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Myzostoma sp.

(Samantha Eady 2012)



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References & Links

References & Links

Bradbury RH, Reicheilt RE, Meyer DL and Birtles A 1987 Patterns in the diversity of the crinoid community at Davies Reef on the central Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs. 5:189-196

Eeckhaut I, Dochy B and Jangoux M 1995 Functional Morphology of the introvert and digestive system of Myzosoma cirriferum (Myzostomida). Acta Zoologica. 76:307-315

Eeckhaut I, Grygier MJ and Dehyn D 1998 Myzostomes from Papua New Guinea, with related indo-west pacific distribution records and description of five new species. Bulletin of Marine Science. 62:841-886

Eeckhaut I and Lanterbecq D 2005 Myzostomida: A review of the phylogeny and ultrastructure. Hydrobiologia. 535/536:253-275 

Encylopedia of Life, Myzostomida, EOL

Graff LV 1883 Report on the Myzostomida collected by H.M.S Challenger during the years 1873-1876. H.M.S Challenger Reports. 10:1-82

Grygier Mj 2000 Polychaetes and allies: the southern synthesis. CSIRO publishing, Victoria, Australia

Helm C, Bernhart SH, Siederdissen CH, Nickel B and Bleidorn C 2012 Deep sequencing of small RNAs confirms an Annelid affinity of Myzosmida. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 64:198-203

Lanterbecq D, Hempson T, Griffiths C and Eeckhaut I 2009a Myzostoma fuscomaculatum (Myzostomida), a new myzostome species from False Bay, South Africa. Hydrobiologia. 619:145-154

Lanterbecq D, Rouse GW and Eeckhaut 2009b Bodyplan diversification in crinoid-associated myzostpmes (Myzosomida, Protostomia). Invertebrate Biology. 128:283-301

Lanterbecq D, Rouse GW and Eeckhaut 2010 Evidence for cospeciation events in the host symbiont system involving crinoids (Echinodermata) and their obligate associates, the Myzostomids (Myzostomida, Annelida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 54:357-371

Lanterbecq D, Rouse GW, Milinkivitch MC and Eeckhaut I 2006. Molecular phylogenetic analyses indicate multiple independent emergences of parasitism in Myzostomida (Protostomia). Systematic Biology. 55:208-227

Lanterbecq D, Bleidorn C, Michel S and Eeckhaut 2008 Locomotion and fine structure of parapodia in Myzostoma cirriferum (Myzostomida). Zoomorphology. 127:59-68.

Rouse GW 2005 Marine Parisitology:Myzostomida (Myzostomids) CSIRO publishing, Victoria, Australia

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