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Well, after all there needs to be more info the animal itself (info from ru) --Member 03:36, 4 December 2005 (UTC)
these guys will become the pedophile's mascot soon...
Seriously, the coolest thing about this phylum is the reproductive cycle... mind boggling to say the least. And kinda gross. Anyway I added something about the reproductive cycle, but from memory. Correct me if I'm wrong, and add the details. -- Миборовский U|T|C|M|E|Chugoku Banzai! 06:12, 1 March 2006 (UTC)
- It's really much better if you supply the reference. If your edit is challenged, and no source is supplied, the edit can be removed. -- Donald Albury (Dalbury)(Talk) 12:34, 1 March 2006 (UTC)
- In the life cycle of cycliophorans asexual and sexual reproduction alternate (Funch & Kristensen 1997). Young sessile feeding individuals multiply asexually, but produce sexual stages when they are older (Obst & Funch 2003). These stages mate and give rise to the so-called chordoid larva, regarded to be the main dispersal stage (Funch 1996). (excerpt from Obst et al., 2005) --Stemonitis 13:25, 1 March 2006 (UTC)
# of Species
How many species are in this genus? --Savant13 14:15, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
- The known species are listed in the taxobox. -- Donald Albury 12:27, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
Should this article be placed in the crustacean category, because of the significance to lobsters ? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Crustaceanguy (talk • contribs) 22:40, 30 January 2007 (UTC).
Should this article be placed in the crustacean category, because of the significance to lobsters ?--Crustaceanguy 22:40, 30 January 2007 (UTC)
- I suppose it could be put in Category:True lobsters, but it's not actually very significant to lobsters. As far as I know, lobsters are hardly affected by the presence of Symbion. --Stemonitis 16:59, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
I see.--Crabby 18:21, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
I found a diagram showing an asexual symbion (personally I don't see why they are regarded as physically unique, they look like your standard polyp) with a male symbion attached to it, but I haven't found detailes images of the male nor any image of the female... N' I can't tell whether the pic I found was public property or illegally binding... But pictures of this creature are a must...Undead Herle King (talk) 09:42, 17 August 2008 (UTC)
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