Story: Glow-worms

Light organ

Light organ

A glow-worm’s light organ is in the rear section of its body. The organ is part of the excretory system, and consists of the tips of its excretory tubes.

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George Gibbs, 'Glow-worms - New Zealand’s glow-worms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9738/light-organ (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007