A Guide to Frequently Used Characters, Character States and Measures
Last updated: 11/27/02
Frequently cited anatomical characters, structures, organ systems, measures and ratios employed in descriptions of cirrate and incirrate octopods are depicted in figures 1-6:
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Covering Terminology used in the Description of Externally Shelled Cephalopods (Nautiloids and Ammonoids)
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