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Distribution and feeding habits of Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni at Cape Geology/Botany Bay, Antarctica
Entry ID: K053_1993_1994_NZ_2

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Abstract: Data was obtained on distribution and feeding habits of the Collembolan Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni at Cape Geology/Granite Harbour. A considerable amount of descriptive data has been collected regarding food intake. Gut and faeces contents of animals collected from different habitats have been analysed microscopically. A wide variety of food constituents were found and abundance of each of these in animals collected from each habitat has been estimated. Animals were also presented in culture with a variety of naturally occurring potential foods.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.02   S: -77.02   E: 162.5   W: 162.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-12-16
Stop Date: 1994-01-27
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Davidson, M.M. Broady, P.A. Analysis of gut contents of Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni Carpenter (Collembola: Hypogastruridae) at Cape Geology, Antarctica. Polar biology 16(7): 463-467, 1996.
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