Anthozoa


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Noun1.Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and coralsAnthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
actinozoan, anthozoan - sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
Alcyonaria, order Alcyonaria - corals and sea anemones having eight branches
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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After trematode sequences clearly associated with trematode infections, the most commonly detected metazoan sequences were classified as fish (telostei), Anthozoa (corals), Chelicerata (horseshoe crabs), Hydrozoa, and Schyphozoa (jellyfish).
This dramatic fall of curtains found in Harlequin's new Anthozoa collection beautifully illustrates the potential of curtains - they make this room come alive
N X S X Anthozoa Ptilosarcus gumeyi N X (Sea Pen) S X Metridium farcimen O X X (White Plume Anemone) Mollusca Gastropoda Subclass: N X Opisthobranchia S X X (nudibranch) O X Nassarius mendicus N X X (snail) S O Aplysia spp.
Coelenterata Frey and Leuckart, 1847 Anthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 Stylocoenia taurinensis (Michelin, 1842) Astrocoenia octopartita (Oppenheim, 1901) Ceratotrochus bodellei Barta-Calmus, 1973 Placosmiliopsis bilobatus (d'Achiardi, 1868) Desmophyllum castellolense Alvarez-Perez, 1997
Zoanthids (Class Anthozoa, Subclass Hexacorallia, Order Zoanthidia [colonial anemones]) are common in home aquariums.
Arthropoda had the highest number of taxa (161 taxa; mostly Crustacea), followed by Annelida (122; mostly Polychaeta), Mollusca (114; mostly Bivalvia and Gastropoda), Bryozoa (50), Echinodermata (43), Cnidaria, both Anthozoa and Hydrozoa (27), and other phyla with one to three taxa (Brachiopoda, Cephalorhyncha, Entoprocta, Nemertea, Platyhelminthes, Porifera, Sipuncula).
Planktic planula (self-feeding) larvae, representing the class Anthozoa, are also common (28.
Known by the scientific name of Anthozoa, which translates as "flower animal", Gouthro began exploring the meaning of this duality or hybrid identity in her work.
Fluorescent proteins from nonbioluminescent Anthozoa species.
Reproductive biology of Palythoa caribaeorum and Protopalythoa variabilis (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Zoanthidea) from the southeastern coast of Brazil.
coral Any of numerous chiefly colonial marine polyps of the class Anthozoa.