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Holothuries

Holothuries

Description

Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea

Living in marine habitats.

1) Cucumaria, with tube feet and ten branched tentacles.
2) Holothuria (sea cucumber), with dorsal tube feet modified in papillae.
3) Benthodytes, benthic depressed organism: dorsal and ventral sides. Clear bilateral simmetry.
4) Cucumaria incurvata, synonymous of Leptopenctata tergestina.
5 e 5‘) Ypsilothuria, a deep-sea form; oral portion moved near the anal posterior portion, owing to the extraordinary shortening of the dorsal cyclomer.
7) Pelagothuria, an oceanic pelagic species, with long arms connected to the base with a membrane.

Format


image/jpeg (1.03 MB)
wallchart

Subject


• Tavola didattica

Object languages:

French

Sources


• Complesso di Biologia e Biomedicina - esposizione

Rights:

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