Allolobophora chlorotica, or green worm, is a species of earthworm that feeds and lives in soil. This species stands out from other earthworms due to the presence of three 'Sucker-like Discs' on the underside of the clitellum. Worms are many different distantly related animals that typically have a long cylindrical tube-like body and no limbs.
Lumbricus terrestris is a large, reddish worm species widely distributed around the world (along with several other lumbricids). In some areas where it is an introduced species, some people consider it a serious pest for outcompeting native worms.
Diplocardia longa can grow to a length of about 275 mm (11 in) when moderately extended and a diameter of 5 millimetres (0.20 in) at segment 7 and 4 millimetres (0.16 in) behind the clitellum. The number of segments varies between about 270 and 330. It is slender and cylindrical, slightly tapering at both ends.
Eisenia fetida (older spelling: foetida), known under various common names such as redworm, brandling worm, panfish worm, trout worm, tiger worm, red wiggler worm, red californian earth worm, etc., is a species of earthworm adapted to decaying organic material. These worms thrive in rotting vegetation, compost, and manure.
Cocoons of E. eugeniae hatched in only 12 days at 25 °C, the earthworms at these temperatures reached sexual maturity in as little as 35 days after hatching. Life cycle. Throughout its life cycle, E. eugeniae grew much more rapidly than Eisenia fetida, in similar environmental conditions.
The European nightcrawler, Eisenia hortensis or Dendrobaena veneta, is a medium-small earthworm averaging about 1.5 grams each when fully grown. Generally blueish, pink-grey (cf. Latin veneta meaning "sea-blue") in color with a banded or striped appearance.
The giant Palouse earthworm or Washington giant earthworm (Driloleirus americanus, meaning lily-like worm) is a species of earthworm belonging to the genus Driloleirus found in the Palouse region of Eastern Washington State as well as parts of Idaho in the United States. The worm was discovered in 1897 by Frank Smith near Pullman, Washington.
Lumbricus rubellus is a species of earthworm that is related to Lumbricus terrestris. It is usually reddish brown or reddish violet, iridescent dorsally, and pale yellow ventrally. They are usually about 25 millimetres (0.98 in) to 105 millimetres (4.1 in) in length, with around 95–120 segments.