Aplacophora


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Related to Aplacophora: solenogaster, Monoplacophora

Aplacophora

[¦ā‚pla′käf·ə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of vermiform mollusks in the class Amphineura characterized by no shell and calcareous integumentary spicules.
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a Pacific hydrothermal vent Aplacophora (Mollusca: Neomeniomorpha).
Mollusca, Aplacophora, Solenogastres) from deep-sea hydrothermal vents.