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  • proper n. A taxonomic phylum within the superphylum Protostomia — the wheel wearers.

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  • n. tiny marine organisms each the size of a period found in great numbers on lobsters' lips; identified tentatively in 1995 as a new phylum or as possible link between Entoprocta and Ectoprocta

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Examples

  • Cycliophora, a single species discovered in 1994 that lives on the bristles surrounding the mouth of the Norway lobster

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