The PEDIGREE of
Infraphylum Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)

     aka placoderms

 "Child(ren)":       Class Chondrichthyes (Cartilaginous Fishes)   ;   Microphylum Teleostomi (Bony fishes & Spiny sharks)   ;   Placodermi (extinct armored gnathostomes)
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/-- Domain of Eukaryotes   +====> [ 54]
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/-- Empire of Opisthokonts (Fungi & Animals)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/-- Kingdom of Animals
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/-- Superphylum Planulozoa
/-- Clade of Bilateria and Placozoa
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Branch Bilateria
/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates  (570 M BC)
/   | 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)
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Subdivision Selachii (Modern Sharks)   ;   Superorder Batoidea (Rays and Skates)   ;   Infraclass Teleostei   ;   Order Acipenseriformes (Sturgeons & Paddlefish)   ;   Subclass Tetrapodamorpha
 

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