The results of an earthworm survey of 11 different localities in the city of İzmir (Turkey) are presented. The samples were collected by digging and hand sorting. The 3 following species belonging to 3 different genera were identified in the studied regions: Allolobophora chlorotica, Aporrectodea caliginosa trapezoides and Dendrobaena veneta. In addition, juvenile specimens representing the genera Dendrobaena, Lumbricus, and Allolobophora were collected.
Earthworms, Lumbricidae, İzmir, fauna of Turkey
MISIRLIOĞLU, METE (2008) "A Preliminary Study of Earthworms (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae) from the City of İzmir, Turkey," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 32: No. 4, Article 19. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol32/iss4/19