Two new genera of the family Tubificidae inhabiting springs, wells and interstitial waters of a brackish lake in the West Indies are described. These are Spirospermoides stocki gen. et sp. n. and Krenedrilus papillatus gen. et sp. n. A detailed description of the morphological characters and genital organs is provided. A comparison with allied genera and species is also made. The occurrence of some other species of this family has been recorded.

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Dumnicka, E. (1983). Amsterdam Expeditions to the West Indian Islands, Report 31. Tubificidae (Oligochaeta) from subterranean waters, with description of two new genera. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 53(2), 255–261.