Gulati, Ramesh D.

Rotifera X

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Table of contents

1. Walter Koste - a K-strategist? A laudatio
Norbert Walz

Part I. Phylogeny and Evolution

2. On the phylogenetic position of Rotifera — have we come any further?
Peter Funch, Martin Vinther Sørensen, Matthias Obst

3. Speciation and selection without sex
C. William Birky, Cynthia Wolf, Heather Maughan, Linnea Herbertson, Elena Henry

4. Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of rotifer-acanthocephalan relationships
David B. Mark Welch

5. Evolutionary dynamics of ‘the’ bdelloid and monogonont rotifer life-history patterns
Charles E. King, Claudia Ricci, Justin Schonfeld, Manuel Serra

6. Toward a better understanding of the phylogeny of the Asplanchnidae (Rotifera)
Elizabeth J. Walsh, Robert L. Wallace, Russell J. Shiel

Part II. Genetics and Molecular Ecology

7. Molecular ecology of rotifers: from population differentiation to speciation
Africa Gómez

8. The potential of genomic approaches to rotifer ecology
David B. Mark Welch, Jessica L. Mark Welch

9. Using amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLP) to study genetic variability in several freshwater rotifer species
Sanjuana Hernández-Delgado, Netzahualcoyotl Mayek-Pérez, Gustavo Emilio Santos-Medrano, Roberto Rico-Martínez

Part II. Genetics and Molecular Ecology

10. Molecular characterization of Mn-superoxide dismutase and gene expression studies in dietary restricted Brachionus plicatilis rotifers
Gen Kaneko, Tatsuki Yoshinaga, Yoshiko Yanagawa, Shigeharu Kinoshita, Katsumi Tsukamoto, Shugo Watabe

11. Behavioural reproductive isolation in a rotifer hybrid zone
Helen K. Berrieman, David H. Lunt, Africa Gómez

Part III. Taxonomy and Biogeography

12. The ‘Frank J. Myers Rotifera collection’ at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Christian D. Jersabek

13. Tale of a sleeping beauty: a new and easily cultured model organism for experimental studies on bdelloid rotifers
Hendrik Segers, Russell J. Shiel

14. Life on the edge: rotifers from springs and ephemeral waters in the Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend National Park (Texas, USA)
Robert L. Wallace, Elizabeth J. Walsh, M.L. Arroyo, Peter L. Starkweather

Part IV. Morphology and Ultrastructure

15. Euryhaline Brachionus strains (Rotifera) from tropical habitats: morphology and allozyme patterns
Tomonari Kotani, Atsushi Hagiwara, Terry W. Snell, Manuel Serra

16. Morphological and morphometrical variations of selected rotifer species in response to predation: a seasonal study of selected brachionid species from Lake Xochimilco (Mexico)
Gabriela Garza-Mouriño, Marcelo Silva-Briano, S. Nandini, S.S.S. Sarma, Maria Elena Castellanos-Páez

17. Morphological stasis of two species belonging to the L-morphotype in the Brachionus plicatilis species complex
Sergi Campillo, Eduardo M. García-Roger, David Martínez-Torres, Manuel Serra

18. Morphological variation of Keratella cochlearis (Gosse) in a backwater of the River Thames
Jim Green

19. Trophi structure in bdelloid rotifers
Giulio Melone, Diego Fontaneto

20. Study of the trophi of Testudinella Bory de St. Vincent and Pompholyx Gosse (Rotifera: Testudinellidae) by scanning electron microscopy
Willem H. Smet

21. Do rotifer jaws grow after hatching?
Diego Fontaneto, Giulio Melone

22. External morphology and muscle arrangement of Brachionus urceolaris, Floscularia ringens, Hexarthra mira and Notommata glyphura (Rotifera, Monogononta)
Nadia Santo, Diego Fontaneto, Umberto Fascio, Giulio Melone, Manuela Caprioli

23. The musculature of Testudinella patina (Rotifera: Flosculariacea), revealed with CLSM
Martin Vinther Sørensen

24. Rotifer nervous system visualized by FMRFamide and 5-HT immunocytochemistry and confocal laser scanning microscopy
Elena A. Kotikova, Olga I. Raikova, Maria Reuter, Margaretha K. S. Gustafsson

25. Identification of acetylcholinesterase receptors in Rotifera
Arikitza Pineda-Rosas, G.E. Santos-Medrano, M.F. Zavala-Reynoso, R. Rico-Martínez

Part V. Mating, Resting Eggs, Diapause, Anhydrobiosis, Embryonic Development

26. Brachionus calyciflorus is a species complex: Mating behavior and genetic differentiation among four geographically isolated strains
John J. Gilbert, Elizabeth J. Walsh

27. Removal of surface glycoproteins and transfer among Brachionus species
Terry W. Snell, Claus-Peter Stelzer

28. Maternal effect by stem females in Brachionus plicatilis: effect of starvation on mixis induction in offspring
Atsushi Hagiwara, Yoji Kadota, Akinori Hino

