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Mouth anterior to cerebral ganglia; central nervous system internal to body wall musculature, which is two layered (outer circular, inner longitudinal); proboscis usually regionally differentiated and armed with one or more needle-like stylets.

Source: Gibson, 1982.

The following taxa of this class occur in the region:

Order Bdellonemertea
Family Malacobdellidae
Genus Malacobdella
Order Hoplonemertea
Suborder Monostilifera
Family Amphiporidae
Genus Amphiporus
Family Carcinonemertidae
Genus Carcinonemertes
Family Cratenemertidae
Genus Nipponnemertes
Family Emplectonematidae
Genus Emplectonema
Genus Nemertopsis
Genus Oerstedia
Genus Tetrastemma
Amphiporus bioculatus
Amphiporus cordiceps
Amphiporus hastatus
Amphiporus lactifloreus
Carcinonemertes carcinophila
Emplectonema gracile
Emplectonema neesii
Malacobdella grossa
Nemertopsis flavida
Nipponnemertes pulcher
Oerstedia dorsalis
Tetrastemma candidum
Tetrastemma flavidum
Tetrastemma helvolum
Tetrastemma melanocephalum
Tetrastemma robertianae
Tetrastemma vermiculus

Class Enopla