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Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Animals by Classification

Phylum: Echinoderms

(spiny, marine animal, symmetrical shape, no backbone)

Classes:
Sea Urchins & Sand Dollars
Sea Urchins & Sand Dollars
(Echinoidea)
Starfish
Starfish
(Asteroidea)

Phylum: Annelids

(segmented worms, no backbone)

Class:
Earthworms
Earthworms
(Oligochaeta)

Phylum: Cnidaria

(marine animal, symmetrical shape, no backbone)

Classes:
Jellyfish
Jellyfish
(Scyphozoa)
Sea Anemones & Coral
Sea Anemones & Coral
(Anthozoa)

Phylum: Porifera

(spiny, marine animals, symmetrical shape, no backbone)

Class:
Phylum - Porifera (Sponges)
Phylum - Porifera (Sponges)

Phylum: Nematodes

(round worms, no backbones)

Class:
Phylum - Nematoda (Roundworms)
Phylum - Nematoda (Roundworms)

Phylum: Platyhelminthes

(flat worms, no backbone)

Class:
Phylum - Platyhelminthes (Flatworms)
Phylum - Platyhelminthes (Flatworms)