Jawless Craniates: Class Myxini & Class Petromyzontida


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About how many species of Myxini exist today?

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1. What is the main difference between hagfish and lampreys?

2. How do hagfish escape predation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of craniates. You will be quizzed on different groups, such as hagfishes and lampreys.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked questions about:

  • Species of Myxini
  • How hagfish escape predation
  • Characteristics of lampreys
  • Properties of a craniate
  • Differences between hagfish and lampreys

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding hagfish
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly describe a craniate

Additional Learning

The lesson, Jawless Craniates: Class Myxini & Class Petromyzontida, covers the following objectives:

  • Understand primitive surviving craniates
  • Define 'myxo' and connect it to the Myxini species
  • Identify where lampreys live