Phoronida


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Phoronida

a very small phylum of wormlike coelomate marine animals which live in tubes and have planktonic larvae.
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4 serotonergic (chordoid larva only) NEMERTEA 2 - - PLATHELMINTHES 2-8 - (between 0 - - PHORONIDA and 2 lateral nerve cords/giant fibers) ECTOPROCTA 2 - - BRACHIOPODA 2 - - Character (larval) Taxon Nerve ring Apical organ Reference underlying ciliated larval swimming organ ANNELIDA + + (simple) Voronezhskaya et ai.
The Phoronida comprises at least 10 recognized species and a larval form known as the actinotroch (Emig, 1974, 1982).
The method of feeding of lophophorates (Bryozoa, Phoronida, Brachiopoda).