Accepted name: Chordata Haeckel, 1874
Common name: Chordates
Georgian name: ქორდიანები
Taxonomic rank: Phylum
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
There are 57,739 vertebrate species (and slightly more altogether Chordates) described worldwide (IUCN summary tables). Terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of Georgia have 618 species of Vertebrates (more than 1% of the species found worldwide). Many of these species are endemics.
[http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Chordata]. .Chordata. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 17 October 2021