auricularia larva

auricularia larva

[ȯ‚rik·yə′lar·ē·ə ′lär·və]
(invertebrate zoology)
A barrel-shaped, food-gathering larval form with a winding ciliated band, common to holothurians and asteroids.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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