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Related to Polyplacophora: class Polyplacophora, Chitons
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Noun1.Polyplacophora - small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
genus Chiton - a genus of Polyplacophora
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Silurian Polyplacophora and Rostroconchia (Mollusca) from Northern California.
The aim of this paper is to facilitate future research on the chiton fauna of the Sao Tome and Principe Islands by providing the first comprehensive and illustrated revision of living Polyplacophora of this archipelago.
2003, Original molluscan radula: Comparisons among Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Gastropoda, and the Cambrian fossil Wiwaxia corrugata: Journal of Morphology, v.
Considerations on Paleozoic Polyplacophora including the description ofP/asiochiton curiosus n.
All primary types of Polyplacophora discussed and illustrated here, were photographed during the ongoing revision of the type material deposited in the KwaZulu-Natal Museum.
This fauna consists of 8 faunistic groups (Bivalvia, Gastropoda, Polyplacophora, Sipunculoida, Crustacea, Polychaeta, Echinoderma, and fish).
Gastropoda: Prosobranchiata: Rhipidoglossa, Docoglossa, Tectibranchiata, Polyplacophora, Solenogastres, Scaphopoda.