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Term information

has related synonym

gill bar

branchial bar



present in taxon

taxon notes

Haikouella possessed a small number of pharyngeal bars that may have been composed of mucocartilage, as in modern lampreys (Holland and Chen, 2001). the pharyngeal bars of Haikouella were probably derived from neural crest, as were the sensory components of the cranial nerves that innervated its pharyngeal muscles[]