Aplacophora


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Related to Aplacophora: solenogaster, Monoplacophora
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However, Sigwart and Sutton (2007) conducted a cladistic morphological analysis including polyplacophoran fossils and, for the first time, resolved a monophyletic Aculifera as Aplacophora plus Polyplacophora.
Within Aplacophora, the separation of Caudofoveata from Solenogastres (which was the original name for both groups, e.
Use of birefringence to characterize Aplacophora sclerites.
a Pacific hydrothermal vent Aplacophora (Mollusca: Neomeniomorpha).
The cuticle of the Aplacophora and its evolutionary significance in the Mollusca.
The Mollusca, Part 1: Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda, P.
To address homologies between the ganglia of Aplacophora and other molluscan groups, more comprehensive ontogenetic and comparative studies are needed, since adult caudofoveates entirely lack a pedal sole and it is uncertain whether the posterior part of the head region of chaetoderms may correspond to the pedal region of other molluscan groups.
A major enigma regarding the comparative structure of the apical sensory organ among gastropod larvae relates to the distinctive long ciliary tuft that is a characteristic component of this larval structure in many other spiralians, including at least some members of the molluscan classes: Scaphopoda, Polyplacophora, Aplacophora, and Bivalvia (see reviews by Raven, 1966; Verdonk and van den Biggelaar, 1983).
The Aplacophora, Monoplacophora, Polyplacophora, Bivalvia, and Scaphopoda are exclusively benthic and opaque.
Ten species in five genera and three families from continental shelf and deep-sea collections of neomenioid Aplacophora (Mollusca) are described, emphasizing external anatomy and hard parts--body shape, radula, epidermal spicules, and copulatory spicules--as well as the reproductive system.
This has only once been reported in Patelloidea (Azevedo, 1981), but it also occurs among Aplacophora and Polyplacophora (Buckland-Nicks, 1995), as well as some Caenogastropoda (Giusti and Mazzini, 1973).