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am·phi·ox·us ( m f - k s s). n. See lancelet.

Amphioxus is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Amphioxus books and related discussion.

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Amphioxus: a peaceful anchovy fillet to illuminate Chordate
Amphioxus SEQ
Amphioxus molecular biology: insights into vertebrate evolution and
Developmental Gene Expression in Amphioxus: New Insights into
Amphioxus is widely held to be the closest invertebrate relative of the vertebrates and the suggest body part homologies between vertebrates and amphioxus.
Cephalochordates Amphioxus
Cephalochordates. Amphioxus. Page 2.

Suggested News Resources

Xiamen's 1st artificial island may pose threat to rare 'fossil' fish
Xiamen lancelet, also known as Xiamen amphioxus and Wenchang(文昌鱼), is a rare fish under the second class state protection.

Suggested Web Resources

Lancelet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Introduction to the Cephalochordata
The Annotated Amphioxus
Dec 26, 2008 A song, set to the tune of “It's a long way to Tipperary”, that explains in verse the evolutionary development of vertebrates.
amphioxus (cephalochordate group) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
amphioxus (cephalochordate group), any of certain members of the invertebrate subphylum Cephalochordata of the phylum Chordata.
Amphioxus: a peaceful anchovy fillet to illuminate Chordate
Illustrated article on amphioxus, a species which occupies a central place in evolutionary thoughts when considering the origin of vertebrates.

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