Secretary-General (2019-)

Secretary-General: Alexey Kotov (Russia)

Field of research:

•    Cladocera (Branchiopoda, Crustacea) – all aspects of morphology, systematics, biology, phylogenetics, phylogeography and palaeontology;
•    General problems of freshwater Biodiversity inventory and conservation;
•    Pleistocene-Early Holocene remains of different invertebrates in the permafrost, i.e. associated with remains of large mammals of the "Mammoth Fauna".



A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences

Leninsky Prospect 33, Moscow 119071, Russia

E-mail: alexey-a-kotov at
Official Fax : ++7 (495) 954-55-34



WOS Researcher ID: B-1549-2010

Author ID Scopus: 7101691246

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Born: March 28, 1966, in Moscow, Russia
Citizenship and Nationality: Russian

EMPLOYMENT: A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences. Leninsky Prospect 33, Moscow 119071, Russia


Leading Researcher ("veduschij nauchnij sotrudnik"), Ph.D., Dr.Sci.,

Professor of Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2016),

Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2016)


  • Middle education: Secondary School N11, Oktjabrskiy District of Moscow, 1973-1983;
  • Higher education: Biological Faculty of Moscow State University, 1986-1991 (Diploma Master of Science, from 30.06.1991 [cum laude]);
  • Ph.D. by Institute of A.V. Seversov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences, 10.03.1998 [Kotov, A. A., 1998. Comparative analysis of morphology of Anomopoda (Crustacea, Branchiopoda). Ph.D. Thesis. Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow. 309 pp.;
  • Dr. Sci. by A.V. Seversov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences, 28.11.2006 [Kotov, A. A., 2006. Morphology, systematics and phylogeny of the cladocerans of order Anomopoda (Crustacea, Branchiopoda). Dr. Sci. Thesis, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow. 503 pp.



  • The State University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, – supported by research grant from the government of Flemish Community in the frame of cultural agreement between Russia and Flemish Community, IX-XII/1997;
  • El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico – position of associated Investigator "C", supported by CONACYT through the Catedras Patrimoniales program, XI/2000-XI/2002 (With expeditions to different regions of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala);
  • Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Khon Kaen University, Thailand, III-IV/2003.;
  • University of New York at Buffalo, U.S.A., with several collecting trips in New York (2004 and 2006), Philadelphia, different states of New England (2004), Arizona, New Mexico, Texas (2005), and Alaska (2011);
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., U.S.A. (X-XI/2006 and I-II/2010);
  • Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes and ECOSUR Chetumal, Mexico (10-11/2008);
  • The State University of Ghent, Belgium (I/2010);
  • Hanyang University and Inha University, Seoul, South Korea (2011-2014, 2016-2018);
  • Jinan University, Guangzhou, China (2012).


  • A grant "Ecological security of Russia" (1994-1995);
  • A grant from the Biodiversity Foundation, Project 4.7.1 (1995-1996), and grant 02.0001.97 (1997-1999);
  • Grants from the Russian Foundation of Basic Research 96-04-48063 (1996-1999), 99-04-48969 (1999-2001), 03-04-48879 (2003-2005), 06-04-48624 (2006-2008), 09-04-00201-a (2009-2011), 09-04-90213-????_? (2009-2011), 09-04-10083-k (2009), 09-04-92302-???_? (2010), 14-14-00778 (2014-2017); 10-04_90716_ ???_??, 10-04-10009-k, 11-04-10038-?, 12-04-00207-?, 12-04-10052-?, 12-04-31556 ???_?, 13-04-10108-?, 13-04-07040-?, 14-04-10108-?; 15-04-08552-?, 16-34-50136-???_??, 17-34-50129-???_??,
  • A scholarship of Russian Government to young scientists (1997-2000);
  • A grant from CONACYT (15.11.2000-15.11.2002 through the Catedras Patrimoniales program and 10-11.2008);
  • A supporting scholarship from Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Khon Kaen University, Thailand (03.-04.2003);
  • US NSF PEET (2004-2008); ARC 1023334 (2010-2014)
  • "Biodiversity", Program of fundamental investigations of the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences (2006-2013);
  • Scholarship from Russian Science Support Foundation (2008-2009);
  • The discovery of Korean Indigenous Species Project, NIBR (National Institute of Biological Resources), Republic of Korea (2011-2018);
  • Russian Science Foundation project ("Biodiversity of the freshwater invertebrates and its formation with reference to the Cladocera (Crustacea)", 2014-2016;
  • Russian Science Foundation project 18-14-00325 ("Historical approach to the biogeography of continental waters of North Eurasia: Cladocera (Crustacea) as a model", 2018-2020;
  • Russian Foundation of Basic Research, project 18-04-00398 ("Extinction of the branchiopod crustaceans of the North-East of Eurasia in Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene as a sign of a biocoenotic crisis in the continental water bodies at that time", 2018-2020);
  • Government Program of Competitive Growth of Kazan Federal University (2016-2019).


  • The Secretary General of the International Union of Biological Sciences (since 2019);
  • Member of the Coordination Mechanism of Global Taxonomy Initiative, Convention on the Biological diversity UNEP;
  • Academic Editor of "Scientific Reports" (Nature publishing Group), Q1 of WOS Core Collection;
  • Editorial Broad of 'Invertebrate Zoology' (Moscow), SCOPUS;
  • Field Editor of 'Biologia' (Bratislava), WOS Core Collection;
  • Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation Committee ("Sovet"), ? 002.213.02 (A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow) in hydrobiology;
  • A member of the Presidium of Higher Attestation Commission, Ministry of Education and Science (VAK) (2016-2019);
  • A member of Bureau of the Scientific Committee on hydrobiology and ichtiology of Russian Academy of Sciences;
  • Russian coordinator of a bilateral cooperative project between Russian and Polish Academies of Sciences "The study of response of Polish and Russia lakes to environmental change with a focus on climate and anthropogenic impact" (2011-2013);
  • Member of the Crustacean Society.
  • Member of the Presidium of the Hydrobiological Society at the Russian Academy of Sciences


  • President of the Russian Crustacean Society (since 2018);
  • The President of the Program Committee of the Conference "Crustacea: diversity, ecology and evolution", Moscow, 30.10-02.11.2018. The Editor of the proceedings of this Conference which will be published in especial issue of "Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal" (WOS Core Collection);
  • The President of the Program Committee of the Conference "Actual problems of investigations of the Crustacea" dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Professor Nikolai N. Smirnov, Borok, 17-20.05.2018;
  • The Editor of a special issue of "Invertebrate Zoology" (Scopus) dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Professor Nikolai N. Smirnov.


REVIEWS for Journals: Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Annales de Limnologie, Archiv fuer Hydrobiologie, Biologia, Crustaceana, Freshwater Biology, Hydrobiologia, Invertebrate Systematics, Israel Journal of Zoology, Journal of Natural History, Journal of Plankton Research, PLOS One, Polar Biology, Review for Ecology and Evolution, Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, Scientific Reports, Studia Quaternaria, Marine Technology Society Journal, Zoological Journal of Linnean Society, Zoological Studies, Zootaxa
Biology Bulletin, Dokladi Biological Sciences, Genetics, Inland Water Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, Journal of SibFU - Biology, Ontogenesis, Povolzhsky Ecological Journal, Russian Journal of Biological Invasions, Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal.


