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Temporal range: Early Ordovician–Recent[1]
Glycera sp.
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Annelida
Lamarck, 1809
Classes an subclesses

Class Polychaeta (paraphyletic?)
Class Clitellata
   Oligochaetayirdwirms, etc.
Sipuncula (previously a phylum)
Class Machaeridia

The annelids (Annelida, frae Lautin anellus, "little ring"),[2][n 1] kent as the ringed wirms or segmented wirms an aa, are a lairge invertebrate phylum, wi ower 17,000 modren species includin ragwirms, yirdwirms, an gells.[4]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The term originated from Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's annélides.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Budd, G. E.; Jensen, S. (Mey 2000). "A critical reappraisal of the fossil record of the bilaterian phyla". Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 75 (2): 253–95.
  2. a b McIntosh, William Carmichael (1878), "Annelida" , Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. II, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 65–72.
  3. Mitchell, Peter Chalmers (1911), "Annelida" , Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed., Vol. II, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 72–73.
  4. Annelids - UWI St. Augustine