How many segments are included in the clitellum of the earthworm?

Answer An earthworm's clitellum covers six to seven of its segments. The tube-like, rubbery section known as the clitellum starts at either segment 31 or 32, depending on the earthworm, and ends at segmen... Read More »

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How many body segments do crustaceans have?

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What does the clitellum do in an earthworm?

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Can earthworms lose their clitellum?

Earthworms can lose their clitellum. During dry periods, some species of earthworms can lose certain sexual functions, one of them being the clitellum. In more favorable circumstances, it will regr... Read More »