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Last Updated on April 25, 2021 by Jeffery Jago
What’s the weight of an average worm? It might seem like a silly question, but it’s something people often ask us when we talk about worms. There are actually a lot of reasons why someone would need to know the weight of the average worm.
* One reason could be to weigh the worm in a lab experiment. It would also make it easier for teachers or parents at home to keep track of what happens when you change food sources, add an extra worm, or just give them more dirt!
* Another reason someone might want to know is if they have pets that eat worms and they want to make sure that they are not eating too much.
* And finally, some people just like knowing random facts! 🙂
There are many different types of worms in the world, and they vary greatly in size. So the “Average” weight of a worm is going to vary greatly. Here’s a list of the most common, and a couple exotic too!
What’s the weight of an average worm?
– The European worm, which has an average weight of 1.5 grams.
– The Red Worm, which has an average weight of around 0.5 grams.
– The Tiger Worm, which has an average weight of 0.3 grams.
Some more exotic species are:
– The African giant worm, which has an average weight of a whopping 3 pounds!
– The Giant Gippsland earthworm, which has an average weight of 0.6 lbs.
As you can see, some worm species can get quite beefy!