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lumbricus

 [lum´brĭ-kus] (pl. lum´brici) (L.)
1. the earthworm.
2. old term for ascaris.

lum·bri·cus

(lŭm'bri-kŭs),
1. Synonym(s): lumbricoid (1)
2. Obsolete name for Ascaris lumbricoides.
[L. earthworm]

lumbricus

/lum·bri·cus/ (lum-bri´kus) pl. lumbri´ci   [L.]
1. the earthworm.
2. old term for ascaris.

lumbricus

pl. lumbrici [L.]
1. the earthworm.
2. ascaris.
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Comparative toxicity in earthworms Eisenia fetida and Lumbricus terrestris exposed to cadmium nitrate using artificial soil and filter paper protocols.
The proof of concept study involved keeping modern-day Lumbricus terrestris at different temperatures, then carrying out isotopic testing on the calcite granules excreted.
To determine if the conversion of the mercuric ion in soil to a water insoluble salt would reduce the soil bioavailability of Hg to earthworms, worm boxes with Hg2+ contaminated soils were treated with either sodium hydrogen phosphate or sodium sulfate before the addition of Lumbricus worms.
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The role of different organic wastes on zinc bioaccumulation by earthworm Lumbricus terrestris L.
In every region of the world, many species of earthworm are cultured namely Eisenia fetida, Lumbricus terrestris, Perionyx excavatus and Eudrilus eugeniae in all part of the world.
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The site, which overlooks the Hudson River, boasts significant forested areas and wetlands, where the team is able to investigate different stressors including invasions by a number of European and Asian earthworms, particularly Amynthas and Lumbricus spp.
Our other most popular fishing worm, Lumbricus rubellus, is the deep-tunneling European night crawler, which emerges at the surface in the safety of darkness to feed on leaves and grass.
They used Lumbricus terrestris species while Pheretima posthuma species was used in the present studies.