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Balanoglossus

Balanoglossus

(Science: zoology) a peculiar marine worm. See Enteropneusta, and Tornaria.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Acorn _ tongue.


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Balanoglossus-evlolutionary link?

... (entreropneusta) which is a hemichordate. Hemichordates apparently are an evolutionary link between vertabrates and invertabrates. this acorn worm balanoglossus has gill slits but no notochord? Does a stomochord prove that its an evolutionary link?

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by 123Herpatology
Sun Jul 09, 2006 7:39 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Balanoglossus-evlolutionary link?
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Balanoglossus

I'm wondering where you came up with this question? I just found out Balanoglossus is a deuterostome and I figure it isn't a 'big' phylum, (it isn't mentioned much in zoology handouts that list phylums) the only other phylum I've heard of being deuterostomes ...

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by February Beetle
Tue Feb 28, 2006 4:08 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Balanoglossus
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Balanoglossus

Scientific classification for Balanoglossus: Kingdom: Animalia Subkingdom: Metazoa Superphylum: Deuterostomia Phylum: Hemichordata Class: Enteropneusta Family: Ptychoderidae --------------- Scientific classification of Homo sapiens: Kingdom: ...

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by Poison
Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:06 am
 
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Topic: Balanoglossus
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Balanoglossus

What's balanoglossus? Whatever it is, if it's a vertebrate, then yes it is in the same phylum as humans.

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by alextemplet
Sat Feb 25, 2006 3:27 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Balanoglossus

Can it be place in a different Phylum than humans?

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by magic315
Fri Feb 24, 2006 4:50 pm
 
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Topic: Balanoglossus
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