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Chordates

  • Coelomate deuterostome
  • Four main characteristics
    1. Notochord
    2. Pharyngeal clefts
    3. Dorsal hollow nerve chord
    4. Post Anal Tail

2

Phylum

Chordata

  • ​​​​3 Main Groups
    • Urochordates
    • Cephalochordates
    • ​Craniates

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Urochordates

  • Tunicates or sea squirts
  • only larval stages possess the big 4 characterisitcs

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Cephalochordates 

  • Lancelets
  • chevron shaped muscle segments

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LANCELET ANATOMY