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Anthozoa. Polyactinia. Astroides calycularis

Anthozoa. Polyactinia. Astroides calycularis

Description

Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Marine Cnidaria with polyps. Polypoid forms with calcareous (aragonite) skeleton, which is secreted by the ectodermic epithelium of the lower half of the polyp column; thus, both in the solitary polyps and in the colonial ones, polyps are partially included in a calcareous cup.

Format


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wallchart

Subject


• Tavola didattica

Object languages:

Latin

Sources


• Cassettiera A - 1

Rights:

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