tubificid


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tubificid

(tjuːˈbɪfɪsɪd)
n
(Animals) a threadlike aquatic annelid worm of the family Tubificidae
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For example, it was not discovered until the 1980s that the parasite Myxoholus cerehralis responsible for whirling disease in salmonids requires a tubificid oligochaete to complete its lifecycle (Markow 1992).
Short-term toxicity of lindane, hexachlorobenzene, and copper sulfate on Tubificid sludgeworms (Oligochaeta) in artificial media.
This species occurs in a wide variety of surface water habitats, being perhaps the most omnipresent and commonly collected freshwater tubificid worldwide (Naveed 2012).
The fishes were provided in equal ratio of tubificid worms, chironomid and mosquito larvae ad libitum as food and 30 L of water was changed every other day.
Modifications in sampling procedures as applied to studies on the bacteria and tubificid oligochetes inhabiting aquatic sediments.
Interspecific interactions and selective feeding of tubificid oligochates.
Reynolds and Cook (1976), confusing the generic names Ilyogenia and Ilyodrilus, placed it in the tubificid genus, adding uncertainty to the species' origin and its identity.
Preliminary investigation of the exploitation of some potential nutritional resouces by three sympatric tubificid oligochaetes.
Some naids, especially tubificid oligochaetes, have been shown to be tolerant to siltation (Lenat et al., 1981).
Sexually mature tubificid earthworms were identified to species level; other organisms were identified to family or genus level.