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  Encyclopedia: Brain
Orders Sepiida Sepiolida Spirulida Teuthida Octopoda Vampyromorphida Nautilida The Cephalopods (head-foot) are the mollusk class Cephalopoda characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a modification of the mollusk foot, a muscular hydrostat, into the form of arms or tentacles.
Families 14 in two suborders, see text The octopus is a cephalopod of the order Octopoda that inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs.
The esophagus (also spelled oesophagus/Å“sophagus), or gullet is the muscular tube in vertebrates through which ingested food passes from the mouth area to the stomach.
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 Mollusk . Animal . Chiton . Snail . Cephalopod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carnivorous snails, such as the Decollate Snail feed on other snails.
Sepiida Sepiolida Spirulida Teuthida Octopoda Vampyromorphida Nautilida The Cephalopods "head-foot" are the mollusc class...
The Pauli effect Pauli Effect was named after his bizarre ability to break experimental equipment simply by being in the vicinity.
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 Long Sunday: The Vampire Squid from Hell is Coming
First move past the incomprehensible strangeness of the monsters - by claiming that Vampyromorphida can have art too, for example - and then return to our world from their position.
Without any biological evidence, of course, I imagine it as a kind of abstract expressionism in motion, maybe like the movies of Stan Brakhage.
What is important for Flusser in the juxtaposition of humans and vampyromorphida is that it's a fleeting painting, traces of which only exist in the memory of those who saw it.
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 DiveNews.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Date: Thursday, June 02, 2005 AD - 04:54 AM Vampyroteuthis infernalis literally translates into the phrase "vampire squid from hell".
It is the only known member of the Order Vampyromorphida, the seventh order in the Class Cephalopoda.
Technical terms aside, the vampire squid appears like a creature that swam out of a scary science fiction movie.
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 Vampyroteuthis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Taxonomically speaking, it hovers between octopus and squid in its own order, the Vampyromorpha.
(Note from JW, the order is now "Vampyromorphida" following Sweeneny and Roper 1998).
The type specimen was taken on the Valdivia expedition in the Atlantic Ocean, and was illustrated by the expedition's artist, a fellow named Rübsamen.
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 Coleoidea -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The ((biology) a taxonomic group ranking above an order and below a class or subclass) superorder (Click link for more info and facts about Decapodiformes) Decapodiformes has arm pair IV modified into long tentacles with suckers generally only on the club-shaped (Click link for more info and facts about distal) distal end.
Superorder Octopodiformes has modifications to arm pair II; it is significantly reduced and used only as a sensory filament in the (Click link for more info and facts about Vampyromorphida) Vampyromorphida, while (Octopuses and paper nautilus) Octopoda species have totally lost that arm pair.
Subclass (Click link for more info and facts about Nautiloidea) Nautiloidea: nautilus
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