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annelid

1. any worms of the phylum Annelida, in which the body is divided into segments both externally and internally. The group includes the earthworms, lugworm, ragworm, and leeches
2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Annelida
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It was not until 2008 that Rudkin's hunch was confirmed, when a team of palaeontologists, including Jakob Vinther, decribed new machaeridian fossils from remote mountain localities in Morocco, revealing their relationship to annelid worms.
The final group is the annelid worms, whose body is almost entirely formed of identical segments, such as sea and earthworms.
The researchers speculate that the proposed group included various ancestors of modern-day mollusks, annelid worms, and brachiopods.