Definition of Tetrabranchiata. Meaning of Tetrabranchiata. Synonyms of Tetrabranchiata

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Definition of Tetrabranchiata

Tetrabranchiata
Tetrabranchiata Tet`ra*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL. See Tetra-, and Branchia.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Cephalopoda having four gills. Among living species it includes only the pearly nautilus. Numerous genera and species are found in the fossil state, such as Ammonites, Baculites, Orthoceras, etc.

Meaning of Tetrabranchiata from wikipedia

- subdivision of this cl**** into the two orders of Dibranchiata and Tetrabranchiata (1832). In 1852 Owen named Protichnites – the oldest footprints found...
- Scaphopoda Cl**** Cephalopoda (= Siphonopoda) Subcl**** Nautiloidea (= Tetrabranchiata) Subcl**** Coleoidea (= Dibranchiata) Order Sepioida Order Teuthoida...
- 1886 Distribution : Bermuda, Oceanic Length : 5 mm Notobranchaea tetrabranchiata Bonnevie, 1913 Distribution : Oceanic Length : 16 mm Notobranchaea...
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