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Tasserkidrilus americanus  (Brinkhurst & Cook, 1966)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974786

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Trasserkidrilus kessleri americanus (Brinkhurst and Cook, 1966)
 
    Tubifex kessleri americanus Brinkhurst and Cook, 1966
 
  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  
                            SubfamilyTubificinae Vejdovskı, 1876 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                               GenusTasserkidrilus Holmquist, 1985 – aquatic oligochaete worm  
                                  SpeciesTasserkidrilus americanus (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 americanus    
       
  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 americanus   
       
  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 americanus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brinkhurst, Ralph O., and David G. Cook   
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: Studies on the North American aquatic Oligochaeta III: Lumbriculidae and additional notes and records of other families   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 118, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-33   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tasserkidrilus americanus   
       
  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5193   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tasserkidrilus americanus   
       
  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 americanus   
       
  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   
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  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 americanus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Originally described by Brinkhurst and Cook (1966) to be a subspecies of Tubifex kessleri Hrabe (1962), this taxon was elevated to species status and tranferred to the genus Tasserkidrilus by Holmquist (1985)  
 

 

   


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