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An annelid proprioceptor

Horridge, George Adrian


THE structure of the worm Harmothoe is in most respects typical of errant polychaites; it has well developed parapodia armed with bristles and provided with dorsal and ventral cirri, but on the dorsal side of the worm are scales (elytrai) which most polychaites do not have. Methylene blue preparations reveal the following types of sense organs: (a) numerous small bipolar cells of ventral cirri and of the elytrai; (b) a group of bipolar cell bodies with branched endings in the region where...[Show more]

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Date published: 1962-07-28
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature


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