What is another word for ectoprocta?

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[ ˈɛktəpɹˌɒktə], [ ˈɛktəpɹˌɒktə], [ ˈɛ_k_t_ə_p_ɹ_ˌɒ_k_t_ə]

Ectoprocta, also known as Bryozoa, is a phylum of aquatic invertebrates with fans or lace-like colonies. Synonyms for Ectoprocta include lace corals, moss animal, and sea mats. They are often found in marine environments, attached to rocks, shells, or seaweed. Bryozoans are filter feeders and have a hard exoskeleton covering their body. Some species are colonial, with each individual sharing a common exoskeleton called a zoecium. The colonies are often intricately patterned with a variety of shapes and colors. These fascinating animals have a unique place in marine ecosystems, contributing to species diversity and serving as indicators of environmental health.

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The ectoprocta, or cone-headed fly, is a bizarre insect found in parts of the world with warm, tropical climates. The ectoprocta is the only known species of cone-headed fly. The ectoprocta is a small, black fly with a cone-like head. The head is covered in short, black hair, and is surrounded by a broad disk of fleshy skin. The ectoprocta has delicate, pointed wings, and a long, slender tail. The ectoprocta is a predator that feeds on other insects.

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