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  • Upper margin of the end of the proboscis developed into a distinct finger-like process, much longer than the lower margins, and the whole trunk uniformly tapering and smooth.
  • (ii.) The proboscis (fig.
  • In the living Cephalodiscus a zooid can crawl by means of its proboscis over the gelatinous processes of the outer side of the coenoecium, a position which it can assume owing to the very great extensibility of the stalk, the proximal suctorial end of which remains attached to the inner surface of some part of the coenoecium (Andersson, 1907).
  • The main proboscis-cavity (fig.
  • 2, b.c. l) is unpaired, and opens to the exterior by the two proboscis pores (p.p.).

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