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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