38(10): 1575-1581.
Vargha, B. (2015) Habitat preference of Hungarian water-bears (Tardigrada). e-Acta Naturalia Pannonica, 8: 125-142. [in Hungarian] PDF available from author
Velasco-Castrillón, A., McInnes, S.J., Schultz, M.B., Arróniz-Crespo, M., D’Haese, C.A, Gibson, J.A.E., Adams, B.J., Page, T.J., Austin, A.D., Cooper, S.J.B. & Stevens, M.I. (2015) Mitochondrial DNA analyses reveal widespread tardigrade diversity in Antarctica. Invertebrate Systematics, 29: 578-590.
Zawierucha, K., Cytan, J., Smykla, J., Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K., Kaczmarek, £., Kosicki, J.Z. & Michalczyk, £. (2015) Sea bird guano boosts body size of water bears (Tardigrada) inhabiting the Arctic tundra. Polar Biology, 38(4): 579-582.
Zawierucha, K., Grzelak, K., Kotwicki, L., Kaczmarek, £. & Kristensen, R.M. (2015) First observation of the marine tardigrades Batillipes mirus and Batillipes noerrevangi (Arthrotardigrada, Batillipedidae) from a strongly brackish part of the Polish Baltic Sea coast. Marine Biology Research, 11(8): 859-868.
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Zawierucha, K., Kolicka, M., Takeuchi, N. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) What animals can live in cryoconite holes? A faunal review. Journal of Zoology, 295: 159-169.
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Zawierucha, K., Smykla, J., Michalczyk, £., Go³dyn, B. & Kaczmarek, £. (2015) Distribution and diversity of Tardigrada along altitudinal gradients in the Hornsund, West Spitsbergen (Arctic). Polar Research, 34: 24168.

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