Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Collembola: springtail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
(Cecidomyiidae) Salina celebensis (Schalfer, 1898) (Collembola) Oualea grandiflora Mart Hymenoptera Collembola Sapindaceae Cecidomyiinae Phlaeothripidae (Thysanoptera) Hymenoptera Seira viendoncae Bellini & Zeppelini, 2008 (Collembola) Salina celebensis (Collembola) Combretum sp.
1 (Collembola) de la mesofauna, que concentraron mas del 10% de los individuos y aparecieron en la mayoria de las recolecciones.
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.
Being a leguminous crop, berseem is cultivated in most irrigated belts of Pakistan to fix nitrogen (Stewart et al., 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).
In their evaluations, the authors observed that the different edaphic groups found, presented differentiated responses to the treatments, the most significant being those of Hymenoptera and Collembola groups, which have a bio-indicator potential described by other authors (ALVES et al., 2008; URIBE-HERNANDEZ, et al., 2010; BARTZ, et al., 2014; CREPALDI, et al., 2014).
At the end of our experiments, arthropod abundance in the control plants was 110 [+ or -] 78 individuals per plant (mean [+ or -] se), principally from the orders Collembola, Mesostigmata, Prostigmata, Cryptostigmata and Psocoptera.
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 living in the soil (and in litter, vertical layers of soil, deadwood and carcasses) of the orders Collembola, Isoptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera and Diptera can be considered as bioindicators of negative environmental impacts (WINK et al., 2005) such as forest fragmentation, and can reveal the conditions of the area where they are.
Unfortunately, limited time and expertise made it impossible to process the overwhelming number of springtails (Collembola) and they were excluded from subsequent analyses.
Os predadores que se alimentam de outros organismos (Araneae, Chilopoda, Pseudoscorpionida e Hymenoptera), as larvas de insetos (larvas de Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera e Neuroptera), os grupos Coleoptera, Collembola e Thysanoptera e os insetos sociais (Formicidae e Isoptera) podem ser tanto saprofagos como predadores.