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Platyhelminthes


Platyhelminthes is a Phylum within the kingdom Animalia. English vernacular for Platyhelminthes is Flatworms. More than 6,755 species and subspecies of Platyhelminthes have been described.

Platyhelminthes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Platyhelminthes

Vernacular Names

  • Dutch: platwormen
  • English: flatworms
  • French: plathelminthes · platodes
  • Portuguese: platelminte

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
Lophotrochozoa K.M. Halanych et al., 1995 - lophotrochozoans
Platyzoa Ax, 1987
Phylum Platyhelminthes Gegenbaur, 1859 - flatworms

Phylum Platyhelminthes

Distribution


Map showing distribution of observations of Platyhelminthes.

Page Notes

  • URL: http://ZipcodeZoo.com/index.php/Platyhelminthes
  • 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. 2663 bytes.