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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eisenia fetida
TAXONOMY:cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Fungi/Metazoa group; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Coelomata; Protostomia; Annelida/Echiura/Pogonophora group; Annelida; Clitellata; Oligochaeta; Haplotaxida; Lumbricina; Lumbricidae; Eisenia
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DISTRIBUTION:cosmopolitan
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eiseniella neapolitana
TAXONOMY:Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora   Family Lumbricidae Genus Eiseniella Species neapolitana
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eiseniella tetraedra
TAXONOMY:Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora   Family Lumbricidae Genus Eiseniella Species tetraedra
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster ashworthi
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes   Order Opisthopora   Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species ashworthi
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LENGTH:45-190mm
DIAMETER:maximum 7mm
SEGMENTS:200
COLOUR:Dirty yellowish grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prossttomium prolobous. Anterior Segments From IV to V divided, the anterior, annulus,which bears the setea. Clittellum ring-shaped, but ventrally less developed than dorsally. Prosatic pores on small papillea, pores connected by E-shaped seminal grooves, with a double convexity outwards. Septa 5/6-7/8 very strong. Prostates with very long thin convoluted grandular portion.
DISTRIBUTION:Nagpur, Saugour, Bina,Toer near Jubbulpore, Central Provinces, Choral near Indore, Central India, Partabgarh, S.Rajputana
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster indica
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species indica
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LENGTH:75-100mm
DIAMETER:4mm
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DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores present. Clitellum13-14. Genitial papillae present in spermatheacal region. Septum is 4/5, 5/6-7/8 moderately thickend also 8/9-11/12 to some extend. No penial setea. Copulatory setea of six on papillae, rather longer than the ordinary setae, less curved.
DISTRIBUTION:Thana near Bombay
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster kinneari
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species kinneari
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DISTRIBUTION:Nasi, near Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster mullani
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species mullani
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LENGTH:134mm
DIAMETER:6mm
SEGMENTS:200
COLOUR:Light grey
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DESCRIPTION:Allterior end rather bublous. secondary anuulation in anterior segments from iv to ciitdlum. Prostomium small, prolobous ; a median dorsal groove divides segment through out its length. Testes and tunnels free ill x and xi. Seminal vesicles in ix, x; nnd xii, all small, those in x smallest of all, and may be wanting 0n one side Prostutes small, in xvii and x; x, the glandular part in a few loose loops; duct. thin, shining, of same diameter as ghlildillm' part. Spermathecre in viii and ix ~ ampulla small, ovoid; duct short, relatively wide;
DISTRIBUTION:Bombay
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster parva
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species parva
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DISTRIBUTION:Uttar Pradesh, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster poonensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species poonensis
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LENGTH:134mm
DIAMETER:3mm
SEGMENTS:157
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DESCRIPTION:Clitellum not well marked , appaers to the end at xvi doarsally, but continued to xx ventrally. Prostatic pores on xvii and xix in ab. Spermathecal pores two pairs, in 7/8 and 8/9 on xx . Gizzards in v and vi, subglobular, the anteriot large. Seminal vesicles inxii,bent and toungue-shaped. Prostate with twisted granular part. . No penial setae. copulatory setea 3-4 times as long as ordinary setea, shaft almost straight, the end notched, and with a small number of relatively atout spines.
DISTRIBUTION:Poona
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudichogaster prashadi
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eudichogaster Species prashadi
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LENGTH:35-67mm
DIAMETER:3-4.5mm
SEGMENTS:140-168
COLOUR:yellowish brown
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium prolobous. Dorsal pores from 11/12 or 12/13. Clitellum absent. On xvii and xix a pair of ill-defined papillea or whitish thickening of the body wall, transverse direction. Prostatic pores in or just interal to the line b, seminal grooves slightly bent inwards at the middle of the length, female pores are perhabs within a minute white spot anteriorly on xiv. Septum 4/5 thin, 5/6-9/10 moderately strentened. Gizzards in v and vi. No penal Setea
DISTRIBUTION:Poona and Surat in W.India; Palia, Indore, and Mhow in central India, Khandwa, Saugor, and near Jubbulpore in the Central Provinces.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eudrilus eugeniae
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Haplotaxidae Family Eudrilidae Genus Eudrilus Species Eugenia
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LENGTH:32-140mm
DIAMETER:5-8mm
SEGMENTS:145-196
COLOUR:Brown and Red to Dark Violet
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium epilolobous 1/2. Setea lateral and ventral. Clitellum ventrally somewhwt less strongly developed, xiv-xviii. Male pores infront of 17/18. Prostates with markedly set off narrow duet, sharply set off from copulatory sacs, these sacs with y-shaped appendages. ovisac with long undulating stalk.
