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Gnathostomata

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TranslingualEdit

 
Clypeaster reticulatus (Euechinoidea)
upper side (left) and underside

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γνάθος (gnáthos, jaw) + στόμα (stóma, mouth) + Latin -ata, neutral plural of suffix -atus, equivalent to -ate.

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Gnathostomata

  1. A taxonomic infraphylum within the subphylum Vertebrata – those vertebrates that have jaws.[1]
  2. A taxonomic superorder within the subclass Euechinoidea – some sea urchins, including the sand dollars.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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