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GNATHOSTOMATA (jawed craniates)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superclass)

ACTINOPTERYGII (ray-finned fishes)
CYPRINIFORMES (an order of bony fishes), eg: Scardinius erythrophthalmus (Rudd) - Shoal in pond MUGILIFORMES (an order of bony fishes), eg: Chelon labrosus (Thick-lipped Grey Mullet, Thick-lipped Mullet) - Latero-dorsal view - among stones Teleostei (teleost fishes), eg: Symphodus melops (Corkwing Wrasse) - Dorsal view
Class 28 subtaxa 19 ident refs
AMPHIBIA Linnaeus, 1758 (amphibians)
CAUDATA (newts and salamanders), eg: Lissotriton vulgaris (Smooth Newt) - Leucistic - dorsal view - in plastic box SALIENTIA (frogs, toads and their tadpoles), eg: Rana temporaria (Common Frog) - Front three-quarter view
Class 14 subtaxa 23 ident refs
AVES (birds)
ANSERIFORMES (ducks, geese, mergansers and swans, waterfowl), eg: Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) - Adults - lateral views CHARADRIIFORMES (plovers and sea birds), eg: Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Black-headed Gull) - Adult - winter plumage - front three-quarter view CICONIIFORMES (herons, spoonbills and storks), eg: Egretta garzetta (Little Egret) - Adult - fishing - lateral view COLUMBIFORMES (pigeons and doves), eg: Columba livia (feral) (Feral Pigeon) - Lateral view FALCONIFORMES (kestrels and falcons), eg: Falco tinnunculus (Kestrel, Common Kestrel) - Male - lateral view - head half-turned to camera GALLIFORMES (game birds), eg: Pavo cristatus (Indian Peafowl) - Male - lateral view GRUIFORMES (bustards, cranes and rails), eg: Fulica atra (Coot, Common Coot) - On land - side view PASSERIFORMES (perching birds), eg: Erithacus rubecula (Robin, European Robin) - Adult - ventro-lateral view PELECANIFORMES (gannets, cormorants, shags and pellicans), eg: Phalacrocorax carbo (Cormorant, Great Cormorant) - 7. after swallowing fish PICIFORMES (woodpeckers etc.), eg: Picus viridis (Green Woodpecker) - Dropping
Class 141 subtaxa 112 ident refs
CHONDRICHTHYES (elasmobranchs, cartilaginous fish) Class   3 ident refs
ELASMOBRANCHII (sharks and rays)
CARCHARHINIFORMES (dogfish and false sharks), eg: Scyliorhinus canicula (Lesser Spotted Dogfish) - Latero-dorsal view RAJIFORMES (skates), eg: Raja montagui (Spotted Ray) - Proximal (open end)  - close-up
Class 3 subtaxa 4 ident refs
MAMMALIA Linnaeus, 1758 (mammals)
ARTIODACTYLA (even-toed ungulates), eg: Dama dama (Fallow Deer) - Lateral views CARNIVORA (carnivores), eg: Meles meles (Badger, Eurasian Badger) - Skull - lateral view (slightly posterior) CHIROPTERA (bats), eg: Unidentified Chiroptera (Unidentified Bats) - On tree where released INSECTIVORA (insectivores), eg: Sorex araneus (Common Shrew, Eurasian Common Shrew) - Dead shrew LAGOMORPHA (rabbits and hares), eg: Lepus europaeus (Brown Hare) - Running away! PERISSODACTYLA (horses), eg: Equus ferus (Horse) - Side view PRIMATES (primates), eg: Homo sapiens (Man) - Lush growth of Ribwort to left indicates extent of eutrophication RODENTIA (rodents), eg: Rattus norvegicus (Brown Rat, Fancy Rat) - Face view
Class 64 subtaxa 93 ident refs
REPTILIA Laurenti, 1768 (reptiles)
SQUAMATA (snakes and lizards), eg: Natrix natrix (Grass Snake) - Curled up
Class 11 subtaxa 27 ident refs
(Pisces) (fishes)
ACTINOPTERYGII (ray-finned fishes), eg: Symphodus melops (Corkwing Wrasse) - Dorsal view ELASMOBRANCHII (sharks and rays), eg: Scyliorhinus canicula (Lesser Spotted Dogfish) - Latero-dorsal view
Informal 34 subtaxa 70 ident refs

Suggested Literature

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