Chapter 5. Kingdom Animalia

  1. Dr R. S. K. Barnes

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch5

The Diversity of Living Organisms

The Diversity of Living Organisms

How to Cite

Barnes, R. S. K. (ed) (2009) Kingdom Animalia, in The Diversity of Living Organisms, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Zoology & St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632049172

Online ISBN: 9781444313383

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Keywords:

  • Kingdom Animalia;
  • Superphylum Parazoa - sponges;
  • Porifera - cellular sponges;
  • Class Demospongiae;
  • Phylum symplasma;
  • Phagocytellozoa - single known phylum and single known species;
  • Cnidarians - diverse group of 10000 aquatic species;
  • basic cnidarian life cycle;
  • hemichordates - relatively small, benthic marine deuterostomes;
  • echinoderms - benthic marine animals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Superphylum Parazoa

  • Superphylum PhagocyteUozoa

  • Superphylum Radiata

  • Superphylum Mesozoa

  • Superphylum Acoelomata

  • Superphylum Aschelminthes

  • Superphylum Panarthropoda

  • Superphylum Eutrochozoa

  • Superphylum Lophophorata

  • Superphylum Deuterostomia