How is the phylum Annelida named?


Asked by Topperlearning User | 31st May, 2016, 05:59: AM

Expert Answer:

In annelids, the body surface is distinctly marked into ring-like segments. This is a distinct and common feature seen in all animals which belong to this phylum. Hence, it is named as phylum Annelida. In Latin, annulus means little ring.


Answered by  | 31st May, 2016, 07:59: AM