Amynthas cupreae ( Chen, 1946 ),

Nguyen, Tung T., Nguyen, Anh D., Tran, Binh T. T. & Blakemore, Robert J., 2016, A comprehensive checklist of earthworm species and subspecies from Vietnam (Annelida: Clitellata: Oligochaeta: Almidae, Eudrilidae, Glossoscolecidae, Lumbricidae, Megascolecidae, Moniligastridae, Ocnerodrilidae, Octochaetidae), Zootaxa 4140 (1), pp. 1-92: 20-21

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4140.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AD1F6B4E-3B0D-422C-B47C-0495BD385857

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5467082

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B5727931-FFA2-7913-FF3C-227E60958EC6

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Plazi

scientific name

Amynthas cupreae ( Chen, 1946 )
status

 

Amynthas cupreae ( Chen, 1946) 

Pheretima cupreae Chen, 1946: 117  , Plate VII, Fig. C; Sims & Easton 1972: 224; Easton, 1979: 117; Do: 1994: 65; Le 1995a: 54; Nakamura 1999: 36; Nakamura 1999: 63; Thai 2000a: 308; Huynh & Nguyen 2004a: 115; Tran & Ngo 2008: 133. Amynthas  ? cupreae— Blakemore 2007a: 25; Blakemore 2008b.

Type locality. China (Szechuan). 

Type material. Unknown.

Examined material. 3 C, 5 A (SORC-V.131.01), 3 C (CTU-EW.053.01) rotting woods, Khuoi Da, Thach An  , Cao Bang, 18/3/1992, coll. Le Van Trien  ; 1 C, 2 A (SORC-V.131.02) Bac Son  , Lang Son, 26/11/1993, coll. Le Van Trien  .

Records from Vietnam. Lao Cai (Sa Pa); Yen B a i (Luc Yen; Yen Binh)  ; Ha Giang (Quan Ba)  ; Lang Son (Bac Son)  ; Cao Bang (Thach An)  ; Bac Giang (Khe Ro NR)  ; Hanoi (Ba Vi NP) (Do 1994; Le 1995a; Huynh & Nguyen 2004a; Tran & Ngo 2008). 

Distribution. China ( Chen 1946).

Remarks. Sims & Easton (1972) stated that the species can be excluded from Metaphire  or Pheretima  because of the absence of copulatory pouches, but it cannot be assigned to a genus due to lack of details of the presence or absence of intestinal caeca. Therefore, it was listed as "species incertae sedis " on page 241 of Sims & Easton (1972). The examined population in Vietnam showed the presence of intestinal caeca in xxi–xxvii. The species is confirmedly assigned to the genus Amynthas  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Clitellata

Order

Opisthopora

Family

Megascolecidae

Genus

Amynthas

Loc

Amynthas cupreae ( Chen, 1946 )

Nguyen, Tung T., Nguyen, Anh D., Tran, Binh T. T. & Blakemore, Robert J. 2016
2016
Loc

Pheretima cupreae

Tran 2008: 133
Blakemore 2007: 25
Huynh 2004: 115
Thai 2000: 308
Nakamura 1999: 36
Nakamura 1999: 63
Le 1995: 54
Easton 1979: 117
Sims 1972: 224
Chen 1946: 117
1946