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  Family Lumbricidae

Genus Lumbricus

    Species L. rubellus -- midwestern North America.
    Species L. terrestris -- midwestern North America.
    Species L. badensis
    Species L. baicalensis
    Species L. castaneus
    Species L. centralis
    Species L. eiseni
    Species L. festivus
    Species L. friendi
    Species L. improvisus
    Species L. klarae
    Species L. meliboeus
    Species L. polyphemus
    Species L. variegatus

Taxon Information

The Genus Lumbricus is not recorded from fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Lumbricus, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).


  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.

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