Papers on Tardigrada published in 2016

[78 references listed]



Bartels, P.J., Apodaca, J.J., Mora, C. & Nelson, D.R. (2016) A global biodiversity estimate of a poorly known taxon: phylum Tardigrada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 737-746. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Bartels, P.J., Mormino, C.J. & Nelson, D.R. (2016) Aquatic tardigrades of North Carolina with a new North American record of a lotic tardigrade, Dactylobiotus haplonyx Maucci, 1980 (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae). Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science, 132(1): 26-30.
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B¹kowski, M., Roszkowska, M., Gawlak, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2016) Macrobiotus naskreckii sp. nov., a new tardigrade (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae) of the hufelandi group from Mozambique. Annales Zoologici, 66(2): 155-164.
Bemm, F., Weiß, C.L., Schultz, J. & Förster, F. (2016) Genome of a tardigrade: Horizontal gene transfer or bacterial contamination? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(22): E3054-E3056.
Bingemer, J., Hohberg, K. & Schill, R.O. (2016) First detailed observations on tardigrade mating behaviour and some aspects of the life history of Isohypsibius dastychi Pilato, Bertolani & Binda 1982 (Tardigrada, Isohypsibiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 856-862. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Cesari, M., McInnes, S., Bertolani, R., Rebecchi, L. & Guidetti, R. (2016) Genetic diversity and biogeography of the south polar water bear Acutuncus antarcticus (Eutardigrada : Hypsibiidae) – evidence that it is a truly pan-Antarctic species. Invertebrate Systematics, 30: 635-649.
Cesari, M., Vecchi, M., Palmer, A., Bertolani, R., Pilato, G., Rebecchi, L. & Guidetti, R. (2016) What if the claws are reduced? Morphological and molecular phylogenetic relationships of the genus Haplomacrobiotus May, 1948 (Eutardigrada, Parachela). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 819-827. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Ciccazzo, S., Esposito, A., Borruso, L. & Brusetti, L. (2016) Microbial communities and primary succession in high altitude mountain environments. Annals of Microbiology, 66(1): 43-60.
Cook, J., Edwards, A., Takeuchi, N. & Irvine-Fynn, T. (2016) Cryoconite: The dark biological secret of the cryosphere. Progress in Physical Geography, 40(1): 66-111.
Czechowski, P., White, D., Clarke, L., McKay, A., Cooper, A. & Stevens, M.I. (2016) Age-related environmental gradients influence invertebrate distribution in the Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica. Royal Society Open Science 3: 160296.
Czernekova, M. & Jönsson, K.I. (2016) Experimentally Induced Repeated Anhydrobiosis in the Eutardigrade Richtersius coronifer. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0164062.
Czernekova, M. & Jönsson, K.I. (2016) Mitosis in storage cells of the eutardigrade Richtersius coronifer. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 888-896. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Dastych, H. (2016) Redescription and taxonomic status of the Antarctic water-bear Isohypsibius tetradactyloides (Richters, 1907), as concluded from the rediscovered type material (Tardigrada). Acta Biologica Benrodis, 18: 21-43.  
DeMilio, E., Lawton, C. & Marley, N.J. (2016) Tardigrada of Ireland: a review of records and an updated checklist of species including a new addition to the Irish fauna. ZooKeys, 616: 77-101.
Devasurmutt, Y.R. & Arpitha, B.M. (2016) An Introduction to phylum Tardigrada - Review. International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science, 5(5): 48-52. Article
Fernandez, C., Vasanthan, T., Kissoon, N., Karam, G., Duquette, N., Seymour, C. & Stone, J.R. (2016) Radiation tolerance and bystander effects in the eutardigrade species Hypsibius dujardini (Parachaela: Hypsibiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 919-923. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
G¹siorek, P., Stec, D., Morek, W., Zawierucha, K., Kaczmarek, £., Lachowska-Cierlik, D. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) An integrative revision of Mesocrista Pilato, 1987 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae). Journal of Natural History, 50(45-46): 2803-2828.
