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By I. F. B. Common

Эта детальная и прекрасно иллюстрированная книга характеризует удивительное разнообразие австралийских ночных бабочек, обобщая имеющиеся сведения о них и включая много оригинальных данных. Более a thousand из известных ten thousand австралийских ночных бабочек представлены на цветных фотографиях. Книга использует современную систематическую номенклатуру, включает информацию по распространению, кормовым растениям гусениц и удивительному поведению этих часто ярко окрашенных насекомых. Так же приводятся сведения о морфологии, жизненной истории, биологии, популяционным характеристикам, экономическому значению и эволюции. Приводится современная классификация мировой фауны ночных бабочек и детальная информация по семействам, встречающимся в Австралии, с описанием и рисунками яиц, гусениц, куколок и строения имаго. Дополнительно имеются раздел по коллекционированию и изучению ночных бабочек, словарь, указатель названий, таблица кормовых растений гусениц и большой список цитированной литературы.
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J. Bagyaraj et al. 2 Soil Biodiversity and Arthropods: Role in Soil Fertility 31 Fig. 3 Microarthropods The feeding ecology of oribatids is diverse. Four main groups, based on modes of feeding, are commonly recognized: macrophytophages, which feed mainly on decaying higher plant material and rarely on fungi; microphytophages, those types feeding on fungi, bacteria, and other microflora; panphytophages, which have an expanded diet breadth, including plant matter as well as fungi; and coprophages, the diet of which includes fecal material.

Fecundity as high as 2000 eggs per female has been recorded in some species (Hopkin and Read 1992). Millipedes (Fig. 2) are detritivores, enrich soil system, acting as agents of decomposition by feeding on dead plant matter, such as leaf litter and wood, some also browsing on fungal mycelia and as accelerators in the nutrient release. Decomposition of the leaf litter by millipedes is by fragmentation and addition of microflora through fecal pellets (Kubiena 1955). The release of mineral nutrients into the soil is by feeding and defecation.

Soil forms in contrast to the other two forms live restrictedly in soil environment in a wide sense. Although soil also serves as a shelter for ticks during their life span, these are not considered as soil forms. , Scheloribates). 30 Fig. J. Bagyaraj et al. 2 Soil Biodiversity and Arthropods: Role in Soil Fertility 31 Fig. 3 Microarthropods The feeding ecology of oribatids is diverse. Four main groups, based on modes of feeding, are commonly recognized: macrophytophages, which feed mainly on decaying higher plant material and rarely on fungi; microphytophages, those types feeding on fungi, bacteria, and other microflora; panphytophages, which have an expanded diet breadth, including plant matter as well as fungi; and coprophages, the diet of which includes fecal material.

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