Deuterostome is one of the major groups of the animal kingdom. The majority of deuterostomes are either chordates or echinoderms. Chordates include fish and other vertebrates, while echinoderms include the spiny-skinned ... More »

Humans are deuterostomes. Deuterostomes belong to the even larger bilateria group. The bilateria group of organisms is thus named because the organisms are bilaterally symmetrical with matching left and right sides to th... More »

Many animal kingdom classification charts include the categories of kingdom, phylum, class, order and family, and finish with genus and species. Some charts also show the division between unicellular and multicellular an... More »

There are seven primary groups of invertebrates in the animal kingdom. They are sponges, ctenophores, cnidarians, echinoderms, worms, mollusks and arthropods. More »

Echinoderms and chordates are related in the sense that they both belong to the deuterostome superphylum, exhibiting somewhat similar patterns of early development during the embryonic stage. The differences between the ... More »

The paramecium belongs to Kingdom Protista. The protists are single-celled organisms that have membrane-bound structures called organelles. Many protists live in watery environments. The paramecium moves around water usi... More »

Algae and protozoa are in the same kingdom, Protista, because the initial creation of this kingdom was done on the basis of superficial resemblance, and these eukaryotic and largely single-celled organisms seemed to rese... More »