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Origin and diversification of the Mollusca
Runnegar, B.; Pojeta Jr., J. (1985). Origin and diversification of the Mollusca, in: Trueman, E.R. et al. (Ed.) The Mollusca, Volume 10. Evolution. pp. 1-57
In: Trueman, E.R.; Clarke, M.R. (Ed.) (1985). The Mollusca, Volume 10. Evolution. Academic Press: Orlando. ISBN 0-12-751410-4. XX, 491 pp., more

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    VLIZ: Mollusca MOL [100218]

    Cambrian; Evolution; Phylogenetics; Mollusca [WoRMS]; Marine; Fresh water

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  • Runnegar, B.
  • Pojeta Jr., J.

    A review is presented of the evidence for the origin and early (Cambrian) history of the mollusca showing how the initial diversification of the phylum occurred. The ultrastructural evolution of the molluscan shell and classification of Cambrian molluscs are also discussed.

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