Journal of Applied and Natural Science 1(2):250-252(2009)
New record of earthworm Eukerria kuekenthali (Oligochaeta: Ocnerodrilidae) from Sikkim, India
Hem Prasad Subedi * and R. M. Saxena
Department of Zoology, D.A.V (PG) College, Dehradun- 248001, India
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Abstract : The earthworm genus Eukerriakuekenthali (Michaelsen 1908) is recorded for the first time from the Sikkimese soil. Inter/ intra specific variations have not been observed. Altitude plays a vital role in the distribution pattern of this species. The photographic descriptions with illustrations are provided.
Keywords : Eukerria kuekenthali, New record, North Sikkim, Altitude specific