Nemertodermatida. Morphotype I

Xenacoelomorpha: Acoelomorpha: Nemertodermatida

  • This organism is a benthic worm present in coastal environment that can ascend by the water column.

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 20x Plan Apo / 60x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. August, 20th 2017.

 

 

Reference
Achats, J.G., Chiodin, M., Salvenmoser, W., Tyler, S. & Martinez, P. (2013). The Acoela: on their kind and kinships, especially with nemertodermatids and xenoturbellids (Bilateria incertae sedis). Org Divers Evol. 13:267–286.
Noreña, C., Dambortenea, C. & Brusa, F. (2015). Phylum Platyhelminthes. Chapter 10,  Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates. Academic Press. (see Fig. 10.9).

 

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