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The rotifers of Heard Island: Preliminary survey, with notes on other freshwater groups

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Dartnall, HJG (1995) The rotifers of Heard Island: Preliminary survey, with notes on other freshwater groups. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 129. pp. 7-15. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Twenty rotifers (three Bdelloidea and 17 Monogononta, including new species of Encentrum and Notholca),a platyhelminth,
two nematodes, two tardigrades, one cnchytraeid worm, four c1adoccrans, two copcpods and three species of mites were recovered from five
small pools on Heard Island. The results indicate that the Heard Island fauna is closer to that of Signy Island and Macquarie Island than
to that of the much nearer Kerguelen archipelago.

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. 7-15
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 22:59
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:06
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