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Major Subgroups of Bryozoa

 

Class: Gymnolaemata

 

Geological Range: Ordovician - Recent

 

Description: Marine, occasionally brackish or freshwater bryozoans. Sometimes calcified. Zooids box shaped or may form short cylinders. Zooids are connected by a furnicular network. Lopophore extended outward from the orifice of the zooid by muscular deformation of part of the zooid body.

 

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Author: Luke Mander
Last updated: 20.11.05
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