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HOMOLOGOUS
HEMICHORDATES
VERTEBRATES
UROCHORDATES
CEPHALOCHORDATES
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Homologous

  1. The craniate sister taxon, cephalochordates, has rostral portions of the neuraxis that are homologous to some of the major divisions of craniate brains. (Web site)

Hemichordates

  1. Alternate hypotheses that unite Haikouella with hemichordates or cephalochordates, or consider it a basal deuterostome, received little or no support.

Vertebrates

  1. Cephalochordates (specifically the small marine animals called amphioxus) have been generally considered the closest extant invertebrates to vertebrates. (Web site)
  2. The homologous pharyngeal gills of hemichordates, cephalochordates, and vertebrates are supported by collagenous cartilage skeletons. (Web site)

Urochordates

  1. Chordata: the vertebrate animals, as well as cephalochordates and urochordates, and characterized by possession of a notochord. (Web site)

Cephalochordates

  1. The chordates can further be subdivided into urochordates (=tunicates), cephalochordates and vertebrates (Fig. (Web site)
  2. Delsuc F, Brinkmann H, Chourrout D, Philippe H. Tunicates and not cephalochordates are the closest living relatives of vertebrates.
  3. Cephalochordates have a notochord and a nerve cord (but no brain or specialist sensory organs) and a very simple circulatory system. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Tunicates
  2. Urochordates
  3. Closest Living Relatives
  4. Nature > Life > Animals > Vertebrates
  5. Hemichordates
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