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Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation
Martin, P [date accessed]. Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation. accessed through the SCAR-MarBIN webportal.
Contact: Van de Putte, Anton

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This data set gives all occurrences of marine oligochaetes in the Southern Ocean mentioned in the literature, from 1888 (first mention) until 2009. 25 species were mentioned, representative of three families, namely the Capilloventridae (1 genus, 1 species), the Enchytraeidae (3 genera, 16 species) and the Tubificidae. The latter family includes 3 subfamilies, the Rhyacodrilinae (1 genus, 1 species + 1 undetermined), the Phallodrilinae (3 genera, 5 species) and the Limnodriloidinae (1 genus, 1 species). more

In addition to taxonomic information, the set includes data on the distribution of marine oligochaetes of the Southern Ocean (with geographic coordinates when available), their depth range and habitat. The present accepted taxonomic status is mentioned, together with junior synonyms, as mentioned in the original publications. All bibliographic references giving a new occurrence are provided.

Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, Southern Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Annelida, Clitellata, Oligochaeta

Geographical coverage
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1888 - 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Clitellata [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota, Presence of biota

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (IRScNB/KBIN), moredata providerdata creator
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Operational Directorate Natural Environment (OD Natuur)

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Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
RAS: Register of Antarctic Species

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2010-05-10
Information last updated: 2019-04-10
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