ambulacral


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pertaining to the ambulacra of radial echinoderms

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columbiana was related to an unusual defense in which the snail inserted its proboscis deep into one of the sea star's ambulacral grooves and bit the radial nerve.
columbiana inserting its proboscis into the ambulacral groove of L.
columbiana fully extended its proboscis and maneuvered it deeply into one of the sea star's ambulacral grooves (Fig.
The snail's defensive reaction to these species was limited to nipping at tube feet along the ambulacral groove.
The culmination of the responses is the insertion of the proboscis into the ambulacral groove of the sea star and biting of the radial nerve with the radular teeth.