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The Desmoscolecida move by looping their bodies like geometrid caterpillars or leeches, as well as by creeping on their setae.
As examples of special protective resemblance observe inch- or span-worms (larv of Geometrid moths).Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
Rivulet, riv′ū-let, n. a small stream, brook: a geometrid moth.
Geometrid: larva which, when walking, alternately elevate and straighten the middle of their body: opposed to rectigrade; q.v.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Among the Lepidoptera, we notice a reduction in the number of pro-legs in the 'looper' caterpillars of Geometrid moths.The Life-Story of Insects|Geo. H. Carpenter