Auricularia



the bilaterally symmetrical, ciliated larva of a holothurian.
Historical Examples

The presence of two rings instead of one distinguishes the Bipinnaria from the auricularia.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

With a few exceptions the auricularia type of larva is common to the Holothuria.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

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