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Advances in the Biology of Turbellarians and Related Platyhelminthes : Developments in Hydrobiology - Seth Tyler

Advances in the Biology of Turbellarians and Related Platyhelminthes

Developments in Hydrobiology

By: Seth Tyler (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1986
ISBN: 9789061935421
Number Of Pages: 358

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Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on the Turbellaria held at Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, August 5-10, 1984

Phylogeny.- Comments on a phylogenetic system of the Platyhelminthes.- Is the Turbellaria polyphyletic?.- The major parasitic platyhelminth classes - progressive or regressive evolution?.- Initial morphological diversity as a criterion in deciphering turbellarian phylogeny.- Asexual reproduction and the turbellarian archetype.- Ultrastructure of the frontal organ in Convoluta and Macrostomum spp.: significance for models of the turbellarian archetype.- The phylogenetic significance of sperm morphology in the Platyhelminthes.- Phylogenetic relationships of the Temnocephaloidea (Platyhelminthes).- An ultrastuctural and cytochemical study of the digestive system in Oxyposthia praedator (Turbellaria: Acoela).- Frontal organs in the Acoelomorpha (Turbellaria): ultrastructure and phylogenetic significance.- Nervous System and Sensory Structures.- On the evolution of central nervous systems: implications from polyclad turbellarian neurobiology.- Comparative characterization of the nervous system of the Turbellaria.- Neuropeptides in free-living and parasitic flatworms (Platyhelminthes). An immunocytochemical study.- Aspects of photoreceptor structure and phototactic behavior in Platyhelminthes, with particular reference to the symbiotic turbellarian Paravortex.- Ontogeny.- Embryology of the Turbellaria and its phylogenetic significance.- Experimental evidence for the origins of determinative development in the polyclad turbellarians.- Electron microscopic study of larval eye development in Turbellaria Polycladida.- Reproductive System.- Eggshell formation in polyclads (Turbellaria).- Fine-structural characters in female and male germ cells of Proseriata Otoplanidae (Platyhelminthes).- Ultrastructural features of oogenesis in some marine neoophoran turbellarians.- Ultrastructural investigations on the differentiation of genital hard structures in free-living platy- helminths and their phylogenetic significance.- Ultrastructure of the copulatory stylet and accessory spines in Haplopharynx quadristimulus (Turbellaria)..- Comparative ultrastructure of copulatory organs having a stylet in the Proseriata (Turbellaria).- Development of the reproductive apparatus of the land planarian Rhynchodemus sylvaticus (Turbellaria: Tricladida) and its significance for classification in the genus.- Regeneration.- Cell migration and differentiation during wound healing and regeneration in Microstomum lineare (Turbellaria).- Physiological regeneration of the digestive parenchyma in Convoluta convoluta and Oxyposthia praedator (Turbellaria, Acoela).- Asexual reproduction, regeneration, and somatic embryogenesis in the planarian Dugesia tigrina (Turbellaria).- Positional information and gonadal differentiation in the planarian Dugesia lugubris (Turbellaria).- On the origins of neoblasts in freshwater planarians (Turbellaria).- Ultrastructural observations on gastrodermal regeneration in the planarian Dugesia japonica (Turbellaria).- Protein phosphorylation and the role of Ca2+ in planarian turbellarian regeneration.- Biology of long slender land planarians (Turbellaria) in Tokyo and environs.- Systematics and Cytology.- Karyology of a marine population of Gyratrix hermaphroditus (Turbellaria, Rhabdocoela) and chromosomal evolution in this species complex.- Chromosomal evolution in marine triclads and polyclads (Turbellaria).- Variation in karyotypes of Dugesia japonica japonica (Turbellaria) from Osaka Prefecture, central Japan.- On the karyology of Dugesia gonocephala s.l. (Turbellaria, Tricladida) from Montpellier, France.- Taxonomic studies on marine triclads (Turbellaria, Tricladida, Maricola).- Ecology.- Ontogenetic patterns and phylogenetic trends in freshwater flatworms (Tricladida); constraint or selection?.- Reproductive ecology of Dendrocoelum lacteum (Turbellaria) in a rapid stream in southern Sweden and comparisons with a lake population.- Salinity-temperature tolerance of two closely related triclad species, Dugesia lugubris and D. polychroa (Turbellaria), in relation to their distribution in The Netherlands.- Distribution, abundance, and size of rhabdoids in Dugesia polychroa (Turbellaria: Tricladida).- The importance of turbellarians in the marine meiobenthos: a review.- Symbiotic Relationships.- An overview of surface specializations in the digenetic trematodes.- Occurrence of symbiotic turbellarians in the oyster Crassostrea virginica.- History.- History of the study of Turbellaria in China. Part 1: Ages of Materia Medica and of early expeditions by westerners.- Electron microscopy of turbellarian platyhelminths - a bibliography.- Index to authors.- Index to subjects.

ISBN: 9789061935421
ISBN-10: 9061935423
Series: Developments in Hydrobiology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 358
Published: 1986
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.16
Edition Number: 131
Edition Type: New edition