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Published: 2023-07-10
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A database of aquatic Oligochaeta (Annelida, Clitellata) with updated order names

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Centre for Limnology, 61117 Rannu, Tartumaa, Estonia
Oligochaeta distribution mapping system orders


An electronic database, “World Distribution of Aquatic Oligochaeta”, is recently completed and available on the Internet. This database contains all available published cases of finding microdrile oligochaetes (about 130,000 records of separate species) together with their literature sources, geographical coordinates, and distribution maps. A currently updated systematic list of taxa, with synonyms, is also presented. Classification follows the order level of Schmelz et al. (2021).


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