Taxon profile


Animalia Linnaeus, 1758

system Opisthokonta

Scientific synonyms


Other names

= multicellural animals

Temporal range:Ediacaran - recent


Functions restricted to taxon Animalia

Important groups

Porifera - sponges, Cnidaria - anemones, corals and jellyfish, Platyhelminthes - flatworms, Nematoda - nematodes, Annelida - annelids, Arthropoda - arthropods, Bryozoa, Brachiopoda - lamp shells, Mollusca - mollusks, Echinodermata - echinoderms, Chordata - chordates
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Turbo tuberculosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Turbo stenogyrus Fischer, 1873
Turbo squamiger L. A. Reeve, 1843
Turbo sparverius J. F. Gmelin, 1791

Related glossary terms


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subregnum Parazoa
subregnum Agnotozoa Moore et al., 1952
subregnum Eumetazoa Butschli, 1910
class Chitinozoa Eisenack, 1931

Animalia incertae sedis

class Palaeoscolecida Conway Morris & Robinson, 1986
class Tentaculita Bouček, 1964
family Dendrogrammatidae Just, Kristensen & Olesen, 2014

Links and literature

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea []
Vyšší hierarchický systém zvířat
"Taxonomic Hierarchy version [3.6]", retrieved: [June, 21, 2004]
[Data retrieved on: 21 August 2004]

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