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  1. Balsamo,M. & Todaro,M.A. (1987) Aspidiophorus polystictos, a new marine species (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida) and its life cycle. Boll.Zool. 54, 147-153. Pdf
  2. Balsamo,M. & Todaro,M.A. (1988) Life history traits of two chaetonotids (Gastrotricha) under different experimental conditions. Invert.Reprod.Dev. 14, 161-176. Pdf
  3. Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (1988) Tetranchyroderma sardum, a new species of the family Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Boll.Zool. 55, 69-72. Pdf
  4. Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (1990) Effects of pollution on marine Gastrotricha in the northwestern Adriatic Sea. Mar.Pollut.Bull. 21, 241-243. Pdf
  5. Balsamo,M., Todaro,M.A., & Tongiorgi,P. (1992) Marine gastrotrichs from the Tuscan Archipelago (Tyrrhenian Sea): II. Chaetonotida, with description of three new species. Boll.Zool. 59, 487-498. Pdf
  6. Hummon,W.D., Balsamo,M., & Todaro,M.A. (1992) Italian marine Gastrotricha: I. Six new and one redescribed species of Chaetonotida. Boll.Zool. 59, 499-516. Pdf
  7. Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (1992) Marine gastrotrichs from the Tuscan Archipelago (Tyrrhenian Sea): I. Macrodasyida, with description of three new species. Boll.Zool. 59, 471-485. Pdf
  8. Todaro,M.A. (1992) Contribution to the study of the Mediterranean meiofauna: Gastrotricha from the Island of Ponza, Italy. Boll.Zool. 59, 321-333. Pdf
  9. Evans,W.A., Todaro,M.A., & Hummon,W.D. (1993) Eutrophication and gastrotrich diversity in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Mar.Pollut.Bull. 26, 268-272. Pdf
  10. Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., & Tongiorgi,P. (1993) Italian Marine Gastrotricha: II. One new genus and ten new species of Macrodasyida. Boll.Zool. 60, 109-127. Pdf
  11. Carman,K.R., Fleeger,J.W., Means,J.C., Pomarico,S.M., McMillin,D.J., Conn,C., & Todaro,M.A. (1994) Experimental investigation of the effects of aromatic hydrocarbons on a sediment food web OCS Study/MMS 94-0033. U.S. Dept. of Interior, Mineral Management Service, Gulf, New Orleans, Louisiana, 89 pp. Pdf
  12. Todaro,M.A. (1994) Chaetonotus triacantus and Heteroxenotrichula texana,two new chaetonotid gastrotrichs from the Gulf of Mexico. Trans.Am.Microsc.Soc. 113, 15-21. Pdf
  13. Balsamo,M. & Todaro,M.A. (1995) Gastrotrichi del Trentino: le Viotte del Monte Bondone (Trento). Studi trent.Sci.nat. 70, 9-22. Pdf
  14. Balsamo,M. & Todaro,M.A. (1995) La meiofauna: una risorsa per l'acquacoltura ed uno strumento per il controllo ambientale. Agribusiness Management & Ambiente 2, 28-42. Pdf
  15. Todaro,M.A. & Balsamo,M. (1995) Marine gastrotrichs from Sicily (Italy). Biol.Gallo-Hellenica 22, 291-292. Pdf
  16. Todaro,M.A. (1995) Paraturbanella solitaria a new psammic species (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida), from the coast of California. Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 108, 553-559. Pdf
  17. Todaro,M.A., Fleeger,J.W., & Hummon,W.D. (1995) Marine gastrotrichs from the sand beaches of the northern Gulf of Mexico: species list and distribution. Hydrobiologia 310, 107-117. Pdf

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  1. Carman,K.R. & Todaro,M.A. (1996) Influence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on the meiobenthic-copepod community of a Louisiana salt marsh. J.Exp.Mar.Biol.Ecol. 198, 37-54. Pdf
  2. Fleeger,J.W., Shirley,T.C., Carls,M.G., & Todaro,M.A. (1996) Meiofaunal recolonization experiment in oiled sediments. Proceedings of the Exxon Valdez oil spill symposium (ed. by S.Rice, D.A.Spies, D.A.Wolfe, and B.A.Wright), pp. 271-285. American Fisheries Society Symposium, Bethesda,MD. Pdf
