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List of earthworm species reported from Bargarh Odisha state (India)
Sl.no. Name of the earthworm species Length Diameter in mm
1. Glyphidrilus tuberosus, Stephenson 60-113 3.0
2. Pontodrilus bermundensis, Beddard 32-120 2.0-4.0
3. * Lampito mauritii, Kinberg 95-155 3.0-6.0
4. Metaphire posthuma , Vaillant 60-140 3.0-8.0
5. Metaphire planata , Gates 64-176 4.0-7.0
6. Perionyx millardi, Stephenson 40-90 2.0-2.5
7. *Perionyx excavatus, Perrier 30-180 3.0-7.0
8. Perionyx sansibaricus, Michaelsen 30-65 2.5-3.5
9. Deccania alba, Gates 47-66 2.0-2.5
10. Malabaria biprostate, Aiyer 67-90 1.4-1.8
11. Malabaria sulcatates, Gates 27-35 0.6-1.5
12. * Ocnerodrilus occidentalis, Eisen 22-46 1.0-2.0
13. Thatonia gracilis , Gates 63-87 1.0
14. Thatonia bolangirensis, Julka 37-60 1.5
15. Thatonia sambalpurensis, Julka 23-50 1.0-1.5
16. Dichogaster affinis, Michaelsen 27-60 1.0-2.0
17. * Dichogaster bolaui, Michaelsen 19-40 1.0-3.00
18. Dichogaster modiglianii, Rosa 22-60 1.0-2.2
19. Eutyphoeus incommodus, Beddard 25-147 2.5-6.0
20. Eutyphoeus kherai, Julka 90-222 4.0-7.0
21. Lennogaster pusilus, Stephenson 20-68 1.0-2.5
22. Octochaetona barkudensis, Stephenson 40-91 1.5-3.0
23. Octochaetona beatrix, Beddard 40-134 2.0-5.0
24. *Octochaetona surensis, Michaelsen 60-140 2.5-6.0
25. * Pelloagaster bengalensis, Michaelsen 40-74 2.0-3.0
26. Ramiella bishambari, Stephenson 20-38 0.8-1.2
27. Ramiella sundargarhensis, Julka 52-77 3.0
28. * Drawida calebi , Gates 30-83 2.0-4.5
29. Drawida limella , Gates 40-110 1.5-3.0
30. * Drawida willsi, Michaelsen 55-60 1.0-3.0
31. * Metaphire elongata, Perrier 75-300 3.0-6.0
32. * Lennogaster dashi, Julka 25-32 1.1-1.4

Ref. : Julka and Senapati (1987)
* : Earthworm species concerning to present work at Bargarh Dist.
courtesy from Dr. Nabin Chandra Dash (nabincdash@rediffmail.com) Ph.D Thesis

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