The sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Island Group (46°54’ S, 37°45’E) consists of Marion Island (19km long 12 km wide) and Prince Edward Island (10 km long and 6.5km wide). These islands are approximately 1920 km south-east of Cape Town and are politically part of South Africa.
Collembola species recorded from Marion Island:
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Greenslade P. (1990) Notes on the biogeography of the free-living terrestrial invertebrate fauna of Macquarie Island with an annotated checklist. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 124: 35‒50.
Greenslade P. (2006) The invertebrates of Macquarie Island. Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston, pp. 344.
Greenslade, P. & Deharveng, L. (1997) Revision of Friesea species (Collembola: Neanuridae) of Australia and offshore Islands, with biogeographical notes and key to species. Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 321‒331.
McGaughran, A., Convey, P., Stevens, M.I., Chown, S.L. (2010) Metabolic rate, genetic and microclimate variation among springtail populations from sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Polar Biology 33: 909‒918.
Salmon, J.T. (1964) An Index to the Collembola. Bulletin of the Royal Society of New Zealand 7: 651 pp
Stevens, M., Greenslade, P., Hogg, I.D., Sunnocks, P. (2006) Southern Hemisphere springtails: could any have survived glaciation of Antarctica? Molecular Biology and Evolution 23: 574‒882. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msj073
Treasure, A.M., Chown, S.L. (2013) Contingent absences account for range limits but not the local abundance structure of an invasive springtail. Ecography 36: 146-156. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07458.x