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Onychophora


Onychophora is a Phylum within the kingdom Animalia. English vernacular for Onychophora is Peripatus. More than 189 species and subspecies of Onychophora have been described.

Onychophora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Onychophora

Vernacular Names

  • Arabic: حاملات المخالب
  • Azerbaijani: Onixoforlar
  • Basque: Onikoforo
  • Belarusian: Аніхафоры
  • Bulgarian: Онихофори
  • Catalan, Valencian: Onicòfor
  • Chinese: 有爪动物门
  • Croatian: Crvonošci
  • Czech: Drápkovci
  • Dutch: Fluweelwormen
  • English: peripatus · velvet worms
  • Estonian: Küüsikloomad
  • Finnish: Käsnäjalkaiset
  • Galician: Onicóforo
  • German: Stummelfüßer
  • Hebrew (modern): נושאי ציפורניים
  • Hungarian: Karmos féreglábúak
  • Japanese: 有爪動物
  • Kazakh: Онихофоралар
  • Korean: 유조동물
  • Kyrgyz: Алгачкы кекиректүүлөр
  • Latvian: Onihofori
  • Macedonian: Кадифени црви
  • Malayalam: ഒനിക്കോഫൊറ
  • Navajo, Navaho: Kéłánii bikágí yilzhólígíí
  • Norwegian: Fløyelsdyr
  • Persian (Farsi): کرم‌های مخملی
  • Polish: Pazurnice
  • Russian: Онихофоры
  • Serbian: Баршунасти црви
  • Slovak: Pazúrikavce
  • Swedish: Klomaskar
  • Turkish: Kütük ayaklılar
  • Ukrainian: Первиннотрахейні

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
Superphylum Panarthropoda
Phylum Onychophora Grube, 1853 - onychophorans

Phylum Onychophora

Distribution


Map showing distribution of observations of Onychophora.

Page Notes

  • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Onychophora
  • Primary Sources: Global Biodiversity Information Facility · The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011 · ZipcodeZoo.com.
  • Last revised: 2015-2-24. Last revision: ZZBot. 3351 bytes.