Earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) of the Con Dao archipelago

Nguyen Thanh Tung, Nguyen Thi Bao Ngoc, Nguyen Duc Anh

Abstract


 

The earthworms of the Con Dao archipelago are investigated based on literature and newly collected specimens. A total of 16 species belonging to seven genera in three families are documented in Con Son and Bay Canh islands. The species, Polypheretima grandisetosa (Thai, 1996) is re-described from holotype and freshly collected specimens. All species are imaged for recognition. An identification key to all earthworm species is provided for the Con Dao archipelago.

 


Keywords


Megascolecidae, taxonomy, biodiversity, identification key, Vietnam.

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