heterosyllid
see epitoky.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • epitoky — n. [Gr. epi, upon; tokos, birth] (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) Reproduction of certain dimorphic swarming worms in which structural modifications such as enlarged eyes, nonfunctional gut and modification of parapodia for swimming occur; also called… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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