class Oligochaeta


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Related to class Oligochaeta: class Hirudinea, class Polychaeta
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Phylum Annelida was represented by two classes- Class Oligochaeta (3 species) and Hirudinea (2 species).
Our results also demonstrated a trend in summer benthic macroinvertebrate community composition where dominance by the class Oligochaeta and the Family Sphaeriidae declined and the proportion of Chironomidae increased with increasing use of no-till systems (Figure 2).
Eisenia foetida belongs to the Phylum Annelida, Class Oligochaeta, is hermaphrodite and fertilizes its eggs inside a quitinous cocoon secreted by the clitellum.
October 2006 March 2007 Sites Sites 1 2 3 1 2 3 PHILO ANNELIDA Class Oligochaeta Family Naididae Subfamily Naidinae Dero (Aulophorus) furcatus -- 1 -- -- -- -- Dero (Dero) sawayai -- -- 1 -- -- -- Pristina americana -- -- -- 1 -- -- Subfamily Pristininae Pristina synclites -- 6 -- -- -- -- Subfamily Rhyacodrilinae Bothrioneurum sp.
In April a total of 23 taxa were recorded, 5 of which belonged to the Class Oligochaeta, 1 to the Phylum Nematoda and 20 to Insecta (Table 2).