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 ...
Although native to Europe, earthworms are found throughout North America and
western Asia. They do not live in deserts or regions where there is permafrost or ...
Earthworms are more than just fish bait. They are the main contributors to
enriching and improving soil for plants, animals and even humans. Earthworms
One of Earth's original recyclers, earthworms are our planet's greatest
composters. Earthworms need few requirements to thrive; a dark, moist
environment with ...
The two most common species of earthworms in Northern Virginia are the
Common Earthworm, or "nightcrawler" (Lumbricus terrestris) and the Red
Regarded by Aristotle as the “intestines of the earth”, earthworms aid in soil
fertility and structure, and contribute to overall plant health.
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
The common earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) is an abundant species, which has
an important role in the aeration and fertilisation of soil. It is the largest British ...
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.
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 ...