Survey Details - CreBeo earthworm survey
CreBeo earthworm survey
Earthworm records from a national survey of soil biodiversity in 61 sites of different land use types across the Republic of Ireland. Earthworms were recorded in 49 of these sites.
2006
2007
Part of EPA-funded research project collecting baseline data on soil biodiversity in Irish soils (CréBeo).
Earthworms were sampled from the soil at each site using a combination of hand-sorting and mustard extraction methods. Earthworms were preserved and later identified under stereomicroscope.
Republic of Ireland
Sampling conducted in Autumn 2006 and 2007.
All uncommon earthworm species were verified by Dr Olaf Schmidt. The new record for Ireland, Prosellodrilus amplisetosus, was verified by Dr Maria J. I. Briones.
University College Dublin, CréBeo Earthworm Database 2006-2007, Survey: CreBeo earthworm survey, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 11 December 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/18/Survey/21>
Survey Statistics
355
0
18
Survey species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Survey records distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Records per year
Species per year