Definition of Class holothuroidea
1. Noun. Class of echinoderms including the sea cucumbers.
Group relationships: Echinodermata, Phylum Echinodermata
Member holonyms: Holothurian, Sea Cucumber, Family Holothuridae, Holothuridae
Generic synonyms: Class
Literary usage of Class holothuroidea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1905)
"THE HOLOTHUROIDEA Also widely different from the starfishes in the general form of the body are the Holothurians (class Holothuroidea). ..."
2. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoölogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"class holothuroidea VI. Phylum Mollusca 1 (2). With arms provided with cuplike suckers; shell apparently absent, or, if present, spiral and divided into ..."
3. Economic Zoology: An Introductory Text-book in Zoology, with Special by Herbert Osborn (1908)
"class holothuroidea Sea Cucumber. —These differ decidedly from the other groups of the Echinoderms, having a leathery, flexible body wall, and an elongated ..."
4. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"Class HOLOTHUROIDEA. Sea-Cucumbers. Cylindrical or worm-like Echinoderms, elongated in the direction of the main axis, with more or less tendency fi> ..."
5. Outlines of zoology by John Arthur Thomson (1895)
"Class HOLOTHUROIDEA. Sea Cucumbers. The Holothurians do not at first sight suggest the other Echinoderms, for they are like plump worms, and the calcareous ..."
6. Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"38. Schiz an' ter. Sea-otter, viewed from the lower side. 0, Mouth. S, Openings through which are thrust the ambulacra! suckers. class holothuroidea (hol o ..."