Dr Alan Warren

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Researcher

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Diversity and Informatics Division
Contact: email
Phone: +44 (0)20 7942 5149 5149

Specialisms

ciliate systematics; ciliate biodiversity

Summary

Main reserach interests are the systematics and biodiversity of ciliated protists (ciliates) inlcuding: (1) morphology and morphogenesis; (2) molecular phylogeny; (3) use as bioindicators of water quality. The main focus of this reserach is the marine ciliate fauna of coastal waters of China.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of Surrey, UK, 1977 - 1983

Employment history

Academic

Researcher, Protists, Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, UK, 1979 - ongoing

Grants

DNA barcoding and molecular phylogeny of spirotrichean ciliated protozoa
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Royal Society
Total value £24,000 (to Museum £24,000)
Dates: 2014 - 2016

The Biodiversity, Systematics and Guide to the Identification of Marine Benthic Ciliates
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £236,881.37 (to Museum £236,881.37)
Dates: 2010 - 2012

The diversity and systematics of marine ciliated protozoa in a Chinese mangrove
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Royal Society
Total value £12,000 (to Museum £12,000)
Dates: 2009 - 2011

Memberships

Vice Chair, International Society of Protistologists, 2013 - 2014.

Chair, British Society for Protist Biology, 2012 - 2015.

Council member, Systematics Association, 1998 - 2011.

Editorships

Board member, Protistology, 2015 - on going.

Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, Springer, 2014 - on going.

Board member, Boletin de la RSEHN. Seccion "Aula, Museos y Colecciones de Ciencias Naturales"., 2014 - on going.

Board member, International Journal of Microbial Resource Technology, 2012 - on going.

Board member, European Journal of Protistology, Elsevier, 2010 - on going.

Systematics and Biodiversity, Taylor & Francis, 2003 - on going.

Editor in chief, Systematics Association Special Volume Series, Cambridge University Press, 1999 - 2011.

Publications

Chen L, Lyu J, Lyu Z, Warren A, Jiang J (null) Description and Morphogenesis of a Chinese Population of Bakuella granulifera Foissner, Agatha and Berger, 2002 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/jeu.12821

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Warren A (2020) Colonization features of marine biofilm-dwelling protozoa in Chinese coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine Life Science & Technology, 2 (3) : 292 - 301. doi: 10.1007/s42995-020-00040-4

Zhang Q, Xu J, Warren A, Yang R, Shen Z, Yi Z (2020) Assessing the utility of Hsp90 gene for inferring evolutionary relationships within the ciliate subclass Hypotricha (Protista, Ciliophora). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 20 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s12862-020-01653-0

Buonanno F, Dolan JR, Esteban GF, Hines HN, Kamra K, Kosakyan A, Miceli C, Samaritani E, Vannini C, Warren A (2020) Protistological science dissemination. European Journal of Protistology, 76 : 125729 - 125729. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125729

Yang J, Huang S, Fan W, Warren A, Jiao N, Xu D (2020) Spatial distribution patterns of planktonic ciliate communities in the East China Sea: Potential indicators of water masses. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 156 : 111253 - 111253. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111253

Wang J, Zhao Y, Lu X, Lyu Z, Warren A, Shao C (null) Does the Gonostomum-patterned oral apparatus in hypotrichia carry a phylogenetic signal? Evidence from morphological and molecular data based on extended taxon sampling using three nuclear genes (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Science China Life Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s11427-020-1667-3

Dong J, Chen X, Liu Y, Ni B, Fan X, Li L, Warren A (2020) An Integrative Investigation of Parabistichella variabilis (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) Including Its General Morphology, Ultrastructure, Ontogenesis, and Molecular Phylogeny. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 67 (5) : 566 - 582. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12809

Kaur H, Shashi , Warren A, Negi RK, Kamra K (2020) Taxonomic resolution of Stylonychia notophora (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Hypotricha) sensu Sapra and Dass 1970 using an integrative approach. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 70 (6) : 3939 - 3952. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004207

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Bai X, Xu G, Warren A (2020) Trophic-functional patterns of marine periphytic protozoan communities during colonization of artificial substrates immersed at different depths in Chinese coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 37 : 101317 - 101317. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101317

Gao Y, Gong R, Jiang Y, Pan B, Li Y, Warren A, Jiang J, Gao F (2020) Morphogenetic characters of the model ciliate Euplotes vannus (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea): Notes on cortical pattern formation during conjugational and postconjugational reorganization. European Journal of Protistology, 73 : 125675 - 125675. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125675

Lu B, Shen Z, Zhang Q, Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2020) Morphology and molecular analyses of four epibiotic peritrichs on crustacean and polychaete hosts, including descriptions of two new species (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 73 : 125670 - 125670. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125670

Wang R, Song W, Bai Y, Warren A, Li L, Hu X (2020) Morphological redescriptions and neotypification of two poorly known tintinnine ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Tintinnina), with a phylogenetic investigation based on SSU rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 70 (4) : 2515 - 2530. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004065

Agatha S, Utz LRP, Zufall RA, Warren A (2020) Symposium on Ciliates in Memory of Denis Lynn. European Journal of Protistology, 125694 - 125694. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125694

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Xu G, Warren A (2020) Seasonal variability in trophic-functional patterns of marine biofilm-dwelling ciliates during the process of colonization. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35 : 101236 - 101236. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101236

Bai Y, Wang R, Liu W, Warren A, Zhao Y, Hu X (2020) Redescriptions of three tintinnine ciliates (Ciliophora: Tintinnina) from coastal waters in China based on lorica features, cell morphology, and rDNA sequence data. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125659 - 125659. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125659

Chen L, Dong J, Wu W, Xin Y, Warren A, Ning Y, Zhao Y (2020) Morphology and molecular phylogeny of a new hypotrich ciliate, Anteholosticha songi nov. spec., and an American population of Holosticha pullaster (Müller, 1773) Foissner et al., 1991 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125646 - 125646. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125646

Dong J, Li L, Fan X, Ma H, Warren A (2020) Two Urosoma species (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia): A multidisciplinary approach provides new insights into their ultrastructure and systematics. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125661 - 125661. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125661

Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu G, Hu G, Xu H (2020) Body-size spectra of biofilm-dwelling ciliates at different layers in water column of coastal ecosystems. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35 : 101157 - 101157. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101157

Chi Y, Duan L, Luo X, Cheng T, Warren A, Huang J, Chen X (2020) A new contribution to the taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of three, well-known freshwater species of the ciliate genus Spirostomum (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Heterotrichea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 189 (1) : 158 - 177. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz115

Pan B, Chen X, Hou L, Zhang Q, Qu Z, Warren A, Miao M (null) Comparative Genomics Analysis of Ciliates Provides Insights on the Evolutionary History Within “Nassophorea–Synhymenia–Phyllopharyngea” Assemblage. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02819

Lu K, Liu W, Warren A, Xu Y, Zhu C, Zhao Y, Yi Z (2020) Diversity of oligotrich ciliates (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) in the northern coast of South China Sea as revealed in LSU rDNA sequences. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 38 (1) : 156 - 167. doi: 10.1007/s00343-019-9021-0

Lian C, Luo X, Warren A, Zhao Y, Jiang J (2020) Morphology and phylogeny of four marine or brackish water spirotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from China, with descriptions of two new species. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125663 - 125663. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125663

Liu W, Zhang K, Chen C, Li J, Tan Y, Warren A, Lin X, Song W (2019) Overview of the biodiversity and geographic distribution of aloricate oligotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) in coastal waters of southern China. Systematics and Biodiversity, 17 (8) : 787 - 800. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2019.1691081

Nurul Azim Sikder M, Bai X, Warren A, Xu H (2019) An approach to determining homogeneity in taxonomic breadth of periphytic ciliate communities in colonization surveys for bioassessment. Ecological Indicators, 107 : 105671 - 105671. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105671

Kong J, Wang Y, Warren A, Huang B, Sun P (null) Diversity Distribution and Assembly Mechanisms of Planktonic and Benthic Microeukaryote Communities in Intertidal Zones of Southeast Fujian, China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02640

Li X, Warren A, Jiao N, Xu D (2020) Distribution of Protists in the Deep South China Sea Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing. Journal of Ocean University of China, 19 (1) : 161 - 170. doi: 10.1007/s11802-020-4137-6

Kamra K, Kaur H, Abraham JS, Somasundaram S, Makhija S, Toteja R, Warren A, Gupta R (2020) Symposium Report: International Symposium on Ciliate Biology, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, 04–06 April 2018. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 67 (2) : 296 - 299. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12773

Yang J, Wei H, Yalin T, Alan W, Xiaofeng L, Jiqiu L (2019) Combined effects of food resources and exposure to ammonium nitrogen on population growth performance in the bacterivorous ciliate Paramecium caudatum. European Journal of Protistology, 71 : 125631 - 125631. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125631

Sun P, Huang L, Xu D, Warren A, Huang B, Wang Y, Wang L, Xiao W, Kong J (null) Integrated Space-Time Dataset Reveals High Diversity and Distinct Community Structure of Ciliates in Mesopelagic Waters of the Northern South China Sea. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02178

Song Y, Liu Y, Pan B, Luo X, Song W, Warren A (2019) Morphological Studies on Four Brackish Water Ciliates of the Class Spirotrichea (Protista, Ciliophora). Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (3) : 663 - 674. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-4096-y

Wang Q, Xu H, Warren A (2019) A Bioassay for the Cytotoxicity of Gemcitabine Using the Marine Ciliate Euplotes vannus. Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (3) : 675 - 679. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-4004-5

Luo J, Ma M, Lu B, Li X, Warren A, Shi Y, Chen X (2019) The Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Poorly known Heterotrich Ciliate Ampullofolliculina lageniformis Hadži, 1951 (Ciliophora: Heterotrichea). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (6) : 925 - 936. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12743

Song W, Xu D, Zhang Q, Liu W, Warren A, Song W (2019) Taxonomy and phylogeny of two poorly studied genera of marine oligotrich ciliates including descriptions of two new species: Cyrtostrombidium paraboreale sp. n. and Apostrombidium orientale sp. n. (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea). European Journal of Protistology, 70 : 1 - 16. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.05.001

Abdullah Al M, Akhtar A, Hassan ML, Rahman MF, Warren A (2019) An approach to analyzing environmental drivers of phytoplankton community patterns in coastal waters in the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 29 : 100642 - 100642. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100642

Ma H, Li J, Warren A, Ba S, Lu X (2019) Morphogenesis of the Euplotid Ciliate Uronychia binucleata Young, 1922 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (2) : 467 - 473. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-3956-9

Abdullah Al M, Gao Y, Xu G, Wang Z, Xu H, Warren A (2019) Variations in the community structure of biofilm-dwelling protozoa at different depths in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 99 (1) : 43 - 50. doi: 10.1017/s0025315417001680

Shao C, Hu C, Fan Y, Warren A, Lin X (2019) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a freshwater ciliate, Monomicrocaryon euglenivorum euglenivorum (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 68 : 25 - 36. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.01.001

Abdullah Al M, Xu G, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2019) Variations in body-size spectra of periphytic ciliates at different depths: a case study in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70 (4) : 576 - 576. doi: 10.1071/mf18186

Bai X, Guo C, Abdullah Al M, Warren A, Xu H (2019) Vertical dynamics in community functioning of biofilm-dwelling ciliates during the colonisation process in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70 (11) : 1611 - 1611. doi: 10.1071/mf18448

Warren A, Esteban G (2018) Protozoa, In: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates Volume 4: Keys to Palaearctic Fauna, Rogers DC, Thorp JH (Eds). Academic Press : 7 - 42.

Abdullah Al M, Forruq RM, Akhtar A, Alam MW, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Seasonal Shift in Community Structure of Periphytic Ciliates in Estuarine Waters in the Northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Ocean Science Journal, 53 (4) : 707 - 718. doi: 10.1007/s12601-018-0048-5

Jiang C-Q, Wang G-Y, Xiong J, Yang W-T, Sun Z-Y, Feng J-M, Warren A, Miao W (2019) Insights into the origin and evolution of Peritrichia (Oligohymenophorea, Ciliophora) based on analyses of morphology and phylogenomics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 132 : 25 - 35. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.018

Ruan Y, Dou Y, Chen J, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2018) Evaluation of phenol-induced ecotoxicity in two model ciliate species: Population growth dynamics and antioxidant enzyme activity. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 166 : 176 - 185. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.09.091

Liu Q, Lu B, Song X, Li Y, Gao Y, Li H, Wang M, Shao H, Warren A, Chen X, Jiang Y, Lin Z (2018) Recovery of ciliated protozoan communities in response to environmental change in a shrimp-farming pond in southern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98 (6) : 1263 - 1272. doi: 10.1017/s0025315417000315

Xu G, Abdullah Al M, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Identifying indicator redundancy of biofilm-dwelling protozoa for bioassessment in marine ecosystems. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25 (30) : 30441 - 30450. doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-3063-2

Xu D, Sun P, Zhang Y, Li R, Huang B, Jiao N, Warren A, Wang L (2018) Pigmented microbial eukaryotes fuel the deep sea carbon pool in the tropical Western Pacific Ocean. Environmental Microbiology, 20 (10) : 3811 - 3824. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14396

Zhang T, Qi H, Zhang T, Sheng Y, Warren A, Shao C (2018) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a new brackish water subspecies, Neourostylopsis flava paraflava nov. subsp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia, Urostylidae), with redefinition of the genus Neourostylopsis. European Journal of Protistology, 66 : 48 - 62. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.07.004

Wang J, Li J, Qi S, Warren A, Shao C (2019) Morphogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a Soil CiliateUroleptoides longiseries(Foissner, Agatha and Berger, 2002) Berger 2008 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (2) : 334 - 342. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12674

Liang Z, Shen Z, Zhang Y, Ji D, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2019) Morphology and Phylogeny of Four NewVorticellaSpecies (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) from Coastal Waters of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (2) : 267 - 280. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12668

Mu W, Warren A, Pan X, Ying C (2018) Toxicity of Chlorpyrifos and Dimethoate to the Ciliate Urostyla grandis, with Notes on Their Effects on Cell Ultrastructure. Journal of Ocean University of China, 17 (3) : 697 - 704. doi: 10.1007/s11802-018-3607-6

Xu G, Zhong X, Al MA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Identifying bioindicators across trait-taxon space for assessing water quality in marine environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 131 : 565 - 571. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.04.044

Meng Z, Xu K, Dai R, Warren A (2018) Benthic ciliate diversity and community composition along water depth gradients: a comparison between the intertidal and offshore areas. European Journal of Protistology, 65 : 31 - 41. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.04.004

Huang JB, Zhang T, Zhang Q, Li Y, Warren A, Pan H, Yan Y (2018) Further insights into the highly derived haptorids (Ciliophora, Litostomatea): Phylogeny based on multigene data. Zoologica Scripta, 47 (2) : 231 - 242. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12269

Lyu Z, Wang J, Huang J, Warren A, Shao C (2018) Multigene-based phylogeny of Urostylida (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with establishment of a novel family. Zoologica Scripta, 47 (2) : 243 - 254. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12267

Monteil CL, Menguy N, Prévéral S, Warren A, Pignol D, Lefèvre CT (2018) Accumulation and Dissolution of Magnetite Crystals in a Magnetically Responsive Ciliate. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84 (8) : e02865 - 17. doi: 10.1128/aem.02865-17

Xu Y, Fan X, Warren A, Zhang L, Xu H (2018) Functional diversity of benthic ciliate communities in response to environmental gradients in a wetland of Yangtze Estuary, China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 127 : 726 - 732. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.068

Abdullah Al M, Gao Y, Xu G, Wang Z, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Trophic-functional patterns of biofilm-dwelling ciliates at different water depths in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. European Journal of Protistology, 63 : 34 - 43. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.01.003

Li R, Jiao N, Warren A, Xu D (2018) Changes in community structure of active protistan assemblages from the lower Pearl River to coastal Waters of the South China Sea. European Journal of Protistology, 63 : 72 - 82. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.01.004

Zhao Y, Yi Z, Warren A, Song WB (2018) Species delimitation for the molecular taxonomy and ecology of the widely distributed microbial eukaryote genus Euplotes (Alveolata, Ciliophora). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285 (1871) : 20172159 - 20172159. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2159

Chen X, Wang Y, Sheng Y, Warren A, Gao S (2018) GPSit: An automated method for evolutionary analysis of nonculturable ciliated microeukaryotes. Molecular Ecology Resources, 18 (3) : 700 - 713. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12750

Abraham JS, Sripoorna S, Choudhary A, Toteja R, Gupta R, Makhija S, Warren A (null) Assessment of Heavy Metal Toxicity in Four Species of Freshwater Ciliates (Spirotrichea:Ciliophora) from Delhi, India. Current Science, 113 (11) : 2141 - 2141. doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2141-2150

Wu L, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2017) Corrigendum to “Two New Brackish Ciliates, Amphileptus spiculatus sp. n. and A. bellus sp. n. from Mangrove Wetlands in Southern China, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny of the Family Amphileptidae (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) by Wu et al”. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (6) : 905 - 905. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12439

Wang J, Qi S, Chen L, Warren A, Miao M, Shao C (2017) Morphogenesis of a saline soil ciliate Urosoma salmastra (Dragesco and Dragesco-Kernéis, 1986) Berger, 1999 with notes on the phylogeny of Urosoma (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 180 - 193. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.08.003

Sun P, Huang L, Xu D, Huang B, Chen N, Warren A (2017) Marked seasonality and high spatial variation in estuarine ciliates are driven by exchanges between the ‘abundant’ and ‘intermediate’ biospheres. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) : doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10308-y

Hong Y, Tan Y, Meng Y, Yang H, Zhang Y, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2017) Evaluation of biomarkers for ecotoxicity assessment by dose-response dynamic models: Effects of nitrofurazone on antioxidant enzymes in the model ciliated protozoan Euplotes vannus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 144 : 552 - 559. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.06.069

Yang H, Meng Y, Song Y, Tan Y, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2017) Salinity fluctuation influencing biological adaptation: growth dynamics and Na+/K+-ATPase activity in a euryhaline bacterium. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 57 (7) : 617 - 624. doi: 10.1002/jobm.201700124

Xu D, Li R, Hu C, Sun P, Jiao N, Warren A (null) Microbial Eukaryote Diversity and Activity in the Water Column of the South China Sea Based on DNA and RNA High Throughput Sequencing. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01121

Li Y, Lyu Z, Warren A, Zhou K, Li F, Chen X (2018) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Hypotrich Ciliate,Pseudourostyla guizhouensissp. nov. from Southern China, with Notes on a Chinese Population ofHemicycliostyla franzi(Foissner, 1987) Paiva et al., 2012 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 65 (1) : 132 - 142. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12428

Chen X, Lu X, Luo X, Jiang J, Shao C, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2017) The diverse morphogenetic patterns in spirotrichs and philasterids: Researches based on five-year-projects supported by IRCN-BC and NSFC. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 439 - 452. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.05.003

Gao F, Huang J, Zhao Y, Li L, Liu W, Miao M, Zhang Q, Li J, Yi Z, El-Serehy HA, Warren A, Song W (2017) Systematic studies on ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora) in China: Progress and achievements based on molecular information. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 409 - 423. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.009

Liu W, Jiang J, Xu Y, Pan X, Qu Z, Luo X, El-Serehy HA, Warren A, Ma H, Pan H (2017) Diversity of free-living marine ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora): Faunal studies in coastal waters of China during the years 2011–2016. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 424 - 438. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.007

Wang J, Li L, Warren A, Shao C (2017) Morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of the soil ciliate Rigidohymena quadrinucleata (Dragesco and Njine, 1971) Berger, 2011 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 60 : 1 - 12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.006

Luo X, Gao F, Yi Z, Pan Y, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A (2017) Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of two new brackish hypotrichous ciliates, with the establishment of a new genus (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 179 (3) : 475 - 491. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12451

Xu G, Zhong X, Warren A, Xu H (2017) A multivariate approach to analyzing functional redundancy of marine periphytic ciliates during the colonization process for bioassessment in coastal ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 117 (1-2) : 406 - 413. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.02.023

Xu H, Jiang Y, Xu G, Warren A (2017) Indication of spatial variations in annual cycles of functional groups of planktonic ciliates to environmental change in marine ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116 (1-2) : 204 - 208. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.12.077

Warren A, Patterson DJ, Dunthorn M, Clamp JC, Achilles-Day UEM, Aescht E, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy S, Al-Rasheid K, Carr M, Day JG, Dellinger M, El-Serehy HA, Fan Y, Gao F, Gao S, Gong J, Gupta R, Hu X, Kamra K, Langlois G, Lin X, Lipscomb D, Lobban CS, Luporini P, Lynn DH, Ma H, Macek M, Mackenzie-Dodds J, Makhija S, Mansergh RI, Martín-Cereceda M, McMiller N, Montagnes DJS, Nikolaeva S, Ong'ondo GO, Pérez-Uz B, Purushothaman J, Quintela-Alonso P, Rotterová J, Santoferrara L, Shao C, Shen Z, Shi X, Song W, Stoeck T, La Terza A, Vallesi A, Wang M, Weisse T, Wiackowski K, Wu L, Xu K, Yi Z, Zufall R, Agatha S (2017) Beyond the “Code”: A Guide to the Description and Documentation of Biodiversity in Ciliated Protists (Alveolata, Ciliophora). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (4) : 539 - 554. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12391

Wang Y, Sheng Y, Liu Y, Pan B, Huang J, Warren A, Gao S (2017) N 6 -methyladenine DNA modification in the unicellular eukaryotic organism Tetrahymena thermophila. European Journal of Protistology, 58 : 94 - 102. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.12.003

Sun P, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Ma H (2017) Morphology of four new solitary sessile peritrich ciliates from the Yellow Sea, China, with description of an unidentified species of Paravorticella (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 57 : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.11.001

Pan X, Liang C, Wang C, Warren A, Mu W, Chen H, Yu L, Chen Y (2017) One freshwater species of the genus Cyclidium, Cyclidium sinicum spec. nov. (Protozoa; Ciliophora), with an improved diagnosis of the genus Cyclidium. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67 (3) : 557 - 564. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001642

Xu D, Jiao N, Ren R, Warren A (2017) Distribution and Diversity of Microbial Eukaryotes in Bathypelagic Waters of the South China Sea. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (3) : 370 - 382. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12372

MA RUI, NI BING, FAN XINPENG, WARREN ALAN, YIN FEI, GU FUKANG (2016) Ultrastructure observation on the cells at different life history stages of Cryptocaryon irritans (Ciliophora: Prostomatea), a parasitic ciliate of marine fishes. Parasitology, 143 (11) : 1479 - 1489. doi: 10.1017/s0031182016001074

Wu L, Jiao X, Shen Z, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2017) New taxa refresh the phylogeny and classification of pleurostomatid ciliates (Ciliophora, Litostomatea). Zoologica Scripta, 46 (2) : 245 - 253. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12193

Gao F, Li J, Song W, Xu D, Warren A, Yi Z, Gao S (2016) Multi-gene-based phylogenetic analysis of oligotrich ciliates with emphasis on two dominant groups: Cyrtostrombidiids and strombidiids (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 105 : 241 - 250. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.019

Warren A, McMiller N, Safi L, Hu X, Tarkington J (2016) Report on the 2015 workshop of the International Research Coordination Network for Biodiversity of Ciliates (IRCN-BC) held at Ocean University of China (OUC), Qingdao, China, 19-21 October 2015. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 55 (2) : 119 - 121. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.16.011.4946

Wang J, Lyu Z, Warren A, Wang F, Shao C (2016) Morphology, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a novel saline soil ciliate, Urosomoida paragiliformis n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 56 : 79 - 89. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.07.005

Xu Y, Shao C, Fan X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Wilbert N (2016) New contributions to the biodiversity of ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from Antarctica, including a description of Gastronauta multistriata nov. spec.. Polar Biology, 39 (8) : 1439 - 1453. doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1869-7

Yan Y, Fan Y, Chen X, Li L, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2016) Taxonomy and phylogeny of three heterotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora), with description of a newBlepharismaspecies. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 177 (2) : 320 - 334. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12369

Liu M, Fan X, Gao F, Gao S, Yu Y, Warren A, Huang J (2016) Tetrahymena australis(Protozoa, Ciliophora): A Well-Known But “Non-Existing” Taxon - Consideration of Its Identification, Definition and Systematic Position. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (6) : 760 - 770. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12323

Fan Y, Lu X, Huang J, Hu X, Warren A (2016) Redescription of two little-known urostyloid ciliates, Anteholosticha randani (Grolière, 1975) Berger, 2003 and A. antecirrata Berger, 2006 (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 53 : 96 - 108. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.01.001

Pan X, Fan Y, Gao F, Qiu Z, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Shao C (2016) Morphology and systematics of two freshwater urostylid ciliates, with description of a new species (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 52 : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.11.003

Gao F, Warren A, Zhang Q, Gong J, Miao M, Sun P, Xu D, Huang J, Yi Z, Song W (2016) The All-Data-Based Evolutionary Hypothesis of Ciliated Protists with a Revised Classification of the Phylum Ciliophora (Eukaryota, Alveolata). Scientific Reports, 6 (1) : doi: 10.1038/srep24874

Liu W, Xu D, Ma H, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Yi Z (2016) Taxonomy and molecular systematics of three oligotrich (s.l.) ciliates including descriptions of two new species, Strombidium guangdongense sp. nov. and Strombidinopsis sinicum sp. nov. (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Systematics and Biodiversity, 14 (5) : 452 - 465. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2016.1162872

Santoferrara LF, Bachy C, Alder VA, Gong J, Kim Y-O, Saccà A, da Silva Neto ID, Strüder-Kypke MC, Warren A, Xu D, Yi Z, Agatha S (2016) Updating Biodiversity Studies in Loricate Protists: The Case of the Tintinnids (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (5) : 651 - 656. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12303

Warren A, Esteban GF, Finlay BJ (2016) Protozoa, In: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates. Vol. II. Keys to Nearctic Fauna, Thorp JH, Rogers DC (Eds). Elsevier : 5 - 37.

Zheng W, Gao F, Warren A (2015) High-Density Cultivation of the Marine Ciliate Uronema marinum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) in Axenic Medium. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 54 (4) : 325 - 330. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.15.027.3541

Pan H, Hu J, Warren A, Wang L, Jiang J, Hao R (2015) Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Pleuronema orientale spec. nov. and Pleuronema paucisaetosum spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Scuticociliata) from Hangzhou Bay, China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_12) : 4800 - 4808. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000651

Dunthorn M, Lipps JH, Dolan JR, Saab MA-A, Aescht E, Bachy C, de Cao MSB, Berger H, Bourland WA, Choi JK, Clamp J, Doherty M, Gao F, Gentekaki E, Gong J, Hu X, Huang J, Kamiyama T, Johnson MD, Kammerlander B, Kim SY, Kim Y-O, la Terza A, Laval-Peuto M, Lipscomb D, Lobban CS, Long H, Luporini P, Lynn DH, Macek M, Mansergh RI, Martín-Cereceda M, McManus GG, Montagnes DJS, Ong'ondo GO, Patterson DJ, Pérez-Uz B, Quintela-Alonso P, Safi LSL, Santoferrara LF, Sonntag B, Song W, Stoeck T, Stoecker DK, Strüder-Kypke MC, Trautmann I, Utz LRP, Vallesi A, Vd'ačný P, Warren A, Weisse T, Wickham SA, Yi Z, Zhang W, Zhan Z, Zufall R, Agatha S (2015) Ciliates — Protists with complex morphologies and ambiguous early fossil record. Marine Micropaleontology, 119 : 1 - 6. doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.05.004

Chen X, Pan H, Huang J, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Gao S (2016) New considerations on the phylogeny of cyrtophorian ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora): expanded sampling to understand their evolutionary relationships. Zoologica Scripta, 45 (3) : 334 - 348. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12150

Xiong J, Wang G, Cheng J, Tian M, Pan X, Warren A, Jiang C, Yuan D, Miao W (2015) Genome of the facultative scuticociliatosis pathogen Pseudocohnilembus persalinus provides insight into its virulence through horizontal gene transfer. Scientific Reports, 5 (1) : doi: 10.1038/srep15470

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2015) Two New and Two Poorly Known Species of Ancistrum (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia, Thigmotrichida) Parasitizing Marine Molluscs from Chinese Coastal Waters of the Yellow Sea. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 54 (3) : 195 - 208. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.15.016.3213

Song W, Zhao X, Liu W, Hu X, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2015) Biodiversity of oligotrich ciliates in the South China Sea: description of three newStrombidiumspecies (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia) with phylogenetic analyses. Systematics and Biodiversity, 13 (6) : 608 - 623. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2015.1081992

Luo X, Gao F, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Hu X, Song W (2015) Redefinition of the hypotrichous ciliate Uncinata, with descriptions of the morphology and phylogeny of three urostylids (Protista, Ciliophora). Systematics and Biodiversity, 13 (5) : 455 - 471. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2015.1046967

Fan Y, Zhao X, Hu X, Miao M, Warren A, Song W (2015) Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of two novel ciliates, with establishment of a new genus, Pseudogastrostyla n. g. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 51 (5) : 374 - 385. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.06.007

Lu X, Shao C, Yu Y, Warren A, Huang J (2015) Reconsideration of the ‘well-known’ hypotrichous ciliate Pleurotricha curdsi (Shi et al., 2002) Gupta et al., 2003 (Ciliophora, Sporadotrichida), with notes on its morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_9) : 3216 - 3225. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000377

Jiang C, Shi X, Liu G, Jiang Y, Warren A (2016) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of Two Freshwater Peritrich Ciliates,Epistylis chlorelligerumShen 1980 andEpistylis chrysemydisBishop and Jahn 1941 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (1) : 16 - 26. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12243

Feng J-M, Jiang C-Q, Warren A, Tian M, Cheng J, Liu G-L, Xiong J, Miao W (2015) Phylogenomic analyses reveal subclass Scuticociliatia as the sister group of subclass Hymenostomatia within class Oligohymenophorea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 90 : 104 - 111. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.05.007

Hu X, Fan Y, Warren A (2015) New record of Apoholosticha sinica (Ciliophora, Urostylida) from the UK: morphology, 18S rRNA gene phylogeny and notes on morphogenesis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_8) : 2549 - 2561. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000301

Wu L, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Xu H, Lin X (2015) Two New Brackish Ciliates,Amphileptus spiculatussp. n. andA. bellussp. n. from Mangrove Wetlands in Southern China, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny of the Family Amphileptidae (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 62 (5) : 662 - 669. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12225

Mazei Y, Warren A (2015) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 3: Species with shells that are spherical or ovoid. Protistology, 9 (1) : 3 - 49.

Chen X, Zhao X, Liu X, Warren A, Zhao F, Miao M (2015) Phylogenomics of non-model ciliates based on transcriptomic analyses. Protein & Cell, 6 (5) : 373 - 385. doi: 10.1007/s13238-015-0147-3

Sun P, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2015) Morphology of three new colonial sessile peritrich ciliates, Pseudepistylis paramphora n. sp., Zoothamnium paranii n. sp. and Z. hartwigi n. sp., with notes on Epicarchesium variabile (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 51 (2) : 186 - 195. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.01.001

Xu Y, Zhang W, Liu Y, Warren A, Xu H (2015) Temporal variations in taxonomic relatedness of periphytic ciliate microfauna during its colonization periods in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 95 (1) : 53 - 61. doi: 10.1017/s002531541400099x

Chen W, Chen X, Li L, Warren A, Lin X (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of an oxytrichid ciliate, Rubrioxytricha haematoplasma (Blatterer & Foissner, 1990) Berger, 1999 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_1) : 309 - 320. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.067801-0

Esteban G, Finlay BJ, Warren A (2015) Free-living Protozoa, In: Ecology and General Biology: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates, Thorp J (Eds). Academic Press : 111 - 132.

Lv Z, Shao C, Yi Z, Warren A (2015) A Molecular Phylogenetic Investigation ofBakuella,Anteholosticha,andCaudiholosticha(Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) Based on Three-Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 62 (3) : 391 - 399. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12194

Kumar S, Kamra K, Bharti D, La Terza A, Sehgal N, Warren A, Sapra GR (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis, and molecular phylogeny of Sterkiella tetracirrata n. sp. (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae), from the Silent Valley National Park, India. European Journal of Protistology, 51 (1) : 86 - 97. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.12.002

Zhang W, Liu Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) Insights into assessing water quality using taxonomic distinctness based on a small species pool of biofilm-dwelling ciliate fauna in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 89 (1-2) : 121 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.018

Xu G, Zhong X, Wang Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) An approach to determining functional parameters of microperiphyton fauna in colonization surveys for marine bioassessment based on rarefaction curves. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (23) : 13461 - 13469. doi: 10.1007/s11356-014-3293-x

Chen L, Zhao X, Ma H, Warren A, Shao C, Huang J (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a soil ciliate, Pseudouroleptus caudatus caudatus Hemberger, 1985 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha), from Lhalu Wetland, Tibet. European Journal of Protistology, 51 (1) : 1 - 14. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.09.001

Shao C, Chen L, Pan Y, Warren A, Miao M (2014) Morphology and phylogenetic position of the oxytrichid ciliates, Urosoma salmastra (Dragesco and Dragesco-Kernéis, 1986) Berger, 1999 and U. karinae sinense nov. sspec. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (5) : 593 - 605. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.08.004

Lu X, Gao F, Shao C, Hu X, Warren A (2014) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a new marine ciliate, Trichototaxis marina n. sp. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (5) : 524 - 537. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.08.002

Xu G, Zhong X, Wang Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) A multivariate approach to the determination of an indicator species pool for community-based bioassessment of marine water quality. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 87 (1-2) : 147 - 151. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.068

Shi X, Meng Q, Liu G, Qi G, Jiang C, Meng X, Warren A (2014) Morphology and morphogenesis ofEpistylis plicatilisehrenberg, 1831 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia) from Wuhan, China. Journal of Morphology, 275 (8) : 882 - 893. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20265

Li J, Liu W, Gao S, Warren A, Song W (2014) Multigene-Based Analyses of the Phylogenetic Evolution of Oligotrich Ciliates, with Consideration of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 Secondary Structure of Three Systematically Ambiguous Genera. Eukaryotic Cell, 13 (7) : 947 - 947. doi: 10.1128/ec.00120-14

Dunthorn M, Stoeck T, Clamp J, Warren A, Mahé F (2014) Ciliates and the Rare Biosphere: A Review. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (4) : 404 - 409. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12121

Fan Y, Pan Y, Huang J, Lin X, Hu X, Warren A (2014) Molecular Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Two Novel Brackish Water Hypotrich Ciliates, with the Establishment of a New Genus,Antiokeronopsisgen. n. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (5) : 449 - 462. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12125

Mazei Y, Warren A (2014) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 2: Species with shells that are pyriform or elongate.. Protistology, 8 (4) : 133 - 171.

Wu L, Chen R, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2014) The Morphology of ThreeLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from Southern China,L. lembumsp. n.,L. vesiculosumsp. n. andL. perihoplophorumBuddenbrock, 1920, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny ofLoxophyllum. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (2) : 115 - 125. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12089

Gong J, Qing Y, Guo X, Warren A (2014) “Candidatus Sonnebornia yantaiensis”, a member of candidate division OD1, as intracellular bacteria of the ciliated protist Paramecium bursaria (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea). Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 37 (1) : 35 - 41. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2013.08.007

Shao C, Lv Z, Jin L, Warren A (2014) Morphogenesis of a unique pseudourostylid ciliate, Trichototaxis songi (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (1) : 68 - 77. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2013.09.002

Jiang Y, Xu H, Warren A (2014) Insights into discriminating environmental quality status using taxonomic distinctness based on a small species pool of ciliated protozoa in marine ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment, 468-469 : 663 - 670. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.083

Warren A (null) Protozoa. null, doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001924.pub3

Zhang Q, Yi Z, Fan X, Warren A, Gong J, Song W (2014) Further insights into the phylogeny of two ciliate classes Nassophorea and Prostomatea (Protista, Ciliophora). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 70 : 162 - 170. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.015

Liu W, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Lin X (2013) Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of three new oligotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia) from southern China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_12) : 4805 - 4817. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.052878-0

Ma B, Lv X, Warren A, Gong J (2013) Shifts in diversity and community structure of endophytic bacteria and archaea across root, stem and leaf tissues in the common reed, Phragmites australis, along a salinity gradient in a marine tidal wetland of northern China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 104 (5) : 759 - 768. doi: 10.1007/s10482-013-9984-3

Lv Z, Chen L, Chen L, Shao C, Miao M, Warren A (2013) Morphogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Freshwater Ciliate,Notohymena apoaustralisn. sp. (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (5) : 455 - 466. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12053

Xu Y, Li J, Song W, Warren A (2013) Phylogeny and Establishment of a New Ciliate Family, Wilbertomorphidae fam. nov. (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), a Highly Specialized Taxon Represented byWilbertomorpha colpodagen. nov., spec. nov.. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (5) : 480 - 489. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12055

Yan Y, Xu Y, Yi Z, Warren A (2013) Redescriptions of three trachelocercid ciliates (Protista, Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), with notes on their phylogeny based on small subunit rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_9) : 3506 - 3514. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.053959-0

Jiang Y, Xu H, Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Functional groups of marine ciliated protozoa and their relationships to water quality. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20 (8) : 5272 - 5280. doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-1525-0

Jiang J, Xing Y, Miao M, Shao C, Warren A, Song W (2013) Two New Marine Ciliates,Caryotricha rarisetan. sp. andDiscocephalus pararotatoriusn. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with Phylogenetic Analyses Inferred from the Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (4) : 388 - 398. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12046

Chen X, Yan Y, Hu X, Zhu M, Ma H, Warren A (2013) Morphology and morphogenesis of a soil ciliate, Rigidohymena candens (Kahl, 1932) Berger, 2011 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha, Oxytrichidae), with notes on its molecular phylogeny based on small-subunit rDNA sequence data. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_5) : 1912 - 1921. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.048611-0

Fan X, Lin X, Liu W, Xu Y, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Morphology of three new marine Frontonia species (Ciliophora; Peniculida) with note on the phylogeny of this genus. European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 312 - 323. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.06.003

Pan Y, Li J, Li L, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a new marine ciliate genus, Heterokeronopsis g. n. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotricha), with description of a new species. European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 298 - 311. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.08.008

Shao C, Pan X, Jiang J, Ma H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Lin X (2013) A redescription of the oxytrichid Tetmemena pustulata (Müller, 1786) Eigner, 1999 and notes on morphogenesis in the marine urostylid Metaurostylopsis salina Lei et al., 2005 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 272 - 282. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.07.003

Fan Y, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Chen X, Shao C (2013) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene-based phylogeny of twoDiophrys-like ciliates from northern china, with notes on morphogenesis ofPseudodiophrys nigricans(Protozoa, Ciliophora). Journal of Morphology, 274 (4) : 395 - 403. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20097

Li J, Liu W, Gao S, Warren A, Song W (2013) Multigene-Based Analyses of the Phylogenetic Evolution of Oligotrich Ciliates, with Consideration of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 Secondary Structure of Three Systematically Ambiguous Genera. Eukaryotic Cell, 12 (3) : 430 - 437. doi: 10.1128/ec.00270-12

Tang F-H, Zhao Y-J, Warren A (2013) Phylogenetic Analyses of Trichodinids (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora) Inferred from 18S rRNA Gene Sequence Data. Current Microbiology, 66 (3) : 306 - 313. doi: 10.1007/s00284-012-0274-5

Xu H, Jiang Y, Zhang W, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Annual variations in body-size spectra of planktonic ciliate communities and their relationships to environmental conditions: a case study in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93 (1) : 47 - 55. doi: 10.1017/s0025315412001075

Pan H, Gao F, Lin X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Three NewLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora: Pleurostomatida) from China with a Brief Review of the Marine and BrackishLoxophyllumSpecies. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (1) : 44 - 56. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12005

Pan X, Gao F, Liu W, Fan X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene sequences of three Frontonia species, including a description of F. subtropica spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Peniculida). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (1) : 67 - 77. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.05.002

Shao C, Ding Y, Al-Rasheid KA, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Song W (2013) Establishment of a new hypotrichous genus, Heterotachysoma n. gen. and notes on the morphogenesis of Hemigastrostyla enigmatica (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (1) : 93 - 105. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.04.002

Warren A (null) Protozoology. null, doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001923.pub3

Wu L, Chen R, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2013) Morphology and Phylogeny of Three NewLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from Mangrove Wetlands of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (3) : 267 - 281. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12032

Xu Y, Li J, WARREN A, Song W (2013) Molecular phylogeny and establishment of a new ciliate family, Wilbertomorphidae fam. nov. (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), a highly specialized taxon represented by Wilbertomorpha colpoda gen. nov., spec. nov.. Protist,

Xu D, Sun P, Warren A, Hoon Noh J, Lim Choi D, Kyoon Shin M, Ok Kim Y (2013) Phylogenetic Investigations on Ten Genera of Tintinnid Ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea: Tintinnida), Based on Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (2) : 192 - 202. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12023

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Hu X, Huang J, Warren A (2012) The morphology and phylogeny of two euplotid ciliates, Diophrys blakeneyensis spec. nov. and Diophrys oligothrix Borror, 1965 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Euplotida). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62 (Pt_11) : 2757 - 2773. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.039503-0

Jiang Y, Yang J, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Lin X (2012) Redescriptions of three tintinnid ciliates, Tintinnopsis tocantinensis, T. radix, and T. cylindrica (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), from coastal waters off China. European Journal of Protistology, 48 (4) : 314 - 325. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.02.001

Liu W, Yi Z, Lin X, Warren A, Song W (2012) Phylogeny of three choreotrich genera (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with morphological, morphogenetic and molecular investigations on three strobilidiid species. Zoologica Scripta, 41 (4) : 417 - 434. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00542.x

Du Y, Xu K, Warren A, Lei Y, Dai R (2012) Benthic ciliate and meiofaunal communities in two contrasting habitats of an intertidal estuarine wetland. Journal of Sea Research, 70 : 50 - 63. doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2012.03.004

Chen X, Gao S, Liu W, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2012) Taxonomic descriptions of three marine colepid ciliates, Nolandia sinica spec. nov., Apocoleps caoi spec. nov. and Tiarina fusa (Claparède & Lachmann, 1858) Bergh, 1881 (Ciliophora, Prorodontida). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62 (Pt_3) : 735 - 744. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.026302-0

Mazei Y, WARREN A (2012) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 1: Species with shells that are pointed aborally and/or have aboral protuberances. Protistology, 7 : 121 - 171.

Pan Y, Li L, Shao C, Hu X, Ma H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2012) Morphology and Ontogenesis of a Marine Ciliate, Euplotes balteatus (Dujardin, 1841) Kahl, 1932 (Ciliophora, Euplotida) and Definition of Euplotes wilberti nov spec.. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 51 (1) : 29 - 38. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.12.003.0386

Xu Y, Miao M, Warren A, Song W (2012) Diversity of the karyorelictid ciliates:Remanella(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Karyorelictida) inhabiting intertidal areas of Qingdao, China, with descriptions of three species. Systematics and Biodiversity, 10 (2) : 207 - 219. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2012.681713

Zhao Y, Gao F, Li J, Yi Z, Warren A (2012) Phylogenetic Analyses on the Tintinnid Ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) Based on Multigene Sequence Data. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 51 (4) : 319 - 328. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.12.025.0785

Chen R, Lin X, Warren A (2011) A new pleurostomatid ciliate, Amphileptus salignus n. sp (Protozoa, Ciliophora), from mangrove wetlands in southern China. ZOOTAXA, 62 - 68.

Chen R, Lin X, Warren A (2011) A new pleurostomatid ciliate, Amphileptus salignus n. sp (Protozoa, Ciliophora), from mangrove wetlands in southern China. ZOOTAXA, 62 - 68.

Pan H, Hu X, Gong J, Lin X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A (2011) Morphological redescriptions of four marine ciliates (Ciliophora: Cyrtophorida: Dysteriidae) from Qingdao, China. European Journal of Protistology, 47 (3) : 197 - 207. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2011.03.002

Vasudevan P, Griffin P, Warren A, Thapliyal A, Srivastava RK, Tandon M (2011) Localized domestic wastewater treatment: Part II - Irrigation potential in Indian scenario. JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, 70 (8) : 595 - 600.

Vasudevan P, Griffin P, Warren A, Thapliyal A, Tandon M (2011) Localized domestic wastewater treatment: part I - constructed wetlands (an overview). JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH 70 (8) : 583 - 594.

Xu Y, Huang J, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2011) Taxonomy, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of Anteholosticha marimonilata spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from the Yellow Sea, China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (8) : 2000 - 2014. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024638-0

Xu Y, Huang J, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2011) Morphological and molecular information of a new species of Geleia (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), with redescriptions of two Kentrophoros species from China. European Journal of Protistology, 47 (3) : 172 - 185. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2011.03.003

Wang Y, Hu X, Huang J, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Characterization of two urostylid ciliates, Metaurostylopsis flavicana spec. nov. and Tunicothrix wilberti (Lin & Song, 2004) Xu et al., 2006 (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia), from a mangrove nature protection area in China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (7) : 1740 - 1750. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024935-0

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Two novel marine Frontonia species, Frontonia mengi spec. nov. and Frontonia magna spec. nov. (Protozoa; Ciliophora), with notes on their phylogeny based on small-subunit rRNA gene sequence data. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (6) : 1476 - 1486. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024794-0

Xu H, Jiang Y, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2011) Spatial variation in taxonomic distinctness of ciliated protozoan communities at genus-level resolution and relationships to marine water quality in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Hydrobiologia, 665 (1) : 67 - 78. doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0604-9

Jiang Y, Xu H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Hu X, Song W (2011) Planktonic ciliate communities in a semi-enclosed bay of Yellow Sea, northern China: annual cycle. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 91 (1) : 97 - 105. doi: 10.1017/s002531541000175x

Jiang Y, Xu H, Hu X, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) An approach to analyzing spatial patterns of planktonic ciliate communities for monitoring water quality in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62 (2) : 227 - 235. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.11.008

Fan X, Lin X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Song W (2011) The Diversity of Scuticociliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora): a Report on Eight Marine Forms Found in Coastal Waters of China, with a Description of One New Species. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 219 - 234.

JIANG JIAMEI, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2011) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of Two New Marine Euplotids, Pseudodiophrys nigricans n. g., n. sp., and Paradiophrys zhangi n. sp. (Ciliophora: Euplotida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (5) : 437 - 445. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00567.x

LIU WEIWEI, YI ZHENZHEN, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, AL-FARRAJ SALEHA, LIN XIAOFENG, SONG WEIBO (2011) Taxonomy, morphology and molecular systematics of a new oligotrich ciliate,Williophrya maedaigen. nov., sp. nov., with redescriptions ofStrombidium basimorphumandPseudotontonia simplicidens(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia). Systematics and Biodiversity, 9 (3) : 247 - 258. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2011.605812

Qin Y, Qiu Z, Shao C, Warren A, Shen Z (2011) Morphological Redescription and Morphogenesis of Urosoma macrostyla (Wrzesniowski, 1866) Berger, 1999 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 163 - 174.

SHAO CHEN, GAO FENG, HU XIAOZHONG, AL-RASHEID KHALEDA, WARREN ALAN (2011) Ontogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Marine Urostylid Ciliate, Anteholosticha petzi n. sp. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (3) : 254 - 265. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00542.x

SHEN ZHUO, YI ZHENZHEN, WARREN ALAN (2011) The Morphology, Ontogeny, and Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequence Analysis of Diophrys parappendiculata n. sp. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Euplotida), a New Marine Ciliate from Coastal Waters of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (3) : 242 - 248. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00536.x

Xu Y, Esaulov A, Lin X, Mazei Y, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Morphological Studies on Five Trachelocercids from the Yellow Sea Coast of China, with a Description of Tracheloraphis huangi spec. nov (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 205 - 218.

Xu H, Zhang W, Jiang Y, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2011) An approach to determining the sampling effort for analyzing biofilm-dwelling ciliate colonization using an artificial substratum in coastal waters. Biofouling, 27 (4) : 357 - 366. doi: 10.1080/08927014.2011.576340

Chen X, Wang Y, Long H, AL-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2010) Morphological studies on two marine colepid ciliates from Qingdao, China, Nolandia orientalis spec. nov. and Pinacocoleps similis (Kahl, 1933) comb. nov. (Ciliophora, Colepidae). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (4) : 254 - 262. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.06.002

Zhang Q, Yi Z, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2010) The systematic position of Paraspathidium Noland, 1937 (Ciliophora, Litostomatea?) inferred from primary SSU rRNA gene sequences and predicted secondary rRNA structure. European Journal of Protistology, 46 (4) : 280 - 288. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.05.001

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2010) Two new marine scuticociliates, Sathrophilus planus n. sp. and Pseudoplatynematum dengi n. sp., with improved definition of Pseudoplatynematum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (3) : 212 - 220. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.03.002

Xu H, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Zhu M, Song W (2010) Planktonic protist communities in semi-enclosed mariculture waters: temporal dynamics of functional groups and their responses to environmental conditions. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 29 (4) : 106 - 115. doi: 10.1007/s13131-010-0055-6

Jiang J, Zhang Q, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W (2010) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene-based phylogeny of two marine Euplotes species, E. orientalis spec. nov. and E. raikovi (Ciliophora, Euplotida). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (2) : 121 - 132. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.11.003

LI LIQIONG, SONG WEIBO, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, WARREN ALAN, LI ZICONG, XU YUAN, SHAO CHEN (2010) Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine hypotrichous ciliate (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pseudoamphisiellidae), including a report on the small subunit rRNA gene sequence. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 158 (2) : 231 - 243. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00546.x

Chen X, Gao S, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Gong J, Lin X (2010) Parabirojimia multinucleata spec. nov. and Anteholosticha scutellum (Cohn, 1866) Berger, 2003, marine ciliates (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from tropical waters in southern China, with notes on their small-subunit rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 60 (1) : 234 - 243. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.008037-0

CURDS CR, WARREN A, Salvado H, ROBERTS DM (2010) An Atlas of Ciliated Protozoa Commonly Found in Aerobic Sewage-Treatment Processes. An aid to monitor treatment-plant performance. http://ciliateguide.myspecies.info/. :

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A (2010) Two marine scuticociliates, Sathrophilus planus n.sp. and Pseudoplatynematum, dengi n. sp., with improved definition of Pseudoplatymematum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). European Journal of Protistology, 46 : 212 - 220.

Foissner W, Shi X, Wang R, Warren A (2010) A Reinvestigation of Neokeronopsis Populations, Including the Description of N. asiatica nov spec. (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 49 (2) : 87 - 105.

SHAO CHEN, ZHANG QIANQIAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDA, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2010) Ontogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of the Marine CiliateDiophryopsis hystrix: Implications for the Systematics of theDiophrys-like Species (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea, Euplotida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 57 (1) : 33 - 39. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00442.x

WARREN A, Salvado H, CURDS CR, ROBERTS DM (2010) Protozoa in activated sludge, In: The Microbiology of Activated Sludge, Serviour R, Nielsen PH (Eds). IWA Press : London, UK.

Yi Z, Lin X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W (2010) Molecular phylogeny ofNothoholosticha(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Urostylida) and systematic relationships of theHolosticha-complex. Systematics and Biodiversity, 8 (1) : 149 - 155. doi: 10.1080/14772000903523493

Shao C, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KA (2009) Morphogenesis of Kiitricha marina Nozawa, 1941 (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), a possible model for the ancestor of hypotrichs s. l.. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (4) : 292 - 304. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.07.002

Li L, Zhang Q, Hu X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Khedheiry AA, Song W (2009) A redescription of the marine hypotrichous ciliate, Nothoholosticha fasciola (Kahl, 1932) nov. gen., nov. comb. (Ciliophora: Urostylida) with brief notes on its cellular reorganization and SS rRNA gene sequence. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (3) : 237 - 248. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.01.004

GONG JUN, STOECK THORSTEN, YI ZHENZHEN, MIAO MIAO, ZHANG QIANQIAN, ROBERTS DAVIDM, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2009) Small Subunit rRNA Phylogenies Show that the Class Nassophorea is Not Monophyletic (Phylum Ciliophora). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 56 (4) : 339 - 347. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00413.x

Li L, Song W, Shin MK, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Khedhairy AA, Al-Arifi S (2009) Reconsideration of the phylogenetic positions of three stichotrichous genera Holosticha, Anteholosticha and Pseudokeronopsis (Spirotrichea: Ciliophora) inferred from complete SSU rRNA gene sequences. Progress in Natural Science, 19 (6) : 769 - 773. doi: 10.1016/j.pnsc.2008.06.027

Yi Z, Song W, Gong J, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Arifi S, Al-Khedhairy AA (2009) Phylogeny of six oligohymenophoreans (Protozoa, Ciliophora) inferred from small subunit rRNA gene sequences. Zoologica Scripta, 38 (3) : 323 - 331. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2008.00371.x

Chen X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Taxonomic studies on a new marine ciliate, Apocoleps magnus gen. nov., spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Colepidae), isolated from Qingdao, China. Journal of the Ocean University of China, 8 : 317 - 321.

Chen X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Suctoria, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 135 - 153.

GONG J, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Cyrtophorids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). China, Science Press : Beijing. 49 - 92.

Hu X, Song W, WARREN A (2009) Scuticociliatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 171 - 216.

Hu X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Hypotrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China., Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 353 - 413.

Ji D, Sun P, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Colonial sessilid peritrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 257 - 286.

Ji D, Xu H, Choi JK, Warren A, Song W (2009) Taxonomic Characterization of Three Marine Peritrichous Ciliates from China: Zoothamnium alrasheidi spec. nov., Z. marinum Kahl, 1933 and Z. vermicola Precht, 1935 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 48 (2) : 171 - 183.

Lin X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Pleurostomatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 93 - 134.

Long H, Song W, WARREN A (2009) Haptorid and other lower Kinetofragminophoran ciliates, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 19 - 47.

Mazei Y, Gao S, Warren A, Li L, Li J, Song W, Esaulov A (2009) A Reinvestigation of the Marine Ciliate Trachelocerca ditis (Wright, 1982) Foissner and Dragesco, 1996 (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea) from the Yellow Sea and an Assessment of Its Phylogenetic Position Inferred from the Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequence. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 48 (3) : 213 - 221.

Shao C, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Heterotrichs and related groups, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 287 - 306.

Song W, Shao C, Yi Z, Li L, Warren A, Al-Rasheid K, Yang J (2009) The morphology, morphogenesis and SSrRNA gene sequence of a new marine ciliate, Diophrys apoligothrix spec. nov. (Ciliophora; Euplotida). European Journal of Protistology, 45 (1) : 38 - 50. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.06.002

Song W, WARREN A (2009) Protohypotrichids, discocephalids and euplotids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 415 - 459.

Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (2009) Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China. Science Press : Beijing, China.

Sun P, Ji D, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Solitary sessilid peritrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 217 - 256.

Wang Y, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X, Pan H (2009) Descriptions of two new marine scuticociliates, Pleuronema sinica n. sp. and P. wilberti n. sp. (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida), from the Yellow Sea, China. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (1) : 29 - 37. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.06.001

Wang Y, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Hymenostomatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 155 - 169.

Xu D, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Oligotrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 307 - 351.

ZHAN ZIFENG, XU KUIDONG, WARREN ALAN, GONG YINGCHUN (2009) Reconsideration of Phylogenetic Relationships of the Subclass Peritrichia (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) Based on Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequences, with the Establishment of a New Subclass Mobilia Kahl, 1933. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 56 (6) : 552 - 558. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00435.x

Shao C, Song W, Li L, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA, Lin X (2008) Systematic position of Discocephalus-like ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea) inferred from SSU rDNA and ontogenetic information. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 58 (12) : 2962 - 2972. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.65781-0

Xu H, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Gong J, Hu X (2008) Planktonic protist communities in a semi-enclosed mariculture pond: structural variation and correlation with environmental conditions. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (7) : 1353 - 1362. doi: 10.1017/s0025315408002129

Yi Z, Song W, Shao C, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Roberts DM, Miao M, Al-Quraishy SA, Chen Z (2008) Phylogeny of some systematically uncertain urostyloids – Apokeronopsis, Metaurostylopsis, Thigmokeronopsis (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia) estimated with small subunit rRNA gene sequence information: Discrepancies and agreements with morphological data. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (4) : 254 - 262. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.12.002

Miao M, Warren A, Song W, Wang S, Shang H, Chen Z (2008) Analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2) Region of Scuticociliates and Related Taxa (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) to Infer their Evolution and Phylogeny. Protist, 159 (4) : 519 - 533. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2008.05.002

Li L, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Roberts D, Yi Z, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X (2008) Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine ciliate, Apokeronopsis bergeri nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida), from the Yellow Sea, China. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (3) : 208 - 219. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.01.001

Yi Z, Chen Z, Warren A, Roberts D, Al-Rasheid KAS, Miao M, Gao S, Shao C, Song W (2008) Molecular phylogeny ofPseudokeronopsis(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Urostylida), with reconsideration of three closely related species at inter- and intra-specific levels inferred from the small subunit ribosomal RNA gene and the ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 region sequences. Journal of Zoology, 275 (3) : 268 - 275. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00438.x

Lin X, Li J, Gong J, Warren A, Song W (2008) Taxonomic studies on three marine pleurostomatid ciliates, Litonotus bergeri nov. spec., L. blattereri nov. spec. and L. petzi nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from North China Sea. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (2) : 91 - 102. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.08.005

Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2008) Stomatogenesis and morphological re-description of the marine ciliate,Philasterides armatalis(Protozoa: Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (1) : 29 - 34. doi: 10.1017/s0025315408000088

Yi Z, Song W, Warren A, Roberts DM, Al-Rasheid KAS, Chen Z, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X (2008) A molecular phylogenetic investigation of Pseudoamphisiella and Parabirojimia (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), two genera with ambiguous systematic positions. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (1) : 45 - 53. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.08.002

Chen X, Miao M, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA (2008) Redescriptions of Two Poorly Known Marine Suctorian Ciliates, Ephelota truncata Fraipont, 1878 and Ephelota mammillata Dons, 1918 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Suctoria), from Qingdao, China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (3) : 247 - 256.

Chen X, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA, Gong J (2008) Redefinitions of Two Marine Suctorian Ciliates, Ephelota gemmipara (Hertwig, 1876) Butschli, 1889 and E. crustaceorum Haller, 1880 (Ciliophora, Suctoria), with a Brief Description of the Asexual Reproduction Process in E. gemmipara. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 113 - 124.

Li L, Hu X, WARREN A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Shao C, Song W (2008) Divisional morphogenesis in the marine ciliate Anteholosticha manca (Kahl, 1932) Berger, 2003 (Ciliophora: Urostylida). Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 27 : 157 - 163.

Li L, Shao C, Yi Z, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA, Zhang QQ, Hu X, Zhu M, Ma H (2008) Redescriptions and SSrRNA gene sequence analyses of two marine species of Aspidisca (Ciliophora, Euplotida) with notes on morphogenesis in A. orthopogon. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 83 - 94.

Li L, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Roberts D, Gong J, Zhang Q, Wang Y, Hu X (2008) Two Discocephalid Ciliates, Paradiscocephalus elongatus nov gen., nov spec. and Discocephalus ehrenbergi Dragesco, 1960, from the Yellow Sea, China (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida, Discocephalidae). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (4) : 353 - 362.

LI LIFANG, SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, SHIN MANNKYOON, CHEN ZIGUI, JI DAODE, SUN PING (2008) Reconsideration of the Phylogenetic Positions of Five Peritrich Genera,Vorticella, Pseudovorticella, Zoothamnopsis, Zoothamnium, andEpicarchesium(Ciliophora, Peritrichia, Sessilida), Based on Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 55 (5) : 448 - 456. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00351.x

Shao C, Miao M, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA (2008) Studies on Two Marine Metaurostylopsis spp. from China with Notes on Morphogenesis in M. sinica nov spec. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 95 - 112.

Wang Y, Miao M, Zhang Q, Gao S, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A, Ma H (2008) Three marine interstitial scuticociliates, Schizocalyptra similis sp. n., S. sinica sp. n. and Hippocomos salinus Small and Lynn, 1985 (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida), isolated from Chinese coastal waters. Acta Protozoologica, 47 : 377 - 387.

Wang Y, Song W, Hu X, Warren A, Chen X, Al-Rasheid KAS (2008) Descriptions of two new marine species of Pleuronema, P-czapikae sp n. and P-wiackowskii sp n. (Ciliophora : Scuticociliatida), from the Yellow Sea, north China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (1) : 35 - 45.

Xu D, Sun P, Song W, WARREN A (2008) Studies on a new endocommensal ciliate, Strombidium foissneri nov. sp. (Ciliophora, Oligotrichida), from the intestine of the sea urchin Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus (Camarodonta, Echinoida). Denisia, 23 : 273 - 278.

PENG XIAOHUI, SHI XINLU, WARREN ALAN (null) Establishment of a new peritrich ciliate genus, Pseudepistylis n. gen. (Ciliophora: Peritrichia: Epistylididae), with a description of a new freshwater species, Pseudepistylis songi n. sp. from Wenzhou, China. Zootaxa, 1524 (1) : 35 - 45. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.1524.1.3

Gong J, Song W, Warren A, Lin X, Roberts DM (2007) Microscopical observations on four marine Dysteria species (Ciliophora, Cyrtophorida). European Journal of Protistology, 43 (2) : 147 - 161. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.01.002

Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Long H, Shao C, Al-Farraj SA, Gong J, Hu X (2007) The morphology of three marine heterotrichous ciliates, Condylostentor auriculatus (Kahl, 1932) Jankowski, 1978, Condylostoma minutum Bullington, 1940 and C-spatiosum Ozaki & Yagiu in Yagiu, 1944 (Ciliophora : Heterotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (4) : 289 - 309.

Day JG, Achilles-Day U, Brown S, WARREN A (2007) Cultivation of algae and protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 3rd edition, Hurst CJ, Crawford RL, Garland JL, Lipson DA, Mills AL, Stetzenbach LD (Eds). ASM Press : Washington. 79 - 92.

GONG JUN, KIM SE-JOO, KIM SUN-YOUNG, MIN GI-SIK, ROBERTS DAVIDM, WARREN ALAN, CHOI JOONG-KI (null) Taxonomic Redescriptions of Two Ciliates, Protogastrostyla pulchra n. g., n. comb. and Hemigastrostyla enigmatica (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea, Stichotrichia), with Phylogenetic Analyses Based on 18S and 28S rRNA Gene Sequences. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 0 (0) : 071024010806001 - ???. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00288.x

Holland T, Warren A, JOHANSON Z, Long JA, Parker K, Garvey J (2007) A new species of Barameda (Rhizodontida) and heterochrony in the rhizodontid pectoral fin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27 : 295 - 315.

Long H, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Gong J, Chen X (2007) Two new ciliates from the north China seas, Schizocalyptra aeschtae nov spee. and Sathrophilus holtae nov spec., with new definition of the genus Sathrophilus (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (3) : 229 - 245.

Shao C, Song W, Li L, Warren A, Hui X (2007) Morphological and morphogenetic redescriptions of the stichotrich ciliate Diaxonella trimarginata Jankowski, 1979 (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia, Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (1) : 25 - 39.

SHAO CHEN, HU XIAOZHONG, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, AL-QURAISHY SALEHA, SONG WEIBO (2007) Morphogenesis in the Marine Spirotrichous Ciliate Apokeronopsis crassa () n. comb. (Ciliophora: Stichotrichia), with the Establishment of a New Genus, Apokeronopsis n. g., and Redefinition of the Genus Thigmokeronopsis. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (4) : 392 - 401. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00278.x

Shi X, Hu X, Warren A, Liu G (2007) Redescription of morphology and morphogenesis of the freshwater ciliate, Pseudokeronopsis similis (Stokes, 1886) Borror et Wicklow, 1983 (Ciliophora : Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (1) : 41 - 54.

Song W, Wilbert N, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A, Shao C, Long H, Yi Z, Li L (2007) Redscriptions of two marine hypotrichous ciliates, Diophrys irmgard and D. hystrix (Ciliophora, Euplotida), with a brief revision of the genus Diophrys. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 : 283 - 296.

SONG WEIBO, WILBERT NORBERT, AL-RASHEID KAHLED, WARREN ALAN, SHAO CHEN, LONG HONGAN, YI ZHENZHEN, LI LIQIONG (2007) Redescriptions of Two Marine Hypotrichous Ciliates, Diophrys irmgard and D. hystrix (Ciliophora, Euplotida), with a Brief Revision of the Genus Diophrys. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (3) : 283 - 296. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00266.x

WANG RUIQING, QIU ZIJIAN, CHEN JING, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2007) Morphogenesis of the Freshwater Ciliate Neokeronopsis spectabilis () Warren et al., 2002, Based on a China Population (Ciliophora: Urostylidae). The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (2) : 184 - 190. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00248.x

Xu D, Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Hu X (2007) Redescriptions of two marine planktonic ciliates from China, Parastrombidium faurei (Kahl, 1932) Maeda, 1986 and Strombidium capitatum (Leegaard, 1915) Kahl, 1932 (Ciliophora, Oligotrichea). European Journal of Protistology, 43 (1) : 27 - 35. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.09.005

Fyda J, Kennaway G, Adamus K, Warren A (2006) Ultrastuctural events in the predator-induced defence response of Colpidium kleini (Ciliophora : Hymenostomatia). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (4) : 461 - 464.

Sun P, Song W, Warren A (2006) Taxonomic characterization of two marine peritrichous ciliates, Epicarchesium corlissi n. sp. and Pseudovorticella jiangi n. sp. (Ciliophora: Peritrichia), from northern China. European Journal of Protistology, 42 (4) : 281 - 289. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.07.004

Xu D, Song W, Lin X, Warren A (2006) On two marine oligotrich ciliates, Spirostrombidium agathae n. sp and S-schizostomum (Kahl, 1932) n. comb. from China, with a key to the identification of seven well-characterized Spirostrombidium spp. (Ciliophora : Oligotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (4) : 433 - 442.

Ma H, Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Gong J, Al-Rasheid KAS (2006) Redescription of the marine scuticociliate Glauconema trihymene Thompson, 1966 (Protozoa : Ciliophora): life cycle and stomatogenesis. ZOOTAXA, 1 - 17.

Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Wilbert N, Li L, Sun P, Hu X, Ma H (2006) Comparison and redefinition of four marine, coloured Pseudokeronopsis spp. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida), with emphasis on their living morphology. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (3) : 271 - 287.

Li L, Song W, Warren A, Wang Y, Ma H, Hu X, Chen Z (2006) Phylogenetic position of the marine ciliate, Cardiostomatella vermiforme (Kahl, 1928) Corliss, 1960 inferred from the complete SSrRNA gene sequence, with establishment of a new order Loxocephalida n. ord. (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea). European Journal of Protistology, 42 (2) : 107 - 114. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.01.004

Shang H, Song W, Warren A, Li L, Chen Z (2006) Phylogenetic position of two marine ciliates, Metanophrys similis and Pseudocohnilembus hargisi (Protozoa, Ciliophora Scuticociliatia), inferred from complete small subunit rRNA gene sequence *. Progress in Natural Science, 16 (4) : 373 - 378. doi: 10.1080/10020070612330007

Ji DD, Song WB, Warren A (2006) Redescriptions of three marine peritrichous ciliates, Zoothamnium alternans Claparede et Lachmann, 1859, Z-sinense Song, 1991 and Z-commune Kahl, 1933 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia), from north China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (1) : 27 - 39.

SHAO CHEN, SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, YI ZHENZHEN, GONG JUN (2006) Morphogenesis of the Marine Ciliate, Pseudoamphisiella alveolata (Kahl, 1932) (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia, Urostylida) During Binary Fission. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 53 (5) : 388 - 396. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00117.x

Xu D, Song W, Warren A (2006) Morphology and infraciliature of two new species of marine oligotrich ciliates (Ciliophora: Oligotrichida) from China. Journal of Natural History, 40 (21-22) : 1287 - 1299. doi: 10.1080/00222930600913925

Lin X, Song W, Warren A (2005) Two new marine pleurostomatid ciliates from China, Amphileptus gui nov. spec. and Amphileptus yuianus nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida). European Journal of Protistology, 41 (3) : 163 - 173. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2005.01.002

Weibo S, Warren A, Roberts D, Huimin S, Hongwei M, Wilbert N, Miao M, Zhenzhen Y (2005) Re-evaluation of the phylogenetic position of the genus Dexiotrichides (Protozoa, Ciliophora Scuticociliatida) inferred from stomatogenetic and molecular information for Dexiotrichides pangi. Progress in Natural Science, 15 (8) : 700 - 707. doi: 10.1080/10020070512331342790

Ramirez E, Robles E, Bonilla P, Sainz G, Lopez M, De La Cerda JM, Warren A (2005) Occurrence of Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae and Bacterial Indicators in a Constructed Wetland Treating Domestic Wastewater from a Single Household. Engineering in Life Sciences, 5 (3) : 253 - 258. doi: 10.1002/elsc.200420071

Vickerman K, Warren A, Preston T (2005) Meeting Report: Evolution of Protozoa and Other Protists, Linnean Society, London, September 13, 2004. Protist, 156 (1) : 9 - 17. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2005.02.003

Gong J, Song W, Warren A (2005) Periphytic ciliate colonization: annual cycle and responses to environmental conditions. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 39 : 159 - 170. doi: 10.3354/ame039159

Lin XF, Song WB, Warren A (2005) Taxonomic studies on three marine pleurostomatid ciliates: Kentrophyllum verrucosum (Stokes, 1893) Petz, Song et Wilbert, 1995, Epiphyllum soliforme (Faure-Fremiet, 1908) gen. n., comb. n. and Amphileptus sikorai sp n., with the establishment of a new genus Epiphyllum (Ciliophora : Pleurostomatida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 44 (2) : 129 - 145.

Lin XF, Song WB, Wilbert N, Warren A (2005) Two new marine pleurostomatid ciliates from China, Loxophyllum jini and L. qiuianum (Ciliophora : Pleurostomatida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 44 (2) : 147 - 157.

Fyda J, Warren A, Wolinńska J (2005) An investigation of predator‐induced defence responses in ciliated protozoa. Journal of Natural History, 39 (18) : 1431 - 1442. doi: 10.1080/00222930400004396

Gong J, Song W, WARREN A (2005) Updating the ciliate genus Chlamydodon Ehrenberg, 1835, with redescriptions of three species (Ciliophora: Cyrtophorida). Acta Protozoologica, 44 : 19 - 32.

Ji DD, Song W, WARREN A (2005) Two new marine sessile peritrichous ciliates (Protozoa: Ciliophora). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 30 : 702 - 705.

Ma HW, Song W, Gong J, WARREN A (2005) Reconsideration of stomatogenesis in Uronemia marinum Dujardin, 1841 during asexual division (Protozoa: Scuticociliatida). Acta Zoologica Sinica, 50 : 823 - 827.

Song W, WARREN A, ROBERTS D, Shang H, Ma H (2005) Re-evaluation of the phylogenetic position of the genus Dexiotrichides inferred from stomatogenetic and molecular information for Dexiotrichides pangi. Progress in Natural Science, 15 : 700 - 707.

Vickerman K, WARREN A, Preston T (2005) Evolution of protozoa and other protists. Meeting Report. Protist, 156 : 9 - 17.

Xu H, Song W, Lu L, WARREN A (2005) Tolerance of ciliated protozoan Paramecium bursaria to ammonia and nitrites. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 23 : 349 - 353.

Ji D, Song W, Warren A (2004) Rediscovery and redescription of the marine peritrichous ciliate Epicarchesium abrae (Precht, 1935) nov. comb. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 40 (3) : 219 - 224. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2004.03.002

Lin X, Song W, Warren A (2004) Redescription of the rare marine ciliate, Prodiscocephalus borrori () from shrimp-culturing waters near Qingdao, China, with redefinitions of the genera Discocephalus, Prodiscocephalus and Marginotricha (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida, Discocephalidae). European Journal of Protistology, 40 (2) : 137 - 146. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2003.12.003

Shi X, Warren A, Yu Y, Shen Y (2004) Infraciliature and myoneme system ofCampanella umbellaria (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Peritrichida). Journal of Morphology, 261 (1) : 43 - 51. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10225

Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2002) Observations on the morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine hypotrich ciliate (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from China. Journal of Natural History, 38 (9) : 1059 - 1069. doi: 10.1080/0022293031000069256

Xu H, Song W, Warren A (2004) An investigation of the tolerance to ammonia of the marine ciliate Euplotes vannus (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Hydrobiologia, 519 (1-3) : 189 - 195. doi: 10.1023/b:hydr.0000026505.91684.ab

Ji D, Song W, Warren A (2004) Pseudovorticella paracratera n. sp., a new marine peritrich ciliate (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from north China. Hydrobiologia, 515 (1-3) : 49 - 57. doi: 10.1023/b:hydr.0000027317.26498.6a

Hu X, WARREN A, Suzuki T (2004) Morphology and morphogenesis of two marine ciliates, Pseudokeronopsis pararubra sp.n. and Amphistella annulata from China and Japan (Protozoa: Ciliophora). Acta Protozoologica, 43 : 351 - 368.

SHI XINLU, HU XIAOZHONG, WARREN ALAN (2003) Rediscovery of Gastrostyla setifera (Engelmann, 1862) Kent, 1882: morphology and divisional morphogenesis (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). Journal of Natural History, 37 (12) : 1411 - 1422. doi: 10.1080/00222930110121006

Chen ZG, Song WB, Warren A (2003) Species separation and identification of Uronychia spp. (Hypotrichia : Ciliophora) using RAPD fingerprinting and ARDRA riboprinting. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 42 (2) : 83 - 90.

Ma H, Song W, Hu X, Warren A (2003) Morphology and stomatogenesis of Pseudocohnilembus hargisi (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83 (2) : 399 - 405. doi: 10.1017/s0025315403007240h

Shang H, Song W, WARREN A (2003) Phylogenetic positions of two ciliates, Paranophrys magna and Mesanophrys carcini (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea), within the subclass Scuticociliatia inferred from complete small subunit rRNA gene sequences. Acta Protozoologica, 42 : 171 - 181.

SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, JI DAODE, WANG MEI, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS (2003) New Contributions to Two Heterotrichous Ciliates, Folliculina simplex (Dons, 1917), Condylostoma curva Burkovsky, 1970 and One Licnophorid, Licnophora lyngbycola Faure-Fremiet, 1937 (Protozoa, Ciliophora): Descriptions of Morphology and Infraciliature. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 50 (6) : 449 - 462. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2003.tb00271.x

Stott R, May E, Ramirez E, Warren A (2003) Predation of Cryptosporidium oocysts by protozoa and rotifers: implications for water quality and public health. Water Science and Technology 47 (3) : IWA Publishing : 77 - 83. doi: 10.2166/wst.2003.0166

Hu X, Song W, Warren A (2002) Observations on the morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine urostylid ciliate, Parabirojimia similis nov. gen., nov. spec. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 38 (4) : 351 - 364. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00880

Shi XL, Warren A, Song WB (2002) Studies on the morphology and morphogenesis of Allotricha curdsi sp n. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 41 (4) : 397 - 405.

Kinner NE, Harvey RW, Shay DM, Metge DW, Warren A (2002) Field Evidence for a Protistan Role in an Organically-Contaminated Aquifer. Environmental Science & Technology, 36 (20) : 4312 - 4318. doi: 10.1021/es020611m

Gong J, Song W, Warren A (2002) Redescriptions of two marine cyrtophorid ciliates, Dysteria cristata (Gourret and Roeser, 1888) Kahl, 1931 and Dysteria monostyla (Ehrenberg, 1838) Kahl, 1931 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Cyrtophorida), from China. European Journal of Protistology, 38 (3) : 213 - 222. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00862

Warren A, Fyda J, Song W (2002) The morphology of the poorly-known freshwater urostylid ciliate Neokeronopsis spectabilis (Kahl, 1932) nov. gen. nov. comb., (Ciliophora: Urostylidae), with notes on its morphogenesis. European Journal of Protistology, 38 (2) : 195 - 206. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00820

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2002) Taxonomy of trichodinids from the gills of marine fishes in coastal regions of the Yellow Sea, with descriptions of two new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830 (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Peritrichia). Systematic Parasitology, 51 (2) : 107 - 120. doi: 10.1023/a:1014066915539

Warren A, Day JG, Brown S (2002) Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, Hurst CJ, Crawford RL, Knudsen GR, McInerney MJ, Stetzenbach LD (Eds). ASM Press : Washington, USA. 71 - 83.

Decamp O, Warren A (2001) ABUNDANCE, BIOMASS AND VIABILITY OF BACTERIA IN WASTEWATERS: IMPACT OF TREATMENT IN HORIZONTAL SUBSURFACE FLOW CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS. Water Research, 35 (14) : 3496 - 3501. doi: 10.1016/s0043-1354(01)00064-1

Song W, Petz W, Warren A (2001) Morphology and morphogenesis of the poorly-known marine urostylid ciliate, Metaurostylopsis marina(Kahl, 1932) nov. gen., nov. comb. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 37 (1) : 63 - 76. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00802

Hodson ME, Valsami-Jones E, Cotter-Howells JD, Dubbin WE, Kemp AJ, Thornton I, Warren A (2001) Effect of bone meal (calcium phosphate) amendments on metal release from contaminated soils — a leaching column study. Environmental Pollution, 112 (2) : 233 - 243. doi: 10.1016/s0269-7491(00)00116-0

Stott R, May E, Matsushita E, Warren A (2001) Protozoan predation as a mechanism for the removal of cryptosporidium oocysts from wastewaters in constructed wetlands. Water Science and Technology 44 (11-12) : IWA Publishing : 191 - 198. doi: 10.2166/wst.2001.0828

Warren A, Curds CR (2001) Protozoa, In: Wastewater Biology The Microlife, Schuyler RG (Eds). Water Environment Federation : Alexandra, VA, USA. 39 - 60.

Xu K, Song W, Warren A, Choi JK (2001) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) of some marine fishes from coastal regions of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea. Systematic Parasitology, 50 (1) : 69 - 79. doi: 10.1023/a:1011865124047

Song W, Warren A (2000) Pseudoamphisiella alveolata (Kahl, 1932) nov. comb., a large marine hypotrichous ciliate from China (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 36 (4) : 451 - 457. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(00)80051-6

Hu X, Song W, Warren A (2000) Divisional morphogenesis in the marine ciliate Holosticha warreni (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80 (5) : 785 - 788. doi: 10.1017/s0025315400002757

Song W, Wang M, Warren A (2000) Redescriptions of three marine ciliates, Strombidium elegans Florentin, 1901, Strombidium sulcatum Claparède & Lachmann, 1859 and Heterostrombidium paracalkinsi Lei, Xu & Song, 1999 (Ciliophora, Oligotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 36 (3) : 327 - 342. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(00)80010-3

Chen ZG, Song WB, Warren A (2000) Studies on six Euplotes spp. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida) using RAPD fingerprinting, including a comparison with morphometric analyses. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 39 (3) : 209 - 216.

Decamp O, Warren A (2000) Investigation of Escherichia coli removal in various designs of subsurface flow wetlands used for wastewater treatment. Ecological Engineering, 14 (3) : 293 - 299. doi: 10.1016/s0925-8574(99)00007-5

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2000) Observations on trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritricha) from the gills of maricultured molluscs in China, with descriptions of three new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1838. Systematic Parasitology, 45 (1) : 17 - 24. doi: 10.1023/a:1006284629307

Song W, Wilbert N, Warren A (1999) Three new entocommensal ciliates from digestive tract of sea urchins of the Weddell Sea, Antarctica (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Polar Biology, 22 (4) : 232 - 240. doi: 10.1007/s003000050415

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (1999) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from the gills of mariculture molluscs in China, with the descriptions of four new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1838. Systematic Parasitology, 42 (3) : 229 - 237. doi: 10.1023/a:1006071106844

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (1999) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from the gills of cultured marine fishes in China, with the description of Trichodinella lomi n. sp.. Systematic Parasitology, 42 (3) : 219 - 227. doi: 10.1023/a:1006067005936

Song W, Warren A (1999) Observations on Morphogenesis in a marine ciliate Tachysoma ovata (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Hypotrichida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 79 (1) : 35 - 38. doi: 10.1017/s0025315498000034

(1999) The role of ciliated protozoa in subsurface flow wetlands and their potential as bioindicators. Water Science and Technology 40 (3) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(99)00444-8

(1999) The effects of wastewater irrigation on groundwater quality in Mexico. Water Science and Technology 40 (2) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(99)00429-1

Hodson ME, Valsami-Jones E, Dubbin WE, Collins M, Cotter-Howells J, Paton G, Kemp AJ, Warren A (1999) Metal remediation of soil via phosphate formation: Bone meal treatments. MINERAL DEPOSITS: PROCESSES TO PROCESSING, VOLS 1 AND 2 1183 - 1186.

Decamp O, Warren A (1998) Bacterivory in ciliates isolated from constructed wetlands (reed beds) used for wastewater treatment. Water Research, 32 (7) : 1989 - 1996. doi: 10.1016/s0043-1354(97)00461-2

Novarino G, Warren A, Kinner NE (1998) In situ biodegradation in organically - Contaminated aquifers: How important are protists?. FIRST INTERNATIONAL SPECIALIZED CONFERENCE ON WATER QUALITY AND ITS MANAGEMENT - PROCEEDINGS 561 - 561.

Novarino G (1997) Protistan communities in aquifers: a review. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 20 (3-4) : Wiley : 261 - 275. doi: 10.1016/s0168-6445(97)00046-6

Song W, Warren A, Hu X (1997) Morphology and Morphogenesis of Pseudoamphisiella lacazei (Maupas, 1883) Song, 1996 with Suggestion of Establishment of a New Family Pseudoamphisiellidae nov. fam. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). Archiv für Protistenkunde, 147 (3-4) : 265 - 276. doi: 10.1016/s0003-9365(97)80053-x

Campbell CD, Warren A, Cameron CM, Hope SJ (1997) Direct toxicity assessment of two soils amended with sewage sludge contaminated with heavy metals using a protozoan (Colpoda steinii) bioassay.. Chemosphere, 34 (3) : 501 - 514. doi: 10.1016/s0045-6535(96)00389-x

(1997) The application of the root zone method for the treatment and reuse of high-strength abattoir waste in Mexico. Water Science and Technology 35 (5) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(97)00078-4

Decamp O, Warren A (1997) Observations on the morphology of Caenomorpha uniserialis Levander, 1894 (Ciliophora, heterotrichida) isolated from a wastewater treatment plant. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 36 (2) : 105 - 110.

Warren A, Day JG, Brown S (1997) Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, Hurst CJ, Knudsen GR, McInerney MJ, Stetzenbach LD, Walter MV (Eds). ASM Press : Washington, USA. 61 - 71.

Nagasawa S, Warren A (1996) Redescription of Vorticella oceanica Zacharias, 1906 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) with notes on its host, the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros coarctatum Lauder,1864. Hydrobiologia, 337 (1-3) : 27 - 36. doi: 10.1007/bf00028504

Pérez-Uz B, Song W, Warren A (1996) Morphogenetic processes in division of Uronema filificum Kahl 1931 (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida) and implications for its systematic position in the family uronematidae. European Journal of Protistology, 32 (2) : 262 - 270. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(96)80025-3

Song WB, Warren A (1996) A redescription of the marine ciliates Uroleptus retractilis (Claparede and Lachmann, 1858) comb n and Epiclintes ambiguus (Muller, 1786) Butschli, 1889 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 35 (3) : 227 - 234.

(1995) Removal of pathogens from wastewaters by the root zone method (RZM). Water Science and Technology 32 (3) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/0273-1223(95)00622-2

Douglas GF, Bowell RJ, John DM, Brooks SJ, Hodda M, Stanley CJ, Warren A (1994) Biological and mineralogical aspects of sulphide deposits in Malaysia: field work and preliminary analysis. : The Natural History MuseumLondon. 74.

Novarino G, Warren A, Kinner NE, Harvey RW (1994) Protists from a sewage‐contaminated aquifer on cape cod, Massachusetts. Geomicrobiology Journal, 12 (1) : 23 - 36. doi: 10.1080/01490459409377968

NOVARINO G, WARREN A, KINNER NE, HARVEY RW (1994) PROTISTS FROM A SEWAGE-CONTAMINATED AQUIFER ON CAPE-COD, MASSACHUSETTS, USA. PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GROUND WATER ECOLOGY 143 - 151.

Gresty KA, Warren A (1993) Incidence of ciliate epibionts on Lepeophtheirus salmonis from salmon in Japan and Scotland: a scanning electron microscopic study, In: Pathogens Of Wild And Farmed Fish Sea Lice, Boxshall GA, Defaye D (Eds). Ellis Horwood Limited : Cichester, UK. 356 - 363.

Forge TA, Berrow ML, Darbyshire JF, Warren A (1993) Protozoan bioassays of soil amended with sewage sludge and heavy metals, using the common soil ciliate Colpoda steinii. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 16 (4) : 282 - 286. doi: 10.1007/bf00369305

Ram�rez E, Warren A, Rivera FN, Bonilla P, Rodr�uez S, Calder�n A, Ort�z R, Gallegos E (1993) An investigation of the pathogenic and non-pathogenic free-living amoebae in an activated-sludge plant. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 69 (1-2) : 135 - 139. doi: 10.1007/bf00478354

Rivera FN, Rodr�guez S, Warren A, Bonilla P, Ram�rez E, Calder�n A, Ort�z R (1993) An investigation of the pathogenic and non-pathogenic free-living amoebae from the root zone method of wastewater treatment. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 69 (1-2) : 93 - 98. doi: 10.1007/bf00478350

Douglas GE, Brook SJ, Hodda M, John DM, Warren A (1993) Micro-ecological aspects of mine contamination: use of algae (and other cryptogams), protozoa, nematodes and chironomids for monitoring mine contaminants in freshwater. Literature review and methods. : The Natural History MuseumLondon. 14.

FORGE TA, DARBYSHIRE JF, BERROW ML, WARREN A (1993) PROTOZOAN BIOASSAYS OF SOIL AMENDED WITH SEWAGE-SLUDGE AND HEAVY-METALS USING THE COMMON SOIL CILIATE COLPODA-STEINII. INTEGRATED SOIL AND SEDIMENT RESEARCH: A BASIS FOR PROPER PROTECTION 1 : 315 - 316.

WARREN A (1991) A SCANNING ELECTRON-MICROSCOPIC STUDY OF THE MORPHOLOGY OF SCYPHIDIA-PHYSARUM LACHMANN, 1856 (CILIOPHORA, PERITRICHIDA). SCANNING MICROSCOPY, 5 (1) : 281 - 286.

Warren A, Curds CR (1990) Protozoa, In: Wastewater Biology The microlife : a special publication, Gerardi MH, Horsfall FL (Eds). Water Environment Federation : 39 - 73.

Roberts DM, Warren A (1987) An Inexpensive Apparatus for Automatic Continuous Dehydration. Stain Technology, 62 (4) : 211 - 215. doi: 10.3109/10520298709107996

Warren A (1985) A Redescription of the freshwater loricate ciliate, Stentor barrettiBarrett, 1870. Archiv für Protistenkunde, 129 (1-4) : 145 - 153. doi: 10.1016/s0003-9365(85)80016-6

CAREY PG, WARREN A (1983) THE ROLE OF SURFACE-TOPOGRAPHY IN THE TAXONOMY OF PERITRICH CILIATES. PROTISTOLOGICA, 19 (1) : 73 - 89.

Roberts DM, Warren A, Curds CR (1983) Morphometric Analysis of Outline Shape Applied to the Peritrich Genus Vorticella. Systematic Zoology, 32 (4) : 377 - 377. doi: 10.2307/2413165

WARREN A (1983) AN UNUSUAL LORICATE STENTOR, STENTOR-BARRETTI BARRETT, 1870. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 30 (3) : A42 - A43.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1983) LORICA STRUCTURE OF THE FRESH-WATER CILIATE PLATYCOLA-DECUMBENS EHRENBERG, 1830 (PERITRICHIDA, VAGINICOLIDAE). PROTISTOLOGICA, 19 (1) : 5 - 20.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1982) THE LORICA STRUCTURE OF PLATYCOLA-DECUMBENS EHRENBERG, 1830 (CILIOPHORA, PERITRICHIDA). JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (4) : 641 - 641.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1982) TOPOGRAPHIC PATTERN-ANALYSIS OF PERITRICH CILIATES. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (2) : 323 - 323.

WARREN A, ROBERTS DM (1982) DOES VORTICELLA HAVE VITAL STATISTICS - A MATHEMATICAL-ANALYSIS OF SHAPE, WITH TAXONOMIC IMPLICATIONS. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (4) : 641 - 642.

Williams RAJ, Owens HL, Clamp J, Peterson AT, Warren A, Martín-Cereceda M (2018) Endemicity and climatic niche differentiation in three marine ciliated protists. Limnology and Oceanography, 63 (6) : 2727 - 2736. doi: 10.1002/lno.11003

Xu D, Kong H, Yang E-J, Li X, Jiao N, Warren A, Wang Y, Lee Y, Jung J, Kang S-H (null) Contrasting Community Composition of Active Microbial Eukaryotes in Melt Ponds and Sea Water of the Arctic Ocean Revealed by High Throughput Sequencing. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01170

Courses taught

MSc: Taxonomy and Biodiversity
10/2014 - 9/2014.

MSc: Water and Environmental Engineering
9/2013 - 8/2013.

MSc: Aquatic Resource Management
9/2013 - 8/2013.

Introduction

Summary

Main reserach interests are the systematics and biodiversity of ciliated protists (ciliates) inlcuding: (1) morphology and morphogenesis; (2) molecular phylogeny; (3) use as bioindicators of water quality. The main focus of this reserach is the marine ciliate fauna of coastal waters of China.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of Surrey, UK, 1977 - 1983

Employment history

Academic

Researcher, Protists, Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, UK, 1979 - ongoing

Projects

Grants

DNA barcoding and molecular phylogeny of spirotrichean ciliated protozoa
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Royal Society
Total value £24,000 (to Museum £24,000)
Dates: 2014 - 2016

The Biodiversity, Systematics and Guide to the Identification of Marine Benthic Ciliates
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £236,881.37 (to Museum £236,881.37)
Dates: 2010 - 2012

The diversity and systematics of marine ciliated protozoa in a Chinese mangrove
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Royal Society
Total value £12,000 (to Museum £12,000)
Dates: 2009 - 2011

Professional activities

Memberships

Vice Chair, International Society of Protistologists, 2013 - 2014.

Chair, British Society for Protist Biology, 2012 - 2015.

Council member, Systematics Association, 1998 - 2011.

Editorships

Board member, Protistology, 2015 - on going.

Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, Springer, 2014 - on going.

Board member, Boletin de la RSEHN. Seccion "Aula, Museos y Colecciones de Ciencias Naturales"., 2014 - on going.

Board member, International Journal of Microbial Resource Technology, 2012 - on going.

Board member, European Journal of Protistology, Elsevier, 2010 - on going.

Systematics and Biodiversity, Taylor & Francis, 2003 - on going.

Editor in chief, Systematics Association Special Volume Series, Cambridge University Press, 1999 - 2011.

Publications

Publications

Chen L, Lyu J, Lyu Z, Warren A, Jiang J (null) Description and Morphogenesis of a Chinese Population of Bakuella granulifera Foissner, Agatha and Berger, 2002 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/jeu.12821

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Warren A (2020) Colonization features of marine biofilm-dwelling protozoa in Chinese coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine Life Science & Technology, 2 (3) : 292 - 301. doi: 10.1007/s42995-020-00040-4

Zhang Q, Xu J, Warren A, Yang R, Shen Z, Yi Z (2020) Assessing the utility of Hsp90 gene for inferring evolutionary relationships within the ciliate subclass Hypotricha (Protista, Ciliophora). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 20 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s12862-020-01653-0

Buonanno F, Dolan JR, Esteban GF, Hines HN, Kamra K, Kosakyan A, Miceli C, Samaritani E, Vannini C, Warren A (2020) Protistological science dissemination. European Journal of Protistology, 76 : 125729 - 125729. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125729

Yang J, Huang S, Fan W, Warren A, Jiao N, Xu D (2020) Spatial distribution patterns of planktonic ciliate communities in the East China Sea: Potential indicators of water masses. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 156 : 111253 - 111253. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111253

Wang J, Zhao Y, Lu X, Lyu Z, Warren A, Shao C (null) Does the Gonostomum-patterned oral apparatus in hypotrichia carry a phylogenetic signal? Evidence from morphological and molecular data based on extended taxon sampling using three nuclear genes (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Science China Life Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s11427-020-1667-3

Dong J, Chen X, Liu Y, Ni B, Fan X, Li L, Warren A (2020) An Integrative Investigation of Parabistichella variabilis (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) Including Its General Morphology, Ultrastructure, Ontogenesis, and Molecular Phylogeny. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 67 (5) : 566 - 582. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12809

Kaur H, Shashi , Warren A, Negi RK, Kamra K (2020) Taxonomic resolution of Stylonychia notophora (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Hypotricha) sensu Sapra and Dass 1970 using an integrative approach. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 70 (6) : 3939 - 3952. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004207

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Bai X, Xu G, Warren A (2020) Trophic-functional patterns of marine periphytic protozoan communities during colonization of artificial substrates immersed at different depths in Chinese coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 37 : 101317 - 101317. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101317

Gao Y, Gong R, Jiang Y, Pan B, Li Y, Warren A, Jiang J, Gao F (2020) Morphogenetic characters of the model ciliate Euplotes vannus (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea): Notes on cortical pattern formation during conjugational and postconjugational reorganization. European Journal of Protistology, 73 : 125675 - 125675. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125675

Lu B, Shen Z, Zhang Q, Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2020) Morphology and molecular analyses of four epibiotic peritrichs on crustacean and polychaete hosts, including descriptions of two new species (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 73 : 125670 - 125670. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125670

Wang R, Song W, Bai Y, Warren A, Li L, Hu X (2020) Morphological redescriptions and neotypification of two poorly known tintinnine ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Tintinnina), with a phylogenetic investigation based on SSU rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 70 (4) : 2515 - 2530. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004065

Agatha S, Utz LRP, Zufall RA, Warren A (2020) Symposium on Ciliates in Memory of Denis Lynn. European Journal of Protistology, 125694 - 125694. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2020.125694

Sikder MNA, Xu H, Xu G, Warren A (2020) Seasonal variability in trophic-functional patterns of marine biofilm-dwelling ciliates during the process of colonization. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35 : 101236 - 101236. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101236

Bai Y, Wang R, Liu W, Warren A, Zhao Y, Hu X (2020) Redescriptions of three tintinnine ciliates (Ciliophora: Tintinnina) from coastal waters in China based on lorica features, cell morphology, and rDNA sequence data. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125659 - 125659. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125659

Chen L, Dong J, Wu W, Xin Y, Warren A, Ning Y, Zhao Y (2020) Morphology and molecular phylogeny of a new hypotrich ciliate, Anteholosticha songi nov. spec., and an American population of Holosticha pullaster (Müller, 1773) Foissner et al., 1991 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125646 - 125646. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125646

Dong J, Li L, Fan X, Ma H, Warren A (2020) Two Urosoma species (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia): A multidisciplinary approach provides new insights into their ultrastructure and systematics. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125661 - 125661. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125661

Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu G, Hu G, Xu H (2020) Body-size spectra of biofilm-dwelling ciliates at different layers in water column of coastal ecosystems. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35 : 101157 - 101157. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101157

Chi Y, Duan L, Luo X, Cheng T, Warren A, Huang J, Chen X (2020) A new contribution to the taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of three, well-known freshwater species of the ciliate genus Spirostomum (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Heterotrichea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 189 (1) : 158 - 177. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz115

Pan B, Chen X, Hou L, Zhang Q, Qu Z, Warren A, Miao M (null) Comparative Genomics Analysis of Ciliates Provides Insights on the Evolutionary History Within “Nassophorea–Synhymenia–Phyllopharyngea” Assemblage. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02819

Lu K, Liu W, Warren A, Xu Y, Zhu C, Zhao Y, Yi Z (2020) Diversity of oligotrich ciliates (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) in the northern coast of South China Sea as revealed in LSU rDNA sequences. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 38 (1) : 156 - 167. doi: 10.1007/s00343-019-9021-0

Lian C, Luo X, Warren A, Zhao Y, Jiang J (2020) Morphology and phylogeny of four marine or brackish water spirotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from China, with descriptions of two new species. European Journal of Protistology, 72 : 125663 - 125663. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125663

Liu W, Zhang K, Chen C, Li J, Tan Y, Warren A, Lin X, Song W (2019) Overview of the biodiversity and geographic distribution of aloricate oligotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) in coastal waters of southern China. Systematics and Biodiversity, 17 (8) : 787 - 800. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2019.1691081

Nurul Azim Sikder M, Bai X, Warren A, Xu H (2019) An approach to determining homogeneity in taxonomic breadth of periphytic ciliate communities in colonization surveys for bioassessment. Ecological Indicators, 107 : 105671 - 105671. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105671

Kong J, Wang Y, Warren A, Huang B, Sun P (null) Diversity Distribution and Assembly Mechanisms of Planktonic and Benthic Microeukaryote Communities in Intertidal Zones of Southeast Fujian, China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02640

Li X, Warren A, Jiao N, Xu D (2020) Distribution of Protists in the Deep South China Sea Revealed by High-Throughput Sequencing. Journal of Ocean University of China, 19 (1) : 161 - 170. doi: 10.1007/s11802-020-4137-6

Kamra K, Kaur H, Abraham JS, Somasundaram S, Makhija S, Toteja R, Warren A, Gupta R (2020) Symposium Report: International Symposium on Ciliate Biology, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, 04–06 April 2018. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 67 (2) : 296 - 299. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12773

Yang J, Wei H, Yalin T, Alan W, Xiaofeng L, Jiqiu L (2019) Combined effects of food resources and exposure to ammonium nitrogen on population growth performance in the bacterivorous ciliate Paramecium caudatum. European Journal of Protistology, 71 : 125631 - 125631. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.125631

Sun P, Huang L, Xu D, Warren A, Huang B, Wang Y, Wang L, Xiao W, Kong J (null) Integrated Space-Time Dataset Reveals High Diversity and Distinct Community Structure of Ciliates in Mesopelagic Waters of the Northern South China Sea. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02178

Song Y, Liu Y, Pan B, Luo X, Song W, Warren A (2019) Morphological Studies on Four Brackish Water Ciliates of the Class Spirotrichea (Protista, Ciliophora). Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (3) : 663 - 674. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-4096-y

Wang Q, Xu H, Warren A (2019) A Bioassay for the Cytotoxicity of Gemcitabine Using the Marine Ciliate Euplotes vannus. Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (3) : 675 - 679. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-4004-5

Luo J, Ma M, Lu B, Li X, Warren A, Shi Y, Chen X (2019) The Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Poorly known Heterotrich Ciliate Ampullofolliculina lageniformis Hadži, 1951 (Ciliophora: Heterotrichea). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (6) : 925 - 936. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12743

Song W, Xu D, Zhang Q, Liu W, Warren A, Song W (2019) Taxonomy and phylogeny of two poorly studied genera of marine oligotrich ciliates including descriptions of two new species: Cyrtostrombidium paraboreale sp. n. and Apostrombidium orientale sp. n. (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea). European Journal of Protistology, 70 : 1 - 16. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.05.001

Abdullah Al M, Akhtar A, Hassan ML, Rahman MF, Warren A (2019) An approach to analyzing environmental drivers of phytoplankton community patterns in coastal waters in the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 29 : 100642 - 100642. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100642

Ma H, Li J, Warren A, Ba S, Lu X (2019) Morphogenesis of the Euplotid Ciliate Uronychia binucleata Young, 1922 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Ocean University of China, 18 (2) : 467 - 473. doi: 10.1007/s11802-019-3956-9

Abdullah Al M, Gao Y, Xu G, Wang Z, Xu H, Warren A (2019) Variations in the community structure of biofilm-dwelling protozoa at different depths in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 99 (1) : 43 - 50. doi: 10.1017/s0025315417001680

Shao C, Hu C, Fan Y, Warren A, Lin X (2019) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a freshwater ciliate, Monomicrocaryon euglenivorum euglenivorum (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 68 : 25 - 36. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2019.01.001

Abdullah Al M, Xu G, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2019) Variations in body-size spectra of periphytic ciliates at different depths: a case study in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70 (4) : 576 - 576. doi: 10.1071/mf18186

Bai X, Guo C, Abdullah Al M, Warren A, Xu H (2019) Vertical dynamics in community functioning of biofilm-dwelling ciliates during the colonisation process in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70 (11) : 1611 - 1611. doi: 10.1071/mf18448

Warren A, Esteban G (2018) Protozoa, In: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates Volume 4: Keys to Palaearctic Fauna, Rogers DC, Thorp JH (Eds). Academic Press : 7 - 42.

Abdullah Al M, Forruq RM, Akhtar A, Alam MW, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Seasonal Shift in Community Structure of Periphytic Ciliates in Estuarine Waters in the Northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Ocean Science Journal, 53 (4) : 707 - 718. doi: 10.1007/s12601-018-0048-5

Jiang C-Q, Wang G-Y, Xiong J, Yang W-T, Sun Z-Y, Feng J-M, Warren A, Miao W (2019) Insights into the origin and evolution of Peritrichia (Oligohymenophorea, Ciliophora) based on analyses of morphology and phylogenomics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 132 : 25 - 35. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.018

Ruan Y, Dou Y, Chen J, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2018) Evaluation of phenol-induced ecotoxicity in two model ciliate species: Population growth dynamics and antioxidant enzyme activity. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 166 : 176 - 185. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.09.091

Liu Q, Lu B, Song X, Li Y, Gao Y, Li H, Wang M, Shao H, Warren A, Chen X, Jiang Y, Lin Z (2018) Recovery of ciliated protozoan communities in response to environmental change in a shrimp-farming pond in southern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98 (6) : 1263 - 1272. doi: 10.1017/s0025315417000315

Xu G, Abdullah Al M, Sikder MNA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Identifying indicator redundancy of biofilm-dwelling protozoa for bioassessment in marine ecosystems. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25 (30) : 30441 - 30450. doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-3063-2

Xu D, Sun P, Zhang Y, Li R, Huang B, Jiao N, Warren A, Wang L (2018) Pigmented microbial eukaryotes fuel the deep sea carbon pool in the tropical Western Pacific Ocean. Environmental Microbiology, 20 (10) : 3811 - 3824. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14396

Zhang T, Qi H, Zhang T, Sheng Y, Warren A, Shao C (2018) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a new brackish water subspecies, Neourostylopsis flava paraflava nov. subsp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia, Urostylidae), with redefinition of the genus Neourostylopsis. European Journal of Protistology, 66 : 48 - 62. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.07.004

Wang J, Li J, Qi S, Warren A, Shao C (2019) Morphogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a Soil CiliateUroleptoides longiseries(Foissner, Agatha and Berger, 2002) Berger 2008 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (2) : 334 - 342. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12674

Liang Z, Shen Z, Zhang Y, Ji D, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2019) Morphology and Phylogeny of Four NewVorticellaSpecies (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) from Coastal Waters of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66 (2) : 267 - 280. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12668

Mu W, Warren A, Pan X, Ying C (2018) Toxicity of Chlorpyrifos and Dimethoate to the Ciliate Urostyla grandis, with Notes on Their Effects on Cell Ultrastructure. Journal of Ocean University of China, 17 (3) : 697 - 704. doi: 10.1007/s11802-018-3607-6

Xu G, Zhong X, Al MA, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Identifying bioindicators across trait-taxon space for assessing water quality in marine environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 131 : 565 - 571. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.04.044

Meng Z, Xu K, Dai R, Warren A (2018) Benthic ciliate diversity and community composition along water depth gradients: a comparison between the intertidal and offshore areas. European Journal of Protistology, 65 : 31 - 41. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.04.004

Huang JB, Zhang T, Zhang Q, Li Y, Warren A, Pan H, Yan Y (2018) Further insights into the highly derived haptorids (Ciliophora, Litostomatea): Phylogeny based on multigene data. Zoologica Scripta, 47 (2) : 231 - 242. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12269

Lyu Z, Wang J, Huang J, Warren A, Shao C (2018) Multigene-based phylogeny of Urostylida (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with establishment of a novel family. Zoologica Scripta, 47 (2) : 243 - 254. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12267

Monteil CL, Menguy N, Prévéral S, Warren A, Pignol D, Lefèvre CT (2018) Accumulation and Dissolution of Magnetite Crystals in a Magnetically Responsive Ciliate. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84 (8) : e02865 - 17. doi: 10.1128/aem.02865-17

Xu Y, Fan X, Warren A, Zhang L, Xu H (2018) Functional diversity of benthic ciliate communities in response to environmental gradients in a wetland of Yangtze Estuary, China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 127 : 726 - 732. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.068

Abdullah Al M, Gao Y, Xu G, Wang Z, Warren A, Xu H (2018) Trophic-functional patterns of biofilm-dwelling ciliates at different water depths in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. European Journal of Protistology, 63 : 34 - 43. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.01.003

Li R, Jiao N, Warren A, Xu D (2018) Changes in community structure of active protistan assemblages from the lower Pearl River to coastal Waters of the South China Sea. European Journal of Protistology, 63 : 72 - 82. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.01.004

Zhao Y, Yi Z, Warren A, Song WB (2018) Species delimitation for the molecular taxonomy and ecology of the widely distributed microbial eukaryote genus Euplotes (Alveolata, Ciliophora). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285 (1871) : 20172159 - 20172159. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2159

Chen X, Wang Y, Sheng Y, Warren A, Gao S (2018) GPSit: An automated method for evolutionary analysis of nonculturable ciliated microeukaryotes. Molecular Ecology Resources, 18 (3) : 700 - 713. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12750

Abraham JS, Sripoorna S, Choudhary A, Toteja R, Gupta R, Makhija S, Warren A (null) Assessment of Heavy Metal Toxicity in Four Species of Freshwater Ciliates (Spirotrichea:Ciliophora) from Delhi, India. Current Science, 113 (11) : 2141 - 2141. doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2141-2150

Wu L, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2017) Corrigendum to “Two New Brackish Ciliates, Amphileptus spiculatus sp. n. and A. bellus sp. n. from Mangrove Wetlands in Southern China, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny of the Family Amphileptidae (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) by Wu et al”. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (6) : 905 - 905. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12439

Wang J, Qi S, Chen L, Warren A, Miao M, Shao C (2017) Morphogenesis of a saline soil ciliate Urosoma salmastra (Dragesco and Dragesco-Kernéis, 1986) Berger, 1999 with notes on the phylogeny of Urosoma (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 180 - 193. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.08.003

Sun P, Huang L, Xu D, Huang B, Chen N, Warren A (2017) Marked seasonality and high spatial variation in estuarine ciliates are driven by exchanges between the ‘abundant’ and ‘intermediate’ biospheres. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) : doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10308-y

Hong Y, Tan Y, Meng Y, Yang H, Zhang Y, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2017) Evaluation of biomarkers for ecotoxicity assessment by dose-response dynamic models: Effects of nitrofurazone on antioxidant enzymes in the model ciliated protozoan Euplotes vannus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 144 : 552 - 559. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.06.069

Yang H, Meng Y, Song Y, Tan Y, Warren A, Li J, Lin X (2017) Salinity fluctuation influencing biological adaptation: growth dynamics and Na+/K+-ATPase activity in a euryhaline bacterium. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 57 (7) : 617 - 624. doi: 10.1002/jobm.201700124

Xu D, Li R, Hu C, Sun P, Jiao N, Warren A (null) Microbial Eukaryote Diversity and Activity in the Water Column of the South China Sea Based on DNA and RNA High Throughput Sequencing. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01121

Li Y, Lyu Z, Warren A, Zhou K, Li F, Chen X (2018) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Hypotrich Ciliate,Pseudourostyla guizhouensissp. nov. from Southern China, with Notes on a Chinese Population ofHemicycliostyla franzi(Foissner, 1987) Paiva et al., 2012 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 65 (1) : 132 - 142. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12428

Chen X, Lu X, Luo X, Jiang J, Shao C, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2017) The diverse morphogenetic patterns in spirotrichs and philasterids: Researches based on five-year-projects supported by IRCN-BC and NSFC. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 439 - 452. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.05.003

Gao F, Huang J, Zhao Y, Li L, Liu W, Miao M, Zhang Q, Li J, Yi Z, El-Serehy HA, Warren A, Song W (2017) Systematic studies on ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora) in China: Progress and achievements based on molecular information. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 409 - 423. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.009

Liu W, Jiang J, Xu Y, Pan X, Qu Z, Luo X, El-Serehy HA, Warren A, Ma H, Pan H (2017) Diversity of free-living marine ciliates (Alveolata, Ciliophora): Faunal studies in coastal waters of China during the years 2011–2016. European Journal of Protistology, 61 : 424 - 438. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.007

Wang J, Li L, Warren A, Shao C (2017) Morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of the soil ciliate Rigidohymena quadrinucleata (Dragesco and Njine, 1971) Berger, 2011 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 60 : 1 - 12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.04.006

Luo X, Gao F, Yi Z, Pan Y, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A (2017) Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of two new brackish hypotrichous ciliates, with the establishment of a new genus (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 179 (3) : 475 - 491. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12451

Xu G, Zhong X, Warren A, Xu H (2017) A multivariate approach to analyzing functional redundancy of marine periphytic ciliates during the colonization process for bioassessment in coastal ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 117 (1-2) : 406 - 413. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.02.023

Xu H, Jiang Y, Xu G, Warren A (2017) Indication of spatial variations in annual cycles of functional groups of planktonic ciliates to environmental change in marine ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116 (1-2) : 204 - 208. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.12.077

Warren A, Patterson DJ, Dunthorn M, Clamp JC, Achilles-Day UEM, Aescht E, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy S, Al-Rasheid K, Carr M, Day JG, Dellinger M, El-Serehy HA, Fan Y, Gao F, Gao S, Gong J, Gupta R, Hu X, Kamra K, Langlois G, Lin X, Lipscomb D, Lobban CS, Luporini P, Lynn DH, Ma H, Macek M, Mackenzie-Dodds J, Makhija S, Mansergh RI, Martín-Cereceda M, McMiller N, Montagnes DJS, Nikolaeva S, Ong'ondo GO, Pérez-Uz B, Purushothaman J, Quintela-Alonso P, Rotterová J, Santoferrara L, Shao C, Shen Z, Shi X, Song W, Stoeck T, La Terza A, Vallesi A, Wang M, Weisse T, Wiackowski K, Wu L, Xu K, Yi Z, Zufall R, Agatha S (2017) Beyond the “Code”: A Guide to the Description and Documentation of Biodiversity in Ciliated Protists (Alveolata, Ciliophora). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (4) : 539 - 554. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12391

Wang Y, Sheng Y, Liu Y, Pan B, Huang J, Warren A, Gao S (2017) N 6 -methyladenine DNA modification in the unicellular eukaryotic organism Tetrahymena thermophila. European Journal of Protistology, 58 : 94 - 102. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.12.003

Sun P, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Ma H (2017) Morphology of four new solitary sessile peritrich ciliates from the Yellow Sea, China, with description of an unidentified species of Paravorticella (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 57 : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.11.001

Pan X, Liang C, Wang C, Warren A, Mu W, Chen H, Yu L, Chen Y (2017) One freshwater species of the genus Cyclidium, Cyclidium sinicum spec. nov. (Protozoa; Ciliophora), with an improved diagnosis of the genus Cyclidium. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67 (3) : 557 - 564. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001642

Xu D, Jiao N, Ren R, Warren A (2017) Distribution and Diversity of Microbial Eukaryotes in Bathypelagic Waters of the South China Sea. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64 (3) : 370 - 382. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12372

MA RUI, NI BING, FAN XINPENG, WARREN ALAN, YIN FEI, GU FUKANG (2016) Ultrastructure observation on the cells at different life history stages of Cryptocaryon irritans (Ciliophora: Prostomatea), a parasitic ciliate of marine fishes. Parasitology, 143 (11) : 1479 - 1489. doi: 10.1017/s0031182016001074

Wu L, Jiao X, Shen Z, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2017) New taxa refresh the phylogeny and classification of pleurostomatid ciliates (Ciliophora, Litostomatea). Zoologica Scripta, 46 (2) : 245 - 253. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12193

Gao F, Li J, Song W, Xu D, Warren A, Yi Z, Gao S (2016) Multi-gene-based phylogenetic analysis of oligotrich ciliates with emphasis on two dominant groups: Cyrtostrombidiids and strombidiids (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 105 : 241 - 250. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.019

Warren A, McMiller N, Safi L, Hu X, Tarkington J (2016) Report on the 2015 workshop of the International Research Coordination Network for Biodiversity of Ciliates (IRCN-BC) held at Ocean University of China (OUC), Qingdao, China, 19-21 October 2015. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 55 (2) : 119 - 121. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.16.011.4946

Wang J, Lyu Z, Warren A, Wang F, Shao C (2016) Morphology, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a novel saline soil ciliate, Urosomoida paragiliformis n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 56 : 79 - 89. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.07.005

Xu Y, Shao C, Fan X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Wilbert N (2016) New contributions to the biodiversity of ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from Antarctica, including a description of Gastronauta multistriata nov. spec.. Polar Biology, 39 (8) : 1439 - 1453. doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1869-7

Yan Y, Fan Y, Chen X, Li L, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2016) Taxonomy and phylogeny of three heterotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora), with description of a newBlepharismaspecies. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 177 (2) : 320 - 334. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12369

Liu M, Fan X, Gao F, Gao S, Yu Y, Warren A, Huang J (2016) Tetrahymena australis(Protozoa, Ciliophora): A Well-Known But “Non-Existing” Taxon - Consideration of Its Identification, Definition and Systematic Position. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (6) : 760 - 770. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12323

Fan Y, Lu X, Huang J, Hu X, Warren A (2016) Redescription of two little-known urostyloid ciliates, Anteholosticha randani (Grolière, 1975) Berger, 2003 and A. antecirrata Berger, 2006 (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 53 : 96 - 108. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2016.01.001

Pan X, Fan Y, Gao F, Qiu Z, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Shao C (2016) Morphology and systematics of two freshwater urostylid ciliates, with description of a new species (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 52 : 73 - 84. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.11.003

Gao F, Warren A, Zhang Q, Gong J, Miao M, Sun P, Xu D, Huang J, Yi Z, Song W (2016) The All-Data-Based Evolutionary Hypothesis of Ciliated Protists with a Revised Classification of the Phylum Ciliophora (Eukaryota, Alveolata). Scientific Reports, 6 (1) : doi: 10.1038/srep24874

Liu W, Xu D, Ma H, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Yi Z (2016) Taxonomy and molecular systematics of three oligotrich (s.l.) ciliates including descriptions of two new species, Strombidium guangdongense sp. nov. and Strombidinopsis sinicum sp. nov. (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Systematics and Biodiversity, 14 (5) : 452 - 465. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2016.1162872

Santoferrara LF, Bachy C, Alder VA, Gong J, Kim Y-O, Saccà A, da Silva Neto ID, Strüder-Kypke MC, Warren A, Xu D, Yi Z, Agatha S (2016) Updating Biodiversity Studies in Loricate Protists: The Case of the Tintinnids (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (5) : 651 - 656. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12303

Warren A, Esteban GF, Finlay BJ (2016) Protozoa, In: Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates. Vol. II. Keys to Nearctic Fauna, Thorp JH, Rogers DC (Eds). Elsevier : 5 - 37.

