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'.

                   [24 references currently listed]
Last update: 11-08-2018]




Perry, E.S., Rawson, P., Ameral, N.J., Miller, W.R. & Miller, J.D. (2018) Echiniscoides rugostellatus a new marine tardigrade from Washington, U.S.A. (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscoidea: Echiniscoididae: Echiniscoidinae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 131: 182-193.
Suzuki, A.C., Heard, L. & Sugiura, K. (2018) Terrestrial tardigrades from Mikurajima Island (the first report). Mikurensis, 7: 3-8. [in Japanese] PDF file available from authors
Arakawa. K. (2018) The complete mitochondrial genome of Echiniscus testudo (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 3(2): 810-811.
Sørensen-Hygum, T.L., Stuart, R.M., Jørgensen, A. & Møbjerg, N. (2018) Modelling extreme desiccation tolerance in a marine tardigrade. Scientific Reports, 8: 11495.
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Vecchi, M., Newton, I.L.G., Cesari, M., Rebecchi, L. & Guidetti, R. (2018) The Microbial Community of Tardigrades: Environmental Influence and Species Specificity of Microbiome Structure and Composition. Invertebrate Microbiology, 76(2): 467-481.
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Velasco-Castrillón, A., Hawes, I. & Stevens, M.I. (2018) 100 years on: a re-evaluation of the first discovery of microfauna from Ross Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 30(4): 209-219.
Roszkowska, M., Stec, D., Gawlak, M. & Kaczmarek, £. (2018) An integrative description of a new tardigrade species Mesobiotus romani sp. nov. (Macrobiotidae: harmsworthi group) from the Ecuadorian Pacific coast. Zootaxa, 4450(5): 550-564.
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Stec, D., Krzywański, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2018) Integrative description of Macrobiotus canaricus sp. nov. with notes on M. recens (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 452: 1-36.
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Czernekovį, M., Jönsson, K.I., Hajer, J. & Devetter, M. (2018) Evaluation of extraction methods for quantitative analysis of tardigrade populations in soil and leaf litter. Pedobiologia - Journal of Soil Ecology, 70: 1-5.
Stec, D., Kristensen, R.M. & Michalczyk, £. (2018) Integrative taxonomy identifies Macrobiotus papei, a new tardigrade species of the Macrobiotus hufelandi complex (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae) from the Udzungwa Mountains National Park (Tanzania). Zootaxa, 4446(2): 273-291.
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Molavi, F., Mokhtari, A., Moghaddam, S.N., Abedian, S.M.J. & Taraghdari, Z.A. (2018) Studying the details of the life cycle and reproduction in the Tardigrade of Mashhad. Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity, 2(2): 47-55. Article
Mogle, M.J., Kimball, S.A., Miller, W.R. & McKown, R.D. (2018) Evidence of avian-mediated long distance dispersal in American tardigrades. PeerJ, 6: e5035.
G¹siorek, P. (2018) New Bryodelphax species (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae) from Western Borneo (Sarawak), with new molecular data for the genus. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 66: 371-381. Article
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Duchini, D., Boltovskoy, D. & Sylvester, F. (2018) The invasive freshwater bivalve Limnoperna fortunei in South America: multiannual changes in its predation and effects on associated benthic invertebrates. Hydrobiologia, 817(1): 431-446.
Bartels, P.J., Fontoura, P. & Nelson, D.R. (2018) Marine tardigrades of the Bahamas with the description of two new species and updated keys to the species of Anisonyches and Archechiniscus. Zootaxa, 4420(1): 43-70.
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Nowak, B. & Stec, D. (2018) An integrative description of Macrobiotus hannae sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae: hufelandi group) from Poland. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 42: 269-286.
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Schlabach, S., Donaldson, E., Hobelman, K., Miller, W.R. & Lowman, M.D. (2018) Tardigrades of the Canopy: Milnesium burgessi nov. sp. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a new species from Kansas, U.S.A. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 121(1-2): 39-48.
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Richards, S. (2018) Full disclosure: Genome assembly is still hard. PLoS Biology, 16(4): e2005894.
Dey, P.K. & Mandal, K. (2018) Chapter 46: Tardigrada. In: Chandra, K., Gupta, D., Gopi, K.C., Tripathy, B. and Kumar, V. Faunal Diversity of Indian Himalaya: 1-872.  
Ptatscheck, C., Gansfort, B. & Traunspurger, W. (2018) The extent of wind-mediated dispersal of small metazoans, focusing nematodes. Scientific Reports, 8: 6814.
Stec, D., Morek, W., G¹siorek, P. & Michalczyk, £. (2018) Unmasking hidden species diversity within the Ramazzottius oberhaeuseri complex, with an integrative redescription of the nominal species for the family Ramazzottiidae (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Parachela). Systematics and Biodiversity, 16(4): 357-376.
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Fukuda, Y. & Inoue, T. (2018) Crystal structure of secretory abundant heat soluble protein 4 from one of the toughest “water bears” micro-animals Ramazzottius Varieornatus. Protein Science, 27(5): 993-999.
Maria, T.F., Silva, M.G., Souza, T.P., Vanaverbeke, J., Vanreusel, A. & Esteves, A.M. (2018) Is the vertical distribution of meiofauna similar in two contrasting microhabitats? A case study of a macrotidal sandy beach. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 502: 39-51.









Last update: 11-08-2018
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