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[brand (from its markings) + -ling.]


(Animals) a small red earthworm, Eisenia foetida (or Helodrilus foetidus), found in manure and used as bait by anglers
[C17: from brand + -ling1]


(ˈbrænd lɪŋ)

a small reddish brown earthworm, Eisenia foetida, having yellow markings, used as bait.
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excavatus to be the Indian equivalent of Eisenia fetida.
They often fish with Eisenia fetida, the humus-creating red worm or "trout worm," which always remains hidden, devouring manure and compost piles from below.
The worms in the wormery are Eisenia Fetida, commonly known as tiger worms, redworms or brandlings.
Gomez-Eyles JL, Sizmur T, Collins CD, Hodson ME (2011) Effects of biochar and the earthworm Eisenia fetida on the bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and potentially toxic elements.
In the present study an attempt was made to utilize the silkworm litter along with pre-decomposed leaf litters in different combinations using the compost worm, Eisenia fetida to produce a valuable vermicompost.
Ribera D, Narbonne JF, Arnaud C, Saint-Denis M (2001) Biochemical responses of the earthworm Eisenia fetida andrei exposed to contaminated artificial soil, effects of carbaryl.
Wang S, Yan Z, Guo G, Lu G, Wang Q, Li F (2010) Ecotoxicity assessment of aged petroleum sludge using a suite of effects-based end points in earthworm Eisenia fetida.
Efforts have made in this study to stabilize the municipal sludge under laboratory conditions using submerged potential of epigenic earthworms Eisenia fetida and Eudrilus eugeniae.
Helling B, Reinecke SA, Reinecke AJ (2000) Effects of fungicide copper oxychloride on the growth and reproduction of Eisenia fetida (Oligochaeta).
Hartenstein R, Neuhauser EF, Narahara A (1981) Effects of heavy metal and other elemental additives to activated sludge on growth of Eisenia fetida.