Kōrero: Earthworms

Tiger worms

Tiger worms

The most common earthworm in compost bins is the tiger worm (Eisenia foetida), which has alternating red and yellow bands along its body. It can eat its body weight in food each day.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gregor Yeates, 'Earthworms - Benefits for pasture and compost', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15508/tiger-worms (accessed 16 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Gregor Yeates, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008