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Definition of Ectoprocta

Ectoprocta
Ectoprocta Ec`to*proc"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? outside + ? the anus.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Bryozoa in which the anus lies outside the circle of tentacles.
Ectoprocta
Bryozoa Bry`o*zo"a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? moss + ? animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of Molluscoidea, including minute animals which by budding form compound colonies; -- called also Polyzoa. Note: They are often coralike in form and appearance, each small cell containing an individual zooid. Other species grow in delicate, flexible, branched forms, resembling moss, whence the name. Some are found in fresh water, but most are marine. The three principal divisions are Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, and Pterobranchia. See Cyclostoma, Chilostoma, and Phylactolema.

Meaning of Ectoprocta from wikipedia

- Bryozoa (also known as the Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals) are a phylum of simple, aquatic invertebrate animals, nearly all living in...
- "Spiralian Phylogenomics Supports the Resurrection of Bryozoa Comprising Ectoprocta and Entoprocta". Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24 (12): 2723–2729....
- connected by tissue (e.g. corals, Catenulida, Siphonophorae, Pyrosome or Ectoprocta) or share a common exoskeleton (e.g. Bryozoa or Pterobranchia). The colonial...
- "Spiralian Phylogenomics Supports the Resurrection of Bryozoa Comprising Ectoprocta and Entoprocta". Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24 (12): 2723–2729....
- mouth and **** lie inside the "crown". The superficially similar Bryozoa (Ectoprocta) have the **** outside a "crown" of hollow tentacles. Most families of...
- polytroch Nematoda Dauer larva, microfilaria Sipuncula pelagosphera larva Ectoprocta cyphonautes, vesiculariform larvae Nematomorpha nematomorphan larva Phoronids...
- The Kryptotrochozoa (incl. Entoprocta + Ectoprocta) are a proposed Lophotrochozoa clade. It consists of the Nemertea and Lophophorata. It is controversial...
-   Entoprocta     Ectoprocta (Bryozoa)  ...
- Priapulida Annelida Onychophora Tardigrada Arthropoda Mollusca Phoronida Ectoprocta Brachiopoda Echinodermata Chaetognatha Hemichordata Chordata In some protostomes...
- "Spiralian Phylogenomics Supports the Resurrection of Bryozoa Comprising Ectoprocta and Entoprocta". Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24 (12): 2723–2729....