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Trichoplax adhaerens
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Subkinrick: Eumetazoa
Clade: ParaHoxozoa
Phylum: Placozoa
Grell, 1971
Teep species
Trichoplax adhaerens


The Placozoa are a basal form o invertebrate.[1] Thay are the simplest in structur o aw non-parasitic multicellular ainimals (Animalia). Thay are generally clessifee'd as a single species, Trichoplax adhaerens, awtho thare is eneuch genetic diversity that it is likely that thare are multiple, morphologically seemilar species.[2][3]

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  1. Placozoa at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. Voigt, O; Collins AG; Pearse VB; Pearse JS; Hadrys H; Ender A (23 November 2004). "Placozoa — no longer a phylum of one" (PDF). Current Biology. 14 (22): R944–5. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2004.10.036. PMID 15556848.
  3. Eitel, Michael; Osigus, Hans-Jürgen; DeSalle, Rob; Schierwater, Bernd (2 Apryle 2013). "Global Diversity of the Placozoa". PLoS ONE. 8 (4): e57131. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057131.