The Beroida, also known as Nuda, have no feeding appendages, but their large pharynx, just inside the large mouth and filling most of the saclike body, bears "macrocilia" at the oral end. These fused bundles of several thousand large cilia are able to "bite" off pieces of prey that are too large to swallow whole – almost always other ctenophores.[28] In front of the field of macrocilia, on the mouth "lips" in some species of Beroe, is a pair of narrow strips of adhesive epithelial cells...

The Beroida, also known as Nuda, have no feeding appendages, but their large pharynx, just inside the large mouth and filling most of the saclike body, bears "macrocilia" at the oral end. These fused bundles of several thousand large cilia are able to "bite" off pieces of prey that are too large to swallow whole – almost always other ctenophores.[28] In front of the field of macrocilia, on the mouth "lips" in some species of Beroe, is a pair of narrow strips of adhesive epithelial cells...

The Flatworms and Tapeworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes)

The Flatworms and Tapeworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes)

Comb Jellyfish - ctenophora they can generate lost parts

Comb Jellyfish - ctenophora they can generate lost parts

The Sea Gooseberry (Pleurobrachia pileus) is a Comb Jelly, Phylum Ctenophora.

The Sea Gooseberry (Pleurobrachia pileus) is a Comb Jelly, Phylum Ctenophora.

Phylum Platyhelminthes : General Characters and more

Phylum Platyhelminthes : General Characters

Phylum Platyhelminthes : General Characters and more

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