Revision der unterfamilie benhamiinae michaelsen,1897 (Oligochaeta:acanthodrilidae)

Translated title of the contribution: Revision of the subfamily benhamiinae michaelsen,1897 (Oligochaeta:Acanthodrilidae)

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The family Acanthodrilidae is redefined and an overall revision of the subfamily Benhamiinae has been carried out. A new tribus: Neogastrini trib. nov. and a new subgenus: Dichogaster (Diplotheco-drilus) subgen. nov. are established; furthermore, new diagnoses for the remaining genera are given.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)347-367
Number of pages21
JournalZoosystematics and Evolution
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996



  • Acanthodrilidae
  • Benhamiinae
  • Dichogaster
  • Geographical distributions
  • Oligochaeta
  • Revision
  • Sensu lato
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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