Definition of Phylum Rotifera

1. Noun. A phylum including: rotifers.

Exact synonyms: Rotifera
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Rotifer
Generic synonyms: Phylum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Rotifera

phylum Ctenophora
phylum Cycliophora
phylum Echinodermata
phylum Ectoprocta
phylum Entoprocta
phylum Mollusca
phylum Nematoda
phylum Nemertea
phylum Nemertina
phylum Phoronida
phylum Platyhelminthes
phylum Pogonophora
phylum Porifera
phylum Protozoa
phylum Pyrrophyta
phylum Rotifera (current term)
phylum Sipuncula
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Literary usage of Phylum Rotifera

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1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... CHAPTER XXIL phylum Rotifera. THE Rotifera are minute animals mostly confined to fresh water, a few only being found in the sea. ..."

2. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"... to the small phylum Rotifera, of uncertain position in the animal series. Sometimes called a wheel-animalcule from the appearance of rotation given by a ..."

3. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"phylum Rotifera On account of the ciliated discs at the anterior end, rotifers (Fig. 79), were called "wheel-animalcules" by the zoologists who first ..."

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