Lumbriculus variegatus

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Lumbriculus variegatus
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Lumbriculus
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L. variegatus
Binomial name
Lumbriculus variegatus

The California blackworm (Lumbricus variegatus) are also known as blood worms. These worms live in shallow water such as marshes, ponds and swamps. They feed on microorganisms. Adult blackworms can lay 150 to 250 eggs.[1][2]

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