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Animal Phyla/Phoronida

Phoronis hippocrepis, a species of horseshoe worm.
  • Phoronida
  • Name Meaning: Zeus' mistress
  • English Common Name: Horseshoe worms
  • Major distinguishing characteristics: U-shaped gut
  • Approximate number of species described: 20

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