By Marianne C. Eckroth, Ralph O. Brinkhurst (auth.), Kathryn A. Coates, Trefor B. Reynoldson, Thomas B. Reynoldson (eds.)

Recent reviews on varied points of the biology of clitellate works (oligochaetes and leeches) are present in the lawsuits of the latest overseas Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaete Biology - from improvement to inhabitants dynamics and from ultrastructure to evolution. nearly all of the contributions, that have a truly wide geographic scope, are investigations of the biology and ecology of oligochaete works in ordinary and polluted waters.

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Field work in Guyana was assisted by Youth Challenge International. Mr A. Strange assisted great- 29 ly with the production of photographic illustrations. R. W. Reynolds made preliminary examinations of the unidentified sparganophilid. E. Martinez Ansemil made many helpful suggestions and provided a number of references for distributional information. This is contribution #1407 of the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, Inc. References Brinkhurst. R. o. & B. G. M. Jamieson, 1971. Aquatic Oligochaeta of the World, Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 860 pp.

New Zealand, USA PristineLLa notopora Cernosvitov, 1937 Argentina, Peru Africa, Europe, S. America PristineLLa sima (Marcus, 1944) Argentina, Brazil, Chile Africa, S. America, USA PristineLLa sp. I PristineLLa sp. 2 SLavina appendiculata d'Udekem, 1855 Slavina evelinae (Marcus, 1942) Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Africa, S. & E. Costa Rica Asia, Europe, N. & S. America, New Zealand Antigua, Argentina, Brazil, S. & Central America Costa Rica, Surinam, Venezuela Europe, N. & S. Africa, S. America AuLodrilus pigueti Kowalewski, 1914 Argentina, Brazil, Peru cosmopolitan Bothrioneurum americanum Beddard, 1894 Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, S.

Ercolini (1956) also published systematic and ecological data on the Naididae. More recently, with the development of ecological research, our knowledge of Oligochaeta has greatly improved. , 1988). Bonacina et a!. (1992) published a review of data on the large Italian lakes. Studies of river coenoses have focused on the Tevere (Stella, 1951) and Po (Paoletti & Sambugar, 1984), as well as the Adige and its basin (Sambugar, 1976; Centurioni & Sambugar, 1986). Only a few studies have focused on the fauna of subterranean habitats, these include Juget & Dumnicka (1986), Erseus & Dumnicka (1988), and Dumnicka (1990).

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