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Litter and soil arthropods diversity and density in a tropical dry forest ecosystem in Western Mexico
The composition and temporal changes of edaphic microarthropods in both litter layer and soil were analyzed in a tropical dry forest ecosystem in Western Mexico. Sampling was carried out from JuneExpand
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Three new species of Neoscirula (Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from a Tropical dry forest in Jalisco, Mexico
Three new species of cunaxid mites are described and illustrated: Neoscirula aliciae sp. nov., Neoscirula baloghi sp. nov. and Neoscirula hoffmannae sp. nov. from a tropical dry forest at ChamelaExpand
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Enemy-free space and the distribution of ants, springtails and termites in the soil of one tropical rainforest
Abstract The soil fauna of tropical rainforests is difficult to study because of its extreme species richness and taxonomic impediment. Studies of multi-taxon assemblages in the soil of tropicalExpand
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Contrasting arthropod communities associated with dwarf mistletoes Arceuthobium globosum and A. vaginatum and their host Pinus hartwegii
Arthropod communities and epiphytic plants associated with tree canopies have been widely studied and have revealed a great diversity of organisms; however, the community hosted by parasitic plants,Expand
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A NEW SPECIES OF TRACHYMOLGUS (PROSTIGMATA: BDELLIDAE) FROM MEXICO
Trachymolgus jesusi sp. nov. is described and illustrated. This species was collected from soil and leaf litter of a tropical dry forest in western Mexico.
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Population Dynamics of the Predator Mite Bdella longistriata1 Collected by Malaise Trap at Tula, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Abstract. Bdella longistriata Atyeo is a mite with restricted distribution that has been registered in the United States of America (Texas) and Mexico (Colima, State of Mexico, Guerrero, Jalisco,Expand
Stage distributions of cunaxids in soil and litter at Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico
Cunaxid mites are considered to be important predators in soil communities, but little is known of the distribution over their development stages. We studied the stage distribution of edaphic cunaxidExpand
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Cunaxidae (Acari: Prostigmata) diversity and population dynamics in garlic (Allium sativum) crop fields
Agroecosystems are altered systems whose soil structure has changed affecting the dynamics of soil organisms. This paper aims at evaluation of the effects of garlic farming practices on phenology,Expand
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Two New Species of Americanura (Collembola: Neanuridae) from Belize, Central America
Abstract Two new species of Americanura (Collembola: Neanuridae) from Belize are described and illustrated, A. belicensis sp. nov. and A. denisi sp. nov. Americanura belicensis sp. nov. has longExpand