Ctenophora


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Related to Ctenophora: Platyhelminthes
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Noun1.Ctenophora - comb jelliesCtenophora - comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
comb jelly, ctenophore - biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
class Nuda, Nuda - ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe
class Tentaculata, Tentaculata - ctenophores have retractile tentacles
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Between Magellanic and little penguins, 11 species of Ctenophora were also eaten.
Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters.
Recent analyses of the metazoan phylogenetic tree based on genomic sequences of representatives of different phyla place Placozoa as sister to the Eumeta-zoa, and Ctenophora and Porifera as the earliest diverging metazoan phyla (Ryan et al.
Salmon often demonstrated strongly positive or negative selection for specific prey types: copepods were far more abundant in the zooplankton than in the diet, whereas Insecta, Araneae, Cephalapoda, Teleostei, and Ctenophora were more abundant in the diet than in the plankton.