Exemples: all arthropods (insects chelicerata crustaceans and myriapods) and nematoda.
It’s a philogenetic group composed by animals that have a three-layed-cuticle. This cuticle can be shifted as the animal grows in a processes called ecdysis.
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Barnes Robert D. (1982). Invertebrate Zoology. Philadelphia PA: Holt-Saunders International. pp. 877880. ISBN 0-03-056747-5.

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