A new record of three tubificid species (Annelida: Oligochaeta) from Al-Hawiezah marsh, Iraq.
Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science,
Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 114-121
AbstractAbstract - This paper reports the first record of three species of aquatic oligochaete worms from Al-Hawiezah marsh, south of Iraq. It was evident that the specimens belonged to the family: Naididae, subfamily: Tubificinae, Species: Aulodrilus pigeuti; Embolocephalus velutinus and Limnodrilus profundicola. A. pigueti is a new record for Iraqi fauna. The study includes the identification and description of these species together with photographic illustrations of chaetal types of each species.
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