Classification
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  • Korean
    • 유선형동물문
  • Scientific Names
    • Nematomorpha
  • English
    • Horsehair Worms
    • Gordian worms
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos de pelo de caballo
  • German
    • Saitenwürmer
  • Japanese
    • 類線形動物門

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Recent observations

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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jacobogre

Date

December 5, 2016 10:31 AM EST

Description

I guess it's the day of horsehair worms...

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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jacobogre

Date

December 5, 2016 07:41 AM EST

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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reliaser

Date

November 28, 2016 10:13 AM PST

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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greenschist

Date

November 17, 2016 09:05 AM NZDT

Description

Found on soil in tunnelhouse.

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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mpnavest

Date

November 7, 2016

Description

(0194/0196/0202)worm curled up out of water, and more relaxed in water found on a lily.About 100mm long 0.5 to 0.7 mm dia

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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william9

Date

October 20, 2016 11:12 AM EDT

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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marc-nz

Date

November 4, 2016 11:40 AM NZDT

Description

Several individuals in small pool next to stream.

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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kmrogers

Date

October 7, 2016 03:59 PM EDT

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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dmxter784

Date

April 24, 2016 12:13 PM CDT

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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panza_rayada

Date

September 14, 2016 10:47 AM CDT

Description

¿gusano Pelo de caballo?

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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gonodactylus

Date

June 8, 2016 03:39 PM CDT

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Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

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jeremy_sea

Date

September 3, 2016

Description

This was a roughly .6m long albino worm we found in near the Duckabush River
Video here: https://youtu.be/TQzR9UpmDlM

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Description from Wikipedia

Nematomorpha (sometimes called Gordiacea, and commonly known as horsehair worms or Gordian worms) are a phylum of parasitoid animals superficially similar to nematode worms in morphology, hence the name. They range in size in most species from 50 to 100 centimetres (20 to 39 in) long and can reach in extreme cases up to 2 metres, and 1 to 3 millimetres (0.039 to 0.12 in) in diameter. Horsehair worms can be discovered in damp areas such as watering troughs, swimming...

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