The PEDIGREE of
Division Neoselachii

 "Child(ren)":       Subdivision Selachii (Modern Sharks)   ;   Superorder Batoidea (Rays and Skates)
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/-- Kingdom of Animals   +====> [ 58]
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)
/-- 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)
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- Division Neoselachii
 


  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Rhincodon (Whale shark)   ;   Genus Carcharodon (Great White Shark)   ;   Genus Galeocerdo (Tiger Shark)   ;   Genus Euprotomicroides (Taillight Shark)   ;   Family Myliobatidae (Eagle Rays)
 
  ``6-Great Grandchild:''       Giant Oceanic Manta Ray
 

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