Definition of Cydippidea
1. Noun. Ctenophores having two long pinnate tentacles.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Tentaculata, Tentaculata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cydippidea
Literary usage of Cydippidea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"In /the Cydippidea the ova are produced on one side of the longitudinal canal ... The development of the Cydippidea is really direct, but there is a stage ..."
2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"Cydippidea, Lesson. Ctenophora of spherical, cylindrical, or compressed form, with two simple oi branched tentacles retractile ..."