Sentence Examples


  • EARTHWORM, the common name of a chaetopod worm found nearly all over the world.
  • The earthworms of England belong entirely to the three genera Lumbricus, Allolobophora and Allurus, which are further subdivided by some systematists; and these genera form the prevalent earthworm fauna of the Palaearctic region and are also very numerous in the Nearctic region.
  • Linnaeus recognized only one species of earthworm and named it Lumbricus terrestris.
  • In Benhamia caecifera and at least one other earthworm there are numerous caeca, one pair to each segment.
  • During the winter earwigs lie dormant; but in the early months of the year females with their eggs may be found in the soil, frequently in deserted earthworm burrows.