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10 matures (CTU-EW.006.29), industrial tree plantations (10°06'11"N, 104°00'51"E), 20 m, 5 November 2016, coll. Lam HD & Trinh TKB; 15 matures (CTU-EW.018.024), residential gardens (10°16'04"N, 103°56'28"E), 6 November 2016, coll. Lam HD & Trinh TKB; 7 matures (CTU-EW.018.025), natural forests (10°22'53"N, 104°00'22"E), 38 m, 07 November 2016, coll. Lam HD & Trinh TKB.
Medium-sized. Prostomium epilobous. First dorsal pore in 11/12. Three pairs of spermathecal pores in lateroventral intersegments 6/7/8/9. Male pores located inside copulatory pouches in xviii. Two to four penial setae. Intestinal caeca simple. No genital markings. Holandric. Testis sacs connected. Septa 8/9/10 absent.
The species was found mainly in industrial tree plantations and residential gardens. It was collected in leaf litter and sometimes in upper soil surface (0–10 cm).
The specimens collected in Phu Quoc island have the seta a on segments iii–v being bigger than that on other segments.
- Nguyen, T; Lam, D; Trinh, B; Nguyen, A; 2020: The megascolecid earthworms (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Megascolecidae) in the Phu Quoc island, Vietnam, with descriptions of three new species ZooKeys, 932: 1-25. doi