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Georgiev, D. (2016) Published records of limno-terrestrial tardigrades (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada, Eutardigrada) from Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. ZooNotes, S3: 65-67. Article
Georgiev, D. (2016) The Phylum Tardigrada and the Panspermia Theory – Can The Tardigrades be Live Capsules Carrying a Variety of DNA Sequences Inside as Food Particles, Endosymbiotic Organisms and Parasites? International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology, 4(4): 292-293. Article
Guidetti, R., Rebecchi, L., Bertolani, R., Jönsson, K.I., Kristensen, R.M. & Cesari, M. (2016) Morphological and molecular analyses on Richtersius (Eutardigrada) diversity reveal its new systematic position and lead to the establishment of a new genus and a new family within Macrobiotoidea. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 834-845. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Greven, H., Kaya, M. & Baran, T. (2016) The presence of α-chitin in Tardigrada with comments on chitin in the Ecdysozoa. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 264: 11-16.
González-Reyes, A., Acosta, X., Corronca, J., Rocha, M., Doma, I. & Repp, E.Y. (2016) Diversity assessment in tardigrades communities (Ecdysozoa, Tardigrada) in urban and rural habitats of the city of Salta (Argentina). Iheringia (Série Zoologia), 106: e2016026. [in Spanish]
Hansen, J.G., Kristensen, R.M., Jørgensen, A., Accogli, G., D'Addabbo, R. & Gallo, M. (2016) Postembryonic development, paedomorphosis, secondary sexual dimorphism and population structure of a new Florarctus species (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 871-877. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Hashimoto, T., Horikawa, D.D., Saito, Y., Kuwahara, H., Kozuka-Hata, H., Shin-I, T., Minakuchi, Y., Ohishi, K., Motoyama, A., Aizu, T., Enomoto, A., Kondo, K., Tanaka, S., Hara, Y., Koshikawa, S., Sagara, H., Miura, T., Yokobori, S., Miyagawa, K., Suzuki, Y., Kubo, T., Oyama, M., Kohara, Y., Fujiyama, A., Arakawa, K., Katayama, T., Toyoda, A. & Kunieda, T. (2016) Extremotolerant tardigrade genome and improved radiotolerance of human cultured cells by tardigrade-unique protein. Nature Communications, 7: 12808.
Heidemann, N.W.T., Smith, D.K., Hygum, T.L., Stapane, L., Clausen, L.K.B., Jørgensen, A., Hélix-Nielsen, C. & Møbjerg, N. (2016) Osmotic stress tolerance in semi-terrestrial tardigrades. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 912-918. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Hering, L., Bouameur, J.E., Reichelt, J., Magin, T.M. & Mayer, G. (2016) Novel origin of lamin-derived cytoplasmic intermediate filaments in tardigrades. eLife 5: e11117.
Hohberg, K. & Lang, B. (2016) The feeding apparatus and taxonomic position of clawless Apodibius confusus Dastych, 1983 (Tardigrada: Isohypsibiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 828-833. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Hinton, J.A., Meyer, H.A. & Peet, B. (2016) A contribution to the tardigrade fauna of Georgia, USA. Georgia Journal of Science, 74(2): a14. Article
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Hygum, T.L., Clausen, L.K.B., Halberg, K.A., Jørgensen, A. & Møbjerg, N. (2016) Tun formation is not a prerequisite for desiccation tolerance in the marine tidal tardigrade Echiniscoides sigismundi. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 907-911. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Hyra, M., Poprawa, I., W³odarczyk, A., Student, S., Sonakowska, L., Kszuk-Jendrysik, M. & Rost-Roszkowska M.M. (2016) Ultrastructural changes in the midgut epithelium of Hypsibius dujardini (Doyère, 1840) (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae) in relation to oogenesis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 897-906. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Hyra, M., Rost-Roszkowska, M.M., Student, S., W³odarczyk, A., Deperas, M., Janelt, K. & Poprawa I. (2016) Body cavity cells of Parachela during their active life. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 878-887. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Ito, M., Saigo, T., Abe, W., Kubo, T. & Kunieda, T. (2016) Establishment of an isogenic strain of the desiccation-sensitive tardigrade Isohypsibius myrops (Parachela, Eutardigrada) and its life history traits. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 863-870. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Jankovská, V., Roszkowska, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2016) Remains of non-pollen-palynomorphs – tardigrades from Spitsbergen found during pollen analyses. Polar Record, 52(4): 450-463.
