frontal shield

From ZooTerms (Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology)
Revision as of 00:34, 14 September 2013 by Andreas Plank (Talk | contribs) (1 revision: import_simple_(-definition))

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
frontal shield: (Bryozoa: Gymnolaemata) In Cheilostomata, the skeletal structure of the frontal or body wall that supports and protects the retracted organs of an autozooid.