Definition of Phylum coelenterata

1. Noun. Hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Coelenterata

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
phylum Entoprocta
phylum Mollusca
phylum Nematoda
phylum Nemertea
phylum Nemertina
phylum Phoronida
phylum Platyhelminthes
phylum Pogonophora
phylum Porifera

Literary usage of Phylum coelenterata

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

1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... CHAPTER IIL phylum coelenterata. IT is difficult to say what idea the originator of the name Coelenterata meant to convey. Most animals have hollow ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1900)
"CHAPTER XV ON CLASSIFICATION HYDRA and Obelia both belong to the same class, Hydro- medusa, of the phylum Coelenterata. A coelenterate animal is radially ..."

3. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"phylum coelenterata.—I would give three weeks to the group, which is a large one of considerable zoological and geological importance. ..."

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