annelid worm


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Related to annelid worm: Annelida Phylum
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Plumulitids were annelid worms - the group including earthworms, bristleworms and leeches, today found everywhere from the deepest sea to the soil in your yard.
1999) and snowy egret (370 g; Palmer 1962) prey upon earthworms and annelid worms, aquatic and terrestrial insects and crabs, marine fish, and even frogs, snakes, and lizards (Kushlan 1978a, 1978b, Parsons & Master 2000).
The halkieriids bore conical mollusk-like shells as well as calcareous structures similar to the chitinous bristles typical of polychaete annelid worms. The slightly younger Wiwaxia was covered in scale-like and spine-like structures even closer to those of the polychaetes, and also possessed a radula diagnostic of mollusks.
By sequencing the DNA and RNA from the accretion ice samples, the team identified thousands of bacteria, including some that are commonly found in the digestive systems of fish, crustaceans and annelid worms, in addition to fungi and two species of archaea, or single-celled organisms that tend to live in extreme environments.
It has extensive habitats of sand and gravel sediments, which are dominated by annelid worms, clams and crustaceans.
The final group is the annelid worms, whose body is almost entirely formed of identical segments, such as sea and earthworms.
The researchers speculate that the proposed group included various ancestors of modern-day mollusks, annelid worms, and brachiopods.