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Anthozoa. Octactinia

Anthozoa. Octactinia

Description

Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Corallium rubrum colony with a firm internal axial skeleton composed of limy spicules, fused spicules, or a horny protein, often in combination; white polyps with eight pinnate (featherlike) tentacles and eight mesenterial septa; gastrovascular cavities of the polyps communicate through a system of gastrodermal tubes called solenia.

Format


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wallchart

Subject


• Tavola didattica

Object languages:

Latin

Sources


• Complesso Didattico di Biologia e Biomedicina – esposizione

Rights:

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