Andiorrhinus (Quibario)

Feijoo, Alexander, Brown, George G. & James, Samuel W., 2017, New species of Andiorrhinus Cognetti, 1908 (Oligochaeta: Rhinodrilidae) from Venezuela and Brazil, Zootaxa 4363 (1), pp. 55-78: 71-72

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Andiorrhinus (Quibario)


Subgenus Andiorrhinus (Quibario)  subgen. nov.

Type species. Andiorrhinus (Quibario) tatuy  sp. nov. (see below) Diagnosis. Andiorrhinus  with three pairs of intestinal hearts in segments 10, 11 and 12. Number of species: 1. Distribution: Venezuela.

Etymology. The indigenous community Tatuy uses a decimal numbering system and a 360-day calendar, which is called "Quibario" in their language and means "stone to measure time”.