  • 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th International Symposia on Cladocera in Postojna (Slovenia), Ploen (Germany), Wierzba (Poland), Herzberg (Switzerland) and Aguascalientes (Mexico) and Lednice (Czech Republic);
  • 6th Meeting of Coordination Mechanism of the Global Taxonomy Initiative (Convention on Biodiversity, UNEP), Montreal, Canada (20-21/XI/2006);
  • 2nd Ad Hoc Intergovernmental and Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on IPBES, Nairobi, Kenia (05-09/10/2009);
  • Russian coordinator of the Swiss-Russian Seminar "Cladocerans (Crustacea) as model organisms for ecological and evolutionary research approaching the age of genomics", supported jointly by the Russian Foundation of Basic Research and Swiss National Science Foundation, Friburg, 8-10 November 2010;
  • Workshop on Freshwater Invertebrates of Southeast Asia: Biodiversity and Origin, July 29th – August 4th, 2012, Taksila Hotel, Maha Sarakham, Thailand;
  • Member of the Organization Commetee of the International School-conference «Recent problems of investigations of the crustaceans of continental waters», I.P. Papanin Institute of Inland Water Biology, Russia, Borok, 5–9 November of 2012;
  • Session organiser, 15th International Meiofauna Conference in Korea. The future of meiofauna study. July 22th-26th 2013 at Hanyang University ERICA Campus, Ansan, Korea;
  • XIII Subfossil Cladocera Workshop. Tallin, June 16-18, 2014.
  • AquaRES workshop. Brussels, 28-30 September 2015;
  • 32rd  IUBS General Assembly and Conference. Berlin, 14–16 December 2015 and meetings of the Executive Committee of IUBS (2016-2018);
  • many specialized Conferences in Russia.




List of publications of Alexey Kotov (July 10, 2018)

