phylum Ectoprocta


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Noun1.phylum Ectoprocta - coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa
Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
ectoproct - sessile mossy aquatic animal having the anus of the polyp outside the crown of tentacles
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Phylum Ectoprocta, Order Cheilostomata: microprobe analysis of calcium, magnesium, strontium and phosphorus in skeletons.
Twelve of them are in the Phylum Ectoprocta and follow the classification scheme outlined by Wood (2001), while a single species, Urnatella gracilis, is in the Phylum Entoprocta.