- found: Henderson's dict. of biol. terms, 1979 (Invertebrata, invertebrates: a general term for all animal groups except the vertebrates, i.e. all animals without a backbone)
- found: Britannica micro. (invertebrate: any animal that lacks a vertebral column. The taxonomic term Invertebrata, formerly used in contrast to Vertebrata (still a valid subphylum name), has no validity in modern classifications.)
- 2003-08-22: new
- 2003-10-06: revised
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