actinotroch
n. [Gr. aktis, ray; trochos, wheel]
(PHORONIDA)
A free-swimming, elongate, ciliated larva of the phylum Phoronida, bearing tentacles attached to a girdle immediately posterior to the preoral lobe.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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