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Annelida (Annelid Worms)

 

Class: Clitellata

Order: Megadrilaceae

Family: Glossoscolecidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Fimoscolex sporadochaetus Michaelsen, 1918 - - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Rhinodrilus fafner Michaelsen, 1918 Giant Brazilian earthworm 1912 Minas Gerais state, Brazil Extinct Access


Family: Megascolecidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amynthas japonicus (Horst, 1883) Yamatomimizu 1820's "Japan" Extinct1 Access
Aporodrilus mortenseni (Michaelsen, 1924) - 1915 North Island, New Zealand "Missing" Access
Driloleirus americanus Smith, 1897 Giant Palouse earthworm - Idaho & Washington, USA Rediscovered Access
Driloleirus macelfreshi Smith, 1937 Oregon giant earthworm - Oregon, USA Rediscovered Access
Hypolimnus pedderensis Jamieson, 1974 Lake Pedder earthworm 1971 Tasmania, Australia Extinct Access
Megascolex travancorensis bonaccordensis Michaelsen, 1913 - - Kerala state, India Rediscovered Access
Tokea orthostichon (Schmarda, 1861) Schmarda's worm 1854 North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
 

1 Rob Blakemore, pers. comm. 15 December 2018.

 

Class: Hirudinea

Order: Arhynchobdellida

Family: Hirudinidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Macrobdella sestertia Whitman, 1886 New England medicinal leech - Eastern USA Rediscovered Access

Family: Xerobdellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Xerobdella lecomtei von Frauenfeld, 1868 European land leech 2001-2005 Birch forests near Graz, Austria "Missing" Access

 

Class: Polychaeta

Order: Eunicida

Family: Eunicidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leodice laurillardi (Quatrefages, 1866) - - Europe Rediscovered Access

 

Order: Phyllodocida

Family: Hesionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oxydromus humesi Pettibone, 1961 - - Afro-Europe Rediscovered Access

Family: Phyllodocidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nereiphylla pusilla Claparède, 1870 - - Sicily, Italy Rediscovered Access