Animal Phyla/Priapulida

Priapulus caudatus, a Priapulid worm.
  • Priapulida
  • Name Meaning: Penis
  • English Common Name: Priapulid worms
  • Major distinguishing characteristics: Retractable proboscis surrounded by papillae
  • Approximate number of species described: 17

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