Definition of Pennatulacea. Meaning of Pennatulacea. Synonyms of Pennatulacea

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Definition of Pennatulacea

Pennatulacea
Pennatulacea Pen*nat`u*la"ce*a, n. pl. [NL. See Pennatula.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of alcyonoid corals, including the seapens and related kinds. They are able to move about by means of the hollow muscular peduncle, which also serves to support them upright in the mud. See Pennatula, and Illust. under Alcyonaria.

Meaning of Pennatulacea from wikipedia

- Sea pens are colonial marine cnidarians belonging to the order Pennatulacea. There are 14 families within the order; 35 extant genera, and it is estimated...
- fans and sea whips) within three orders: Alcyonacea, Helioporacea, and Pennatulacea. These organisms have an internal skeleton secreted by mesoglea and polyps...
- — soft corals and gorgonians order Helioporacea — blue corals order Pennatulacea — pennatules, sea feathers, sea pens, sea pansies subclass Ceriantharia...
- fans and sea whips; others are similar to the sea pens of related order Pennatulacea. Individual tiny polyps form colonies that are normally erect, flattened...
- (2011-07-29). "The global diversity of sea pens (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Pennatulacea)". PLOS ONE. 6 (7): e22747. Bibcode:2011PLoSO...622747W. doi:10.1371/journal...
-   Alcyonacea     Helioporacea     Pennatulacea  ...
- (1995). "REVISION OF THE GENUS RENILLA LAMARCK, 1816 (OCTOCORALLIA, PENNATULACEA), WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF TWO NEW SPECIES FROM THE SUB-ANTARCTIC REGION"...
- World Register of Marine Species on 2015-12-31 Williams G.C., (1990) The Pennatulacea of southern Africa (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). Annals Of The South African...
- reniformis Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria class: Octocorallia Order: Pennatulacea Family: Renillidae Genus: Renilla Lamarck, 1816...
- 493–498. doi:10.1016/0006-291x(69)90942-5. Williams, Gary C. "Index Pennatulacea Annotated Bibliography and Indexes of the Sea Pens (Coelenterata: Octocorallia)...