Papers on Tardigrada published in 2016

[82 references listed]



Arakawa, K., Yoshida, Y. & Tomita, M. (2016) Genome sequencing of a single tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini individual. Scientific Data, 3: 160063.
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]
da Rocha, C.M.C., Gomes Júnior, E.L. & dos Santos, É.C.L. (2016) Brazilian limnoterrestrial tardigrades (Bilateria, Tardigrada): New occurrences and species checklist updates. Revista Nordestina de Zoologia, 10(1): 21-31.  
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.
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.
Pérez-Pech, W.A., Cutz-Pool, L.Q., Guidetti, R. & Blanco-Piñón, A. (2016) Primer registro genérico de tardígrados, habitantes del área urbana de chetumal quintana roo, México. Entomología mexicana, 3: 912-918.  [Spanish + English abstract] Article
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]
Rodríguez-Candela, M., Guil, N. & Parapar, J. (2016) Tardigrades of Fragas do Eume Natural Park (Galicia, NW Spain) with the first record of Echiniscus bigranulatus Richters, 1907 (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada) in the Iberian Peninsula. Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural. Sección biológica, 110: 61-70. [Spanish + English abstract] Article
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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