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  Subfamily Rhyacodrilinae

Genus Rhyacodrilus

    Species R. coccineus -- Wisconsin!
    Species R. montana -- midwestern North America.
    Species R. punctatus -- midwestern North America.
    Species R. alcyoneus -- North America.
    Species R. brevidentatus -- North America.
    Species R. clio -- North America.
    Species R. falciformis -- North America.
    Species R. longichaeta -- North America.
    Species R. propiporus -- North America.
    Species R. quileuticus -- North America.
    Species R. saelonae -- North America.
    Species R. sodalis -- North America.
    Species R. subterraneus -- North America.
    Species R. amphigenus
    Species R. ardierae
    Species R. balmensis
    Species R. carsticus
    Species R. dolcei
    Species R. gasparoi
    Species R. gernikensis
    Species R. lindbergi
    Species R. okamikae
    Species R. omodeoi
    Species R. profundalis
    Species R. riabuschinskii
    Species R. sketi
    Species R. tauricus

Taxon Information

The Genus Rhyacodrilus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

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

Literature Records

  • Rhyacodrilus, [North America] (Govedich et al., 2010).
  • Rhyacodrilus, 1 very scattered species...4 species generally distributed...1 species known only from Lake Tahoe, CA (Smith, 2001).
  • Rhyacodrilus, (Stimpson & Klemm, 1982).


  • Govedich, F.R., B.A. Bain, W.E. Moser, S.R. Gelder, R.W. Davies & R.O. Brinkhurst. 2010. Annelida (Clitellata): Oligochaeta, Branchiobdellida, Hirudinida, and Acanthobdellida. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 385-436.
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Annelida (Polychaetes, Aeolosomatidae, aquatic oligochaetes, Branchiobdellida, leeches). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 269-325.
  • Stimpson, K.S. & D.J. Klemm. 1982. A guide to the freshwater Tubificidae (Annelida: Clitellata: Oligochaeta) of North America. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 61 pp. [Available online]

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