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Glossoscolecidae

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The Glossoscolecidae are a large family of earthworms (annelids) which has native representatives in South and Central America. The species Pontoscolex corethrurus has a circumtropical distribution.

They are found mostly in forest, but one species of earthworms lives primarily in coastal beach sand. The earthworms in this family can reach up to 2 m in length.

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Glossoscolecidae: Brief Summary

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The Glossoscolecidae are a large family of earthworms (annelids) which has native representatives in South and Central America. The species Pontoscolex corethrurus has a circumtropical distribution.

They are found mostly in forest, but one species of earthworms lives primarily in coastal beach sand. The earthworms in this family can reach up to 2 m in length.

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