Lumbricidae


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Lumbricidae

[ləm′bris·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of annelid worms in the order Oligochaeta; includes the earthworm.
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They recorded natural establishment of large invertebrates such as earthworms (Lumbricidae) and ants (Formicidae) in sites revegetated for 10 and 12 years, whereas a site that had been revegetated for 1 year exhibited a large quantity of springtails and Dipteran larvae, which typify early succession.
The effects of temperature on the intensive production of Lumbricus terrestris (Oligochaeia: Lumbricidae).
In the Lumbricidae, typically there are eight sigmoid chaetae per segment (Edwards & Bohlen 1996).
Earthworms (Lumbricidae) as intermidiate hosts of lung nematodes (Metastrongylidae) of swine in Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions of Ukraine.
Lumbricidae was the best represented family with 40% of all species registered, followed by families Megascolecidae and Ocnerodrilidae both with 20%, Acanthodrilidae with 13 %, and finally the family Glossoscolecidae with 7%.
Ants (Formicidae) (10-40%), beetles (Carabidae and Staphylinidae) (14-28%), spiders (Araneae) (5-18%) and earthworms (Lumbricidae) (2-20%) were the most abundant and more active, hence, were more captured in pitfall traps in summer season.
(Annelida: Clitellata: Lumbricidae); biofilm (microorganisms adhering to bark chips removed from containers used to culture slugs); soil (garden soil rich in organic matter and including decaying tree leaves); and lime-agar (20% garden lime suspended in gelled agar).
[18] allowed classification of 7 species of Lumbricidae: Aporrectodea trapezoides (Duges, 1828), Aporrectodea rosea (Savigny, 1826), Aporrectodea caliginosa (Savigny, 1826), Allolobophora molleri (Rosa, 1889), Octodrilus complanatus (Duges, 1828), Eiseniella tetraedra tetraedra (Savigny, 1826), and Proctodrilus antipai antipai (Michaelsen, 1891).
(35.) Urba'sek, F., Pizjl, V Activity of digestive enzymes in the gut of five earthworm species (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae).