Nemertea

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Nemertea

[nə′mərd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An equivalent name for Rhynchocoela.
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Entwicklungsgeschichte der Nemertine im Inneren des Pilidiums.
Further taxa (nemertines, bivalves, amphipods, ophiurids, holothurids, pycnogonids, acari) were restricted to the mangrove fringe (site HI) and the adjacent mudflat.
Interaction of nemertines and their prey on tidal flats.
Locomotion in British terrestrial nemertines and planarians: with a discussion on the identity of Rhynchodemus bilin-eatus (Mecznikow) in Britain.
The relationships among the lophotrochozoan taxa are still somewhat poorly resolved (Dunn et al., 2008; Paps et al., 2009), but the core group (lophotrochozoan sensu stricto of Paps et al., 2009) includes molluscs, annelids, nemertines, the lophophorates, platyhelminths, and other smaller phyla).