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  • proper n. A taxonomic subclass within the class Chondrichthyes — the sharks, rays and skates.


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  • I'm reading the new Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, and have so far made my way through three articles on fossil sharks: "Exceptional preservation of the white shark Carcharodon (Lamniformes, Lamnidae) from the early Pliocene of Peru"; "The spine-brush complex in symmoriiform sharks (Chondrichthyes; Symmoriiformes), with comments on dorsal fin modularity"; and "Pectoral anatomy of Tribodus limae (Elasmobranchii: Hybodontiformes) from the Lower Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil."

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  • But while in this case, as in the case of the amphibia, the small ovum completely divides into cells in segmentation, this is no longer so in the great majority of the selachii (or Elasmobranchii).

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • Elasmobranchii (the sharks and rays, or highly organised cartilaginous fishes).

    The Common Frog

  • Space sharks belong to the subclass Elasmobranchii, Order Milkywayiformes, Family Enceladusidae, and the Genus Biteyourmoonbootis.


  • Sharks, ray, and guitarfish all belong to the subclass Elasmobranchii within the cartilaginous fish class Chondrichthyes.

    Museum Blogs

  • The Elasmobranchii also includes the infamous megalodon, thought to be the largest carnivorous fish ever to have existed.

    Museum Blogs

  • Fortunately for him, the ramifications of the Lehman collapse had not hit home and his eager buyers splashed out £111 million over two days on endless embalmed Elasmobranchii

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  • Your study should include: 7 species belonging to Elasmobranchii + the closest outgroup to all these taxa that you can find.

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  • _Elasmobranchii_, _Marsipobranchii_, _Pharyngobranchii_ and _Dipnoi_ have no bony skull at all, at least in the sense in which the words have hitherto been used "(p. 571).

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology


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