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Annelida (Segmented Worms)

  1. Greg W Rouse

Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001599

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How to Cite

Rouse, G. W. 2001. Annelida (Segmented Worms). eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

Abstract

Annelida contains a large assemblage of mainly marine animals that are commonly referred to as segmented worms. It also contains terrestrial groups such as earthworms and leeches.

Keywords:

  • polychaetes;
  • oligochaetes;
  • leeches;
  • segmented worms