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Tasserkidrilus  Holmquist, 1985
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974309

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): aquatic oligochaete worm [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   
       

 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 Vejdovskı, 1876 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               GenusTasserkidrilus Holmquist, 1985 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesTasserkidrilus americanus (Brinkhurst & Cook, 1966) – aquatic oligochaete worm 
                                  SpeciesTasserkidrilus kessleri (Hrabe, 1962)  
                                  SpeciesTasserkidrilus superiorensis (Brinkhurst & Cook, 1966) – 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: Tasserkidrilus    
       
  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: Tasserkidrilus   
       
  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: Tasserkidrilus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holmquist, Charlotte   
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Revision of the Genera of Tubifex Lamarck, Ilyodrilus Eisen, and Potamothrix Vejdovskı & Mrázek (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae), with Extensions to Some Connected Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologische Jahrbücher: Abteilung für Sytematik Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere, vol. 112, no. 3   
  Page(s): 311-366   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5193   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holmquist, Charlotte   
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: A revision of the genera Tubifex Lamarck, Ilyodrilus Eisen, and Potamothrix Vejdovskı and Mrázek (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae), with extensions to some connected genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologische Jahrbücher: Abtheilung für Systematik Okologie und Geographie der Tiere vol. 112, no. 3   
  Page(s): 311-366   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5193   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tasserkidrilus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kathman, R. Deedee, and Ralph O. Brinkhurst   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tubificidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Guide to the Freshwater Oligochaetes of North America   
  Page(s): 101-201   
  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: Tasserkidrilus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Timm, Tarmo   
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tasserkidrilus acapillatus (Finogenova, 1972) in Lake Peipsi, with a revision of the genus Tasserkidrilus Holmquist, 1985 (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR, Biology, vol. 38, no. 1   
  Page(s): 52-60   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0013-2144   
  Notes: Actual publication date is for a revision to the original publication in 1998; mail address for all inquiries about this publication (including purchase) must include '5109 Rock Bridge Lane' (original publisher no longer sells this guide)   
  Reference for: Tasserkidrilus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: In her revision of the genera Tubifex Lamarck, Ilyodrilus Eisen, and Potamothrix Vejdovskı & Mrázek, Holmquist (1985) established the new genus Tasserkidrilus, with Tasserkidrilus americanus (Brinkhurst & Cook, 1966) as its type species (= the former taxon Tubifex kessleri americanus Brinkhurst & Cook, 1966); Holmquist (1985) provided no augmentation (no additional discussion) regarding this new genus. Timm (1989) revised the genus Tasserkidrilus, Kathman and Brinkhurst (1998) added additional discussion on species in this genus, and Timm (2006) summarized the storied short history of taxa in this genus, and (in this 2006 paper) placed Varichaetidrilus harmani (originally Tubifex harmani) into the genus Tasserkidrilus  
 

 

   


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