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Worm from tube

Observed: 5th January 2013 By: Mary Atkinson
worm from tube
Worm tubes Inny meadows below Beales Mill 13.01.04
sketch of  head of worm

Clumps of up to 40mm columnar muddy tubes, all at equal height, in puddles after flooding of grassland. Red "worms" inside of about 10mm length. Sketch of head parts. An apparently simple, undifferentiated gut running whole length of animal.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Chironomidae interacts