Hypogeic organisms live undergound (usually within the soil). For example, earthworms that burrow within the soil. Many insects have hypogeal larvae, the larvae live within the soil where they feed and often it's only the adult that emerges from the soil.

A photograph of the earthworm _Lumbricus terrestris_.

A photograph of the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris.

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