Looking out for an Old Friend

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Title: Looking out for an Old Friend
Authors: Boots, Bas
Keith, Aidan M.
Schmidt, Olaf
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10044
Date: 1-Nov-2012
Online since: 2019-04-18T10:40:08Z
Abstract: Reaching back into the nineteenth century, the study of earthworms has a long and interesting history in Ireland. The early developments were largely through the work of the naturalist Reverend Hilderic Friend (1852–1940). Born in Kent, England, he made numerous trips to Ireland. As a contemporary of Praeger and Southern, both famous naturalists, he has contributed invaluably to the natural history of the island. A group of earthworm researchers decided to follow in the footsteps of the Rev. H. Friend, by re-visiting his source of specimens and tracing the story of the aptly-named earthworm Lumbricus friendi.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: National Biodiversity Data Centre
Journal: Biodiversity Ireland: Bulletin of the National Biodiversity Data Centre
Volume: 10
Issue: Winter 2012
Start page: 8
End page: 9
Keywords: Lumbricus friendiStudy of earthwormsNatural history
Other versions: http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/biodiversity-ireland-winter-2012.pdf
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Agriculture and Food Science Research Collection

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