Calycozoa

Calycozoa

Cal`y*co*zo"a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, cup or calyx a flower + ? animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of acalephs of which Lucernaria is the type. The body is cup-shaped with eight marginal lobes bearing clavate tentacles. An aboral sucker serves for attachment. The interior is divided into four large compartments. See Lucernarida.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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