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ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 882 images of ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of ANNELIDA (segmented worms and leeches)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
BRANCHIOBDELLEA (a class of annelids) Class 1 subtaxon    
BRANCHIOBDELLIDA (an order of annelids) Order 1 subtaxon    
BRANCHIOBDELLIDAE (a family of annelids) Family 1 subtaxon    
Branchiobdella astaci Odier (a parasitic annelid) Species   1 2
CLITELLATA (a class of annelids) Class 10 subtaxa 3 38
HIRUDINEA (leeches) Class   3  
OLIGOCHAETA (earth worms) Class 3 subtaxa 12 25
POLYCHAETA Grube, 1850 (polychaete worms and ragworms) Class 30 subtaxa 43 27

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Freshwater

Macan, T.T., 1959 A Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates
European Limnofauna: http://wbd.etibioinformatics.nl/bis/limno.php European Limnofauna

Marine

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., 2011 A Student's Guide to the Seashore
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Plankton
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2006 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas
Larink, O. & Westheide, W., 2011 Coastal Plankton - photo guide for European Seas (2nd ed)

General Works

Curation

Odourless Preservative ~ Propylene Phenoxetol: http://www.blades-bio.co.uk/help/CareSheets/Odourless%20Preservative.doc Odourless Preservative ~ Propylene Phenoxetol
Appendix I: Propylene Phenoxetol & Sevin and Rapid Freezing: http://hermes.mbl.edu/BiologicalBulletin/CLASSICS/Russell/Russell-pp68-70.html Appendix I: Propylene Phenoxetol & Sevin and Rapid Freezing
Russell, H.D., 1963 Notes on methods for the narcotization, killing, fixation, and preservation of marine organisms

Dead wood

Alexander, K.N.A., 2002 The Invertebrates of Living and Decaying Timber in Britain and Ireland - a Provisional Annotated Checklist

Lab techniques

Costello, D. & Henley, C., 1971 Methods for obtaining and handling marine eggs and embryos

Parasitology

Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VI Studies on Parasites

ANNELIDA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with ANNELIDA:

Annelida may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
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