  1. Kotov A.A., 1995. Semejstvo Bosminidae. In.: Alekseev V. R. (ed.). A key-book of the freshwater invertebrates of Russia. 2. Crustacea: 66-67. [Family Bosminidae. In Russian]
  2. Kotov A.A. & P. Stifter, 2006. Ilyocryptidae of the world. Kenobi Productions. In Dumont, H. J., Guides to the identification of the microivertebrates of the Continental Waters of the world, Vol. 22. Kenobi Productions, Ghent & Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, 172 pp.
  3. Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., Glagolev S.M., Smirnov N.N., 2010. Water fleas (Cladocera). In: Alexeev V.R., Tsalolokhin S.Y. (eds.), Key book for zooplankton and zoobenthos of fresh waters of European Russia. KMK, Moscow. P. 151-276.
  4. Kotov A.A., 2013. Morphology and phylogeny of the Anomopoda (Crustacea: Cladocera). KMK, Moscow, 638 pp.
  5. Kotov A.A., Bekker E.I., 2016 Cladocera: family Eurycercidae (Branchiopoda: Cladocera: Anomopoda). In Dumont, H. J. (ed.), Identification guides to the plankton and benthos of inland waters, Vol. 25. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden & Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim. 89 pp. ISBN 978-3-8236-1731-0
  6. Kotov A.A., 2017. Notes on the Physiology of Embryogenesis. In: Smirnov N.N., 2017. Physiology of the Cladocera. 2nd Edition. Academic Press, London etc., P. 281-297.
  7. Rogers D.C., Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., Glagolev S.M., Korovchinsky N.M., Smirnov N.N., Bekker E.I., 2019. Chapter 16.2. Arthropoda: Class Branchiopoda. In: Rogers C.D., Thorp J.H. (eds.), Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Volume 4: Keys to Palaearctic Fauna. London etc.: Academic Press, P. 643-724.
(i.e. papers in the ISI Science Citation Index – 147; number of citations in WOS Core Collection – 2220; WOS H-index – 27):
  1. Kotov, A. A., 1993. Sravnenije dinamiki rostovih i produktsionnih pokazateley dvuh vidof dafniy s dinamikoy ih chislennosti i plodovitosti. Biologicheskije Nauki 1 (348): 73-81. [Comparison of dynamics of the growth and production parameters of two species of Daphnia with dynamics of their density and relative fecundity. In Russian]
  2. Kotov, A. A., 1995. Razvitie golovnih i torakalnih pridatkov v pozdnem embriogeneze Eurycercus lamellatus (Daphniiformes, Chydoridae). Zool. Zhurnal 74: 39-50. [The development of head and thoracic appendages of Eurycercus lamellatus (Crustacea, Daphniiformes) in later embryogenesis. In Russian]
  3. Kotov, A. A., 1995. Structure of the thoracic limbs in Bosmina Baird, 1845 (Crustacea Anomopoda). Arthropoda Selecta 4 (3/4): 41-50.
  4. Kotov, A. A., 1996. Frontalnaja golovnaja pora u primitivnih predstaviteley semeistv Chydoridae i Macrothricidae. Zool. Zhurnal 75 (11): 1603-1607. [Frontal head pore in primitive representatives of families Chydoridae and Macrothricidae (Anomopoda, Crustacea). In Russian]
  5. Kotov, A. A., 1996. Fate of the second maxilla during embryogenesis in some Anomopoda Crustacea (Branchiopoda). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 116: 393-405.
  6. Kotov, A. A., 1996. Morphology and postembryonic development of males and females of Bosmina longispina Leydig (Crustacea, Anomopoda) from a North Iceland population. Hydrobiologia 341: 187-196.
  7. Kotov, A. A., 1997. Obrastanije epibiontnimi mikroorganizmami zarodihey v vivodkovih sumkah rachkov otrjadov Anomopoda i Ctenopoda (Branchiopoda, Crustacea) i znachenije obrastanija dlja ih biologii. Dokladi Akamenii Nauk 354 (3): 413-415. [Fouling by epibiotic microorganisms of embryos in the brood pouches of Anomopoda and Ctenopoda (Branchiopoda, Crustacea) and it significance for the biology of these animals. In Russian]
  8. Kotov, A. A., 1997. Studies on the morphology and variability of Amazonian Bosminopsis deitersi Richard, 1895 (Anomopoda Bosminidae). Arthropoda Selecta 6 (1/2) 3-30.
  9. Kotov, A. A., 1997. A special moult after the release of the embryo from the brood pouch of Anomopoda (Branchiopoda, Crustacea): a return to an old question. Hydrobiologia 354: 83-88.
  10. Kotov, A. A., 1997. Structure of thoracic limbs of Bosminopsis deitersi Richard, 1895. Hydrobiologia 360: 25-32.
  11. Boikova, O. S. & A. A. Kotov, 1997. Embrionalnii linki u Sida crystallina (O.F.Mueller, 1776) i Diaphanosoma brachiurum (Lievin, 1848) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Ctenopoda). Trudi Gidrobiologicheskoy Stantsii na Glubokom Ozere imeni N. Yu. Zografa 7: 30-39. [Embryonic moults in Sida crystallina (O.F.Mueller, 1776) and Diaphanosoma brachiurum (Lievin, 1848) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Ctenopoda). in Russian]
  12. Kotov, A. A., 1998. Stroenije zhevatelnich plastinok i analiz raboti mandibul Eurycercus lamellatus. (Anomopoda, Crustacea). Zool. Zhurnal 77: 548-557. [Molar surface structure and work of mandibles of Eurycercus lamellatus (Anomopoda, Crustacea). In Russian]
  13. Kotov A. A. & O. S. Boikova, 1998. Comparative analysis of the late embryogenesis of Sida crystallina (O.F. Muller, 1776) and Diaphanosoma brachyurum (Lievin, 1848) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Ctenopoda). Hydrobiologia 380: 103-125.
  14. Kotov, A. A. & B. V. Timms, 1998. Ilyocryptus smirnovi n. sp. (Branchiopoda, Anomopoda) – a new member of the species group Ilyocryptus brevidentatus from Australia. Hydrobiologia 380: 127-139.
  15. Kotov, A. A., 1999. Morphology and variability of Ilyocryptus agilis Kurz, 1878 and I. cuneatus Stifter, 1988 from Lake Glubokoe, Moscow Area, central Russia (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda). Arthropoda Selecta 8 (1): 3-22.
  16. Kotov, A. A., 1999. Redescription of Macrothrix tripectinata Weisig, 1934 (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda), with a discussion of some features rarely used in the systematics of the genus. Hydrobiologia 403: 63-80.
  17. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Analysis of Kozhowia Vasiljeva & Smirnov, 1969 (Chydoridae, Anomopoda, Branchiopoda), and a description of Parakozhowia n. gen. Hydrobiologia 437 (1/3): 17-56.
  18. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Mixed multispecific schools of littoral Anomopoda (Crustacea: 'Cladocera'). Hydrobiologia 434 (1/3): 211-212.
  19. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Morphology and variability of Eurycercus lamellatus (O. F. Muller, 1776) (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda: Eurycercidae) from Lake Glubokoe, Moscow Area, central Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 9 (3): 159-173.
  20. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Redescription and assignment of the chydorid Indialona ganapati Petkovski, 1966 (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda: Aloninae) to Indialonini, new tribus. Hydrobiologia 439 (1-3): 161-178.
  21. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Redescription of Ilyocryptus tuberculatus Brehm, 1913 (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda). Hydrobiologia 428 (1/3): 115-128.
  22. Kotov, A. A., 2000. Structure of the mandibular molar surface of Lynceus dauricus Thiele, 1907 and L. brachyurus O. F. Muller, 1776 (Branchiopoda: Laevicaudata). Arthropoda Selecta 9 (3): 175-180.
  23. Kotov, A.A. & H. J. Dumont, 2000. Analysis of the Ilyocryptus spinifer s. lat. species group (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda), with description of a new species. Hydrobiologia 428 (1/3): 115-128.
  24. Kotov, A. A. & J. L. Williams, 2000. Ilyocryptus spinifer Herrick 1882 (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda): a redescription based on North American material and designation of a neotype from Minnesota. Hydrobiologia 428 (1/3): 67-84.
  25. Sinev, A. Y. & A. A. Kotov, 2000. Redescription of Alona labrosa Vasiljeva & Smirnov, 1969 (Chydoridae, Anomopoda, Branchiopoda). Hydrobiologia 439 (1-3): 125-139.
  26. Kotov, A. A., 2001. Perspektivi primenenija metodov skanirujushchej elektronnoj mikroskopii dlja izuchenija embrionov Anomopoda (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Cladocera). Zool. Zhurnal 80 (8): 929-936. [Prospects of using scanning electron microscopy for studying the embryos of Anomopoda (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Cladocera). In Russian]
