Guideline for Sampling and Sample Treatment Earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris, Aporrectodea longa)

2003, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Markus Quack, Martina Bartel, Roland Klein, Mechthild Neitzke, Kathrin Nentwich, Martin Paulus, Gerhard Wagner
Universität Trier, FB VI Biogeographie - Wissenschaftspark Trier-Petrisberg, D-54286 Trier

Content

Described are the objective, the function of the specimen type, target compartments, predefinitions for the sampling, implementation of the sampling procedure, biometric specimen characterisation, literature. The appendix contains a checklist to prepare and conduct the sampling, the safety guideline for trapping earthworms by means of an electric current as well as specimen data sheets.

Guideline for Sampling and Sample Treatment Earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris, Aporrectodea longa)