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209. The Importance of Earthworms

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There are 27 species of earthworms in the UK but more than 3000 species worldwide. Some species live deep in the soil and never come to the surface; others spend considerable time moving between the surface and the middle layers of the soil; other never leave the surface leaf litter.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• Earthworm anatomy.
• Earthworm behaviour.
• Decomposition.

This Factsheet includes practice exam style questions on this topic.

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January 2016

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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