Placophora

Pla`coph´o`ra

    (plå`kǒf´ô`rå)
n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Called also Polyplacophora. See Illust. under Chiton, and Isopleura.
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Fine structure of external 'genital" papillae in the freshwater mite Hydrovolzia placophora (Hydrovolziidae, Actinedida, Actinotrichida, Acari).