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Larva or worm?

Observed: 23rd February 2012 By: babu1
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Larva or worm?
Description:

Orange segmented worm-like creature.Hair-like 'legs' at front. Pair of bristles on rear. 5mm.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Chironomidae interacts

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It looks like bloodworm, a

It looks like bloodworm, a midge larvae of the family Chironomidae. Difficult to take it any further than that.

Regards

-Richard-