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    Rights: Ross Gray Published 4 August 2018 Size: 210 KB Referencing Hub media

    The green worm is greenish brown in colour. The colouration works as camouflage, helping to protect the earthworm from predators. The green worm coils stiffly when disturbed. 

    Scientific name: Allolobophora chlorotica
    Status: introduced
    Soil niche: endogeic
    Length: 40–70 mm

    Image: Ross Gray