Phylum of marine, worm-like, coelomate invertebrate animals, which have pharyngeal gill slits and a body divided into three regions.
The Phylum Hemichordata is a member of the Kingdom Animalia. Here is the complete "parentage" of Hemichordata:
- Domain: Eukaryota Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
The Phylum Hemichordata is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (24): Acanthograptidae · Anisograptidae · Atubaridae · Cephalodiscidae · Corynoididae · Cryptograptidae · Dendrograptidae · Dichograptidae · Dicranograptidae · Diplograptidae · Glossograptidae · Harrimaniidae · Lasiograptidae · Monograptidae · Nemagraptidae · Nephelograptidae · Normalograptidae · Protoglossidae · Ptychoderidae · Retiolitidae · Rhabdinoporidae · Rhabdopleuridae · Saxipendiidae · Spengelidae
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 589 species and subspecies in the Phylum Hemichordata.
Harrimaniidae is a family of acorn worms. A taxonomic revision was undertaken in 2010 and a number of new genera and species found in the Eastern Pacific were described. [more]
Ptychoderidae is a family of acorn worms. [more]
Rhabdopleurida is one of two orders in the class Pterobranchia, which are small, worm-shaped animals. Members belong to the hemichordates. Species in this order are sessile, living in clear water and secrete tubes on the ocean floor. [more]
At least 21 species and subspecies belong to the Family Spengelidae.
More info about the Family Spengelidae may be found here.
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