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Animal Evolution: Trichoplax, Trees, and Taxonomic Turmoil

Miller, David J.; Ball, Eldon


The genome sequence of Trichoplax adhaerens, the founding member of the enigmatic animal phylum Placozoa, has revealed that a surprising level of genetic complexity underlies its extremely simple body plan, indicating either that placozoans are secondarily simple or that there is an undiscovered morphologically complex life stage.

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.09.016


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