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Taxonomic Serial No.: 914153

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subkingdom  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Porifera Grant, 1836
    Cnidaria Hatschek, 1888
    Ctenophora Eschscholtz, 1829
    Placozoa Grell, 1971
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., Wendy Moore, and Stephen M. Shuster  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: Systematics, Phylogeny, and Classification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 35-54   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1605353753   
  Reference for: Radiata   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: According to Brusca et al. (2016: 41, etc.), Radiata is an older group consisting of all animals with radial symmetry, but is now recognized as polyphyletic, and so is linked as a synonym of the former members (phyla Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Placozoa and Porifera)  



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