Definition of Zoophyta. Meaning of Zoophyta. Synonyms of Zoophyta

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Definition of Zoophyta

Zoophyta
Zoophyta o*["o]ph"y*ta, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. zw^,on an animal + fyto`n a plant.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zo["o]logists. It included the c[oe]lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc. Note: Sometimes the name is restricted to the C[oe]lentera, or to the Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoophyta from wikipedia

- In 1758, in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, the Swedish scientist and taxonomist Carl Linnaeus described the class "Vermes" as: Animals of slow motion...
- (organ pipe corals), Millepora (fire corals), Madrepora (stone corals) Zoophyta: Isis (soft corals), Gorgonia (sea fans), Alcyonium (tunicates), Tubularia...
- who classified most kinds of sessile animals as belonging to the order Zoophyta in the class Vermes, mistakenly identified the genus Spongia as plants...
- nature (tertia natura)". Petrus Gyllius copied Pliny, introducing the term zoophyta for this third group in his 1535 book On the French and Latin Names of...
- nautiluses, snails and serpulid worms Lithophyta, including various corals Zoophyta, including bryozoans, coralline algae, Hydra, sea pens, tapeworms, and...
- quadrupeda, amphibia, pisces, insecta, vermes, mollusca, testacea, et zoophyta. Lugduni Batavorum :Apud Theodorum Haak et Socium et Samuelem et Johannem...
- variolosus is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Gaertner, J. (1774) Zoophyta, quaedam minuta. In: Pallas, P.S., Specilegia Zoologia fasc. 10: 24-41...
- 10th edition. Sponges were included in the 12th edition, in the class "Zoophyta", having been omitted from previous editions. The 12th edition also included...
- quadrupeda, amphibia, pisces, insecta, vermes, mollusca, testacea, et zoophyta, 1781. "Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore...
- and most elegant subjects in the orders of the Testacea, Lithophyta, and Zoophyta Animalia, accurately drawn from nature. With explanations in English and...