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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Allolobophoridell aeiseni
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas burliarensis
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species burliarensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Palni Hills, Nilgiris,Tamil Nadu
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas aculeatus
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species aculeatus
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DESCRIPTION:Geophagous, Pasture, rubber plantation, garden, bamboo jungle,
DISTRIBUTION:Andaman Islands.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas alexandri alexandri
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species alexandri alexandri
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DISTRIBUTION:Kew, India, Andaman Islands, Thailand, Myanmar
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas burliarensis
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species burliarensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Palni Hills, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas corticis
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species corticis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas facetus
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species facetus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas gracilis
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species gracilis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas himalayanus
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species himalayanus
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DISTRIBUTION:Darjeeling, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas indica ceylonicus
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species indica ceylonicus
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DISTRIBUTION:Sri Lanka.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas morrisi
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species morrisi
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas osmastoni
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species osmastoni
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DISTRIBUTION:Andaman Islands, and Myanmar.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas papilio papilio
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species papilio papilio
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas robustus
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species robustus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas suctorius mullani
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species suctorius mullani
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DISTRIBUTION:Bombay,Maharashtra, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Amynthas suctorius suctorius
TAXONOMY: Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora  Genus Amynthas species suctorius suctorius
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aphanoascus oryzivorus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aporrectodea caliginosa
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LENGTH:50 -150 mm
DIAMETER:2-4 mm
SEGMENTS:100 -180
COLOUR:Dark almost gun-metal grey
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DESCRIPTION:External - Body length 50 -150 mm, diameter 2-4 mm, 100 -180 segments. Colour usually brown, sometimes greenish. Some pigmentation almost always present, at least dorsad at the front of the body. Head epilobous, first dorsal pore between 5/6-9/10 . Glandular tumescence usually on (9)10 -12 ab. Setae closely paired, setal arrangement after the clitellum: aa:ab:bc:cd:dd= x:x:x:x:x. Clitellum extends on segments 25, 26, (29)-34, 35 saddle-shaped. Tubercles on 31-33 as two pair of scale-like protuberances, or a continuous pad-like organ, but all of the transitory stages could be fund. Male pore on 15, great slit between setae b-c, surrounded by a glandular crescent, frequently protruding into the neighboring segments. feed on soil with little organic matter
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aporrectodea jassyensis
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DESCRIPTION:External - Body length 60 -100 mm, diameter 2-4 mm, 100-140 segments. Colour pale, pigmentation lacking. Head epilobous, first dorsal pore in 4/5. Glandular tumescence usually on 10 , 11, 13, 27, 28 ab. Setae closely paired, setal arrangement after the clitellum: aa:ab:bc:cd:dd=8:1:4.5:1:16. Clitellum saddle shaped, extends on segments 28, 29-35. Tubercula pubertatis in the form of a band 1/n 31, 32-34, 1/n 35. Male pore on 15, great, with large glandular papillae covering partly the neighbouring segments as well.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aporrectodea rosea
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LENGTH:20 -110 mm
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SEGMENTS:100 -150
COLOUR:Flesh colour life, unpigmented
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DESCRIPTION:External - Body length 20 -110 mm, diameter 2-4 mm, 100 -150 segments. Colour usually pale, sometimes reddish. Head epilobous, first dorsal pore between 4/5-5/6. Glandular tumescence usually on 9,10 ,12,13,24, ab, 9,10,11,12 cd. Setae closely paired, setal arrangement after the clitellum: aa:ab:bc:cd:dd= 19:1.5:9:1:35. Clitellum extends on segments (23), 24,25,(26)-32,33 saddle-shaped. Tubercles usually on 29-31 sometimes on 29-30, 1/2 31. Male pore on 15, great slit between setae b-c, surrounded with a glandular crescent, frequently protruding into the neighbouring segments. feed on soil with little organic matter
DISTRIBUTION:Cosmopolitan
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aporrectodea trapezoides
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LENGTH:80-137 mm
DIAMETER:3-7 mm
SEGMENTS:140-150
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DESCRIPTION:Aporrectodea trapezoides is amedium-sizedearthwormof Palaearctic originbutalmostworldwidedistribution.Although typically aHolarcticspecies,ithasbeenintroducedinAustralia (Blakemore, 1999), NewZealand(Fraser etal.,1996), SouthAfrica (Reinecke andLjungstrom,1969) andbothNorth(Zaitlin etal., 2007) andSouthAmerica(De Mischis,1997). Theseintroductions were duetothespreadofEuropeanagriculturalpracticesand widespread useofthisearthwormasfishingbait(Blakemore, 2006). Bouche´ (1972) defined thisspeciesasanecic,thuslivingin vertical galleriesinthesoil. Aporrectodea trapezoides is amedium-sizedearthwormof Palaearctic originbutalmostworldwidedistribution.Although typically aHolarcticspecies,ithasbeenintroducedinAustralia (Blakemore, 1999), NewZealand(Fraser etal.,1996), SouthAfrica (Reinecke andLjungstrom,1969) andbothNorth(Zaitlin etal., 2007) andSouthAmerica(De Mischis,1997). Theseintroductions were duetothespreadofEuropeanagriculturalpracticesand widespread useofthisearthwormasfishingbait(Blakemore, 2006). Bouche´ (1972) defined thisspeciesasanecic,thuslivingin vertical galleriesinthesoil. Aporrectodea trapezoides is amedium-sizedearthwormof Palaearctic originbutalmostworldwidedistribution.Although typically aHolarcticspecies,ithasbeenintroducedinAustralia (Blakemore, 1999), NewZealand(Fraser etal.,1996), SouthAfrica (Reinecke andLjungstrom,1969) andbothNorth(Zaitlin etal., 2007) andSouthAmerica(De Mischis,1997). Theseintroductions were duetothespreadofEuropeanagriculturalpracticesand widespread useofthisearthwormasfishingbait(Blakemore, 2006). Bouche´ (1972) defined thisspeciesasanecic,thuslivingin vertical galleriesinthesoil. feed on soil with little organic matter
DISTRIBUTION:Cosmopolitan
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Aporrectodea tuberculata
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DESCRIPTION:The size of a earthworm is about 8-10in long. The color of the earthworm red in color. the adaptation is every were with moist soil. One cool trait is that they have separate there muscles. The earthworm can enhance soil by using there body. The sensitive skin of an earthworm can tell him were he is. They do well in soil and moist areas. And they all areas moist.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Apporrectodea corticis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Apporrectodea parva
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DESCRIPTION:There is over 33,000 earthworms there. population is growing another way that a earthworm can help you is that the soil you put in it gets easer to put it in soil because of the worm eating your dirt. Their food web is the worm eats the dirt and the bird eats the worm. They compete for food because they want it to be there dirt. The other worm that competes for food with the earthworm is the red worm. One of the animals is the bird to get out of danger the earthworm goes into dirt. Feed on leaf litter and soil.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus palniensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Tiger Shola, near Kodaikanal, S. India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus aborensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus aquatilis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus bahli
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus campsiaulus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus daminensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus dubariensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus exilis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus ghumensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus halyi
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus himalayanus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus indicus indicus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus indicus silvestris
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus kempi
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus macrochaetus macrochaetus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus macrochaetus simplicisetus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus mishmiensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus rallus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus richikensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus sadhupulensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus sikkimensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus singhalensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus taksingensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus timidus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Argilophilus variabilis
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