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

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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!!
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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