phylum Nemertea


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Related to phylum Nemertea: phylum Nematoda, proboscis worm
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Noun1.phylum 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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Unique to the phylum Nemertea, the pilidium is an unmistakable planktonic larva found in one group of nemerteans, the Pilidiophora.
El total de taxa identificados en el Centro 1 fue de 105; 44 de estos taxa correspondieron al Phylum Annelida/ Clase Polychaeta, 28 al Phylum Arthropoda, 9 al Phylum Echinodermata, 20 al Phylum Mollusca, 1 al Phylum Nematoda, 1 al Phylum Nemertea, 1 al Phylum Platyelminthes y 1 al Phylum Priapula.
A possible mechanism for the evolution of aposematic colouration in solitary nemerteans (phylum Nemertea).