Recently published papers

Below are provided references and links to the papers on Tardigrada published in the last three months. The icon 'NEW' appears until one month after a paper was added to the list. After three months references are moved to the 'Archives'.

                   [20 references currently listed]
Last update: 18-04-2017]





Araujo, T.Q., Checon, H.H. & Garraffoni, A.R.S. (2017) Alpha and beta diversity of freshwater meiofauna at different spatial scales in a Neotropical lotic system. Marine and Freshwater Research, 68(3): 538-548.

Czerneková, M., Jönsson, K.I., Chajec, L, Student, S. & Poprawa I. (2017) The structure of the desiccated Richtersius coronifer (Richters, 1903). Protoplasma, 254(3): 1367-1377.

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

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

Gross, V., Minich, I. & Mayer, G. (2017) External morphogenesis of the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini as revealed by scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Morphology, 278(4): 563-573.

Vasanthan, T., Alejaldre, L., Hider, J., Patel, S., Husain, N., Umapathisivam, B. & Stone, J. (2017) G-Equivalent Acceleration Tolerance in the Eutardigrade Species Hypsibius dujardini. Astrobiology, 17(1): 55-60.

Lee, J., Rho, H.S. & Chang, C.Y. (2017) Taxonomic Study of Marine Tardigrades from Korea III. A New Species of the Genus Orzeliscus (Heterotardigrada, Halechiniscidae). Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, 33(1): 26-32.

Boothby, T.C., Tapia, H., Brozena, A.H., Piszkiewicz, S., Smith, A.E., Giovannini, I., Rebecchi, L., Pielak, G.J., Koshland, D. & Goldstein, B. (2017) Tardigrades Use Intrinsically Disordered Proteins to Survive Desiccation. Molecular Cell, 65: 975-984.

Santos, E., Da Rocha, C.M.C., Gomes Jr., E & Fontoura, P. (2017) Three new Batillipes species (Arthrotardigrada: Batillipedidae) from the Brazilian coast. Zootaxa, 4243(3): 483-502.

Hygum, T.L., Fobian, D., Kamilari, M., Jørgensen, A., Schiøtt, M., Grosell, M. & Møbjerg, N. (2017) Comparative Investigation of Copper Tolerance and Identification of Putative Tolerance Related Genes in Tardigrades. Frontiers in Physiology, 8: 95.

Harikumar, R.S. & Eswarappa, S.M. (2017) Emerging field of tardigrades and their stress tolerance. Current Science, 112(5): 902-903. Article

Jönsson, K.I. & Wojcik, A. (2017) Tolerance to X-rays and Heavy Ions (Fe, He) in the Tardigrade Richtersius coronifer and the Bdelloid Rotifer Mniobia russeola. Astrobiology, 17(2): 163-167.

Grothman, G.T., Johansson, C., Chilton, G., Kagoshima, H., Tsujimoto, M. & Suzuki, A.C. (2017) Gilbert Rahm and the Status of Mesotardigrada Rahm, 1937. Zoological Science, 34(1): 5-10.

Suzuki, A.C., Kagoshima, H., Chilton, G., Grothman, G.T., Johansson, C. & Tsujimoto, M. (2017) Meiofaunal Richness in Highly Acidic Hot Springs in Unzen-Amakusa National Park, Japan, Including the First Rediscovery Attempt for Mesotardigrada. Zoological Science, 34(1): 11-17.

Hansen, J.G., Kristensen, R.M., Bertolani, R. & Guidetti, R. (2017) Comparative analyses of Bertolanius species (Eohypsibiidae; Eutardigrada) with the description of Bertolanius birnae sp. nov. from northern polar regions. Polar Biology, 40(1): 123-140.

Caron, J.-B. & Aria, C. (2017) Cambrian suspension-feeding lobopodians and the early radiation of panarthropods. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 29.

Tałanda, J. & Zawierucha, K. (2017) First record of water bears (Tardigrada) from sponges (Porifera). Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41: 161-163.

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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Martin, C., Gross, V., Pflüger, H.-J., Stevenson, P.A. & Mayer, G. (2017) Assessing segmental versus non-segmental features in the ventral nervous system of onychophorans (velvet worms). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17:3.

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.









Last update: 18-04-2017
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