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Annelida (Annelid Worms)

 

Class: Clitellata

Subclass: Hirudinea

Order: Arhynchobdellida
Family: Hirudinidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Macrobdella sestertia Whitman, 1886 New England medicinal leech (rediscovered) Eastern USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Xerobdellidae

–No subordinate taxa

 

Subclass: Oligochaeta

Order: Megadrilaceae
Family: Glossoscolecidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Fimoscolex sporadochaetus Michaelsen, 1918 - (rediscovered) Brazil Rediscovered Access
             
Rhinodrilus fafner Michaelsen, 1918 Giant Brazilian earthworm 1912 Minas Gerais state, Brazil Extinct Access

 

Family: Megascolecidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amynthas japonicus (Horst, 1883) Yamatomimizu 1820's "Japan" Extinct1 Access
             
Aporodrilus mortenseni (Michaelsen, 1924) - 1915 North Island, New Zealand Missing Access
             
Driloleirus americanus Smith, 1897 Giant Palouse earthworm (rediscovered) Idaho & Washington, USA Rediscovered Access
             
Driloleirus macelfreshi (Smith, 1937) Oregon giant earthworm (rediscovered) Oregon, USA Rediscovered Access
             
Hypolimnus pedderensis Jamieson, 1974 Lake Pedder earthworm 1971 Tasmania, Australia Extinct Access
             

Megascolex hendersoni

Michaelsen, 1907 - (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
             
Megascolex travancorensis bonaccordensis Michaelsen, 1913 - (rediscovered) Kerala state, India Rediscovered Access
             
Tokea orthostichon (Schmarda, 1861) Schmarda's worm 1854 North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

1 Dr. Rob Blakemore, pers. comm. 15 December 2018.

 

Order: Opisthopora
Family: Acanthodrilidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Maoridrilus felix felix Blakemore, 2010 - 2010 South Island, New Zealand Missing Access
             
Maoridrilus felix vallis Blakemore, 2010 - 2010 South Island, New Zealand Missing Access

 

Family: Octochaetidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Octochaetus levis (Hutton, 1877) - 1876 South Island, New Zealand Missing Access
             
Octochaetus microchaetus (Benham, 1950) - 1876 South Island, New Zealand Missing Access

 

 

Class: Polychaeta

Order: Eunicida
Family: Eunicidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leodice laurillardi (Quatrefages, 1866) - (rediscovered) Europe Rediscovered Access

 

Order: Phyllodocida
Family: Hesionidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oxydromus humesi (Pettibone, 1961) - (rediscovered) Afro-Europe Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Phyllodocidae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nereiphylla pusilla Claparède, 1870 - (rediscovered) Sicily, Italy Rediscovered Access

 

 

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