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Gnathifera (clade)

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Similar  Limnognathia, Gnathostomulid, Scalidophora, Symbion, Nematoida

Gnathifera is an assemblage of phyla of platyzoans comprising the rotifers (Bdelloidea, Monogononta, Seisonidae), acanthocephalans, and gnathostomulids. Also included is the Micrognathozoa, and tentatively the Cycliophora.

"Acanthognatha" is a similar grouping, with the addition of the gastrotrichs.

Possible relationships are as in the cladogram:

References

Gnathifera (clade) Wikipedia


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