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Clade: Class Chondrichthyes Huxley, 1880 - cartilaginous fishes (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata

Current position

Chondrichthiomorphi ([unranked]) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 39.

Alternative positions

Gnathostomata (Infraphylum) auct. Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 390.
Pisces ([unranked]) Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 358.
Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 239.
Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 598. [implicit]

Subsequent entries

Wellingtonellidae (Family) Märss, Wilson & Thorsteinsson, 2002 Ref: T. Märss et al., 2002: 117 ("?")

Historical positions

Chondrichthiomorphi ([unranked]) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 17, 39-41, fig. (p. 20).
Gnathostomata (Infraphylum) auct. Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 390, box 7.2, fig. 3.12.
Chordata ([unranked]) Bateson, 1885 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 301.
Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 Ref: T. Märss et al., 2002: 116. [indirect]
Pisces ([unranked]) Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 358.
Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 Ref: 2000
Pisces ([unranked]) Ref: Anonymous, 1998
Pisces ([unranked]) Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990 [unofficial]
Gnathostomata ([unranked]) Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 598, fig. 1.3.
Gnathostomata (Superclass) Zittel, 1879 Ref: R.C. van Caenegem et al., 1980: 307.
Vertebrata (Subphylum) Cuvier, 1812 Ref: J.D. McEachran, 1982: 831; 832.
Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 239.
Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 327.
Pisces (Superclass) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1974: 532.

Phylogeny

Monophyletic Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 39.
Holophyletic Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: [16].

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 14o;54f;195g;1160s;2ss; †26o;58f;170g;48s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 27 Dec 2013 [14o;54f;196g;1159s;2ss; †26o]
1999 L.J.V. Compagno 13o;47f;182g;1015s;2ss
1989 L.J.V. Compagno et al. >1,100s
1988 R.L. Carroll: 601 [4o;41f; †13o;33f]
1982 J.D. McEachran: 831, 832 2sc;14o;50f;797-843s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. ~1,000s
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