  3. Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (1996) Italian marine Gastrotricha: III. Four new pentancrous species of the genus Tetranchyroderma (Macrodasyida, Thaumastodermatidae). Ital.J.Zool. 63, 73-79. Pdf
  4. Reible,D.D., Popov,V., Valsaraj,K.T., Thibodeaux,L.J., Lin,F., Dikshit,M., Todaro,M.A., & Fleeger,J.W. (1996) Contaminant fluxes from sediment due to Tubifex bioturbation. Wat.Res. 30, 704-714. Pdf
  5. Todaro,M.A., Fleeger,J.W., Hu,Y.P., Hrincevich,A.W., & Foltz,D.W. (1996) Are meiofauna species cosmopolitan? Morphological and molecular analysis of Xenotrichula intermedia (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida). Mar.Biol. 125, 735-742. Pdf
  6. Balsamo,M., Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., & Tongiorgi,P. (1997) Italian marine Gastrotricha: IV. Four new species of Chaetonotida. Ital.J.Zool. 64, 83-89. Pdf
  7. Huys,R. & Todaro,M.A. (1997) Meloriastacus ctenidis gen. et sp. nov.: a primitive interstitial copepod (Harpacticoida, Leptastacidae) from Tuscany. Ital.J.Zool. 64, 181-196. Pdf
  8. Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., Tongiorgi,P., & Balsamo,M. (1998) Italian marine Gastrotricha: V. Four new and one redescribed species of Macrodasyida in the Dactylopodolidae and Thaumastodermatidae. Ital.J.Zool. 65, 109-119. Pdf
  9. Todaro,M.A. (1998) Meiofauna from the Meloria Shoals: Gastrotricha, biodiversity and seasonal dynamics. Biol.Mar.Medit. 5, 587-590. Pdf
  10. Todaro,M.A. & Huys,R. (1998) Meiofauna from the Meloria Shoals: observation on a new Leptastacidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Biol.Mar.Medit. 5, 591-595. Pdf
  11. Todaro,M.A. & Kristensen,R.M. (1998) A new species and first report of the genus Nanaloricus (Loricifera, Nanaloricida, Nanaloaricidae) from the Mediterranean Sea. Ital.J.Zool. 65, 219-226. Pdf
  12. Todaro,M.A. (1998) Meiofauna, non solo look. Naturalmente 11, 43-47. Pdf-->
  13. Todaro,M.A. (1998) Note faunistiche ed ecologiche sui Gastrotrichi delle Secche della Meloria. Fauna nel Mediteraneo, immagini e note di ecologia marina. Quaderni dell'Acquario (Livorno) pp. 57-72. Quaderni dell'Acquario, vol. 3, Livorno. Pdf
  14. Todaro, M. A. La meiofauna del sedimento organogeno grossolano delle Secche della Meloria: biodiversità ed analisi morfologiche e molecolari per riscontri filogenetici e biogeografici. 1-146. 1998. Universita di Bologna. 1-1-1998. Ref Type: Thesis/Dissertation Pdf-->
  15. Wilson,C.A., Nieland,D.L., Fleeger,J.W., Todaro,M.A., Malone,R.F., & Rusch,K.A. (1998) Preliminary evaluation of the use of phosphogypsum for reef substrate. II. A study of the effects of phosphogypsum exposure on diversity and biomass of acquatic organisms. Chem.Ecol. 14, 321-340. Pdf

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  1. D' Addabbo,M., Grimaldi-De Zio,S., Morone,M.R.D., Pietanza,R., D' Addabbo,R., & Todaro,M.A. (1999) Diversity and dynamics of an interstitial Tardigrada population in the Meloria Shoals, Ligurian Sea, with a redescription of Batillipes similis (Heterotardigrada, Batillipedidae). Ital.J.Zool. 66, 51-61. Pdf
  2. Todaro,M.A. (1999) Copepodi arpacticoidi delle secche della Meloria: segnalazione di generi nuovi per l'Italia. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 6, 452-456. Pdf
  3. Casu,D., Milella,I., Castelli,A., & Todaro,M.A. (2000) Meiobenthic polychaetes from the Meloria Shoals. Biol.Mar.Medit. 7, 666-669. Pdf
  4. Todaro,M.A., Bernhard,J.M., & Hummon,W.D. (2000) A new species of Urodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from dysoxic sediments of the Santa Barbara Basin (California, USA). Bull.Mar.Sci. 66, 467-476. Pdf
