Craniata


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Craniata

[‚krā·nē′ād·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A major subdivision of the phylum Chordata comprising the vertebrates, from cyclostomes to mammals, distinguished by a cranium.
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796.8 0.0 Oetopoda Phylum Chordata Class Appendi- cularia Order Oikopleuridae Oikopleura 4249.4 992.5 Copelata dioica Fol Subphylum Craniata Superclass Gnathos- tomata Class Actinop- terygii Clupei Clupeidae Harengu/a 10.6 2.3 formes thrissina (Jordan & Gilbert) Stomii- Phosichthyidae Vinciguerria 0.0 2.3 formes lucetia (Garman) Clupeidae Opisthonema 0.0 0.0 sp.