2 edition of On Burmese earthworms of the family Megascolecidae found in the catalog.
On Burmese earthworms of the family Megascolecidae
G. E. Gates
Bibliography: p. 281-282.
|Statement||by G.E. Gates.|
|Series||Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology -- v. 123, no. 6|
|Contributions||Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology.|
|LC Classifications||QL1 .H3 vol.123, no.6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. -282 ;|
|Number of Pages||282|
Others may get the material for free but pay for it to be pre-composted and hauled to their site. Worm growers make money from sales of earthworms and sometimes, but not always, by selling castings. In addition, some operations sell related products, such as shipping boxes, worm bins, harvesters, soil mixes, books, and videos. Sims R. W. and Easton E. G. ()A numerical revision of the earthworm genus Pheretima auct. Megascolecidae: Oligochaeta with the recognition of new genera and an appendix on the earthworms collected by the Royal Society North Borneo J. Linn. .
The genus also occurs in subcontinental India, however, the single Australian report of the type species, Argilophilus marmoratus, is erroneous.. One enigmatic species, Argilophilus hyalinus Eisen, , is reported from Guatemala - known only from the description of a single, macerated specimen. Argilophilus and several other native genera form a close-knit group with nearest relatives. The giant gippsland Earthworm, (Megascolides australis), is one of Australia's 1, native earthworm species. These Giant earthworms average at cm long and 2 cm in diameter and can reach 3 m in length. It is difficult to measure length, as the worms will stretch, so scientists use weight to estimate the size. The average weight of a fresh adult worm is about grams.
Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae, Megascolecidae and Sparganophilidae) in the Eastern Great Lakes and Hudson Lowlands Ecoregion (83), USA. (pp. ) Reynolds, J.W. (June). [Paper in English, abstracts in English, French, Spanish and German, with 4 colour plates]. Translingual: A taxonomic family within the order Tubificida – certain earthworms.
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Earthworms contribute significantly to sustainability of our natural environment, and Australia has some remarkable forms. This review of the acanthodriline fauna completes the revision of Australia’s known earthworms of the family Megascolecidae. An illustration of an open On Burmese earthworms of the family Megascolecidae book.
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New North American species of earthworms of the family Megascolecidae Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. New earthworm species of the genus Pheretima (Clitellata: Megascolecidae) from Mountain Province, Philippines. Journal of Natural History: Vol. 45, No. Cited by: 5. The Megascolecidae are a large family of earthworms which has native representatives in Australia, New Zealand, both Southeast and East Asia, and North most ancient lineages of the family show a Gondwanan distribution and have been used as evidence of continental s of the Pheretima group of genera (e.g.
Amynthas) are widely distributed around the tropics, much as some. Full text of "New North American species of earthworms of the family Megascolecidae" See other formats PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION U.
NATIONAL MUSEUM Vol. 84 Washington: No. NEW NORTH AMERICAN SPECIES OF EARTHWORMS OF THE FARHLY MEGASCOLECIDAE B}’ Frank Smith. ABSTRACT A total of fourteen species of earthworms belonging to four families, viz., Rhinodrilidae (Pontoscolex corethrurus); Megascolecidae (Lampito mauritii, Megascolex konkanensis, Metaphire.
Inearthworms from the family Megascolecidae were deliberately introduced to Scotland for land management purposes. These were of the species Spenceriella minor according to Sims and Gerard  but according to Blakemore  are Anisochaeta celmisiae.
Octochaetidae, Megascolecidae, Eudrilidae). Approximately species of earthworms are known in the world (Reynolds, ) but the number of estimated species may be as high as (Fragoso.
Amynthas catenus Tsai et al., and Amynthas hohuanmontis Tsai et al., are earthworms belonging to the Pheretima complex of the family Megascolecidae. Both are endemic to Mt. Hohuan at an elevation of about m in central Taiwan.
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The Pheretima complex within the Megascolecidae family is a major earthworm group. Recently, the systematic status of the Pheretima complex based on morphology was challenged by molecular studies.
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earthworms (Megascolecidae) and the present paper is concerned with their distribution and abundance in relation to soils and vegetation. SITES The sites were located on the eastern slopes of Mt Kosciusko in the Snowy Mountains and covered an altitudinal range from m near Jindabyne to m near the summit.
Depending on the species, an adult earthworm can be from 10 mm ( in) long and 1 mm ( in) wide to 3 m ( ft) long and over 25 mm ( in) wide, but the typical Lumbricus terrestris grows to about mm (14 in) long. Probably the longest worm on confirmed records is Amynthas mekongianus that extends up to 3 m (10 ft) in the mud along the banks of the 4, km (2, mi) Mekong River.
Liste complète des travaux de Gordon Enoch Gates 1. Note on a new species of Drawida from Rangoon, Burma. Ann. Mag, Nat. Hist. London (9), Often earthworms come to the surface and migrate following rainstorms and are commonly observed on sidewalks and driveways (Figure 5).
These worms die quickly when they get dry (Figure 6). Figure 5. Earthworms are a common sight on sidewalks after rain. Photograph by William T. Crow, University of Florida. Figure 6. Shen H-P, Yeo DCJ. () Terrestrial earthworms (Oligochaeta) from Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology ; Sims RW, Easton EG.
() A numerical revision of the earthworm genus Pheretima (Megascolecidae: Oligochaeta) with the recognition of new genera and an appendix on the earthworms collected by the Royal Society North Borneo. Gates G. Burmese earthworms, an introduction to the systematics and biology of megadrile oligochaetes with special reference to southeast Asia.
Transactions of the American philosophical Society. ; – doi: / Gates G. Contributions to a revision of the earthworm family Ocnerodrilidae IX.
Huei-Ping Shen, Chu-Fa Tsai and Su-Chen Tsai () Six new earthworms of the genus Amynthas (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from central Taiwan. Zoological Studies 42(4): This paper describes 6 new species of terrestrial earthworms belonging to the genus Amynthas (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan at elevations of to m.
Reynolds, J.W. b. The earthworms (Lumbricidae and Sparganophilidae) of Ontario. Life Sciences Miscellaneous Publications, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ix + pp. Reynolds, J.W. The earthworms of Tennessee (Oligochaeta). IV. Megascolecidae, with notes on distribution, biology and a key to the species in the state.Examination of new earthworm material from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, revealed the presence of five new species (one with two subspecies) of the Pheretima group of genera, family Megascolecidae.
A new genus, Begemius, is erected to contain the new taxa (B. gavini, jamiesoni jamiesoni, j. hornensis, lockerbiensis, raveni and yorkensis), also the species cyclops, monoperus and.