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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Nelloscolex burkilli
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DESCRIPTION:Geophagous; Rubber plantation
DISTRIBUTION:From Myanmar; with unconfirmed report from India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Nematogenia panamaensis
TAXONOMY:Domain Eukaryota - eukaryotes    Kingdom Animalia Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta - oligochaetes Order Opisthopora Family Ocnerodrilidae Genus Nematogenia Species panamaensi
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LENGTH:55-75mm
DIAMETER:2mm
SEGMENTS:110-120
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DESCRIPTION:Clitellum from 1/2xiii, 1/3xiii, saddle shaped. Prostate pores as transverse slits on transversely oval papillae. Septum 4/5, the first thin, 6/7-8/9 moderately strongly thickened, 5/6 and 9/10 less so. Prostates very long, reading as far as xxxiii.
DISTRIBUTION:Peradeniya, ceylon. Panama and the Cameroons
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex antrophyes
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DISTRIBUTION:Siju Cave, Garo Hills, Assam, India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex bahli
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DISTRIBUTION:Ceylon Univeristy College, Colombo,Sri Lanka.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex ceylanensis
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LENGTH:120-280mm
DIAMETER:3.5-6mm
SEGMENTS:159-230
COLOUR:Colourless
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium retractile., no distinct tongue. Clitellum ring shaped, swollen, well defined, xiii-xvii. Female pores paired. Septa 6/7-11/12 much thickened, 5/6 and 12/13 slightly. Gizzard in v. Calciferous glands in xv-xvii. Hearts in xiii. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex choprai
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DISTRIBUTION:India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex crassicystis
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LENGTH:221-425
DIAMETER:Maximum 9-11mm
SEGMENTS:230-294
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium prolobous. Dorsal pores from 11/12.Clitellum swollen, ring shaped, well defined, xiii-xvii. Intestine beginsin xix, Last hearts in xii. Penial setae 2mm long.
DISTRIBUTION:Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex dambullaensis
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LENGTH:230mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 9mm
SEGMENTS:540
COLOUR:Colourless
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DESCRIPTION:Setae small, invisible in the anterior segments. First dorsal pores at 12/13. Septa 5/6, 6/7-12/13 thickened. Gizzard in v. No calciferous glands. Intestine begins in xvii or xix. Last hearts in xiii. No penial seta.
DISTRIBUTION:Plains N.Dambulla and Trincornalli, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex decipiens
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LENGTH:75mm
DIAMETER:2-2.5mm
SEGMENTS:134
COLOUR:Equable Grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium and segment in retractile or vestigial. First dorsal pore in 11/12. Clitellum constricted, saddle shaped, 1/2xiii-xvii. Septa 6/7-11/12 slightly thickened, the last very little. Gizzard in v. Last heart in xii. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Colombo, Peradeniya, Panadhure, Kaniye near Trincomali, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex gravelyi
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LENGTH:29mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 1.5mm
SEGMENTS:110
COLOUR:White, Dirty brown
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomuim epilobous 1/2, tongue broad, cutt off behind. Dorsal pores apparently from 9/10. setae widely paired. Septa 8/9-13/14 slightly strengthened. Gizzard in v. No calciferous glands. Intestine begins in xix. Last hearts in xiii. Penial setae 0.9mm long.
DISTRIBUTION:Kandy, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex jacksoni
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LENGTH:330-360mm
DIAMETER:9-13mm
SEGMENTS:530 and more
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium retractile. First dorsal pores in 13/14. Clitellum swollen, ring shaped, 1/3xiii-xvii. Septa 6/7-12/13 thickened. Gizzard in v. Three pairs of calciferous glands in xv-xvii. Intestine begins in xx. Last hearts in xii. Penial setae slightlty curved.
DISTRIBUTION:Nuwara Eliya and Trincomali, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex kraepelini
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LENGTH:58mm
DIAMETER:2.5-3mm
SEGMENTS:216
COLOUR:Violet-brown
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium epilobous 1/2, tongue cut off behind. Dorsal pores from 9/10. Setae large at the end of animals. Clitellum ring shaped, xiv-xvi. A few septa behind the gizzard somewhat thickened. A barrel shaped gizzard apparently in v. No calciferous glands. Prostates composed of large loosely connected loobes. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Central Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex lautus
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DISTRIBUTION:Sri Lanka.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex minimus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex monorchis
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LENGTH:115mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 5mm
SEGMENTS:188
COLOUR:Pale buff
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DESCRIPTION:prostomium epilobous. Dorsal pores from 9/10. Setae very small. Calciferous glands in viii-xii, kidney shaped. Seminal vessicles in x, xi and xii. Prostates small, tongue like, duct considerably coiled, soft, not muscular.
