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Platyzoa

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Platyzoa
Phyla: Acanthocephala - Cycliophora - Gastrotricha - Gnathostomulida - Micrognathozoa - Myzostomida - Platyhelminthes - Rotifera

NOTES:

* Prosomastigozoa: Cycliophora - Myzostomida - Syndermata (?Gnathifera)
* Gnathifera: Gnathostomulida - Micrognathozoa - Syndermata
* Syndermata: Acanthocephala - Rotifera

References

* Funch, P.; Sørensen, M.V.; Obst, M. 2005: On the phylogenetic position of Rotifera — have we come any further? Hydrobiologia, 546: 11–28.
* García-Varela, M.; Nadler, S.A. 2006: Phylogenetic relationships among Syndermata inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 40: 61-72.
* Herlyn, H.; Piskurek, O.; Schmitz, J.; Ehlers, U.; Zischler, H. 2003: The syndermatan phylogeny and the evolution of acanthocephalan endoparasitism as inferred from 18S rDNA sequences. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 26: 155-164.
* Witek, A.; Herlyn, H.; Meyer, A.; Boell, L.; Bucher, G.; Hankeln, T. 2008: EST based phylogenomics of Syndermata questions monophyly of Eurotatoria. BMC evolutionary biology, 8: 345. [1]

Vernacular Names
Internationalization
English: platyzoans
Français: Platyzoaires
Magyar: Laposféregszerűek

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