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Cephalodiscida  Fowler, 1892
Taxonomic Serial No.: 993364

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subclass  
  Synonym(s): Cephalodiscida Fowler, 1892
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumHemichordata Bateson, 1885 – hemichordates, hemicordado  
             ClassPterobranchia Lankester, 1877  
                SubclassCephalodiscida Fowler, 1892  
    Direct Children:  
                   Family Atubariidae Benito, 1982  
                   Family Cephalodiscidae Schimkewitsch, 1893  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Maletz, Jörg  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: The classification of the Pterobranchia (Cephalodiscida and Graptolithina)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Geosciences, vol. 89, no. 3   
  Page(s): 477-540   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1214-1119   
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  Reference for: Cephalodiscida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mitchell, Charles E., Michael J. Melchin, Chris B. Cameron, and Jörg Maletz  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic analysis reveals that Rhabdopleura is an extant graptolite   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Lethaia, vol. 46, no. 1   
  Page(s): 34-56   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1502-3931   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.2012.00319.x   
  Reference for: Cephalodiscida   

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  Comment: The group Cephalodiscida has been variously considered an order or a subclass; currently it is generally considered a subclass (see Mitchell, 2013 and Maletz, 2013), in contrast to subclass Graptolithina  



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