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Definition of the noun bryozoa

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  1. marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids

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Google previewTen Million Aliens (2015)

A Journey Through the Entire Animal Kingdom by Simon Barnes

A lot of species form mats on hard surfaces and on seaweeds, and they look a little like moss; Bryozoa means moss animal in Greek. Serious taxonomists tend to prefer Ectoprocta, but the more ancient name has stuck for informal use ...

Google previewThe Character Concept in Evolutionary Biology (2000)

by Günter P. Wagner

Anatomy Bryozoa is a phylum of usually sedentary colonial marine invertebrates. Colony morphologies are diverse, typically encrusting or branching, many of them calcified. In all species, the majority or totality of the colony is composed of ...

Google previewIntroduction to the Biology of Marine Life (2004)

by James L. Sumich, John Francis Morrissey

The Bryozoa is a major animal phylum, with 4000 freshwater and marine species. They are primarily members of shallow-water benthic communities, occupying the same general habitats as entoprocts. The ectoproct mouth is located within ...

Google previewContributions from the Zoölogical Laboratory of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College (1887)

By far the most satisfactory and complete account of the embryology of fresh- water Bryozoa is that of Korotneff, '89. The genera studied were Alcyonella and Cristatella. Since the development takes place inside of an ooecium, the use of the ...

Google previewFishery Management Plan for Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Western Pacific Region (2001)

Environmental Impact Statement

Mana ement Unit ecies: B ozoans General Description of the Taxon The Phylum Bryozoa is a taxonomically problematic group. While authorities have variously regarded them as including (Ehrenberg [1831]) or excluding (Hyman [1959]) the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Bryozoa (syn. Polyzoa or Ectoprocta, bryozoans or moss animals) phylum of the Lophophorata (→lophophore). Though they are not as familiar as other invertebrates, bryozoans constitute one of the most important phyla with some 4000 extant ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Bryozoa (Fig. 11K– M) are small, sessile, colonial, filter-feeding animals. There are more than 65 freshwater species worldwide. Bryozoa of the class Phylactolaemata produce asexual buds called statoblasts. These consist of two ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology

by Kirti Sharma

Bryozoa: Also known as Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals, Bryozoa are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. They include two classes, ectoprocta and endoprocta. Bud: A young undeveloped condensed shoot. It consists ...

Google previewA Geographic Dictionary of Rhode Island (1894)

by Henry Gannett

Bryozoa, Paleozoic. E.O. Ulrich. (Geol. Sur. Illinois, vm, 283-688. 1890.) Descriptions of new species. Bryozoa ...

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