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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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What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

dmxter784

Date

April 24, 2016 12:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

September 14, 2016 10:47 AM CDT

Description

¿gusano Pelo de caballo?

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Square

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

gonodactylus

Date

June 8, 2016 03:39 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

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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Observer

pintail

Date

August 31, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

charlie

Date

August 24, 2016 03:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

tfandre

Date

March 9, 2016 12:13 PM CST

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Square

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

gavinhudson

Date

August 15, 2016 08:50 AM JST

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Square

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

beethoven242

Date

August 2, 2016 04:08 PM CEST

Place

Agerola NA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

childersl

Date

July 19, 2016 08:11 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in a small stream while hiking at camp Oty'Okwa. (NOTE: This was found in camp Oty'Okwa, not at the location listed)

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What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Date

July 14, 2016 11:21 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Horsehair Worms Phylum Nematomorpha

Observer

allenratzlaff

Date

July 16, 2016 10:08 AM EDT

Description

About 22 cm long.

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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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