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  • William D. Hummon (1932-2017) Pdf

- Recent papers on Gastrotricha -    
Compiled by  M.A.Todaro   (November, 2017)    

  • Hochberg R., Todaro M.A., Araujo, T.Q., Atherton S. et al. 2017. A Tribute to William Hummon – Gastrotrich Biologist Extraordinaire. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington. 130: 113-119.
  • Araujo T.Q., Hochberg R. 2017. Description of a new species of Thaumastoderma (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Thaumastodermatidae) from Belize and Tobago. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington 130:120–127.
  • Kanneby T., Kirk J.J. 2017. A new species of Redudasys (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Redudasyidae) from the United States. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington. 130: 129-139.
  • Todaro M.A., Dal Zotto M., Bownes S.J., Perissinotto R. 2017. Two new interesting species of Macrodasyida (Gastrotricha) from KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington 130:139–154.
  • Lee J., Chang C.Y. Il-Hoi Kim Il-H. 2017. A new species of the genus Tetranchyroderma (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Thaumastodermatidae) from Korea, with a peculiar pentancrous armature. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington 130:155–164.
  • Munter L., Kieneke A. 2017. Novel myo-anatomical insights to the Xenotrichula intermedia species complex (Gastrotricha: Paucitubulatina): Implications for a pan-European species and reconsideration of muscle homology among Paucitubulatina. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington 130:165–185.
  • Guidi L., Todaro M.A., Cesaroni L., Balsamo M. 2017. The unusual spermatozoa of Dolichodasys sp. (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington 130:186–196.
  • Garraffoni A.R.S., Balsamo M. 2017. Is the ubiquitous distribution real for marine gastrotrichs? Detection of areas of endemism using Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE). Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington. 130:197–210.
  • Nesteruk T. 2017 Seasonal changes in the diversity and abundance of epiphytic Gastrotricha Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington. 130:211–221.
  • Garraffoni A.R.S., Araujo T.Q. 2017. Phylogeny of Pseudostomella Swedmark, 1956 (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) base on morphological data and first insights on the historical biogeography of Thaumastodermatidae. Proceedings of the Biological society of Washington. 130:222–238.
  • Kolicka M., Gadawski P., Dabert M. 2017. A new species of freshwater Chaetonotidae (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotida) from Obodska Cave (Montenegro) based on morphological and molecular characters. European Journal of Taxonomy 354: 1-30.
  • Todaro M.A., Cesaretti A., Dal Zotto M. 2017. Marine gastrotrichs from Lanzarote, with a description of a phylogenetically relevant species of Urodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida). Marine Biodiversity. DOI: 10.1007/s12526-017-0747-7 (
  • Kånneby T., Todaro M. A. 2017. A new species of Aspidiophorus (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotidae) from the Swedish west coast. Zootaxa 4290 (2):390–394. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4290.2.11
  • Garraffoni, A. R. S., Di Domenico, M. & Hochberg, R. 2017. New records of marine Gastrotricha from São Sebastião Island (Brazil) and the description of a new species. Marine Biodiversity 47: 451-459.
  • Araujo, T. Q., Hochberg, R. 2017. First description of a gastrotrich with four scale types, including feathered biancres, a novel find for Gastrotricha. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 97: 269-275.
  • Kieneke, A., Nikoukar, H. 2017. Integrative morphological and molecular investigation of Turbanella hyalina Schultze, 1853 (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida), including a redescription of the species. Zoologischer Anzeiger 267: 168-186.
  • Garraffoni, A. R. S. 2017. Checklist of Gastrotricha from Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil. Iheringia Serie Zoologia 107.
  • Kolicka, M. 2017. New arctic Gastrotricha - three Chaetonotus (Chaetonotidae) from Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Svalbard Archipelago). Annales Zoologici 167: 131-180.
  • 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/s12526-017-0667-6
  • Lee, J. & Chang, C. Y. 2017. Reconsideration on Two Acanthodasys Species (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Thaumastodermatidae) from Korea, with Nomenclatural Note on Korean Marine Gastrotrichs. Animal Systematics Evolution and Diversity 33: 17-25.
  • Garraffoni A.R.S., Araujo T.Q., Lourenço A.P., Guidi L., Balsamo M. 2017. A new genus and new species of freshwater Chaetonotidae (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) from Brazil with phylogenetic position inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Systematics and Bodiversity 15: 49-62.
  • Kolicka M., Dabert M., Dabert J., Kanneby T., Kisielewski J. 2016. Bifidochaetus, a new Arctic genus of freshwater Chaetonotida (Gastrotricha) from Spitsbergen revealed by an integrative taxonomic approach. Invertebrate Systematics 30: 398-419.
  • Kolicka M. 2016. Gastrotrichs in bromeliads - newly recorded Chaetonotus (Hystricochaetonotus) furcatus Kisielewski, 1991 (Chaetonotida) from the Lodz Palm House. Zoosystema, 38:141-155. DOI: 10.5252/z2016n1a5
  • Garraffoni A.R.S., Di Domenico M., Amaral A.C.Z. 2016. Patterns of diversity in marine Gastrotricha from Southeastern Brazilian Coast is predicted by sediment textures. Hydrobiologia 773: 105-116. DOI: 10.​1007/​s10750-016-2682-1
  • Kånneby T. 2016. Phylum Gastrotricha. In: Thorp J.H. & Rogers D.C. (eds) Key to Nearctic Fauna: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, Vol 2, pp 115-130. Elsevier, Amsterdam. ISBN: 978-0-12-385028-7


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