Pogonophora


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Noun1.Pogonophora - beard worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
beard worm, pogonophoran - slender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering; lives on the deep ocean bottom
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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V: Smaller Coelomate Groups--Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Pogonophora, Phoronida, Ectoprocta, Brachiopoda, Sipunculida.
The Invertebrates: Smaller Coelomate Groups: Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Pogonophora, Phoronida, Ectoprocta, Brachipoda, Sipunculida, the Coelomate Bilateria.
The genera identified as indicators for the first set of surveys (the same areas separated by PCA) were: Tapirira and Thyrsodium (Anacardiaceae), Guatteria (Annonaceae), Himathanthus (Apocynaceae), Protium (Burseraceae), Licania (Chrysobalanaceae), Vismia (Clusiaceae), Chaetocarpus and Pogonophora (Euphorbiaceae), Eschweilera (Lecythidadaceae), Byrsonima (Malpighiaceae), Miconia (Melastomataceae), Brosimum (Moraceae), Cupania (Sapindaceae) and Psychotria (Rubiaceae), among others (Table 3).
Revision of the species of Ridgeia from northeast Pacific hydrothermal vents, with a redescription of Ridgeia piscesae Jones (Pogonophora: Obturata = Vestimentifera).
And when he and his devoted wife found two new species of pogonophora (long worms) wiggling with enviable contentment in upright tubes of protein and chitin, the news was greeted with approving nods.
Attached to the surface are coiled serpulid worm skeletons, muddy or chitinous tube worm casts (Pogonophora) up to 5 cm long, brittle starfish, and benthic foraminifera.
Phylum 6 Pogonophora (Pogonophorans, Beard Worms, Tube Worms)
Members of the animal phylum Pogonophora, tube worms have neither mouths nor digestive tracts.