Jönsson, K.I., Schill, R.O., Rabbow, E., Rettberg, P. & Harms-Ringdahl, M. (2016) The fate of the TARDIS offspring: no intergenerational effects of space exposure. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 924-930. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Jönsson, K.I., Hygum, T.L., Andersen, K.N., Clausen, L.K.B. & Møbjerg, N. (2016) Tolerance to Gamma Radiation in the Marine Heterotardigrade, Echiniscoides sigismundi. PLoS ONE, 11(12): e0168884.
Kaczmarek, £., Go³dyn, B., McInnes, S.J. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Diversity of limno-terrestrial tardigrades of the Americas in relation to the Great American Biotic Interchange hypothesis (GABI). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 737-746. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Kaczmarek, £., Jakubowska, N., Celewicz-Go³dyn, S. & Zawierucha, K. (2016) The microorganisms of cryoconite holes (algae, Archaea, bacteria, cyanobacteria, fungi, and Protista): A review. Polar Record, 52(2): 176-203.
Kaczmarek, £., Michalczyk, £. & McInnes, S.J. (2016) Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part III: North America and Greenland. Zootaxa, 4203(1): 1-249.
Kaczmarek, £. & Roszkowska, M. (2016) A new eutardigrade from Costa Rica with taxonomical and zoogeographical remarks on Costa Rican tardigrades. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 43(3): 234-245.
Koszty³a, P., Stec, D., Morek, W., G¹siorek, P., Zawierucha, K., Michno, K., Ufir, K., Ma³ek, D., Hlebowicz, K., Laska, A., Dudziak, M., Frohme, M., Prokop, Z.M., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Experimental taxonomy confirms the environmental stability of morphometric traits in a taxonomically challenging group of microinvertebrates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 765-775. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Koutsovoulos, G., Kumar, S., Laetsch, D.R., Stevens, L., Daub, J., Conlon, C., Maroon, H., Thomas, F., Aboobaker, A.A. & Blaxter, M. (2016) No evidence for extensive horizontal gene transfer in the genome of the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(18): 5053-5058.
Lisi, O., Binda, M.G. & Pilato, G. (2016) Eremobiotus ginevrae sp. nov. and Paramacrobiotus pius sp. nov., two new species of Eutardigrada. Zootaxa, 4103(4): 344-360.
£okas, E., Zaborska, A., Kolicka, M., Ró¿ycki, M. & Zawierucha, K. (2016) Accumulation of atmospheric radionuclides and heavy metals in cryoconite holes on an Arctic glacier. Chemosphere, 160: 162-172.
Mapalo, M., Stec, D., Mirano-Bascos, D.M. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Mesobiotus philippinicus sp. nov., the first limnoterrestrial tardigrade from the Philippines. Zootaxa, 4126(3): 411-426.
Meyer, H.A. (2016) Re-description of Echiniscus cavagnaroi Schuster & Grigarick, 1966 (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada: Echiniscoidea: Echiniscidae) from type material, with new records from Hawaii and Bermuda. Zootaxa, 4121(5): 575-582.
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Miller, W.R. & Perry, E.S. (2016) The coastal marine Tardigrada of the Americas. Zootaxa, 4126(3): 375-396.
