Definition of Calycozoa. Meaning of Calycozoa. Synonyms of Calycozoa

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Definition of Calycozoa

lucernarida lu`cer*nar"i*da, n. pl. [NL. See Lucernaria.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A division of acalephs, including Lucernaria and allied genera; -- called also Calycozoa. (b) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true lucernarida and the Discophora.
Calycozoa Cal`y*co*zo"a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, cup or calyx a flower + ? animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of acalephs of which Lucernaria is the type. The body is cup-shaped with eight marginal lobes bearing clavate tentacles. An aboral sucker serves for attachment. The interior is divided into four large compartments. See Lucernarida.

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