  5. Todaro,M.A., Virno-Lamberti,C., Pulcini,M., Pellegrini,D., & De Ranieri,S. (2001) Monitoring of a dredged material disposal site: evidence of rapid meiofaunal recolonization of the dumped sediments. Biol.Mar.Medit. 8, 1-10. Pdf
  6. Todaro,M.A., Faranapova,O., Onorati,F., Pellegrini,D., & Tongiorgi,P. (2001) Tigripus fulvus (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) a possible test-species in harbour sediment toxicity bioassessment: life cycle and preliminary bioassays. Biol.Mar.Medit. 8, 1-10. Pdf
  7. Todaro,M.A., Hummon,W.D., Balsamo,M., Fregni,E., & Tongiorgi,P. (2001) Inventario dei Gastrotrichi marini italiani: una checklist annotata. Atti Soc.Tosc.Sci.Nat.Mem.Serie B 107, 75-137. Pdf
  8. Balsamo,M., Ferraguti,M., Guidi,L., Todaro,M.A., & Tongiorgi,P. (2002) Reproductive system and spermatozoa of Paraturbanella teissieri (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida): implications for sperm transfer modality in Turbanellidae. Zoomorphology 121, 235-241. Pdf
  9. Balsamo,M. & Todaro,M.A. (2002) Gastrotricha. Freshwater Meiofauna Biology and Ecology (ed. by S.D.Rundle, A.I.Robertson, and J.M.Schmid-Araya), pp. 45-61. Backhuys Publisher, Leiden. Pdf
  10. Giudici,P., Pulvirenti,A., Todaro,M.A., & Zambonelli,C. (2002) Horizontal transfer of genetic materials in Saccharomyces promoted by animals. Bulletin de Office international de la vigne et du vin (l'O.I.V.) 75, 484-500. Pdf
  11. Pulvirenti,A., Zambonelli,C., Todaro,M.A., & Giudici,P. (2002) Interspecific hybridation by digestive tract of invertebrates as sorce of environmental biodiversity within the Saccaromyces cerevisiae. Ann.Microbiol. 52 , 245-255. Pdf
  12. Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (2002) Marine gastrotrich fauna in Corsica (France), with a description of a new species of the genus Tetranchyroderma (Macrodasyida, Thaumastodermatidae). Sarsia 87, 248-257. Pdf
  13. Todaro,M.A. (2002) An interesting new gastrotrich from littoral meiobenthos (Long Beach Island, USA), with a key to species of Tetranchyroderma (Gastrotricha : Macrodasyida). J.Mar.Biol.Assoc.U.K. 82, 555-563. Pdf
  14. Todaro,M.A., Virno-Lamberti,C., Pulcini,M., Pellegrini,D., & De Ranieri,S. (2002) Meiofauna of a dredging disposal site. Biol.Mar.Medit. 9, 647-650. Pdf
  15. Baraldi,E., Virno-Lamberti,C., Pellegrini,D., Leasi,F., & Todaro,M.A. (2003) Biomonitoring of a dumping area: the meiobenthic community. Biol.Mar.Medit. 10, 640-643. Pdf

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  1. Faranapova,O., Todaro,M.A., Onorati,F., & Finoia,M.G. (2003) Sex and age sensitivity of Tigriopus fulvus (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) towards two heavy metals (Cd and Cu). Biol.Mar.Medit. 10, 676-681. Pdf
  2. Guidi,L., Marotta,R., Pierboni,L., Ferraguti,M., Todaro,M.A., & Balsamo,M. (2003) Comparative sperm ultrastructure of Neodasys ciritus and Musellifer delamarei, two species considered to be basal among Chaetonotida (Gastrotricha). Zoomorphology 122, 135-143. Pdf
  3. Todaro,M.A., Matinato,L., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (2003) Faunistics and zoogeographical overview of the Mediterranean and Black Sea marine Gastrotricha. Biogeographia 24, 131-160. Pdf
  4. Todaro,M.A. & Shirley,T.C. (2003) A new meiobenthic priapulid (Priapulida, Tubiluchidae) from a Mediterranean submarine cave. Ital.J.Zool. 70, 79-87. Pdf
  5. Todaro,M.A., Ancona,P., Marzano,A., D' Addabbo,M.G., & De Zio-Grimaldi,S. (2003) A new Tetranchyroderma species (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida, Thaumastodermatidae) from the Canary Islands (Spain). Cah.Biol.Mar. 44, 191-197. Pdf
