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A First Survey of the Earthworms of Bosque del Pueblo, Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 42, No. 3, 366-370, 2006, 2006-12)
The oligochaeto fauna of Bosque del Pueblo, located in the central mountain region of Puerto Rico, was surveyed for the first time. Organisms were hand-sorted from forty two samples from three typical plant associations ...
Preliminary Estimate of Earthworm Abundance and Species Richness in Spathodea campanulata Beauv. Forests in Northern Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 42, No. 3, 325-330, 2006, 2006-12)
The alien tree species Spathodea campanulata forms monodominant stands in abandoned agricultural lands in Puerto Rico. In July 2005, we excavated three replicate randomly located soil pits (25 by 25 by 30 cm) in each of ...