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Definition of the noun alcyonaria

What does alcyonaria mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. corals and sea anemones having eight branches

Phrases with Alcyonaria

  1. order alcyonaria
  2. Eurythoe Alcyonaria
  3. Clavaria Rugosa Alcyonaria

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Google previewA Monograph of the British Fossil Corals (2015)

by H. Milne-Edwards, Jules Haime

or Lophoserinae, families which have various representatives in the Fauna of the Calcaire grossier, and the only Parisian fossil Coral referable to the order of Alcyonaria is a Distichopora; whereas both Pennatulidae and Gorgonidae have ...

Google previewAn Introductory Text-book of Zoology (1871)

The the Use of Junior Classes by Henry Alleyne Nicholson

The best known of the Alcyonaria is the Red Coral of commerce (Corallium rubrutii), which is largely imported for ornamental purposes from the Mediterranean. In this species there is an ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists (1997)

by Keir Brooks Sterling

Reports on Alcyonaria ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Anthozoa iuto two orders— the Alcyonaria and the Zoant haría. The Alcyonaria may be characterised аз Anthozoa, in which each polype is furnished with eight tentacles , not ...

Google previewCAHMBERS'S ENCYCLOPEDIA (1878)

If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Anthozoa into two orders — the Alcyonaria and the Zoantharia. The Alcyonaria may be characterised as Anthozoa in which each polype is furnished with eight tentacles, not ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Authozoa into two orders — the Alcyonaria and the Zoantharia. The Alcyonaria may be characterised as ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

ALCYONARIA Order of the class Anthozoa, phylum Coelentrata. It includes all soft corals having 8 tentacles and 8 mesenteries. ALDOSTERONE A steroid hormone, secreted by the cortex of the adrenal glands, plays an important role in the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Alcyonaria An order of cylindrical polyps found in all marine environments. The largest distribution is in tropical waters where many harbor symbiotic zoochlorellae or zooxanthellae algae, which can add color to them. See coral, Zooxanthellae.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

ALCYONARIA. Soft corals, sea pens, etc.; an order of Coelenterates, class Actinozoa. Have eight tentacles and eight mesenteries; unlike the ordinary corals and the anemones which commonly have many. ALEURONE GRAINS. Granules of ...

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