Do Earthworms Have Eyes?


Worms do not have eyes. They have light and touch sensitive organs that help them sense differences in light intensity and to feel vibrations in the ground. Worms move away from light and will become paralyzed if exposed to light for too long.
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The unfortunate answer is that nobody really knows. It was once thought that it was related to the plica semilunaris, a vestigial structure from the nictitating membrane, a so-called
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