Review of the Eisenia muganiensis (Michaelsen, 1910) species group with description of two new species (Oligochaeta

Lumbricidae)

Tímea Szederjesi, Tomás Pavlícek, Robabeh Latif, C. Csuzdi

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Abstract

The Eisenia muganiensis species group is established, consisting of a set of Asian earthworm species characterized by elongate, backward placed clitellum and tubercles: Eisenia malevici Perel, 1962; Eisenia muganiensis (Michaelsen, 1910); Eisenia patriciae Szederjesi, Pavlícek, Coskun & Csuzdi, 2014 and Eisenia transcaucasica (Perel, 1967). The species are shortly reviewed and furthermore, two new species of the E. muganiensis group are described, E. kontschani sp. nov. from Turkey and E. malekae sp. nov. from Iran.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-288
Number of pages7
JournalZootaxa
Volume3884
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 14 2014

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Eisenia (Annelida)
Lumbricidae
Oligochaeta
new species
earthworm
earthworms
Iran
Turkey (country)

Keywords

  • Asia
  • Biodiversity
  • Clitellata
  • Earthworms
  • Iran
  • Turanian-Far Eastern domain
  • Turkey

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  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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Review of the Eisenia muganiensis (Michaelsen, 1910) species group with description of two new species (Oligochaeta : Lumbricidae). / Szederjesi, Tímea; Pavlícek, Tomás; Latif, Robabeh; Csuzdi, C.

In: Zootaxa, Vol. 3884, No. 3, 14.11.2014, p. 282-288.

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Szederjesi, Tímea ; Pavlícek, Tomás ; Latif, Robabeh ; Csuzdi, C. / Review of the Eisenia muganiensis (Michaelsen, 1910) species group with description of two new species (Oligochaeta : Lumbricidae). In: Zootaxa. 2014 ; Vol. 3884, No. 3. pp. 282-288.
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