Tardigrada

Known as: tardigrades, Water Bear, Bear, Water 
A phylum of microscopic ecdysozoan invertebrates, closely related to ARTHROPODS. Members exhibit anabiosis and cryptobiosis, dormant states where… (More)
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2015
2015
This paper is the second monograph of nine that describes the global records of limno-terrestrial water bears (Tardigrada). Here… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Morphological data traditionally group Tardigrada (water bears), Onychophora (velvet worms), and Arthropoda (e.g., spiders… (More)
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2011
2011
We assessed the available morphological evidence to see if this corroborates the paraphyly in the Parachela (Tardigrada) as… (More)
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2010
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2010
The remarkable antiquity, diversity and ecological significance of arthropods have inspired numerous attempts to resolve their… (More)
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2008
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2008
Long-held ideas regarding the evolutionary relationships among animals have recently been upended by sometimes controversial… (More)
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2005
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2005
Almost a decade ago, a new phylogeny of bilaterian animals was inferred from small-subunit ribosomal RNA (rRNA) that claimed the… (More)
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2004
2004
Dormancy is common among rotifers: monogononts produce resting eggs (diapause) commonly after switching to mictic phase, and… (More)
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1999
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1999
We studied invertebrate communities across a transition zone between soils and stream sediments in the cold desert landscape of… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
A revised six-kingdom system of life is presented, down to the level of infraphylum. As in my 1983 system Bacteria are treated as… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The arthropods constitute the most diverse animal group, but, despite their rich fossil record and a century of study, their… (More)
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