Polyplacophora love


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  • proper noun A taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca — the chitons.


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New Latin, from Latin poly- + Ancient Greek (tablet) + -phorous


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  • For instance, an elaborated head and eyes did not occur in primitive molluscs before the level of Conchifera; serial pairs of gills are seen only in the Polyplacophora and Tryblidia; and an oval foot is known in Tryblidia, polyplacophorans and archaeogastropods only Brusca & Brusca 2002; Ruppert et al.

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  • Acanthochiton crinitus (Polyplacophora, Mollusca).

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