Phylogenetic study of pelagic nemerteans (Pelagica, Polystilifera)

  title={Phylogenetic study of pelagic nemerteans (Pelagica, Polystilifera)},
  author={Svetlana A. Maslakova and Jon L. Norenburg},
Pelagic polystiliferous nemerteans, often referred to as Pelagica, represent one of the most enigmatic groups of nemerteans. The group includes 98 valid species assorted into 41 genera and 3–11 families, depending on the classification. Pelagica inhabit the water column of the world oceans, occupying depths from several hundred to several thousand meters. As is the case with most meso- or bathypelagic soft-bodied animals, specimens are few and numerous difficulties are associated with obtaining… CONTINUE READING


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