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Taxon: Order Carcharhiniformes Compagno, 1973 - ground sharks (fish)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
Status: extant
   actualia - actual entities
  Status: extant
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
    Status: extant
       naturalia - natural bodies
      Status: extant
         [crown] Clade Biota Wagner 2004 [Wiemann, de Queiroz, Rowe, Planavsky, Anderson, Gogarten, Turner & Gauthier 2020]
        Status: extant
           Clade "neomura" Cavalier-Smith 1987
          Period: Cryogenian - Present (850 Ma - present); Status: extant
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
            Distribution: cosmopolitan (marine, brackish, freshwater & terrestrial); Status: extant
               Clade neokaryotes Cavalier-Smith 1993 - mitochondrial eukaryotes
              Status: extant
                 Clade neozoa Cavalier-Smith 1993
                Status: extant
                   Clade scotokaryotes Cavalier-Smith 2000
                  Status: extant
                     Clade podiates Cavalier-Smith 2012
                    Status: extant
                       [crown] Clade Amorphea Adl et al. 2012
                      Status: extant
                         [crown] Clade Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith 1987
                        Status: extant
                           Superkingdom Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                          Status: extant
                             Clade filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith 2008
                            Status: extant
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                              Distribution: cosmopolitan (marine, brackish, freshwater & terrestrial); Status: extant
                                 Clade Planulozoa Wallberg, Thollesson, Farris & Jondelius 2004
                                Status: extant
                                   Subkingdom Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                  Distribution: cosmopolitan (marine, brackish, freshwater & terrestrial); Status: extant
                                     Clade Nephrozoa Jondelius, Ruiz-Trillo, Baguñà & Riutort 2002
                                    Status: extant
                                       Infrakingdom Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908
                                      Status: extant
                                         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                        Distribution: cosmopolitan (marine, brackish, freshwater & terrestrial); Status: extant
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                          Distribution: cosmopolitan (marine, brackish, freshwater & terrestrial); Status: extant
                                             Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                            Status: extant
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Gegenbaur, 1874 - jawed vertebrates
                                              Status: extant
                                                 Grade Chondrichthiomorphi
                                                Status: extant
                                                   Class Chondrichthyes Huxley, 1880 - cartilaginous fishes
                                                  Distribution: Pacific (marine); Status: extant
                                                     Subclass Elasmobranchii Bonaparte, 1838 - shark-like fishes
                                                    Distribution: Pacific; Status: extant
                                                       Infraclass Euselachii Hay, 1902 - sharks and rays, and related fossils
                                                      Distribution: Pacific; Status: extant
                                                         Division Neoselachii Compagno, 1977
                                                        Status: extant
                                                           Subdivision Selachii - sharks
                                                          Status: extant
                                                             Superorder Galeomorphi (Compagno, 1973)
                                                            Status: extant
                                                               Order Carcharhiniformes Compagno, 1973 - ground sharks
                                                              Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine, brackish & freshwater); Status: extant
                                                                 1 Family Scyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 - cat sharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine); Status: extant
                                                                 2 Family Proscylliidae Fowler, 1941 - finback catsharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine); Status: extant
                                                                 3 Family Pseudotriakidae Gill, 1893 - false catsharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine); Status: extant
                                                                 4 Family Leptochariidae Gray, 1851 [monotypic] - barbeled houndsharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic: off Africa (marine: coastal); Status: extant
                                                                 5 Family Triakidae Gray, 1851 - houndsharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine); Status: extant
                                                                 6 Family Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1879 - weasel sharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine: coastal); Status: extant
                                                                 7 Family Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896 - requiem sharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine & freshwater); Status: extant
                                                                 8 Family Sphyrnidae Gill, 1872 - hammerhead sharks
                                                                Distribution: Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Ocean (marine & brackish); Status: extant

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