Balanoglossus


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Balanoglossus

a genus of worm-like, burrowing PROTOCHORDATE.
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Within Ptychoderidae, Ptychodera and Balanoglossus were monophyletic genera (100/1.
Note on the later stages in the development of Balanoglossus kowalevakii [sic] (Agassiz), and on the affinities of the Enteropneusta.
From the family Ptychoderidae, Ritter (1902) mentioned, but did not describe, Balanoglossus occidentalis from San Pedro, California.
In addition to deposit feeding, some evidence of filter feeding in the Enteropneusta has also emerged from the research of Barrington (1940; Glossobalanus mi nutus), Knight-Jones (1953; Saccoglossus horsti), and Burdon-Jones (1962; Balanoglossus gigas).
Taxon Plumatella repens U12649 Bryozoan Terebratalia transversa U12650 Articulate Glottidia pyramidata U12647 Inarticulate Phoronis vancouverensis U12648 Phoronid Rhabdopleura normani U15664 Pterobranch Balanoglossus carnosus D14359 Enteropneust Antedon serrata D14357 Crinoid Asterias amurensis D14358 Seastar Artemia salina X01723 Crustacean Placopecten magellanicus X53899 Bivalve Branchiostoma floridae M97571 Cephalochordate Xenopus laevis X04025 Vertebrate Acanthopleura japonica X70210 Chiton Tenebrio molitor X07801 Insect Anemonia sulcata X53498 Cnidarian Sycon calcaravis D15066 Sponge