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Kingdom:Animalia

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The kingdom Animalia includes multicellular organisms whose cells have a membrane-bounded nucleus. Animals are unable to make food from the sun, and need to eat to obtain nutrients.

Very small worms up to 1 cm long that do not have a gut cavity. Instead, they possess a syncytium (multinucleated cell-l…
Traditionally regarded as consisting only of segmented worms, such as bristleworms, earthworms, and leeches. Phylogeneti…
The phylum Arthropoda comprises animals characterised by their jointed limbs and exoskeleton. The rigid exoskeleton inhi…
The phylum Chordata comprises animals characterised by having, at some time in their life cycle, a notochord, a hollow d…
The phylum Cnidaria is a group of animals that are radially symmetrical with their mouths surrounded by tentacles that b…
The phylum Echinodermata is a group of animals which are radially symmetrical based on a five-fold organisation of skele…
The phylum Mollusca is a group of animals with an unsegmented bilateral body. Many species have a calcareous shell, whic…
Simple, multi-cellular animals without a mouth, stomach, eyes, heart or similarly complex organ systems. Instead, severa…
 
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