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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Horsehair Worms

Phylum Nematomorpha


These are parasitic worms. They are called Nematomorpha due to their resemblance to nematodes (round worms). Called Horsehair Worms because they are long and thin. They are also called Gordian Worms as they sometimes tie themselves into knots.

Reference
http://eol.org/pages/1539/overview

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