» dr Krzysztof Zawierucha

2022

 

  • Zawierucha K, Trzebny A, Buda J, Bagshaw E, Franzetti A, Dabert M, Ambrosini R. (2022) Trophic and symbiotic links between obligate-glacier water bears (Tardigrada) and cryoconite microorganisms. PLoS ONE 17(1): e0262039. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262039
  • Rozwalak P, Podkowa P, Buda J, Niedzielski P, Kawecki S, Ambrosini R, Azzoni RS, Baccolo G, Ceballos JL, Cook J, Di Mauro B, Ficetola GF, Franzetti A, Ignatiuk D, Klimaszyk P, Łokas E, Ono M, Parnikoza I, Pietryka M, Pittino F, Poniecka E, Porazinska DL, Richter D, Schmidt SK, Sommers P, Souza-Kasprzyk J, Stibal M, Szczuciński W, Uetake J, Wejnerowski Ł, Yde JC, Takeuchi N, Zawierucha K. (2022). Cryoconite - From minerals and organic matter to bioengineered sediments on glacier's surfaces. Sci Total Environ, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150874.
  • Łokas E, Wachniew P, Baccolo G, Gaca P, Janko K, Milton A, Buda J, Komędera K, Zawierucha K. (2022). Unveiling the extreme environmental radioactivity of cryoconite from a Norwegian glacier. Sci Total Environ, 814:152656. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152656

2021

  • Buda J, Poniecka EA, Rozwalak P. Ambrosini R, Bagshaw E, Franzetti A, Klimaszyk P, Pietryka M, Richter D, Zawierucha K. (2021). Is oxygenation related to the decomposition of organic matter in cryoconite holes?. Ecosystems, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-021-00729-2
  • Zawierucha K, Porazinska DL, Ficetola GF, Ambrosini R, Baccolo G, Buda J, Ceballos JL, Devetter M, Dial R, Franzetti A, Fuglewicz U, Gielly L, Łokas E, Janko K, Jaromerska T, Kościński A, Kozłowska A, Ono M, Parnikoza I, Pittino F, Poniecka E, Sommers P, Schmidt SK, Shain DH, Sikorska S, Uetake J, Takeuchi. (2021). A hole in the nematosphere: tardigrades and rotifers dominate the cryoconite hole environment, whereas nematodes are missing. Journal of Zoology, 313, 18–36.
  • Ono M, Takeuch N. & Zawierucha K. (2021). Snow algae blooms are beneficial for microinvertebrates assemblages (Tardigrada and Rotifera) on seasonal snow patches in Japan. Scientific Reports, 11, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85462-5
  • Jaroměřská T, Trubač J, Zawierucha K, Vondrovicová L, Devetter M, Žárský JD. (2021). Stable isotopic composition of top consumers in Arctic cryoconite holes: revealing different position in supraglacial trophic network. Biogeosciences, 18: 1543–1557.
  • Shain DH, Novis PM, Cridge AG, Zawierucha K, Geneva AJ, Dearden PA. (2021). Five animal phyla in glacier ice reveal unprecedented biodiversity in New Zealand's Southern Alps. Scientific Reports, 11, 3898. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83256-3

2020

  • Zawierucha K., Buda J., Novotna Jaromerska T., Janko K., Gąsiorek P. 2020. Integrative approach reveals new species of water bears (Pilatobius, Grevenius, and Acutuncus) from Arctic cryoconite holes, with the discovery of hidden lineages of Hypsibius. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcz.2020.09.004
  • Makowska N., Zawierucha K., Nadobna P., Piątek-Bajan K., Krajewska A., Szwedyk J., Iwasieczko P., Mokracka J., Koczura R. 2020. Occurrence ofintegrons andantibiotic resistance genesincryoconite and ice of Svalbard, Greenland, and the Caucasus glaciers. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137022
  • Buda J., Łokas E., Pietryka M., Richter D., Magowski W., Iakovenko N.S., Porazinska D.L., Budzik T., Grabiec M., Grzesiak J., Klimaszyk P., Gaca P., Zawierucha K. 2020. Biotope and biocenosis of cryoconite hole ecosystems on Ecology Glacier in the maritime Antarctic. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138112
  • Stibal  M., Bradley  J.A., Edwards A., Hotaling  S., Zawierucha K., Rosvold J., Lutz S., Cameron K.A., Mikucki  J.A., Kohler T.J., Šabacká M., Anesio A.M. 2019. Glacial ecosystems are essential to understanding biodiversity responses to glacier retreat. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-1163-0
  • Kihm J.H., Kim S., Mcinnes S.J., Zawierucha K., Rho H.S., Kang P., Park T-Y.S. 2020. Integrative description of a new Dactylobiotus (eutardigrada: parachela) from Antarctica that reveals an intraspecific variation in tardigrade egg morphology. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-65573-1
  • Stec D., Krzywański Ł., Zawierucha K., Michalczyk Ł. Untangling systematics of the Paramacrobiotus areolatus species complex by an integrative redescription of the nominal species for the group, with multilocus phylogeny and species delineation in the genus Paramacrobiotus. 2020. DOI: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz163
  • Buda J, Azzoni RS, Ambrosini R, Franzetti R, Zawierucha K. (2020). Effects of locality and stone surface structure on the distribution of Collembola inhabiting a novel habitat – the stoneice border on an alpine glacier. Acta Oecologica, 103629, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2020.103629.

