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  • Korean
    • 동갑동물문
  • Scientific Names
    • Loricifera
  • Japanese
    • 胴甲動物門

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Recent observations

No one's observed in Phylum Loricifera.
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Description from Wikipedia

Loricifera (from Latin, lorica, corselet (armour) + ferre, to bear) is a phylum of very small to microscopic marine sediment-dwelling animals with twenty-two described species, in eight genera. Aside from these described species, there are approximately 100 more that have been collected and not yet described. Their size ranges from 100 µm to ca. 1 mm. They are characterised by a protective outer case called a lorica and their habitat, which is in the spaces between marine gravel...

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