Cephalochordata


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Cephalochordata

[¦sef·ə·lō‚kȯr′däd·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A subphylum of the Chordata comprising the lancelets, including Branchiostoma.
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A new deep-water Lancelet (Cephalochordata) from off Cape Nomamisaki, SW Japan, with a proposal of the revised system recovering the genus Asymmetron.
Taxonomy and distribution of Australian cephalochordates (Chordata: Cephalochordata).
Population structure of the lancelet Branchiostoma caribaeum (Cephalochordata: Branchiostomidae) in the Baia de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil.
Evolution of the mitochondrial genome in Cephalochordata as inferred from complete nucleotide sequences from two Epigonichthys species.
The karyotope of amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense (Cephalochordata).
Morphology of Hatschek's nephridium in larval and juvenile stages of Branchiostoma virginiae (Cephalochordata).
Fine structure of the mesothelia and extracellular materials in the coelomic fluid of the fin boxes, myocoels and sclerocoels of a lancelet Branchiostoma floridae (Cephalochordata = Acrania).