Horse Hair Worm

This horsehair worm was in a puddle on a dirt road. Also known as gordian worms, the horsehair worm is a parasite to insects, arthropods, and other invertebrate animals in its immature state. As adults, they don’t require a host. They’re harmless to humans. They can grow up to 14″ long, though this worm was only 4″.
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