Annelida

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Related to Annelids: Arthropods, Platyhelminthes, Echinoderms
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Noun1.Annelida - segmented worms: earthwormsAnnelida - segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
annelid, annelid worm, segmented worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
Archiannelida, class Archiannelida - a class of Annelida
class Polychaeta, Polychaeta - marine annelid worms
class Hirudinea, Hirudinea - hermaphroditic aquatic or terrestrial or parasitic annelids
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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But it is conceivable that the now utterly lost branchiae might have been gradually worked in by natural selection for some quite distinct purpose: in the same manner as, on the view entertained by some naturalists that the branchiae and dorsal scales of Annelids are homologous with the wings and wing-covers of insects, it is probable that organs which at a very ancient period served for respiration have been actually converted into organs of flight.
The polychaetous annelids dredged by the USS Albatross off the coasts of southern California in 1904, 4.
AN ULTRASTRCURAL COMPARISON OF THE ANNELIDS, ENCHYTAEIDAE AND HIRUDINAE
Although there have been no surveys of the benthic community in the lower Hudson River in winter, data available from summer surveys in the Hudson River estuary and the adjacent Raritan estuary suggest dominance of the epibenthic community by gammarid amphipods, shrimp, and annelids (Ristich et al.
Such battered shells harbor the tubes of serpufid annelids and bryozoan colonies.
A total of 1,637 polychaetous annelids representing 31 families and 84 species were identified, which constituted 60% of all macrofauna sampled.
AN ULTRASTRUCTURAL COMPARISON OF THE ANNELIDS, ENCHYTRAEIDAE AND HIRUDINAE
Paramyxean parasites have complex life cycles spanning a wide range of hosts, including crustaceans, annelids, and molluscs.
Two annelids were also found in the stomachs, but were too digested to identify to class level.