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BS Media in Zoology
Monday, 05 June 2017 09:03

INTRODUCTION TO PHYLUM ECHINODERMATA

Jacob Klein (1734) first used the term Echinodermata for sea urchins. Linnaeus in 1758 placed Asterias, Echinus and Holothuria under Mollusca. Lamarck (1801) included these animals in the order Echinoderm of the Class Radiata. In 1847 Leuckart gave phylum rank to the Echinodermata. The Echinoderms are spiny skinned animals. They…

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