DISTRIBUTION:Colombo, Peradeniya, Kandy, W.Province, Bentota, Panadhure. Fedaro's specimens may have come from Travancore, Poona, or N.Konkan, Pondicherry
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eukerria kuekenthali
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes    Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes     Order Opisthopora   Family Ocnerodrilidae Genus Eukerria Species kuekenthali
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DISTRIBUTION:Myanmar, India (Julka, 1988: 40), Malaysia, Vietnam (Thai, 2000), Puerto Rico, StThomas, Belize, and Brazil;christmas Island
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eukerria saltensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes    Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes     Order Opisthopora   Family Ocnerodrilidae Genus Eukerria Species saltansis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus aborianus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species aborianus
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LENGTH:210mm
DIAMETER:maximum 6mm
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COLOUR:Pale
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium minute. Setea small, the lateral rather widely paired, infront of clitellum. Clitellum includes 2/3 xiii-xvii. Male pores or deep pits, oval in shape. Female pores on left side only, infront of a on xiv. Septa and calciferous glands as usualy in mentandric forms. Gizzards ovaid. Penial Setea 3.3mm, long, S-shaped, No ornamentation.
DISTRIBUTION:Kobo (Abor country, E.Himalayas)
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus annandalei
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species annandalei
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LENGTH:65mm
DIAMETER:1-2.5mm
SEGMENTS:91
COLOUR:Grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium indistinctly tanylobous. Setea not closely paired. Clitellum aa:ab:bc:cd=8:4:10:5. Clitellum ring-shaped, xiii-xvii, but wanting ventrally on xvii. Septum 4/5 strong, 5/6 very strong, 6/7 and 7/8 wanting, 8/9 scarcely strengthened, 9/10 and 10/11 moderately strong. A large gizzard between 5/6 and 8/9. Spermathecal ampulla nearly globular, with transverse fold in the walls.
DISTRIBUTION:Bhim Tal, Kumaon Dist, W.Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus assamensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species assamensis
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DESCRIPTION:Geophagous;Pasture, rubber plantation, mixed forest
DISTRIBUTION:Assam, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus callosus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species callosus
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DESCRIPTION:Geophagous;Rubber plantation
DISTRIBUTION:Khasi Hills, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus comillahnus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes   Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes    Order Opisthopora  Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species comillahnus
TYPE:Endogeic
LENGTH:90mm
DIAMETER:3-4mm
SEGMENTS:240
COLOUR:Yellowish gray, Anteriorly with Violet-grey tint
CASTING:Tower like casts of fragile aggregates
DESCRIPTION:Prostomium Tanylobous, first segment very strong. Dorsal pores from 11/12. Setea all ventral, paired, the ventral closer than the lateral, on xviii aa:ab:bc:cd=3:1:4:3 towards the headthe ventrall setea become somewhat separated= 3:2:4:5, towards hinder end aa becomes larger=6:3:5:4. Clitellum ring-shaped, xiv-xvii. Septa and calciferous glands are usual. Gizzard large. Instestine beginning in xv. Heart in xvii. Prostatees with moderatly long coiled glandular part, occupying tree segments. Penial setea 2mm long.Geophagous;Pasture, rubber plantation, mixed forest, pineapple orchard, soil
DISTRIBUTION:Comillah, Chittagong Dist
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus festivus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species festivus
TYPE:Endogeic
LENGTH:146mm
DIAMETER:6mm
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DESCRIPTION:Geophagous;Rubber plantation, soil
DISTRIBUTION:Khasi Hills, India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus gammiei
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species gammiei
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LENGTH:182-405mm
DIAMETER:7-10mm
SEGMENTS:195-263
COLOUR:Grey or medium Olive, Pale or Light green
CASTING:Large tower like casts with thick convolutions
DESCRIPTION:Prostomium indistinctly. Dorsal pores from 10/11 or 11/12. Setea small, sometimes absent from the first four or five segments, paired, but not closely. Clitellum ring-shaped, 1/2xiii-xvii, Slightly variable. Male pores in deep transverse.female pores are transversely elonguated granular. Septa, Calciferous glands, and the last heart as usual. Gizzards are large. seminal vesicles extend back as far as xiv, xv, xvi, with lobed margin. Penial setea is 2-5mm, Geophagous;Pasture, around compost pit, rubber plantation