  6. Todaro,M.A., Littlewood,D.T.J., Balsamo,M., Herniou,E.A., Cassanelli,S., Manicardi,G., Wirz,A., & Tongiorgi,P. (2003) The interrelationships of the Gastrotricha using nuclear small rRNA subunit sequence data, with an interpretation based on morphology. Zool. Anz. 242, 145-156. Pdf
  7. Ansaloni,I., Baraldi,E., Mauri,M., Montanari,G., Pagliai,A.M., Preti,M., Prevedelli,D., Rinaldi,A., Simonini,R., & Todaro,M.A. (2004) Effetti dell'estrazione di sabbie marine sulla comunità macrozoobentonica delle sabbie relitte dell'Adriatico settentrionale. In: Casagrandi, R. & Melià, P. (Eds.) Ecologia. Atti XIII Congresso SITe. Pdf
  8. Balsamo,M., Todaro,M.A., & Tongiorgi,P. (2004) Gastrotricha. Freshwater Invertebrates of the Malaysian regio (ed. by C.M.Yule and H.S.Yong), pp. 127-135. Academy of Science Malaysia. Pdf
  9. Guidi,L., Pierboni,L., Ferraguti,M., Todaro,M.A., & Balsamo,M. (2004) Spermatology of the genus Lepidodasys Remane, 1926 (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida): towards a revision of the family Lepidodasyidae Remane, 1927. Acta Zool. 85, 211-221. Pdf
  10. Todaro,M.A. & Rocha,C.E.F. (2004) Diversity and distribution of marine Gastrotricha along the northern beaches of the state of Sao Paulo (Brazil), with description of a new species of Macrodasys (Macrodasyida, Macrodasyidae). J.Nat.Hist. 38, 1605-1634. Pdf
  11. Hummon,W.D., Todaro,M.A., & Evans,W.A. (2005) Video database for described species of marine Gastrotricha. Meiofauna Mar. 14, 23-26. Pdf
  12. Marotta,R., Guidi,L., Pierboni,L., Ferraguti,M., Todaro,M.A., & Balsamo,M. (2005) Sperm ultrastructure of Macrodasys caudatus (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) and a sperm based phylogenetic analysis of Gastrotricha. Meiofauna Mar. 14, 9-21. Pdf
  13. Todaro,M.A. & Rocha,C.E.F. (2005) Further data on marine gastrotrichs from the State of São Paulo and the first records from the State of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Meiofauna Mar. 14, 27-31. Pdf
  14. Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Kristensen,R.M. (2005) A new genus of marine chaetonotids (Gastrotricha), with a description of two new species from Greenland and Denmark. J.Mar.Biol.Assoc.U.K. 85, 1391-1400. Pdf

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  1. Nicholas,N. & Todaro,M.A. (2005) Observations on Gastrotricha from a sandy beach in southeastern Australia with a description of Halichaetonotus australis sp. nov. (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida). N Z.J.Mar Freshwat.Res 39, 973-980. Pdf
  2. Ferrari,G., Ansaloni,I., Mauri,M., Pagliai,A.M., Prevedelli,D., Simonini,R., & Todaro,M.A. (2006) La meiofauna delle sabbie 'relitte' dell'Adriatico settentrionale soggette ad operazioni di escavo. Biol.Mar.Medit. 13, 574-578. Pdf
  3. Leasi,F., Virno-Lamberti,C., & Todaro,M.A. (2006) First record of Musellifer profundus (Gastrotricha) in the Italian seas. Biol.Mar.Medit. 13, 190-191. Pdf
  4. Leasi,F., Rothe,B.H., Schmidt-Rhaesa A., & Todaro,M.A. (2006) The musculature of three species of gastrotrichs surveyed with confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM). Acta Zool. 87, 171-180. Pdf
  5. Nicholas,W. & Todaro,M.A. (2006) Two new species of Tetranchyroderma (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from a sandy beach in southeastern Australia. N.Z.J.Mar.Freshwat.Res. 40, 249-258. Pdf
  6. Todaro,M.A., Balsamo,M., & Tongiorgi,P. (2006) Gastrotricha. La checklist della fauna marina italiana (ed. by G.Relini and S.La Posta), Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del territorio. Link
  7. Todaro,M.A. & Leasi,F. (2006) Further data on the Italian marine gastrotrich fauna. Biol.Mar.Medit. 13, 1116-1120. Pdf
  8. Todaro,M.A., Leasi,F., Bizzarri,N., & Tongiorgi,P. (2006) Meiofauna densities and gastrotrich community composition in a Mediterranean sea cave. Mar.Biol. 149, 1079-1091. Pdf
  9. Todaro,M.A. (2006) Loricifera. In: La checklist della fauna marina italiana (ed. by G.Relini and S.La Posta), Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del territorio. Link
  10. Todaro,M.A. (2006) Priapulida. In: La checklist della fauna marina italiana (ed. by G.Relini and S.La Posta), Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del territorio. Link
  11. Todaro,M.A. & Ceccherelli,V.U. (2006) Harpacticoida. In: La checklist della fauna marina italiana (ed. by G.Relini and S.La Posta), Ministero dell'Ambiente e della Tutela del territorio. Link
  12. Todaro,M.A., Telford,M.J., Lockyer,A.E., & Littlewood,D.T.J. (2006) Interrelationships of the Gastrotricha and their place among the Metazoa inferred from 18S rRNA genes. Zool.Scr. 35, 251-259. Pdf
  13. Todaro,M.A., Guidi,L., Leasi,F., Tongiorgi,P. (2006) Morphology of Xenodasys (Gastrotricha): the first species from the Mediterranean Sea and the establishment of Chordodasiopsis gen. nov. and Xenodasyidae fam. nov. J.Mar.Biol.Assoc.U.K., 86, 1005-1015. Pdf
  14. Rothe B. H., Schmidt-Rhaesa A., Todaro,M.A. (2006) The general muscular architecture in Tubiluchus troglodytes (Priapulida). Meiofauna Marina (München ) 15: 79-86. Pdf
  15. Balsamo, M., Guidi, L., Pierboni, L., Marotta, R., Todaro, M. A. & Ferraguti, M. 2007. Living without mitochondria : spermatozoa and spermatogenesis in two species of Urodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida) from dysoxic sediments. Invertebrate Biology 126: 1-9. Pdf
  16. Hummon, W. D. & Todaro, M. A. 2007. A new species of Xenotrichulidae (Gastrotricha) from southern and southeastern USA. Cahiers De Biologie Marine 48: 297-302. Pdf
  17. Priyalakshmi, G., Menon, N. R. & Todaro, M. A. 2007. A new species of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida:Thaumastodermatidae) from a sandy beach of Kerala, India. Zootaxa 1616 : 61-68. Pdf

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  1. Marotta, R., Todaro M.A. & Ferraguti, M. (2008). The unique gravireceptor organs of Pleurodasys helgolandicus (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida). Zoomorphology 127: 111-119. Pdf
  2. Leasi, F. & Todaro, M. A. (2008). The muscular system of Musellifer delamarei (Renaud-Mornant, 1968) and other chaetonotidans with implications for the phylogeny and systematization of the Paucitubulatina (Gastrotricha). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 379.-398. Pdf
  3. Todaro,M.A. & Hummon, W.D. (2008). An overview and a dichotomous key to genera of the phylum Gastrotricha. Meiofauna Marina 16: 3-20. Pdf
  4. Guidi, L., Ferraguti, M., Todaro, M.A., Pierboni, L., Balsamo, M. (2009). Unusual spermatozoa and reproductive modalities of Xenodasys eknomios (Gastrotricha: Xenodasyidae). Ital. J. Zool. 76: 165–172 Pdf
  5. Leasi, F. & Todaro, M. A. (2009). Meiofaunal cryptic species revealed by confocal microscopy: the case of Xenotrichula intermedia (Gastrotricha). Mar. Biol. 156: 1335-1346. Pdf
  6. Todaro, M. A., Dal Zotto, M., Maiorova, A. S. & Adrianov, A.V. (2009). A new species of Aspidiophorus (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida) from the Russian Far East with a key to marine species of the genus. Mar.Biol.Res. 5: 297-333. Pdf
  7. Willems, W. R., Curini-Galletti, M., Ferrero, T.J., Fontaneto, D., Heiner, I., Huys, R., Ivanenko, V.N., Kristensen, R.M., Kanneby, T., MacNaughton, M.O., Martínez Arbizu, P., Todaro, M.A., Sterrer W. & Jondelius, U. (2009). Meiofauna of the Koster-area, results from a workshop at the Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences (Tjärnö, Sweden). Meiofauna Marina (München) 17:1-34. Pdf
  8. Dal Zotto, M. & Todaro, M.A. (2009 for 2008). Cycliophora. In: La checklist della flora e della fauna dei mari italiani (a cura di G. Relini). Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 15 (suppl.): 178-181. Pdf
  9. Todaro, M.A. (2009 for 2008) Loricifera. In: La checklist della della flora e della fauna dei mari italiani (a cura di G. Relini). Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 15 (suppl.): 170-173. Pdf
  10. Todaro, M.A. (2009 for 2008) Priapulida. In. La checklist della flora e della fauna dei mari italiani (a cura di G. Relini). Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 15 (suppl.): 174-177. Pdf
  11. Todaro, M.A., Balsamo, M. & Tongiorgi, P. (2009 for 2008) Gastrotricha. In: La checklist della flora e della fauna dei mari italiani (a cura di G. Relini). Biol. Mar. Mediterr., 15 (suppl.): 160-169. Pdf
  12. Kanneby, T., Todaro, M. A. & Jondelius, U. (2009) One new species and records of Ichthydium Ehrenberg, 1830 (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) from Sweden with a key to the genus. Zootaxa 2278: 26-46. Pdf
  13. Orsi, C. F., Colombari, B., Callegari, F., Todaro, M. A., Ardizzoni, A., Rossini, G. P., Blasi, E. & Peppoloni, S. (2009). Yessotoxin inhibits phagocytic activity of macrophages. Toxicon 55: 265-273. Pdf
  14. Hummon, W. D. & Todaro, M. A. (2009) Italian marine Gastrotricha: VI. Seven new species of Macrodasyida. Zootaxa 2278: 47-68. Pdf
  15. Dal Zotto, M. & Todaro, M. A. (2009) Una nuova species di Antigomonas (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) dalla costa toscana. Biol. Mar. Medit. 16: 258-259. Pdf

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  1. Hummon, W.D. & Todaro, M.A. (2010) Analytic taxonomy and notes on marine, brackish-water and estuarine Gastrotricha. Zootaxa 2392: 1–32. Pdf
  2. Leasi, F. & Todaro, M.A. (2010) The gastrotrich community of a north Adriatic Sea site, with a redescription of Musellifer profundus (Chaetonotida: Muselliferidae). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 90: 645-653. doi:10.1017/S0025315409991068. Pdf
  3. Todaro, M.A. & Checcherelli, V.U. (2010) Harpacticoida. In checklist della Flora e della Fauna delle specie marine italiane (parte II). Biol. Mar. Mediter. 17 (suppl.): 452-464. Pdf
  4. Balsamo, M., Albertelli, G., Ceccherelli, V. U., Coccioni, R., Colangelo, M. A., Curini-Galletti, M., Danovaro, R., D'Addabbo, R., De Leonardis, C., Fabiano, M., Frontalini, F., Gallo, M., Gambi, C., Guidi, L., Moreno, M., Pusceddu, A., Sandulli, R., Semprucci, F., Todaro, M. A. & Tongiorgi, P. 2010. Meiofauna of the Adriatic Sea: present knowledge and future perspectives. Chemistry and Ecology 26: 45-63. Pdf
  5. Dal Zotto, M., Ghiviriga, S. & Todaro, M.A. 2010. A new Tetranchyroderma (Gastrotricha, Thaumastodermatidae) with triancres from the Mediterranean Sea. Meiofauna Marina 18: 41-48. Pdf
  6. Todaro, M.A., Kanneby, T., Dal Zotto, M. & Jondelius, U. 2011. Phylogeny of Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) Inferred from Nuclear and Mitochondrial Sequence Data. PLoS ONE 6: e17892. Pdf
  7. Guidi, L., Todaro, M. A., Ferraguti, M. & Balsamo, M. 2011. Reproductive system of the genus Crasiella (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Helgoland Marine Research 65: 175-185. Pdf
  8. Artois, T., Fontaneto, D., Hummon, W. D., Mcinnes, S. J., Todaro, M. A., Sorensen, M. V. & Zullini, A. 2011. Ubiquity of microscopic animals? Evidence from the morphological approach in species identification. In Fontaneto, D. (Ed) Biogeography of microscopic organisms: is everything small everywhere? (pp. 244-283). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pdf
