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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

Identification Works

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 156 general literature references to GNATHOSTOMATA (jawed craniates)

GNATHOSTOMATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
CHORDATA
(vertebrates)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2197 feeding and other relationships of GNATHOSTOMATA (jawed craniates)

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