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Diplocardia Gatesi, A New Earthworm from North Carolina (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae)

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dc.creator Murchie, William R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-01T01:07:05Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-01T01:07:05Z
dc.date.issued 1965-07 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v65 n4 (July, 1965), 208-211 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/5096
dc.description Author Institution: University of Michigan Flint College, Flint, Michigan en_US
dc.description.abstract A new species of earthworm, Diplocardia gatesi is described from the southern mountainous regions of the eastern United States. This earthworm is morphologically similar to D. udei; with minute prostatic setae, hastate spermathecal setae, quadrithecate condition, and dorsal vessel single anteriorly. The internal calciferous gland lamellae are free. It differs from udei in the structure of the spermathecae and the structure and arrangement of the male field. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights Reproduction of articles for non-commercial educational or research use granted without request if credit to The Ohio State University and The Ohio Academy of Science is given. en_US
dc.title Diplocardia Gatesi, A New Earthworm from North Carolina (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) en_US