Giant Palouse earthworm (Driloleirus americanus)

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Giant Palouse earthworm description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumAnnelida
ClassOligochaeta
OrderHaplotaxida
FamilyMegascolecidae
GenusDriloleirus (1)

Information on the giant Palouse earthworm is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Washington giant earthworm.
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Giant Palouse earthworm status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Giant Palouse earthworm

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Terry Gray
890 Stefany Ln
Moscow ID 83843
clgtlg@moscow.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/terryandchristine/

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