Research Update: Jumping Worms and Sleeping Cocoons

The embrace of warm spring weather has many people asking about the “jumping worms” (Amynthas species) that were found inhabiting the Arboretum in fall 2013. All earthworms found in Wisconsin are non-native. They arrived during European settlement of the Great Lakes region. Most of these earthworms are from the same family (Lumbricidae). Earthworms are classified … Continue reading Research Update: Jumping Worms and Sleeping Cocoons