Metabarcoding and mitochondrial metagenomics of endogean arthropods to unveil the mesofauna of the soil

  title={Metabarcoding and mitochondrial metagenomics of endogean arthropods to unveil the mesofauna of the soil},
  author={Paula Arribas and Carmelo And{\'u}jar and Kevin P Hopkins and Matthew J. Shepherd and Alfried P. Vogler},
  journal={Methods in Ecology and Evolution},
Biological communities inhabiting the soil are among the most diversified, complex and yet most poorly studied terrestrial ecosystems. The greatest knowledge gaps apply to the arthropod mesofauna (0·1–2 mm body size) because conventional morphological and molecular approaches are in many cases insufficient for the characterisation of these complex communities. The development of high‐throughput sequencing (HTS) methodologies is required to solve current impediments and to further advance our… 

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