DISTRIBUTION:Darjiling to soom, E.Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex oneilli
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LENGTH:185mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 6mm
SEGMENTS:244
COLOUR:Light Olive green
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium prroepilobous. Dorsal pores from 10/11. No setaebcertainly visible on ii, very small. Clitellum xiii-2/3xvi. Septa 6/7-10/11 thickened. Calciferous glands four pairs, in ix-xii. Intestine behinds in iii-xiv. Last hearts in xii.No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Janakmukh, Abor xcountry, E.Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex palniensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Marian Shola, Tamil Nadu, South India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex peermadensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Marian Shola, Tamil Nadu, South India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex plenus
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DISTRIBUTION:Sri Lanka.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex ponmundianus
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LENGTH:170mm
DIAMETER:1.5-2.5mm
SEGMENTS:280
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DESCRIPTION:Setae enlarged in the most anterior segments. Clitellum ring shaped 1/2xiii-1/2xvii. Septa 6/7-13/14 thickened, 8/9-10/11 especially . A large gizzard in vi. No calciferous glands. Last hearts in xiii. No penial satae.
DISTRIBUTION:Ponmudi, Travancore, S.india
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex primus
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex pumila
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DISTRIBUTION:From Myanmar, and possibly from South India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex scutarius
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LENGTH:68-90mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 1.5-2mm
SEGMENTS:120-140
COLOUR:Yellowish grey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium proepilobous. First dorsal pores in 13/14, setae rather smaller, widely paired. Clitellum distincly only on xiv-xvi, indistinctly extending on to more or less of xiii. Septa 6/7-11/12 somewhat thickened, 12/13 very slightly so. A relatively large gizzard in v. No calciferous glands. Last hearts in xiii.
DISTRIBUTION:Vilpatti, Palni Hills, S.India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex striatus
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LENGTH:210mm
DIAMETER:Maximum 5-6mm
SEGMENTS:297
COLOUR:Pale yellowish or gey
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium small, prolobous. First dorsal pore in 9/10. setae relatively small, all ventral.Clitellum xiii-xv. Septa 6/7-10/11 much thickened. A large barrel shaped gizzard in vi. Calciferous glands in ix-xii. Intestine begins in xiv. Last heart in xii. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Rotung and Renging, Abor country, E.Himalayas
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex strigosus
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DISTRIBUTION:Dumpep, Khasi Hills, Assam, India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex tenmalai ghatensis
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DISTRIBUTION:Ghats, India.
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex tenmalai karakulamensis
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LENGTH:More than 70mm
DIAMETER:1-1.5mm
SEGMENTS:More than 93
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DESCRIPTION:Dorsal pores from 4/5. Clitellum ventrally xiv-1/2xvii. Male pores on a pair of oval. Female pores in a circular whitish. Septa 7/8-10/11 moderately thickened, 6/7 and several behind 10/11 somewhat thickened, Gizzard of moderate size and rather soft in v. No calciferous glands. Intestine begins in xvii. Last hearts in xiii. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Karakulam, Kerala, S.India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex tenmalai tenmalai
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LENGTH:95mm
DIAMETER:1-1.5mm
SEGMENTS:140
COLOUR:Unpigmented, White
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium proepilobous, almost semicircular behind. Setae fairly small, separated aa:ab:bc:cd:dd= 3:2:2:2:7. Clitellum ring shaped xiv-xvii. Septa 6/7-12/13 strengthened. A large gizzard in vi. Intestine begins in xvii. Prostates extends through 4 and 5 segments. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Tenmalai and bonaccord, Travancore, S.India
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex termiticola
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LENGTH:38mm
DIAMETER:1-1.5mm
SEGMENTS:140
COLOUR:Non-pigmented, Dirty white
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium proepilobous, tongue rounded. Setae fairly widely paired, the lateral wider than the ventral aa:ab:bc:cd=12:6:9:7. Clitellum xiv-xvii. Septa 8/9-10/11 relatively strong, those in front and behind successively thiner. A large gizzard in vi. No calciferous glands. Last heart in xiii. Penial setae in 1mm long.
DISTRIBUTION:Peredeniya, Ceylon
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex travancorensis
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NAME OF THE SPECIES:Notoscolex trincomaliensis
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LENGTH:135mm
DIAMETER:2-3mm
SEGMENTS:210
COLOUR:Colourless
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DESCRIPTION:Prostomium and first segments retractile or vestigal. Clitellum swollen, ring shaped, xiii-xvii. Septa 6/7-12/13 thickened . Gizzard in v or vi. Calciferous glands three paired, kidney shaped, in xv-xvii. Intestine begins in xix. Last hearts apparently in xii. No penial setae.
DISTRIBUTION:Plains N.Dambulla and Trincornalli, Ceylon
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