Gnathifera (clade)

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Gnathifera is an assemblage of phyla of metazoans comprising the rotifers, acanthocephalans, and gnathostomulids[1]

"Acanthognatha" is a similar grouping, with the addition of the gastrotrichs.[2]


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  2. ^ Cavalier-Smith T (August 1998). "A revised six-kingdom system of life". Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 73 (3): 203–66. doi:10.1111/j.1469-185X.1998.tb00030.x. PMID 9809012.