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Earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta) deposited in The University Museum, The University of Tokyo

Robert J. Blakemore1) and Rei Ueshima2)

1)C/o Department of Zoology, National Museum of Nature and Science, 3-23-1 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0073 Japan.
2)Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan.

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Blakemore, R.J. 2005. Japanese Earthworms. In: A Series of Searchable Texts on Earthworm Biodiversity, Ecology and Systematics from Various Regions of the World. Eds.: N. Kaneko & M.T. Ito. COE Soil Ecology Research Group, Yokohama National University, Japan. CD-ROM. [Online http://www.bio-eco.eis.ynu.ac.jp/eng/index.htm].

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