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Animal Phyla/Rhombozoa

Illustration of Limnognathia maerski, a lozenge animal.
  • Rhombozoa, also called Dicyemida
  • Name Meaning: Lozenge animal
  • English Common Name: Lozenge animals
  • Major distinguishing characteristics: Single axial cell surrounded by ciliated cells
  • Approximate number of species described: 75

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