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A Genus of Brackish-water Oligochæta New to Britain

Nature volume 199, page 1206 (21 September 1963) | Download Citation

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DURING investigations into the life-cycle of Tubifex costatus (Claparède), 1863, in a brackish-water moat close to the shore of the River Mersey at Hale, Lancashire, a tubificid genus not so far recorded from Britain was also observed1–4.

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    • R. O. BRINKHURST

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