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Limnodrilus profundicola  (Verrill, 1871)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68649

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tubifex profundicola Verrill, 1871
 
    Tubifex helveticus Piquet, 1913
 
  Common Name(s): aquatic oligochaete worm [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassClitellata   
                   SubclassTubificata   
                      OrderTubificida Brinkhurst, 1982 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                         FamilyNaididae Ehrenberg, 1828 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                            SubfamilyTubificinae Vejdovský, 1876 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               GenusLimnodrilus Claparède, 1862 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                                  SpeciesLimnodrilus profundicola (Verrill, 1871) – aquatic oligochaete worm  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mark J. Wetzel  
  Notes: Oligochaetologist and Curator/Collections Manager of the INHS Annelida Collection, Illinois Natural History Survey, Forbes Natural History Building, MC-652, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois, 61801 USA   
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes 2013, website (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Wetzel, M.J., R.D. Kathman, S.V. Fend, and K.A. Coates. 2013. Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America north of Mexico. World Wide Web URL: http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/people/mjwetzel/fwoligonachecklist   
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola   
       
  Source: Classification and Checklist of the Freshwater Oligochaetes..., website (version 31-Oct-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Wetzel, M.J., R.D. Kathman, S.V. Fend, and K.A. Coates. 2007. Classification and checklist of the freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America north of Mexico. World Wide Web URL: http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/people/mjwetzel/fwoligonachecklist   
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O.  
  Publication Date: 1965   
  Article/Chapter Title: Studies on the North American aquatic Oligochaeta. II: Tubificidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 117, no. 4   
  Page(s): 117-172   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fend, Steven V., Yingkui Liu, David Steinmann, Olav Giere, Hazel A. Barton, Fred Luiszer, and Christ  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Limnodrilus sulphurensis n. sp., from a sulfur cave in Colorado, USA, with notes on the morphologically similar L. profundicola (Clitellata, Naididae, Tubificinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 4066, no. 4   
  Page(s): 451-468   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4066.4.6   
  Reference for: Limnodrilus profundicola   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    North America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Originally described by Addison Emery Verrill (1871, p. 451) in the genus Tubifex, this taxon was later ascribed to the genus Limnodrilus by Brinkhurst (1965, p. 130); please consult Brinkhurst (1965, 1971) for additional explanation  
 

 

   

 
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