Ctenostomatida

Ctenostomatida

[‚ten·ə·stə′mad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Odontostomatida.
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Although the Cyclostomatida and the bulk of the Cheilostomatida probably represent monophyletic groups, or clades, Ctenostomatida is probably a paraphyletic group (Todd, 2000), better referred to as a "grade.
In this study we investigate intraspecific and interspecific competitive encounters among representatives of the bryozoan clades Cyclostomatida, Ctenostomatida, and Cheilostomatida from the intertidal and infralittoral zone of Kodiak Island, Alaska.