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Old 06-05-2013, 01:17 PM   #11
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It resembles this imo which is a fireworm, but Mr. X is probably right. It's probably a bristle worm then.

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Old 06-05-2013, 07:54 PM   #12
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Fireworm and bristleworm really are two names for the same thing. They are only a problem if they overpopulate, or are large enough to bother your livestock. Any bristleworm will give you a painful stick. The ones typically referred to as fireworms are just worse than others.

That being said there are some species that are damaging no matter the size from what I understand, but I don't have any experience with those.

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Here's one I shot in the wild in a underwater cave. He was about 7" long and could deliver quite a burn.
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