class Oligochaeta


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Related to class Oligochaeta: class Hirudinea, class Polychaeta
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Noun1.class Oligochaeta - earthworms
Annelida, phylum Annelida - segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
oligochaete, oligochaete worm - hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
dew worm, earthworm, fishing worm, fishworm, nightcrawler, nightwalker, red worm, angleworm, crawler, wiggler - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
Branchiobdellidae, family Branchiobdellidae - small annelid worms with the posterior end modified into an adhesive sucker; especially formerly regarded as modified leeches
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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15 Family Sciuridae 1 Fishes Class Osteichthyes 12 Birds Unidentified passerine 1 Earthworms Class Oligochaeta 1 Unknown 294 Total 1280
28 Philodina roseola B Bt, Pf (Ehrenberg, 1832) 29 Rotaria rotatoria B Bt (Pallas, 1766) Class Monogononta 30 Cephalodella B Bt, Pf auriculata (Muller, 1773) 31 Colurella uncinata B Bt, Pf (Muller, 1773) 32 Lepadella ovalis B Bt, Pf (Muller, 1786) 33 Monostyla (Lecane) B Bt, Pf arcuata (Bryce, 1891) 34 Notommata cyrtopus B Bt, Pf (Gosse, 1886) 35 Pleurotrocha Pz Bt, Pf petromyzon (Ehrenberg, 1830) 36 Proales daphnicola B Bt, Pf (Thompson, 1892) Phylum-group Coelomata; Phylum Annelida Class Oligochaeta 37 Aeolosoma hemprichi B-D Bt (Ehrenberg, 1828) Note: B-bacteriophage, B-D-bacteriodetritiphage, M-mixotrophe, P-polyphage, Pr-predator, Pz-parazite; Bt-bentos, Pl-plankton, Pf-periphyton.