Suctoria

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Suctoria

Etymology[edit]

They were originally thought to feed by suction.

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Suctoria

  1. A taxonomic subclass within the phylum Ciliophoraciliates which become sessile in their developed stage and then lose their redundant cilia. They feed by extracellular digestion..

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