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Chapter 34

Question 1: What are the four characteristics of the Chordates?

Question 2: List and describe an example of an invertebrate chordate.

Question 3: Define paedogenesis.

Question 4: What characterizes the subphylum Vertebrata?

Question 5: In the evolution of vertebrates, identify the significance of being tetrapod?

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Question 6: Identify the significance of the amniotic egg and the amniote?

Describe how each of the indicated characteristics defined vertebrate evolution.

Question 7:  Characteristic 1

Question 8: Characteristic 2

Question 9: Characteristic 3

Question 10: Characteristic 4

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Question 11: Characteristic 5

Question 12: Characteristic 6

Question 13: Characteristic 7

Question 14: Characteristic 8

Taxa Characteristics Example
Myxini 15 16
Cephalaspidomorphi 17 18
Chondrichthyes 19 20
Actinopterygii 21 22
Actinistia 23 24
Dipnoi 25 26
Amphibia 27 28
Mammalia 29 30
Testudines 31 32
Lepidosauria 33 34
Crocodilia 35 36
Aves 37 38

Question 39: Why do taxonomists dislike the term "reptile?"

      
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