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Free Content Biological Investigations of the Deep Sea. 16. Observations on the Anatomy of Perotrochus

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The gross anatomy of two new species of pleurotomariid gastropods from the Western Atlantic, Perotrochus midas and P. lucaya, is described and the external features, the stomach, and the buccal cavity of P. midas, are figured. Reference is made to resemblances and differences between these species and those previously described, and with trochid organization.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 1966

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