oligochaete


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Synonyms for oligochaete

hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body

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Burmese earthworms--an introduction to the systematics and biology of megadrile oligochaetes with special reference to southeast Asia.
Trophic transfer and dietary toxicity of Cd from the oligochaete to the rainbow trout.
Incidentally, in Rio Tercero Reservoir, the burrowing oligochaete Branchiura sowerbyi was found in the nearby sediments, but not in L.
1) Artificial diet with 45% Protein (LFd 1) (2) Rotifers like Asplanchna and Brachionus (LFd2) (3) Wild Zooplankton (LFd3) (4) Bioenriched zooplanktons (raised on Chlorella, cod liver oil and vitamin C) (LFd4) (5) Artemia (LFd5) (6) Chironomus (LFd6) (7) Oligochaetes (LFd7)
The combined dry mass of Coleoptera, Diptera, and Ephemeroptera in spring represented 33% of the diet for females and 35% for males, which approximated the dry mass of Oligochaetes in the diet during this period (Table 1).
However, also the brackish-water oligochaete Potamothrix bavaricus was repeatedly found here; the ostracod Cyprideis torosa and the calanoid Centropages sp.
Twenty-six species from various animal groups bear his name, including twelve spiders, four flies, a tardigrade and an oligochaete worm.
Oligochaete annelids have a worldwide distribution, being frequently the most abundant benthic organisms in freshwater ecosystems; many species are cosmopolitan (Brinkhurst and Jamieson 1971).
1995); and life-cycle of Sepedonella nana Verbeke, 1950, larvae of which attack and eat strictly the freshwater oligochaete Aulophorus furcatus (Muller) (Naididae) (Vala & Gbedjissi 2011).
Multiple bacterial symbionts in two species of co-occurring gutless oligochaete worms from Mediterranean sea grass sediments.
Shorebird diets consist primarily of polychaete and oligochaete worms (Schneider 1987; Davis 1996; Tsipoura & Burger 1999), amphipods (Wilson & Parker 1996; Shepherd & Boates 1999), horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) eggs (Tsipoura & Burger 1999), and insects, especially dipterans (Schneider 1987; Alexander et al.
For example, a resistant population of the oligochaete worm Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri was restricted to one cove of the Hudson River where unusually high levels of metals were detected in the sediments (Klerks and Levinton 1989).