Here is a list of important phylum:

Phylum CharactersExamples
Protozoa Single celled animalsUnicellular Animals like Amoeba, Paramoecium, Monogystis and Malaria parasite
Porifera Pore bearerssponges
Cnidaria Hydra, Jelly-Fishes, Sea-Anemones and Corals
Coelenterata Common body cavity and digestive cavity
Platyhelminthes Flatwormsflatworms, tapeworms, flukes
Nematoda Thread-like worms roundworms
Annelida Metamerically segmented animalearthworms, leeches, marine worms
Arthropoda Having jointed legsinsects, crustaceans, Prawns, Crabs, Cockroaches, Centipedes, Millipedes, Scorpions, and Spiders.
Mollusca Soft bodied snails, clams, squids, Cuttle-fishes and Octopus
Echinodermata Spiny skinnedsea stars, sea urchins, sand dollars, sea cucumbers
Chordata Having notochord Balanoglossus, Ascidians, Amphioxus and Vertebrates.

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