Description of Diplocardia Macdowelli a New Megascolecid Earthworm from Mississippi (Oligochaeta)
Creators:Murchie, William R.
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v67 n1 (January, 1967), 50-53
A new quadrithecate earthworm, Diplocardia macdowelli is described from Mississippi. This species is morphologically similar to D. michaelseni, differing from that earthworm in size, number of segments, number of calciferous gland lamellae, form of the spermathecae, and the absence of modified spermathecal setae (ab) in IX.
Author Institution: University of Michigan Flint College
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