Gnathostomata

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Gnathostomata

the vertebrates that possess true jaws, i.e. all true fish (not lampreys and hagfish), amphibia, reptiles, birds and mammals.
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Among other things it contains placoderms, an extinct group that includes some of the earliest jawed fish.
Jawed fish went on to spawn almost all the evolutionary branches of fish known today and every species of land animal with a backbone, including people.
Palaeontologists from Bristol, the Natural History Museum and Curtin University, Australia collaborated with physicists from Switzerland to study the jaws of a primitive jawed fish called Compagopiscis.