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An earthworm is a tube-shaped, segmented worm found in the phylum Annelida. Earthworms are commonly found living in soil, feeding on live and dead ...

10 Interesting Facts About Earthworms - EcoWatch


Oh, and earthworms. Anyone prone to working the soil knows that upturning the earth exposes these shiny, wigging, pinkish-brownish tubular life forms, sending  ...



Earthworms are more than just fish bait. They are the main contributors to enriching and improving soil for plants, animals and even humans. Earthworms create ...

Earthworms - Backyard Nature


A general description of earthworm ecology and anatomy.

Worm Facts | The Adventures of Herman the Worm | U of I Extension


An earthworm can grow only so long. A well-fed adult will depend on what kind of worm it is, how many segments it has, how old it is and how well fed it is.

Earthworm diversity - Earthworm Society of Britain


Our best guess is that there are about 3,000 species of earthworms globally. You may find it surprising that we don't really know, but there are many countries ...

Earthworms and their relatives - BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse ...


What do they look like? Earthworms are smooth-skinned worms, with a body made of many small segments. If you look at the body you can see lines that mark  ...

Earthworms - Colorado State University Extension


Regarded by Aristotle as the “intestines of the earth”, earthworms aid in soil fertility and structure, and contribute to overall plant health.

Earthworms | NRCS Soils


Of all the members of the soil food web, earthworms need the least introduction. Most people become familiar with these soft, slimy, invertebrates at a young age.

About Worms Worms4Earth.com Earthworms for Sale - Composting ...


Earthworm mixing the earth. One of Earth's original recyclers, earthworms are our planet's greatest composters. Earthworms need few requirements to thrive; ...

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Common Earthworms, Common Earthworm Pictures, Common ...


Learn all you wanted to know about common earthworms with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

Earthworm - National Geographic Kids


Although native to Europe, earthworms are found throughout North America and western ... Earthworms' bodies are made up of ringlike segments called annuli.



The two most common species of earthworms in Northern Virginia are the Common Earthworm, or "nightcrawler" (Lumbricus terrestris) and the Red Earthworm ...