Classification
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  • Japanese
    • 頭索動物綱
  • Scientific Names
    • Cephalochordata
  • Spanish
    • Anfioxos
  • English
    • Lancelets

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What

Caribbean lancelet Branchiostoma caribaeum

Observer

bholthuis

Date

March 29, 2010 04:41 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Cephalochordata (from Greek: κεφαλή kephalé, "head" and χορδή khordé, "chord") is a chordate subphylum defined by the presence of a notochord that persists throughout life. It is represented in the modern oceans by the lancelets (also known as Amphioxus). Along with its sister phylum Urochordata, Cephalochordata can be classified as belonging to the taxon Protochordata....

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