AFF

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62043
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AFF
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2011-01-25 20:34:03
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AFF vertebrates
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  1. cephalochordata
    lancelets
  2. Urochordata
    tunicates
  3. Myxini
    hagfishes and relatives
  4. Petromycontida
    lampreys
  5. Chrondrichthyes
    sharks, rays, skates, ratfishes
  6. Actinopterygii
    ray-finned fishes
  7. Actinista
    coelacanths
  8. Dipnoi
    lungfishes
  9. Amphibia
    salamanders, frogs, caecilians
  10. Reptilia
    tuataras, lizards, snakes, turtles, crocodilians, birds
  11. Mammalia
    monotremes, marsupials, eutherians
  12. Basal chordates; marine suspension feeders that exhibit four key derived characters from chordates
    cephalochordata
  13. Marine suspension feeders ; larvae display the derived traits of chordates
    urochordates
  14. Jawless marine organisms; have head that includes skull and brain, eyes, and other sensory organs
    myxini
  15. jawless vertebrates; typically feed by attaching to a live fish and ingesting its blood
    petromyzontida
  16. aquatic gnathostomes; have cartilaginous skeleton secondarily evolved from an ancestral mineralized skeleton
    chondricthyses
  17. aquatic gnathostomes; have bony skeleton and maneuverable fins supported by rays
    actinopterygii
  18. ancient lineage of aquatic lobe-fins still surviving in the Indian Ocean
    Actinistia
  19. Freshwater lobe fins with both lungs and gills, sister group of tetrapods
    Dipnoi
  20. Have four limbs descended from modified fins, most have moist skin that functions in gas exchange; many live both in water and on land
    Amphibia
  21. One of two groups of living amniotes; have amniotic eggs and rib cage, which are key adaptations for life on land
    Reptilia
  22. Evolbed from synapsid ancestors; include egg-laying monotremes; pouched marsupials, and eutherians
    mammalia

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