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Noun1.Holocephali - chimaeras and extinct forms
Chondrichthyes, class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes
holocephalan, holocephalian - fish with high compressed head and a body tapering off into a long tail
Chimaeridae, family Chimaeridae - a family of Holocephali
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Elasmobranchii (Acanthodii), Holocephali, Ichthyodorulites, Ostracodermi, Dipnoi, and Teleostomi (Crossopterygii and Chondrostean Actinopterygii).
Diversity and biogeographic affinities of sharks, rays and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) of Mexico.
La clase Chondrichthyes se encuentra dividida en dos subclases, Holocephali que incluyen a las quimeras y Elasmobranchii que incluye a tiburones y rayas (Kyne & Simpfendorfer, 2010).
The closest genomes to those of elasmobranch sharks are those of a member of the chondrichthyian Holocephali, the chimaera elephant shark, or ghost shark (Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823).
The most abundant (according to tooth number) elamosmobranch taxa are Squatina (37.89%), Pristiophorus (22.45%), Odontaspididae (17.24%), Myliobatis (6.70%), Squalus (6.81%), Rajidae (4.72) and Holocephali (2.68%).