- Mortality patterns suggest lack of senescence in hydraD E Martinez
Department of Biology, Pomona College, Claremont, California 91711 6339, USA
Exp Gerontol 33:217-25. 1998..The results provide no evidence for aging in hydra: mortality rates have remained extremely low and there are no apparent signs of decline in reproductive rates. Hydra may have indeed escaped senescence and may be potentially immortal...
- Phylogeny and biogeography of Hydra (Cnidaria: Hydridae) using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequencesD E Martinez
Department of Biology, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:403-10. 2010..Hydra appear to have diversified in the Northern Hemisphere, and their current diversity is greatest here. Two species were then able to disperse to the Southern Hemisphere, perhaps due to their thermal tolerance...