  27. Kotov, A. A., 2001. Analysis of some nominal species of sordidus-like Ilyocryptus (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda). Artropoda Selecta 10 (3): 185-194.
  28. Kotov, A. A. & O. S. Boikova, 2001. Study of the late embryogenesis of Daphnia (Anomopoda,'Cladocera', Branchiopoda) and a comparison of development in Anomopoda and Ctenopoda. Hydrobiologia 442 (1/3): 127-143.
  29. Kotov, A. A., M. Elias-Gutitrrez & M. Gutierrez-Aguirre, 2001. Ilyocryptus paranaensis inarmatus subsp. nov. from Tabasco, Mexico (Cladocera, Anomopoda). Crustaceana 74 (10): 1067-1082.
  30. Sinev, A. Y. & A. A. Kotov 2001. Redescription of Alona setosocaudata Vasiljeva & Smirnov, 1969 (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda). Hydrobiologia 452 (1/3): 47-58.
  31. Kotov, A. A., 2002. Obrazovanie golovnih shipikov u molodi dafnij v pelagiali i probrezhje jzera Glubokogo. Trudi gidrobiologicheskoi stantsii na Glubokom Ozere 8: 137-141. [Formation of neck teeth in juveniles of Daphnia in pelagic and littoral zones of Lake Glubokoe. In Russian]
  32. Kotov, A. A. & M. Elias-Gutierrez, 2002. Analysis of the morphology of Spinalona anophtalma Ciros-Perez & Elias-Gutierrez, 1997 (Aloninae, Anomopoda, Cladocera). Hydrobiologia 468: 185-192.
  33. Kotov, A. A., H. J. Dumont & K. Van Damme, 2002. Redescription of Ilyocryptus sarsi Stingelin, 1913. Hydrobiologia 472: 207-222.
  34. Kotov, A. A., M. Elias-Gutierrez & J. L. Williams, 2002. A preliminary revision of sordidus-like species of Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Anomopoda, Branchiopoda) in North America, with description of I. bernerae n. sp. Hydrobiologia 472: 141-176.
  35. Kotov, A. A., J. C. Paggi & M. Elias-Gutierrez, 2002. Redescription of Ilyocryptus brevidentatus Ekman, 1905 (Anomopoda, Cladocera, Branchiopoda). Hydrobiologia 481: 1-18.
  36. Kotov, A. A., 2003. Notes on Aloninae Dybowski & Grochowski, 1894 emend. Frey, 1967 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae): 1. Translocation of Alona incredibilis Smirnov, 1984 to the genus Nicsmirnovius Chiambeng & Dumont, 1999. Arthropoda Selecta 12 (3): 167-170.
  37. Kotov, A. A., 2003. Separation of Leydigia louisi Jenkin, 1934 from L. leydigi (Schoedler, 1863) (Chydoridae, Anomopoda, Cladocera). Hydrobiologia 490 (1-3): 147-168.
  38. Kotov, A. A., M. Elias-Gutierrez & M. G. Nieto, 2003. Leydigia louisi louisi Jenkin, 1934 in the Neotropics, L. louisi mexicana n. subsp. in the Central Mexican highlands. Hydrobiologia 510 (1): 239-255.
  39. Kotov, A. A., K. Van Damme & M. Elias-Gutierrez, 2003. Differentiation between African Leydigia ciliata Gauthier, 1939 and Neotropical L. cf. striata Biraben, 1939 (Chydoridae, Anomopoda, Cladocera). Hydrobiologia 505 (1): 179-197.
  40. Hollwedel, W., A. A. Kotov & G-O. Brandorff, 2003. Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) from the Pantanal (Brazil). Arthropoda Selecta 12 (2): 67-93.
  41. Kotov, A. A., 2004. Notes on Aloninae Dybowski & Grochowski, 1894 emend. Frey, 1967 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae): 4. On the phylogeny of four genera. Arthropoda Selecta 13 (4): 181-189.
  42. Kotov, A. A. & M. Elias-Gutierrez, 2004. Notes on Aloninae Dybowski & Grochowski, 1894 emend. Frey, 1967 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae): 2. Leydigia cf. striata Biraben, 1939 in South Mexico. Arthropoda Selecta 13 (1-2): 1-6.
  43. Kotov, A. A. & W. Hollwedel, 2004. Revision of the Macrothrix paulensis species group (Anomopoda, Cladocera, Branchiopoda) in Neotropics, with description of M. brandorffi n. sp. Arch. Hydrobiol., Monogr. Stud. 151 (1-2): 125-159.
  44. Kotov, A. A. & L. Sanoamuang, 2004. Comments on the morphology of Nicsmirnovius eximius (Kiser, 1948) (Aloninae, Anomopoda, Cladocera) in Thailand, with a description of its male. Hydrobiologia 519 (1-3): 117-125.
  45. Kotov, A. A. & L. Sanoamuang, 2004. Ilyocryptus thailandensis sp. nov. (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae) from North Thailand. Internat. Rev. Hydrobiol. 89 (2): 206-214.
  46. Kotov, A. A. & A. Y. Sinev, 2004. Notes on Aloninae Dybowski & Grochowski, 1894 emend. Frey, 1967 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae): 3. Alona iheringula nom. nov. instead of A. iheringi Sars, 1901, with comments on this taxon. Arthropoda Selecta 13 (3): 95-98.
  47. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2004. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 1. Ilyocryptus plumosus sp.n., a primitive Neotropical member of the I. spinifer-group. Arthropoda Selecta 13 (4): 193-198.
  48. Kotov, A. A. & S. Tanaka, 2004. Ilyocryptus uenoi sp. nov. (Anomopoda, Cladocera, Branchiopoda) from Japan. Hydrobiologia 518 (1-3): 111-121.
  49. Kotov, A. A., T. Garfias-Espejo & M. Elias-Gutierrez, 2004. Separation of two Neotropical species: Macrothrix superaculeata (Smirnov, 1982) versus M. elegans Sars, 1901 (Macrothricidae, Anomopoda, Cladocera). Hydrobiologia 517 (1): 61-88.
  50. Sinev, A. Y., A. A. Kotov & K. Van Damme, 2004. Morphology of a Neotropical cladoceran Alona dentifera (Sars, 1901), and its position within the family Chydoridae Stebbing, 1902 (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda). Arthropoda Selecta 13 (3): 99-107.
  51. Kotov, A. A., 2005. Dinamika raspredelenija plotnosti i agregirovannosti Daphnia galeata Sars (Cladocera: Anomopoda) pri sil'nom vetrovom volnenii. Trudi gidrobiologicheskoi stantsii na Glubokom Ozere 9: 180-190. [Dynamics of density distribution and dispersion of Daphnia galeata Sars (Crustacea: Cladocera) during a storm. In Russian]
  52. Kotov, A. A., 2005. Pervaja nakhodka Daphnia magna Straus, 1820 (Cladocera: Daphniidae) v ozere Glubokom. Trudi gidrobiologicheskoi stantsii na Glubokom Ozere 9: 191-194. [The first record of Daphnia magna Straus, 1820 (Cladocera: Anomopoda) in Lake Glubokoe. In Russian]
  53. Kotov, A. A. & M. A. Gololobova, 2005. Vozrastnye izmenenija mandibul Daphnia magna Straus i D. galeata Sars (Cladocera: Anomopoda). Trudi gidrobiologicheskoi stantsii na Glubokom Ozere 9: 168-179. [Instar changes in mandibles of Daphnia magna Straus and D. galeata Sars (Cladocera: Anomopoda). In Russian]
  54. Kotov, A. A. & M. A. Gololobova, 2005. Types of cladoceran species described by Sven Ekman in the Swedish Museum of Natural History, with redescription of Daphnia cavicervix Ekman, 1900 (Daphniidae, Anomopoda, Cladocera). Journal of Natural History 39 (33): 3059-3074.
  55. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 2. A re-evaluation of Ilyocryptus silvaeducensis Romijn, 1919 in Europe and America. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (1): 1-10.
  56. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 3. Interspecific hybrids I. spinosus x cuneatus from Ireland. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (2): 103-109.
  57. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 4. New records of Ilyocryptus paranaensis paranaensis Paggi, 1989 in South America. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (2): 110-112.
  58. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 5. On male of Ilyocryptus brevidentatus Ekman, 1905. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (2): 113-115.
  59. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 6. South American I. denticulatus denticulatus Delachaux, 1919 and I. denticulatus freyi subsp.n. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (3): 207-218.
  60. Kotov, A. A. & P. Stifter, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 7. Two new species from South Africa, with first record of Ilyocryptus from rockpools. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (3): 219-228.
  61. Kotov, A. A., P. Stifter & L. Sanoamuang, 2005. Notes on the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae). 8. Ilyocryptus isanensis sp.n. from North-East Thailand. Arthropoda Selecta 14 (3): 229-239.
  62. Kotov, A. A., M. Elias-Gutierrez & J. G. Granados-Ramirez, 2005. Moina dumonti sp. nov. (Cladocera, Anomopoda, Moinidae) from Southern Mexico and Cuba, with comments on moinid limbs. Crustaceana 78 (1): 41-57.