Zheng W, Gao F, Warren A (2015) High-Density Cultivation of the Marine Ciliate Uronema marinum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) in Axenic Medium. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 54 (4) : 325 - 330. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.15.027.3541

Pan H, Hu J, Warren A, Wang L, Jiang J, Hao R (2015) Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Pleuronema orientale spec. nov. and Pleuronema paucisaetosum spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Scuticociliata) from Hangzhou Bay, China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_12) : 4800 - 4808. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000651

Dunthorn M, Lipps JH, Dolan JR, Saab MA-A, Aescht E, Bachy C, de Cao MSB, Berger H, Bourland WA, Choi JK, Clamp J, Doherty M, Gao F, Gentekaki E, Gong J, Hu X, Huang J, Kamiyama T, Johnson MD, Kammerlander B, Kim SY, Kim Y-O, la Terza A, Laval-Peuto M, Lipscomb D, Lobban CS, Long H, Luporini P, Lynn DH, Macek M, Mansergh RI, Martín-Cereceda M, McManus GG, Montagnes DJS, Ong'ondo GO, Patterson DJ, Pérez-Uz B, Quintela-Alonso P, Safi LSL, Santoferrara LF, Sonntag B, Song W, Stoeck T, Stoecker DK, Strüder-Kypke MC, Trautmann I, Utz LRP, Vallesi A, Vd'ačný P, Warren A, Weisse T, Wickham SA, Yi Z, Zhang W, Zhan Z, Zufall R, Agatha S (2015) Ciliates — Protists with complex morphologies and ambiguous early fossil record. Marine Micropaleontology, 119 : 1 - 6. doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.05.004

Chen X, Pan H, Huang J, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Gao S (2016) New considerations on the phylogeny of cyrtophorian ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora): expanded sampling to understand their evolutionary relationships. Zoologica Scripta, 45 (3) : 334 - 348. doi: 10.1111/zsc.12150

Xiong J, Wang G, Cheng J, Tian M, Pan X, Warren A, Jiang C, Yuan D, Miao W (2015) Genome of the facultative scuticociliatosis pathogen Pseudocohnilembus persalinus provides insight into its virulence through horizontal gene transfer. Scientific Reports, 5 (1) : doi: 10.1038/srep15470

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2015) Two New and Two Poorly Known Species of Ancistrum (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia, Thigmotrichida) Parasitizing Marine Molluscs from Chinese Coastal Waters of the Yellow Sea. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 54 (3) : 195 - 208. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.15.016.3213

Song W, Zhao X, Liu W, Hu X, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2015) Biodiversity of oligotrich ciliates in the South China Sea: description of three newStrombidiumspecies (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia) with phylogenetic analyses. Systematics and Biodiversity, 13 (6) : 608 - 623. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2015.1081992

Luo X, Gao F, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Hu X, Song W (2015) Redefinition of the hypotrichous ciliate Uncinata, with descriptions of the morphology and phylogeny of three urostylids (Protista, Ciliophora). Systematics and Biodiversity, 13 (5) : 455 - 471. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2015.1046967

Fan Y, Zhao X, Hu X, Miao M, Warren A, Song W (2015) Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of two novel ciliates, with establishment of a new genus, Pseudogastrostyla n. g. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia, Oxytrichidae). European Journal of Protistology, 51 (5) : 374 - 385. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.06.007

Lu X, Shao C, Yu Y, Warren A, Huang J (2015) Reconsideration of the ‘well-known’ hypotrichous ciliate Pleurotricha curdsi (Shi et al., 2002) Gupta et al., 2003 (Ciliophora, Sporadotrichida), with notes on its morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_9) : 3216 - 3225. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000377

Jiang C, Shi X, Liu G, Jiang Y, Warren A (2016) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of Two Freshwater Peritrich Ciliates,Epistylis chlorelligerumShen 1980 andEpistylis chrysemydisBishop and Jahn 1941 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 63 (1) : 16 - 26. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12243

Feng J-M, Jiang C-Q, Warren A, Tian M, Cheng J, Liu G-L, Xiong J, Miao W (2015) Phylogenomic analyses reveal subclass Scuticociliatia as the sister group of subclass Hymenostomatia within class Oligohymenophorea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 90 : 104 - 111. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.05.007

Hu X, Fan Y, Warren A (2015) New record of Apoholosticha sinica (Ciliophora, Urostylida) from the UK: morphology, 18S rRNA gene phylogeny and notes on morphogenesis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_8) : 2549 - 2561. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.000301

Wu L, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Xu H, Lin X (2015) Two New Brackish Ciliates,Amphileptus spiculatussp. n. andA. bellussp. n. from Mangrove Wetlands in Southern China, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny of the Family Amphileptidae (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 62 (5) : 662 - 669. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12225

Mazei Y, Warren A (2015) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 3: Species with shells that are spherical or ovoid. Protistology, 9 (1) : 3 - 49.

Chen X, Zhao X, Liu X, Warren A, Zhao F, Miao M (2015) Phylogenomics of non-model ciliates based on transcriptomic analyses. Protein & Cell, 6 (5) : 373 - 385. doi: 10.1007/s13238-015-0147-3

Sun P, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2015) Morphology of three new colonial sessile peritrich ciliates, Pseudepistylis paramphora n. sp., Zoothamnium paranii n. sp. and Z. hartwigi n. sp., with notes on Epicarchesium variabile (Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 51 (2) : 186 - 195. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2015.01.001

Xu Y, Zhang W, Liu Y, Warren A, Xu H (2015) Temporal variations in taxonomic relatedness of periphytic ciliate microfauna during its colonization periods in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 95 (1) : 53 - 61. doi: 10.1017/s002531541400099x

Chen W, Chen X, Li L, Warren A, Lin X (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of an oxytrichid ciliate, Rubrioxytricha haematoplasma (Blatterer & Foissner, 1990) Berger, 1999 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt_1) : 309 - 320. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.067801-0

Esteban G, Finlay BJ, Warren A (2015) Free-living Protozoa, In: Ecology and General Biology: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates, Thorp J (Eds). Academic Press : 111 - 132.

Lv Z, Shao C, Yi Z, Warren A (2015) A Molecular Phylogenetic Investigation ofBakuella,Anteholosticha,andCaudiholosticha(Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) Based on Three-Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 62 (3) : 391 - 399. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12194

Kumar S, Kamra K, Bharti D, La Terza A, Sehgal N, Warren A, Sapra GR (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis, and molecular phylogeny of Sterkiella tetracirrata n. sp. (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae), from the Silent Valley National Park, India. European Journal of Protistology, 51 (1) : 86 - 97. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.12.002

Zhang W, Liu Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) Insights into assessing water quality using taxonomic distinctness based on a small species pool of biofilm-dwelling ciliate fauna in coastal waters of the Yellow Sea, northern China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 89 (1-2) : 121 - 127. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.018

Xu G, Zhong X, Wang Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) An approach to determining functional parameters of microperiphyton fauna in colonization surveys for marine bioassessment based on rarefaction curves. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (23) : 13461 - 13469. doi: 10.1007/s11356-014-3293-x

Chen L, Zhao X, Ma H, Warren A, Shao C, Huang J (2015) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a soil ciliate, Pseudouroleptus caudatus caudatus Hemberger, 1985 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha), from Lhalu Wetland, Tibet. European Journal of Protistology, 51 (1) : 1 - 14. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.09.001

Shao C, Chen L, Pan Y, Warren A, Miao M (2014) Morphology and phylogenetic position of the oxytrichid ciliates, Urosoma salmastra (Dragesco and Dragesco-Kernéis, 1986) Berger, 1999 and U. karinae sinense nov. sspec. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (5) : 593 - 605. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.08.004

Lu X, Gao F, Shao C, Hu X, Warren A (2014) Morphology, morphogenesis and molecular phylogeny of a new marine ciliate, Trichototaxis marina n. sp. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (5) : 524 - 537. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2014.08.002

Xu G, Zhong X, Wang Y, Warren A, Xu H (2014) A multivariate approach to the determination of an indicator species pool for community-based bioassessment of marine water quality. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 87 (1-2) : 147 - 151. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.068

Shi X, Meng Q, Liu G, Qi G, Jiang C, Meng X, Warren A (2014) Morphology and morphogenesis ofEpistylis plicatilisehrenberg, 1831 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia) from Wuhan, China. Journal of Morphology, 275 (8) : 882 - 893. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20265

Li J, Liu W, Gao S, Warren A, Song W (2014) Multigene-Based Analyses of the Phylogenetic Evolution of Oligotrich Ciliates, with Consideration of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 Secondary Structure of Three Systematically Ambiguous Genera. Eukaryotic Cell, 13 (7) : 947 - 947. doi: 10.1128/ec.00120-14

Dunthorn M, Stoeck T, Clamp J, Warren A, Mahé F (2014) Ciliates and the Rare Biosphere: A Review. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (4) : 404 - 409. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12121

Fan Y, Pan Y, Huang J, Lin X, Hu X, Warren A (2014) Molecular Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Two Novel Brackish Water Hypotrich Ciliates, with the Establishment of a New Genus,Antiokeronopsisgen. n. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (5) : 449 - 462. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12125

Mazei Y, Warren A (2014) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 2: Species with shells that are pyriform or elongate.. Protistology, 8 (4) : 133 - 171.

Wu L, Chen R, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2014) The Morphology of ThreeLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from Southern China,L. lembumsp. n.,L. vesiculosumsp. n. andL. perihoplophorumBuddenbrock, 1920, with Notes on the Molecular Phylogeny ofLoxophyllum. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 61 (2) : 115 - 125. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12089

Gong J, Qing Y, Guo X, Warren A (2014) “Candidatus Sonnebornia yantaiensis”, a member of candidate division OD1, as intracellular bacteria of the ciliated protist Paramecium bursaria (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea). Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 37 (1) : 35 - 41. doi: 10.1016/j.syapm.2013.08.007

Shao C, Lv Z, Jin L, Warren A (2014) Morphogenesis of a unique pseudourostylid ciliate, Trichototaxis songi (Ciliophora, Urostylida). European Journal of Protistology, 50 (1) : 68 - 77. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2013.09.002

Jiang Y, Xu H, Warren A (2014) Insights into discriminating environmental quality status using taxonomic distinctness based on a small species pool of ciliated protozoa in marine ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment, 468-469 : 663 - 670. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.083

Warren A (null) Protozoa. null, doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001924.pub3

Zhang Q, Yi Z, Fan X, Warren A, Gong J, Song W (2014) Further insights into the phylogeny of two ciliate classes Nassophorea and Prostomatea (Protista, Ciliophora). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 70 : 162 - 170. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.015

Liu W, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Lin X (2013) Taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny of three new oligotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia) from southern China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_12) : 4805 - 4817. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.052878-0

Ma B, Lv X, Warren A, Gong J (2013) Shifts in diversity and community structure of endophytic bacteria and archaea across root, stem and leaf tissues in the common reed, Phragmites australis, along a salinity gradient in a marine tidal wetland of northern China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 104 (5) : 759 - 768. doi: 10.1007/s10482-013-9984-3

Lv Z, Chen L, Chen L, Shao C, Miao M, Warren A (2013) Morphogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Freshwater Ciliate,Notohymena apoaustralisn. sp. (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (5) : 455 - 466. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12053

Xu Y, Li J, Song W, Warren A (2013) Phylogeny and Establishment of a New Ciliate Family, Wilbertomorphidae fam. nov. (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), a Highly Specialized Taxon Represented byWilbertomorpha colpodagen. nov., spec. nov.. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (5) : 480 - 489. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12055

Yan Y, Xu Y, Yi Z, Warren A (2013) Redescriptions of three trachelocercid ciliates (Protista, Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), with notes on their phylogeny based on small subunit rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_9) : 3506 - 3514. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.053959-0

Jiang Y, Xu H, Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Functional groups of marine ciliated protozoa and their relationships to water quality. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20 (8) : 5272 - 5280. doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-1525-0

Jiang J, Xing Y, Miao M, Shao C, Warren A, Song W (2013) Two New Marine Ciliates,Caryotricha rarisetan. sp. andDiscocephalus pararotatoriusn. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with Phylogenetic Analyses Inferred from the Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (4) : 388 - 398. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12046

Chen X, Yan Y, Hu X, Zhu M, Ma H, Warren A (2013) Morphology and morphogenesis of a soil ciliate, Rigidohymena candens (Kahl, 1932) Berger, 2011 (Ciliophora, Hypotricha, Oxytrichidae), with notes on its molecular phylogeny based on small-subunit rDNA sequence data. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 (Pt_5) : 1912 - 1921. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.048611-0

Fan X, Lin X, Liu W, Xu Y, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Morphology of three new marine Frontonia species (Ciliophora; Peniculida) with note on the phylogeny of this genus. European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 312 - 323. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.06.003

Pan Y, Li J, Li L, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a new marine ciliate genus, Heterokeronopsis g. n. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotricha), with description of a new species. European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 298 - 311. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.08.008

Shao C, Pan X, Jiang J, Ma H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Lin X (2013) A redescription of the oxytrichid Tetmemena pustulata (Müller, 1786) Eigner, 1999 and notes on morphogenesis in the marine urostylid Metaurostylopsis salina Lei et al., 2005 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (2) : 272 - 282. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.07.003

Fan Y, Warren A, Al-Farraj SA, Chen X, Shao C (2013) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene-based phylogeny of twoDiophrys-like ciliates from northern china, with notes on morphogenesis ofPseudodiophrys nigricans(Protozoa, Ciliophora). Journal of Morphology, 274 (4) : 395 - 403. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20097

Li J, Liu W, Gao S, Warren A, Song W (2013) Multigene-Based Analyses of the Phylogenetic Evolution of Oligotrich Ciliates, with Consideration of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 Secondary Structure of Three Systematically Ambiguous Genera. Eukaryotic Cell, 12 (3) : 430 - 437. doi: 10.1128/ec.00270-12

Tang F-H, Zhao Y-J, Warren A (2013) Phylogenetic Analyses of Trichodinids (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora) Inferred from 18S rRNA Gene Sequence Data. Current Microbiology, 66 (3) : 306 - 313. doi: 10.1007/s00284-012-0274-5

Xu H, Jiang Y, Zhang W, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2013) Annual variations in body-size spectra of planktonic ciliate communities and their relationships to environmental conditions: a case study in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93 (1) : 47 - 55. doi: 10.1017/s0025315412001075

Pan H, Gao F, Lin X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Three NewLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora: Pleurostomatida) from China with a Brief Review of the Marine and BrackishLoxophyllumSpecies. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (1) : 44 - 56. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12005

Pan X, Gao F, Liu W, Fan X, Warren A, Song W (2013) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene sequences of three Frontonia species, including a description of F. subtropica spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Peniculida). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (1) : 67 - 77. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.05.002

Shao C, Ding Y, Al-Rasheid KA, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Song W (2013) Establishment of a new hypotrichous genus, Heterotachysoma n. gen. and notes on the morphogenesis of Hemigastrostyla enigmatica (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 49 (1) : 93 - 105. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.04.002

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Wu L, Chen R, Yi Z, Li J, Warren A, Lin X (2013) Morphology and Phylogeny of Three NewLoxophyllumSpecies (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from Mangrove Wetlands of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (3) : 267 - 281. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12032

Xu Y, Li J, WARREN A, Song W (2013) Molecular phylogeny and establishment of a new ciliate family, Wilbertomorphidae fam. nov. (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), a highly specialized taxon represented by Wilbertomorpha colpoda gen. nov., spec. nov.. Protist,

Xu D, Sun P, Warren A, Hoon Noh J, Lim Choi D, Kyoon Shin M, Ok Kim Y (2013) Phylogenetic Investigations on Ten Genera of Tintinnid Ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea: Tintinnida), Based on Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 60 (2) : 192 - 202. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12023

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Hu X, Huang J, Warren A (2012) The morphology and phylogeny of two euplotid ciliates, Diophrys blakeneyensis spec. nov. and Diophrys oligothrix Borror, 1965 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Euplotida). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62 (Pt_11) : 2757 - 2773. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.039503-0

Jiang Y, Yang J, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Lin X (2012) Redescriptions of three tintinnid ciliates, Tintinnopsis tocantinensis, T. radix, and T. cylindrica (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), from coastal waters off China. European Journal of Protistology, 48 (4) : 314 - 325. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2012.02.001

Liu W, Yi Z, Lin X, Warren A, Song W (2012) Phylogeny of three choreotrich genera (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with morphological, morphogenetic and molecular investigations on three strobilidiid species. Zoologica Scripta, 41 (4) : 417 - 434. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00542.x

Du Y, Xu K, Warren A, Lei Y, Dai R (2012) Benthic ciliate and meiofaunal communities in two contrasting habitats of an intertidal estuarine wetland. Journal of Sea Research, 70 : 50 - 63. doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2012.03.004

Chen X, Gao S, Liu W, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2012) Taxonomic descriptions of three marine colepid ciliates, Nolandia sinica spec. nov., Apocoleps caoi spec. nov. and Tiarina fusa (Claparède & Lachmann, 1858) Bergh, 1881 (Ciliophora, Prorodontida). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62 (Pt_3) : 735 - 744. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.026302-0

Mazei Y, WARREN A (2012) A survey of the testate amoeba genus Difflugia Leclerc, 1815 based on specimens in the E. Penard and C.G. Ogden collections of the Natural History Museum, London. Part 1: Species with shells that are pointed aborally and/or have aboral protuberances. Protistology, 7 : 121 - 171.

Pan Y, Li L, Shao C, Hu X, Ma H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2012) Morphology and Ontogenesis of a Marine Ciliate, Euplotes balteatus (Dujardin, 1841) Kahl, 1932 (Ciliophora, Euplotida) and Definition of Euplotes wilberti nov spec.. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 51 (1) : 29 - 38. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.12.003.0386

Xu Y, Miao M, Warren A, Song W (2012) Diversity of the karyorelictid ciliates:Remanella(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Karyorelictida) inhabiting intertidal areas of Qingdao, China, with descriptions of three species. Systematics and Biodiversity, 10 (2) : 207 - 219. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2012.681713

Zhao Y, Gao F, Li J, Yi Z, Warren A (2012) Phylogenetic Analyses on the Tintinnid Ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) Based on Multigene Sequence Data. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 51 (4) : 319 - 328. doi: 10.4467/16890027AP.12.025.0785

Chen R, Lin X, Warren A (2011) A new pleurostomatid ciliate, Amphileptus salignus n. sp (Protozoa, Ciliophora), from mangrove wetlands in southern China. ZOOTAXA, 62 - 68.

Chen R, Lin X, Warren A (2011) A new pleurostomatid ciliate, Amphileptus salignus n. sp (Protozoa, Ciliophora), from mangrove wetlands in southern China. ZOOTAXA, 62 - 68.

Pan H, Hu X, Gong J, Lin X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A (2011) Morphological redescriptions of four marine ciliates (Ciliophora: Cyrtophorida: Dysteriidae) from Qingdao, China. European Journal of Protistology, 47 (3) : 197 - 207. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2011.03.002

Vasudevan P, Griffin P, Warren A, Thapliyal A, Srivastava RK, Tandon M (2011) Localized domestic wastewater treatment: Part II - Irrigation potential in Indian scenario. JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, 70 (8) : 595 - 600.

Vasudevan P, Griffin P, Warren A, Thapliyal A, Tandon M (2011) Localized domestic wastewater treatment: part I - constructed wetlands (an overview). JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH 70 (8) : 583 - 594.

Xu Y, Huang J, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2011) Taxonomy, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of Anteholosticha marimonilata spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from the Yellow Sea, China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (8) : 2000 - 2014. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024638-0

Xu Y, Huang J, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Song W (2011) Morphological and molecular information of a new species of Geleia (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea), with redescriptions of two Kentrophoros species from China. European Journal of Protistology, 47 (3) : 172 - 185. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2011.03.003

Wang Y, Hu X, Huang J, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Characterization of two urostylid ciliates, Metaurostylopsis flavicana spec. nov. and Tunicothrix wilberti (Lin & Song, 2004) Xu et al., 2006 (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia), from a mangrove nature protection area in China. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (7) : 1740 - 1750. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024935-0

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Two novel marine Frontonia species, Frontonia mengi spec. nov. and Frontonia magna spec. nov. (Protozoa; Ciliophora), with notes on their phylogeny based on small-subunit rRNA gene sequence data. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61 (6) : 1476 - 1486. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.024794-0

Xu H, Jiang Y, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W, Warren A (2011) Spatial variation in taxonomic distinctness of ciliated protozoan communities at genus-level resolution and relationships to marine water quality in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Hydrobiologia, 665 (1) : 67 - 78. doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0604-9

Jiang Y, Xu H, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Hu X, Song W (2011) Planktonic ciliate communities in a semi-enclosed bay of Yellow Sea, northern China: annual cycle. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 91 (1) : 97 - 105. doi: 10.1017/s002531541000175x

Jiang Y, Xu H, Hu X, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) An approach to analyzing spatial patterns of planktonic ciliate communities for monitoring water quality in Jiaozhou Bay, northern China. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62 (2) : 227 - 235. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.11.008

Fan X, Lin X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Warren A, Song W (2011) The Diversity of Scuticociliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora): a Report on Eight Marine Forms Found in Coastal Waters of China, with a Description of One New Species. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 219 - 234.

