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Culturing techniques, distribution and abundance and SEM analysis of separate instars or moults of the springtail Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K014_1975_1976_NZ_2

Abstract: The separtation of instars or moults is essential to a life history study of an invertebrate. A reliable method of differentiating instars of the small black collembolan or springtail, Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni, was investigated. Approximately 800 collembola were collected in the moss patches found on a hill at Cape Bird. The specimens were fixed and viewed under a scanning electron microscope. The ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-11-22
Stop Date: 1975-12-12

Start Date: 1976-11-25
Stop Date: 1976-12-17
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the publication or contact the investigator for more information.
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Horning, D.S. 1976. Studies of water bears and penguins at Cape Bird. Antarctic 7: 278-279.

Duncan, K.W. 1979 A note on the distribution and abundance of the endemic collembolan Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni Carpenter 1908 at Cape Bird, Antarctica. Mauri ora 7: 19-24
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