Earthworm specimens collected from 10 different areas of the Kocaeli city center were examined and identified. At the end of the study, 8 species belonging to 5 genera of Lumbricidae were identified: Lumbricus rubellus, Cernosvitovia schweigeri, Octodrilus transpadanus, Aporrectodea caliginosa trapezoides, Aporrectodea rosea, Aporrectodea jassyensis, Dendrobaena hortensis, and Dendrobaena veneta.
MISIRLIOĞLU, METE (2007) "The Earthworm Fauna of the Kocaeli (İzmit) City Center (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae)," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 31: No. 4, Article 8. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol31/iss4/8