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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A taxonomic clade within the phylum Chordata – animals with skull-like elements.
  2. A taxonomic class within the phylum Brachiopoda.[1]



Further reading[edit]

Chordata (Craniata)
Craniata (Brachiopoda)


  1. ^ Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521