Synallactidae

Synallactidae

[‚sin·ə′lak·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of echinoderms of the order Aspidochirotida comprising mainly deep-sea forms which lack tentacle ampullae.
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Silchenko, New triterpene glycosides from 8 specias of holothurians from families Holothuriidae, Stichopodidae, Synallactidae and Cucumariidae [Ph.D.
Pairing behaviour, reproduction and diet in the deep-sea holothurian genus Paroriza (Holothuroidea: Synallactidae).
The family Synallactidae comprises 143 species (42% of the order Aspidochirotida; Smiley, 1994), which are found at bathyal depths.