auricularia larva


auricularia larva
(ECHINODERMATA: Holothuroidea)
A free-swimming bilaterally symmetrical larva characterized by the main ciliated band being increased in length due to sinuosity; see dipleurula.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Auricularia — Au*ric u*la ri*a, n. pl. [Neut. pl., fr. LL. auricularis.] (Zo[ o]l.) A kind of holothurian larva, with soft, blunt appendages. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • auricularia — /aw rik yeuh lair ee euh/, n., pl. auriculariae / lair ee ee /, auricularias. the bilaterally symmetrical, ciliated larva of a holothurian. [ < NL; see AURICLE, ARIA] * * * …   Universalium

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  • doliolaria larva — (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) A free swimming bilaterally symmetrical larva of the crinoids and a post auricularia holothurian larva; characterized by possessing a large apical tuft and several (4 or 5) ciliated bands around the body; dipluerula;… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Dipleurula — Diagrammatic reconstruction of Dipleurula from Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911. The creature is represented crawling on the sea floor, but it may equally well have been a floating animal. The ciliated bands are not drawn. Dipleurula is a… …   Wikipedia

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