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Studying earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) in South Africa
(Council of the KwaZulu-Natal Museum, 2015)
Earthworms are an important component of southern African invertebrate diversity, due both to their influential roles in soil ecosystems, and the relatively large number of species. As of 2010, there were 282 indigenous ...
Spider responses to alien plant invasion: the effect of short- and long-term Chromolaena odorata invasion and management
(British Ecological Society, 2008-07)
Invasions by alien plants into unspoiled ecosystems are a cause for concern because the pristine systems are important stores of biodiversity. Indeed, the introduction of non-indigenous species into protected areas is a ...
DNA barcoding of South African Ants
The files contain sequences and collection information from a project on barcoding South African ants. Parts of the collections were done for this purpose while other samples were derived from different ant projects in ...
Value of artificial ponds for aquatic beetle and bug conservation in the Cape Floristic Region biodiversity hotspot
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2014)
1. Freshwater insect species and their host ecosystems are widely threatened. This is particularly so within the agricultural and urban landscapes of Mediterranean-type ecosystems, including those of the Cape Floristic ...