Physical Description

Morphology

Sexual Dimorphism

Generally no Sexual Dimorphism; a few species have Sexual Dimorphism in color of genital region and gonads may be visible through the body wall.
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Ecology

Habitat

Enteropneusts have been found living in a wide variety of depths and habitats. The majority of species have been discovered in intertidal regions and coastal areas accessible to humans.
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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Classification

Class Enteropneusta is not monophyletic, but the families within it are.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:32
Specimens with Sequences:10
Specimens with Barcodes:6
Species:5
Species With Barcodes:3
Public Records:8
Public Species:3
Public BINs:3
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Barcode data

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Genomic DNA is available from 2 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Auckland
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