Definition of Phoronida
1. Noun. Small phylum of wormlike marine animals.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Phoronid
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phoronida
Literary usage of Phoronida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"CLASS B, phoronida Marine, worm-like, inclosed in a membranous or leathery tube but unable to withdraw the soft parts of body into it; a tentacle-bearing ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... to discover that the author is really talking about the phoronida?. There is probably an explanation for such remarkable errors, but there cannot be a ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"phoronida: Single, stalked animals with body cavity partially divided into three portions. Example, Phoronis. Class 2. Brachiopoda: Single animals with ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"... including Polyzoa, phoronida, and Brachiopoda. The first eleven phyla are treated of in the first volume of the work; the second volume is devoted ..."
5. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"313), and the phoronida (p. 351): it is derived, that is to say, by direct outgrowth from the archenteron. ..."