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What is an annelid? Explain. Include its phylum, classifications and some examples.




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Asked by Ma_power, Last updated: Aug 02, 2020

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khanfixi

Khanfixi

Answered Feb 24, 2019

Annelius means"little rings" becoz they have metamerically segmented bodies .They shows bilateral symmetry. They are triplobastic(having three germ layers). They are the first true coelomates having true coelom(body cavity).Annelidsbelongs to "Kingdom Animalia" and "Phlum Annelida".They are classified into 3 main classes that is: 1. Polychaeta 2. Oligochaeta 3. Hirudinea Examples are: 1. Neries. 2. Earthworm (pheretima posthuma). 3. Leech (huridinaria medicinallis).

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jul 09, 2017

Annelids are segmented worms. They are Lophotrochozoans.

class Polychaeta

class Clitellata

subclass Oligochaeta

subclass Hirudinea

examples of Annelids are Earthworms and Leeches

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 19, 2017

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