Classification
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  • Japanese
    • 環形動物門
  • English
    • Ringed Worms
    • Annelids
    • segmented worms
  • Scientific Names
    • Annelida
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos anillados

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Annelida."

Recent observations

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2015 11:58 AM PDT

Description

One of the most amazing worms I've ever seen. About 8 mm long, climbed out of a clump of tunicates we put in a dish, undoubtedly sponges and other things mixed in too. Very close resemblence to this image, ID'd as A. speciosa at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/GroupSummary.jsp?GRP=Annelids-Polychaetes, but given the image at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34212266 that seems like it might be wrong.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sand Fan Worm Myxicola infundibulum

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Christmas Tree Worm Spirobranchus giganteus

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 28, 2015

Description

These Eudistylia vancouveri (Northern Feather duster worms) really look feathery.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Earthworms Subclass Oligochaeta

Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 22, 2015 09:55 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

kimberlietx

Date

April 10, 2015 03:46 PM CDT

Description

In a small stream leading into a quarry lake, I flipped over a rock looking for fossils and found this leech and TONS of juveniles.

Photos / Sounds

What

Earthworms Subclass Oligochaeta

Observer

colinmorita

Date

June 13, 2015 09:38 AM JST

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Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 26, 2015 10:12 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ringed Worms Phylum Annelida

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

Any help would be appreciated. Was about an inch long.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fifteen-scaled Worm Harmothoe imbricata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 25, 2015 11:07 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 25, 2015 12:12 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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