When: 2016-06-04

Collection location: Brady’s Run Park, Patterson Twp., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)

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Tubifera ferruginosa complex
By: Byrain
2016-06-07 13:04:54 CDT (-0400)

Tubifera ferruginosa is a species complex.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26240306

The full paper + key can be retrieved with sci-hub.cc

How do you decide which is which?
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2016-06-07 12:51:29 CDT (-0400)

I’ve always thought T. ferruginosa is more detailed in form, less amorphous than D. plumbeum.