2019

  • Zawierucha K., Buda J., Azzoni R.S., Niśkiewicz M., Franzetti A., Ambrosini R. 2019. Water bears dominated cryoconite hole ecosystems: densities, habitat preferences and physiological adaptations of Tardigrada on an alpine glacier. Aquatic Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10452-019-09707-2
  • Zawierucha K., Shain D.H. 2019. Disappearing Kilimanjaro snow - Are we the last generation to explore equatorial glacier biodiversity? Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5327
  • Zawierucha K., Zmudczyńska-Skarbek K., Guil N., Bogdziewicz M. 2019. Seabirds modify trophic groups, while altitude promotes xeric-tolerant species of Tardigrada in the high Arctic tundra (Svalbard archipelago), Acta Oecologica, 98: 50-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2019.05.007
  • Zawierucha K., Marshall C., Wharton D., Janko K. 2019. A nematode in the mist: Scottnema lindsayae is the only soil metazoan in remote Antarctic deserts, at greater densities with altitude. Polar Research, 38. DOI: 10.33265/polar.v38.3494
  • Zawierucha K., Buda J., Fontaneto D., Ambrosini R., Franzetti A., Wierzgoń M., Bogdziewicz M. 2019. Fine-scale spatial heterogeneity of invertebrates within cryoconite holes. Aquatic Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10452-019-09681-9
  • Zawierucha K., Buda J., Nawrot A. 2019. Extreme weather event results in the removal of invertebrates from cryoconite holes on an Arctic valley glacier (Longyearbreen, Svalbard). Ecological Research. DOI: 10.1111/1440-1703.1276
  • Zawierucha K., Baccolo G., Di Mauro B., Nawrot A., Szczuciński W., Kalińska E. 2019. Micromorphological features of mineral matter from cryoconite holes on Arctic (Svalbard) and alpine (the Alps, the Caucasus) glaciers. Polar Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2019.100482

2018

  • Kaczmarek Ł., Zawierucha K., Buda J., Stec D., Gawlak M., Michalczyk Ł., Roszkowska M. 2018. An integrative redescription of the nominal taxon for the Mesobiotus harmsworthi group (Tardigrada: Macrobiotidae) leads to descriptions of two new Mesobiotus species from Arctic. PLOS ONE 13(10): e0204756.
  • Gąsiorek P., Stec D., Zawierucha K., Kristensen R.M., Michalczyk Ł. 2018. Revision of Testechiniscus Kristensen, 1987 (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae) refutes the polar-temperate distribution of the genus. Zootaxa. 4472(2) 261-297. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4472.2.3.
  • Łokas E., Zawierucha K., Cwanek A., Szufa K., Gaca P., Mietelski W.J., Tomankiewicz E. 2018. The sources of high airborne radioactivity in cryoconite holes from the Caucasus (Georgia). Scientific Reports. 8. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-29076-4. 
  • Buda J., Olszanowski Z., Wierzgoń M., Zawierucha K. 2018. Tardigrades and oribatid mites in bryophytes from geothermally active lava fields (Krafla, Iceland) and the description of Pilatobius islandicus sp. nov. (Eutardigrada). Polish Polar Research. 39. 425-453. 10.24425/118755
  • Zawierucha K., Podkowa P., Marciniak M., Gąsiorek P., Zmudczyńska-Skarbek K., Janko K., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M. 2018. Temperature (latitude) and nutrient (seabird guano) effects on limno-terrestrial Tardigrada (Testechiniscus spitsbergensis and Pilatobius recamieri) body size. Polar Research. 37:1, DOI: 10.1080/17518369.2018.1492297
  • Zawierucha K., Stec D., Lachowska-Cierlik D., Takeuchi N., Li Z., Michalczyk Ł. 2018. High Mitochondrial Diversity in a New Water Bear Species (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada) from Mountain Glaciers in Central Asia, with the Erection of a New Genus Cryoconicus. Annales Zoologici. 68(1): 179-201. 
  • Zawierucha K., Gąsiorek P., Buda J., Uetake J., Janko K., Fontaneto D. (2018). Tardigrada and Rotifera from moss microhabitats on a disappearing Ugandan glacier, with the description of a new species of water bear. Zootaxa. 4392(2): 311.
  • Ürkmez D., Ostrowska M., Roszkowska M., Gawlak M., Zawierucha K., Kristensen R. M., Kaczmarek Ł. 2018. Description of Megastygarctides sezginii sp. nov.(Tardigrada: Arthrotardigrada: Stygarctidae) from the Turkish Black Sea coast and a key to the genus Megastygarctides. Marine Biology Research. 14(1): 1-16.
  • Zawierucha K., Buda J., Pietryka M., Richter D., Łokas E., Lehmann-Konera S., Makowska N., Bogdziewicz, M. 2018. Snapshot of micro-animals and associated biotic and abiotic environmental variables on the edge of the south-west Greenland ice sheet. Limnology. 19(1): 141-150.

