Twelve of them are in the Phylum Ectoprocta
and follow the classification scheme outlined by Wood (2001), while a single species, Urnatella gracilis, is in the Phylum Entoprocta.
Patterns of reproduction in the marine Ectoprocta
of the Isle of Man.
For example, Funch and Kristensen state that the new creature most nearly resembles the phyla Ectoprocta
The Invertebrates: Smaller Coelomate Groups: Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Pogonophora, Phoronida, Ectoprocta
, Brachipoda, Sipunculida, the Coelomate Bilateria.
Cycliophora is a new phylum with affinities to Entoprocta and Ectoprocta
Other phyla represented included Annelida, Cnidara, Porifera, Ectoprocta
and Chordata (Table 1).
As a prominent example, the tentacle-bearing Entoprocta and Ectoprocta
have for decades been considered sister groups and were united in the clade "Bryozoa" within the Spiralia (Nielsen, 1971.