Definition of Platyctenea

1. Noun. An order of Tentaculata.

Exact synonyms: Order Platyctenea
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Tentaculata, Tentaculata
Member holonyms: Platyctenean



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platyctenea

Platonist
Platonistic
Platonists
Platt National Park
Plattdeutsch
Platte
Platte River
Platte River penstemon
Plattensee
Platycephalidae
Platycerium
Platycerium alcicorne
Platycerium andinum
Platycerium bifurcatum
Platycladus orientalis
Platyctenea
Platyhelminthes
Platylobium
Platylobium formosum
Platymiscium
Platymiscium pinnatum
Platymiscium trinitatis
Platypoecilus
Platypoecilus maculatus
Platyrrhini
Platystemon
Platystemon californicus
Platz
Plaut
Plaut's bacillus

Literary usage of Platyctenea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"Some of the Lobata, the Cestoidea, and the platyctenea are more commonly found in the warmer regions of the world. ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"platyctenea. Ctenophora of creeping habit ; the body flattened in the principal axis so that a dorsal can be distinguished from a ventral surface. ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"Some of the Lobata, the Cestoidea, and the platyctenea are more commonly found in the warmer regions of the world. ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"platyctenea. Ctenophora of creeping habit ; the body flattened in the principal axis so that a dorsal can be distinguished from a ventral surface. ..."

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