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Which of these animals is not metamerically segmented

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Which of these animals is not metamerically segmented?

A. tapeworm

B. earthworm

C. shark

D. crayfish

QUICK ANSWER…

C

DETAILS…  

Metamerically segmented animals are animals whose body is segmented by repetition of organs and tissues at intervals in series along their bodies.

Examples are crayfish, earthworms, millipedes, tapeworms, and so on…

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. A is not the right answer. tapeworms are metamerically segmented.
  2. B is incorrect. earthworms are metamerically segmented.
  3. C is correct. shark is a fish with a regular unsegmented body.
  4. D is incorrect. the lower part of crayfish is segmented.

KEY-POINTS…

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  • Metamerically segmented animals are animals whose body parts are segmented by repeated organs and tissues.

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/ culled from 2019 JAMB-UTME biology past question 40 /

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