WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPirodrilus Erséus, 1992

137379 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137379)
accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Erséus, C. (1992). A generic revision of the Phallodrilinae (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae). Zoologica Scripta. 21(1): 5-48., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1992.tb00308.x/abstract [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name is a combination of pirum (Latin for...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name is a combination of pirum (Latin for ‘pear’), referring to the pear-shaped, erect atria, and drilus (Greek for ‘worm’) [details]
van Haaren, T.; Timm, T.; Erséus, C. (2017). Pirodrilus Erséus, 1992. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137379 on 2017-11-25

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-20 07:05:12Z
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2017-06-01 17:42:33Z
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original description Erséus, C. (1992). A generic revision of the Phallodrilinae (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae). Zoologica Scripta. 21(1): 5-48., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1992.tb00308.x/abstract [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Erséus, C.; Healy, B.M. (2001). Oligochaeta, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 231-234 (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name is a combination of pirum (Latin for ‘pear’), referring to the pear-shaped, erect atria, and drilus (Greek for ‘worm’) [details]