Department of Resource and Environment

Research Interests:

(1)Earthworm taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution;

(2)Rural wastewater treatment

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Oct., 1993~June, 1998     Ph.D (Biology of Populations and Ecology), Awarded: June, 1998

              University of Montpellier II (Sciences and Techniques of Languedoc)

       Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive (CEFE), Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

       Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Centre de Montpellier

Sept., 1979~July, 1983    BSc. (Zoology), Awarded: July, 1983

             Department of Biology, Sichuan University



Research Experience/Achievement


03, 2000~date           Professor of Agricultural and Biological College, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University

10/1993~03/1999     Ph.D student and post-doc. researcher in University of Montpellier II (Sciences and Technology  of  Languedoc),Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive (CEFE), Centre National pour la Recherche  Scientifique (CNRS),Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Centre de Montpellier

08/1983~09/1993     Assistant (1983~1987), Lecture (1988~1992) and Associate Professor (from 1993) in Guizhou Academy of Science



Main achievement


(1) Found of more than 300 new species and subspecies of earthworms; established one new subfamily, 16 new tribes, 24 new genus and subgenus

(2) Phylogeny and evolution of earthworms on families Megaecolecidae and Lumbricidae

(3) Establishment of new process for sewage disposal and organic wastewater disposal by multi-layer bio-filter, high hydraulic loading CW, etc.



Main Publications


1. Qiu, J. P. et M. B. Bouché,  1998a – L’interprétation des caractéristiques Lombriciennes.  Doc. pédozool. intégrol., 3, 5,119-178.

2. Qiu, J. P. et M. B. Bouché,  1998b - Révision des taxons supraspécifiques de Lumbricoidea.  Doc. pédozool. intégrol., 3, 6, 179-216.

3. Qiu, J. P. et M. B. Bouché,  1998c - Eléments de paléobiogéographie lombricienne. Doc. pédozool. intégrol., 3, 7, 217-224.

4. Qiu, J. P. et M. B. Bouché,  1998d – Révision morphologique, chorologique et taxonomique du genre Prosellodrilus Bouché, 1972 (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae). Doc. pédozool. intégrol., 4, 5, 37-64.

5. Qiu, J. P. et M. B. Bouché,  1998e – La découverte de Postandrilus gen. nov. (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) et remarques sur la reproduction des lombriciens. Doc. pédozool. intégrol., 4, 6, 65-72.

6. Qiu, J. P.,  2000 – Earthworms and Environment Protection.  Guizhou Science, 18(1-2):116-133.

7. Y.S.LI, Z.L.ZENG, Z.L.CHEN, P.ROBIN, M.HASSOUNA, J.P.QIU*. Effects of roxarsone on CYP4501A and CYP4502B in earthworm Eisenia andrei. Agrochimica. 2007,51(1):8-18 .

8. Y. S. Li,P.Robin, D.Cluzeau,M.Bouche, J. P. Qiu*., 2008, Vermifiltration as a stage in reuse of swine wastewater Monitoring methodology on an experimental farm. Ecological Engineering, 2008, 32(4):301-309..

9. Zhao Qi, Sun Jing, Qiu Jiangping*. 2009. Three new species of Amynthas hawayanus-group (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from Hainan Island, China. Journal of Natural History. Vol. 43, Nos. 17-20, Pages 1027-1041.

10. Sun Jing, Zhao Qi, Qiu Jiangping*. 2009. Four new species of earthworm belonging to the genus Amynthas (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae) from Diaoluo mountain in Hainan Island, China. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 116(2):1-13.

11. Zhang, L., Jiang, J., Dong, Y., Qiu, J*. 2015. Complete mitochondrial genome of four pheretimoid earthworms (Clitellata: Oligochaeta) and their phylogenetic reconstruction. Gene, 574(2), 308-16. (IF 2.138)

12. Zhang L.L., Sechi P, Yuan M.L., Jiang J.B., Dong Y, Qiu J.P.* 2016. Fifteen new earthworm mitogenomes shed new light on phylogeny within the Pheretima complex. Scientific Reports. 2016;6. (IF 5.228)

13. Zhang L.L., Jiang J.B., Dong Y., Qiu J.P.*. 2016 Complete mitochondrial genome of an Amynthas earthworm, Amynthas aspergillus (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae). Mitochondrial DNA. 2016;27(3):1876-7.

14. Jing Sun, Samuel W. James, Jibao Jiang, Bo Yao, Liangliang Zhang, Manqiang Liu, Jiangping Qiu.*, Feng Hu.*,⁎2017. Phylogenetic evaluation of Amynthas earthworms from South China reveals the initial ancestral state of spermathecae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 115 (2017) 106–114.



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