collembolan


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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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Smith W (2004) Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control on Collembolan population.
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].
As showed in Figure 4 and Table I all the models could fit the collembolan SAD quite well but the difference between the expected and observed SAD still have a large significant discrepancy (indicated by Chi-square and K-S tests).
Domene X, Alcaniz JM, Andres P (2007) Ecotoxicological assessment of organic wastes using the soil collembolan Folsomia candida.
Relationships between soil chemistry, microbial biomass and the collembolan fauna of southern Quebec sugar maple stands.
Chagnon M, Pare D, Hebert C, Camire C (2001) Effects of experimental liming on collembolan communities and soil microbial biomass in a southern Quebec sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.
In addition, seven species (one pseudoscorpion, one collembolan, one bivalve, one ephemeropteran, and three trichopterans) are removed from the state list and a synthesis of new distributional records and changes in nomenclature are provided for several species.
conventional ploughing on collembolan populations in an organic wheat field.
The collembolan Pachytullbergia scabra Bonet (Collembola: Pachytullbergiidae) was present on the epiphytic corticolous thalli of the lichen species Pseudocyphellaria granulata (C.
A comparative study of the effects of metal contamination on collembolan in the field and in the laboratory.
13]C to determine food selection in collembolan species.
The fecal material from raccoons may provide such a source for a collembolan bloom.
3:00 INDUCED HIGH TEMPERATURE HARDINESS WITHIN THE COLLEMBOLAN SINELLA CURVISETA.
The effects of Collembolan grazing on microbial activity in decomposing leaf litter.