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Rights: Ross Gray Published 4 August 2018 Size: 260 KB Referencing Hub media

The snake worm gets its name from its long, slender body and its habit of writhing like a snake when it is disturbed. The snake worm is greenish brown in colour and lives at or near the soil surface.

Scientific name: Amynthas corticus
Status: introduced
Soil niche: epigeic
Length: 70–180 mm

Image: Ross Gray