Water Bears: The Biology of Tardigrades (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
419
Utgivningsdatum
2019-03-04
Upplaga
1st ed. 2018
Förlag
Springer International Publishing AG
Medarbetare
Schill, Ralph O. (ed.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Bibliographie
Illustrationer
57 Illustrations, color; 61 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 419 p. 118 illus., 57 illus. in co
Dimensioner
240 x 164 x 27 mm
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999 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9783319957012
Water Bears: The Biology of Tardigrades (inbunden)

Water Bears: The Biology of Tardigrades

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Offering extensive information on tardigrades, this volume begins with a chapter on the history of tardigrades, from the first description by Goeze in 1773, until 1929, when the most comprehensive monographic approach by E. Marcus was published. Tardigrades' organ systems, including their integument, body cavity, digestive, muscular, nervous and reproductive systems, as well as their overall external morphology, are summarized in the second chapter. Subsequent chapters present the current state of knowledge on tardigrade phylogeny, biogeography, paleontology, cytology and cytogenetics. In addition, the book provides insights into the ecology of tardigrades in marine, freshwater and terrestrial habitats. The reproduction, development and life cycles are summarized and the extraordinary environmental adaptations of encystment and cyclomorphosis, desiccation tolerance, freezing tolerance and radiation tolerance are discussed in detail. Further chapters provide an overview of key approaches in molecular tardigrade studies and describe techniques for sampling and sample processing. The book closes with a list of tardigrade taxa up to a sub-generic level, including the type species of each genus, the numbers of lower taxa in each taxon, and the main environments in which the taxa were found. Given its depth of coverage, the volume offers an invaluable resource for scientists from various disciplines who plan to research tardigrades, and for all others who are interested in these fascinating animals.
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Ralph O. Schill University of Stuttgart Institute of Biological Materials and Biomolecular Systems Stuttgart, Germany E-mail: ralph.schill@bio.uni-stuttgart.de

Innehållsförteckning

From Johann August Ephraim Goeze to Ernst Marcus - A Ramble through the History of Early Tardigrade Research (1773 until 1929).- Morphology and Functional Anatomy.- Phylogeny and integrative taxonomy of Tardigrada.- Tardigrade Biogeography.- Paleontology and molecular dating.- Cytology and Cytogenetics.