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Taxonomic Serial No.: 69165

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Allolobophora Eisen, 1873  
                                  Genus Allolobophoridella Mrsic, 1991  
                                  Genus Aporrectodea Örley, 1885  
                                  Genus Avelona Qiu & Bouché, 2000  
                                  Genus Bimastos Moore, 1893  
                                  Genus Cataladrilus Qiu & Bouché, 1998  
                                  Genus Cernosvitovia Omodeo, 1956  
                                  Genus Dendrobaena Eisen, 1873  
                                  Genus Dendrodriloides Kvavadze, 2000  
                                  Genus Dendrodrilus Omodeo, 1956  
                                  Genus Diporodrilus Bouché, 1970  
                                  Genus Eisenia Malm, 1877  
                                  Genus Eiseniella Michaelsen, 1900  
                                  Genus Eisenoides Gates, 1969  
                                  Genus Eophila Rosa, 1893  
                                  Genus Ethnodrilus Bouché, 1972  
                                  Genus Eumenoscolex Qiu & Bouché, 1998  
                                  Genus Fitzingeria Zicsi, 1978  
                                  Genus Gatesona Qiu & Bouché, 1998  
                                  Genus Healyella Omodeo & Rota, 1989  
                                  Genus Helodrilus Hoffmeister, 1845  
                                  Genus Iberoscolex Qiu & Bouché, 1998  
                                  Genus Italobalkaniona Mrsic & Sapkarev, 1988  
                                  Genus Kritodrilus Bouché, 1972  
                                  Genus Lumbricus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  Genus Murchieona Gates, 1978  
                                  Genus Octodriloides Zicsi, 1986  
                                  Genus Octodrilus Omodeo, 1956  
                                  Genus Octolasion Örley, 1885  
                                  Genus Orodrilus Bouche, 1972  
                                  Genus Perelia Easton, 1983  
                                  Genus Postandrilus Qiu & Bouché, 1998  
                                  Genus Proctodrilus Zicsi, 1985  
                                  Genus Prosellodrilus Bouché, 1972  
                                  Genus Riphaeodrilus Csuzdi & Pavlicek, 2005  
                                  Genus Satchellius Gates, 1975  
                                  Genus Scherotheca Bouché, 1972  
                                  Genus Spermophorodrilus Bouché, 1975  
                                  Genus Zophoscolex Qiu & Bouché, 1998  

  Expert: John W. Reynolds  
  Notes: Oligochaetology Laboratory, 18 Broadview Court, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2A 2X8   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae    
  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: Lumbricidae    
  Expert: Samuel W. James  
  Notes: null   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Blakemore database, 2011 - 2012, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Blakemore, R.J. Cosmopolitan, Earthworms - an Eco-Taxonomic Guide to the Peregrine Species of the World, second ed. (CD-ROM) VermEcology, Japan, 2006   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   
  Source: Earthworm species, a searchable database, database (version 2012)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Csuzdi, Cs. (2012) Earthworm species, a searchable database, derived from Opuscula Zoologica, Budapest, 43(1): 97-99. Available online at   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   
  Source: Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog, 2011 - 2012, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Biology Catalog, taxonomic information system at Texas A&M University, available at   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): James, Samuel W., and Seana K. Davidson  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Molecular phylogeny of earthworms (Annelida : Crassiclitellata) based on 28S, 18S and 16S gene sequences   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrate Systematics, vol. 26, no. 2   
  Page(s): 213-229   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1445-5226   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1071/IS11012   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Reynolds, John Warren, and Mark Julian Wetzel  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Terrestrial Oligochaeta (Annelida: Clitellata) in North America north of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Megadrilogica, vol. 9, no. 11   
  Page(s): 71-98   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0380-9633   
  Reference for: Lumbricidae   

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