Immediately below kingdom is the phylum level of classification. At this level, animals are grouped together based on similarities in basic body plan or organization. For instance, species in the phylum Arthropoda have external skeletons as well as...
List of animal phyla is a list of the major groups of animals usually classified as a
phylum. Modern sources have been used: the list is different from that of ...
There are about 30 different phyla of animals. How well do you know them? The
images below show 25 different animal phyla. Move the cursor over a photo to ...
The following phyla of multicellular animals (called metazoans) are usually
included in general biology courses. Remember that the botanical counterpart of
The major subgroups of animals are usually classified as phyla (singular: phylum
). The higher classification of animals is still in flux, and scientists' op...
In biological taxonomy, a phylum (plural phyla) is a taxon in the rank below
kingdom and above class. A Phylum represents the largest scientific grouping of
Phylum. Common Name(s). Number of Species. Porifera, Sponges, 5,000.
Placazoa, placazoans, 1. Cnidaria, Jellyfishes, anemones & corals, 9,000.
Answer key to the animal phylum matching showing lines drawn from animals to
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A phylum is the next category beneath kingdom. Most biology textbooks are
organized by phyla with chapters covering topics such as “reptiles” or “mammals”