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: 18-09-2017]




Sloan, D., Batista, R.A. & Loeb, A. (2017) The Resilience of Life to Astrophysical Events. Scientific Reports, 7: 5419.
Pilato, G., Sabella, G., D'Urso, V. & Lisi, O. (2017) Two new species of Eutardigrada from Victoria Land, Antarctica. Zootaxa, 4317(3): 541-558.
Mapalo, M., Stec, D., Mirano-Bascos, D. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) An integrative description of a limnoterrestrial tardigrade from the Philippines, Mesobiotus insanis, new species (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae: harmsworthi group). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 65: 440-454. Article
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Martin, C., Gross, V., Hering, L., Tepper, B., Jahn, H., de Sena Oliveira, I., Stevenson, P.A. & Mayer, G. (2017) The nervous and visual systems of onychophorans and tardigrades: learning about arthropod evolution from their closest relatives. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 203(8): 565-590.
Stec. D., Zawierucha, K., & Michalczyk, £. (2017) An integrative description of Ramazzottius subanomalus (Biserov, 1985) (Tardigrada) from Poland. Zootaxa, 4300(3): 403-420.
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Zawierucha, K., Wêgrzyn, M., Ostrowska, M. & Wietrzyk, P. (2017) Tardigrada in Svalbard lichens: diversity, densities and habitat heterogeneity. Polar Biology, 40(7): 1385-1392.
Fontoura, P., Bartels, P.J., Jørgensen, A., Kristensen, R.M. & Hansen, J.G. (2017) A dichotomous key to the genera of the Marine Heterotardigrades (Tardigrada). Zootaxa, 4294(1): 1-45.
Xue, J., Li, X., Wang, L., Xian, P. & Chen, H. (2017) Bryochoerus liupanensis sp. nov. and Pseudechiniscus chengi sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae) from China. Zootaxa, 4291(2): 324-334.
G¹siorek, P., Stec, D., Morek, W., Marnissi, J. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) The tardigrade fauna of Tunisia, with an integrative description of Bryodelphax maculatus sp. nov. (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae). African Zoology, 52(2): 77-89.
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Stec, D., Morek, W., G¹siorek, P., Blagden, B. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) Description of Macrobiotus scoticus sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Macrobiotidae: hufelandi group) from Scotland by means of integrative taxonomy. Annales Zoologici, 67(2): 181-197.
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McInnes, S.J., Michalczyk & £.Kaczmarek, £. (2017) Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa. Zootaxa, 4284(1): 1-7.
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Fujimoto, S., Jørgensen, A. & Hansen, J.G. (2017) A molecular approach to arthrotardigrade phylogeny (Heterotardigrada, Tardigrada). Zoologica Scripta, 46(4): 496-505.
Caicedo, M., Arquez, M., Castro, L.R. & Quiroga, S. (2017) Genetic barcoding in a Paramacrobiotus species (Tardigrada: Parachela) in Santa Mata, Colombia. Revista Intropica, 12: 1.
Hashimoto, T. & Kunieda, T. (2017) DNA Protection Protein, a Novel Mechanism of Radiation Tolerance: Lessons from Tardigrades. Life, 7: 26.
Ortega-Hernández, J., Janssen, R. & Budd, G.E. (2017) Origin and evolution of the panarthropod head – A palaeobiological and developmental perspective. Arthropod Structure and Development, 46(3): 354-379.
Guidetti, R., McInnes, S.J., Cesari, M., Rebecchi, L. & Rota-Stabelli, O. (2017) Evolutionary scenarios for the origin of an Antarctic tardigrade species based on molecular clock analyses and biogeographic data. Contributions to Zoology, 86(2): 97-110. Article
Roszkowska, M., Ostrowska, M., Stec, D., Janko, K. & Kaczmarek, £. (2017) Macrobiotus polypiformis sp. nov., a new tardigrade (Macrobiotidae; hufelandi group) from the Ecuadorian Pacific coast, with remarks on the claw abnormalities in eutardigrades. European Journal of Taxonomy, 327: 1-19.
Zawierucha, K., Ostrowska, M. & Kolicka, M. (2017) Applicability of cryoconite consortia of microorganisms and glacier-dwelling animals in astrobiological studies. Contemporary Trends in Geoscience, 6(1): 1-10.
Smith, F.W. & Goldstein, B. (2017) Segmentation in Tardigrada and diversification of segmental patterns in Panarthropoda. Arthropod Structure and Development, 46(3): 328-340.
Fujimoto, S. & Yamasaki, H. (2017) A new genus and species of Renaudarctidae (Heterotardigrada: Arthrotardigrada) from Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. Marine Biology Research, 13(3): 288-299.









Last update: 18-09-2017
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