Roberto Bertolani

Roberto Bertolani, Italian zoologist.

  • Department of Biology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via campi 213/D, 41100, Modena, Italy
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  • Vecchi, M., Cesari, M., Bertolani, R., Jönsson, K.I., Rebecchi, L & Guidetti, R. 2016. Integrative systematic studies on tardigrades from Antarctica identify new genera and new species within Macrobiotoidea and Echiniscoidea. Invertebrate Systematics 30: 303–322. DOI: 10.1071/IS15033.  . Reference page
  • Degma, P., Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R., 2012. Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2012, Ver. 20: 17–01-2012). [1]
  • Degma, P., Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R., 2011. Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (2009-2011, Ver. 19: 31–05-2011).
  • Degma, P., Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R., 2010. Actual checklist of Tardigrada species (Ver. 12: 16–04-2010).
  • Guidetti, R., Schill, R.O., Bertolani, R., Dandekar, T., Wolf, M.. New molecular data for tardigrade phylogeny, with the erection of a new genus. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, (in press).
  • Rebecchi, L., Boschini, D., Cesari, M., Lencioni, V., Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R.. Stress response of a boreo-alpine species of tardigrade, Borealibius zetlandicus (Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae). Journal of Limnology, (in press).
  • Cesari, M., Bertolani, R., Rebecchi, L., Guidetti, R.. DNA barcoding in Tardigrada: the first case study on Macrobiotus macrocalix Bertolani & Rebecchi 1993 (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, (in press).
  • Guidetti, R., Boschini, D., Altiero, T., Bertolani, R., Rebecchi, L., 2008. Diapause in tardigrades: a study of factors involved in encystment. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 2296–2302.
  • Degma, P., Guidetti, R., 2007d. Notes to the current checklist of Tardigrada. Zootaxa, 1579: 41–53.
  • Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., Degma, P., 2007a. New taxonomic position of several Macrobiotus species (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae). Zootaxa 1471: 61–68.
  • Rebecchi, L., Guidetti, R., Borsari, S., Altiero, T., Bertolani, R., 2006c. Dynamics of long-term anhydrobiotic survival of lichen-dwelling tardigrades. Hydrobiologia, 558: 23–30.
  • Guidetti, R., Boschini, D., Rebecchi, L. & Bertolani, R., 2006b. Encystment processes and "Matrioshka-like stage" cyst in a moss-dwelling and in a limnic species of eutardigrades (Tardigrada). Hydrobiologia, 558: 9–21.
  • Pilato, G., Guidetti, R., Lisi, O., Hansen, J.G., Bertolani, R., 2006a. Geonemy, ecology, reproductive biology and morphology of the tardigrade Hypsibius zetlandicus (Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae) with erection of Borealibius gen. n.. Polar Biology, 29: 595–603.
  • Guidetti, R., Gandolfi, A., Rossi, V., Bertolani, R., 2005. Phylogenetic analysis in Macrobiotidae (Eutardigrada, Parachela): a combined morphological and molecular approach. Zoologica Scripta, 34: 235–244.
  • Guil, N., Guidetti, R., 2005b. A new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada: Macrobiotidae) from Iberian Peninsula and Canary Islands (Spain). Zootaxa, 889: 1–11.
  • Guidetti, R. and Bertolani, R., 2005a. Tardigrade taxonomy: an updated check list of the taxa and a list of characters for their identification. Zootaxa, issue 845: 1–46. Abstract
  • Bertolani, R., Guidetti, R., Jönsson, K.I., Altiero, T., Boschini, D., Rebecchi, L., 2004. Experiences on dormancy in tardigrades. Journal of Limnology, 63: 16–25.
  • Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., 2001d. The tardigrades of Emilia (Italy). III. Piane di Mocogno (Northern Apennines). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 240: 377–383.
  • Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., 2001. Phylogenetic relationships in the Macrobiotidae (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Parachela). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 240: 371–376.
  • Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., 2001b. An evolutionary line of the Macrobiotinae (Tardigrada, Macrobiotidae): Calcarobiotus and related species. Italian Journal of Zoology, 68: 229–233.
  • Bertolani, R., Rebecchi, L., Jönsson, K.I., Borsari, S., Guidetti, R., Altiero, T., 2001a. Tardigrades as a model for experiences of animal survival in the spaces. Microgravity and Space Station Utilization, 2: 211–212.
  • Guidetti, R., Rebecchi, L., Bertolani, R., 2000. Cuticle structure in the systematics of Macrobiotidae (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada). Acta Zoologica, 81: 27–36.
  • Guidetti, R., Bertolani, R., Nelson, D.R., 1999. Ecological and Faunistic Studies on Tardigrades in Leaf Litter of Beech Forests. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 238: 215–223.

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