Emig, Christian C. Centre d’Océanologie de Marseille, Marseille, France.
Marsden, Joan R. Department of Zoology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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A small phylum of marine animals; in the recent past, they have been grouped with Brachiopoda and Bryozoa into the Lophophorata. The Phoronida phylum or class has no intermediate hierarchical level until the generic level. Two genera, Phoronis and Phoronopsis, are recognized with respectively seven and three well-defined species.
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