Papers on Tardigrada published in 2017

[64 references listed]



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.
Bartels, P.J., Bradbury, L.J. & Nelson, D.R. (2017) Marine tardigrades from South Carolina, USA. Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science, 15(1): 7. Article
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Bingemer, J. & Hohberg, K. (2017) An illustrated identification key to the eutardigrade species (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada) presently known from European soils. Soil Organisms, 89(3): 127-149. Article
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.
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.
Caron, J.-B. & Aria, C. (2017) Cambrian suspension-feeding lobopodians and the early radiation of panarthropods. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 29.
Devetter, M., Hánìl, L., Øeháková, K. & Doležal, J. (2017) Diversity and feeding strategies of soil microfauna along elevation gradients in Himalayan cold deserts. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0187646.
Erdmann, W. & Kaczmarek, £. (2017) Tardigrade in space research - past and future. Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, 47(4): 545-553.
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Fontoura, P., Rubal, M. & Veiga, P. (2017) Two new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada: Ramazzottiidae, Macrobiotidae) from the supralittoral zone of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula rocky shores. Zootaxa, 4263(3): 450-466.
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Georgiev, D. & Kenderov, L. (2017) First record of the genus Dactylobiotus Schuster, 1980 in Bulgaria (Eutardigrada: Murrayidae). ZooNotes 107: 1-2. 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.
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.
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.
Daza, A., Caicedo, M., Lisi, O. & Quiroga, S. (2017) New records of tardigrades from Colombia with the description of Paramacrobiotus sagani sp. nov. and Doryphoribius rosanae sp. nov. Zootaxa, 4362(1): 29-50.
Erdmann, W., Idzikowski, B., Kowalski, W., Szymañski, B., Kosicki, J.Z. & Kaczmarek, £. (2017) Can the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini survive in the absence of the geomagnetic field? PLoS ONE, 12(9): e0183380.
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.
Fujimoto, S., Jørgensen, A. & Hansen, J.G. (2017) A molecular approach to arthrotardigrade phylogeny (Heterotardigrada, Tardigrada). Zoologica Scripta, 46(4): 496-505.
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.
Fukuda, Y., Miura, Y., Mizohata, E. & Inoue, T. (2017) Structural insights into a secretory abundant heat soluble protein from an anhydrobiotic tardigrade, Ramazzottius varieornatus. FEBS Letters, 591(16): 2458-2469.
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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G¹siorek, P., Stec, D., Morek, W. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) An integrative redescription of Echiniscus testudo (Doyère, 1840), the nominal taxon for the class Heterotardigrada (Ecdysozoa: Panarthropoda: Tardigrada). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 270: 107-122.
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G¹siorek, P., Zawierucha, K., Stec. D. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) Integrative redescription of a common Arctic water bear Pilatobius recamieri (Richters, 1911). Polar Biology, 40(11): 2239-2252.
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Giribet, G. & Edgecombe, G.D. (2017) Current Understanding of Ecdysozoa and its Internal Phylogenetic Relationships. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57(3): 455-466.
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
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.
Harikumar, R.S. & Eswarappa, S.M. (2017) Emerging field of tardigrades and their stress tolerance. Current Science, 112(5): 902-903. Article
Hashimoto, T. & Kunieda, T. (2017) DNA Protection Protein, a Novel Mechanism of Radiation Tolerance: Lessons from Tardigrades. Life, 7: 26.
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.
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.
Kaczmarek, £., Gawlak, M., Bartels, P.J., Neslon, D.R. & Roszkowska, M. (2017) Revision of the genus Paramacrobiotus Guidetti et al., 2009 with the description of a new species, re-descriptions and a key. Annales Zoologici, 67(4): 627-656.
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Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) A description of Macrobiotus horningi sp. nov. and redescriptions of M. maculatus comb. nov. Iharos, 1973 and M. rawsoni Horning et al. 1978 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae: hufelandi group). Zootaxa, 4363(1): 79-100.
