Cnidaria

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Cnidaria
Sea nettles.jpg
Pacific sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Scienteefic clessification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kinrick: Animalia
Subkinrick: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Hatschek, 1888
Subphyla[3] an Classes

Cnidaria (/nˈdɛəriə/[4]) is a phylum containin ower 10,000[5] species o ainimals foond exclusively in aquatic an maistly marine environments.

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  1. Classes in Medusozoa based on "The Taxonomicon – Taxon: Subphylum Medusozoa". Universal Taxonomic Services. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  2. Collins, A.G. (2002). "Phylogeny of Medusozoa and the Evolution of Cnidarian Life Cycles" (PDF). Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 15 (3): 418–432. doi:10.1046/j.1420-9101.2002.00403.x. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 
  3. Subphyla Anthozoa and Medusozoa based on "The Taxonomicon – Taxon: Phylum Cnidaria". Universal Taxonomic Services. Retrieved 2007-07-10. 
  4. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. Cnidaria. Retrieved May 15, 2013.
  5. Zhang, Z.-Q. (2011). "Animal biodiversity: An introduction to higher-level classification and taxonomic richness" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3148: 7–12.