The World's Most Awesome Invertebrate

This animal has many special and interesting adaptations

It is also known as the Lumbricus, but the earthworm is its common and well known name. This animal belongs to the Annelida phylum and the Clitellata class.



  • the earthworm's small body helps it move through burrows and small places
  • the earthworm's body has small hairs to help it move through soil
  • earthworms are sensitive to vibrations which helps them avoid predators such as birds