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    • Bryozoans
    • Ectoprocta
    • Ectoprocts
    • Moss animals
    • Polyzoa
    • Sea mat
    • Sea mats
    • Sea moss (Bryozoa)
    • Sea mosses (Bryozoa)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Polyzoa
  • Sources

    • found: Web. 3(bryozoan, pl. Bryozoans: animal of the phylum Bryozoa; sea mat: Bryozoan, esp.: an encrusting bryozoan (as of the genus Flustra))
    • found: ITIS, July 18, 2002(Phylum Ectoprocta - bryozoans, ectoprocts, moss animals)
    • found: Online medical dictionary, Dec. 10, 2007(sea mat <zoology> Any bryozoan of the genus Flustra or allied genera which form frondlike corals)
    • found: WordNet : a lexical database for the English language, via WWW, Dec. 10, 2007((n) bryozoan, polyzoan, sea mat, sea moss, moss animal (sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding))
    • found: ITIS, Jan. 6, 2017(Bryozoa. Rank: phylum. Synonym: Ectoprocta. Superphylum Lophozoa, Infrakingdom Protostomia, Subkingdom Bilateria, Kingdom Animalia)
    • found: NCBI taxonomy browser, Jan. 6, 2017(Bryozoa (bryozoans). Rank: phylum. Synonym: Ectoprocta. Lineage: cellular organisms; superkingdom Eukaryota; [no rank] Opisthokonta; kingdom Metazoa; [no rank] Eumetazoa; [no rank] Bilateria; [no rank] Protostomia; [no rank] Lophotrochozoa)
    • found: Britannica online, Jan. 6, 2017(Moss animal, also called bryozoan, any member of the phylum Bryozoa (also called Polyzoa or Ectoprocta), in which there are about 5,000 extant species. Another 15,000 species are known only from fossils. As with brachiopods and phoronids, bryozoans possess a peculiar ring of ciliated tentacles, called a lophophore, for collecting food particles suspended in the water. The bryozoans are a widely distributed, aquatic, invertebrate group of animals; Bryozoans are separated into three classes: Phylactolaemata (freshwater dwelling); Stenolaemata (marine); and Gymnolaemata (mostly marine))
  • LC Classification

    • QL396-QL399.2
  • Change Notes

    • 2002-07-18: new
    • 2017-04-14: revised
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