 

2017

  • Gąsiorek P., Zawierucha K., Stec D., Michalczyk Ł. 2017. Integrative redescription of a common Arctic water bear Pilatobius recamieri (Richters, 1911). Polar Biology. 40(11): 2239-2252.
  • Stec D., Zawierucha K., Michalczyk Ł. 2017. An integrative description of Ramazzottius subanomalus (Biserov, 1985 (Tardigrada) from Poland. Zootaxa. 4300(3): 403-420.
  • Zawierucha K., Węgrzyn M., Ostrowska M., Wietrzyk P. 2017. Tardigrada in Svalbard lichens: diversity, densities and habitat heterogeneity. Polar Biology. 40(7): 1385-1392.
  • Zawierucha K., Ostrowska M., Kolicka M. 2017. Applicability of cryoconite consortia of microorganisms and glacier-dwelling animals in astrobiological studies. Contemporary Trends in Geoscience. 6(1): 1-10.
  • Talanda J., Zawierucha K. 2017. First record of water bears (Tardigrada) from sponges (Porifera). Turkish Journal of Zoology. 41(1): 161-163.

 

2016

  • Gąsiorek P., Stec D., Morek W., Zawierucha K., Kaczmarek Ł., Lachowska-Cierlik D., Michalczyk Ł. 2016. An integrative revision of Mesocrista Pilato, 1987 (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae). Journal of Natural History. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2016.1234654
  • Zawierucha K., Kolicka M., Kaczmarek Ł. 2016. Re-description of the Arctic tardigrade Tenuibiotus voronkovi (Tumanov, 2007 (Eutardigrada; Macrobiotidea), with the first molecular data for the genus. Zootaxa. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4196.4
  • Zawierucha K., Zmudczyńska-Skarbek K., Kaczmarek Ł., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2016. The influence of a seabird colony on abundance and species composition of water bears (Tardigrada) in Hornsund (Spitsbergen, Arctic). Polar Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1827-4
  • Kaczmarek Ł., Jakubowska N., Celewicz-Gołdyn S., Zawierucha K. 2016. The microorganisms of cryoconite holes (algae, Archaea, bacteria, cyanobacteria, fungi, and Protista): a review. Polar Record. DOI: 10.1017/S003224741500063
  • Kosztyła P, Stec D, Morek W, Gasiorek P, Zawierucha K., Michno K, Ufir K, Małek D, Hlebowicz K, Laska A, Dudziak M, Frohme M, Prokop ZM, Kaczmarek Ł, Michalczyk Ł. 2016. Experimental taxonomy confirms the environmental stability of morphometric traits in a taxonomically challenging group of microinvertebrates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12409.
  • Cytan J, Zawierucha K. 2016, in press. First record of water bears (Tardigrada) from sponges (Porifera). Turkish Journal of Zoology doi 10.3906/zoo-1510-4.
  • Stec D, Gąsiorek P, Morek W, Kosztyła P, Zawierucha K., Michno K, Kaczmarek Ł, Prokop ZM, Michalczyk Ł. 2016. Estimating optimal sample size for tardigrade morphometry. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society doi: 10.1111/zoj.12404.
  • Zawierucha K., Ostrowska M, Vonnahme TR, Devetter M, Nawrot AP, Lehmann S, & Kolicka M. 2016. Diversity and distribution of Tardigrada in Arctic cryoconite holes. Journal of Limnology. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1453.
  • Łokas A, Zaborska A, Kolicka M, Różycki M, Zawierucha K. 2016. Accumulation of atmospheric radionuclides and heavy metals in cryoconite holes on an Arctic glacier. Chemosphere 160, 162-172.
  • Zawierucha K., Vonnahme TR, Devetter M, Kolicka M, Ostrowska M, Chmielewski S, Kosicki JZ. 2016. Area, depth and elevation of cryoconite holes in the Arctic do not influence Tardigrada densities. Polish Polar Research 37, 325-334.
  • Makowska N, Zawierucha K., Mokracka J, Koczura R. 2016. First report of microorganisms of Caucasus glaciers (Georgia). Biologia 71, 620-625.
  • Kolicka M, Gwiazdowicz DJ,·Hupało K, Jabłońska A,·Kotwicki L, Kornobis F,· Lamentowicz M,· Magowski W,· Marcisz K, Pronin M, Reczuga MK,· Olszanowski Z, Zawierucha K. 2016. Hidden invertebrate diversity – phytotelmata in Bromeliaceae from palm houses and florist wholesalers (Poland). Biologia 71, 194-203.
  • Skoracki M, Zawierucha K. 2016. Chenophila nanseni sp. n. (Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitising the barnacle goose in Svalbard. Polish Polar Research 37, 121-130.
  • Kiedrowicz A., Rector B.G., Zawierucha K., Szydło W., Skoracka A. 2016. Phytophagous mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) recorded from Svalbard, including the description of a new species. Polar Biol. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1858-x

