lophophore

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lophophore

the ring of ciliated tentacles around the mouth in polyzoans and brachiopods.
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Presence of Phoronis pallida (Schneider, 1862) (Phoronida Lophophorata) on the Atlantic coast of Spain.
For mode of larval nutrition, we compared species with feeding and nonfeeding larvae within the Mollusca, the Echinodermata, and the Lophophorata, and between the Cnidaria and Ctenophora.
Fine structure of the tentacles of Phoronis australis Haswell (Phoronida, Lophophorata).