Lumbricus


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Lumbricus

[′ləm·brə·kəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of earthworms recognized as the type genus of the family Lumbricidae.
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Bioaccumulation of heavymetals in the earthworms Lumbricus rubellus and Aporrectodea caliginosa in relation to total and available metal concentrations in field soils.
2000) elucidated that the nitrogen excretion rates of juvenile Lumbricus terrestris were significantly lower than the adults.
Marhan S, Scheu S (2005) Effects of sand and litter availability on organic matter decomposition in soil and in casts of Lumbricus terrestris L.
2]) ESPECIES Categoria B M ecologica LUMBRICIDAE Lumbricus mbellus Epigea 125.
Comparacion y caracteristicas de las lombrices (Lombricultura SAGARPA) Caracteristicas Eisenia foetida Lumbricus terrestris Color Rojo pardo Cafe obscuro Tamano(cm) 8-10 30-35 Peso adulta(g) 1.
2007), Aporrectodea rosea, Octolasion lacteum, and Lumbricus rubellus (Klarica et al.
A laboratory study by researchers from the Universities of Reading and York has demonstrated that balls of calcium carbonate (small lumps of chalk-like material) excreted by the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris - commonly known as lobworms or nightcrawlers - maintain a memory of the temperature at which they were formed.
In the present work, the reddish brown earthworm, Lumbricus rubellus is assessed for its use in testing endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC).
2005c) to open areas, mostly meadows, at night to feed mainly on earthworms, principally Lumbricus rubellus, L.
Two different species of earthworms, Lumbricus terrestris and Eisenia fetida, were grown in soils contaminated with mercury (II) ions to investigate bioaccumulation of the metal over time and the resulting toxicity.