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Spiny Headed Worms

Acanthocephala

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Acanthocephala (Spiny Headed Worms) is a phylum of animals. There are 1329 species of Spiny Headed Worms, in 151 genera and 26 families. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Spiny Headed Worm Habitats

The environments in which many spiny-headed worms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its spiny-headed worms species checklist.

spiny-headed worms Habitats

The environments in which many spiny-headed worms species are known to live. Select an environment to see its spiny-headed worms species checklist.