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annelid

/an·ne·lid/ (an´ĕ-lid) any member of Annelida.

annelid

(ăn′ə-lĭd)
n.
Any of various worms or wormlike animals of the phylum Annelida, characterized by an elongated, cylindrical, segmented body and including the earthworms and the leeches.

an·nel′i·dan (ə-nĕl′ĭ-dən) adj.

annelid

a member of the animal phylum Annelida, a group containing the segmented worms, e.g. earthworms, polychaete worms and leeches. Annelids are characterized by the presence of METAMERIC SEGMENTATION, a COELOM, well-developed blood and nervous systems, and NEPHRIDIA.

annelid

a member of the phylum annelida.
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Rare fossils include annelid worms, crabs, a spiny lobster, a ratfish, a ray, a few bony fishes, and the reptiles reported here Reptiles have not been previously reported from the Paleocene or Eocene of any state or province bordering the Great Lakes.
Plumulitids were annelid worms - the group including earthworms, bristleworms and leeches, today found everywhere from the deepest sea to the soil in your yard.
It has extensive habitats of sand and gravel sediments, which are dominated by annelid worms, clams and crustaceans.