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Acorn Worms

Enteropneusta Gegenbaur 1870

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Enteropneusta (Acorn Worms) is a class of hermichordates. There are 113 species of Acorn Worms, in 22 genera and 4 families. This class has been around since the moscovian age. It includes groups like Ptychoderidae, Harrimaniidae, and Torquaratoridae. They are regenerators. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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