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Related to Nemertini: phylum Nemertea, Nemertean worm
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Noun1.Nemertea - proboscis worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
nemertean, nemertine, proboscis worm, ribbon worm - soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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The devouring of the larval tissues during the metamorphosis of pilidium larvae (Nemertini).
The epifauna was composed of 46 Scaphopoda and mollusca species, 36 Fish, 33 Polychaeta, 29 Crustacea, 6 Echinodermata, 2 Cnidaria (Anthozoa), 3 Sipuncula, 1 Nemertini, 2 Ascidiacea and 1 Pycnogonida.