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Morphology, Taxonomy and Ecology of Terrestrial Antarctic Ciliates and Testaceans (Protozoa)
Entry ID: ASAC_565

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Abstract: Project 565:
The database provides a list of species of ciliates and testate amoebae (Protozoa: Ciliophora; Testacea) recorded in various edaphic habitats, e.g., mineral soils (fellfield), ornithogenic soils, terrestrial mosses, from ice-free coastal areas and inshore islands in the area of Casey Station, Wilkes Land, coastal continental Antarctica. 26 ciliate (9 first records for continental ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 110.0   W: 108.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Petz, W.
Dataset Title: Morphology, Origin and Significance of Ice Gullies in the Vestfold Hills
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-07-18
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-11-01
Stop Date: 1994-02-28
Quality Samples were assessed in co-operation with leading authorities in ciliate taxonomy. Several publications were produced.
Access Constraints The dataset is publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 11 kb
Distribution Format: word document
Fees: free
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-12-02
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