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Occurrence of log-dwelling invertebrates in regeneration and old-growth wet sclerophyll forest in southern Tasmania

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Taylor, RJ (1990) Occurrence of log-dwelling invertebrates in regeneration and old-growth wet sclerophyll forest in southern Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 124 (1). pp. 27-34. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

A list of colcopteran, large collembolan, centipede, miilipede and molluscan specics associated with rotting logs was
compiled for an old-growth Eucalyptus obliqua wet sclerophyll forest and adjacent 19- year-old regeneration in southern
Tasmania. A total of 67 species were found, 40 occurring in both areas, 53 in old-growth forest and 54 in the regenerated
area. Of the species found in only one of the areas, nearly all occured in one or two samples only, so no conclusion about their absence
from the other area can be made. Two rarely collected species of beetles were recorded only in the
old growth forest. Conservation of log-dwelling invertebrates in production forests is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 27-34
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

var. title - Notes on some log-dwelling invertebrates in regeneration and old-growth wet sclerophyll forest in southern Tasmania....

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