Ctenophora <comb jellyfish phylum>

Known as: Ctenophoras, Walnut, Sea, Ctenophora 
Phylum of marine colenterates characterized by eight comb rows of fused cilia on the body surface. In contrast to CNIDARIA they lack stinging cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The origins of neural systems remain unresolved. In contrast to other basal metazoans, ctenophores (comb jellies) have both… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
An understanding of ctenophore biology is critical for reconstructing events that occurred early in animal evolution. Toward this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Despite expanding data sets and advances in phylogenomic methods, deep-level metazoan relationships remain highly controversial… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The origin of many of the defining features of animal body plans, such as symmetry, nervous system, and the mesoderm, remains… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Human-induced stresses of overfishing, eutrophication, climate change, translocation and habitat modification appear to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Long-held ideas regarding the evolutionary relationships among animals have recently been upended by sometimes controversial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
By the pulsed nature of their life cycles, gelatinous zooplankton come and go seasonally, giving rise in even the most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Insight into the origin and early evolution of the animal phyla requires an understanding of how animal groups are related to one… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the past, molecular clocks have been used to estimate divergence times among animal phyla, but those time estimates have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A phylogenetic framework inferred from comparisons of small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences describes the evolutionary origin and… (More)
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