Pectinatella magnifica (Leidy, 1851)

Magnificent Bryozoan

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Bryozoa

Class: Phylactolaemata

Order: Plumatellida

Family: Pectinatellidae

Genus: Pectinatella

Species: Pectinatella magnifica

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

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