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General data 38 genus 605 species
Lumbricidae   (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1815)
Original description: Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1815
Short description
Male pores usually in the segment 15 and female pores in 14. Dorsal pores almost always present. Holonephridia. 2 to 4 pairs of seminal vesicles. Prostates absent.
Family originating from Europe but now widely distributed in all temperate areas of the world after introduction. Family invasive in numerous regions, such as North America, Australia and New Zealand.
General data 38 genus 605 species
Data are not exhaustive. The database is permanently a work in progress.