Tactopoda

group of ecdysozoan animals

Tactopods are members of a proposed clade of ecdysozoans called Tactopoda. Various studies support the tactopods.

Tactopoda
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The tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini
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The blue crab Callinectes sapidus, an arthropod
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: ParaHoxozoa
Clade: Bilateria
Clade: Nephrozoa
(unranked): Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
(unranked): Panarthropoda
(unranked): Tactopoda
Budd, 2001 

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