Table 1: List of earthworms (Glossoscolecidae) ethnonames from two Ye’Kuana villages in the Alto Rio Padamo area, Amazonas, Venezuela as reported by Paoletti and Dufour [22, 23].

Earthworms ethnonamesCharacteristics

Motto (Andiorrhinus motto) White, lower river banks, edible
DaicikWhite small lower river banks
VejajWhite medium size
Toccamo, Taegic, Modoiddi,White
Mouato Araito, Cetoka Mawada, Kurujicette, CanajeNot available
Kuru (Andiorrhinus kuru) Red-brown 40–60 cm, edible, in forest
Saridi40–50 cm dark brown, in forest
Sciciu and Catasu Only for line fishing
white-pink 6 cm upper river
bank