Example of Ammonotelic, Ureotelic, Uricotelic animals

Accordingly the nitrogenous excretion is grouped into following three categories. Ammonia, Urea and uric acid are the main nitrogenous waste product in different animals.
a) Example of Ammonotelic animals :

Protozoans (Amoeba, Paramecium), Sponges, Cnidarians, Liver fluke, Tapeworm, Nereis, Leech, Earthworm. Prawn, Pila, Bony fishes, Salamanders, Amphibian tadpoles and crocodiles.
b) Example of Ureotelic animals:
Ascaris, Earthworm, cartilaginous fishes (Rays and Sharks), frogs, toads, turtles, alligators, mammals (Humans).

c)Example of Uricotelic animals:
Most insects(Cockroach), most land crustaceans, land snails (Helix), land reptiles(snakes and lizards),  and birds.
*Ascaris, Earthworm (Both are Ammonotelic and Ureotelic)
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Follow by Email

 
2015 ExamplesOf.net | Biology Quizzes - QuizBiology.com Our Partners Biology Exams 4 U, Major Differences, MCQ Biology