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Thin Worm

Observed: 10th October 2010 By: Douglas
Butterfly Conservation
Invertebrates expert
worm
Description:

A few found crawling on sheets around moth traps (so late night).

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Horsehair worm (Gordius sp.)
    Confidence: It might be this.
  • Mermis nigrescens
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

leenestofvipers's picture

worm

They are usually found in water though.

Douglas's picture

Well it wasn't anywhere near

Well it wasn't anywhere near water, but it had just rained.

Thanks for suggestions! :-)

Best wishes,

Douglas