Record Details

Scientific Name:
Cephalochordata

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
Rank:
Phylum
Synonym(s):
Cephalochordata
Leptocardia
Acrania
Common Name(s):
cefalocordado [Portuguese]
anfioxo [Portuguese]
cephalochordates [English]
amphioxus [English]
lancelets [English]

Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

Data Quality Indicators

Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
partial
Currency Rating:
2013

Taxonomic Hierarchy

- up to the kingdom

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- down one level

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References

Expert(s):
Other Sources:
document: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy; M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall
References:
Poss, Stuart G., and Herbert T. Boschung 1996-12-01. Israel Journal of Zoology, vol. 42, supplement 1996. Laser Pages Publishing, Ltd.. Jerusalem, Israel. S13-S66. . Published as a seperate from regular journal volumes.

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