Definition of Subclass elasmobranchii

1. Noun. Sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates.


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Literary usage of Subclass elasmobranchii

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1. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"For present purposes, fishes may be divided as follows: Class Pisces or true fishes. subclass elasmobranchii or cartilaginous fishes. ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"CHAPTER IV SHARKS AND RAYS—subclass elasmobranchii THE last subclass of the fishes is represented by the existing sharks ..."

3. A Text-book in General Zoölogy by Glenn Washington Herrick (1907)
"CLASSIFICATION OF THE FISHES Class — Pisces. Subclass — Elasmobranchii. Order — Selachii. Types of Order. ..."

4. A Text-book in General Zoölogy by Glenn Washington Herrick (1907)
"CLASSIFICATION OF THE FISHES Class — Pisces. Subclass — Elasmobranchii. Order — Selachii. Types of Order. ..."

5. A Text-book in General Zoölogy by Glenn Washington Herrick (1907)
"CLASSIFICATION OF THE FISHES Class — Pisces. Subclass — Elasmobranchii. Order — Selachii. Types of Order. ..."

6. Chimæroid Fishes and Their Development by Bashford Dean (1906)
"... acquired such different characters that they are to be given a high rank among the divisions of the subclass Elasmobranchii, the equivalent, let us say, ..."

7. Chimæroid Fishes and Their Development by Bashford Dean (1906)
"... acquired such different characters that they are to be given a high rank among the divisions of the subclass Elasmobranchii, the equivalent, let us say, ..."

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