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(from Coe, W. R. (1905). Nemerteans of the west and northwest coasts of America.. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv.. 1-318)
Color both above and below bright blood red, sometimes with a tinge of purplish. Head blood red in color, with a narrow, but very sharp and conspicuous, transverse band of white on dorsal surface near tip of snout. Immediately in front of this is a narrow, blood red area bounded behind and laterally by the narrow white band, and in the middle of the red area, and situated on the exact tip of snout, is a small, rounded, dark brown or black spot. Color after preservation brownish, the terminal markings being still retained.

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Source: Nemertea

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