29. Restoration of tropical peat swamp rotifer communities after perturbation: an experimental study of recovery of rotifers from the resting egg bank
Supenya Chittapun, Pornsilp Pholpunthin, Hendrik Segers

30. Diapause in monogonont rotifers
Thomas Schröder

31. Anhydrobiosis of Adineta ricciae: costs and benefits
Claudia Ricci, Cesare Covino

32. A putative LEA protein, but no trehalose, is present in anhydrobiotic bdelloid rotifers
Alan Tunnacliffe, Jens Lapinski, Brian McGee

33. The development of a bdelloid egg: a contribution after 100 years
Chiara Boschetti, Claudia Ricci, Cristina Sotgia, Umberto Fascio

Part VI. Population and Community Ecology

34. Evolution of rotifer life histories
Claus-Peter Stelzer

35. Insulin-like growth factor signaling pathway involved in regulating longevity of rotifers
Tatsuki Yoshinaga, Gen Kaneko, Shigeharu Kinoshita, Satoshi Furukawa, Katsumi Tsukamoto, Shugo Watabe

36. Combined effects of algal (Chlorella vulgaris) food level and temperature on the demography of Brachionus havanaensis (Rotifera): a life table study
E. Lucía Pavón-Meza, S. S. S. Sarma, S. Nandini

37. Factors affecting egg-ratio in planktonic rotifers
S.S.S. Sarma, R.D. Gulati, S. Nandini

38. Factors affecting swimming speed in the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis
Manuel Yúfera, E. Pascual, J.M. Olivares

39. An evidence for vertical migrations of small rotifers — a case of rotifer community in a dystrophic lake
Andrzej Karabin, Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin

40. Structure distinctions of pelagic rotifer plankton in stratified lakes with different human impact
Galina A. Galkovskaya, Inessa F. Mityanina

41. Changes in rotifer species composition and abundance along a trophic gradient in Loch Lomond, Scotland, UK
Linda May, Matthew O’Hare

42. Diversity and abundance of the planktonic rotifers in different environments of the Upper Paraná River floodplain (Paraná State — Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil)
Cláudia Costa Bonecker, Christiane Luciana Costa, Luiz Felipe Machado Velho, Fábio Amodêo Lansac-Tôha

43. Relationships between rotifers, phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in the Corumbá reservoir, Goiás State, Brazil
Cláudia Costa Bonecker, Anderson Setsuo Miyashiro Aoyagui

44. Short time-response of psammic communities of Rotifera to abiotic changes in their habitat
Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin

45. The influence of biotic and abiotic factors on psammic rotifers in artificial and natural lakes
Irena Bielanska-Grajner

Part VII. Long-term Studies

46. Seasonal rotifer dynamics in the long-term (1969–2002) record from Lake Kinneret (Israel)
Moshe Gophen

47. Seasonality of rotifers and temperature in Lough Neagh, N. Ireland
Tony E. Andrew, J.A.M. Andrew

48. Abiotic vs. biotic factors: lessons drawn from rotifers in the Middle Loire, a meandering river monitored from 1995 to 2002, during low flow periods
Nicole Lair

Part VIII. Trophic Interactions

49. Freshwater copepods and rotifers: predators and their prey
Zdenek Brandl

Part VIII. Trophic Interactions

50. Life history characteristics of Asplanchnopus multiceps (Rotifera) fed rotifer and cladoceran prey
S. Nandini, S.S.S. Sarma

51. Susceptibility of ephemeral pool Hexarthra to predation by the fairy shrimp Branchinecta mackini: can predation drive local extinction?
Peter L. Starkweather

52. Decline of clear-water rotifer populations in a reservoir: the role of resource limitation
Miloslav Devetter, Jaromír Sed’a

53. Combined effects of food concentration and temperature on competition among four species of Brachionus (Rotifera)
Mario A. Fernández-Araiza, S.S.S. Sarma, S. Nandini

54. Application of stable isotope tracers to studies of zooplankton feeding, using the rotifer Brachionus calyciflorus as an example
Antonie M. Verschoor, Harry Boonstra, Thijs Meijer

Part IX. Aquaculture and Ecotoxicology

55. Screening methods for improving rotifer culture quality
Adriana Araujo, Atsushi Hagiwara

56. Interaction among copper toxicity, temperature and salinity on the population dynamics of Brachionus rotundiformis (Rotifera)
José Luis Gama-Flores, S.S.S. Sarma, S. Nandini

57. Effect of some pesticides on reproduction of rotifer Brachionus plicatilis Müller
Helen S. Marcial, Atsushi Hagiwara, Terry W. Snell

58. Heat shock protein 60 (HSP60) response of Plationus patulus (Rotifera: Monogononta) to combined exposures of arsenic and heavy metals
Judith V. Rios-Arana, J.L. Gardea-Torresdey, R. Webb, Elizabeth J. Walsh


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