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Type: Editorial
Published: 2023-03-15
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Ibrahim Mete Misirlioǧlu (1972–2021), the father of Oligochaetology in Turkey

1Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Department of Zoology, Eszterházy Károly Catholic University, Eger, Hungary
3Department of Systematic Zoology and Ecology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary


  1. Csuzdi, Cs., Zicsi, A. & Misirlioǧlu, M. (2006) An annotated checklist of the earthworm fauna of Turkey (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae). Zootaxa, 1175, 1–29. 10.11646/zootaxa.1175.1.1
    Csuzdi, Cs., Pavlíček, T. & Misirlioǧlu, M. (2007) Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae, Criodrilidae and Acanthodrilidae) of Hatay Province, Turkey, with description of three new lumbricids. Acta Zoological Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 53 (4), 347–361.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2002a) Dolphins, cute mammals of the Blue Seas. Tübitak Journal of Science and Technology, 420, 93. [in Turkish]
    Misirlioǧlu, M. (2002b) Roe deer Capreolus capreolus. Popular Science Journal, 103, 39–40. [in Turkish]
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2003) Scorpions. Popular Science Magazine, 110, 52–53. [in Turkish]
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2004) Earthworm records from different parts of Anatolia. Megadrilogica, 10, 1–4.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2010) Distribution of endemic earthworm species in Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East, 51(supplement 2), 83–87.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2017) Diversity of earthworm (Clitellata, Annelida) species in the Asian and European part of Turkey. KSU Journal of Agriculture and Nature, 20 (2), 115–119.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2018) Can earthworms be source of healing. Magma Magazine, 32, 18. [in Turkish]
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2019a) On the distribution of Helodrilus patriarchalis (Rosa, 1893) (Clitellata, Megadrili) in Turkey, with new record from Eskişehir Province, Central Anatolia. Megadrilogica, 25 (1), 18–20.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2019b) Number of earthworm species in Turkey rose to 87. Popular Science and Technology, 167, 16. [in Turkish]
    Misirlioǧlu, M., Pavlíček, T. & Csuzdi, Cs. (2008) Earthworm biodiversity in Turkey: An Overview. In: Pavlíček, T. & Cardet, P. (Eds.), Advances in Earthworm Taxonomy III (Annelida: Oligochaeta). Proceedings of the 3rd International Oligochaeta Taxonomy Meeting (3rd IOTM), Platres, Cyprus, En Tipis Voula Kokkinou Ltd, pp. 139–161.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. & Szederjesi, T. (2015) Contributions to the earthworm fauna (Oligochaeta) of Turkey. Megadrilogica, 18, 99–102.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. & Valchovski, H. (2016) Distribution, ecology and zoogeography of the genus Fitzingeria (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae). Megadrilogica, 20 (8), 137–142.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. & Stojanović, M. (2017) Distribution and biogeographical significance of the endemic genera Spermophorodrilus Bouché, 1975 and Healyella Omodeo & Rota, 1989 (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae): a Review. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 69 (1), 3–8.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. & Stojanović, M. (2018) Distribution of non-lumbricid earthworms (Clitellata: Acanthodrilidae, Criodrilidae, Megascolecidae and Ocnerodrilidae) on the Balkans and Anatolia with first record of Amynthas morrisi (Beddard, 1892) from Turkey. Zootaxa, 4496 (1), 197–205.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M., Valchovski, H. & Stojanović, M. (2018) Review of the earthworm biodiversity of Turkey and its neighboring countries (Clitellata, Megadrili). Opuscula Zoologica (Budapest), 49 (2), 141–149.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M., Tsekova, R. & Valchovski, H. (2019) Distribution of Atlanto-Mediterranean and Balkan-Anatolian earthworm species (Clitellata, Megadrili) in Turkey. Megadrilogica, 25 (3), 46–51.
    Misirlioǧlu, I.M. & Reynolds, J.W. (2021) Distribution of Dendrobaena pentheri (Rosa, 1905) (Clitellata, Megadrili) in Turkey. Megadrilogica, 25, 46–51.
    Pavlíček, T., Csuzdi, Cs., Misirlioǧlu, M. & Vilenkin, B.Y. (2010) Faunistic similarity and endemism of earthworms in east mediterranean region. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 1989–2001.
    Pavlíček, T., Hadid, Y., Cohen, T., Glasstetter, M., Snir, S., Misirlioǧlu, I.M., Pearlson, O., Yadav, S., Csuzdi, Cs. & Kral, P. (2014) “Opening Pandora’s Box”: II. Segmentation and evolution of hermaphroditic annelids. In: Pavlíček, T., Cardet, P., Almeida, M.T., Pascoal, C. & Cássio, F. (Eds.), Advances in Earthworm Taxonomy VI. (Annelida: Oligochaeta). Proceedings of the 6th International Oligochaeta Taxonomy Meeting (6th IOTM), Kasparek Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 38–49.
    Reynolds, J.W. & Misirlioǧlu, I.M. (2018) Preliminary Key to Turkish Megadriles (Annelida, Clitellata, Oligochaeta), based on External Characters, Insofar as possible. Megadrilogica, 23, 139–155.
    Szederjesi, T., Pavlíček, T., Coşkun, Y. & Csuzdi, Cs. (2014) New earthworm records from Turkey, with description of three new species (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae). Zootaxa, 3764 (5), 555–570.
    Szederjesi, T., Dányi, L., Kaydan, M.B. & Csuzdi, Cs. (2018) Contribution to the knowledge of the earthworm fauna of Turkey with description of three new species (Clitellata: Megadrili). Zootaxa, 4496 (1), 160–172.
    Tavuç I. (2021) In Memoriam Prof. Dr. İbrahim Mete Misirlioǧlu (1972–2021), Opuscula Zoologica (Budapest), 52 (1), 111–117.