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III. Annelida Onychophora

Annelida Onychophora: Description.

III. The A. ONYCHOPHORA are represented by a single aberrant family, Peripatus. They are hermaphrodite forms (with claws instead of bristles) approaching the Arthropods, and inhabiting land and moist places in Chili [Chile], the West Indies, and other parts. The ventral nerve-cords remain separate.

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