Craniata


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Related to Craniata: Cephalochordata, Vertebrata, acraniata
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Noun1.Craniata - fishesCraniata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
fish family - any of various families of fish
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Chordata, phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Amniota - higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
Agnatha, superclass Agnatha - superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms
Gnathostomata, superclass Gnathostomata - comprising all vertebrates with upper and lower jaws
class Placodermi, Placodermi - extinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws
Chondrichthyes, class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
bird genus - a genus of birds
amphibia, class Amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
reptile family - a family of reptiles
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
class Reptilia, Reptilia - class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
class Mammalia, Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
mammal family - a family of mammals
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Pisces - a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically
class Osteichthyes, Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes