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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Peripatus

Phylum Onychophora

Peripatus are also known as Velvet Worms. More than 100 species are known1. The native Eoperipatus sumatranus can be found in leaf litters, while the introduced Paraperipatus papuensis was found in Singapore Botanic Gardens2.

References

1. http://eol.org/pages/6927/overview
2. http://en.zl50.com/20110623222248234.html

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