They are normally found underneath wet-muddy areas.
They are about 3-4 inch long.
This solitary Eudistylia vancouveri or Vancouver Feather-duster (on the right) had an unusually thick tube. It's unusual to find one by itself, as more frequently they form groups. It was living beside a lovely Serpula columbiana or Red-trumpet Calcareous Tubeworm on the side of the dock at the marina.
This lovely Serpula columbiana or Red-trumpet Calcareous Tubeworm was living in its hard, coiled tube on the side of the dock at the marina, right beside a solitary Eudistylia vancouveri or Vancouver Feather-duster.
I spotted some earthworms that are dead in some nearby soil , and the soil happens to be next to the web of a fairly large spider I've also been observing for a while .
On dock, fan about 1/2" across, tube about 1".
Same individual observed by dpom and ID'd by Leslie H.
The annelids (also called "ringed worms"), formally called Annelida (from Latin anellus "little ring"), are a large phylum of segmented worms, with over 2,000 modern species including ragworms, earthworms and leeches. They are found in marine environments from tidal zones to hydrothermal vents, in freshwater, and in moist terrestrial environments.They are bilaterally symmetrical, triploblastic, coelomate organisms.They have parapodia for locomotion. Although most textbooks still use the traditional division into polychaetes (almost all marine), oligochaetes (which include...