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Hennings - Blackworm Inquiry Project: Blackworms

General Information about Blackworms

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Biology Facts about Blackworms 

Lumbriculus variegatus: A Biology Profile 

Respiration in the Earthworm

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Human vs. Worm




Classification of Living Things

Where Blackworms fit into the classification:

Phylum:  Annelida 
Class:  Oligochaeta
Order:  Lumbriculida
Family:  Lumbriculidae
Genus sp:  Lumbriculus variegatus
Common names:  California blackworms; blackworms; mudworms


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