branchia


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Synonyms for branchia

respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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Family Ammotrechidae Roewer 1934 Subfamily Saronominae Roewer 1934 Genus Branchia Muma 1951 Branchia brevis Muma 1951 Figs.
Remarks.--Muma (1951) described the male of Branchia brevis from Hidalgo Texas, U.S.A.
Cadlina laevis, with a discussion of developmental processes in Opistho branchia. J.
(1998) for a pair of apically located sensory neurons (ENC 1) within encapsulated embryos of the pulmonate Helisoma trivolvis (Hetero branchia).