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Given below are two groups of organisms belonging to kingdom Animalia.

(a) Octopus, Pila (b) Prawn, Scorpion.

  1. Write the names of the phylum to which they belong.
  2. State any one characteristic peculiar to these groups.

Asked by Topperlearning User 30th September 2016, 2:12 PM
Answered by Expert
  1. Octopus and Pila belong to Phylum Mollusca.

Prawn and Scorpion belong to Phylum Arthropoda.

  1. The body of arthropods is covered by chitinous exoskeleton whereas the body of molluscs is covered by a calcareous shell.
Answered by Expert 30th September 2016, 4:12 PM
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