WoRMS taxon details

Pontodrilus litoralis (Grube, 1855)

137476  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137476)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, terrestrial
recent only
(of Lumbricus litoralis Grube, 1855) Grube, Adolph Eduard. (1855). Beschreibungen neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 21(1): 81-136, plates III-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6651100
page(s): 127 [details]   
Distribution Known from many tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world (Easton, 1984), but not recorded from northern China...  
Distribution Known from many tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world (Easton, 1984), but not recorded from northern China before. It is known from Hainan (Chen, 1938) and Hong Kong (Easton, 1984; Erseus, 1990) in southern China. [details]
Timm, T. & Erséus, C. (2020). World List of Marine Oligochaeta. Pontodrilus litoralis (Grube, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137476 on 2020-10-25
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-07-18 12:31:08Z
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2019-11-15 14:44:14Z
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original description  (of Pontodrilus matsushimensis Iizuka, 1898) Iizuka, A. (1898). On a new species of littoral Oligochaeta (Pontodrilus matsushimensis). <em>Zoological institute, Science Coll., Imp. Univ., Tokyo.</em> 2(1): 21-27. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontodrilus michaelseni Eisen, 1895) Eisen, G. A. (1895). Pacific Coast Oligocheta. <em>California Academy of Sciences.</em> 2(4-5). [details]   

original description  (of Pontodrilus albanyensis var. cygni Jackson, 1931) Jackson, A. (1931). The Oligochaeta of south-western Australia. <em>Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia.</em> 17: 71-136. [details]   

original description  (of Lumbricus litoralis Grube, 1855) Grube, Adolph Eduard. (1855). Beschreibungen neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin.</em> 21(1): 81-136, plates III-V., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6651100
page(s): 127 [details]   

original description  (of Pontodrilus agnesae Stephenson, 1915) Stephenson, J. (1915). On some Indian Oligochaeta, mainly from southern India and Ceylon. <em>Memoirs of the Indian Museum.</em> 6(1): 35-108., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36861047 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontodrilus arenae Michaelsen, 1892) Michaelsen, W. (1892). Terricolen der Berliner Zoologischen Sammlung. II. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 58: 209-261., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.8321 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontodrilus bermudensis Beddard, 1891) Beddard, F.E. (1891). VIII.—Abstract of some investigations into the structure of the Oligochæta. <em>The annals and magazine of natural history.</em> 7(6): 88-96., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25164573#page/102/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontodrilus crosslandi Beddard, 1905) Beddard, F.E. (1905). 8. On a new Species of Worm of the Genus Poritodrilus from, the Shores of the Red Se. <em>Journal of Zoology.</em> 75(4): 558-561. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pontodrilus gracilis Gates, 1943) Gates, G. E. (1943). On Some American and Oriental Earthworms. Part II, Family Megascolecidae. <em>Ohio Journal of Science.</em> 43 (3): 99-116. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Pontodrilus hesperidium Beddard, 1894) Beddard, F.E. (1894). Some new or little known Oligochaeta. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh.</em> 12: pp. 30-45. [details]   

original description  (of Pontodrilus marionis Perrier, 1874) Perrier, Edm. (1874). Sur un nouveau genre indigene des Lombriciens terrestres (Pontodrilus marionis E. P.). <em>Compte rendu hebdomadaire des seances de l'Academie des Sciences Paris.</em> 78: 1582-1586., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4013465 [details]   

taxonomy source Seesamut, T.; Jirapatrasilp, P.; Chanabun, R.; Oba, Y.; Panha, S. (2019). Size variation and geographical distribution of the luminous earthworm Pontodrilus litoralis (Grube, 1855) (Clitellata, Megascolecidae) in Southeast Asia and Japan. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 862: 23-42., available online at https://zookeys.pensoft.net/article/35727/list/9/
note: Has molecular data for geographic populations [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Erséus, C.; Healy, B.M. (2001). Oligochaeta, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 231-234 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   

additional source Erséus, C. (1990). Marine Oligochaeta of Hong Kong. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1: 259-335. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Distribution Known from many tropical and subtropical areas throughout the world (Easton, 1984), but not recorded from northern China before. It is known from Hainan (Chen, 1938) and Hong Kong (Easton, 1984; Erseus, 1990) in southern China. [details]

Ecology Marine, brackish and probably also freshwater habitats on beaches and in estuaries. [details]

Ecology Marine, brackish and probably also freshwater habitats on beaches and in estuaries. In sand; often sand containing fair amounts of detritus. [details]