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Parvidrilidae  Erséus, 1999
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974261

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

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                      OrderTubificida Brinkhurst, 1982 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                         FamilyParvidrilidae Erséus, 1999 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Parvidrilus Erséus, 1999 – aquatic oligochaete worm 

  Expert: John W. Reynolds  
  Notes: Oligochaetology Laboratory, 18 Broadview Court, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2A 2X8   
  Reference for: Parvidrilidae    
  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: Parvidrilidae    
  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: Parvidrilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Erséus, Christer  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Parvidrilus strayeri, a new genus and species, an enigmatic interstitial clitellate from underground waters in Alabama   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 112, no. 2   
  Page(s): 327-337   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Parvidrilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Erséus, Christer  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of oligochaetous Clitellata   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hydrobiologia, vol. 535, issue 1   
  Page(s): 357-372   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-8158   
  Notes: doi:10.1007/s10750-004-4426-x   
  Reference for: Parvidrilidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martínez-Ansemil, E., M. Creuzé des Châtelliers, P. Martin, and B. Sambugar  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Parvidrilidae -- a diversified groundwater family: description of six new species from southern Europe, and clues for its phylogenetic position within Clitellata (Annelida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Zoological Society of London, vol. 166   
  Page(s): 530-588   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1469-7998   
  Reference for: Parvidrilidae   

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  Comment: This family has not yet been assigned to an order; the descriptions of six new species recently discovered in (and to date considered endemic to) Europe, were published by E. Martínez-Ansemil, M. Creuzé des Châtelliers, P. Martin, and B. Sambugar (2012), but their paper did not present an alignment of this family with an established order within the Clitellata  



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