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    Predatory soil nematodes (Nematoda: Mononchida) in major land-use types across Ireland


    Keith, Aidan M. and Griffin, Christine and Schmidt, Olaf (2009) Predatory soil nematodes (Nematoda: Mononchida) in major land-use types across Ireland. Journal of Natural History, 43 (41-42). pp. 2571-2577. ISSN 0022-2933

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    Abstract

    The distribution of predatory soil nematodes (Mononchida) across Europe is well described. However, in Ireland knowledge of mononchids is limited to a single study. The CréBeo project was the first systematic survey of soil biodiversity in the major land-use types across the Republic of Ireland. Nematodes were sampled from 61 locations with an extensive geographical spread including arable, pasture, broadleaf forest, coniferous plantation, rough grazing and peatland sites. This study resulted in 11 first records of mononchid species from Ireland (of which 2 are new records for Britain and Ireland). We discuss the mononchid species found and aspects of their distribution across major land uses.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Anatonchus sympathicus; biodiversity; Jensenonchus sphagni; species distribution; Tigronchoides ginglymodontus;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Biology
    Item ID: 12399
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930903219970
    Depositing User: Dr. Christine Griffin
    Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2020 17:29
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Natural History
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Refereed: Yes
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