phylum Chordata


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Noun1.phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochordphylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
chordate - any animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column
chordate family - any family in the phylum Chordata
chordate genus - any genus in the phylum Chordata
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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The genus Didephis belongs to the phylum Chordata, the order Didelphimorphia and the family Didelphidae.
He belongs to class Mammalia, phylum Chordata, the highest rank in the animal kingdom.
armillaris NR NR X Adult Trypanosyllis NR NR X Adult parvidentata Family Terebellidae NR X X Larva Family Trichobranchidae NR X X Larva Phylum Chordata Subphylum Cephalochordata NR X NR Family Branchiostomidae NR X NR Branchiostoma sp.
"This is called Chamaelonidae from the Animalia kingdom, phylum Chordata and class Reptilia," he said, showing off his mastery of biological terminology.
There are acorn worms and before you start dismissing worms as inferior and primitive then consider that the acorn worms are classified with us humans in the Phylum Chordata -- chordates like us.