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Carcharhiniformes 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 551500

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Scyliorhinoidei
 
    Carchariniformes
 
  Common Name(s): ground sharks [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassChondrichthyes   
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Family Carcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann, 1896 – mangeurs d'hommes, tiburones gambuso, requiem sharks 
                                  Family Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1879 – weasel sharks 
                                  Family Leptochariidae Gray, 1851 – barbeled houndsharks, barbeled hound sharks 
                                  Family Proscylliidae Fowler, 1941 – finback catsharks 
                                  Family Pseudotriakidae Gill, 1893 – false cat sharks, musolones, requins à longue dorsale 
                                  Family Scyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 – roussettes, pejegatos, cat sharks, catsharks 
                                  Family Sphyrnidae Gill, 1872 – requins-marteaux, tiburones martillo, bonnethead sharks, hammerhead sharks, scoophead sharks 
                                  Family Triakidae Gray, 1851 – cazones, émissoles, houndsharks, smooth-hounds, topes, whiskery sharks, hound sharks, smooth dogfishes 
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Carcharhiniformes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
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  Reference for: Carcharhiniformes   
       

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