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Earthworm

Description:

Reddish-brown, segmented, tube-shaped organism. Underside lighter. Small, bristly hairs on body to help move through soil. Hermaphroditic. Produces a lubricating slime to protect the body.

Habitat:

Suburban backyard, under debris. Moist soil.

Notes:

This one had some beautiful iridescence. It was quite large compared to the rest of the Earthworms I have seen.


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New York, USA

Lat: 40.78, Long: -73.20

Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
Submitted on Apr 19, 2013

Spotted for mission

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