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Compiled by  M.A.Todaro   (December, 2022)    

  • Minowa A.K., Garraffoni A.R.S. 2022. New data on Brazilian semiplanktonic gastrotrichs (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida). Zootaxa 5209: 045–068
  • Salgado K.F. A., Minowa A.K., Garraffoni A.R.S. 2022. New records, neotype designation and DNA sequences of three species of Chaetonotus (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotidae) from Brazil. Zootaxa 5213: 101–129
  • Rataj Križanová F., Vďačný P. 2022. A huge undescribed diversity of the subgenus Hystricochaetonotus (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotidae, Chaetonotus) in Central Europe. European Journal of Taxonomy 840: 1–93. Doi: 10.5852/ejt.2022.840.1941
  • Guidi L., Balsamo M., Grassi L., Semprucci F., Todaro M.A. 2022. New Data on Reproductive System and Spermatozoa Confirm Macrodasys as a Model in Comparative Reproductive Analysis in Macrodasyida (Gastrotricha). Water 14, 3085. Doi: 10.3390/w14193085
  • Meshjel M.H. 2022. New Records of Gastrotricha from the main outfall drain, South of Bagdad, Iraq. Bull. Iraq Nat. Hist. Mus. 17: 115-127.
  • Araujo T.Q., Hochberg R., Garraffoni A.R.S. 2022. Description of Xenotrichula tropicalis sp. nov. (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) and New Records of Xenotrichulidae Species from Brazil and USA. Annales Zoologici 72: 167-185.
  • Todaro M.A., Luporini P. 2022. Not too big for its mouth: direct evidence of a macrodasyidan gastrotrich preyed in nature by a dileptid ciliate. The European Zoological Journal, 89:785-790. DOI: 10.1080/24750263.2022.2095048
  • Araujo, T. Q. & Hochberg, R. 2021. Marine Gastrotricha of the Azores: updated checklist from São Miguel island. Açoreana 11 (Supl.): 57-77.
  • Kirk, J. J. 2021. Lepidodermella weissi, new species (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida: Chaetonotidae) from northwestern Oregon, USA. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 134: 116-126.
  • Guidi L., Balsamo M., Ferraguti M., Todaro M. A. 2021. Reproductive organs and spermatogenesis of the peculiar spermatozoa of the genus Kryptodasys (Gastrotricha, Macrodasyida), with an appraisal of the occurrence and origin of the tail‐less spermatozoa in Gastrotricha. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 59:1673–1688. DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12556
  • Todaro M.A., Balsamo M., 2021. Gastrotricha. In: Bologna M.A., Zapparoli M., Oliverio M., Minelli A., Bonato L., Cianferoni F., Stoch F. (eds.), Checklist of the Italian Fauna. Version 1.0. Last update: 2021-05-31. Available at:
  • Araújo T.Q., Garraffoni A.R.S. 2021. Description of a New Scaled Species of Ptychostomella (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) from the Brazilian Coast and a Cladistics Analysis of the Genus. Taxonomy 1: 278–289.
  • Chatterjee T., Todaro M.A. 2021. An annotated checklist of the chaetonotidan Gastrotricha from India. Zootaxa 5027: 332–350. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.5027.3.2
  • Kieneke A., Todaro M.A. 2021. Discovery of two ‘chimeric’ Gastrotricha and their systematic placement based on an integrative approach. Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 192: 710–735.
  • Guidetti E.B., Campos A., Batistão A.R., da Silva A.T., Bilatto C.G., Kelly Salgado K.A., Araújo T.Q., Garraffoni A.R.S. 2021. Gastrotrichs and tardigrades in a remnant of Atlantic Forest (Serra do Japi, SP, Brazil). Biota Neotropica 21(2): e20201165.
  • Križanová F., Vďačný P. 2021. Description of Lepidochaetus tirjakovae sp. nov. (Gastrotricha: Paucitubulatina: Chaetonotidae), using morphology and DNA barcoding. Zoologischer Anzeiger. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcz.2021.04.003
  • Magpali, L.; Machado, D. R.; Araújo, T. Q.; Garraffoni, A. R. (2021). Long distance dispersal and pseudo-cryptic species in Gastrotricha: first description of a new species (Chaetonotida, Chaetonotidae, Polymerurus) from an oceanic island with volcanic rocks. European Journal of Taxonomy. 746. Doi: 10.5852/ejt.2021.746.1319
  • Minowa A.K., Garraffoni A.R.S 2021. Seek and you shall find: new species of the rare genus Ornamentula (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotida) and first record outside of type-locality. ZOOLOGIA 38: e56781. Doi: 10.3897/zoologia.38.e56781
  • Van Steenkiste N.W.L., Wakeman K.C., Leander B.S. 2021. A new record of the marine chaetonotid gastrotrich genus Diuronotus (Paucitubulatina: Muselliferidae) from the Sea of Japan. Zoologischer Anzeiger 290: 113-116.


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