Survey Details - CréBeo Earthworm Survey
CréBeo 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
2009
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.
Ireland
19/09/2006 to 28/04/2009
All uncommon earthworm species were verified by Dr Olaf Schmidt
http://www.ucd.ie/crebeo/index.html
Brown, K. D. & Keith, A. M. Earthworm Society of Britain & National Biodiversity Data Centre, Earthworms of Ireland, Survey: CréBeo Earthworm Survey, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 30 May 2024, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/215/Survey/941>
Survey Statistics
444
0
20
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