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Synonyms for collembolan

any of numerous minute wingless primitive insects possessing a special abdominal appendage that allows the characteristic nearly perpetual springing pattern

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Animals, especially micro-arthropods, become abundant when pore- or channel-containing unconsolidated sediments transform to habitats, Collembolans are known from the early stages of primary succession [27-29].
Domene X, Alcaniz JM, Andres P (2007) Ecotoxicological assessment of organic wastes using the soil collembolan Folsomia candida.
In addition, seven species (one pseudoscorpion, one collembolan, one bivalve, one ephemeropteran, and three trichopterans) are removed from the state list; a synthesis of new distributional records are added for two gastropods, one coleopteran, and one amphibian, and changes in nomenclature are provided for three gastropods and two coleopterans.
A new species of Entomobrya (Collembola, Entomobryidae) from La Caldera de Taburiente National Park (La Palma Is land, Canary Islands) and its associated collembolan fauna.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) (1999) Soil quality-Inhibition of reproduction of collembolan (Folsomia candida) by soil pollutants.
Wasmannia consistently seized the darkly colored sminthurid collembolan Ptenothrix borincana Soto, but not the reddish Calvatomina rufescens Reuter.
Diversity and distribution of Collembolan (Arthropoda: Hexapoda) of Brazil.
2005; Singh and Singh 2005), as well as reductions in collembolan density (Endlweber et al.
similis is the only phoretic collembolan known at this time using ants for a carrier (Moser & Blomquist 2011).
The formation of endosulfan sulfate in soil is carried out by fungi (Martens 1977), microorganisms (Miles and Moy 1979), and collembolan (Park 2000).
padi and the collembolan Folsomia candida (Willem) are of poor quality to spiders and carabid beetles.
King KL, Greenslade P, Hutchinson KJ (1985) Collembolan associations in natural versus improved pastures of the New England Tablelands NSW: distribution of native and introduced species.
was the only collembolan species found in sand samples from 6 different beaches in Fernando de Noronha and there are no records of if from elsewhere.
Tentative Checklist of Collembolan Species from China (Insect).