Occurrence of a ‘Rare’ Earthworm in Montgomeryshire

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Abstract

A PRELIMINARY survey of the Lumbricidae in Montgomeryshire has revealed large numbers of Eisenia veneta (Rosa) var. zebra (Michaelsen) in compost heaps, manure, under decaying wood and under stones at Caersws.

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RICHARDS, K. Occurrence of a ‘Rare’ Earthworm in Montgomeryshire. Nature 181, 575 (1958) doi:10.1038/181575b0

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