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Broad phylogenomic sampling improves resolution of the animal tree of life
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This data reinforce several previously identified clades that split deeply in the animal tree, unambiguously resolve multiple long-standing issues for which there was strong conflicting support in earlier studies with less data, and provide molecular support for the monophyly of molluscs, a group long recognized by morphologists. Expand
The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity
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The first register of the marine species of the world is compiled and it is estimated that between one-third and two-thirds of marine species may be undescribed, and previous estimates of there being well over one million marine species appear highly unlikely. Expand
The position of the Arthropoda in the phylogenetic system
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There are morphological characters that support Articulata, but molecular as well as morphological data advocate Ecdysozoa, and comparative morphology suggests Gastrotricha as the sister group of Ecdy sozoa with the synapomorphies. Expand
Invertebrate neurophylogeny: suggested terms and definitions for a neuroanatomical glossary
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The use of revised neuroanatomical terminology in any new descriptions of the anatomy of invertebrate nervous systems will improve the comparability of this organ system and its substructures between the various taxa, and finally even lead to better and more robust homology hypotheses. Expand
The Evolution of Organ Systems
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The phylogenetic frame helps clarify the structure of the human body and provides a framework for understanding the role of the immune system, which plays a central role in human health. Expand
Do hairworms (Nematomorpha) manipulate the water seeking behaviour of their terrestrial hosts?
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Results clearly indicate that crickets infected by the nematomorph Paragordius tricuspidatus are more likely to jump into water than uninfected ones and the idea that this manipulation involved water detection from long distances by infected insects is not supported. Expand
Biology of the phylum nematomorpha.
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It is made the case that a lot of basic information remains to be uncovered in the understanding of nematomorphs, and the recent advances in information and techniques lay a solid foundation for the future study of this unique group of parasites. Expand
The evolutionary relationships of rotifers and acanthocephalans
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Combining molecular and morphological analyses of Bilateria leads to a tree with Platyhelminthes, Rotifera, Acanthocephala and Gnathostomulida (and probably Gastrotricha) as a sister group to the annelid-mollusc lineage of the Spiralia. Expand
Reconstruction of the muscle system in Antygomonas sp. (Kinorhyncha, Cyclorhagida) by means of phalloidin labeling and cLSM
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The entire muscle system of the cyclorhagid kinorhynch Antygomonas sp. Expand
Comparative immunohistochemical investigation on the nervous system of two species of Arthrotardigrada (Heterotardigrada, Tardigrada)
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The structure of the nervous system of Batillipes pennaki and Actinarctus doryphorus ocellatus is analyzed in order to provide new insights specially into the organization of the tardigrade brain. Expand
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