class Polyplacophora


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Related to class Polyplacophora: class Gastropoda, class Scaphopoda, Chitons
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Noun1.class 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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On Mollusca, malformations on the class Polyplacophora have been described extensively (Dell'Angelo & Schwabe, 2010), while other classes have not been described in so much detail (e.g., Pelseneer, 1923; Mitov et al., 2003; Brewer & Seitz, 2013).
A total of 41 species were found (Table 1) corresponding to 31 genera and 19 families, of which 75.6% belonged to the class Gastropoda, 17.1% to the class Bivalvia, and 7.3% to the class Polyplacophora. The lowest richness was found in the samplings of March and June with 21 species and the greatest in December of 2001 with 26 species (Fig.
A total of 33 species (Table 1) were found corresponding to 28 genera and 20 families, of which 78.8% belonged to the class Gastropoda, 18.2% to the class Bivalvia and 3.0% to the class Polyplacophora. The least richness was found in the samples of September with 16 species and greatest in December of 2000 and March and June of 2001 with 22 species (Fig.