Department of Biology

Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

Peter Funch

External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus

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External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. / Neves, Ricardo C.; Cunha, Marina R.; Funch, Peter et al.

In: Helgoland Marine Research, Vol. 64, 2010, p. 257-262.

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Neves, RC, Cunha, MR, Funch, P, Wanninger, AWG & Kristensen, RM 2010, 'External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus', Helgoland Marine Research, vol. 64, pp. 257-262.

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Neves, R. C., Cunha, M. R., Funch, P., Wanninger, A. W. G., & Kristensen, R. M. (2010). External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. Helgoland Marine Research, 64, 257-262.

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Neves RC, Cunha MR, Funch P, Wanninger AWG, Kristensen RM. 2010. External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. Helgoland Marine Research. 64:257-262.

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Neves RC, Cunha MR, Funch P, Wanninger AWG, Kristensen RM. External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. Helgoland Marine Research. 2010;64:257-262.

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Neves, Ricardo C. ; Cunha, Marina R. ; Funch, Peter et al. / External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. In: Helgoland Marine Research. 2010 ; Vol. 64. pp. 257-262.

Bibtex

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title = "External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus",
abstract = "Cycliophora is a recently described phylum to which only two species have been assigned so far, Symbionpandora and S. americanus. The cycliophoran life cycle is complex and alternates between asexual and sexual stages.Although not recognized as an entirely independent freeswimming stage when the phylum was first described, thedwarf male has a remarkably complex bodyplan albeit its very small size (approx. 30–40 lm in length). Aiming toincrease the knowledge on the gross morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male, specimens from S. pandora andS. americanus were analyzed by scanning electron microscopy. In both species, anterior and ventral ciliatedfields, as well as paired lateral sensorial organs, were identified, thus confirming previous observations. However,new details are described herein such as the penial pouch that encloses the penis. We compare our findings onboth Symbion species with the data currently available on other metazoan dwarf males.",
keywords = "Ringb{\ae}rere, Sexual reproduction, Life cycle, Scanning electron microscopy, Spiralia, Lophotrochozoa, Cycliophora",
author = "Neves, {Ricardo C.} and Cunha, {Marina R.} and Peter Funch and Wanninger, {Andreas Wilhelm Georg} and Kristensen, {Reinhardt M{\o}bjerg}",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus

AU - Neves, Ricardo C.

AU - Cunha, Marina R.

AU - Funch, Peter

AU - Wanninger, Andreas Wilhelm Georg

AU - Kristensen, Reinhardt Møbjerg

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N2 - Cycliophora is a recently described phylum to which only two species have been assigned so far, Symbionpandora and S. americanus. The cycliophoran life cycle is complex and alternates between asexual and sexual stages.Although not recognized as an entirely independent freeswimming stage when the phylum was first described, thedwarf male has a remarkably complex bodyplan albeit its very small size (approx. 30–40 lm in length). Aiming toincrease the knowledge on the gross morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male, specimens from S. pandora andS. americanus were analyzed by scanning electron microscopy. In both species, anterior and ventral ciliatedfields, as well as paired lateral sensorial organs, were identified, thus confirming previous observations. However,new details are described herein such as the penial pouch that encloses the penis. We compare our findings onboth Symbion species with the data currently available on other metazoan dwarf males.

AB - Cycliophora is a recently described phylum to which only two species have been assigned so far, Symbionpandora and S. americanus. The cycliophoran life cycle is complex and alternates between asexual and sexual stages.Although not recognized as an entirely independent freeswimming stage when the phylum was first described, thedwarf male has a remarkably complex bodyplan albeit its very small size (approx. 30–40 lm in length). Aiming toincrease the knowledge on the gross morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male, specimens from S. pandora andS. americanus were analyzed by scanning electron microscopy. In both species, anterior and ventral ciliatedfields, as well as paired lateral sensorial organs, were identified, thus confirming previous observations. However,new details are described herein such as the penial pouch that encloses the penis. We compare our findings onboth Symbion species with the data currently available on other metazoan dwarf males.

KW - Ringbærere

KW - Sexual reproduction

KW - Life cycle

KW - Scanning electron microscopy

KW - Spiralia

KW - Lophotrochozoa

KW - Cycliophora

M3 - Journal article

VL - 64

SP - 257

EP - 262

JO - Helgoland Marine Research

JF - Helgoland Marine Research

SN - 1438-387X

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