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Schärer Group
Evolutionary Biology
Zoological Institute
University of Basel
Vesalgasse 1
CH-4051 Basel
Switzerland

Macrostomania
Macrostomum has inspired a wealth of people in other crafts than science, especially bakers and confiseurs, but also toy designers have recently joined the frenzy.

the famous 'copulating worm' cookies


the delicious 'freshly fed hatchlings' cookies


the Lignano variety of the 'Italian worm bread'

Get the truly amazing Transparent Teddy-Worm®


better than the real thing!!
the Hug 'n' Cuddle® Transparent Teddy-worm®


the head, complete
with eyes and pharynx

the gonads, complete with
forming sperm and oocytes

the tail plate, complete with
sperm, prostate and stylet


accessorize with a couple of hatchlings,
complete with their first ingested algae


gain a new level of sophistication with
the optional regurgitated algae



this page was last updated on Tuesday, December 22, 2015