Dibranchiata


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Noun1.Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
Cephalopoda, class Cephalopoda - octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
Octopoda, order Octopoda - octopuses and paper nautilus
Decapoda, order Decapoda - squids and cuttlefishes
Belemnoidea, order Belemnoidea - order of extinct dibranchiate cephalopods related to the surviving spirulas
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Stucky and his coworkers recently reported that the tiny jaws of the bloodworm, Glycera dibranchiata, contain the copper chloride mineral called atacamite, which makes the structures particularly strong (SN: 11/9/02, p.
Capitella capitata comprised 19 percent of the total, Heteromastastus filiformis eight percent, Glycera dibranchiata three percent, and a single Phyllodace arenae.
1982], the polychaete worms Glycera dibranchiata [Qafaiti and Stephens 1988] and Pareurythoe californica [Costopulos et al.
The most abundant species in the abyssal samples is a polychaete worm, Aurospio dibranchiata, which on average is only 7.