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Definition of Lumbricus

Lumbricus
Lumbricus Lum"bri*cus, n. [L. See Lumbric.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of annelids, belonging to the Oligoch[ae]ta, and including the common earthworms. See Earthworm.

Meaning of Lumbricus from wikipedia

- Lumbricus contains some of the most commonly seen earthworms in Europe. The genus has nearly 700 valid species. Characteristics of some commonly encountered...
- Lumbricus terrestris is a large, reddish worm species widely distributed around the world (along with several other lumbricids). In some areas where it...
- Lumbricus rubellus is a species of earthworm that is related to Lumbricus terrestris. It is usually reddish brown or reddish violet, iridescent dorsally...
- Lumbricus badensis is a type of giant earthworm, a species of annelid. It is endemic to the upper-elevation spruce forests of Germany's Black Forest,...
- wide to 3 m (9.8 ft) long and over 25 mm (0.98 in) wide, but the typical Lumbricus terrestris grows to about 360 mm (14 in) long. Probably the longest worm...
- is the red wiggler or tiger worm (Eisenia fetida or Eisenia andrei); Lumbricus rubellus (a.k.a. red earthworm or dilong (China)) is another breed of...
- Lumbricus terrestris, an earthworm...
- United States and Canada, 60 (33%) are introduced species. Among these, Lumbricus terrestris, L. rubellus, L. friendi, Amynthas agrestis, and Dendrobaena...
- Palouse earthworm. Specimens have been recorded at 1.3 m (4 feet) long. Lumbricus badensis - Giant (Badish) earthworm. Giant Gippsland earthworm - Giant...
- They are epigean, rarely found in soil. In this trait, they resemble Lumbricus rubellus. They have groups of bristles (called setae) on each segment...
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