 

2015

  • Zawierucha K., Grzelak K., Kotwicki L., Kaczmarek Ł., Kristensen R. M. 2015. First observation of the marine tardigrades Batillipes mirus and Batillipes noerrevangi (Arthrotardigrada, Batillipedidae) from a strongly brackish part of the Polish Baltic Sea coast. Marine Biology Research. 11(8): 859-868.
  • Kisielewska G., Kolicka M., Zawierucha K. 2015. Prey or parasite? The first observations of live Euglenida in the intestine of Gastrotricha. European journal of protistology. 51(2): 138-141.
  • Zawierucha K., Cytan J., Smykla J., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K., Kaczmarek Ł., Kosicki J. Z., Michalczyk Ł. 2015. Seabird guano boosts body size of water bears (Tardigrada) inhabiting the arctic tundra. Polar Biology. 38(4): 579-582.
  • Zawierucha K., Kolicka M., Takeuchi N., Kaczmarek Ł. 2015. What animals can live in cryoconite holes? A faunal review. Journal of Zoology. 295(3): 159-169.
  • Kolicka M., Dziuba M. K., Zawierucha K., Kuczyńska–Kippen N., Kotwicki L. 2015. Palm house–biodiversity hotspot or risk of invasion? Aquatic invertebrates: The special case of Monogononta (Rotifera) under greenhouse conditions. Biologia. 70(1): 94-103.
  • Zawierucha K., Smykla J., Michalczyk Ł., Gołdyn B., Kaczmarek Ł. 2015. Distribution and diversity of Tardigrada along altitudinal gradients in the Hornsund, Spitsbergen (Arctic). Polar Research. 34(1): 24168.

 

2014

  • Coulson, S.J., Convey, P., Aakra, K., Aarvik, L., Ávila-Jiménez, M.L., Babenko, A., Biersma, E.M., Boström, S., Brittain, J.E., Carlsson, A.M., Christoffersen, K., De Smet, W.H., Ekremj, T., Fjellberg, A., Füreder, L., Gustafssonm, D., Gwiazdowicz, D.J., Hansen, L.O., Holmstrup, M., Hullé, M., Kaczmarek, Ł., Kolicka, M., Kuklin, V., Lakka, H.K., Lebedeva, N., Makarova, O., Maraldo, K., Melekhina, E., Ødegaard, F., Pilskog, H.E., Simon, J.C., Sohlenius, B., Solhøy, T., Søli, G., Stur, E., Tanasevitch, A., Taskaeva, A., Velle, G., Zawierucha, K., Zmudczyńska-Skarbek, K. 2014. The terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate biodiversity of the archipelagoes of the Barents Sea; Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68, 440-470.
  • Zawierucha, K., Dziamięcki, J., Jakubowska, N., Michalczyk, Ł., Kaczmarek, Ł. 2014. New tardigrade records for the Baltic states with a description of Minibiotus formosus sp. n. (Eutardigrada, Macrobiotidae). Zookeys 408: 81-105.
  • Kaczmarek, Ł., Cytan, J., Zawierucha, K., Diduszko, D., Michalczyk, Ł. 2014. Tardigrades from Peru (South America), with descriptions of three new species of Parachela. Zootaxa 3790 (2): 357-379.
  • Ciobanu D. A., Moglan I., Zawierucha K., Kaczmarek Ł. 2014. New records of terrestrial tardigrades (Tardigrada) from Ceahlău National Park with zoogeographical and taxonomical remarks on Romanian water bears. North-western Journal of Zoology, 10
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    Skoracki M., Kavetska K., Ozminski M., Zawierucha K. 2014. Calamicoptes anatidus sp. nov., a new quill wall mite (Acari: Laminosioptidae) from the Greater Scaup Aythya marila (L.)(Aves: Anseriformes). Acta parasitologica. 59(3): 426-432.
  • Kolicka M., Kisielewski J., Kotwicki L., Zawierucha K., Grzelak K. 2014. Checklist of Gastrotricha of the Polish Baltic Sea with the first reports of Heterolepidoderma joermungandri Kånneby, 2011, and Turbanella hyalina Schultze, 1853. Zootaxa. 3869(2): 101-130.
  • Ciobanu D. A., Zawierucha K., Moglan I., Kaczmarek Ł. 2014. Milnesium berladnicorum sp. n.(Eutardigrada, Apochela, Milnesiidae), a new species of water bear from Romania. ZooKeys. 429: 1.

