perionyx

per·i·on·yx

(per-ē-on'iks), [TA]
Remnant of the eponychium remaining in the narrow fold overlapping the proximal part of the lunula found beginning in the eighth month of fetal development and remaining throughout life.
[peri- + G. onyx, nail]

perionyx

(pĕr″ē-ō′nĭks) [″ + onyx, nail]
The remnant of the eponychium that persists as a band across the root of the nail.
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Heavy metals remediation from urban wastes using three species of earthworm (Eudrilus eugeniae, Eisenia fetida and Perionyx excavatus), Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 3(14): 345-356.
Optimum moisture requirement during vermicomposting using perionyx excavatus, Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 2(1): 53-62.
H8 grouped with GenBank sequences of the megascolecid Perionyx excavatus (K2P [less than or equal to ] 1.
Life cycle of the oriental compost worm Perionyx excavatus (Oligochaeta).
Remediation of heavy metals from urban waste by vermicomposting using earthworms: Eudrilus eugeniae, Eisenia fetida and Perionyx excavatus.
We compared the survivorship of commonly used tropical composting species (Eisenia fetida and Perionyx excavatus), at a near-freezing temperature (1.
Suthar S (2007) Vermicomposting potential of Perionyx sansibaricus (Pettier) in different waste materials.
9 16 Perionyx sansibaricus Vegetable waste, leaf litter, 201 20 6.
In the recent years, variety of earthworms such as Eisenia foetida, Eisenia anderi, Perionyx excavatus have been used for the vermicomposting of wastes of solid textile mill sludge [7,8], municipal solid waste [9], petrochemical sludge [10], sewage sludge [11].
Descriptions of some new or little-known earthworms, together with an account of the variations in structure exhibited by Perionyx excavatus, E.
fetida with Perionyx excavatus and Lampito mauritii highlighted that the vermicomposting caused decrease in pH, organic C and C:N ratio and increase in total N as well as available P contents, at the end [14].
Species collected in RSA and recorded in the present paper are accommodated in the genera Amynthas (8), Metaphire (1), Perionyx (1) and Pontodrilus (1).