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Habitat preferences of the critically endangered greater Bermuda land snail Poecilozonites bermudensis in the wild

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The endemic, Critically Endangered greater Bermuda land snail Poecilozonites bermudensis is known from only two relict subpopulations. Little is known of its habitat preferences in the wild. Observations of released zoo-reared P. bermudensis suggested an affinity for limestone, which we investigated on Port's Island. Previous qualitative observations on Port's Island suggested an aversion to the litter of the invasive tree Casuarina equisetifolia, which we examined. Additionally, we hypothesi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0030605320000836

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University of Oxford
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ContEd
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Continuing Education
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
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Author
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Oryx Journal website
Publication date:
2021-02-25
Acceptance date:
2020-08-05
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1365-3008
ISSN:
0030-6053
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English
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1125092
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pubs:1125092
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2020-08-11

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