What is a chordata?

1 Answer
Mar 1, 2018

A class of organisms much like fish , frogs,reptiles, birds, mammals which have similarities in body plan.


First understand the word: phylum

Think of it as grouping based on similarity an organisms body plan.

So now we have phylum Chordata: Chordata type of body plan during their life cycle.

Features of chordata include: something like a spine, gills as in a fish, a post anal tail,.