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Earthworm

Opisthopora

Description:

Brown, segmented, slimy worm.

Habitat:

They live in the soil. This one was crawling across a wooden walkway after two days of rain. Heavy rain often forces them above ground.

Notes:

They feed on plant matter and living micro organisms in the soil. They respire through the skin, are hermaphroditic and have a hydrostatic skeleton.

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tomk3886
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tomk3886

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Spotted on Jan 3, 2021
Submitted on Jan 5, 2021

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