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Fauna and Flora of the Bay of Naples: The Cephalopoda - Embryology - Part 1, Vol. II

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

Series: Fauna and Flora of the Bay of Naples Series Volume: 1/2

By: Adolf Naef

461 pages, B/w plates, illus

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116352 | ISBN: 1578081432
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Contents include: The typical course of early embryonic development in the Dibranchiates; The typical course of later embryonic development in the Dibranchiates; The typical course of embryonic development in the Decapods and its Modification; The embryonic development of the Loliginids; and The embryonic development of the Oegospids, Sepiids, Octopods, and Argonautids.


Contents

General aspects and basic concepts; on the law of conservative preliminary states or the so-called "biogenetic fundamental law"; on the basic concepts of molluscan morphology; on the special initial conditions and aims of cephalopod ontogeneses; the typical course of early embryonic development in the dibranchiates; the typical course of later embryonic development in the dibranchiates; the typical course of embryonic development in the decapods and its modification; the embryonic development of the loliginids; the embryonic development of the oegopsids; on the embryonic development of spirula and its closest living and fossil relatives; the embryonic development of the sepiids; the embryonic development of the sepiolids; the embryonic development of the octopods; the embryonic development of the octopodids; the embryonic development of the argonautids; retrospect and summary of the special results; on disturbed and abnormal form creation and its relation to normal development; results of general systematic and methodological nature; technical aspects; literature; atlas with 37 plates; loligo vulgaris; oegopsid x; ommastrephid y; sepia officinalis; sepiola and sepietta; octopus vulgaris; tremoctopus violaceus; argonauta argo; argonauta and ocythoe tuberculata.

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