Lumbriculidae

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Lumbriculidae

[‚ləm·bri′kyül·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of aquatic annelids in the order Oligochaeta.
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The benthos was dominated by ephippia of Daphnia, lumbriculids, and chironomid larvae.
The numeric and frequency indices for the items found, as well as the index of relative importance, show that chironomids were the principal food for the three fishes captured in the reservoir six; hemipterans, odonatans, and lumbriculids were found as occasional food.