Acta Biologica (Jan 2015)

Soil Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) in the plots of grass collection in ihar Bydgoszcz

  • Grzegorz Bukowski,
  • Bogusław Chachaj

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 22


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The population of soil oribatid mites in 14 plots of grass collection in IHAR in Bydgoszcz was investigated. Abundance of Oribatida population ranged 0.8–46.7 thousand indiv./m2. Number of species of Oribatida ranged from 3 to 6 and the Shannon index was low. There were no influence of height and manner of spreading of grasses on oribatid population.