Annelida (Annelid Worms)

Class: Hirudinea

Order: Arhynchobdellida

Family: Hirudinidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Macrobdella sestertia Whitman, 1886 New England medicinal leech - Eastern USA Rediscovered
Family: Xerobdellidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Xerobdella lecomtei von Frauenfeld, 1868 European land leech 2001-2005 Birch forests near Graz, Austria "Missing"

 

(Sub)Class: Oligochaeta

Order: Haplotaxida

Family: Glossoscolecidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Fimoscolex sporadochaetus Michaelsen, 1918 - - Brazil Rediscovered
Rhinodrilus fafner Michaelsen, 1918 Giant Brazilian earthworm 1912 Minas Gerais State, Brazil Extinct

Family: Megascolecidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Driloleirus americanus Smith, 1897 Giant Palouse earthworm - Idaho & Washington, USA Rediscovered
Driloleirus macelfreshi Smith, 1937 Oregon giant earthworm - Oregon, USA Rediscovered
Hypolimnus pedderensis Jamieson, 1974 Lake Pedder earthworm 1971 Tasmania, Australia Extinct

 

Class: Polychaeta

Order: Eunicida

Family: Eunicidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Leodice laurillardi (Quatrefages, 1866) - - Europe Rediscovered

 

Order: Phyllodocida

Family: Hesionidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Oxydromus humesi Pettibone, 1961 - - Afro-Europe Rediscovered
Family: Phyllodocidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Nereiphylla pusilla Claparède, 1870 - - Sicily, Italy Rediscovered