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'.

                   [23 references currently listed]
Last update: 21-03-2017]





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.

Ta³anda, 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.

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.

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.  

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.

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

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) Tardigrade Research in Japan. In: Motokawa, M. & Kajihara, H.: Species Diversity of Animals in Japan [Diversity and Commonality in Animals], pp 267-284.

Kaczmarek, £., Michalczyk, £. & McInnes, S.J. (2016) Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part III: North America and Greenland. Zootaxa, 4203(1): 1-249.









Last update: 21-03-2017
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