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dc.contributor.authorMorais, José Wellington-
dc.contributor.authorOliveira, Viviane dos S.-
dc.contributor.authorSales Dambros, Cristian de-
dc.contributor.authorTapia-Coral, Sandra C.-
dc.contributor.authorAcioli, Agno Nonato Serrão-
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-07T14:04:55Z-
dc.date.available2020-05-07T14:04:55Z-
dc.date.issued2010-
dc.identifier.urihttps://repositorio.inpa.gov.br/handle/1/15088-
dc.description.abstractThe mesofauna has an important function in the soil and it is represented mainly by Acari Oribatida and Collembola. We report the first data on the density and diversity of the soil mesofauna in Benjamin Constant, Amazonas State, Brazil. The following systems were evaluated: primary forest, secondary forest, agroforestry system, cultivated areas and pastures. A total of 101 samples were collected 100 m apart from each other and specimens were collected by using Berlese-Tullgren method. The highest density was registered in secondary forest (29,776 specimens.m-2). Acari Oribatida was the dominant group (7.072 specimens.m-2) in the pasture, suggesting that mites show higher capacity of adaptation to disturbed environments and/or due to the presence of gregarious species. The density of Collembola (5,632 specimens.m-2) was higher in secondary forest. Formicidae was the dominant group (27,824 specimens.m-2) and its highest density occurred in the secondary forest (12,336 specimens.m-2). Seven species and ten morphospecies of Isoptera and three species of Symphyla were identified. The highest density and diversity were found in secondary forest. One supposes that the low density of mesofauna found in all of the studied systems is being influenced by soil structure and composition as well as litter volume. For SUT, the composition of taxonomic groups in the cultivated areas is similar to the one found in primary forest, while the groups found in the agroforestry system are similar to those in the pasture, which may help to decide on land use strategies.en
dc.language.isopt_BRpt_BR
dc.relation.ispartofVolume 39, Número 2, Pags. 145-152pt_BR
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Brazil*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/br/*
dc.subjectAnimalsen
dc.subjectBiodiversityen
dc.subjectBrasilen
dc.subjectInvertebrateen
dc.subjectSoilen
dc.subjectTreeen
dc.subjectAnimalen
dc.subjectBiodiversityen
dc.subjectBrasilen
dc.subjectInvertebratesen
dc.subjectSoilen
dc.subjectTreesen
dc.subjectAcarien
dc.subjectCollembolaen
dc.subjectFormicidaeen
dc.subjectInvertebrataen
dc.subjectIsopteraen
dc.subjectOribatidaen
dc.subjectSymphylaen
dc.titleSoil mesofauna in differents systems of land use soil in upper River Solimões, AM, Brazilpt_BR
dc.title.alternativeMesofauna do solo em diferentes sistemas de uso da terra no alto Rio Solimões, AMpt_BR
dc.typeArtigopt_BR
dc.identifier.doi10.1590/S1519-566X2010000200001-
dc.publisher.journalNeotropical Entomologypt_BR
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