Tree of Life: Tardigrada

Ivy Livingstone, Tree of Life

This Tree of Life web page features scientific information about Tardigrades, also known as water bears. The page includes the following Tardigrade resources: a diagram showing the external features of a Tardigrade, taxonomic classification, informative text, scientific references, and links to web pages with additional information. The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists from around the world. The project provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their evolutionary history (phylogeny), and characteristics.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, Informal, General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Anhydrous