Collembola


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Noun1.Collembola - minute wingless arthropods: springtailsCollembola - minute wingless arthropods: springtails
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
collembolan, springtail - any of numerous minute wingless primitive insects possessing a special abdominal appendage that allows the characteristic nearly perpetual springing pattern; found in soil rich in organic debris or on the surface of snow or water
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For Collembola, Bernard & Felderhoff (2007) estimated a total of 220 species were present based on previous records and recent numerous collections, with many of the taxa being undescribed.
The four most important prey taxa accounted for nearly 75% of all prey items: Formicidae (ants), Araneae (spiders), Coleoptera (beetles), and Collembola (springtails) (Table 1: Fig.
During the extreme cold weather, collembola were the preferred food, coleopteran larvae and worms were consumed by sub adults while lepidoptera and diptera larvae were consumed by adults.
ABUNDANCE OF COLLEMBOLA (ARTHROPODA: HEXAPODA) AND INTERACTION WITH EDAPHIC PARAMETERS, IN THE RICE (Oryza sativa L.
2008), reduce pH of soil, reduce soil alkalinity (Murtaza and Murtaza, 2012), soil salinity, increase soil water-holding capacity and increase aeration by increasing the soil borne Collembola population (Arsen and Jakobsen, 1996).
No ano de 2000 houve o predominio de Collembola (Entomobryomorpha) no Plantio no terco superior e Formicidae no Interior da vocoroca revegetada em 2000, por isso foram encontrados os menores valores dos indices de diversidade para essas areas.
Sin embargo, el consumo de los dos primeros generos es mayor en otros grupos de las clases Collembola y Arachnida.
En general, los ordenes mas representativos en abundancia de individuos fueron Acari con 1648 individuos, Collembola con 336, Hemiptera con 310 y Coleoptera con 180, mientras que los de menor abundancia fueron Polyzoniida y Scolopendromorpha con 5 individuos cada uno, Lepidoptera con 3 individuos, y Geophilomorpha, Orthoptera y Thysanoptera con 1 individuo cada uno.
Insects were the most diverse group, with 74 distinct taxa, including Collembola, Ephemeroptera, Odonata, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, and Diptera.