New earthworm species from Jordan (oligochaeta, lumbricidae)

T. Szederjesi, T. Pavlíček, Cs Csuzdi

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Elaborating a new material from Jordan resulted in describing two species Dendrobaena alexandrii and Dendrobaena transjordanica new to science and a new record for the country. The updated list of earthworms reports 20 species recorded in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Out of all recorded species 9-12 species (45-60%) are autochtonous and 8-11 species (40-55%) are introduced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-400
Number of pages10
JournalActa Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2013


  • Dendrobaena
  • Earthworms
  • Jordan
  • New records
  • New species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology


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