Telencephalic connections in the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stouti), with special reference to the thalamopallial system.

@article{Wicht1998TelencephalicCI,
  title={Telencephalic connections in the Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stouti), with special reference to the thalamopallial system.},
  author={Helmut Wicht and R. Glenn Northcutt},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={395 2},
  pages={245-60}
}
The pallium of hagfishes (myxinoids) is unique: It consists of a superficial "cortical" mantle of gray matter which is subdivided into several layers and fields, but it is not clear whether or how these subdivisions can be compared to those of other craniates, i.e., lampreys and gnathostomes. The pallium of hagfishes receives extensive secondary olfactory projections (Wicht and Northcutt [1993] J. Comp. Neurol. 337:529-542), but there are no experimental data on its nonolfactory connections. We… CONTINUE READING