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BugFiles Pictures: Hammerhead Worm (land planarian) (Bipalium kewense)

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Yard_Duo
Folsom, CA

September 9, 2007
10:09 PM

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Hammerhead Worm (land planarian) (Bipalium kewense)

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Yard_Duo
Folsom, CA

September 9, 2007
10:15 PM

Post #3955731

Folsom, CA. I have found quite a few of these around my yard since 2005. Being new to the CA area I was unsure of what they were until I found this site. The head has a considerable grip once it holds onto something. They were first spotted in 2005 under my hot tub when I removed it (a wet damp place due to water leakage). Since then I can find them in my yard under composting leaves under plants and shrubs.

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