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Annelid (Segmented Worm)


Anyone know the ID on the annelid (segmented worm)? It had a blue/green/iridescent sheen on top, and was bring red/yellow underneath. Truly a beautiful animal!


I came across this beautiful worm in the intertidal zone on a beach in Parksville, BC. It was underwater (just a few inches deep) but above the sand at the time of spotting.


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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Nereis species perhaps. Family Nereididae.

A beautiful creature- love the third pic.

LivesInADream 2 years ago

Thanks @Maria dB!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

Interesting spotting!

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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Mar 6, 2018
Submitted on Mar 8, 2018

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