rhinophore


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rhinophore

[′rīn·ə‚fȯr]
(invertebrate zoology)
An olfactoreceptor of certain land mollusks, usually borne on a tentacle.
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The rhinophores are perfoliate with about 10 complete or incomplete transverse lamellae.
trilineata collected from the same locality in overall shape, but had smooth to slightly wrinkled rhinophores, more irregular white lines on the body, and white cnidosacs.
has a white body with red patches, white rhinophores with some little red patches, yellow appendages with partially red bases.
The OH and AL behaviors share features of body posture such as the positions of the rhinophores and cerata, but they different in oral hood posture.
The rhinophores may also provide sensory information allowing gastropod mollusks to track odor plumes (Levy et al., 1997, Rahman et al., 2000; Ferner and Weissburg, 2005).
Remarks.--Chromodoris galexorum is a colorful nudibranch, with red rhinophores and gills and yellow-ringed reddish spots on a creamy white background.
For the next 2 days the body continues to flatten and elongate (stage G), and the rhinophores and cerata develop until the form of a small adult is achieved (Bonar and Hadfield, 1974).
diomedea consistently moved toward chemical cues, but the chemotaxis response was eliminated with the removal of rhinophores, the major olfactory organ in opisthobranchs (Chase, 2002).
In nudibranchs, cells filled with spindles were found especially in surface areas exposed to nematocysts, such as the cerata, the rhinophores, the lips, or the non-retractile gill-like organs (Martin et al., 2007).
Finally, positive controls involved the co-processing of central ganglia, rhinophores, and tentacles from adult specimens of P.
The diversity of chemosensory organs among marine organisms is great, from crustacean aesthetasc sensilla to molluscan osphradium, rhinophores, and oral tentacles, to polychaete nuchal organs (Laverack, 1968; Emery, 1992).