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.
Preying at the edge of the sea: the nemertine Tetrastemma melanocephalum and its amphipod prey on high intertidal sandflats.
The occurrence in Tasmania of the land nemertine, Geonemertes australiensis Dendy, with some account of its distribution, habits, variations and development.