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Velvet worm

Phylum Onychophora

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago
Velvet worm
Phylum Onychophora Onychophora


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4 Comments

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 7 years ago

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

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 7 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 7 years ago

Stunning Shot !

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 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??

GeoffreyPalmer
Spotted by
GeoffreyPalmer

Loreto, Peru

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

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