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CNIDARIANS: CHARACTERISTICS AND CLASSIFICATION OF PHYLUM COELENTERATA

In 1887 Leuckart coined the name Coelenterata. This Coelenterata included sponges and Ctenophores. In 1888 Coelenterata is divided into 3 phyla. 1) Spongiaria 2) Cnidaria and 3) Ctenophora.   Therefore, Cnidaria is the most suitable name for this phylum. Coelenterata was divided into Cnidaria (for coelenterates proper) and Acnidaria (for…

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