Eumetazoa is a Sub-Kingdom under Kingdom Animalia is a clade comprising all major animal groups except sponges, placazoa, and several other obscure or extinct life forms.

Characteristic FeaturesEdit

  • True tissues organized into germ layers
  • The presence of neurons
  • An embryo that goes through a gastrula stage

Further ClassificationEdit

  • Phylum Cnidaria
  • Phylum Platyhelminthes
  • Phylum Nematoda
  • Phylum Annelida
  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Phylum Mollusca
  • Phylum Chordata


  • The other Sub-Kingdom under the Kingdom Animalia is Parazoa.