  9. Todaro, M. A., Dal Zotto, M., Perissinotto, R. & Bownes, S. J. 2011. First records of Gastrotricha from South Africa, with description of a new species of Halichaetonotus (Chaetonotida, Chaetonotidae). Zookeys 142: 1-13. Pdf
  10. Marotta, R., Balsamo, M., Ferraguti, M., Fondello, C., Guidi, L. & Todaro, M. A. 2011. The spermatozoon of Thaumastoderma moebjergi with the description of the sperm model for the family Thaumastodermatidae (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Meiofauna Marina 19: 89-95. Pdf
  11. Rocha, C. E. F., Kihara, T. C., Todaro, M. A. , Hooge, M. & Jonnson, R. 2011. Meiofauna. In Amaral, A. C. Z. & Nallin, S. A. H. (Eds) Biodiversidade e ecossistemas bentônicos marinhos do Litoral Norte de São Paulo, Sudeste do Brasil. (pp. 43-47). Campinas: Campinas, SP:IB/UNICAMP. Pdf
  12. Todaro, M. A. & Rocha, C. E. F. 2011. Gastrotricha. In Amaral, A. C. Z. & Nallin, S. A. H. (Eds) Biodiversidade e ecossistemas bentônicos marinhos do Litoral Norte de São Paulo, Sudeste do Brasil (pp. 100-105). Campinas: Campinas, SP: IB/UNICAMP. Pdf

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  1. Kanneby T., Todaro M. A. & Jondelius U. 2012. A phylogenetic approach to species delimitation in freshwater Gastrotricha from Sweden. Hydrobiologia. 683: 185-202. DOI 10.1007/s10750-011-0956-1 Pdf
  2. Todaro M.A., Dal Zotto M., Jondelius U., Hochberg R., Hummon W.D., Kanneby T., Rocha C.E.F. 2012. Gastrotricha: A Marine Sister for a Freshwater Puzzle. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31740. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031740 Pdf
  3. Daly M., Perissinotto R., Laird M., Dyer D., Todaro M. A. 2012. Description and ecology of a new species of Edwardsia de Quatrefages, 1842 (Anthozoa, Actiniaria) from the St Lucia Estuary, South Africa. Marine Biology Research 8: 233-245. Pdf
  4. Curini-Galletti M., Artois T., Delogu V., De Smet W.H., Fontaneto D., Jondelius U., Leasi F., Martinez A., Meyer-Wachsmuth I., Nilsson K.S., Tongiorgi P., Worsaae K. & Todaro M.A. 2012. Patterns of Diversity in Soft-Bodied Meiofauna: Dispersal Ability and Body Size Matter. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33801. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033801. Pdf
  5. Todaro M.A., Guid L., Ferraguti M. & Balsamo M. 2012. A fresh look at Dinodasys mirabilis (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida), with focus on the reproductive apparatus and sperm ultrastructure. Zoomorphology 131: 115-125. Pdf
  6. Kanneby, T., Todaro, M. A. & Jondelius, U. 2012. Phylogeny of Chaetonotidae and other Paucitubulatina (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) and the colonization of aquatic ecosystems. Zoologica Scripta doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00558.x. Pdf
  7. Todaro M.A. 2012. A new marine gastrotrich from the State of São Paulo (Brazil), with a key to species of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha, Thaumastodermatidae). ZooKeys 223: 39–51. Pdf
  8. Riera R., Todaro M. A. 2012. Check list of gastrotrichs from the Canary Islands. Rev.Acad.Canar.Cienc. 24: 81-88. Pdf
  9. Appeltans W., Ahyong S., ........, Todaro M.A. et al. 2012. The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. Current Biology 22: 2189–2202. Pdf
  10. Todaro M.A., Leasi F. 2013. A new eye-bearing Macrodasys (Gastrotricha : Macrodasyida) from Jamaica. Meiofauna Marina 20: 33-38. Pdf
  11. Todaro M. A. 2013. A new non-naked species of Ptychostomella (Gastrotricha) from Brazil. ZooKeys 289: 13–24. Pdf
  12. Todaro M.A., Perissinotto R., Bownes S. J. 2013. Neogosseidae (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida) from the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Zookeys 315: 77-94. Pdf