JIANG JIAMEI, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2011) Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of Two New Marine Euplotids, Pseudodiophrys nigricans n. g., n. sp., and Paradiophrys zhangi n. sp. (Ciliophora: Euplotida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (5) : 437 - 445. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00567.x

LIU WEIWEI, YI ZHENZHEN, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, AL-FARRAJ SALEHA, LIN XIAOFENG, SONG WEIBO (2011) Taxonomy, morphology and molecular systematics of a new oligotrich ciliate,Williophrya maedaigen. nov., sp. nov., with redescriptions ofStrombidium basimorphumandPseudotontonia simplicidens(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligotrichia). Systematics and Biodiversity, 9 (3) : 247 - 258. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2011.605812

Qin Y, Qiu Z, Shao C, Warren A, Shen Z (2011) Morphological Redescription and Morphogenesis of Urosoma macrostyla (Wrzesniowski, 1866) Berger, 1999 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 163 - 174.

SHAO CHEN, GAO FENG, HU XIAOZHONG, AL-RASHEID KHALEDA, WARREN ALAN (2011) Ontogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of a New Marine Urostylid Ciliate, Anteholosticha petzi n. sp. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (3) : 254 - 265. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00542.x

SHEN ZHUO, YI ZHENZHEN, WARREN ALAN (2011) The Morphology, Ontogeny, and Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequence Analysis of Diophrys parappendiculata n. sp. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Euplotida), a New Marine Ciliate from Coastal Waters of Southern China. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 58 (3) : 242 - 248. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2011.00536.x

Xu Y, Esaulov A, Lin X, Mazei Y, Hu X, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2011) Morphological Studies on Five Trachelocercids from the Yellow Sea Coast of China, with a Description of Tracheloraphis huangi spec. nov (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 50 (3) : 205 - 218.

Xu H, Zhang W, Jiang Y, Zhu M, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2011) An approach to determining the sampling effort for analyzing biofilm-dwelling ciliate colonization using an artificial substratum in coastal waters. Biofouling, 27 (4) : 357 - 366. doi: 10.1080/08927014.2011.576340

Chen X, Wang Y, Long H, AL-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Song W (2010) Morphological studies on two marine colepid ciliates from Qingdao, China, Nolandia orientalis spec. nov. and Pinacocoleps similis (Kahl, 1933) comb. nov. (Ciliophora, Colepidae). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (4) : 254 - 262. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.06.002

Zhang Q, Yi Z, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2010) The systematic position of Paraspathidium Noland, 1937 (Ciliophora, Litostomatea?) inferred from primary SSU rRNA gene sequences and predicted secondary rRNA structure. European Journal of Protistology, 46 (4) : 280 - 288. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.05.001

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A (2010) Two new marine scuticociliates, Sathrophilus planus n. sp. and Pseudoplatynematum dengi n. sp., with improved definition of Pseudoplatynematum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (3) : 212 - 220. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.03.002

Xu H, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Zhu M, Song W (2010) Planktonic protist communities in semi-enclosed mariculture waters: temporal dynamics of functional groups and their responses to environmental conditions. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 29 (4) : 106 - 115. doi: 10.1007/s13131-010-0055-6

Jiang J, Zhang Q, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W (2010) Morphology and SSU rRNA gene-based phylogeny of two marine Euplotes species, E. orientalis spec. nov. and E. raikovi (Ciliophora, Euplotida). European Journal of Protistology, 46 (2) : 121 - 132. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.11.003

LI LIQIONG, SONG WEIBO, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, WARREN ALAN, LI ZICONG, XU YUAN, SHAO CHEN (2010) Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine hypotrichous ciliate (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pseudoamphisiellidae), including a report on the small subunit rRNA gene sequence. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 158 (2) : 231 - 243. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00546.x

Chen X, Gao S, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Gong J, Lin X (2010) Parabirojimia multinucleata spec. nov. and Anteholosticha scutellum (Cohn, 1866) Berger, 2003, marine ciliates (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from tropical waters in southern China, with notes on their small-subunit rRNA gene sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 60 (1) : 234 - 243. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.008037-0

CURDS CR, WARREN A, Salvado H, ROBERTS DM (2010) An Atlas of Ciliated Protozoa Commonly Found in Aerobic Sewage-Treatment Processes. An aid to monitor treatment-plant performance. http://ciliateguide.myspecies.info/. :

Fan X, Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A (2010) Two marine scuticociliates, Sathrophilus planus n.sp. and Pseudoplatynematum, dengi n. sp., with improved definition of Pseudoplatymematum (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). European Journal of Protistology, 46 : 212 - 220.

Foissner W, Shi X, Wang R, Warren A (2010) A Reinvestigation of Neokeronopsis Populations, Including the Description of N. asiatica nov spec. (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 49 (2) : 87 - 105.

SHAO CHEN, ZHANG QIANQIAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDA, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2010) Ontogenesis and Molecular Phylogeny of the Marine CiliateDiophryopsis hystrix: Implications for the Systematics of theDiophrys-like Species (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea, Euplotida). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 57 (1) : 33 - 39. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00442.x

WARREN A, Salvado H, CURDS CR, ROBERTS DM (2010) Protozoa in activated sludge, In: The Microbiology of Activated Sludge, Serviour R, Nielsen PH (Eds). IWA Press : London, UK.

Yi Z, Lin X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Song W (2010) Molecular phylogeny ofNothoholosticha(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Urostylida) and systematic relationships of theHolosticha-complex. Systematics and Biodiversity, 8 (1) : 149 - 155. doi: 10.1080/14772000903523493

Shao C, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KA (2009) Morphogenesis of Kiitricha marina Nozawa, 1941 (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), a possible model for the ancestor of hypotrichs s. l.. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (4) : 292 - 304. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.07.002

Li L, Zhang Q, Hu X, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Khedheiry AA, Song W (2009) A redescription of the marine hypotrichous ciliate, Nothoholosticha fasciola (Kahl, 1932) nov. gen., nov. comb. (Ciliophora: Urostylida) with brief notes on its cellular reorganization and SS rRNA gene sequence. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (3) : 237 - 248. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2009.01.004

GONG JUN, STOECK THORSTEN, YI ZHENZHEN, MIAO MIAO, ZHANG QIANQIAN, ROBERTS DAVIDM, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2009) Small Subunit rRNA Phylogenies Show that the Class Nassophorea is Not Monophyletic (Phylum Ciliophora). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 56 (4) : 339 - 347. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00413.x

Li L, Song W, Shin MK, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Khedhairy AA, Al-Arifi S (2009) Reconsideration of the phylogenetic positions of three stichotrichous genera Holosticha, Anteholosticha and Pseudokeronopsis (Spirotrichea: Ciliophora) inferred from complete SSU rRNA gene sequences. Progress in Natural Science, 19 (6) : 769 - 773. doi: 10.1016/j.pnsc.2008.06.027

Yi Z, Song W, Gong J, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Arifi S, Al-Khedhairy AA (2009) Phylogeny of six oligohymenophoreans (Protozoa, Ciliophora) inferred from small subunit rRNA gene sequences. Zoologica Scripta, 38 (3) : 323 - 331. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2008.00371.x

Chen X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Taxonomic studies on a new marine ciliate, Apocoleps magnus gen. nov., spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Colepidae), isolated from Qingdao, China. Journal of the Ocean University of China, 8 : 317 - 321.

Chen X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Suctoria, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 135 - 153.

GONG J, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Cyrtophorids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). China, Science Press : Beijing. 49 - 92.

Hu X, Song W, WARREN A (2009) Scuticociliatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 171 - 216.

Hu X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Hypotrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China., Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 353 - 413.

Ji D, Sun P, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Colonial sessilid peritrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 257 - 286.

Ji D, Xu H, Choi JK, Warren A, Song W (2009) Taxonomic Characterization of Three Marine Peritrichous Ciliates from China: Zoothamnium alrasheidi spec. nov., Z. marinum Kahl, 1933 and Z. vermicola Precht, 1935 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 48 (2) : 171 - 183.

Lin X, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Pleurostomatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 93 - 134.

Long H, Song W, WARREN A (2009) Haptorid and other lower Kinetofragminophoran ciliates, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 19 - 47.

Mazei Y, Gao S, Warren A, Li L, Li J, Song W, Esaulov A (2009) A Reinvestigation of the Marine Ciliate Trachelocerca ditis (Wright, 1982) Foissner and Dragesco, 1996 (Ciliophora, Karyorelictea) from the Yellow Sea and an Assessment of Its Phylogenetic Position Inferred from the Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequence. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 48 (3) : 213 - 221.

Shao C, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Heterotrichs and related groups, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 287 - 306.

Song W, Shao C, Yi Z, Li L, Warren A, Al-Rasheid K, Yang J (2009) The morphology, morphogenesis and SSrRNA gene sequence of a new marine ciliate, Diophrys apoligothrix spec. nov. (Ciliophora; Euplotida). European Journal of Protistology, 45 (1) : 38 - 50. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.06.002

Song W, WARREN A (2009) Protohypotrichids, discocephalids and euplotids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 415 - 459.

Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (2009) Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China. Science Press : Beijing, China.

Sun P, Ji D, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Solitary sessilid peritrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 217 - 256.

Wang Y, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X, Pan H (2009) Descriptions of two new marine scuticociliates, Pleuronema sinica n. sp. and P. wilberti n. sp. (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida), from the Yellow Sea, China. European Journal of Protistology, 45 (1) : 29 - 37. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.06.001

Wang Y, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Hymenostomatids, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 155 - 169.

Xu D, WARREN A, Song W (2009) Oligotrichs, In: Free-living Ciliates in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, China, Song W, WARREN A, Hu X (Eds). Science Press : Beijing. 307 - 351.

ZHAN ZIFENG, XU KUIDONG, WARREN ALAN, GONG YINGCHUN (2009) Reconsideration of Phylogenetic Relationships of the Subclass Peritrichia (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) Based on Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequences, with the Establishment of a New Subclass Mobilia Kahl, 1933. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 56 (6) : 552 - 558. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00435.x

Shao C, Song W, Li L, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA, Lin X (2008) Systematic position of Discocephalus-like ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea) inferred from SSU rDNA and ontogenetic information. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 58 (12) : 2962 - 2972. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.65781-0

Xu H, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Gong J, Hu X (2008) Planktonic protist communities in a semi-enclosed mariculture pond: structural variation and correlation with environmental conditions. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (7) : 1353 - 1362. doi: 10.1017/s0025315408002129

Yi Z, Song W, Shao C, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Roberts DM, Miao M, Al-Quraishy SA, Chen Z (2008) Phylogeny of some systematically uncertain urostyloids – Apokeronopsis, Metaurostylopsis, Thigmokeronopsis (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia) estimated with small subunit rRNA gene sequence information: Discrepancies and agreements with morphological data. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (4) : 254 - 262. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.12.002

Miao M, Warren A, Song W, Wang S, Shang H, Chen Z (2008) Analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2) Region of Scuticociliates and Related Taxa (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) to Infer their Evolution and Phylogeny. Protist, 159 (4) : 519 - 533. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2008.05.002

Li L, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Roberts D, Yi Z, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X (2008) Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine ciliate, Apokeronopsis bergeri nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida), from the Yellow Sea, China. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (3) : 208 - 219. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2008.01.001

Yi Z, Chen Z, Warren A, Roberts D, Al-Rasheid KAS, Miao M, Gao S, Shao C, Song W (2008) Molecular phylogeny ofPseudokeronopsis(Protozoa, Ciliophora, Urostylida), with reconsideration of three closely related species at inter- and intra-specific levels inferred from the small subunit ribosomal RNA gene and the ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 region sequences. Journal of Zoology, 275 (3) : 268 - 275. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00438.x

Lin X, Li J, Gong J, Warren A, Song W (2008) Taxonomic studies on three marine pleurostomatid ciliates, Litonotus bergeri nov. spec., L. blattereri nov. spec. and L. petzi nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from North China Sea. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (2) : 91 - 102. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.08.005

Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2008) Stomatogenesis and morphological re-description of the marine ciliate,Philasterides armatalis(Protozoa: Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88 (1) : 29 - 34. doi: 10.1017/s0025315408000088

Yi Z, Song W, Warren A, Roberts DM, Al-Rasheid KAS, Chen Z, Al-Farraj SA, Hu X (2008) A molecular phylogenetic investigation of Pseudoamphisiella and Parabirojimia (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), two genera with ambiguous systematic positions. European Journal of Protistology, 44 (1) : 45 - 53. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.08.002

Chen X, Miao M, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA (2008) Redescriptions of Two Poorly Known Marine Suctorian Ciliates, Ephelota truncata Fraipont, 1878 and Ephelota mammillata Dons, 1918 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Suctoria), from Qingdao, China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (3) : 247 - 256.

Chen X, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA, Gong J (2008) Redefinitions of Two Marine Suctorian Ciliates, Ephelota gemmipara (Hertwig, 1876) Butschli, 1889 and E. crustaceorum Haller, 1880 (Ciliophora, Suctoria), with a Brief Description of the Asexual Reproduction Process in E. gemmipara. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 113 - 124.

Li L, Hu X, WARREN A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Shao C, Song W (2008) Divisional morphogenesis in the marine ciliate Anteholosticha manca (Kahl, 1932) Berger, 2003 (Ciliophora: Urostylida). Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 27 : 157 - 163.

Li L, Shao C, Yi Z, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Farraj SA, Al-Quraishy SA, Zhang QQ, Hu X, Zhu M, Ma H (2008) Redescriptions and SSrRNA gene sequence analyses of two marine species of Aspidisca (Ciliophora, Euplotida) with notes on morphogenesis in A. orthopogon. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 83 - 94.

Li L, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Roberts D, Gong J, Zhang Q, Wang Y, Hu X (2008) Two Discocephalid Ciliates, Paradiscocephalus elongatus nov gen., nov spec. and Discocephalus ehrenbergi Dragesco, 1960, from the Yellow Sea, China (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida, Discocephalidae). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (4) : 353 - 362.

LI LIFANG, SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, SHIN MANNKYOON, CHEN ZIGUI, JI DAODE, SUN PING (2008) Reconsideration of the Phylogenetic Positions of Five Peritrich Genera,Vorticella, Pseudovorticella, Zoothamnopsis, Zoothamnium, andEpicarchesium(Ciliophora, Peritrichia, Sessilida), Based on Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequences. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 55 (5) : 448 - 456. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00351.x

Shao C, Miao M, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Al-Quraishy SA, Al-Farraj SA (2008) Studies on Two Marine Metaurostylopsis spp. from China with Notes on Morphogenesis in M. sinica nov spec. (Ciliophora, Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (2) : 95 - 112.

Wang Y, Miao M, Zhang Q, Gao S, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A, Ma H (2008) Three marine interstitial scuticociliates, Schizocalyptra similis sp. n., S. sinica sp. n. and Hippocomos salinus Small and Lynn, 1985 (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida), isolated from Chinese coastal waters. Acta Protozoologica, 47 : 377 - 387.

Wang Y, Song W, Hu X, Warren A, Chen X, Al-Rasheid KAS (2008) Descriptions of two new marine species of Pleuronema, P-czapikae sp n. and P-wiackowskii sp n. (Ciliophora : Scuticociliatida), from the Yellow Sea, north China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 47 (1) : 35 - 45.

Xu D, Sun P, Song W, WARREN A (2008) Studies on a new endocommensal ciliate, Strombidium foissneri nov. sp. (Ciliophora, Oligotrichida), from the intestine of the sea urchin Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus (Camarodonta, Echinoida). Denisia, 23 : 273 - 278.

PENG XIAOHUI, SHI XINLU, WARREN ALAN (null) Establishment of a new peritrich ciliate genus, Pseudepistylis n. gen. (Ciliophora: Peritrichia: Epistylididae), with a description of a new freshwater species, Pseudepistylis songi n. sp. from Wenzhou, China. Zootaxa, 1524 (1) : 35 - 45. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.1524.1.3

Gong J, Song W, Warren A, Lin X, Roberts DM (2007) Microscopical observations on four marine Dysteria species (Ciliophora, Cyrtophorida). European Journal of Protistology, 43 (2) : 147 - 161. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2007.01.002

Chen X, Song W, Al-Rasheid KAS, Warren A, Long H, Shao C, Al-Farraj SA, Gong J, Hu X (2007) The morphology of three marine heterotrichous ciliates, Condylostentor auriculatus (Kahl, 1932) Jankowski, 1978, Condylostoma minutum Bullington, 1940 and C-spatiosum Ozaki & Yagiu in Yagiu, 1944 (Ciliophora : Heterotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (4) : 289 - 309.

Day JG, Achilles-Day U, Brown S, WARREN A (2007) Cultivation of algae and protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 3rd edition, Hurst CJ, Crawford RL, Garland JL, Lipson DA, Mills AL, Stetzenbach LD (Eds). ASM Press : Washington. 79 - 92.

GONG JUN, KIM SE-JOO, KIM SUN-YOUNG, MIN GI-SIK, ROBERTS DAVIDM, WARREN ALAN, CHOI JOONG-KI (null) Taxonomic Redescriptions of Two Ciliates, Protogastrostyla pulchra n. g., n. comb. and Hemigastrostyla enigmatica (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea, Stichotrichia), with Phylogenetic Analyses Based on 18S and 28S rRNA Gene Sequences. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 0 (0) : 071024010806001 - ???. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00288.x

Holland T, Warren A, JOHANSON Z, Long JA, Parker K, Garvey J (2007) A new species of Barameda (Rhizodontida) and heterochrony in the rhizodontid pectoral fin. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27 : 295 - 315.

Long H, Song W, Warren A, Al-Rasheid KAS, Gong J, Chen X (2007) Two new ciliates from the north China seas, Schizocalyptra aeschtae nov spee. and Sathrophilus holtae nov spec., with new definition of the genus Sathrophilus (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (3) : 229 - 245.

Shao C, Song W, Li L, Warren A, Hui X (2007) Morphological and morphogenetic redescriptions of the stichotrich ciliate Diaxonella trimarginata Jankowski, 1979 (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia, Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (1) : 25 - 39.

SHAO CHEN, HU XIAOZHONG, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, AL-QURAISHY SALEHA, SONG WEIBO (2007) Morphogenesis in the Marine Spirotrichous Ciliate Apokeronopsis crassa () n. comb. (Ciliophora: Stichotrichia), with the Establishment of a New Genus, Apokeronopsis n. g., and Redefinition of the Genus Thigmokeronopsis. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (4) : 392 - 401. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00278.x

Shi X, Hu X, Warren A, Liu G (2007) Redescription of morphology and morphogenesis of the freshwater ciliate, Pseudokeronopsis similis (Stokes, 1886) Borror et Wicklow, 1983 (Ciliophora : Urostylida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 46 (1) : 41 - 54.

Song W, Wilbert N, Al-Rasheid KAS, WARREN A, Shao C, Long H, Yi Z, Li L (2007) Redscriptions of two marine hypotrichous ciliates, Diophrys irmgard and D. hystrix (Ciliophora, Euplotida), with a brief revision of the genus Diophrys. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 : 283 - 296.

SONG WEIBO, WILBERT NORBERT, AL-RASHEID KAHLED, WARREN ALAN, SHAO CHEN, LONG HONGAN, YI ZHENZHEN, LI LIQIONG (2007) Redescriptions of Two Marine Hypotrichous Ciliates, Diophrys irmgard and D. hystrix (Ciliophora, Euplotida), with a Brief Revision of the Genus Diophrys. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (3) : 283 - 296. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00266.x

WANG RUIQING, QIU ZIJIAN, CHEN JING, WARREN ALAN, SONG WEIBO (2007) Morphogenesis of the Freshwater Ciliate Neokeronopsis spectabilis () Warren et al., 2002, Based on a China Population (Ciliophora: Urostylidae). The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 54 (2) : 184 - 190. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00248.x

Xu D, Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Hu X (2007) Redescriptions of two marine planktonic ciliates from China, Parastrombidium faurei (Kahl, 1932) Maeda, 1986 and Strombidium capitatum (Leegaard, 1915) Kahl, 1932 (Ciliophora, Oligotrichea). European Journal of Protistology, 43 (1) : 27 - 35. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.09.005

Fyda J, Kennaway G, Adamus K, Warren A (2006) Ultrastuctural events in the predator-induced defence response of Colpidium kleini (Ciliophora : Hymenostomatia). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (4) : 461 - 464.

Sun P, Song W, Warren A (2006) Taxonomic characterization of two marine peritrichous ciliates, Epicarchesium corlissi n. sp. and Pseudovorticella jiangi n. sp. (Ciliophora: Peritrichia), from northern China. European Journal of Protistology, 42 (4) : 281 - 289. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.07.004

Xu D, Song W, Lin X, Warren A (2006) On two marine oligotrich ciliates, Spirostrombidium agathae n. sp and S-schizostomum (Kahl, 1932) n. comb. from China, with a key to the identification of seven well-characterized Spirostrombidium spp. (Ciliophora : Oligotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (4) : 433 - 442.

Ma H, Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Gong J, Al-Rasheid KAS (2006) Redescription of the marine scuticociliate Glauconema trihymene Thompson, 1966 (Protozoa : Ciliophora): life cycle and stomatogenesis. ZOOTAXA, 1 - 17.

Song W, Warren A, Roberts D, Wilbert N, Li L, Sun P, Hu X, Ma H (2006) Comparison and redefinition of four marine, coloured Pseudokeronopsis spp. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida), with emphasis on their living morphology. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (3) : 271 - 287.

Li L, Song W, Warren A, Wang Y, Ma H, Hu X, Chen Z (2006) Phylogenetic position of the marine ciliate, Cardiostomatella vermiforme (Kahl, 1928) Corliss, 1960 inferred from the complete SSrRNA gene sequence, with establishment of a new order Loxocephalida n. ord. (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea). European Journal of Protistology, 42 (2) : 107 - 114. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2006.01.004

Shang H, Song W, Warren A, Li L, Chen Z (2006) Phylogenetic position of two marine ciliates, Metanophrys similis and Pseudocohnilembus hargisi (Protozoa, Ciliophora Scuticociliatia), inferred from complete small subunit rRNA gene sequence *. Progress in Natural Science, 16 (4) : 373 - 378. doi: 10.1080/10020070612330007

Ji DD, Song WB, Warren A (2006) Redescriptions of three marine peritrichous ciliates, Zoothamnium alternans Claparede et Lachmann, 1859, Z-sinense Song, 1991 and Z-commune Kahl, 1933 (Ciliophora, Peritrichia), from north China. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 45 (1) : 27 - 39.

