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Horsehair Worm

Nematomorpha

Description:

A straight line with a touch of black at each end.

Habitat:

Creek

Notes:

This creature twirled like a snake but looks like a stick. I found it underwater and couldn't believe how it looked. Just a straight line with a touch of black on each end. After it died it curled up and I took the picture.

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Horsehair worm
phylum Nematomorpha Horsehair worms | Insects in the City


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1 Comment

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Sorry, I don't understand, did you let it there to die?

1cor27
Spotted by
1cor27

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2014
Submitted on Oct 1, 2014

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