Definitions for "Invertebrates"
Keywords:  snails, backbone, worm, crabs, crayfish
Any organism that does not have a skull, vertebral column and well developed brain. Examples of such an animal would be the rag worm Nereis diversicolor. Commonly found in large numbers buried in the mud and sands of our coasts and estuaries.
Animals that lack a backbone, including molluscs, (eg. clams), crustaceans (eg. crabs), insects, and worms.
Organisms which lack a spinal column.
Keywords:  collection, related, terms
a collection of nearly 900 terms related to invertebrates.