choanata defined in 1951 yearchoanata - choanata;
choanata - Grouping of vertebrate classes sometimes used in classification. Includes Choanichthyes, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves (birds), and Mammalia. These are more closely related to each other than to the other vertebrate classes. Having axial skeleton in their paired limbs, and nostrils opening into the mouth (choanae) as well as on to face.
near choanata in Knolik
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