from The Century Dictionary.

  • A subordinal group of nemerteans or rhynchocœlous turbellarians, containing those nemertine worms which have the proboscis armed with stylets: opposed to Anopla.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) One of the orders of Nemertina, characterized by the presence of a peculiar armature of spines or plates in the proboscis.


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  • In August 1962, I visited Bermuda to study the famous fireworm Odontosyllis enopla at the Bermuda Biological Station.

    Osamu Shimomura - Autobiography

  • But that's how it is on Providenciales (or Provo for short), where visitors happily pay for a chance to go on an excursion to see the odontosyllis enopla.

    CANOE Travel Features


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