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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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Porifera, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata of the Mollusca; Clitellata of the Annelida; Bryozoa (Hodgson, 2009).
The presence of a functionally tripartite through-gut in Ctenophora has implications for metazoan character trait evolution.
Comparisons of physiological limitations and genomic synteny in populations of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora).
Digenean metacaria (Trematoda, Digenea, Lepocreadiidae) parasitizing "coelenterates" (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa and Ctenophora) from southeastern Brazil.
Baxevanis, "The homeodomain complement of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi suggests that Ctenophora and Porifera diverged prior to the ParaHoxozoa," EvoDevo, vol.
Percent contribution of CA1 and CA2 Average Average proportion individual of taxon weight per per Classification Taxon PFO station station Porifera Porifera 19.0 52.1926 Ctenophora Ctenophora 19.0 0.2471 Polychaeta Polychaeta 13.8 0.1387 0.0804 Mollusca Gastropoda 55.2 2.4551 0.0425 Pleurobranchomorpha 70.7 2.2524 0.0036 Bivalvia 39.7 6.5778 0.0838 Placopecten magellanicus 17.2 0.3847 0.1179 Crustacea Peracarida 29.3 0.4728 0.0140 Caridea 100.0 11.1031 0.0049 Penaeus setiferus 10.3 0.5125 0.0332 Pagurus spp.
Carnivorous gelata, such as species of "true" jellyfish (Cnidaria) and "comb jellies" (Ctenophora) were hunted often.
The three volumes are titled as follows: General Aspects, Microorganisms, Algae, and Fungi (v.1); Porifera, Cridaria, and Ctenophora (v.2); and Protostomes and Deuterostomes (v.3).
In a prior study [16], we used fish stomachs (spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758) to serve as a proxy estimate of relative abundance for Ctenophora in the Northeast U.S.