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Velvet Worms

Onychophora

Andras Keszei   cc-by-nc-sa

Onychophora (Velvet Worms) is a group of animals. There are 205 species of velvet worms, in 57 genera and 3 families. This group has been around since the Paleozoic Era. Velvet Worms includes groups like Southern Velvet Worms, Helenodoridae, and Peripatid Velvet Worms. They are predators. Reproduction is dioecious.

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EOL has data for 7 attributes, including:

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

velvet worms Habitats

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

Andras Keszei   cc-by-nc-sa

Velvet Worm Habitats

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