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Animal Phyla/Sipuncula

Sipunculus nudus, a peanut worm.
  • Sipuncula
  • Name Meaning: Small tube
  • English Common Name: Peanut worms
  • Major distinguishing characteristics: Mouth surrounded by invertible tentacles
  • Approximate number of species described: 144-320

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