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Taxonomic Serial No.: 563987

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superorder  
  Synonym(s): Selachimorpha
  Common Name(s):    
  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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
    Direct Children:  
                               Order Carcharhiniformes  – ground sharks 
                               Order Heterodontiformes  – bullhead sharks 
                               Order Hexanchiformes Compagno, 1973 – cow sharks, frilled sharks 
                               Order Lamniformes  – mackerel sharks 
                               Order Myliobatiformes  – stingrays 
                               Order Orectolobiformes  – gatas nodrizas, requins-tapis, tiburones tapiceros, carpet sharks 
                               Order Pristiformes   
                               Order Pristiophoriformes  – saw sharks 
                               Order Rajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies 
                               Order Rhiniformes   
                               Order Rhinobatiformes  – guitarfishes 
                               Order Squaliformes Compagno, 1973 – dogfish sharks 
                               Order Squatiniformes   
                               Order Torpediniformes   

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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   
  Reference for: Euselachii   

 Geographic Information
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