Diet of worms emended: an update of polychaete feeding guilds.

  title={Diet of worms emended: an update of polychaete feeding guilds.},
  author={Peter A. Jumars and Kelly M. Dorgan and Sara M. Lindsay},
  journal={Annual review of marine science},
Polychaetes are common in most marine habitats and dominate many infaunal communities. Functional guild classification based on taxonomic identity and morphology has linked community structure to ecological function. The functional guilds now include osmotrophic siboglinids as well as sipunculans, echiurans, and myzostomes, which molecular genetic analyses have placed within Annelida. Advances in understanding of encounter mechanisms explicitly relate motility to feeding mode. New analyses of… 

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