noun, plural tor·nar·i·as, tor·nar·i·ae [tawr-nair-ee-ee]. /tɔrˈnɛər iˌi/.
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A peculiar little creature, known as Tornaria, was once considered to be the larva of a starfish.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Tornaria (fig. 229) cannot be definitely united either with the Trochosphere or with the Echinoderm larval type.
In addition to this ciliated band the form of the Tornaria is quite characteristic and unlike the adult.
Alimentary diverticula are characteristic of the larv of the Echinodermata and of Tornaria.