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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Peripatus

Phylum Onychophora


Peripatus are also known as Velvet Worms. More than 100 species are known[1]. The native Eoperipatus sumatranus can be found in leaf litters[2], while the introduced Paraperipatus papuensis was found in Singapore Botanic Gardens[3].

References
[1] http://eol.org/pages/6927/overview
[2] http://www.nparks.gov.sg/cms/docs/redbook/Eoperipatus%20sumatranus.pdf
[3] http://en.zl50.com/20110623222248234.html

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