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Vermont Records of Crayfish Worms (Branchiobdellidans) and Associated Crayfish Hosts

Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Feb 25, 2020 Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Vermont distribution of crayfish worms (Branchiobdellidians) and the host crayfish in Vermont from published literature.

Data Records

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

McFarland K (2020): Vermont Records of Crayfish Worms (Branchiobdellidans) and Associated Crayfish Hosts. v1.0. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vtecostudies.org/ipt-2.3.5/resource?r=vermont-crayfish-worms&v=1.0

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Vermont Center for Ecostudies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 46c2b270-6eef-485d-923d-8394dbcc6a1a.  Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kent McFarland
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies PO Box 420 05055 Norwich Vermont US 802-649-1431
http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Kent McFarland
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies PO Box 420 05055 Norwich Vermont US 802-649-1431
http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Kent McFarland
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies PO Box 420 05055 Norwich Vermont US 802-649-1431
http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
Kent McFarland
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies PO Box 420 05055 Norwich Vermont US 802-649-1431
http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Geographic Coverage

State of Vermont, USA

Bounding Coordinates South West [42.682, -73.521], North East [45.074, -71.345]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Family  Branchiobdellidae,  Cambaridae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1978-01-01 / 2012-01-01

Project Data

http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Identifier VAL
Study Area Description State of Vermont, USA
Design Description http://val.vtecostudies.org/

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Kent McFarland

Sampling Methods

Sampled crayfish and examined them for worms

Study Extent Several watersheds in Vermont, USA

Method step description:

  1. see published papers

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Gelder, S.R., H.C. Carter, and D.N. Lausier. 2001. Distribution of crayfish worms or branchiobdellidans (Annelida: Clitellata) in New England. Northeastern Naturalist 8(1):79–92.
  2. Lukas, L. C., Weaver, P. G., & Williams, B. W. (2019). Distributions of Two Groups of Obligate Crayfish Ectosymbionts—Branchiobdellidans and Entocytherid Ostracods—in New England. Northeastern Naturalist, 26(1), 155-167.