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Old 05-29-2012, 08:07 PM   #1
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So I sampled my pond/vernal pool for an aquatic observation project and found these thread like segmented worms anyone have any ideas as to what they are?
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There is a Damselfly larvae and some what I think are american toad tads in there to.
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Old 05-30-2012, 05:56 AM   #2
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So I sampled my pond/vernal pool for an aquatic observation project and found these thread like segmented worms anyone have any ideas as to what they are?
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There is a Damselfly larvae and some what I think are american toad tads in there to.
I suspect these could be relatives of earthworms, oligochaete annelids - see http://www.biopix.es/photos/lumbricu...atus-00005.jpg for an example.
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