Are the vast majority of animals vertabrates or invertabrates?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The vast, vast majority are invertebrates.

    Invertebrates include all the molluscs (clams, snails, octupus, squid), corals, jellyfish, crabs, lobsters, shrimp, spiders, sea stars, sea urchins, sponges, earthworms, roundworms, flatworms, ragworms, leeches, and perhaps most importantly, insects.

    The number of species of beetles alone outweigh all of the vertebrates combined.

  • 1 decade ago

    Most of the world contains invertabrates, mostly insects. since they do live almost anywhere.

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