Eumetazoa

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Eumetazoa
Temporal range: early Ediacaran (perhaps earlier) – Recent
A lancelet.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Butschli, 1910

Eumetazoa is a clade which includes all major animal phyla except sponges.

Subgroups[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  • Borchiellini C. et al. 2001. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14 (1): 171-179.
  • Peterson, Kevin J. et al. 2005. Tempo & mode of early animal evolution: inferences from rocks, Hox, & molecular clocks. Paleobiology 31(2, Supplement): 36-55.