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Comment on “Global distribution of earthworm diversity”

Abstract

Phillips et al (Reports, 25 October 2019, p. 480) incorrectly conclude that tropical earthworm communities are less diverse and abundant than temperate communities. This result is an artifact generated by some low-quality datasets, lower sampling intensity in the tropics, different patterns in richness-area relationships, the occurrence of invasive species in managed soils, and a focus on local rather than regional richness.

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Soil study

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hal-03134059 , version 1 (08-02-2021)

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Samuel Wooster James, Csaba Csuzdi, Chih-Han Chang, Nonillon Aspe, Juan-José Jiménez, et al.. Comment on “Global distribution of earthworm diversity”. Science, 2021, 371 (6525), pp.eabe4629. ⟨10.1126/science.abe4629⟩. ⟨hal-03134059⟩
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