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CHORDATA (vertebrates)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 2374 images of CHORDATA (vertebrates)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of CHORDATA (vertebrates)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
TUNICATA Lamarck, 1816 (ascidians, sea-squirts, tunicates) Subphylum 11 subtaxa 31 15
VERTEBRATA (vertebrates) Subphylum 274 subtaxa 459 2172

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lever, C., 1977 (Introduced species) The Naturalized Animals of the British Isles

General Works

CHORDATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with CHORDATA:

(living) living is ectoparasitised by larva Phormia regina - a blue bottle or green bottle (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
dead is eaten by larva Cynomya mortuorum - Dead Dog Fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Major van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
dead is eaten by larva Ravinia pernix - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
dead is eaten by larva Sarcophaga carnaria - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
dead is eaten by larva Sarcophaga jacobsoni - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
dead is eaten by Podops inuncta - European Turtlebug, Turtle Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) UK/Ireland Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is ectoparasitised by larva Protophormia terraenovae - a blue bottle or green bottle (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
is parasitised by larva Calliphora - blue bottles (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
bone bone dead is eaten by gymnothecium Illosporium curreyi - an ascomycete (Hypocreales) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
carcass (dried) dried carcass dead is eaten by Trox sabulosus - a hide beetle (Coleoptera: Trogidae) Jessop, L., 1986 [in sandy areas]
carrion carrion dead is eaten by larva Phormia regina - a blue bottle or green bottle (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
corpse corpse accommodates imago Oxyomus sylvestris - a scarab beetle (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae) Jessop, L., 1986
debris, carcass debris of carcass dead is eaten by Trox scaber - a hide beetle (Coleoptera: Trogidae) Jessop, L., 1986
detritus, esp bone, corpse (dry) dry detritus, esp bone of corpse dead is eaten by larva Trox perlatus - a hide beetle (Coleoptera: Trogidae) Jessop, L., 1986
flesh (decomposing) decomposing flesh dead is eaten by larva Lucilia sericata - Sheep Maggot Fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
gut gut is endoparasitised by larva Ravinia pernix - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
gut gut is endoparasitised by larva Sarcophaga carnaria - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
matter (dead) dead matter dead is eaten by larva Calliphora - blue bottles (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
matter (decaying) decaying matter dead is eaten by larva Calliphora - blue bottles (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
matter (decaying) decaying matter animal debris may support larva Protophormia terraenovae - a blue bottle or green bottle (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
matter (rotting) rotting matter animal debris may support larva Lucilia sericata - Sheep Maggot Fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
wound wound is ectoparasitised by larva Lucilia sericata - Sheep Maggot Fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954

Chordata may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)

References

Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998 Microfungi on Miscellaneous Substrates: An Identification Handbook
Jessop, L., 1986 Dung Beetles and Chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae
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