poorly-known (An animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); the parasite obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host) parasites of marine invertebrates that are among the simplest of multi-cellular organisms.
The Phylum Orthonectida is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Class (1): Orthonectida
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 29 species and subspecies in the Phylum Orthonectida.
Orthonectida () is a small phylum of poorly-known parasites of marine invertebrates that are among the simplest of multi-cellular organisms. Members of this phylum are known as orthonectids. [more]
At least 5 species and subspecies belong to the Class Orthonectida.
More info about the Class Orthonectida may be found here.
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