Locomotion in earthworm, Biology

LOCOMOTION IN EARTHWORM -

By contrection & relaxation of muscles waves are formed in body, generally from posterior to anterior.

Setae are helpfull in locomotion. Rate of locomotion 25 cm / minute.

Under control of nerve cord, explained by Grey & Leismann.

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