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chiton

the common name for any member of the class Polyplacophora (= Loricata) - primitive molluscs which have a creeping foot and a dorsal shell formed of a series of plates (usually 8).
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Species composition and vertical distribution of chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) in a rocky intertidal zone of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
The specimen of Chiton granosus reported here would be the second documented case of hypomerism for the species after the one described by Pena (1977), and overall the third documented case of teratology considering a case of coalescence described by Pena & Castro (1982).
While Dionysos is enveloped in his garment, Amphitrite lifts her himation to reveal her body, which is visibly outlined beneath her diaphanous chiton. As the initiate, Dionysos wears a himation that covers and conceals him both physically and metaphorically.
(The armor has other sensory organs too, such as pores even tinier than the eyes.) But in 2011, a research team showed that the eyes of the West Indian fuzzy chiton (Acanthopleura granulata) were much more remarkable than anyone had realized.
The aim of this paper is to facilitate future research on the chiton fauna of the Sao Tome and Principe Islands by providing the first comprehensive and illustrated revision of living Polyplacophora of this archipelago.
The most recent findings by David Kisailus, an assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, details how the teeth of chiton grow.
De esta manera 13 especies solo aparecieron en la epoca lluviosa (Alpheus sp., Anachis sp., Cerithium maculosum, Chiton sp., Cycloxanthus vittatus, Pseudozonaria robertsi, Engina sp., Engina tabogaensis, Trachypollia lugubris, Pachycheles sp., Pagurus lepidus, Rissoina sp.
"This is a kind of missing link with a worm-like body, bearing a series of shells like those of a chiton or coat-of-mail shell," Yale researcher Derek E.
Another complicating factor in this nascent romance is the presence of Charlotte's three children (Timeo Leloup, Milena Chiton, Timothe Gauron), who can't accept that their daily routine might be upended for something as insignificant as Mom's new lover.