Definition of Phylum Ectoprocta

1. Noun. Coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa.

Exact synonyms: Ectoprocta
Group relationships: Bryozoa, Phylum Bryozoa, Polyzoa
Member holonyms: Ectoproct
Generic synonyms: Phylum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Ectoprocta

phylum Acanthocephala
phylum Annelida
phylum Arthropoda
phylum Aschelminthes
phylum Brachiopoda
phylum Bryozoa
phylum Chaetognatha
phylum Chordata
phylum Cnidaria
phylum Coelenterata
phylum Cryptophyta
phylum Ctenophora
phylum Cycliophora
phylum Echinodermata
phylum Ectoprocta (current term)
phylum Entoprocta
phylum Mollusca
phylum Nematoda
phylum Nemertea
phylum Nemertina
phylum Phoronida
phylum Platyhelminthes
phylum Pogonophora
phylum Porifera
phylum Protozoa
phylum Pyrrophyta
phylum Rotifera
phylum Sipuncula

Literary usage of Phylum Ectoprocta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The phylum Ectoprocta (Bryozoa in part) includes 20000 living and extinct species (7) and ranks as one of the more diverse groups of organisms. ..."

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