from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The typical and principal genus of the family Arenicolidæ (which see); the lobworms or lugworms, which live in the sand of sea-coasts.
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Many reptiles are also present including the snakes Telescopus obtusus, Psammophis sibilians, and Roman's saw-scale viper (Echis arenicola).
White salsola (Salsola arbuscula) and sagebrushe communities with a number of endemic species (Artemisia kemrudica, A. diffusa, A. dimoana, A. arenicola, Mausolea eriocarpa) are widespread on thin sandy soils and loamy sands.
Distinctive and restricted range species include Sechura fox (Pseudalopex sechurae), Roedinger's lance head (Bothrops roedingeri), Pizarrita slenderbilled finch Xenospingus concolor, Raimond's Yellow-Finch (Sicalis raimondii), Eugenia ferreyrae, Nolana weissiana, Quinchamalium lomae, Monnina arenicola.
Hatena arenicola gen. et sp. nov., a Katablepharid Undergoing Probable Plastid Acquisition Protist, 157 (4), 401-419 DOI: