Annelida (Annelid Worms)

 

Class: Clitellata

Order: Megadrilaceae

Family: Glossoscolecidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Fimoscolex sporadochaetus Michaelsen, 1918 - - 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 - Idaho & Washington, USA Rediscovered Access
Driloleirus macelfreshi Smith, 1937 Oregon giant earthworm - Oregon, USA Rediscovered Access
Hypolimnus pedderensis Jamieson, 1974 Lake Pedder earthworm 1971 Tasmania, Australia Extinct Access
Megascolex travancorensis bonaccordensis Michaelsen, 1913 - - Kerala state, India Rediscovered Access
Tokea orthostichon (Schmarda, 1861) Schmarda's worm 1854 North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

1 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: 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 - Eastern USA Rediscovered Access

Family: Xerobdellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Xerobdella lecomtei von Frauenfeld, 1868 European land leech 2001-2005 Birch forests near Graz, Austria "Missing" Access

 

Class: Polychaeta

Order: Eunicida

Family: Eunicidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leodice laurillardi (Quatrefages, 1866) - - Europe Rediscovered Access

 

Order: Phyllodocida

Family: Hesionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oxydromus humesi Pettibone, 1961 - - Afro-Europe Rediscovered Access

Family: Phyllodocidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nereiphylla pusilla Claparède, 1870 - - Sicily, Italy Rediscovered Access



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