Supriya Ghosh

Cephalodiscida

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Cephalodiscida
Rank  Order
Class  Pterobranchia
Phylum  Hemichordata
Cephalodiscida
Similar  Cephalodiscus, Rhabdopleurida, Pterobranchia, Rhabdopleura normani, Harrimaniidae

Cephalodiscida is one of two orders in the class Pterobranchia, which are small, worm-shaped animals. Members belong to the hemichordates. Species in this order are sessile, living in clear water and secrete tubes on the ocean floor.

Taxonomy

The order is a small one, with only two known families, each containing a single genus.

Order Cephalodiscida

  • Family Atubaridae
  • Genus Atubaria
  • Species Atubaria heterolopha Sato, 1935
  • Family Cephalodiscidae
  • Genus Cephalodiscus
  • References

    Cephalodiscida Wikipedia


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