Psolidae

Psolidae

[′säl·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of echinoderms in the order Dendrochirotida characterized by a ventral adhesive sucker and a U-shaped gut, with the mouth and anus opening upward on the adoral surface.
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PSOLIDAE Psolus squamatus CHORDATA, ASCIDIACEA PYURIDAE Pyura haustor Pyura miranilis
Development and metamorphosis of two psolid sea cucumbers, Psolus chitonoides and Psolidum bullatum, with a review of reproductive patterns in the family Psolidae (Holothuroidea: Echinodermata).