Morek, W., G¹siorek, P., Stec, D., Blagden, B. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Experimental taxonomy exposes ontogenetic variability and elucidates the taxonomic value of claw configuration in Milnesium Doyère, 1840 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Apochela). Contributions to Zoology, 85(2): 173-200. Article
Morek, W., Stec, D., G¹siorek, P., Schill, R.O., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) An experimental test of eutardigrade preparation methods for light microscopy. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 785-793. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Møbjerg, N., Kristensen, R.M. & Jørgensen, A. (2016) Data from new taxa infer Isoechiniscoides gen. nov. and increase the phylogenetic and evolutionary understanding of echiniscoidid tardigrades (Echiniscoidea: Tardigrada). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 804-818. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Neves, R.C., Brand, J., Gan, B.Q. & Reichert, H. (2016) First time surveying meiofauna in Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, S34(1): 8-12. Article
Ortega-Hernández, J. (2016) Making sense of 'lower' and 'upper' stem-group Euarthropoda, with comments on the strict use of the name Arthropoda von Siebold, 1848. Biological Reviews, 91(1): 255-273.
Pilato, G. & Lisi, O. (2016) Milnesium minutum and Milnesium sandrae, two new species of Milnesiidae (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada, Apochela). ZooKeys, 580: 1-12.
Pilato, G., Sabella, G. & Lisi, O. (2016) Two new species of Milnesium (Tardigrada: Milnesiidae). Zootaxa, 4132(4): 575-587.
Rocha, A.M., González-Reyes, A., Corronca, J., Rodríguez-Artigas, S., Doma, I., Repp, E.Y & Acosta, X. (2016) Tardigrade diversity: an evaluation of natural and disturbed environments of the province of Salta (Argentina). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 755-764. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Roszkowska, M., Bartels, P.J., Go³dyn, B., Ciobanu, D., Fontoura, P., Michalczyk, £., Nelson, D.R., Ostrowska, M., Moreno-Talamantes, A. & Kaczmarek, £. (2016) Is the gut content of Milnesium (Eutardigrada) related to buccal tube size? Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 794-803. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Roszkowska, M., Stec, D., Ciobanu, D.A. & Kaczmarek, £. (2016) Tardigrades from Nahuel Huapi National Park (Argentina, South America) with descriptions of two new Macrobiotidae species. Zootaxa, 4105(3): 243-260.
Rubal, M., Veiga, P., Fontoura, P., Santos E. & Sousa-Pinto, I. (2016) Biodiversity of marine tardigrades from the northern coast of Portugal (Iberian Peninsula). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 747-754. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Savic, A.G., Preus, S., Rebecchi, L. & Guidetti, R. (2016) New multivariate image analysis method for detection of differences in chemical and structural composition of chitin structures in tardigrade feeding apparatuses. Zoomorphology, 135(1): 43-50.
Smith, F.W., Boothby, T.C., Ilaria, G., Rebecchi, L., Jockusch, E.L. & Goldstein, B. (2016) The Compact Body Plan of Tardigrades Evolved by the Loss of a Large Body Region. Current Biology, 26(2): 224-229.
Stec, D., G¹siorek, P., Morek, W., Koszty³a, P., Zawierucha, K., Michno, K., Kaczmarek, £., Prokop, Z.M. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Estimating optimal sample size for tardigrade morphometry. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 776-784. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Stec, D., Morek, W., G¹siorek, P., Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2016) Determinants and taxonomic consequences of extreme egg shell variability in Ramazzottius subanomalus (Biserov, 1985) (Tardigrada). Zootaxa, 4208(2): 176-188.
Suzuki, A.C. (2016) Specimens with an Artifact Appearing as ‘Three Spines’ in Milnesium tardigradum var. trispinosa Rahm, 1931 (Tardigrada). Zoological Science, 33(4): 431-433.
Suzuki, A.C. (2016) Tardigrade Research in Japan. In: Motokawa, M. & Kajihara, H.: Species Diversity of Animals in Japan [Diversity and Commonality in Animals], pp 267-284.
Tibbs, L., Emanuels, A. & Miller, W.R. (2016) Tardigrades of the Canopy: Argentine Species Milnesium beatae Roszkowska, Ostrowska and Kaczmarek, 2015 (Eutardigrada, Milnesidae) Discovered in the Trees of Kansas, U.S.A. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 119(2): 173-178.
