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Horsehair Worms

Nematomorpha

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Nematomorpha (Horsehair Worms) is a group of animals. There are 361 species of horsehair worms, in 19 genera and 3 families. This group has been around since the Upper Cretaceous Epoch. Horsehair Worms are parasites. Reproduction is dioecious. Horsehair Worms are slow moving animals.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of horsehair worms. View this species on GBIF

horsehair worms Habitats

The environments in which many horsehair worms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its horsehair worms species checklist.

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Horsehair Worm Habitats

The environments in which many horsehair worms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its horsehair worms species checklist.