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1

Annelids

  • Commonly called segmented worms
  • exhibit metamerism
    • repeated body parts
  • complete digestive system

2

Phylum

Annelida

3

Leeches

  • Ectoparasites
  • Attach by oral suckers
  • Anticoagulant called hirudin
  • medically important

4

​Polychaetes

  • The clamworm, Nereis
  • "Many Bristles"
    • Parapodia
    • Seta on parapodia

5

​Oligochaetes

  • The Earthworm, Lumbricus
  • "few bristles"
  • Clitellum - reproductive segments

6

Earthworm Internal Anatomy