Oligochaetes from underground waters of Oman with descriptions of two new species of Phreodrilidae (Oligochaeta): Antarctodrilus arabicus n. sp. and Phreodrilus stocki n. sp.

@article{MartnezAnsemil2002OligochaetesFU,
  title={Oligochaetes from underground waters of Oman with descriptions of two new species of Phreodrilidae (Oligochaeta): Antarctodrilus arabicus n. sp. and Phreodrilus stocki n. sp.},
  author={E. Mart{\'i}nez-Ansemil and N. Giani and B. Sambugar},
  journal={Contributions to Zoology},
  year={2002},
  volume={71},
  pages={147-158}
}
  • E. Martínez-Ansemil, N. Giani, B. Sambugar
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • Contributions to Zoology
  • The study of twenty-nine oligochaete samples collected in 1996 by J. H. Stock and J. J. Vermeulen (University of Amsterdam), in the Sultanate of Oman, allowed us to draw up an initial inventory of the freshwater oligochaete fauna of the Arabian peninsula, a fauna totally unknown until now. The 147 specimens examined belong to nine species of four families: Phreodrilidae, Naididae, Tubificidae and Enchytraeidae. The Phreodrilidae (2 species) represent more than half of the total specimens… CONTINUE READING
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