Animalia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Animalia: Plantae

An•i•ma•li•a

(ˌæn əˈmeɪ li ə, -ˈmeɪl yə)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
the taxonomic kingdom comprising all animals.
[< New Latin, Latin: pl. of animal]

Animalia

the realm of animals; the animal kingdom.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
animal order - the order of animals
Chordata, phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
Parazoa, subkingdom Parazoa - multicellular organisms having less-specialized cells than in the Metazoa; comprises the single phylum Porifera
coelenterate family - a family of coelenterates
coelenterate genus - a genus of coelenterates
Metazoa, subkingdom Metazoa - multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
ctenophore family - a family of ctenophores
ctenophore genus - a genus of ctenophores
Ctenophora, phylum Ctenophora - comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata
worm family - a family of worms
worm genus - a genus of worms
Acanthocephala, phylum Acanthocephala - phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms
Chaetognatha, phylum Chaetognatha - arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms
phylum Rotifera, Rotifera - a phylum including: rotifers
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
Annelida, phylum Annelida - segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
Phoronida, Phoronidea, phylum Phoronida - small phylum of wormlike marine animals
Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa - marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
Cycliophora, phylum Cycliophora - tiny marine organisms each the size of a period found in great numbers on lobsters' lips; identified tentatively in 1995 as a new phylum or as possible link between Entoprocta and Ectoprocta
Brachiopoda, phylum Brachiopoda - marine invertebrates that resemble mollusks
phylum Sipuncula, Sipuncula - peanut worms
echinoderm family - a family of echinoderms
echinoderm genus - a genus of echinoderms
Echinodermata, phylum Echinodermata - radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers
kingdom - the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
References in classic literature ?
Hi non sunt homines; sunt animalia qui nos habemus--vivisected.
Financial support from Animalia and Nortura is gratefully acknowledged.
Effera nunc pingues mulcent animalia somni: / Et torua instratis flucti-bus unda silet.
The first portion provides an excellent background about the kingdom Animalia, including its distinguishing features, classification system, evolution, adaptations to different habitats, and groups that are of particular conservation concern.
These amazing creatures are members of the Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Class Arachnida.
COMMON NAME: BURMESE SPITTING COBRA CLASSIFICATION EXPLANATION Kingdom: Animalia Cobras are members of the animal kingdom.
Recent research would have shown that the Parva animalia are later than the De anima (Viviana Cessi).
Similarly, he denounces as superstitious protective rituals involving midsummer bonfires, but accepts that cattle may be protected by being scorched with blessed wax tapers from Candlemas ceremonies: `verumptamen cerei et candele benedicte in purificatione beate marie creduntur tutari [MS tutaris] animalia quae perurentur' (fol.
The production of 'wild silk' is noticed by both Aristotle (Historia Animalia V: 19.
Animalia nov sive species novae testudinum et ranarum quas in intinere per Brasilian annas .
Celebrating the launch of Cost Plus World Market's fall 2012 Kingdom Animalia Collection, the specialty retailer is offering the "African Safari" Sweepstakes.
In Cyprus, Animalia Genetics Ltd based in Nicosia's Marki village produces about 1MWh a month.