Tsujimoto, M., Imura, S. & Kanda, H. (2016) Recovery and reproduction of an Antarctic tardigrade retrieved from a moss sample frozen for over 30 years. Cryobiology, 72(1): 78-81.
Tsujimoto, M., Komori, O. & Imura, S. (2016) Effect of lifespan and age on reproductive performance of the tardigrade Acutuncus antarcticus: minimal reproductive senescence. Hydrobiologia, 772(1): 93-102.
Uda, K., Abe, K., Dehara, Y., Mizobata, K., Sogawa, N., Akagi, Y., Saigan, M., Radkov, A.D. & Moe, L.A. (2016) Distribution and evolution of the serine/aspartate racemase family in invertebrates. Amino Acids, 48(2): 387-402.
Vargha, B. (2016) Investigations on the Hungarian water bear (Tardigrada) specimens determinated as Milnesium tardigradum species I. Claw configurations. e-Acta Naturalia Pannonica, 10: 115-125. [in Hungarian] PDF available from author
Vecchi, M., Cesari, M., Bertolani, R., Jönsson, K.I., Rebecchi, L. & Guidetti, R. (2016) Integrative systematic studies on tardigrades from Antarctica identify new genera and new species within Macrobiotoidea and Echiniscoidea. Invertebrate Systematics, 30(4): 303-322.
Vecchi, M., Vicente, F., Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., Rebecchi, L. & Cesari, M. (2016) Interspecific relationships of tardigrades with bacteria, fungi and protozoans, with a focus on the phylogenetic position of Pyxidium tardigradum (Ciliophora). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 178(4): 846-855. [XIII Symposium Proceedings]
Vonnahme, T.R., Devetter, M., Žárský, J.D., Šabacká, M. & Elster, J. (2016) Controls on microalgal community structures in cryoconite holes upon high-Arctic glaciers, Svalbard. Biogeosciences, 13(3): 659-674.
Yang, J., Ortega-Hernández, J., Butterfield, N.J., Liu, Y., Boyan, G.S., Hou, J.-B., Lan, T. & Zhang, X.-G. (2016) Fuxianhuiid ventral nerve cord and early nervous system evolution in Panarthropoda. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(11): 2988-2993.
Yankova, M., Morek, W. & Georgiev, D. (2016) Current Knowledge of Tardigrades (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada and Eutardigrada) from Bulgaria: Checklist and Distribution Data. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 68(3): 299-304. Article
Young, A., Chappell, B., Miller, W. & Lowman, M. (2016) Tardigrades of the Tree Canopy: Milnesium swansoni sp. nov. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a new species from Kansas, U.S.A. Zootaxa, 4072(5): 559-568.
Zawierucha, K., Kolicka, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2016) Re-description of the Arctic tardigrade Tenuibiotus voronkovi (Tumanov, 2007) (Eutardigrada; Macrobiotidea), with the first molecular data for the genus. Zootaxa, 4196(4): 498-510.
Zawierucha, K., Ostrowska, M., Vonnahme, T.R., Devetter, M., Nawrot, A.P., Lehmann, S. & Kolicka, M. (2016) Diversity and distribution of Tardigrada in Arctic cryoconite holes. Journal of Limnology, 75(3): 545-559.
Zawierucha, K., Vonnahme, T.R., Devetter, M., Kolicka, M., Ostrowska, M., Chmielewski, S. & Kosicki, J.Z. (2016) Area, depth and elevation of cryoconite holes in the Arctic do not influence Tardigrada densities. Polish Polar Research, 37(2): 325-334.
Zawierucha, K., Zmudczyñska-Skarbek, K., Kaczmarek, £. & Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K. (2016) The influence of a seabird colony on abundance and species composition of water bears (Tardigrada) in Hornsund (Spitsbergen, Arctic). Polar Biology, 39(4): 713-723.

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