Lumbricus Beddard, 1895

  • Dark pigmented.
  • Male pore inconspicuous and without glandular area.
  • Prostomium tanylobous.
  • Clitellum saddle-shaped.
  • Tubercula pubertatis fused to form walls.
  • Spermathecal pore two pairs in ix/x and x/xi in cd.
  • Gizzard occupying more than one segment.
  • Seminal vesicles three pairs in ix, xi and xii.
  • Three species recorded in India viz.,

Sl No Species Type locality Nature
1 castaneus Paris, France Exotic
r. rubellus Unknown Exotic
3 terrestris Unknown Exotic