The PEDIGREE of
Subdivision Selachii (Modern Sharks)

     aka Superorder Selachimorpha

 "Child(ren)":       Superorder Galeomorphi   ;   Superorder Squalomorphi
________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa   +====> [ 59]
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/-- Superphylum Planulozoa
/-- Clade of Bilateria and Placozoa
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Branch Bilateria
/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates
/   | or: prob. Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Deuterostomia (Chordates, Echinoderms, & kin)
/-- Phylum Chordata  (540 M BC - ?)
/-- Clade Craniata
/-- Subphylum Vertebrata  (510 M BC - ?)
/-- Infraphylum Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)
/-- Class Chondrichthyes (Cartilaginous Fishes)  (400 M BC)
/-- Subclass Elasmobranchii (Sharks and Rays)
/-- Infraclass Euselachii (Sharks and Rays)
/-- Division Neoselachii
/  
- Subdivision Selachii (Modern Sharks)
 


  ``2-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Rhincodon (Whale shark)   ;   Genus Carcharodon (Great White Shark)   ;   Genus Galeocerdo (Tiger Shark)   ;   Genus Euprotomicroides (Taillight Shark)
 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Whale shark   ;   Tiger Shark   ;   Taillight Shark
 

[ Start ]
FabPed Genealogy Vers. 80   ©   Jamie, 1997-2017