  63. Kotov, A. A., S. Maiphae & L. Sanoamuang, 2005. Revision of Macrothrix paulensis-like species (Anomopoda, Cladocera, Branchiopoda) in Asia, and phylogeny of the paulensis-group. Arch. Hydrobiol., Monogr. Stud. 151 (3): 269-299.
  64. Sinev, A. Y., K. Van Damme & A. A. Kotov, 2005. Redescription of tropical-temperate cladocerans Alona diaphana King, 1853 and Alona davidi Richard, 1895 and their translocation to Leberis Smirnov, 1989 (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda: Chydoridae). Arthropoda Selecta 14 (3): 183-205.
  65. Van Damme, K., Kotov A. A., Dumont H. J., 2005. Redescription of Leydigia parva Daday, 1905 and assignment to Parvalona gen. nov. (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae). Journal of Natural History 39 (23): 2125-2136.
  66. Cervantes-Martinez, A., M. Elias-Gutierrez, M. A. Gutierrez-Aguirre & A. A. Kotov, 2005. Ecological remarks on Mastigodiaptomus nesus Bowman, 1986 (Copepoda: Calanoida) in a Mexican karstic sinkhole Hydrobiologia 542 (1): 95-102.
  67. Kotov, A. A., 2006. Adaptations of the Anomopoda (Cladocera) for benthic mode of life. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 85 (9): 1043-1059.
  68. Kotov, A. A., 2006. On the homology of the caudal tagma in Cladoceromorpha (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Doklady Biological Sciences 406 (1): 76-78.
  69. Kotov, A. A. & N. M. Korovchinsky, 2006. First record of fossil Mesozoic Ctenopoda (Crustacea, Cladocera). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 146 (2): 269-274.
  70. Kotov, A. A., S. Ishida & D. J. Taylor, 2006. A new species in the Daphnia curvirostris (Crustacea: Cladocera) complex from the eastern Palearctic with molecular phylogenetic evidence for the independent origin of neckteeth. Journal of Plankton Research 28 (11): 1067-1979.
  71. Elias-Gutierrez, M., A. A. Kotov & T. Garfias-Espejo, 2006. Cladocera (Crustacea: Ctenopoda, Anomopoda) from southern Mexico, Belize and northern Guatemala, with some biogeographical notes. Zootaxa 1119: 1-27.
  72. Ishida, S., A. A. Kotov & D. J. Taylor, 2006. A new divergent lineage of Daphnia (Cladocera: Anomopoda) and its morphological and genetical differentiation from Daphnia curvirostris Eylmann, 1887. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 146 (3): 385-405.
  73. Kim, K., A. A. Kotov & D. J. Taylor, 2006. Hormonal induction of undescribed males resolves cryptic species of cladocerans. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273 (1583): 141-147.
  74. Smirnov, N. N., Kotov, A. A. & J. Coronel, 2006. Partial revision of the aduncus-like species of Pleuroxus Baird, 1843 (Chydoridae, Cladocera) from the southern hemisphere with comments of subgeneric differentiation within the genus. Journal of Natural History 40 (27/28): 1617-1639.
  75. Kotov, A. A., 2007. Jurassic Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) with a description of an extinct Mesozoic order. Journal of Natural History 41 (1-4): 13-37.
  76. Kotov, A. A., 2007. The origin of Cladocera (Branchiopoda, Crustacea): a revue. Report 1. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 86 (5): 526-536.
  77. Kotov, A. A., 2007. The origin of Cladocera (Branchiopoda, Crustacea): a revue. Report 2. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 86 (6): 643-653.
  78. Smirnov N.N., Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Yu., 2007. Systematics of the Cladocera: recent state and prospects. In: Smirnov N.N., Korovchinsky N.M., Krylov A.V. (eds), Vetvistousie rakoobraznie: sistematika i biologiya. Materials of Russian national workshop-conference on the Cladocera. I. D. Papanin Institute of Inland Waters, 8-12 October of 2007. Vektor TiS Press, Nizhny Novgorod, p. 5-73.
  79. Kotov, A. A., 2007. Revision of the hirsuticornis-like species of Macrothrix Baird, 1843 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Macrothricidae) from Subantarctic and temperate regions of the southern hemisphere. Journal of Natural History 41: 2569-2620.
  80. Kotov, A. A., 2008. Finding of Pleuroxus smirnovi sp. nov. from the Pamir region revealed today's imperfect state of systematics and biogeography of the Chydorinae (Cladocera: Chydoridae). International Revue of Hydrobiology 93 (2): 200-209.
  81. Kotov, A. A., 2008. Importance of male and ephippial female characters for differentiating three Palaearctic species of Macrothrix Baird, 1843 (Cladocera: Anomopoda), with a redescription of Macrothrix dadayi Behning, 1941. Annales de limnologie 44(1): 45-61.
  82. Kotov, A. A. & L. M. A. Elmoor-Loureiro, 2008. Revision of Ilyocryprus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Ilyocryptidae) of Brazil with description of two new subspecies. Zootaxa 1962: 49-64.
  83. Kotov, A. A. & N. G. Sheveleva, 2008. Separation of Pleuroxus pamirensis (Werestschagin, 1923) from P. annandalei (Daday, 1908) (Cladocera: Chydoridae). Zootaxa 1775: 25-38.
  84. Forró, L., Korovchinsky, N. M., Kotov, A. A. & A. Petrusek, 2008. Global diversity of cladocerans (Cladocera; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 177-184.
  85. Kotov, A. A., 2009. A revision of the extinct Mesozoic family Prochydoridae Smirnov, 1992 (Branchiopoda: Cladocera) with a discussion of its phylogenetic position. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155 (2): 253-265.
  86. Kotov, A. A., 2009. A revision of Leydigia Kurz, 1875 (Anomopoda, Cladocera, Branchiopoda), and subgeneric differentiation within the genus. Zootaxa 2082: 1-68.
  87. Kotov, A. A., 2009. New finding of Mesozoic ephippia of the Anomopoda (Crustacea: Cladocera). Journal of Natural History 43 (9/10): 523-528.
  88. Kotov, A. A. & M. Elías-Gutiérrez, 2009. A phylogenetic analysis of Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Ilyocryptidae). International review of Hydrobiology 94 (2): 208-225.
  89. Kotov, A. A., Ishida, S. & Taylor D.J., 2009. Revision of the genus Bosmina Baird, 1845 (Cladocera: Bosminidae), based on evidence from male morphological characters and molecular phylogenies. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156 (1): 1-56.
  90. Schabetsberger R., Drozdowski G., Rott E., Lenzenweger R., Jersabek C.D., Fiers F., Traunspurger W., Reiff N., Stoch F., Kotov A.A., Martens K., Schatz H., Kaiser R., 2009. Losing the bounty? Investigating species richness in isolated freshwater ecosystems of Oceania. Pacific Science 63 (2): 153-179.
  91. Smirnov, N. N. & A. A. Kotov, 2009. Morphological radiation with reference to the carapace valves of the Anomopoda (Crustacea: Cladocera). International review of Hydrobiology 94 (5): 580-594.
  92. Xu, S., Hebert, P.D.N. Kotov, A.A. & M.E. Cristescu, 2009. The non-cosmopolitanism paradigm of freshwater zooplankton: insights from the global phylogeography of the predatory cladoceran Polyphemus pediculus (Crustacea, Onychopoda). Molecular Ecology 18 (24): 5161-5179.
  93. Van Damme K., Kotov A.A., Dumont H.J., 2010. A checklist of names in Alona Baird 1843 (Crustacea: Cladocera: Chydoridae) and their current status: an analysis of the taxonomy of a lump genus. Zootaxa 2330: 1-63.
  94. Kotov A.A., Ivanenko V.N., 2010. Review. F. D. Ferrari & H.-U. Dahms, 2007. Review. Post-embryonic development of the Copepoda. Crustaceana Monographs, 8: i-vi, 1-229, ill. (Koninklijke Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden and Boston). Hardcover. ISBN-13: 978-90-04-15713-1. Price € 142.00 or US$ 211.00. Crustaceana 83 (3): 383-384.
  95. Kotov, A.A., Sinev, A. Y. & V. L. Berrios, 2010. The Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of six high altitude water bodies in the North Chilean Andes, with discussion of Andean endemism. Zootaxa 2430: 1-66.
  96. Kotov, A. A. & D. J. Taylor, 2010. A new African lineage of the Daphnia obtusa group (Cladocera: Daphniidae) disrupts continental vicariance patterns. Journal of Plankton Research 32(6): 937-949.
  97. Kotov A.A., Ferrari F.D., 2010. The taxonomic research of Jules Richard on Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) and his collection at the National Museum of Natural History, U.S.A. Zootaxa 2551: 37-64.