DISTRIBUTION:Comilla,Chittagong Dist,Garo Hills, Assam, Darjiling Dist, and Abor Country, E. Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus gigas
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species gigas
TYPE:Endoanecic
LENGTH:250mm
DIAMETER:Behind clitellum 9mm
SEGMENTS:212
COLOUR:Purplish brown dorsally
CASTING:Large tower like casts with thick convolutions
DESCRIPTION:Prostomium minute, prolobous. Dorsal pores from 11/12. Setea paired. Clitellum includes nearly half xii and extends back to include xvii. Male pores as transversr slits on papillae within large circular pits. Female pores seen only on the left side, infront of ab. Seminal vesiclis extending forwards to 10/11 and bulging back level of 13/14. Prostate extend back to xx. Penial setea 5.3mm, shaft slightly bowed towards tip, tapering rather rapidly to a fine point., Geophagous;Pasture, rubber plantation, mixed forest, pineapple orchard, soil
DISTRIBUTION:Rangamathi, Chuttagong hills Tracts, Bengal
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus incommodus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species incommodus
TYPE:Native, Exotic
LENGTH:90-112mm
DIAMETER:4mm
SEGMENTS:124-162
COLOUR:Brownish Olive
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DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores from 11/12 or 12/13. Prostomium combined pro and epilobous, or combined pro and tanylobous. Setea all ventral. Male pores in line with b, on circular papillae which are limited by grooves round their bases. Septa 4/5, 5/6, 8/9-10/11 strenthened, 6/7 and 7/8 absent, 11/12 present. Gizzard large. Calciferous glands in xii and extending into xi also. Intestinal caeca glands in middle of body. Penial setae 1mm, long almost straight.Grassland (unglazed),cultivated land (paddy crop).
DISTRIBUTION:Rawal Pindi, Hoshiarpur Dist, Ambala (Punjab), Rurki, Agra(U.P), Bharatpur (E.Rajasthana), Pusa (Bihar), Calcutta, Rajmahal (Bengal).
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus kempi
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species kempi
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DISTRIBUTION:Kobo, Abor Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus kherai
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus lippus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus manipurensis manipurensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species maripurensis
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LENGTH:120mm
DIAMETER:5mm
SEGMENTS:162
COLOUR:Dark grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium tanylobous. Dorsal pores from 10/11. Setea paired.Clitellum includes 2/3xiii-2/3xvii. Male pores on prominent papilla, on xvii between a and b. Spermathecal pores in 7/8. with centre in ab. Septum 4/5 slightly, 5/6 much thickened, 8/9 the next, somewhat thickened, 9/10 considerablyso, 10/11 very stout, 11/12 present thin, 8/9 and 9/10 displaced backwards.Penial setae 1.5mm long, shaft straight, tip slightly curved, tapering to a blunt point, a number of fine triangular teeth on the tip.
DISTRIBUTION:Manipur, Assam
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus mizoramensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species mizoramensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus nainianus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species nainianus
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LENGTH:60mm
DIAMETER:3-4.5mm
SEGMENTS:138
COLOUR:Grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium tanylobous, tongue broader behind. Setae not grey.Setae not closely paired, at hinder end separated. Clitellumring-shaped, xiii-xvii. Spermathecal pores in or rather internal to c. Gladular parts of prostate large, accuping about four segments. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Naini Tal, Kumaon Dist, W.Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus nepalensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species napalensis
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LENGTH:110-140mm
DIAMETER:6mm
SEGMENTS:150-180
COLOUR:Greyish
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium more or less distinctly tanylobous, Dorsal pores from 10/11. Clitellum less marked ventrally, xii-xvii. Genital markings as paired transversely oval cushions between and extending outwards and inwards beyond a nd b, most constant on 15/16, usually on 19/20 and 20/21, sometimes 18/19, and unilaterally on 14/15 and 21/22. Septa 5/6 and 8/9 very thick, the intermediate septa missing. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Chitlong, Little Nepal Valley
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus nicholsoni
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species nicholsoni
TYPE:Native, Exotic
LENGTH:up to 185mm
DIAMETER:up to 5.5mm
SEGMENTS:190-225
COLOUR:Dorsally Brownish to Violet-grey, Ventrally Yellowish grey.
