The stomatogastric system of Arenicola marina L. is in the form of a plexus of nerve-bundles connecting the supra-oesophageal ganglia and the circum-oesophageal commissures with a ring ganglion situated in the gut wall at the anterior limit of the oesophagus; the plexus continues down the length of the oesophagus. Numerous sense cells occur in the epithelium of the proboscis and oesophagus. The anatomy of the stomatogastric system is essentially the same in A. ecaudata Johnston and in A. claparedatii Levinsen.
JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 September 1953
The Stomatogastric Nervous System of Arenicola
Department of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University College, London
Online Issn: 1477-9137
Print Issn: 0021-9533
Copyright © 1953 by the Company of Biologists Ltd.
J Cell Sci (1953) s3-94 (27): 293–302.
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MARY WHITEAR; The Stomatogastric Nervous System of Arenicola. J Cell Sci 1 September 1953; s3-94 (27): 293–302. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.s3-94.27.293
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