New earthworm species and records from Albania (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae)

T. Szederjesi, C. S. Csuzdi

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The earthworm fauna of Albania has recently been summarized by DHORA listing 19 species present in the country. Elaboration of a rich earthworm material collected from Albania resulted in describing two new species; Dendrobaena luraensis and Octodrilus albanicus spp. n. In addition to the so far reported 19 species 9 new records are also presented. Consequently, the earthworm species number recorded for Albania raised to 30.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-274
Number of pages16
JournalActa Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Albania
  • Earthworms
  • Fauna
  • Lumbricidae
  • New records
  • New species
  • Oligochaeta

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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