 

2013

  • Zawierucha, K., Coulson, S., Michalczyk, Ł., Kaczmarek, Ł. 2013. Current knowledge of the Tardigrada of Svalbard with the first records of water bears from Nordaustlandet (High Arctic). Polar Research 32: 20886. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v32i0.20886.
  • Zawierucha, K. 2013. Tardigrada from Arctic tundra (Spitsbergen) with a description of Isohypsibius karenae sp. n. (Isohypsibiidae). Polish Polar Research 34: 383-396.
  • Kolicka, M., Kisielewski, J., Nesteruk, T., Zawierucha, K. 2013. Gastrotricha from the Poznań Palm House-one new subgenus and three new species of freshwater Chaetonotida (Gastrotricha). Zootaxa 3717 (2): 231-279.
  • Zawierucha, K., Grzelak, K., Kotwicki, L., Michalczyk, Ł., Kaczmarek, Ł. Batillipes pennaki Marcus, 1946, a new addition to the Thai tardigrade fauna, with an overview of literature on the species. 2013. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 45: 801-808.
  • Zawierucha, K., Szymkowiak, P., Dabert, M., Harvey, M. 2013. First record of the schizomid Stenochrus portoricensis (Schizomida: Hubbardiidae) in Poland with DNA barcode data. Turkish Journal of Zoology 37: 357-361.
  • Zawierucha, K., Cytan, J. 2013. Oazy w świecie lodu. Wiedza i życie. 1: 56-57.
  • Zawierucha K., Kolicka M.,  Cytan J. 2013. Contribution to the knowledge on the distribution of Echiniscus granulatus (Doyère, 1840)(Heterotardigrada) in Poland. Badania Fizjograficzne, Seria C Zoologia C, 53: 39-43.

 

2012

  • Kolicka M., Zawierucha K. 2012. New record of Turbanella cornuta Remane, 1925 (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida) from Polish Baltic Sea Coast. Badania Fizjograficzne, Seria C (Zoologia), 52: 7-12.
  • Zawierucha K., Michalczyk Ł., Kaczmarek Ł. 2012. The first record of Tardigrada from Zambia, with a description of Doryphoribius niedbalai n. sp.(Eutardigrada: Isohypsibiidae, the evelinae group). African Zoology, 47(2): 275-284.
  • Kaczmarek Ł., Zawierucha K., Smykla J., Michalczyk Ł. 2012. Tardigrada of the Revdalen (Spitsbergen) with the descriptions of two new species: Bryodelphax parvuspolaris (Heterotardigrada) and Isohypsibius coulsoni (Eutardigrada). Polar Biology, 35(7): 1013-1026.
  • Zawierucha K., Kaźmierski A. 2012. The first records of tardigrades (Tardigrada, Eutardigrada) from Estonia. Zoology and Ecology, 22(2): 111-113.
  • Kolicka, M., Zawierucha, K. 2012. Z rzęskami na brzuchu. Salamandra magazyn przyrodniczy. 2: 28-30.

 

2011

  • Kaczmarek, M., Zawierucha, K., Wróbel, A. 2011. Sezonowe zmiany jakościowe i ilościowe araneofauny rezerwatu przyrody ,,Meteoryt Morasko". Problemy biologiczne współczesnego świata 117-122.
  • Zawierucha, K. 2011. Water bears (Tardigrada) of Okup Mały (Grabia Valley, Central Poland). Badania Fizjograficzne, seria C zoologia 47-52.