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Velvet worm

Phylum Onychophora




1 species ID suggestions

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 6 years ago
Velvet worm
Phylum Onychophora Onychophora

4 Comments

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 6 years ago

Oh i See - its really more a worm ...

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 6 years ago

Question: is it an arthropode or not? as exoscelette is missing i'd say no - but it looks pretty much like a centipode !!

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 6 years ago

Stunning Shot !

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 6 years ago

Excellent spotting! I believe you and I have the only 2 velvet worm spottings on PN. Do you happen to have any other photos of this gem??

Loreto, Peru

Lat: -4.04, Long: -73.10

Spotted on May 28, 2009
Submitted on Jul 20, 2012

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