  98. Bekker E.I., Kotov A.A., Elmoor-Loureiro L., 2010. The genus Eurycercus Baird, 1843 (Cladocera: Eurycercidae) in the Neotropics. Journal of Natural History 44 (41-42): 2481-2508.
  99. Dubovskaya O.P., Kotov A.A., Korovchinsky N. M., Smirnov N.N., Sinev A.Y., 2010. Zooplankton of lakes in the spurs of the Putorana Plateau and adjacent territories (North of Krasnoyarsk Krai). Contemporary Problems of Ecology 3 (4): 401-434.
  100. Kotov A.A., Alonso M., 2010. Two new species of Leydigia Kurz, 1875 (Chydoridae, Cladocera) from Spain. Zootaxa 2673: 39-55.
  101. Padhye S., Kotov A.A., 2010. Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in Indian hotsprings. Invertebrate Zoology (Moscow) 7(2): 155-158.
  102. Smirnov N.N., Kotov, A.A., 2010. The morphological radiation of setae of the Cladocera (Crustacea) and their potential for morphogenesis. International Review of Hydrobiology 95(6): 482-519.
  103. Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., Korovchinsky N.M., Smirnov N.N., Bekker E.I. , Sheveleva N.G., 2011. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of the Zeya basin (Amurskaya Area, Russian Federation). 1. New taxa for fauna of Russia. Zoologichesky Zhurnal, 90, 131-142.
  104. Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., 2011. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of the Zeya basin (Amurskaya Area, Russian Federation). 2. Descriptions of new taxa. Zoologichesky Zhurnal, 90, 272-284.
  105. Kotov A.A., Korovchinsky N.M., Sinev A.Y., Smirnov N.N., 2011. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of the Zeya basin (Amurskaya Area, Russian Federation). 3. Systematic-faunistic and zoogeographic analysis. Zoologichesky Zhurnal, 90, 402-411.
  106. Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2011. Mesozoic fossils (>145 Mya) suggest the antiquity of the subgenera of Daphnia and their coevolution with chaoborid predators. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:129. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-129.
  107. Bekker E.I., Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2012. A revision of the subgenus Eurycercus (Eurycercus) Baird, 1843 emend. nov. (Cladocera: Eurycercidae) in the Holarctic with the description of a new species from Alaska. Zootaxa 3206: 1-40.
  108. Jeong H.J., Kotov A.A., Lee W., 2012. A new species of the genus Ilyocryptus Sars, 1862 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Ilyocryptidae) from the East Asian Palaearctic. Zootaxa 3475: 36-44.
  109. Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., Bekker E.I., 2012. Investigations of taxonomic diversity of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in Northern Eurasia – recent results // In: Krylov A.V. (ed.). Actual problems of studies of the Crustacea in continental waters. Lections and presentations at the International Conference, I.D. Papanin Institute of Inland Water Biology, Borok, 5–9 Novenber 2012. P. 55-72.
  110. Kotov A.A., Jeong H.J., Lee W., 2012. Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of the south-east of the Korean Peninsula, with twenty new records for Korea. Zootaxa 3368: 50–90.
  111. Sinev A.Y., Kotov A.A., 2012. New and rare Aloninae (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae) from Indochina. Zootaxa 3334: 1-28.
  112. Kirdiasheva A.G., Kotov A.A., 2013. Morphology and age variaility of Daphnia galeata Sars (Cladocera: Daphniidae) in two ajacent water bodies of the Kola Peninsula. Biology Bulletin 40(2): 158–168.
  113. Chatterjee T., Kotov A.A., Fernandez-Leborans G., 2013. A checklist of epibiotic ciliates (Peritrichia and Suctoria) on the cladoceran crustaceans. Biologia, Section Zoology 63(3): 439-447.
  114. Chatterjee T., Kotov A.A., Van Damme K., Chandrasekhar S.V.A., Padhye S., 2013. An annotated checklist of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) from India. Zootaxa 3667: 1-89.
  115. Jeong H.G., Kotov A.A., Lee W., 2013. A new species of the genus Pleuroxus Baird (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae) from Jeju Island, South Korea. Zootaxa 3666: 31-40.
  116. Schabetsberger R., Kaiser R., Rott E., Lenzenweger R., Traunspurger W., Kotov A., Fiers F., Gaviria-Melo S., Meisch C., Mahunka S., Campbel R.D., Sztatecsny M., 2013. On the brink – Investigating biodiversity in endangered crater lakes of the Amber Mountains National Park (Madagascar). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23: 316–331.
  117. Van Damme K., Bekker E.I., Kotov A.A., 2013. Endemism in the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of Southern Africa. Journal of Limnology 72(3): 440-463. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2013.e36.
  118. Gololobova M.A., Kotov A.A., 2013. Notes on the use of diatom testing for the forensic diagnosis of drowning. Communications 1-2. Theory and practice of forensic medicine ?2(30): 174-180, 181-186.
  119. Sharma P., Kotov A.A., 2013. Molecular approach to identify sibling species of the Ceriodaphnia cornuta complex (Cladocera: Daphniidae) from Australia with notes on the continental endemism of this group. Zootaxa 3702 (1): 79–89.
  120. Ballinger M.J., Bruenn J.A., Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2013. Selectively maintained paleoviruses in Holarctic water fleas reveal an ancient origin for phleboviruses. Virology 446 (1-2): 276–282.
  121. Kotov A.A., Saeheng S., Maiphae S., Van Damme K., 2013. Study of the embryogenesis of Dunhevedia crassa King, 1853 (Cladocera: Chydoridae) and a comparison of embryonic instar durations in different cladocerans. Journal of Limnology 72(3): 564-572. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2013.e47.
  122. Popova E.Y., Kotov A.A., 2013. Latitudal patterns in the diversity of two subgenera of the genus Daphnia O.F. Muller (Crustacea: Cladocera: Daphniidae). Zootaxa 3736 (2): 159-174.
  123. Kirdiasheva A.G., Kotov A.A., 2013. Neckteeth in the representatives of the genus Daphnia (Cladocera: Daphniidae) at their separate and joint occurrence. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 92(12): 1403-1416.
  124. Kotov A.A., 2013. On the homology of the frontal head pore in Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Invertebrate Zoology 19(2): 281-290.
  125. Kotov A.A., Van Damme K., Bekker E.I., Siboualipha S., Silva-Briano M., Adabache Ortiz A., Galvan de la Rosa R., Sanoamuang L., 2013. Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of Vientiane province and municipality, Laos. Journal of Limnology 72(s2) 81-108. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2013.s2.e6.
  126. Kotov A.A., Fuentes-Reines J.M., 2014. A new species of Leydigia Kurz, 1875 (Cladocera: Chydoridae) from Colombia. Zootaxa 3814: 399-408.
  127. Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2014. Daphnia lumholtzi Sars, 1885 (Cladocera: Daphniidae) invades Argentina. Journal of Limnology 73(2): 167-172.
  128. Bekker E.I., Novichkova A.A., Kotov A.A., 2014. New findings of Eurycercus Bairs, 1843 (Cladocera: Anomopoda) in the Eastern Palaearctic. Zootaxa 3895(2): 297–300.
  129. Huang X., Shi X., Kotov A.A., Gu F., 2014. Confirmation through genetic analysis of the existence of many local phyloclades of the genus Simocephalus (Crustacea, Cladocera) in China. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112808
  130. Jeong H.G, Kotov A.A., Lee W., 2014. Checklist of the freshwater Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of South Korea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 127(1): 216-228.
  131. Sinev A.Y., Kotov A.A., 2014. Revision of the Holarctic genus Rhynchotalona Norman, 1903 (Cladocera: Chydoridae). Zootaxa 3841 (2): 188–210.
  132. Wappler T., Grimsson F., Wang B., Nel A., Olafsson E., Kotov A.A., Davis S.R., Engel M.S., 2014. Before the 'Big Chill': A preliminary overview of arthropods from the middle Miocene of Iceland (Insecta, Crustacea). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 401: 1-12.
  133. Sharma P., Kotov A.A., 2015. Establishing of Chydorus sphaericus (O.F. Muller) s.str. (Crustacea: Cladocera) in Australia: consequences of mass fish stock from Northern Europe? Journal of Limnology 74(2): 225-233.
  134. Xiang X.F., Ji G.H., Chen S.Z., Yu G.L., Xu L., Han B.P., Kotov A.A., Dumont H.J., 2015. Check-List of Chinese Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Part 1. Haplopoda, Ctenopoda, Onychopoda and Anomopoda (families Daphniidae, Moinidae, Bosminidae, Ilyocryptidae). Zootaxa 3904: 1-27.
  135. Kotov A.A., 2015. A critical review of the current taxonomy of the genus Daphnia O. F. Muller, 1785. Zootaxa 3911(2): 184–200.
  136. Kirillova I.V., Kotov A.A., Trofimova S.S., Zanina O.G., Lapteva E.G., Zinoviev E.V., Chernova O.F., Fadeeva E.O., Zharov A.A., Shidlovskiy F.K., 2015. Fossil fur as a new source of information on the Ice Age Biota. Doklady Biological Sciences, 2015, Vol. 460, pp. 48–51. // Originally published in Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2015, Vol. 460, No. 5, pp. 613–616.
  137. Bergue C.T., Kotov A.A., Maranhao M.S.A.S., 2015. Ephippia of Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) from the Oligocene Tremembe palaeolake, Brazil. Journal of Natural History 49(37-38): 2265-2273.
  138. Kotov A.A., Fuentes-Reines J.M., 2015. An annotated checklist of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of Colombia. Zootaxa 4044 (4): 493–510.
  139. Kotov A.A., Fuentes-Reines J.M., 2015. A new species of Leberis Smirnov, 1989 (Cladocera: Chydoridae) from Colombia. Zootaxa 3957 (5): 553–566.
  140. Kotov A.A., Wappler T., 2015. Findings of Daphnia (Ctenodaphnia) Dybowski et Grochowski (Branchiopoda: Cladocera) in Cenozoic volcanogenic lakes in Germany, with discussion of their indicator value. Palaeontologia Electronica 18.2.40A: 1-9.
  141. De los Rios Escalante P., Kotov A.A., 2015. A checklist of Branchiopoda (Anostraca and Cladocera) of Chilean continental waters. Zootaxa 4027 (3): 366–388.
  142. ERRATUM. De los Rios Escalante P., Kotov A.A., 2015 Erratum to: A checklist of Branchiopoda (Anostraca and Cladocera) of Chilean continental waters, Zootaxa 4027(3): 366-388. Zootaxa 4044 (4): 599–600.
  143. Jeong H.G., Kotov A.A., Lee W., Jeong R., Cheon S., 2015. Diversity of freshwater Cladoceran species (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in South Korea. Journal of Ecology and Environment 38(3): 361-366.
  144. Klimovsky A.I., Bekker E.I., Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov ?.?., 2015. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of Central Yakutia 1. Some representatives of the families Sididae, Daphniidae and Ophryoxidae. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 94(8): 882–898.
  145. Klimovsky A.I., Sinev A.Y., Bekker E.I., Kotov ?.?., 2015. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of Central Yakutia 1. Some representatives of the families Bosminidae, Eurycercidae and Chydoridae. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 94(9): 1009-1022.
  146. Klimovsky A.I., Kotov A.A., 2015. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of Central Yakutia 3. Taxa from the Chydorus sphaericus s. l. species group (Anomopoda, Chydoridae). Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 94 (11): 1257–1267.
  147. Klimovsky A.I., Bekker E.I., Sinev A.Y., Korovchinsky N.M., Smirnov N.N., Kotov ?.?., 2015. Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of Central Yakutia. 4. Taxonomical-faunistic and zoogeographical analysis. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 94 (12): 1367–1378.
  148. Neretina A.N., Kotov A.A., 2015. A new species of Acroperus Baird, 1843 (Cladocera: Chydoridae) from Africa. Zootaxa 4039 (4): 516–528.
  149. Ji G.H., Xiang X.F., Chen S.Z., Yu G.L., Kotov A.A., Dumont H.J., 2015. Annotated Checklist of Chinese Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Part II. Order Anomopoda (families Macrotrichidae, Eurycercidae and Chydoridae). Zootaxa 4044 (2): 241–269.
  150. Taylor D.J., Ballinger M.J., Medeiros A.S., Kotov A.A., 2016. Climate-associated tundra thaw pond formation and range expansion of boreal zooplankton predators. Ecography 39(1): 43–53.
  151. Holynska M., Leggitt L., Kotov A.A., 2016. Miocene cyclopid copepod from a saline paleolake in Mojave, California. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61 (2): 345–361.
  152. Kirillova I.V., Argant J., Lapteva E.G., Korona O.M., Van der Plicht J., Zinoviev E.V., Kotov A.A., Chernova O.F., Fadeeva E.O., Baturina O.A., Kabilov M.R., Shidlovskiy F.K., Zanina O.G., 2016. The diet and environment of mammoths in North-East Russia reconstructed from the contents of their feces. Quaternary International 406: 147-161.
  153. Kotov A.A., 2016. Faunistic complexes of the Cladocera (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) of Eastern Siberia and Far East of Russia. Zool. Zh. 95(7): 748-768.
  154. Kirillova I.V., Van der Plicht J., Gubin S.V., Zanina O.G., Chernova O.F., Lapteva E.G., Trofimova S.S., Zinoviev E.V., Zharov A.A., Fadeeva E.O., Van Kolfschoten T., Shidlovskiy F.K., Kotov A.A., 2016. Taphonomic phenomen of ancient mammal fur from Glacial Beringia. Boreas 45: 455–469.
  155. Bekker E.I., Kotov A.A., 2016. A revision of the subgenus Eurycercus (Teretifrons) Frey, 1975 (Crustacea: Cladocera) in the Holarctic with description of a new species from Russian Arctic. Zootaxa 4147 (4): 351–376.
  156. Bekker E.I., Karabanov D.P., Galimov Y.R., Kotov A.A., 2016. DNA Barcoding Reveals High Cryptic Diversity in the North Eurasian Moina Species (Crustacea: Cladocera). PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161737. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161737.
  157. Popova E.V., Petrusek A., Korinek V., Mergeay J., Bekker E.I., Galimov Y.R., Neretina T.V., Taylor D.J., Kotov A.A., 2016. Revision of the Old World Daphnia (Ctenodaphnia) similis group (Cladocera: Daphniidae). Zootaxa 4161(1): 001–040.
  158. Padhye S.M., Kotov A.A., Dahanukar N., Dumont H.J., 2016. Biogeography of the ‘water flea’ Daphnia O. F. Muller (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Anomopoda) on the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Limnology 75(3): 571-580.
  159. Kotov A.A., Gololobova M.A., 2016. Traditional taxonomy – quo vadis? Integrative Zoology 11: 490–495.
  160. Hegna T.A., Kotov A.A., 2016. Ephippia belonging to Ceriodaphnia Dana, 1853 (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Daphniidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Australia. Palaeontologia Electronica 19.3.40A: 1-9.
  161. Van Damme K., Kotov A.A., 2016. The fossil record of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) – evidence and hypotheses. Earth-Science Reviews 163: 162–189.
  162. Kotov A.A., Karabanov D.P., Bekker E.I., Neterina T.V., Taylor D.J., 2016. Phylogeography of the Chydorus sphaericus group (Cladocera: Chydoridae) in the Northern Palearctic. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168711.
  163. Zharov A.A., Kotov A.A., 2017. Taphocenoses of temporary ponds in the steppe zone of European Russia by algo-zoological analysis of recent sediments. Biology Bulletin, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 322–330.
  164. Sousa F.D.R., Palaoro A.V., Elmoor-Loureiro L.M.A., Kotov A.A., 2017. Predicting the invasive potential of the cladoceran Daphnia lumholtzi Sars, 1885 (Crustacea: Cladocera: Daphniidae) in the Neotropics: are generalists threatened and relicts protected by their life-history traits? Journal of Limnology 76(2): 272-280. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1571
  165. Rogers D.C., Ahyong S.T., Boyko C.B., D'Acoz C.D.U., Asakura A., An J., Bain B.A., Bartels P., Beladjal L., Brusca R.C., Cairns S.D., Castro P., Chaboo C., Chan T.Y., Cracraft J., Crandall K., Cumberlidge N., Davie P.J.F., Dworschak P.C., Engel M.S., Fagundo R.A., Felder D.L., Forro L., Fransen C.H.J.M., Gelder S.R., Gerken S., Glasby C., Govedich F.R., Guinot D., Hann B.J., Heard R.W., Hoberg E.P., Hyzny M., Janssen C.N., Jacobus L., Kimsey L.S., Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov A.A., Lee J., Lemaitre R., Macpherson E., Maeda-Martinez A.M., Manconi R., Mantelatto F.L., Marrone F., Martens K., Meland K., Merrin K.L., Mooi R., Nelson D., Olesen J., Overstreet R.M., Perissinotto R., Prendini L., Rabet N., Rahayu D.L., Ratcliffe B.C., Read G., Sanoamuang L., Schmidt-Rhaesa A., Schnabel K., Segers H., Shields J.D., Sinev A., Taiti S., Timms B., Tudge C., Van Damme K., Van der Meij S., Van Syoc R., Vinarski M.V., Wallace R.,Wells S., Wilkens R., Wilson E.O., Williams B.W., Williams J.D., Wilson G.D.F., Yoshida R., 2017. Images are not and should not ever be type specimens: a rebuttal to Garraffoni & Freitas. Zootaxa, 4269, 455-459.
