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Cephalochordata

Edited by Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Zoology

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199684274
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191764882
Cephalochordata

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A subphylum that contains only Branchiostoma lanceolata (amphioxus, or lancelet), probably the most primitive of living chordates, although some soft-bodied

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Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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