Craniata

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Craniata
Pacific hagfish Myxine.jpg
A Paceefic hagfish, an example o a craniate
Scienteefic classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Craniata
Linnaeus 1758[1]:240
Subphyla

Petromyzontida (lampreys) (disputit)
Myxini (hagfishes)
Vertebrata

Craniata (sometimes Craniota) is a proponed clade o chordate ainimals that contains the Myxini (hagfish), Petromyzontida (includin lampreys), an Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates)[2][3] as livin representatives. As the name suggests, Craniata are ainimals wi a (hard bone or cartilage) skull in Chordata.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Donoghue, Phillip C. J.; Forey, Peter L.; Aldridge, Richard J. (2000). "Conodont affinity and chordate phylogeny". Biological Reviews 75 (2): 191–251. doi:10.1017/S0006323199005472. PMID 10881388. 
  2. Campbell & Reece 2005 p. 676
  3. Cracraft & Donoghue 2004 p. 390