Earthworms are used as bioindicators of health and quality of soil. This data was mobilized from Kaluga Oblast province in Russia. The study was from three locality- Ugra National Park and Kaluzhskiye Zaseki Nature Reserve (Northern and Southern cluster). The event took place from 03/05/2006 to 2006-05-03 and from 2nd August 2003 and 25th September 2012. Sampling protocol used was Digging-out and hand-sorting (by layers) of the soil samples of 25 * 25 cm and a depth of c. 35 cm. In all, 6944 specimens from Class Clitellata, order Crassiclitellata, family Lumbricidae were cleaned. The genera included Aporrectodea (69%), Dendrobaena (5%), EiseKalungania(0.2%), Lumbricus(21%), Octolasion (6%). There were 9 species in all.
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Samplingevent; Earthworm; Lumbricidae; Kaluga and Russia
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The study area is Kaluga Oblast province in Russia. The study was from three locality- Ugra National Park and Kaluzhskiye Zaseki Nature Reserve (Northern and Southern cluster).
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