Oral region homologies in paleozoic crinoids and other plesiomorphic pentaradial echinoderms.

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Thomas W Kammer; Colin D Sumrall; Samuel Zamora; William I Ausich; Bradley Deline;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3823914, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077989
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine

The phylogenetic relationships between major groups of plesiomorphic pentaradial echinoderms, the Paleozoic crinoids, blastozoans, and edrioasteroids, are poorly understood because of a lack of widely recognized homologies. Here, we present newly recognized oral region ... View more
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