Konakova T.N., Kolesnikova A.A., Taskaeva А.А., Nakul G.L. 2017. [Diversity of soil invertebrates in ecosystems of the Chernaya river basin, the Bolshezemelskaya tundra, Nenetskii Autonomnyi Okrug, Russia] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.16. No.1: 88–98 [in Russian, with English summary].
Institute of biology Komi Science Center, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kommunisticheskaya Str. 28, Syktyvkar 167982 Russia.
ABSTRACT. The results of an investigation of soil invertebrate fauna structure in the northern part of the Bolshezemelskaya tundra (basin of the Chernaya River) are presented: 75 Collembola species, 3 earthworm species, 2 centipede species and 24 beetle species are determined, including Lamyctes emarginatus (Newport, 1844) which is newly recorded for Bolshezemelskaya tundra and Carabus ermaki Lutshnik, 1924 (Carabidae) which is included in the Red Data Book of Nenetskii Autonomnyi Okrug. The structure of the soil animal population is described, and the species diversity of soil invertebrates is evaluated.
KEY WORDS: Lumbricidae, Lithobiidae, Collembola, Coleoptera, Chernaya river, Bolshezemelskaya tundra, diversity.