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What is the generic name of animals belong to Phylum Nematoda?


Which superphylum does Phylum Nematoda belong to? Why?

Superphylum Ecdysozoa; because the animals have a cuticle- a chitin covering for support.

Nematodes are all considered what?


Nematodes are the only ones with what?


Describe nematodes' respiratory mechanism. Why do they use this method?

Diffusion; becuase they have large surface areas

Describe nematodes' circulatory mechanism.


Describe nematodes' nitrogen waste removal mechanism.

By nephridium

Describe nematodes' nervous mechanism.

They have a nerve ring and a double ventral nerve cord

Describe nematodes' muscular mechanism.

They have longitudinal muscles

How do nematodes maintain internal stability?

They do not have internal stability.

How do nematodes reproduce?

Sexually; separate animals have separate sexes

Name 4 examples of nematodes, and describe each.

1. Trichinella sp.- lives inside cyst in pig muscle

2. C. elegans- microscopic

3. Ascaris sp.- very important human intestinal parasite; common in far east (China)

4. Hookworms- burrow in human feet; cause Ground Itch