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  Suborder Lumbricina

Family Lumbricidae

    Genus Allolobophora -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Bimastos -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Dendrobaena -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Eisenia -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Eiseniella -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Lumbricus -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Octolasion -- midwestern North America.
    Genus Allolobophoridella
    Genus Alpodinaridella
    Genus Aporrectodea
    Genus Cernosvitovia
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    Genus Healyella
    Genus Helodrilus
    Genus Incolore
    Genus Italobalkaniona
    Genus Karpatodinariona
    Genus Kritodrilus
    Genus Meroandriella
    Genus Microeophila
    Genus Murchieona
    Genus Nicodrilus
    Genus Norealidys
    Genus Notogama
    Genus Octodriloides
    Genus Octodrilus
    Genus Omilurus
    Genus Opothedrilus
    Genus Orodrilus
    Genus Panoniona
    Genus Proctodrilus
    Genus Prosellodrilus
    Genus Purpureum
    Genus Rhodonicus
    Genus Satchellius
    Genus Scherotheca
    Genus Serbiona
    Genus Spermophorodrilus
    Genus Svetlovia
    Genus Tetragonurus
    Genus Zicsiona

Taxon Information

The Family Lumbricidae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Lumbricidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Afrotropical; 29 species in 9 genera worldwide, 4 Nearctic species in 4 genera] (Martin et al., 2008).
  • Lumbricidae, [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Lumbricidae, (Goodnight, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Martin, P., E. Martinez-Ansemil, A. Pinder, T. Timm & M.J. Wetzel. 2008. Global diversity of oligochaetous clitellates (”Oligochaeta”; Clitellata) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 117-127. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Annelida (Polychaetes, Aeolosomatidae, aquatic oligochaetes, Branchiobdellida, leeches). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 269-325.
  • Goodnight, C.J. 1959. Oligochaeta. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 522-537.

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