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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


Mar 8, 2014 ... Oh, and earthworms. Anyone prone to working the soil knows that upturning the earth exposes these shiny, wigging, pinkish-brownish tubular ...



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 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  ...

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.



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

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 - Backyard Nature


May 25, 2016 ... A general description of earthworm ecology and anatomy.

Earthworms | NRCS Soils - Natural Resources Conservation Service


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.

Earthworms - Natural Resources Conservation Service


Earthworms. Earthworms are native to non-glaciated areas of North. America, but non-native species from Europe and Asia also exist here. Earthworms are ...

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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 Asia. They do not live in deserts or regions where there is permafrost or ...

Invasive earthworms - Invasive species: Minnesota DNR


All of the terrestrial earthworms in Minnesota are non-native, invasive species from Europe and Asia (There is a native aquatic species that woodcock eat).