29 Dec '12, 11am

@Weiru Fireworms. Don't touch them!

@Weiru Fireworms. Don't touch them!

This beautiful worm is sometimes seen on some of our shores. Once seen swimming actively at night, in groups of about about 6-8. It is also sometimes seen washed ashore in large numbers on Changi beach. Although it is among the most beautiful of our worms, its bristles can give a nasty and painful rash. Don't touch them. What is a fire worm? It is a segmented bristleworm belonging to the Family Amphinomidae, Class Polychaeta , Phylum Annelida. The polychaetes include bristleworms, and Phylum Annelida includes the more familiar earthworm. Many members of the Family Amphinomidae are known as fireworms because of the burning pain they produce when handled. Features: About 10cm long. The worm is flat and broad with lots of elaborate hairy bristles along its sides, and a pattern of triangles or spots along the centre of the upper side of the body. According to Leslie Harris, th...

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