Ctenostomata


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Ctenostomata

[‚ten·ə′stäm·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of bryozoans in the class Gymnolaemata recognized as inconspicuous, delicate colonies made up of relatively isolated, short, tubular zooecia with chitinous walls.
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Clase Orden Suborden Gymnolamcata Allman, Ctenostomata Allman, Alcyonidiina 1856 1856 Johnston, 1847 Vesicularina Johnston, 1838 Cheilostomata Busk, Inovicellina 1852 Jullien, 1888 Malacostegina Levinsen, 1902 Neocheilostomina D'Hondt, 1985 Familia F.
Synnotum Epistomiidae aegyptiacum X Cryptogenic Gregory, (Audouin, 1826) 1893 Quadricellariidae Nellia oculata X Cryptogenic Gordon, 1984 Busk, 1852 Bryozoa Gymnolaemata Ctenostomata Alcyonidiidae Alcyonidium sp.