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