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Aplacophora as Progenetic Aculiferans and the Coelomate Origin of Mollusks as the Sister Taxon of Sipuncula.
  • A. Scheltema
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
  • 1 February 1993
Evidence is presented in support of the following phylogenetic hypotheses: (1) Sipuncula are the sister taxon of Mollusca; (2) the two aplacophoran taxa, Neomeniomorpha (= neomenioids) andExpand
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THE APLACOPHORAN FAMILY PROCHAETODERMATIDAE IN THE NORTH AMERICAN BASIN, INCLUDING CHEVRODERMA N.G. AND SPATHODERMA N.G. (MOLLUSCA; CHAETODERMOMORPHA).
  • A. Scheltema
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
  • 1 October 1985
Six species in three genera of Prochaetodermatidae are described from over 650 stations and 5200 specimens in the Atlantic and north Pacific Oceans from depths between 500 and 7300 m. Included areExpand
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A soft-bodied mollusc with radula from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale
Odontogriphus omalus was originally described as a problematic non-biomineralized lophophorate organism. Here we re-interpret Odontogriphus based on 189 new specimens including numerous exceptionallyExpand
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Discrimination and phylogeny of solenogaster species through the morphology of hard parts (Mollusca, Aplacophora, Neomeniomorpha).
Ten species in five genera and three families from continental shelf and deep-sea collections of neomenioid Aplacophora (Mollusca) are described, emphasizing external anatomy and hard parts--bodyExpand
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Bathymetric zonation of deep-sea macrofauna in relation to export of surface phytoplankton production
Macrobenthos of the deep, northern Gulf of Mexico (GoM) was sampled with box cores (0.2 m 2 ) along multiple cross-depth transects extending from depths of 200 m to the maximum depth of the basin atExpand
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PROCHAETODERMATIDAE OF THE EASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN SEA (MOLLUSCA: APLACOPHORA)
The Prochaetodermatidae is a family of spiculose, vermiform aplacophoran molluscs primarily of the deep-sea benthic fauna. They are ecologically important both in numbers and dominance as well as byExpand
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Original molluscan radula: Comparisons among Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Gastropoda, and the Cambrian fossil Wiwaxia corrugata
As the original molluscan radula is not known from direct observation, we consider what the form of the original radula may have been from evidence provided by neomenioid Aplacophora (Solenogastres),Expand
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Reply to Butterfield on stem‐group “worms”: fossil lophotrochozoans in the Burgess Shale
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Pelagic larvae of New England intertidal gastropods
SummaryThe egg case, pelagic larva and postlarva ofNassarius trivittatus Say are described and figured from specimens reared in the laboratory. Similarities and differences in the larvae of NewExpand
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