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Carchariidae

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Carchariidae

Taxonomy
Carchariidae was named by Muller and Henle.

It was reranked as the subfamily Carchariinae by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Selachii by Woodward (1889); to Lamnidae by Hay (1902); to Asterospondyli by Eastman (1904); to Elasmobranchii by Leriche (1942); to Galeoidei by David (1943); to Lamnoidei by Jordan (1963); to Galeoidea by Miller (1967); and to Lamniformes by Cvancara and Hoganson (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Carchariidae Woodward p. 435
1902Carchariinae Hay p. 301
1904Carchariidae Eastman p. 83
1942Carchariidae Leriche p. 15
1943Carchariidae David p. 81
1963Carchariidae Jordan p. 599
1967Carchariidae Miller p. 223
1993Carchariidae Cvancara and Hoganson p. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyCarchariidaeMuller and Henle
familyCarchariidaeMuller and Henle

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available