First Records of the Terrestrial Nemertean Geonemertes pelaensis (Hoplonemertea; Prosorhochmidae) in Trinidad, W.I.

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  • Hukaymah Ali Mucurapo Road, St. James, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Rainer Nrshima Deo Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Forestry Division, Wildlife Section, #29 Farm Road, St. Joseph
  • Mike G. Rutherford The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Abstract

The terrestrial nemerteans are an unfamiliar group of animals to most people. At first sighting they are often mistaken for terrestrial planarians or flatworms. This note is an account of the first reports of Geonemertes pelaensis Semper, 1863 from the island of Trinidad.

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2021-12-26

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