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A survey of soil invertebrates in two aspen forests in northern Minnesota.Author(s): T.L. Wagner; William J. Mattson; J.A. Witter
Source: General Technical Report NC-40. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe survey in Koochiching County revealed 4 phyla, 7 classes, 23 orders, and 134 families of invertebrates. Insecta was the largest class having 11 orders and 84 families. Mites and Collembolla were most numerous averaging 90,000 and 16,000/m2, respectively, during summer.
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CitationWagner, T.L.; Mattson, William J.; Witter, J.A. 1977. A survey of soil invertebrates in two aspen forests in northern Minnesota. General Technical Report NC-40. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsMites, Collembolla, Molluscs, earthworms, Populus, aspen
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