Test organisms


Sarcomastigophora

Acanthamoeba castellani, hatchetti
Amoeba proteus
Amphidinium carteri
Bodo saltans
Cercomonas sp.
Chaos carolinensis
Chlamydomonas moewusii, reinhardtii
Cochliopodium bilimbosum
Cyclopyxis kahli
Dictyostelium discoideum
Entosiphon sulcatum
Euglena gracilis, gracilis var. bacillaris
Hartmannella cantabrigiensis
Jakoba libera
Oikomonas termo
Paraphysomonas imperforata, vestita
Prorocentrum micans
Saccamoeba limax
Spumella elongata
Tetramitus rostratus
Valkampfia avara


Ciliophora

Aspidisca cicada
Blepharisma americanum, undulans
Colpidium campylum, colpoda
Colpoda cucullus, inflata, steinii
Cyclidium glaucoma
Dexiostoma campylum
Didinium nasutum
Diophrys oligothrix
Euplotes aediculatus, affinis, eurystomus, moebiusi, mutabilis, patella, vannus
Glaucoma scintillans
Holosticha kessleri
Loxodes striatus
Oxytricha bifaria, granulifera
Paramecium aurelia, bursaria, calkinsi, caudatum, multimicronucleatum, putrinum, tetraurelia
Pleuronema coronatum
Spirostomum ambiguum, teres
Stylonychia lemnae, notophora, pustulata
Tetrahymena furgasoni (formerly T. pyriformis strain W), pyriformis, thermophila, vorax
Uronema nigricans
Urotricha furcata
Vorticella microstoma, similis
Protozoan community


Rotifera

Asplanchna girodi, sieboldi
Brachionus angularis, calyciflorus, patulus, plicatilis, rubens
Dicranophorus forcipatus
Keratella americana, cochlearis
Lacinularia flosculosa
Lecane hamata, luna, quadridentata
Philodina sp., acuticornis odiosa, roseola
Rotifera community


Nematoda

Acrobeloides buetschlii, nanus
Aphelenchus avenae
Aporcelaimellus obtusicaudatus
Caenorhabditis elegans
Cephalobus persegnis
Chromadorina germanica
Diplogasteritus sp.
Diplolaimella punicea
Dorylaimus stagnalis
Heterocephalobus pauciannulatus
Meloidogyne incognita, javanica
Mesorhabditus monhystera
Panagrellus redivivus
Panagrolaimus rigidus
Plectus acuminatus
Prionchulus punctatus
Rhabditis sp.
Tobrilus gracilis
Tylenchulus semipenetrans
Tylenchus elegans
Nematoda community


Oligochaeta
The accumulation of heavy metals by earthworms is governed by the heavy metal content of soil, soil pH, organic matter content (OM) and cation-exchange capacity (CEC) (ref. ID; 1913)

Aeolosoma hemprichi
Allolobophora caliginosa, chlorotica, longa, rosea, tuberculata
Aporrectodea caliginosa, caliginosa tuberculata, icterica, longa, rosea, trapezoids, tuberculata
Branchiura sowerbyi
Cognettia sphagnetorum
Dendrobaena madeirensis, octaedra, rubida, veneta
Dendrodrilus rubidus
Dichogaster curgensis
Drawida willsi
Eisenia andrei, fetida (foetida), fetida andrei, veneta
Eiseniella tetraedra f. typica
Enchytraeus albidus, buchholzi, crypticus
Eudrilus eugeniae
Fridericia sp.
Ilyodrilus templetoni
Lampito mauritii
Limnodriloides verrucosus
Limnodrilus claparedeanus, hoffmeisteri, udekemianus
Lumbriculus variegatus
Lumbricus castaneus, friendi, rubellus, terrestris
Microchaetus sp.
Monopylephorus cuticulatus
Nais sp.
Nicodrilus [= Allolobophora (Eisen) = Aporrectodea (Oerley)] caliginosus (Savigny)
Octolasium cyaneum, transpadanum
Octolasion tyrtaeum
Perionyx excavatus
Pheretima hawayana
Potamothrix hammoniensis
Quistadrilus multisetosus
Stylodrilus heringianus
Trichodrilus tenuis
Tubifex tubifex
Tubificoides benedeni
Oligochaeta community


Microcosms & Mesocosms