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  • n. Any wormlike invertebrate of the phylum Echiura


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  • Yellowfin sole, Alaska plaice, and rock sole consume mostly infaunal prey such as polychaetes, clams, and echiuran worms.

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  • As an invertebrate comparative anatomist, I am hard pressed to find anything in the nest of an ant that corresponds to the integument of a tapeworm or the coelomic cavity of an echiuran.

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