What are the major groups of invertebrates and what do they look like?
Scientists divide organisms into different groups (phyla) according to their shared characteristics. Most marine invertebrates fall into one of the six major phyla.
- critical analysis
Students will be able to:
- Students will be able to recognize the major phylogenetic groups of invertebrate animals.
- Students will also be able to work through a dichotomous key to identify the phylum of specific invertebrates.
- Several pictures of various invertebrates within each phylum.
- Dichotomous Key