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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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Specimens from the pretrilobite Lower Cambrian of the Ukraine as well as from the trilobite-bearing Lower Cambrian of Nevada have been assigned tentatively to the phylum Annelida Lamark, 1809 and class Polychaeta Grube, 1850.
Al igual que en playa Paraiso, el phylum Mollusca presento la mayor cantidad de especies observandose 10, seguido del phylum Echinodermata con cinco especies, luego la superclase Crustacea con cuatro especies y una familia indeterminada, y el phylum Annelida con dos familias indeterminadas
Medusae) Phylum Ctenophora Mnemiopsis leidyi Phylum Annelida Class Polychacta Platynereis sp.