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      Lampito mauritii ; Octochaetona serrata ; density; dominance; diversity; dissimilarity

    • Abstract


      Earthworm density and diversity have been studied in a sandy loam site and a clay loam site, each comprising of 50 locations, at Madras.Lampito mauritii is the dominant species in the sandy loam while it isOctochaetona serrata in the clay loam. The indices of dominance, diversity and dissimilarity have been estimated and discussed in relation to the distribution of earthworms.

    • Author Affiliations


      S A Ismail1 2 C Ramakrishnan1 M M Anzar1

      1. Department of Zoology, The New College, Madras - 600 014, India
      2. Regional College of Education, Mysore - 570 006, India
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