Defining the Water Bears: Phylogeny of the Tardigrade
biology / Phylogeny / science

Defining the Water Bears: Phylogeny of the Tardigrade

Introduction The tardigrade, or ‘Tardigrada‘ which translates to ‘the slow stepper’ has established itself amongst scientific literature as one of the most resilient organisms on earth. In short, these delightful little things are the ‘Scrappy Doo’ of the natural world. Small, but undeniably tough.Their remarkable ability to cope under extreme conditions has been the subject … Continue reading