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Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Aquatic worm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alde, Ore and Butley Estuaries 3859 England, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom



Acipenser oxyrinchus (Atlantic sturgeon)[1]
Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)[2]
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[2]
Anax junius (green darner)[2]
Calopteryx maculata (Ebony jewelwing)[2]
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)[2]
Corydalus cornutus (dobsonfly)[2]
Etheostoma olmstedi (Tessellated darter)[2]
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)[2]
Gambusia holbrooki (Bore-drain fish)[2]
Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker)[2]
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)[2]
Libellula lydia (Common whitetail)[2]
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[2]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[2]
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)[2]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)[2]
Procotyla fluviatilis (Flatworm)[2]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[2]


Hydrilla verticillata (waterthyme)[2]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[2]
Potamogeton lucens (long-leaf pondweed)[2]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[2]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]


Parasitized by 
Aploparaksis furcigera[3]
Archigetes brachyurus <Unverified Name>[3]
Archigetes limnodrili <Unverified Name>[3]
Archigetes sieboldi <Unverified Name>[3]
Caryophyllaeus brachycollis <Unverified Name>[3]
Eustrongylides ignotus <Unverified Name>[3]
Glaridacris catostomi <Unverified Name>[3]
Khawia sinensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Markevitschia sagittata <Unverified Name>[3]


European waters (ERMS scope); North West Atlantic; North East Atlantic; New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access