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Related to Ectoprocta: Brachiopoda, Entoprocta, Phoronida, Bryozoans
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Synonyms for Ectoprocta

coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa

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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 and Entoprocta.
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.