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Varichaetadrilus psammophilus  (Loden, 1977)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68817

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  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  
                               GenusVarichaetadrilus Brinkhurst & Kathman, 1983 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                                  SpeciesVarichaetadrilus psammophilus (Loden, 1977) – 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: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus    
       
  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: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       
  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: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Guide to the freshwater aquatic microdrile oligochaetes of North America   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 84   
  Page(s): vi + 259   
  Publisher: Fisheries and Oceans, Scientific Information and Publications Branch   
  Publication Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-660-11924-2, 0706-6481  
  Notes: out of print; superseded by Kathman, R. Deedee, and Ralph O. Brinkhurst (1998)   
  Reference for: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Varichaetadrilus angustipenis (Brinkhurst and Cook, 1966), new combination for Limnodrilus angustipenis (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 102, no. 2   
  Page(s): 311-312   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34606908   
  Reference for: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Loden, Michael S.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: Two new species of Limnodrilus (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae) from the southeastern United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, vol. 96, no. 3   
  Page(s): 321-326   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1077-8306   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varichaetadrilus psammophilus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Originally described as Limnodrilus psammophilus by Loden (1977), this species was later placed in the genus Varichaetadrilus as a new combination - but without any formal explanation - by Brinkhurst (1986, 1989)  
 

 

   

 
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