Nemertea

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Nemertea

[nə′mərd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An equivalent name for Rhynchocoela.
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This type of CNS is not found in Phoronida and Brachiopoda, which cluster with nemertines in almost all molecular analyses (e.g., Baguna et al., 2008a; Dunn et al., 2008).
Preying at the edge of the sea: the nemertine Tetrastemma melanocephalum and its amphipod prey on high intertidal sandflats.
Phylum 1 Nemertea (Nemertines, Rhynchocoela, Nemertinea, Ribbon Worms)
Interaction of nemertines and their prey on tidal flats.