Aelosomatidae

Aelosomatidae

[‚e‚lä·sə′mad·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of microscopic fresh-water annelid worms in the class Oligochaeta characterized by a ventrally ciliated prostomium.
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In the rainy season, Subclass Oligochaeta was the most abundant taxon, with the presence of family Tubificidae representing 76,3% of macroinvertebrate community, unlike the observed in the dry season period, when Aelosomatidae and Lumbriculidae families were also found (Table 2).
Number of individuals Near Sites (10) Distant sites (6) Dry Rainy Dry Rainy season season season season Ancylidae 183 98 119 23 Mytilidae 0 8 0 0 Thiaridae 0 30 0 19 Bivalvia NI * 0 26 0 1 Ostracoda 0 0 0 221 Glossiphonidae 45 388 8 98 Tubificidae 27 1899 4 250 Aelosomatidae 59 0 22 0 Lumbriculidae 34 0 1 0 Piscicolidae 1 3 1 0 Chironomidae 479 28 147 65 Tipulidae 0 6 0 8 Polycentropodidae 45 7 10 3 Caenidae 2 0 0 0 Trichorythidae 0 0 1 0 Libellulidae 10 0 1 0 Acari 5 0 0 0 TOTAL 890 2489 314 688 * NI--non identified.
Um total de 34 especies de Oligochaeta e Aphanoneura foram encontradas, 30 pertencentes a Naididae mais uma especie cada de Narapidae, Lumbricidae, Enchytraeidae e Aelosomatidae.
A total of 34 species of Oligochaeta and Aphanoneura were found, 30 belonging to Naididae plus one species each to the Narapidae, Lumbricidae, Enchytraeidae, and Aelosomatidae.
trivandrana and the one composed of the Aelosomatidae, Enchitraeidae, L.