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Redescription of the Antarctic springtail Desoria klovstadi using morphological and molecular evidence

Stevens, Mark I; Fjellberg, Arne; Greenslade, Penelope; Hogg, Ian; Sunnucks, Paul James

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Isotoma klovstadi Carpenter, 1902 was one of the first Collembola described from the Antarctic continent. It was first collected in November 1899 during the British Antarctic Expedition on the north coast of Victoria Land in the Ross Sea region. It is now known to occur in an extensive area of northern Victoria Land, including the offshore Possession, Coulman, and Foyn Islands. More recently, I. klovstadi was moved to the genus Gnathisotoma Cassagnau, 1957 and has been included in this genus in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23798
Source: Polar Biology
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-006-0120-y

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