You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)
Slides, prepared, Platyhelminthes
Slides, prepared, Nematoda
Slides, prepared, Annelida
The word worm was applied by early taxonomists to any invertebrate (spineless) animal that was not an arthropod (insect, spider, crustacean, etc.). In common usage, worm is sometimes used to refer to any legless creature with a tubular body, including caterpillars, grubs, maggots, centipedes and millipedes, legless amphibians, ...