Three‐dimensional reconstruction of the musculature of various life cycle stages of the cycliophoran Symbion americanus

@article{Neves2009ThreedimensionalRO,
  title={Three‐dimensional reconstruction of the musculature of various life cycle stages of the cycliophoran Symbion americanus},
  author={Ricardo Cardoso Neves and Reinhardt M{\o}bjerg Kristensen and Andreas Wanninger},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={2009},
  volume={270}
}
Cycliophora is a very recently described phylum of acoelomate metazoans with a complex life cycle and a phylogenetic position that has been under debate ever since its discovery in 1995. Symbion americanus, which lives attached to the mouthparts of the American lobster, Homarus americanus, represents the second species described for the phylum. Aiming to increase the morphological knowledge about this cryptic clade, the present study describes the muscle arrangement of the feeding stage, the… Expand

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