SHAO CHEN, SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS, YI ZHENZHEN, GONG JUN (2006) Morphogenesis of the Marine Ciliate, Pseudoamphisiella alveolata (Kahl, 1932) (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia, Urostylida) During Binary Fission. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 53 (5) : 388 - 396. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00117.x

Xu D, Song W, Warren A (2006) Morphology and infraciliature of two new species of marine oligotrich ciliates (Ciliophora: Oligotrichida) from China. Journal of Natural History, 40 (21-22) : 1287 - 1299. doi: 10.1080/00222930600913925

Lin X, Song W, Warren A (2005) Two new marine pleurostomatid ciliates from China, Amphileptus gui nov. spec. and Amphileptus yuianus nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida). European Journal of Protistology, 41 (3) : 163 - 173. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2005.01.002

Weibo S, Warren A, Roberts D, Huimin S, Hongwei M, Wilbert N, Miao M, Zhenzhen Y (2005) Re-evaluation of the phylogenetic position of the genus Dexiotrichides (Protozoa, Ciliophora Scuticociliatida) inferred from stomatogenetic and molecular information for Dexiotrichides pangi. Progress in Natural Science, 15 (8) : 700 - 707. doi: 10.1080/10020070512331342790

Ramirez E, Robles E, Bonilla P, Sainz G, Lopez M, De La Cerda JM, Warren A (2005) Occurrence of Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae and Bacterial Indicators in a Constructed Wetland Treating Domestic Wastewater from a Single Household. Engineering in Life Sciences, 5 (3) : 253 - 258. doi: 10.1002/elsc.200420071

Vickerman K, Warren A, Preston T (2005) Meeting Report: Evolution of Protozoa and Other Protists, Linnean Society, London, September 13, 2004. Protist, 156 (1) : 9 - 17. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2005.02.003

Gong J, Song W, Warren A (2005) Periphytic ciliate colonization: annual cycle and responses to environmental conditions. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 39 : 159 - 170. doi: 10.3354/ame039159

Lin XF, Song WB, Warren A (2005) Taxonomic studies on three marine pleurostomatid ciliates: Kentrophyllum verrucosum (Stokes, 1893) Petz, Song et Wilbert, 1995, Epiphyllum soliforme (Faure-Fremiet, 1908) gen. n., comb. n. and Amphileptus sikorai sp n., with the establishment of a new genus Epiphyllum (Ciliophora : Pleurostomatida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 44 (2) : 129 - 145.

Lin XF, Song WB, Wilbert N, Warren A (2005) Two new marine pleurostomatid ciliates from China, Loxophyllum jini and L. qiuianum (Ciliophora : Pleurostomatida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 44 (2) : 147 - 157.

Fyda J, Warren A, Wolinńska J (2005) An investigation of predator‐induced defence responses in ciliated protozoa. Journal of Natural History, 39 (18) : 1431 - 1442. doi: 10.1080/00222930400004396

Gong J, Song W, WARREN A (2005) Updating the ciliate genus Chlamydodon Ehrenberg, 1835, with redescriptions of three species (Ciliophora: Cyrtophorida). Acta Protozoologica, 44 : 19 - 32.

Ji DD, Song W, WARREN A (2005) Two new marine sessile peritrichous ciliates (Protozoa: Ciliophora). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 30 : 702 - 705.

Ma HW, Song W, Gong J, WARREN A (2005) Reconsideration of stomatogenesis in Uronemia marinum Dujardin, 1841 during asexual division (Protozoa: Scuticociliatida). Acta Zoologica Sinica, 50 : 823 - 827.

Song W, WARREN A, ROBERTS D, Shang H, Ma H (2005) Re-evaluation of the phylogenetic position of the genus Dexiotrichides inferred from stomatogenetic and molecular information for Dexiotrichides pangi. Progress in Natural Science, 15 : 700 - 707.

Vickerman K, WARREN A, Preston T (2005) Evolution of protozoa and other protists. Meeting Report. Protist, 156 : 9 - 17.

Xu H, Song W, Lu L, WARREN A (2005) Tolerance of ciliated protozoan Paramecium bursaria to ammonia and nitrites. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 23 : 349 - 353.

Ji D, Song W, Warren A (2004) Rediscovery and redescription of the marine peritrichous ciliate Epicarchesium abrae (Precht, 1935) nov. comb. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Peritrichia). European Journal of Protistology, 40 (3) : 219 - 224. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2004.03.002

Lin X, Song W, Warren A (2004) Redescription of the rare marine ciliate, Prodiscocephalus borrori () from shrimp-culturing waters near Qingdao, China, with redefinitions of the genera Discocephalus, Prodiscocephalus and Marginotricha (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida, Discocephalidae). European Journal of Protistology, 40 (2) : 137 - 146. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2003.12.003

Shi X, Warren A, Yu Y, Shen Y (2004) Infraciliature and myoneme system ofCampanella umbellaria (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Peritrichida). Journal of Morphology, 261 (1) : 43 - 51. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10225

Hu X, Warren A, Song W (2002) Observations on the morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine hypotrich ciliate (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from China. Journal of Natural History, 38 (9) : 1059 - 1069. doi: 10.1080/0022293031000069256

Xu H, Song W, Warren A (2004) An investigation of the tolerance to ammonia of the marine ciliate Euplotes vannus (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Hydrobiologia, 519 (1-3) : 189 - 195. doi: 10.1023/b:hydr.0000026505.91684.ab

Ji D, Song W, Warren A (2004) Pseudovorticella paracratera n. sp., a new marine peritrich ciliate (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from north China. Hydrobiologia, 515 (1-3) : 49 - 57. doi: 10.1023/b:hydr.0000027317.26498.6a

Hu X, WARREN A, Suzuki T (2004) Morphology and morphogenesis of two marine ciliates, Pseudokeronopsis pararubra sp.n. and Amphistella annulata from China and Japan (Protozoa: Ciliophora). Acta Protozoologica, 43 : 351 - 368.

SHI XINLU, HU XIAOZHONG, WARREN ALAN (2003) Rediscovery of Gastrostyla setifera (Engelmann, 1862) Kent, 1882: morphology and divisional morphogenesis (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). Journal of Natural History, 37 (12) : 1411 - 1422. doi: 10.1080/00222930110121006

Chen ZG, Song WB, Warren A (2003) Species separation and identification of Uronychia spp. (Hypotrichia : Ciliophora) using RAPD fingerprinting and ARDRA riboprinting. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 42 (2) : 83 - 90.

Ma H, Song W, Hu X, Warren A (2003) Morphology and stomatogenesis of Pseudocohnilembus hargisi (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83 (2) : 399 - 405. doi: 10.1017/s0025315403007240h

Shang H, Song W, WARREN A (2003) Phylogenetic positions of two ciliates, Paranophrys magna and Mesanophrys carcini (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea), within the subclass Scuticociliatia inferred from complete small subunit rRNA gene sequences. Acta Protozoologica, 42 : 171 - 181.

SONG WEIBO, WARREN ALAN, JI DAODE, WANG MEI, AL-RASHEID KHALEDAS (2003) New Contributions to Two Heterotrichous Ciliates, Folliculina simplex (Dons, 1917), Condylostoma curva Burkovsky, 1970 and One Licnophorid, Licnophora lyngbycola Faure-Fremiet, 1937 (Protozoa, Ciliophora): Descriptions of Morphology and Infraciliature. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 50 (6) : 449 - 462. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2003.tb00271.x

Stott R, May E, Ramirez E, Warren A (2003) Predation of Cryptosporidium oocysts by protozoa and rotifers: implications for water quality and public health. Water Science and Technology 47 (3) : IWA Publishing : 77 - 83. doi: 10.2166/wst.2003.0166

Hu X, Song W, Warren A (2002) Observations on the morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine urostylid ciliate, Parabirojimia similis nov. gen., nov. spec. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 38 (4) : 351 - 364. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00880

Shi XL, Warren A, Song WB (2002) Studies on the morphology and morphogenesis of Allotricha curdsi sp n. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 41 (4) : 397 - 405.

Kinner NE, Harvey RW, Shay DM, Metge DW, Warren A (2002) Field Evidence for a Protistan Role in an Organically-Contaminated Aquifer. Environmental Science & Technology, 36 (20) : 4312 - 4318. doi: 10.1021/es020611m

Gong J, Song W, Warren A (2002) Redescriptions of two marine cyrtophorid ciliates, Dysteria cristata (Gourret and Roeser, 1888) Kahl, 1931 and Dysteria monostyla (Ehrenberg, 1838) Kahl, 1931 (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Cyrtophorida), from China. European Journal of Protistology, 38 (3) : 213 - 222. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00862

Warren A, Fyda J, Song W (2002) The morphology of the poorly-known freshwater urostylid ciliate Neokeronopsis spectabilis (Kahl, 1932) nov. gen. nov. comb., (Ciliophora: Urostylidae), with notes on its morphogenesis. European Journal of Protistology, 38 (2) : 195 - 206. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00820

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2002) Taxonomy of trichodinids from the gills of marine fishes in coastal regions of the Yellow Sea, with descriptions of two new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830 (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Peritrichia). Systematic Parasitology, 51 (2) : 107 - 120. doi: 10.1023/a:1014066915539

Warren A, Day JG, Brown S (2002) Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, Hurst CJ, Crawford RL, Knudsen GR, McInerney MJ, Stetzenbach LD (Eds). ASM Press : Washington, USA. 71 - 83.

Decamp O, Warren A (2001) ABUNDANCE, BIOMASS AND VIABILITY OF BACTERIA IN WASTEWATERS: IMPACT OF TREATMENT IN HORIZONTAL SUBSURFACE FLOW CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS. Water Research, 35 (14) : 3496 - 3501. doi: 10.1016/s0043-1354(01)00064-1

Song W, Petz W, Warren A (2001) Morphology and morphogenesis of the poorly-known marine urostylid ciliate, Metaurostylopsis marina(Kahl, 1932) nov. gen., nov. comb. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 37 (1) : 63 - 76. doi: 10.1078/0932-4739-00802

Hodson ME, Valsami-Jones E, Cotter-Howells JD, Dubbin WE, Kemp AJ, Thornton I, Warren A (2001) Effect of bone meal (calcium phosphate) amendments on metal release from contaminated soils — a leaching column study. Environmental Pollution, 112 (2) : 233 - 243. doi: 10.1016/s0269-7491(00)00116-0

Stott R, May E, Matsushita E, Warren A (2001) Protozoan predation as a mechanism for the removal of cryptosporidium oocysts from wastewaters in constructed wetlands. Water Science and Technology 44 (11-12) : IWA Publishing : 191 - 198. doi: 10.2166/wst.2001.0828

Warren A, Curds CR (2001) Protozoa, In: Wastewater Biology The Microlife, Schuyler RG (Eds). Water Environment Federation : Alexandra, VA, USA. 39 - 60.

Xu K, Song W, Warren A, Choi JK (2001) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) of some marine fishes from coastal regions of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea. Systematic Parasitology, 50 (1) : 69 - 79. doi: 10.1023/a:1011865124047

Song W, Warren A (2000) Pseudoamphisiella alveolata (Kahl, 1932) nov. comb., a large marine hypotrichous ciliate from China (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 36 (4) : 451 - 457. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(00)80051-6

Hu X, Song W, Warren A (2000) Divisional morphogenesis in the marine ciliate Holosticha warreni (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80 (5) : 785 - 788. doi: 10.1017/s0025315400002757

Song W, Wang M, Warren A (2000) Redescriptions of three marine ciliates, Strombidium elegans Florentin, 1901, Strombidium sulcatum Claparède & Lachmann, 1859 and Heterostrombidium paracalkinsi Lei, Xu & Song, 1999 (Ciliophora, Oligotrichida). European Journal of Protistology, 36 (3) : 327 - 342. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(00)80010-3

Chen ZG, Song WB, Warren A (2000) Studies on six Euplotes spp. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida) using RAPD fingerprinting, including a comparison with morphometric analyses. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 39 (3) : 209 - 216.

Decamp O, Warren A (2000) Investigation of Escherichia coli removal in various designs of subsurface flow wetlands used for wastewater treatment. Ecological Engineering, 14 (3) : 293 - 299. doi: 10.1016/s0925-8574(99)00007-5

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (2000) Observations on trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritricha) from the gills of maricultured molluscs in China, with descriptions of three new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1838. Systematic Parasitology, 45 (1) : 17 - 24. doi: 10.1023/a:1006284629307

Song W, Wilbert N, Warren A (1999) Three new entocommensal ciliates from digestive tract of sea urchins of the Weddell Sea, Antarctica (Protozoa, Ciliophora). Polar Biology, 22 (4) : 232 - 240. doi: 10.1007/s003000050415

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (1999) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from the gills of mariculture molluscs in China, with the descriptions of four new species of Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1838. Systematic Parasitology, 42 (3) : 229 - 237. doi: 10.1023/a:1006071106844

Xu K, Song W, Warren A (1999) Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) from the gills of cultured marine fishes in China, with the description of Trichodinella lomi n. sp.. Systematic Parasitology, 42 (3) : 219 - 227. doi: 10.1023/a:1006067005936

Song W, Warren A (1999) Observations on Morphogenesis in a marine ciliate Tachysoma ovata (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Hypotrichida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 79 (1) : 35 - 38. doi: 10.1017/s0025315498000034

(1999) The role of ciliated protozoa in subsurface flow wetlands and their potential as bioindicators. Water Science and Technology 40 (3) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(99)00444-8

(1999) The effects of wastewater irrigation on groundwater quality in Mexico. Water Science and Technology 40 (2) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(99)00429-1

Hodson ME, Valsami-Jones E, Dubbin WE, Collins M, Cotter-Howells J, Paton G, Kemp AJ, Warren A (1999) Metal remediation of soil via phosphate formation: Bone meal treatments. MINERAL DEPOSITS: PROCESSES TO PROCESSING, VOLS 1 AND 2 1183 - 1186.

Decamp O, Warren A (1998) Bacterivory in ciliates isolated from constructed wetlands (reed beds) used for wastewater treatment. Water Research, 32 (7) : 1989 - 1996. doi: 10.1016/s0043-1354(97)00461-2

Novarino G, Warren A, Kinner NE (1998) In situ biodegradation in organically - Contaminated aquifers: How important are protists?. FIRST INTERNATIONAL SPECIALIZED CONFERENCE ON WATER QUALITY AND ITS MANAGEMENT - PROCEEDINGS 561 - 561.

Novarino G (1997) Protistan communities in aquifers: a review. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 20 (3-4) : Wiley : 261 - 275. doi: 10.1016/s0168-6445(97)00046-6

Song W, Warren A, Hu X (1997) Morphology and Morphogenesis of Pseudoamphisiella lacazei (Maupas, 1883) Song, 1996 with Suggestion of Establishment of a New Family Pseudoamphisiellidae nov. fam. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). Archiv für Protistenkunde, 147 (3-4) : 265 - 276. doi: 10.1016/s0003-9365(97)80053-x

Campbell CD, Warren A, Cameron CM, Hope SJ (1997) Direct toxicity assessment of two soils amended with sewage sludge contaminated with heavy metals using a protozoan (Colpoda steinii) bioassay.. Chemosphere, 34 (3) : 501 - 514. doi: 10.1016/s0045-6535(96)00389-x

(1997) The application of the root zone method for the treatment and reuse of high-strength abattoir waste in Mexico. Water Science and Technology 35 (5) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/s0273-1223(97)00078-4

Decamp O, Warren A (1997) Observations on the morphology of Caenomorpha uniserialis Levander, 1894 (Ciliophora, heterotrichida) isolated from a wastewater treatment plant. ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 36 (2) : 105 - 110.

Warren A, Day JG, Brown S (1997) Cultivation of Algae and Protozoa, In: Manual of Environmental Microbiology, Hurst CJ, Knudsen GR, McInerney MJ, Stetzenbach LD, Walter MV (Eds). ASM Press : Washington, USA. 61 - 71.

Nagasawa S, Warren A (1996) Redescription of Vorticella oceanica Zacharias, 1906 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) with notes on its host, the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros coarctatum Lauder,1864. Hydrobiologia, 337 (1-3) : 27 - 36. doi: 10.1007/bf00028504

Pérez-Uz B, Song W, Warren A (1996) Morphogenetic processes in division of Uronema filificum Kahl 1931 (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida) and implications for its systematic position in the family uronematidae. European Journal of Protistology, 32 (2) : 262 - 270. doi: 10.1016/s0932-4739(96)80025-3

Song WB, Warren A (1996) A redescription of the marine ciliates Uroleptus retractilis (Claparede and Lachmann, 1858) comb n and Epiclintes ambiguus (Muller, 1786) Butschli, 1889 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida). ACTA PROTOZOOLOGICA, 35 (3) : 227 - 234.

(1995) Removal of pathogens from wastewaters by the root zone method (RZM). Water Science and Technology 32 (3) : IWA Publishing : doi: 10.1016/0273-1223(95)00622-2

Douglas GF, Bowell RJ, John DM, Brooks SJ, Hodda M, Stanley CJ, Warren A (1994) Biological and mineralogical aspects of sulphide deposits in Malaysia: field work and preliminary analysis. : The Natural History MuseumLondon. 74.

Novarino G, Warren A, Kinner NE, Harvey RW (1994) Protists from a sewage‐contaminated aquifer on cape cod, Massachusetts. Geomicrobiology Journal, 12 (1) : 23 - 36. doi: 10.1080/01490459409377968

NOVARINO G, WARREN A, KINNER NE, HARVEY RW (1994) PROTISTS FROM A SEWAGE-CONTAMINATED AQUIFER ON CAPE-COD, MASSACHUSETTS, USA. PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GROUND WATER ECOLOGY 143 - 151.

Gresty KA, Warren A (1993) Incidence of ciliate epibionts on Lepeophtheirus salmonis from salmon in Japan and Scotland: a scanning electron microscopic study, In: Pathogens Of Wild And Farmed Fish Sea Lice, Boxshall GA, Defaye D (Eds). Ellis Horwood Limited : Cichester, UK. 356 - 363.

Forge TA, Berrow ML, Darbyshire JF, Warren A (1993) Protozoan bioassays of soil amended with sewage sludge and heavy metals, using the common soil ciliate Colpoda steinii. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 16 (4) : 282 - 286. doi: 10.1007/bf00369305

Ram�rez E, Warren A, Rivera FN, Bonilla P, Rodr�uez S, Calder�n A, Ort�z R, Gallegos E (1993) An investigation of the pathogenic and non-pathogenic free-living amoebae in an activated-sludge plant. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 69 (1-2) : 135 - 139. doi: 10.1007/bf00478354

Rivera FN, Rodr�guez S, Warren A, Bonilla P, Ram�rez E, Calder�n A, Ort�z R (1993) An investigation of the pathogenic and non-pathogenic free-living amoebae from the root zone method of wastewater treatment. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 69 (1-2) : 93 - 98. doi: 10.1007/bf00478350

Douglas GE, Brook SJ, Hodda M, John DM, Warren A (1993) Micro-ecological aspects of mine contamination: use of algae (and other cryptogams), protozoa, nematodes and chironomids for monitoring mine contaminants in freshwater. Literature review and methods. : The Natural History MuseumLondon. 14.

FORGE TA, DARBYSHIRE JF, BERROW ML, WARREN A (1993) PROTOZOAN BIOASSAYS OF SOIL AMENDED WITH SEWAGE-SLUDGE AND HEAVY-METALS USING THE COMMON SOIL CILIATE COLPODA-STEINII. INTEGRATED SOIL AND SEDIMENT RESEARCH: A BASIS FOR PROPER PROTECTION 1 : 315 - 316.

WARREN A (1991) A SCANNING ELECTRON-MICROSCOPIC STUDY OF THE MORPHOLOGY OF SCYPHIDIA-PHYSARUM LACHMANN, 1856 (CILIOPHORA, PERITRICHIDA). SCANNING MICROSCOPY, 5 (1) : 281 - 286.

Warren A, Curds CR (1990) Protozoa, In: Wastewater Biology The microlife : a special publication, Gerardi MH, Horsfall FL (Eds). Water Environment Federation : 39 - 73.

Roberts DM, Warren A (1987) An Inexpensive Apparatus for Automatic Continuous Dehydration. Stain Technology, 62 (4) : 211 - 215. doi: 10.3109/10520298709107996

Warren A (1985) A Redescription of the freshwater loricate ciliate, Stentor barrettiBarrett, 1870. Archiv für Protistenkunde, 129 (1-4) : 145 - 153. doi: 10.1016/s0003-9365(85)80016-6

CAREY PG, WARREN A (1983) THE ROLE OF SURFACE-TOPOGRAPHY IN THE TAXONOMY OF PERITRICH CILIATES. PROTISTOLOGICA, 19 (1) : 73 - 89.

Roberts DM, Warren A, Curds CR (1983) Morphometric Analysis of Outline Shape Applied to the Peritrich Genus Vorticella. Systematic Zoology, 32 (4) : 377 - 377. doi: 10.2307/2413165

WARREN A (1983) AN UNUSUAL LORICATE STENTOR, STENTOR-BARRETTI BARRETT, 1870. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 30 (3) : A42 - A43.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1983) LORICA STRUCTURE OF THE FRESH-WATER CILIATE PLATYCOLA-DECUMBENS EHRENBERG, 1830 (PERITRICHIDA, VAGINICOLIDAE). PROTISTOLOGICA, 19 (1) : 5 - 20.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1982) THE LORICA STRUCTURE OF PLATYCOLA-DECUMBENS EHRENBERG, 1830 (CILIOPHORA, PERITRICHIDA). JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (4) : 641 - 641.

WARREN A, CAREY PG (1982) TOPOGRAPHIC PATTERN-ANALYSIS OF PERITRICH CILIATES. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (2) : 323 - 323.

WARREN A, ROBERTS DM (1982) DOES VORTICELLA HAVE VITAL STATISTICS - A MATHEMATICAL-ANALYSIS OF SHAPE, WITH TAXONOMIC IMPLICATIONS. JOURNAL OF PROTOZOOLOGY, 29 (4) : 641 - 642.

Williams RAJ, Owens HL, Clamp J, Peterson AT, Warren A, Martín-Cereceda M (2018) Endemicity and climatic niche differentiation in three marine ciliated protists. Limnology and Oceanography, 63 (6) : 2727 - 2736. doi: 10.1002/lno.11003

Xu D, Kong H, Yang E-J, Li X, Jiao N, Warren A, Wang Y, Lee Y, Jung J, Kang S-H (null) Contrasting Community Composition of Active Microbial Eukaryotes in Melt Ponds and Sea Water of the Arctic Ocean Revealed by High Throughput Sequencing. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11 : doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01170

Teaching and students

Courses taught

MSc: Taxonomy and Biodiversity
10/2014 - 9/2014.

MSc: Water and Environmental Engineering
9/2013 - 8/2013.

MSc: Aquatic Resource Management
9/2013 - 8/2013.