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Anatomy of accessory rhynchodeal organs of Veprecula vepratica and Tritonoturris subrissoides: new types of foregut morphology in Raphitominae (Conoidea)

  title={Anatomy of accessory rhynchodeal organs of Veprecula vepratica and Tritonoturris subrissoides: new types of foregut morphology in Raphitominae (Conoidea)},
  author={Alexander E Fedosov},
Anatomy of anterior part of digestive system in two representatives of the subfamily Raphi- tominae, Veprecula vepratica and Tritonoturris sub- rissoides has been studied. V. vepratica possesses full set of foregut organs while the foregut of T. subrisso- ides is highly reduced — radula, venom apparatus, proboscis and salivary glands are absent. In both spe- cies there is an additional foregut organ, lacking in other studied representatives of Raphitominae but ha- ving analogues in… 
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    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences
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