Milleporina


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Milleporina

[mil·ə·pə′rī·nə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Hydrozoa known as the stinging corals; they resemble true corals because of a calcareous exoskeleton.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A comparison of belt quadrant and species presence absence sampling of stony coral (Scleractinia and Milleporina) and sponges for evaluating species patterning on patch reefs of the central Bahamas.
Descripcion y distribucion geografica de hidrocorales (Cnidaria; Hydrozoa: Milleporina & Stylasterina) de la costa Caribe.
Lista de corales hermatipicos (Anthozoa, Scleractinia, Hydrozoa, Milleporina) a ambos lados del Istmos de Panama.