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Ophidonais serpentina  Müller, 1773
Taxonomic Serial No.: 68996

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Nais serpentina Mueller, 1773
 
  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  
                            SubfamilyNaidinae Ehrenberg, 1828 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               GenusOphidonais Gervais, 1838 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                                  SpeciesOphidonais serpentina Müller, 1773 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Ophidonais serpentina meridionalis Piquet, 1906  
                                     Subspecies Ophidonais serpentina serpentina (Mueller, 1773)  
                                     Subspecies Ophidonais serpentina typica Michaelsen, 1909  
       

 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: Ophidonais serpentina    
       
  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: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  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: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O. / Brinkhurst, Ralph O., and Barrie G. M. Jamieson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1971   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 7: Family Naididae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquatic Oligochaeta of the World   
  Page(s): 304-443   
  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: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gervais, Paul  
  Publication Date: 1838   
  Article/Chapter Title: Note sur la disposition systématique des Annélides chétopodes du genre Nais   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletins de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, vol. 5   
  Page(s): 13-20   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hiltunen, Jarl K., and Donald J. Klemm / Klemm, Donald J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Freshwater Naididae (Annelida: Oligochaeta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A guide to the freshwater Annelida (Polychaeta, naidid and tubificid Oligochaeta, and Hirudinea) of North America   
  Page(s): 24-43   
  Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.   
  Publication Place: Dubuque, Iowa, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8403-3577-6   
  Notes: out of print   
  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kathman, R. Deedee, and Ralph O. Brinkhurst  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Naididae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Guide to the Freshwater Oligochaetes of North America   
  Page(s): 31-99   
  Publisher: Aquatic Resources Center   
  Publication Place: College Grove, Tennessee, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  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}gmail.com)   
  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Müller, Otto Friedrich  
  Publication Date: 1773   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu Animalium Infusoriorum, Helminthicorum et Testaceorum, non marinorum, succincta Historia   
  Page(s): xxv + 214   
  Publisher: Heineck and Faber   
  Publication Place: Havniae et Lipsiae   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Portions available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32208274   
  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sperber, Christina  
  Publication Date: 1948   
  Article/Chapter Title: A taxonomical study of the Naididae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala, vol. 28   
  Page(s): 1-296   
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  Reference for: Ophidonais serpentina   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Originally described as Nais serpentina by Müller (1973, p. 20), this taxon was placed in the genus Ophidonais by Gervais (1838, p. 19), and estalblished as the type species for the genus, Ophidonais  
 

 

   

 
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