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Tubificinae  Vejdovský, 1876
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974289

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Isochaeta Pointner, 1911
    Homochaeta Bretscher, 1896
    Homochaeta naidina Bretscher, 1896
  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: 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 Vejdovský, 1876 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Antipodrilus Brinkhurst, 1971  
                               Genus Arctodrilus Brinkhurst & Kathman, 1983 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Aulodrilus Bretscher, 1899 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Baltidrilus Timm, 2013  
                               Genus Clitellio Savigny, 1820  
                               Genus Haber Holmquist, 1978 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Ilyodrilus Eisen, 1879 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Isochaetides Hrabe, 1966 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Kopilrok Holmquist, 1985 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Limnodrilus Claparčde, 1862 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Peloscolex Leidy, 1851 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Potamothrix Vejdovský & Mrázek, 1902 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Psammoryctides Hrabe, 1964 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Quistadrilus Brinkhurst, 1981 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Spirosperma Eisen, 1879 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Tasserkidrilus Holmquist, 1985 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Teneridrilus Holmquist, 1985 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Tubifex Lamarck, 1816 – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                               Genus Tubificoides Lastockin, 1937  
                               Genus Varichaetadrilus Brinkhurst & Kathman, 1983 – 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: Tubificinae    
  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: Tubificinae   
  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: Tubificinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O.  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolution in the Annelida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol. 60, no. 5   
  Page(s): 1043-1059   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-4301   
  Reference for: Tubificinae   
  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: Tubificinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Erséus, Christer, Mark J. Wetzel, and Lena Gustavsson  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: ICZN rules - a farewell to Tubificidae (Annelida, Clitellata)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 1744   
  Page(s): 66-68   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Tubificinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vejdovský, Franz  
  Publication Date: 1876   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ueber Psammoryctes umbellifer (Tubifex umbellifer E. R. Lank.) und ihre verwandte Gattungen   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, vol. 27   
  Page(s): 137-154   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Tubificinae   

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