Polybranchia


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Pol`y`bran´chi`a


n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of Nudibranchiata including those which have numerous branchiæ on the back.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Chilean spionid species used in our study was originally assigned by Blake (1983) to Boccardia polybranchia Haswell 1885, but Sato-Okoshi and Takatsuka (2001) reassigned it to the New Zealand species Boccardia wellingtonensis.
On the basis of percentage contribution, the important taxa were Mediomastus sp., Cyathura sp., Nephtys polybranchia and Tharyx sp.
25-125 C M F Nephtys polybranchia 25-425 C M F Nephtys oligobranchia 0-125 C M F Magelona sp.
La proporcion de la mayoria de los poliquetos y del priapulido Priapulus tuberculatoespinosum en los contenidos digestivos fue significativamente menor a la encontrada en la comunidad bentonica de sustrato blando y solo Boccardia polybranchia no mostro diferencias.
Un caso especial entre los poliquetos es el espionido Boccardia polybranchia, que por su estrategia de alimentacion-suspensivoro y alimentador de deposito-estaria mas expuesto a la predacion en la superficie del sustrato.
Non-functional kleptoplasty has been observed in some genera of the non-shelled group (Handeler et al., 2009: Elysia, Cyerce, Polybranchia, Placida, Costasiella, and Ercolania) and in all families of the shelled group (Oxynoacea: Clark et al., 1990; Jensen, 1997) (Fig.
orteai Okinawa AB501308 * AB501322 * (CMNH-HP 0101539) Polybranchia orientalis Shizuoka AB501309 * AB50I323 * (CMNH-HP 0101540) Limapontiidae Stiliger smaragdinus Kanagawa AB501310 * AB501324 * (CMNH-HP 0101541) Stiliger ornatus (CMNH-HP Okinawa AB501311* AB501325 * 0101542) Placida cremoniana Kanagawa AB501312 * AB501326 * (CMNH-HP 0101543) Costasiella sp.
Structure of feeding palps and feeding behavior of the spionid polychaete Polydora polybranchia. Bull.