  13. Guidi, L., Todaro, M. A., Ferraguti, M. & Balsamo, M. 2014. Reproductive system and spermatozoa ultrastructure support the phylogenetic proximity of Megadasys and Crasiella (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Contributions to Zoology 83: 119-131. Pdf
  14. Todaro, M.A., Leasi, F. & Hochberg, R. 2014. A new species, genus and family of marine Gastrotricha from Jamaica, with a phylogenetic analysis of Macrodasyida based on molecular data. Systematics and Biodiversity. 12: 473-488. Pdf

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  1. Todaro M. A., Perissinotto R. & Bownes S. J. 2015.Two new marine Gastrotricha from the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa. Zootaxa 3905 (2): 193–208. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3905.2.2. Pdf
  2. Egger B., Lapraz F., Tomiczek B., Müller S., Dessimoz C., Girstmair J., Skunca N., Rawlinson K.A., Cameron C.B., Beli E., Todaro M.A., Gammoudi M., Noreña C. & Telford M.J. 2015. A Transcriptomic-Phylogenomic Analysis of the Evolutionary Relationships of Flatworms. Current Biology 25: 1–7,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.03.034 Pdf
  3. Kånneby T. & Todaro M.A. 2015. The phylogenetic position of Neogosseidae (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) and the origin of planktonic Gastrotricha. Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 15: 459-469. DOI.10.1007/s13127-015-0223-9 Pdf
  4. Todaro M.A., Dal Zotto M. & Leasi F. 2015. An integrated morphological and molecular approach to the description and systematisation of a novel genus and species of Macrodasyida (Gastrotricha). PLoS ONE 10(7): e0130278. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130278 Pdf
  5. Balsamo M., d`Hondt J-L., Kisielewski J., Todaro M.A., Tongiorgi P., Guidi L., de Jong Y. 2015. Fauna Europaea: Gastrotricha. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e5800. doi:10.3897/BDJ.3.e5800 Pdf
  6. Bernhard J. M., Morrison C. R., Pape E., Beaudoin D. J., Todaro M. A., Pachiadaki M. G., Kormas K. A. & Edgcomb V. P. 2015. Metazoans of redoxcline sediments in Mediterranean deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basins. BMC Biology 13:105. doi:10.1186/s12915-015-0213-6 Pdf
  7. Dal Zotto M., Todaro M.A. 2016. Kinorhyncha from Italy, a revision of the current checklist and an account of the recent investigations. Zoologisher Anzeiger. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcz.2016.01.004 Pdf
  8. Dal Zotto M., Santulli A., Simonini R., Todaro M.A. 2016. Organic enrichment effects on a marine meiofauna community, with focus on Kinorhyncha. Zoologisher Anzeiger. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcz.2016.03.013 Pdf
  9. Baucon A., de Carvalho C.N., Barbieri R., Bernardini F., Cavalazzi B., Celani A., Felletti F., Ferretti A., Schönlaub H.P., Todaro A., Tuniz C. 2017. Organism-substrate interactions and astrobiology: Potential, models and Methods. Earth-Science Review 171:141-180. Pdf
  10. Todaro M.A., Dal Zotto M., Cesaretti. A. 2017. Marine gastrotrichs from Lanzarote, w ith a description of a phylogenetically relev ant species of Urodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Marine Biodiversity. doi:10.1007/s12526-017-0747-7 Pdf
  11. Schuster, J., Atherton, S., Todaro, M. A., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. & Hochberg, R. 2017. Redescription of Xenodasys riedli (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) based on SEM analysis, with first report of population density data. Marine Biodiversity. DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0667-617 Pdf

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