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Determination of the unique evolutionary patterns that prevail in the Antarctic springtail (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni)
Entry ID: K025_2006_2007_NZ

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Summary
Abstract: The energetic budgets (activity) of Antarctic springtails (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni) was investigated at Cape Bird, Ross Island and the Garwood Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys to determine the unique genetic, co-evolutionary and metabolic patterns/rates that evolved in polar invertebrates across sites in Antarctica. The activity of arthropods (mites and springtails) was measured with pitfall trapping ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.22   S: -77.22   E: 166.45   W: 166.44  
Min Altitude: 50 Max Altitude: 70
2.   N: -78.02   S: -78.02   E: 163.93   W: 163.93  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-11-29
Stop Date: 2008-01-23

Start Date: 2008-12-23
Stop Date: 2009-01-20
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COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 6 350 5515 Ext 7626
Fax: +64 6 350 5626
Email: A.McGaughran at massey.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Massey University
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
McGaughran, A., Torricelli, G., Carapelli, A., Frati, F., Stevens, M.I., Convey, P., Hogg, I.D. 2009. Contrasting phylogeographical patterns for springtails reflect different evolutionary histories between the Antarctic Peninsula and continental Antarctica. Journal of biogeography. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02178.x
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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