NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-19

  • question_answer Peripatus is a connecting link between

    A)  Mollusca and Echinodermata

    B)  Annelida and Arthropoda

    C)  Coelenterata and Porifera

    D)  Ctenophora and Platyhelminthes

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Peripatus is a genus of Onychophora (Velvet worms) It is said to be a living fossil because it has been unchanged for approximately 570 million years Peripatus is a nocturnal carnivore. Peripatus is a connecting link between Annelida and Arthropoda It feeds by trapping its prey (mostly small insects) in a white, sticky fluid it ejects from two antennae near its head. The fluid hardens on contact with the air and then the prey becomes immobilized. Hence, the correct option is [b].


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