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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Phylum Annelida was represented by two classes- Class Oligochaeta (3 species) and Hirudinea (2 species).
Maximum annelid density at all the stations was mainly contributed by Class Oligochaeta.