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mollusc

(Science: marine biology) same as mollusk.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... (specialists in classification) prefer to call them orders, then classes, then phyla…Ancestors of two different phyla, say vertebrates and molluscs, which we see as built upon utterly different ‘fundamental body plans’ were once just two species within a genus. If that is what you mean ...

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by scottie
Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 755853

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... explanation But hold on.. the quotes from Gould and Darwin above.. and the other one from origin of species, you know, that famous one about the molluscs. " Species of different genera and classes have not changed at the same rate, or in the same degree . In the oldest tertiary beds a few ...

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by Geokinkladze
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165376

I just dont understand...

... to chordata Which is highly evolved. So If we take evolutionary classification into consideration Platyhelminthes follows annelid, arthropods, Molluscs, echinodermata and finally chordata! If that is what evolution of animals... How did tapeworm existed till now with out either man or pig! ...

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by rohith003
Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:26 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: I just dont understand...
Replies: 11
Views: 5012

Why do you keep talking about species

... Cushion Stars and relatives Class: Echinoidea Sea Urchins, Heart Urchins and Sand Dollars Class: Holothuroidea Sea Cucumbers Phylum: Mollusca Molluscs Class: Bivalvia Bivalves Class: Cephalopoda Squids, Cuttlefishes, Octopus, Nautilus Class: Gastropoda Snails, Slugs Class: Polyplacophora Chitons ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
Replies: 23
Views: 46964

Why are people so in love with tetrapods?

... zoo and you will see that he/she is very much interested in colorful aquarium/marine fishes as well. Get them to an aquarium containing big marine molluscs or echinoderms, they will also watch those keenly. But, they will never take a glance at any small molluscs like snails or bivalves. Neither ...

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by surajitkoley
Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:09 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are people so in love with tetrapods?
Replies: 4
Views: 7125
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