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Loricifera


Loricifera is a Phylum within the kingdom Animalia. At least 22 species and subspecies of Loricifera have been described.

Loricifera Kristensen, 1983
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Loricifera Kristensen, 1983

Vernacular Names

  • Arabic: كوسليات
  • Azerbaijani: Lorisiferlər
  • Catalan, Valencian: Loricífer
  • Chinese: 铠甲动物门
  • Czech: Korzetky
  • Dutch: Corsetdiertjes
  • Estonian: Rüüloomad
  • Finnish: Haarniskaiset
  • German: Korsetttierchen
  • Japanese: 胴甲動物
  • Korean: 동갑동물
  • Norwegian: Korsettdyr
  • Polish: Kolczugowce
  • Russian: Лорициферы
  • Serbian: Лорицифера
  • Swedish: Korsettdjur
  • Thai: ลอริซิเฟอรา
  • Turkish: Zırhlı solucanlar

Taxonomy

Higher Taxa

Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
Unikonta
Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
Holozoa
Kingdom Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
Eubilateria Ax, 1987
Protostomia Grobben, 1908
Ecdysozoa A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 - ecdysozoans
Introverta C. Nielsen, 1995
Scalidophora Lemburg, 1995
Phylum Loricifera Kristensen, 1983 - loriciferans

Phylum Loricifera Kristensen, 1983

Distribution


Map showing distribution of observations of Loricifera.

Page Notes

  • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Loricifera
  • Primary Sources: Global Biodiversity Information Facility · the Taxonomicon · The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011 · ZipcodeZoo.com.
  • Last revised: 2015-2-24. Last revision: ZZBot. 3040 bytes.