Organisms in different animal phyla – chordata

Organisms in different animal phyla - chordata

Chordates include a range of animals. In order to be a chordata you mmust have a couple things. First they must be deuterstomes, which means they have a mouth and an anus, so 2 holes not one. They must also have a notochord during their embroyological time period, they must have a dorsal nerve cord. They must also have a post anal tail. They must also have pharyngeal slits. Fish have all of these as well as reptiles , amphibians, humans, and birds.

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by | August 28, 2012 · 8:35 pm

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