Arthropod Diversity and Conservation (Topics in Biodiversity by David L. Hawksworth, Alan T. Bull

By David L. Hawksworth, Alan T. Bull

This number of greater than 30 peer-reviewed papers makes a speciality of the variety and conservation of arthropods, whose species inhabit nearly each recess and airplane – and have in almost each nutrition internet – on this planet. Highlighting concerns starting from large-scale disturbance to neighborhood administration, from spatial heterogeneity to temporal styles, those papers mirror fascinating new learn – and take the reader to a couple of the main biodiverse corners of the planet.

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These samples were weighted in the field, put in plastic bags and taken to the laboratory. In the laboratory the samples were dried at 70 °C for 48 h, and weighed again to measure soil humidity. The Student t-test was performed to verify any significant differences between the percentages of soil mass loss at each location. One soil sample on each sampling station was also collected to perform a granulometric analysis. The grain classification followed the Wentwhort scale, as proposed by Suguio (1973).

Biol. 47(1/2): 87–97. M. D. 1998. Estudos preliminares da entomofauna aqua´tica associada a Eichhornia azurea (SW) Kunth na Baı´ a Mariana no Pantanal de Bara˜o de Melgac¸o, Mato Grosso, Brasil. In: Anais do IV Simpo´sio de Ecossistemas Brasileiros. Academia Cieˆncias do Estado de Sa˜o Paulo, A´guas de Lindo´ia, Brasil. J. E. 1970. A Field Guide to Insects of North America to Mexico. Peterson Field Guides. Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, USA. Conservation International do Brasil 1999. Ac¸o˜es Priorita´rias para Conservac¸a˜o da Biodiversidade do Cerrado e Pantanal.

Matthew et al. (2003) also studied interactions between ants (competition) and between ants and phorids (parasitism). Except for the work of Santos et al. (2003), which presents more detailed description of insect communities associated with Attalea phalerata (Arecaceae), the majority of these studies did not aim to describe the studied community and when so, taxonomic identifications were some times restricted to an order level. Therefore, this paper presents new data about soil arthropods communities of Pantanal Matogrossense.

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