Animal Phyla

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extollo5
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Animal Phyla
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2010-09-14 20:01:31
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Characteristics of 7 major animal phyla
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  1. Characteristics of
    PORIFERA
    • asymmetrical
    • none or one tissues
    • acoelomate
  2. Example of PORIFERA
    sponge
  3. Example of CNIDARIA
    jellyfish, coral, Hydra
  4. Example of PLATYHELMINTHES
    flatworms, tapeworms
  5. Example of MOLLUSCA
    clams, slugs, octopuses
  6. Example of ANNELDIA
    earthworms, leeches
  7. Example of ARTHROPODA
    insects, spiders
  8. Example of CHORDATA
    mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians
  9. Characteristics of
    CNIDARIA
    • radial symmetry
    • 2 tissue layers
    • acoelomate
  10. characteristics of
    PLATYHELMINTHES
    • bilateral symmetry
    • 3 tissue layers
    • acoelomate
    • protostome
  11. Characteristics of MOLLUSCA
    • bilateral symmetry
    • 3 tissue layers
    • coelomate
    • protostome
  12. Characteristics of ANNELDIA
    • bilateral symmetry
    • 3 tissue layers
    • coelomate
    • protostome
  13. Characteristics of ARTHROPODA
    • bilateral symmetry
    • 3 tissue layers
    • coelomate
    • protostome
  14. Characteristics of CHORDATA
    • bilateral symmetry
    • 3 tissue layers
    • coelomate
    • deuterostome
  15. Other characteristics of ARTHOPODA
    • exoskeleton
    • jointed appendages
    • molting
  16. Other characteristics of MOLLUSCA
    • body plan made up of:
    • mantle, foot, visceral mass
  17. What makes some sponges rigid?
    spicules
  18. What makes some sponges soft?
    spongen
  19. How do sponges obtain food without a mouth or digestive tract?
    filtration

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