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Subclass Elasmobranchii Bonaparte 1838 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 54499

Parent taxon: Chondrichthyes according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Ancistriodus, Anodontacanthus, Areyonga, Batacanthus, Batomorphii, Bradyodontida, Desmiodontida, Didymodus, Duplisuggestus, Elegestolepis, Eucentrurus, Ewingia, Fasciodus, Geisacanthus, Gracilisuggestus, Hamatus, Holocephali, Holocephalimorpha, Iniopterygia, Leonotus, Machichnus, Mongolepididae, Proprigalea, Ptomacanthus, Pucapumpella, Rhinobatiformes, Simmorius, Stemmatias, Subterbranchialia, Thaumatacanthus, Xystracanthus

Subtaxa: Annulicorona, Antarctilamniformes, Arduodens, Carcharopsis, Carinasubcorona, Celtiberina, Cestraciontidae, Changxingselache, Cladodontida, Cladodontomorphi, Cladodus hassiacus, Cladodus wildungensis, Cladoselachida, Cladoselachii, Cladoselachimorpha, Complanicorona, Coniunctio, Coronodontida, Euselachiformes, Euselachii, Fragilicorona, Galeiformes, Glabrisubcorona, Gondwanodus, Ichtyotomi, Kannathalepididae, Labascicorona, Labrilancea, Leonodus, Lesnilomia, Listracanthidae, Lobaticorona, Meishanselache, Minuticorona, Omalodontiformes, Oniscina, Ornathiliabrilance, Ornatilabrilancea, Orodontida, Osteodonti, Parvicorona, Parvidiabolus, Parviscapha, Phoebodontiformes, Plesioselachus, Pleuracanthidae, Pleuracanthodii, Pristiorajea, Protodontidae, Pseudodalatiidae, Raineria, Rugosicorona, Sacrisubcorona, Serratocorona, Siamodus, Suaviloquentia, Undulaticorona, Xenacanthida, Xenacanthimorpha

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore