|Geographical Range||Tropical and temperate regions worldwide|
|Habitat||Various habitats, including forests, grasslands, lawns, gardens|
|Scientific Name||Lumbricus terrestris|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
You may know this common earthworm species by its other name: nightcrawler.
Worms are the ultimate earth movers and shakers. Earthworms in one acre of soil can break down over 10 tons of organic material and transfer it to the surface!