Conodont affinity and chordate phylogeny

@article{Donoghue2000ConodontAA,
  title={Conodont affinity and chordate phylogeny},
  author={Philip C. J. Donoghue and Peter L. Forey and Richard J. Aldridge},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={75}
}
Current information on the conodonts Clydagnathus windsorensis (Globensky) and Promissum pulchrum Kovács-Endrödy, together with the latest interpretations of conodont hard tissues, are reviewed and it is concluded that sufficient evidence exists to justify interpretation of the conodonts on a chordate model. [] Key Method A new phylogenetic analysis is undertaken, consisting of 17 chordate taxa and 103 morphological, physiological and biochemical characters; conodonts are included as a primary taxon.

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