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Kaczmarek, £. & Michalczyk, £. (2017) The Macrobiotus hufelandi (Tardigrada) group revisited. Zootaxa, 4363(1): 101-123.
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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.
Londoño, R., Daza, A., Lisi, O. & Quiroga, S. (2017) New species of waterbear Minibiotus pentannulatus (Tardigrada: Macrobiotidae) from Colombia. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 88(4): 807-814.
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.
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.
McInnes, S.J., Michalczyk, £. & Kaczmarek, £. (2017) Annotated zoogeography of non-marine Tardigrada. Part IV: Africa. Zootaxa, 4284(1): 1-7.
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Meier T. (2017) A checklist of Norwegian Tardigrada. Fauna Norvegica, 37: 25-42.
Meyer, H.A., Hinton, J.G., Gladney, W.L. & Klumpp, M.C. (2017) Water bears from the Caribbean island of Antigua, with the description of a new Macrobiotus species (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae). Caribbean Naturalist, 39: 1-13. Abstract
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Meyer, H.A., Tsaliki, M., Sorgee, B. (2017) New water bear records (Phylum Tardigrada) from South Carolina, southeastern USA, with the description of Echiniscus danieli sp. nov. (Heterotardigrada, Echiniscidae, bigranulatus group). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 130(1): 98-107.
Nowak, B. & Stec, D. (2017) The first record of Macrobiotus vladimiri Bertolani, Biserov, Rebecchi and Cesari, 2011 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae: hufelandi group) from Poland. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41: 558-567.
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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.
Pérez-Pech, W.A., Anguas-Escalante, A., Cutz-Pool, L.Q. & Guidetti, R. (2017) Doryphoribius chetumalensis sp. nov. (Eutardigrada: Isohypsibiidae) a new tardigrade species discovered in an unusual habitat of urban areas of Mexico. Zootaxa, 4344(2): 345-356.
Pilato, G., Sabella, G., D'Urso, V & Lisi, O. (2017) Macrobiotus nebrodensis and Adropion vexatum, two new species of Eutardigrada (Tardigrada, Parachela) from Sicily. Zootaxa, 4362(2): 267-279.
Pilato, G., Sabella, G., D'Urso, V. & Lisi, O. (2017) Two new species of Eutardigrada from Victoria Land, Antarctica. Zootaxa, 4317(3): 541-558.
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.
Roza, F.W. (2017) Batillipes noerrevangi, een marien beerdiertje in de Voordelta. Het Zeepaard, 77(4): 152-157. [in Dutch + English summary]  
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.
Sloan, D., Batista, R.A. & Loeb, A. (2017) The Resilience of Life to Astrophysical Events. Scientific Reports, 7: 5419.
Smith, F.W., Bartels, P.J. & Goldstein, B. (2017) A Hypothesis for the Composition of the Tardigrade Brain and its Implications for Panarthropod Brain Evolution. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57(3): 546-559.
Smith, F.W. & Goldstein, B. (2017) Segmentation in Tardigrada and diversification of segmental patterns in Panarthropoda. Arthropod Structure and Development, 46(3): 328-340.
Stec, D. & Kristensen, R.M. (2017) An integrative description of Mesobiotus ethiopicus sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Parachela: Macrobiotidae: harmsworthi group) from the Northern Afrotropic region. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41: 800-811.
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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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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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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.
Ta³anda, J. & Zawierucha, K. (2017) First record of water bears (Tardigrada) from sponges (Porifera). Turkish Journal of Zoology, 41: 161-163.
Tekatli, V. & Altindağ, A. (2017) New records for Tardigrada from Cyprus. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 13(2): 358-360 (e177301). Article
Thiruketheeswaran, P., Greven, H. & D'Haese, J. (2017) Gelsolin in Onychophora and Tardigrada with notes on its variability in the Ecdysozoa. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 203: 47-52.
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.
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.
Yoshida, Y., Koutsovoulos, G., Laetsch, D.R., Stevens, L., Kumar, S., Horikawa, D.D., Ishino, K., Komine, S., Kunieda, T., Tomita, M., Blaxter, M. & Arakawa, K. (2017) Comparative genomics of the tardigrades Hypsibius dujardini and Ramazzottius varieornatus. PLoS Biology, 15(7): e2002266.
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.
Zawierucha, K., Wêgrzyn, M., Ostrowska, M. & Wietrzyk, P. (2017) Tardigrada in Svalbard lichens: diversity, densities and habitat heterogeneity. Polar Biology, 40(7): 1385-1392.

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