Vinctiplicata – Kinorhyncha

  • Peter Ax


The development through larvae with longitudinally folded lorica and subadult postlarvae represents the most prominent synapomorphy between the Priapulida and the Loricifera (LEMBURG 1999). In contrast, the direct development of the Kinorhyncha must be considered as a plesiomorphy.


Brackish Water Body Wall Direct Development Urogenital System Small Plate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ax
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  1. 1.Institute for Zoology and AnthropologyUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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