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DATABASE ON INDIAN EARTHWORMS
 
 
 

Interesting facts
The biggest earthworm is also called as Megadriles and the smallest earthworm is called as Microdriles. The folk name of the earthworm includes “dew-worm”, “night crawler” and “angle worm”. Some different types of worms are Annelida (segmented worms), Arthropoda (inchworms),  Chaetognatha (arrow worms), Gnathostomulid (jaw worms), Hemichordata (acorn/tongue worms),  Nematoda (roundworms),  Nematomorpha (horsehair worms), Nemertea (ribbonworms),  Onychophora (velvet worms),  Phoronida (horseshoe worms), Platyhelminthes (flatworms),  Priapulida (phallus worms),  Sipuncula (peanut worms)