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Name - Rugiloricus

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Loricifera (Phylum)


Recent Publications

  • Ultrastructure of the cuticle of Loricifera and demonstration of chitin using gold-labelled wheat germ agglutinin.
  • The first metazoa living in permanently anoxic conditions.
  • First record of Loricifera from the Iberian Peninsula, with the description of Rugiloricus manuelae sp nov., (Loricifera, Pliciloricidae).
  • Systematics of phylum Loricifera: Identification keys of families, genera and species.
  • Loricifera inhabiting spherical agglutinated structures in the abyssal eastern equatorial Pacific nodule fields.

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