Thoracica


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Thoracica

[thə′ras·ə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the subclass Cirripedia; individuals are permanently attached in the adult stage, the mantle is usually protected by calcareous plates, and six pairs of biramous thoracic appendages are present.
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Cirripede crustaceans of the suborder Lepadomorpha (Cirripedia, Thoracica) of the Word Ocean.
thoracica) from Florida (Fl., Highlands County, 10 km S.
Color: pars cephalica and medial posterior region of pars thoracica mustard yellow; lateral pars thoracica dark brown.
Growth, morphology, and laboratory culture of larvae of Balanus glandula (Cirripedia: Thoracica).
Here, we describe the viability and fertility of hybrids between Hemideina thoracica and H.
mexicana (Saussure, 1861) Stilpnochlora thoracica (Serville, 1831) S.
Observation on the relationship between Octolasmis grayii (Darwin, 1851) (Cirripedia, Thoracica) and certain Marine snakes (Hydrophiidae).
In this paper we report the first record of Scobina poeciloides (Ashmead, 1895) for Brazil and also update the geographic distribution of Scobina melanocephala (Lepeletier, 1823) and Scobina thoracica (Jorgensen 1913) for the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Four species of stingless bees, namely Heterotrigona itama, Geniotrigona thoracica, Tetragonilla atripes and Tetrigona peninsularis were studied as pollinator species for many important crops in Malaysia [17] and of these four, two species was successfully domesticated (H.