Records of Estuarine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) from Taiwan

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  • Records of estuarine Tubificidae Oligoc

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Five species of Tubificidae are reported from the Tan Shui and Shuang Hsi estuaries in northern Taiwan : Doliodrilus tener Erseus, Monopylephorus rubroniveus Levinsen and M. limosus (Hatai) from a salinity range of 12-32‰, and Branchiura sowerbyi Beddard and Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri Claparede, both primarily freshwater forms, from oligohaline reaches (1-2‰ salinity) of highly polluted rivers. A find of D. tener at Kin Men Island near mainland China is also recorded.


  • Species Diversity

    Species Diversity 2 (2), 97-104, 1997

    The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology


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