Kingdom Animalia

 

  1. Unifying Characteristics
    1. Multicellular
    2. Eukaryotic
    3. Ingestive Heterotrophic
  1. Animalia Classification

A.      Phylum Placozoa: Small, organless marine animals. Trichoplax

B.       Phylum Mesozoa: ciliated, worm like parasites. Trichoplax

C.       Phylum Porifera: Sponges.

D.      Phylum Cnidaria

1.                    Class Hydrozoa. Hydrazoans. Hydra, Obelia, Phiysalia

2.                    Class Scyphozoa. Jellyfishes. Aurelia.

3.                    Class Anthozoa. Sea anemones, corals. Telesto

E.       Phylum Ctenophora.   Comb Jellies. Pleurobrachia.

F.       Phylum Platyhelminthes.   Flatworms

1.                    Class Turbellaria. Triclads (planarians). Polyclads. Dugesia.

2.                    Class Trematoda. Flukes. Schistosoma.

3.                    Class Cestoda. Tapeworms. Taenia.

G.       Phylum nemertia.   Ribbon worms.

H.      Phylum  Nematoda.    Roundworms.  Ascaris, Trichinella.

I.         Phylum Rotifera.  Rotifers.

J.        Phylum  Mollusca.  Mollusks.

1.                    Class Polyplacophora.  Chitons.

2.                    Class Gastropoda.  Snails.

3.                    Class Bivalvia.  Clams, mussels, scallops, cockles, oysters, shipworms

4.                    Class Cephalopoda.   Squids, octopuses, cuttlefish, nautiluses. Loligo.

K.      Phylum Bryozoa.   Bryozoans (moss animals)

L.       Phylum Brachiopoda.  Lampshells.

M.     Phylum Annelida.  Segmented worms.

1.                    Class Polychaeta.  Mostly marine worms.

2.                   Class Oligochaeta.  Mostly freshwater and terrestrial worms, but many marine.  Lumbricus.

3.                    Class Hirudinae.  Leeches.

N.      Phylum Tardigrada.   Water beans.

O.      Phylum Onychophora.  Onychophorans.  Peripatus.

P.       Phylum Arthropoda.

1.                    Subphylum Trilobita.  Trilobites; extinct.

2.                    Subphylum Chelicerata.  Chelicerates.  Horse shoe crabs, spiders, scorpians. Ticks and mites.

3.                    Subphylum Crustacea.  Shrimps, crayfishes, lobsters, crabs, barnacles, copepods, isopods

                       (sowbugs)

4.                    Subphylum Uniramia.

Q.      Phylum Echinodermata.   Echinoderms.

1.                    Class Asteroidea.  Sea stars.

2.                    Class Ophiuroidea.  Brittle stars.

3.                    Class Echinoidea.  Sea urchins, heart urchins, sand dollars.

4.                    Class Holothuroidea.  Sea cucumbers.

5.                    Class Crinoidea.  Feather stars, sea lilies.

6.                    Class Concentricyclooidea. Sea daisies.

R.       Phylum Hemichordata.  Acorn Worms.

S.       Phylum Chordata