What are these worms in my sandpit?

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What are these worms in my sandpit?
« on: 11/09/2008 10:08:42 »
vicky wallace  asked the Naked Scientists:

Hiya, i left our sandpit without it's cover on and the rain got in it. today i was looking and there appears to be these wriggly small worm type things, their heads are dark and the tails are whitish what the hell are they???

can you help??

What do you think?


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What are these worms in my sandpit?
« Reply #1 on: 11/09/2008 15:32:57 »
Could you give us a little more information to go on? Or, better yet, a picture?

How long are they? Are they segmented? Where do you live (generally)? Do they have any other features, like pincers on the front or anything (could help differentiate between a grub or larvae and actual worm)?
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
Act I, scene 5