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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