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Placozoa


Placozoa is a Phylum within the kingdom Animalia. At least 2 species and subspecies of Placozoa have been described.

Placozoa Grell, 1971
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Placozoa Grell, 1971

Vernacular Names

  • Arabic: صفيحيات
  • Catalan, Valencian: Trichoplax adhaerens
  • Chinese: 丝盘虫
  • Czech: Vločkovci
  • Esperanto: Plakozoo
  • Finnish: Laakkoeläimet
  • German: Trichoplax adhaerens
  • Hungarian: Trichoplax adhaerens
  • Japanese: センモウヒラムシ
  • Korean: 털납작벌레
  • Latvian: Plakozoji
  • Lithuanian: Plokščiagyvis
  • Norwegian: Placozoer
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Trichoplax adhaerens
  • Polish: Płaskowce
  • Russian: Пластинчатые
  • Serbian: Плакозое
  • Slovak: Trichoplax adherens
  • Swedish: Placozoer
  • Thai: พลาโคซัว
  • Ukrainian: Пластинчасті

Taxonomy

Higher Taxa

Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
Unikonta
Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
Holozoa
Kingdom Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
Phylum Placozoa Grell, 1971

Phylum Placozoa Grell, 1971

Distribution


Map showing distribution of observations of Placozoa.

Page Notes

  • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Placozoa
  • 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. 2437 bytes.