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Nais christinae  Kasprzak, 1973
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974751

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  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  
                               GenusNais Müller, 1773 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                                  SpeciesNais christinae Kasprzak, 1973 – 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: Nais christinae    
       
  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: Nais christinae   
       
  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: Nais christinae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O., and Mark J. Wetzel  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Aquatic Oligochaeta of the World: Supplement. A catalog of new freshwater species, descriptions, and revisions   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Technical Report of Hydrography and Ocean Sciences no. 44   
  Page(s): v + 101   
  Publisher: Institute of Ocean Sciences   
  Publication Place: Sidney, British Columbia, Canada   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0711-6764   
  Notes: out of print; available as pdf by contacting M.J. Wetzel   
  Reference for: Nais christinae   
       
  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: Nais christinae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kasprzak, Krzysztof  
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nais christinae, sp. n., a new species of Naididae (Oligochaeta) found in Poland   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin de L'Académie Polonaise des Sciences -- Sèrie des Sciences Biologíques, cl. 2, vol. 21, no. 7-8   
  Page(s): 535-539   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0001-4087   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Nais christinae   
       
  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: Nais christinae   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: The presence of this taxon in North America has not yet been published in the literature, but recent communications between C. Erséus (Sweden) and S.V. Fend (California, USA) (and shared with mjw) regarding specimens collected by Fend from the western U.S., suggest that this taxon is present in North America; further study, including 18S rDNA sequencing, is necessary to resolve its differences from Nais variabilis  
 

 

   

 
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