  166. Alonso M., Kotov A.A., 2017. A new species of Alonella Sars, 1862 (Crustacea: Cladocera: Chydoridae) from the Ecuadorian Andes. Zootaxa 4290(3): 581–590.
  167. Neretina A.N., Kotov A.A., 2017. Old World-New World differentiation of so-called “circumtropical” taxa: the case of rare genus Grimaldina Richard, 1892 (Branchiopoda: Cladocera: Macrothricidae). Zootaxa 4291(2): 295–323.
  168. Jeong H.G., Sinev A.Y., Brancelj A., Chang K.H., Kotov A.A., 2017. A new blind groundwater-dwelling genus of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) from the Korean Peninsula. Zootaxa 4341: 451–474.
  169. Neretina A.N., Kotov A.A., 2017. Diversity and distribution of the Macrothrix paulensis species group (Crustacea: Cladocera: Macrothricidae) in the tropics: what can we learn from the morphological data? Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 53: 425–465.
  170. Kotov A.A., 2017. Conference "Crustacea: diversity, ecology and evolution" in Moscow and creation of the Russian Crustacean Society. Psammonalia, The Newsletter of the International Association of Meiobenthologists 168 (December 2017): 7-8.
  171. Neretina A.N., Wondie Zelalem A., Kotov A.A., 2017. Studies of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of Ethiopia: current state and further perspectives. Ethiopian Journal of Biology 16(Suppl.): 171-180.
  172. Neretina A.N., Garibian P.G., Sinev A.Y., Kotov A.A., 2018. Diversity of the subgenus Disparalona (Mixopleuroxus) Hudec, 2010 (Crustacea: Cladocera) in the New and Old World. Journal of Natural History 52( 3–4): 155–205.
  173. Kotov A.A., Sinev A.Y., Garibian P.G., Neretina A.N., Jeong H.G., Lee W., Chae K.S., Min G.S., 2018. Recent progress in studies of the Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of South Korea with seven new records for the Korean Peninsula. Journal of Species Reseacrch 6: 227–246.
  174. Ghaouaci S., Amarouayache M., Sinev A.Y., Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov A.A., 2018. An annotated checklist of the Algerian Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Zootaxa 4377 (3): 412–430.
  175. Bekker E.I., Karabanov D.P., Galimov Y.R., Haag C.R., Neretina T.V., Kotov A.A., 2018. Phylogeography of Daphnia magna Straus (Crustacea: Cladocera) in Northern Eurasia: Evidence for a deep longitudinal split between mitochondrial lineages. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194045.
  176. Karabanov D.P., Bekker E.I., Shiel R.J., Kotov A.A., 2018. Invasion of a Holarctic planktonic cladoceran Daphnia galeata Sars (Crustacea: Cladocera) in the Lower Lakes of South Australia. Zootaxa 4402(1): 136–148.
  177. Zuykova E.I., Simonov E.P., Bochkarev N.A., Taylor D.J., Kotov A.A., 2018. Resolution of the Daphnia umbra problem (Crustacea: Cladocera) using an integrated taxonomic approach. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 184(4): 969–998.
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  179. Kotov A.A., Marin I.N., 2018. Preface. International conference "Crustacea: diversity, ecology, evolution". Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 97(10): 1205-1208.
  180. Kotov A.A., Zharov A.A., Chernova O.F., Neretina A.N., Gololobova M.A., Trofimova S.S.,  Zinovyev E.V., Izymova E.I., Zanina O.G., Kirillova I.V., Shidlovskiy F.K., 2018. Crustacea (Branchiopoda) in the complex of organic remains from mammoth hair. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal 97(10): 1300–1314.
  181. Kotov A.A., Zharov A.A., Chernova O.F., Neretina A.N., Gololobova M.A., Trofimova S.S.,  Zinovyev E.V., Izymova E.I., Zanina O.G., Kirillova I.V., Shidlovskiy F.K., 2019. Crustacea (Branchiopoda) in the complex of organic remains from mammoth hair. Biology Bulletin, 2019, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 60–73.
  182. Smirnov N.N., Kotov A.A., 2018. On morphological radiation of Cladocera (Crustacea). Invertebrate Zoology 15(3): 231–248.
  183. López C., Mosquera P., Hampel H., Neretina A.N., Alonso M., Van Damme K., Kotov A.A., 2018. An annotated checklist of the freshwater cladocerans (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Cladocera) of Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands. Invertebrate Zoology 15(3): 277–291.
  184. Zuykova E.I., Simonov E.P., Bochkarev N.A., Abramov S.A., Sheveleva N.G., Kotov A.A., 2018. Contrasting phylogeographic patterns and demographic history in closely related species of Daphnia longispina group (Crustacea: Cladocera) with focus on North-Eastern Eurasia. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0207347.
  185. Kotov AA., Ibragimova A.G., Neretina A.N., 2018. Species identification in Ceriodaphnia Dana (Crustacea: Cladocera) from European Russia based on the ephippium morphology. Zootaxa 4527 (1): 105–123.
  186. Garibian P.G., Neretina A.N., Klimovsky A.I., Kotov A.A., 2018. A new case of West-East differentiation of the freshwater fauna in Northern Eurasia: the Pleuroxus trigonellus species group (Crustacea: Cladocera: Chydoridae)). Zootaxa 4532 (4): 451–482.
  187. Alonso M., Neretina A.N., Sanoamuang L., Saengphan N., Kotov A.A., 2019. A new species of Moina Baird, 1850 (Cladocera: Moinidae) from Thailand. Zootaxa 4554 (1): 199–218.
  188. Garibian P.G., Chertoprud E.S., Sinev A.Yu., Korovchinsky N.M., Kotov A.A., 2019. Cladocera and Copepoda (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of the Lake Bolon and its basin (Far East of Russia). Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.1. P.37–63. doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.1.05
  189. Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2019. Contrasting endemism in pond-dwelling cyclic parthenogens: the Daphnia curvirostris species group (Crustacea: Cladocera). Scientific Reports 9: 6812.
  190. Neretina A.N., Kotov A.A., Van Damme K., 2019. A new case of false “wide” distribution for tropical cladocerans: the genus Notoalona Rajapaksa & Fernando, 1987 (Crustacea: Cladocera) in the Old World. Zootaxa 4615 (3): 489–510.
  191. Karabanov D.P., Kotov A.A., 2019. Modified primers for DNA barcoding and metabarcoding for invasive freshwater fishes. Genome 62(6): 393.
  192. Kotov A.A., Karabanov D.P., Bekker E.I., 2019. Mapping the main suture zone between two faunistic super-complexes of the freshwater fauna in Northern Eurasia: Cladocera as a model group. Genome 62(6): 393-394.
  193. Karabanov D.P., Bekker E.I., Neretina A.N., Garibian P.G., Kotov A.A., Taylor D.J., 2019. Advances in DNA barcoding of the Cladocera (Crustacea) of the Far Eastern Palearctic. Genome 62(6): 394.
  194. Kuzmina S.A., Elias S.A., Kotov A.A., 2019. Late Quaternary insects and freshwater invertebrates of the Alaskan North Slope and paleoenvironmental reconstructions in Arctic Alaska // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.16. No.2: 89–125.
  195. Kotov A.A., Kuzmina S.A., Frolova L.A., Zharov A.A., Neretina A.N., Smirnov N.N., 2019. Ephippia of the Daphniidae (Branchiopoda: Cladocera) in Late Caenozoic deposits: untapped source of information for palaeoenvironment reconstructions in the Northern Holarctic // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.16. No.2: 183–199.
  196. Kirdyasheva A.G., Kotov A.A.,  2019. Paedomorphic tendencies in the evolution of Daphnia (Daphnia) longispina s. l. species group (Crustacea: Cladocera: Daphniidae). Inland Water Biology, 12(2), 150-160.     
  197. Zuykova E.I., Sheveleva N.G., Kotov A.A., 2019. Redescription of Daphnia turbinata Sars, 1903 (Crustacea: Cladocera: Daphniidae). Zootaxa 4658 (2): 317–330.
  198. Zuykova E.I., Bochkarev N.A., Taylor D.J., Kotov A.A., 2019. Unexpected endemism in the Daphnia longispina complex (Crustacea: Cladocera) in Southern Siberia. PloS ONE. 14(9): e0221527.