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Synonyms for Cephalochordata

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Fine structural study of the cortical reaction and formation of the egg coats in a lancelet (=amphioxus), Branchiostoma floridae (phylum Chordata: subphylum Cephalochordata = Acrania).
As was shown in Figure 1A, amphioxus represents Cephalochordata, the likely sister group of tunicates plus vertebrates within the chordate phylum (Bourlat et al.
In the phylum Chordata, although Hb is nearly universally expressed in members of the subphylum Vertebrata, it has not been identified in any members of the subphyla Urochordata or Cephalochordata.
The phylum Chordata consists of the subphyla Urochordata (tunicates), Cephalochordata (amphioxus), and Vertebrata.