Nemertodermatida

Nemertodermatida

Nemertodermatida is a group of bilaterians[1][2] comprising about ten species of millimetre-sized 'tubellariform', mostly interstitial worms.[3]

Species

Order Ascopariidae

Ascoparia

Contains the following species:

Flagellophora

Contains the following species:

Order Nemertodermatidae

Meara

Contains the following species:

Nemertinoides

Contains the following species:

Nemertoderma

Contains the following species:

Sterreria

Contains the following species:

But see: Philippe, H. et al. 2011: Acoelomorph flatworms are deuterostomes related to Xenoturbella. Nature, 470: 255–258. doi:10.1038/nature09676

References

  1. ^ Paps J, Baguñà J, Riutort M (April 2009). "Lophotrochozoa internal phylogeny: new insights from an up-to-date analysis of nuclear ribosomal genes". Proc. Biol. Sci. 276 (1660): 1245–54.  
  2. ^ Jimenez-Guri E, Paps J, Garcia-Fernandez J, Salo E (2006). "Hox and ParaHox genes in Nemertodermatida, a basal bilaterian clade". Int. J. Dev. Biol. 50 (8): 675–9.  
  3. ^ Nielsen, Claus (2012). Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Taxa. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 69–70.