Welcome to the Earthworm images website.
Here you will find a collection of photos of various species of earthworm native to the UK.
This website is not intended to be a photographic identification guide.
Those interested in earthworm identification are encouraged to use a recognised key to determine the specific identity of their specimen.
The photos on these pages could then be used to double-check the ID.
The photographs were taken using a USB microscope and are of variable quality. The labels which appear on some of the images refer to that specimen only, they are not intended as a general description of the species.
I hope the pictures are of interest. If you wish to use the images for your own purposes, please contact me. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
The site is very much a work in progress and I will be adding more photos of each species.