Food Choice of Invertebrates During Early Glacier Foreland Succession

@inproceedings{Hgvar2015FoodCO,
  title={Food Choice of Invertebrates During Early Glacier Foreland Succession},
  author={Sigmund H{\aa}gvar and A. H. Pedersen},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract Bryophytes from seven different genera colonized 3- to 6-year-old ground near a receding glacier in central South Norway. Microscopic studies of the gut content in pioneer invertebrates revealed that mosses were grazed upon by four species: an abundant and large Collembola (Bourletiella hortensis), a moss-eating Byrrhidae beetle (Simplocaria metallica), and two omnivorous Carabidae beetles (Amara alpina and A. quenseli). The three most abundant moss species were preferred by the moss… CONTINUE READING

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