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Unnamed spotting

Description:

An earthworm with a body diameter of almost the size of a matchstick and a length of at least one meter. Both ends of its body has a black spot and looks identical making it hard to tell where the head is since it can move on both or opposite directions.

Habitat:

Wet habitat on streams, river banks and rice fields.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Horsehair worm
Phylum: Nematomorpha Nematomorpha - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

@Leuba Ridgway thank you for the ID.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

Also have a look at these shots = can see the dark spots at either end

http://www.gettyimages.com.au/photos/hor...

Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on May 5, 2017
Submitted on Jun 11, 2017

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