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Potamothrix  Vejdovskı & Mrázek, 1902
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68786

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): aquatic oligochaete worm [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                      OrderTubificida Brinkhurst, 1982 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                         FamilyNaididae Ehrenberg, 1828 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                            SubfamilyTubificinae Vejdovskı, 1876 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               GenusPotamothrix Vejdovskı & Mrázek, 1902 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesPotamothrix bavaricus (Oschmann, 1913) – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                                  SpeciesPotamothrix bedoti (Piguet, 1913) – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                                  SpeciesPotamothrix hammoniensis (Michaelsen, 1901) – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                                  SpeciesPotamothrix moldaviensis Vejdovskı & Mrázek, 1902 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                                  SpeciesPotamothrix vejdovskyi (Hrabe, 1941) – aquatic oligochaete worm 

  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: Potamothrix    
  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:   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  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:   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O. / Brinkhurst, Ralph O., and Barrie G. M. Jamieson, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1971   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 8: Family Tubificidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquatic Oligochaeta of the World   
  Page(s): 444-625   
  Publisher: Oliver and Boyd, University of Toronto Press   
  Publication Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8020-1833-5   
  Notes: out of print   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holmquist, Charlotte   
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Revision of the Genera of Tubifex Lamarck, Ilyodrilus Eisen, and Potamothrix Vejdovskı & Mrázek (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae), with Extensions to Some Connected Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologische Jahrbücher: Abteilung für Sytematik Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere, vol. 112, no. 3   
  Page(s): 311-366   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5193   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kathman, R. Deedee, and Ralph O. Brinkhurst   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tubificidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Guide to the Freshwater Oligochaetes of North America   
  Page(s): 101-201   
  Publisher: Aquatic Resources Center   
  Publication Place: College Grove, Tennessee, USA   
  Notes: First published Nov. 1998, revised May 1999; no isbn or issn assigned; inquiries about this guide should be sent to Dr. R.D. Kathman via post (5125 Rock Bridge Lane, Thompsons Station, Tennessee 37179 USA), or via email (R.Deedee.Kathman{AT}   
  Reference for: Potamothrix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vejdovskı, Franz, and Alois Mrázek   
  Publication Date: 1902   
  Article/Chapter Title: Über Potamothrix (Clitellio?) moldaviensis n.g., n.sp.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Böhemischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften in Prag, vol. 24   
  Page(s): 1-6   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Potamothrix   

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