Bulletin of the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum (Natural Science)
Online ISSN : 2189-6720
Print ISSN : 0453-1906
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Two New Species of Japanese Earthworms (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Megadrilacea, Megascolecidae) Update Biodiversity on Okinawa and at Lake Biwa to ca. 30 Species
Robert J. BLAKEMOREShawn MILLERShu Yong LIM
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2022 Volume 2022 Issue 51 Pages 95-104

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Two large native worms are an Amynthas from Kumejima, Okinawa and a Metaphire from Lake Biwa, Shiga-ken both supported by mtDNA COI barcodes, and two new species are described. New 2016 Okinawa exotic reports are of small American lumbricid Bimastos parvus (Eisen, 1874) and confirming of Asian megascolecid Pithemera bicincta (Perrier, 1875).

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