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium combined pro- and tanyiobous. Dorsal pores apparently begin in clitellum. Male pores near together, surrounded by common ridge, in a or even closer. Female pores single, on left side in front of setae ofxiv. Septa 4/5 and 8/9-10/11 very strong, 5/6-7/8 absent. Prostate tightly closed, S-Like curve, of fair of length, much thinner than granular part. Penial setae about 4mm long. Ornamentation of spares indistinct triangular teeth, Grassland, river cultivated land, dump heap
DISTRIBUTION:Saharanpur, Lucknow, Bara Banki, and Basti dist, Unioted Provinces, Rajmahal and Calcutta, Bengal.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus orientalis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species orientalis
TYPE:Native
LENGTH:158-250mm
DIAMETER:5-8mm
SEGMENTS:192
COLOUR:Geophagous
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DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores present behind clitellum. Setea ventral. Clitellum includes xiv and a small part of xiii to xvii. Seminal vesicles extend back to xv. Prostates as large coiled tubes. Ducts thinner. Penial setae 2.5mm long, Shaft almost straight, curved, bluntly pointed and flattened tip, Ornamentation of closely set oblique marking along the borders of the distal end.Pasture soil,Grassland (ungrazed).
DISTRIBUTION:Dehra Dun, Calcutta.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus pharpingianus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species pharpingianus
TYPE:Exotic
LENGTH:130mm
DIAMETER:4-4.5mm
SEGMENTS:118
COLOUR:Grey
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DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores from 11/12. Setae moderately large, the ventral separated, Clitellum xii-xvii. Male pores on really circular papillae, about b. Female pores infront of a of xiv. Spermathecal pores in b. Septa and califerous glands as usual in metandric species. Gizzards large. Penial setae 1.5mm long , bent only in the distal part. Grassland (grazed andungrazed) rive r bank, cultivated land (paddy and pulses), dung heap.
DISTRIBUTION:Pharping near Katmandu, Nepal Valley
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus quaripapillatus
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species quaripapillatus
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LENGTH:60-70mm
DIAMETER:maximum 3.5mm
SEGMENTS:120-155
COLOUR:Yellowish green, with a light rose tint anteriorly
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DESCRIPTION:Clitellum indistinctly Shadsle-shaped, at least un the hinder part. Male pores on prominent transversely oval papillae. Female pores just infront of setae of xiv. Septum 4/5 strong, 5/6 very strong, 6/7 and 7/8 missing. Gizzards large. Prostate with long coiled and adpressed grandular part, occuping about 3 segments. No penial Setea.
DISTRIBUTION:sirsaih, Bihar, Saraghat and Calcutta, Bengal
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus scutarius
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species scutarius
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LENGTH:140-180mm
DIAMETER:5mm
SEGMENTS:290
COLOUR:Greyish with Violet tints at the anterior end
CASTING:Tower like casts
DESCRIPTION:Prostomium indistinctly epilobous,. Dorsal pores from 11/12. Setae all ventral, paired, but not closely, behind clitellum aa:ab:bc:cd=3:1:3:2. Male pores little lateral to b, ring shaped. Female pores rather internal to setae of xiv. Septa 5/6 except that is extremely stronger. Gizzard large. Califerous glands as usual. Panial setae 2mm long.Geophagous;Pasture, rubber plantation, m
DISTRIBUTION:Comillah, Chittagong District
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus sp.1
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus turaensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species turaensis
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LENGTH:100mm
DIAMETER:maximum 3.5mm
SEGMENTS:171
COLOUR:unpigmented
CASTING:Tower like casts with thin convolutions
DESCRIPTION:Prostomium small, tanylobous. Dorsal pores from 11/12. Setae enlarge on iii-vi. Clitellum very slightly marked xv-xvii. Septa and calciferous glands as usal in mentandric species. Gizzard barrel-shaped. Intestine begins in xv. Dorsal vessel ends at anterior end of gizzard. Pinal setae upto 1.5mm long, slightly curved in the distal half;Geophagous;Pasture, rubber plantation
DISTRIBUTION:Gora Hills, Assam
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Eutyphoeus waltoni
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Octochaetidae Genus Eutyphoeus Species waltoni
TYPE:Native
LENGTH:90-230mm
DIAMETER:maximum 4.5-6.5mm
SEGMENTS:190-210
COLOUR:Brownish to Viole-Grey dorsally
CASTING:
DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores from 12/13 or 11/12. Setae rather smaller, paired but not closely. Clitellum ring shaped, but thinner ventrally, 1/2xiii-xvii. Septa, calciferous glands, and vascular system as usual in mentandric species. Gizzard large. Intestine begins in xiv. Penial setae upto 4.7mm long, curved to form about a quarter circle. River bank
DISTRIBUTION:Hoshiarpur Dist, Delhi, Dehra Dum, Lucknow, Agra, Mainpuri, Fyzabad(U.P), Pusa, Siripur(Bihar), Saraghat, Rajmehal, Calcutta, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Navli(W.India), Gwalior (Central India)
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