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Class Chondrichthyes Huxley 1880 (cartilaginous fish)

Gnathostomata

PaleoDB taxon number: 34422

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1880. On the application of the laws of evolution to the arrangement of the Vertebrata, and more particularly of the Mammalia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London 43:649-662

Parent taxon: Gnathostomata according to M. Richter et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Chondrichthiomorphi, Lupopsyroides, Obtusacanthus, Osteichthyes, Placodermiomorphi, Plectrodus, Qilinyu, Teleostomi, Thelodonti

Subtaxa: Ancistriodus, Anodontacanthus, Areyonga, Batacanthus, Batomorphii, Bradyodontida, Ctenoptychius ordii, Desmiodontida, Duplisuggestus, Elasmobranchii, Elegestolepis, Eucentrurus, Ewingia, Fasciodus, Galeorhinidae, Geisacanthus, Gracilisuggestus, Hamatus, Holocephali, Holocephalimorpha, Iniopterygia, Leonotus, Machichnus, Mongolepididae, Proprigalea, Ptomacanthus, Pucapumpella, Rhinobatiformes, Simmorius, Subterbranchialia, Thaumatacanthus, Xystracanthus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore